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Romney has yet to close deal with Republican voters

San Francisco Chronicle -
Mitt Romney won more delegates than his GOP rivals on Super Tuesday, but not any more love from Republican primary voters. And he's not likely to spark enthusiasm soon, not with the GOP campaign headed next to Kansas and the Deep South - states that ...
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Apple's new iPad piles pressure on rivals

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Apple's third iPad restores the firm's technological lead over its tablet rivals, who were already yet to produce a convincing reply to the first version, writes Shane Richmond.

Apparent high-level defection in Syria; UN relief head sees 'devastated' areas

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- The growing ranks of Syria's disaffected appeared to get a high-profile addition Wednesday, when a man identifying himself as Abdo Hussam el Din, the country's deputy oil minister, announced in a video posted on YouTube ...

All NFL eyes turn to Peyton Manning's next stop

By Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY By Nam Y. Huh, AP Peyton Manning has left Indianapolis and now, the attention turns to where he is headed.

Invisible Children causes stir online, seeks to help end wartime atrocities

Christian Science Monitor -
Invisible Children is back with another film, "Kony 2012," which is lighting up the social mediasphere. By ELLIOT SPAGAT, Associated Press / March 7, 2012 Invisible Children release: The leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony answers ...

'American Idol': Jessica Sanchez covers Whitney Houston's 'I Will Always Love ...

Entertainment Weekly -
by Annie Barrett Those crazy kids have really done it this time! Sixteen-year-old Jessica Sanchez was the first to cover the late Whitney Houston's version of “I Will Always Love You” on the national stage during tonight's American Idol “guys vs.

Images may suggest Iran is cleansing site

Boston Globe -
By George Jahn | AP VIENNA - Satellite images of an Iranian military facility appear to show trucks and earth-moving vehicles, indicating an attempted cleanup of radioactive traces possibly left by tests of a nuclear weapon trigger, diplomats said ...

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY GOOGLE DOODLE: Colorful logo celebrates 101th ...

Washington Post (blog) -
By Michael Cavna “MAY SOLIDARITY SHINE today & always. May women be equal. May there be no violence. Peace!” So tweets @WomensDay as part of the global social-media outreach to trumpet the 101st International Women's Day, which is celebrated each March ...

Women Eye Egalite in 'Macho' France as Election Platforms Dismay

Bloomberg -
Former French Prime Minister Edith Cresson this month called France a “macho country,” where men and women aren't equal. With 45 days before the presidential election, candidates are doing little to dispel that notion.

Patricia Heaton's History of Outbursts: Sandra Fluke Attack No Anomaly

Daily Beast -
Everybody Loves Raymond actress Patricia Heaton came under fire for her Twitter tirade against Rush Limbaugh punching bag Sandra Fluke.

Detectives find relatives of dead 1950s TV twins

Los Angeles Times -
Authorities said Wednesday that they have contacted relatives of the Miller sisters, who appeared in TV shows in the 1950s. The women were found dead last month, and officials took the unusual step of publicizing their deaths in hopes of finding ...

Shares recover on Greece bond swap hopes

Reuters -
By Chikako Mogi | TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares recovered on Thursday as investors cautiously bet on brightening prospects for Greece to secure a crucial bond swap, and so avoid a messy default, and US data suggesting a recovery in the labor market ...

Obama pushes for energy alternatives

Fox News -
President Obama and Congress tackled the high price of gasoline Wednesday -- and there were two entirely different views of the problem and its solutions.

President Pushes to Add More Credits for Hybrids

New York Times -
President Obama on Wednesday proposed sweetened tax incentives and subsidies to spur the market for alternative-power cars and trucks, promoting his “all of the above” energy strategy while warning against other politicians' “quick fixes” to the latest ...

Democratic 'Icon of the Left' ousted in Ohio primary fight

Pittsburgh Post Gazette -
By Lisa Mascaro and Ian Duncan, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON -- Perhaps no other member of Congress has been willing to try to stop a war, to impeach a vice president, to admit seeing a UFO and to run for president twice.

For this super PAC, incumbency is oftentimes the enemy

The Seattle Times -
There are pro-Democrat and pro-Republican super PACs, but none has sought to tap into the public outrage toward Congress quite the way the Campaign for Primary Accountability has.

US Warns Apple, Publishers

Wall Street Journal -
By THOMAS CATAN And JEFFREY A. TRACHTENBERG The Justice Department has warned Apple Inc. and five of the biggest US publishers that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the price of electronic books, according to people familiar with ...

Hackers charged in NY, Chicago united by discord

Jamestown Sun -
NEW YORK (AP) - Online, he was the elite, combustible hacker known as Sabu. But at home, Hector Xavier Monsegur seemed like the white sheep of a troubled family.

Netflix Expands Apple TV Alliance in ITunes Billing Partnership

BusinessWeek -
By Cliff Edwards and Andy Fixmer on March 07, 2012 Netflix Inc. (NFLX) is deepening its ties with Apple Inc. (AAPL) by allowing owners of Apple TV set-top boxes to sign up for the video-streaming service directly and pay through their iTunes accounts.

Jessica Simpson's got Elle cover, baby on board

Boston Herald -
By Megan Johnson Jessica Simpson may be a wicked pregnant preacher's daughter, but she's got no problem stripping down for the cover of Elle.

Davy Jones to be cremated; funeral set for this week -
By Josh Grossberg, E! Online Davy Jones will be cremated and his funeral will take place this week, a rep for the late Monkees singer confirmed to E! News.

Sheridan trial shifts to writers' notes: Evidence hints at early plans to kill ...

Chicago Tribune -
The legal team for "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry on Wednesday presented index cards and writers' notes they said show that plans were well under way to kill off Nicollette Sheridan's character months before she had a confrontation that is ...

UCLA pulls itself together for ugly win over USC in Pac-12 tourney

Los Angeles Times -
The Bruins beat the Trojans, 55-40, to advance to second round of Pacific Life Pac-12 tournament. UCLA faces Arizona on Thursday. UCLA's David Wear pulls down an offensive rebound in front of USC's Greg Allen during the second half of the Bruins' 55-40 ...

Wizards' backups lead rally from 21 down in 2nd half, beat Bryant and Lakers ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - The same arena that rocked to “MVP!” for Kobe Bryant in the first half was bellowing “Beat LA!” in the final minute.

Tiger Woods arrives at the TPC Blue Monster in Doral for a practice round ... -
BY DAVID J. NEAL That's the message Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson sent over the last few weeks. The season after roaring twentysomethings took enough big checks to suggest the tour's middle-aged stars might start replacing their drivers with canes, ...

Maria Sharapova feeling confident at BNP Paribas Open

Los Angeles Times -
The former Indian Wells champion says she's gotten a boost from getting to the finals of the Australian Open this year and Wimbledon in 2011.

Solar flares scheduled to pound Earth

San Francisco Chronicle -
Washington -- The largest solar flare in five years is racing toward Earth, threatening to unleash a torrent of charged particles that could disrupt power grids, GPS and airplane flights.

Data Hint at Hypothetical Particle, Key to Mass in the Universe

New York Times -
After 40 years, more evidence is being reported Wednesday that the end of the biggest manhunt in the history of physics might finally be in sight.

Exercise Alters DNA Within Minutes

Fox News -
(Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images) Exercise can alter an inactive person's DNA within minutes of them working up a sweat, Swedish researchers say.

DNA analysis shows huge genetic diversity in tumours

BBC News -
Taking a sample from one part of a tumour may not reveal its full genetic identity, according to research by scientists from Cancer Research UK (CRUK).


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