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Libya's Gadhafi and rebels are in power standoff

USA Today - Jim Michaels - ‎15 minutes ago‎
BENGHAZI, Libya - As Russian-made jets dropped more bombs on the city of Ras Lanouf, rebel leaders in their stronghold to the east of Benghazi were not panicking.
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E-mails: Wisconsin governor offers concessions on budget bill

CNN - David Ariosto, Ed Lavandera - ‎1 hour ago‎
(CNN) -- An e-mail exchange released by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's office on Tuesday has revealed a series of potential Republican concessions to a three-week standoff over a budget bill that would restrict the collective ...
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NPR exec blasts tea party in hidden-camera video - ‎10 minutes ago‎
AP | Posted: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 5:42 pm | Loading… Haraz N. Ghanbari FILE - In a Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, file photo, James O'Keefe attends a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington.
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Ex-Alice In Chains Bassist Mike Starr Found Dead - Ryan J. Downey - ‎1 hour ago‎
TMZ reports that police found Starr's body in a Salt Lake City, Utah, house at 1:42 pm He was 44 years old. A co-founding member of the pioneering Seattle grunge band, Starr appeared on VH1's "Celebrity Rehab" in 2009.

Ohio State Coach Is Suspended 2 Games

New York Times - Pete Thamel - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Charlie Neibergall/AP Ohio State Coach Jim Tressel was told of possible violations in April of last year, but the university did not learn of his knowledge until January.

Why CBS should relaunch 'Two and a Half Men' without Charlie Sheen

Entertainment Weekly - Lynette Rice - ‎1 hour ago‎
Image Credit: Mitchell Haddad/CBSSpin City did it. So did 8 Simple Rules, Cheers, NewsRadio and Hogan's Family. Even The Office wants to try its luck without Michael Scott.

US STOCKS-Oil's pullback bolsters Wall Street

Reuters - Edward Krudy - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, March 8 (Reuters) - An upbeat profit forecast from Bank of America and a pullback in oil prices lifted Wall Street out of the technical danger zone on Tuesday in another sign of the market's near-term resilience.

Day 13 of NFL, union talks lasts nine and a half hours

NFL News - Albert Breer - ‎37 minutes ago‎
By Albert Breer NFL Network WASHINGTON -- The NFL and the NFL Players Association resumed federal mediation Tuesday, kicking off their 13th day at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service building at 9 am ET.

Facebook Could 'Become a Credible Threat to Netflix,' Says Goldman Sachs

Hollywood Reporter - Georg Szalai - ‎29 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Facebook's decision to test digital movie rentals and purchases with Warner Bros. is no immediate threat to Netflix's streaming service, but creates a new potential longer-term online video competitor, Goldman Sachs analyst Ingrid Chung said ...

Seasoned Prosecutors Prep for 'War'

Wall Street Journal - Susan Pulliam, Chad Bray - ‎1 hour ago‎
For the next 10 weeks, prosecutors will battle Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam in courtroom 17B in lower Manhattan. But they will win or lose the insider-trading case in a nearby "war room.

Inside AT&T vs Verizon iPad 2 data service plans

Apple Insider - Daniel Eran Dilger - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple is offering iPad 2 in two carrier options within the US, but AT&T and Verizon's plans differ significantly. AT&T continues to offer its no commitment plan that users can start or stop anytime without incurring any fees.

3 Officers Are Wounded in St. Louis

New York Times - Malcolm Gay - ‎4 hours ago‎
ST. LOUIS - Two deputy federal marshals and a St. Louis police officer were wounded in a shootout early Tuesday while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a house on the South Side.

Prince William to visit N. Zealand, Australia

AFP - ‎52 minutes ago‎
WELLINGTON - Prince William will take time out from wedding planning to visit disaster-stricken areas of New Zealand and Australia later this month, royal officials have said.

Tiki Barber Coming Out of Retirement

New York Times - Lynn Zinser - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tiki Barber has filed for reinstatement to the NFL - four years after he retired - the league confirmed on Tuesday. The latest news, notes and analysis of the NFL playoffs.

Yemeni security forces open fire on protesters

Christian Science Monitor - Erik Stier - ‎10 minutes ago‎
As Yemen's growing protest movement sought to expand its presence in the capital, at least 10 were injured by gunfire from security forces, eyewitnesses said.

Obama Administration Appeals Health Reform Ruling

MedPage Today - Peggy Peck - ‎56 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has appealed the ruling by a federal judge in Florida that the individual mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional and therefore the entire ...

Hispanics Surge in California

Wall Street Journal - Jim Carlton - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Latino children for the first time made up a majority of California's under-18 population in 2010, as Hispanics grew to 37.6% of residents in the nation's most populous state.

Hands-on With iOS 4.3 [PHOTOS]

Mashable - Christina Warren - ‎1 hour ago‎
With iOS 4.3 set to arrive by the end of the week (perhaps in the next few hours), we know that many of you are going to be turning to iTunes to update your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

US, British leaders discuss options against Libya

Xinhua - ‎49 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON, March 8 (Xinhua) -- US President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Tuesday discussed possible options against the Libyan government, including the establishment of a no-fly zone.

Kobe Bryant passes Moses Malone for 6th on NBA scoring list

ESPN - Dave McMenamin - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Bryant scored three straight free throws with 2:05 remaining in the second quarter of the Los Angeles Lakers' game against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday to give him 27410 points for his career, moving him past Moses Malone for sixth ...

Is a US debt crisis two years away? Commission chairs call for a fix 'now.'

Christian Science Monitor - Mark Trumbull - ‎50 minutes ago‎
The chairmen of Obama's debt commission had a receptive audience in the Senate Budget Committee, as fears of a US debt crisis have brought a new tone of urgency to Washington.

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