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Annan to meet with Syrian president

By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- A former United Nations secretary-general will meet with the Syrian president Saturday in the latest diplomatic attempt to halt the bloodshed against anti-government protesters in the country.
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Official: Toll in Israel Gaza strikes 12 militants

The Associated Press -
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A violent flare-up that began when Israel killed a leading militant commander in the Gaza Strip has so far killed 12 militants, said a Palestinian health spokesman Saturday.

Romney emails raise questions

Albany Times Union -
AP Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant listens at right as Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks at the Mississippi Farmers Market in Jackson, Miss.

'Skins deal for No. 2 pick, target RG3? -
Jay Glazer breaks down the Redskins' trade for the Rams' No. 2 pick in the NFL Draft. Senior NFL Writer Jay Glazer is one of NFL's top insiders.

How Apple got a Retina display on new iPad

By Matt Brian, The Next Web The new iPad's Retina Display was perhaps the most expected feature to be included in Apple's new tablet, especially after it incorporated the high-resolution display into both its iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S smartphones.

Welcome to the show: First-time finalist Cincinnati to face Louisville for Big ...

Washington Post -
NEW YORK - This year's Big East championship will have a slight midwestern accent and a touch of a southern twang. Neither first-time finalist Cincinnati nor seventh-seeded Louisville was in the league eight years ago.

Records show Japan gov't knew meltdown risk early -
March 09, 2012|Mari Yamaguchi, AP Just four hours after a tsunami swept into the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan's leaders knew the damage was so severe that the reactors could melt down, but they kept their knowledge secret for months.

Bahrain protesters demand rights from king -
March 09, 2012|Reem Khalifa, AP Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters flooded a major highway in Bahrain on Friday in one of the largest opposition rallies in months against the Gulf nation's rulers.

Man accused of sending threatening letters to Congress

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - A 39-year-old man charged in connection with threatening letters containing white powder that were sent to members of Congress and some media organizations was arrested Friday.

Judge, deputy wounded in Wash. courthouse attack

Fox News -
MONTESANO, Wash. - Dozens of law enforcement officers joined the hunt for a man who stabbed a judge and shot a sheriff's deputy with her own weapon in a courthouse struggle.

Ard resigns as lieutenant governor, gets probation for ethics violations

The Tand -
Ken Ard pauses as he appears before Judge G. Tommy Cooper after resigning as Lieutenant Governor Friday, March 9, 2012, in Columbia, SC South Carolina's disgraced lieutenant governor has pleaded guilty to seven counts of violating state ethics laws ...

A sure sign of spring: Forward the clock 1 hour Sunday _ daylight saving time ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - As if you weren't already sleep deprived, you'll get an hour less shuteye Saturday night no matter what time you turn out the lights.

Strong 3 months of hiring as US adds 227000 jobs

Fox News -
WASHINGTON - The United States added 227000 jobs in February, the latest display of the breadth and strength of the economic recovery.

Green Mountain option bets raise eyebrows

Reuters -
* Green Mountain put volume surges before Starbucks news * Green Mountain downside March puts heavily traded * Trading in Starbucks $52.50 strike calls stand out By Doris Frankel March 9 (Reuters) - A heavy burst of bearish option action in Green ...

CORRECT: Greek CDS Triggered By Use Of Collective-Action Clauses -ISDA Committee

Wall Street Journal -
("Greek CDS Triggered By Use Of Collective-Action Clauses -ISDA Committee," at 3:01 pm EST, misstated the type of private creditors Greece forced into debt restructuring in the first paragraph.

Stocks rise modestly on Feb. jobs report

Philadelphia Inquirer -
By Daniel Wagner AP Stocks closed modestly higher Friday after the government's monthly employment report bolstered hopes that the economic recovery is on track.

Dollar rises after jobs data, Greek downgrade

The Associated Press -
NEW YORK (AP) - The dollar rose against the euro Friday and hit a 10-month high against the Japanese yen after a better-than-expected US jobs report.

Santorum Predicts Two-Man GOP Race With Romney After Southern Primaries

BusinessWeek -
By Lisa Lerer on March 10, 2012 Rick Santorum suggested the Republican presidential primary would soon become a two-man race where he will measure up well to front-runner Mitt Romney.

Obama: 'America is coming back' -
March 09, 2012|Ken Thomas, AP Raising campaign cash in Republican territory, President Barack Obama on Friday hailed a rebounding economy and accused Republicans of banking on voters having “amnesia'' about the steps that led to a brutal economic ...

What Apple's New LTE Love Means for Sprint, T-Mobile

BusinessWeek -
By Kevin Fitchard on March 09, 2012 In Apple's (AAPL) grand unveiling of the new iPad on Wednesday, it named its old pals Verizon Wireless and AT&T (T) as the initial carriers for the mobile version of the device, but Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (DTE:GR) ...

3 New Reasons Apple Will Scorch Its Rivals This Year

DailyFinance -
By Amanda Alix, The Motley Fool Posted 2:00AM 03/10/12 Investing Now that the new iPad is here and everyone and his brother is salivating to buy one, there is much talk about how Apple (NAS: AAPL) dominates the tablet market.

You've got bad mail: Why Android needs a better e-mail app

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by Danny Sullivan March 9, 2012 11:07 AM PST Follow @dannysullivan Given how many people do email on their phones, shouldn't Android have a consistent, native app that rivals the iPhone?

Disney may lose up to $165 million on 'John Carter,' analysts say

Los Angeles Times -
Wall Street media analysts are predicting that Walt Disney Studios could lose $100 million to $165 million on 'John Carter,' its big-budget Martian adventure film that opened Friday.

Music's Top 40 Money Makers 2012

Billboard -
by Billboard Staff | March 09, 2012 9:00 EST As the concert business rebounded in 2011, touring remained the biggest source of income for the top earners in the US music business.

Bubba Watson, playing shots he sees in his head, shoots 62 at Doral

Washington Post -
DORAL, Fla. - Bubba Watson has never been one to get anywhere in a straight line, especially when a golf ball is involved. The best example of that were two holes late in the second round at the Cadillac Championship, one that helped him keep pace with ...

Manning Begins Free-Agency Tour by Meeting Broncos

ABC News -
Peyton Manning's whirlwind free-agency tour kicked off in grand fashion Friday, complete with a chartered plane coming to pick him up and a helicopter hovering overhead as he met with the Denver Broncos.

Sticking with Sanchez: Jets give QB 3-year extension, drop out of Manning ...

Washington Post -
NEW YORK - Forget all that Peyton Manning talk. The Jets are sticking with Mark Sanchez. No hard feelings, either. Sanchez's ego is just fine - and so is his wallet.

NBA roundup: Bryant's 34 points lift Lakers over Wolves

Boston Herald -
By AP MINNEAPOLIS - Kobe Bryant scored 34 points and Andrew Bynum added 26 points and 10 rebounds to lift the reeling Los Angeles Lakers to a 105-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night.

Sports names and faces: Lindsey Vonn, Kasey Kahne

San Francisco Chronicle -
Lindsey Vonn With a chance to clinch her fourth World Cup overall title - more than any other US ski racer in history - the Olympic gold medalist stepped into the starting gate for the second run of a giant slalom in Are, Sweden, and attacked the ...

Earliest Fossil of Iridescent Dinosaur Feathers Reveals New Behavior Clues

Voice of America -
March 09, 2012 Earliest Fossil of Iridescent Dinosaur Feathers Reveals New Behavior Clues VOA News Paleontologists say winged dinosaurs with glossy feathers likely used their flashy plumage to attract a mate in the same way as their modern descendants ...

Filmmaker Cameron plans record 7-mile ocean dive

Quad City Times -
AP | Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2012 6:54 pm | Loading… FILE - In this April 11, 2011 file photo, director James Cameron speaks at the National Association of Broadcasters convention in Las Vegas.

Sun sends another cosmic burst in our direction -
The sun is continuing its active streak this week, firing off another solar flare late Thursday from the same region that produced this week's strong solar storm.

Coke and Pepsi alter recipe to avoid cancer warning

BBC News -
Coca-Cola and Pepsi are changing the recipes for their drinks to avoid being legally obliged to put a cancer warning label on the bottle.

LSD 'helps alcoholics to give up drinking'

BBC News -
One dose of the hallucinogenic drug LSD could help alcoholics give up drinking, according to an analysis of studies performed in the 1960s.


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