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Japan faces soaring number of feared dead

Los Angeles Times - Barbara Demick, Yuriko Nagano - ‎47 minutes ago‎
One police official says the toll could hit 10000 in his prefecture alone. The reeling nation also contends with a possible meltdown in at least one reactor at the Fukushima No.
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Spring Forward into Daylight Savings Time Tonight

TIME - Nick Carbone - ‎3 hours ago‎
But your reward will be one extra hour of sweet sunshine at the end of the day. In the overnight hours tonight, March 13, clocks will skip the 2 am hour for the Daylight Savings Time tradition. - USA Today - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Slidell Sentry News

US backs no-fly zone over Libya - ‎1 hour ago‎
Washington applauds decision by Arab League aimed at preventing Gaddafi from using warplanes as an "important step". The United States has thrown its weight behind the Arab League's call for a United Nations no-fly zone over Libya, where government ...
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10000 feared dead in Japan's Miyagi prefecture alone

Hindustan Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
The death toll from Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami is likely to exceed 10000 in Miyagi prefecture alone, its police chief told reporters on Sunday.

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Jeff Goodman is a senior college basketball writer for Check out his Yardbarker blog. It was an all-too-familiar pose, one that Kemba Walker struck just shy of four months ago nearly 8000 miles away in Maui.

Democratic senators return to Wisconsin Capitol, get boisterous welcome

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Bill Glauber, Tom Held - ‎2 hours ago‎
Protesters flood the streets of Madison around the Capitol to protest Gov. Scott Walker's budget proposals. By Bill Glauber and Tom Held of the Journal Sentinel Special Section: Ongoing coverage of Gov.

NFL's labor negotiations reach impasse

Washington Post - Mark Maske, Amy Shipley - ‎37 minutes ago‎
National Football League team owners locked out the league's players Saturday, shutting down professional football for the first time in 24 years and plunging the nation's most popular and prosperous sport into a time of ...

Gruesome bus crash in Bronx kills 14

San Francisco Chronicle - Robert D. McFadden - ‎1 hour ago‎
David Karp / AP A crowded tour bus barreling for Manhattan overturned at high speed on a highway in the Bronx early Saturday and was sliced open by a sign stanchion.

Interview with Ramon Rodriguez - ‎52 minutes ago‎
If you catch the man of many talents in Battle: Los Angeles, he's 2nd Lt. William Martinez, the dead-serious head of a Marine platoon warding off aliens.

Israel to build more settler homes - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Plan for several hundred units in occupied West Bank announced a day after Palestinian attacker killed settler family. The Israeli cabinet has approved the building of hundreds of new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, ...

Lakers get a win deep in the heart of Texas

Los Angeles Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Kobe Bryant sprains ankle, but Andrew Bynum and Pau Gasol thrive as Lakers finish a 3-1 trip with a 96-91 win at Dallas. Lakers power forward Pau Gasol grabs a rebound before Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki can get to it in the second half ...

Yemen protesters dies of wounds, rallies resume

Reuters - Khaled Abdullah, Crispian Balmer - ‎10 minutes ago‎
SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni protester died on Sunday from gunshot wounds sustained in clashes with police in the southern port of Aden, and demonstrators gathered in the capital Sanaa for a new round of anti-government rallies.

Never know what you get with Horns

Houston Chronicle - Richard Justice - ‎2 hours ago‎
Charlie Riedel AP Travis Releford, left, Marcus Morris and Kansas kept UT winless for the sixth time in Big 12 title games. KANSAS CITY, Mo.

iPad 2 Challenger Could Come as Android Tablet

eWeek - Clint Boulton - ‎21 hours ago‎
Analysts consider the notion that could build an Android tablet to compete with Apple's iPad 2 at a time when the Motorola Xoom, RIM PlayBook and HP TouchPad may struggle.

Princeton won, but nobody lost

Boston Globe - Bob Ryan - ‎27 minutes ago‎
NEW HAVEN - Put 'em both in, I say, and I don't care how parochial that sounds. Princeton goes to the NCAA Tournament for the 24th time, and it deserves to be there.

Why You Should Not Buy An iPad 2: iOS

Skatter Tech - Sahas Katta - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Like many tech enthusiasts, I followed last week's Apple event closely. Steve Jobs unexpectedly took the stage, but the company announced an expected product: the iPad 2. Although not nearly as revolutionary as the original, ...

Leafs close gap in NHL East playoff race - Tim Wharnsby - ‎6 hours ago‎
On the ice, the Maple Leafs kept their playoff hopes alive with a 4-3 victory against the surging Buffalo Sabres before a wound-up crowd of 19347 at the Air Canada Centre.

Can Coffee Cut a Woman's Stroke Risk?

BusinessWeek - Steven Reinberg - ‎Mar 11, 2011‎
THURSDAY, March 10 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have at least one cup of coffee -- or even five cups -- daily may be reducing their risk of stroke by as much as 25 percent, new Swedish research shows.

Juan Uribe elsewhere as Dodgers come calling

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎45 minutes ago‎
The Dodgers had split-squad games Saturday, and Juan Uribe was sent to play against the Royals instead of the Giants. "What happened to Uribe?

Sheen to bring his live show to Chicago

Chicago Tribune - Steve Johnson - ‎13 hours ago‎
Although embattled, self-nicknaming actor Charlie Sheen is following the lead of Conan O'Brien by taking his act to theaters after being separated from his television job, expect Sheen's two announced live gigs - Detroit on April 2 and Chicago on April ...

Suspension tears at USC's Kevin O'Neill

Los Angeles Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
Coach says penalty was worse than being fired, which could still be a possibility. The Trojans remain a bubble team for Selection Sunday.

Warlocks (and Alec Baldwin) Want Charlie Sheen to Get His Act Together

E! Online (blog) - Brandi Fowler - ‎4 hours ago‎
Add the witches and warlocks of Salem, Mass. to the list of those who have had it up to here with the Sheenanigans. As it turns out, the Coven of the Raven Moon was none too amused when Charlie Sheen announced he's a "Vatican assassin warlock" during a ...

Canadiens shut down Pittsburgh

Boston Globe - ‎27 minutes ago‎
AP / March 13, 2011 Tomas Plekanec and Travis Moen scored early in the first and second periods, and the Montreal Canadiens' Carey Price made 26 saves to blank the Penguins, 3-0, yesterday in Pittsburgh.


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