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GOP budget would change Medicare, repeal health law

Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎42 minutes ago‎
House Budget Committee Vice Chairman Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga. gestures as he speaks about sequestration, the fiscal cliff and the budget, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at the National Press Club in Washington.
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Ore. police capture suspect in grandparents' killing

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
Police say Seattle-area couple picked up grandson from prison Friday, threw him a party. Boysen. Michael "Chadd" Boysen was released from prison Friday.
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Howard Scores 39, Leads Lakers Past Magic 106-97

ABC News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Dwight Howard endured the worst reception of his NBA career on Tuesday night. He then promptly turned in probably his best performance of this season.
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Mars rock yields building blocks of life

Los Angeles Times
44 minutes ago
Written by
Amina Khan
Hydrogen. Carbon. Oxygen. Nitrogen. Sulfur. Phosphorous. These elements account for more than 96% of the stuff life on Earth is made from - and all six have been found in a rock sample on Mars.
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Fox tries to lift ratings of sagging "American Idol"

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Lisa Richwine. LOS ANGELES | Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:28pm EDT. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The microphone that singers on Fox television's "American Idol" will use for a live broadcast on Wednesday has traveled to Hollywood after an Olympic torch-style ...
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US officials warn N. Korea after it scraps armistice

Washington Post - ‎Mar 11, 2013‎
The Obama administration bluntly warned North Korea on Monday that it will use military force if necessary to protect the United States and its allies in Asia from a North Korean nuclear strike or to prevent the impoverished North from selling nuclear weapons ...
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BJP to raise Italian marines issue in Parliament today

Hindustan Times - ‎20 minutes ago‎
In a bid to build pressure on the government on the Italian marines issue, the BJP will move a Calling Attention Motion on Wednesday in both Houses of Parliament on Italy's refusal to send back the duo who had killed two Indian fishermen.
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Erratic North Korea poses serious threat

Huffington Post - ‎6 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - An erratic North Korea, with its nuclear weapons and increasingly belligerent tone, poses a serious threat to the United States and East Asia nations, the director of National Intelligence warned Tuesday in the annual accounting of the ...
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Mitchell: Jonylah Watkins' death should have never happened

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
On Monday, while we were living our lives, the 6-month-old baby was getting her diaper changed in the passenger seat of her father's van when an unidentified shooter walked up and opened fire.
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The Worst of the Ryan Budgets

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
There's nothing wrong with President Obama speed-dating members of Congress. Meeting face to face over food and wine, as Mr. Obama has recently done with several groups of lawmakers from both parties, may ease the demonizing politics of the last four ...
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Google Admits Drive-By Data Collection Was Privacy Breach

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Google on Tuesday acknowledged to state officials that it had violated people's privacy during its Street View mapping project when it casually scooped up passwords, e-mail and other personal information from unsuspecting computer ...
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FAA lays out extensive tests for 787 battery fix

The Seattle Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday approved Boeing's certification and testing plan for the redesigned 787 Dreamliner battery system, which chief executive Jim McNerney called “a critical and welcome milestone toward getting the fleet flying ...
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Asian shares ease, sterling remains vulnerable

Reuters - ‎21 minutes ago‎
By Chikako Mogi. TOKYO | Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:28pm EDT. TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares fell on Wednesday on investor concerns that the recent rally in global equities was running out of steam, while sterling clawed its way off lows but remained ...
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H&R Block's blockheaded error delays tax refunds for 660000 customers

msnNOW - ‎14 minutes ago‎
You know the people you pay to file your taxes correctly and in a timely manner so you can get that refund pronto? Next year, save your money.
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Tablet shipments now expected to hit 190 million this year

CNET
13 hours ago
Written by
Lance Whitney
Research firm IDC has raised its 2012 forecast for global tablet shipments to 190 million from 172.4 million previously. Lance Whitney.
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Google cleans up user interface on Gmail Offline, mobile web app

ZDNet - ‎Mar 11, 2013‎
Summary: Google finally brings the mobile web app version of Gmail closer in line with the cleaner Android and iOS apps. Rachel King.
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The Bachelor's Sean and Catherine Talk Wedding Plans, Shirtless Dancing With ...

E! Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
Wedding planning and Dancing With the Stars training: It's all in day's work for Sean Lowe! Though Sean's time on ABC's The Bachelor's has come to an end, thanks to his adorable proposal to Catherine Guidici, the reality hunk isn't taking a break from ...
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Review: Justin Timberlake, 'The 20/20 Experience'

Chicago Sun-Times (blog)
2 hours ago
Written by
Thomas Conner
JT2020.jpg Two very different fanbases squealed sighs of relief this month upon seeing their musical heroes return to action. This week, David Bowie, 66, released his first album in a decade, "The Next Day.
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Judge Judy Sued Over China That's Allegedly Worth More Than $500000

E! Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Who would dare sue Judge Judith Sheindlin?! Her producer's ex, that's who. The Judge Judy star was slapped with a lawsuit over some (really) expensive china today at Los Angeles County Superior Court from Patric Jones, the former spouse of her producer ...
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Domincans fired up in WBC run

USA TODAY - ‎16 minutes ago‎
MIAMI -- No sooner had Robinson Cano crossed home plate than the Dominican Republic dugout spilled into the Marlins Park field Tuesday, players hugging and high-fiving.
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Dolphins make 2 bold moves

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Receiver Mike Wallace was the Dolphins' No. 1 offseason target, and they moved quickly Tuesday to seal a deal. Wallace agreed to a multiyear contract on the first day of NFL free agency, a person with knowledge of the agreement said.
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Observations: Penguins 3, Bruins 2

ESPN (blog) - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Within a span of 51 seconds in the third period, the Bruins had their chance to take over first place in the Eastern Conference and the Northeast Division snatched away from them by the Penguins.
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NFL Free Agency: Eagles boost special teams, sign five players on first day

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Eagles didn't make the big move fans were hoping for on Tuesday, but they were busy as the first day of NFL free agency kicked off.
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Space Algae Invasion? Probably Not

Discovery News
8 hours ago
Written by
Ian O'Neill
Unfortunately (or fortunately, it depends how you spin it), the research - uploaded to the arXiv preprint service and published in the questionable Journal of Cosmology (JoC) - probably isn't conclusive evidence of the existence of extraterrestrial biology.
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Ukrainian Killer Dolphins Deserted to Seek Mates - Expert

RIA Novosti - ‎17 hours ago‎
SEVASTOPOL, March 12 (RIA Novosti) - Three of the Ukrainian navy's “killer” dolphins that swam away from their handlers during training exercises probably left to look for mates, an expert said on Tuesday.
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FDA Issues Stronger Warning On Pfizer's Antibacterial Antibiotic Zithromax

RTT News - ‎1 hour ago‎
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has Tuesday sent out a strong warning to the public related to drug giant Pfizer, Inc.'s (PFE: Quote) popular antibiotic Zithromax or Zmax (azithromycin), warning that the drug can cause fatal irregular heart rhythm ...
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Soda Ban Faces Long Battle Ahead

Wall Street Journal
1 hour ago
Written by
Andrew Grossman
The Bloomberg administration filed plans Tuesday to appeal a judge's decision to strike down a ban on the sale of large sugary drinks in New York, setting up what is likely to be a lengthy legal fight that could outlast the mayor's term in office and affect the ...
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WHO confirms 15th case of deadly new virus in Saudi Arabia

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
By Kate Kelland. LONDON | Tue Mar 12, 2013 8:51pm EDT. LONDON (Reuters) - A Saudi man infected with a deadly new virus from the same family as SARS has died, becoming the ninth patient in the world to be killed the disease which has so far infected ...
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Quitting smoking 'cuts heart risk despite weight gain'

BBC News - ‎3 hours ago‎
Stopping smoking cuts the risk of heart disease even if it leads to significant weight gain, a US study says. Researchers writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association say the prospect of weight gain makes some smokers reluctant to stop.

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