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Japan quake likely to affect business globally

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The disaster could lead to a long-term disruption in the world's supply of automobiles, consumer electronics and machine tools.
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Analysis: Tiny Bahrain could provoke regional conflict

Reuters - Lin Noueihed - ‎3 hours ago‎
Saudi Arabian troops cross the causeway leading to Bahrain in this still image taken from video March 14, 2011. By Lin Noueihed MANAMA (Reuters) - When Saudi Arabian troops rolled into Bahrain to help quell Shi'ite Muslim protests, the world's top ...
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Fears for the future in hard-hit Japan

ABC Online - Monique Ross - ‎1 hour ago‎
A British expat living in a Japanese port city says calm has washed over the area as stunned locals, desperately in need of food and basic supplies, worry about what their future holds.

Lax Regulation of Discount Buses Is Cited After I-95 Crash

New York Times - Michael M. Grynbaum, Patrick McGeehan - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Investigators are trying to determine whether the driver rested while his passengers gambled before the crash on Interstate 95. By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM and PATRICK McGEEHAN Discount tour buses transport millions of passengers a year, but the federal ...

Japanese Stocks Continue Steep Slide

New York Times - ‎39 minutes ago‎
By BETTINA WASSENER HONG KONG - The Japanese stock market plunged further on Tuesday as worries about the fate of several earthquake-stricken nuclear reactors intensified sharply.

HP CEO Apotheker pushes cloud computing

USA Today - Scott Martin - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Hewlett-Packard CEO Léo Apotheker on Monday detailed the computing giant's next-generation strategy, one that looks to cloud computing to deliver software applications and services for consumers and businesses ...

'Bachelor' Brad Womack proposes in season finale

USA Today - Ann Oldenburg - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Bachelor Brad Womack got down on one knee during tonight's finale and slipped a sparkling ring on his love's finger. What happened: Brad's (cute) twin brother, Chad, arrived in South Africa, along with brother Wes and mom ...

A Field of 64 Teams, With 4 Heavy Favorites

New York Times - Matthew Putney - ‎1 hour ago‎
Jacqui Kalin, left, and Coach Tanya Warren of Northern Iowa look over stats after learning they will meet Michigan State. By JERÉ LONGMAN Since the NCAA began sponsoring women's basketball in 1982, ...

France pushing for swift G8 agreement on Libya

Reuters - Arshad Mohammed, John Irish - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS (Reuters) - France pressured G8 foreign ministers on Monday to agree action on Libya and back its efforts to speed up a UN Security Council decision on imposing a no-fly zone, but hit pushback from partners like ...

Heat gets big payback - Joseph Goodman - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Less than two weeks after the Spurs handed the Heat its worst loss of the season, Miami returned the favor. Miami's Dwyane Wade slams home two points during the fourth quarter against San Antonio at AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami on Monday, March 14, ...

Japan's nuclear crisis felt in Europe

Los Angeles Times - Henry Chu - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Switzerland freezes all plans to build or replace nuclear power plants pending a seismic safety review; Germany also puts on hold plans to extend the life of aging plants.

Internet Explorer 9 is Microsoft's Hope for Battling Chrome, Firefox

eWeek - Nicholas Kolakowski - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Microsoft's release of Internet Explorer 9 kicks off yet another stage in the company's long battle with Firefox, Google Chrome and Safari.

No Child Left Behind: Why Congress will struggle to hit Obama's deadline

Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama wants No Child Left Behind revised by the fall. The Senate is working toward a bipartisan compromise, but House Republicans want to shrink the federal role in education.

Aflac fires Gottfried

Boston Globe - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Aflac has fired Gilbert Gottfried, the comedian who is the voice of the insurer's quacking duck in the United States. Gottfried, who has voiced the duck in numerous commercials since 2000, posted a string of tasteless, mocking jokes about the ...

Apple iPad 2: 10 Reasons Customers Pounced on It

eWeek - Don Reisinger - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Apple's iPad 2 has sold almost 1 million units, according to some analysts. But what made the device such a success? Read on to find out.

Resistance to second stopgap spending deal rises in Congress

Los Angeles Times - Lisa Mascaro - ‎1 hour ago‎
Some Republicans say the temporary fix to avert a government shutdown doesn't cut deep enough, while some Democrats say it goes too far.

Qaddafi's Advance Puts Forces 100 Miles from Rebels' Capital

BusinessWeek - Ola Galal, Massoud A. Derhally - ‎3 hours ago‎
March 15 (Bloomberg) -- Muammar Qaddafi's warplanes attacked rebels in the town of Ajdabiya, as opposition officials asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for airstrikes on Qaddafi's airfields and ...

Clippers can't stop Zach Randolph, Grizzlies

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Memphis power forward finishes with 30 points and 12 rebounds in a 105-82 victory over LA to snap a two-game losing streak. Clippers power forward Blake Griffin powers his way to a shot against Grizzlies power forward Zach Randolph in the first half ...

NRA Declines to Meet With Obama on Gun Policy

New York Times - Jackie Calmes - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - More than two months after the Tucson shootings, the administration is calling together both the gun lobby and gun safety groups to find common ground.

Crude Oil Drops as Loss of Demand in Japan Outweighs Middle East Tensions

Bloomberg - Christian Schmollinger - ‎1 hour ago‎
Oil fell in New York as concern damage from Japan's earthquake will limit crude demand outweighed speculation that heightening tensions in the Middle East may disrupt supplies.

Wrong job 'can affect well-being'

The Press Association - ‎3 hours ago‎
A badly-paid or temporary job can be as bad for mental health as no job at all, research has suggested. Little job security, demanding work and very little control over a role can all impact on people's well-being just as much as unemployment, ...


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