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Stocks fall on worries of Japan's nuclear crisis

USA Today - Adam Shell - ‎15 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK - Stock prices plunged around the globe Tuesday in reaction to a nuclear accident in Japan, just as they have in the aftermath of other major economic shocks, such as earthquakes, hurricanes, major terrorist attacks ...
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Voters Recall Florida Official

Wall Street Journal - Timothy W. Martin - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Miami-Dade County voters recalled their top elected official Tuesday, culminating an effort financed by a billionaire car dealer and fueled by frustrations over a poor economy and unpopular policy decisions. - - National Journal - South Florida Caribbean News

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In Libya, Gaddafi's forces mount heavy assault on strategic town

Washington Post - Sudarsan Raghavan, Liz Sly - ‎39 minutes ago‎
AJDABIYA, Libya - Forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gaddafi stormed into this strategic eastern city on Tuesday, deploying artillery, tanks and rockets to pummel rebel positions in a major effort to ...

UNC-Asheville pulls off overtime victory in tournament opener

Los Angeles Times - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Matt Dickey leads the Bulldogs' late charge, scoring 14 of the team's last 18 points in regulation in an 81-77 overtime victory over Arkansas-Little Rock.

House Passes Spending Bill, but Not Happily

New York Times - Carl Hulse - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON - The House gave grudging approval on Tuesday to a plan to finance the federal government for three more weeks, even as dozens of Republicans broke with their leadership and opposed the stopgap legislation.

Bahrain's king declares martial law

Los Angeles Times - David S. Cloud, Neela Banerjee - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Bahrain imposes a three-month state of emergency as sectarian strife worsens. Saudi Arabia sends forces to help quell unrest, inflaming tensions with Iran.

Potassium iodide and Geiger counter sales spike after Japan disaster

Chicago Tribune - Ryan Haggerty - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Sales of Geiger counters and potassium iodide supplements that can block some radiation have surged nationwide since Friday, fueled by concerns among some Americans that radiation released from Japanese nuclear plants ...

Seann William Scott Enters Treatment Facility - Katie Byrne - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Seann William Scott, best known for his breakout role in the "American Pie" franchise, has entered a treatment facility for undisclosed issues.

GM's Reject Total Ban on Hits to the Head

New York Times - Paul Chiasson - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Fans in Montreal held a rally Tuesday calling for tougher penalties for hits to the head. By JEFF Z. KLEIN BOCA RATON, Fla. - Meeting Tuesday amid concerns for player safety, NHL general managers recommended ...

UN Security Council Reviewing Libya No Fly Zone Proposal

Voice of America - Margaret Besheer - ‎2 hours ago‎
As forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi ramped up their offensive against opposition strongholds Tuesday, diplomats from Lebanon, France and Britain presented the UN Security Council with a resolution that includes authorization of a No-Fly ...

Prosecutors charge Rockefeller imposter with 1985 murder

Reuters - Alex Dobuzinskis - ‎12 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter had posed as a member of the wealthy Rockefeller clan, served prison time for kidnapping his daughter and been the subject of a made-for-TV movie.

RATE FUTURES REPORT: Safety Bid Fades On Inflation 'Vigilance'

Wall Street Journal - Howard Packowitz - ‎6 hours ago‎
CHICAGO (Dow Jones)--From a scramble for safety to bets on an increase in short-term rates, the latest policy edict from the Federal Reserve and reduced anxiety about Japan's nuclear scare generated a ...

NYPD Cracks Down on Buses

Wall Street Journal - Tamer El-Ghobashy, Lisa Fleisher - ‎47 minutes ago‎
A bus is towed in Chinatown on Tuesday after failing an inspection by the NYPD's Motor Carrier Safety Unit. A day after the region's second fatal bus crash in less than a week, New York City police ...

Glee-Dux: What Does Winning Regionals Sound Like? And Who Bit the Dust?

E! Online (blog) - Jenna Mullins - ‎39 minutes ago‎
It started with a door bursting open, and it ended in a group hug. And in between...a whole mess of Glee action filled tonight's episode to the brim.

Alzheimer's caregivers in the US number almost 15 million, new study says

Los Angeles Times - Mary Forgione - ‎8 hours ago‎
An estimated 5.4 million people in the US have Alzheimer's disease. That leads to … 14.9 million unpaid caregivers, $183 billion in annual costs.

Joke's on those who joke about Japan

USA Today - Marco R. della Cava - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nothing like a staggering natural disaster to bring out mankind's ... worst? While the crisis gripping Japan has tugged on hearts and wallets, it also has drawn cracks from cultural figures that redefine insensitivity: ...

LeBlanc looks at big picture, sees 'best stuff' - Corey Brock - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Wade LeBlanc needs to locate his fastball in -- he succeeded once against Torii Hunter, but not again. (Christian Petersen/Getty) PEORIA, Ariz.

Atlanta's Hartsfield remains world's busiest airport, report says

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Kristi E. Swartz - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport remained the world's busiest in 2010, but the Beijing airport is on its heels as a close second.

Egypt Ends Domestic Spying Agency, but Creates New One

New York Times - Neil MacFarquhar - ‎1 hour ago‎
CAIRO - Egypt on Tuesday disbanded the state security organization, a force of widely loathed agents whose blatant spying and use of torture helped drive the public revolt that led to the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak.

Japan's Government Likely to Bear Much of the Loss

New York Times - Mary Williams Walsh - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apart from an expected $35 billion in insurance claims from last week's earthquake, the financial losses in Japan will probably fall most heavily on the Japanese government once it tallies the damage from the tsunami and the ...

Fan take: Use the finer focus on the Miami Heat

Yahoo! Sports - ‎3 hours ago‎
This article was produced by a member of the Yahoo! Contributor Network, where users like you are published on Yahoo! Remember when you first learned how to use the microscope back in middle school?

Oil Trades Near Two-Week Low After Falling on Outlook for Japan's Demand

Bloomberg - Mark Shenk - ‎3 hours ago‎
Oil traded near a two-week low in New York as concern that damage from Japan's earthquake will curb crude demand outweighed speculation of supply disruptions in the Middle East.

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