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US Suspect in Afghan Shootings Identified

ABC News -
After five days cloaked in military secrecy, the US soldier suspected in a massacre of 16 Afghan civilians has been identified as a Washington state father of two who underwent anger management counseling a decade ago after an arrest for assault on a ...

Jason Russell: Neighbors tried to calm him as he acted 'bizarre'

Los Angeles Times -
Before San Diego police arrived and took Invisible Children filmmaker Jason Russell into custody for his own safety, several neighbors had tried to calm him down without success, according to the San Diego police.

Defendant in Rutgers spying case guilty of hate crimes

Boston Globe -
By Kate Zernike Dharun Ravi left court with his father. Jane Clementi (right), the mother of a Rutgers student who committed suicide, hugged a family member after the verdict.

Buyers say new iPad a real eye-opener

Boston Globe -
By Christina Reinwald Buyers who picked up Apple Inc.'s new iPad Friday raved about its Retina display, which has twice the resolution of the previous version of the tablet computer.

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GREENSBORO, NC (AP) -- The Lehigh Mountain Hawks said they weren't afraid of mighty Duke. Maybe no one believed them at the time, but the Patriot League champions proved they were serious.

George Clooney: Do You Like Him More Following Arrest?

Cinema Blend -
This morning George Clooney was booked in Washington DC during a protest outside the Sudanese embassy. The actor, along with his father, several politicians and numerous activists, were there to call attention to various atrocities being committed in ...

4 Gulf States Shun Syria as Turkey Warns Citizens to Leave

New York Times -
BEIRUT, Lebanon - Syria's diplomatic isolation deepened on Friday as four more Persian Gulf states moved to close their Damascus embassies in protest of the violent suppression of a year-old uprising.

US says North Korea's planned rocket launch a 'deal-breaker'

Boston Globe -
AP PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea plans to launch a satellite into space next month to mark the centenary of the birth of its founder, Kim Il Sung, which the United States quickly called a “deal-breaker'' for a new agreement where the United ...

911 tape shows George Zimmerman lamenting that the “a--holes always get away.” -
By MONIQUE O. MADAN, CHARLES RABIN AND FRANCES ROBLES SANFORD -- SANFORD The 911 tapes released by police Friday show Trayvon Martin's shooter called in with a problem: there was another suspicious guy in his neighborhood.

Wash. man sentenced to life in NW killings

San Francisco Chronicle -
(03-16) 20:45 PDT Everett, Wash. (AP) -- A Washington man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to two murders in a deadly crime spree through Washington, Oregon and California.

Penn State Should Rename Stadium for Paterno, Poll Voters Say

Bloomberg -
Pennsylvania State University football coach Joe Paterno, who died 11 weeks after being fired for his handling of a child-sex scandal, should have his name on the school's stadium, a Quinnipiac University poll found.

Stocks finish mixed, Dow snaps 7-session winning streak

By Christina Rexrode, AP By Richard Drew, AP Trader Kenneth Polcari works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on March 15, 2012.

About 1700 skilled Ford workers take buyouts to retire

DETROIT (AP) - About 1700 Ford factory workers have decided to take early retirement buyouts and will leave the company by June 1. Provided by Ford, AP Derrick Kuzak, Ford's group vice president, product development, the Americas, at the 2012 North ...

Fed Acknowledges Error In Citigroup Stress Test-Report

Fox Business -
The Federal Reserve said it erred when performing its stress test of Citigroup Inc. (C), the New York Times reported on its DealBook blog Friday.

Fuel, clothes propel local prices higher

Houston Chronicle -
By LM Sixel Consumer prices rose 1.9 percent in Houston during the first two months of the year, driven by spikes in gasoline and clothing costs, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.

Obama shifting into campaign mode

San Francisco Chronicle -
Atlanta -- Friday marked another stage in President Obama's springtime metamorphosis into full-fledged campaigner: his first daylong trip out of the capital devoted solely to fundraising.

In Illinois, Rick Santorum is fighting City Hall

Politico -
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. - Rick Santorum has a message for Illinois: Stick it to the man. With a ragtag outfit typical of his campaign and a few high-profile local endorsements ahead of Tuesday's competitive Illinois primary, the former Pennsylvania ...

Obama's campaign charging ahead

Los Angeles Times -
With eight months until election day, his reelection campaign has spent months and tens of millions of dollars building an organization earlier and larger than any previous presidential campaign.

Gingrich calls on Romney to stop negative ads

CBS News -
COVINGTON, La. - Newt Gingrich demanded Friday that Mitt Romney stop the barrage of TV attack ads that badly damage him and Rick Santorum each time they seemed poised to make big strides in the GOP presidential race.

Radio's 'This American Life' retracts story about Apple workers in China ...

Washington Post -
CHICAGO - The public radio program “This American Life” on Friday retracted a story about what a monologist said he found while investigating Apple operations in China, citing “numerous fabrications.

VP of Google Apps Leaving to Start Own Firm

MyFox Houston -
(NewsCore) - Dave Girouard, who is Google's vice president of apps, is leaving the company, Google announced Friday. Girouard had been responsible for Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and other cloud applications.

Channing Tatum: Jonah Hill & I Went Skinny Dipping in Miami

Just Jared -
The 31-year-old actor recalled a funny story about his 21 Jump Street co-star, Jonah Hill, while they were in Miami for the film. “We decided to jump in the ocean - naked.

OWN cancels 'The Rosie Show'

Entertainment Weekly -
by Sandra Gonzalez OWN announced today it will cease production on Rosie O'Donnell's daily talk show next week after five months on the air.

Television review: 'Frozen Planet' on Discovery Channel

Los Angeles Times -
'Frozen Planet' on Discovery Channel documents life in the Arctic and Antarctic. The imagery is beautiful and the subjects fascinating.

Reports: Peyton's Titans workout Sat.; decision Mon. or Tue.

By Nate Davis, USA TODAY Next up, he'll work out for the Titans at 11:45 am ET on Saturday morning at an undisclosed location, per the team's flagship radio station.

Michigan St. powers over LIU, Green scores 24 -
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- On a freaky Friday of NCAA tournament upsets, Michigan State wasn't going down. Green scored 24 points in his second career tournament triple-double, Derrick Nix added 18 points and top-seeded Michigan State fought off the upset bug ...

Norfolk State Shocks No. 2-Seeded Missouri

New York Times -
OMAHA - As a first-time participant in the NCAA tournament - the Division I version, anyway - Norfolk State is understandably unfamiliar with certain traditions.

Creighton rallies from 11 down to clip Alabama -
After missing two crucial free throws with 8.7 seconds left, the junior guard blocked a 3-point attempt by Trevor Releford on the other end of the floor to help Creighton end its 10-year NCAA tournament drought with a 58-57 victory over Alabama on ...

Mike Brown gives Ramon Sessions his first test

Los Angeles Times -
By Mark Medina The Lakers remain giddy over what guard Ramon Sessions will do in generating quick and easy baskets. It can come in many ways.

Einstein Proved Right in Retest of Neutrinos' Speed

New York Times -
GENEVA (AP) - Einstein may have been right after all. European researchers said Friday they had measured again the speed of a subatomic particle that a September experiment suggested traveled faster than the speed of light, violating Einstein's special ...

Despite the Dark, Giant Squid Eyes See All

Discovery News -
The size of their eyes allows squid to see tiny sparks of bioluminescence at a distance. The enormous eyes of giant and colossal squid may help them spot predatory sperm whales in their dim undersea habitat, a new study finds.

Envelope, please: UT Houston med students, future docs across U.S. learn their ...

Your Houston News -
With four years of medical school nearly behind them, more than 200 excited students at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School found out on Match Day Friday where they will begin the next phase of their medical training ...

Learning From the Spurned and Tipsy Fruit Fly

New York Times -
They were young males on the make, and they struck out not once, not twice, but a dozen times with a group of attractive females hovering nearby.


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