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Obama trying to limit military involvement in Libya

CNN - John King, Dana Bash - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Washington (CNN) -- President Barack Obama is trying to limit the United States' role in enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya to support aircraft only and is very reluctant to commit any offensive US firepower, a senior US official familiar with the ...
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Man pulled alive from Japan rubble

ABC Online - Mark Simkin - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Japanese rescuers have found a young man alive in the rubble of the Miyagi prefecture, in the north-east of the country, eight days after the country was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami.
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SNAPSHOT-Japan's nuclear crisis

Reuters - ‎39 minutes ago‎
TOKYO, March 19 (Reuters) - Following are main developments after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeast Japan and crippled a nuclear power station, raising the risk of uncontrolled radiation.
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Coming soon to a computer near you: Dot-XXX

Washington Post - Ian Shapira - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The label XXX is usually plastered on adult magazines, naughty DVDs and signs for strip clubs. This year, XXX will have a new home, as a Web domain on your computer's address bar.

George Mason: It's that old familiar feeling

Washington Post - Mike Wise - ‎1 hour ago‎
Graphic: Complete coverage of the NCAA tournament and a searchable database of NCAA tournament history since 1985. Early Friday evening, 21 seconds left in a one-point game, inside an arena that hasn't percolated ...

Japan's Recession Threat Lessens Following G-7's Joint Intervention on Yen

Bloomberg - Keiko Ujikane, Michael Heath - ‎50 minutes ago‎
Japan 's risk of becoming the first Group of Seven member to return to a recession after the global financial crisis eased as the G-7 intervened to halt the yen's appreciation.

US "deeply concerned" by arrests in Bahrain

Reuters - Hamad I Mohammed, Bill Trott - ‎2 hours ago‎
Soldiers from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) forces with their armoured personel carrier, man a checkpoint at the Financial Harbour entrance in Manama, March 18, 2011.

Judge's Order Blocks Law on Unions in Wisconsin

New York Times - Monica Davey - ‎2 hours ago‎
CHICAGO - Efforts to shrink collective bargaining rights for public workers in Wisconsin were slowed on Friday when a judge issued a temporary restraining order blocking a much-debated law from taking effect.

Star Returns From Injury as Top-Seeded Duke Routs Hampton

New York Times - Viv Bernstein - ‎2 hours ago‎
CHARLOTTE, NC - A smile came across Kyrie Irving's face Friday afternoon as the final minutes ticked off in No. 1-seeded Duke's 87-45 blowout of No.

NYMEX-Crude ends down, loss pared on Libyan tension

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, March 18 (Reuters) - US crude oil futures fell on Friday after Libya declared a ceasefire to comply with a United Nations resolution authorizing a no-fly zone and other military action to protect civilians.

Gunmen Kill 45 Protesters in Yemen

Wall Street Journal - Erik Stier - ‎53 minutes ago‎
SAN'A, Yemen—Armed men opened fire on crowds of antigovernment protesters Friday in Yemen's capital, killing an estimated 45 people and injuring hundreds—prompting Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to declare a state of emergency and ...

Report says Obama budget underestimates deficit

Los Angeles Times - Lisa Mascaro - ‎3 hours ago‎
Pressure mounts on White House to step up action on debt; 64 senators urge him to take a greater role. By Lisa Mascaro, Washington Bureau President Obama came under new pressure to address the mounting federal debt as a report Friday concluded that ...

Protests return to Syrian cities

Los Angeles Times - Garrett Therolf - ‎2 hours ago‎
In Damascus, anti-government demonstrators hit the streets after noon prayers. Several are beaten and arrested. By Garrett Therolf, Los Angeles Times Anti-government protesters took to the streets in Syria on Friday for the third time in a week despite ...

NCAA West: Derrick Williams' huge block sparks Arizona to win

San Jose Mercury News - ‎16 minutes ago‎
AP Derrick Williams nearly took his many skills to Memphis. Instead, the Pac-10's player of the year used them against the Tigers in the NCAA tournament.

Winning: Charlie Sheen Tour Making Stop in Dallas

33 KDAF-TV - ‎47 minutes ago‎
He's been all over the internet and TV. Now, Charlie Sheen's Violent Torpedo of Truth Tour is headed to the Big D. "I probably would go see him.

Rockets crush Celtics 93-77 to sweep season series

Houston Chronicle - Jonathan Feigen - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Rockets guard Kevin Martin looks to score two of his game-high 25 points in Friday's victory. The Toyota Center crowd, too filled with shock and awe to keep its seats any longer, began to rise as Kyle Lowry dribbled down the final ...

Adrianne Palicki as Wonder Woman in High-Res

TheHDRoom - ‎52 minutes ago‎
NBC's reboot of Wonder Woman starring Adrianne Palicki in the title role supplants the titular heroine in modern day Los Angeles where she'll battle pharmaceutical giants and a mishmash of criminal scum.

Amid Protests, Saudi King Raises Benefits but Strengthens Security

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
By REUTERS RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Hundreds of Saudi Shiites in the eastern part of the kingdom protested peacefully on Friday in support of Shiites in Bahrain, as King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia offered $93 billion more in benefits and ...

Jennifer Lawrence talks 'The Hunger Games' -- and her love of Peeta

Entertainment Weekly - Karen Valby - ‎2 hours ago‎
Yesterday, Lionsgate officially announced that Jennifer Lawrence is your Katniss Everdeen, Hunger Games fans. Last night, director Gary Ross told EW why both he and trilogy author Suzanne Collins believe she is the right young woman to ...

HIV Infection Passed Via Donated Kidney: US Report

BusinessWeek - ‎29 minutes ago‎
THURSDAY, March 17 (HealthDay News) -- A recent case in New York City of HIV transmission between a living kidney donor and a transplant recipient highlights the need to revise national policy on the type and timing of HIV tests used to screen living ...

DeGette: Lamborn NPR bill 'a punitive measure reflecting an extreme agenda'

The Colorado Independent - John Tomasic - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Colorado Democratic Rep. Diana DeGette railed Thursday against the effort led by Colorado Republican Rep. Doug Lamborn to strip federal funding from National Public Radio.

Tobacco industry brushes off call for FDA restrictions on menthol cigarettes

Los Angeles Times - Andrew Zajac - ‎1 hour ago‎
An advisory panel stops short of recommending a ban on menthols but urges further study, suggesting that the FDA might impose marketing limits to reduce access for young people.

Egypt to vote on constitutional amendments

Los Angeles Times - Garrett Therolf, Amro Hassan - ‎2 hours ago‎
Egypt's first fully free vote in decades Saturday is to decide whether to accept the ruling military council's proposed democratic reforms.
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