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Romney Rolls to Illinois Win

Wall Street Journal -
By JANET HOOK and PATRICK O'CONNOR GOP candidate Mitt Romney scored a decisive win in Tuesday's primary election. In his victory speech, he slammed President Obama on jobs creation and touted his own success as a businessman.
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Last phone call may provide clues in Florida teen's shooting death

Los Angeles Times -
The lawyer for Trayvon Martin's family says the conversation shows the 17-year-old was killed 'in cold blood.' The gunman's father disagrees.

Reports: France launches predawn raid in school killing case

CNN International -
By the CNN Wire Staff Policeman stand guard in front of the 'Ozar Hatorah' Jewish school, on March 20, 2012 in Toulouse, southwestern France,.

Reynolds Sees No Danger Despite New IPad's Higher Heat

Washington Post -
Mar. 21, 2012 - March 20 (Bloomberg) -- Paul Reynolds, electronics editor for Consumer Reports, talks about the magazine's temperature test of Apple Inc.'s new iPad.

Few injuries despite strength of Mexico earthquake

Los Angeles Times -
The magnitude 7.4 quake topples rural houses near the epicenter, in Guerrero state, and cracks buildings in Mexico City. By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times A powerful and prolonged earthquake rocked Mexico on Tuesday, toppling houses near the ...

US stocks fall on worrisome signs from China

BusinessWeek -
By DANIEL WAGNER US stocks followed world markets lower Tuesday morning after worrisome economic data out of China, whose blistering economy helped sustain global growth during the economic downturn.

Attacks kill 46 across Iraq as Arab League summit approaches

The Seattle Times -
At least two car bombs struck near Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, where next week's Arab League summit is to take place.

Tensions continue to rise between Iran and Israel

N.C. State University Technician Online -
By Lindsey Rosenbaum, Staff Writer Students at the University have grown up in a world plagued by unrest in the Middle East, and now they face a new conflict emerging between Iran and Israel over the former's insistence of enriching uranium.

Japan may deploy missiles ahead of NKorea launch

The Associated Press -
TOKYO (AP) - Japan may deploy land- and sea-based interceptor missiles ahead of North Korea's planned rocket launch next month and has not ruled out shooting down the rocket if it violates Japanese airspace, according to defense officials and media ...

Coptic Pope's Death Adds to Fears in Egypt's Time of Transition

New York Times -
CAIRO - A tearful crowd of thousands that included members of Egypt's emerging political class attended a funeral service Tuesday for Pope Shenouda III, who spent four decades as the popular and charismatic leader of the country's Coptic Orthodox ...

Close GOP Primary in House Race; Jackson Survives Challenge to Defend Seat

New York Times -
Representative Adam Kinzinger, a freshman Republican, narrowly defeated Representative Donald Manzullo, who has served in the House for two decades, in the only primary between two sitting congressmen in Illinois and one of the most closely watched ...

SF mayor to suspend sheriff sentenced in domestic violence case

Los Angeles Times -
Edwin M. Lee takes first step toward removing Ross Mirkarimi from office after the sheriff refuses to resign. He had taken a plea agreement in his domestic violence case.

New report details increase in 'open' adoptions

Atlanta Journal Constitution -
By DAVID CRARY AP NEW YORK - The secrecy that long shrouded adoption has given way to openness, and only about 5 percent of infant adoptions in the US now take place without some ongoing relationship between birth parent and adoptive family, ...

Bernanke revisits college as guest lecturer at GW

BusinessWeek -
By BEN NUCKOLS and MARTIN CRUTSINGER Students began trickling in early. Some dressed up in button-down shirts. Nervous chatter and fidgeting arose around the room.

Oracle's profits, sales beat estimates

San Francisco Chronicle -
Oracle, the largest maker of database software, reported fiscal third-quarter profit and new license sales that topped analysts' estimates as the company sold more databases and business applications.

Shares weighed by China slowdown worries

Reuters -
By Chikako Mogi | TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares eased on Wednesday, as concerns about China's slowing economy dampened the optimism generated by a brightening outlook for the US economy that has been pushing equity markets higher since late last year.

Oil Rebounds From Biggest Drop in Three Months

Bloomberg -
Oil rebounded from the biggest decline in three months after a industry-funded report showed crude stockpiles fell in the US Prices dropped yesterday as Saudi Arabia said it may boost supplies.

Gingrich campaign in the red

Politico -
Forget a brokered Republican convention. Newt Gingrich's presidential campaign is just plain broke. Through February, the former House speaker carried more than $1.55 million in campaign debt versus $1.54 million in available cash, federal documents ...

As candidates' money dwindles, super-PACs loom as larger force

Pittsburgh Post Gazette -
By Nicholas Confessore, The New York Times / The Republican presidential candidates are running low on campaign cash as a series of expensive primaries in states such as Maryland, New York and Pennsylvania loom, leaving them increasingly reliant on a ...

Voters stay home

Chicago Tribune -
Tuesday's primary failed to draw much interest from voters in the Chicago area. In Chicago, the expected turnout of 24 percent was the lowest in at least 70 years for a presidential primary, officials said.

Reports: HP to combine printer, PC divisions

BusinessWeek -
Hewlett-Packard Co. is combining its printing and PC units to save money, according to published reports. The technology blog AllThingsD first reported the restructuring plan Tuesday citing anonymous sources.

Microsoft slashes product key allowances for TechNet subscribers

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ZDNet (blog) -
By Ed Bott | March 20, 2012, 9:06pm PDT Summary: For the second time in two years, Microsoft has significantly cut the benefits it offers to TechNet subscribers.

iPhone 5: Which 10 New iPad Features It Should Include

eWeek -
NEWS ANALYSIS: Now that the new iPad is out, it's time to start thinking about the next big Apple release, the iPhone 5. Can Apple borrow some ideas from the latest iPad to use with the upcoming iPhone?

Dressed to kill: Jennifer Lawrence takes the plunge in a low-cut frock as she ...

Daily Mail -
By Laura Schreffler and Iona Kirby Her Hunger Games character becomes famous for wearing a dress that appears to be made of fire, and it seems that Jennifer Lawrence is equally as intent on becoming known for her fashion sense.

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Enters Rehab

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Sources tell TMZ the "Jersey Shore" star -- aka Mike Sorrentino -- has checked into an inpatient treatment program. A rep for the Situation just contacted TMZ to say they are not confirming that Mike is in rehab ... just that he "has spent the past ...

Five things to take from Lakers' 107-104 loss to Rockets

Los Angeles Times -
By Mark Medina 1. The Lakers' offense looked horrible in their 107-104 loss Tuesday to the Houston Rockets. The first quarter featured the Lakers scoring 40 points, a whole lot of ball movement and equal production from the post and the perimeter.

Alex Smith, 49ers agree to 3 years, 24 million

San Francisco Chronicle -
(03-20) 21:20 PDT -- A week after head coach Jim Harbaugh traveled to Durham, NC, to work out Peyton Manning, and two days after Alex Smith trekked to Miami to explore his options, the 49ers and their quarterback reunited in California and agreed to ...

Knicks Increase Intensity, and Winning Streak Hits Four

New York Times -
The smile is back on Carmelo Anthony's face, broad and beaming and wholly subject to interpretation. There is happiness there, to be sure, but also likely relief and perhaps some satisfaction.

Satellite probes secrets of supernovas -
Three types of systems may host Type Ia supernovae. The first two panels depict a white dwarf in a binary system accumulating matter transferred from a red supergiant companion many times the sun's mass (left) or similar to the sun (middle).

New clue gives hope to solving Earhart mystery

Marietta Times -
AP WASHINGTON (AP) - A new clue in one of the 20th century's most enduring mysteries could soon uncover the fate of American aviator Amelia Earhart, who went missing without a trace over the South Pacific 75 years ago, investigators said Tuesday.

Multiple colon tests use costly sedation, study finds

John Raoux, AP Dawn Meehan, 42, had a colonoscopy in February 2012, under deep sedation monitored by an anesthesia specialist; her insurance covered everything.

Studies Link Daily Doses of Aspirin to Reduced Risk of Cancer

New York Times -
Taking aspirin every day may significantly reduce the risk of many cancers and prevent tumors from spreading, according to two new studies published on Tuesday.


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