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Radiation in seawater near nuclear plant tests 1250 times above normal

CNN International - ‎1 hour ago‎
Tokyo (CNN) -- Tests showed a sharp spike in levels of radioactive iodine in seawater just offshore of the embattled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant are more than 1250 times higher than normal, Japan's nuclear and industrial safety agency said Saturday ...
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Assad Pledge Fails to End Syria Unrest, Scores Die in Protests

BusinessWeek - Alaa Shahine, Nadeem Hamid - ‎1 hour ago‎
March 26 (Bloomberg) -- Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's security forces clashed with protesters in several cities after his promises of freedoms and pay increases failed to prevent dissent from spreading across the ...
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Coalition pounds Gaddafi from the air

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Damage on the ground in Libya comes to light as coalition fighter jets continue the campaign against Gaddafi's regime. Coalition forces have kept up pressure on Muammar Gaddafi with a relentless barrage of air strikes, as US officials said the veteran ...
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The Liz they love: Notables and cinephiles share favorite Taylor moments

Washington Post - Dan Zak - ‎3 hours ago‎
Gallery: Elizabeth Taylor dies; screen legend was 79: Elizabeth Taylor, a voluptuous, violet-eyed actress who lived a life of luster and anguish and spent more than six decades as one of the world's most visible women, was known for her two Academy ...

North Carolina takes out Marquette behind Zeller and Barnes

Boston Herald - Robbi Pickeral - ‎28 minutes ago‎
By Robbi Pickeral / The Raleigh, NC News & Observer NEWARK, NJ - This time a year ago, North Carolina didn't quite know whether to celebrate or hibernate as it packed its bags for the NIT semifinals.

Suspect in police killing turns himself in after hostage standoff

CNN - Chuck Johnston - ‎41 minutes ago‎
By the CNN Wire Staff Atlanta (CNN) -- A suspect accused of killing a Georgia police officer and wounding another one has surrendered to authorities after a hostage standoff Friday night.

Hundreds of thousands displaced by fighting in Ivory Coast, UN says

Washington Post - Stephanie Nebehay - ‎2 hours ago‎
GENEVA - As many as 1 million Ivorians have fled fighting in the main city of Abidjan, with others uprooted across the country, the UN refugee agency said Friday as violence escalated in a four-month ...

Kodak Wins a Round in $1 Billion Apple, RIM Patent Dispute

Bloomberg - Susan Decker, Chris Burritt - ‎7 hours ago‎
A man enters a building on the campus of the world headquarters of Eastman Kodak Co. in Rochester, New York, US Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News March 25 (Bloomberg) -- Eastman ...

12 seed Richmond no test for KU's power

Denver Post - John Henderson - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Kentucky's Stacey Poole Jr. (2) reacts to a three point basket during the second half of an an East regional semifinal game against Ohio State in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 25, 2011, in Newark, NJ (AP | Julio ...

US STOCKS-Oracle drives Wall St higher; volume stays weak

Reuters - Chuck Mikolajczak, Jan Paschal - ‎11 hours ago‎
NEW YORK, March 25 (Reuters) - Wall Street advanced for a third straight day on Friday, giving the S&P its best weekly performance since early February, but volume remained light as global uncertainty persisted.

Long driving puts Martin Laird in lead at Bay Hill

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎17 minutes ago‎
AP Martin Laird loves when he can let loose with a driver, and that carried him a long way Friday at Bay Hill. Laird reached the greens on three of the par 5s in two shots, converted one of them into an eagle and wound up with a 7-under-par 65 for a ...

Plosser: Fed must tighten in not-too-distant future

Reuters - Brendan McDermid, Kristina Cooke - ‎5 hours ago‎
Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser speaks at an Economics21 event in New York, March 25, 2011. By Kristina Cooke NEW YORK, March 25 - The US economy is on a firmer footing, and the US central bank will have to reverse its easy money ...

Approval For Drug That Treats Melanoma

New York Times - Andrew Pollack - ‎12 hours ago‎
The drug, Yervoy, was developed by Bristol-Myers Squibb, and is a novel type of cancer drug that works by unleashing the body's own immune system to fight a tumor.

Saleh: 'Safe hands' must rule Yemen | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-03-26

Philadelphia Inquirer - Ahmed Al-Haj - ‎31 minutes ago‎
The longtime ruler cited that as a condition of possibly leaving. Protests against him persisted. By Ahmed Al-Haj Associated Press SAN'A, Yemen - Facing growing calls for his resignation, Yemen's longtime ruler told tens of thousands of supporters ...

Bret Michaels Sues -- The Tonys Almost KILLED Me - ‎9 hours ago‎
Bret Michaels blames the 2009 Tony Awards for causing the brain hemorrhage that nearly killed him ... after he was whacked in the head by a piece of scenery while performing on the show.

Q&A: NATO's command of the no-fly zone

CNN International - Thair Shaikh - ‎3 hours ago‎
NATO is set to take control of enforcing the UN-backed no-fly zone over Libya from the US. (CNN) -- NATO is set to take command of the UN-backed no-fly zone over Libya, seizing control from the US, which was keen to hand over the ...

Britney Spears Electrifies Las Vegas With Nightclub Performance - Jocelyn Vena - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAS VEGAS -- After a killer set from "Jersey Shore" star DJ Pauly D on Friday night (March 25), a montage of Britney Spears' best video moments played to a hyped crowd at Rain nightclub inside the Palms Casino and Resort.

Crosby continues to progress; hints of return increase - Ray Slover - ‎1 hour ago‎
Could Sidney Crosby be ready to play Sunday? Knowing the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is working out and getting closer to his return from a concussion that has cost him nearly three months, Pens watchers are checking signals that might indicate Crosby ...

Mont. medical marijuana overhaul bill advances

NECN - ‎2 hours ago‎
HELENA, Mont. (AP) - Senators made mostly small changes to a planned overhaul of the state's medical marijuana law late Friday after getting an earful from both those who favor medical marijuana and those who want it abolished altogether.

Kentucky advances as Brandon Knight's big shot knocks out Ohio State

Boston Herald - Jerry Tipton - ‎38 minutes ago‎
NEWARK, NJ - For the second time in three games, Brandon Knight ignored his malfunctioning shot and hit a game-winner. This time, he hit a pull-up 15-footer with 5.4 seconds left to give Kentucky a 62-60 ...

Move on Wis. law stirs confusion | Philadelphia Inquirer | 2011-03-26

Philadelphia Inquirer - Scott Bauer - ‎31 minutes ago‎
AP MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin officials could not agree Friday about whether an explosive law taking away nearly all collective-bargaining rights for public workers was about to take effect, after a nonpartisan bureau published it despite ...

Diabetes Self Risk Test

KFYR-TV - Juli McDonald - ‎3 hours ago‎
The American Diabetes Association unveiled a new self-risk test to prevent Type 2 diabetes by helping people determine their risks sooner.

FAA to revise US air traffic control rules after National Airport incident

Washington Post - Ashley Halsey III - ‎5 hours ago‎
Federal Aviation Administrator Randy Babbitt said Friday that he will revamp air traffic control guidelines nationwide after an incident in which the lone supervisor on duty in the Reagan National Airport ...

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