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Obama Authorizes Covert Help for Libyan Rebels

ABC News - Jake Tapper, Jon Karl - ‎2 hours ago‎
President Obama has a signed a secret presidential finding authorizing covert operations to aid the effort in Libya where rebels are in full retreat despite air support from US and allied forces, ...
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An Energy Plan Derailed by Events Is Being Retooled

New York Times - John Broder - ‎2 hours ago‎
LESS OIL President Obama in a speech on Wednesday at Georgetown University urged a series of measures to cut oil imports. By JOHN BRODER More fuel-efficient gasoline engines, electric cars, energy sources in North and South America and other means of ...
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Libya foreign minister 'defects'

BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Libyan Foreign Minister Moussa Koussa is in Britain and "no longer willing" to work for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime, the Foreign Office says. - Bloomberg - Herald Sun - - Wikipedia: Wikipedia:In the news/Candidates

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Ohio House curbs labor rights

Politico - Jennifer Epstein - ‎2 hours ago‎
'This state cannot pay what we've been paying in the past,' Speaker William Batchelder said. | AP Photo Close By JENNIFER EPSTEIN | 3/30/11 5:40 PM EDT Updated: 3/30/11 6:46 PM EDT Republicans in the Ohio House on Wednesday approved a bill that would ...

Quick conclusion for Barry Bonds trial? Witness list trimmed down

USA Today - Jorge L. Ortiz - ‎3 hours ago‎
Prosecutors indicated today they don't plan to call to the stand any more baseball players, after Jason and Jeremy Giambi testified Tuesday and Randy Velarde on Wednesday.

Panel Digests Data Linking Food Coloring, Hyperactivity

MedPage Today - Emily P. Walker - ‎2 hours ago‎
SILVER SPRING, Md. -- Judging from the data and the discussion during the first day of an FDA panel meeting on food dyes, it appears likely that juices, candies, cereals, yogurts, and hundreds ...

Instant view: Berkshire Hathway's Sokol resigns

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters) - David Sokol, long seen as a contender to take over as CEO of Berkshire Hathaway when Warren Buffett retires, resigned unexpectedly on Wednesday.

US rips Assad's speech but can't do much about it

The Associated Press - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration sharply criticized Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for failing Wednesday to address any of the reforms demanded by anti-government protesters, saying his widely anticipated address to the Syrian parliament ...

Hear 'Mad Men' creator Matthew Weiner's music picks

Los Angeles Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Though “Mad Men” fans are feverishly waiting for 2012 - or at least news that executive producer and series creator Matthew Weiner will be happily on board for the show's delayed fifth season after lengthy negotiations with its network, AMC - at least ...

Google settles with FTC, unveils new social tool

MarketWatch - Benjamin Pimentel, John Letzing - ‎2 hours ago‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Google Inc. on Wednesday disclosed a proposed settlement with the US Federal Trade Commission over privacy complaints, as the company made yet another foray into a ...

Britney Spears' Femme Fatale: Will The Album Be #1? - Jocelyn Vena - ‎4 hours ago‎
Britney Spears' new album, Femme Fatale, is a chugging dance-pop album full of sexual innuendo and thumping beats, made even sexier by Spears' flirty singing style.

NCAA should discipline Jim Tressel, because his employer won't

Washington Post - Tracee Hamilton - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's clear that The Ohio State University is not going to take any further action against football coach Jim Tressel. The more this mess drags on, the more surprised I am that they did anything at all.

FDA: Pharmacies Can Still Make Preterm Birth Drug

WebMD - Daniel J. DeNoon - ‎2 hours ago‎
March 30, 2011 -- Pharmacies can continue to make and sell inexpensive, generic versions of the premature birth drug Makena, the FDA said today.

Biden on Capitol Hill to take part in budget talks

Los Angeles Times - Michael A. Memoli, Lisa Mascaro - ‎43 minutes ago‎
Vice President Joe Biden has been one of the White House's chief liaisons to Congress on budget matters. By Michael A. Memoli and Lisa Mascaro, Washington Bureau Vice President Joe Biden arrived on Capitol Hill on Wednesday evening as budget ...

Google: +1 on search links, -1 on ad clicks

VentureBeat - Peter Yared - ‎2 hours ago‎
Google has finally unveiled its +1 social initiative, largely aimed at stemming Facebook's ability to learn what links are relevant to others in a social graph.

Did Matt Painter make wise move to stay at Purdue?

ESPN - Thomas Neumann - ‎2 hours ago‎
AP Photo/David J. Phillip Matt Painter is staying put at his alma mater after Missouri pursued him for its head coaching job. As the college basketball world looks ahead to the Final Four in Houston, the coaching carousel churns away ...

Why Dell Is Wrong About The iPad

InformationWeek - Eric Zeman - ‎4 hours ago‎
A Dell executive recently lambasted Apple's iPad as too expensive for business technology users. His math doesn't add up. By Eric Zeman InformationWeek Speaking in an interview with CIO Australia, Dell executive Andy Lark said, "Apple is great if ...

Berlusconi moves to evacuate refugee island

ABC Online - Rachael Brown - ‎2 hours ago‎
Italy's prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi, has promised to evacuate thousands of migrants from the overcrowded island of Lampedusa, saying they are exhausting its resources.

Some Type 1 Diabetics Seem Shielded Against Complications

BusinessWeek - Serena Gordon - ‎3 hours ago‎
TUESDAY, March 29 (HealthDay News) -- While complications from type 1 diabetes are common, they aren't inevitable. New research suggests that some people with the disease apparently have an inherent protection against serious ...

Ice on Mercury? NASA Probe May Solve That Mystery and Others - Mike Wall - ‎2 hours ago‎
A NASA spacecraft now circling Mercury is set to tackle some big mysteries of the scorched, tiny world - including whether or not water ice lurks in its shadowy craters.

India keep alive a billion dreams

Reuters - Amlan Chakraborty - ‎2 hours ago‎
MOHALI, India (Reuters) - India kept alive a billion dreams after sinking Pakistan in their World Cup semi-final on Wednesday to set up an all-Asian final against Sri Lanka.

Cephalon May Be In Poor Position To Fend Off Valeant

Wall Street Journal - Thomas Gryta - ‎3 hours ago‎
(Adds comments from Cephalon spokeswoman and closing stock prices, in the fifth, sixth and 11th paragraphs.) By Thomas Gryta and Peter Loftus Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s (VRX, VRX.
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