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Conservative activists rally as GOP lawmakers talk spending compromise

Los Angeles Times - Kathleen Hennessey, Lisa Mascaro - ‎44 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Capitol Hill was a stage for political theater Thursday as conservative tea party protesters urged Republicans to dig in their heels in budget talks with Democrats - even in ...
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Can the US really take a supporting role in Libya operation?

Christian Science Monitor - Howard LaFranchi - ‎1 hour ago‎
President Obama has emphasized a supporting role as NATO takes command of the Libya mission. But it remains to be seen just how secondary the US will be in the coming days.
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Revealed: Gaddafi envoy in Britain for secret talks

The Guardian - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Supporters of the Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi stage a rally in Tripoli. Photograph: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters Colonel Gaddafi's regime has sent one of its most trusted envoys to London for confidential talks with British officials, the Guardian ...
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Meet Mike: He Opted Not to Pay $2 for a Share of $319M Mega Millions Ticket

ABC News - Emily Friedman, Jeremy Hubbard - ‎2 hours ago‎
Mike went to work today while seven of his co-workers went to the Lottery headquarters to pick up their checks for $19 million each.

Buffett Is Seen as Too Trusting

Wall Street Journal - Jenny Strasburg - ‎1 hour ago‎
Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor known for demanding truth and transparency, should have asked one of his own top deputies a few more questions, corporate-governance experts say.

'Mad Men' done deal! Drama's renewed with Matthew Weiner on board

Entertainment Weekly - James Hibberd - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Don Draper might make it to the 1970s after all. After a protracted standoff, AMC, Lionsgate and Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner have reached an agreement for seasons five and six of the drama.

Tweeting Cobra Found at Home in Bronx Zoo

Wall Street Journal - Andrew Grossman - ‎25 minutes ago‎
It was the talk of New York—an adolescent Egyptian cobra that slithered out of its cage at the Bronx Zoo last Friday afternoon and, as if it weren't enough to strike terror into the city's hearts, started tweeting.

Time Warner Cable drops many popular channels from iPad app

Los Angeles Times - Joe Flint - ‎30 minutes ago‎
MTV, Comedy Central, TLC and FX are among those pulled after complaints from programmers, which argued their content was being put on the iPad illegally.

Granderson Puts the Hurt on the Tigers

Wall Street Journal - Daniel Barbarisi - ‎15 minutes ago‎
He wasn't supposed to play Opening Day. When the Yankees flew north Tuesday evening, Curtis Granderson remained in Tampa, unsure if his strained oblique would cause him to miss the start of the season.

Prince Harry Plans to 'Embarrass' Prince William in Wedding Speech

People Magazine - Tim Nudd - ‎1 hour ago‎
So much about Prince William's royal wedding to Kate Middleton will be out of the ordinary. But William can count on one simple tradition to remain intact - he'll get a good roasting from his best man.

US fearful of rising radiation levels in food

CBS News - John Blackstone - ‎37 minutes ago‎
The amount of radioactive iodine measured in milk on the West Coast was so small that it did not rise above the normal background level of radiation.

Fed Kept Taps Open For Banks In Crisis

Wall Street Journal - Liz Moyer, David Benoit - ‎1 hour ago‎
One of the biggest secrets of the financial crisis was disclosed Thursday when the Federal Reserve released thousands of pages of data showing heavy discount-window borrowing by foreign banks, regional US banks and ...

Artificial Dye Safe to Eat, Panel Says

New York Times - Gardiner Harris - ‎47 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - There is no proof that foods with artificial colorings cause hyperactivity in most children and there is no need for these foods to carry special warning labels, a government advisory panel voted Thursday.

Angels, Weaver start season with a victory

Los Angeles Times - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Jered Weaver held Kansas City to two hits over 6 1/3 innings while Torii Hunter and Jeff Mathis both hit home runs, leading the Angels to a 4-2 win over the Royals in the season opener.

US wants others to arm, train Libyan rebels - Jonathan S. Landay - ‎38 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON -- Hemmed in by two other wars, an overstretched military and serious budgetary woes, the United States is reducing its role in the multinational military operation in Libya and is looking to other nations to arm and ...

Tea party faithful rally in the rain. Their message to Congress: Get tough.

Christian Science Monitor - Linda Feldmann - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Tea party supporters from around the country demanded Republicans keep their promise to cut the budget. Democrats and 'liberals' were the target of their ire, but the GOP leadership wasn't spared.

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Quantum fluctuations in science, space and society, from quarks to Hubble and Mars. Served up by Alan Boyle, science editor.

The MicrosoftGoogle feud comes to Washington

Politico - Tony Romm, Mike Zapler - ‎1 hour ago‎
By TONY ROMM & MIKE ZAPLER | 3/31/11 6:57 PM EDT Microsoft may have filed its antitrust case against Google in Europe for the same reason Willie Sutton robbed banks: That's where the money is.

League suspends Wiz's Wall, fines Heat's Howard, Ilgauskas - ‎1 hour ago‎
By Official release NEW YORK, March 31, 2011 -- John Wall of the Washington Wizards has been suspended one game without pay, and Juwan Howard of the Miami Heat has been fined $35000 for their roles in an incident during a game on Wednesday, March 30.

Britney Spears Tour Will Have Post-Apocalyptic Vibe, Manager Says - Jocelyn Vena - ‎2 hours ago‎
Though we still don't know who will join Britney Spears when she heads out on her Femme Fatale tour this summer, her longtime manager, Larry Rudolph, recently gave MTV News a few hints about what her shows will look like.

Experts: Google's +1 Has Minuses

PCWorld - Juan Carlos Perez - ‎5 hours ago‎
Google's latest attempt to infuse its search engine with social networking elements appears underwhelming and its success is questionable, as the company struggles to respond to the increasingly serious threat posed by ...

Walker launches 3rd grade reading initiative

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Amy Hetzner, Bill Glauber - ‎1 hour ago‎
Future students will have to show that they can read at a third-grade level before they can advance to fourth grade as part of an initiative Gov.

Cancer Incidence, Deaths Down, Report Shows

MedPage Today - Charles Bankhead - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lung cancer mortality in women decreased for the first time in four decades, according to a report showing that overall cancer mortality and incidence have declined since 2003.

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