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7 dead, 3 injured, suspect caught in college shooting

San Francisco Chronicle -
(04-02) 17:04 PDT Oakland -- Seven people were killed and three were injured after a gunman opened fire this morning on a private university in Oakland that caters to Christian students, in what ranks among the deadliest attacks on a campus in ...
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Weighing When Slim Hopes Become a GOP Problem

New York Times -
OSHKOSH, Wis. - With big-name Republicans and even many Democrats coming to agree that Mitt Romney is destined to be the Republican nominee, there is just one hitch: Someone forgot to tell Rick Santorum.

President Confident Health Law Will Stand

New York Times -
WASHINGTON - President Obama declared Monday that he was confident the Supreme Court would uphold his health care law, saying it would be an “unprecedented, extraordinary” step to overturn legislation passed by the “strong majority of a democratically ...

Syria agrees to stop shelling by April 10, but doubts abound

Los Angeles Times -
The government has accepted a UN-backed peace plan, envoy Kofi Annan says, but opposition groups are skeptical. Syrian Free Army members guard an entrance to a neighborhood in Damascus.

Live: Kentucky clashes with Kansas in national title game

By Erick Smith, USA TODAY The Mercedes-Benz Superdome will appropriately be full of blue with two of college basketball's blue-blood programs meeting for the national title Monday night.

Consumer Reports recalibrates 'excellent' rating for new iPad

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Washington Post -
Consumer Reports didn't like the iPhone 4. It warned that the new iPad was hot - literally. But, as it turns out, the influential publication is a big fan of Apple's new tablet.

Colombian rebels free captives held for over a decade

Reuters -
By Helen Murphy and Brian Ellsworth | BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's FARC rebels freed 10 members of the armed forces held hostage in jungle prison camps for more than a decade on Monday, the last of a group the drug-funded group had used as bargaining ...

Blaze engulfs top of Moscow's Federation Tower complex

BBC News -
Russian fire crews have tackled a spectacular fire that engulfed the top of a Moscow skyscraper still under construction. Helicopters helped douse the flames which broke out more than 60 floors up on the Federation Tower complex.

Argentina, Britain mark Falklands War's 30th anniversary

Los Angeles Times -
President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner decries British control of the Falklands Islands but also criticizes Argentine military rulers who launched the war.

Officials inundated with Mega Millions rumors

Baltimore Sun -
Md. Lottery says reports of a McDonald's employee winning Mega Millions jackpot most likely false By Luke Broadwater, The Baltimore Sun Maryland lottery officials were inundated Monday with hundreds of calls fueled by rumors about the identity of the ...

Martin family's attorney seeks Justice Dept. investigation into police actions ...

Washington Post -
The attorney for Trayvon Martin's parents asked the Justice Department on Monday to investigate allegations that relatives of the man who shot Martin met with law enforcement officials at the police department hours after the shooting.

Futures regulator rejects gambling on Obama's future

Reuters -
By Alexandra Alper | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Commodity Futures Trading Commission on Monday quashed a proposal to allow options contracts on the US presidential election, saying such "gaming" was not in the public interest.

3 Dow Stocks That Rode Today's Rising Market

DailyFinance -
By Dan Caplinger, The Motley Fool It's no surprise to see winners when the market performs as well as it did today. As if the big gains in the first three months weren't enough, stocks soared today, as fears of economic trouble seem to be fading and ...

SEC Probes Groupon

Wall Street Journal -
By SHAYNDI RAICE And JEAN EAGLESHAM The Securities and Exchange Commission is examining Groupon Inc.'s revision of its first set of financial results as a public company, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Avon traders take opposing views on takeover offer

Reuters -
By Doris Frankel (Reuters) - News of a rejected takeover bid for Avon Products Inc on Monday had options players speculating on a better offer down the road, but some were cautious that the stock's bounce will end if a buyer does not emerge soon.

'Mad Men' characters talk Romney's dad, Charlton Heston

Chicago Tribune -
NEW YORK ( - Mitt Romney has racked up some high profile endorsements in the last week, but his dad didn't get one from "Mad Men" character Henry Francis.

Gingrich, in Md., says he's down, not out

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - Newt Gingrich said Monday he's down but not out in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. By Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images Former House speaker Newt Gingrich campaigns in Frederick, Md.

Flying car gets closer to reality with test flight

Wall Street Journal -
AP Woburn, Mass.-based Terrafugia Inc. said Monday that its prototype flying car has completed its first flight, bringing the company closer to its goal of selling the flying car within the next year.

Judge To Oracle And Google: 'Good Luck' (ORCL, GOOG)

San Francisco Chronicle -
Like a referee before a prize fighting bout, the judge in the Oracle - Google copyright infringement case wished both companies "good luck" as he set the trial date for April 16.

The Creepiest Apps and Sites

PC Magazine -
Girls Around Me might be no more, but these apps and sites are just as scary. By Chandra Steele The Girls Around Me app might now be out of the App Store but the privacy concerns it raises aren't going away anytime soon.

Watch Now: Demi Lovato "Give Your Heart a Break" Music Video Premiere!

E! Online -
Taylor's Bridal Chic! Plus, Kristen Stewart, Nicole Kidman, Emma Stone and more. Rate all the highs and lows! Watch Now: Demi Lovato "Give Your Heart a Break" Music Video Premiere!

Alec Baldwin, 53, engaged to 28-year-old girlfriend

New York Daily News -
By Cristina Everett / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Hilaria Thomas met Alec Baldwin in early 2011 while dining with friends in New York City.

Couric and Palin go head-to-head on TV

Minneapolis Star Tribune -
Nearly four years after they clashed in a memorable TV interview on CBS, Sarah Palin and Katie Couric face off again -- this time on Tuesday in a morning-show battle.

Source: Votto Agrees To Extension

First baseman Joey Votto and the Cincinnati Reds agreed Monday on the framework to a 10-year, $225 million extension, a source told ESPN.

Can Griner Afford to Stay at Baylor?

New York Times -
DENVER Brittney Griner has said emphatically that she will return to Baylor for her senior season in 2012-13, despite being eligible to play this summer in the WNBA Rumor and speculation are swatted away like lame jumpers.

Cleveland's Jimenez suspended five games

Chicago Tribune -
(Reuters) - Cleveland Indians right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez was suspended for five games and fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball on Monday for intentionally throwing a pitch at Colorado's Troy Tulowitzki.

The Masters rewards those with experience

Washington Post -
AUGUSTA, Ga. - By the telling of the men who play golf at Augusta National Golf Club, particularly those who arrive this week for their fourth or eighth or 12th Masters, there is no way to know what you're seeing until you have seen it a year later, ...

Humans used fire 1 million years ago, scientists say

Fox News -
Researchers found evidence of human fire use in South Africa's Wonderwerk Cave (shown here), a massive cavern located near the edge of the Kalahari Desert.

Supernova Turned Star Inside-Out

Scientific American -
When the star Cassiopeia A exploded, nearly all the iron from the core was expelled to the outer regions of the supernova. John Matson reports.

Breast cancer screens leads to 'unnecessary treatment'

BBC News -
By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News Up to one-in-four breast cancers detected by screening would never have gone on to be fatal or cause any symptoms, US researchers say.

10 percent of autistic kids "bloom" with therapy: study

Chicago Tribune -
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Many autistic children with social and communication problems benefit from intensive therapy and about 10 percent "bloom," enjoying rapid improvement in social skills as they grow older, US researchers said on Monday.


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