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Key groups propel Romney to victories in Wisconsin, Maryland

CBS News -
Supporters cheer Mitt Romney as he speaks at a primary election night rally in Milwaukee, April 3, 2012. (Credit: AP Photo/Steven Senne) Analysis (CBS News) Mitt Romney won the primaries in Wisconsin and Maryland - two states with electorates similar ...
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Tornadoes ravage Dallas area; at least 12 injured

San Francisco Chronicle -
Dallas -- Tornadoes tore through the Dallas area Tuesday, peeling roofs off homes, tossing big-rig trucks into the air and leaving flattened tractor-trailers strewn along highways and parking lots.

Oikos shooting victim: Katleen Ping

San Francisco Chronicle -
Katleen Ping was the stabilizing force not only for her 4-year-old son, but also for her whole family, which lives together on a tough block in East Oakland.

Baylor is first to go 40-0

By Mechelle Voepel | espnW DENVER -- This journey of perfection started in earnest in March 2011 when a furious and frustrated Baylor women's basketball team made the bus ride home from its Elite Eight loss in Dallas.

Mali junta facing increased pressure to relinquish power -
Mali's junta was facing increasing pressure to give up power on Wednesday, with world powers tightening the diplomatic screws as Islamists consolidate their grip on the north.

European Stocks Called Lower as Fed Stimulus Hopes Fade -
European stocks are called to open firmly lower Wednesday after the US Federal Reserve meeting minutes showed that more monetary easing was unlikely.

Analysis: Success of Annan peace plan for Syria hinges on Russia

Reuters -
By Louis Charbonneau | UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The success or failure of Kofi Annan's peace plan for Syria will depend largely on how willing Russia is to keep sustained pressure on a government that Moscow is determined to protect from Western ...

Iraq says Iran proposes Baghdad as nuclear talks venue

Reuters -
| BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iran has proposed holding the next round of talks with six world powers over its disputed nuclear program next week in Iraq instead of Turkey, Iraq's foreign minister said on Wednesday.

US review process delayed decision on Hafiz Saeed

Hindustan Times -
The United States has attributed the inordinate delay in announcing a $10 million US bounty on Lashkar-e-Taiba chief Hafiz Saeed, alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, to its the long drawn review process.

France arrests Islamist suspects

BBC News -
Police in France have conducted new raids on Islamist suspects in the wake of the multiple killings by gunman Mohamed Merah. At least 10 people were arrested as police conducted operations in Marseille, Roubaix, Carpentras and a number of other ...

Airport director praises woman's calm in landing plane

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -
AP Helen Collins (right), shown with her husband, John, successfully landed the couple's plane Monday in Door County. John, 81, was pronounced dead at a hospital.

Married Gay Couples Sue for Immigration Rights

ABC News -
Immigration advocates have filed a lawsuit on behalf of several married gay couples, alleging a federal law violates their constitutional rights by preventing them from sponsoring their spouses for green cards.

Students pepper-sprayed at Santa Monica College protest

Los Angeles Times -
About 100 students protesting a plan to offer high-priced courses at Santa Monica College this summer tried to storm into a meeting of the college's Board of Trustees on Tuesday evening.

March sales put 2012 on pace to be impressive year for auto industry

Detroit Free Press -
Late-night hosts David Letterman and Craig Ferguson will stay with TV's most-watched network... It has been three years since Elizabeth and Sarah Bruno's dad died suddenly.

Rating agencies not impressed with Molson deal

BusinessWeek -
By SARAH SKIDMORE Molson Coors Brewing Co. may have its eye on Europe, but the rating agencies are casting a critical eye on Molson and its latest deal.

Summary Box: Boy suggests pizza-like euro solution

BusinessWeek -
By AP BIG THINKER: An 11-year-old Dutch boy proposed a radical solution to the European single currency's problems -- using a pizza as his inspiration.

John Delaney wins Dem nod in Maryland's 6th District

Politico -
In a sharp and unexpected blow to the Democratic establishment, John Delaney, a wealthy financier and first-time candidate, captured the Democratic nod in Maryland's newly-reconfigured 6th District.

Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons Voices Support For Mitt Romney, Regrets Voting For ...

Mediaite -
by Noah Rothman | 9:47 am, April 3rd, 2012 Kiss frontman Gene Simmons appeared on Fox News Channel's Fox & Friends to discuss the 2012 race and President Obama, as well as promote his new chain of restaurants “Rock & Brews.

New Nokia Is Good Phone at Great Price: Rich Jaroslovsky

BusinessWeek -
By Rich Jaroslovsky on April 03, 2012 When people buy smartphones, they don't usually base their decision on how many cores the processor has or other arcane specs.

Summary Box: Facebook files countersuit vs Yahoo

BusinessWeek -
By AP LEGAL RESPONSE: Facebook is responding to Yahoo's lawsuit against it by filing a lawsuit of its own. THE DISPUTE: A few weeks ago, Yahoo claimed that Facebook violated 10 patents covering advertising, privacy controls and social networking.

Photo app Instagram launches on Android phones

BusinessWeek -
IPhone-less hipsters rejoice: The popular photo-taking and photo-sharing app Instagram is now on Android. The app has already been available on the iPhone and the iPad, where it's been downloaded more than 30 million times.

Fisker CEO revamps business plan amid Karma woes

Reuters -
By Deepa Seetharaman | NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fisker Automotive, a maker of plug-in hybrid sports cars, may build its second model outside of the United States if federal funds intended to pay for the vehicle's production fall through, the company's ...

Tweeps Slam Sarah Palin's 'Today' Guest-Hosting Gig

AceShowbiz -
Although some viewers dislike the former Alaska governor's appearance on the NBC morning show, John McCain gives her a thumb up.

'The Voice': Four eliminated singers are...

Entertainment Weekly -
First up among Team Christina's bottom three was Ashley De La Rosa. The studio audience seemed pretty shocked that De La Rosa was in the bottom three, and frankly, so was I. I figured girl had enough charisma to carry her through at least to the next ...

Keith Olbermann on Current TV Dismissal: "I Screwed Up"

E! Online -
The former Countdown host admitted that he "screwed up" when it came to his dismissal from Current TV while on The Late Show With David Letterman.

Soap actor Jack Wagner washes out of 'Dancing with the Stars'

San Jose Mercury News -
By Jacquie Oliverius The odds were that either Gavin DeGraw or Melissa Gilbert would be sent home on Tuesday night's "Dancing with the Stars," but it was soap star Jack Wagner and partner Anna Trebunskaya whose season was canceled.

As always, Tiger Woods brings confidence to Masters

Boston Globe -
By Michael Whitmer Tiger Woods won two weeks ago, so is it any suprise he is the Masters favorite? AUGUSTA, Ga. - Based solely on what he's accomplished at Augusta National Golf Club, Tiger Woods would likely be one of the favorites no matter how he's ...

Kobe Bryant bites Nets with rattler in 91-87 victory

Los Angeles Times -
Bryant manages to get good bounces as the Lakers find out how difficult life can be without Andrew Bynum, who misses the game because of an ankle injury.

Rangers clinch top spot in Eastern Conference

Los Angeles Times -
New York defeats Philadelphia, 5-3, increasing its NHL-leading point total to 109 and wrapping up home-ice advantage at least through the conference finals.

Human ancestors used fire earlier than thought, study says

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Los Angeles Times -
Charred bones in a South African cave suggest that Homo erectus was utilizing fire a million years ago, and may even have been cooking, researchers say.

Self-sculpting sand robots are under development at MIT

BBC News -
Tiny robots that can join together to form functional tools and then split apart again after use might be ready for market in little more than a decade, according to researchers.

Ultrasounds, MRIs Can Find More Breast Cancer, Says Study

ABC News -
Here's one more study to add to the breast cancer screening debate: Annual mammogram screenings, combined with ultrasounds and MRIs, significantly increase the detection of cancer in women who had an elevated risk of breast cancer, new research has ...

We may be fatter than we think, researchers report

Los Angeles Times -
A new study finds that the widely used body mass index, or BMI, may be understating obesity in many people. The nation's obesity experts are searching for better ways to measure the nation's state of health and to judge the success or failure of ...

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