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George Zimmerman seeks donations on his new website

CBS News -
Updated 12:30 am ET (CBS/AP) George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida, has started a website "to ensure my supporters they are receiving my full attention without any intermediaries.
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US condemns continuing violence in Syria

ABC Online -
KIM LANDERS: The United Nations secretary general has made a final demand for the Syrian government to halt attacks on civilians as a deadline draws near for the Assad regime to remove its troops from Syria's cities.

North Korea Preparing for Nuclear Test, South Korea Says

BusinessWeek -
By Sangwon Yoon on April 10, 2012 South Korea warned that North Korea may test a nuclear weapon after a planned missile launch this month that has raised regional tensions and drawn US warnings on the eve of parliamentary elections tomorrow in the ...

On Bubba gumption

Boston Herald -
By Ron Borges AUGUSTA, Ga. - Padraig Harrington had no idea Bubba Watson would win the 76th Masters on Sunday by putting a 40-yard hook on a ball coming out of the pine trees on the 10th hole of Augusta National to end a two-hole playoff with Louis ...

Instagram's Systrom Builds $1 Billion Application in Two Years

BusinessWeek -
By Ari Levy on April 10, 2012 Silicon Valley is one of the few places where a 27-year-old Web entrepreneur can parlay a photo- sharing application with no known source of revenue into $1 billion -- in two years.

Obama holds key leads on Romney, as economy malaise looms over reelection bid

Washington Post -
With the general-election campaign beginning to take shape, President Obama holds clear advantages over Mitt Romney on personal attributes and a number of key issues, but remains vulnerable to discontent with the pace of the economic recovery, ...

Iran nuclear chief expresses some flexibility

Los Angeles Times -
The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization says Tehran may be willing to halt production of one type of uranium. Fereydoun Abbasi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, center, stands with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and other Iranian ...

Yemeni army clashes with Islamists in south, 57 killed

Reuters India -
By Mohammed Mukhashaf | ADEN (Reuters) - At least 57 people were killed on Monday in Yemen when fighters from an al Qaeda-linked group attacked a military camp near the southern city of Lawdar, residents and local officials said.

Movie biography of Myanmar democracy heroine Suu Kyi gets thumbs-up from ...

Washington Post -
WASHINGTON - French director Luc Besson's biopic of Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi has won an unusual endorsement. Hillary Rodham Clinton says she watched the movie, “The Lady,” as she flew to the military-dominated country in December on ...

Health-care law will add $340 billion to deficit, new study finds

Washington Post -
President Obama's landmark health-care initiative, long touted as a means to control costs, will actually add more than $340 billion to the nation's budget woes over the next decade, according to a new study by a Republican member of the board that ...

13-year-old drives school bus to safety after driver passes out

Fox News -
MILTON, Wash. - A middle school student is being credited with saving a school bus full of kids after he drove the bus to safety after the driver passed out behind the wheel, Q13 Fox reports.

Santorum Child's Illness Prompts Romney Camp to Pull Attack Ad

San Francisco Chronicle -
April 10 (Bloomberg) -- Mitt Romney's presidential campaign pulled an attack ad set to air in Pennsylvania targeting Rick Santorum, responding to the Republican rival's decision to suspend politicking after the hospitalization of his daughter.

AOL shares soar on licensing deal with Microsoft

San Francisco Chronicle -
AOL, under shareholder pressure to make changes as revenue falls, will sell and license patents to Microsoft in an agreement worth $1.06 billion.

China Exports, Imports Weak In March -
By AP 04/09/12 - 11:33 PM EDT BEIJING (AP) - China returned to a trade surplus in March but growth in exports and imports was weak as US and European economic woes and a Chinese slowdown weighed on consumer demand.

Asian shares mixed amid investor caution

Financial Times -
By Song Jung-a in Seoul Tuesday 04.30 BST. Asian stocks were mixed as trading resumed in Asian markets after holidays, while a weaker yen boosted Japanese exporters.

Attorney General Eric Holder says voter fraud will not be tolerated

W*USA 9 -
WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) - The DC Board of Elections and Ethics has launched an investigation into a primary election incident in Northwest Washington where a 23-year-old, bearded, white man was offered an election ballot by a poll watcher who apparently ...

Romney on the Charles

Harvard Crimson -
By The Crimson Staff Last Thursday, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attributed President Barack Obama's alleged ineptitude to his having “spent too much time at Harvard, perhaps.

Wireless carriers partner with FCC, police on database of stolen cellphones

Washington Post -
The nation's largest wireless carriers agreed to help federal regulators and local law enforcement crack down on cellphone theft by creating a centralized database to identify stolen phones and render them useless.

RIM Says Sales to U.S. Up, BlackBerry White House Fixture

Bloomberg -
Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) said sales to US federal agencies are rising and the BlackBerry is still a White House fixture, a bright spot for a company struggling with plunging demand amid competition from the iPhone.

Melissa Gilbert taken to the hospital during 'Dancing With the Stars' -
Melissa Gilbert and Maksim Chmerkovskiy delivered a strong paso, but the actress ended up in the hospital shortly after. By Ree Hines Monday night kicked off Rock Week on "Dancing With the Stars," and it was a night of surprises, including one ...

'The Voice': Teams Green, Levine in the spotlight

By Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY For its second week of live competition, NBC's The Voice showcased the finalists from Cee Lo Green and Adam Levine's teams Monday night, as last week's coaches Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton relaxed and commented.

Dancing with the Stars: Who Rocked, Who Rolled Over

People Magazine -
By Mike Fleeman and Dahvi Shira With KISS setting the party mood with a live performance, Dancing with the Stars thundered through rock-and-roll night Monday.

Ichiro impressed by Yu Darvish's MLB debut for Texas, an 11-5 win over Mariners

Washington Post -
ARLINGTON, Texas - Ichiro Suzuki was impressed by Yu Darvish, even after the Japanese ace struggled early in his debut for the Texas Rangers.

Analysis: Sanctioned Saints need to take care of business

By Jarrett Bell, USA TODAY By Bill Haber, AP The New Orleans Saints need to get quarterback Drew Brees signed to a long-term deal.

Ex-teammate: Lamar Odom has options

By Dave McMenamin | NEW ORLEANS -- Lamar Odom was only deactivated by the Dallas Mavericks on Monday, not waived, and it would be too late for the Los Angeles Lakers to sign their former Sixth Man of the Year in time for the playoffs ...

Henry Rodriguez's throwing error in 9th costs Nationals in 4-3 loss to ...

Washington Post -
NEW YORK - Henry Rodriguez couldn't find the strike zone. Then he missed his target at first base. The hard-throwing reliever issued a leadoff walk and committed a crucial throwing error in the ninth inning Monday night, and the undefeated New York ...

Without Kobe Bryant, Lakers come back in 4th quarter to top Hornets

NEW ORLEANS, LA - APRIL 9: Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers shoots against the New Orleans Hornets on... Associated Press NEW ORLEANS -- Pau Gasol figured the onus was on him to score even more than usual with Kobe Bryant out of the Lakers' ...

Genes a good predictor of social status

Science a Gogo -
by Will Parker Scientists using an experimental approach to observe how gene expression patterns correlate with social dominance claim that gene expression can predict the social status of an individual with 80 percent accuracy.

Check Out This Awesome Rube Goldberg Machine

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PC Magazine -
By Damon Poeter Remember the elaborate, warehouse-filling contraption that was the star of OK Go's video for "This Too Shall Pass"?

Autism may be linked to obesity during pregnancy -
A newly released study of the possible links between a mother's condition during pregnancy and the chance her baby will suffer a developmental disorder comes to a provocative conclusion: obese moms may have a greater chance of delivering a baby with ...

Dental X-rays can double brain tumor risk, study finds -
By Robert Bazell Dental X-rays could double the risk for the most common brain tumor, according to a study released Tuesday from scientists and doctors at Yale, Harvard and other prestigious institutions published in Cancer, a scientific journal of the ...

Mississippi teen pregnancy rate highest in US: CDC

Reuters -
| ATLANTA (Reuters) - Mississippi has the highest teen birthrate in the nation while New Hampshire has the lowest, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday, following up on a report that found the incidence of pregnancy among US ...

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