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Telegraph.co.uk

Republicans Won't Broker for Their Pick

New York Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎

WASHINGTON - If Mitt Romney loses the primary in Michigan on Tuesday, panic will set in among Republican politicians and big contributors; talk of a brokered convention or a late-entering candidate will reach a crescendo.

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Mitt Romney »

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Ron Paul »

Current, two former Michigan govs talk GOP presidential raceThe Detroit News

msnbc.com: Delegates at stake on Super Tuesdaymsnbc.com

From Michigan:More stops scheduled for Romney, Santorum in MichiganSouthgate News Herald

From Arizona:Live: Romney addresses Detroit Economic ClubTucson Citizen

Opinion:Native son Mitt stalls in DetroitBoston Herald

See all 7,489 sources »

 

Wood TV8

 

TelegraphTV

 

Wood TV8

 

Boston.com

 

DigitalJournal.com

 

Daily Mail

 

KGMI

 

Sydney Morning Herald

 

Politico

 

The Associated Press

 

CBC.ca (blog)

 

Los Angeles Times

 

Washington Times

 

Bloomberg

 

New York Times

 

msnbc.com

 

MLive.com

 

Deseret News (blog)

 

Newsday

 

The Fiscal Times

 

Chicago Tribune

 

WTOP

 

TPM

 

Sydney Morning Herald

Blast Injures US Soldiers as Riots Rage in Afghanistan

New York Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎

KABUL, Afghanistan - A grenade thrown by Afghan protesters wounded at least six American service members in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, as new details emerged in the investigation of the shooting death of two American officers ...

 

New York Times

As Fighting Rages, Syria Offers a New Charter

New York Times - ‎7 minutes ago‎

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As fighting churned on in major cities on Sunday, Syria held a referendum on a new constitution, an offer of reform that critics have dismissed as too little too late and Western leaders called a farce.

 

Los Angeles Times

Rain Starts at Daytona, Likely Delaying Start

ABC News - ‎7 minutes ago‎

It's raining at Daytona International Speedway, likely delaying the start of the Daytona 500. NASCAR officials have not made an official announcement about pushing back the 1:29 pm green flag, but they will have little choice if the rain doesn't stop ...

 

Moneycontrol.com

Derivative contracts hurt profits at Berkshire Hathaway

USA TODAY - ‎41 minutes ago‎

By Josh Funk, AP OMAHA, Nebraska - A drop in the paper value of the financial instruments known as derivatives hurt profits at Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

 

Globe and Mail

'The Artist' aims to bring silence back to Oscars

Boston.com - ‎38 minutes ago‎

By David Germain AP Movie Writer / February 26, 2012 LOS ANGELES—Meryl Streep might join the acting three-peat club with a third Academy Award.

World »

 

CBC.ca

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital after minor diagnostic surgery

Los Angeles Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎

REPORTING FROM JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- South Africans heaved a sigh of relief Sunday as former president Nelson Mandela was discharged from a hospital in good health after a laparoscopy, a surgical procedure in which a camera is inserted into the ...

 

Christian Science Monitor

Navy SEALs aftermath: Pakistan tears down Osama compound

Christian Science Monitor - ‎46 minutes ago‎

On Saturday, Pakistan started ripping down the compound where US Navy SEALs killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011. By Issam Ahmed, Correspondent / February 26, 2012 Pakistani media film as authorities use heavy machinery to demolish the ...

 

USA TODAY

Thousands form human chain in anti-Putin protest

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎

MOSCOW (AP) - Thousands of people holding hands formed a 10-mile human chain encircling central Moscow on Sunday in the latest protest against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

 

msnbc.com

Discontented Senegalese Vote for President

New York Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎

DAKAR, Senegal - A volatile test for this small West African nation's established democracy unfolded Sunday as voters decided whether the country's elderly president should be permitted to stay in power.

 

Globe and Mail

Egypt to select constitution panel March 3

The Associated Press - ‎12 minutes ago‎

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ruling military council pushed ahead Sunday with plans to begin drafting a new constitution before transferring power to civilian rule, announcing that parliament will meet this week to select the panel tasked with writing it.

More World stories

U.S. »

From Negro Creek to Wop Draw, Place Names Offend

ABC News - ‎57 minutes ago‎

Just east of Victorville in California's Mojave Desert two bluffs rise 3000-feet from the valley floor. A 1949 map by the US Geological Survey officially gave them the name locals had called them for as long as anyone could remember: Pickaninny Buttes.

 

USA TODAY

Security video shows struggle between RFK son, nurses

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎

NEW YORK (AP) - A lawyer for a suburban New York maternity nurse says she called in a hospital alert for a newborn abduction when one of Robert F. Kennedy's sons tried to take his own son off the floor for a walk.

More U.S. stories

Business »

 

Forbes

Apple Readying 'Products That Will Blow Your Mind'

Forbes - ‎Feb 23, 2012‎

Apple's Tim Cook, addressing shareholders for the first time since he took over as CEO from Steve Jobs in August, said today the company will introduce mind-blowing products this year.

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Report: BP ready for lengthy oil spill trial

The Associated Press - ‎8 minutes ago‎

LONDON (AP) - BP chief executive Bob Dudley said the company is able to fight a lengthy court battle over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

More Business stories

Elections »

 

Boston.com

Arizona governor endorses Mitt Romney days before state primary

Chicago Tribune - ‎51 minutes ago‎

Reporting from Tempe, Ariz.— Mitt Romney picked up the endorsement Sunday of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, as the state's Republican Party establishment closed ranks ahead of Tuesday's presidential primary.

 

Boston.com

NJ governor says contested GOP convention is possible in up-and-down ...

Washington Post - ‎39 minutes ago‎

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn't ruling out the possibility that the topsy-turvy GOP presidential race may end up in a contested party convention this summer if Mitt Romney loses Tuesday's Michigan primary.

 

KUNC

Santorum Says Separation of Church and State Isn't Absolute

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎

By Sara Forden Feb. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Republican presidential primary hopeful Rick Santorum said he doesn't believe in the separation of church and state, noting that a speech on the topic by former President John F. Kennedy makes him want to “throw up ...

 

Boston.com

Democratic governors almost giddy on Obama reelection prospects

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎

Democratic governors are bullish on President Barack Obama's re-election prospects, citing the improving economy and a Republican nominating contest that has exposed deep divisions in the party's base.

 

Politico

Gingrich stakes campaign on energy issue

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎

BURLINGAME, Calif. - Hoping he's found an issue that will propel him back into the top tier in the Republican primary contest, Newt Gingrich on Saturday called President Obama's recent remarks on energy "factually false, intellectually incoherent, ...

More Elections stories

Technology »

 

Computerworld

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sighted in Barcelona at MWC

Computerworld - ‎29 minutes ago‎

By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - BARCELONA -- Samsung, known for its extensive array of smartphone and tablet device sizes, began displaying outdoor billboards here on Sunday of a 10.1-in.

 

ComputerActive.co.uk

Huawei unleashes Ascend D Quad line: claims world's fastest smartphone

CNET - ‎52 minutes ago‎

by Brian Bennett February 26, 2012 7:52 AM PST Follow @boliverbennett Mobile World Congress kicked off with a bang as Huawei unveiled its first quad-core, ICS handset called the Acend D Quad.

More Technology stories

Entertainment »

 

Cinema Blend

The Artist Tops Indie Spirit Awards On Its Way To Oscar

Cinema Blend - ‎1 hour ago‎

The Indie Spirit Awards are the looser, more fun younger sibling to the Oscars, as reported by pretty much everyone who attends the beachfront ceremony held the Saturday before the Oscar ceremony.

 

Globe and Mail

Adam Sandler Breaks Record With 11 Razzie Awards Nominations

AceShowbiz - ‎20 minutes ago‎

For playing dual roles in 'Jack and Jill', for starring in comedy 'Just Go With It' and for writing the screenplay of 'Bucky Larson', Sandler has to receive the biggest shame.

More Entertainment stories

Sports »

 

USA TODAY

Santorum, Romney presidential campaigns clash at Daytona 500

USA TODAY - ‎30 minutes ago‎

By Nate Ryan, USA TODAY By Terry Renna, AP Mitt Romney makes his way through the crowd Sunday morning before the Daytona 500. He attended the prerace drivers meeting.

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Hit by @*$)+#!! teammate, Patrick finishes 38th

Alexandria Town Talk - ‎41 minutes ago‎

"The [expletive] 88 hit me while we were in a big pack! What the [expletive]?" Patrick screamed.- 10:15 am DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.

 

USA TODAY

Love, Evans win 3-point, dunk contests

Tucson Citizen - ‎18 minutes ago‎

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love took just 19 three-pointers his rookie season in 2008-09. He made just two. “Coming into the league, I was told not to shoot three-point shots,” Love said.

 

TSN

Report: Blues ship Bishop to Ottawa for pick

NHL.com - ‎15 minutes ago‎

With Craig Anderson sidelined due to a fluke hand injury, the Ottawa Senators have made a trade with the St. Louis Blues to acquire goalie Ben Bishop for a second-round draft pick in 2013, according to the Ottawa Sun and TSN.

More Sports stories

Science »

 

Zee News

Global warming, drought likely lead to decline of Mayan civilization

The State Column - ‎24 minutes ago‎

A team of scientists say that the Mayan may have been done in by a mild drought, possibly caused by global warming. A newly released study finds that the Mayan may have experienced difficulties related to drought in the years leading up to its decline.

 

msnbc.com

'Nomad planets' may thrive in the Milky Way

The State Column - ‎56 minutes ago‎

“Nomad planets” may fill the Milky Way, according to a new study by researchers at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC).

 

TIME

Scientists: Global warming may lead to a short presence for humanity

The State Column - ‎2 hours ago‎

A new study finds that ancient horses shrunk even smaller than their ancestors, a trend scientists say is likely the result of global warming.

More Science stories

Health »

 

CBC.ca

Flavonoids, Antioxidants Found In Citrus, Tied With Lower Stroke Risk: Study

Huffington Post - ‎56 minutes ago‎

Oranges are in season right now, and a new study shows why it might be a good idea to stock up. Research published in the journal Stroke shows that flavonoids, a kind of antioxidant in citrus fruits and tea, seem to be linked with a lower ischemic ...

 

Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers probe Prime Healthcare Services' billing practices

Los Angeles Times - ‎18 hours ago‎

A hearing is called to investigate allegations of excess charges and boosting revenue by refusing to transfer out-of-network patients.

More Health stories

new news read and find out

Posted by carrington on February 26, 2012 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Top Stories

 

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Republicans Won't Broker for Their Pick

New York Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎

WASHINGTON - If Mitt Romney loses the primary in Michigan on Tuesday, panic will set in among Republican politicians and big contributors; talk of a brokered convention or a late-entering candidate will reach a crescendo.

Related

Mitt Romney »

Rick Santorum »

Ron Paul »

Current, two former Michigan govs talk GOP presidential raceThe Detroit News

msnbc.com: Delegates at stake on Super Tuesdaymsnbc.com

From Michigan:More stops scheduled for Romney, Santorum in MichiganSouthgate News Herald

From Arizona:Live: Romney addresses Detroit Economic ClubTucson Citizen

Opinion:Native son Mitt stalls in DetroitBoston Herald

See all 7,489 sources »

 

Wood TV8

 

TelegraphTV

 

Wood TV8

 

Boston.com

 

DigitalJournal.com

 

Daily Mail

 

KGMI

 

Sydney Morning Herald

 

Politico

 

The Associated Press

 

CBC.ca (blog)

 

Los Angeles Times

 

Washington Times

 

Bloomberg

 

New York Times

 

msnbc.com

 

MLive.com

 

Deseret News (blog)

 

Newsday

 

The Fiscal Times

 

Chicago Tribune

 

WTOP

 

TPM

 

Sydney Morning Herald

Blast Injures US Soldiers as Riots Rage in Afghanistan

New York Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎

KABUL, Afghanistan - A grenade thrown by Afghan protesters wounded at least six American service members in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, as new details emerged in the investigation of the shooting death of two American officers ...

 

New York Times

As Fighting Rages, Syria Offers a New Charter

New York Times - ‎7 minutes ago‎

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As fighting churned on in major cities on Sunday, Syria held a referendum on a new constitution, an offer of reform that critics have dismissed as too little too late and Western leaders called a farce.

 

Los Angeles Times

Rain Starts at Daytona, Likely Delaying Start

ABC News - ‎7 minutes ago‎

It's raining at Daytona International Speedway, likely delaying the start of the Daytona 500. NASCAR officials have not made an official announcement about pushing back the 1:29 pm green flag, but they will have little choice if the rain doesn't stop ...

 

Moneycontrol.com

Derivative contracts hurt profits at Berkshire Hathaway

USA TODAY - ‎41 minutes ago‎

By Josh Funk, AP OMAHA, Nebraska - A drop in the paper value of the financial instruments known as derivatives hurt profits at Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

 

Globe and Mail

'The Artist' aims to bring silence back to Oscars

Boston.com - ‎38 minutes ago‎

By David Germain AP Movie Writer / February 26, 2012 LOS ANGELES—Meryl Streep might join the acting three-peat club with a third Academy Award.

World »

 

CBC.ca

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital after minor diagnostic surgery

Los Angeles Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎

REPORTING FROM JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- South Africans heaved a sigh of relief Sunday as former president Nelson Mandela was discharged from a hospital in good health after a laparoscopy, a surgical procedure in which a camera is inserted into the ...

 

Christian Science Monitor

Navy SEALs aftermath: Pakistan tears down Osama compound

Christian Science Monitor - ‎46 minutes ago‎

On Saturday, Pakistan started ripping down the compound where US Navy SEALs killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011. By Issam Ahmed, Correspondent / February 26, 2012 Pakistani media film as authorities use heavy machinery to demolish the ...

 

USA TODAY

Thousands form human chain in anti-Putin protest

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎

MOSCOW (AP) - Thousands of people holding hands formed a 10-mile human chain encircling central Moscow on Sunday in the latest protest against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

 

msnbc.com

Discontented Senegalese Vote for President

New York Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎

DAKAR, Senegal - A volatile test for this small West African nation's established democracy unfolded Sunday as voters decided whether the country's elderly president should be permitted to stay in power.

 

Globe and Mail

Egypt to select constitution panel March 3

The Associated Press - ‎12 minutes ago‎

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ruling military council pushed ahead Sunday with plans to begin drafting a new constitution before transferring power to civilian rule, announcing that parliament will meet this week to select the panel tasked with writing it.

More World stories

U.S. »

From Negro Creek to Wop Draw, Place Names Offend

ABC News - ‎57 minutes ago‎

Just east of Victorville in California's Mojave Desert two bluffs rise 3000-feet from the valley floor. A 1949 map by the US Geological Survey officially gave them the name locals had called them for as long as anyone could remember: Pickaninny Buttes.

 

USA TODAY

Security video shows struggle between RFK son, nurses

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎

NEW YORK (AP) - A lawyer for a suburban New York maternity nurse says she called in a hospital alert for a newborn abduction when one of Robert F. Kennedy's sons tried to take his own son off the floor for a walk.

More U.S. stories

Business »

 

Forbes

Apple Readying 'Products That Will Blow Your Mind'

Forbes - ‎Feb 23, 2012‎

Apple's Tim Cook, addressing shareholders for the first time since he took over as CEO from Steve Jobs in August, said today the company will introduce mind-blowing products this year.

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Report: BP ready for lengthy oil spill trial

The Associated Press - ‎8 minutes ago‎

LONDON (AP) - BP chief executive Bob Dudley said the company is able to fight a lengthy court battle over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

More Business stories

Elections »

 

Boston.com

Arizona governor endorses Mitt Romney days before state primary

Chicago Tribune - ‎51 minutes ago‎

Reporting from Tempe, Ariz.— Mitt Romney picked up the endorsement Sunday of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, as the state's Republican Party establishment closed ranks ahead of Tuesday's presidential primary.

 

Boston.com

NJ governor says contested GOP convention is possible in up-and-down ...

Washington Post - ‎39 minutes ago‎

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn't ruling out the possibility that the topsy-turvy GOP presidential race may end up in a contested party convention this summer if Mitt Romney loses Tuesday's Michigan primary.

 

KUNC

Santorum Says Separation of Church and State Isn't Absolute

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎

By Sara Forden Feb. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Republican presidential primary hopeful Rick Santorum said he doesn't believe in the separation of church and state, noting that a speech on the topic by former President John F. Kennedy makes him want to “throw up ...

 

Boston.com

Democratic governors almost giddy on Obama reelection prospects

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎

Democratic governors are bullish on President Barack Obama's re-election prospects, citing the improving economy and a Republican nominating contest that has exposed deep divisions in the party's base.

 

Politico

Gingrich stakes campaign on energy issue

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎

BURLINGAME, Calif. - Hoping he's found an issue that will propel him back into the top tier in the Republican primary contest, Newt Gingrich on Saturday called President Obama's recent remarks on energy "factually false, intellectually incoherent, ...

More Elections stories

Technology »

 

Computerworld

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sighted in Barcelona at MWC

Computerworld - ‎29 minutes ago‎

By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - BARCELONA -- Samsung, known for its extensive array of smartphone and tablet device sizes, began displaying outdoor billboards here on Sunday of a 10.1-in.

 

ComputerActive.co.uk

Huawei unleashes Ascend D Quad line: claims world's fastest smartphone

CNET - ‎52 minutes ago‎

by Brian Bennett February 26, 2012 7:52 AM PST Follow @boliverbennett Mobile World Congress kicked off with a bang as Huawei unveiled its first quad-core, ICS handset called the Acend D Quad.

More Technology stories

Entertainment »

 

Cinema Blend

The Artist Tops Indie Spirit Awards On Its Way To Oscar

Cinema Blend - ‎1 hour ago‎

The Indie Spirit Awards are the looser, more fun younger sibling to the Oscars, as reported by pretty much everyone who attends the beachfront ceremony held the Saturday before the Oscar ceremony.

 

Globe and Mail

Adam Sandler Breaks Record With 11 Razzie Awards Nominations

AceShowbiz - ‎20 minutes ago‎

For playing dual roles in 'Jack and Jill', for starring in comedy 'Just Go With It' and for writing the screenplay of 'Bucky Larson', Sandler has to receive the biggest shame.

More Entertainment stories

Sports »

 

USA TODAY

Santorum, Romney presidential campaigns clash at Daytona 500

USA TODAY - ‎30 minutes ago‎

By Nate Ryan, USA TODAY By Terry Renna, AP Mitt Romney makes his way through the crowd Sunday morning before the Daytona 500. He attended the prerace drivers meeting.

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Hit by @*$)+#!! teammate, Patrick finishes 38th

Alexandria Town Talk - ‎41 minutes ago‎

"The [expletive] 88 hit me while we were in a big pack! What the [expletive]?" Patrick screamed.- 10:15 am DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.

 

USA TODAY

Love, Evans win 3-point, dunk contests

Tucson Citizen - ‎18 minutes ago‎

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love took just 19 three-pointers his rookie season in 2008-09. He made just two. “Coming into the league, I was told not to shoot three-point shots,” Love said.

 

TSN

Report: Blues ship Bishop to Ottawa for pick

NHL.com - ‎15 minutes ago‎

With Craig Anderson sidelined due to a fluke hand injury, the Ottawa Senators have made a trade with the St. Louis Blues to acquire goalie Ben Bishop for a second-round draft pick in 2013, according to the Ottawa Sun and TSN.

More Sports stories

Science »

 

Zee News

Global warming, drought likely lead to decline of Mayan civilization

The State Column - ‎24 minutes ago‎

A team of scientists say that the Mayan may have been done in by a mild drought, possibly caused by global warming. A newly released study finds that the Mayan may have experienced difficulties related to drought in the years leading up to its decline.

 

msnbc.com

'Nomad planets' may thrive in the Milky Way

The State Column - ‎56 minutes ago‎

“Nomad planets” may fill the Milky Way, according to a new study by researchers at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC).

 

TIME

Scientists: Global warming may lead to a short presence for humanity

The State Column - ‎2 hours ago‎

A new study finds that ancient horses shrunk even smaller than their ancestors, a trend scientists say is likely the result of global warming.

More Science stories

Health »

 

CBC.ca

Flavonoids, Antioxidants Found In Citrus, Tied With Lower Stroke Risk: Study

Huffington Post - ‎56 minutes ago‎

Oranges are in season right now, and a new study shows why it might be a good idea to stock up. Research published in the journal Stroke shows that flavonoids, a kind of antioxidant in citrus fruits and tea, seem to be linked with a lower ischemic ...

 

Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers probe Prime Healthcare Services' billing practices

Los Angeles Times - ‎18 hours ago‎

A hearing is called to investigate allegations of excess charges and boosting revenue by refusing to transfer out-of-network patients.

More Health stories

new news read and find out

Posted by carrington on February 26, 2012 at 12:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Top Stories

 

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Republicans Won't Broker for Their Pick

New York Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎

WASHINGTON - If Mitt Romney loses the primary in Michigan on Tuesday, panic will set in among Republican politicians and big contributors; talk of a brokered convention or a late-entering candidate will reach a crescendo.

Related

Mitt Romney »

Rick Santorum »

Ron Paul »

Current, two former Michigan govs talk GOP presidential raceThe Detroit News

msnbc.com: Delegates at stake on Super Tuesdaymsnbc.com

From Michigan:More stops scheduled for Romney, Santorum in MichiganSouthgate News Herald

From Arizona:Live: Romney addresses Detroit Economic ClubTucson Citizen

Opinion:Native son Mitt stalls in DetroitBoston Herald

See all 7,489 sources »

 

Wood TV8

 

TelegraphTV

 

Wood TV8

 

Boston.com

 

DigitalJournal.com

 

Daily Mail

 

KGMI

 

Sydney Morning Herald

 

Politico

 

The Associated Press

 

CBC.ca (blog)

 

Los Angeles Times

 

Washington Times

 

Bloomberg

 

New York Times

 

msnbc.com

 

MLive.com

 

Deseret News (blog)

 

Newsday

 

The Fiscal Times

 

Chicago Tribune

 

WTOP

 

TPM

 

Sydney Morning Herald

Blast Injures US Soldiers as Riots Rage in Afghanistan

New York Times - ‎35 minutes ago‎

KABUL, Afghanistan - A grenade thrown by Afghan protesters wounded at least six American service members in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, as new details emerged in the investigation of the shooting death of two American officers ...

 

New York Times

As Fighting Rages, Syria Offers a New Charter

New York Times - ‎7 minutes ago‎

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As fighting churned on in major cities on Sunday, Syria held a referendum on a new constitution, an offer of reform that critics have dismissed as too little too late and Western leaders called a farce.

 

Los Angeles Times

Rain Starts at Daytona, Likely Delaying Start

ABC News - ‎7 minutes ago‎

It's raining at Daytona International Speedway, likely delaying the start of the Daytona 500. NASCAR officials have not made an official announcement about pushing back the 1:29 pm green flag, but they will have little choice if the rain doesn't stop ...

 

Moneycontrol.com

Derivative contracts hurt profits at Berkshire Hathaway

USA TODAY - ‎41 minutes ago‎

By Josh Funk, AP OMAHA, Nebraska - A drop in the paper value of the financial instruments known as derivatives hurt profits at Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate run by billionaire investor Warren Buffett.

 

Globe and Mail

'The Artist' aims to bring silence back to Oscars

Boston.com - ‎38 minutes ago‎

By David Germain AP Movie Writer / February 26, 2012 LOS ANGELES—Meryl Streep might join the acting three-peat club with a third Academy Award.

World »

 

CBC.ca

Nelson Mandela discharged from hospital after minor diagnostic surgery

Los Angeles Times - ‎25 minutes ago‎

REPORTING FROM JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA -- South Africans heaved a sigh of relief Sunday as former president Nelson Mandela was discharged from a hospital in good health after a laparoscopy, a surgical procedure in which a camera is inserted into the ...

 

Christian Science Monitor

Navy SEALs aftermath: Pakistan tears down Osama compound

Christian Science Monitor - ‎46 minutes ago‎

On Saturday, Pakistan started ripping down the compound where US Navy SEALs killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in 2011. By Issam Ahmed, Correspondent / February 26, 2012 Pakistani media film as authorities use heavy machinery to demolish the ...

 

USA TODAY

Thousands form human chain in anti-Putin protest

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎

MOSCOW (AP) - Thousands of people holding hands formed a 10-mile human chain encircling central Moscow on Sunday in the latest protest against Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.

 

msnbc.com

Discontented Senegalese Vote for President

New York Times - ‎32 minutes ago‎

DAKAR, Senegal - A volatile test for this small West African nation's established democracy unfolded Sunday as voters decided whether the country's elderly president should be permitted to stay in power.

 

Globe and Mail

Egypt to select constitution panel March 3

The Associated Press - ‎12 minutes ago‎

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's ruling military council pushed ahead Sunday with plans to begin drafting a new constitution before transferring power to civilian rule, announcing that parliament will meet this week to select the panel tasked with writing it.

More World stories

U.S. »

From Negro Creek to Wop Draw, Place Names Offend

ABC News - ‎57 minutes ago‎

Just east of Victorville in California's Mojave Desert two bluffs rise 3000-feet from the valley floor. A 1949 map by the US Geological Survey officially gave them the name locals had called them for as long as anyone could remember: Pickaninny Buttes.

 

USA TODAY

Security video shows struggle between RFK son, nurses

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎

NEW YORK (AP) - A lawyer for a suburban New York maternity nurse says she called in a hospital alert for a newborn abduction when one of Robert F. Kennedy's sons tried to take his own son off the floor for a walk.

More U.S. stories

Business »

 

Forbes

Apple Readying 'Products That Will Blow Your Mind'

Forbes - ‎Feb 23, 2012‎

Apple's Tim Cook, addressing shareholders for the first time since he took over as CEO from Steve Jobs in August, said today the company will introduce mind-blowing products this year.

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Report: BP ready for lengthy oil spill trial

The Associated Press - ‎8 minutes ago‎

LONDON (AP) - BP chief executive Bob Dudley said the company is able to fight a lengthy court battle over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

More Business stories

Elections »

 

Boston.com

Arizona governor endorses Mitt Romney days before state primary

Chicago Tribune - ‎51 minutes ago‎

Reporting from Tempe, Ariz.— Mitt Romney picked up the endorsement Sunday of Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, as the state's Republican Party establishment closed ranks ahead of Tuesday's presidential primary.

 

Boston.com

NJ governor says contested GOP convention is possible in up-and-down ...

Washington Post - ‎39 minutes ago‎

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn't ruling out the possibility that the topsy-turvy GOP presidential race may end up in a contested party convention this summer if Mitt Romney loses Tuesday's Michigan primary.

 

KUNC

Santorum Says Separation of Church and State Isn't Absolute

BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎

By Sara Forden Feb. 26 (Bloomberg) -- Republican presidential primary hopeful Rick Santorum said he doesn't believe in the separation of church and state, noting that a speech on the topic by former President John F. Kennedy makes him want to “throw up ...

 

Boston.com

Democratic governors almost giddy on Obama reelection prospects

Fox News - ‎2 hours ago‎

Democratic governors are bullish on President Barack Obama's re-election prospects, citing the improving economy and a Republican nominating contest that has exposed deep divisions in the party's base.

 

Politico

Gingrich stakes campaign on energy issue

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎

BURLINGAME, Calif. - Hoping he's found an issue that will propel him back into the top tier in the Republican primary contest, Newt Gingrich on Saturday called President Obama's recent remarks on energy "factually false, intellectually incoherent, ...

More Elections stories

Technology »

 

Computerworld

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 sighted in Barcelona at MWC

Computerworld - ‎29 minutes ago‎

By Matt Hamblen Computerworld - BARCELONA -- Samsung, known for its extensive array of smartphone and tablet device sizes, began displaying outdoor billboards here on Sunday of a 10.1-in.

 

ComputerActive.co.uk

Huawei unleashes Ascend D Quad line: claims world's fastest smartphone

CNET - ‎52 minutes ago‎

by Brian Bennett February 26, 2012 7:52 AM PST Follow @boliverbennett Mobile World Congress kicked off with a bang as Huawei unveiled its first quad-core, ICS handset called the Acend D Quad.

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Cinema Blend

The Artist Tops Indie Spirit Awards On Its Way To Oscar

Cinema Blend - ‎1 hour ago‎

The Indie Spirit Awards are the looser, more fun younger sibling to the Oscars, as reported by pretty much everyone who attends the beachfront ceremony held the Saturday before the Oscar ceremony.

 

Globe and Mail

Adam Sandler Breaks Record With 11 Razzie Awards Nominations

AceShowbiz - ‎20 minutes ago‎

For playing dual roles in 'Jack and Jill', for starring in comedy 'Just Go With It' and for writing the screenplay of 'Bucky Larson', Sandler has to receive the biggest shame.

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USA TODAY

Santorum, Romney presidential campaigns clash at Daytona 500

USA TODAY - ‎30 minutes ago‎

By Nate Ryan, USA TODAY By Terry Renna, AP Mitt Romney makes his way through the crowd Sunday morning before the Daytona 500. He attended the prerace drivers meeting.

 

Telegraph.co.uk

Hit by @*$)+#!! teammate, Patrick finishes 38th

Alexandria Town Talk - ‎41 minutes ago‎

"The [expletive] 88 hit me while we were in a big pack! What the [expletive]?" Patrick screamed.- 10:15 am DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.

 

USA TODAY

Love, Evans win 3-point, dunk contests

Tucson Citizen - ‎18 minutes ago‎

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love took just 19 three-pointers his rookie season in 2008-09. He made just two. “Coming into the league, I was told not to shoot three-point shots,” Love said.

 

TSN

Report: Blues ship Bishop to Ottawa for pick

NHL.com - ‎15 minutes ago‎

With Craig Anderson sidelined due to a fluke hand injury, the Ottawa Senators have made a trade with the St. Louis Blues to acquire goalie Ben Bishop for a second-round draft pick in 2013, according to the Ottawa Sun and TSN.

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Zee News

Global warming, drought likely lead to decline of Mayan civilization

The State Column - ‎24 minutes ago‎

A team of scientists say that the Mayan may have been done in by a mild drought, possibly caused by global warming. A newly released study finds that the Mayan may have experienced difficulties related to drought in the years leading up to its decline.

 

msnbc.com

'Nomad planets' may thrive in the Milky Way

The State Column - ‎56 minutes ago‎

“Nomad planets” may fill the Milky Way, according to a new study by researchers at the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC).

 

TIME

Scientists: Global warming may lead to a short presence for humanity

The State Column - ‎2 hours ago‎

A new study finds that ancient horses shrunk even smaller than their ancestors, a trend scientists say is likely the result of global warming.

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CBC.ca

Flavonoids, Antioxidants Found In Citrus, Tied With Lower Stroke Risk: Study

Huffington Post - ‎56 minutes ago‎

Oranges are in season right now, and a new study shows why it might be a good idea to stock up. Research published in the journal Stroke shows that flavonoids, a kind of antioxidant in citrus fruits and tea, seem to be linked with a lower ischemic ...

 

Los Angeles Times

Lawmakers probe Prime Healthcare Services' billing practices

Los Angeles Times - ‎18 hours ago‎

A hearing is called to investigate allegations of excess charges and boosting revenue by refusing to transfer out-of-network patients.

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