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Post  Homu on Thu Mar 08, 2012 3:44 am

World

BBC News

Why is Israel calling Iran a nuclear duck?
BBC News - ‎2 hours ago‎



By James Reynolds BBC Iran correspondent "A nuclear armed Iran must be stopped," Benjamin Netanyahu told the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) lobby group in Washington on Monday.


Telegraph.co.uk

Six soldiers killed in Afghanistan explosion: latest
Telegraph.co.uk - ‎35 minutes ago‎



Latest reaction to the deaths of six British soldiers who were killed when their armoured vehicle was caught in an explosion in Afghanistan.


Globe and Mail

World powers seek unity on Iran nuke program
The Associated Press - ‎1 hour ago‎



VIENNA (AP) - Six world powers struggled Wednesday to find common ground on how harshly to criticize Iran, reflecting the difficulties of presenting a united front at upcoming talks with the Islamic Republic meant to coax it into reducing activities




U.S.

USA TODAY

Showbiz twins found dead in Calif. home
USA TODAY - ‎17 minutes ago‎



AP When they were young, Patricia and Joan Miller sang and danced for Bing Crosby, troops and their friends. El Dorado County Sheriff's Office via AP Patricia and Joan Miller, both 73, were found dead together in their South Lake Tahoe, Calif.

ABC News

Fla. school murder-suicide shooter identified as former Spanish teacher Shane ...
CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎



(CBS/AP) JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The shooter in Tuesday's murder-suicide at a Jacksonville school has been identified as a former Spanish teacher at the Episcopal school.

ABC News

Denver authorities: Serial killer who died in prison may have up to 20 victims ...
Washington Post - ‎14 minutes ago‎



DENVER - A man who died in prison in 1996 after being convicted of murdering three women also killed four others between 1979 and 1988 and might be responsible for as many as 20 homicides, authorities said.

USA TODAY

Tweets get scrutiny in Rutgers webcam spying trial
USA TODAY - ‎11 minutes ago‎



NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (AP) - With the story of alleged invasion of privacy and bias intimidation already told, prosecutors have turned to trying to show jurors that a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's ...


Business

Los Angeles Times

Stocks Trade Near Break-Even Point
Wall Street Journal - ‎25 minutes ago‎



By CHRISTIAN BERTHELSEN US stocks treaded water after Tuesday's slide as the latest figures on employment and productivity met expectations.

Bloomberg

Instant view: Private sector jobs up 216000 in February: ADP
Reuters - ‎42 minutes ago‎



| NEW YORK (Reuters) - The pace of job creation by US private employers accelerated more than expected in February, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

Telegraph.co.uk

Greek bond swap prospects lifted by fresh pledges
Reuters - ‎2 minutes ago‎



* Creditors holding 40% of Greek debt to take bond swap * Pledges bring acceptance level closer to threshold * Dutch finmin and key negotiator say outcome still unclear By Lefteris Papadimas ATHENS, March 7 (Reuters) - Major banks and pension funds ..

Bloomberg

Productivity in US Cools as Labor Costs Jump
Bloomberg - ‎32 minutes ago‎



Sam Hodgson/Bloomberg A contractor at a construction site in San Diego on Feb. 28, 2012. The productivity of US workers rose at a slower pace in the fourth quarter and labor costs jumped, indicating businesses are reaching the limit of wringing


Elections


The Associated Press

Pres. Obama to promote his economic message at a stop near Charlotte
North Carolina News Network - ‎55 minutes ago‎



(CHARLOTTE) -- President Barack Obama is paying another visit to North Carolina. This time he is using the backdrop of a truck manufacturing plant near Charlotte to talk about jobs, energy and the economy.

TPM

Cincy win a guide for Feinberg?
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - ‎25 minutes ago‎



The Evan Feinberg camp is probably giddy by the Tea Party upset of a GOP incumbent near Cincinnati last night, but we're not convinced the race is an exact match with his challenge of PA18 Republican Tim Murphy.


Technology

Telegraph.co.uk

Anonymous retaliates for LulzSec arrests, hacks Panda Security website
Fox News - ‎43 minutes ago‎



Feb. 11, 2012: French protestors wearing Guy Fawkes masks -- the symbol of the hacker collective that calls itself "Anonymous" -- protest against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement, or ACTA, in Paris.

Sydney Morning Herald

Google Creates Hub for Buying Apps, Entertainment in One Place
BusinessWeek - ‎1 hour ago‎



By Brian Womack on March 06, 2012 Google Inc. (GOOG), stepping up competition with Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) in digital media, unveiled a site called Google Play that lets users get Android applications, music, books and movies in.


Entertainment

New York Daily News

Pregnant Jessica Simpson poses nude for Elle
New York Daily News - ‎18 minutes ago‎



By Joyce Chen / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Jessica Simpson doffed her clothes for a fully-nude pictorial in the April issue of Elle, in which she reveals she and fiance Eric Johnson are expecting a baby girl.

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

'Jersey Shore' Star Snooki Pregnant And Engaged!
MTV.com - ‎17 minutes ago‎



MTV News confirms that Snooki and fiancé Jionni LaValle are expecting their first child together. By Jocelyn Vena (@jocelyn1212) It's official!

Cinema Blend

Terra Nova's Christine Adams Joins ABC's Americana
Cinema Blend - ‎1 hour ago‎



Before its ultimate cancellation, Terra Nova was on tenuous lines with Fox for several months while the network waffled over whether or not to allow the show to return next season.


Sports

The Guardian

Tarkenton: Gregg Williams should be banned
ESPN (blog) - ‎5 minutes ago‎



By Pat Yasinskas I just read one of the best pieces I've seen yet on the New Orleans Saints' bounty program. Ironically, it didn't come from a professional writer.

Globe and Mail

Mike Brown backs Kobe Bryant for MVP
ESPN - ‎21 minutes ago‎



By Ramona Shelburne AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike Brown would like to think he knows an MVP when he sees it.


Science

Toronto Star

Scientists close in on God particle, studies confirm
Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎



Dec. 10, 2011: Two high-energy photons shown as red towers are smashed together in the LHC. The yellow lines are the measured tracks of other particles produced in the collision -- possible evidence in the hunt for the Higgs Boson.

SlashGear

Spider silk conducts heat better than other organic materials
SlashGear - ‎2 hours ago‎



This is been a big week for spider silk from the golden silk orbweaver spider. Earlier in the week, we talked about a researcher that had used the spider silk to create a set of violin strings.

Christian Science Monitor

Unique hybrid deep sea creatures discovered off Costa Rica
Christian Science Monitor - ‎1 hour ago‎



By OurAmazingPlanet Staff / March 7, 2012 Researchers estimated that there are more than 14000 tubeworms in this tubeworm 'bush' found in the deep sea.

Christian Science Monitor

Two powerful 'X-class' flares erupt on sun
Christian Science Monitor - ‎32 minutes ago‎



The sun unleashed two extremely powerful flares Tuesday. NASA tentatively says that particles from the solar storms are probably heading in Earth's direction, but will likely deliver a glancing blow at most.

BBC News

Velociraptor's last meal revealed
BBC News - ‎6 hours ago‎



By Ella Davies Reporter, BBC Nature The bone of a large flying reptile has been found in the gut of a Velociraptor, sparking fresh discussion among palaeontologists.

Telegraph.co.uk

SUNKEN LINER Titanic iceberg riddle answer FOUND ON MOON
Register - ‎2 hours ago‎



By Lewis Page • Get more from this author Scientists probing the circumstances surrounding the sinking of the ocean liner Titanic in 1912 say that a very rare conjunction of the Earth, Sun and Moon may have led to unusually high numbers of icebergs.


Health

Zee News

Estrogen lowers breast cancer risk in some
Atlanta Journal Constitution - ‎47 minutes ago‎



By MARIA CHENG AP LONDON - Women who take estrogen after menopause appear to have a lower risk of breast cancer even years after they quit taking the hormone, according to a new analysis of a landmark study.

USA TODAY

FDA warns AeroShot caffeine inhaler's maker, saying supplements can't be inhaled
CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎



(CBS News) AeroShot caffeine inhalers deliver "airborne energy," according to its makers, by providing a caffeine boost on-the-go when users breathe in a dissolved fine powder from the lipstick-sized canister.

TIME

How Exercise Can Change Your DNA
TIME - ‎3 hours ago‎



Scientists discover that physical activity leads to beneficial changes in gene activity, even after a single workout.
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