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Mar 11, 2012

LATEST World News, Mar 11, 2012

International push to end Syria crisis stalls
WGME
153-c-13-(Mark Lavie (lah-VEE'), AP Middle East correspondent)-"by both sides"-AP Middle East Correspondent Mark Lavie reports a senior international diplomat has failed to make a dent in the conflcit in Syria. (11 Mar 2012) 151-v-29-(Mark Lavie ...
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Google's Latest Easter Egg: Fun for Numeral Nerds
PCWorld (blog)
By Jeff Bertolucci, PCWorld Mar 11, 2012 1:39 PM Yep, Google's up to its old tricks and has unleashed a trio of Easter eggs that are sure to thrill fans of numeral systems. Here's how to find it: Go to Google and search for either "binary," ...
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Afghan president: US soldier kills 16 civilians
WGME
(AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) (12 Mar 2012) APPHOTO XMS110: A US soldier, part of the NATO-ledInternational Security Assistance Force (ISAF), stands outside a military base in Panjwai, Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March. 11, 2012 ...
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Is it time to pull forces out of Afghanistan? (5:57)
Washington Post
Mar. 11, 2012 - Chief White House correspondent Norah O'Donnell and national security correspondent David Martin join Bob Schieffer to talk about the importance of foreign policy, and how the latest developments in Afghanistan may affect the US ...
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Newt Gingrich: 'I'm committed to going all the way to Tampa' (6:33)
Washington Post
Mar. 11, 2012 - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich joins Bob Schieffer to talk about his currentposition in the race for the White House, and offers his opinion on the latest events on Afghanistan. (/CBS News) Correction: Clarification: SuperFan badge ...
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NCAA Tournament 2012: Kansas And Missouri Both No. 2 Seeds In Latest Joe ...
SB Nation
Mar 11, 2012 - The latest bracketology post from Joe Lunardi leading up to tonight's unveiling of the 65 teams who will play for the NCAA men's basketball championship has bad news for local college basketball fans: both Missouri and Kansas are going ...
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Is big data new, or have we forgotten its old heroes?
GigaOm
By Robert Greene, Versant Corporation Mar. 11, 2012, 12:00pm PT No Comments In the past few years, big data has essentially gone from zero to hero in the enterprise tech world. Except for one small thing: it hasn't, really. Many seem to have forgotten ...
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Bracketology 2012: Washington Huskies Just Miss NCAA Tournament According To ...
SB Nation
By Jason Garrison In the NCAA's most recent RPI rankings, the Washington Huskies were ranked at No. 69, one stop outside the NCAA Tournament. Mar 11, 2012 - There are 68 teams that make it into the NCAA tournament and according to the latest NCAA RPI, ...
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Open City by Teju Cole
The Beaver
by Wafi Abd-Manan on 11 Mar 2012 in Literature, PartB Open City doesn't have much in terms of plot. It centres on Julius, a Nigerian-German doctor in psychiatry, his walks across New York and for a brief interlude, Brussels. Apart from encounters with ...
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Seven-day weather forecast for OCB Country, 11 Mar. 2012 through 17 Mar. 2012
Orange County Breeze
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Friday Night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Saturday: Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. National Weather Service , infrared satellite image , 11 March 2012.
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Official: US troop opened fire on Afghans (1:10)
Washington Post
Mar. 11, 2012 - A US service member walked out of his base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started shooting Afghan civilians, Afghan and NATO officials said. There were widely varying reports of casualties.
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Bracketology 2012: Kansas, Missouri No. 2 Seeds In Latest Projection
SB Nation
By Kris Willis - Newsdesk contributor The latest tournament projections from SB Nation's Chris Dobbertean has both the Kansas Jayhawks and Missouri Tigers as No. 2 seeds in the NCAA Tournament. Mar 11, 2012 - Kansas' loss to Baylor in the semifinals of ...
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Microsoft Demonstrates Vocal Translator
PCWorld
... PCWorld Mar 11, 2012 11:20 AM Experimental programs that use speech recognition to perform real-time language translations have been kicking around for years now, but Microsoft took the idea to a new level at its TechFest 2012 event last week.
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Alighiero Boetti: Game Plan, Tate Modern
The Beaver
by Mabe Garcia on 11 Mar 2012 in PartB, Visual Arts The 1960s were characterised by a wave of revolutionary ideas that became not only impregnated in the civil rights movement, but crossed borders to influence the minds of European artists.
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Japan marks a year since quake, tsunami disaster (2:00)
Washington Post
Mar. 11, 2012 - Across Japan, people paused at 2:46 pm, the moment the magnitude-9.0 quake struck a year ago, for moments of silence, prayer and reflection about the enormous losses suffered and monumental tasks ahead.
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Tablets Won't Kill the PC, Just Replace It
PCWorld (blog)
By Tony Bradley, PCWorld Mar 11, 2012 6:59 AM I think the idea of the “post-PC era” needs some clarification. There is much hoopla and fanfare being dedicated to dwindling PC sales, and the idea that tablets--specifically the Apple iPad--are going to ...
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Japan observes moment for quake, tsunami anniversary (2:01)
Washington Post
Mar. 11, 2012 - People across Japan prayed and stood in silence on Sunday to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation one year ago, killing just over 19000 and unleashing the world's worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century.
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Egypt Military Court Acquits Doctor In 'Virginity Test' Case
indiatvnews.com
PTI [ Updated 11 Mar 2012, 18:05:55 ] Cairo, Mar 11: An Egyptian military court today acquitted an army doctor accused of forcing woman detainees to undergo virginity tests during last year's protests in the iconic Tahrir Square here, a case that had ...
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Anti-Putin rally in Moscow (1:23)
Washington Post
Mar. 11, 2012 - A protest rally against Vladimir Putin drew more than 20000 people on Saturday, far fewer than those in past months as the opposition movement appears to be losing momentum following Putin's presidential election victory.
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World Breakthrough On Salt-Tolerant Wheat
Science Daily (press release)
ScienceDaily (Mar. 11, 2012) — A team of Australian scientists involving the University of Adelaide has bred salt tolerance into a variety of durum wheat that shows improved grain yield by 25% on salty soils. Using 'non-GM' crop breeding techniques, ...
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Gibbs: 'Republican primary has become corrosive' (5:05)
Washington Post
Mar. 11, 2012 - Robert Gibbs, campaign advisor to President Obama, joins Bob Schieffer to talk about the current Republican primaries, what is next for the President's reelection campaign, and on the shooting incident in Afghanistan, which he called ...
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A bloody, romantic horror
The Beaver
by Rasha Al-Dabagh on 11 Mar 2012 in Film, PartB, TV I am not much of a horror fan and I usually do everything I can to avoid them, so you might wonder what demons possessed me as I snuggled up, all alone, on a Friday night to watch Eden Lake.
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Selection Sunday 2012: Bubble Teams Await NCAA Tournament Bracket
SB Nation
By Danny Kelly - Editor-in-Chief Mar 11, 2012 - A group of very nervous NCAA Tournament bubble teams anxiously awaits the Selection Sunday announcements for which teams are in and which teams are out. All this drama is set to begin on CBS's Selection ...
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GDACS Daily Newsletter for 3/11/2012
Newsroom America
By Newsroom America Feeds at 11 Mar 03:01 This daily newsletter provides an overview of the natural disasters that happened in the last 24 hours and response measures for ongoing disasters. GDACS currently covers earthquakes, tsunamis, ...
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Market America CEO JR Ridinger and Loren Ridinger, SVP and Creator of Motives ...
MarketWatch (press release)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, Mar 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Market United Kingdom, the most recent expansion of the successful Market America, Inc. business model, is pleased to announce that JR Ridinger, president and CEO of Market America, Inc., ...
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Geoloqi Extends Platform With Appcelerator, Factual and Locaid Partnerships
MarketWatch (press release)
AUSTIN, TX, Mar 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- (SXSW Interactive) Geoloqi, a powerful platform for next-generation location-based services, today announced strategic new partnerships with Appcelerator, a leading cross-platform mobile development ...
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Kristen Stewart Goes Topless In "On The Road" Trailer (VIDEO) Mar 11th 2012 5 ...
Cambio
Read More » Mar 9th 2012 12:00PM Neon Trees will be making their way to the small screen this Sunday, March 11 when the band appears in Buick's brand-new TV spots for their new 2012 Verano. ... Read More » Mar 8th 2012 4:38PM Last November, ...
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Sydney Roosters vs Penrith Panthers: NRL live scores
The Roar
By Alan Nicolea, 11 Mar 2012 Alan Nicolea is a Roar Guru Buoyed by their opening round heroics against South Sydney, the Sydney Roosters will be full of confidence today when they tackle the Penrith Panthers at Allianz Stadium.
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At Least One Type Of Consumer Is Having A Great Time In America
Business Insider
AP | Mar. 11, 2012, 8:36 AM | 903 | AP Photo/Felipe Dana) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The overstuffed bags filling Fernando Mello's luggage cart wobbled precariously as the gym owner made his way home one morning through Rio's international airport.
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US soldier kills 16 Afghans, deepening crisis
Beaver County Times
(AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) Posted: Sunday, March 11, 2012 4:10 pm | Updated: 5:05 pm, Sun Mar 11, 2012. BALANDI, Afghanistan (AP) — An American soldier opened fire on villagers near his base in southern Afghanistan Sunday and killed 16 civilians, ...
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American Opens Fire on Afghans, 16 Dead
TIME
By AP / HEIDI VOGT and MIRWAIS KHAN Sunday, Mar. 11, 2012 An elderly Afghan man sits next to a covered body, who was allegedly killed by a US service member, in a minibus in Panjwai, Kandahar province south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, March 11, ...
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Rahul Dravid Taught Me To Put Price On My Wicket, Says Rohit Sharma
indiatvnews.com
PTI [ Updated 11 Mar 2012, 20:36:27 ] New Delhi, Mar 11: India's next generation batsmen like Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara paid rich tributes to recently retired Rahul Dravid stating that they would want to inculcate his “positive attitude, ...
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Free Agent: Magic: The Gathering - Tactics
Gamespy.com
By Mike Sharkey | Mar 11, 2012 GameSpy's Free Agent is your advance recon into the world of free-to-play games. His mission: jump into a free game every week and put in some hours to see how much fun can be had without spending a cent, ...
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Prism Skylabs Showcases Integration With Google+, YouTube and Picasa at SXSW
MarketWatch (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Mar 11, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Today, Prism Skylabs announced a software integration with Google+, YouTube and Picasa to further change how businesses use video to engage consumers more effectively and to drive smarter ...
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U.S. Soldier Accused Of Afghan Killings : NPR
hear the latest news ... March 11, 2012 ... A weekly podcast of the biggest news and best stories from NPR's foreign correspondents from around the world.
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BBC iPlayer - Sports News: 11/03/2012
BBC Sport brings you all the latest stories and results from around the world. Broadcast on BBCWorld Service, 10:20AM Sun, 11 Mar 2012; Available until ...
www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/.../Sports_News_11_03_2012/
"Face the Nation" transcript: March 11, 2012 - CBS News
Sunday Morning A shortage of morphine means a world of pain 5 of 9; Gingrich: ... March 11, 20121:51 PM ... We'll have the latest from Mandy Clark in Kabul.
www.cbsnews.com/.../face-the-nation-transcript-march-11-201...
That's NEWS to you - Spokesman.com - March 11, 2012
Here's your chance to see how well you've been following current events. After you warm ... That'sNews to you answersMarch 11, 2012 ... Recent stories in City ...
www.spokesman.com/stories/2012/mar/11/thats-news-to-you/
Airstrike kills 3 militants in south Yemen - witnesses | World | Reuters
Sun 11 Mar 2012 | 22:11 GMT ... News by Country ... which al Qaeda-linked militants snatched lastyear while anti-government ... Latest AlertNet Crises News ...
af.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idAFBRE82A0DF20120311
Suspect arrested in Wash. courthouse attack | ajc.com
National / World News 12:11 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2012 ... officer at the county courthouse in Montesano in Montesano, Wash. on Friday, March 9, 2012.
www.ajc.com/news/.../suspect-arrested-in-wash-1379618.html
Japan earthquake and tsunami anniversary: 45000 rally against ...
Sunday 11 March 2012 .... http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/ japan/9136835/Japan-earthquake-and-tsunami- ... JAPAN LATEST NEWS » ...
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Wade hits a ridiculous game-winning shot - msnNOW
11 Mar 2012 12:45:03 GMT. 100 years on, the Titanic lives again – on Twitter. newer. 11 Mar 201214:30:38 GMT. Daylight saving shift will make you (more) lazy ...
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"Leave those bears alone" by Latest News -- GazetteXtra
Search GazetteXtra: ADVERTISEMENT. Blogs » Latest News · RSS. Leave those bears alone. By ASSOCIATED PRESS Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 10:21 a.m. ...
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