Moneycontrol.com US STOCKS-Wall St dips after Bernanke talks; materials drag Reuters * Chicago PMI far better than expected * Monthly market volume drops 12 pct from yr ago * Dow off 0.07 pct, S&P off 0.09 pct, Nasdaq off 0.09 pct By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK, Feb 29 (Reuters) - US stocks inched lower in a choppy session on Wednesday ... Nasdaq hits 3000 for first time since 2000 Financial Ti...
The Guardian Report: iOS Loophole Lets Apps Access Your Entire Photo Library PC Magazine By Leslie Horn Apple is under fire for yet another iOS security issue. The New York Times' Nick Bilton is reporting that a loophole in iOS allows third-party developers to access your entire photo and video library, as well as the location data
How About That of the Day: La Bougie du Sapeur (Sapper’s Candle) — named after a French comic-book character born on Leap Day — is a satirical newspaper founded in 1980 which is published only once every four years, on February 29th. Jean d’Indy, editor of the quadrennial newspaper, says he and his writers gather at a restaurant ahead of Leap Day, and down a bottle of ...
Daily Mail Most Americans don't need extra selenium CBS News Taking selenium? You may not need to. There's new evidence to suggest that selenium supplements aren't necessary for most Americans. They may even cause harm. And if you pop a daily multivitamin, as more than one-third of Americans do, check the label
Lights Out: As part of a campaign to raise Alzheimer’s awareness, the Israeli Alzheimer Association (EMDA) attempted to convey the feeling of confusion and disorientation Alzheimer’s patients experience on a daily basis by showing thousands of moviegoers at the country’s largest cinema complex a different film than the one they expected to see. [thanks simon!] Tagged: Awaren...
E! Online Alan Ball Steps Down as Showrunner of True Blood for Season 6 Seattle Post Intelligencer By Natalie Abrams, TV GUIDE The creator and executive producer of the HBO vampire drama, which returns for Season 5 this summer, announced Monday that he will continue on the series in a supervisory role should True Blood be renewed for a sixth season. Alan Ball stepping down from "True Blood
Sydney Morning Herald Turkey: quadruple limb transplant fails STLtoday.com AP | Posted: Monday, February 27, 2012 5:34 pm | Loading… A 27-year-old Turkish man who underwent the world's first would-be quadruple limb transplant died Monday, hours after the limbs were removed due to metabolic failure, the hospital said
Bloomberg FOREX-Profit taking knocks wind out of euro, ECB eyed Reuters * Euro rally fizzles, yen off lows as selloff halts * S&P cuts Greece ratings to 'selective default' * Italy to sell bonds ahead of ECB liquidity injection By Ian Chua SYDNEY, Feb 28 (Reuters) - The euro nursed modest losses in Asia on Tuesday, ... Yen Rises Amid Concern Oil Rally
New York Daily News Stacy Keibler to Billy Crystal: George 'is a good kisser' New York Daily News By Joyce Chen / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Billy Crystal got in a few chuckles during Sunday night's Oscars ceremony, but more importantly, he snuck in a kiss as well - from none other than dashing leading man George Clooney. And the host just wouldn't let go
Bloomberg Buffett: Banks Victimized by Evicted Homeowners Bloomberg Enlarge image Warren Buffett Warren Buffett Scott Eells/Bloomberg Warren Buffett, chairman and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., pauses during an interview at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Sept. 30, 2011. Warren Buffett, in shareholder letter
New York Daily News Mets selling minority shares to family, SNY New York Daily News Mets principal owner Fred Wilpon says selling shares of the team to SNY 'was a natural kind of thing...The SNY group, don't forget, they have an interest on both sides.' The owners of the Mets are selling two minority shares to members of their family, ... Mets owner expresses optimism about team FOXSports.com Mets
E! Online Gam On: Angelina Jolie's Oscar-Bared Leg Launches Own Twitter Account E! Online Leave it to Angelina Jolie to go out on a limb. And a rather shapely one at that. The actress has never been one to lack attention, and that was never more apparent than during last night's Oscars, when the distracting and ostentatiously bared gams of
Telegraph.co.uk BP Said to Consider $14 Billion Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Accord BusinessWeek By Jef Feeley Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- BP Plc and plaintiffs suing over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill are discussing a $14 billion accord that would be funded with money originally set aside by the company for out-of-court settlements, according to
Financial Times A Buffett Heir, but Who? Wall Street Journal Dow Jones Reprints: This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. To order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers, use the Order Reprints tool at the bottom of any article or visit ... On Buffett's menu: shares
JET 24 sports reporter Craig Smylie screws up and wants to do another take. That wouldn’t be as much of a problem if his segment were being pre-recorded and not, you know, airing live. [reddit.] Tagged: Craig Smylie, On-Air Blooper, we'll do it live
Bloomberg Five things we learned at the ARPA-E Summit CNET by Martin LaMonica February 29, 2012 7:05 AM PST Follow @mlamonica Scientific research and entrepreneurship in clean energy is alive and well at the ARPA-E Summit. Energy secretary Steven Chu plots the price trends of competing fuels for generating ... Bill Clinton: We need to boost the budget for energy GigaOm Bill Gates: It's 'Crazy' How
HitFix 'Idol' rules Tuesday, but 'NCIS' nabs more viewers Entertainment Weekly by James Hibberd In case there was any doubt that Fox's American Idol wasn't still enough of a powerhouse to give rivals a headache, let me introduce you to last night's ratings. Idol (15.8 million viewers, 5.0 adults 18-49 rating) won the night and ... TV Ratings: 'Parenthood' Finale Climbs, Steady 'American Idol' Tops
ESPN (blog) Drama rules regional semifinals ESPN (blog) By Scott Powers Scott Powers/ESPNChicago.com Devonte Smith scored 26 points and put Bogans ahead late to beat Mount Carmel on Tuesday. There was plenty of excitement in Class 3A and 4A regional semifinals on Tuesday. If this is any indication of the ... and more »
New York Times Michael Douglas Tackles Greed for FBI New York Times By BEN PROTESS and AZAM AHMED Federal Bureau of InvestigationIn the one-minute video, Michael Douglas stresses that insider trading is illegal. No, there's not another big-budget Oliver Stone follow-up to “Wall Street” in the works
Yahoo! Eurosport UK Browns re-sign D'Qwell Jackson ESPN CLEVELAND -- His long, painful comeback complete, D'Qwell Jackson couldn't contain his tears and broke down. Cleveland's middle linebacker, who fought back after missing almost two full seasons with torn muscles on both sides of his chest to become a ... Emotional End: Browns LB D'Qwell Jackson signs long-term contract, makes it
Harrisburg Central Park Plan In Place KELOLAND TV By David Brown HARRISBURG, SD - A site plan for the new Harrisburg Central Park is complete. The project would bring new softball and baseball fields, as well as a pool near Liberty Elementary school. The population of Harrisburg is growing quickly and ... and more »
Toronto Star Is there a "Brad Pitt Curse" for current, former flames? Reuters By Brent Lang LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Warning: Hooking up with Brad Pitt can be hazardous to your career. The two-time People Magazine "Sexiest Man Alive" winner had a toxic effect on lovers past and present over the weekend
obitoftheday: Obit of the Day: Queen of Bees While attending the University of Sydney, Gretchen Wheen discovered a swarm of bees and did what any college student would do - she collected the bees and set up a hive on her balcony. Thus began her career as an apiarist. Wheen, who was raised in England but sent to Australia during World War II
Microgravity Roller Coaster Possibly one of the coolest applications of physics has to be in theme parks. Now engineers are going to try something a little more extreme than your run of the mill roller coaster. Specifically emulating zero gravity conditions while being strapped to a cart
USA TODAY WikiLeaks releases alleged Stratfor e-mails, promises thousands more CNET by Don Reisinger February 27, 2012 10:04 AM PST The leak includes discussions Stratfor employees reportedly had on everything from Julian Assange to the 2008 US presidential election. WikiLeaks has followed through on its promise and released ... WikiLeaks publishes millions of emails stolen from US think tank Fox
School Shooting News of the Day: A gunman who fired at students inside the cafeteria of Chardon High School in Ohio has claimed the life of at least one student, and injured four others. The assailant, caught near his car a half-mile from the school, was identified by an injured student as fellow classmate T.J. Lane. “My friends were crawling on the floor
ABC Online Ovarian Stem Cells Make Human Eggs in Possible Aid to Fertility BusinessWeek By Ryan Flinn Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Stem cells taken from human ovaries were used to produce early-stage eggs by scientists in Boston who may have created a new method to help infertile women. Females have a fixed number of eggs from birth that are ... Ovary stem cells can produce new eggs, researchers say Los
CTV.ca Angelina Jolie and Jennifer Lopez not only stars whose body parts have Twitter ... Fox News You know you've made it when your nipple or upper thigh gets its own Twitter account. After Jennifer Lopez's and Angelina Jolie's respective body parts made their stunning debuts on Sunday night's Oscars (one on purpose, one not so much
USA TODAY US factory, income data support growth outlook Reuters * 4th-quarter GDP growth revised to 3 pct from 2.8 pct * Consumer, business spending account for revisions * Inventory accumulation lowered, income growth raised * Midwest factory activity gauge rises to 10-month high By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, ... Faster growth last quarter bolsters hopes for 2012 Fox News all 488 news articles &...
Globe and Mail North Korea Agrees to Curb Nuclear Work; US Offers Aid New York Times WASHINGTON — North Korea agreed to suspend nuclear weapons tests and uranium enrichment and allow international inspectors to monitor activities at its main nuclear complex, the North's official news agency and the State Department announced on
Forbes Wall St 2011 cash bonuses to dip 14 pct-NY state official Reuters By Joan Gralla and Steven C. Johnson NEW YORK Feb 29 (Reuters) - Wall Street cash bonuses for 2011 were forecast to fall 14 percent to $19.7 billion, the lowest in three years, and securities firms shed thousands of jobs as stiffer regulations took a ... Wall Street Cash Bonuses Expected to Fall 14% in 2011 CNBC
Guilty as charged Beatrice Daily Sun By Luke Nichols FAIRBURY — Susan DeJong showed little emotion when a 12-person jury rendered its guilty verdict Monday afternoon in Jefferson County District Court. After about five hours of deliberation, the jury found DeJong guilty of first degree ... Jury finds DeJong guilty of first-degree murder Lincoln Journal Star Nebraska woman guilty of beating h...
Telegraph.co.uk African-Americans wrestle with Hollywood history as they contemplate Viola ... Washington Post Despite torrents of debate among African-Americans over the merits of the segregation-era movie “The Help,” most still hoped that Viola Davis, who plays a maid, would become just the second black winner of the best actress Oscar. For blacks
WINA AM 1070 Gas Prices Continue to Rise KFYR-TV Gas prices are continuing to skyrocket. Prices have jumped 18 cents over the past two weeks. The average price per gallon of regular is $3.69 according to the Lundberg Survey of Fuel Prices. It`s gone much higher than that in some areas, topping five
msnbc.com Astronaut Builds a Lego ISS While Inside the Real Space Station PCWorld (blog) By Kevin Lee, PCWorld Feb 27, 2012 9:54 AM [Photo: NASA via CollectSpace]Last month, we saw the first LEGO Minifigurine go boldy into space, where no brick-kind has gone before. This week, Lego astronauts will finally have a place to stay now that ... Astronaut Builds LEGO Space Station Inside Real-Life Space
ABC News Rutgers Trial: Jury Won't Hear Why Tyler Clementi Wanted Room Change ABC News A jury will not be allowed to hear Rutgers student Tyler Clementi's complaint to the school that his roommate used a Webcam to spy on him, a judge ruled today. The complaint was included in Tyler Clementi's request for a dorm room change after he twice
evangotlib: comedycentral: Neil deGrasse Tyson Returns to The Daily Show Tonight Everybody’s favorite astrophysicist will make his sixth appearance on The Daily Show tonight at 11/10c (he’s been on Colbert eight times). Hit the link to watch the first five interviews. IMPORTANT
Chicago Classical Review Two chamber works get a wonderful presentation at Symphony Center Chicago Sun-Times By Andrew Patner February 26, 2012 10:18PM 'Small is beautiful” and “if you build it, they will come” could have been the mantras for the unusual and well-attended presentations this weekend by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Schoenberg's 'Pierrot Lunaire' by Chicago Symph...
USA TODAY Live from the 84th annual Academy Awards USA TODAY By Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY 11:04:Esperanza Spalding, who won the best new artist prize at last year's Grammys, sings What a Wonderful World during the "In Memoriam" segment. Elizabeth Taylor is the last face to flash across the screen