British teenage whiz kid strikes deal with Yahoo over mobile app Summly – Washington Post


Washington Post

British teenage whiz kid strikes deal with Yahoo over mobile app Summly
Washington Post
LONDON — One of Britain's youngest Internet entrepreneurs has hit the jackpot after selling his top-selling mobile application Summly to search giant Yahoo. Seventeen-year-old Nick d'Aloisio, who dreamed up the idea for the content-shortening program
Yahoo buys startup run by 17-year-oldUSA TODAY (blog)
British teen sells mobile news app to Yahoo for $30 millionLos Angeles Times
Yahoo to Buy Summly Mobile AppWall Street Journal
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With Its Shots Awry, Syracuse Uses an On-Target Defense to Advance – New York Times


New York Times

With Its Shots Awry, Syracuse Uses an On-Target Defense to Advance
New York Times
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Most of the fans inside HP Pavilion were bedecked in the colors of the University of California, as its Berkeley campus sits about 45 miles north up Interstate 880. Traveling from Syracuse — about 2,850 miles, mostly along I-80 — was a
NCAA Tournament: Syracuse holds off California, 66-60Los Angeles Times
No. 16 Syracuse 66, California 60CBSSports.com
Syracuse outlasts California to advance to Sweet 16NBCSports.com
Syracuse.com –California Golden Blogs (blog) –Washington Post (blog)
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Joe Weider, who popularized bodybuilding, helped promote Arnold … – Washington Post


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Joe Weider, who popularized bodybuilding, helped promote Arnold
Washington Post
LOS ANGELES — Joe Weider, a legendary figure in bodybuilding who helped popularize the sport worldwide and played a key role in introducing a charismatic young weightlifter named Arnold Schwarzenegger to the world, died Saturday. He was 93.
Fitness pioneer, Schwarzenegger mentor Joe Weider diesCNN International
Schwarzenegger mentor Weider diesBBC News
Schwarzenegger mourns Joe Weider as 'godfather of fitness,' mentorLos Angeles Times
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Obama, King Abdullah II warn of dangers from widening Syrian conflict – Washington Post


Haaretz

Obama, King Abdullah II warn of dangers from widening Syrian conflict
Washington Post
AMMAN, JORDAN — President Obama and King Abdullah II of Jordan warned Friday of the mounting danger Syria's widening civil war poses to this neighboring kingdom but offered only fresh demands that the Assad government step down immediately.
Obama, Jordan's King Discuss Syria Refugees, Extremist RisksVoice of America
Report: US promoting peace summit in JordanYnetnews
After visit to Israel's Holocaust memorial, Obama arrives in Jordan for talks with Contra Costa Times
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Malala Yousafzai returns to school – Washington Post


The Hindu

Malala Yousafzai returns to school
Washington Post
Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban, returned to school for the first time since the October incident. The 15-year-old started Year 9 at Edgbaston High School for Girls in Birmingham, England, weeks after her release from
Pakistani Girl Shot By Taliban Begins School In EnglandRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Pakistani girl shot by Taliban starts at English schoolReuters UK

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Treasury’s Lew, China’s Xi tackle thorny issues in Beijing – Washington Post


Xinhua

Treasury's Lew, China's Xi tackle thorny issues in Beijing
Washington Post
BEIJING — In his first meeting with any foreign official as China's new president, Xi Jinping discussed trade issues with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday, underlining the importance of U.S.-China economic ties. Both men stuck largely to
Chinese President says his Russian visit shows high level of partnershipXinhua
Prez Xi Jinping vows political and economic reforms in ChinaFirstpost
Jack Lew's First Big MistakeForbes
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Republican senator backs gay marriage after son comes out – Reuters


TIME

Republican senator backs gay marriage after son comes out
Reuters
By Sarah N. Lynch. WASHINGTON | Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:06pm EDT. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman, who was on the short list last year to be the party's vice presidential candidate, has reversed his opposition to same-sex
Newt Gingrich: No gay marriage evolutionPolitico
Ohio GOP senator cites 'change of heart' on gay marriage (+video)Christian Science Monitor
An About Face on Gay MarriageNew York Times (blog)
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Appeals court rejects CIA’s argument over acknowledging drone operations – Washington Post


Politico

Appeals court rejects CIA's argument over acknowledging drone operations
Washington Post
A federal appeals court on Friday rejected the CIA's claim that it could neither confirm nor deny whether it has an “intelligence interest” in the use of drones, a ruling that could force the agency to disclose limited details about the use of the technology in
US court rebukes CIA over secrecy on drone warAFP
ACLU beats CIA — a little — in court battle over drone documentsNBCNews.com (blog)
Court deals blow to CIA drone secrecyPolitico
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Curfew imposed in Indian Kashmir a day after militant attack kills 5 paramilitary … – Washington Post


NDTV

Curfew imposed in Indian Kashmir a day after militant attack kills 5 paramilitary
Washington Post
SRINAGAR, India — A strict curfew was imposed in most of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Thursday, with thousands of troops fanning out across the region a day after a militant attack left five paramilitary soldiers dead. The militant strike was the bloodiest in
Govt hints at Pak link to Srinagar attackThe Hindu
Srinagar terrorists 'foreigners', had Pakistan-made items on them: home minister Hindustan Times
Curfew imposed in Kashmir after day of violenceBBC News
Times of India –Indian Express
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