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Menlo Park: Police sound all-clear after Facebook evacuation Tuesday night - San Jose Mercury News

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Capital Notes Menlo Park: Police sound all-clear after Facebook evacuation Tuesday night San Jose Mercury News MENLO PARK -- The headquarters of social media giant Facebook was temporarily flooded with officers and cordoned off Tuesday evening after a threat against the company was called in to a... Read more

US man walks free after 25 years on death row - BBC News

Wednesday 12 March 2014

BBC News US man walks free after 25 years on death row BBC News A man who spent more than 25 years on death row in the US state of Louisiana has walked free from prison after his murder conviction for the 1983 killing of a jeweller was overturned. Glenn Ford, 64, had been on death row since Augus... Read more

Storm warning: Up to 8 inches of snow, 'near blizzard conditions' - Chicago Tribune

Wednesday 12 March 2014

New York Daily News Storm warning: Up to 8 inches of snow, 'near blizzard conditions' Chicago Tribune A storm moving across the central plains is expected to hit the Chicago area with up to 8 inches of heavy snow, "near blizzard conditions" in some places and even a few bouts of... Read more

5-alarm fire burns in San Francisco - USA TODAY

Wednesday 12 March 2014

National Post 5-alarm fire burns in San Francisco USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A major fire burning Tuesday in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood sent an enormous plume of black smoke high into the sky. One firefighter suffered second-degree burns to the face, Fire Department spokeswo... Read more

Republicans rally to win closely watched race in Florida - CBS News

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Republicans rally to win closely watched race in Florida CBS News Candidates for U.S. House David Jolly, R-Fla., left, and Alex Sink, D-Fla. AP. Shares. Tweets; Stumble. Email; More +. In a Florida congressional district Democrats hoped to pick up - one President Obama narrowly ca... Read more

Obama to seek broad expansion of overtime pay - Houston Chronicle

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Dallas Morning News Obama to seek broad expansion of overtime pay Houston Chronicle WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama this week will seek to force U.S. businesses to pay more overtime to millions of workers, the latest move by his administration to confront corporations that have enjoyed soarin... Read more

Flobots classroom project takes off in Denver - Houston Chronicle

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Flobots classroom project takes off in Denver Houston Chronicle In this Feb. 11, 2014 photo, hip hop artists from the group the Flobots, and Youth on Record founders James Laurie, left, and Stephen Brackett work on a new song inside their work space in Denver. Youth on Record recruits artists, tr... Read more

President Obama bombs 'Funny or Die' debut - Boston Herald

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Boston Herald President Obama bombs 'Funny or Die' debut Boston Herald President Obama — proving the old adage that dying is easy, comedy is hard — is getting less-than-stellar reviews for his supposedly funny bit on Zach Galifianakis' “Between Two Ferns” show on Funny or Die. In the ... Read more

President Obama bombs 'Funny or Die' debut - Boston Herald

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Boston Herald President Obama bombs 'Funny or Die' debut Boston Herald President Obama — proving the old adage that dying is easy, comedy is hard — is getting less-than-stellar reviews for his supposedly funny bit on Zach Galifianakis' “Between Two Ferns” show on Funny or Die. In the ... Read more

Feinstein accuses CIA of spying on Senate panel as dispute escalates - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Feinstein accuses CIA of spying on Senate panel as dispute escalates Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — A long-simmering dispute between the CIA and its Senate overseers erupted into public view Tuesday when the head of the Senate Intelligence Committee accused the agency of possible ... Read more

APNewsBreak: Civilian defense contractor in Hawaii to plead guilty in military ... - Seattle Post...

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Montreal Gazette APNewsBreak: Civilian defense contractor in Hawaii to plead guilty in military ... Seattle Post Intelligencer Page 1 of 1. HONOLULU (AP) — APNewsBreak: Civilian defense contractor in Hawaii to plead guilty in military secrets case. Printable Version. Email This · Tweet &mi... Read more

Court-martial of Army general on sexual assault charges is put on hold - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Court-martial of Army general on sexual assault charges is put on hold Los Angeles Times FT. BRAGG, N.C. — The sexual assault case against Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair was suspended indefinitely Tuesday pending new plea negotiations, one day after a military judge's ext... Read more

GOP emphasis on Obamacare helps David Jolly win House seat in Florida - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

San Francisco Chronicle GOP emphasis on Obamacare helps David Jolly win House seat in Florida Los Angeles Times Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding on to a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing afte... Read more

Man freed after decades on La.'s death row - USA TODAY

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Man freed after decades on La.'s death row USA TODAY SHREVEPORT, La. -- A man who spent nearly 30 years on Louisiana's death row was freed Tuesday after a court vacated his conviction in the murder of a Shreveport businessman. Glenn Ford walked out of Louisiana State Penit... Read more

Man freed after decades on La.'s death row - USA TODAY

Wednesday 12 March 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Man freed after decades on La.'s death row USA TODAY SHREVEPORT, La. -- A man who spent nearly 30 years on Louisiana's death row was freed Tuesday after a court vacated his conviction in the murder of a Shreveport businessman. Glenn Ford walked out of Louisiana Sta... Read more

Pastor Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch reports $600000 theft from weekend ... - The Times-Picayune

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Latino Post Pastor Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch reports $600000 theft from weekend ... The Times-Picayune HOUSTON -- Authorities are investigating after $600,000 in checks and cash was stolen from a safe at Pastor Joel Osteen's Houston megachurch, which has one of the largest congrega... Read more

Mission Bay fire a blow to emerging neighborhood - San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday 12 March 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Mission Bay fire a blow to emerging neighborhood San Francisco Chronicle (03-11) 20:36 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- The fire that erupted Tuesday afternoon was a blow not just to the 172-unit apartment building under construction, but the emerging neighborhood of Mission Bay aroun... Read more

Mission Bay fire a blow to emerging neighborhood - San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday 12 March 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Mission Bay fire a blow to emerging neighborhood San Francisco Chronicle (03-11) 20:36 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- The fire that erupted Tuesday afternoon was a blow not just to the 172-unit apartment building under construction, but the emerging neighborhood of Mission Bay aroun... Read more

Yet another snowstorm is looming for the Midwest, New England - Washington Post

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Toronto Sun Yet another snowstorm is looming for the Midwest, New England Washington Post A winter storm — yes, another winter storm, because this is the winter that will never, ever end — is expected to streak from the Midwest to New England from Tuesday night through Thursday. The storm could p... Read more

Yet another snowstorm is looming for the Midwest, New England - Washington Post

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Toronto Sun Yet another snowstorm is looming for the Midwest, New England Washington Post A winter storm — yes, another winter storm, because this is the winter that will never, ever end — is expected to streak from the Midwest to New England from Tuesday night through Thursday. The storm could p... Read more

Texas: $600000 Stolen From Megachurch - New York Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Latino Post Texas: $600000 Stolen From Megachurch New York Times The police say $600,000 in checks and cash has been stolen from the Houston megachurch led by Pastor Joel Osteen. A police spokesman said $200,000 in cash and $400,000 in checks were stolen from a safe at Lakewood Church between 2:3... Read more

Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election - Fox News

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Republican David Jolly beats Alex Sink in Florida special election Fox News Republican David Jolly narrowly defeated Democrat Alex Sink on Tuesday in a Tampa-area House race largely seen as a critical test for ObamaCare. With nearly 100 percent of the vote counted, Jolly had 48.5 ... Read more

Okla. man allegedly mailed bomb to Ariz.'s Sheriff Joe - USA TODAY

Wednesday 12 March 2014

AZFamily Okla. man allegedly mailed bomb to Ariz.'s Sheriff Joe USA TODAY PHOENIX -- A man accused of mailing a homemade bomb to Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio last year was arrested after Postal Inspectors and FBI agents executed a search warrant on his Oklahoma residence. Gregory Lynn Shrader, ... Read more

Okla. man allegedly mailed bomb to Ariz.'s Sheriff Joe - USA TODAY

Wednesday 12 March 2014

(multiple names) Okla. man allegedly mailed bomb to Ariz.'s Sheriff Joe USA TODAY PHOENIX -- A man accused of mailing a homemade bomb to Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio last year was arrested after Postal Inspectors and FBI agents executed a search warrant on his Oklahoma residence. Gregory Lynn S... Read more

UPDATE 3-Republican Party wins Florida congressional seat in special election - Reuters

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post UPDATE 3-Republican Party wins Florida congressional seat in special election Reuters (Adds quote from RNC chairman Priebus, adds comments from Jolly). By Barbara Liston. ORLANDO, Fla., March 11 (Reuters) - Republican David Jolly won an expensive battle to fill a vacant U.S. Congr... Read more

Death row: 30 years after going to prison, Glenn Ford now walks free - Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Christian Science Monitor Death row: 30 years after going to prison, Glenn Ford now walks free Christian Science Monitor A man who spent nearly 26 years on death row in Louisiana walked free of prison Tuesday, hours after a judge approved the state's motion to vacate the man's murder conv... Read more

Court-martial in jeopardy - Albany Times Union

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Court-martial in jeopardy Albany Times Union Fort Bragg, N.C.. The sexual assault case against an Army general was thrown into jeopardy Monday when the judge said the military may have improperly pressed ahead with a trial to send a message about its determination to curb rape and... Read more

San Francisco fire: Crews 'getting the upper hand,' chief says - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

NBC Bay Area San Francisco fire: Crews 'getting the upper hand,' chief says Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO -- A massive fire at a condominium construction site near AT&T Park was nearly 60% contained by 7 p.m. Tuesday and firefighters were "getting the upper hand," San Fran... Read more

Chicago Weather: Winter storm could dump up to 8 inches of snow - ABC7Chicago.com

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Toronto Star Chicago Weather: Winter storm could dump up to 8 inches of snow ABC7Chicago.com March 11, 2014 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- The Chicago weather warm-up lasted just one day, and now snow is nipping at the heels of spring-like temperatures. The heaviest snow is expected from 11 p.m. through the ... Read more

Mind the Gap! Obama Shops for Daughters, Wife - NBCNews.com

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Mind the Gap! Obama Shops for Daughters, Wife NBCNews.com While in New York City, President Obama goes to the Gap to shop for clothes for his daughters and the first lady. The president also took time to comment on the minimum wage. About Us · Careers · Contact &midd... Read more

Mind the Gap! Obama Shops for Daughters, Wife - NBCNews.com

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Mind the Gap! Obama Shops for Daughters, Wife NBCNews.com While in New York City, President Obama goes to the Gap to shop for clothes for his daughters and the first lady. The president also took time to comment on the minimum wage. About Us · Careers · Contact &midd... Read more

Loyalists have no faith in allegations against DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray - Washington Post

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Loyalists have no faith in allegations against DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray Washington Post A day after prosecutors accused Mayor Vincent C. Gray of participating in an illegal, off-the-books campaign in 2010, a broad collection of loyal supporters said Tuesday that they will stand by... Read more

President Obama on 'Funny or Die': Funny or dud? (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Christian Science Monitor President Obama on 'Funny or Die': Funny or dud? (+video) Christian Science Monitor President Obama on Tuesday appeared in an episode of “Between Two Ferns," actor Zach Galifianakis' satirical talk show on the “Funny or Die” web site. This was perhaps th... Read more

Obama surprise: Shops at Gap in Manhattan - Chicago Sun-Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

ABC News Obama surprise: Shops at Gap in Manhattan Chicago Sun-Times WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama, in Manhattan on Tuesday to headline Democratic fundraisers, made a surprise stop at a Gap store at East 42nd and Third Avenue. He bought a blue workout jacket for first lady Michelle. Last mon... Read more

CIA feud with Senate panel puts lack of post-9/11 accountability in spotlight - Washington Post

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post CIA feud with Senate panel puts lack of post-9/11 accountability in spotlight Washington Post To save his run for the Democratic presidential nomination six years ago, then-Sen. Barack Obama turned to author William Faulkner for assistance in explaining how U.S. history has a way ... Read more

Obama on Zach Galifianakis' webseries 'Between Two Ferns' (VIDEO) - New York Daily News

Wednesday 12 March 2014

New York Daily News Obama on Zach Galifianakis' webseries 'Between Two Ferns' (VIDEO) New York Daily News WASHINGTON -- President Obama went low-brow with high hopes. With his health care law desperately needing more young people to sign up, Obama joshed with comedian Zach Galifianaki... Read more

Obama on Zach Galifianakis' webseries 'Between Two Ferns' (VIDEO) - New York Daily News

Wednesday 12 March 2014

New York Daily News Obama on Zach Galifianakis' webseries 'Between Two Ferns' (VIDEO) New York Daily News WASHINGTON -- President Obama went low-brow with high hopes. With his health care law desperately needing more young people to sign up, Obama joshed with comedian Zach Galifianaki... Read more

$600000 in tithes stolen from Joel Osteen's megachurch - KTVU San Francisco

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Headlines & Global News $600000 in tithes stolen from Joel Osteen's megachurch KTVU San Francisco Televangelist and best-selling author, Joel Osteen, right, and his wife, Victoria, left, celebrate the grand opening of the new home for the Lakewood Church, formerly the Compaq Center, Saturday,... Read more

Loyalists have no faith in allegations against DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray - Washington Post

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Loyalists have no faith in allegations against DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray Washington Post A day after prosecutors accused Mayor Vincent C. Gray of participating in an illegal, off-the-books campaign in 2010, a broad collection of loyal supporters said Tuesday that they will stand by... Read more

Republican Jolly Wins Special Election in Florida - TIME

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Republican Jolly Wins Special Election in Florida TIME David Jolly Candidate David Jolly arrives at the Indian Shores Town Hall to place his vote in the special election for Florida 13th Congressional District in Indian Shores, Fla., Tuesday, March 11, 2014. President Barack Obama... Read more

Blizzard warning issued for WNY starting at 2 am Wednesday - Buffalo News

Wednesday 12 March 2014

New York Daily News Blizzard warning issued for WNY starting at 2 am Wednesday Buffalo News Just hours apart, the two faces of March showed the promise of spring and the grip of winter. Tuesday's sun-laden, above-normal temperature of 50 degrees soothed our winter-weary region. But in a turna... Read more

Conflict Erupts in Public Rebuke on CIA Inquiry - New York Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

NPR Conflict Erupts in Public Rebuke on CIA Inquiry New York Times WASHINGTON — A festering conflict between the Central Intelligence Agency and its congressional overseers broke into the open Tuesday when Senator Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the intelligence committee and one of the C.I.A.'... Read more

Five-alarm fire in Mission Bay - San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday 12 March 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Five-alarm fire in Mission Bay San Francisco Chronicle (03-11) 18:18 PDT SAN FRANCISCO -- A multistory apartment building under construction in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood burst into flames Tuesday afternoon, sending up a cloud of smoke that was visible fo... Read more

Republican wins Florida congressional race seen as test on Obamacare - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post Republican wins Florida congressional race seen as test on Obamacare Los Angeles Times Republicans scored a significant victory in a special congressional election Tuesday, holding onto a seat in a swing district in Florida that Democrats had high hopes of capturing after a campai... Read more

ABC reporter asks if 'Funny or Die' video 'damaged' presidency - Los Angeles Times

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Us Magazine ABC reporter asks if 'Funny or Die' video 'damaged' presidency Los Angeles Times President Barack Obama's appearance on Zach Galifianakis' Funny or Die Web series "Between Two Ferns" is the viral video of the day, but while your friends on Facebook ma... Read more

Sen. Dianne Feinstein: the woman who could rein in the CIA - Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Christian Science Monitor Sen. Dianne Feinstein: the woman who could rein in the CIA Christian Science Monitor Sen. Dianne Feinstein is not to be trifled with. As the Democratic chairman of the Senate Committee on Intelligence, the senior senator from California has staunchly defended America'... Read more

Robbers steal $600000 from a megachurch in Houston - NEWS.com.au

Wednesday 12 March 2014

FOX 29 Robbers steal $600000 from a megachurch in Houston NEWS.com.au TEXAN authorities are investigating a case of theft at a megachurch in Houston, where $600,000 was stolen over the weekend. The robbery was reported on Monday morning by a church staff member. ABC NEWS reports the money, $200,0... Read more

Next Steps in Motion after Man Accused of Bobo's Murder Pleads Not Guilty - WZTV

Wednesday 12 March 2014

WZTV Next Steps in Motion after Man Accused of Bobo's Murder Pleads Not Guilty WZTV DECATURVILLE, Tenn. - Is closure on the horizon for Holly Bobo's family? After nearly 3 years since the 20 year old nursing student disappeared, Tuesday her murder moved one step closer to a trial. Zachary... Read more

In Deanwood community, violent crime overshadows Vincent Gray matters - Washington Post

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Washington Post In Deanwood community, violent crime overshadows Vincent Gray matters Washington Post At a crime prevention meeting in Northeast Washington on Monday, no one mentioned what was supposedly the big crime news of the day: a guilty plea in federal court by corrupt campaign financier J... Read more

UPDATE 1-US president sweats over sweaters during NY shopping stop - Reuters

Wednesday 12 March 2014

New York Daily News UPDATE 1-US president sweats over sweaters during NY shopping stop Reuters By Steve Holland. NEW YORK, March 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took on a daunting task on Tuesday: shopping for clothes for his wife and daughters during a brief stop at a Gap store while raisi... Read more