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Rebels tighten grip on Libya as western cities fall
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Muammar Gaddafi was struggling to hold on to power in Libya on Thursday as rebels extended their territory by seizing important towns in the west of the country. | Full Article

New Zealand puts quake toll at 98, many more missing
February 24, 2011 05:20 AM ET
CHRISTCHURCH (Reuters) - New Zealand rescuers said on Thursday they held grave fears for more than 200 people still missing as the death toll from an earthquake reached 98 after searchers pulled dozens of bodies from a Christchurch television building now turned into a tomb. | Full Article
Stock index futures signal more losses
February 24, 2011 05:35 AM ET
PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower opening on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 0.57 percent, Dow Jones futures down 0.31 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 0.53 percent at 5.19 a.m. EST. | Full Article
Museum launches online timeline of 9/11 attacks
February 23, 2011 04:45 PM ET
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An interactive timeline chronicling the September 11, 2001 attacks hour-by-hour went online on Wednesday, with a fast-forward button to skip any video or audio accounts too disturbing for the visitor. | Full Article
Dirty air triggers more heart attacks than cocaine: scientists
February 24, 2011 01:28 AM ET
LONDON (Reuters) - Air pollution triggers more heart attacks than using cocaine and poses as high a risk of sparking a heart attack as alcohol, coffee and physical exertion, scientists said on Thursday. | Full Article
Hawks acquire Hinrich from Wizards to counter East trades
February 23, 2011 11:14 PM ET
ATLANTA (Reuters) - The Atlanta Hawks joined the NBA's trading spree by acquiring guard Kirk Hinrich in a five-player deal with the Washington Wizards on Wednesday, keeping pace with earlier moves by Eastern Conference competition. | Full Article
"King's Speech," "Social Network" lead Oscar picks
February 23, 2011 09:29 PM ET
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Who will take home Oscar statuettes on Sunday. Based on behind-the-scenes info, The Hollywood Reporter picks the winners in the key races. | Full Article
Bulgaria boosts spirits by cutting brandy price
February 23, 2011 11:55 AM ET
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's government is seeking to boost spirits in the recession-hit Balkan country by cutting the price of its favorite brandy. | Full Article


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