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newsswap: Yemen protesters clash with police, 409 wounded: medics

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Yemen protesters clash with police, 409 wounded: medics
4 Apr 2011, 1:04 am


Anti-government protesters shout slogans during a rally to demand the ouster of Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh outside Sanaa University April 3, 2011. REUTERS/Ammar Awad police using live rounds and teargas wounded around 409 protesters who tried to march to a presidential palace in yemen’s red sea city of hudaida early on monday, doctors said.


newsswap: Nanoparticles may ‘kick backside’ of fatal bacteria

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Nanoparticles may 'kick backside' of fatal bacteria
3 Apr 2011, 6:00 pm


<!-- ---------- -->Joint discovery by ibm exploration and institute of bioengineering and nanotechnology could aid slow number of deaths from mrsa “superbug. ” prospective treatment arises from semiconductor exploration.

newsswap: Why Microsoft is taking on Google in Europe

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Why Microsoft is taking on Google in Europe
1 Apr 2011, 12:01 am


Two american companies battling throughout the pond may seem odd, until you consider the european record of enforcing its contest laws.

newsswap: NY’s Bloomberg hit with "third term-itis": poll (Reuters)

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NY's Bloomberg hit with "third term-itis": poll (Reuters)
1 Apr 2011, 12:02 am


Reuters – new york city mayor michael bloomberg is suffering so-called “third term-itis,” with only 40 percent of voters approving of his occupation as good or magnificent, a poll found on thursday, down nearly 30 percent from 2008.

newsswap: Heavy fighting near I.Coast’s Gbagbo residence (AFP)

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Heavy fighting near I.Coast's Gbagbo residence (AFP)
1 Apr 2011, 12:35 am


A Pro-Gbagbo militiaman mans a post in the empty streets of Abidjan. Heavy fighting broke out near the residence of Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo overnight, residents told AFP on Friday.(AFP/Jean-Philippe Ksiazek)afp – heavy fighting broke out near the residence of ivory coast strongman laurent gbagbo for the length of one night, residents told afp on friday.


newsswap: Agilyx attracts cash for turning plastics to oil

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Agilyx attracts cash for turning plastics to oil
31 Mar 2011, 11:30 pm


Portland, oregon area commence-up lands $22 million to ramp up technology which turns recycled plastics into a synthetic crude oil which may be refined for fuel or other oil-based merchandise, such like plastic.

newsswap: Obama: ‘we stopped massacre in Libya’ (AFP)

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Obama: 'we stopped massacre in Libya' (AFP)
29 Mar 2011, 2:25 am


The guided-missile destroyer USS Stout launches a Tomahawk missile in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn, in Mediterranean Sea on March 19.(AFP/US Navy Visual News/Sts3 Jeramy Spivey)afp – a defiant president barack obama told americans he had stopped a “massacre” in libya, but bluntly cautioned that attempting to oust moamer kadhafi by force could repeat the carnage of iraq.


newsswap: Rebels push west before Libya crisis talks (Reuters)

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Rebels push west before Libya crisis talks (Reuters)
29 Mar 2011, 2:48 am


A rebel fighter (R) looks on as people celebrate after forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fled, following Western air strikes around Ras Lanuf, the eastern town of Ajdabiyah, March 27, 2011. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlalreuters – rebels advanced west on monday toward libyan leader muammar gaddafi’s birthplace as president barack obama told americans u. S. Forces will not get bogged down in an iraq-style “regime change” war.

newsswap: Former girlfriend Bell tells of Bonds’ steroid use (AP)

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Former girlfriend Bell tells of Bonds' steroid use (AP)
29 Mar 2011, 2:07 am


Barry Bonds arrives at a federal courthouse as the slugger's trial continues Monday, March 28, 2011, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)ap – kimberly bell, her voice cracking, looked out at the court room and talked regarding the final stretch of her nine-year kinship with barry bonds.


newsswap: Obama vows U.S. forces won’t get bogged down in Libya (Reuters)

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Obama vows U.S. forces won't get bogged down in Libya (Reuters)
29 Mar 2011, 2:18 am


A rebel drinks coffee inside an oil terminal compound after it was retaken by rebels in Zueitina, 850 km (528 miles) east of Tripoli, March 27, 2011. REUTERS/Suhaib Salemreuters – president barack obama told americans on monday that u. S. Forces would not get bogged down attempting to topple muammar gaddafi but halted short of saying how the military campaign in libya would end.

newsswap: Longtime bachelor Patrick Kennedy, 43, is engaged (AP)

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Longtime bachelor Patrick Kennedy, 43, is engaged (AP)
29 Mar 2011, 2:03 am


This March 2011 photograph released by Patrick Kennedy, show Kennedy, right, with fiance Amy Petitgout. Kennedy, former U.S. Rep. from Rhode Island and son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, is engaged to be married to Petitgout, a sixth-grade public school teacher from New Jersey. No date for the wedding has been set. (AP Photo/Patrick Kennedy)   NO SALESap – patrick kennedy, the 43-year-old former rhode island congressman and son of the late sen. Edward kennedy, is engaged to be married to a new jersey middle school teacher.


newsswap: Army: Photos of soldiers with corpses ‘disturbing’ (AP)

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Army: Photos of soldiers with corpses 'disturbing' (AP)
29 Mar 2011, 2:14 am


FILE - In this undated file photo released by the U.S. Army, Cpl. Jeremy Morlock is shown. The U.S. Army on Monday, March 28, 2011 apologized for any distress caused by recently published photos of Morlock and other American soldiers posing with dead Afghans, calling their content 'disturbing' and 'in striking contrast' to the Army's standards and values. The Army issued the statement in response to graphic images that Rolling Stone magazine posted on its website on Monday รข€ap – the u. S. Army on monday apologized for any distress caused by lately published photos of american soldiers posing with dead afghans, calling their content “disturbing” and “in striking contrast” to the army’s standards and values.


newsswap: FACT CHECK: How Obama’s Libya claims fit the facts (AP)

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FACT CHECK: How Obama's Libya claims fit the facts (AP)
29 Mar 2011, 2:14 am


President Barack Obama delivers his address on Libya at the National Defense University in Washington, Monday, March 28, 2011.    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)ap – there may be fewer than meets the eye to president barack obama’s affirmations monday night that nato is taking over from the u. S. In libya and that u. S. Action is exclusive and fixed to defending humans beneath attack there by moammar gadhafi’s forces.


newsswap: New Intel solid-state drive hits 600GB

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New Intel solid-state drive hits 600GB
29 Mar 2011, 2:56 am


Chip giant is now supplying a massive 600gb solid-state drive. That’s just with regards to as huge as these ultra-fast storage devices get these days. As always, the extra speed comes at a price.