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Business: Ford sales slide surprises as GM, Nissan, Honda gains all miss

Source: Bloomberg

Ford Motor Co.’s light-vehicle sales slipped 2 percent while other top automakers reported smaller gains than analysts had estimated as cold...

US: Winter's last push brings snow, travel woes to East

Source: USA Today

Winter's last big push of the season is shaping up as a monster, with freezing rain or snow stretching from North Texas to New Jersey, forcing...

World: Liberia releases last Ebola patient

Source: BBC News

Liberia has released its last Ebola patient after going a week without any new cases of the virus, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

Out of the ordinary: Man arrested after replying to sheriff's Facebook post

Source: UPI

Authorities in Ohio said a man is in custody after he commented on a sheriff's department Facebook post asking for information about his location.

Business: Business activity lifted in February as central banks loosen up

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - Global business activity picked up last month just as many central banks around the world loosen monetary policy further to try and drive...

US: Boston poised for start of bombing trial

Source: USA Today

BOSTON – Spectators began lining up at 5 a.m. outside Boston's federal court Wednesday as the entire city awaited opening statements in the...

World: Microsoft co-founder discovers long-lost Japanese battleship

Source: CNN

(CNN)Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the wreck of a long-lost World War II Japanese battleship near the Philippines.

Out of the ordinary: Photographer captures weasel's woodpecker ride

Source: UPI

LONDON, March 3 (UPI) -- A photographer in London captured a rare photo showing a small weasel appearing to ride on a woodpecker, but he said the...

Business: Best Buy's profit soars 77 percent on phone and TV sales

Source: Fortune

Best Buy reported a 77% jump in quarterly profit Tuesday, as the electronics retailer reported strong sales growth in the U.S. market during the key...

US: Georgia woman's execution postponed because drugs appeared 'cloudy'

Source: CNN

For the second time, a Georgia woman's execution has been postponed -- this time because of concerns about the drugs to be used.

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