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Mark Teixeira sets switch-hitting homer record

New York slugger Mark Teixeira hit home runs from both sides of the plate for the 12th game of his career to set a new Major League record in the Yankees' 6-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox Tuesday.

Time Travel in Samoa

As Samoa prepares to jump across the international dateline, a new opportunity arises for tourists.

Pre-market M&A Deals on March 14 (BRK.A, LZ, LLY, JNJ, AMSC, INTC, ETN)

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway said it has agreed to acquire additives maker Lubrizol for $135 a share in cash, or $9 billion, making it one of the largest acquisitions in its history. Eli Lilly and Co. announced that it has made an irrevocable, unconditional offer to acquire the animal health business of Belgium-based Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, a Johnson & Johnson Co.

Libyan Internet Shows Signs Of Life

Isolated spikes of Internet activity showed up in Libya over the weekend, according to Google's Transparency Report, but it is intermittent and Libya is still largely cut off from the rest of the world.

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Internet Kill Switch Not Possible In The U.S.

Since the Egyptian government shut down the Internet for days in the wake of protests, some have asked if the U.S. government could set up an Internet kill switch to cut off access -- either to stop people from communicating or protect the country from cyber attack.
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Scientists find inflammation immune cell switch

Scientists have found a protein that acts as a master switch to determine whether certain white blood cells will boost or dampen inflammation, a finding that may help the search for new drugs for rheumatoid arthritis.
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Abrupt Pfizer CEO switch stuns, pleases Street

Wall Street initially welcomed the abrupt departure of Pfizer Inc CEO Jeffrey Kindler, but quickly turned to questions about the condition of the pharmaceutical company and the behavior of its board.
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Pfizer CEO switch may mean new strategy, shares up

Investors welcomed the sudden departure of Pfizer Inc CEO Jeffrey Kindler by pushing up the stock in the hopes that a new leader will more act more aggressively to revive the giant pharmaceutical company.
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