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5:27am

Fri March 18, 2011
Africa

Nations Make Plans To Enforce Libya No-Fly Zone

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:06 am

Libyan rebels celebrate in Benghazi on Thursday after the United Nations Security Council passed a resolution to impose a no-fly zone over Libya.
Patrick Baz AFP/Getty Images

Recognizing the difficulty of embarking on a third war, President Obama nonetheless said that the United States will participate in enforcing the U.N. Security Council resolution offering protection to Libya's citizens.

"Action is necessary and we will not be acting alone," Obama said.

The president spoke after meeting with congressional leaders in person and on the phone. He announced that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend the Paris summit being convened Saturday by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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4:32am

Fri March 18, 2011
Asia

U.S. Rescue Team: Japan's Damage Is "Off The Charts"

As Japanese firemen work through the tsunami debris looking for bodies, they have been joined by a team from the Los Angeles Fire Department. Leader Dave Stone, who has worked recently in New Zealand and Haiti, says his team has never seen anything to "this scope and magnitude."

4:00am

Fri March 18, 2011
Japan In Crisis

U.N. Nuclear Chief: Japan 'Racing Against The Clock'

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 10:06 am

A Japanese rescue worker in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture, on Friday, one week after a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan.
Philippe Lopez AFP/Getty Images

4:00am

Fri March 18, 2011
Sports

NCAA Women's Tournament

Renee Montagne talks with NPR's Tom Goldman about the field for the N-C-double-A women's basketball tournament. Those games begin on Saturday.

4:00am

Fri March 18, 2011
Business

Business News

Linda Wertheimer has business news.

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