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While U Slept. The Big 5 Overnight Stories. Monday, March 1, 2010

March 1, 2010

Chilean Military Takes Control of Quake-Hit Zones, Death Toll Tops 700 Curfews imposed overnight to curb looting as aftershocks continue and rescue workers search for survivors from Saturday’s massive earthquake in Chile.

Global Stocks and Euro Up as Hopes Mount for Greek Economy Bailout Shares rise in Asia and Europe as investors bet on stability boost on back of reported French-German rescue plan for beleaguered Greece. (AP)

AIG’s Asian Life Insurance Giant Sold to Prudential of Britain Deal valued at $35.5 billion would lead to insurance giant’s largest repayment to date to U.S. Government after $180 billion bailout in 2008.  (NYTimes)

Accused War Criminal Radovan Karadzic Defends Actions as “Just and Holy” Ethnic Serb leader on trial for genocide during the Bosnian war claims of self-defense. (BBC text/video)

Vancouver Games End With Hockey Gold for Hosts, Elaborate Closing Ceremony Photographic look back at most memorable moments of Canadian games. (Sports Illustrated)

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