UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
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Syria mostly calm after U.N. truce deadline A fragile cease-fire brokered by the U.N. took hold in Syria today with regime forces apparently halting widespread attacks on the opposition, but there were reports of scattered violence and the government defied demands by international envoy Kofi Annan ... 04/12/2012 - 2:51 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after UN truce deadline Ban will now ask the U.N. Security Council for speedy deployment of an observer mission, said special envoy Kofi Annan, who brokered the truce. In the hours after the 6 a.m. deadline, a civilian was reported killed and the state-run news agency said ... 04/12/2012 - 1:56 am | View Link
Syria mostly calm after UN truce deadline The government met those demonstrations with a harsh crackdown, and more than 9,000 people have died since, according to the U.N. Bassma Kodmani, spokeswoman of the opposition Syrian National Council, said the truce has largely been observed since 6 a.m ... 04/12/2012 - 1:17 am | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline Annan is to brief the U.N. Security Council by video conference from Geneva on Thursday afternoon. Both the government and the opposition have said they will abide by the truce, which began ... el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based ... 04/11/2012 - 10:47 pm | View Link
Syria calm after UN truce deadline, but troops defy some of Annan's demands Annan is to brief the U.N. Security Council by video conference from Geneva on Thursday afternoon. Both the government and the opposition have said they will abide by the truce, which began ... el-Zour to the east were all calm, said the Britain-based ... 04/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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Dale Weise scored 18:08 into overtime to give the Montreal Canadiens a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the opening game of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal playoff series on Wednesday night.
Daniel Briere passed from behind the net to Weise in the right circle, and he beat Anders Lindback for the winning score.
Three of the four regular-season meetings between the teams were decided in overtime or a shootout, while the fourth was clinched by an empty-net goal.
With a coach who's finishing his first full-season behind a NHL bench, the Lightning weathered the loss of an injured Stamkos for 45 games and remained focused in the wake of the trade deadline deal that sent Martin St.
Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Oklahoma City Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference, rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night.
Oklahoma City (59-23) had lost two straight to put itself in the must-win situation in the regular-season finale to earn the No.
M. Saunders lined out to right fielder Rios.
B. Miller grounded out, second baseman Jo. Wilson to first baseman Fielder.
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 left on.
Mariners 2, Rangers 0.
Choice hit a sacrifice fly to left fielder Ackley, L. Martin scored.
Mariners 2, Rangers 1.
Rangers 3, Mariners 2.
Wednesday's Major League Linescores
 GameChicago000000000—061New York00011000x—2120T. Wood, H. Rondon (6), Rosscup (7) and Castillo; Pineda, Phelps (7), Thornton (8), Warren (9) and J. Murphy.
St. Louis000001000—191Milwaukee00103001x—590J. Kelly, Maness (5), Choate (6), K. Butler (7), Neshek (8) and Y. Molina; W. Peralta, W. Smith (7), Thornburg (8), Fr. Rodriguez (9) and Lucroy.
New York010101002—5100Arizona000000002—282Gee, Farnsworth (8), Rice (8), Valverde (9) and Recker; McCarthy, Thatcher (6), O.