Judge rules for gov’t on Rajaratnam evidence

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A federal judge ordered that Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam must reveal taped evidence to be used in his upcoming insider trading trial set for March 8, a court document said.

Navy sailor shot by police after ramming two cars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Navy police stopped a sailor who seemed drunk when he drove to the gate of the San Diego base early Saturday morning, then sped away and hit a couple police cars before officers shot him, authorities said.

Utah draws thousands for no-shooting-required gun permit

AUSTIN, Tex. (Reuters) – Texans seeking concealed handgun licenses are increasingly turning to Utah, a state that does not require actually shooting a gun to get a permit.

Parts of Tripoli defy Gaddafi’s rule

TRIPOLI, Feb 26 (Reuters) – Poor neighborhoods of the Libyan capital Tripoli openly defied Muammar Gaddafi on Saturday as his grip on power after 41 years of rule looked increasingly tenuous in the face of nationwide revolt.


Shuttle Discovery pays last visit to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – Space shuttle Discovery arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday on its final mission before the United States retires its three-ship shuttle fleet later this year.

Labor protests draw thousands across U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Thousands of people rallied in cities across the United States on Saturday against a Wisconsin plan to curb the power of public sector unions that has sparked similar government efforts in other states.