From the Wires

George Bush besieged by flash mob in Texas Former President George H.W. Bush was honored by a flash mob during a recent visit to the Texas A&M school named for him.

Falkland Islanders vote to keep British rule

Reuters: As Argentina intensifies its sovereignty claim, residents of the Falkland Islands voted almost unanimously to stay under British rule.

Black smoke means no new pope

Wall Street Journal: Black smoke rose from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel, meaning that no decsion has been made on a new pope on the first day.

Paul Ryan unveils $4.6T plan to cut the deficit

USA Today: House Republicans unveiled a budget to balance the U.S. budget in 10 years without raising taxes, but by repealing President Obama's health care law.

Dearth of buyers for Hostess Twinkies Hostess is moving ahead with plans to sell its famous other snack cakes after nobody stepped forward to top an offer made by two investment firms.

Billionaire Chinese blogger eyes New York real estate Chinese property tycoon Zhang Xin is setting her sights on the historic General Motors building in New York.

Dad hacks Donkey Kong so daughter can play as female character

Wired: Mike Mika hacked Nintendo's Donkey Kong game so his 3-year-old daughter could play as the female character Pauline.

U.S. jobless rate lowest in 4 years Job growth grew last month as automakers, builders and retailers pushed the unemployment rate to a four-year low.

Heart disease found in mummies Heart scans of mummies reveal clogged arteries, researchers say.

Real dog fur found in Marc Jacobs 'faux fur' coats

NY Daily News: A Humane Society probe found that Marc Jacobs 'faux fur' jackets actually contain dog hair.

Google lays off 1,200 at Motorola Mobility

Motorola Mobility unit is to shed another 1,200 jobs or 10 percent of its workforce as the smartphone maker tries to return to profitability.

Global warming changes considered epic Heat spikes in last century are unprecedented, a new study says.

Obama signs expanded Violence Against Women Act

The Washington Post: President Obama signed into law an expanded Violence Against Women Act. It provides more anti-domestic violence resources to gays and more authority to American Indian courts.