Archive for January, 2014

Somewhere in the Midwest; Friday; January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014


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aaDana BeyerDana Beyer Running for Maryland Senate – Metro Weekly

Today’s High 24 Low 18 Cloudy

Knox’s parents ‘shocked’ by guilty verdict

US will likely extradite Knox if Italy asks

Atlanta area slowly rebounding from winter storm

Kerry to hold talks with Ukraine’s opposition in Germany

US seeks death penalty for marathon suspect

Air Force brass: Culture of fear led to cheating

GOP debates next move on immigration

Ohio grandma held for gagging child with underwear

Deputy, a ‘good man,’ shot dead in Utah after stopping to aid a ‘disabled’ car

Civil rights community backs stop-and-frisk reforms

Midwest braces for more snow

Thieves rob NY Cartier store

Princess cruise ship stricken

Alleged smuggling ring busted

20-term Congressman retiring

Storm spurs acts of kindness

aaGenevaSyrian negotiators meet, wrap up weeklong talks

Activists: Syrian troop shells kill 16 in Aleppo

Thai polling stations might close if violence mars election

Missing Ukraine activist says he was tortured

Ukraine Warring Sides Sharpen Rhetoric as President Out Sick (2)

AP EXCLUSIVE: Inside Pakistan army bomb school

Suicide bombers called biggest Sochi Olympics risk

Russia says Iran nuclear talks set for February 18 in New York

Middle East peace mediators to meet in Munich

Police reportedly find Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend in hotel near border

NSA Leaker Edward Snowden Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

aaFishNew big-headed fish species discovered in Idaho and Montana rivers

Ophidiophobics beware: flying snakes have great aerodynamics

Weather map of brown dwarf could shed new light on planets

UK nuclear station reports elevated radiation

Study: Russian Men Dying Early From Heavy Vodka Use

Wal-Mart to Apple Joining Obama to Aid Long-Term Jobless

Microsoft reportedly will replace CEO Steve Ballmer with Satya Nadella

Yahoo Mail Resets User Passwords After Confirmed Breach

A guide to Obama’s plan for retirement savings

Medicare ACOs Slow Spending, But Few Earn Bonuses

Mortgage rates not rising, yet

Your tax ‘guru’ may not be an expert, after all

aaAF officer cheerleaderSeahawks cheerleader an Air Force lieutenant

NFL, Super Bowl

Peyton fires back at Sherman

Kaepernick blasts Sherman

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Former Rangers INF Young to retire

NFL says concussions are down from 2012

Avs extend G Varlamov through 2018-19

Around the NBA: All-Star reserves named

NBA All-Star Game: Indiana Pacers’ Roy Hibbert in, Lance Stephenson out

Red Sox owner turns publisher

UFC star attacked at her gym?

NASCAR’S new Chase format

aaShakira and RihannaShakira, Rihanna team up for steamy ‘Can’t Remember To Forget You

Jay Leno Admits Hiding In NBC Executive’s Office Twice

Justin Bieber Can Easily Save His Image

‘Seinfeld’ reunion to take place soon

The disqualified Oscars song, and other voting scandals

LiLo gossip stars half a fur coat & NFL player

How Roberts met her fiance

Singers join SeaWorld lineup

It’s Hasty Pudding for Mirren

Mars grateful for ‘Super’ gig

1D wins new industry award

Persistent 10-year-old’s hunch leads to a life-saving rescue

Driver with man on windshield says she panicked

Man uses first-class ticket to eat for free at airport’s VIP lounge … for almost a year

Elementary school takes lunches away from students owing account balances

aaPenguin chicksClimate change killing penguin chicks: study

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; January 30, 2014

January 30, 2014


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Today’s High 31 Low 21 Gusty Winds/Afternoon Snow Showers

Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

Police: Md. mall gunman wrote of killing people

Missouri executes man after appeals denied

Defense team hails ruling on secret spy court documents

Parties target campaigns for secretary of state

Grimm apologizes for threat

Bush speechwriter accuses Obama of plagiarism in State of the Union

Stricken cruise ship sanitized

Amanda Knox retrial verdict: Six things to know

aaAmanda KnoxVerdict day for Amanda Knox in murder appeal

At least 18 killed in militant assault on Iraqi ministry building

Thai government forced to beg access to offices

Thai army to deploy more troops amid warning of poll violence

African Union summit opens in Ethiopia; food security, South Sudan crisis on ..

Damascus detainees languish while Syria envoys talk

Popular wave could lift Egypt army chief to office

Ukraine still ‘on the brink’ as Klitschko calls amnesty proposal ‘unacceptable’

Ukrainian prez takes sick leave

Russia to await new Ukraine government before fully implementing rescue

Inside Josef Stalin’s summer villa in Sochi

aaNeanderthalAt least 20% of Neanderthal DNA Is in Humans

Now for the weather on Luhman: Cloudy with a chance of molten iron rain

California weighs giving tax break to space exploration firms

Long lunar night wait for China’s malfunctioning Jade Rabbit moon rover

Penguins suffering from climate change, scientists say

Incredible Video Shows How Boulders Demolished a 300-Year-Old Italian Farmhouse

Winter choice: Heat or eat?

Supplement-cancer link seen

Binge work, heart attack linked

Average doctor wait: 18.5 days

Study: Men’s memories worse

Adult Obesity May Have Origins Way Back In Kindergarten

Peanut allergy treatment can help some kids, study finds

Israel’s Oramed says oral insulin capsule trial a success

Study: One’s ‘weight fate’ may be set by age 5

Beretta to build new firearms plant in Tenn.

New Domain Names For Sale: 4 Facts

PS Vita Slim to replace OLED model

Stricken cruise ship sanitized

aaPete CarrollNFL, Super Bowl:  Pete Carroll

Seahawks’ Lynch walks out on media again

No snow, rain predicted for Super Bowl

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6-time All-Star Berkman retiring

Scrivens makes shutout-record 59 saves

Spurs’ Ginobili to miss 3-4 weeks

Michael Schumacher’s manager says doctors begin process of waking F1 great

Akron turns purple for coach

Why wrestling star has reportedly quit WWE

Rousey held her own vs. boxer

Strahan rips back at Sapp

aaScarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson quits Oxfam role over SodaStream row

Justin Bieber charged with assault in Canada

Tom Morello Remembers Pete Seeger: ‘He Had a Backbone of Steel’

Elton John, Lady Gaga, ‘Dallas Buyers Club’ get GLAAD nominations

Song’s Oscar nod rescinded

Racial controversy over SB ad

‘Desperate’ drama rolls on as lawsuit reinstated

Alba unveils ‘fearless’ new ‘do

Grant the father of third child

Film festival gives ultimatum

Hudson joins sons in new ad

J.Law rumors have ring to ‘em

Gaza’s 2nd feature film revisits resistance theme

16-year-old girl falls 3000 feet in skydiving accident — and survives

Merchant pleads guilty to smuggling piranhas into NY

‘Traveler’ got 300 free meals

Snake becomes flying saucer

Heroin found in Happy Meals?

aaCubAw together now! Polar bear cub steps on snow for first time

Somewhere in the Midwest; Wednesday; January 29, 2014

January 29, 2014


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Today’s High 19 Low 12 Sunny/Wind Chills -15 and below

Georgia National Guard heads out to help stranded school buses

Winter storm causes wrecks, gridlock in the South

Cop delivers baby on icy road

Scheduled Missouri execution temporarily stayed

Murder of Texas mother Heather Simpson was no ‘crime of passion,’ sheriff and

Amanda Knox trial nears 3rd verdict

Relief in sight for sick cruise

GOP Congressman Discovers Mississippi Isn’t as Homophobic as He Thought

Congressman to reporter: ‘I will break you in half’

Americans react to Obama’s address to nation

Boehner warns Obama about exceeding authority

Hero’s welcome: Wounded veteran gets ovation

aaState of the UnionPresident Obama’s 2014 State of the Union address

Thailand to deploy 10,000 police in capital to secure voting

Ukraine ‘on brink of civil war’

Ukraine lawmakers consider protester amnesty

Ukraine expects $2 billion tranche of Russian aid soon: acting PM

Syria talks in Geneva make ‘positive’ step forward

Turkey’s Erdogan in Iran to mend ties after split over Syria

IAEA visits Iranian mine as part of nuclear transparency pact

Under Gabriel, Germany’s SPD sets the pace in Merkel coalition

Egypt says 20 journalists ‘facing charges’

aamario_and_luigi_300_262_100Nintendo looks to power-up Mario after not-so-super Wii U

Cosmonauts make repeat spacewalk for Canadian video venture

Human Body Not Prepared For Life in Space?

Cuttlefish Holds Clues to Camouflage

Stem cells grown without embryo in ‘major discovery’

Cigarettes kicked out of school in China

Stocks drop at the open ahead of Fed decision

Obama offers plan for Americans who lack 401(k) retirement accounts

‘Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ to be new name, stock on NYSE

Apple awarded solar power patent for MacBook

aaRussell WilsonNFL, Super Bowl:  Russell Wilson

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Pau Gasol dealing with groin injury, unsure of availability Friday

Northwestern QB Colter helps form union

MLB OKs protective cap for pitchers

OL Martin says other Dolphins hazed

Panthers extend Rivera through 2017

Cowboys demote Kiffin, Marinelli new DC

Puig’s reckless driving charge dropped

Browns to interview Kyle Shanahan for OC

Probe: Rutgers coach didn’t bully player

Tiger’s ex-coach dishes on his too-buff body

aajim-cantoreNever mess with ‘the rock star of meteorologists’ during a broadcast

Happy 60th Birthday Oprah! Here Are 15 Of Oprah’s Most Inspirational Quotes!

Miley Cyrus Reveals How She Got ‘Unplugged’ With Madonna: Watch

Review: ‘Fleming’ portrays author as a preview of his Bond character

NBC Shuts Down Production on Sean Saves the World

NFL Star Clay Matthews I’m Moving Into Justin Bieber’s Hood

Is Juan Pablo sending mixed messages?

Husband’s Plumbing Help Results In Leaky Marriage

Can crowdfunding save this family’s home from foreclosure?

aaGop responseGOP response to the State of the Union address (U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash)

Somewhere in the Midwest; Tuesday; January 28, 2014

January 28, 2014


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Today’s High 2 Low -2 Sun and Wind Mixed/Dangerous Wind Chills

US looks at ways to prevent spying on NSA spying

House reaches compromise on farm bill

Mich. shootings suspect: Wanted to send a message

Southerners warned of icy mess in days ahead

USS Monitor work goes dark as US dollars dwindle

Girls found 15 miles from home

Teen admitted killing teacher

Socialist politician eschews pay

America pessimistic about future, poll finds

Poll: Most want pot legal

Top Republicans to present ideas on immigration

Obama ups minimum wage for some government contractors

State of the Union: What to expect from President Obama

aaState of the UnionHow an Obama State of the Union speech is born

US anger over Afghan prisoner release deepens divide

Ukrainian premier submits resignation

Thailand to go ahead with February 2 election, despite warnings of chaos

U.N. convoy awaiting green light to deliver food to Homs

Gunmen kill senior Egyptian Interior Ministry official

For UN’s patient Brahimi, no war is irresolvable

Iraq says Syria war spillover hinders oilfields, pipelines

Egyptian media urge Sisi to run for president

South African opposition groups merge

AP PHOTOS: Afghan children toil in Pakistan

Japan Revises Teaching Guidelines to Bolster Claim to Disputed Islands

Palestinians earn degrees while in Israeli jail

aaPete SeegerFolk singer, activist Pete Seeger dies at 94

Where Have all the Flowers Gone? (YouTube)

NASA puts out call for commercial lunar landers

How old is the Grand Canyon? Scientific debate rages on

UrtheCast Cameras Successfully Installed On International Space Station

Scientists link 2 past plagues

H7N9 bird flu resurges in China ahead of Lunar New Year

Pesticides exposure linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Disrupted sleep speeds up cancer

Checking Work Email at Night? Here’s Why You Should Stop

Got a charge for $9.84 on your credit card? Beware

Akamai’s state of the internet: America gets with faster broadband, IPv6

1 thing to do before refinancing

PepsiCo opts for ‘Simply’ label

Heat bills soar

More money? 21 overlooked tax breaks

aaMetLife StadiumSuper Bowl weather forecast normal

Marijuana continues to dominate Super Bowl

No Super Bowl blimp coverage?

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Ravens name Kubiak offensive coordinator

Carroll OK if NFL looks at medicinal pot

Goodell: Pro Bowl improved this season

Falcons extend Smith, Dimitroff to 2016

Seau family against $765M settlement

Pettine tabs Bills’ O’Neil as Browns’ DC

Eagles name Musgrave QBs coach

US to bring record 230 athletes to Sochi

NHL may rethink sending players to Sochi

Sportscaster Jerry Remy to return as Red Sox analyst for NESN

Beaten fan gets $96K from Giants’ coach

Brawl breaks out on TUF set

Cop indicted in player’s killing

QB making MLB debut, sort of

aaDownton Abbey‘Downton Abbey’ Insufferability Index: Bully for Bates

Grammys 2014: Top social moments and surprises

Grammy Awards: What you didn’t see on TV

Where was Miley during the Grammys?

Quentin Tarantino files lawsuit a week after script leak

Miley Cyrus and Madonna to ‘perform together’ for MTV

Stars line up to pay tribute to The Beatles

First glimpse of new Doctor Who outfit

Online petition calls for Bieber’s deportation

‘Bachelor’ alum becomes dad

‘Frozen’ ices ‘Lion King’ record

Aykroyd named Miss. deputy

J.Law to ink major Dior deal

Banks to direct ‘Pitch’ sequel

Depp to receive Artisan Award

O’Donnell’s ‘View’ return

Parties unite to save bonfires

8 ways to connect your dog to the Web

Doggone good news for NY blind man

Mystery girl in iconic photo comes to life

aaHimmler family‘I’m off to Auschwitz. Kisses, Yours, Heini.’ (Heinrich Himmler and Family)

Somewhere in the Midwest; Monday; January 27, 2014

January 27, 2014


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Today’s High 7 Low -15 Snow

Motive still unclear in Md. mall shooting

Md. mall to reopen with memorials, more security

Columbia mall shooter kept journal seized by police

White House warns Obama could go around Congress

NJ Democrats set to merge traffic jam probe

Brain-dead Texas woman taken off life support

Two Toledo Firefighters Killed In Apt. Building Fire

Deep freeze: Brutal cold returns to US Midwest

aaState of the UnionWho’s on Obama’s State of the Union guest list?

Tunisia signs new constitution in step to democracy

Syria talks yield narrow deal, Assad ‘red line’

Syrian government under pressure to allow aid convoy

Thai election body urges vote delay, army stays neutral

Thai police rescue hundreds of Rohingya in raid on suspected traffickers’ 

Ukraine unrest: State of emergency threat to anti-government protesters

Egypt’s Sisi poised to announce presidency bid

Cuba to host Latin American summit; U.S. notably absent

Report claims N. Korea executes relatives of purged uncle

Brazil no safer a year after deadly club fire

‘Peace Doves’ Attacked During Pope’s Ukraine Gesture

Mayor says no gay residents in Sochi

Hoops legend dies at 81

aaCrocodileCrocodile takes Australian boy, mauls another

China Moon rover Jade Rabbit in trouble

Black hole theory my ‘biggest blunder,’ Stephen Hawking says

Making music videos ‘helps young cancer patients cope’

IHOP’s Tricky New Way to Get You to Order More Pancakes

Asia, Europe stocks sink on global economy fears

Tata Motors stock falls after boss Karl Slym’s death plunge

FAA orders inspections of Boeing 767s

Google acquires artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Stratasys launches multi-material colour 3D printer

aaScott StallingsStallings rallies to win at Torrey Pines

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Broncos, Seahawks hit frozen Big Apple

Rice’s team wins Pro Bowl

Dolphins hire Bucs exec Hickey as GM

Ex-FSU QB Coker transfers to Alabama

Mississippi St. coach sorry for conduct

Sochi set to welcome the world amid storm clouds

Tight security for torch relay

Jason Collins among first lady’s State of the Union guests

aaDaft Punk and PharrellDaft Punk, Pharrell win big at Grammys

Grammys 2014: Winners and performances

Leo crashes Hill’s SNL gig

Dempsey talks ‘Grey’s’ deal

76K lbs. of ribs burn in fire

aaKacey Musgraves Grammys’ daring looks (Kacey Musgraves, Grammy winner)

Somewhere in the Midwest; Sunday; January 26, 2014

January 26, 2014
Wooster Lake, Potato Creek State Park

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Today’s High 29 Low 1 Snow

Obama to use State of the Union speech to offer election-year agenda

Hospital: No decision on order to end life support

Remains of long-vanished Missouri fugitive believed found in Washington state

Arizona GOP censures McCain for ‘liberal’ record

Firecracker blast blows off driver’s hand in Wash.

Florida voters meet signature requirements for medical marijuana initiative

aaMD mallPolice: 3 dead in Mall shooting; devices disabled

Ukrainian opposition defiant after PM job offer

Kiev protesters attack building with police inside

Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai as protest toll rises to 49

Thai anti-government protest leader shot dead in Bangkok violence

Suicide bomber hits military bus in Afghan capital, kills 4

Peace talks 1st goal: Aid to besieged Syrian city

Syria antagonists in ‘half-steps’ of peace talks

Quebec fire home search: Many people still missing

Total of 32 believed dead in Quebec fire

Xu Zhiyong sentenced to four years in prison

aaFrogWith a love song, a frog seals its doom (+video)

Researchers solve mystery of mantis shrimp’s bizarre eyesight

Iconic LA sites on quake list

Happy New Year for sharks?

California electrician has ‘star shaped cataracts’ in his eyes after electrical accident

More than 300 people fall ill aboard cruise ship

Japan food pesticide scare: Factory worker arrested

JP Morgan boss Jamie Dimon pay rises to $20m in 2013

Big arts-crafts retailer reports data attack

aaStanislas WawrinkaAustralian Open: Wawrinka overcomes Nadal

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Woodland takes over lead at Farmers

Tiger misses cut at Torrey

MMA fighter mulls retirement

Winston shifts to baseball

Scary wreck in Rolex 24 race

8-ppg NBA scorer goes for 51

Denver-Seattle history heated

Report: Melo eyes Bulls over LA

Super Bowl ticket prices down

aaWendy DavisLiberal hero Wendy Davis under fire for her selective biography

Cuaron wins DGA for ‘Gravity,’ gains Oscar edge

Canadian bad boy Justin Bieber risks US deportation

Elizabeth Vargas Returns To TV Post-Rehab Stint; Says On ‘Good Morning

How exotic: Celebs & their animal friends

Scarlett responds to criticism

Adele working with Collins

‘Shades’ poster shows a back

Who died on ‘Horror Story?’

Stand Clear of Falling Knives

Family promise gave life to man in 31-year coma

Prove it: Bank blocking some customers from making large withdrawals without ‘evidence’

Pilot faints, teen flies plane

aaAlaska salmonWal-Mart decides to keep buying Alaska salmon

Somewhere in the Midwest; Saturday; January 25, 2014

January 25, 2014
Bendix Woods County Park

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Today’s High 30 Low 1 Blustery/Snow Showers/-10 Wind Chills

Suspect charged with murder in SC campus shooting

New Guantanamo hearings limit media, NGO access

Former Va. Gov. McDonnell, wife plead not guilty

Hospital told to take pregnant woman off support

Family alleges Ohio execution unconstitutional

US prepared to evacuate Americans if needed during Sochi Olympics

Apologetic Dave Agema won’t step down, says he’s drawn voters to GOP

Feds: Teen sold deadly toxin

Rick Perry Mellows on Pot

aaTalksSyrian govt., rebels face off — briefly, silently

Egypt: Police clash with Islamist supporters

Egypt: Military helicopter crashes in Sinai

Tense Egypt marks third anniversary of uprising

Twelve dead in fresh violence in China’s Xinjiang province: Xinhua

Peaceful solution to Ukraine crisis remains ‘futile,’ minister says

Ukraine leader pledges government reshuffle ahead of more rallies

Officials say 2 police captured by Kiev protesters

Thai government wants end to protests but promises no crackdown

Philippines, Muslim rebels clinch peace deal

Central African Republic violence points to smouldering divisions

Fire in Quebec claims 8

Crews melt ice in fire search

Earthquake hits Indonesian island

Aghan survivors of sunk boat carrying migrants allege brutal behavior by Greek

Death sentence for blasphemy

France’s Hollande ‘to split from Valerie Trierweiler’

aaHawkingStephen Hawking says black holes don’t exist

Mating Calls of One Frog Species also invites its Predator

Source of water ice on dark side of the Moon revealed?

Review of vitamin D studies finds little health benefit

Spinal Cord Electrical Stimulation Could Prevent Parkinson’s Symptoms

Coca-Cola laptop theft could have compromised info for 74000 -WSJ

Jobless rate falls 4th straight month

Walmart lays off 2300 in cost-cutting move: Report

The Apple Mac at 30: See the Evolution of an Icon

Toyota takes global sales title

aaLi NaLi Na wins Australian Open in 3rd try

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Brent gets 180 days in jail, probation

Sherman fined $7,875 for taunting

Bills hire ex-Lions coach Schwartz as DC

ChiSox give Ventura multi-year extension

Lefty withdraws with muscle pain in back

Sharks extend Thornton, Marleau

‘Melo goes off for most points in Knicks history

Country denies its 1 Olympian

HOFer scammed out of fortune

aaGal GadotWonder Woman Gal Gadot Signed For Three Movies With Warner Bros

Ooh la la! Stars shine at Paris Fashion Week

Selena & Demi dine together

Justin Bieber Gets Ultimatum From Scooter Braun: Get Help Or I’m Done

Biebs breaks silence in tweet

Knightley ‘too pretty’ for role?

Madonna to sing at Grammys

Magazine cover angers Minaj

Springsteen headed to Africa

Jury rejects defamation lawsuit against Courtney Love

Time slows to a crawl in films featuring slo-mo looks at subway stops

Who’s responsible for the tabloid-ification of America?

Scouts offer gluten-free cookie

AP demands George Zimmerman stop sale of his latest painting

aaCrime scene robotFlying robots zoom onto crime scenes

Somewhere in the Midwest; Friday; January 24, 2014

January 24, 2014


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Today’s High 21 Low 19 Windy/Snow Showers

Hagel vows to get to bottom of nuke missile ills

Boehner won’t give up the smokes, wine to be president

Feds in NYC charge 5 in ‘Goodfellas’ sequel

Christie’s campaign, NJ GOP face federal subpoenas

Proposal would allow Georgia firefighters to carry guns

Huckabee: Democrats Pitch Women on Birth Control

Porn charge for NY police chief

How one man’s ruling could rock the South

aaI-94Massive pileup on I-94 kills 3, more than 20 hurt

Cairo bombings kill at least five

Syria peace talks on verge of collapse before they begin

Thai court ruling adds to mounting pressure on PM Yingluck

Ukrainian protesters occupy government buildings

Mexico City bets on tap water law to change habit

UK’s Cameron tells Davos he can keep Britain in the EU

Poland to look into new allegations about secret CIA jail

Pakistan suspends Shi’ite pilgrimage route to Iran

Hollande Meets With Pope Francis Amid Affair Rumor

Pakistan court sentences Briton to death for blasphemy, imposes Rs 1 million fine

Ford stuck in Toronto elevator

Baby George gets royal cousin

aaMars rockMystery white rock inexplicably appears near NASA Mars rover

Rocket blasts off with NASA communications satellite

NASA rover Opportunity finds signs Mars once had fresh water

Arctic Sea Ice Freefall is Mirror Image of Carbon Dioxide Ascent

Space travel vital to our survival, says UK astronaut

Water vapor plumes raise question about life on dwarf planet Ceres

Flies with brothers make gentler lovers

FDA says nutrition facts label will get a makeover

FDA to review safety of caramel color

Montana jury awards $52M in lawsuit against bank

Volkswagen’s labor chief says U.S. operations a ‘disaster’

6 Critical Changes to Note When Filing Your 2013 Taxes

Price of stamps goes up this weekend

Apple Celebrates 30 Years Of The Mac Computer

Qualcomm swallows Palm and buys some mobile patents from HP

Kids Aren’t Reading On Tablets

Five tips for single homebuyers

Michelin: Tire evolves with wear

aaFedererTennis:  Australian Open Scoreboard (Roger Federer)

Nadal beats Federer in Aussie semifinal

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Man gets 57 years in Sean Taylor killing

Jury to begin weighing Brent’s sentence

MSU F Dawson breaks hand banging table

Rays sign RHP Balfour for 2 years, $12M

Jets QB Smith gets apology from airline

Dwight Howard Snubbed from NBA-All Star Starting Lineup

Babe Ruth watch set for auction

Bronco goes from XFL to Super Bowl starter

Top 10 NFL stars without a ring

aaHudgensVanessa Hudgens’s Acting Secret: Chowing Down on Croissants

Demi Lovato Dyes Her Hair Hot Pink, Grabs Dinner With Selena Gomez After

For young performers at the Grammys, exposure could be the award

Macklemore a rapper? Grammy debate is on

O’Reilly to interview Obama

’24′ chaos comes to London

Lorde seeks advice from Swift

U2 to release song for charity

J. Hud rocks sultry ensemble

‘Hot’ animated episode coming

Justin Bieber leaves Florida jail after drunk driving arrest

Teen who stole Fieri’s Lamborghini gets life term

Mitt Romney on ‘Mitt’ documentary

Blige’s dad critical after attack

Could this abandoned cruise ship be heading for the UK?

Firefighters in southern Australia film their drive through massive blaze

aaAustrian swastikaSwastika on Austrian tombstone defies official ban

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; January 23, 2014

January 23, 2014


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Today’s High 14 Low -6 Occasional Snow Showers/Cold Wind Chills

Poll: Obama seen as nice guy, so-so prez

Va. AG’s office: Gay marriage ban unconstitutional

Government panel urges end to phone data spying

Company in West Virginia spill failed to disclose second chemical

APNewsBreak: Poll finds drop in uninsured rate

Texas executes man despite opposition from Mexico

First Amendment debate rages over Ariz. frat’s behavior

Girl charged as adult in death of boyfriend during sex

U. of Okla. President: Lockdown Likely False Alarm

Suburban Chicago teen accused in death of girl, 11

Three found dead at Fort Hood

Pastor guilty of embezzlement

Identical triplets born in Calif.

aaKievUkraine faces more violence as ultimatum nears end

Ukraine anti-government protesters call brief truce for new talks

Peace talks on Syria stuck over Assad’s future

U.N. envoy meets Syria foes to salvage talks after bitter start

Thai court defers election date ruling, capital calm

Hard to see end to Thailand’s cycle of instability

Analysis: Hardest yet to come for France’s Hollande on reforms

Abe sees World War One echoes in Japan-China tensions

US calls on China to free scholar fighting graft

Gunmen Kill 5 Egyptian Police

Italy issues 90 mafia arrest warrants, seizes pizza restaurants

Israel foils Al Qaeda plot to attack American embassy in Tel Aviv

Sochi 2014: Cyber-surveillance network heightens privacy fears

India: Woman gang-raped on orders of ‘kangaroo court’

Iranian President Rouhani says his ‘friends’ write his English-language tweets

aaLocomotivesNatural gas locomotives may prove cheaper, cleaner

A Case for saving Sharks and Rays

Supernova spotted by London students

Oculus Rift Project to Allow Users to Swap Bodies and Genders

Omega-3 intake linked to signs of brain aging

Two proposed Alzheimer’s drugs show disappointing results

Sugar, corn syrup in battle

Mediterranean Diet May Lower Peripheral Artery Disease Risk

Can’t Walk the Walk? Stop Texting!

Fish oil supplements may shield against Alzheimer’s, study finds

Netflix Subscribers Stream In, With No Sign of Slowdown

Whole Foods says no to sludge

aaDominika CibulkovaTennis:  Australian Open Scoreboard (Dominika Cibulkova)

New names enliven final as Dominika Cibulkova looks to become Slovakia’s first grand slam winner

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Brent guilty, mother of victim forgives

NFL says Welker’s hit on Talib was legal

Falcons hire Pioli as assistant GM

Munchak to lead Steelers’ offensive line

Titans hire Mularkey as tight ends coach

Sanders picks Luck, Newton for Pro Bowl

Vince Young files for bankruptcy

Yankees, Tanaka agree to 7 years, $155M

Norway’s curlers to show off funky pants in Sochi

Mariners add metal detectors

Teen fired for wearing jersey?

aaMuppetsMuppets’ mini-makeover aims to boost kids’ health

Captain & Tennille to Divorce

Poverty TV: Hit UK show stirs welfare debate

Justin Bieber arrested in Miami Beach for DUI and drag racing, police say

Elton John’s message to Putin

Hef’s wife tries out new look

Academy: No best picture tie

Love breaks down in court

Delevingne twerks day away

Russell talks ‘Fast’ troubles

The Wanted planning hiatus

Cosby in new sitcom

Alison Sweeney quits soap role

GoDaddy’s Super Bowl spot seeks humor in spray tanning

Student protests high tuition costs by paying in $1 bills

Man in dog shirt poses with dog in man shirt

Man posts own wanted poster to Facebook, arrested 45 minutes later

Wombat gets hip replacement surgery from Australian doctors

aaSistersLook-alike College Friends Discover They Are Sisters

Somewhere in the Midwest; Wednesday; January 22, 2014

January 22, 2014


GLBT Resource Center of Michiana, Inc. – Facebook

Today’s Profound Thoughts and Items of Interest

Michiana Daily News Update

Trans News Updates

aaLightfootLightfoot Earns Win No. 700 as Pilots take down Taylor (Bethel College photo)

Today’s High 17 Low 8 Cloudy/Snow Showers

Fierce winter storm buries Northeast

AP Exclusive: LAX gunfire came while officers away

Christie finds allies among Hispanic leaders

Former Va. gov, wife indicted for corruption

Investigators seek answers in BART officer’s death

Chicago priest abuse victims seek more files

Texas to execute Mexican national in face of diplomatic protest

aaPurdue electrical engineeringPurdue shooting suspect surrenders after allegedly killing fellow student

Syria peace conference opens with rifts over Assad

A look at key fighting groups in Syria

Torture pics from inside Syria

Syria rejects report of systematic torture and killing

Thai capital under emergency as pro-government leader shot and wounded …

Seven Dead in Attack on Pakistani Security Team

Afghanistan cracks down on advertising in favor of U.S. troops

Snowden denies charges he’s a Russian spy

Ukraine: Police chase protesters from clashes site

Russian prosecutor seeks five-six years in jail for anti-Putin protest …

Hungary: Nations get threat about Sochi attacks

Trial for Chinese anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong draws crowd of wary

aaCalifornia droughtCalifornia drought: Scientists puzzled by persistence of blocking ‘ridge’ …

Mysterious rock found by Mars rover: ‘We were absolutely startled’

Spacecraft Rosetta roused from slumber on comet-chasing quest

Electronic Whiskers Could Help Robots Detect Their Surroundings

Air pollution from Asia affecting global weather

A Google Glass app promises to make sex more awesome

The 25 most common passwords of 2013

Why Sloths Leave the Trees to Poop

Bird flu spikes in China ahead of Lunar New Year

Move more, sit less to reduce heart failure risk, say researchers

AP Exclusive: New regs sought for child car seats

Secret’s out on the Swiss bank account

McDonald’s denies evading heavy French taxes

Sears to close flagship Loop location in April

Samsung ‘infringed’ Apple’s auto-complete text patent

Most minicars failed crash test

Mary Kay adds non-pink BMW

aaRafael NadalNadal avoids top player exodus at Aussie

Federer stuns Murray, Rafa next

Tennis:  Australian Open Scoreboard

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NFL, Super Bowl:  Sherman in column: I’m not villainous

Denver billboard rips Sherman

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Nobody Is Pleased with Johnny Weir’s Support of the Sochi Olympics

Sochi may get US bomb tech

Players wanted A-Rod kicked out of union

Goodell suggests ditching extra points

Pettine has second interview with Browns

Buccaneers hire Cardinals’ Licht as GM

Saints’ Lombardi to run Lions’ offense

Will World Cup venue be ready?

Twinsanity hits HS hoops team

Private jets compete for Super Bowl space

NFL star sues pregnant coed, claims extortion

Pro Bowl captains make picks

Girl, 9, scores 63 points

Did Leaf sabotage ’98 draft?

aaKaty PerryKaty Perry’s Plastic Surgery, John Meyer and God Revelations in ‘GQ’ are

Quentin Tarantino Drops ‘Hateful Eight’ After Script Leak

Justin Bieber ‘Parties With Group Of Girls’ Before ‘Making It Rain $75k At Miami

Young Jeezy behind bars again

Ke$ha ‘overwhelmed to tears’ by fans’ support

Jones to star in Carell sitcom

NBC kills ‘Murder’ reboot idea

Warrant out for Suge Knight

Where ‘Full House’ cast is now

Efron: I’m in the ‘best place’

Another grandbaby for Trump

Verizon positions for mobile TV service

Online community helps partly decode grandmother’s mysterious note

aaStuck in windshieldCyclist: Driver didn’t see me stuck in windshield