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