Archive for August, 2014

Somewhere in the Midwest; Sunday; August 31, 2014

August 31, 2014


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Today’s High 81 Low 68 Cloudy Early with Peaks of Sunshine

Storm chances continue tonight, pockets of heavy rain possible

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Police Shooting MissouriNational March On Ferguson Draws Huge Crowds

U.S. News

Obamas attend chef’s wedding

Obama: Don’t ignore rights

Obama under pressure to delay immigration action until after midterms

Suspect in custody after possible threat against President Obama

White House Talks about a Government Shutdown

U.S. ambassador learns Welsh ahead of NATO summit

Oregon girl, 9, dies when sand hole collapses on her at beach

Mom to jail for son with gun

3 juveniles die in SUV crash

Moderate quake hits Alaska

Rally marks Brown’s death

Analysis: Plenty still at play in Senate campaign

Pilot unconscious: aircraft ran out of fuel and crashed

Hundreds of homes threatened by stubborn northern California wildfires

Six Die in Mobile Home Fire in North Carolina

Food Resource Group to meet

New York teen dies while test driving Lamborghini

Reid’s name removed from center at Utah university from which he graduated

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aaIraqUS airstrikes, aid for Iraqi town under siege

World News

Renewed volcano jet threat as Iceland raises alert to red

Kerry: US to seek IS coalition

Australia to provide arms in US-led mission against IS

Islamic State’s media-savvy militants spread message with ease

Fate of UN peacekeepers in Syrian Golan unclear

Saudi king warns of terror threat

Russia ‘cannot stand aside’ in Ukraine – Putin

EU threatens new sanctions

72nd Gaza war casualty: Sgt. Shachar Shalev, 20, succumbs to wounds

Pro-Democracy Groups, Beijing Poles Apart Over Hong Kong Election

Mogherini and Tusk: New faces at the top of the EU

Partial building collapse in Paris suburb kills 1

Boy with tumor found in Spain

African extremists get bolder

Al-Shabab attacks Somalia’s intelligence HQ

Egyptian court cancels death sentences of prominent Muslim Brotherhood leaders

Pakistan protesters march

Anti-PM Sharif clashes continue in Pakistan

23 people killed in Afghanistan crash

Iran FM Says Ready to Meet Saudi Counterpart

Anger grows near Fukushima

Lesotho’s Deputy Premier Takes Reins After PM Flees ‘Coup’

Who’s Getting a Raise? Minimum Wage Hikes Gain Steam in States, Cities

aaClockwork pacemakerClockwork heart pacemaker does away with batteries


NASA Satellite Sees Tropical Storm Marie from Space (Photo)

Iceland says eruption over, lifts all airspace restrictions

Scientists say Southwestern U.S. now faces 50 percent chance of decades-long ‘megadrought’

Humanity’s Longest-Lasting Legacy: Miles of Holes

Freaky Physics Experiment May Prove Our Universe Is A Two-Dimensional Hologram

20th Century- The Century of Extinction

Kentucky Corvette Museum decides to fill in sinkhole that damaged eight cars

Feds jail ginseng poacher as wild plants face risk

2000-year-old Roman wooden toilet seat discovered


BioCryst expects to begin Ebola study in weeks

New test may predict worker hearing loss

Early data suggest Sanofi, Regeneron drug may halve heart risk

Boston Scientific nerve device no help in heart failure study


5 Apps For A Perfect Labor Day Weekend

Tesla on the move in Pasadena, and China

Sony Set To Take 2015 By Storm

Business & Finance

Africa needs to make agriculture create wealth not just food

Sesame catching on in southeast US

Investors’ eyes pinned on ECB as Europe’s health deteriorates

Several Swiss banks pull out of US tax program: paper

Cousins ready to scale up growth at Iowa fish farm

French PM says ECB must do more to tackle overvalued euro

Last Day For Gaming At The Showboat Casino In Atlantic City

aaGolsonGolson Leads No. 17 Irish to 48-17 Win Over Rice

Golson totals 5 TDs in return

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WNBA playoffs

Fever hold off Sky, 77-70

Mercury-Lynx Preview

U.S. Open

Serena Williams runs US Open winning streak to 17

Murray advances to fourth round with fourth-set win

Last American man Isner out at US Open

No. 1 US Open women’s doubles duo out in 2nd round


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Homers hurt Cubs in nightcap vs. Cards

Homers hurt Cubs in nightcap vs. Cards

Heavy-hearted Starlin seeks to set example

Cubs following plan to be careful with Soler

Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future

Former Steelers LB Harrison to retire

Cabrera hurt as Tigers salvage DH split

US opens Cup with 114-55 rout of Finland

CFB: Winners and losers from Week 1

NFL cut-down day tracker

Watch: Husker WR’s wild catch

Orioles Complete Busy Day Of Trades, Acquire Kelly Johnson

Dillashaw wins in UFC 177

MMA Fighter War Machine Hit With Criminal Charges After Savage Beating

aaDwayne Wade and Gabrielle UnionGabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade marry


Joan Rivers Remains On Life Support After Being Placed in Coma; Daughter

‘One Tree Hill’ cast & where it branched out

Pitt, Jolie work on honeymoon

Kidman gushes about Urban

Warburton to reboot ‘The Tick’

Chenoweth’s hair makeover

‘Abbey’ offers ‘shaking ground’

Telluride: Benedict Cumberbatch Leads Weinstein’s ‘Imitation Game’ Into Oscar

Odd News

Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

Ex-Myanmar beauty queen accused of stealing crown

Mystery of Death Valley’s moving rocks solved

Image of Asia: A healthy trio of panda cubs

Singaporeans go barking mad over bid to silence dogs


aaPowerPower wins first IndyCar title

Somewhere in the Midwest; Saturday; August 30, 2014

August 30, 2014
Potato Creek State Park

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Today’s High 84 Low 68 Scattered Morning T-Storms Becoming More Widespread

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aaBethany McKeeIllinois woman (bottom right) guilty of murder

U.S. News

Secret Service investigates threat to Obama, reports say

Six Strategies Obama Could Use to Fight the Islamic State

Paul bashes Obama on Syria

Woman guilty in injection case

Okla. cop charged with rape

NY police probed over death

Cities give up military vehicles

Reputed gangster pleads

California lawmakers end session with bills on plastic bags, gun control

U.S. Jet makes unscheduled stop after passengers fight over seat

Judge knocks down major parts of new Texas abortion law

Ferguson Protesters File Lawsuit Against Police for Civil Rights Violations

Rick Perry serves up red meat at Koch-backed Americans for Prosperity summit

California Gov. Jerry Brown files appeal over teacher tenure ruling

Portman likely to pick ’16 race early to help GOP

McConnell Campaign Manager Resigns

Greg Abbott backs out of debate with Wendy Davis

Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm’s merger

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Ex-Jethro Tull bass player dies

aaMexico's migrant crackdownMexico’s migrant crackdown

World News

Al Qaeda-linked rebels hold 44 peacekeepers in Syria, attack others

Suicide bomber kills at least 11 people south of Baghdad

Brutal Rise of Islamic State Turns Old Enemies Into New Friends

Coalition talks over increased measures against extremists

Ukraine: Fighter jet shot down

Crew members killed as Ukrainian plane crashes in Algeria just miles from airport

Ukraine seeks to join NATO

Russia Faces New EU Sanction Threat Amid On-Going Ukraine Crisis

Anne Applebaum: With an unhinged Russia sending in tanks, eastern Europe

Kerry Calls for Global Coalition to Fight Islamic Terrorists

David Cameron wants FIFA to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup in political

Ya’alon touts Israeli victory in Gaza; Lieberman’s not so sure

China warns against ‘foreign meddling’ in Hong Kong

EU Socialists back Mogherini for bloc foreign policy chief

India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into ‘smart city’

Iran slams new round of US sanctions as ‘invasion,’ says they violate nuclear deal

Six Killed in Suicide Attack At Afghanistan Intelligence Compound

Yemen Clash Kills 4 Troops, 13 Suspected Militants

S. Korea ferry owner buried

Ashya King: Spanish police search for missing boy with brain tumour

Rescuers pull trapped workers from collapsed Nicaragua gold mine

Reported Coup Attempt in Lesotho

aaSiberia spikesISS Astronauts Baffled By Strange ‘Spikes’ Spotted In Siberia


Inuit were not the first to colonize in the Arctic, Ancient DNA verified

Rabbit Domestication Started Late in Comparison to other Animals


Slum barricaded to fight Ebola reopens

Ebola test underway for Gatineau, Que., child in isolation

Drug found to cure Ebola in monkeys raises hope, Study

U of Oregon grads plot the future of rural health care

Novel Heart Failure Drug Cuts Mortality

Those with health coverage through Obama’s law may face a challenge in


Hands on: Alienware Area-51 (2014 edition)

Hyperlapse For iPhone Will Revolutionize Wildlife Films

Business & Finance

S&P 500-stock index climbs to 2000; doubles in value in 16.5 years

German Bonds Advance for Eighth Month in Longest Run Since 2005

Spending hits six months’ low yet households’ confidence approaches 7-years

Oracle Corporation (ORCL) Looses Appeal to Restore $1.3b Verdict in SAP SE

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WNBA playoffs

Griner and Taylor lift Mercury over Lynx 85-71

Sky-Fever Preview

U.S. Open

Many happy returns for Roger Federer at US Open

Lucic-Baroni finally back in Grand Slam 4th round


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Notre Dame Vs. Rice Game Notes

Collinsworth, Day, Martin and McDaniel Named 2014 Notre Dame Football Captains

From The Hardwood: Irish Earning Awards In WNBA

Soler homers twice as Cubs thump Cardinals

Doubront set for Cubs debut in first game of twin bill

Bryant will not join Cubs when rosters expand

Ruggiano done for season after ankle surgery

Bears release Lynch, four others

Colts Offensive Line Depth To Be Tested Early In 2014

News in Colts owner drug case

AP source: Gordon wants to play in CFL but can’t

49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

Stewart: Ward death to affect me forever

Drivers support Tony Stewart’s return; NASCAR grants Chase waiver

Jake ‘The Snake’ Roberts hospitalized

Weaver bests Lester, Angels 3 up on A’s

Vikings WR Simpson suspended 3 games

Palmer shoots 63, up 2 at Deutsche Bank

Nats belt 4 HRs off King Felix in win

Posey 5 for 5 as Giants rout Brewers

Scary crash hospitalizes driver

Husker coach on drug problem

2014 FIBA World Cup preview: Breaking down all 24 teams

No NFL team for Jon Bon Jovi

Fights halt prep football game

Indians growing rally ‘staches

Louisville cheerleaders to be drug tested due to OD

aaBrangelina‘Brangelina’ marry in secret French wedding


Joan Rivers, 81, in ‘serious’ condition at New York hospital

Angelina Jolie condemns civil war in Syria

Ben gasses up & more this week in photos

Swift’s cheerleading outtakes

Weezer lead making TV show

Dustin Diamond talks Screech

Scott explains ‘Exodus’ casting

Sales rise for VMA performers

Brody heading to small screen

Cee Lo Green Placed On Three Years Probation After Pleading ‘No Contest’ To

Clinton quits reporter job

The hottest couples of summer: Will they last?

Blake has sexy married style

KISS security guard files suit

Brown due back in DC court

Spears bought cheating video

The week’s fashion offenders

Mary-Kate in NY horse show

Odd News

Slice of Princess Diana’s wedding cake auctioned

Porn film moratorium lifted after HIV result proves false positive

Arizona man arrested for burning, urinating on Bible

Teen Vandals Literally Caught Red-Handed

Community service eyed for Brooklyn Bridge stunt

3rd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

aaFour Winds Field Silver Hawks Set New Single Season Attendance Record

Somewhere in the Midwest; Friday; August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014


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Today’s High 85 Low 69 Partly to Mostly Cloudy/Chance T-Storms

High waves hit Calif. coast

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aaF15Debris reveals pilot in F-15 crash never ejected

U.S. News

Air Force Academy in Colorado ‘Vigilant’ After Al Qaeda Threat

Ft. Hood shooter asks to be ‘citizen’ of Islamic State

Plane stowaway says she’s ill

Docs: Cop put gun in mouth

Sheriff: Pastor shot himself

Airport rule angers cities

After Uzi death, gun ranges debate safest way to teach kids to shoot

California lawmakers pass ‘yes-means-yes’ sexual assault bill

Missing University of Montana student’s body found, car accident cited

At least 14 people hurt in bus crash at O’Hare

‘Walking Dead’ Marine Battalion to Be Deactivated

USS Constitution to set sail for last time for 3 years

Woman, 29, killed at Burning Man was hit by fur-covered ‘Shagadelica’ party bus

Made in America festival hasn’t been an easy sell in Los Angeles

Farm Worker Faces No. 2 Republican for House Seat

Atlanta cop linked to homicide by phone records expected in court

Legroom wars: 2nd US plane diverted after seat reclining row

Utah considers appeal of federal judge’s ‘Sister Wives’ bigamy ruling

1 killed in explosion at Arlington garage

U.S. sanctions Oklahoma for ditching Common Core education standards

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aaRefugeesNumber of refugees fleeing Syria war tops 3 million, UN says

World News

Fighting in Ukraine Expands as Russian-Backed Forces Make Gains

Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiers

UN Security Council Ignores Russian Call for Ceasefire in Ukraine

NATO accuses Russia of violating Ukraine sovereignty

Ukraine ‘wants NATO membership’

Ukraine crisis: Death toll tops 2500 as UN report finds civilians targeted by

Wives and mothers of Russian servicemen demand answers on their whereabouts

North Korean money manager for Kim Jong-un defects in Russia

Islamic State militants march Syrian soldiers in their underwear ‘to execution’

IS ‘waterboarded’ Syria captives

Iraq officials: military clashes with Islamic State militants kill 4 soldiers and 14

Body in Israel ID’d as American

Gaza conflict in numbers

China flexes muscle with live-fire show of…

Will China vet Hong Kong election? Protests hang in the balance

With an eye on China, the US and Japan grow closer

PM Narendra Modi’s future challenges

Army involved in political talks upon Imran, Qadri request: Govt

New Turkish cabinet spells little policy shift, Erdogan stays dominant

Army involved in political talks upon Imran, Qadri request: Govt

Jews ‘forced out’ of village

Scotland stands to win even if secession vote fails

Playboy model jailed in Australia for drug role

Pope removes key protegé

aaPapua New Guinea volcanoPapua N. Guinea volcano erupts


Skeleton is 6.5K years old

‘Jeopardy!’-Winning Computer Now Crunching Data for Science

Far Out! Company Tracks Space Junk

Monsoon forecast to be better for crops next week

NASA Is Building ‘World’s Most Powerful Rocket’

Scientists are recording the sound of the whole planet

Environmentalists Petition to Put the Monarch Butterfly on the Endangered Species List as Its Population Plummets

Rhino Reproduction Could Get Boost from Hormone Tests

Dead stars ‘can re-ignite’ and explode

Fresh insight into What led to Disappearance of Earliest-Known Settlers of


Two-Thirds of US Teens with Mental Health Problems Get Counseling

Children, national immunization coverage remains stable

Increase in weekly Ebola cases: WHO

USDA seizes more than 1200 illegal giant snails


Are You Driving Your Data? Or Is Your Data Driving You?

Defending Against Hackers of the Future

How Delivery Drones Could Monitor Their Own Health

There’s No Quick Path to the Internet of Things

Apple may launch much-awaited iPhone 6, smartwatch on Sept 9

Business & Finance

Stock futures up, indexes on track for 4th week of gains

U.S. economy grew at brisk rate in 2d quarter

Changing teen tastes send retailers reeling

CEO of Angry Birds creator Rovio Entertainment to step down

Malaysia Airlines to cut 6000 staff in overhaul

aaChiney OgwumikeChiney Ogwumike of Sun wins WNBA rookie of year

WNBA playoffs

Lynx-Mercury Preview

U.S. Open

Teen Bellis knocked out of U.S. Open


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Fifth Irish player implicated in probe

Offense can’t find groove in Arrieta’s brief outing

Recovering from back injury, Rizzo out of lineup again

Bears conclude preseason with loss

Bass steps up in preseason finale

Colts Drop Preseason Finale To Bengals

Four-Down Friday: How Is Hakeem Nicks Fitting Into The Colts Offense?

NFL’s new domestic violence ban: 6 weeks

Hill passes for 511, A&M rips Gamecocks

USC RB Brown quits, calls coach racist

Sarkisian won’t shut door on Shaw return

Serena runs US Open win streak to 16

WR Gordon can’t play in CFL during ban

Sam ‘very confident’ he’ll make Rams roster

Report: Brady upset with Pats

Manning punished for taunting

Ex-boxing champ out on bail

aaJoan RiversJoan Rivers’ ‘resting comfortably’ in hospital, daughter says


Fanny packs & fame: Stars in the 1990s

Snipes to reprise role

Young’s wife seeking support

Anderson gets makeover

Corey Feldman is divorced

Beyonce’s dad: Rumor helped

Are Uma, Quentin dating?

Britney Spears breaks up with boyfriend David Lucado: report

‘He’s a wonderful fellow who I love’: Jon Voight shares his joy for daughter

Miley’s date turns self in

Odd News

Austrian SWAT team raids wrong apartment

Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

Mystery of Death Valley’s moving rocks solved

Brewer Releases 99-Pack of Beer

Florida man caught killing, and eating, threatened tortoises

Human skull donated to Goodwill store in Texas

Suds, Faith Found at California Laundromat

aaRosa Parks archiveRosa Parks archive purchased

Somewhere in the Midwest; Thursday; August 28, 2014

August 28, 2014


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Today’s High 79 Low 64 Mostly Sunny

Hurricane Cristobal to bring wind, rain to Atlantic Canada

Storms Send Waves Crashing on West, East Coasts

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aaDelano WilsonAMBER ALERT: Infant missing from Indianapolis

U.S. News

U.S. seeks anti-jihad coalition

Search efforts to resume for missing pilot

Amish hair convictions voided

Cops: Hospitalized wife killed

Explosion, fire at BP refinery

Police: Envoy assault suspect

No bond for LA killer suspect

Range where instructor killed by girl drew concerns

Santa Fe city council votes to decriminalizes marijuana

Jury acquits father in shooting death of drunken driver who killed his sons

Women Don’t Think The GOP Cares About Them, Internal Report Confirms

NJ Politics Roundup: New bridge scandal new subpoena; Christie visits Arkansas

Senator Gillibrand shares her struggles in new book

Shooting Victim Crashed Into Building Causing Partial Collapse

Counter Strike: Pranksters Call Police SWAT Team to Rival Twitch User’s Office

Chicago police commander accused of battery, misconduct for placing gun in

Former Senator Kent Sorenson Bribed To Drop Michele Bachmann Campaign

Boston bombing suspects’ sister arrested

3 charged with Las Vegas-to-Alaska drug conspiracy

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‘Black Journal’ co-host dies

aaErdoganTurkey’s Erdogan sworn in as president

World News

Ukraine says Russia has launched invasion

Ukraine: Russian Forces Seized Coastal Town

Ukraine crisis: ‘Thousands of Russians’ fighting in east

Finland suspects Russian airspace violation

2nd American killed in Syria?

Heavy clashes in Syria’s Golan Heights

Gang-raped in an ISIS prison

Experts see long, tough battle to contain Islamic State

Aid flows into Gaza after Israel-Hamas truce

UPDATE 3-Russia sees chance to lift Iran sanctions through international talks

China tells US to reduce or halt ‘close surveillance’ patrols

UPDATE 2-HK anti-graft agency raids home of media tycoon critical of Beijing

China landslide kills seven

François Hollande steps up call for EU budget flexibility

Japan’s Abe faces another bruising debate over raising sales tax

Thai Court Dismisses Murder Charges Against Former Prime Minister

Pakistan political crisis: Government on backfoot; protesters call for Nawaz

Search for Flight 370 refined

Partying on plane to Cuba lands 2 women in Canadian jail

Gay Chile sailor makes history

Hitting back at businesses opposing Scottish independence, others declare their

Cardiff streets resemble a prison as security increases ahead of Nato conference

aaMS therapy WiiFor MS Patients, Wii Game Strengthens Brain


Scientists Experiment With Reworking Memory in Mice

Lockheed Martin is building a facility in Australia for tracking space debris

Yawning Is Contagious in Wolves (Just Like Humans)

Group files petition to idle coastal nuke plant

Could Drones Be Coming to Disney World?

Is There a Better Way to Measure Earthquakes?

Team behind Curiosity Decides Not to Drill ‘Bonanza King’

Strange Walking African Fish Reveals How Our Ancient Ancestors Evolved

Dogs don’t like back-to-school


Tricking memory in lab animals stokes hope for PTSD

Whole organ ‘grown’ inside animal for the first time

How positive memories can replace negative experiences

No Dietary Supplement Treats Concussions, FDA Warns

Ebola causing huge damage to West Africa economies: development bank


IBM launches Watson system for research, hopes for breakthroughs

Too Cloudy? Change the Weather with New Photo-Editing Tech

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 vs. Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 – Prices, Features

5 apps that make you say ‘wow’

Samsung and LG launch new watches while Apple waits

Smartwatch showdown: Samsung and LG’s new models

Business & Finance

German jobless claims rise by 2000 in August

UPDATE 1-Dollar General says committed to Family Dollar deal

Rising Franc Puts Spotlight on Swiss Central Bank

State court: Workers’ comp OK for kickball injury

Skater Ohno lists Utah home

Suit filed against pizza chain

FBI probe JP Morgan ‘cyber-attack’

aaSkylar DigginsTulsa’s Diggins wins Most Improved award

WNBA playoffs

Delle Donne’s late jumper rallies Sky past Dream

U.S. Open

Sharapova comes from set down to advance

Caroline Wozniacki gets hair stuck in racket at US Open


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Silver Hawks’ Playoff Tickets on Sale

Soler goes deep, aids late rally that falls short

First homer, no waiting: Soler arrives with a bang

Chicago holds parade for Jackie Robinson West

Tight lower back keeps Rizzo out of starting lineup

Bears believe in Jimmy Clausen

Bears’ rookie Lynch eager to display RB ability

Thursday Night A “Super Bowl” For Many Colts

Colts’ focus is on Bengals, with an eye on Broncos

Daniel Snyder wants to replace Redskins’ stadium that opened in 1997

USC CB Shaw: I lied about saving nephew

Clippers give Rivers 5-year extension

Kershaw first in majors to 16 victories

Wawrinka tells fan to ‘shut up’ in win

Hazing leads UNC to suspend 4 for opener

Newton says he’ll be ready for opener

Price allows 9 straight hits, Yanks win

Royals extend Central lead to 2 1-2

Should banned star sue NFL?

Hated ex-hurler joins ‘Survivor’

Vick calls out ex-mate Cooper

Jewish joke leads to NFL ban

ESPN sorry for Sam shower bit

3 wrestlers die in plane crash

This star wants to stay a Met and feels Wilpons will spend in 2015

Georgia State gets first football win in nearly two years

aaHeather Morris and fiance‘Glee’ star Morris to tie knot


Gaga’s latest look wilts & more funny star pics

Real-life Central Perk opens

And the new ‘Bachelor’ is …

‘Glee’ star Morris to tie knot

Suit against Singer dropped

‘Black Journal’ co-host dies

Ora the new face of Cavalli

“The Sopranos” Creator Finally Reveals Whether Tony Soprano Died

Bryan Singer accuser drops sexual abuse case

‘Sons of Guns’ cancelled after star charged with raping 12-year-old daughter

Suge Knight leaves hospital

‘Cops’ Crew Member with Ties to Mass. Killed on the Job

Odd News

5-pound Pomeranian is world’s fastest on 2 feet

Woman accused of setting fire with burned bacon

Vermont bistro scolded for removing its bacon sign

Brazilian Town Run by Women Is Looking for a Few Good (Single) Men

Texas parents sue day care center for duct taping child to nap mat

Gun tourism gains popularity

Deliveries Roll Following Deal in Supermarket Feud

Ice Bucket ChallengeALS donations nearing $100M

Somewhere in the Midwest; Wednesday; August 27, 2014

August 27, 2014


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Today’s High 80 Low 57 Mix Clouds and Sun

Cristobal expected to strengthen as it approaches Newfoundland

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aaDeadly shootingSuspect in L.A. drive-by killings charged with two other shootings

U.S. News

LAPD addresses ‘serial killer’

IRS lawyer: Lois Lerner’s Blackberry deliberately destroyed after start of

U.S. Journalist Kidnapped in Syria Returns Home

Demonstrations resume in Missouri over shooting death of black teen

New audio in Ferguson shooting may be key to investigation

California Senate approves measure banning warrantless drone surveillance

U.S. court will not block lawsuits over Connecticut SWAT raid

Nine-year-old girl accidentally shoots instructor

Mom of baby in trash arrested

‘Craigslist Killers’ plead guilty

SoCal prepares as waves brew

Crist wins Fla. comeback bid

Woman on trial over injection

Louisiana Gov. Jindal to reportedly sue federal government over Common Core

Aerial look at quake damage

Girl, 9, accidentally kills gun instructor

Cops called after fliers fight over seat recline

McDonnell trial: Prosecutor caps grueling cross-examination

Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

Social media may discourage free expression, even offline

Friends at vigil tell stories of a quiet girl with a sense of humor

Teen hurt in Napa quake: I thought I was paralyzed

Florida 911 dispatcher faces discipline over response to call about baby locked

Off-duty Dallas officer kills gunman after fatal shooting

No death penalty: Barbours’ plea changes penalty, but ‘life’ still mandatory

Former Acting HHS Cyber Security Director, Timothy DeFoggi, Convicted for

4 found dead in suspected murder-suicide in Tulsa

Deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Civil-rights lawyer dies at 86

An Islamist fighter, identified as Abu Muthanna al-Yemeni from Britain, speaks in the Isis videoWhy are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

World News

ISIS Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman

Chicago native fighting for ISIS killed in Syria

ISIS Fighter Douglas McAuthur McCain ‘Is Not a Terrorist’: Cousin

IDF fires at Syria army position after officer wounded by errant fire

Ukraine town hit by shells

Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

Afghan election in crisis

Indian woman, 54, kills leopard that attacked her outside village

Pakistan survived difficult times, this too shall pass: Nawaz Sharif

UPDATE 2-Turkey’s Erdogan says new cabinet to be announced on Friday

Rape trial starts for Indonesia school janitor

We Will Re-Capture Boko Haram’s Caliphate Soon-Nigerian Army Spokesman

Foreign Intervention in Libya Seen As Further Destabilizing a Fractured Country

Japan Abe aide Hamada: Could do next sales tax hike in stages

Three killed in UN helicopter crash in South Sudan

France Woos Investors as Purged Cabinet Channels Hollande

Rotherham child abuse: Police commissioner will stay on

UPDATE 1-Former British PM Brown sets aside feud to fight Scottish

aaMammothTexas family to part ways with skeleton of mammoth found on its farm


SpaceX delays launch after test rocket explosion

High school students can now design and run experiments on satellites

Spider Personalities Shine Among Friends

Group files petition to idle coastal nuke plant

Iceland Agency Says Volcano Aviation Threat Could Last Months

Boffins set out to prove the UNIVERSE IS JUST A HOLOGRAM

ESA captures best pictures of Galaxies colliding using Hubble Telescope


WHO employee infected by Ebola to be flown to Hamburg for treatment

Japan lab unable to replicate ‘stem cell’ findings: report

Teens with Depression Benefit from ‘Collaborative Care’

Non-allergic peanut is coming

Deep Brain Stimulation & Older Parkinson’s Patients

Counseling seen as solution for overweight Americans with heart risks


Researchers are cracking text analysis one dataset at a time

BIG iPad ‘Pro’ is incoming: Q1 release date

Video games come of age as spectator sport

Time Warner Cable Down Across The Country, Twitter Reacts Accordingly

Business & Finance

Investment in Zimbabwe plunges as Mugabe seeks Chinese lifeline

Agribusiness ETFs Wither as Farmers Tigthen Belts

IMF’s Lagarde put under investigation in French fraud case

Warren Buffett will pay $3B for Burger King to buy Tim Hortons — and avoid US

aaCiCi BellisCiCi Bellis, 15, pulls US Open upset

WNBA playoffs

MVP Moore leads Lynx past Stars, 88-84, in Game 1

Sky-Dream Preview

U.S. Open

Djokovic breezes through in opener

Venus Williams Thwarts Kimiko Date-Krumm and A Bee?


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Homers fuel Cubs’ three-hit shutout in Cincinnati

Rizzo hits 30th homer before precautionary exit

As Soler debuts, Turner to make first Cubs start in Cincy

Russell among Cubs slated for Fall League

QB Fales to start preseason finale

Bears cut Isaiah Frey, James Brown

2014 Colts 75-Man Roster

Was USC player Shaw’s heroic act a hoax?

Woj: Clippers send Dudley to Bucks

Patriots deal Pro Bowl G Mankins to Bucs

76ers acquire Thabeet from OKC

Di Maria joins Man U for British record fee

Kevin Love pledges commitment to Cavaliers

Owner’s parting shot at Love

Aaron Hernandez gets big win in murder case

Ex-champ arrested in shooting

Seahawks fined for rough play

Victims of NFL cutdown day

MLB roundup: Bumgarner one-hits Rockies

Report: NHL expansion to Las Vegas is ‘a done deal’

Rays’ weekend protest denied

aaFull House‘Full House’ could be revived for new series


What was buzzing at the Emmy Awards

‘SNL’ star slams Bieber’s behavior

Patton resurfaces post-split

‘Deep Throat’ co. loses case

Lohan filed suit for publicity?

Hilton’s brother hurt in crash

Fall harvest: Albums to drop

Paisley leaks his own album

‘Chelsea Lately’ finale bares it all, including in the shower, with skits and many

Kate Bush: Before The Dawn – a first look

‘Miley Cyrus’ date wanted by Oregon police

Spector now in hospital prison

Odd News

Shaun the sheep, when shorn, may turn out to be world’s woolliest

Tortoises in controversial art exhibit removed

Trio Goes Bananas for Hong Kong Skyscraper Selfie

Crested Butte to be Bud Light’s ‘Whatever’ town

Remember Netscape browser? Class of ’18 doesn’t

Swedish city plays ‘Schindler’s List’ to Nazis

Arizona man drives hour to save injured bear

This $22 device led to an in-flight air scrum

aaCivil War officerObama to award Medal of Honor to Civil War officer

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August 26, 2014


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Amid furor over killing, Brown’s family seeks solace

Federal government unveils part of $630m response to terrorism

Obama plans executive steps to boost veterans’ mental health care

Cops: Man with ALS killed two

Report: 4 killed aboard plane

Ex-FBI director hurt in crash

Teen faces sentence in wreck

Lawyer: ‘Hero’ fired for age

Indiana, Wisconsin Couples in Gay Marriage Case

4 found dead in suspected murder-suicide in Tulsa

Great White Shark spotted on Massachusetts Beach

Prosecutor attacks McDonnell’s version of events

LOVETT: Since leaving office Mayor Michael Bloomberg hasn’t given Senate

U.S. Senate candidate uses James Foley beheading tape in campaign ad

Boston Public Schools: Some Bus Routes Still Uncovered for Tuesday

Florida condo’s name gets tainted by extremists

Wisconsin recruit sentenced in sexual assault case – WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI

Joseph Beer Faces Sentence In Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 Friends

Two Killed, One Injured at Granite Plant

Flight Diverted, Cops Called After Fliers Fight Over Reclined Seat

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aaAmerican surveillance planeUS planes fly over Syria

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Iraq: ‘Eight die’ as bomb rocks Baghdad Shia district

UN accuses Islamic State of mass killings

Iran supplied weapons to Iraqi Kurdish forces; Baghdad bomb kills 12

Ukraine parliament dissolved

Russia admits its soldiers have been caught in Ukraine

Ukraine detains Russian paratroopers; US ambassador warns of ‘counteroffensive’

How Israel finds and uses spies to kill Hamas leaders

Australian lawmaker apologizes to China for tirade

Jewish center reopens 6 years after Mumbai attacks

President Hollande struggles to form new government

U.S. warns UAE and Egypt over air raids in Libya

How Pakistan’s Sharif stumbled into protests crisis

Saudi Arabia is a key hub for agriculture and food sector. Here is why

Adviser to top Afghan presidential contender says he’s threatening boycott of

Love-bombing the Scots, the world’s politest independence fight

British Embassy apologises after White House cake prompts row

Britain will help build India’s good days, say UK’s deputy PM

Zimbabwe economy: Investments plunging, says bank governor

Boko Haram strike in Nigeria causes influx into Cameroon

aaHonda CivicSafe & reliable: Best used cars for teens (Honda Civic)


BART got a 10 second warning before Sunday’s Napa earthquake. Why didn’t everyone else?

Satellite error sets back EU’s ambitious satnav program

Greek Archaeologists Enter Large Underground Tomb

Archaeologists Discover 15 Previously Unknown Monuments Buried Around Stonehenge

Martian Mystery: What Is Odd Cell-Like Structure in Mars Meteorite?

Star Explosion’s Beauty Revealed by Space Telescope Photo

A New World: NASA Recalls Voyager 2 Probe’s 1989 Neptune Encounter

Study: Bullying starts early on


Probiotics May Help Prevent Peanut Allergies, Animal Study Shows

Exercise for the heart may also protect the mind

Medical Marijuana Linked to Lower Painkiller-Related Deaths

STUDY: “Sleep drunkenness” affects 1 in 7 Americans

‘Ban E-cigarette use indoors,’ says WHO

Students develop nail polish to detect date-rape drugs


LG G3 Stylus Will Take On Galaxy Note 4 at IFA 2014

Amazon Twitch snatch catches Google gobblers off guard

Business & Finance

3 Reasons Monsanto Company’s Stock Could Rise

UPDATE 1-Bank of Nova Scotia reports higher profit, boosts dividend

WPP Optimistic as Companies Spend More on Advertising, Promotions

Despite more negotiations, fate of Market Basket remains in limbo

Dollar holds steady but euro struggles on inflation concerns

Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over planned Tim

Global stocks lower as Yellen speech reverberates, US economic data awaited

Amazon buys live-video startup

Can’t afford 20 percent down?

Futures flat, few incentives to buy; S&P 500 off record

Baltimore casino scheduled to open

MLB: Spring Training-Chicago Cubs at Los Angeles DodgersSoler called up, to join Cubs on Wednesday

WNBA playoffs

MVP Moore leads Lynx past Stars, 88-84, in Game 1

Sky-Dream Preview

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Djokovic breezes through in opener

Venus Williams Thwarts Kimiko Date-Krumm and A Bee?


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Murray wins in 4 sets despite cramps

Vikings QB Cassel named Week 1 starter

Jets suspend CB Patterson ‘indefinitely’

Bucs bringing in Incognito for ‘visit’

Louisville WR Parker to miss 6-8 weeks

Struggling Lincecum moved to Giants pen

Redskins’ Meriweather suspended 2 games

Orioles hit 5 HRs in 9-1 win over Rays

65th Emmy Awards US shows thwart British hopes‘Breaking Bad (photo),’ ‘Modern Family’ win big at Emmy Awards


Robin Williams honored with emotional Emmy tribute

66th Primetime Emmys

The hottest couples at this year’s Emmys

Stars’ pre-Emmys pictures

Not a good night for movies stars at Emmys

Minaj explains wardrobe oops

Knight witnesses sought

Who is the top-paid TV actor?

Exec: ‘Press’ needs edge

MTV VMAs 2014: Miley Cyrus reveals she brought homeless youth as her date

Hayden Panettiere Reveals She’s Having a Girl

Baldwin snags ball at US Open

Odd News

Australian plane makes emergency landing after elderly passenger seizes controls

Remember Netscape browser? Class of ’18 doesn’t

A Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during late-night dip

Tiny Hamster in a Tiny Mansion

Young fan who dresses like Fidel Castro meets his idol

Gold thief offers to pay for pilfered nugget

Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster

Celebrate canine companions on National Dog Day (Photos)

aaFour Winds FieldSilver Hawks Attempt to “Pack the Park”

Somewhere in the Midwest; Monday; August 25, 2014

August 25, 2014


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Fallen statue of Bacchus, a Roman god of wine, is seen inside the Ceja Vineyards tasting room after an earthquake in Napa, CaliforniaCalifornia wine country rocked by 6.0 quake, dozens hurt

U.S. News

Michael Brown’s father appeals for calm as Ferguson prepares for funeral

James Foley describes captivity in letter to family

Voter citizenship issue goes before federal court

Woman who drank toxic tea released from hospital

US general: Act if threatened

Student dies in crane fall

Wildfire threatens 500 homes

Bodies found off Fla. coast

Investigation underway as 4 men found dead in water off South Florida coast

Cops: Woman steps on baby

Point of No Return: Democrats Want Definitive Signal from Hillary Clinton

Police: 1 dead in crash on western New York road

Person of Interest Detained in “Random” SoCal Killings

Back in spotlight, Sharpton seizes the moment

Jellyfish invade Florida beaches, sting nearly 400 swimmers

Ex-Governor’s Corruption Trial Has Lurid Slideshow

Officials: 2 dead in separate police-involved shootings

Canoe capsizes in central Pa. river; man missing

Downtown Albany implosion had it all: surprise fireworks, missing drone, big crowd

Sheriff: Pregnant women shot outside Oklahoma bar

Sheriff’s office: 4 arrested in Fridley stabbing

Suspicious death probed on Md. Eastern Shore

Bomb Threat Tweets Divert American Airlines Flight

Cocaine-Stuffed Tamales Seized at Houston Airport

Pastor to take a break from megachurch

Homeowner scares off burglars, burglars steal SUV

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Acclaimed actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90

aaChinese interceptChinese media warn US over warplane interception

World News

US says American held in Syria has been freed

Islamic State seizes Syria airbase

Iran fully backs new Iraqi PM: Zarif

Iraqi officials say suicide bomber targets Shiite worshippers in Baghdad, kills at

Syria says ready to cooperate in anti-terror fight

Russia says it will send second aid convoy to Ukraine

Israel-Gaza conflict: No end in sight as airstrikes resume

Israel hits Hamas official’s home

Iran ‘will arm Palestinians’ after Israeli drone downed

French Government Dissolved Amid Internal Feud

Temple stampede kills 10

President condoles survivors in Madhya Pradesh temple stampede

Group decries India’s reliance on waste cleaners

China IDs teen as mastermind of imam slaying

Vietnam to Send Official to China

Libya’s Islamist Militias Claim Control of Capital

Italy finds six more dead migrants, adding to weekend death toll

Shekau Proclaims ‘Islamic Caliphate’

4 killed in Brazil jail riot

Inmates beheaded in Brazil

aaMethane leakage‘Widespread methane leakage’ coming from hundreds of vents off East Coast


Neptune’s Moon Triton Spotlighted In ‘Best-Ever’ Map Created From Old Voyager Data

Map: How does the Napa earthquake compare to the big one in 1989?

NASA Just Blasted Through One Huge 3D Printing Technological Challenge

Copper Awl Found In Grave Determined To Be Oldest Metal Object

Farmers’ Almanac predicts another nasty winter


Japan offers anti-flu drug in fight against Ebola

Japan offers anti-flu drug in fight against Ebola

Ebola: Infected British healthcare worker William ‘begged’ to treat dying patients

Pediatricians’ Rx for schools: Later start times

Heart group: E-cigarettes might help smokers quit

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Health Benefits of Reducing Emissions Outweigh Costs Involved, Study

Women who read Fifty Shades ‘more likely to have unhealthy behaviors’

Exclusive: US approval of Merck cancer immunotherapy expected soon


The eight must-have elements for resilient big data apps

Windows 9: Microsoft faces four daunting challenges

Sony’s PlayStation Network targeted in attack

Business & Finance

Tata approves plans to codevelop two SUVs with Land Rover

Euro struggles near one-year low on weak German data, Draghi’s comments

Tim Hortons shares soar on Burger King merger talks

aaSam BradfordSt. Louis Rams QB Sam Bradford out for season with ACL tear

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Wada flirts with no-no as Cubs finish sweep

Castro to return for series vs. Reds, Watkins optioned

Bradford a victim of bad luck and nothing more

Report: ‘No chance’ Eagles QB Mark Sanchez wants trade to the Rams

Angels top A’s 9-4 to move back into 1st

Mahan wins Barclays with 3 late birdies

Ex-player wants concussion ruling tossed

Rivera: Newton has hairline rib fracture

South Korea beats Chicago for LLWS title

Tiger’s niece recreates his famous commercial

Embarrassing goof by MLB star

HOF QB rejoins his old team

Manziel beer bet bombs

Ryder Cup: Hunter Mahan is right in the reckoning, says Andrew Coltart

Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks to sweep series

aaLucy HaleStars hit the red carpet at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (Lucy Hale)


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Beyonce closes VMAs with 20-minute showstopper, Cyrus lets homeless man

66th Primetime Emmys

Stars rock pre-Emmy parties

Tributes paid to film director Richard Attenborough

‘Sin City’ tanks at box office

Somerhalder, Reed shack up

Chris Martin mum on J.Law

Lady Gaga goes frumpy

Rap mogul Suge Knight injured in shooting at pre-VMA party

‘True Blood’ Series Finale Recap: 100 Funerals and One Really Strange Wedding

‘Galaxy’ is summer’s No. 1 hit

Odd News

Tears of joy as Australian Doll Hospital restores childhood memories

Stolen shopping scooter ride leads to jail

Wanted man rear-ends Washington police detective

$21,000 falls off money truck after casino pickup

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

Police: Robber caught after shower and shave

aaBrooklyn BridgeMan arrested for scaling Brooklyn Bridge

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August 24, 2014


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aaMilitarized policeObama orders review of federal role in arming state and local police

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Calm holds in streets of Ferguson, Missouri two weeks after police shooting

Man fatally struck by arrow

Man arrested in Lancaster bow and arrow killing

3 Mormon missionaries die

Woman drives car into parade

Texas police chief killed

6.0 quake hits California

Wash. mudslides after fires

Risky Rides: Carnival Workers’ Grueling Hours May Threaten Safety

Police: 2 children among 5 dead in New York crash

San Bernardino has outpouring of concern, support for wounded Officer Gabriel

Looking For Undocumented Immigrants, Authorities Stumble Upon Two-Acre Pot

1 woman dead, another hurt in Boston shooting

Calif. family buries remains of veteran killed in 1952

Man with knives shot, killed by police

North Jersey prayer service, march planned to mark Staten Island, Ferguson

Shooter Of Two Still Missing

Drew Clark: Rick Perry on clear line between politics and crime

Boy, 3, shot on Chicago’s West Side

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aaFoleyJames Foley captured war in images

World News

China: US jet intercept was professional

China Executes 8 on Terrorism Convictions

US, UK eye rapper as British-born militant who beheaded journalist James Foley

Killing of James Foley an ‘utter betrayal of Britain’, Foreign Secretary Philip

Town surrounded by Isis begs US for help

Series of bombs in Iraq kills dozens

Merkel Seeks Ukraine Peace Momentum for Minsk Talks

Israeli airstrikes hit office building, commercial centre: Gaza police

3 Israelis hurt in mortar strike near Gaza border

Egypt’s president denies any military involvement in Libya after mystery airstrikes

Yemen’s Shiite Rebel Group Refuses to Stop Rallies

Libya migrant boat sinks with 170 on board

Niger minister arrested in ‘baby-trafficking’ investigation

Boko Haram seizes local government HQ in Nigeria’s Adamawa

Hiroshima landslides: Death toll reaches 50

Volcano erupts in Iceland

With Pak not responding telephonic calls, BSF asked to respond with higher

Magnitude-6.4 earthquake shakes Chile

British society must share the blame for creating ‘jihad generation’, strategist says

Glasgow women stick to their voting convictions

aaBreakfastSkipping Breakfast Might be Just Fine, According to a New Study


Europe launches two navigation satellites

Illumina: Making Markets By Unlocking The Genome

One of these three vehicles will be NASA’s spacecraft of the future

Two ancient Mayan cities found in Mexican jungle

ISS microbial life

Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

Atlantic Ocean responsible for global warming hiatus: Scientists


Sierra Leone “hero” doctor’s death exposes slow Ebola response

Ebola outbreak: Briton with deadly disease ‘could be flown home from Sierra

How Can Something Have Zero Calories? – DNews

Autistic patients Have Extra Brain Synapses Than Normal, Says Study

West Nile Virus Is Back In the United States

Contagious Tuberculosis Patient from Santa Barbara Receives Arrest Warrant


Microsoft’s DeLorean can manifest lags for cloud-based games

AMD announces R9 285 graphics card, shipping early September

Can tech make better dads?

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S&P 500 Falls From Record High

5 Highly Effective Habits of This Iowa Farmer Turned Billionaire

Economists give clashing views at Jackson Hole

The eurozone needs an alternative solution to its economic woes

Saudi market reforms to boost demand for corporate ratings

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Grimm, ‘pen spotless in Cubs’ rain-soaked win

After tough road, Rondon finding success as closer

Saints Hold On For 23-17 Win Over Colts

Reggie Wayne Returns To Game Action

Trent Richardson Assesses His Preseason after Saints Game

Logano edges teammate to win at Bristol

Bradford injures knee; Sam sacks Manziel

O’s Machado to have surgery, season over

Day, Furyk tied atop Barclays after 3rd

A’s edge Angels, move into 1st-place tie

Chicago rallies, wins US final at LLWS

Could ‘Skins replace RG3 as starting QB?

UFC: Major main event upset

Mayweather feuds with 50 Cent

Kevin Love Trade – LeBron James Has the Dream Team he Wanted

Soccer player hit in head, dies

aaNiecy NashNash tapped as Mindy’s rival


Andrew Garfield: He’s more than a spider suit

Mariah has meal amid woes

Brown battling cancer again

Bacall leaves $10K to dog

Martin dodges questions

Lady Gaga goes frumpy

Rihanna and Eminem Take ‘Monster’ On Stage ALS Ice Bucket

Iggy Azalea Falls Off Stage At Pre-VMAs Show

Capaldi’s Doctor Who reaches record audiences

British singer Cliff Richard interviewed by police

Rapper lashes out at NYPD

Odd News

Firefighters rescue poodle with paw stuck in drain

Mom of boys with Lyme disease fights for chickens

Woman tackles man fleeing police, then taunts him

Eight lives left; Utah cat revived after rescue from inside wall

High School Student Gets In-School Suspension for Saying ‘Bless You’

378 people ‘pay it forward’ at Fla. Starbucks

Zoo marks panda’s 1st birthday

New York hotel demolished amid colourful explosions

aaLion's Share Slot MachineNew Hampshire couple wins long-awaited $2.4M jackpot at Las Vegas ‘Lion’s

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August 23, 2014
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Streets of Ferguson stay calm

Cop brands Ferguson protesters ‘rabid dogs’

Ferguson Cop Who Pushes Don Lemon Suspended For Racist Video

Presidential vacations irk critics amid crises

Obama administration proposes new rules on birth control coverage

Obama vs. ISIS: This Time It’s Personal

Tenn. death row inmates sue

Lennon’s killer denied parole

Officer tied to prostitution ring

Tsarnaev dismissal sought

Governor insists he’s innocent

Prohibition Has Never Worked

Three cheers for the NYPD

Clinton shadow in Iowa no threat to some Democrats

White Oklahoma cop charged with serial sexual assaults on black women

Officer in critical condition in coma, trainee shoots and kills suspect in California

Lawmakers pass gun-check bill prompted by UCSB rampage

Mega Millions numbers for Aug. 22; one winner of $180 million jackpot

Texas Gov. Perry continues New Hampshire visits

Death after Hank Williams Jr. show ruled homicide

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Pink Martini Band Member Rieth Found Dead

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World News

Obama officials talk of ‘defeating’ Islamic State, but what steps will US take?

Baghdad Suicide Car Bomb Explodes Outside Intelligence Agency, 8 Dead

Iraqi Officials Launch Investigation Into Mosque Attack

Iraq conflict: IS-besieged town ‘fighting on their own’

UN rights chief says more than 191000 people killed in Syrian conflict up to April

Lebanon’s Army Asks for Aid Against ISIS

Obama may seek new funds to battle Islamic State – Senate aide

Hamas chief backs court bid

Israel warns Gaza residents of new onslaught after death of child

Aid trucks return to Russia

Germany’s Merkel says wants to find ‘path to peace’ over Ukraine crisis

U.S. protests actions of Chinese jet

Pakistan asks for DGMO meet with India to address border firing

Is the Indian state justified in force-feeding Irom Sharmila?

Report: Iran opens uranium-conversion plant

Yemen government offers to resign within a month to end Houthi protests: Source

Venezuela Will Begin Fingerprinting Grocery Shoppers To Control How Much

Call to move Parliament to Pretoria

Boat carrying 200 African migrants sinks off Libyan coast while travelling

Second Axmin-owned mine collapses in Africa

Showdown: Scotland braces for last TV debate as vote for independence from

Harper newly energized on tour

Paris to Celebrate End to Nazi Rule 70 Years Later

aaCoywolfHumans Have Created A New Top Predator That Is Taking Over The Northeast


Two Galileo satellites lose their way

SpaceX rocket terminated in Texas test flight, company says

The National Science Foundation thinks scientists need their own clouds

NASA launches crowdsourcing project to identify photos of cities taken from space

The best vines from space (so far)

Western U.S. drought caused Earth’s crust to rise

Beloved elephant dies at Seattle’s zoo


WHO holding talks next month on Ebola treatments

Ivory Coast shuts borders with Liberia, Guinea over Ebola threat

Philippines to pull out peacekeepers from Liberia over Ebola outbreak

Massachusetts reports first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus


Amazon Prepares Online Advertising Program

Smartphone: boom holders, but few downloading app

DHS: Cyberattack launching ‘Backoff’ malware on businesses’ point-of-sale

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Corn, Soybean ETFs Languish In Bumper Crop Year

High-end house flipping soars

ECB’s Mario Draghi Signals Departure From Austerity Focus

Goldman Sachs, US agency in mortgage settlement worth $1.2 bln

Ready for a Rate Hike—Or Not

Milestone watch: 2000 on S&P 500

Bank mortgage aid may have high cost

Oregon sues Oracle over failed health-insurance website

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Cubs homer twice as Arrieta stifles former team

If needed, Turner ready to answer starting call

Watkins among familiar faces on Cubs

Bears remain positive after 34-6 drubbing

Bears’ Position battles not yet decided

Bears’ Conte suffers concussion in defeat

US keeps Rose for World Cup, Lillard cut

2014 Colts 90-Man Roster

Reggie Wayne: “I Want To Give People A Glimpse Of What They’re Going To See”

Season likely over for O’s 3B Machado

Green-Beckham can’t play for Oklahoma

Scott tied atop Barclays, Rory makes run

Smith throws TD, named starter for Jets

Giants end Nationals’ 10-game win streak

Reports: BoSox, Castillo agree on 7 yrs

Manziel fined $12K for flipping finger

Will Selig open door to Hall for Pete Rose?

NFL, MIA settle gesture dispute

Suspensions in NCAA hazing

Jets’ Ryan names QB starter

Shaq compares Kobe, LeBron

Eli Manning breakdown: The one moment that truly signifies progress for Giants

Harvick wins fifth pole of year

aaBullock and ClooneyBullock & Clooney team again


MTV VMAs 2014 nominees and performers

Age is just a number: Classic celeb beauties

Rihanna & Brown cross paths

Hill: ‘Black Rage’ for Ferguson

Swift & Mayer seen together

Paisley’s email address leaked

Petty coming back on ‘Orange’

‘MythBusters’ co-hosts Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara dropped from

Police warn Bieber to stay off pavement on motorbike

Nicki Minaj’s Dancer Gets Bitten By Boa Constrictor During Rehearsal

Rapper Iggy Azalea falls off stage

Paltrow’s GOOP faces lawsuit

Odd News

Owner gets stolen life-size statue of Obama back

Un-bee-lievable: 50,000 bees living in NYC ceiling

Suspicious object turns out to be Star Wars toy

Gibraltar Set to Evict Some Monkeys Who Have Grown Too Mischievous

County forgives $2.4M in bad speed-camera tickets

Oops: County wrongly figured blood-alcohol levels

Lawyer wants seized $125K wine collection back

Costa Rica angered by Swedish comedy show

Md. ban on grain alcohol hurts violin makers

Woman with fake baby cited

aaCollege-Football-Hall-Of-Fame-3-771x514Behind the curtains at the new College Football Hall of Fame

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August 22, 2014


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U.S. opens criminal probe of journalist Foley’s death: Holder

Florida’s gay marriage ban is latest one to be struck down by a federal judge

Ala. teacher faces sex charges

Students accuse teacher of bondage-style sex

Police: Couple used dog to lure 2 Amish girls

Slain journalist’s employer publishes email to family from Islamic State

Sharpton adapts adversarial style to de Blasio’s New York

Friend of Boston bomb suspect may get seven-year term in plea deal

Oregon teenager pleads guilty, sentenced in swastika attack

Alabama man charged in killing over DVDs cites ‘stand your ground’ law

University of Colorado fights turning over records in theater massacre case

Oklahoma Catholic bishop drops suit over planned ‘black mass’

Houston police face heat for death of wayward Chihuahua

Oklahoma City policeman arrested for raping women while on patrol

Ban on filling swimming pools hits communities in parched California

California attorney general appeals ruling on death penalty system

Death of Connecticut boy left in hot car ruled a homicide

Work planned to quell underground fire near Pittsburgh airport

Judge blocks North Carolina school voucher program

California bill would increase penalties for soliciting minors for sex

Giant Palestine flag draped on New York bridge under investigation

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Serial killer Robert Hansen dies at 75

aaAid convoyUkraine: Russian Aid Convoy Is a ‘Direct Invasion’

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Ukraine asks international community to condemn Russia’s ‘illegal actions’

EU tells candidate Serbia not to exploit Russian embargo

MH17 bodies returned as Malaysia battles fallout

Why US Special Forces failed to rescue James Foley

Why did US refuse Islamic State ransom demand for James Foley?

Pope Francis calls parents of James Foley

In case of slain journalist, negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

British Muslims blame jihadi subculture after beheading video

Iraqi, Kurdish forces try to recapture Islamic State-held towns

Iraq: at least 40 killed in Sunni mosque attack

Islamic militants seize 2 northern Syrian towns

18 executed in Gaza for ‘collaborating’ with Israel: Hamas TV

Arab states, Israel set to clash at U.N. nuclear meeting

Mine collapse in Central African Republic kills 25

Tens of thousands of Yemeni Houthis protest against govt in capital

Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

Kenya: Man says he is wanted Somali terror suspect

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