Archive for January, 2015

South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Saturday; January 31, 2015

January 31, 2015
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Today’s High 39 Low 27 Mostly sunny skies this morning will become overcast during the afternoon.

California’s ‘Dismally Meager’ Snowpack Signals More Drought

Deceptive killers: Risks linger after winter storms

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aaJessica HernandezParents of teen girl killed by Denver police demand federal probe

U.S. News

5 Things to Know Before Obama Rolls out His Budget Monday

New top Marine Corps general releases plan to shake up the service

Hagel: Ground troops could be needed in Iraq

Romney exit resets 2016 field, gives boost to Bush

Parker: Sarah Palin is still not presidential material

Democrats beating GOP in divide and conquer game

Downtown LA mosque imagines empowered role for Muslim women

5 boaters rescued from sailboat after its mast broke 200 miles off North Carolina

Oregon governor deflects questions over fiancee’s consulting payments

Texas declares Chris Kyle Day in honor of sniper

San Francisco police detain man after finding body parts in suitcase

Michigan Fraternity Students Accused of Trashing 2 Ski Resorts

Officer accused of on-duty rape seeks release from jail

Attorney wants mistrial declared in Vanderbilt rape case

Funeral home to pay nearly $100K after wrongly selling Lee Harvey Oswald’s

2 pilots break long distance balloon-traveling record

Lawyer: FBI terror suspect had relatives who were killed by al-Shabab

Treasurer McCord to plead guilty in campaign finance case

New York City to pay $5 million to family of man killed in ‘Mafia cops’ case

George Zimmerman assault charge dropped after woman recants

Michael Jackson’s family denied new trial in negligence case

Ohio delays all executions scheduled for 2015

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Richard von Weizsäcker, 94, German politician and president.

John Hopkins, 78, British photographer, activist, and promoter (Notting Hill Carnival, International Times).

Gerrit Voorting, 92, Dutch professional road bicycle racer, Olympic silver medalist (1948).

Maurizio Arcieri, Italian singer, founder of groups The New Dada and Krisma.

aaSergio MattarellaItaly MPs elect judge Sergio Mattarella as president

World News

Saudi Arabia faces ISIS threats during transition of new king

Middle East updates / ISIS chemical weapons expert killed in airstrike in Iraq

Nigeria Elections: Boko Haram Violence, Ballot Chaos Threaten Vote

Hostage negotiations with Islamic State deadlocked, says Japan

We will not co-operate with the troika, says Greek finance minister

Germany’s Merkel Says She Doesn’t See Another Greek Debt Cut

Protests, prayers and tears after deadly Pakistan mosque bombing

Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in latest fighting

U.S., EU warn Israel of ‘detrimental impacts’ of building 450 new settler homes

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards: Israel should expect reaction anywhere

Firefighters Battle Large Fire at Moscow Library

Putin opponent reveals Russian President’s daughter’s secret identity

Canada to criminalise public terror threats

50 years after funeral, Churchill towers over UK politicians

Africa agrees to send 7500 troops to fight Boko Haram

‘Prime Evil’ now wants a normal life

Philippines, Moro rebels sign pact

aaAncient skull fragmentWho were the first Europeans? A 55000-year-old skull holds tantalizing clues. (+


Ice Hampers Cleanup in Yellowstone’s Rare Winter Oil Spill

Oh No! Gravitational Waves ‘Discovered’ in 2014 is Probably Space Dust

Qijianglong guokr: 50-Foot Long Dinosaur Fossil Found in China With 25-Foot

Global warming is growing concern, poll says


Are Vitamin Drinks a Bad Idea?

Measles outbreak looks unlikely for Texas

Lawmakers Work Towards Raising Legal Smoking Age in California

New Tamiflu study suggests drug does reduce flu impact considerably


Tech Comics: Do You Love Me?

Tech Comics: Delete This File?

Linux Foundation’s AllSeen IoT Alliance Opens up IP Policy

Linux Desktop Evolution: Minor, Invisible, or Aesthetic

Data Lakes Demystified

Google Now now SLURPS data from 40 third party apps so YOU don’t have to

Super-cookie crumbles: Verizon will kill off HATED zombie stalkers

Business & Finance

Shake Shack shares double at market

U.S. stocks decline as GDP slowdown overshadows energy rebound

aaSerena Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title


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Irish Icers Unable to Overcome Deficit in 5-2 Loss to UNH

Bledsoe, Dragic help Suns hold off Bulls

Kane, Sharp power ‘Hawks rout of Ducks

Hall of Famer Mikita has brain disorder

Robinson: Pats can’t shake memories of ’08

Strong finish seals Hawks’ 18th straight win

Weidman injured, won’t fight Belfort at UFC 184

Adelson: Goodell weak where it matters most

Tiger Woods shoots 82, worst round as pro

Iole: Tate may never get third shot vs. Rousey

Hernandez trial: Prosecution boring jury?

Peyton still unsure about playing in 2015

Carroll: Playing in Super Bowl up to Sherman

Spears: Cousins added to West All-Star team

After a season of scandal, will viewers hold NFL more accountable?

Why Aaron Hernandez Trial Is Poor Timing for NFL

aaParenthood‘Parenthood’ ends as life goes on for family


Bruce Jenner is transitioning to a woman: report

Game of Thrones Season Five Trailer Released [Video]

Dueling narratives surround ‘Suge’ Knight in deadly run-in

Val Kilmer Rushed To Hospital With Suspected Throat Tumor

Misc. News

Trucker pulling loose tooth triggers backup on Alabama freeway: report

Pro wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, hides food in fanny pack

New lottery tickets come with a side of bacon _ scent

Coach clipping wrestler’s long hair leads to investigation

Gold Nuggets StolenFBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Friday; January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015


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Blizzard death toll rises to 4 after two found dead in Massachusetts

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aaLoretta Lynch confirmation hearingsRepublicans ask: Is Loretta Lynch just another Eric Holder?

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I won’t be another Eric Holder: Loretta Lynch

Americans Should Get to Visit Cuba, Senators Say

Military commission lays out major reforms for soldiers’ pay and benefits

Cost doesn’t factor heavily in military compensation panel recommendations

Obama’s New Proposal calls for Increase in Government Spending

John Kerry Fined $50 for Failing to Shovel Snow Outside Boston Home

Weighing risks and benefits of making a deal with Iran

Romney to tell supporters his 2016 plans Friday

What People Don’t Get About ‘Boring and Bland’ Scott Walker

FBI adds alleged al-Shabab recruiter from Virginia to most-wanted terrorist list

Are School Resource Officers Part of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Problem?

Why keeping young offenders out of jail could reduce crime

Fundraising campaign by photo blog Humans of New York helps raise $1 million

Prosecutor accuses Tsarnaev lawyer of trying to ‘encourage’

35 Years After Etan Patz Vanished, Murder Trial To Open

Protesters Chant ‘No Sharia Here’ During Muslim Rally At Texas Capitol

‘Ferrari dad’ arrested for assaulting watchman

Dartmouth College Bans Hard Liquor on Campus

Denver police chief orders review of moving-car shootings over past 2 years

Ladd apologized to murder victim’s family just prior to execution

‘Like divine intervention’: Telemarketer’s call saves woman being attacked 900

Why Andrew Sullivan matters

Detroit-area homeowner fatally shoots intruder

Panel urges transformation of California state parks system

5 Ways New York May Change Post–Sheldon Silver

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Rod McKuen, 81, American poet, singer and songwriter (“Jean“), respiratory arrest.

Zhelyu Zhelev, 79, Bulgarian politician, President (1990–1997).

Amparo Baró, 77, Spanish actress (Siete mesas de billar francés), cancer.

Bernice Gordon, 101, American crossword writer (The New York Times), heart failure.

Taeko Kono, 88, Japanese writer and critic, respiratory failure.

Cedric Kushner, 66, South African-born American boxing promoter, heart attack.

Will McBride, 84, American photographer.

aaMexico hospital blastMexico City hospital blast prompts frantic search for babies

World News

Teen who demanded airtime on Dutch TV in police custody

Police: Teen who demanded airtime on Dutch TV acted alone

Churchill anniversary: Relatives at Houses of Parliament

ISIS Emerges as Clear Winner in Hostage Standoff with Jordan, Japan

With fate of ISIS hostages in limbo, wife issues emotional plea

Battle With IS Kills Senior Kurdish General, 8 of His Troops

Obama’s trip to my homeland: Proof of India’s rise again

Egypt’s Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai attacks

South Africa apartheid assassin de Kock given parole

NGO: Israel to build 450 new West Bank settler homes

Did Hezbollah Use Its New Missile System? How did It Mislead Israel?

Pakistan mosque bomb attack kills at least 40, survivors trapped under rubble

Woman accepts marriage proposal on cliff, then falls to her death

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe new African Union chairman

African Union Leaders Address Burning Issues

Attendant: ‘Nut rage’ exec cursed and shoved over service

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Declared an ‘Accident,’ Search for Survivors Ends

NATO chief warns of challenges after ‘black year’

Philippines honors 44 slain commandos with day of mourning

Taliban Claims Responsibility For Attack Which Killed 3 Americans, As White

aaMegamouth sharkRare Megamouth Shark Washes Up in Philippines


Venice Matters to History—Venetians Matter to Me

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Americans’ increasing distrust of science — and not just on climate change

Survey shows Major Disagreements between Scientists and Public on Scientific

NASA Satellite Launch Postponed

Scientists believe they can customize existing ‘mini-Nepute’ planets to be life

U.S. EPA chief hopes pope will spur concern on climate change


‘Death test’ could predict chance of dying within 30 days

Bill would Raise Legal Minimum Smoking Age in California to 21 years

Obama’s $215 Million DNA Sequencing Project Is A Great Idea

NFL Players Who Play Before the Age of 12 Are At a Risk of Brain Impairment

With Just a Few New Cases of Ebola, Liberia’s Kids Head Back to School


The Purpose of Silicon Valley

Intuit will undo unpopular changes in its TurboTax software

This is Bill Gates’ biggest regret in life

Bill Gates: HoloLens Is “Pretty Amazing,” But Will Take A Few Years

Drones fly off the shelves at Peru’s Radio Shack

App lets you know when a police officer is nearby

Business & Finance

Russia Unexpectedly Cuts Key Rate as Economy Eclipses Ruble

Apple Posts Record Quarterly Revenue; Could Potentially Buy Most of the…

Don’t Sweat Texas’ Oil Economy Slowdown

10 home design trends to ditch in 2015

McDonald’s US sales drop for fifth consecutive quarter

Spain grows at fastest rate in seven years

The cost of doing business in China

The bitter battle over a giant Canadian oil pipeline (no, not Keystone—an even

Uber rape survivor files 36-page lawsuit in US court against the taxi company

aaSerena and MariaSerena, Sharapova to meet in Aussie final


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Djokovic Edges Wawrinka to Play Australian Final Against Murray


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#4 Notre Dame Puts Away Virginia Tech, 74-50

Lakers outlast Bulls in wild 2 OT finish

Pacers start slow but rip Knicks 103-82

Woj: Magic moving close to replacing Vaughn

Wetzel: State law may hamstring Hernandez

Super Bowl XLIX could make ratings history

Spears: Lillard leads list of NBA All-Star snubs

Vols face fresh turmoil as Pearl nears return

Woj: Rockets’ Howard may miss extended time

Adelson: Thomas, Seahawks find new slight

Browns WR Gordon pens open letter to critics

Advisor optimistic about Mayweather-Pacquiao

Pair of Ice Climbers Are First to Ascend Frozen Niagara Falls

AP Source: Missy Elliott to join Katy Perry for Super Bowl half

Bill Belichick is the man America loves to hate

Seahawks’ cornerback hasn’t said if he will miss Super Bowl for baby

3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star reserves

aaKendall and Kylie JennerKendall and Kylie Jenner set for Topshop range?


Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Arrested for Murder in Deadly Crash

‘Parenthood’ ends as life goes on for family

Disney to debut first Latina princess

‘Big Bang Theory’ star Jim Parsons to play God in Broadway show

Misc. News

Man who died in 2012 gets reappointed to county board

FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

Canadian man loses appeal on missing lotto jackpot by 7 seconds

aaDeflated chocolate footballPennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football


South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Thursday; January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015


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Today’s High 37 Cloudy with occasional light rain . Some sleet or freezing rain possible.

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aaFugitive treasure hunterTreasure hunter will be back in federal court Thursday

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Seattle police officer to be reviewed for arrest of innocent black man

Romney takes aim at Clinton in Mississippi speech

Openings expected in murder trial of ex-Pat Aaron Hernandez

How a new generation of war veterans wants to shape military policy

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Colleen McCullough, 77, Australian author (The Thorn Birds).

Kel Nagle, 94, Australian golfer, British Open champion (1960).

Mala Aravindan, 76, Indian Malayalam actor.

Yves Chauvin, 84, French Nobel Prize-winning chemist (2005).

aaHostage swapIslamic State purportedly sets new deadline for hostage swap

World News

Japan “trusting” Jordan to save hostage from ISIS

Iraqi Kurds gain ground from ISIS, local Sunnis wary

Rights group blasts IS for atrocities, Iraq, Syria policies

‘Australia is under attack by Islamic State’

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Declared an ‘Accident’, Search for Survivors Ends

AirAsia Flight 8501: Co-Pilot Was Flying Plane at Time of Crash, Officials Say

Give Back Gitmo or Cuban Thaw Ends, Castro Warns

Raul Castro: ‘Time to by-pass the embargo on Cuba’

Netanyahu blames Iran for Hezbollah attack on Lebanon border

North Korea ‘may be trying to restart nuclear reactor’, US think-tank warns

Late Kim Jong Il demanded $10bn for summit, says former South Korean leader

Yemen rebels seize military base outside capital

Migrant Vessel Sinks off Bangladesh, 40 Missing

Mugabe: Europe shouldn’t tell Africans about women

A case for the Doctor

Is the Philippines peace process in jeopardy?

‘Incredibly powerful’ scene at Auschwitz

UNICEF makes record appeal to help 60 million children in crisis

The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns of risk of armed conflict in new

Italy Lawmakers Vote for New President in Test for Renzi

aaCeresNASA Releases Sharpest Images of Ceres


Rare Megamouth Shark Washes Up in Philippines

How 40000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

These are the 12 worst ideas religion has unleashed on the world

Who were the first Europeans? A 55000-year-old skull holds tantalizing clues.

New satellite to help NASA predict floods and droughts

Mysterious ‘God’s hand’ space globule imaged by Very Large Telescope


Injectable Epinephrine: An Epidemic of Misuse

Expensive” Parkinson Placebo Showed Better Results Than “Cheaper” Placebo

California agency deems e-cigarettes a health hazard


Pentagon official urges NATO to focus on innovative weapons

Natural Disaster? Cyborg Cockroaches to the Rescue

Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt: What Is Killing Samsung?

Microsoft Launches Outlook For iOS And Android

Business & Finance

Ford Profit Slumps 98% on Slowed Pickup Output, Europe Losses

Alibaba plunges off quarterly revenue miss

Steve Easterbrook’s new McJob

Shell to Slash Investment After Oil Price Drop Hurts Profit

aaND basketballGrant Leads No. 8 Notre Dame to 77-73 Victory Over Duke


Australian Open

Serena, Sharapova to meet in Aussie final

Murray into final; Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australia


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Purdue stifles No. 22 Indiana 83-67

Irving’s 55 seals Cavs 8th win in a row

Kobe has surgery, expected out for 9 months

Phillips will be Broncos defensive coordinator

Grant’s heroics propel Notre Dame past Duke

Lynch repeats stiff-arm routine with media

49 quick facts about Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England

Louisville DC turns down Oakland Raiders Top 10 2015 decommitments

Jackson: NBA teams deflate basketballs

Redskins hire Matt Cavanaugh as QBs coach after not having 1

Houston Rockets – James Harden Gets the Help he Needs From Josh Smith

aaFantastic 4 rebootWatch: ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot trailer


Here’s What Iraqi Moviegoers Think of ‘American Sniper’

How Accurate Is American Sniper? We’ve Separated Fact From Fiction.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner set for Topshop range?

Misc. News

Pennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football

Maui fisherman reels in tiger shark, gets bitten

Unions turn lights off on French prime minister

Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

aaMiracle kitty‘Miracle’ cat recovering after surviving accident, burial


South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Wednesday; January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015


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Today’s High 34 Low 29 A mix of clouds and sun.

Blizzard 2015: Airlines Scramble to Get Back on Schedule After Storm

New England begins digging out from blizzard that caused power outages

Snowstorm forecasters under fire as ‘historic’ accumulation failed to materialize

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aaExonerated prisoner125 U.S. prisoners exonerated last year, including 6 in Ohio

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Omission of words from preamble a sacriligeous insult: Congress

Lynch to face anti-Obama ire at confirmation hearing

Hillary Clinton to testify over Benghazi attack

Ex-military intel officer says White House delaying announcement of Bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl to be charged with desertion, unlikely to serve prison time

Utah parents talked of apocalypse, killed children then selves

Walker forms political committee, says he’s ‘very interested’ in 2016 bid

Koch donors give Marco Rubio early nod

The 2016 Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Joanna Michael murder: Family cannot sue police

Young Americans: Yearning for the Suburbs, Stuck in the City

The Trouble With Turbans in America

Sex Ed Teacher Busted Giving ‘Hands On’ Lesson to Student on After School

A changing tide: special ed services shift in-house

Sarah Culhane is white. Michael Brown is dead.

Oklahoma police officer’s body-cam captures fatal shooting

Denver prosecutors promise probe of cop killing of teen

South Carolina court to overturn conviction of “Friendship 9”

Fla. Immigrant Coalition petition to stop executive action lawsuit

Woman in Florida ‘stand your ground’ case released from jail

Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown In Illinois Arrested In Hammond

Responses to LDS Church’s LGBT non-discrimination stance

Sheldon Silver’s Epic Fall Ushers in a New Era in Albany

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Mala Aravindan, 76, Indian Malayalam actor.

Warren Hill, 54, American convicted murderer, execution by lethal injection.

John T. Myers, 87, American politician, member of the U.S. House from Indiana (1967–1997).

Charles Townes, 99, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist.

Cleven “Goodie” Goudeau, 83, American greeting card artist.

Demetrio González, 87, Spanish-born Mexican actor (Dos Corazones y un Cielo) and singer, complications from a stroke.

Milt Schoon, 92, American basketball player (Sheboygan Red Skins).

U.S. President Obama meets with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at Erga Palace in RiyadhObama visits Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman

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Jordan says it would swap terrorist for ISIS captive

As deadline looms, Goto friends, family call for his release

Jordan ready to release Iraqi woman if ISIS release pilot

Libyan group loyal to Islamic State claims hotel attack

U.S. seeks to capitalize on defeat of Islamic State in Kobane

Mortars from Lebanon strike north Israel; IDF responds with fire

Israeli jets hit Syrian army posts in Golan Heights

UN peacekeeper killed in Lebanon amid border clash

Rights group raps Israel ‘policy’ of bombing Gaza homes

UN agency signs pact with Russia as West deplores new Ukraine aggression

Obama visit and Arvind Kejriwal’s R-Day non-invite shroud Delhi elections

Modi-Obama hug- Tremors felt in Pakistan

Greece will not default – PM Tsipras

Litvinenko inquiry: Radioactive body posed autopsy hazard

Elkin: Not everyone has an asset like Netanyahu

In Australia, decision to knight a prince becomes a royal hassle for PM

Thai ‘Red Shirt’ leader given 2-year jail sentence for insulting ex-prime minister

Russia confirms North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to visit Moscow in May

Meet on Tamils repatriation ‘premature’: Panneerselvam

Sri Lanka reinstates Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake

Mexico insists 43 missing students are dead

Boko Haram release images of their child soldiers being trained in Nigeria

AirAsia crash: Search for bodies ‘could end soon’

Fidel Castro addresses relations with the U.S.

aaNew space telescopeThe revolutionary space telescope 1000 times sharper than Hubble


Is this a new species of human?

Giant Asteroid Sails Past Earth, Raising Safety Questions on Terra Firma

Astronomers discover oldest known star with 5 Earth-like planets

Will NASA’s TESS spacecraft revolutionize exoplanet hunting?

SpaceX’s new Animation Demonstrates working of Falcon Heavy rocket

NASA Releases Sharpest Images of Ceres

Snakes Have Been On Earth Longer Than Scientists Believed


In Sierra Leone’s Chaotic Capital, Ebola Found Fertile Ground

Why Your Workout Should Be High-Intensity

Sugary drinks trigger early periods

Obama’s new era of healing – ‘precision medicine’ faces hurdles, risks

Indiana will expand Medicaid coverage under landmark ObamaCare deal


The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Apple needs the iPad to be ‘long arc,’ enterprise driven

Twitter rolls out video clips and group messaging features

Google Fixes Homophobic “Bug” in its Translator

Facebook Kitties: How Wickr Plans To Hide Encrypted Photos In Plain Sight On

France seeks legislation to hold Google, Facebook ‘accountable’ for hate speech

Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking featured in Waze app disabled

Business & Finance

GoDaddy pulls Super Bowl puppy ad over animal cruelty backlash

As Fed ends meeting, it’s expected to remain ‘patient’ about raising rates from

Apple’s iPhone sales smash Wall St expectations, posts record profit of $18 bn

Obama Plans Offshore Oil Drilling From Virginia to Georgia

Singapore’s Central Bank Eases Currency Policy

U.S. stocks suffer biggest drop in 3 weeks

Obama drops Plan to End 529s tax breaks

aaBethel's Joel HartmanJoel Hartman Collects Weekly Crossroads League Award

Miller Launches Bethel over Goshen


Australian Open

Keys ousts Venus, set to face Serena in semis

While you were sleeping: Serena, Novak cruise; Venus falls


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Bulls snap Warriors’ home streak at 19

What We Learned in NBA Tuesday Night: Bulls fans should want more of this

Raptors overcome slow start, beat Pacers

Lynch answers no questions at Media Day

Watch Marshawn Lynch Give The Same Answer 25 Times At Media Day

Slam Dunk contest field officially set

Grizzlies thump Mavericks 109-90 in Dallas

UFC vet Bowles facing six felony charges

Two former Vandy players convicted of rape

After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

VCU now A-10 favorite after routing GWU

Clippers’ Barnes blames $25K fine on ‘snitch’

Spears: Spurs not re-signing JaMychal Green

Robert Allenby sticking to kidnapping story

Browns sources reveal that celebrity quarterback was a turbulent presence in ’14

Redskins add Fewell, Clark to coaching staff

Seven-year deals for pitchers … big trouble

There’s no debate: Martin Brodeur retires as the NHL’s greatest goalie ever | Politi

aaFall TV pilotsFall TV pilots 2015: The full list


Richard Simmons — Cops Visit Home After Elder Abuse Claim … And He’s Fine

Ali MacGraw’s ‘Absurd’ Fear About Ex-Husband Steve McQueen (VIDEO)

Spider-Man in Love

The boy who didn’t come back from heaven: inside a bestseller’s ‘deception’

Louis CK’s Latest Email Is a Fantastic Elegy to Comedy Clubs

Taylor Swift shakes off Twitter hacking

Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy to star in ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot

Watch: ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot trailer

Angelina Jolie Writes Op-Ed About Iraqi Camps

How Megyn Kelly’s husband, Sheryl Sandberg (and I) realized she’s a big deal

Misc. News

Firefighters rescue cows that took icy dip in Colorado pond

Thieves smash stolen SUV into San Francisco museum for gold

Rhode Island school announces snow day to ‘Let It Go’ tune

Years-old stash of marijuana found inside NM woman’s van

Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans’ oldest cemetery

Great White Shark Attacks Fishing Boat

‘Miracle’ cat recovering after surviving accident, burial

aaDog gets second chanceDog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana



South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Tuesday; January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015


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Today’s High 27 Low 17 Cloudy early, becoming mostly sunny this afternoon.

New York dodges a bullet, but Boston still in the bull’s-eye of ‘historic’ storm

Blizzard 2015: Snow Buries New England, New York City Lifts Travel Ban

U.S. Storm Falls Short of Severe Predictions, Yet Affects Millions

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aaDrone on White House groundsDrone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it’s his …

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White House drone raises security concerns

Obama Talks Religion, Race in India Farewell

Obama heads to Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah death

Anti-H-1B senator to head immigration panel

Senate Dems block GOP effort to wind down Keystone pipeline debate

Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter

Justice Department working on national car-tracking database

Federal government failing to protect children, report says

L.I. teen dies in sledding accident

2 cops shot, suspect killed at chaotic Minn. council meeting

Terrifying video shows man shot dead by police while having hands raised

Is ‘Libertarian Girl’ Rand Pauls Problem Waiting to Happen?

Panning Palin: Why conservative media are dismissing her 2016 prospects

Denver cops shoot, kill teen who hit officer with car

125 U.S. prisoners exonerated last year, including 6 in Ohio

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Richard McBrien, 78, American Roman Catholic priest and theologian; Notre Dame faculty member.

Bill Monbouquette, 78, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox).

Maria Cerra, 96, American Olympic fencer.

EL LÍDER DEL PARTIDO IZQUIERDISTA GRIEGO, ALEXIS TSIPRASGreece’s first radical left prime minister sworn in

World News

Greek fighter jet crashes into elite training air base, killing 11

flydubai passenger reveals bullet hole in side of jet in Baghdad

Anti-austerity economist says to become Greek finance minister

Greek elections: Syriza’s Tsipras faces great expectations

Gunmen kill at least 3 guards, take hostages at Tripoli hotel, Libyan official says

Auschwitz anniversary: The survivor who brought the Holocaust to life

Auschwitz survivor returns to Poland to recreate liberation image

Auschwitz message still resonates today

For Muslims in U.K., not feeling ‘British’ can lead some to extremism

U.S. embassy in Yemen closed to public amid turmoil

Two projectiles fired from Syria strike the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights (Israeli

Islamic State group pushed out of Syria’s Kobani

Obama to India: On energy, do as we say, n…

Ukraine: Intensified fighting kills 9 troops, wounds 29

Alexander Litvinenko Inquiry: live

Obama visits Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman

Cuba’s $6B debt to Americans for seized properties hangs over US talks

India nuke deals still thorny for US despite ‘breakthrough’

Obama’s India visit could leave Modi with a China albatross around his neck

Indonesian military stops search and recovery for remains of AirAsia QZ8501

UNRWA forced to suspend Gaza reconstruction due to lack of funds

Russian spies used tickets and hats to try to hide New York activities, FBI says

Israeli President to meet Mayor de Blasio at secret location

aaArctic refugeObama push to expand Alaskan refuge


Planetary Society plans to launch LightSail spacecraft to sail on sunlight

The revolutionary space telescope 1000 times sharper than Hubble

Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

Asteroid that missed the Earth by inches last night was so big it had a moon

Bones From Era of Alexander the Great Raise More Questions Than Answers

It’s Alive! Fish Discovered Under Half-Mile of Antarctic Ice

Scientists manage to UNBOIL an egg in process to untangle proteins


Oxfam says rich countries must support West Africa’s Ebola recovery

Kaiser nurses approve new contract

Everybody poops. But here are 9 surprising facts about feces you may not know.

Medicare patients could see better care


Microsoft brings the SUNSHINE – but it’s a CLOUDY DAY

Mutant AK-47s, long guns, take center stage at SHOT Show

Microsoft results buoyed by cloud products, but profit drops

Facebook says it caused fault that sent services offline

Can wifi replace your cellphone plan?

WikiLeaks questions Google over private-staff data

Could popular traffic app Waze be used to target police?

Business & Finance

UK economy records fastest growth since 2007

Fed likely to continue to signal mid-2015 rate hike

U.S. gas prices fell, but expected to rise

Education and class

Jawbone: The trials of a 16-year-old can’t-miss startup

Uber caps price hikes during NYC blizzard

NYSE will open as scheduled on Tuesday

aaBethel's Clay YeoClay Yeo Earns Crossroads League Weekly Honor


Australian Open

Berdych upsets Nadal at Aussie Open


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Report: NFL investigating Pats employee

Kraft wants NFL apology if Patriots cleared

Defiant Patriots owner says Belichick, Brady have never lied to him

Crawford’s huge 4th lifts Clips over Nuggets

Huskies dismiss troubled NBA prospect

Flyers’ Rinaldo suspended for hit on Letang

Kobe to undergo rotator cuff surgery

Solo could be left off World Cup roster

Lance Armstrong: I would dope again

Report: Yanks refusing to pay A-Rod bonus

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon has failed another drug test, faces ban: report

Share “Kobe Bryant wanted to sign with Michael…”

aaMiss UniverseMiss Colombia crowned Miss Universe


Kim Kardashian addresses rumours about her stepfather Bruce Jenner

Kim Kardashian’s T-Mobile Super Bowl Commercial Hits the Internet—Watch Now!

Details about Joan Rivers’ death emerge as lawsuit is filed

Fall TV pilots 2015: The full list

Tom Cruise had tapped Nicole Kidman’s phone

Scientology Reps Slam HBO’s Doc ‘Going Clear’, Say It Contains ‘False

Selma director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo to reunite for Hurricane

Misc. News

San Francisco Zoo offers spurned lovers cockroach, scorpion adoptions

Deputy lowered from chopper comes face to face with bears

Thieves have change of heart, return stolen gear to Boy Scouts

aaCrock pot chiliCrock Pot chili and 6 more slow-cooker recipes for the Super Bowl


South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Monday; January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015


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Today’s High 27 Low 19 Partly cloudy skies this morning will become overcast during the afternoon. A few flurries or snow showers possible.

Northeast Corridor braces for ‘potentially historic’ snowstorm

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aaBlizzardEast Coast braces, flights canceled as ‘historic’ blizzard bears down

U.S. News

Small Drone Found on White House Grounds: Law Enforcement Sources

Have Iowa conservatives found a new star for 2016?

Republicans Evasive in First Unofficial 2016 Debate

Cruz-Rubio-Paul event previews GOP foreign policy debate

Christie forms PAC to explore 2016 presidential run, report says

Analysis: GOP changes tune, calls for bipartisanship

FBI: No bombs found on planes in Atlanta

Florida AG joins scrutiny of governor’s actions in FDLE firing

Davidson Academy turns down children because parents are gay

Police identify the 2 co-workers killed in a shooting at a NYC Home Depot

2 Seattle planes evacuated, 3rd diverted over security concerns

Judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks

Report: Sheldon Silver to Step Down As NY Assembly Speaker

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Richard McBrien, 78, American Roman Catholic priest and theologian.

Link Byfield, 63, Canadian conservative columnist, politician and publisher, cancer.

aaEdgar LunguZambia’s New President, Edgar Lungu, Is Sworn In

World News

Syriza and Independent Greeks agree Greece coalition

Tsipras Win Draws French Congratulations, German Threat

Japan Pledges Diplomatic Efforts to Free ISIS Hostage Kenji Goto

Russia defiant after threats from West over Ukraine

Russia Warns West Not to Resort to Blackmail Over Ukraine Crisis

U.S. sees role for India in battle against Islamic State

Australia’s knighting of Prince Philip prompts puzzlement

‘I thought it was April Fool’s Day’: Cabinet members slam Tony Abbott’s decision

Yemen reaches deal with rebels to end violence

At least 16 dead on Egypt uprising anniversary

Egypt court convicts doctor of female genital mutilation

Auschwitz liberation’s 70th anniversary focuses on survivors

Toll of Filipino commandos killed in rebel clash rises to 43

Hoax Spy-Chief Call to Cameron Prompts UK Security Review

Libby Lane: First female Church of England bishop consecrated

Assad dismisses US plans to train rebels

ISIS nearly driven out of Kobani by Syrian Kurds

Ten go on trial in France for ‘exploiting’ frail L’Oreal heiress

Turkey orders Facebook to block pages that insult Prophet Mohammed

2 suspected looters killed in South Africa

aaRescue robot flies and walksScientist Build A Rescue Robot That Can Fly And Walk


Why Bill Nye Calls Evolution ‘Undeniable’ and Creationism ‘Inane’

NASA Nears End Of Nine-Year Mission To Pluto

A Look at How Mini Helicopters Could Enable NASA39s Future Rovers

Obama push to expand Alaskan refuge


Many breast cancer patients don’t know much about their condition

‘Completely avoidable’: Vaccination could have prevented Disneyland measles

WHO adopts reforms to repair reputation after bungling Ebola

What Fish Can We Eat?


Windows 10’s new features: Cortana, a ‘Spartan’ browser, Xbox streaming, and

Gearbox Software Releases ‘Homeworld Remastered Collection’; Game Hits

China blocks virtual community use

Cablevision’s Freewheel is a WiFi-only phone service

Police urge Google to disable police tracking feature on Waze app

Business & Finance

European Shares at Seven-Year High Defy Syriza Win in Greek Vote

MeadWestvaco, Rock-Tenn to Merge Into $16 Billion Company

Post Holdings to Acquire MOM Brands for $1.15 Billion

Malaysia Air site hacked, some customer data appears online

Obama ‘breaks’ American & Indian trad…

Ruble Sinks Most in 2 Weeks as Stocks Slide on Ukraine Fighting

aaCoach KDuke’s Coach K nets 1000th NCAA career win

Coach K passes milestone with humility, grace


Australian Open

Azarenka’s fun-filled Australian Open comes to an end

Tennis-Evergreen Venus upsets Radwanska in Melbourne

Nishikori grinds down Ferrer to reach quarters


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No. 8 Notre Dame Rallies Past NC State in Overtime, 81-78

Ohio State tops No. 23 Indiana 82-70

Whiteside powers Heat with triple-double

Pacers rally by Magic to end 7-game skid

Woj: Nets, Hornets talking Johnson trade

Brown: Manfred in touch with baseball’s soul

Team Irvin beats Team Carter in Pro Bowl

Pro Bowl a testing range for quirky rules

Beckham Jr. played rookie season with injuries

Report: Josh Gordon faces ban after failed test

Game-winning put-back caps Terps’ rally

Brady: NFL talk could happen post-Super Bowl

Twenty-nine goals scored in NHL All-Star Game

Coaching hires winners and losers

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Post Conference Championship Games

aaSAG winnersComplete list of winners at 21st annual SAG Awards


Eddie Redmayne wins lead actor at SAG awards

Viola Davis thanks her show’s producers in SAG Award acceptance speech

The Strangely Competitive World of Sci-Fi Writing Workshops

Taylor Swift digs her bikini out and hits Maui beach with Haim sisters

Lindsay Lohan Mad Race To Complete Community Service

No luck for Lisa, as Paulina Vega (Miss Colombia) is named Miss Universe

Misc. News

Zoo offers creepy way for lovelorn to get even with exes

Dog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana

Hoax caller impersonating spy chief put through to UK PM Cameron

Crock Pot chili and 6 more slow-cooker recipes for the Super Bowl

aaDog returnsDog returns after vanishing from Texas, appearing in Indiana


South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Sunday; January 25, 2015

January 25, 2015


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Today’s High 36 Low 14 Variably cloudy with snow showers.

Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast’s next storm

Storm could bring 5 inches of snow

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aaCali Santa Ana windsSanta Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California

U.S. News

President Obama is back at 50% approval. Here’s how.

President Obama seeks to end tax breaks on 529 college savings plans

The Foxhole: William LeoGrande on US-Cuba intrigues, from JFK to Obama

The Most Dishonest Year on Record

Here’s the Secret Silk Road Journal From the Laptop of Ross Ulbricht

Winner hasn’t claimed $270M Illinois Mega Millions jackpot

Protesters interrupt Perry, Christie at 2016 GOP event in Iowa

GOP Summit—The Good, The Bad & The Crazy

White House hopeful Jeb Bush hits Democratic bastion of SF

Sarah Palin and Donald Trump both interested in 2016 runs

Analysts say Sarah Palin has chops for race

Carly Fiorina Gets Into the Picture

Eying White House, Jindal says America needs spiritual revival

Jets Searched in Atlanta After Threats; No Bombs Found

Fighter jets scrambled following bomb threat to passenger planes on Twitter

Father of alleged bullies loses job after malicious voice mail

Three People Dead, 5 Wounded in ‘Gang-Related’ Omaha Shooting

Dead whale found at Seattle dock struck by ship propeller

Police: NYC man kills 3 family members, himself

Queens dad shoots and kills wife, mother-in-law, daughter

A changing tide: special ed services shift in-house

Father arrested in death of 3-week-old baby girl

Muslim woman sues Michigan police for forcing her to remove hijab

Sham universities exploit student visas, draw scrutiny of federal investigators

Couple behind Ala. gay marriage case grateful for ruling

Deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Toller Cranston, 65, Canadian figure skater, Olympic bronze medalist (1976), heart attack.

Johan Ferner, 87, Norwegian sailor, Olympic silver medalist (1952).

Joe Franklin, 88, American television and radio talk show host, prostate cancer.

V. S. Raghavan, 90, Indian Tamil actor.

Joan Serra, 87, Spanish Olympic water polo player (1948, 1952).

Tengku Intan Zaharah, 86, Malaysian royal, Raja Permaisuri Agong (1965–1970).

Barrie Ingham, 82, English actor (The Great Mouse Detective, Doctor Who).

aaJapanese hostagesReports: ISIL video claims Japanese hostage beheaded

World News

Abe Condemns Beheading of Japanese Citizen

Greek Election Begins With Strong Showing For Leftist Party

India and US announce breakthrough in nuclear deal after Modi-Obama

Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about latest violence in Ukraine

A war on multiple fronts: Despite ceasefire, military conflict escalates in eastern

Pro-Russian rebel rockets kill at least 30 in Mariupol

Yemen’s Shiite rebels disperse protesters in capital, Sanaa

Chaos in Yemen forces US to halt fight against terrorists

Egypt protester killed on eve of uprising anniversary

Boko Haram militants attack city of Maiduguri in northern Nigeria

France sees as many anti-Muslim acts in January as all of 2014

Auschwitz survivor recalls Nazi evil, liberation 70 years on

Zambia’s New President Sworn Into Office

Rescuers fail again to recover sunken AirAsia fuselage

Journalist who revealed prosecutor’s death leaves Argentina

Hezbollah: Israeli airstrike directly targeted party

Report notes 400% rise in anti-Semitic incidents during Gaza war

Netanyahu responds to critics: I will go everywhere I am invited to prevent

Iran foreign minister: Outreach to Saudi Arabia ‘necessary’

aaJellyfishJellyfish ‘can sense ocean currents’


New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter

Rare Picture: Hippo Seen Eating Hippo—and More Cannibals

Captive Pygmy Hippos May Have Kidney Issues

Chilean Farmer Finds ‘Chupacabra’; Probably Cat Mummy

NASA’s New Horizons probe to start taking pictures of Pluto

Scientist Build A Rescue Robot That Can Fly And Walk

Bizarre Antarctic fish lives below 2500 feet of ice


Travelers taking antibiotics may be helping spread of ‘superbugs’

Napa flu death is 5th in Bay Area

UK nurse Pauline Cafferkey reflects on Ebola ordeal


Microsoft HoloLens goggles captivate with holograms

Business & Finance

Eighty rich people now have as much wealth as 50% of the rest of humanity

Measuring The Impact Of Social Media On Your Business

Euro’s Big Drop Puts US Economy, Federal Reserve to the Test

All eyes on Fed, Greece after ECB fires bazooka

aaBethel basketballBethel Upsets No. 1 Indiana Wesleyan in NAIA Game of the Week


Australian Open

Young American Keys pulls Aussie shocker

Sharapova, Bouchard into quarterfinals at Australian Open

Makarova marches into Australian Open quarter-finals

‘Mean Girls’ it’s not but some players scoff at friendships


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Loyd Leads #6/5 Notre Dame to 74-36 Win Over Clemson

Belichick says Patriots did nothing wrong

Woj: Pistons fear Jennings tore Achilles

No. 6 Wisconsin ekes past Michigan in OT

Blazers’ Aldridge puts surgery on hold

Belichick talks Spygate in weird presser

Report: A-Rod met with new MLB commish

Braxton Miller offers hope to OSU fans

Lane Kiffin returning to Alabama in 2015

Ex-MLB player charged with insurance fraud

Latest Craze Sweeping the NBA

How NFL Can Make Pro Bowl Relevant

Snubs, Surprises from NBA All-Star Starters

Browns owner praises Connor Shaw, says he could be option as starter

Stiverne vs. Wilder prediction: Head to Head

Basic Physics May Defeat DeflateGate

Four share lead in Humana Challenge

aaHBO drama Westworld‘Westworld’ producers hint HBO’s drama has great, freaky potential


#YouTubeAsksObama: GOP desperately needs a ‘Glozell’ moment

Michelle Obama chooses Indian origin designer

House Where Bob Hope Spent Final Days Returns to Market

American Sniper film ‘behind rise in anti-Muslim threats’

‘American Sniper’ widow speechless after rifle raffle

Paul McCartney, Kanye West, Rihanna Team Up for ‘FourFiveSeconds’

Misc. News

Dog returns after vanishing from Texas, appearing in Indiana

Woman gets bag full of cash at Burger King drive-thru

Abraham Lincoln hair lock fetches $25000 at auction

Polar Bear Plunge Sends Thousands Into Chilly Chesapeake Bay

aaFemale perfectionSee How Much the “Perfect” Female Body Has Changed in 100 Years (It’s Crazy!)


South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Saturday; January 24, 2015

January 24, 2015
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Today’s High 39 Low 30 Some sun this morning with increasing clouds this afternoon.

Storm brings mix of sleet, snow and rain to Northeast

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aaLethal injectionSupreme Court To Take Up Lethal Injections With Oklahoma Case

U.S. News

DeBlasio rallies behind Obama039s executive action on immigraton

Deadly military helicopter crash in California

Two Marines Die in California Military Helicopter Crash

Revisiting Jeb Bush’s Bad Behavior at Andover

Jeb Bush meets with Mitt Romney, eyes White House run

President Palin? Sarah Palin hints at presidential bid next year

Christie goes courting conservatives in Iowa for 2016, beginning an intricate dance

Democrats pick 2016 convention dates

2 teachers accused of having sex with high school students at beach

Federal judge strikes down Alabama’s gay marriage ban

US man walks free after 40 years wrongly imprisoned

Colorado woman gets 4 years for wanting to join ISIS

Annapolis, Maryland, Mansion Fire: What the Family Did Hours Before Deadly

More people caught trying to bring guns on planes in 2014

Judge issues gag order in ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ case

Groups renew call for Albany reform after Assembly leader’s arrest

New Jersey police shooting leads to renewed interest in body cameras

New details in French Laundry wine heist

aaErnie‘Mr. Cub’ Ernie Banks dies at 83

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Ernie Banks, 83, American Hall of Fame baseball player (Chicago Cubs).

Alexander Lastin, 38, Russian chess grandmaster.

Joan Hinde, 81, English trumpeter and entertainer.

An Indonesian rescue helicopter flies over Crest Onyx ship as divers (R-in rubber boats) conduct operations to lift the tail of AirAsia flight QZ8501 in the Java SeaAirAsia flight QZ8501: Bid to raise fuselage begins

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First attempt to lift AirAsia fuselage off seabed fails

World Leaders to Head to Saudi Arabia to Pay Their Respects

Obama shortens trip to India to pay respects to the late King Abdullah’s family in

Unstable demographics, falling oil and regional tension await Saudi rulers

Will regional turmoil encourage stability inside Saudi Arabia?

Authorities: US Anti-Terror Ops Suspended in Yemen

Egyptian court overturns 37 death sentences, orders a retrial in criticized mass trial

US-Cuba Travel Shouldn’t Faze Other Caribbean Destinations

For first-time visitor, Havana is charming – and complicated

Obama Returns to India: 5 Reasons His Trip Makes History

Climate, economy high on the agenda at Obama’s India visit

Greek elections raise fears of looming eurozone showdown

E.U. bailouts divide Greek voters ahead of elections

Signs of leeway from Europe on debt ahead of Greek election

Why Europe and the U.S. have a lot riding on Greek elections

Tough-Talking Prosecutor Preet Bharara Is Ready for His Close-Up

Ransom deadline passes for Japanese hostages held by Islamic

Japan ‘won’t give up on hostages’

Doubts surround Japan hostage video

Pope: ‘Responsible parenthood’ doesn’t mean birth control

Philippines had information on Pope Francis assassination plot

Poroshenko claims 9000 Russian troops are fighting in Ukraine

Police: 15 killed in Mariupol shelling in Ukraine

Spain: 4 arrested on suspicion of planning terror attacks

France’s alienated Muslims

Davos: John Kerry urges global plan to combat causes of international terrorism

Argentina ties former spy to case of slain prosecutor

Winston Churchill: From accusations of anti-Semitism to the blunt refusal that led

Bangladesh: 40 sustain burn injuries in BNP sponsored violence

ICC opens preliminary examination of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

aaMicrosoft's hologram deviceHands-on With Microsoft’s Hologram Device


Mass Death of Seabirds in Western US Is ‘Unprecedented’

See How Much the “Perfect” Female Body Has Changed in 100 Years (It’s Crazy!)

Massive asteroid to play chicken with Earth on Monday

Jellyfish ‘can sense ocean currents’

Early human ancestors used their hands like modern humans


High-tech glasses allow visually-impaired mom to see her newborn

‘Social distancing’ may be the key to stopping the flu epidemic, study says


Air Force UFO files hit the Web

Windows 10 Flagship Smartphone to Launch ‘Later This Summer’: Report

The Internet will vanish, says Google’s Eric Schmidt

Business & Finance

ECB’s Draghi Seeks Real Economic Union to Lead Euro-Area Reforms

Expedia buys Travelocity for $280 million

Wall Street week ahead: All eyes on US Federal Reserve after ECB’s stimulus

Box stock soars 66 % in inaugural day of trading on Wall Street

Uber’s Privacy Woes Should Serve As a Cautionary Tale for All Companies

2015 Australian Open - Day 2Serena sets up clash with French Open nemesis


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Williams sisters both advance in Melbourne


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Rose, Butler help Bulls hold off Mavs

Thompson sets NBA quarter scoring mark

Hawks earn franchise-best 15th straight win

NFL issues statement on deflate-gate probe

Bill Belichick throws Tom Brady under the bus

Woj: Final decision on Kobe set for Monday

NHL All-Star teams selected in fantasy draft

Report: Browns ‘wrecked’ by Manziel in 2014

Ex-TE Gonzalez: Gronk is the Shaq of the NFL

aaAnne Hathaway duet‘Song One’ review: Anne Hathaway duets


Is Creative Time Heading to the Venice Biennale?

L’Origine du Monde Sparks Facebook Legal Battle

New York DA Launches Secret Art Sales Tax Investigation

$58 Million Trove of Looted Antiquities Uncovered in Raid

Lord Charles Spencer Has a Part for Benedict Cumberbatch in His New Book

No Room for Parody

‘Westworld’ producers hint HBO’s drama has great, freaky potential

Meet Ray Johnson, the Greatest Artist You’ve Never Heard Of

Bill Maher Blasts American Sniper, Calls Chris Kyle A Psychopath Patriot

Mandy Moore files for divorce from Ryan Adams

Patrick Dempsey, Jillian Fink file for divorce

Emma Watson gives another moving speech, urges men to join gender equality

Misc. News

$300,000 in fine wine stolen from famed restaurant recovered

In bike-loving Colorado city, ambulances get racks for rides

Iowa billboard mannequin startles motorists, loses job

Lawyer: Man sentenced for crime he can’t recall after wreck

aaMarathon manMan close to running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents


South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Friday; January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015


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Today’s High 36 Low 28 Sunshine and clouds mixed.

First significant winter storm headed to Northeast

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aaCity Hall, MishawakaHow Obama’s State of the Union ideas are playing at City Hall

U.S. News

How the White House made this year’s SOTU a social media affair

The most revealing moment from Obama’s YouTube Q&A

Barack Obama’s ‘The Beast’ set to hit Delhi roads

GOP lawmakers face pressure from base to target ObamaCare – or else

McConnell keeps Senate late; final Keystone vote slated for next week

House passes abortion measure

Harry Reid in winter

Winner-take-all electoral system is a loser for democracy

Jury to have full day of deliberations in trial of ex-CIA officer accused of leaking

California lawmakers will push death-with-dignity measure

On Coast Guard hunt for smugglers, an air of ‘Master and Commander’

The Uses and Abuses of Taboos

Dark Master of New York Politics Accused of Taking Millions in Bribes

Cuomo: Sheldon Silver arrest ‘bad reflection on government’

Rubio moving towards 2016 bid

This chart should make Mitt Romney think twice about 2016

Ohio’s Kasich Tours West as Republicans Jockey Before 2016 Race

Meet the intriguing Republican women taking on Hillary Clinton

Is Hawai’i an Occupied State?

11 rescued from sinking tow vessel off Hawaiian island

Female veteran shamed for parking in veterans-only spot

Twin 9-year-old boys mostly abandoned in apartment for months, police say

Nebraska seeks stay in gay marriage case, ACLU to fight the move

TBI: Analysis of evidence in Bobo case finished

Car linked to 1978 missing couple case found in Fla. canal

More than 100 frat boys laid waste to this Michigan ski resort

‘Saved by the Bell’ Star Dustin Diamond Pleads Not Guilty to Stabbing

California billionaire to skip contest for US Senate

Online Threats Target Bridgeview Mosque

Two-Year-Old dies after accidentally pulling trigger of father’s handgun

Barrett Brown has been sentenced to 63 months in prison

Bob Wilson: Caught in bubble-think, Duke backs down

Police announced Murder Charges against a Man in Connection with ‘Gypsy Hill

aaKing AbdullahSaudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Will Have Simple Muslim Burial

Deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, 90, (reigned since 2005), complications from pneumonia.

Peggy Charren, 86, American children’s television activist.

Wendell H. Ford, 90, American politician, Governor of Kentucky (1971–1974), member of the U.S. Senate (1974–1999), lung cancer.

Tommy Mason, 75, American football player (Minnesota Vikings)

Vince Camuto, 78, American footwear designer (Nine West), cancer.

Martin Honeysett, 71, British cartoonist.

Pauline Yates, 85, English actress (The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin).

aaKing SalmanKing Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia

World News

New Saudi King Salman names second-in-line to throne, vows to maintain

New Saudi King Salman Tweets to 1.3 Million Followers After Abdullah Dies

Deadline over, Islamic State-linked militants say countdown for Japan’s hostages

Iraq coalition ‘killed 50% of Daesh commanders’

Brazil and Netherlands recall Indonesia ambassadors over drug executions

Why Yemen’s political implosion is dangerous for the U.S

Yemen crisis: A coup in all but name

Ousted Thai PM Yingluck banned from politics, faces criminal charges

Thai ex-premier says ‘democracy is dead’ after impeachment

Austerity-battered Greeks favor radical left before vote

Signs emerge of looming rebel offensive in eastern Ukraine

At Odds on Human Rights, US and Cuba Move Toward Embassies

Image of Asia: Rehearsing for India’s Republic Day parade

Nigeria to recall peacekeepers to fight Boko Haram

Divers reach AirAsia fuselage

153 arrested in South Africa looting

Sri Lanka’s once-powerful ex-president faces backlash

Australia appeals to Indonesia to spare ‘Bali 9’ drug smugglers

Indonesian police arrest deputy head of anti-graft agency

aa2015 Detroit Auto ShowShowstoppers: The Top 15 Must-See Vehicles From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show


Doomsday clock scientists: ‘We are closer to doom than at any time since the

The First Humans on Mars will be Virtual Explorers

Rosetta Mission Data Helps Scientists Understand How Comets Evolve

New Water Hating Material Invented

Three-million-year-old ancestor had human-like hands: Study

Remember that comet we landed on? Well it’s “waking up”…


The world is closer to having a real weapon to fight Ebola

Measles cases not limited to the unvaccinated

Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to Bay Area


Showstoppers: The Top 15 Must-See Vehicles From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Windows as a Service: The pros and cons

Ford revs up its Valley presence

Hands-on With Microsoft’s Hologram Device

Business & Finance

ECB’s €1 Trillion QE Will Not Solve Eurozone’s Growth And Inflation Problems

Microsoft touts $7-per-user monthly pricing for Windows subscription packages

The Shake Shack Economy

This Small Business Redesigned Its Website & You Won’t Believe What Horrible

Wall Street On Track To Build On Gains

Russia: country must prepare for deeper, longer crisis

A $15 billion O2 buyout is the latest jewel in Li Ka-Shing’s British utilities empire

South Korean economic growth slows

Reasons vary for fluctuations in insurance rates

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark kicks a tennis ball in frustration during her women's singles second round match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus at the Australian Open 2015 tennis tournament in MelbourneWozniacki sent packing at Australian Open


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Federer loses in third round of Aussie Open

Sharapova Easily Through to 4th Round at Australian Open

Serena Williams: Best dressed at the Australian Open?

Venus Williams on an upswing at 34-years-old


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Grant Leads No. 8 Notre Dame Past Virginia Tech, 85-60

#6/5 Irish Turn Back Georgia Tech, 89-76

Bulls dominate reigning NBA champion Spurs

Indiana hits 15 3s to rout No. 13 Terps

How Tom Crean and Indiana went from no-hope losers to Big Ten contenders

Passan: Brewers in talks to acquire Papelbon

Blazers forward Aldridge to miss 6-8 weeks

Turner’s clutch 3-pointer lifts Celtics by Blazers

Wetzel: Brady’s presser makes NFL look bad

Tom Brady: ‘I didn’t alter the ball in any way’

Deflate-gate: Why the media are overinflating the football flap

Robinson: NFL’s best Senior Bowl selections

Curry, James lead NBA All-Star Game starters

Anthony Davis Named 2015 NBA All-Star Game Starter

Buzzer-beating tip-in rescues Razorbacks

aaSundanceSundance 2015: How to Make Friends at Sundance


A look at the Academy Awards and the Sundance kids

‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ adds ‘Game of Thrones’ star, casts Jean Grey, Cyclops and

‘Song One’ review: Anne Hathaway duets

Miss Lebanon will not be stripped of title for Miss Israel selfie

Misc. News

Exam to study dead whale found at Seattle ferry terminal

2 nabbed in iPad theft when selfies appear on owner’s iCloud

Man close to running 7 marathons in 7 days on 7 continents

Courthouse quote isn’t Washington’s; ‘Unknown’ now credited

Man who bought lottery tickets to break $100 bill wins $10M

Freshly Eaten Snake Makes Amazing Escape—Find Out How

aaCigarette-butts in SingaporeSingapore smoker fined $15,000 for throwing butts out of window


South Bend and Mishawaka, Indiana; Thursday; January 22, 2015

January 22, 2015


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Today’s High 34 Low 24 Partly to mostly cloudy.

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aaNJ fireYankees Announcer John Sterling Among Hundreds Displaced in New Jersey Fire

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How Obama’s State of the Union ideas are playing at City Hall

A Split in the State of the Union

Obama taps longtime aide to replace Podesta in senior role

News Wrap: Congress challenges White House on Iran

Facing resistance from Capitol Hill, U.S. opens Cuba talks

House GOP Scraps Vote on 20-Week Abortion Bill

GOP Lawmaker: 20-Week Abortion Bill not Dead, Just Delayed

Republicans seek to one-up Obama on foreign affairs

Boehner Spokesman: Obama Isn’t Living In Reality

Netanyahu coming to Congress next month

CIA report indicates value of brutal torture was inflated

Housing discrimination case could have broad implications

Meet the honor brigade, an organized campaign to silence debate on Islam

NY Assembly Speaker Silver to be arrested: report

Hillary Clinton has double-digit leads over potential GOP presidential rivals, poll

Source: Romney, Bush to meet in Utah

Gordon Parks’ Never-Before-Seen Photos Of 1950s Segregation

Baker refuses anti-gay message on cake, faces complaint

Anger as video emerges of fatal US police shooting

Video shows man shot by New Jersey police raising his hands

Federal charges unlikely for Darren Wilson in Ferguson case, officials say

Tsarnaev opening statements delayed in Boston bombing trial

Cuomo budget review: On taxes and minimum wage

Sex act performed at Dead Kennedys concert: Was it criminal?

Deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

George Goodwin, 97, American journalist, Pulitzer Prize winner (1948).

Waldemar Kmentt, 85, Austrian operatic tenor.

Kemal Monteno, 66, Bosnian singer-songwriter, pneumonia and sepsis.

aaRebels in YemenYemen ports reopened but rebels still outside presidential palace and residence

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Yemen chaos threatens White House anti-terror campaign

ISIS gaining ground in Yemen, competing with al Qaeda

U.S. not sending Guantánamo detainees to Yemen

Why Hitler Wished He Was Muslim

Britain at ‘very significant’ risk of attack by Isis, Foreign Secretary warns

How the legal punishments handed out in Saudi Arabia compare to those of Isis

Japan pleads with ISIS for patience in ransom demand: ‘Seventy-two hours is

The soldiers without enough weapons to fight jihadists

France takes battle against radical Islam into schools

Lawyers ask Prince Andrew for formal response to sex slave allegations

Prince Andrew sex-scandal accuser spills more salacious details

Donetsk airport: Ukraine’s coveted prize

Investigators Say AirAsia Flight 320 Climbed at Extreme Rate Before Crash

Drone overloaded with meth crashes in Mexican border city

Argentine President Says Nisman Killed in Conspiracy

Tensions Rise in Leipzig ‘Islamization’ Protests

Narendra Modi, Barack Obama to hold bilateral talks on January 25

U.S., Cuba address obstacles to resuming diplomatic ties

Shanghai to beef up Lunar New Year security following deadly stampede

Thai junta caught between rock and hard place over ex-PM impeachment

Egypt President Seeks Quick End to Jazeera Reporters’ Detention

42 Killed in Congo Protests

Sri Lankan govt reinstates ‘controversial’ former Army Chief Sarath Fonseka

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New Biological Safety Lock Prevents GMOs from Escaping the Lab

Rare Frilled Shark Caught Off Australian Coast


Over 80 percent of Americans support “mandatory labels on foods containing DNA”

The Benefits of a Lunch Hour Walk

Disneyland Employee Speaks Out About Measles Outbreak

Stomach sleeping link to sudden death in epilepsy

Disneyland measles outbreak spreads to Bay Area


How Kik Plans to Steal Snapchat’s Teen Hearts

Showstoppers: The Top 15 Must-See Vehicles From The 2015 Detroit Auto Show

5 Energy Innovations Dazzle at Detroit Auto Show

WhatsApp begins crackdown on third party app

Hands on with Microsoft’s HoloLens

Windows 10 to get ‘holographic’ headset and Cortana

Business & Finance

ECB Says Further Policy Measures to Come as Rates on Hold

Ukraine begs IMF for more help as bankruptcy looms

Russia’s Crisis Was Big Fun in Belarus Until the Economic Strife Spread

How Come the President Never Talks About My Rent?

Xiaomi Puts a Windfall to Work Beyond Phones

American Express: Charging ahead on diversity

Verizon earnings meet estimates despite 4Q net loss

Why The Canadian Dollar Continues To Fall

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Australian Open

Down, but not out: Nadal survives Aussie scare

Wozniacki feels ‘cursed’ at Australian Open

AUSTRALIAN OPEN SCENE: Forget tennis, let’s talk twirling


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NCAA Football



Toews, Kane lift Blackhawks by Pens in SO

Hawks best Pacers to match club record with 14th win in a row

Did Ravens tip off Colts about deflated balls?

Wetzel: Brady should be at center of deflate-gate

Deflate-gate and Other New England Patriots Controversies

AFC Final Not First Time Colts Complained About Pats Deflating Balls

Pistons’ Jennings has first 20-20 game since ’09

Westbrook steals Durant’s thunder in D.C.

Korver dunks for first time in two seasons

Pro Bowl rosters finalized after draft

Baylor game was scheduled for movie shoot

Brown: Nats’ Scherzer must deliver in October

U.S. Soccer suspends GK Solo for 30 days

Marvel movie actors bet on Super Bowl

Browns hire DeFilippo as offensive coordinator

Super Bowl XLIX: Under-the-Radar Players to Note

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Vessel: A YouTube Rival That Wants to Be the Streaming HBO

‘Selma’ just latest history film to face accuracy questions

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American Sniper: Another Hurt Locker?

Wounded Marine: Why American Sniper’s Chris Kyle Was a Real Hero

Vimeo Pacts with Web Publishers to Sell VOD Titles on Their Sites

Jennifer Lopez steps out after Casper Smart’s dog ‘escapes and attacks her neighbor

Sundance 2015: How to Make Friends at Sundance

Misc. News

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Ex-postal worker says he ‘got lazy,’ failed to deliver mail

Police: New York man demolishes home without telling wife

High school coach charged with biting another coach in face

Fleeing suspect drives right into Ohio prison’s parking lot

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