Woman accuses former Honolulu diocese vicar of child sexual abuseHonolulu Star-AdvertiserA 42-year-old woman Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Marc Alexander, the former vicar general of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu, accusing him of sexually abusing her when she was a minor, according to a news release from a mainland law firm … …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News ...

Site of former department store in Beverly Hills on market againLos Angeles TimesBeverly Hills, with its international cachet, is different, real estate broker Laurie Lustig-Bower said. “We are severely under-supplied for high-end condos in Beverly Hills,” she said. Condos in the nearby Montage have sold for more than $10 million. and more …read more Source: Beverly Hills News From Google News ...

87th annual Academy Awards will air earlierSt. Cloud TimesMatthew McConaughey (from left) holds his award for best actor for his role in “Dallas Buyers Club”, Cate Blanchett holds her award for best actress in “Blue Jasmine”, Lupita Nyong’o holding her award for best supporting actress for “12 Years a Slave … …read more Source: Academy Awards News From Google ...

2014 NFL Mock Draft: C.J. Mosley corralled by the Dallas CowboysBleeding Green NationDrafting for Dallas is interesting because, like the Eagles, they could use help just about everywhere on defense. Fortunately for the Cowboys, they get to pick seven spots ahead of Philly. Unfortunately, they need a whole lot more help. Sure, the … and more …read more Source: Dallas News From Google ...

allkpopHa Ji Won is practically the epitome of confidence and charisma when it comes to actresses. She always plays a super tough role and has a boyish side to her that lets you kill two birds with one stone as she can be both the older sister and older … …read more Source: Actress News From Google News ...

Yahoo Sports (blog)The day starts with Chicago at Detroit, followed by Philadelphia at Dallas and capped off by the big one, Seattle at San Francisco, a rematch of the NFC championship game and one of the top few games on the entire NFL regular-season schedule. That is …2014 NFL schedule analysisESPN (blog)Detroit Lions to open season at home vs. Giants on...

HaaretzJerusalem chooses to see the unity deal as a threat, even after it argues that Abbas doesn’t represent the entire Palestinian people. By Barak Ravid | Apr. 24, 2014 | 3:01 AM. Tweet. Gazans demonstrating in support of Palestinian reconciliation, April 23, 2014.Palestinian Rivals Announce Unity Pact, Drawing US and Israeli RebukeNew York TimesScepticism...

Los Angeles TimesThe father of a 15-year-old boy who stowed away in the wheel-well of a Hawaii-bound plane “thanked God” his son survived the ordeal, saying the boy may have been trying to return to Africa, according to the Voice of America. “When I watched the analysis …How did stowaway teen go unnoticed for seven hours on San José airfield?...

Chicago TribuneThe Chicago Bears’ first Thanksgiving Day game in 10 seasons highlights the team’s 2014 regular-season schedule, which the NFL released on Wednesday night. The Bears will visit the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving, one of their six games scheduled for …Lions 2014 schedule: Opener on Monday Night Football vs. GiantsDetroit Free PressGiants...

Washington PostMONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont could likely be the first state in the country to require labels on genetically modified foods, under a bill approved by both legislative chambers and favored by the governor. epa04176175 Shane Red Hawk of the Sicangu Lakota …Vermont to Enact GMO Food-Labeling LawWall Street JournalVt. to mandate GMO labels on...

FOXSports.comMESA, Arizona — Michael Phelps wants to tone down the rhetoric. He’s downplaying his return to competitive swimming this week at the 2014 Arena Grand Prix at Mesa. And he’s avoiding the notion that he is gearing up for a run at the 2016 Summer Olympics …Michael Phelps on getting back into race shapeUSA TODAYMichael Phelps: I...

PC baseball walk-off winClintonchronicleIn the top of the 10th, Wofford loaded the bases with one out on reliever Michael Trebendis (Fayetteville, Ga.). The sophomore snuffed out the Terrier offense, however, inducing an infield fly before striking out Wofford slugger Eric Brenk for the … …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News ...

New York TimesALBUQUERQUE — Albuquerque’s police chief said on Wednesday that the authorities had not been able to find conclusive videotape footage of the fatal police shooting this week of a 19-year-old woman who was the 24th person killed since 2010 by …Albuquerque rocked by latest police shootingUSA TODAYAlbuquerque police kill third person...

The Denver Post(Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post). Before he became a Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning was a God of Indianapolis. Andrew Luck kicked God to the streets. The 2014 season will begin with Manning and the Broncos playing Luck and the Indianapolis …Denver Broncos release 2014 NFL scheduleThe ColoradoanBREAKING NEWS: Denver Broncos open 2014 season...

Los Angeles TimesSame clown, new clothes: Is that the main takeaway of McDonald’s newest makeover of its brand ambassador Ronald McDonald? On Wednesday, the Oak Brook, Ill., fast-food giant unveiled a new look for the redheaded clown. Gone are the lumpy yellow …He’s lovin’ it: Ronald McDonald rocking a new lookUSA TODAYRonald McDonald gets...

USA TODAYThe NFC West rivals remain two of the most complete teams in football. Last year’s conference title game was a classic. And there’s plenty of bad blood left over – particularly between Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and 49ers receiver Michael …2014 NFL Schedule: Seattle will open the season against Green BaySB NationNFL Regular-Season...

CIOIDG News Service (San Francisco Bureau) — Mark Pincus, who founded Zynga in 2007 and gave up his CEO title less than a year ago, is now giving up all his operational duties at the company. Pincus will give up his title as chief product officer — a role he …Mark Pincus steps down as Zynga chief product officerSFGateZynga co-founder withdraws...

From gunfights to ‘mansions’: Inside Rio de Janeiro’s smorgasbord of favelas …Christian Science MonitorAs dusk falls on this tightly packed neighborhood set high above the ocean, the scene evokes Mediterranean Greece instead of one of Rio de Janeiro’s oldest favelas, Providência. Skip to next paragraph. Whitney Eulich. Latin America Editor. Whitney … and more …read more Source: Rio De Janeiro News From Google News ...

Comic Con crowds help UTA set ridership recordSalt Lake TribuneThe Utah Transit Authority received two bits of good news Wednesday — the Comic Con’s FanX convention last weekend helped it set a new three-day ridership record, and its somewhat worrisome credit rating has been upgraded. “In three days — Thursday, … and more …read more Source: Comic Con News From Google ...

Washington PostSAN FRANCISCO — Apple is doling out more of its cash to shareholders and preparing to split its stock for the first time in nine years in an attempt to win back investors fretting about the iPhone maker’s slowing sales growth and pace of innovation.Apple Boosts Buyback, Splits Stock to Reward InvestorsWall Street JournalApple sales knocked...

Guardian Liberty VoiceBeset by coast-to-coast scandals and lack of a cohesive message, Democratic Party officials acknowledge growing concerns of a tarnished public image as the midterms loom ahead. In attempts to rally party faithful, Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla.) … …read more Source: Democratic Party News From Google News ...

Oakland Raiders‘ 2014 scheduleUSA TODAY2013 finish: 4-12. 2014 strength of schedule ranking: 1st. Opponents’ combined 2013 winning percentage: .578. Games against 2013 playoff teams: 9. Summary: In addition to their AFC West rivals, the Raiders will face every team from the AFC East and NFC … and more …read more Source: Oakland Raiders News From Google News ...

TVNZLupita Nyong’o accepts the award for best actress in a supporting role for ’12 Years a Slave’ during the 2014 Oscars. – Source: AP. Watch Video. Lupita Nyong’o givin a speech. (Source: YouTube) ‘I wished for lighter skin’ – Lupita (2:28). Lupita Nyong’o …Why Lupita Nyong’o’s ‘People’...

Dallas Morning NewsPhiladelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson (10) is tackled by Dallas Cowboys defensive end George Selvie (99), Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jason Hatcher (97), Dallas Cowboys outside linebacker Bruce Carter (54), Dallas Cowboys defensive …NFL Schedule 2014: Philadelphia Eagles to Face Dallas Cowboys on …Bleeding Green NationDallas...

SB NationThe NFL season will kick off in Seattle and the defending champs will host a familiar foe, but maybe not the one most expected. As the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Seattle Seahawks have long been slotted for one of the two spots in the 2014 NFL …Seahawks, Packers to play in openerESPNReport: Green Bay to play at Seattle in 2014 NFL regular...

Watch How a Chicago Restaurant Creates Zero WasteEater NationalHere’s a short film called The Garbageless Restaurant, produced by NationSwell, about Sandwich Me In, a restaurant in Chicago that has gone two full years without creating any garbage. According to owner and chef Justin Vrany, the restaurant uses only …This Is How Much Trash a Restaurant in Chicago Made in 2 Years!RYOT all 3 news articles …read more Source: Chicago Restaurant News From Google News ...

San Francisco ChronicleAnd now, by cold-calling the Warriors and brokering the deal that will bring the new basketball arena to a vacant lot by the bay, the Salesforce founder has created the framework to transform the area. Understand, this takes nothing from the Warriors … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

United Flight Diverts To LA With Engine ProblemCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (AP) — A Federal Aviation Administration spokesman says a United Airlines flight from San Francisco to San Diego diverted to Los Angeles International Airport because of an engine issue. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says United Flight 284 … and more …read more Source: Los Angeles News By Google ...

ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The soundtrack for Disney’s hit film “Frozen” notched its 11th nonconsecutive week at the top spot of the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, earning its best sales week and becoming the animated-film soundtrack with the …‘Frozen’ Beats ‘Lion King’s’ Record of Most Weeks...

Press-Enterprise (blog)California has more funny cities, eight, than any other state, none of them name Riverside. Long Beach (ranked 12th) is funny, so is San Diego (20th) – have you seen the Padres play? – and Oakland (21st) – have you seen the Raiders play? – and … and more …read more Source: Oakland Fox Theater Concert...

ESPNThe Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl but play in a division that could have four teams with winning records. That makes things tougher for the AFC West, which had three playoff teams last year but faces the NFC West this year. Last year, Denver …2014 San Francisco 49ers Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV InfoBleacher ReportAs schedule approaches,...

New York honors fallen soldierWBNG-TVGovernor Andrew Cuomo directed flags at all state buildings to be lowered in honor of and in tribute to those stationed in New York who are killed in the line of duty. Next Article Apple patents anti-texting-while-driving technology. To submit a … and more …read more Source: New York Weather News From Google ...

E! OnlineWilde and Sudeikis announced they were expecting a baby together back in October 2013 and in January of this year, the Rush actress confirmed they were having a son. At the 2014 Golden Globes in January, Wilde revealed her due date (May 4) to E! News …Actress Olivia Wilde Gushes Over Her Unborn Baby But Still Thinks Abortion’s …LifeNews.comOlivia...

PolitixA massive iceberg has drifted away from its home in Antarctica and is now posing a threat to southern shipping lanes, reports Newser. NASA has been tracking the massive chunk of ice for five months. The ‘berg is 20 miles long, 12 miles wide, and up to a …Massive iceberg six times the size of Manhattan drifts away from Antarctic glacierBoing BoingIceberg...

New York TimesSLOVYANSK, Ukraine — The promised Ukrainian military effort to reassert control over the restive eastern part of the country barely registered on Wednesday, but the Geneva agreement to defuse the crisis in the country frayed even further as the United …Ukraine calls for renewal of anti-terror measuresCNNRussia says it will respond if Ukraine...

KHOUHOUSTON — A former HPD officer is accused of providing security and cover for drug dealers while he was a member of the agency. Marcos Carrion, 36, is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. Appearing before a federal …Feds: Houston officer agreed to escort drug loadsChron.comFormer Houston Police Department officer...

SFGate (blog)Denver – In one segment of Giants fandom, Hector Sanchez has been traded, sold, demoted and released about 100 times as he has struggled after being brought to the majors earlier then they should have. For one day, Sanchez demonstrated why he is …Orange and Black Wednesday Inside ScoopSports Media 101San Francisco Giants vs. Colorado Rockies...

Democratic Party Leadership Plays Politics with Minimum WageSocialist AlternativeThe Democratic Party leadership is staging a series of votes in the Senate on issues that would benefit the “pocketbooks” of working people in the US. The centerpiece is a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10/hour phased in over three … and more …read more Source: Democratic Party News From Google News ...

NFL.comThe previous two Super Bowl winners failed to even make the postseason the next year. There also is the widely discussed Super Bowl “curse,” which especially is tough on losing championship teams. (Only two have ever won a Super Bowl the year after a …Super Bowl rematch set for September 21NBCSports.com2014 NFL Schedule: Broncos-Seahawks...

Houston Zoo up for national titleChron.comA new female Masai giraffe was delivered by Mom Tyra shortly after 5 p.m. on March 4 at the McGovern Giraffe Exhibit at The African Forest following a 14 month pregnancy, March 5, 2011 in Houston at the Houston Zoo. From the Houston Zoo website: “Tyra … …read more Source: Houston News From Google ...

Miami Dolphins 2014 schedule here (free)MiamiHerald.com (blog)So the Dolphins open the season against the Patriots at home and end the season against the Jets at home. In between? The Raiders game in London on Sept. 28 followed by the bye. Cold weather and outdoor games at New England and Minnesota just …Miami Dolphins 2014 schedule: host Patriots in openerPalm Beach Post (blog)Miami Dolphins 2014 schedule releasedSun-SentinelMiami Dolphins 2014 Schedule Is LivePhinPhanatic all 22 news articles …read more Source:...

Fifty Collier and Lee WWII veterans to be honored in Washington DCLehigh Acres News StarSince there are about 1.1 million veterans, this volunteer group is dedicated to take the veterans to see their memorials in Washington before they die. The group of 48 men and 2 women with the oldest born in 1919 are from the following branches of … …read more Source: Washington D.C. News From Google ...

Happy Wanderer: For impressive, walkable vacation, try SacramentoOakland TribuneAfter the $5 tour — one of Sacramento’s best bargains — we grabbed lunch at a trendy midtown restaurant called Lucca. It’s a farm-to-fork favorite in a warm brick building I can only imagine is one of Brown’s “haunts.” Yet there were no Jerry … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

Jerry Brown appoints Jodi Remke new FPPC chairSacramento Bee (blog)brownmics.jpg Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Jodi Remke, presiding judge of the State Bar Court of California, chairwoman of the state’s Fair Political Practices Commission, his office announced Wednesday. Remke replaces Ann Ravel, who left the …Judge Jodi Remke appointed to head California ethics watchdog agencyLos Angeles TimesGovernor appoints judge, fellow Democrat, to oversee California’s election …The RepublicRemke Appointed Chair of California...

New York Financial Regulator Uses Dodd-Frank to Sue Auto LenderNew York TimesUpdated, 7:22 p.m. | By his own admission, even New York’s top financial regulator did not know he could use the Dodd-Frank law to enforce consumer protections until very recently. Benjamin Lawsky, New York’s superintendent of financial services, is …New York’s Lawsky Accuses Condor Capital of TheftBloomberg all 7 news articles …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

Athletics NationIn what could have been an AWESOME final game in the series is somewhat tainted now, as the A’s dropped two one-run games to the Rangers to open this series, as the ninth inning continues to be a struggle for the A’s pitchers. April and all that, but …Sonny Gray, A’s lose 3-0 — three-game sweep for RangersSFGate (blog) all...

J-14 MagazineOur fave celebs are pretty hilarious. Instead of just being themselves all the time, they decided to switch things up and go undercover to be someone else for a while. Whether it was for an epic music video or a shocking prank, these stars went all out … …read more Source: Celeb News From Google News ...

Judge dismisses Victoria Internet Cafe caseVictoria AdvocateChristopher Shawn Fellows, 44, of Dacula, Ga.; Paul H. Carter Jr., 79, of Fayetteville, Ga.; and Steve Marston, 60, of Maryville, Ohio, faced charges of engaging in organized criminal activity and money laundering about or more than $200,000 from … …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News ...

The Citizen.com“Nobody told us” about the loss of an estimated $144 million in future property tax revenue associated with the Pinewood Atlanta Studios deal, Fayette County officials are saying. In the aftermath, CEO Matt Forshee is leaving the Fayette County … and more …read more Source: Pinewood Studios News From Google News ...

Gusty winds could hamper Saturday’s country music festivalLas Cruces Sun-NewsThat could be a factor for Saturday’s performances at the Las Cruces Country Music Festival. The National Weather Service forecast this weekend calls for strong winds Saturday and Sunday. Winds could especially howl on Saturday, when gusts may reach … …read more Source: Country Music News From Google News ...