Taylor Lewan charged with assault before NFL Draft? Taylor Lewan, the standout Michigan OT (that’s offensive tackle), and NFL Draft favorite, whom ESPN’s Mel Kiper said could go as high as number two, or number five to the Oakland Raiders,  has a problem that hasn’t impacted his draft status, but actually improved it. Mr. Lewan was expected to be charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault and battery, however the hearing that was to take place in April was delayed until May due to a weird...

CBS NewsAs officials leading the hunt for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet prepared to focus their efforts deeper into the Indian Ocean, it emerged Wednesday that possible debris from an airplane had been spotted on the southwest Australian coast — 1,000 …Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 update: Possible debris found on western …SalonMH370 search:...

NBCNews.comJINDO, South Korea – The South Korean ferry that sank likely killing more than 300 people was carrying more than three times its recommended cargo, a lawmaker said Wednesday. The Sewol was loaded with more than 3,600 tons of cargo when it left port, …Death toll in South Korea ferry disaster reaches 150Fox News LatinoChildren’s corpses...

Yahoo NewsMOSCOW (AP) — The founder of Russia’s leading social media network — a wunderkind often described as Russia’s Mark Zuckerberg — has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the …Moscow’s War on Social MediaDaily BeastFounder of Russia’s...

USA TODAYAvril Lavigne may be wishing she could say “goodbye” to her Hello Kitty video. The candy-coated clip shows Avril donning a cupcake tutu and Skrillex haircut, strutting through a candy store with stone-faced Asian dancers, playing air guitar, drinking sake and …Was Avril Lavigne’s ‘Hello Kitty’ Video Yanked From YouTube?MTV.comWTF...

Some Notable Social Media Gaffes, MisstepsABC NewsA feel-good Twitter request by the New York Police Department asking for pictures of people posing with officers quickly turned ugly when hundreds instead posted shots of baton-wielding cops battling protesters and taking down suspects. Other recent … …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google ...

eWeekREVIEW: Most people have developed some opinions about smartphones. You prefer the Android platform, or you don’t. You’re a Samsung user, or you’re not. Possibly the most helpful information to offer, then, about Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone, …4G LTE Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Arriving on T-Mobile This SummerIntoMobileSamsung...

Titans’ 2014 schedule to be released Wednesday at 8pm, ESTWBIR-TVNFL Network’s coverage will be highlighted by NFL Total Access: Schedule Release ’14 presented by Verizon (Wednesday, 8 .m., EST) – a three-hour special hosted by Rich Eisen and featuring analysts Steve Mariucci, Warren Sapp, and Mike Silver – that … …read more Source: Michael Silver NFL News From Google News ...

BBC NewsAuthorities in Australia are examining material washed ashore to determine if it is related to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The debris was found by a member of the public near the town of Augusta, some 300km (190 miles) south of Perth. Images of …Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Officials not “excited” about possible debris in...

The Huntsville Times – al.comActress Jodie Foster secretly tied the knot with her girlfriend, Alexandra Hedison, over the weekend according to E! Online. The report says the Academy Award winner and Hedison, an actor and photographer, have been together for almost a year after …US actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriendBusiness RecorderJodie Foster...

News & ObserverKremlin pressure on VK has been accompanied by increasing enforcement of Russia’s law against extremism, which took some prominent opposition and pro-Ukraine sites off the web in March. On Tuesday, the Russian parliament passed a law requiring …Did the Kremlin just ‘unfriend’ the founder of Russia’s Facebook?Yahoo...

New York TimesConnie Marrero, a chunky right-hander from Cuba with a windmill delivery and a wicked curveball, was nearly 39 years old when he reached the major leagues with the 1950 Washington Senators. He went on to become an All-Star in his second season, …Oldest ex-Major League Baseball player dies in Cuba at 102ReutersConrado Marrero, oldest living ex-MLB...

TheStreet.comNEW YORK (TheStreet) — Major U.S. stock markets slipped Wednesday amid tepid Chinese economic data and a 14.5% month-over-month drop in U.S. new-home sales. Procter & Gamble (PG) posted revenue that fell short of expectations.P&G gets no sales boost from US winterSky News AustraliaUPDATE 3-P&G profits rise but still struggles for...

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO — Facebook continued its magic carpet ride of mobile revenue on Wednesday with boffo results. The company reported first-quarter earnings of $885 million (34 cents per share) on revenue of $2.5 billion. Analysts expected a profit of 24 …Mobile Ad Sales Jump Again As Facebook’s Q1 Profit Demolishes ForecastsForbesFacebook...

USA TODAYAlbert Pujols hit home run no. 500 on Tuesday night at Nationals Park. He is the 26th player in MLB history to reach the milestone. The fan who caught the big home-run ball? Tom Sherrill, who was there all the way from California. Fitting a guy from California …Albert Pujols can only hope he doesn’t end up in this clubLos Angeles TimesWho’s...

Scientists watch enormous Antarctic iceberg driftArizona Daily StarWASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are watching an iceberg bigger than the island of Guam as it slowly moves away from an Antarctic glacier. NASA scientist Kelly Brunt said it is more a wonder than a worry and is not a threat to shipping or sea level rise. and more …read more Source: Tech News From Google ...

D.C. chef heads to London for a restaurant rescueWashington Business Journal (blog)Dave Hansen, director of operations for Tapper Restaurant Group, arrived across the ocean Wednesday to lend his expertise to Bones, a year-old restaurant in the Hoxton/Shoreditch neighborhood of London. The goal, according to Hansen: Get Bones a star … …read more Source: London Restaurant News From Google News ...

khvhradioMTV announced plans to switch coasts this year, following last year’s ceremony in Brooklyn, New York. The 2014 event will take place on August 24th at the Forum in Inglewood, California. Last year’s VMAs kept plenty of tongues wagging after Miley Cyrus’ …MTV Video Music Awards to return to Los AngelesReutersMTV to Host VMAs in Los...

Film DrunkI always say, the more footage a studio is willing to show off, the better they think the film is (and obviously, the reverse is true, like when a rep cancelled midnight screenings of Vampire Academy just so critics couldn’t get reviews up by opening …Gareth Edwards Discusses Meeting the Monster in New Featurette for Godzilla …FanSided all...

MTV.comThe actress married photographer Alexandra Hedison over the weekend, a rep confirmed to E! News on Wednesday (April 23). The couple have been together for about a year. They first got together last summer. In July 2013, Foster spoke about coming out …Jodie Foster Marries Alexandra HedisonABC NewsJodie Foster marries her new girlfriendUSA TODAYJodie...

GAC announces league’s new officials supervisorSan Francisco ChronicleCarroll is currently the supervisor of officials for the Oklahoma Collegiate Athletic Conference and assists with the women’s basketball officiating program in the Sooner Athletic Conference. Carroll officiated in the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball … and more …read more Source: San Francisco Supervisor News From Google News ...

Chicago Tribune(Reuters) – Former U.S. soldier Bradley Manning, who is serving 35 years in prison for turning over classified files to WikiLeaks, can exchange the name Bradley for Chelsea to reflect her desire to be treated as a woman, a judge in Kansas ruled on …Chelsea Manning Allowed to Formally Change NameNBCNews.comJudge grants name change to Chelsea...

Bill Moos says he’s ‘reevaluating’ the Seattle gameCougCenterBecause you haven’t had enough scheduling talk over the last few days, we’ll move things over to the football team where it looks like the Seattle game may be on its last legs. Per Cougfan via Jacob Thorpe, Bill Moos is, at the very least …Bill Moos says no more Pac-12 Seattle gamesThe Spokesman Review (blog) all 2 news articles …read more Source: Seattle News From Google ...

Design & TrendCast member Kristen Bell (L) and singer Demi Lovato, who is featured on the soundtrack, pose at the premiere of “Frozen” at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, California November 19, 2013. The film is the highest-grossing animated picture of all-time and the …Walt Disney Records’ Frozen Soundtrack Maintains The No. 1 Position...

By Will Sommer Philip Pannell What motivates someone to run for a spot on the District’s toothless State Board of Education? The $15,000 stipend is nice, obviously. There’s the chance to shape young minds—albeit a much reduced one since 2007, when the mayoral school takeover replaced the Board of Education with the current board. In Ward 8′s...

VoxOn April 23, the Department of Justice announced a new initiative to make it easier for certain prisoners to get their sentences reduced — through what are known as “commutations.” According to Yahoo News, the administration expects this initiative will allow …New Clemency Guidelines May Open Door To Early Release Of Thousands Of …Fox...

Dozens Charged in Philadelphia Insurance Fraud RingCBS LocalPHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia district attorney’s office today unveiled a massive indictment accusing nearly four dozen people of involvement in an insurance fraud scheme allegedly led by a center city attorney who killed himself last week. and more …read more Source: Philadelphia News From Google News ...

Mimi Pond’s new graphic novel ‘Over Easy’: Sex, drugs and gourmet omelets89.3 KPCCMimi Pond/Drawn & Quarterly. From “Over Easy,” Mimi Pond’s new graphic novel about working at a gourmet diner in the Bay Area in the 1970s. … She walked into the Imperial Cafe in Oakland and immediately felt at home. The staff was quirky and mostly … …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

Colorado Springs GazettePeople make their way into Terminal A at Mineta San Jose International Airport near the Hawaiian Airlines gates Monday, April 21, 2014, in San Jose, Calif. A 16-year-old boy scrambled over a fence at the airport, crossed a tarmac and climbed into a …Details of teen’s life emerge as he awaits returnHonolulu Star-Advertiser all...

SF Weekly (blog)This was the inspiration to start Grove on the Road, a program launching in early May that will be hosting “pop-up” concerts all over San Francisco. “We started wondering how we could move beyond our confines of Stern Grove,” says Steven Haines, who’s … …read more Source: San Francisco Concert News...

Police: Package On LAX Tarmac Deemed SafeCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The bomb squad Wednesday was sent to Los Angeles International Airport after a suspicious package was discovered on the tarmac. The package was found outside the airport at 11:25 a.m. near Gate 26 at Terminal 2, LAX … and more …read more Source: Los Angeles News By Google ...

Rachel Berry’s A Broadway Star, But Finn Still Helps Her Shine! Check Out All …PerezHilton.comAfter a successful first night of Funny Girl on the Great White Way, the Glee gang took their star out for a celebration! Even though they didn’t how the show fared with the critics, Kurt convinced Rachel to celebrate and party the night away … and more …read more Source: Night Of 100 Stars Oscars Party News From Google News ...

Penn LiveWithout playing a down of football, Penn State wide receiver Allen Robinson is in a fight to stabilize his stock in the 2014 NFL draft. A lackluster 40-yard dash time (4.61) at the NFL combine is working against Robinson, whose projected ranking varies …2014 NFL Draft Rumors: Taylor Lewan, Darqueze Dennard, Allen RobinsonNFL Spin ZoneMel Kiper Jr....

SanFranciscoSentinel.comGuest conductor James Conlon returns to conduct three concerts with the San Francisco Symphony (SFS) April 24-26 at Davies Symphony Hall, with pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet and the orchestra’s own Principal Trumpet Mark Inouye in Shostakovich’s Piano … …read more Source: San Francisco Concert News From Google News ...

San Gabriel’s Famed Chinese Restaurant Newport Seafood Coming to Beverly …Eater LAFans of Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley, listen up. This is pretty major. Management confirms that lauded San Gabriel Chinese restaurant Newport Seafood or Newport Tan Can is headed to Beverly Hills right by Lawry’s on La Cienega. No specific … …read more Source: Beverly Hills News From Google News ...

CBSSports.comThis is the 15th of a team-by-team series, analyzing five prospects that each team should consider in the 2014 NFL Draft. The Dolphins are in the midst of a tumultuous off-season, mostly due to the bullying scandal, but a positive draft class in a few …NFL Draft Attendees 2014: Complete List of Players Confirmed for Marquee EventBleacher Report2014...

Nigeria Metro FG Inaugurates Widows’ Empowerment Scheme in AbujaNigerian BulletinLequte Senior Member. The Federal Government on Wednesday inaugurated the Widows Empowerment Scheme with a strong commitment to address the plight of widows in Nigeria and to ensure their integration into national transformation processes. and more …read more Source: Abuja Nigeria News From Google News ...

USA TODAYNBC, in turn, will air a divisional playoff game for the first time since reacquiring NFL rights in 2006. That divisional playoff game will alternate every year between an NFC (taken from Fox) and AFC (taken from CBS) game. (NBC). Since it’s NBC’s turn …NFL playoff game to air on cable for 1st timeFresno BeeNFL playoff game will air on...

CBS LocalDENVER (AP) — Teapot Dome, the Wyoming federal oil reserve that was at the root of a 1920s political scandal, is up for sale, this time to the highest bidder. The Denver Post reports the U.S. Department of Energy has hired Denver-based Meagher Energy …Teapot Dome oil field up for sale, this time to the highest bidderThe Denver Post all 14 news...

ABC NewsA display featuring the images and history of the shipwreck is planned at San Francisco’s Chrissy Field, which looks out over the spot where the Chester sank, just in front of the Golden Gate Bridge. Laura Pagano, a member of the NOAA team, said she …Scientists locate 1888 shipwreck in San Francisco BaySan Jose Mercury NewsRemains Of Deadly...

Motley FoolIt seems as though every month the improving fundamentals in the airline sector make it worth scouring the group for a cheap pick. Inevitably, United Airlines (NYSE: UAL ) pops up on the list with either a low price-to-sales multiple or a lagging stock …Delta Air Lines: Flying High on “Exceptional” Cost ControlBarron’s (blog)UPDATE...

Y Combinator boss ditches VC startup fundingUpstartThe UpTake: Sam Altman, the new boss at Y Combinator, says startups at the accelerator will get $120,000 in funding, but the VCs who previously put up money for startups won’t be involved. Y Combinator’s next batch of startups will get a bigger up …Y Combinator adopts new startup funding — without the VCsSilicon Valley Business JournalYC Ends YCVC In Favor Of Raising From LPs, Will Now Invest $120K For 7 …TechCrunch all 9 news articles …read...

Rant SportsWith the NFL draft just a couple weeks away, the Oakland Raiders are narrowing their list of candidates to be draft at the No. 5 slot. Many have speculated the idea of taking a quarterback, a wide receiver and even an offensive lineman. So which … and more …read more Source: Oakland Raiders News From Google News ...

Washington Post (blog)Add outgoing “Late Show” host David Letterman to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s burn book. Christie, who was spotted attending a fundraiser at Ardeo + Bardeo in Washington on Tuesday, tweeted Wednesday that he’d miss the comedian’s fat jokes — not.Chris Christie not going to miss David LettermanPoliticoChris...

Stephen Sweeney says ‘I’m still thinner’ than Chris ChristieNJ.comEDISON – Senate President Stephen Sweeney was walking down the hallway of an elementary school here today when a student thought he recognized a prominent Garden State politician. “It’s Christie!” the student said. The student gets an “A” for effort on … and more …read more Source: Chris Christie News From Google ...

Cleveland’s homeless are being denied help because of rigid ruleThe Plain DealerA federal rule designed to better coordinate housing and social services for the homeless has resulted in some Cleveland-area families getting shut out of those very services — because they apparently didn’t follow proper procedures. Their mistake was … …read more Source: Cleveland News From Google ...

Chron.com (blog)Lights Out Houston, an initiative put on by the city and other interest groups, will ask commercial building owners around the region to turn off all unnecessary lights between Thursday and Sunday. So far, about 134,000,000 square feet of office space … …read more Source: Houston News From Google ...

Tommy Hilfiger Addresses Whether Hip-Hop Negatively Affected His BrandComplex.comOne brand that dominated hip-hop style in the ’90s was Tommy Hilfiger. Everywhere you turned, the red, white, and blue nautical flag was flying high, and the label was known by the designer’s first name. The label started off catering to a preppy … …read more Source: Hip Hop Music And Culture News From Google News ...

Ryan Clady getting healthy, says Broncos Super Bowl boundThe Denver PostBut barring injuries we should have an awesome team, and we should be able to make it back to the Super Bowl.” Clady will return to his left tackle spot with Chris Clark shifting to right tackle. Orlando Franklin, a former starter at tackle, will … and more …read more Source: NFL – Super Bowl Game News ...

Mel Kiper: Demarcus Lawrence, Jimmie Ward are good fits for the Dallas CowboysDallas Morning News (blog)Although the defensive line is the Dallas Cowboys’ biggest area of need entering next month’s draft, ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper doesn’t have the Cowboys selecting a defensive end or defensive tackle in the first two rounds. In his most recent mock … and more …read more Source: Dallas News From Google ...