The Denver PostThis undated photo provided by the Denver Police Department shows of Richard Kirk. Kirk is being held for investigation of first-degree murder in the death of his wife in their Denver home. Police officers arrived just after Kristine Kirk was shot in …Before shooting his wife, Denver Police say suspect Richard Kirk allegedly ate …The...

BloombergRescued passengers from Sewol, a 6,825-ton passenger ship owned by Chonghaejin Marine Co., are assisted by rescue teams on arriving at Jindo port in Jindo, South Korea. Close. Rescued passengers from Sewol, a 6,825-ton passenger ship owned by …Uproar Online After Reports Allege Ferry Rescue InactionWall Street JournalSouth Korea ferry death toll...

Palms speaks out about technical issues during Bryan Ferry’s concertLas Vegas Weekly (blog)The Pearl at the Palms was recently taken to task by the Weekly for myriad technical problems during an April 12 performance by Bryan Ferry. On April 17, Palms officials, who were not asked about the problems prior to the review running, wanted to set … and more …read more Source: Las Vegas Concert News From Google News ...

Gwinnettdailypost.comWhile there have been dozens of films that have explored the possible downsides of the Internet, few have done so with more balance and plausibility than the first half of “Transcendence.” For one solid hour this film delves into the pros and cons of artificial …Transcendence: plugged in and implausibleDAWN.comJohnny Depp’s...

New York TimesMs. Clinton said that she and her husband were expecting their first child this year. Publish Date April 17, 2014. Credit Andrew Kelly/Reuters. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This Page.Chelsea Clinton announces she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting …Washington PostChelsea Clinton is pregnantSan Jose Mercury NewsChelsea...

Washington PostPresident Obama announced Thursday that 8 million people have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, calling the feat a success story that Democrats should “forcefully defend and be proud of” in the face of Republican election-year …Obamacare enrollments hit 8 millionLos Angeles TimesSignups Exceed Obama’s...

New York TimesThe Jets’ medical staff cleared Chris Johnson before he signed a two-year contract worth $8 million with another $1 million in incentives Wednesday. Credit Frank Franklin Ii/Associated Press. the main story. the main story.Johnson: Vick, Smith to battle for top spotESPN (blog)Chris Johnson looking to prove doubters wrongNewsdayJets RB Johnson...

Washington PostBRYAN SINGER, the director-producer of dozens of films, including the “X-Men” franchise, is being accused of sexually abusing a male teenager in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Hawaii, entertainment-media outlets such as The …Bryan Singer Accuser Filed Suit Over Sexual Abuse in 2000 But Didn’t Name...

The Globe and MailToronto Mayor Rob Ford kicked off his re-election bid with a long-promised party in his suburban heartland, decking out a convention hall with red and blue balloons, Ford Nation swag and a decommissioned fire truck that proclaimed the city’s controversial …Rob Ford launches re-election bid: ‘I won’t back down’CBC.caToronto...

Why Chris Christie Should NOT Be PresidentHuffington PostIf I ever doubted why Chris Christie should not be president of the United States, I don’t any longer after reading Ryan Lizza’s scorching article in the April 14 issue of The New Yorker. Titled “Crossing Christie: What the bridge scandal says about …“Time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee”Fusion all 2 news articles …read more Source: Chris Christie News From Google ...

DailyTechNissan is looking to lure in new LEAF customers by expanding its “No Charge to Charge” promotion and offering new EZ-Charge cards. According to Nissan News, the new EZ-Charge cards will allow Nissan LEAF owners to access EV charging networks like …Nissan Offers Free Charging for Leaf OwnersAutomobile MagazineNissan Leaf buyers in some...

SI.comThe Yankees pulled off the season’s first triple play Wednesday night at Tropicana Field. Like the other two they’ve turned over the past five seasons, CC Sabathia was on the mound. Staked to a 4-0 lead against David Price, Sabathia appeared as though he …VIDEO: Yankees pull off around-the-horn triple playCBSSports.comYankees turn triple...

Oakland fire station ‘brownouts’ may be coming to an endKTVU San Francisco“The important thing is our citizens are going to be safe particularly during this drought season which has a high fire risk,” said Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf. KTVU visited Fire Station 23 on Foothill Boulevard Thursday. It was open. But … …read more Source: Libby Schaaf Oakland News From Google ...

The Seattle TimesAstronomers say planet Kepler 186f has temperatures that allow for liquid water to flow at the surface, making it potentially hospitable for life. The New York Times. PREV of NEXT. An image from NASA shows an artist’s concept of Kepler 186f, the first validated …Newly discovered Earth-like planet holds ‘possibility’BBC NewsEarth-sized...

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Lowe’s Cos., the home-improvement retail giant, has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty and roll out a new record-keeping policy for contractors that could encounter lead paint. The settlement, announced Thursday, ended a federal …Lowe’s Settles EPA Lead Paint Violations by Its ContractorsWTMACorporate-Wide...

Los Angeles TimesShares of microblogging site Weibo surged as much as 44% on its first day of trading, a robust start for the first of three major Chinese tech companies planning initial public offerings in the U.S. this year. “The company did miraculously, considering that …Twitter-Like Weibo and Other Chinese Shares Surge on First Day of TradingNew...

New York Daily NewsHip-hop producer Swizz Beatz stands beside his artwork, called “Victory,” NYC Health and Hospitals Corp. Hip-hop producer Swizz Beatz stands beside his artwork, called “Victory,” which he donated to the Henry J. Carter Specialty Hospital and Nursing … …read more Source: Hip Hop Music And Culture News From...

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police arrested a kidnapping suspect after he evaded authorities in downtown Los Angeles. The pursuit involving a male suspect started about 12:45 p.m. Thursday at the corner of Vermont and Francis in the Boyle Heights …Suspected kidnapper chased into LA buildingFresno BeePolice Search Downtown Building For Kidnapping...

Beverly Hills News – ‘Walk With the Mayor’ To Tour Roxbury Park on MondayThe Beverly Hills CourierWalkers who join Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse Monday will have a special treat in store. They will get a sneak peek at the new Community Center at Roxbury Park. For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition. …read more Source: Beverly Hills News From Google News ...

The Cinch App that was developed by San Francisco-based Klout, and designed to be a kind of mobile-based Quora, but geared toward giving advice-type answers to questions you posted, will be discontinued tomorrow: that’s Friday, April 18th at 12 PM. Here’s the email on the news that came to this blogger just about 10 minutes ago: Hey there, We’d like to thank you for being a part of Cinch and helping the world tap into great advice. We’re sad to say that we’ll be discontinuing the Cinch app at 12pm PST on Friday April...

GeekWireSeattle’s ride-sharing controversy just took an unexpected turn. A coalition group has collected enough signatures to suspend a newly-passed ordinance regulating companies like UberX and Lyft, and now Mayor Ed Murray wants to work with all stakeholders …Signatures submitted: Rideshare referendum likely going before Seattle votersQ13 FOXSeattle...

A Key Moment for a League Desperate to SurviveNew York TimesGERMANTOWN, Md. — Natalie Lennartsson, a perky fourth grader who is 10 going on 17, said she didn’t learn “a ton” of new things Wednesday at a soccer clinic hosted by the Washington Spirit, the local women’s professional team. “We did a lot of drills … …read more Source: Women Soccer News From Google News ...

ABQ man attempts to recall Mayor BerryKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Former Albuquerque mayoral candidate Paul Heh says he’s one step closer to filing his petition to recall Mayor R.J. Berry. Heh has enough signatures to get the ball rolling on a recall but it will take nearly 24,000 signatures to … and more …read more Source: Albuquerque NM News From Google News ...

SFGate (blog)The 108th anniversary of the catastrophic 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire will be noted Friday with a series of downtown events planned to begin before dawn. Lotta’s Fountain was draped with ceremonial ribbons at the 2013 commemoration of the … …read more Source: Earthquake News From Google News ...

Peralta College Notes: Host of Earth Day events on tapContra Costa TimesFeatured speakers include Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Alameda Mayor Marie Gilmore as well as other key representatives from local resiliency, public health, emergency management and community-based organizations. Discussions will be held on … …read more Source: Alameda Mayor News From Google News ...

Local officials ask for more feedback on sales tax extensionTopeka Capital JournalLocal officials are discussing arranging a ballot question election in which Shawnee County voters would be asked to approve an extension of the tax, but no specific proposal to do that has been made public. So far, discussions have … Two men, one of … …read more Source: Oakland City Council News From Google News ...

Giant Robot magazine feted in new Oakland exhibitMarin Independent JournalGiant Robot magazine feted in new Oakland exhibit. By Lou Fancher. Bay Area … Giant Robot ballooned from a precocious publication into a brand that included retail stores, galleries and restaurants in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York, and a … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

Daily HeraldWith more than 300 hours of events, workshops and panels, as well as 500 vendors and artists, the Salt Lake Comic Con Fan Xperience kicked off in spectacular fashion today. The event expects to host more than 100,000 attendees over the next three days.Salt Lake Comic Con’s FanX Kicks Off Tomorrow!Comic Book MovieBack already: Can Salt Lake City...

Sydney Morning HeraldA Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and “shamed Canadians” by dressing like a teenager. uFly company …Malaysia Airlines MH370: Flight instructor who appeared on CNN fired...

San Francisco ChronicleThe city-owned lot is being sold to raise funds for construction of the Transbay Transit Center, and developers were asked to submit bids earlier this year for a project with low buildings around a tapered tower of up to 550 feet. The block must … …read more Source: Transbay Transit Center News From Google ...

Pacific Business News (Honolulu)From left, Honolulu City Councilman Breene Harimoto; Lance Wilhelm of Kiewit, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Dan Grabauskas of HART, Ivan Lui Kwan of HART and Damien Kim of IBEW Local Union 1186 show the size of a concrete rail precast segment for …Rail on track for 2017KITV HonoluluCasting yard churns out next phase of rail...

Actress Sues Santa Monica For Collision At Ice Skating Rink That Left Her …CBS LocalThe actress, who filed the suit along with her husband — “Bloodsport” actor Daniel Bernhardt — claims the ice rink was negligent and seeks unspecified damages. Bernhardt, meanwhile, is suing for loss of consortium, a legal term for sexual intercourse … …read more Source: Actress News From Google News ...

KRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Leaked audio recordings revealed a side of Governor Susana Martinez that few people have heard. On it, she and members of her inner circle make biting, even profane comments about political opponents, a women’s group, …Mother Jones takes on MartinezAlbuquerque JournalJudges try to overturn Martinez’s...

Bleacher ReportFor the last few months, NFL draft prospects have been analyzed from every angle imaginable. Whether they were having their college highlight tapes critiqued, being put through drills at the combine or asked personal questions bordering on intrusive … …read more Source: NFL Combine News Feed From Google News ...

Cal Sends 12 to Mt. Sac RelaysCal AthleticsBERKELEY – The California Golden Bears track & field team will be sending a contingent of 12 to the Mt. Sac Relays on Friday, April 18 and Saturday April 19. The Bears are coming off of their first sweep of the Big Meet since 2000 this past weekend … …read more Source: California Golden Bears News From Google News ...

Huffington Post“Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Williams turned herself in to law enforcement after a warrant was issued for her arrest. The trouble stems back to her brawl with co-star Kenya Moore last month. Williams’ glamorous mugshot surfaced after she …‘Real Housewives of Atlanta‘ Star Porsha Williams Charged With...

Minnesota Vikings’ draft needs: Teddy Bridgewater fits wellNFL.comZach Mettenberger played at LSU under former NFL offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, who runs a similar offense to Turner’s, which could help the quarterback transition to the pro game. Mettenberger, who will be just four months removed from knee … and more …read more Source: NFL – NFC Game News From Google ...

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Metro WeeklyGill Action’s Political Outgiving 5.0 conference was scheduled to be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel May 1 through May 5. However, according to Kirk Fordham, executive director of Gill Action, those plans have been scraped in light of developments in …Secret gay donor conference moved from Brunei-owned hotelWashington BladeBoycott Called...

Who’s the biggest threat in the NFC North?Packers.comVic, if you had to pick a game of the decade since 1960, what would it be? 1960s—Ice Bowl. 1970s—1975 AFC title game. 1980s—1981 NFC title game. 1990s—Super Bowl XXV. 2000s—Super Bowl XLII. So far in this decade—2013 NFC title game. and more …read more Source: NFL – AFC Game News From Google ...

The TennesseanBillionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson’s Virgin Hotels on Thursday announced Nashville as the third U.S. city – in addition to New York and Chicago – where it plans to operate a lifestyle-brand hotel. A partnership led by local businessman David …Virgin Hotels opening Nashville locationNashville Business Journal (blog)Virgin...

Police: 4 used fake credit cards at Nashville WalmartsThe TennesseanMetro Police arrested four people they said used counterfeit credit cards at two South Nashville Walmart stores on Monday. After receiving a citizen’s tip, officers followed four people — Olakunle Ijiti, 32; Samuel Cole, 25; Dorishatu Turay, 24; and … and more …read more Source: Nashville News From Google ...

7-year-old electrocuted in family poolMiamiHerald.comNorth Miami requires permits and inspections on pool electrical work that is more complicated than simply changing a light bulb, said city spokeswoman Pam Solomon. City building department records don’t indicate any permits pulled or inspections done … and more …read more Source: Miami News From Google ...

Tokyo area hit by magnitude 4.7 earthquakeReuters IndiaTOKYO (Reuters) – An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 4.7 shook eastern Japan, including the capital Tokyo, on Friday morning, but there was no threat of a tsunami and no immediate reports of damage, public broadcaster NHK reported. and more …read more Source: Earthquake News From Google News ...

PFT’s 2014 NFL Draft visit / workout report is up and runningNBCSports.comAs the 2014 NFL Draft approaches, we’re keeping tabs on prospect visits, workouts and meetings conducted by all 32 NFL teams. And to that end, we’ve compiled a working list of prospects linked to clubs that we’ll update until the draft begins on …2014 NFL Draft Preview: Pass RushersDenverBroncos.com (blog)NFL Draft: Looking at Florida’s prospectsGatorBait.net (subscription)Ranking 2014′s top NFL prospectsESPN all 6 news...

9NEWS.comDENVER – The City of Denver is ready for the Colorado Avalanche’s return to the playoffs. Denver Mayor Michael Hancock proclaimed this week “Burgundy and Blue Week.” Avalanche fans in Denver and across the state are being encouraged to wear …Kiszla: Win the Cup in 2014? Yes, Avs canThe Denver PostMitchell, Sarich Out For Avs...

CBC.caB.C. RCMP have called a news conference to update the case involving the online sexual extortion of Amanda Todd after Dutch media reported a man was arrested in the Netherlands. The B.C. teen killed herself in October 2012. On mobile? Watch 5:00 p.m. …BC RCMP to provide update on Amanda Todd case at 5 pmCTV NewsDutch prosecuting man whose child pornography...

NewsdayGoalie Steve Mason, who missed Game 1 with an upper-body injury sustained when he was knocked backward and his head and neck hit the ice in the Flyers’ season finale, is “doing better” and rejoined the team Thursday night, arriving by train from …Flyers-Rangers PreviewSI.comFlyers vs. RangersComcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaFlyers notes:...

Irish TimesPope Francis greets faithful as he arrives yesterday at the Don Gnocchi Foundation Centre on the outskirts of Rome to celebrate the rite of the washing of the feet. Photograph: AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca. Paddy Agnew. Topics: News ...

SFGateALTERNATIVE CROP OF XLAT301 – FILE – This undated file photo of Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez is seen in an unknown location. Marquez died Thursday April 17, 2014 at his home in Mexico City. Garcia Marquez’s magical realist …Nobel Laureate Garcia Marquez Dies at 87ABC NewsUPDATE 4-Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master...