The GuardianEdouard Elias, Didier François and Nicolas Hénin, holding his children, moments after their arrival at the military airbase in Villacoublay. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/REUTERS. Four French journalists released from captivity in Syria have said they were …4 French journalists home after long Syrian ordealMiamiHerald.comJoyful homecoming for...

On The Forecheck (blog)The Detroit Red Wings fought through a number of injuries to key players such as Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg and made the playoffs for a jaw-dropping 23rd season in a row. When you look at the list of longest playoff streaks in NHL history …2014 NHL Playoffs: Detroit Red Wings stun Boston Bruins in Game 1SI.comDatsyuk’s...

Nashville’s Earth Day celebrates environmentThe TennesseanPerhaps the person most fitting at the Nashville Earth Day Festival was the “Earth Man” himself. Dressed in a globe outfit that left room for his arms and legs, the man — otherwise known as Lanny Smith — occasionally became the center of attention as … …read more Source: Nashville News From Google ...

MiamiHerald.comUniversity of Miami pitcher Chris Diaz hadn’t lost a game he started since May 24, 2013 — a stretch of 10 consecutive starts. The Hurricanes hadn’t lost since March 24 — a nation-leading 13 consecutive wins. The program Hurricanes fans love to hate …Notre Dame Baseball vs. MiamiWSBT-TV all 46 news articles …read...

New York Daily NewsNYC PAPERS OUT. Social media use restricted to low res file max 184 x 128 Robert Stridiron for New York Daily News The suspected gunman, identified by sources and neighors as Kevin Canty, 43, handcuffed inside an NYPD cruiser. News of the horror …Husband Suspected Of Fatally Shooting Wife In Ozone ParkCBS LocalFormer cop fatally shoots...

Daily Mail‘It’s early days but they’re great together – Amy is a successful Bollywood actress, with a schedule to match – so it’s not easy for them to find time together, but they both really want to make it work.’ The actress, who moved to India back in 2010 …Amy Jackson dating ‘Coronation Street’ star...

EntertainmentwiseLiam Hemsworth has reportedly been in touch with his former fiancee Miley Cyrus after she was hospitalised this week for a severe allergic reaction. Miley has been forced to postpone the remainder of the US leg of her BANGERZ tour as she continues to …Miley Cyrus Postpones Tour Dates, Shoots Down Pregnancy ReportsantiMUSIC.comMiley Cyrus...

USA TODAYBYLBASIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — A shootout took place Sunday at a checkpoint manned by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine, which the insurgents and the Ukrainian police said left one person dead and others hospitalized with gunshot wounds.Ukraine crisis: no one can expect any mercy from us, says Ponomaryov, as two …Telegraph.co.ukUkraine crisis:...

ESPNAs the Houston Texans weigh their options with the first pick in the upcoming NFL draft, their thought process will not only involve a player’s overall skill set, but also how that skill set translates into what they are aiming to do schematically …2014 NFL mock draft: QB Johnny Manziel to Houston Texans with 1st pickMile High Report (blog)Houston...

ESPNKAPOLEI, Hawaii — Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship. The 24-year-old American finished at 14-under 274 after coming into the final round trailing …Stanford offers no excuses for final-round lossHonolulu Star-AdvertiserMichelle Wie win ends LPGA title...

Mother gets son’s orders changedHonolulu Star-AdvertiserEvery Sunday, “Back in the Day” looks at an article that ran on this date in the Honolulu Star-Bulletin. The items are verbatim, so don’t blame us today for yesteryear’s bad grammar. The Star-Bulletin and Senator Daniel K. Inouye joined forces last … …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News ...

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Gloucestershire EchoIt didn’t take much for Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and newcomer Kate Upton to bond on the set of their new feel-good film The Other Woman. The trio tells WEEKEND about all-night parties, enduring friendships and tough love. As 21st birthday parties go, …The Other Woman actresses talk about acting drunkStraits Times‘I love &...

Musket FireJanuary 19, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) against the Denver Broncos in the 2013 AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports. Hello …Patriots continue showing interest in quarterback prospectsNBCSports.comPatriots Have Shown a...

OPINION: City Auditor warns pensions threaten Oakland’s solvencyInsurance News Net (press release)“While formerly viewed as a cash-flow issue, we now know pension obligations are a solvency issue,” Ruby writes in her report to the City Council . “There is simply not enough money coming in to pay for what must go out.” Oakland’s three major … and more …read more Source: Oakland City Council News From Google News ...

Crain’s week in news, April 12-18: Blue Cross pays $100M to new foundation …Crain’s Detroit BusinessCarmine Palombo, 61, director of transportation planning for the Detroit-based Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, was named SEMCOG’s deputy executive director, replacing Kathleen Lomako, appointed executive director in January. … The city of … and more …read more Source: Oakland City Council News From Google News ...

Bloody ElbowPatrick Wyman takes a look at the real winners and losers from yesterday’s UFC on Fox: Browne vs. Werdum card.  Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook  Share Share with Mixed Martial Arts friends + Comments. UFC on Fox 11 is in the …Video: Newcomer Alex White explains lack of post-UFC on FOX 11 emotion after...

Telegraph.co.ukBut the spirit of the London Marathon has been called into question after claims that one runner achieved a “miracle” time by skipping nine miles of the course and others, including a BBC newsreader, were wrongly accused of cheating by “jobsworth …‘Faux Farah’ Jason Scotland-Williams faces probe by London Marathon...

Boston HeraldThey still aren’t considered a major threat to the Patriots in the AFC East, but they will be, at the very least, interesting to watch, even if Vick and Johnson are no longer premier players at the height of their games. Johnson, the latest to hook on … and more …read more Source: NFL – AFC Game News From Google ...

Independent OnlineBeijing Motor Show – The Audi TT and Q3 have just had a baby and it goes by the name of TT offroad concept. As Audi puts it, the new design study “combines the sportiness of a coupe with the utility of a compact SUV.” Although the TT offroad concept has yet …Audi TT Offroad Concept Debuts At 2014 Beijing Auto ShowMotor...

The Voice of RussiaNATO’s further expansion towards Russia’s borders would entail a redrawing of the entire European security architecture, posing a serious threat to Russia and prompting a response by Moscow, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.Obama focuses updated Cold War approach on PutinBoston GlobeUkraine’s prime minister...

Beauty pros reveal how to look like a celeb in your selfiesNew York PostEver scroll through celebrity Instagram selfies thinking, “How does she do it?” If so, you’re in luck. Pulse asked a squad of high-profile beauty experts how to get your favorite stars’ best, most “like”-able features, from J.Lo’s famous hair to … …read more Source: Celeb News From Google News ...

Washington PostA creeping landslide that had been moving at a rate of about an inch a day since April 4 suddenly lurched forward, splitting a house and forcing workers to abandon efforts to stabilize the hillside. April 18, 2014 An aerial image shows a home damaged by a …Rocky landslide slowly devours part of Wyoming resort townFox NewsCreeping landslide...

Bleacher ReportThis year’s crop of cornerbacks delivers a range of players with different skill sets, strengths, weaknesses and experiences in college. When projecting the best scheme fit for each player, a variety of different characteristics needs to be taken into … …read more Source: NFL Combine News Feed From Google News ...

Economic TimesMUMBAI: The social media has moved rapidly from being ‘purely social’ to a ‘business tool’ as more and more companies are now using the platform to recruit the right people for specific jobs and this trend is expected to grow by about 50 per cent this … and more …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google ...

Some Hawks celebrate Super Bowl with California workoutsTheNewsTribune.comThose who wondered if a sense of complacency would hit the Seahawks in the Super Bowl aftermath can check out the Instagram and Twitter accounts of various players. They’re lifting weights, jump-roping and running patterns. The whole attitude is pretty …Seahawks are now about retaining talent, not adding itHeraldNet all 2 news articles …read more Source: NFL – Super Bowl Game News ...

Chicago TribuneIf D.J. Augustin doesn’t sleep well Saturday night, he surely won’t blame newborn son, Trey. It would be as a result of his Sunday agenda — Game 1, NBA playoffs. “I’ve been anxious the last few nights,” he said Saturday after practice. “It will be …NBA playoff schedule: First roundWashington Post (blog)NBA...

ReutersSome 36,000 people, the second-largest field in the race’s 118-year history, will set out from Hopkinton, a town west of Boston, for the 26.2-mile race that finishes on Boston’s Boylston Street, where two homemade pressure-cooker bombs last year killed …‘Boston Strong’: Has the motto run its course? (+video)Christian Science...

Mid West Music Fest bringing back popular hip-hop artist DessaWinona Daily NewsShe unexpectedly won the contest and was obligated to compete for a year, during which she met members of the hip-hop community she would eventually call her own. Then she met some of the members of Doomtree, a Minneapolis recording collective she … …read more Source: Hip Hop Music And Culture News From Google News ...

Oakland City Auditor Courtney Ruby has done it again: produced yet another report that’s more political grandstanding than problem-solving. This time, her focus is Oakland’s generation-long pension obligation issue, and it just happens to come at the time when she’s running for Mayor of Oakland against Jean Quan and 15 other candidates (as of this writing). The City of Oakland has faced a pension obligation problem that extends beyond the term of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, and was started all the way back when then-California...

Pfizer mulls $100 billion bid for AstraZeneca: reportReutersLONDON (Reuters) – U.S. pharmaceutical giant Pfizer (PFE.N) has approached British rival AstraZeneca (AZN.L) to propose a 60 billion pound ($101 billion) takeover, the Sunday Times reported on Sunday. The paper said, citing senior investment bankers … and more …read more Source: Business News From Google News ...

Video gaming may get its own exclusion listQuincy JournalWhile state lawmakers grapple with planned casino expansion in Illinois, legislation that would help the Illinois Gaming Board better police video gaming awaits their return from spring break. One of the tools the board uses to keep criminals and … and more …read more Source: Gaming News Feed From Google News ...

The GuardianThe tentative Geneva deal to resolve the Ukraine crisis is hanging by a thread after as many as five people were killed in a gun battle near the volatile eastern town of Slavyansk early on Sunday. An Easter truce declared by the authorities in Kiev was …Ukraine unrest: Orthodox Easter messages show divideBBC NewsDeadly gun attack in eastern Ukraine...

USA TODAYSEOUL — In the South Korean industrial town of Gumi, about a 45-minute helicopter ride southeast of here, Samsung Electronics factory workers, nearly all of them young women, are methodically applying the finishing touches on Galaxy S5s. The launch of …Paul Golden was also one of the people behind the “fanboys” campaign, now he...

Eckel: Something for everyone at linebacker in NFL DraftThe Star-LedgerEvery Sunday up until the start of the NFL Draft on May 8, a different position of the draft will be analyzed with the help of three of the NFL’s top talent evaluators: a scout for a NFC team, an executive in personnel from an AFC team and a scouting … …read more Source: NFL – NFC Game News From Google ...

Newnan Times-HeraldAdditionally, Pinewood Atlanta Studios, a multimillion-dollar, full service film and entertainment studio poised to create thousands of jobs and boost the area’s population significantly, arrived in Fayetteville in early 2014. GMC Fayetteville plans to … …read more Source: Pinewood Studios News From Google News ...

Washington PostMOKPO, South Korea — It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck? Contrails from jet planes …Angry South Korea families protest over slow ferry rescueBBC NewsBodies pulled from submerged...

USA TODAYLITTLETON, Colo. — Fifteen years after Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold stalked the halls of Columbine High School in a murderous rampage, memories of that fateful day still echo across Colorado and the country. Schools have tightened security, with more …Sunday marks 15 years since ColumbineWDAM-TV15 years after Columbine: Growing up in “just-another-shooting”...

Columbus DispatchEnlarge Image Kyle Robertson | Dispatch The Blue Jackets’ Brandon Dubinsky, right, celebrates a third-period goal by Jack Johnson, back left, past goalie Marc-Andre Fleury that tied the score at 3. By Shawn Mitchell The Columbus Dispatch • Sunday April …Stanley Cup playoffs roundup: Blue Jackets earn 1st playoff victoryDubuque...

Los Angeles TimesPhil Kent, Jennifer Hartman, Renee Opell, Kerri McKay, Julie Hardin and Max Esquivel were scarred and bonded by bombing at Boston Marathon a year ago. This is their story. By Nathan Fenno. April 20, 2014, 3:00 a.m.. Phil Kent, Jennifer Hartman, Renee …36k runners prepare for first Boston Marathon since bombingsWGNtv.com1200 miles away in...

Chron.comA pro-Russian gunman controls a road after a night fight at the check point which is under the control of pro-Russian activists in the village of Bulbasika near Slovyansk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 20, 2014. At least one person was dead. Pro-Russian insurgents …Ukraine crisis: Slavyansk shooting threatens Easter truceThe IndependentUkraine unrest: Orthodox...

Gant DailySan Francisco, CA, United States (4E) – According to several reports on Friday, Nike ordered layoffs to its FuelBand department. The reports signaled the end of Nike’s fitness wearable market. Or so many thought. Re/code recently reported that Nike will still …Nike fires majority of FuelBand team as it prepares to ditch wearablesBusiness...

Motor AuthorityAudi has revealed a new concept car at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. The concept is based on the recently revealed 2016 TT sports car but features four doors, a raised ride height and four individual seats. It’s called the TT Offroad, and according to Audi it …Audi’s latest hybrid concept car takes the TT family offroad, with 408HP...

MLB Power Rankings: Los Angeles Dodgers lead the wayThe Star-LedgerMLB Power Rankings: Los Angeles Dodgers lead the way. DODGERS.JPG. The Dodgers are the No. 1 team in this week’s Major League Baseball Power Rankings. (Associated Press Photo). Print ...

Contactmusic.comNo Doubt singer Gwen Stefani is reportedly about to become latest addition to ‘The Voice’s’ judging pannel, replacing the pregnant Christina Aguilera. The NBC show, which has already added Pharrell Williams to its season 7 lineup, is said to have signed …Gwen Stefani ‘In Final Negotiations’ To Replace Christina...

NME.comThe White House has refused to comment on a petition to have Justin Bieber deported from the US. Nearly 275,000 people signed the online petition to have the Canadian singer kicked out of their country and have his green card revoked. According to Sky …White House on deport Bieber petition: No commentABC7Chicago.comWhite House Responds to Justin Bieber...

CNBC.comPeople smoke a joint while watching a Snoop Lion documentary during the first ‘Green Carpet’ event as a part of the High Times US Cannabis Cup at the Fillmore Auditorium, April 19, 2013 in Denver. America’s most mammoth party this weekend may well be …In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstreamHudson Hub-TimesThe 4/20 updateOUPblog...

‘Breaking Bad’ prequel seeks extras in AlbuquerqueKFDAALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Walter White’s lawyer is calling on Albuquerque residents. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1i4QHEd) that the same company that handled casting for AMC drama “Breaking Bad” is looking for extras for the show’s spinoff, which will … and more …read more Source: Albuquerque NM News From Google News ...

‘Star Wars‘ at Butter and Egg DaysSanta Rosa Press DemocratThe costumed, walking group will shine a lightsaber on a little-known, “homegrown” treasure: Rancho Obi-Wan, a 9,000-square-foot museum recognized by the Guinness World Records as housing the “Largest Collection of ‘Star Wars‘ Memorabilia” in the … and more …read more Source: Star Wars News From Google ...

London Short Fiction: Natural DisastersLondonistI guess part of Burial’s appeal is that mystery surrounding what you’re enjoying; he’s faceless, and London’s the same; God knows it’s a real dark place that I don’t get a lot of the time, but there’s an ineffable quality about it that makes me enjoy … …read more Source: London News From Google ...