USA TODAYSLOVYANSK, Ukraine — Amid fresh warnings from Russian President Vladimir Putin, pro-Russia separatist leaders of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic announced a mobilization of its forces in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in response to an …Ukraine tense as Russia launches military drills, activists die in clashesCNNRussia responds to...

USA TODAYThe National Labor Relations Board decided Thursday that it would grant Northwestern a review of an appeal submitted by the school April 9 that seeks to overturn a ruling recognizing Wildcats football players as school employees. An order signed Thursday …Northwestern University football players to vote on union amid debate over labor …Washington...

Wall Street JournalWSJ’s James Hookway sat down with Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Raza, who says his country is committed to finding Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which went missing on March 8. Raza also says the U.S. and China need to develop closer economic ties.Malaysia to release MH370 report: PMThe News InternationalMH370: Preliminary report likely...

USA TODAYBOSTON — The Boston Red Sox should have been quietly rejoicing Thursday, knowing it could impact the American League East race. They should have been euphoric that New York Yankees starter Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 days for using pine …Pine tar, Vaseline, spit all part of baseballWashington PostAfter Michael Pineda says he didn’t...

Asheville mobile boutique sparks a fashion renaissanceAsheville Citizen-TimesAnd in the case of Betties Mobile Boutique, fashion is also on the move on the west side. Celeste Adams, a longtime service industry professional, recently transformed a 7-by-10 foot 1972 Travelaire camper into a fashion accessories shop on wheels. …read more Source: Fashion News By Google ...

Los Angeles TimesA school bus crashed near a golf course in Anaheim Hills on Thursday afternoon, trapping the driver and leaving more than a dozen people injured, including nine students. The crash was reported around 3:38 p.m. in the 6500 block of East Nohl Ranch …11 Kids, Driver Hurt in Calif. School Bus CrashABC News11 students, driver hurt in Calif. bus...

Cal guard Ricky Kreklow to transferESPNCal hired former Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin last week. Mike Montgomery retired in March after six seasons in Berkeley. Kreklow averaged 5.5 points and 2.6 rebounds for the Golden Bears last season. He said he’s on track to graduate this summer with …Ricky Kreklow reportedly set to transferCalifornia Golden Blogs (blog) all 4 news articles …read more Source: California Golden Bears News From Google News ...

APD Academy pushes online training increaseKRQE News 13The online training goal is among several goals Albuquerque City Councilors are considering as they go into budget discussions. The goal itself though comes from APD’s Training Academy. Academy Director Joe Wolf said he believes putting a robust … …read more Source: Albuquerque NM News From Google News ...

3News NZFacebook has launched FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or writing stories. In partnership with News Corp-owned Storyful, FB Newswire aggregates newsworthy …Facebook Dips a Toe Into the News BizTechNewsWorldFacebook courts journalists with newswire toolReutersFacebook:...

ClassicaliteConductor Osmo Vänskä resigned as music director of the Minnesota Orchestra after a contract dispute had ground on for a year. The orchestra announced Vänskä’s return to his former post on April 24. (Photo : Ann Marsden). Music lovers in Minnesota will …Vanska returns as Minnesota Orchestra music headMerced Sun-StarVanska returnsWashington...

ABC NewsPostal workers in cities big and small protested in front of Staples stores on Thursday, objecting to the U.S. Postal Service’s pilot program to open counters in stores, staffed with retail employees. Rallies were planned at 50 locations in 27 states. In Concord …Postal workers union to protest Staples programWall Street JournalPost office workers...

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Consumers could end up the losers in a high-stakes battle among regulators, broadband providers and online entertainment giants over access to the Internet’s fastest speeds. A new proposal from the head of the Federal Communications …So long, net neutrality? FCC to propose new pay-for-preferential treatment rulesPCWorldThe...

Fort Worth Opera Hosts Social Media NightCBS LocalFORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – The Fort Worth Opera is asking for people to keep their phones and tablets on during tonight’s performance for the organization’s third social media night. It’s an effort to reach out to younger generations and introduce them … …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google ...

New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — The workers of Silicon Valley have won an important victory over their bosses. What they did not win is a lot of money. Four of the largest technology companies tentatively settled on Thursday a class action brought by 64,000 of their …Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel settle Silicon Valley poaching caseSan Jose Mercury NewsApple,...

MTSU women’s soccer to hold alumnae game SaturdayThe TennesseanMTSU’s annual women’s soccer spring alumnae game is slated for Saturday at 2 p.m. at Dean A. Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium. Current Blue Raiders will face off with former MTSU players in a nine-on-nine competition. After the eighth annual alumnae … …read more Source: Women Soccer News From Google News ...

ReutersPITTSBURGH, April 24 (Reuters) – Previously unknown digital work made by pop artist Andy Warhol was resurrected from aging floppy disks by forensic computer experts from Carnegie Mellon University, the school announced on Thursday. A dozen newly …Watch Andy Warhol use the Amiga 1000 to paint a portrait of Debbie HarrySalonAndy Warhol images from...

Fashion designer creates hub for NM designersKRQE News 13One woman wants to change that by starting up a fashion district in the Duke City. LA and New York each have one, but will it work here? Award-winning fashion designer Melissa Lea Beasley moved her Albuquerque Apparel Center to the Galeria at 2nd and … and more …read more Source: Fashion News By Google ...

2 Houston-area men chosen as faces of beer’s national ad campaignChron.comBrandon Harris, a rancher and EMT from Manvel, and Eric Castaneda, a temper mill operator from Houston, have seen their faces plastered all over billboards across the country as part of the “Busch Heroes” campaign. Now the company has sealed the deal … …read more Source: Houston News From Google ...

New York Daily NewsDave Savini/CBS2 Chicago This Subway restaurant at 11627 South Halstead in Chicago appears to be taking extreme measures to prevent gun violence to its employees by putting up a bulletproof shield. Just how dangerous is Chicago looking these days?Bulletproof Subways A Sign Of Violent Times?CBS Local all 3 news articles …read more Source:...

New York TimesSatya Nadella, Microsoft’s new chief, holding up a Nokia Lumia smartphone featuring the Windows mobile operating system. Credit Robert Galbraith/Reuters. the main story. the main story. the main story …Microsoft beats Wall Street on new CEO debutReutersNadella summons Nietzsche in pledging pivot to the futureCNETMicrosoft’s Push...

The Bush Doctrine Comes to Oakland Courtesy of ChevronHuffington PostOnce ejected, I immediately called the office of Oakland’s mayor, Jean Quan. The mayor had been a speaker at the conference less than an hour before the incident. Her office did reach out to the OMCC on my behalf, but the OMCC was “too busy” to answer … and more …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google ...

BoxscoreSophomore Jeremy Taylor (Fayetteville, Ga.) extended his hit streak to nine straight in Wednesday’s setback against Highlanders, tying him with Freeman for the longest streak this season. Likewise, Freeman has hit safely in eight consecutive outings … …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News ...

MiamiHerald.comLAS VEGAS — A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy defends race remarksLas Vegas SunNevada rancher condemned for racist...

Bleacher ReportIf anyone knows how turbulent this time of the year can be, it’s Todd McShay. The NFL draft analyst for ESPN has seen quite a few huge changes over the years, including Reggie Bush being passed up for Mario Williams with the No. 1 overall pick. While …NFL Mock Draft 2014: Cody Latimer to the Eagles at No. 22 according to Todd …NJ.com2014...

Las Vegas Review-JournalThe Las Vegas City Council voted 5-2 in March to allow medical marijuana operations. The city is still drafting the licensing and zoning regulations, which will face approval from the council. The city won’t start accepting applications until those …Supporters: Medical marijuana could help N. Las Vegas financesKLAS-TVClark County...

ESPN“He don’t get frustrated.” The Grizzlies and Thunder have met in the playoffs three times in the past four seasons, and Durant has put up 35 or more points on them — and yes, at least partially on Allen — five times in 14 games. That is nothing to …NBA playoffs 2014, Thunder vs. Grizzlies: Game time, TV schedule and moreSB...

TMZ.comJustin Bieber Held Up LAX Customs Justin Bieber’s return to the United States just hit a snag at the airport — he’s being held up at customs, and TMZ has learned it’s all because of his string of legal troubles. Justin and co. flew into LAX from Japan …Justin Bieber Detained by US Customs Officials After Flying Into Los Angeles...

BBC NewsUS Secretary of State John Kerry has accused Russia of “distraction, deception and destabilisation” in eastern Ukraine. In a strongly worded statement, he called on Moscow to help defuse the crisis there or face further sanctions. Earlier, Russia …Ukraine crisis: Kerry issues blunt warning to Russia as deadly clashes at …ABC OnlineRussia...

A defining moment for the Democratic PartyMSNBCLet me finish tonight with a look back at a moment that history may one day remember as the defining political moment of this era for the Democratic Party–and maybe for the country as a whole. December 1, 2008: the day that Barack Obama announced that … and more …read more Source: Democratic Party News From Google News ...

New Godzilla 2014 Japanese Trailer Now Online & Loaded With New Footage!ScifiedA new, official Japanese trailer for Godzilla, being distributed by Toho, has landed online and features a ton of new footage and cutscenes! However remaining spoiler-free, the trailer shows off more of some of the climactic scenes of the film, like … …read more Source: Godzilla Movie News From Google ...

ForbesCameron Diaz is a very funny actress. In movies like There’s Something About Mary, The Mask and Bad Teacher she charmed audiences and earned millions at the box office. Studios were falling over each other to cast her in big movies and she earned top …Cameron Diaz on ‘The Other Woman’gulfnews.com all 223 news articles …read...

ABC NewsBusiness and labor interests have not been able to reach an agreement on raising Seattle’s minimum wage, Mayor Ed Murray said Thursday. The mayor’s office had scheduled a news conference Thursday to announce his proposal for raising the minimum …Murray says minimum wage agreement will take more timeThe Seattle TimesSeattle mayor to unveil...

Police: Popular Oakland Dog Walker Murdered After Recording Video Of …CBS LocalOakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf, who represents the area where Salamon lived and was killed, said Thursday Schaaf had been advocating for hiring a private security firm to patrol her neighborhood because she was concerned that police weren’t … and more …read more Source: Libby Schaaf Oakland News From Google ...

Miami gives up three streets to developerMiamiHerald.comMiami commissioners enthusiastically agreed Thursday to turn over sections of three downtown streets to the developers of the multi-block Miami Worldcenter project, brushing aside objections from critics who called the move a giveaway and raised … …read more Source: Miami News From Google ...

NBCSports.comThat’s an uncertainty, but what is clear is that this is a big one, especially for Detroit. The perennial playoff team looks to tie the series 2-2, as the alternative involves going down 3-1 against the Bruins with the series shifting to Boston for …Boston Bruins vs. Detroit Red Wings Game 4: Live Score and HighlightsBleacher ReportGame...

No “Letter of interest” doesn’t mean loss of interest in Coliseum CitySFGate (blog)Much has been made about the Raiders missing a Monday deadline to submit a Letter of Interest on Coliseum City. Coliseum City is Oakland mayor Jean Quan’s dream project of turning the 132-acre Oakland Coliseum complex into a sports and … and more …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google ...

Justin Bieber Detained At Los Angeles Airport, Might Not Be Allowed In The U.S.!Radar OnlineAfter spending time in Asia, Justin Bieber hopped a flight to Los Angeles but when he and his entourage arrived he was detained by immigration officers and could be held from entering the United States. Upon his approximate 1 p.m. PT arrival, U.S … …read more Source: Justin Bieber News From Google ...

2014 summer movie preview, part 1: ‘Godzilla,’ ‘Spider-Man’ and moreTulsa WorldIt’s Godzilla! That’s what we said the last time the giant beast was resurrected for the movies in 1998 … run away from the movie. Will it be different this time? One can hope, with stars like Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) and a trailer that looks … and more …read more Source: Godzilla Movie News From Google ...

azcentral.comU.S. President Barack Obama waves from the doorway of Air Force One upon his arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Obama is in Japan for a three-day state visit. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (Photo: Shizuo …Open letter to President Barack Obama – Molly CheahThe Malaysian InsiderObama heads on Asia...

Arlene McQuade, Actress on ‘The Goldbergs,’ Dies at 77VarietyArlene “Fuzzy” McQuade, who played Gertrude Berg’s daughter, Rosalie, throughout the seven-year run of the hit 1950s series “The Goldbergs” and had a role in the Orson Welles film “Touch of Evil,” died on April 21 in Santa Fe, N.M. She was 77 and had … …read more Source: Actress News From Google News ...

Public Radio InternationalDarsh Preet Singh stands next to his college basketball jersey on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, part of an exhibition on Indian Americans. Singh is the first Sikh American to play basketball in the NCAA while wearing … …read more Source: NCAA Basketball News From Google News ...

CBS LocalMIAMI (CBSMiami) — Thousands of runners hit the road for the annual Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run. The event has become a yearly tradition for many companies in South Florida. A number of companies, including CBS4 sponsor the race. “It’s a blast.Roads to close for Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run in downtown MiamiLocal 10More than 25000 participants...

Feds take smarter approach to e-cigarettes than Chris Christie: EditorialNJ.comChris Christie has proposed — anticipating $35 million in revenue for the state — would be a big mistake. There’s a real health benefit to e-cigarettes for the hundreds of thousands of smokers who die every year. The nicotine-laced vapor they contain … …read more Source: Chris Christie News From Google ...

Adrien Broner – Washington D.C quotesEastsideBoxing.com“This fight is huge for me. Everyone wants to see what Adrien Broner is going to do next after this devastating loss I took in the early part of my career. I know why everyone has their eyes glued to me. “Floyd is going to do what he’s always done … and more …read more Source: Washington D.C. News From Google ...

San Francisco booming with risk-taking designSan Francisco ChronicleBlue Bottle in Oakland offers an airy space in which to commune with your caffeine. Lydia Lee. April 24, 2014 … Combine that with the entrepreneurial spirit, a love of innovation and a huge influx of capital, and it’s easy to see how the Bay Area is … and more …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

EMMYS: ‘Family Guy’ Takes On NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s “Bridgegate” In MailerDeadline.comPeter Griffin is channeling embattled New Jersey Governor Chris Christie whose administration had been accused of creating gridlock by shutting down George Washington bridge lanes as political retaliation against a mayor who didn’t endorse him. “Vote …‘Family Guy’ Emmy campaign mocks Gov. Chris ChristieEntertainment Weekly all 2 news articles …read more Source: Chris Christie...

USA TODAYA woman who says she was raped by Cincinnati Reds pitcher Alfredo Simon in April 2013 filed a civil lawsuit in Washington D.C. Superior Court on Thursday. The lawsuit was filed under a pseudonym, Jane Doe. The woman is seeking $5 million in …Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Alfredo Simon Accused of Rape at D.C. HotelNBC4 WashingtonFormer Baltimore Orioles...

1 man dead, 3 injured in southwest Houston lounge club shootingKHOUHOUSTON— It was an opening night to remember, for all the wrong reasons, after shots were fired during an argument inside a new after-hours lounge called Vibe. The facility is located on Richmond Avenue not far from South Gessner. It was just before 3 …One dead, several wounded in shooting at after-hours club in southwest Houstonabc13.com4 people shot at southwest Houston loungeMyFox Houston all 5 news articles …read more Source: Houston News...

Boston Globe‘The Other Woman” is one of those loud, cringe-y female-empowerment comedies that feels like it was made by people who hate women. It’s about a trio of heroines who free themselves from their three-timing man by obsessing about him constantly and …The Other Woman Cast Is a Modern-Day 90s Girl Group: Cameron Diaz, Leslie …Us...

Honolulu Chinese restaurant, open for a decade, looking for someone to take …Pacific Business News (Honolulu)A Chinese restaurant near Aloha Stadium in Honolulu that has been open for more than a decade, is looking for someone to take over its lease, according to the leasing company that is marketing the property. Royal Palace Restaurant in Salt Lake at … …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News ...