USA TODAYThere’s some very sad news in the basketball world heading into the NBA playoffs: TNT sideline analyst Craig Sager is battling leukemia. Sager released a comment Friday through Turner Sports. “My favorite time of year – city to city, round by round, …TNT’s Sager to miss NBA playoffs due to leukemiaSFGateVeteran broadcaster...

Washington PostLONDON — For decades, NATO has expanded inexorably outward, taking on new members and new missions that have carried it far beyond its original mandate in Western Europe and deep into the former Soviet sphere. But Russia’s intervention in Ukraine …Russian stocks rise as Ukraine talks appear to ease tensionsIrish TimesPro-Russian...

CBS NewsWhen the British mountain climber George Mallory was asked, nearly a century ago, why he wanted to climb Mount Everest, he famously replied, “Because it’s there.” Mallory died on his third attempt. Jim Whittaker also tried – and made it. In 1963, Whittaker …Deadliest recorded Everest avalanche leaves 12 deadThe Globe and Mail13...

AMR loses bid to terminate retiree benefitsReutersNEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) – A U.S. bankruptcy judge largely declined on Friday to rule that former American Airlines parent company AMR Corp had a unilateral right to terminate benefits for nearly 47,000 retirees. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in …Judge says American can’t end retiree benefits yetCapitalGazette.com all 23 news articles …read more Source: Business News From Google News ...

Tech TimesHTC hires on the mind that gave Samsung tremendous marketing power and got the Galaxy into the same conversation as the Apple iPhone. (Photo : Flickr | Tom Janssens). Typically the announcement of a big vendor hiring on a new marketing chief gets a …HTC Hires Former Samsung Marketing Chief Who Developed “Galaxy” BrandDailyTechHTC hires...

MiamiHerald.comDetectives have arrested a Miami-Dade firefighter after he allegedly shared more than a dozen illicit images while using the most public of social media sites: Twitter. Gabriel Diaz, 38, was arrested late Thursday, accused of posting 16 images of …Miami-Dade firefighter arrested on child porn chargesLocal 10Miami-Dade Firefighter Arrested For...

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — There may not be a combined 121 hits doled out again when the Sharks host the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday in Game 2 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. But few expect the physical play to subside any, either. “I don’t think it …San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings: Puck Daddy’s Tinder NHL...

SI.comBOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points. Another number shows just how much, or little, that means. ” I heard about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the first round,” Boston coach Claude Julien …Bruins are next test for NyquistABC NewsAt last, Bruins-Red Wings series...

seattlepi.comDENVER (AP) — Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport. Airport spokeswoman Stacey Stegman said …Safety concern grounds Delta flight at DIA9NEWS.comBomb threat on jetliner that...

2-year-old girl killed by van after wandering into streetLas Vegas SunA 2-year-old girl died late Thursday after wandering into the street and being struck by a minivan, according to Metro Police. The accident happened at 9:30 p.m. on Pecos Road, just south of Dillon Avenue, in the northeast valley. The girl was alone in … and more …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google ...

Guest: Count restaurant tips in minimum-wage debateThe Seattle TimesThe Seattle debate about raising the city’s minimum wage to $15 per hour has left many restaurant and bar owners and employees hopeful for a pragmatic policy. We’re also concerned about the possibility of an ill-conceived plan based on ideology instead …Big business gets creative in minimum wage fightMSNBC all 5 news articles …read more Source: Seattle Restaurant News From Google News ...

Daily MailDespite looking her best in a sexy nude dress while guest hosting The View on Thursday, the OWN reality star admitted she’s not up for having a boyfriend at the moment. ‘They’ve been a distraction for me in the past,’ the 27-year-old admitted. This admission …Lindsay Lohan admits to sex listNew York Daily NewsLindsay Lohan...

USA TODAYYORK, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because …Rejected: Student suspended after asking Miss America to promThe Star-LedgerStudent Punished...

Spartanburg Herald JournalEmployment in South Carolina reached a historic high in March, and the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped for the 10th consecutive month, according to the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce. The estimated number of South …Unemployment Rates in BinghamtonFOX 40 News WICZ TVCounty Payrolls Grow by...

PG&E To Be Arraigned In Fatal Pipeline Blast In NorCalCBS LocalSmoke rises from a smoldering fire as firefighters sift through rubble at a burned home that was destroyed by a massive explosion and fire September 10, 2010 in San Bruno, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) … SAN FRANCISCO (AP … and more …read more Source: San Bruno And PG&E News Feed From Google News ...

Why Posey, Morse are out of SF Giants lineupSFGate (blog)Both have gone pretty hard over the first 2 1/2 weeks of the season. Perhaps Bochy is mindful that the Giants next week will end of a stretch of 15 games in 16 days off at Coors Field, where the games are usually long. Return here later for more … and more …read more Source: SF Giants News From Google News ...

TMZ.comJustin Bieber haters got played by the White House … which just refused to comment on their petition to have Bieber deported — but instead used the opportunity to rant about immigration. The We the People petition first got to the White House back …White House Formally Responds To Justin Bieber PetitionJust Jared Jr.White House issues long-awaited...

New York Daily NewsAndre Johnson reportedly used a serrated steak knife to tear off his genitalia, one piece at a time, before leaping outside onto a North Hollywood balcony just before 1 a.m. Wednesday. BY Nina Golgowski. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, April 18, 2014, …A rep for Wu-Tang Clan releases a statement to Us Weekly regarding Andre …Us MagazineWu-Tang...

USA Rugby to Send Teams to Youth Olympic GamesRugbyMag.comYour current web browser must be updated to version 7 of Internet Explorer (IE7) to take advantage of all of template’s capabilities. Why should I upgrade to Internet Explorer 7? Microsoft has redesigned Internet Explorer from the ground up, with … and more …read more Source: Olympic Games News From Google News ...

Mark Dominik’s, the former Tampa Bay Bucs GM who’s now an ESPN Analyst, is learning that his silly attempt to join in the cable sports network’s annual devaluing of black quarterbacks is backfiring. His NFL Live comments on former Louisville star QB and top NFL Draft quarterback Teddy Bridgewater were beyond the pale, pointing to what he thinks is, and I’m quoting him, a “skinny frame,” to this totally hilarious upchuck of an idea: “There were things you saw on tape when you watched him. Something...

Democrats too intolerant to make inroads in red statesMontgomery AdvertiserMuch ado is made today about the right wing and left wing within the Republican Party. However, little is said about why the Democratic Party cannot win in red states. It`s because they are universally viewed by many voters as being all left-wing with … and more …read more Source: Democratic Party News From Google News ...

UH allows release of two star players with stipulationsChron.comHouston’s TaShawn Thomas reacts in disbelief after being called for traveling against Louisville during the first half in the American Athletic Conference Tournament semifinals at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., Friday, March 14, 2014. (Mark Weber/The … …read more Source: Houston News From Google ...

CNN(CNN) — Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 soared to near its peak altitude after drastically changing course, a senior Malaysian aviation source said — adding yet another wrinkle to the enigma of the plane’s last flight . Before disappearing from radar …Malaysia Airlines MH370: Australia, Malaysia work on deal over recovery of …ABC OnlineMalaysia...

PC MagazineSucuri researchers report that just 2 percent of the top 1 million websites remain infected but Mandiant tracks a scary new attack vector–VPN user sessions. 0shares. Heartbleed. After the initial panic over the Heartbleed bug, which some researchers earlier …New Heartbleed Exploit Hijacked Secure Network SessionsTom’s GuideMandiant:...

Daily MailA replica of Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon is also believed to have already been built at Pinewood Studios in London. Bringing back the stars of the original trilogy could be a way to win favor with diehard fans. And, while it will be the first of the …Star Wars to film in Abu Dhabi? Rumors gain forceAl-Arabiya‘Star Wars: Episode 7′...

PG&E and East Bay cities at standoff over plan to chop down thousands of treesContra Costa TimesAnd that could all be lost. Cutting down these trees is part of Pacific Gas and Electric’s plan to remove vegetation and structures that block access to its vast network of natural gas pipelines. “It’s everything,” said Susan Fuller, who … PG&E says … and more …read more Source: San Bruno And PG&E News Feed From Google News ...

Press-EnterpriseGov. Jerry Brown used the Good Friday holiday to announce 63 pardons for those with past criminal convictions, including five people sentenced in Inland courts. Those pardoned have finished their sentences and have not committed a crime for at least 10 …Governor Brown Issues 63 Pardons On Good FridayCBS LocalGov. Brown Issues Good Friday Pardons...

MassLive.comWith their win Thursday night against the Chicago White Sox, the Boston Red Sox have finally clawed their way back up to a tie at the bottom of the AL East standings. After winning two in a row, the Red Sox appear to have finally put themselves in a …Ortiz and Gomes, one year later, on the MarathonBoston HeraldBoston hospital staff looks back...

The Denver ChannelDENVER – A bomb threat on a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Denver caused authorities to move the jetliner to a remote area after it landed safely at Denver International Airport on Friday afternoon. Sources told CALL7 Investigator John Ferrugia …Officials probe potential threat on Delta flightThe State all 7 news articles ...

Guest commentary: Foreclosure prevention program will improve Richmond’s …Contra Costa TimesBut it’s Mayor Gayle McLaughlin and her fellow champions of the CARES program — including Vice Mayor Jovanka Beckles, Councilman Tom Butt, and Councilman Jael Myrick — who have it right, in saying we have to “stand up to the banks” and hold them … …read more Source: Richmond, California News Feed From Google News ...

New York Daily News“Me wanting to be here, if we can put ourselves in position to at least compete at a high level over the course of whatever — five years — the contract would be, then I’m willing to stay here and I’m willing to ride or die for New York.” Anthony, who …New York Knicks’ Disaster Plan If Carmelo Anthony...

Three people linked in death by heroin, a longtime DC drug dealer and an …Washington PostThe man who sold drugs to her, Eugene Williams, was sentenced in federal court Friday. (Eva Russo/For The Washington Post) … “There’s 150 Shines in D.C. . . . They see the money come through the window, and they put the packages in the door, and they … and more …read more Source: Washington D.C. News From Google ...

The RootMcNabb led the Philadelphia Eagles to four straight NFC championship games from 2001 to 2004 and once to the Super Bowl, which ended in a 24-21 loss to the New England Patriots in 2005. Before retirement, he played for the Washington Redskins in …Ex-NFL QB McNabb arrested in AZBinghamton HomepageFormer NFL star Donovan McNabb serves one-day sentence...

MiamiHerald.comHONOLULU — Credit card receipts, telephone records and production schedules show that “X-Men” franchise director Bryan Singer was not in Hawaii when a lawsuit claims he sexually abused a 17-year-old on the islands, a defense attorney said Friday.Lawyer: ‘X-Men’ director not in Hawaii in mid-1999The San Luis Obispo Tribune all...

Here’s How You Improve Golf’s TV Ratings: More Mind-Blowing Trick ShotsSportsGrid[ESPN] The average audience for the weekend coverage on CBS was 8.6 million viewers in 6.4 million homes, according to Nielsen ratings finalized Thursday morning. The last time the Masters had numbers that anemic was in 1993, when Bernhard Langer … …read more Source: TV Ratings News From Google News ...

Hip Hop Singles Sales: Week Of 04/13/14HipHopDX… West makes the highest debut on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts this week. This week, Pharrell’s “Happy” remains lodged in the #1 spot, while Future’s “I Won” and Juvenile’s 1998 single “Back That Thang Up” make impressive moves on the R&B/Hip-Hop charts. and more …read more Source: Hip Hop Music And Culture News From Google News ...

Guinness confirms another world record for Las VegasLas Vegas SunA view of the 550-foot-tall High Roller observation wheel Monday, March 31, 2014. The observation wheel, the tallest in the world, is part of the Linq project, a $550 million development by Caesars Entertainment Corp. By Ed Komenda (contact). Friday … and more …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google ...

MiamiHerald.comIt wasn’t so long ago that the Miami baseball team was barely above .500 and had dropped out of the national polls. On March 26, the Hurricanes beat visiting Florida Gulf Coast 4-0 and haven’t lost since. Miami heads into its weekend series against new … and more …read more Source: Miami News From Google ...

Pittsburgh band gains new fan in President Barack ObamaWTAE PittsburghThat special fan turned out to be President Barack Obama, who visited the CCAC West Hills Center with Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday. Now the group of friends that make up the band Comfort Tech have POTUS’ seal of approval. Playing below a …Local band Comfort Tech a hit with President ObamaPittsburgh Post-Gazette all 3 news articles …read more Source: Barack Obama News From Google News ...

Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrestedHonolulu Star-AdvertiserSouth Korean Coast Guard officers searched for missing passengers aboard a sunken ferry in the waters off the southern coast near Jindo, South Korea on Thursday. MOKPO, South Korea >> As the last bit of the sunken ferry’s hull slipped Friday beneath … and more …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News ...

Janesville native releases country music CDSouthernminn.comThis Time. Janesville native Chad Pfeifer released his first country music cd this month called “This Time.” (Photo courtesy of Chad Pfeifer). Chad Pfeifer. Even though he had no interest in music growing up, Pfeifer taught himself how to play multiple … …read more Source: Country Music News From Google News ...

ESPN (blog)LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant looks to be having an excellent anniversary trip in Paris, judging by the photos posted on his wife’s Instagram account, but on the off chance he happened to be watching Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak’s 45-minute …Interview List for Los Angeles Lakers’ Next Head CoachBleacher Report all 75...

Bleacher ReportMost of the NFL draft process is about finding prototypes. Take away the names and personalities and you have combine numbers and skills. Match those up with team needs and you have done most of the work those front-office types are wrapping up now.NFL Draft Rumors: Texans Continue To Shop First Pick; Terrance West Visiting …XN SportsTexans...

DJ Quik’s Top 5 Hip Hop Moments From the 90sAllHipHopThanks to festivals like Coachella, SXSW and Paid Dues Hip-Hop legends are being instagramed into the timelines of a new generation of fans. DJ Quik is one of the many respected artists taking it to the road. This month (April 19th & 20th) he kicks off … …read more Source: Hip Hop Music And Culture News From Google News ...

McMullen women’s clothing boutique a good fit in OaklandSFGateOakland has officially become the coolest kid in the Bay Area. Every art gallery … Her store sits on a stretch of Grand Avenue extending up from Lake Merritt that is still eclectic though trending expensive – you can find Uhuru Furniture, a power … …read more Source: Oakland Restaurant News From Google News ...

10) Dallas Cowboys Week 17 GameForbesThe opponent doesn’t really matter because for the past three seasons, Week 17 on the Dallas Cowboys schedule has been a de facto NFC East Championship Game. In the past three seasons, the Cowboys have lost to each division rival in the final week of … …read more Source: NFL – NFC Game News From Google ...

KOMO NewsSEATTLE — The Seattle Police Department has released a sketch of a person of interest in the shooting that left a 47-year-old man dead April 6 in downtown Seattle. According to police, the victim and another man may have gotten into some kind of …Police release sketch in unsolved homicide caseKIRO Seattle all 3 news articles …read...

Tom’s GuideExperts have discovered another confirmed instance of cybercriminals using the Heartbleed bug. But this time was different: the bug exists on firmware that has to be replaced, not updated, and was used to break into a virtual private network (VPN), bypassing …It’s real: hackers are using Heartbleed to attack serversVoxNext Heartbleed...

CBS LocalCHICAGO (CBS) — After news broke that Rahm Emanuel stayed in an $1,800 a night hotel suite on the taxpayer’s dime, the mayor’s office on Friday said Emanuel will reimburse the city for the expense. Emanuel spent $8,244 in public money for the four …Analysis: Pension reform to cost workers $55 million by 2025Chicago Sun-TimesMidday...

WHP HarrisburgDENVER (AP) — Two recent deaths have stoked concerns about Colorado’s recreational marijuana industry and the effects of pot edibles that can be exponentially more potent than a joint. Authorities have not formally linked the shooting death of 44-year-old …Tougher Regulations For Edibles Moves Forward At State CapitolCBS Local all...