Ginola to fight Blatter for FIFA presidencyESPN FCDavid Ginola plans to announce on Friday that he wants to stand against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency. The former France international, who played club football in England for Tottenham and Newcastle, is due to make the announcement in London …David Ginola ‘to run for Fifa presidency against Sepp Blatter’BBC SportFormer Tottenham star David Ginola is planning to run for the FIFA presidencySkySportsDavid Ginola in shock bid to oust Sepp Blatter as former Tottenham...

UC Berkeley Extension Launches Three Online Programs in Semiconductor …Business Wire (press release)BERKELEY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–UC Berkeley Extension announces three online integrated circuit (IC) semiconductor technology programs to meet the training needs of the surging worldwide semiconductor industry; the industry is predicted to reach …and more …read more From:: Berkeley Ca. News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Public relations — er, utilities commission chief speaksSan Diego ReaderAt a meeting of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today (January 15), the new president, Michael Picker, acknowledged that the agency has had ethical problems and pledged reform. Picker conceded that there “is uncertainty both in the …New CPUC president promises reformU-T San DiegoNew head of CPUC says gas-safety shortcomings ‘keep me awake’SFGateContra Costa Times editorial: Decision begins to put PUC on the right trackContra...

9 best noodle dishes in Cleveland: To the 9scleveland.com (blog)Dante (2247 Professor Ave., Cleveland; 216-274-1200, www.restaurantdante.us). We start with Mr. Boccuzzi’s fine establishment, which Thrillist just named one of the 21 best ramen shops in the United States. Late-night slurping at Dante is de rigueur in …and more …read more From:: Cleveland News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Seahawks are NFL’s last elite defenseESPNThe only time Greene, a Hall of Famer who anchored one of the best defenses in history, is consistently entertained is when the Seattle Seahawks are playing. That’s when he’ll lean forward in his seat and focus on the activity. When Greene watches …Where Seattle’s D ranks all timeABC Newsall 5 news articles …read more From:: Seattle News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Arab cartoonists pen their responses to Charlie Hebdo affairThe GuardianArab cartoonists are hitting back over the Charlie Hebdo affair with satirical works of their own questioning the meaning of free speech in the west while attacking Israel and the perceived double standards that are applied to Muslims. Leading …and more …read more From:: Charlie Hebdo Related News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Berkeley competes for $5M energy efficiency prizeBerkeleysideBerkeley is one of 50 communities across the country selected as a semifinalist for the Georgetown University Energy Prize, a national competition to reduce energy use with a $5 million prize for the winning community. Berkeley is one of six Northern …Berkeley to compete for national energy reduction prize, $5 million potContra Costa TimesPG&E supports Fremont, other cities in $5-million energy efficiency competitionSan Jose Mercury NewsFremont Selected as Semifinalist...

Man Found Killed In South Minneapolis Apartment On New Year’sCBS LocalMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A 49-year-old man was found killed in his South Minneapolis home on New Year’s Day. Ricardo Orozco Negrete died at 10:59 p.m., according to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner. Minneapolis police on routine patrol were …Police investigating first homicide of the yearMinneapolis Star Tribune (blog)all 4 news articles …read more From:: New Year’s Related New By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Report: Phoenix Suns to acquire Reggie Bullock from Los Angeles ClippersArizona SportsThe Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers needed a third team in order to complete a deal that will bring Austin Rivers to L.A. from Boston, and according to TNT’s David Aldridge the Phoenix Suns were glad to be it. ESPN’s Marc Stein has reported the …Report: Celtics Will Trade Austin Rivers to Los Angeles ClippersBoston.com (blog)Doc Rivers Named 2014 Coach Of The Year For Los Angeles RegionSanta Monica MirrorLos Angeles Clippers...

Nearly all Cleveland hotel rooms are already booked for 2016 Republican …cleveland.comCLEVELAND, Ohio — If you want to book a hotel room in downtown Cleveland in mid-July 2016, well, good luck. Even before the dates for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland were announced on Wednesday, managers of some downtown …With dates set, Cleveland begins to gear up for Republican National Conventionfox8.comRNC books thousands of hotel rooms for July 2016; Cleveland officials say city …newsnet5.comIt’s...

Charlie Hebdo cofounder blames slain editor for provoking attackYahoo NewsRoussel’s comments came as the surviving staffers of Charlie Hebdo released their latest issue, which quickly sold out at newsstands across Paris. The publishers said Wednesday they would print 5 million copies, or nearly 100 times Charlie Hebdo’s …Charlie Hebdo Founder Says He’s ‘Upset’ With Slain Editor CharbNBCNews.comCharlie Hebdo Founder Says Slain Editor ‘Dragged’ Staff To Their DeathsHuffington PostCharlie...

Lily Allen sports ORANGE and PURPLE hair as she arrives in Los AngelesMirror.co.ukInstead the 29-year-old appeared to be having a right hairmare (that’s hair nightmare for those not in the know) when she arrived in Los Angeles on Thursday. Sporting a blunt fringe with the rest of her mane tied back, the Not Fair hitmaker turned …and more …read more From:: Los Angeles Sports News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

In world of SF politics, Scott Wiener is a serious playerSFGate“I think there may be about three Scott Wieners running around,” jokes new Board of Supervisors President London Breed. “It got so bad I told him if he introduced one more piece of legislation, I was going to withdraw my support.” It hasn’t really … …read more From:: SF Board Of Supervisors News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Mariah Carey to Sing Number Ones at First Las Vegas ResidencyRollingStone.comMariah Carey will begin a residency at Las Vegas’ Caesars Palace in May. Tony Barson/Getty. Share · Tweet · Share; Comment; Email · Mariah Carey will perform her first-ever Las Vegas residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace beginning in May, the …Mariah Carey Announces Caesars Palace ResidencyBillboardLas Vegas: Mariah Carey to join headliners at Caesars ColosseumLos Angeles TimesMariah Carey to launch Las Vegas shows in MayBoston HeraldReality...

The most surprising Oscar snubsThe Week MagazineBut despite the early warning sign, many were shocked at the nominations of five white male directors over DuVernay, with numerous analysts citing statistics about the Academy’s lack of diversity. (For the record: … When the Academy expanded the Best …and more …read more From:: Academy Awards News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

NFL Veteran Combine 2015 Announced: Date, Details and ReactionBleacher ReportThe date for the combine is unusual because free agency is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. ET on March 10. There are obvious veteran free agents who won’t need a public workout to get a new contract. Ndamukong Suh, for instance, isn’t going to be on the …NFL to host veteran combine for free agents in MarchNBCSports.comNFL Announces New Veteran Free Agent Scouting CombineHeadlines & Global News2015 NFL Free Agency to Feature Veteran Scouting...

Kiper: MSU’s Waynes going at No. 16 in NFL draftThe Detroit NewsESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. has Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes going as the 16th pick overall — the first cornerback taken — to the Houston Texans in his first NFL mock draft. Of the 6-foot-1, 182-pound cornerback, Kiper said: “Waynes will …NFL Draft 2015: Mel Kiper has Giants taking Iowa offensive lineman Brandon …NJ.comMel Kiper mock draft: Lions take Texas DT BrownDetroit Free PressMel Kiper 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Tennessee...

Identities sought of man, woman found dead under Oakland freewaySFGateAuthorities said Thursday that they have yet to identify a homeless man and a woman found dead under a freeway overpass near Oakland’s Lake Merritt. Oakland police do not suspect foul play in the deaths of the two victims, who were found in a parking … …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Toronto man draws millions playing games on YouTubeCBC.caTwenty-two-year-old Toronto native Evan Fong is about to crack the Top 25 list for most YouTube subscribers, passing Ellen DeGeneres and Justin Bieber. And he’ll do it by playing video games. Approaching 11 million subscribers and two billion views, …Canadian VanossGaming About To Surpass Ellen, Bieber On YouTubeCrave OnlineCanadian University Dropout Earns $300000/Month from YouTube ChannelInternational Business Times AUall 37 news articles …read more From::...

It’s ‘men’s soccer’ and ‘women’s soccer‘Rochester Democrat and ChronicleI find it incredulous that we’re still reading the sports ticker headlines about “Soccer” and “Women’s Soccer.” All Homo sapiens find this androcentrism offensive. There are also probably some men who find this objectionable as well. If you don’t … …read more From:: Women’s Soccer News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Xiaomi Mi Note hands-on: Lighter, narrower, and sleeker than the iPhone 6 PlusPCWorldChinese Handset maker Xiaomi wasn’t afraid to take a few jabs at Apple on Thursday when it unveiled the Xiaomi Mi Note, a 5.7-inch phablet that could give the iPhone 6 Plus a run for its money. “Our phone is lighter, thinner, narrower and shorter than the …Xiaomi’s new phone wants to be an iPhone killerCNNMoneyXiaomi Launches Mi Note Phablet To Fight The iPhone 6 PlusTechCrunchXiaomi Shows Off Sleek iPhone 6 Plus CompetitorABC...

Google Glass Sales Halted as Group Goes Back to the Drawing BoardABC NewsGoogle Glass, the futuristic eyewear that made everyday people look like cyborgs, has been discontinued as the team behind the technology goes back to the drawing board. Google announced today in a blog post that it is shutting down its Explorer program …Google Glass sales halted but firm says kit is not deadBBC NewsNew Google Glass Version Coming This YearWall Street JournalGoogle Glass Leaves Research Lab to Be Led by Nest’s Tony FadellBusinessweekApple...

Broncos coaching search: Teryl Austin is in town as Denver narrows down to 5 …Mile High Report (blog)Dan Quinn: Denver has not yet formally asked to interview Quinn, either, but that’s only because they are not allowed to until Seattle’s season is over (if they make it to the Super Bowl, that would be Feb. 2). Quinn reportedly wants the Falcons job … …read more From:: Denver, Colorado News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Elon Musk Donates $10 Million So Our Artificially Intelligent Future Stays SafeWiredThis may seem unexpected, coming as it does from the architect of the conceptual high-speed transportation system Hyperloop, and the CEO of such moonshot-seeking companies as SpaceX and Tesla Motors. But Musk is so committed to this point of view …Elon Musk Donates $10 Million to Make Sure Robots Don’t Kill UsABC NewsCompaniesElon Musk to build Hyperloop test trackFinancial TimesElon Musk Donates $10 Million To Prevent Robot ArmageddonImmortal...

Google’s Betting That Custom Skins Will Make Its Modular Phone SexyWiredAt its second Module Developers Conference, Google showed a video of Project Ara’s second prototype phone, Spiral 2. Google ATAP. At its second Module Developers Conference, Google showed a video of Project Ara’s second prototype phone, Spiral 2.Google to Sell Project Ara Modular Smartphone in Puerto RicoPC Magazine​Google’s modular phone, driverless car closer to realityCBS NewsGoogle chooses Puerto Rico to test modular smartphoneFox...

St. Louis Cardinals’ Extension for Lance Lynn Is Good for Both SidesBleacher ReportThe St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement on a 3-year contract worth $22 million with pitcher Lance Lynn. The deal was first reported by Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, who also reported the value of the deal, and has since been confirmed by the …Lance Lynn, Cardinals agree to a 3-year dealUSA TODAYLynn agrees to three-year contractMLB.comLance Lynn, St. Louis Cardinals agree to 3-year, $22 million dealRedbird RantsSTLtoday.com –Viva...

NFL Playoff Preview: Indianapolis Colts at New England PatriotsYahoo Sports (blog)But double-digit victories in each of their playoff games — including the 24-13 stunner at the Denver Broncos last week — have been eye-opening, as the supporting cast around MVP candidate Andrew Luck has raised its game. Luck, too, has played some …NFL playoff picks: Seahawks lower boom, Patriots baffle ColtsSportingNews.comNFL Playoffs 2015: Three colleges guaranteed to have a Super Bowl XLIX …AL.comNFL Playoffs 2015: Super Bowl Odds,...

Race-Hoax Backlash: ‘Selma’ Earns Only Two Oscar NomsBreitbart NewsOprah Winfrey’s “Selma” took a pretty harsh beating Thursday morning as nominations were announced for the 87th annual Oscar nominations. The civil rights drama was blanked in every major category, including Best Actor, Director, Screenplay, … …read more From:: Screenplay-Related News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Tara Reid Signs on For Sharknado 3, Film Sets July ReleaseUs MagazineKeep your eyes on the skies! Sharknado 3 is coming to your small screens this July, and this Syfy television movie phenomenon will once again star Tara Reid and Ian Ziering as April Wexler and Fin Shepard, respectively. PHOTOS: Tara Reid’s plastic …‘Sharknado 3′: Ian Ziering & Tara Reid to Return for Syfy TelepicVarietyCast Filling Out for Sharknado 3; Regulars Returning!Dread Central‘Sharknado’ Actor Ian Ziering on Social Media...

MLB All-Star Game 2016: Host, Location, Date and MoreBleacher ReportThe San Diego Padres officially announced they will serve as the hosts for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Petco Park. They confirmed the hosting duties on social media: It’s official! Get ready San Diego…we’re getting an All-Star Game!San Diego’s Petco Park to host 2016 All-Star GameCBSSports.comAll-Star Week: More than just a gameU-T San DiegoMLB awards 2016 All-Star Game to San DiegoUSA TODAYMLB.com –SB Nation –San...

Oscars 2015: JJ Abrams, Alfonso Cuarón and Chris Pine Announce 87th Annual …E! OnlineThe Oscars are just 38 days away! Star Wars: The Force Awakens director J.J. Abrams, Gravity director Alfonso Cuarón and Into the Woods actor Chris Pine announced the nominees for the 87th Annual Academy Awards live from the Samuel Goldwyn Theater …The Full List of Nominations for the 87th Academy AwardsComingSoon.net2015 Academy Awards Nominations/FILMWatch the Oscar Nominations Live; Get the List of NomineesABC NewsIndie Wire –People...

Oakland bicyclist hit by truck, then pickpocketed clings to lifeContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — The mother of a 25-year-old man hit by a truck and then robbed by bystanders in West Oakland was told by doctors Wednesday to prepare for even worse news as a heart defect complicated his recovery. “They told me I might lose him,” Maggie …Cyclist hit by truck in West Oakland, robbed while unconsciousabc7news.comCyclist Robbed After West Oakland Crash Fighting For His Life; Heart Condition …CBS LocalIf You Get...

HP Omen Review: This Gaming Laptop Does So Much RightGizmodoLaptops are about compromise. You can’t fit everything inside. Thin machines always mean less processing power, or maybe less battery life. If you ask me, the HP Omen makes the wrong compromises. But gosh, does this gorgeous gaming laptop do so …and more …read more From:: Gaming News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

‘Birdman,’ ‘Budapest’ top Oscar nominations with 9 nods eachLas Vegas SunIn this image released by Fox Searchlight Pictures, Michael Keaton portrays Riggan in a scene from “Birdman.” Keaton was nominated for an Oscar Award for best actor on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, for his role in the film. The 87th Annual Academy Awards …and more …read more From:: Las Vegas News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Nevada rancher’s son makes video appearance in Vegas courtLas Vegas SunLAS VEGAS (AP) — A judge told the adult son of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy he could face prison time following his arrest on parole violations and a drug court arrest warrant. Senior Clark County District Court Judge Joseph Bonaventure set a Jan. 22 …and more …read more From:: Las Vegas News By Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...