New York PostPhil Jackson (right) was merely waiting for the end of the season to dispense with Mike Woodson. Photo: Anthony J. Causi. MORE FROM. Mike Vaccaro Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

ABC NewsSwiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis AG announced a series of multibillion-dollar deals Tuesday with other major pharmaceutical companies that it said would reduce sales but boost profitability, while affecting some 15,000 of its employees globally.GlaxoSmithKline says Novartis deal could lead to more disposalsReutersGlaxo, Novartis, Eli Lilly in ‘major...

Wall Street JournalThe deal, if successful, would create a behemoth in the global eye-care and skin-care drug industries. Each company has a stock-market capitalization of more than $40 billion. Laval, Quebec-based Valeant, which owns brands such as Bausch & Lomb, had …Valeant to bid for Botox maker AllerganEconomic TimesPershing Square’s Ackman...

Daily MailNobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez was honoured by two presidents in a memorial service in Mexico City on Monday. The Colombian-born author, who died on Thursday aged 87, lived in Mexico for decades and wrote some of his best-known works in …Thousands bid farewell to Gabriel Garcia MarquezHindustan TimesMexico bids farewell to Gabriel Garcia...

The Globe and MailNepalese authorities were meeting with Sherpa mountain guides Tuesday in an attempt to avert a climbing strike after the deadliest avalanche ever recorded on Mount Everest killed at least 13 of the guides. A boycott by Nepal’s ethnic Sherpa community …Mount Everest climbing season up in air after avalanche deathsCNNTension at Everest...

State lawmakers OK funding for green energy programHonolulu Star-AdvertiserSubmit your Bruno photo and win Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

TIMEThe White House has warned Russian President Vladmir Putin that he has days, not weeks, to reign in pro-Kremlin insurgents occupying government buildings in at least 10 cities in eastern Ukraine, in accordance with an agreement hammered out in Geneva …Ukraine: Photos show undercover Russian troopsCNNBiden: US Stands with UkraineVoice of AmericaJoe Biden...

USA TODAYOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant’s four-point play was magnificent, even by his lofty standards. With his Oklahoma City Thunder trailing by five with 13.8 seconds remaining in regulation, the scoring champion hit a difficult 3-pointer from the corner as he …1. With Extra Effort, Griz-Thunder Going LongESPNUpdate on the latest in sports:kgw.comGrizzlies...

Washington PostUTAH. Defendant shot dead after rushing witness. Defendant Siale Angilau was listening to a witness describe gang initiation rituals on Monday when authorities said he grabbed a pen, rushed toward the witness and lunged at him. A U.S. marshal opened …Marshal kills defendant at gang trial in Salt Lake CityDetroit Free PressFBI: Man dies after...

Telegraph.co.ukNetflix have announced that a price hike is on the horizon for new members, despite generating more than $1 billion in quarterly streaming revenue in the first quarter of 2014. In a letter to the American company’s shareholders on Monday, CEO Reed …Netflix’s new subscribers to pay higher ratesSFGateNetflix poised to raise streaming...

Butterfield Speaks to Coach Finalists at Vator Splash Oakland EventPR Web (press release)The event kicks off with a welcome message by Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, followed by a Fireside Keynote with entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist Mitch Kapor and a Keynote by MC Hammer, an Oakland native and renowned entertainer and … …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Drones unearth more details about Chaco cultureChippewa HeraldALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Long before the picks and shovels come out, there’s a new tool that could help scientists shed light on archaeological mysteries long buried by eroding desert landscapes from the American Southwest to the Middle East. and more …read more Source: U.S. News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Just JaredThe competition is starting to get stiff on eighteenth season of Dancing With the Stars with only a few points separating the celebrities! In this episode, Meryl Davis was on top of the leaders board with a perfect 40 out of 40, while Amy Purdy took a close second …‘Dancing With the Stars’: Perfect score for ‘something magical’San...

Woodson, Corbin are fired; Adelman decides to retireThe Seattle TimesThree NBA coaching jobs opened up. Mike Woodson was fired by the New York Knicks, Tyrone Corbin was let go by the Utah Jazz and Rick Adelman decided it was time to retire from the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Associated Press and The New York … and more …read more Source: Seattle News From Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Contactmusic.comThe directorial duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron have become favorites around Hollywood come awards season and now they’ve been called on again to produce the 2015 Oscars ceremony. This will be Zadan and Meron’s third consecutive year running the …OSCARS: Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Return To Produce In …Deadline.comAcademy...

Android Headlines – Android NewsWhen Android Wear was announced by Google back during SXSW, two partners came out and told the world that they were preparing watches running the new software, LG and Motorola. While Motorola was a little more vocal on their upcoming Moto 36o, …LG’s Android Wear G Watch to have an always-on screen, will be water...

Economic TimesBANGALORE: A Pune-based engineer is trying to build the country’s first stock exchange for unlisted startups in a move aimed at creating more exit options for investors who back risky ventures in the hope of big rewards. Manish Kumar, a former … …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Daily MailBut more than a week on, Selena Gomez has apparently ‘unfollowed’ both Kendall and Kylie Jenner on Instagram – and deleted nearly all of her old pictures of them together. A source told MailOnline that Selena pulled the reality star sisters from her … …read more Source: Selena Gomez News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

PA Tavern Gaming License Applications Continue To LagCBS LocalPHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A key state Senator says he’s giving up on the prospect that small games of chance in Pennsylvania taverns will generate anything close to the $100-million in revenue projected by Governor Corbett in his proposed budget for the new … …read more Source: Gaming News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Two new projects make big strides along Las Vegas Strip(multiple names)Meanwhile, Rock in Rio announced it will be making an American debut here in Las Vegas. Rock in Rio is the biggest music festival in the world. They are teaming up with MGM Resorts International and Cirque du Soleil to build a permanent outdoor venue …Cromwell Opens Casino FloorLas Vegas SunCromwell’s casino floor officially open for businessIn Business Las Vegas all 6 news articles …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

10 stores we desperately need in Las VegasLas Vegas Review-JournalA couple weeks ago, we asked which restaurants Las Vegas needs, and got a great response. We know we’re a bit spoiled in Las Vegas when it comes to shopping, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t stores we think we’re missing out on. We asked on … …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

‘Star Wars‘ Sequels Will Stick With Cinematic Canon, Won’t Include Elements …Indie Wire (blog)Yeah, we know. If you’re a diehard “Star Wars” fan, this is not really news at all, but confirmation of what you already know. But for the more casual viewer, or those who were perhaps hoping that the upcoming sequels would roll the dice with the … …read more Source: Star Wars News From Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Las Vegas SunBill Hornbuckle, president of MGM Resorts International, said: “It will serve as a major tourism driver for Las Vegas expected to draw well over 300,000 people to our city over the four days of the concert. “The entertainment scene has changed …Rock In Rio Heading To Las Vegas, Site Will Resemble An ‘Amusement Park’BillboardRock...

TMZ.comLil Scrappy and his mother, Momma Dee aren’t taking kindly to accusations made by his ex-GF … Scrappy tells TMZ Diamond is a “lying industry ho” who’s as fake as her phony teeth and butt. Diamond gave a radio interview Friday blasting Scrappy … and more …read more Source: Atlanta News By Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

SF GIANTS UPDATE: Huff likely headed to the disabled listSFGate (blog)Pagan is going to have to realize that he cannot let emotions get the best of him like that when the Giants have only four outfielders. It made little difference in this game. Bochy revealed that he actually was going to pull Pagan after that at-bat … …read more Source: SF Giants News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

NFL Ticket Demand Expected To Reach New HeightsPR Web (press release)“Whenever Peyton Manning goes head-to-head against Tom Brady, it’s a big deal, but it’s an even bigger deal this season with the game constituting a rematch of last year’s AFC title game,” Starkey added. In addition to Broncos-Patriots, Starkey … …read more Source: NFL – AFC Game News From Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

USA TODAYThe phrase Boston Strong may have been used lots of times on Monday as the city successfully pulled off the first Boston Marathon since the April 15, 2013, bombing, but data show the first tweet with that phrase after the disaster came from far away.She Didn’t Win, But Still Represents BostonBoston.comAmerican Meb Keflezighi wins the 2014 Boston...

Bleacher ReportThough some players have left and went on to have success with other franchises, these letter grades are solely based on their tenure in Oakland. Start the slideshow below and together let’s take an in-depth look back at the Raiders‘ past five drafts.Oakland Raiders: why edge defender is the biggest needisportsweb.com all 2 news articles ...

OZYSure, she’s a self-described “hip-hop maven” who loves bumping Eric B. & Rakim and Drake. “But I’m also hip-hop from a cultural view,” she said. “I can be confrontational and no-nonsense even with the powers that be.” Like last October, when she … …read more Source: Hip Hop Music And Culture...

GROWTH IN SMART PHONE SECTOR, SOCIAL MEDIA SET TO LASTDaily SabahNot only will you find a mobile shop in any direction you look, but every newspaper, billboard and television commercial seems to relate to the mobile market through either social media hashtags, QR codes or SMS raffle drawings. Smartphones were once … and more …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Bleacher ReportSunday, we looked at some of the potentially undervalued wide receivers in the 2014 NFL draft. That’s only one of the two major needs for the San Francisco 49ers, so we should do the same for cornerbacks. The situation is a bit different, however. The … and more …read more Source: NFL Combine News Feed From Google News Share...

Evening StandardThames Water said the affected pipes were privately-owned, making the repair process more difficult. London Fire Brigade said crews helped pump water from a flooded basement beneath a block of shops and flats in Wandsworth Road, south Lambeth.Man in hospital after being stabbed in the streetBBC News all 3 news articles …read more Source:...

Four Ways to Build a Better Ecosystem for Tech Startups in San DiegoXconomyThrough all the ups and downs of building TakeLessons over the past eight years, I can say with certainty that San Diego’s ecosystem for tech startups is better now than I’ve ever seen it. That said, we have reached a crucial juncture. Our … and more …read more Source: Startups News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Golden State Warriors Lose By 40 Points To Clippers, Series Evened UpBlue Man HoopThere really is no positive way to spin the Golden State Warriors‘ 40-point loss at the hands of the Los Angeles Clippers Monday night, which evened up the series at one game apiece. The final score was laughable — 138-98 — as the Warriors looked … …read more Source: Golden State Warriors News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Oakland Eyes New Stadiums to Keep its Pro TeamsCalifornia Plannning and Development ReportAt the same time, Mayor Jean Quan and some powerful downtown Oakland business leaders are pushing a competing project in a site closer to downtown, on the Howard Terminal; and yet Quan is hedging her bets by supporting the Coliseum-site option as … …read more Source: Oakland Mayor News From Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Voice of AmericaBANGKOK — Speculation is growing that North Korea is planning to conduct an underground nuclear test to coincide with President Obama’s visit to the peninsula this week. South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense is on an around-the-clock alert after …South Korea reports activity at North’s nuclear siteCNNNorth Korea...

Business StandardAn odd image spotted on Apple Maps, which some say proves existence of Loch Ness monster, may just be a boat wake. Amateur Loch Ness Monster enthusiasts, whose Fan Club founder Gary Campbell has spoken much about the now-viral image, which …Apple Maps user claims he spotted the Loch Ness MonsterState ColumnLoch Ness Monster Spotted on Apple...

Two men critically wounded in Mattapan, South End shootingsBoston GlobeTwo men were critically injured in separate shootings Monday night in Boston, one in Mattapan and one in the South End, according to officials. A 25-year-old man was shot multiple times on a dead-end street off of River Street in Mattapan around 7:30 p … and more …read more Source: Boston News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Tech TimesNASA is inviting people to participate in a global selfie on Earth Day, April 22. The event is crowdsourced through social media. (Photo : NASA). A global selfie is being orchestrated by NASA for Earth Day. People around the world will take pictures of …NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Global “Selfie” CampaignNews 92 FMNasa Collecting...

ESPN“We came out with a sense of urgency, but nothing was clicking,” Curry said. “They just outplayed us from start to finish.” Golden State had 33 fouls to 22 for the Clippers. The Clippers outscored Golden State by 11 points in the opening quarter and by …Clippers crush Warriors by 40 points to even series, 1-1Los Angeles TimesGolden...

Feds withdraw approval for powdered alcoholHonolulu Star-AdvertiserA product called “Palcohol” gained widespread attention online in recent days after it was reported that the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved the powdered alcohol, including vodka and rum varieties. But a representative for the federal … and more …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

SFGatePitcher Travis Wood homered, doubled, drove in four runs and struck out nine to lead the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the Diamondbacks in Chicago on Monday night. He hit Bronson Arroyo’s hanging slider for a three-run homer into the left-field bleachers in the …Diamondbacks-Cubs PreviewCBSSports.comPreview: Diamondbacks at CubsReutersTravis Wood’s...

Reuters… slideshows. * Weakness in China depresses Asian shares, despite Wall St. * Europe seen higher after Wall St rises for fifth day. * Tensions in Ukraine still seen as a risk. * Yen at 2-week low vs dollar after poor Japan trade data. By Hideyuki Sano and Vidya …Dollar Remains Flat Against Yen As Investors Seek New CuesWall Street JournalAsian...

BloombergAllergan Inc. (AGN), the maker of the Botox wrinkle treatment, is being targeted for a takeover by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (VRX) with Pershing Square Capital Management LP after rebuffing merger efforts for more than a year. The Valeant …Allergan Notes Public Filings by Valeant and Pershing SquareBusinessweekBotox Maker Allergan...

The golden era of fashion blogging is, like, so overThe VineFashion blogging, like fashion itself, is apparently no longer for the elite, according to New York Magazine. Too bad, so sad. Formidable fashion critic Robin Givhan wrote an Op-Ed for NYMag this week detailing the changes the fashion press has … …read more Source: Fashion Blogger News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Los Angeles TimesResoundingly and emphatically, the Clippers responded to the challenge presented to them in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series by winning in historic fashion Monday night at Staples Center. Blake Griffin answered the call with a …With Doc Rivers’ full complement of players, Clippers dominate Game 2CBSSports.comClippers...

Passenger satisfaction survey dings United, Southwest airlinesDenver Business JournalPassenger satisfaction with Southwest Airlines and United Airlines has fallen in the past year, leaving United significantly behind other major airlines, according to a survey released Tuesday. The American Customer Satisfaction Index ( download here) …Airlines warn Denver airport that rising costs could force flight cutsThe Denver Post all 2 news articles …read more Source: United Airlines News From Google News Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

Weather: Will rain put a damper on the rest of spring break, official start to …The Post-StandardRain is in the forecast on and off the rest of the week. This week is spring break for many schools in Central New York. This weekend is the official start to the garage sale season for some. In this file photo, a die-hard bargain hunter takes peek … and more …read more Source: New York Weather News From Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

ABC NewsWhen Utah’s new federal courthouse opened last week, it came with security improvements that are becoming standard around the country: separate entrances and elevators for judges, defendants and the public; bullet-resistant glass and paneling; and …Marshal kills Utah gang defendant who rushed court witness, feds sayCNNUS defendant shot dead...

Two New Projects along the Las Vegas Strip(multiple names)Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) — Caesars opened the doors to the casino floor at The Cromwell on Monday afternoon. The soft opening will show off their casino, which has more than 400 slot machines and 66 table games. However, the renovation of The Cromwell …Cromwell Opens Casino FloorLas Vegas SunCromwell’s casino floor officially open for businessIn Business Las Vegas all 6 news articles …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketDiggTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

ReutersApril 21 (Reuters) – The Boy Scouts of America has severed ties with a Seattle church that has insisted on allowing a gay man to remain as a troop leader, the youth organization said on Monday. It was likely the first time the national organization has severed …Boy Scouts revoke Seattle church’s charter over gay scoutmasterCNNBoy Scouts...

Dallas Morning News (blog)April 21, 2014; Oakland, CA, USA; Texas Rangers left fielder Shin-Soo Choo (17, right) is looked at by manager Ron Washington (38, left) after an injury during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum. The Rangers defeated the Athletics 4-3. Mandatory …Shin-Soo Choo UpdateNolan Writin’Shin Soo Choo Injures His Ankle in Last Night’s...