The Idaho StatesmanRIO DE JANEIRO — Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Rio Mais, the consortium building venues at the …Brazil’s £6.39bn 2016 infrastructure budgetEyewitness NewsRio Begins...

HitFixOverall, FOX averaged an estimated 8.38 million viewers and a 5.2 rating/8 share for Wednesday, beating CBS’ 4.9/8 and 7.67 million viewers. There was a big drop to NBC’s 4.69 million viewers and 3.2/5 and to ABC’s 2.5/4 and 3.81 million viewers. The …TV ratings: Fox wins against reruns; ‘Survivor’ is top showLos Angeles...

Baby, 2 adults suffer smoke inhalation in apartment fireLas Vegas SunA baby and two adults were taken to the hospital with smoke inhalation after an apartment caught fire Wednesday night, officials said. Firefighters from Clark County, North Las Vegas and Las Vegas responded about 11:15 p.m. to reports of an apartment … …read more Source: Las Vegas News By Google ...

Fox News LatinoThe U.S. and Japan are seen as the leaders in earthquake preparedness. But a spike in seismic activity the past few years has even tiny countries like Nicaragua busy prepping for the worst. Nicaragua may be the second poorest country in the Western …Earthquakes diminish in Nicaragua, but country remains on red alertTico TimesNicaraguans fear...

National Review Online (blog)An Arkansas Democratic gubernatorial candidate has filed a complaint against the state’s party for shutting her out and dismissing her candidacy, while promoting other candidates, including her opponent. Dr. Lynette Bryant, who is running against …Arkansas: Female Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Files Two Complaints …Town...

CBS NewsThis March 27, 2014 photo provided by the National Park Service shows P-22 a 4 year old male mountain lion who was recaptured in late March by National Park Service biologists. The mountain lion known to traverse the hills in and around Los Angeles‘ … and more …read more Source: Los Angeles News By Google ...

Chron.comPortrait of Kyle Coplen, 29, who is a public administration graduate student at the University of Houston who is starting a non-profit organization that will train and arm law-abiding citizens with break-action, single-shot 20 gauge shotguns like the … …read more Source: Houston News From Google ...

SI.comOne thing seems to be clear regarding Terrelle Pryor. His future with the Oakland Raiders is all but over as it’s being reported that the Raiders want to trade the former Ohio State quarterback before their offseason workout program begins on Tuesday …Terrelle Pryor Trade Talks Provide Glimpse into Oakland Raiders‘ Draft PlansBleacher ReportNFL...

Herbert Kicks off Comic ConUtah PolicyWhile the convention won’t have the economic impact of the Outdoor Retailers convention, which brings more attendees from out of state, Herbert says Comic Con will do wonders to boost the profile of Utah around the world and boost tourism.. “The … …read more Source: Comic Con News From Google ...

Meet Adam Draper: The Man Behind 100 Bitcoin StartupsCoinDeskAdam Draper is the founder and CEO of Boost VC, a California-based startup accelerator that focuses on bitcoin related companies. Draper sat down with CoinDesk last week at Inside Bitcoins NYC to discuss the evolution of Boost VC, his interests in … …read more Source: Startups News From Google News ...

Poised for fashion success, but no money? Here’s an answerNew York Business JournalLeslie Collins | KCBJ. The NYC Economic Development Corp. and Capital Business Credit LLC are launching a fund to provide below-market rate loans to fashion designers in need of production financing. Ben Fischer: Reporter- New York Business Journal … …read more Source: Fashion News By Google ...

Welland TribuneCeleb pics worth a thousand lies 0. By Liz Braun, QMI Agency. Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:18:32 EDT PM. Singer Beyonce performs at the BRIT Awards, celebrating British pop music, at the O2 Arena in London February 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Toby Melville). and more …read more Source: Celeb News From Google News ...

6abc.comPHILADELPHIA – April 17, 2014 (WPVI) — A west Philadelphia woman being sought in the shooting death of her 11-year-old daughter by a toddler has surrendered to authorities. Thirty-one-year-old Tiffany Goldwire turned herself in early Thursday …Mother of Girl Killed in Accidental Shooting SurrendersNBC 10 Philadelphia all 49 news articles ...

Dropbox weaves cloud photo service Loom into CarouselMacworldAnother cloud photo service vanishes into acquisition-land: Loom announced on Thursday that it’s joining forces with Dropbox, presumably to beef up the storage company’s newly launched Carousel app and other photographic features. In an email to … and more …read more Source: MacWorld News From Google News ...

The Denver PostA college student who jumped to his death from a Denver hotel balcony last month ate six times the recommended amount of a marijuana cookie before his death. Levy Thamba, a 19-year-old student at Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., died last month at a …Student who plunged from Denver balcony ate 6 times recommended amount of …Colorado...

Milwaukee Journal SentinelBucks coach Larry Drew, instructing guard Brandon Knight on Wednesday, is taking a wait-and-see approach concerning his job status under incoming owners Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. Drew has two years remaining on his contract. By Charles F.Report: Milwaukee Bucks to announce sale, won’t moveNewsOK.comTom Miller: Remember when Janesville...

Complex.comIt’s been more than 15 years, and I can still vividly remember the rumble of the 289-cubic-inch V8 with Nirvana’s “In Utero” blaring on the tiny speakers of my fire engine red 1966 Mustang Convertible. To this day, I can’t fathom how the troublemaking …The Secret Sauce to a Mustang’s Design Is Still Clay and...

Mike Walsh: Investing in ‘Sharing’ Startups Since the 70sWall Street Journal (blog)I’ve been investing in the sharing economy since 1977. When I was a little kid, my big brother Billy spent much of his free time building things — dirt bikes, go karts, anything with a motor on it that went fast. Friends and neighbors loved to ride … and more …read more Source: Startups News From Google News ...

Entertainment WeeklyComments +. The wife of Scandal star Columbus Short has received a temporary restraining against the actor and filed for divorce after he allegedly threatened to kill her and himself. Related. Scandal: See Full Coverage ...

ForbesGeneral Motors Lead Designer for Buick Color & Trim, Ven Lai, graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a degree in Fashion Design and Applied Textiles. After interning at a number of companies including The Gap, Ven decided, … …read more Source: Fashion News By Google ...

seattlepi.comDENVER (AP) — Gay marriage has its second hearing at the federal appellate level Thursday as lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license square off in a Denver courtroom. The appeal of a lower …Gay marriage has second appellate court hearingTulsa WorldTulsa lesbian couple waited decade...

VentureBeatThe company today announced a new mobile app promotion suite, which seems very similar to Facebook’s own app promotion offering. The new suite will allow advertisers to promote their apps directly on Twitter users’ streams, as well as reach consumers …Twitter uses MoPub for big push in mobile adsCNETTwitter to Start Selling Mobile-App...

New York TimesLOS ANGELES — The filmmaker Bryan Singer, whose big-budget “X-Men: Days of Future Past” is set for release next month by 20th Century Fox, was accused in a federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday of drugging and raping an underage boy here and in …Suit accuses ‘X-Men’ director Bryan Singer of sexual assault in 1999Los...

Philly.comPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The mix of 38 million gallons of treated water and one teen’s urine has proven unacceptable to Portland officials who plan to flush away the whole lot – the second time in less than three years the city has gone to such lengths to keep …Portland flushing 38 million gallons of water after teen urinates in reservoirChicago...

Canada.com“I’ve even had developers helping me and one left saying, ‘I really like the game idea, but I can’t see you pulling off this ‘Canadian’ thing.” Northern Guard: Assault is a mobile game on iOS, Windows, and Android devices. A hybrid of tower-defense and … and more …read more Source: Game Developers...

Christian Science MonitorThough it seldom breaks fresh news, President Vladimir Putin’s annual telethon is always a useful reality check on the man, his state of mind, and his intentions. Skip to next paragraph. In Pictures Putin on a Show. Related stories. Vladimir Putin 101: A quiz …Snowden Appears on Putin Call-In ShowWall Street JournalEdward Snowden...

CNNMoneyWeibo shares edged higher on the first day of trading Thursday, in what could be a positive sign for other Chinese technology companies hoping to list on the U.S. market. The Chinese social media company, which is often compared to Twitter (TWTR), priced …UPDATE 1-Weibo shares jump in debut as investors set aside concernsReutersIn Twitter-Like Leap,...

CNN(CNN) — Diplomats meeting for emergency talks on the crisis in Ukraine issued a joint statement Thursday aimed at de-escalating the tensions and ensuring the security of all Ukrainians. The pact calls for all illegal armed groups to be disarmed, all illegally …First deaths in Ukraine; Putin admits Crimea invadedUSA TODAYPutin Keeps Force as Option...

Wall Street JournalBankers never knowingly pass on a chance to one-up a rival, no matter how small the gain. On Monday, Citigroup finance chief John Gerspach was stumped on his firm’s earnings call when an analyst used an acronym for a new regulatory measure.Gorman Will Seek to Boost Payouts to 100% of EarningsBloombergMorgan Stanley Wealth profit seen as...

Alex Mack ‘fired up’ about Cleveland Browns after unique ordealNFL.comIf Alex Mack was looking for a metaphor — for his fresh start with the Browns, the deep freeze the franchise applied to his fleeting Floridian flirtation or both — the Pro Bowl center was confronted with an obvious one Tuesday morning when he peeked … and more …read more Source: Michael Silver NFL News From Google News ...

BusinessweekWASHINGTON (AP) — Northwestern University and a group trying to unionize college athletes are trading accusations as the National Labor Relations Board considers the school’s appeal of a federal ruling that scholarship athletes essentially are employees …What Is A College Athlete Worth?ForbesNorthwestern releases statement on NLRB...

TheNewsTribune.comRIO DE JANEIRO — Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. A spokeswoman for Rio Mais, the consortium …Brazil’s £6.39bn 2016 infrastructure budgetEyewitness NewsRio Begins Bidding...

Patton Oswalt Talks About Auditioning for onIFC (blog)Casting for the new installment of the Star Wars saga is underway in Hollywood and über-fans Scott Aukerman and Patton Oswalt are über-excited for the film. Not only because they both are unabashed sci-fi geeks who can’t wait to see how the issue of … …read more Source: Star Wars News From Google ...

USA TODAYDONETSK, Ukraine – A clash outside a military base ended with the first deaths so far in a Ukraine anti-militant operation as Russian President Vladimir Putin admitted Thursday in a radio interview that Russian soldiers did secretly invade Crimea to …Ukraine crisis talks: Diplomats urge end to violence, security for allCNNUS and Russia Agree...

The Citizen.comMt. Olive Baptist Church, 1565 Ga. Hwy. 92 N., Fayetteville, will observe Holy Week with a foot washing and communion Service at 6 p.m. on Maundy Thursday, April 17. A Love Feast Easter Program will be presented on Friday, April 18, at 6:30 p.m. On … and more …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News ...

Sammartino, Bellas, Batista & More to Appear at Philly Comic Con, Brand New …WrestlezoneNew York, NY, United States, 2014/04/16 – WWE ...

WonderCon 2014: Lion Forge Comics Announces Quinton “Rampage” Jackson …Comicbook.com (blog)Digital comics publisher Lion Forge Comics has announced that they will be bringing special guests mixed martial artists star Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and professional wrestler Chavo Guerrero with them to this year’s WonderCon in Anaheim. Lion Forge … and more …read more Source: WonderCon News From Google News ...

The Macomb DailyDetroit Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes on Thursday ordered that a mediator be appointed to reopen discussions to form a regional water authority run by Oakland and surrounding counties, a decision that retired Detroit Water and Sewerage Department …Oakland County cries foul after Detroit says water negotiations have ‘run …MLive.comJudge...

E! OnlineWell this isn’t Chris Brown’s best look—or even his best mug shot, actually… Back in October, the singer and bodyguard Christopher Hollosy were arrested and charged with assault in Washington, D.C., for an alleged altercation with another male …Chris Brown Mugshot Released Ahead Of Assault Trial In Washington DCEntertainmentwisePhoto:...

AllHipHopHip Hop Rumors: Did Trina Threaten Khloe Kardashian For Stealing French Montana? by kandicellawson April 17th, 2014 @ 12:55pm. Trina-French-Khloe. View Comments. Share with Shortlink: Uh-oh. Start placing your bets, Ms. Trina might be stepping in …Trina And French Montana Are DoneXXLMAG.COM all 121 news articles …read more Source: Hip Hop...

HLNtv.comA 16-year-old girl who once tweeted, “The fact that suicide is an actual option for some people is what really breaks my heart,” took her own life Monday night after posting a farewell video on YouTube. “I’m doing literally the whole world a favor … and more …read more Source: YouTube News Feed From Google News ...

Gaming Commission alters SE Mass. casino investment threshold, delays other …Wicked Local BridgewaterMassachusetts Gaming & Entertainment, an affiliate of Rush Street Gaming, had requested a waiver to allow them to count certain on- and offsite infrastructure as part of the $500 million investment. Bridgewater town officials have said the developer is …Future of casino gambling in SE Mass. the topic at Gaming Commission meeting …MetroWest Daily NewsFall River officials send letters to Gaming Commission expressing...

Robertson Properties gains final approval from Honolulu council for $767M projectPacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)Robertson Properties Group has won final approval from the Honolulu City Council for its $767 million mixed-use project on the site of the former Kam Drive-In near Pearlridge Center in Aiea, which would add as many as 1,500 residential units along with … and more …read more Source: Honolulu News Feed From Google News ...

Lindsay Lohan Won’t Confirm Her Celeb Sex List – But Doesn’t Deny It Either …PerezHilton.com… of truth with crazy dare- she did the super-cute handshake from The Parent Trap with Andy! The ep airs tonight, and we are just dying with anticipation! Tags: andy cohen, celebrity, gifs, interview, lindsay lohan, sex, sex list, tv news, watch what … and more …read more Source: Celeb News From Google News ...

Blues regular season TV ratings break recordSt. Louis Business Journal (blog)Blues local-market TV ratings ranked fifth among other U.S.-based National Hockey League teams. The Chicago Blackhawks, No. 4, had a 4.3 household rating; the Boston Bruins, No. 3, had a 5.0 household rating; the Buffalo Sabres, No. 2, had a 5.56 … …read more Source: TV Ratings News From Google News ...

Premium TimesThe Nigerian government on Thursday released a list of 126 victims admitted in various hospitals after the bomb explosion in Nyanya, Abuja, on Monday morning. At least 75 people were killed in an explosion that rocked a populous motor park in Nyanya, … and more …read more Source: Abuja Nigeria News From Google News ...

Retired educators association accepting scholarship applicationsHenry HeraldFloyd, the son of Karen Combs of Hiram and Samuel Floyd of Fayetteville, is a 2011 graduate of Faith Academy, Stockbridge. (Special Photo). photo. Air Force … Walters is the son of Peter John and Georgia Walters of Stockbridge. Sacred Journey Hospice … …read more Source: Fayetteville GA News From Google News ...

Developers moving forward on huge North Las Vegas master plan communityLas Vegas SunDevelopers planning to build 15,000 homes in North Las Vegas told the city council today they hope to have shovels in the ground before the end of the year on one of the largest housing developments to come to Southern Nevada since the recession.North Las Vegas submits balanced budget to stateMyNews3 Las Vegas KSNVNorth Las Vegas budget seeks to avert state takeoverElko Daily Free PressNorth Las Vegas faces budget deadlineKLAS-TV all 26 news articles ...

Broadway WorldIn addition to the annual Academy Awards – in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners – the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other …Academy Sets 2015 Oscar Nominations Date For Jan. 15; Governors Awards On …Deadline.comAcademy...

Police accuse Cleveland business owner of fatally shooting neighboring …The Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — Police have accused a 59-year-old Cleveland business owner of fatally shooting the owner of a neighboring business behind the Miles Avenue warehouse where they both worked Monday night. Bryan Durham, 59, is wanted on an … …read more Source: Cleveland News From Google ...