Weekend best bets: Phish, Life in Death festival and Choreographers’ ShowcaseLas Vegas SunAs part of its ongoing “Grand Renovation,” MGM Grand has remodeled all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding several new experiences to its lineup including Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub, a new upscale dining/nightlife concept …and more …read more From:: Las Vegas Restaurant News By Google News ...

Investigators search for Amelia Earhart’s ghost in old Miami Herald photoMiamiHerald.comA photograph that lay forgotten in Miami Herald archives for three-quarters of a century might have moved investigators a huge step forward in solving one of aviation’s most enduring mysteries — the disappearance of pioneering female aviator Amelia …A Piece of Metal From Miami May Have Just Solved the Amelia Earhart MysteryMiami New Times (blog)all 373 news articles …read more From:: Miami News From Google News ...

FGCU women dominate A-Sun soccer awards againThe News-PressThe Atlantic Sun Conference’s best team – and arguably the best FGCU women’s soccer team ever – matched its record with six first-team honorees while winning player, defender and coach of the year. Sophomore forward Tabby Tindell, who is in the top …soccer: FGCU women dominate A-Sun honorsNaples Daily NewsTindell, Blackwell, Blankenship Highlight Eight #ASunWSoc Award WinnersFGCU Athleticsall 6 news articles …read more From:: Women’s...

Pat McCullough Says Coliseum City Pie In The Sky At Oakland Sports Forum Pat McCullough Says Coliseum City Pie In The Sky At Oakland Sports Forum Oakland Mayoral Race Candidate Pat McCullough used words like “pie-in-the-sky” and “hokey” to slam the Oakland Coliseum City Plan as nothing more than a political ploy to get election votes on the part of Oakland Mayor Jean Quan and Councilmembers Libby Schaaf and Rebecca Kaplan. The Oakland Sports Forum was the only Oakland Mayor’s Race debate focused on the matter...

CCU Fall Sports Notebook: Women’s soccer opens Big South tournament at homeMyrtleBeachOnline.comCONWAY — Speaking earlier this season, Coastal Carolina women’s soccer coach Paul Hogan said the goal for his team was to position itself to open the Big South tournament at home and then see how far it could go from there. Well, the Chanticleers … …read more From:: Women’s Soccer News From Google News ...

Suspect arrested in Oakland mother’s road-rage slayingSFGateA suspect was arrested Wednesday in Elk Grove in the road-rage shooting death in East Oakland that killed mother of four Perla Avina, 30, police said. The suspect’s name was withheld pending a news conference Thursday at Oakland police headquarters.Oakland mother’s road-rage killing: Suspect identifiedSan Jose Mercury NewsWoman fatally shot in East Oakland on 98th Avenue identified as Perla Avinaabc7news.comWoman fatally shot after East Oakland road-rage...

Tim Cook comes out on public stage, pulling secretive Apple with himWashington PostWhen Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Thursday he is “proud to be gay,” he did not just become the first openly gay leader of a major U.S. company. He also swept his obsessively private company to the forefront of one of America’s most public …Tim Cook Is Important Because Firsts Are ImportantNew York TimesApple CEO Tim Cook says he’s gay in first-person essayLos Angeles TimesUPDATE 7-Apple’s Cook: “I’m proud...

Jean Quan Defends Coliseum City At Oakland Sports Forum Jean Quan Defends Coliseum City At Oakland Sports Forum At the Oakland Sports Forum, the Coliseum City project , which will include stadiums for Oakland A’s, Oakland Raiders, and The Golden State Warriors was the focus of the discussion around third question: 3. The Oakland Raiders and the Oakland A’s need new stadiums. As I speak, Coliseum City is in the early planning stages, but could progress better – financing has not been completely secured. Is Coliseum...

Overnight campaign: Winning? Losing? There’s a poll for that.The Hill (blog)GA-SEN (OPEN): Georgia’s tight Senate race could be headed for the courtroom after voters head to the ballot box following a judge’s decision this week that will likely increase the number of provisional ballot cast and could create Election Day chaos …and more …read more From:: Fayetteville, Georgia News By Google News ...

Box office preview: Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Nightcrawler’ creeps into theatersEntertainment WeeklyAlthough next weekend begins the season of big movie weekends—Christopher Nolan’s much-anticipated Interstellar goes wide Nov. 7—this weekend is considerably smaller: Nightcrawler, a crime thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal, is the only huge new …Halloween Box Office: ‘Nightcrawler’ Looks to Hold Off ‘Ouija’VarietyBox-Office Preview: Halloween’s Only New Horror Offering Is 10...

When Freddy met Nancy — coming to a comic-con and a theater near youTulsa WorldHeather Langenkamp stars as Nancy Thompson, who does battle with the creepy Freddy Krueger (played by Robert Englund) in “A Nightmare on Elm Street” from 1984. Courtesy. Buy this photo …and more …read more From:: Comic Con News By Google News ...

Washington, D.C. parents file $11M lawsuit against teacher who allegedly had …New York Daily NewsAn $11 million lawsuit has been filed against a Washington, D.C. teacher by the parents of a 17-year-old boy who allegedly had sex with instructor. The student’s parents have sued Symone Greene, 22, who was working at Options Public Charter School last …and more …read more From:: Washington DC News From Google News ...

Houston non-profit sending medical supplies worldwideKHOU“We have church groups, we have industry groups, we’ve had folks like the Houston Rockets,” said Bolettieri. Volunteers are busy, sending supplies in their place. “You’d find cleaning items, you’d find bandages, wound care,” he said. “We are just … …read more From:: Houston News From Google News ...

Getting To Know Bethan KnightsCal AthleticsFreshman Bethan Knights hopes to lead the Golden Bears as the squad seeks its first Pac-12 title Friday at the conference Championship meet in Oakland. Knights headed to Berkeley after a stellar high school season that saw her break a national record …Golden Nuggets: Cal Women’s Basketball Named Pac-12 FavoriteCalifornia Golden Blogs (blog)all 4 news articles …read more From:: California Golden Bears News By Google News ...

Bo’s nose makes Prattville pup a social-media starMontgomery AdvertiserPrattville is home to a new national celebrity of the four-legged variety. The story of Bo, the pitbull-Husky mix that dropped a dime on his drug suspect owner, has gone viral on social media. National news outlets are also giving the story a nod. By …and more …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

From Ebola suits to terrorist garb, Halloween costumes reach new low, critics sayFox NewsTerrorism, Ebola fears and domestic violence in sports have brought out the worst in Halloween revelers, with costumes taking bad taste to frightening lows and even causing potential national security issues, according to one expert. One retailer …The Best Halloween Costumes Of 2014 — So FarHuffington PostHalloween: the science of cashing inThe GuardianDon’t Be Left in the Dark this Halloween!Alaska Native NewsWRCB-TV -KOAM-TV...

Sex offenders in Ore. schools: Why parents aren’t informedkgw.comThrough public records requests, KGW compiled data that’s never been made public before. We found there are 55 juvenile sex offenders attending class in 24 different school districts across Oregon. The Junction City School District has five juvenile …and more …read more From:: Unusual Public Social News From Google News ...

37 ways not to be a social media jerk9NEWS.comDENVER – Not being a jerk was so much easier before social media. Say please and thank you, give up your seat on the subway to pregnant women and the elderly, say excuse me when you burp — that sort of thing. But in the age of social media, things are … …read more From:: Social Media News By Google News ...

Pee-Wee Herman Redubs Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer (Ha Ha …E! OnlineAs if there wasn’t enough hype about Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, here comes Pee-wee Herman. Jimmy Fallon had Paul Reubens, 62, reprise his iconic ’80s character on The Tonight Show in an segment that aired on Wednesday’s episode, for a very …Paul Reubens confirms it: Pee-wee Herman is returning to the big screenEntertainment WeeklyPaul Reubens confirms 3rd Pee-wee Herman movieNewsdayHISHE Takes On the AVENGERS:...

Gunmen take woman hostage, shoot security guard in NE Houston food storeKHOUHOUSTON – Houston police said two men took a woman hostage and shot a security guard while trying to hold up a food store on the northeast side. According to the Houston Police Department, it happened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Big City Food …and more …read more From:: Houston News From Google News ...

Whether it’s Romo or Weeden starting, Cards are coming after quarterback in …Fox NewsFILE – In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo (9) passes as back-up quarterback Brandon Weeden (3) looks on during an NFL football minicamp in Irving, Texas. Weeden had led scoring drives on the only two possessions …Cowboys third string QB says hes prepared if neededFOXSports.comNFL Picks: It’s Jerry’s world, we just live in it: ArthurToronto StarTales of the Tape: Can Dallas protect...

YouTube to offer workshops for CMA membersThe TennesseanAs it prepares for a series of music industry workshops over the next year, YouTube announced that it will also hold education and training sessions specifically for Country Music Association members. The goal is to teach music industry stakeholders at …and more …read more From:: YouTube News By Google News ...

San Francisco Mayor announces Friday victory parade for Giants World Series winSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO — Put on that old Giants jacket that’s been sitting in your closet. Plan a Halloween costume that includes a hat. Just remember to dress heavily and arrive early for what figures to be a wet and wild celebration Friday as the world champs …Going to Giants parade? Here’s what you need to knowSFGateRoyals’ success warms outgoing commissioner Selig’s heartReutersHochman: Despite World...

Ferrari cuts loose – is this the beginning of the end?Sydney Morning HeraldFor Ferrari, proving it can thrive as an independent sports-car maker may be a tougher challenge than a Formula One victory. Following its spin-off next year from parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the global cachet of the Ferrari name will be key to master …FCA’s Ferrari Move Likely To Make Capital Raising Exercise Run SmoothlyForbesFerrari to separate from Fiat, offer 10% of its shares in IPOLos Angeles TimesFiat Chrysler to issue $2.5 billion...

Equity Crowdfunding Service Seedrs Acquires Junction Investments, Plots US …TechCrunch (blog)Seedrs, a company based in London that deals with equity crowdfunding, has an eye on the U.S. market. Today, it announced that it has acquired Junction Investments, which is based in California, and operates in a similar market space. As a company …UK based Equity Crowdfunding Platform Seedrs Moves Into US with Acquisition …Crowdfund InsiderSeedrs to Expand Crowdfunding Efforts to US with Acquisition of JunctionForex MagnatesSeedrs...

Denver Teens Chatted Online With ISIS Recruiter, Report SaysNBCNews.comDENVER — Three teens became radicalized online and chatted with an ISIS recruiter for a year before their attempted flight to Syria earlier this month, according to an analysis by terror experts. The two Somali sisters and a Sudanese friend took their … …read more From:: Denver, Colorado News From Google News ...

A Plague That Devastates Amphibians, Already in Europe, Could Spread to USNew York TimesA fire salamander showing signs of fungal infection through skin lesions. A study suggests that the fungus, called Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans, may have reached Europe through the pet trade from Asia. Credit Frank Pasmans/Ghent University.Salamander-Killing Fungus Could Spread to US Via Pet TradeNBCNews.comFatal Fungal Infection Threatening Salamanders Might Spreading Through Pet …Capital WiredResearchers Fear Killer Infection Reaching...

Video: Chris Christie Yells At Protester To “Sit Down And Shut Up”GothamistIf you thought Bridgegate might have softened NJ Governor Chris Christie’s reputation for being a bullying dick, you thought wrong: At a Hurricane Sandy anniversary event in Belmar, he unloaded on a protester, telling him to “Sit down and shut up.” …Chris Christie tells heckler off at Hurricane Sandy event: ‘Sit down and shut up’New York Daily NewsSandy Activist Whom Chris Christie Told To ‘Shut Up’...

Funk Volume To Hold First Virtual Hip Hop ConferenceHipHopDXExclusive: Crooked I, Jarren Benton and R.A. The Rugged Man are among those panelists scheduled for the conference. On November 22, Los Angeles-based record label Funk Volume is set to hold its first virtual Hip Hop conference, news it is releasing … …read more From:: Hip Hop News From Google News ...

Sleuths have new hope in search for Earhart planeseattlepi.comOXFORD, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia group trying to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery has new reason to think a piece of aluminum found on a Pacific atoll came from her lost plane. The Philly.com (http://goo.gl/kEBPAk) website reports Thursday that …Researcher With History of Disputed Earhart Discoveries Says He Has Part of …Slate Magazine (blog)Amelia Earhart search team find aircraft panel on remote Pacific islandThe Times (subscription)Amelia Earhart...

Las Vegas airport’s longest runway to get $67M overhaulUSA TODAYLas Vegas‘ McCarran International Airport has started work on a $67 million construction project that will convert the airport’s longest runway from asphalt to concrete, a more durable material. The project will force the airport to close the 14,505 …McCarran runway to get $67 million makeoverLas Vegas SunLas Vegas airport closes longest runway for rehabilitation workKTNVConstruction at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas closes runway; no flight …Minneapolis...

A Visit to Madison Bumgarner Country, and a Proud Father’s HomeNew York TimesThis is Madison Bumgarner country, which is to say San Francisco Giants rooting is required. In 18 interviews in three towns, I could not find a single fan of the Royals. Which was how I ended up at Kevin’s house. He had his knee wrapped in a black …and more …read more From:: SF Giants News By Google News ...

Beach Bum Cafe closing only Downtown Honolulu location on FridayPacific Business News (Honolulu)Beach Bum Cafe once had two locations in Downtown Honolulu in very close proximity, its first and original location at the Executive Centre at 1088 Bishop St., which had been open for four years, and the First Hawaiian Center spot at 999 Bishop St.and more …read more From:: Honolulu News By Google News ...

Miami Officer Faces Judge Following Arrest On Felony ChargesCBS LocalMIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Miami police officer accused of taking money to be a drug dealer’s hired muscle was in court Thursday morning. A bond court judge ordered the officer to be held on no bond and called his alleged actions “incredibly stupid”. Officer …Miami police officer arrested on charges of protecting drug dealerMiamiHerald.comMiami police officer offered protection for drug deals, authorities sayLocal 10Miami Cop Jose Maldonado-Dick Arrested...

Brace For Friday: SF Giants Parade/Halloween/Critical Mass/RainSFistAs you know from paging through our (exclusive) gallery of parade floats, the parade and civic celebration in honor of the 2014 World Champion San Francisco Giants will begin at noon on Friday, October 31. According to Mayor Ed Lee’s office, the parade …and more …read more From:: SF Giants News By Google News ...