Hong Kong Student Protesters and City Leaders Debate Democracy’s FutureNew York TimesProtesters watched a live broadcast of a meeting between student leaders and government officials in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong on Tuesday. Carrie Lam, the second-highest ranking official in Hong Kong, is seen on the screen at right. Credit …Hong Kong students put their case to government, but no breakthroughReutersHong Kong’s Leader: Universal Suffrage Threatens Business InterestsThe DiplomatTV Face-Off Dramatizes Gulf...

Marcus Mariota Remains Atop Kiper’s NFL Draft QB Rankingsmichiganstate.247sports.comMarcus Mariota Remains Atop Kiper’s NFL Draft QB Rankings. 2 hours ago. ESPN NFL Draft analyst Mel Kiper revealed his updated top five quarterbacks for the 2015 NFL Draft on Tuesday, with Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota remaining atop the list.and more …read more From:: NFL Draft News By Google News ...

Why Apple Pay could even be a big deal for Android usersPCWorldThe launch of Apple Pay on Monday has brought considerable publicity to a technology that’s already embedded in millions of Android smartphones yet has so far failed to take off. Clunky implementations, lack of widespread acceptance and poor user …Apple Pay is fast, easy, and boring — so it will be hugeVentureBeatRecord iPhone sales drive Apple’s 3Q beatSFGateiPhone sales contribute to a record quarter for Apple (AAPL)Christian Science MonitorForbes...

Beloved orangutan at Denver Zoo dies at 319NEWS.comHe was born at the Toronto Zoo in 1983, and came to Denver 14 years later. When he arrived, he had a chronic cough and runny nose – a condition present in 20 to 40 percent of zoo orangutans. Mias was the father to 4-year-old Hesty. The zoo said he was … …read more From:: Denver, Colorado News From Google News ...

Oakland revises Raiders stadium planSFGate (blog)Meanwhile, the Coliseum Joint Powers Authority, the city-county body that oversees the sports complex, is expected to vote next month on handing former Oakland City Manager Robert Bobb a $25,000-a-month contract to look at the merits of Coliseum City …Oakland: New investor on board for Coliseum CityContra Costa Timesall 2 news articles …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Former Mizzou coach part of Cowboys’ riseSTLtoday.comCOLUMBIA, Mo. • There were a few notable performances this week for former Missouri players in the NFL, but the biggest news came today: Dallas waived defensive end Michael Sam from its practice squad. Sam, last year’s co-SEC defensive player of the …Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squadSFGateMichael Sam cut from Cowboys practice squadChicago TribuneThe Disappointment of Michael Sam Getting Cut From the CowboysThe AtlanticBBC Sport -Wall Street Journalall...

Weirdest, wackiest facts about Oakland’s mayoral candidatesSFGate (blog)Peter Liu wants to give guns to every law-abiding resident in Oakland. Libby Schaaf spent a summer dressed up as Cinderella. Anonymous and Occupy hacked into Nancy Sidebotham’s computer. As a kid, Ken Houston really wanted to be a veterinarian.Guy Running For Oakland Mayor Hates Bicycles, Gays, Thinks We Should All …SFistall 6 news articles …read more From:: Libby Schaaf Oakland News By Google News ...

Google Leads Monster $542 Million Funding For Magic Leap, A Mysterious …ForbesMagic Leap’s site talks in vague, ambitious language about bringing magic to life and focusing on humans, not machines. (Magic Leap). Google’s Google’s is pouring money into Magic Leap, a mysterious Florida company that does, well, something cool and …Google Invests in Magic Leap, an Augmented Reality FirmNew York TimesAugmented-reality startup nabs $542M from Google, othersCNETHow Magic Leap got $542m from the Valley: Dress...

Fashion Icon Mourned in Dominican HomelandABC NewsDesigner Oscar de la Renta was mourned Tuesday in the Dominican Republic as a native son who brought glamour and prestige to a largely poor country better known for baseball and beaches than elegant evening wear. The death of the style icon Monday …From Anna to Oscar, with loveUSA TODAYHow Oscar de la Renta helped define Hillary ClintonMSNBCFrom First Ladies to the Red Carpet: See Oscar de la Renta’s Iconic LooksNBCNews.comNew York Times -New York Daily News -Huffington...

POLARBEAR Seeks Out Cosmic Answers in Microwave PolarizationCapital WiredRecently, a team of international physicists has determined a subtle characteristic in cosmic microwave polarization background radiation that will eventually allow them to construct the huge structure of the universe, which measure the masses of neutrons …Telescope provides key clues to universe’s originDaily DigestPOLARBEAR Takes Most Precise Measurement Of Cosmic Microwave …Headlines & Global NewsPOLARBEAR Investigates Cosmic Microwave...

TV ratings: Good news for ‘Gotham,’ ‘The Flash,’ other newcomersL.A. BizThe Peacock was first among adults 18-49 with a 2.6 rating average last week, reported TVbytheNumbers, followed by the Eye with a 2.1. Their rankings were reversed in total viewership, with CBS drawing 10.5 million pairs of eyeballs on average and NBC …and more …read more From:: TV Ratings News From Google News ...

The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1: New Footage!The Hollywood GossipIn a new trailer for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1, Katniss is gearing up for a battle against the Capitol when she’s stopped in her brave tracks by a video that doesn’t just feature her quasi boyfriend… it features him sending an unexpected message.The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part I Release News: Official Movie Trailer …Latin PostNew Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1 Trailer Features a Bruised and Bloody …E! OnlineNew...

Hunter Pence Is The MOST San Francisco Player That Giants Fans Could Ever …Huffington PostSAN FRANCISCO, CA – OCTOBER 16: Hunter Pence #8 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after the Giants defeat the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco …and more …read more From:: San Francisco News By Google News ...

Lineups for Game 1 of the World Series, plus early SF Giants notesSFGate (blog)James Shields faces Madison Bumgarner in Game 1. The Game 1 winner has taken 10 of the past 11 Series. Image 1 of 10 – World Series: Giants‘ Game 1 lineup. James Shields faces Madison Bumgarner in Game 1. The Game 1 winner has taken 10 of the …2014 World Series Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco GiantsCBSSports.comSF vs. KC By the Numbers: How the World Series Teams and Towns Match UpTIMES.F. Giants vs. K.C. Royals: Keys for...

Knish comeback: From Mrs. Stahl’s to King KnishSan Jose Mercury NewsThe knish was a baked snack born out of necessity, a means of extending a few available ingredients — cheese, kasha and potato, always potato — into a doughy pocket of Jewish love. Only sometimes, bless your Bubbe’s efforts, that pocket felt heavier …and more …read more From:: Oakland Restaurants News By Google News ...

2014 World Series Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. San Francisco GiantsCBSSports.comThe San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals are set to do battle in Major League Baseball’s 110th World Series, with Game 1 coming Tuesday in Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium. Neither of the two clubs faced elimination in the past two rounds, but …SF vs. KC By the Numbers: How the World Series Teams and Towns Match UpTIMEWorld Series: San Francisco Giants-Kansas City Royals matchupsSan Jose Mercury News2014 World Series: San Francisco...

Hillary Clinton to stump for Udall, Romanoff Tuesday in AuroraThe Denver PostMichael Bennet, got warm welcomes from the hundreds of cheering attendees at the Radisson Denver Southeast hotel. But they unleashed the big noise for Clinton. “Colorado is well known for being an energy state,” Clinton said, “and I think, honestly …Hillary Clinton at a book signing in Denver on June 24 (credit: CBS)CBS Localall 212 news articles …read more From:: Denver, Colorado News From Google News ...

Napa father charged with shooting son in OaklandContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — In a violent end to a simmering dispute, a 60-year-old Napa man has been charged with wounding his son Oct. 17 with a shotgun blast outside a North Oakland building the father owned, authorities said Tuesday. Anthony Van Krieken, the owner …and more …read more From:: Oakland CA News By Google News ...

Native American Remains Found During Transbay Excavation Making Things A …SFistBack in February we learned that the extremely old remains of a person thought to be of Native American descent were found during the excavation for the Transbay Transit Center. It turns out the official protocols for dealing with such remains still … …read more From:: Transbay Transit Center News From Google News ...

Building the SF Giants #evenyear winSFGatePlay, shopping: For the third time in recent memory, the San Francisco Fall Antiques Show is bowing as the Giants make their World Series bid. Wednesday evening heralds the event’s opening-night Preview Gala, a fundraiser benefiting Enterprise for High … …read more From:: SF Giants News By Google News ...

Best Moments of the 21st Annual ELLE Women In Hollywood AwardsRadar Online… Gugu Mbatha-Raw, honoree Jennifer Garner, and honoree Jessica Lange (holding the L’Oreal Paris Legend Award) pose onstage during ELLE’s 21st Annual Women in Hollywood Celebration at the Four Seasons Hotel on October 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills …Elizabeth Banks honored at Elle’s 21st Annual Women in Hollywood CelebrationBoston GlobeJennifer Garner Denounces Showbiz Sexism In Speech At ‘Women In Hollywood …Huffington...

‘Shameless’ Adds Singer-Actress for Season 5Hollywood ReporterSinger-actress Annie Little, one-half of indie duo Little & Ashley, has boarded the Showtime series in a multiepisode arc. Little will play Elizabeth, sister to Bianca (Bojana Novacovic), who is a bit of square and uptight. She will appear in at least … …read more From:: Actress News By Google News ...

Why Are the Chicago Bears Winless at Home in 2014?Bleacher ReportThe Chicago Bears are winless over three tries at home this season, and no one associated with the team could provide a precise or detailed reason why following Chicago’s 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 7. “There shouldn’t be a difference …If Trestman can’t fix Cutler, then what’s the point of Trestman?Chicago Tribune (blog)Getting to know the Chicago BearsESPN (blog)In Chicago, not much love for Bears QB Jay CutlerThe Providence...

Golden State Warriors sign Sean Kilpatrickcincinnati.247sports.comAccording to a press release from the franchise, the Golden State Warriors have signed former Cincinnati Bearcats standout Sean Kilpatrick to their training camp roster. Kilpatrick was a First Team All-American during his final season with the Bearcats …Sean Kilpatrick signs with Golden State WarriorsWXIXKilpatrick Signs Free Agent Deal with Golden StateUniversity of Cincinnati Official Athletic SiteNBA roundup: Warriors sign KilpatrickKETV Omahaall 20 news articles ...

Selena Gomez Is Not Working With Kris Jenner!E! OnlineSelena Gomez may be friendly with Kris Jenner, but that doesn’t mean they’re working together. Reports have been running rampant that Gomez is being advised by the E! reality star. Tabloids claim that the Keeping Up With the Kardashian matriarch is not …Kris Jenner Did NOT Tell Selena Gomez To Lose Weight, Despite Shameless …Gossip Copall 3 news articles …read more From:: Selena Gomez News By Google News ...

Police Contacted Actress Misty Upham Before She Was Found DeadCBS Local(AP) — Suburban Seattle police say they contacted actress Misty Upham, known for her roles in “August: Osage County,” ”Frozen River” and “Django Unchained,” several times before she was found dead in a ravine last week. Auburn police said Tuesday that …Missing actress: Police contacted Misty Upham before she was found dead89.3 KPCCVigil for actress Misty Upham found dead in AuburnWashington TimesPolice: Actress was medically evaluated 4 times...

‘Django Unchained’ Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd ConductCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police last month has been charged with lewd conduct for allegedly having sex in her car outside the CBS Studio Center in Studio City, authorities said. 28-year-old Daniele Watts …“Django Unchained” Actress, Boyfriend Charged With Lewd ConductNBC Southern California‘Django Unchained’ actress Daniel Watts charged with lewd conduct in Los …Minneapolis...

Daimler sees $780 million windfall from sale of Tesla stakeReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) – Daimler AG (DAIGn.DE) on Tuesday said it would book a $780 million windfall from selling its 4 percent stake in rival electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA.O). In a statement, Daimler Chief Financial Officer Bodo Uebber said, “We …Daimler Sells Stake in Tesla, Work on Electric Cars to ContinueBusinessweekDaimler sells Tesla stake for $780 MillionMarketWatchDaimler Sells 4% Stake in Tesla Motors for $780MFox BusinessToledo...

Downtown Project shows off Oasis boutique hotelLas Vegas SunZappos chief Tony Hsieh’s project aims to transform the area around the shoe company’s corporate home in downtown Las Vegas into a respectable, moneymaking core of commerce and culture. The project is reportedly investing $200 million in real estate, …Downtown Project unveils boutique hotel OasisLas Vegas Review-JournalOasis at Gold Spike unveiling redone hotel suitesKVVU Las VegasDowntown Project opens first hotel: Oasis at Gold SpikeKLAS-TVall 13 news...

From Friendster to Facebook: Social networking do’s and don’tsEngadgetLet’s face it: There are only a handful of social networks these days that people care about; namely, Facebook, Twitter and, to a certain extent, Google+, even as newcomers like Ello emerge. Some oldies like Myspace and Friendster are still hanging on … …read more From:: Social Networking News By Google News ...

Michigan’s Devin Funchess No. 13 on SI’s latest NFL draft big boardThe Ann Arbor NewsAnd, according to Sports Illustrated’s Chris Burke, he’s still a first-round NFL draft talent in next spring’s draft. Funchess came in at No. 13 on SI’s latest NFL draft big board Tuesday. “The Wolverines’ myriad issues plus an ankle injury have kept …sportsDetroit Free Pressall 3 news articles …read more From:: NFL Draft News By Google News ...

Oakland mayoral candidate Joe Tuman touts communication skills over lack of …Contra Costa TimesOAKLAND — Of the seven top-polling candidates running for Oakland mayor, Joe Tuman is the only one who has never held a job in local government. Opponents cite that lack of hands-on experience to dismiss his sharp and detailed critiques of Oakland …Oakland mayoral candidates talk education at forumSFGate (blog)all 6 news articles …read more From:: Joe Tuman Oakland News At Google News ...

Hong Kong officials hold first talks with studentsBBC NewsHong Kong officials have ended their first round of talks with students, with the government’s chief negotiator saying she hoped for further meetings with protest leaders. Students at the talks reiterated their demand for an unrestricted choice of …Hong Kong’s leader says full democracy would give poor people too big a voiceWashington Post (blog)Hong Kong Leader Reaffirms Unbending Stance on ElectionsNew York TimesThe Hong Kong Protests Are Creating a More...

Three Batmen and a Baby Tintin! Forest City Comic Con Cosplay Pt. 1The EscapistBetween the Deadpools, Doctors, and Disney Princesses, London, Ontario’s first Comic Con was a rousing success. London, Ontario is a happening place for comic book fans, as the turnout for during Free Comic Book Day proves every single year. But 2014 … …read more From:: Comic Con News By Google News ...

Cops: Boy, 17, fatally shot by officer after refusing to drop knifeChicago TribuneChicago police shot and killed a 17-year-old boy on the Southwest Side after the teen refused to put down a knife, authorities said. Police received a call of someone trying to break into cars near 40th and Karlov in Archer Heights around 9:45 p.m …Police Shoot, Kill Knife-Wielding Teen On South SideCBS LocalTeen Shot, Killed by Police Officer on Chicago’s Southwest SideNBC ChicagoBoy, 17, shot to death by police on Southwest Side identifiedChicago...