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There’s Not One Home for Sale in San Francisco That an Average Teacher Can …DailyFinanceThis week, the real estate listings website Redfin published a startling statistic. In the entire city of San Francisco, not one home or apartment is available on the market for under $220,000, which the site says is affordable for a typical teacher in … and more ...

HaaretzUkraine has reported that Russian forces have taken control of Crimea’s airports and had flown 2,000 troops into the region; Russia said...

BusinessweekBankrupt Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, was sued by a customer in federal court in Chicago in a proposed class-action...

CNETBad day for the big Bitcoin exchange: CEO Mark Karpeles says Mt. Gox lost some 750,000 customer bitcoins, plus 100,000 of its own. Don Reisinger....

HaaretzIran’s nuclear facility in Natanz, where the regime is enriching uranium using 3,000 centrifuges. Photo by AP. Text size. Comments (0)....

Fort Worth Star TelegramWASHINGTON — Dallas is a finalist competing with seven other cities to host the Republican presidential nomination convention...

Fox NewsAn angry Liam Neeson is a fun Liam Neeson, and “Non-Stop” gives the brawny Irish star a chance to snarl and flex his might at 37,000...

Houston ChronicleISLAMABAD (AP) — A group of Baluch activists are finishing a nearly 3,000-kilometer (1,900-mile) protest march across Pakistan...

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcyThe Seattle TimesThe Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million dollars, are unaccounted for. By YURI KAGEYAMA. AP Business Writer … and more …read more Source: Seattle News From Google ...

Nashville man pleads guilty after selling crack near schoolThe TennesseanA Nashville man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court here on Thursday to possession with intent to distribute crack within 1,000 feet of an elementary school. Brandon “Little B” Bass, 28, will serve 13 years in federal prison and will serve six years … and more …read...

Ex-Miami Hurricanes QB Stephen Morris earns $10000 for 40-yard dash time at …Palm Beach PostFormer University of Miami quarterback Stephen Morris throws Sunday during a drill at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Morris isn’t considered a top-tier prospect, but he did receive $10,000 from Adidas for running the fastest 40-yard dash … and more ...

At Council Hearing, Calls for New York to Offer Homeless Children and Families …New York TimesMembers of the City Council pressed the de Blasio administration at a hearing on Thursday to complete a proposal for rental assistance to New York’s homeless and demanded improved services for more than 22,000 children living in city shelters. With the … and...

Design & TrendKim Kardashian ditched her $500,000 date to film scenes of her reality TV series at a local restaurant. (Photo : Keek via Kim Kardashian)....

Not a Single Home Is for Sale in San Francisco That an Average Teacher Can …BusinessweekThis week, the real estate listings website Redfin published a startling statistic. In the entire city of San Francisco, not one home or apartment is available on the market for under $220,000, which the site says is affordable for a typical teacher in … …read...

Global Animal(ENDANGERED SPECIES/POLAR BEARS) What better time to help save the polar bear than today, International Polar Bear Day? With less than...

Fox NewsInscribed copies of “Mein Kampf,” the infamous anti-Semitic manifesto of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, will be put up for auction Thursday...

Drop a few social media pounds before summerChicago Tribune (blog)I’m closing in on 10,000 Twitter followers, and that’s an important milestone. But one number we don’t often pay close attention to is the number of people we’re following. As of two weeks ago, it was just shy of 5,200 people. As far as the ratio of … …read...

CNN(CNN) — Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch...

KGO-TVSAN FRANCISCO — The Animal Legal Defense Fund, SFDOG, and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman have teamed up to offer a $25,000 reward for information...

Another Miami tower planned to top 1000 feetMiamiHerald.comThe high-rise boom in downtown Miami has fired up again. And so has the race to the heavens. Three big developers are scrambling to erect the first clutch of 1,000-foot towers downtown, and they’re all quietly jockeying for the mantle of tallest … …read more Source: Miami News From...

Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance”San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Davis: The mayor of Concord took us out and showed us a 5,000-acre site, and the funny part is the day we went out and looked at it was the windiest day of the last 10 years there. One thing they did have, and it’s very important to me, was a BART...

Cheap Chic Fashion: Topshop, Forever 21, Augusta OutletAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Somewhere between Fall 2015 and Spring 2016,locals will welcome a 400,000 square foot fashion outlet mall to Augusta located at I-20 and Riverwatch Parkway (exit 200) next to Costco, Cabela’s and Georgia Theatre. The Premier Outlets of Augusta will … …read...

Reward offered in case of cabbie killed in SW Houstonabc13.comHouston police have identified the victim as Donalvon Odell Rhyne, 52. He was killed at about 10:45pm Thursday at 7300 Brompton. Neighbors say the murder has been the big buzz for days. Yellow Cab is now offering an additional $5,000 reward, hoping it …Surveillance video tells story of Houston cabbie’s...

Detention hearing postponed for San Francisco startup founder accused of …San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO – A startup founder who is accused of defrauding an investor of $210,000 appeared briefly in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday, but a detention hearing for him was postponed until Wednesday at a lawyer’s request. Jonathan Mills, 30 … and...

BBC NewsThe red carpet for Sunday’s academy awards was rolled out late Tuesday evening in Los Angeles. Organisers arranged for it to be laid a day early due to Wednesday’s threat of rain. Approximately 1,500 man hours are required to lay the 25,000 square feet of …Chart: 2014 Best Picture Oscar Nominations By IMDB KeywordBusinessweekOscars offer hope...

GM adds 842000 vehicles to ignition switch recallHonolulu Star-AdvertiserDETROIT >> General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition switches linked to multiple fatal crashes. Just two weeks ago, GM announced the recall of more than 780,000 Chevrolet Cobalts … and more …read more Source:...

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — A professional gambler from Las Vegas who had $97,000 of her cash temporarily seized by a federal agent during a...

The Seattle TimesMorrison’s “CupOfLoMo” Twitter account, renamed after his December trade to Seattle from Miami for reliever Carter...

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)(Lindsey Wasson/seattlepi.com). An original member of the Legion of Boom and an integral part of the team’s rise...

Los Angeles TimesAsiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year’s crash in San...

MetroIt has five bedrooms, bathrooms and reception rooms, and also has an unmatched 360-degree view of London. Looking for a flat in London? This one...

ABC NewsEarnhardt had been reluctant to participate in social media, but JR Motorsports had grabbed the @DaleJr Twitter handle for him several years...

Nashville-based CandyGalaxy.com ready for next level of sweet successThe TennesseanWith about 7,000 products, from gummy bears to chocolate-covered Swedish fish, on their shelves, along with an extensive catalog of “nostalgic products” and bulk candy, the Murrell brothers have established a candy land in the heart of Nashville. …read more Source:...

ForbesWith a background in mobile gaming and social networking, Nguyen is helping to fuel an internet revolution, just as the country starts to build...

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