Huffington Post Hires Senior New York Times EditorNew York TimesThe Huffington Post, installing new leadership after the recent departure of its co-founder, Arianna Huffington, reached into the senior ranks of The New York Times on Tuesday and hired Lydia Polgreen as its top editor. Ms. Polgreen, who joined The … and more …read more From:: New York...

Why You May Need Social Media For Your CareerInside Higher Ed (blog)Writing recently in the New York Times, Georgetown associate professor of computer science Cal Newport recommended that people should “quit social media because it can hurt your career.” Unlike those who believe that a social media presence is … …read more From:: Social Media...

New York PostSilly newspaper stories can have serious consequences. Take the ridiculous Metropolitan section cover-page opus in this past Sunday’s...

New York Times Wrong Again – Subsidise People, Not ThingsForbesA useful tactic in this this life is that whatever economic plan the Editorial Board of the New York Times touts you should immediately start proposing the opposite without even thinking. For they just never do manage to get things right and as far as … …read more From:: New York...

BBC NewsThe new pro-Moscow leader of Ukraine’s autonomous Crimea region has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for help to ensure peace. A Kremlin source said it would “not leave unnoticed” the request from Sergiy Aksyonov. US President Barack Obama …Ukraine says Russia has sent in troops, Obama appeals to PutinReutersUkraine Refuses to Act...

Voice of AmericaAnti-government protesters continued to clash with Venezuela’s security forces overnight, as violent street demonstrations dragged into the third day of a national holiday. Scattered barricades blocked streets Saturday in the capital, Caracas, as student …Foreigners detained in VenezuelaSky News AustraliaMaduro Reaches Out to Critics as Venezuelan...

Business Recorderimage CARACAS: At least 41 people, including foreign reporters, were arrested in Caracas late Friday as security forces battled protesters angry at the policies of Venezuela’s leftist government. National Guard security forces blasted the student-led …Maduro Reaches Out to Critics as Venezuelan Death Toll IncreasesBusinessweekAnti-government...

Telegraph.co.ukScattered barricades blocked streets and protesters battled police in some Caracas neighbourhoods Friday even while life went on as usual in others as a political standoff persisted through the second day of national holidays. In spite of the long weekend …Slum Dwellers in Caracas Ask, What Protests?New York TimesMaduro sends Venezuelans to beach...

BBC NewsWhen the trophies are handed out at Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony they will ostensibly go to those who’ve displayed excellence in the eyes of the membership of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences. But the outcome of some Academy …Oscar upsets? Even with heavy favorites, a few underdogs might end up winners.Washington PostOscars...

New York TimesA proposal to eradicate mute swans in New York State by killing them met such a backlash that New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Friday that it would consider nonlethal means to control the invasive birds. Swans were …New York swans won’t be slaughteredNew York PostNew York’s mute swans earn stay of executionCapital...

New York TimesAntigovernment protesters blocking a street in San Cristóbal, in western Venezuela, decorated their barrier like a beach scene. Credit Meridith Kohut for The New York Times. the main story. the main story. …Jailed Venezuela protest leader mocks Maduro’s talksReutersFrom Prison, Former Mayor Galvanizes Venezuela OppositionWall Street JournalScott,...

New York Times“Don’t ever in your life do a World Cup and the Olympic Games at the same time,” Mr. Paes recently said. “This will make your life almost impossible.” Credit Marizilda Cruppe for The New York Times. the main story. the …Brazil Parties Ahead of Main Carnival CelebrationVoice of AmericaKing Momo receives keys to Rio,...

New York TimesThe Rangers cleared one elephant from their room Friday, agreeing to terms with defenseman Dan Girardi on a six-year contract extension that keeps their solid defense corps intact. The signing of Girardi, 29, who would have been an unrestricted free agent …Dan Girardi signs six-year extension with RangersUSA TODAYKeep ‘Em Separated: Rangers...

Let Them Wear CrownsNew York TimesPARIS — The royal court of Undercover arrived here Wednesday night. Jun Takahashi’s show had the pomp and circumstance of an uncanny jubilee. It left some of the most indelible images seen so far this Fashion Week. Mr. Takahashi’s models wore contact … …read more Source: Fashion News By Google ...

New York TimesBACKGROUND Ms. Blanchett, 44, an Australian, is the rare star to command the utmost respect on both the silver screen and the red carpet. She won several awards for her title role in “Elizabeth” (1998) and a best supporting actress Oscar in 2005 for …Oscars 2014 Preview: The Fashion, the Diamonds, the Predictions… and Ellen …ExtraTrending...

Obama Warns Russia Not to Intervene in CrimeaNew York TimesCredit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times. Although there were no confrontations or bloodshed by evening, the appearance of a large number of masked men with assault rifles unnerved residents and travelers, who were buffeted by warnings from … and more …read more Source: New York News...

New York TimesBANGKOK — In what appeared to be a major retreat by the movement to overthrow the Thai government, antigovernment protesters on Friday said they were abandoning their campaign to shut down Bangkok and would dismantle their blockades of major …Thai opposition protesters to end Bangkok ‘shutdown’Daily TimesThailand Protest Leader...

BBC NewsUkraine has accused Russia of carrying out an armed invasion by sending naval forces to occupy Sevastopol airport in the Crimea region. Russia’s Black Sea Fleet denies its servicemen are blocking the airport. Another Crimean airport, Simferopol, has also …Merkel Tells Putin of Concern About UkraineWall Street JournalOusted Ukrainian president blasts...

BBC NewsUkraine’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovych has made his first public appearance since being ousted last week, telling a news conference in Russia he would fight for his country. He said he was “not overthrown”, but was compelled to leave Ukraine after threats …Defiant Yanukovych vows to fight for Ukraine’s futureUSA TODAYOusted Ukrainian...

Wall Street JournalMOSCOW—A Moscow court has put Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest, forbidding him from using the Internet or communicating with anyone outside his family. The house arrest is for two months but can be extended. Mr. Navalny …Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny put under house arrest for 2 monthsWashington PostRussia...

New York Times (blog)Good ice-cold Friday to you. It is 10 degrees, with a wind chill of 5 below. Records are falling. And more snow is coming. This winter has been one of the 20 coldest recorded in New York City, and there are many people without homes. On Tuesday, the … and more …read more Source: New York News By Google ...

XinhuaBEIJING, Feb. 28 (Xinhua) — The world should be cautious against Japan’s attempt to break its peaceful constitution and the potential threat to regional peace, Chinese experts warned on Friday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s comparison of …People’s Daily publishes online game whose aim is to shoot Japanese war …South China...

New York TimesA blue whale near rigs off Southern California. Experts disagree on the effects of seismic surveys on sea mammals. Credit David McNew/Getty Images. the main story. the main story. the main story Share …Rules set for oil testing in Atlantic OceanGreenville NewsFeds unveil drilling studyLongview News-JournalUS regulators say seismic testing can...

Fox NewsSIMFEROPOL, Ukraine – Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings are patrolling the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region. An Associated Press photographer saw men armed with assault rifles Friday morning at the …Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests (+video)Christian Science...

New York TimesThe Crimean War ensnared Russia, the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia. Credit Hulton-Deutsch Collection, via Corbis. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This Page.New Ukraine flashpoint: Pro-Russia gunmen seize Crimean parliament (+video)Christian Science MonitorOusted Ukraine leader Yanukovych re-emergesAFPBiden: US Supports...

ESPNPALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf Thursday after his worst two-tournament start as a professional did not exactly evoke confidence that he has turned things around. Woods shot a 1-over-par 71 in the first round of the …Timid Tiger Woods can’t get on roll at Honda Classic because of ‘slow’ greensNew...

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...

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