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Fox NewsThe new prime minister of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of all military, police and other security services in the region Saturday and urged Russia to intervene to keep the peace, a day after President Obama warned Moscow “there will be costs” if it …Russia ‘extremely concerned’ about Crimea situation – Foreign...

Washington PostSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Heightened Russian military activity in Crimea on Friday prompted a stern warning from President Obama and a deepening sense of crisis among the leaders of the new Ukrainian government in Kiev. U.S. officials said Russian …Ukraine crisis: Crimea leader appeals to Putin for helpBBC NewsArmed men seize two airports in Ukraine’s...

HaaretzUkraine has reported that Russian forces have taken control of Crimea’s airports and had flown 2,000 troops into the region; Russia said any troop movement was in keeping with its agreements with the country. By Reuters, The Associated Press and Haaretz …President Obama warns Russia to stay out of Ukraine or face ‘costs’ for military …New...

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — President Obama issued a blunt warning to Moscow on Friday that “there will be costs” if Russia sends its troops into Ukraine, saying he is deeply concerned about reports of Russian military movements in the region. Obama told a hastily …Reports of Russian activity in Crimea prompts stern warning from ObamaWashington...

BusinessweekUkraine’s acting president accused Russia of invading his country’s southern Crimea region, where unidentified gunmen seized airports and other facilities, fueling tension as the interim Ukrainian government took office. Russia has “started a naked …President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in UkraineLos Angeles TimesUkraine...

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — Signaling his frustration with events in Afghanistan, President Obama ordered the Pentagon on Tuesday to step up plans to withdraw all U.S. troops by January if Afghan leaders don’t sign a bilateral security agreement. In an unusually blunt …US planning full Afghan pullout, Obama tells KarzaiBBC NewsObama threatens Karzai...

Entertainment WeeklyHarold Ramis met Bill Murray when the latter was still a teenager in the 1960s. Ramis, who was six years older, worked with Murray’s brother, Brian, at Second City in Chicago, and when he visited the Murray home in Wilmette, Ill., for the first time, Brian took …President Obama makes ‘Caddyshack’ joke in tribute to Harold...

RTIn the wake of President Obama’s promise to stop spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the US intelligence has switched its attention to her top government officials, a German newspaper reported. Washington’s relations with Germany were strained …US intelligence snooping on hundreds of key German figures, says reportBusiness StandardA turning...

PoliticoChris Christie won’t dine at the White House on his swing through Washington this weekend. The New Jersey governor is set to leave town Sunday morning, his office confirmed, before a Sunday night White House dinner traditionally attended by governors …Chris Christie: The $18 million manCNN (blog)Chris Christie Rejects White House Dinner InviteABC...

Extreme Biodiesel’s XTRM Cannabis Ventures stock is taking off on the heels of legalization of medical marijuana production and moves made made to build a 40-acre manufacturing plant in California. Shares of the startup’s stock closed 91 percent higher on Wednesday, and overall 180 percent higher since February 3rd. What started all of this was an amendment...

Obama Orders New Efficiency for Big TrucksNew York TimesStephen Crowley/The New York Times. UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — President Obama on Tuesday ordered the development of tough new fuel standards for the nation’s fleet of heavy-duty trucks as part of what aides say will be an increasingly muscular and … and more …read more Source: New York...

New York Daily NewsBradley Cooper apparently exercised his freedom by going commando to the White House’s State Dinner. In a visit to Ellen DeGeneres on Monday, the “American Hustle” actor, 38, revealed that he opted to leave the underwear at home before going to meet …Bradley Cooper “Had to Go Commando” in Tight Pants to State Dinner:...

NFL.com“I really like the fact that Michael did it before the draft, because his attitude was, ‘You know what? I know who I am. I know I can play great football and judge me on the merits,'” Obama said in an interview with TNT’s Charles Barkley that aired prior to the NBA …Obama applauds Michael Sam for coming outFOXSports.comNFL Players...

Just JaredKevin Spacey and Robin Wright hit the red carpet at a special screening of House of Cards season two on Thursday (February 13) at the Directors Guild of America in Los Angeles. The actors were joined at the event by their co-star Sakina Jeffrey and …REVIEW: ‘House of Cards’ Episode 2.1Big Shiny Robot!Kevin Spacey dealing Season 2 of ‘House...

Big Shiny Robot!‘House of Cards’ Episode 2.1; (9 out of 10) Starring Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Michael Kelly, Kate Mara, Constance Zimmer, Sebastian Arcelus, Kristen Connolly; Directed by Carl Franklin, Written by Beau Willimon; A Netflix Original Series. Netflix had a lot …Kevin Spacey dealing Season 2 of ‘House of Cards’JacksoncountychroniclePresident...

Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner: USA Olympics Skaters In Glo-Blades? The Sochi Olympics in Russia have bashed from many American journalists and from those on social media (like myself) who aren’t even there. Thus, it should come as no surprise that Russian bloggers would look for any evidence of support of the Sochi Olympics effort. And who can blame them? If the...

Jeff Orr Says He Called Marcus Smart “Piece Of Crap” Nothing Racial Marcus Smart, the Oklahoma State star basketball player who shoved Jeff Orr, a fan in the stands near by, was reportedly told to ‘Go back to Africa’ by so-called Texas Tech “Superfan” Orr, leading to Smart’s outburst and push at the Ok State, Texas Tech Game last night....

Irina Rodnina (pictured next to a wooden cat who has more feelings than she) is the famous Russian Olympics star who was seen by millions on Friday as she carried the torch that lit the Olympics flame. But then alert media reminded us all that she was the same woman who issued a racist Twitter tweet about President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama last September. ...

Irina Rodnina Sochi Olympics 2014 Racist So Irina Rodnina, the woman who lit the Olympics Torch at the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony is the same racist idiot who made a bigoted joke about President Obama? How many other racist Russians will we hear about before these Winter Olympics are over? http://ift.tt/1ebhXij ...

CVS Caremark has posted this note on its website from Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark President and CEO: CVS/pharmacy will stop selling cigarettes and all tobacco products at its more than 7,600 stores nationwide by October 1, 2014. Ending the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products at CVS/pharmacy is simply the right thing to do for the good of our customers and our company....

President Obama Briefing On Winter Olympics Security President Obama’s staff sent over an email on his Winter Olympics Security Briefing today. In a nut shell we are ready. But I personally feel the Russians should work more closely with us http://ift.tt/MZtBYp ...

USA TODAYThe White House is declining comment on a report that President Obama is planning to visit Saudi Arabia next month and meet with King Abdullah in an effort to ease tense relations. The Wall Street Journal, citing Arab officials who have been briefed on the …Saudi King Orders Punishing Jihadi FightersABC NewsShift in balance of power in favor of Iran has...

The “#MyRightWingBiracialFamily social media effort was started by conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, and where she used social media to start a campaign encouraging conservatives who are in biracial families to post pictures of them is commendable. Especially because her early anti-President Obama takes ventured into areas that were arguably quite racist. Oh,...

Daily BeastThe mother of the Denver Broncos’ wide receiver has done 14 years in federal prison on a drug conviction. It’s high time she went free. One simple way President Obama can act with bold independence is to pardon the mother of Denver Bronco Demaryius …Meet a mouth that roarsDenver PostJoan Niesen: Demaryius Thomas happy to let his actions...

TMZ.comKeyshawn Johnson says Justin Bieber acted like a weasel after allegedly roaring through his Calabasas neighborhood and then scampering into the house … but Keyshawn took matters into his own hands … prying Justin’s garage door open and then …President Obama Will Be Forced to Make a Statement on Deporting Justin BieberCelebuzzPetition puts...

New York Daily NewsWASHINGTON — Embattled New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm threatened to “break” a NY1 reporter and throw him off a balcony after President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night. The confrontation occurred on Capitol Hill when …Michael Grimm threatens NY1 reporterCapital New YorkNew York congressman threatens...

President Obama SOTU: Who Is Cory Remsburg? President Obama SOTU: Who Is Cory Remsburg? http://ift.tt/1fvlvid ...

With Social Media’s Rise, the Pulpit Isn’t Just the President’s AnymoreNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Twitter has fast become the conventional-wisdom clearinghouse and real-time echo chamber for major political events, so it was not surprising Tuesday evening when Twitter also became the forum where opinion on President Obama’s … ...

The President’s State of the Union Address starts in 30 minutes, and The White House has provided a copy of excerpts of it, which you can read below. Some highlights: Today, after four years of economic growth, corporate profits and stock prices have rarely been higher, and those at the top have never done better. But average wages have barely budged. Inequality...

Town HallBy now we’re all well aware President Obama will focus heavily on “income inequality” in America tonight during his State of the Union Address, but one thing you won’t hear the President talk about is the income disparity between Washington D.C. and …The real inequality is in Washington, DCDaily CallerObama to set new minimum wage...

USA TODAYPresident Obama urged the nation and world Monday to remember the victims in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Each year on this day the world comes together to commemorate a barbaric crime unique in human history,” Obama said …As world marks Int’l Holocaust Day, PM decries silence over Iran’s annihilative …Jerusalem...

Washington PostThe news that President Obama will meet with Pope Francis on March 27 brightened a snowy Tuesday morning for Catholics who see a broad overlap between the president’s agenda and the pontiff’s repeated denunciations of income inequality and “trickle …The Pope Francis Guide to Social Media EtiquetteBusinessweekPope Francis declares...

President Obama announced the following individuals will serve in key White House posts: · David Simas, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Political Strategy and Outreach · Broderick Johnson, Assistant to the President and Cabinet Secretary · Amy Brundage, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Communications Director ·...

Google hates blogs and bloggers and it’s found two new ways to show that it does. Google quietly removed the long-standing “blogs” option in the top menu. In the past, and for most of Google’s history, one had a choice between “news” and “blogs” in the top menu. But, and as of Tuesday evening January 21st, that’s...

Tehran TimesTEHRAN – President Obama has seriously opposed any new sanctions against Iran after a landmark nuclear deal was signed between Iran and the major powers (the five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany) in Geneva in …EU suspends some sanctions as Iran halts high-level uranium enrichmenteuronewsIran curbs uranium enrichmentThe...

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