Ukrainian Policeman Shot Dead as Foreign Mediation Urged – Bloomberg

BloombergUkraine’s premier and the opposition seeking to topple him called for foreign mediation as anti-government unrest that turned deadly this week spread from Kiev. Prime Minister Mykola Azarov said yesterday…

Uber poaching tactic backfires, gives attention to New York rival – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA recent effort by Uber to poach drivers from a rival ride-sharing service in New York has backfired, giving media attention to the lesser known service and making…

Philadelphia abuzz over possible 2015 visit by Pope Francis – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThough the Vatican hasn’t made an official announcement, news that Pope Francis may visit Philadelphia in 2015 has generated buzz among the Catholic community and city residents. Vatican…

NFL fines Richard Sherman for taunting during NFC championship game – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPowered by Inform. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was fined $7,875 for unsportsmanlike conduct/taunting in the final minute of the NFC championship game against San Francisco. Sherman’s…

Google finally fixes strange Gmail bug – CNET

CNETFive days after it was first reported in the media, Google gets around to fixing an unusual Google Search link problem that sent a torrent of e-mail to several unsuspecting…

Sony Obtains Film Rights to Sandberg’s ‘Lean In’ – Businessweek

BusinessweekSheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc., during the DreamForce Conference in San Francisco on Nov. 20, 2013. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Sony Corp. (6758) obtained film rights to…

Telling women’s stories will change the world, Sundance filmmakers say – Salt Lake Tribune

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Cold hampers rescue after Quebec old-people’s home fire – BBC News

BBC NewsCanadian emergency crews are battling freezing temperatures to rescue as many as 30 old people from the wreck of their home after a massive fire. Officials confirmed that eight…

Iran urges foreign fighters to leave Syria – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaIran wants all foreign fighters to leave Syria, according to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif, speaking at an Al Arabiya panel held in cooperation with…

State Department cautions Olympic athletes about wearing Team USA gear – Fox News

Fox NewsThe State Department is telling American athletes competing in the upcoming Sochi Winter Olympics to avoid wearing team gear outside the games’ venues amid growing concerns over terrorist threats…

Keyshawn Johnson Unloads Bieber-Adjacent Mansion Justin’s Kourtney’s … – TMZ.com

TMZ.com0124_keyshawn_johnson_kardashian_house_launch Keyshawn Johnson has just shed 140 unwanted pounds … because he’s officially moving far away from Justin Bieber … and sadly for her, Kourtney Kardashian is gaining 140 lbs.…

Why pro cheerleading may be one of Americas worst jobs – KBZK Bozeman News

KBZK Bozeman NewsThat’s just one lesson to be gleaned from a lawsuit filed by a cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders, a National Football League team, which alleges sub-minimum wage pay…

Justin Bieber’s arrest mocked by late night hosts – New York Daily News

New York Daily News“Just when the streets are finally safe from Lindsay Lohan, Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami Beach early this morning…and he’s in trouble with his grandparents for…

Oakland: Authorities identify second man killed by CHP – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: Authorities identify second man killed by CHPContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A man fatally shot Tuesday night by California Highway Patrol officers who said he ran from an SUV and…

Kym Stylez: From A Life of Prison To A Life of Fashion – AllHipHop

Kym Stylez: From A Life of Prison To A Life of FashionAllHipHopIt hasn’t been an easy road to the world of fashion for designer Kim Stylez. Bad decisions early on…

Catt Sadler Talks Oscar Nods and Red Carpet Trends – Shape Magazine (blog)

Catt Sadler Talks Oscar Nods and Red Carpet TrendsShape Magazine (blog)From the Golden Globes in January until the Oscars in March, Hollywood becomes a blur of red carpets, gorgeous gowns,…

Selena Gomez Out on the Town After Bieber Arrest SMILES FOR MILES – TMZ.com

TMZ.com… to mug for the cameras as they signed autographs for fans. There’s NO doubt … Selena wanted to be seen, after Justin Bieber and his date Chantel Jeffries were…

Atlanta’s coolest office space: Cooper Carry (SLIDESHOW) – Atlanta Business Chronicle

Atlanta’s coolest office space: Cooper Carry (SLIDESHOW)Atlanta Business ChronicleToday we feature Cooper Carry Inc., Atlanta’s second-largest architectural firm, with more than 100 architects and staff at downtown’s One Ninety One…

​War gear: Weaponry & armor of rioters in Kiev (PHOTOS) – RT

RTWhile thousands of people take part in anti-government protests in Kiev, a small group of radical fighters were at the core of the last days violent clashes. And judging by…

Ukraine unrest: President Yanukovych offers ‘concessions’ – BBC News

BBC NewsUkrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has offered what appear to be concessions to the opposition as anti-government protests spread. Mr Yanukovych pledged to amend recently approved tough anti-protest laws, reshuffle…

Obama and Pope Francis likely to touch on poverty, abortion and Middle East … – Washington Post

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…

MSNBC Interrupts Former Congresswoman for Breaking Justin Bieber News … – E! Online

E! OnlineAnything Justin Bieber does—or doesn’t do—is huge national international news. And if there was any doubt about that, take a look at this MSNBC clip of foreign affairs correspondent…

Josh Brent to serve 180 days – ESPN (blog)

Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent avoided prison Friday and instead was sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation for a drunken car crash that killed…

Gmail was down for many users Friday afternoon – Washington Post

Washington PostProductivity ground to a halt yet again as a brief outage at Google kept many users from being able to use Gmail on Friday afternoon. The worst of the…

AP PHOTOS: Mavericks surfing competition underway – Washington Post

Washington PostHALF MOON BAY, Calif. — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast is underway, and the waves have not disappointed so far. Forecasters had predicted that the…

GIFYs Celebrate the Internet’s Favorite Time Waster – PC Magazine

PC MagazineThe Internet has provided countless hours of mindless, GIF-fueled fun, and these animated, Web-based images will now be honored with their very own online award ceremony. This marks the…

Mailbag: Sorting out the WR class in the NFL Draft – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comI think this is a really intriguing crop of receivers for the 2014 Draft with an interesting mix of big, raw “freaky” talents and smaller, more polished playmakers in addition…

Top bobsled driver defends Olympic team choices – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThe leading U.S. women’s bobsled driver has defended the decision that made Lolo Jones one of the three sled pushers on the 2014 Olympic bobsled team. In a Friday…

The Super Bowl’s Real Ticket Masters Gear Up for the Biggest Game – Businessweek

The Super Bowl’s Real Ticket Masters Gear Up for the Biggest GameBusinessweekAverage prices for the most expensive events of 2013Most of all, they want to go to this year’s Super…

For young performers at the Grammys, exposure could be the award – Reuters

ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Winning a Grammy Award may be the goal on Sunday, but getting a chance to perform at the annual awards show in front of tens of…

Bieber compares himself to Michael Jackson on Instagram – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA day after his arrest in Miami, Justin Bieber hasn’t said much about the incident. No tweets, no official statements. But Bieber posted an Instagram photo worth at least…

Unrest Spreads to More Cities in Ukraine – New York Times

New York TimesOrthodox priests pray as they stand between protesters and the police in Kiev early Friday. Sergei Grits/Associated Press. KIEV, Ukraine — With President Viktor F. Yanukovych and antigovernment…

Bieber refuses to board jet, opts to remain in Miami – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsHard-partying heartthrob Justin Bieber remains defiant after his DUI arrest, brushing off new plans to get him help in the wake of burgeoning belieber backlash. The 19-year-old…

Kings, Ducks face off under stars at Dodger Stadium – Reuters

ReutersLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “California Dreamin'” brings to mind images of surf and sunshine but on Saturday at Dodger Stadium a very different dream will be realized when the Golden…

Elizabeth Vargas Returns to TV After Rehab: “I Am an Alcoholic” – Us Magazine

Us MagazineJournalist Elizabeth Vargas at Lincoln Center on Oct. 8, 2013 in NYC Elizabeth Vargas returned to TV on Jan. 24 following her stint in rehab last fall and admitted,…