Oklahoma City Thunder: Blame the debacle on lack of offensive intensity – NewsOK.com

NewsOK.comMiami’s LeBron James (6) and Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant (35) fight for position during a free throw in their NBA basketball game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Miami…

In Kiev square, protesters hold together – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine — Independence Square, the heart of the Ukrainian protest movement, looked very much Friday like an anthill. Thousands of people were moving about the square and each…

Soldier made famous in Super Bowl ad visits Fort McCoy – Ocala

Soldier made famous in Super Bowl ad visits Fort McCoyOcalaNadd, the pilot of a Blackhawk helicopter on at least 240 hours of missions in Afghanistan, gained notoriety during the Super…

London’s Waterloo Bridge shut after drive-by shooting – BBC News

BBC NewsThree men have been arrested after a suspected drive-by shooting which forced the closure of London’s Waterloo Bridge. A man in his 20s was injured when a car travelling…

Stamps featuring John Lennon, Michael Jackson and Janis Joplin in the works – TheCelebrityCafe.com

TheCelebrityCafe.comOver the next two years, the U.S. Postal Service will reveal stamps embellished with the faces of famous celebrities, from guitar god Jimi Hendrix to Apple founder Steve Jobs. The…

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In Milan, a Mix of Fashion and Art – New York Times

In Milan, a Mix of Fashion and ArtNew York TimesThis was the apartment of the architect Luca Cipelletti, its windows overlooking the high-rise skyline of what the fashion designer Arthur…

Facebook deal for $19b app no shock to tech execs – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFacebook’s $19 billion acquisition of the mobile messaging startup WhatsApp was widely labeled a stunner, but the news seemed to surprise no one in local tech circles Thursday. Even…

Yellow City Comic Con Mini-Con Saturday – MyHighPlains

MyHighPlainsAMARILLO — Yellow City Comic–Con is holding its first Mini Con from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday at The Tables Edge Gaming and Comic Store, 4515 S. Georgia, in…

Andrelton Simmons and Atlanta Braves Agree on 7-Year Contract – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportCarroll Rogers of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution passed along further praise Wren has for the young player: “We feel that Andrelton is one of the premier shortstops in the game…

NFL draft: AJ McCarron gets feisty at combine defending himself against critics – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)Why would he have? McCarron had one of the most successful college careers any quarterback has ever had, winning two national titles and a 36-4 record. But he…

National Margarita Day deals – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

National Margarita Day dealsAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina:[UPDATE 2/21: I have just been informed that Atlanta Area Restaurants will not be participating. Boo] OTB will…

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Fulton County deputy suspected of running illegal nightclub – MyFox Atlanta

Fulton County deputy suspected of running illegal nightclubMyFox AtlantaAccording to a report from Atlanta Police, the operator of the establishment was later identified as Devon Willis Brown, an active employee…

Oakland School District considering new parcel tax « Oakland Local – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Oakland’s school board is considering putting a parcel tax on the November ballot to fund improvement in its high schools. Although it’s made progress lowering the high…

New Denver Museum of Nature & Science wing features treasures both seen … – Denver Post

Denver PostVisitors to the $70 million new wing of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science have been able to see plenty of things since it opened on Feb. 14:…

Source: Cowboys to meet Manziel – ESPN

ESPNINDIANAPOLIS — Johnny Manziel should be long gone by the time the Dallas Cowboys pick 16th in the first round in May, but the team will meet with the Texas…

What they’re saying about Ted – Houston Chronicle

What they’re saying about TedHouston ChronicleRocker Ted Nugent has apologized – well, sort of – for calling President Barack Obama a “subhuman mongrel,” but the outrage it caused on both…

Girl Scout sells cookies outside San Francisco marijuana dispensary – abc7.com

abc7.comSAN FRANCISCO (KABC) — It’s Girl Scout cookie season — we’ve all seen girls in their patch-covered tan vests out in force for a couple of weeks now, knocking on…

Seeking transparency, the Cleveland Museum of Art launches its first online … – The Plain Dealer

Seeking transparency, the Cleveland Museum of Art launches its first online …The Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Museum of Art, in response to calls for greater transparency about its…

Detra Martin, 48, Found Dead Inside Southeast DC Home – NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonA 48-year-old woman found unconscious inside her Southeast Washington home Thursday night was strangled to death, according to police. Detra Martin’s son found her unresponsive inside her bedroom on…

Oscars 2014: Here We Go!

The 2014 Oscars is just outside of one week away and in preparation for it, you’ve probably seen this cool commercial featuring Ellen Degeneres, the host of the 86th Academy…

Airport Workers Sentenced In LAX Dry Ice Bomb Case – CBS Local

Airport Workers Sentenced In LAX Dry Ice Bomb CaseCBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Two airport employees charged with setting off dry ice bombs at LAX last year were sentenced Friday,…

Elise Christie ‘heartbroken’ after third disqualification at Winter Olympics – The Guardian

The GuardianBut despite her bitter disappointment, Team GB were still guaranteed to finish the Games having at least matched their best-ever medal haul of four: the men’s curling team were…

Tornado Warnings, Watches Expire in St. Mary’s, Calvert Counties – NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonEarlier tornado watches in Northern Virginia and the D.C. area were canceled. A weather watch means that conditions could allow severe weather to form. A warning means that severe…

Mayor to Miami-Dade libraries: get more efficient to receive more money – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comWith Miami-Dade libraries facing a budget crisis, Mayor Carlos Gimenez on Friday called for the system to trim spending more than the 25 percent cut sustained in the last four…

Miami trade wasn’t so golden in 2013 – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comThe value of trade through the Miami Customs District fell 3.3 percent last year, dropping it two notches to No. 12 among the nation’s 43 customs district. Imports and exports…

Seattle’s defensive blueprint is a myth, but it remains a topic of discussion – SI.com

SI.comINDIANAPOLIS — It could be argued, given the offense they were facing, and the ways in which things have been made easier for offenses in general in the NFL through…

Seattle’s Carroll Envisions Rams, NFC West Continuing Ascent – StLouisrams.com

Seattle’s Carroll Envisions Rams, NFC West Continuing AscentStLouisrams.comWhile addressing reporters Friday at Lucas Oil Stadium, Seattle Seahawks Head Coach Pete Carroll took a moment to reflect on not only how…

Woman hit by truck in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights – KGO-TV

KGO-TVSAN FRANCISCO — A woman was struck by a truck in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood Thursday afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said. The collision was reported at 3:11 p.m.…

Designers shake up classic styles as Milan promotes fashion – Reuters

Reuters… city showed off Italy’s fashion industry amid political and economic uncertainty. Fashion fans filled Armani’s cavernous theatre and Versace’s venue, which was decked out with metal gates and ivy,…

After topping box office, ‘Lego Movie’ sequel set for May 2017 – Reuters

Reuters“The Lego Movie,” voiced by an all-star cast including Will Ferrell, Will Arnett and Elizabeth Banks, opened with $69.1 million in its first weekend earlier this month and is expected…

Oakland: A walk in the garden from a bee’s eye view – Inside Bay Area

Oakland: A walk in the garden from a bee’s eye viewInside Bay AreaEddie Dunbar, President and founder of the Insect Museum of California, shows a ceaonosis butterfly at the Lakeside…

Jim Harbaugh nearly traded from 49ers to Browns, according to report – SI.com

SI.comThe Cleveland Browns and San Francisco 49ers nearly pulled off a blockbuster trade recently that would have sent Jim Harbaugh to Cleveland in exchange for draft picks, Pro Football Talk…

Tom Coughlin agrees to extension – ESPN

ESPN“What I like about it is … it’s a challenge for myself with the new learning, which is good for me and good for all of us,” said Coughlin, noting…