Suspects detained after shooting near Oakland McDonald’s – KTVU San Francisco

Suspects detained after shooting near Oakland McDonald’sKTVU San FranciscoA man and a woman who fled the scene of a shooting Sunday morning were caught and detained by Oakland Police after…

U.S. average gas price jumps 12 cents per gallon – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

U.S. average gas price jumps 12 cents per gallonHonolulu Star-AdvertiserThe average prices of a gallon of midgrade and premium gas were $3.60 and $3.75, respectively. Diesel averaged $4.01 per gallon.…

At least 21 Afghan soldiers killed, seven kidnapped by Taliban – ABC Online

ABC OnlineAt least 21 soldiers have been killed and seven kidnapped by Taliban in a raid on a border outpost, prompting Afghan President Hamid Karzai to blame Pakistan for failing…

Capture of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ Guzman ignites fight over trial location – Fox News

Fox NewsAfter narrow escapes from the military, law enforcement and rivals over 13 years on the run, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is back in Mexican custody. Now, what is likely…

Lenovo adds some firepower to its Yoga 10 – DailyTech

DailyTechLenovo today announced an update to its poplar Yoga tablet family. The original Yoga tablets were announced back in October in 8” and 10” varieties. Both machines were decidedly at…

‘Lego Movie’ lead builds; No. 1 for third weekend – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Seattle Post IntelligencerLOS ANGELES (AP) — Action-packed new releases couldn’t stack up to 3-D hit “The Lego Movie,” which took the No. 1 slot in its third weekend at the…

In extending Brett Gardner, Yankees get a rare bargain – SI.com

SI.comBrett Gardner slashed .273/.344/.416 in a bounce-back season for the Yankees in 2013. (Michael Dwyer/AP). When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million free-agent deal back in…

Justin Bieber rejecting plea deal in DUI case: report – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsProsecutors have cooked up a deal that Justin Bieber and his legal team apparently don’t like. The Canadian pop star is rejecting a plea deal involving random…

“We don’t need more police”: Mayor & Police Chief hit a nerve at town hall – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalAnd while some balked at the surveillance, Mayor Quan argued that this technology brings Oakland in step with cities using the same tactics to get safe. “We can’t pretend…

Openly gay Jason Collins signs contract with Brooklyn Nets – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNearly 10 months after becoming the first openly gay NBA player, Jason Collins will finally get his chance to, well, play. With free-agent-to-be forward Glen Davis telling the Los…

They got ‘Shorty’ — now what? Next steps unclear after ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s … – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Could the captured Sinaloa cartel boss who was one of Mexico’s most wanted fugitives be heading to the United States for trial? He will, if U.S. federal prosecutors…

First look at Huawei’s Talkband smart device – BBC News

BBC NewsThe BBC’s Mark Gregory has a look at Huawei’s new smartband, unveiled for the first time at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Talkband B1 allows the wearer to…

Teens defend ‘fail factory’ school in error-filled letters – New York Post

Teens defend ‘fail factory’ school in error-filled lettersNew York Post“Us as New York City Students deserve respect and encouragement,” one letter read. “We are the future of New York City…

Netflix, Comcast reach deal to improve streaming quality – Fox News

Fox NewsNEW YORK – Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households, the first deal the online video…

Documents found at Ukrainian president’s abandoned home detail millions in … – Fox News

Fox NewsKIEV, Ukraine – Cash: $12 million. Decoration of a dining hall and tea room: $2.3 million. Statue of a wild boar: $115,000. “A bribe”: $4,000. These are some of…

After Signing With Nets, Jason Collins Becomes First Openly Gay NBA Player – New York Times

New York TimesJason Collins spent his first six and a half seasons with the Nets, who reached the N.B.A. finals twice during his tenure. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images. LOS ANGELES —…

Stephen Holder: Michael Sam handles Combine media session flawlessly – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarIt was difficult to tell which shined brighter Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium: the hot lights of the many cameras poin… Loading… Post to Facebook. Stephen Holder: Michael Sam…

Miley Cyrus twerking circus stops at LA’s Staples Center – Long Beach Press-Telegram

Long Beach Press-TelegramLOS ANGELES >> The spectacle that is pop culture sensation Miley Cyrus touched down for nearly two hours Saturday night at Staples Center and despite twerking, lots of…

Michael Sam seizes moment at combine – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)But when Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay draft hopeful stood before a huge array of cameras, digital recorders and smartphones sending his image to Twitter on Saturday…

Was WhatsApp really worth the $19 billion price? – VatorNews

VatorNewsFacebook’s purchase of mobile messaging app WhatsApp earlier this week, for a jaw-dropping total of $19 billion, is a big damn deal, to put it mildly. I don’t mean that…

Oldest-Known Holocaust Survivor Dies at 110 – ABC News

ABC NewsAlice Herz-Sommer, believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, died Sunday morning in London at age 110, a family member said. Herz-Sommer’s devotion to the piano and…

Justin Bieber not wanted in Atlanta neighborhood – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe people of Buckhead, Georgia are protesting Justin Bieber’s interest in their neighborhood, after the Canadian singer looked at a few houses in the area, according to…

Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead – Houston Chronicle

Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found deadHouston ChronicleSYDNEY (AP) — Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson, who became an anti-bullying activist after she was targeted online, has been…

WHERE I STAND: Fairness, 54 years in the making and counting – Las Vegas Sun

WHERE I STAND: Fairness, 54 years in the making and countingLas Vegas SunThe South has struggled for respect since Las Vegas was a small, dusty town, easily ignored by Reno…

Denver Comic Con and Save Denver Comic Con agree to mediation – Denver Post (blog)

Denver Post (blog)The town hall meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday by the organization Save Denver Comic Con, which was started by Denver Comic Con co-founder Charlie LaGreca, has been…

2014 NFL combine: Texas A&M WR Mike Evans runs blazing 40 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comINDIANAPOLIS — While former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel was impressive Sunday while running his 40, his former receiver Mike Evans might have opened some eyes of his own when…

Thailand protests targeted; 3 dead, dozens wounded – CNN

CNNBangkok, Thailand (CNN) — Thailand’s prime minister on Sunday condemned weekend attacks on her opponents that killed three people, including two children, and pledged to bring the attackers to justice.…

Can Venezuela’s socialist government survive wave of protests? – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Student protesters pack the streets. Violence surges. Tear gas billows. Opposition leaders and government officials blame each other for the unrest, and both sides show no sign of…

2014 NFL combine: Johnny Manziel runs unofficial 4.56-second 40 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comINDIANAPOLIS — Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel confirmed Sunday morning that he has ample speed, perhaps enough to override concerns about his 5-foot-11 frame. Manziel ran 4.63 seconds in the…

NFL: Michael Sam wants focus to return to field – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsMichael Sam, who is hopeful of being the first openly gay player in the NFL, says he has another goal that he hopes to accomplish. “I just…

Exclusive: Barry Bonds will be spring training Giants instructor – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Hall-of-Famer Willie Mays strolled into the Scottsdale Stadium clubhouse Saturday morning, a small bag hanging over his right shoulder. The next member of the…

Maria Von Trapp, Last Survivor of Sound of Music Family, Dies at 99 – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Seattle Post IntelligencerMaria Von Trapp, the last surviving member of the Austrian family that inspired The Sound of Music, died Feb. 19 at her home in Vermont, The Associated Press…

NFL Combine Live: Johnny Manziel Reportedly No. 4 Quarterback On Some … – NESN.com

NFL Combine Live: Johnny Manziel Reportedly No. 4 Quarterback On Some …NESN.com11:03 a.m.: Mike Mayock said on NFL Network that Brandin Cooks is making a case to be a first-rounder…

Venezuelan opposition leader shifts tactics amid protests – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS — Venezuela’s opposition leader Henrique Capriles returned to the fore this weekend, leading a rally of thousands and offering up a unified opposition as violent protests continue across…

Turning 103, Los Angeles Man Gets City Street Sign – ABC News

Turning 103, Los Angeles Man Gets City Street SignABC NewsThe Los Angeles Times reports ( lat.ms/1djK2EU ) that Saliba was supposed to travel to 103rd street in the city’s Watts…