Turkish PM says killing of soldiers “nefarious terrorist attack” – Xinhua

XinhuaANKARA, March 20 (Xinhua) — An armed attack on the security forces on Thursday in Turkey’s central province of Nigde was a ” nefarious terrorist attack,” Prime Minister Recep Tayyip…

4 killed, 3 injured in Taliban attack at hotel in Afghan capital – Xinhua

XinhuaKABUL, March 21 (Xinhua) — Four assailants were killed while three people were seriously wounded in Taliban attack at a hotel frequented by foreigners in central Kabul capital of Afghanistan…

Nevada-Delaware online poker deal might have stirred gaming foes to act – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunUnlike many recent online gaming bills, the legislation would include no carve-out for online poker; it would simply undo the Justice Department opinion that determined Internet gaming transactions…

Harley Quinn is Heading to Comic Con – Ve3d.com

Harley Quinn is Heading to Comic ConVe3d.comAs announced at the DCE Retailer Roadshow today, regular co-writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner will collaborate for Harley Quinn Invades San Diego Comic…

NCAA Tournament 2014: Adreian Payne’s record performance shows his potency – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThere are few, if any, defenders in college basketball that can match up with everything Payne brings to the table. Adreian Payne (AP Photo). No. 12 Harvard will see that…

Like plaid, public fascination with Kurt Cobain’s death never goes out of style. – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsSeattle police recently developed four rolls of film evidence showing the grisly scene where the Nirvana frontman’s body was discovered with a gunshot wound to his head,…

Bum ankle a bummer for CJ Miles: Cleveland Cavaliers Insider – The Plain Dealer

Bum ankle a bummer for CJ Miles: Cleveland Cavaliers InsiderThe Plain DealerCLEVELAND, Ohio — C.J. Miles has tried everything, but his sprained left ankle just won’t heal. “I’ve been doing…

Malaysia Airlines: Canadian passenger’s ties to India’s ruling class – CBC.ca

Malaysia Airlines: Canadian passenger’s ties to India’s ruling classCBC.caThe two Canadians missing on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 have roots that run deep in India’s powerful political and ruling class. Businessman…

Seattle police re-examine Cobain suicide, develop scene photos – KIRO Seattle

KIRO SeattleNearly 20 years after Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain was found dead in his home near Lake Washington, Seattle police have reexamined the case. Last month, police developed four…

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight: Possible debris spotted off Australia – CBS News

CBS NewsA satellite image taken on March 16, 2014 and released by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority shows debris believed to be possible wreckage from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in…

Meet The Parents Of Quintuplets Born In Dallas Hospital – CBS 11

CBS 11DALLAS (CBS 11 NEWS) — A beaming mother and an emotional father, Michelle and Steven Seals spoke for the first time about their quintuplets born Tuesday at Baylor Universal…

Sources: Ravenstahl Returns 2006 Super Bowl Trophy To FBI – CBS Local

Sources: Ravenstahl Returns 2006 Super Bowl Trophy To FBICBS LocalSources confirm the mayor returned the Super Bowl trophy and nothing else. Sources also confirm U.S. Attorney David Hickton told Ravenstahl…

Home building charity for wounded veterans questioned in lawsuit – KHOU

Home building charity for wounded veterans questioned in lawsuitKHOUHOUSTON — Helping a Hero in West Houston is a popular charity: 100 homes built or in the works in 22 different…

For its 8th birthday, Twitter finds your first tweet – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorTo celebrate its eighth birthday, Twitter has introduced a feature that allows users to find their first tweet (however embarrassing that first tweet may be). Skip to next…

The Academy Awards prove to be an entertaining and record-setting event – Talon Marks (subscription)

The Academy Awards prove to be an entertaining and record-setting eventTalon Marks (subscription)The Academy Awards have always been considered to be boring and stuffy, but host Ellen DeGeneres proved critics…

President Obama visits Miami to raise money for Democrats still hurting from … – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comA week after Democrats suffered a stinging congressional loss in Florida, President Barack Obama came to the Sunshine State for a Thursday rally and two Miami fundraisers to help his…

Pagan, Morse in action for SF Giants; Scutaro, not so much – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Pagan, Morse in action for SF Giants; Scutaro, not so muchSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Scutaro is not on the field now as the Giants take batting practice ahead of tonight’s game,…

Legendary’s CEO Thomas Tull talks Pacific Rim 2 and Godzilla! – Scified

ScifiedWith Godzilla, I’ve been a huge fan my whole life. The only guiding principle you can use is to make something that you want to see. The first time I…

Carmel Valley Women’s Club preps for fashion show – Monterey County Herald

Carmel Valley Women’s Club preps for fashion showMonterey County HeraldAnn Flood, a New York-trained fashion maven, is directing the Carmel Valley Women’s Club’s fashion show. And she is busy. This…

Weather service: Cold winter brings higher risk of flooding in Upstate New … – The Post-Standard

Weather service: Cold winter brings higher risk of flooding in Upstate New …The Post-StandardMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The National Weather Service is warning of an increased threat of spring flooding…

NCAA tournament tracker: Overall No. 1 Florida escapes Albany; Ohio State falls – Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free PressDorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, most of them on dunks, and top-seeded Florida used a second-half surge to beat No. 16 seed Albany 67-55 in the NCAA tournament…

Prince George gets full-time nanny: Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesPrince George has a new nanny: Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo, according to Kensington Palace, which identified the little royal’s caretaker on Thursday and asked that her privacy be…

Bizarre SFO incident: Los Angeles County lawyer allegedly kicked cops, sang … – Contra Costa Times

Contra Costa TimesSOUTH SAN FRANCISCO — A Los Angeles County public defender was arrested on assault and battery charges Monday after authorities said she drunkenly kicked a group of police…

Jared Allen’s Decision Unusual – ESPN

ESPNJared Allen was accompanied on his second visit to the Seattle Seahawks by his wife, family members and his agent. But any sense they were brought together presuming an introductory…

Video game developer pushes colleagues to scrap stereotypes – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleA noted video game developer challenged his industry this week to stop being “lazy and boring” when creating characters that perpetuate racial and sexual stereotypes. In a passionate…

Jared Allen leaves Seattle minus deal – ESPN

ESPNJared Allen was accompanied on his second visit to the Seattle Seahawks by his wife, family members and his agent. But any sense they were brought together presuming an introductory…

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370 – Sydney Morning Herald

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane MH370Sydney Morning Herald8:23am: Norwegian car carrier Höegh St Petersburg on Thursday night reached the Indian Ocean area where possible debris of the missing…

Obama Expands Sanctions on Russians Behind Crimea Takeover – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. President Barack Obama has announced further sanctions against Russia for its annexation of of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, triggering a round of Russian sanctions targeting nine U.S. officials…

Cargo volumes hit a soft spot in both major Puget Sound ports – TheNewsTribune.com

Cargo volumes hit a soft spot in both major Puget Sound portsTheNewsTribune.comThe adjoining Port of Long Beach had a 2.6 percent decline in container cargo in February, and the Port…

Fifth-grader Anil Singh nails “metachrosis” to win Daily News’ New York City … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsSTEPHEN LORENZO. New York City now has a king bee to join its queen. Anil Singh, 10, became the city’s second champion Thursday after correctly spelling “metachrosis”…

Following L’Wren Scott’s Death, Mick Jagger Mourns With His Children – ABC News

ABC NewsMick Jagger has traveled to Los Angeles to be with his family following the death of his girlfriend L’Wren Scott. The Rolling Stones singer traveled to L.A. after the…

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant’s phone call to WR Terrance Williams another … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant’s phone call to WR Terrance Williams another …Dallas Morning News (blog)WACO – Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has come a long way in his growth…

New Jobs Coming After NAMJet Moves Headquarters To Denver – CBS Local

New Jobs Coming After NAMJet Moves Headquarters To DenverCBS Local“Denver is growing as a manufacturing hub for high-growth industries, and we’re proud to welcome NAMJet as our newest employer to…

Patrick McGovern Dies at 76 – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalPatrick McGovern, shown at a conference in Beijing in 2007, was founder and chairman of IDG, publisher of Computerworld, Macworld and hundreds of other magazines. ZUMAPRESS.com. Patrick McGovern,…

Harvard Tops Cincinnati; Ohio State Falls in NCAA Tourney – Bloomberg

BloombergHarvard University won its men’s college basketball national tournament opener for the second straight year, beating the University of Cincinnati 61-57. Elsewhere in the first full round of National Collegiate…