City Officials Say Without Passage Of Cigarette Tax, Philadelphia Schools May … – CBS Local

CBS Local“As a result, Philadelphia schools will not be able to open on time and safely, because they chose not to come and do their jobs,” Nutter said. Hite says…

Social media support for fallen officer – KARE

KAREThere is the memorial at the scene of the tragedy as well as a large outpouring on Facebook and other social media sites. After reading what happened to Officer Patrick,…

Inquiry Into Poisoning of Ex-KGB Officer Opens in Britain – New York Times

New York TimesLONDON — At a time of icy relations between Britain and Russia, a senior judge in London on Thursday opened a high-profile public inquiry into the poisoning death…

NFL Officials Visit Chargers Park to Discuss New Rules – Chargers.com

NFL Officials Visit Chargers Park to Discuss New RulesChargers.comSeattle NFC Championship Game as the reason for this rule. Replay officials can now review loose ball recoveries in the field of…

Chris Christie plans to again return to New Hampshire before long – The Star-Ledger

Chris Christie plans to again return to New Hampshire before longThe Star-LedgerMANCHESTER, N.H. — Gov. Chris Christie’s second trip to first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire will likely be followed…

YouTube Singer Peter Hollens Earns Record Deal From Sony Music – Mashable

YouTube Singer Peter Hollens Earns Record Deal From Sony MusicMashableHis YouTube channel has accumulated nearly 63 million views since 2011, and it features collaborations with fellow YouTubers Nick Pitera, Lindsey…

888246 Handmade Poppies Surround the Tower of London to Commemorate WWI – Gizmodo

888246 Handmade Poppies Surround the Tower of London to Commemorate WWIGizmodoThe moat that surrounds the Tower of London has long stood empty and dry. This summer, it’s getting filled with…

Comic-Con: Pop culture event of the year – Ramona Sentinel

Ramona SentinelYou may also look into the WonderCon held in Anaheim. This event is a smaller version of the SD Comic-Con and much easier to get a three-day pass. Here…

Total Woman Gym + Spa Opens Flagship Fitness Center – Club Industry (subscription)

Total Woman Gym + Spa Opens Flagship Fitness CenterClub Industry (subscription)This press release was provided by Total Woman Gym and Spa. The Club Industry editorial staff was not involved in…

Drew Barrymore Half-Sister Dead: Actress Called Jessica ‘Fat,’ Source Says – International Business Times

International Business TimesThe actress first learned about her older sister when she was a child and her father John Barrymore showed her a photo of Jessica, a source said. John…

Standing pat, Giants banking on Belt, Pagan – SFgiants.com

SFgiants.comSAN FRANCISCO — The Giants‘ best Trade Deadline acquisitions will have to come not from another team, but from their own disabled list. And help is on the way, they…

San Francisco 49ers are ready to make another run at Super Bowl – Los Angeles Times

San Francisco 49ers are ready to make another run at Super BowlLos Angeles TimesThis off-season, in an effort to maintain their status among the NFL’s elite — and ideally finish…

Five questions for Roger Goodell – ESPN (blog)

Five questions for Roger GoodellESPN (blog)Now that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice has answered questions from reporters, there are ones that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell still needs to answer.…

EXODUS Reveals Album Art For Blood In, Blood Out – KNAC.com

EXODUS Reveals Album Art For Blood In, Blood OutKNAC.comThe tour begins on November 12th in Oakland, CA at The Fox Theater and will tour throughout the states, coming to close…

Bay Area and Los Angeles news groups sue California Senate to get indicted … – San Jose Mercury News

Bay Area and Los Angeles news groups sue California Senate to get indicted …San Jose Mercury NewsThe Bay Area News Group and the Los Angeles News Group sued the State…

Albuquerque shoplifter accused of stabbing Walmart employee – Albuquerque Journal

Albuquerque shoplifter accused of stabbing Walmart employeeAlbuquerque JournalHe left the store without paying, according to an Albuquerque police news release. Omar Leyba, an employee, tried to get Holmes and Holmes…

Selena Gomez Shows Off Her Butt — Revenge Dressing For Justin Bieber? – Hollywood Life

Selena Gomez Shows Off Her Butt — Revenge Dressing For Justin Bieber?Hollywood LifeJustin Bieber, 20, was reportedly defending Selena Gomez, 22, in his brawl with Orlando Bloom, 37, in Ibiza,…

Monmouth women’s soccer team tabbed as preseason favorite in MAAC – Asbury Park Press

Monmouth women’s soccer team tabbed as preseason favorite in MAACAsbury Park PressWEST LONG BRANCH – Defending Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) champion Monmouth University was selected as the 2014 MAAC…

Hickenlooper meets with Fort Collins tech startups – The Coloradoan

Hickenlooper meets with Fort Collins tech startupsThe ColoradoanFort Collins has a vibrancy and high quality of life that helps drive growth in technology startups, but those companies could benefit from…

Your Ultimate Guide To August: 20 Cool Events Happening In Los Angeles – LAist

Your Ultimate Guide To August: 20 Cool Events Happening In Los AngelesLAistLa Luz de Jesus Gallery opens ‘Profanity Pop,’ a new exhibition featuring the work of José Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros..…

First at 5 Thursday: Live Coverage of Pittsburgh EPA Hearings/Rallies – WDTV

WDTVThe EPA hearing has attracted hundreds of West Virginia miners, lawmakers, and mining officials to Pittsburgh. Tensions were high at the rallies outside the federal courthouse Thursday. Jared Pelletier and…

Microsoft must give email stored in Ireland to US officials – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSAN FRANCISCO –Microsoft must hand over email stored on servers in Ireland to comply with a U.S. warrant in a narcotics case, a federal judge ruled Thursday. The ruling,…

Trending: ‘Sharknado 2’ hooks more tweets, viewers than first movie – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerGreat rolling Statue of Liberty head, that was a whirlwind. Tara Reid with a saw hand! Ian Ziering, again in the belly of a shark with a chainsaw, this…

Chile, Japan sign mining deals, share earthquake science – Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsThe two leaders also concluded agreements on transferring science and technology on reducing the risk from earthquakes and tsunamis. Both countries are prone to earthquakes and have suffered major…

Tiger Woods has up and down first round at Firestone – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAKRON, Ohio — Tiger Woods looked like the old Tiger Woods for much of Thursday’s first round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational on his beloved South Course at…

Shrinking dinos gave rise to birds – ABC Science Online

ABC Science OnlineFamily tree Birds survived the extinction of other dinosaurs because they evolved four times faster and kept getting smaller than their relatives, a detailed analysis of their family…

House Republicans Vow To Stay In Washington Until They Vote On Border … – Huffington Post

Huffington PostHouse Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has said he wants to address the border crisis before the August recess. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) | ASSOCIATED PRESS. Share · Tweet. Email.…

Israel, Hamas Agree to 72-hour Ceasefire – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaIsrael and Islamist militant group Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry…

India, US Express Optimism After Strategic Dialogue – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaNEW DELHI —. At the conclusion of a strategic dialogue between India and the United States, both countries expressed optimism about improving their ties. After discussing issues ranging…

New $30 Halo-Themed PC Mouse Is Oddly Not a Gaming Mouse – GameSpot

GameSpotStrangely, considering the target demographic for this is presumably people who play games and are fans of Halo, this is not a gaming mouse. The 3500 is a fairly run-of-the-mill…

Man police thought was barricaded inside SE Houston apartment slips away – KPRC Houston

KPRC HoustonBACK TO YOU. NOW AN UPDATE TO BREAKING NEWS THAT WE FIRST BROUGHT YOU AT 4:30, WHERE S.W.A.T. TEAMS SURROUNDED A SOUTHEAST HOUSTON APARTMENT COMPLEX. INSIDE ONE OF THE…

Obama Joins Julian Castro at HUD; Promise Delivered to Latinos – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comWhile taking hits from Latinos on deportations, President Barack Obama Thursday seized an opportunity to show he has delivered on a promise to the Hispanic community. Obama appeared side-by-side with…

Traffic on Seattle’s First Hill blocked after fatal crash – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a truck in Seattle’s First Hill neighborhood this afternoon, according to the Seattle Police Department. Police received reports of…

Lorde in charge of ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1’ soundtrack – Toronto Sun

Toronto Sunlorde-reuters Lorde. REUTERS/Fred Thornhill. Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. Iggy Azalea calls out Lorde’s Hall of Fame induction performance…

GoPro 2nd-quarter earnings, revenue top Wall Street expectations – Fox Business

Fox BusinessSAN MATEO, Calif. – Action video camera maker GoPro Inc. on Thursday reported its second-quarter net loss nearly quadrupled from a year ago as it nearly doubled operating expenses…