Photos: Fourth of July fireworks over the Strip and Green Valley Ranch Resort – Las Vegas Sun

Photos: Fourth of July fireworks over the Strip and Green Valley Ranch ResortLas Vegas SunDonoghue not only captured fireworks with the Stratosphere in view, but also SLS Las Vegas, which…

Sirius XM Fires Radio Host Over Racist Twitter Postings – New York Times

New York TimesSirius XM, the satellite radio broadcaster, fired one of its most prominent talk-show hosts last week over a series of comments on Twitter that included racist and sexist…

Tennis-Dazzling Djokovic savors victory over Federer – Reuters

ReutersLONDON (Reuters) – After almost four hours of mental torture, Novak Djokovic sank to his knees, crouched over the hallowed Wimbledon turf, plucked a blade of grass and put it…

Oakland Athletics’ Trade Puts Pressure on Seattle Mariners, Other AL West … – Rant Sports

Rant SportsAlready boasting the best record in the league and a ridiculous plus-133 run differential, the Oakland Athletics are going all in for the 2014 MLB season in the AL…

Janet Miller leaving Nashville Chamber for Colliers – The Tennessean

Janet Miller leaving Nashville Chamber for ColliersThe TennesseanJanet Miller, who has led the Nashville Chamber’s economic development efforts for more than a decade, will leave the post on July 31…

Tensions Are Writ Large Before Ukraine Showdown – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDONETSK, Ukraine—Novelist Fedor Berezin is living a plotline from his science-fiction oeuvre, right here and now in the separatist badlands of eastern Ukraine. His books sketch out a…

Foreign airport scrutiny focuses on electronic devices – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDon’t bring dead phones or laptops to those overseas airports for flights heading to the USA. Department of Homeland Security officials warned last week that security would tighten at…

Lincecum tames Padres again, Giants win 5-3 – SFGate

SFGateSAN DIEGO – Tim Lincecum faced the Padres on Sunday, and that’s generally good news for Giants fans. Sure enough, Lincecum had his way with the San Diego lineup again,…

Call the orthodontist! Miley Smiley snarls as she shows off her joke snaggle … – Daily Mail

Daily MailShe created joke teeth and a lot of other bizarre items for guests at her July 4 holiday party on Friday. But it seems Miley Cyrus hasn’t finished with…

Why Did We Never Get A Star Wars Point & Click Adventure From Lucasarts? – Kotaku Australia

Why Did We Never Get A Star Wars Point & Click Adventure From Lucasarts?Kotaku AustraliaIndiana Jones had itself two great point & click adventures from Lucasarts, why not Star Wars?…

Missing in Miami’s new condo boom: Miamians – MiamiHerald.com

Missing in Miami’s new condo boom: MiamiansMiamiHerald.comMiami residents? Not so much. Conspicuously absent from the roster of buyers are South Florida residents. That is primarily because condominium developers are requiring…

Oscar Pistorius reenacts scene of Reeva Steenkamp’s killing in strange video – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsEven O.J. only wrote a book — and he waited until the trial was long over. South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius appears in a bizarre video where…

Six Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teen – Las Vegas Sun

Six Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teenLas Vegas SunJERUSALEM — Israel arrested six Jewish suspects Sunday in the grisly slaying of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and…

Atlanta Falcons’ ‘Hard Knocks’ official trailer released – NFL.com

NFL.comAtlanta Falcons’ ‘Hard Knocks’ official trailer released. By Kevin Patra; Around the League writer; Published: July 6, 2014 at 01:29 p.m.; Updated: July 6, 2014 at 03:16 p.m.. Friend(s) Email…

Threats v. satire in social media age – Journal and Courier

Threats v. satire in social media ageJournal and CourierThe attorneys for Samuel Bradbury are pinning their defense on the First Amendment and four words their client stuck at the end…

From Long, Long Ago, Georgia’s Oldest Theater Gets … – Deadline.com

From Long, Long Ago, Georgia’s Oldest Theater Gets …Deadline.comFrom Long, Long Ago, Georgia’s Oldest Theater Gets Oldest ‘Star Wars‘ For In something of a new hope for an old theater,…

In Indiana, 3 police funerals in one week – Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis StarA team that handles funeral arrangements every time a police officer is killed in Indiana faces an unprecedented undertaking. Loading… Post to Facebook. In Indiana, 3 police funerals in…

Making The Leap, No. 5: Patriots’ Jamie Collins – NFL.com

Making The Leap, No. 5: Patriots’ Jamie CollinsNFL.comNearly 30 years removed from establishing what NFL teams look for in a 3-4 linebacker, Collins is the right player for this era.…

ASX 200 could extend gains on price momentum – IG

ASX 200 could extend gains on price momentumIGTomorrow we’ll have NAB business confidence and Westpac consumer sentiment on Wednesday. On Thursday we will also get the official jobs number which…

Report: Lakers In “Serious Contention” For Carmelo – Dime Magazine

Dime MagazineNBA · Jeremy Lin Report: Sixers, Rockets Talk Trade For Lin · Home /; Videos /; Twitter /; Facebook /; HouseOfHighlights.com /; HighSchoolHoop.com /; STORE /. RSS · 2014…

Suspect In Pt. Pleasant Armed Robbery Also Wanted In Connection With Seattle … – CBS Local

CBS Local… HEADLINES. From our newsroom to your inbox weekday mornings at 9AM. Sign Up. POINT PLEASANT, NJ(CBSNewYork) — A suspect in an armed robbery that took place in New…

Two ‘Earth-like’ planets don’t exist – Business Recorder

Business RecorderUS scientists said on July 03 two distant Earth-like planets, which some believed might be able to harbour life, do not actually exist and that astronomers were confused by…

Reno Recasts Itself as Home to Tech Start-Ups – New York Times

New York TimesRENO, Nev. — A street newly nicknamed Startup Row intersects this city’s old strip of casinos touting Money Maker Jackpots and Crazy Cash Slot Tournaments. While old-fashioned slot…

Experts Say Four Threats Put Internet Freedom at Risk – CIO Today

CIO TodayThe open nature of the Internet faces several threats over the next ten years that could severely curtail online liberty, according to a new report published by the Pew…

Double-digit profit growth may return in second quarter – Reuters

ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) – With all the hoopla over the Dow topping 17,000 out of the way, the market’s next focus will be whether the fast-approaching earnings season can justify…

San Francisco Newspaper Brings Back Bicycle Delivery – CBS Local

San Francisco Newspaper Brings Back Bicycle DeliveryCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — In the Bay Area it seems there are a thousand different sources providing news — and almost that many…

Airfield Safety Officers Who Were First On Scene Following Asiana Airlines … – CBS Local

CBS LocalMar is sponsoring the agenda item that will honor Choy, Esguerra and the four other Airfield Safety Officers who were on duty that day at SFO during Tuesday’s San…

More Than 50 Shot, 7 Dead in Chicago’s Bloody Holiday Weekend – ABC News

ABC NewsIndependence Day celebrations were marred by multiple shootings in Chicago that reportedly left at least seven dead and 50 injured. The first fatal shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday,…

2 Police Officers Shot Near Denver Are Recovering – ABC News

ABC NewsThe man who shot and wounded two suburban Denver police officers checking on him at his home was stopped by a third officer who arrived later and returned fire,…

Actress Lindsay Lohan sues makers of ‘Grand Theft Auto V’ video game – KMTV

KMTVLindsay Lohan has filed suit against Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., including its subsidiaries: Rockstar Games and Rockstar North, over a character’s resemblance to her in their “Grand Theft Auto V”…

Top red sanders smuggler nabbed – Times of India

Top red sanders smuggler nabbedTimes of IndiaHe was reportedly nabbed recently from his native place, Kattigenahalli village near Bangalore Rural, and police will officially show his arrest in the next…

YouTube Re-Negotiating With Indie Record Labels Following Outcry (Report) – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterIndies were rankled most by what appeared to be an ultimatum by YouTube, with the company telling labels that they would remove advertisements on their music videos if they…

Cairo should take brave new steps – Arab News

Arab NewsThe new Egyptian government is living up to its promises to make difficult decisions necessary to revive the nearly moribund economy, including a promise to cut subsidies that eat…

The college dropout behind NYC’s most exclusive credit card – New York Post

New York PostForged in matte black stainless steel, the credit card is attempting to position itself as the hot new way to spend money amongst NYC’s young elite. Olympic hopefuls,…

When Beliefs and Facts Collide – New York Times

When Beliefs and Facts CollideNew York Times… politics, policy and everyday life. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. A version of this article appears in print on July 6, 2014,…