Women’s Pro Soccer: Oswego’s Julianne Sitch waived by Red Stars – Aurora Beacon News

Women’s Pro Soccer: Oswego’s Julianne Sitch waived by Red StarsAurora Beacon NewsShe joined the club in 2010 when it was a member of Women’s Professional Soccer and was with the…

Lightning strikes caused damage around Seattle – KIRO Seattle

Lightning strikes caused damage around SeattleKIRO SeattleSeattle City Light says about 2,300 customers lost power when tree limbs snapped off and knocked down a line in the Ravenna neighborhood. In…

Women’s Soccer: de Seriere joins UCI staff – Daily Pilot

Women’s Soccer: de Seriere joins UCI staffDaily PilotDanielle de Seriere, a former standout goalkeeper for UC Irvine, has joined the Anteaters women’s soccer program as an assistant coach. The Big…

Israel says missing soldier was killed in Gaza, not captured – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIsrael’s military concluded early Sunday that a soldier thought to have been captured by Palestinian militants was actually killed in combat in the Gaza Strip. The news came…

2 arrested in Wisconsin in slaying of Rogers Park photographer – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneLewis, grew up in Wisconsin and had lived in Chicago for several years, had only weeks before moved to Rogers Park, and was days from starting a new job…

Bob Dyer: Golf fashion is no casual matter – Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Beacon JournalI am well aware that I committed a horrible fashion faux pas exactly one week ago by walking onto the grounds of Firestone Country Club in cargo shorts.…

A’s top Royals in Lester’s Oakland debut – Fox News

Fox NewsOakland, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Jon Lester tossed 6 2/3 solid innings in his first start since being traded from Boston, and his new Oakland teammates backed him up with…

3 & Out: Pats defense faces Super Bowl expectations – Comcast SportsNet New England

Comcast SportsNet New England1) Super Bowl Expectations: Patriots alumni including Rodney Harrison, Ty Law and Lawyer Milloy have very high expectations of this team. With the additions the Patriots have…

P&G to focus on core products by discontinuing several brands – Gant Daily

Gant DailyNew York, NY, United States (4E) – Procter & Gamble Co. said it will sell or discontinue up to 100 brands over the next two years to reduce costs…

Microsoft sues Samsung for contract breach over smartphone technology licensing – Gant Daily

Gant DailyNew York, NY, United States (4E) – Microsoft Corp. said on Friday that it filed legal action against Samsung Electronics, alleging its longtime South Korean partner of contract breach…

Gloves come off at Fancy Farm campaign kick-off – Washington Post

Washington PostFANCY FARM, Ky. – The Senate’s most important campaign devolved into a literal shouting match Saturday as Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) and Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes shared a…

Bishop signs two-year extension with Lightning – NHL.com

NHL.comGoaltender Ben Bishop has signed a two-year contract extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning, the team announced Saturday. Financial details were not disclosed. Goaltender Ben Bishop has signed a two-year…

Gaza truce talks stall as Israeli soldier declared dead – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPressure on Israel to negotiate an end to the nearly month-long conflict in Gaza appears to have eased in the past 48 hours after the swift breach of the…

First Ebola-stricken US aid worker arrives at Atlanta hospital – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorDr. Kent Brantly will become the first person ever treated for Ebola in the US. The mission to save his life is being criticized as too risky by…

Author Ann Patchett’s dog weds in Nashville bookstore – The Tennessean

Author Ann Patchett’s dog weds in Nashville bookstoreThe TennesseanIn lieu of a wedding registry, Sparky, Maggie and their families chose to have a “Woof-istry” of items to be donated to…

‘American Idol’ alum Michael Johns has died – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMichael Johns, the rock ‘n’ soul singer and Australian heartthrob who was a fan favorite on Season 7 of Fox’s American Idol, has died. The Hollywood Reporter and other…

American doctor infected with Ebola returns to US – Washington Post

Washington PostAn American doctor stricken by Ebola in West Africa arrived home for treatment in Atlanta on Saturday, and U.S. government officials are urging the public to remain confident in…

Teen Killed, 17 Others Wounded in Overnight Chicago Shootings – NBC Chicago

Teen Killed, 17 Others Wounded in Overnight Chicago ShootingsNBC ChicagoThree people were shot inside a lounge on Chicago’s South Side just before 2 a.m. Saturday in the 700 block of…

Amazon Fire Phone heats up, #1 at Amazon.com – Inferse

InferseThe Amazon Fire Phone may not be hot to critics, but if Amazon’s site tells the truth, the Fire Phone’s already a success. Tweet · submit to reddit. Amazon Fire…

Is Russia about to invade Ukraine? – Hot Air

Is Russia about to invade Ukraine?Hot AirGiven the pattern of the cable news cycle, you might think that events in Ukraine had pretty much ceased to be of interest were…

Matthew Mitcham rethinks retirement plans and eyes Rio Olympic Games – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldIn the end, the 10 metre platform showdown between Matthew Mitcham and Tom Daley was all a bit of a no-contest. It was, as Mitcham had actually predicted…

Four Shot, Three Dead in Dallas Shooting – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthPolice are investigating after four people were shot Saturday morning at a home on Wynell Street in Dallas, just south of the Dallas VA Medical Center. Three…

Hall of Fame profile: Seattle Seahawks OT Walter Jones – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)Alexander ran inside the 5-yard line before he was tackled, and it set up Alexander’s 1-yard touchdown run and a 17-0 Seattle lead. The Sehaawks won and advanced…

Selena Gomez Disses Justin Bieber: Sings… – Hollybaby

HollybabyAs Justin Bieber, 20, parties it up and makes out with models while overseas in Ibiza, his ex Selena Gomez, 22, is belting her heart out. Selena posted a video…

Vegas Play of the Day: Rockies at Tigers – Las Vegas Sun (blog)

Vegas Play of the Day: Rockies at TigersLas Vegas Sun (blog)Here’s the latest installment of the Play of the Day, which uses odds from the South Point. Our three sports…

Some York restaurants charge fees for carry out – York Daily Record

Some York restaurants charge fees for carry outYork Daily Record“I don’t blame any of these business for doing it,” Lamnatos said. “Carryout fees are a mainstay in New York and…

Mock game over — Seahawks waive injured OT Michael Bowie – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)But he is free to be signed by any team, and could be attractive given he started nine games for Seattle last year as a rookie. The…

Paul Feig May Direct A Female-Focused Reboot Of ‘Ghostbusters’ – MTV.com

MTV.comWe couldn’t dream up a better scenario for the perpetually in-development “Ghostbusters” continuation: “Bridesmaids” and “The Heat” director Paul Feig is being eyed to helm a reboot of the film…

Toledo water issues prompt Chicago to re-test lake water supply – Chicago Tribune

Toledo water issues prompt Chicago to re-test lake water supplyChicago TribuneChicago Department of Water Management spokesperson Gary Litherland said the city is re-testing Chicago’s water following the finding that Toledo…

Houston Dynamo vs. DC United | MLS Match Preview – Major League Soccer

Major League SoccerA pair of clubs going in opposite directions in recent weeks, the Houston Dynamo and D.C. United meet for a second time this season when the clubs face…

Lester To Start For A’s On Saturday – ESPN

ESPNOAKLAND, Calif. — Jon Lester walked through the Oakland clubhouse doors to quite a greeting, from the snappy, patriotic marching tune blaring from the sound system to the handshakes and…

Scientist predicts another major earthquake in Japan by 2017 – Japan Today

Scientist predicts another major earthquake in Japan by 2017Japan TodayDr Masaaki Kimura, a seismologist who reportedly predicted the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake, recently appeared on Japanese TV to share his theory…

Philadelphia Police Searching For Missing 87-Year-Old Woman With Dementia … – CBS Local

CBS LocalPHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing elderly woman who suffers from Dementia and Diabetes. Bessie Moore, 87, was last seen just…

Dog bites father, daughter at Albuquerque home – Las Cruces Sun-News

Dog bites father, daughter at Albuquerque homeLas Cruces Sun-NewsALBUQUERQUE >> Police say an Albuquerque man was severely bitten when he tried to stop an attack on his daughter by the…

Star Trek Convention Las Vegas 2014 Day Two: The Best Kept Secret of the Event – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceThe Star Trek 2014 Las Vegas Convention on day two featured a regular cornucopia of stars and delivered one of the events best kept secrets. The amount of…