LeBron fans flock to Akron celebration – WKYC-TV

WKYC-TVAKRON — There were more than 25,000 people in attendance tonight for the LeBron James I promise family reunion. Tiffany Mead and Caleb Thomas get the award today for the…

NBA Store Offering Refunds For Andrew Wiggins Cavaliers Jerseys – NESN.com

NESN.comWhen Andrew Wiggins was taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft, you can bet fans rushed out to buy the jersey of…

Tea party losses cheer some Republicans, but chill Democrats’ Senate hopes (+ … – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorIn the fight for control of the Senate, Democrats had been counting on Republicans to elect tea party candidates in the primaries who would be too extreme for…

Disaster-hit Malaysia Airlines to be government-owned – Times of India

Times of IndiaKUALA LUMPUR: Troubled Malaysia Airlines, hit by double disasters of MH370 and MH17, plans to delist and make it fully government-owned under a “complete overhaul” announced by the…

Christie vetoes sports betting bill – ESPN

ESPNHOBOKEN, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed legislation that would have paved the way for sports wagering at New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks. Christie on Friday rejected a bill…

San Diego Comic-Con sues Salt Lake over name – Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake TribuneSan Diego Comic-Con’s beef with Salt Lake Comic Con’s similar name has escalated, with the flagship pop culture convention formally filing a lawsuit against the burgeoning newcomer. San…

GM’s Woes Multiply as It Announces Further Recalls – New York Times

New York TimesDefective ignitions continue to plague General Motors, which on Friday recalled more than 312,000 vehicles worldwide, bringing its total this year above 29 million cars. Most of the…

Chicago-area Assyrians march against ISIS, others protest airstrikes – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneThousands of Chicago-area Assyrians gathered in the downtown square to demand more military aid and call for U.S. leadership in the international community’s creation of a safe haven in…

REPORT: ‘ISIS Flag’ Flying on London Council Estate, Breitbart London … – Breitbart News

Breitbart NewsTOWER HAMLETS, London, UK – Yesterday the Guardian reported that the black flag most commonly associated with terrorist organisation ISIS, or the Islamic State, was flying outside an East…

1 dead, 4 injured in NE ABQ shooting; assailant still at large – Albuquerque Journal

1 dead, 4 injured in NE ABQ shooting; assailant still at largeAlbuquerque JournalEmergency personal in the 3400 block of Vasser SE where four people where shot Friday afternoon by an…

Elite designers for Clooney wedding – New Zealand Herald

New Zealand HeraldGeorge Clooney and Amal Alamuddin’s September 20 wedding is fast approaching – they posted their banns at Chelsea Town Hall two weeks ago – so it’s time for…

YouTube videos showing laughing gas use must come with warnings, LGA insists – The Independent

The IndependentThe Local Government Association (LGA) said YouTube had a responsibility to add safety warnings to any video which showed people, in particular children, abusing the drug. Councillors are also…

Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings Pre-Season Week 1 Open Thread – Silver and Black Pride

Silver and Black PrideWelcome back all you football fans and Raider fanatics! It is that time of year again, FOOTBALL TIME! The Raiders are playing the Vikings in Minnesota today…

Maureen McDonnell’s fashion items speak of ambition – Roanoke Times

Maureen McDonnell’s fashion items speak of ambitionRoanoke TimesAt the highest levels, the fashion industry produces much that is breathtakingly original, beautiful and inspiring. But it also churns out those products…

Is Being an Uncle Giving Rob Kardashian Baby Fever? “I Think I Need a Girl to … – E! Online

E! OnlineRob Kardashian is part of a big family, and it seems like he’s already planning to have a big one of his own, too. The E! star and uncle…

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wishes Luck To Jackie Robinson West All Stars As They … – eNews Park Forest

Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wishes Luck To Jackie Robinson West All Stars As They …eNews Park ForestCHICAGO–(ENEWSPF)–August 8, 2014. Mayor Rahm Emanuel today spoke with Jackie Robinson West All-Stars coach Darold…

Women’s Soccer Holds Double Session on Day One – Youngstown State Athletics

Youngstown State AthleticsThe Youngstown State women’s soccer team held its first two-a-day session of training camp on Friday afternoon at Farmers National Bank Field. The morning session was a two-hour…

PCSSD rolls out new employee social media policy – KATV

PCSSD rolls out new employee social media policyKATVPULASKI COUNTY (KATV) – Times are changing and many school districts across the state are keeping up with the times when it comes…

SF Giants’ Brandon Belt returns to DL, the lineup, and Hunter Pence talks … – SFGate (blog)

SFGate (blog)The first baseman returned to the seven-day disabled list Friday with recurring concussions symptoms. Which means the Giants played exactly no games with Belt and Angel Pagan both back.…

UPDATE 1-FICO’s new scoring model to help lenders better assess risk – Reuters

Reuters(Adds Breakingviews link). By Amrutha Gayathri and Emily Stephenson. Aug 8 (Reuters) – A move by personal credit score provider FICO to leave out or discount medical debt from its…

Suspect sought in robbery at Las Vegas Boulevard food court – Las Vegas Sun

Suspect sought in robbery at Las Vegas Boulevard food courtLas Vegas SunMetro Police are searching for a suspect in the robbery of a food court restaurant Saturday on Las Vegas…

ABC7 and KaBOOM! building playground in Oakland – KGO-TV

ABC7 and KaBOOM! building playground in OaklandKGO-TVABC7 is teaming up with Oakland residents, our parent company Disney and the non-profit KaBOOM! to build a playground. Embed …. Rucker is helping…

Salt Lake Comic Con says it’s keeping its name – Good4Utah

Salt Lake Comic Con says it’s keeping its nameGood4UtahThe battle over a name divides two cities invested in comic conventions. At the end of July, San Diego comic–con sent Salt…

Report: Team USA Adds Rudy Gay In Wake Of KD’s Absence – Dime Magazine

Dime MagazineGay quietly played arguably the best basketball of his career in 2013-2014 after being traded from the Toronto Raptors to Sacramento in early December. He averaged 20.2 points per…

Reminder: Carl Crawford really didn’t like Boston – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comAfter finishing seventh in AL MVP voting in 2010, Carl Crawford hit free agency and departed the Rays for the Red Sox, signing a seven-year, $142 million deal. In parts…

Obama Praises US-Africa Leaders Summit – The Root (blog)

Obama Praises US-Africa Leaders SummitThe Root (blog)Below, from the White House, is a list of those seated that the head table with President Obama. Note the presence of actor Robert…

MGM RESORTS RESTAURANTS PARTICIPATING IN LAS VEGAS … – Las Vegas Blog (blog)

MGM RESORTS RESTAURANTS PARTICIPATING IN LAS VEGAS …Las Vegas Blog (blog)LAS VEGAS (Aug. 8, 2014) – Guests are invited to experience a culinary adventure as Las Vegas NV Restaurant Week…

Judge Rules Against NCAA In O’Bannon Case – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can’t stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses, opening…

Silicon Valley VC investments, startups resemble dot-com boom – San Jose Mercury News

Silicon Valley VC investments, startups resemble dot-com boomSan Jose Mercury NewsAny way you slice it the second quarter this year has been bigger and better for VCs and startups than…

Stephanie Beacham: The actress on Marlon Brando’s animal magnetism … – The Independent

The IndependentIs it true you’ve seen Marlon Brando in his Y-fronts and Wellington boots? That was protection for me. Michael Winner was the most wonderfully funny, delightful man. But Marlon…

Celebrity breastfeeding photos all the fashion: But are the pictures realistic? – Fox News

Fox NewsStylized photographs of Olivia Wilde emerged in Glamour this week – her hair softly curled, her legs elegantly crossed as she sits alone at a diner, wearing Prada shoes…

Nevada complaint seeks to require condoms in porn – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunFurthermore, even if OSHA rules did apply to porn actors, there was no violation during the Las Vegas shoot because it only involved oral sex, added Michael Stabile,…

Severe Weather, Low Fuel Grounds NYC-to-Atlanta Flight – NBC New York

NBC New YorkA Delta flight headed to Atlanta from New York’s LaGuardia Airport had to be diverted because of severe weather at its scheduled destination, officials say. Delta Flight 1947…

Selena Gomez Ready To ‘Move On’ & ‘Start Dating’ After Justin Bieber – Hollywood Life

Selena Gomez Ready To ‘Move On’ & ‘Start Dating’ After Justin BieberHollywood LifeSelena Gomez, 22, is ready to jump back into the dating pool! HollywoodLife.com has learned EXCLUSIVELY that the…

Lebanon County sheriff’s deputies train for mass-shooting call – Lebanon Daily News

Lebanon County sheriff’s deputies train for mass–shooting callLebanon Daily NewsSheriff’s deputies are moving throughout Lebanon County during the day, and they can and routinely will respond to assist other law…