‘Self-inflicted’ wounds led to Hawaii governor’s defeat, analysts say – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesHawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, left, congratulates the supporters of state Sen. David Ige after Ige defeated him in Saturday’s Democratic primary. Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie, left, congratulates the…

The day the supermoon visited Sydney – Herald Sun

Herald SunIt was an extra special night for stargazers last night as a ‘supermoon’ co-incided with the Perseid meteor shower. Last night saw the moon reach its closest point in…

Study: Keystone XL could lead to more carbon emissions than estimated – Dubuque Telegraph Herald

Dubuque Telegraph HeraldWASHINGTON — Building the Keystone XL pipeline could lead to as much as four times more greenhouse gas emissions than the State Department has estimated, according to a…

Iran crash plane based on design with poor safety record – The Australian

The AustralianTHE Iran passenger plane that crashed on Sunday, killing 39 people, was based on a Ukraine design that has been involved in previous Iranian air disasters, it has emerged.…

How Ray Bourque Still Resonates With Boston Bruins 35 Years After Being Drafted – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportSaturday marked the 35th anniversary of Ray Bourque’s admission into the Boston Bruins family. On August 9, 1979, Boston traded up to obtain the eighth overall draft pick, which…

National Scrabble Championships start in New York – KOMO News

KOMO NewsBUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) – Scrabble fanatics from around the globe have come to Buffalo, New York, to compete for the $10,000 top prize at the 25th National Scrabble Championships.…

Teen Choice Awards 2014: See All the Red Carpet Arrivals! – E! Online

E! OnlineSunday funday, indeed! Today all of your favorite stars are gathering for the 2014 Teen Choice Awards at the Shine Auditorium in Los Angeles. In fact, they are arriving…

Authors take out NY Times ad in Amazon dispute – SFGate

SFGateAmazon.com Inc.’s dispute with Hachette Book Group is becoming more public by the week. A letter signed by more than 900 authors was published Sunday in the New York Times,…

Albuquerque man accused of threatening people with machete – KOB.com

Albuquerque man accused of threatening people with macheteKOB.comAn Albuquerque man accused of threatening people with a machete got into even more trouble in the courtroom Sunday morning. Clemente Moreno was…

Twins snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland – KARE

KAREOAKLAND, Calif. – Kurt Suzuki hit a tiebreaking double and Josh Willingham added two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins snapped a 12-game losing streak to Oakland…

Bryan Parker And Libby Schaaf Team Up In Oakland Mayor’s Race

http://ift.tt/1sscYH0 Bryan Parker And Libby Schaaf Team Up In Oakland Mayor’s Race Bryan Parker and Libby Schaaf have teamed up in the Oakland Mayor’s Race. The pair were the focus…

Marlene Pinnock, Los Angeles woman punched by patrolman, speaks out – Newsday

NewsdayLOS ANGELES – Marlene Pinnock said she thought she was going to die as a California Highway Patrol officer straddled her, repeatedly punching her head, on the side of a…

Twins beat A’s 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. Oakland – CT Post

Twins beat A’s 6-1, snap 12-game skid vs. OaklandCT PostMinnesota Twins’ Josh Willingham (16) is congratulated by teammates Kurt Suzuki, left, and Chris Parmelee (27) after hitting a two-run home…

As probe begins, Stewart steps away from the track – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunThis July 5, 2014, photo provided by Empire Super Sprints, Inc., shows sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., in the victory lane with his car at the Fulton…

How the de Blasios’ furniture imports boost New York – New York Post

How the de Blasios’ furniture imports boost New YorkNew York PostCould the de Blasios have bought “made in New York”? Sure. Gothic Furniture makes bookshelves and coffee tables, beds and…

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Los Angeles – News & Observer

News & ObserverKershaw allowed one run over eight innings to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers in the finale of a three-game set.…

Saturday TV Ratings: Dateline Saturday Night Mystery, 20/20 Saturday – TV Series Finale

Saturday TV Ratings: Dateline Saturday Night Mystery, 20/20 SaturdayTV Series Finale20/20 Saturday TV show on ABC Saturday, August 2, 2014 ratings — New episodes: Dateline Saturday Night Mystery and 20/20…

10 Things You Need To Know As Asian Markets Open – Business Insider

Business InsiderTomorrow, there’s the NAB business survey which will include employment intentions, an important number to watch following last week’s surprise fall in Australian jobs. On Wednesday we get the…

Abel Guillen Gets Pat Kernighan Endorsement In Oakland City

http://ift.tt/1nGx8Fg Able Guillen has scored the endorsement of Oakland City Council District Two Rep Pat Kernighan in the race to replace her. This is great for Abel at first glance…

APNewsBreak: LA woman punched by patrolman speaks – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comFarrow met with community and civil rights leaders in Los Angeles multiple times last month and pledged that the investigation will conclude in weeks rather than the usual months. CHP…

Oakland A’s lose series finale to Minnesota Twins – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland A’s lose series finale to Minnesota TwinsSan Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — A couple of old friends did in the A’s on Sunday, Kurt Suzuki with a tiebreaking double and…

NBA Trade Rumor: Cleveland Cavaliers tried to acquire Denver Nuggets … – Denver Stiffs

Denver StiffsBack on July 26th I wrote about a podcast, The Lowe Post, where Zach Lowe was chatting casually about the Cleveland Cavaliers needing a rim protector and perhaps Denver…

Indians Down Yankees – ESPN

ESPNIndians: In a scheduling quirk, Cleveland gets three off-days in the next eight days. The Indians host Arizona starting Tuesday night, with LHP T.J. House (1-3, 4.13) facing Diamondbacks RHP…

Virginia Has Fastest Internet Speeds in the Country – Dumb-Out

Dumb-OutMost people move because of a job relocation or they want a change of pace, of weather. Lately, though, you might want to consider moving because of consistently higher internet…

Jacob deGrom to miss next start – ESPN

ESPNPHILADELPHIA — Reigning NL Rookie of the Month Jacob deGrom has been scratched from Tuesday’s scheduled start against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field with shoulder soreness. The Mets’ 26-year-old…

Rethink pot pavilion at Denver County Fair – The Denver Post

Rethink pot pavilion at Denver County FairThe Denver PostThe Denver County Fair, ever the quirky innovator, was proudly advertising another first before it opened its doors last weekend. “Who will…

Teen Shot, Killed At ‘Out-Of-Control’ Party In Northwest Denver – CBS Local

CBS LocalDENVER (CBS4) – A teenager was shot and killed after police say a party in northwest Denver got out of control. The shooting happened just after 1 a.m. Sunday…

Quick personnel updates from Seattle Seahawks practice — Lynch has best … – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)The Seattle Seahawks are off the field following their Sunday practice at the VMAC. They went for about two hours, in helmets, shoulder pads and shorts/sweats. No…

Las Vegas family’s medical bill nightmare vanishes – Merced Sun-Star

Merced Sun-StarLAS VEGAS — A Las Vegas family that faced more than $1 million in unpaid medical bills due partly to a mix-up in Nevada’s insurance exchange has regained its…

AMERICAN RED CROSS: Remember to prepare for earthquake-prone Montana – The Missoulian

AMERICAN RED CROSS: Remember to prepare for earthquake-prone MontanaThe MissoulianBut did you know that we are at high risk for earthquakes under our big blue skies? According to the United…

51s win third straight vs. Albuquerque – Las Vegas Sun

51s win third straight vs. AlbuquerqueLas Vegas SunTaylor Teagarden’s two-run home run highlighted a six-run fifth inning today for the Las Vegas 51s in a 7-5 victory against visiting Albuquerque.…

Closed plant in SE Houston still concerns nearby residents – KTRK-TV

Closed plant in SE Houston still concerns nearby residentsKTRK-TVThe CES Environmental Systems plant closed down years ago but residents living nearby feel the plant is still a public danger. Holding…

Dorell Wright’s Extremely Classy Wedding Photo – Dime Magazine

Dorell Wright’s Extremely Classy Wedding PhotoDime MagazineEither way, Wright and his intended have set the new standard for NBA wedding photos. Perhaps his good friend Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union…

2014 NBA Free Agency: Breaking Down The Golden State Warriors’ Offseason – Rant Sports

Rant SportsThere was a lot of buzz about the Golden State Warriors heading into the last season with some people crowning them the dark-horses to win the NBA championship. Those…

Engaged! Jim Parrack pops the question to The Hunger Games actress Leven … – Daily Mail

Daily MailIn 2010, when she was 20, the actress – who describes herself as a practising Christian – dismissed claims that she was too young to settle down. She told…