Low-key diplomatic heroism saved Paris from Hitler’s wrath – Irish Times

There’s Not One Home for Sale in San Francisco That an Average Teacher Can … – DailyFinance

There’s Not One Home for Sale in San Francisco That an Average Teacher Can …DailyFinanceThis week, the real estate listings website Redfin published a startling statistic. In the entire city…

Obama warns Russia: There will be costs to any military intervention in the Ukraine – Haaretz

HaaretzUkraine has reported that Russian forces have taken control of Crimea’s airports and had flown 2,000 troops into the region; Russia said any troop movement was in keeping with its…

Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Sued in US for ‘Misappropriation’ (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekBankrupt Mt. Gox, once the world’s biggest Bitcoin exchange, was sued by a customer in federal court in Chicago in a proposed class-action lawsuit representing all U.S. users who lost…

Bitcoin losses spur Mt. Gox to bankruptcy – CNET

CNETBad day for the big Bitcoin exchange: CEO Mark Karpeles says Mt. Gox lost some 750,000 customer bitcoins, plus 100,000 of its own. Don Reisinger. by Don Reisinger. February 28,…

Israel urges IAEA to issue full report on Iran nuclear research – Haaretz

HaaretzIran’s nuclear facility in Natanz, where the regime is enriching uranium using 3,000 centrifuges. Photo by AP. Text size. Comments (0). Print Page. Send to friend. Share on Facebook. Share…

Dallas is a finalist for GOP national convention – Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fort Worth Star TelegramWASHINGTON — Dallas is a finalist competing with seven other cities to host the Republican presidential nomination convention in 2016 — a huge event expected to draw…

‘Non-Stop’ movie tells an entertaining, yet implausible, story – Fox News

Fox NewsAn angry Liam Neeson is a fun Liam Neeson, and “Non-Stop” gives the brawny Irish star a chance to snarl and flex his might at 37,000 feet. In a…

Activists reach Pakistan capital after long march – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleISLAMABAD (AP) — A group of Baluch activists are finishing a nearly 3,000-kilometer (1,900-mile) protest march across Pakistan over their claims of abuses by the country’s security forces. Right…

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy – The Seattle Times

Tokyo bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcyThe Seattle TimesThe Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday and its chief executive said 850,000 bitcoins, worth several hundred million…

Nashville man pleads guilty after selling crack near school – The Tennessean

Nashville man pleads guilty after selling crack near schoolThe TennesseanA Nashville man pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court here on Thursday to possession with intent to distribute crack within 1,000…

Ex-Miami Hurricanes QB Stephen Morris earns $10000 for 40-yard dash time at … – Palm Beach Post

Ex-Miami Hurricanes QB Stephen Morris earns $10000 for 40-yard dash time at …Palm Beach PostFormer University of Miami quarterback Stephen Morris throws Sunday during a drill at the NFL Scouting…

At Council Hearing, Calls for New York to Offer Homeless Children and Families … – New York Times

At Council Hearing, Calls for New York to Offer Homeless Children and Families …New York TimesMembers of the City Council pressed the de Blasio administration at a hearing on Thursday…

Kim Kardashian BLOWS OFF Businessman Who Spent $500000 To Take Her … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendKim Kardashian ditched her $500,000 date to film scenes of her reality TV series at a local restaurant. (Photo : Keek via Kim Kardashian). Kim Kardashian blew off…

Not a Single Home Is for Sale in San Francisco That an Average Teacher Can … – Businessweek

Not a Single Home Is for Sale in San Francisco That an Average Teacher Can …BusinessweekThis week, the real estate listings website Redfin published a startling statistic. In the entire…

Everyday Ways To Save The Polar Bear – Global Animal

Global Animal(ENDANGERED SPECIES/POLAR BEARS) What better time to help save the polar bear than today, International Polar Bear Day? With less than 25,000 left in the wild, polar bears are…

Inscribed copies of ‘Mein Kampf’ to be auctioned off – Fox News

Fox NewsInscribed copies of “Mein Kampf,” the infamous anti-Semitic manifesto of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, will be put up for auction Thursday in Los Angeles. The bidding for the two…

Drop a few social media pounds before summer – Chicago Tribune (blog)

Drop a few social media pounds before summerChicago Tribune (blog)I’m closing in on 10,000 Twitter followers, and that’s an important milestone. But one number we don’t often pay close attention…

NASA discovers 715 new planets – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at…

Reward offered in case of poisoned meatballs in San Francisco – KGO-TV

KGO-TVSAN FRANCISCO — The Animal Legal Defense Fund, SFDOG, and Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman have teamed up to offer a $25,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction…

Another Miami tower planned to top 1000 feet – MiamiHerald.com

Another Miami tower planned to top 1000 feetMiamiHerald.comThe high-rise boom in downtown Miami has fired up again. And so has the race to the heavens. Three big developers are scrambling…

Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance” – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance”San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Davis: The mayor of Concord took us out and showed us a 5,000-acre site, and…

Cheap Chic Fashion: Topshop, Forever 21, Augusta Outlet – Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Cheap Chic Fashion: Topshop, Forever 21, Augusta OutletAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)Somewhere between Fall 2015 and Spring 2016,locals will welcome a 400,000 square foot fashion outlet mall to Augusta located at…

Reward offered in case of cabbie killed in SW Houston – abc13.com

Reward offered in case of cabbie killed in SW Houstonabc13.comHouston police have identified the victim as Donalvon Odell Rhyne, 52. He was killed at about 10:45pm Thursday at 7300 Brompton.…

Detention hearing postponed for San Francisco startup founder accused of … – San Jose Mercury News

Detention hearing postponed for San Francisco startup founder accused of …San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO – A startup founder who is accused of defrauding an investor of $210,000 appeared briefly…

The Hollywood roll of a lifetime – BBC News

BBC NewsThe red carpet for Sunday’s academy awards was rolled out late Tuesday evening in Los Angeles. Organisers arranged for it to be laid a day early due to Wednesday’s…

GM adds 842000 vehicles to ignition switch recall – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

GM adds 842000 vehicles to ignition switch recallHonolulu Star-AdvertiserDETROIT >> General Motors on Tuesday doubled to 1.6 million the number of small cars it is recalling to fix faulty ignition…

Las Vegas gambler’s suit over seized cash rejected by Supreme Court – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON — A professional gambler from Las Vegas who had $97,000 of her cash temporarily seized by a federal agent during a stopover at the Atlanta airport was…

Morrison ready to hit — and tweet — for M’s – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesMorrison’s “CupOfLoMo” Twitter account, renamed after his December trade to Seattle from Miami for reliever Carter Capps, has more than 122,000 followers. At times, Morrison’s tweets have raised…

Report: Brandon Browner paid, getting ring for Seahawks’ Super Bowl victory – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)(Lindsey Wasson/seattlepi.com). An original member of the Legion of Boom and an integral part of the team’s rise in the past three seasons, Browner got a check…

Asiana Airlines fined $500000 for response to San Francisco crash – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAsiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year’s crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that…

Looking for a flat in London? This one costs just £200000… a month – Metro

MetroIt has five bedrooms, bathrooms and reception rooms, and also has an unmatched 360-degree view of London. Looking for a flat in London? This one costs just £200,000… The flat…

Junior Follows Through on Vow, Joins Social Media – ABC News

ABC NewsEarnhardt had been reluctant to participate in social media, but JR Motorsports had grabbed the @DaleJr Twitter handle for him several years ago in the event he changed his…

Nashville-based CandyGalaxy.com ready for next level of sweet success – The Tennessean

Nashville-based CandyGalaxy.com ready for next level of sweet successThe TennesseanWith about 7,000 products, from gummy bears to chocolate-covered Swedish fish, on their shelves, along with an extensive catalog of “nostalgic…

Entrepreneur’s Social-Media Site Is Tailor-Made for Myanmar – Forbes

ForbesWith a background in mobile gaming and social networking, Nguyen is helping to fuel an internet revolution, just as the country starts to build out its 3G networks. Squar was…