Coca Cola’s ‘America the Beautiful’ Super Bowl commercial angers conservative … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCoca Cola’s Super Bowl commercial featuring a multilingual rendition of “America the Beautiful” was refreshing to many — but left a bitter taste in the mouth of…

Super Bowl XLVIII news live from New York and New Jersey – Newsday

NewsdayThe Super Bowl is here, but someone may have forgotten to tell the Denver Broncos. The Seattle Seahawks lead the Broncos, 36-0, in the third quarter at MetLife Stadium. Newsday’s…

Cal stuns No. 1 Arizona – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsBERKELEY — Justin Cobbs couldn’t breathe, but he probably has never been happier. Cobbs swished a fall-away 17-footer from the left baseline with 0.9 seconds left as…

Knox ‘sad and frightened’ by Meredith Kercher murder ruling – BBC News

BBC NewsUS student Amanda Knox says she is “frightened and saddened” after a court in Italy reinstated her guilty verdict for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate Meredith Kercher.…

Miami Dolphins fire assistant general manager Brian Gaine – MiamiHerald.com

Miami Dolphins fire assistant general manager Brian GaineMiamiHerald.comAs of Sunday morning, Brian Gaine was still technically a finalist for the Dolphins’ general manager job. Three days later, he was out…

Los Angeles to host 2016 Olympic Team Trials For Men’s and Women’s Marathon – USA Track and Field

USA Track and FieldLOS ANGELES –The City of Los Angeles will host the Women’s and Men’s 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Marathon, USA Track & Field, the U.S. Olympic…

Bieber to move? – TV3.ie

TV3.ieJustin Bieber is reportedly looking for a house on a “sprawling estate” where he can build a skate park. Justin Bieber apparently wants to move somewhere without neighbours. Recently it…

Pete Seeger, American troubadour and activist, dies at 94 – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNEW YORK — Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking troubadour who sang for migrant workers, college students and star-struck presidents in a career that introduced generations of Americans to…

Kobe Bryant gets courtside seat to see potential future teammate Carmelo … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNow might be the perfect time for Carmelo Anthony to go for 63. The Lakers are in town, meaning Melo has a great chance to break his…

Egyptian papers condemn ‘heinous’ Cairo bombings – BBC News

BBC NewsA series of blasts in Cairo and Giza on Friday dominate the front pages of the main Egyptian dailies, overshadowing the third anniversary of the 2011 uprising which ended…

Justin Bieber ARRESTED For DUI, Drag Racing and Resisting Arrest [Mug Shot] – TMZ.com

TMZ.comJustin Bieber was arrested for DUI early Thursday morning and it wasn’t pretty — cops say Justin was wasted and resisted arrest and cussed the cop out, dropping multiple F…

2014 All-Star Top 10: LeBron James – NBA.com

NBA.comSee LeBron James’ Top 10 plays from the season so far as he is announced as a starter for the 2014 All-Star game. About the NBA: The NBA is the…

Opportunity Still Roving on Mars After a Decade – ABC News

ABC NewsA decade after landing on Mars, the rover Opportunity is still chugging along. Sure, it has some wear and tear. One of its six wheels and two instruments stopped…

Pope Calls Internet a ‘Gift from God’ – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaPope Francis today declared the Internet “a gift from God,” in a statement released by the Vatican to mark the Catholic Church’s World Communications Day. The pope said…

Israel says it stopped al-Qaeda attack on US Embassy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM – Israel’s internal security agency said Wednesday it arrested three Palestinians for allegedly planning to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, the Jerusalem International Convention Center…

SAG Awards 2014: Film and TV stars step out in Los Angeles – CBS News

CBS NewsCranston said, accepting the ensemble’s award at the Los Angeles ceremony Saturday. For his indelible performance as teacher-turned-meth dealer, Cranston added his second lead actor SAG Award, to go…

Movie Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a game of intrigue – India Today

India TodayKenneth Branagh, iconic actor-director from the stables of the Royal Shakespeare Company, sure is on a wild, wild Hollywood trip. After redefining Norse legend with his 2011 blockbuster Thor,…

No One Will Be Targeted at Olympics, Putin Says – New York Times

New York TimesMOSCOW — Seeking to head off one of several simmering controversies ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics, President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said on Friday that no…

Academy Awards 2014 nominations: Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, ‘The Butler … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe year with the most black Oscar nominees is 2006, when Whitaker, Will Smith (“The Pursuit of Happyness”), Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond”), Eddie Murphy and Jennifer Huson…

Apple to pay at least $32.5 million to refund kids’ in-app purchases – GameSpot

GameSpotApple to pay at least $32.5 million to refund kids’ in-app purchases. iPod company agrees to provide full refunds to thousands of consumers to settle Federal Trade Commission complaint related…

CW Closes Deal for Veronica Mars Digital Spin-Off – Seattle Post Intelligencer

Seattle Post IntelligencerThe CW has good news for Veronica Mars fans. The network has closed a deal for a Veronica Mars spin-off for its digital platform, CW Seed. The project…

Israel Defense Minister Apologizes for Calling Kerry ‘Messianic’ – Businessweek

BusinessweekIsraeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon apologized for criticizing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s peace efforts after the Obama administration condemned his comments as “offensive and inappropriate.” “Israel and the…

A happier ‘Idol’ hopes chemistry pays off in Season 13 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPASADENA, Calif. – Whatever else changes on American Idol for Season 13, the judges are starting out in better spirits. The new but familiar panel — Jennifer Lopez, Keith…

2015 Ford F-150 makes radical jump to aluminum body – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDETROIT — Ford Motor’s most important model, the F-150 pickup truck, finally gets a public showing here today, becoming the first big pickup made of aluminum as Ford sheds…

Five trends from CES 2014 – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe massive International CES show hosts the cutting edge in technology, giving consumers a glimpse of our digital futures. Here’s a look at the five trends to watch in…

Stevie Nicks Gets Witchy On ‘American Horror Story: Coven’: The 7 Best Moments – MTV.com

MTV.comThe White Witch stops by for a twirl and two songs as Misty Day loses her cool. By Sophie Schillaci. Spoilers ahead if you missed Wednesday’s (January 8) episode of…

GameFly responds to PlayStation Now rental service – GameSpot

GameSpotLeading by-mail game rental service GameFly has responded to the PlayStation Now streaming service Sony announced today, through which users will be able to rent various back-catalog PlayStation titles. “The…

SF to Charge Google, Others With Employee Shuttles – ABC News

ABC NewsSan Francisco plans to start regulating employee shuttles for companies like Google, Facebook and Apple, charging a fee for those that use public bus stops and controlling where they…

Jagr Receives Olympic Spot As Roster Questions Swirl – New York Times

New York TimesJaromir Jagr, the 41-year-old Devils wing playing like a man nearly half his age, is headed to the Olympics for a fifth time, as three countries named their…

Chris Paul Separates Right Shoulder Vs Mavericks – SLAM Online

SLAM OnlineChris Paul was taken to the locker room on Friday after suffering a shoulder injury, and a league source says it’s “too early to speculate” on when Paul might…

Downton Abbey Redux: Catch Up with Our Precap Before Season 4 Premieres – People Magazine

People MagazineDownton Abbey returns to primetime when season four of the period drama gets underway this Sunday at 9 p.m. EST on PBS. The new season picks up six months…

13 dead, over 40 injured in Egypt clashes (PHOTOS, VIDEO) – RT

RTA picture taken on January 3, 2014 shows a vehicle burning after it was torched by protesters using petrol bombs in the upscale Maadi neighbourhood of Cairo, following clashes between…

James Jones: 49ers will see ‘totally different’ Eddie Lacy – NFL.com

NFL.comEddie Lacy’s underwhelming NFL debut against the 49ers back in Week 1 gave us little indication of what was to come. Green Bay’s rookie running back hardly put a dent…

WNBA to put Los Angeles Sparks up for sale, source says – abc7.com

abc7.comLos Angeles Sparks’ Candace Parker, left, reacts to being called for a foul against the Phoenix Mercury as teammate Nneka Ogwumike walks past her during the second half in Game…

‘Downton Abbey’ serves up new season to ravenous fans – Fox News

Fox NewsMany of the actors are not household names, and most people only know them in their ‘Downton’ costumes. So let’s see what they look like in real life, shall…