Myanmar orders Doctors Without Borders to cease operations – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesDoctors Without Borders has been ordered to cease activities in Myanmar, leaving tens of thousands of patients without medical care, the Nobel Prize-winning aid group said Friday. Doctors … Read More

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Under House Arrest – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMOSCOW—A Moscow court has put Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny under house arrest, forbidding him from using the Internet or communicating with anyone outside his family. The house … Read More

Philip Seymour Hoffman prize springs from libel settlement – CBC.ca

CBC.caA close friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman is establishing a new theatre prize in memory of the late actor, funded by a legal settlement with The National Enquirer. David Katz … Read More

Venezuela: Are cracks starting to show in Maduro’s backing? (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorA daily roundup of terrorism and security issues. Skip to next paragraph. Whitney Eulich. Latin America Editor. Whitney Eulich is the Monitor’s Latin America editor, overseeing regional coverage … Read More

Ukraine parliament pushes back deadline to form new government – Fox News

Fox NewsUkraine’s interim leaders pushed back their self-imposed deadline to form a unity government Tuesday, while the whereabouts of the country’s fugitive president, Viktor Yanukovych, remained unknown. Members of the … Read More

How Mexico’s police caught ‘El Chapo’ – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorDubbed the most powerful drug trafficker in the world and eluding arrest for more than a decade, police finally got the man known as ‘El Chapo’ over the … Read More

Jimmy Fallon powers ‘Tonight Show’ debut with stars like Tina Fey, U2 – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNEW YORK — Heeeere’s Jimmy! Jimmy Fallon made his debut Monday as the new host of “The Tonight Show” in an inaugural broadcast that was heavy on star … Read More

JK Rowling to publish second novel as Robert Galbraith – The Guardian

The GuardianRowling news … A second novel is due under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters. The new novel from JK Rowling, written under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith, will … Read More

Nigeria’s Boko Haram ‘in village massacre’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThe gunmen reportedly rounded up a group of men in Izge village and shot them, before going door-to-door and killing anyone they found. Officials said they suspected the Boko … Read More

Ralph Waite dies: Friends, co-stars react to death of ‘Waltons’ actor – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesRalph Waite, best known for starring in the CBS series “The Waltons” from 1972 to 1981, died Thursday at his home in Palm Desert, Calif., at the age … Read More

Thai Elections Fail to Resolve Political Stalemate – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThai Prime Minister and Pheu Thai Party leader Yingluck Shinawatra poses before casting her ballot in the general election at a polling station in Bangkok on Sunday. Associated … Read More

Mayor says no gay residents in Sochi – ESPN

ESPNESPN The Magazine’s Brett Forrest discusses the reaction in Russia to President Barack Obama sending openly gay athletes such as Billie Jean King to represent the United States in Sochi. … Read More

Mike Tolbert conversion seals Team Rice’s Pro Bowl win – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHONOLULU (AP) — Dallas running back DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard pass for a touchdown and Carolina running back Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone for a 2-point … Read More

Women and children ‘to be given passage’ from Homs in first Syria deal – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukSyrian negotiators have reached their first deal in peace talks in Geneva, an agreement to allow women and children to escape the siege of rebel-held districts of the city of … Read More

Protesters Block Early Voting in Thai Capital – New York Times

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester waved a flag in front of the locked gates of a polling station after it was forced to close. Damir Sagolj/Reuters. BANGKOK — Hundreds of … Read More

Ducks beat LA Kings 3-0 on Dodger Stadium ice – ESPN

ESPNLOS ANGELES — Corey Perry and Matt Beleskey scored first-period goals, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 at Dodger Stadium on Saturday night in the NHL’s … Read More

Dodgers’ Stadium Series tweet unwittingly offends hockey fans – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comIt probably sounded like a good idea at the time. That is probably the kind of language every social medial manager will utter at some point in their careers and … Read More

Grammys ready to award year’s best music – CBC.ca

CBC.caThe Grammy Awards, dubbed “music’s biggest night” by organizers, are set for a massive celebration of the past year’s best in North American music on Sunday. Heading into the 56th … Read More

Kiev Truce Falls Apart, And Unrest Resurges – New York Times

New York TimesOrthodox priests pray as they stand between protesters and the police in Kiev early Friday. Sergei Grits/Associated Press. KIEV, Ukraine — With President Viktor F. Yanukovych and antigovernment … Read More

Philadelphia abuzz over possible 2015 visit by Pope Francis – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThough the Vatican hasn’t made an official announcement, news that Pope Francis may visit Philadelphia in 2015 has generated buzz among the Catholic community and city residents. Vatican … Read More