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Costa Concordia captain boards stricken ship – CNN

CNNRome (CNN) — The captain of the Costa Concordia went back on board Thursday for the first time since the cruise liner crashed into the rocks off Italy’s Giglio island, killing 32 people. As part of his trial, Francesco Schettino, who faces multiple charges …Two years after Concordia wreck, captain returns aboardeuronewsDisgraced Capt. Schettino Returns […]

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Chris Christie: I’m done responding to bridge scandal “hysteria” – CBS News

CBS NewsChris Christie, R-N.J., attempting to move past the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal surrounding his administration, said Wednesday night that reporters were the only ones still concerned about the issue. On his monthly “Ask the Governor” …Chris Christie ‘firmly’ backs embattled Port Authority chairmanThe Star-LedgerChristie Defends Actions on Radio ShowWall Street JournalGov. Chris […]

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UPDATE 1-Two years after Concordia wreck, captain returns aboard – Reuters

Reuters… * Schettino’s first visit aboard since 2012 shipwreck. * Former captain accompanying investigators as defendant. * New probe into unauthorised visit by Costa officials. By Silvia Ognibene. GIGLIO, Italy, Feb 27 (Reuters) – The captain of the Costa Concordia, …Costa Concordia Captain Francesco Schettino boards grounded off Italy coast …CBS NewsCosta Concordia: Media scrum […]

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North Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles, Disrupts Easing Tensions – Businessweek

BusinessweekNorth Korea launched four short-range missiles, the first such action in more than nine months, disrupting a period of easing tensions with the South. The missiles were fired into the sea from North Korea’s east coast shortly before 6 p.m. local time, and had a …North Korea launches missiles into seaCNNUPDATE 2-North Korea fires short-range […]

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Sports

Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter Olympics – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukKate Hopcraft, of Hotels.com, said: “Sport is such a powerful influence on our travel plans and our figures show the recent Winter Olympics have really put Sochi on the map. “Sochi was, until recently, a relatively unknown destination, but has so much …NBC releases Winter Olympics ratings dataNewsdayGoodbye, Sochi: Olympics Closing CeremonyThe Weather ChannelWinter Olympics […]

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San Francisco

Search For Suspect Suspends BART Service In San Francisco During Rush Hour – CBS Local

Search For Suspect Suspends BART Service In San Francisco During Rush HourCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – BART service resumed Wednesday evening after service was suspended as San Francisco police searched for an armed-robbery suspect on the tracks between the Mission District’s 16th Street and 24th Street Stations.BART service resumes after SF chaseSan Francisco ChronicleBART […]

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Chris Christie ‘firmly’ backs embattled Port Authority chairman – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerEWING — Gov. Chris Christie tonight said he continues to back his embattled Port Authority chairman “strong and firmly,” telling New Jersey 101.5 that he remains confident in David Samson’s ability to preside over the bi-state agency despite the view …Chris Christie Is No GandhiEsquire (blog)Gov. Chris Christie “strongly, firmly” supports David Samson as […]

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Hard Talk Aside, Little Desire by the West to Leave Afghanistan – New York Times

New York TimesBRUSSELS — Listening to the Western defense officials gathered at a NATO meeting here on Wednesday, it would be easy to think that the United States and the rest of the international military coalition in Afghanistan have shifted into a full-speed withdrawal …Next Afghan leader will sign security pact: KerryAFPAfghan leader to sign […]

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tech

NASA oversight led to spacewalker’s near drowning, panel finds – Reuters

ReutersCAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) – A panel investigating an astronaut’s near drowning during a spacewalk outside the International Space Station in July found that his spacesuit leaked during an earlier outing, officials said on Wednesday.NASA vows to fix problems that led to spacesuit leakSpaceflight NowAstronaut Nearly Drowned in Space Due to NASA’s Poor Communication …ABC […]

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Los Angeles

Pedestrian Killed On NB 405 Freeway In Sepulveda Pass – CBS Local

CBS LocalLOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was fatally struck Wednesday morning on the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass. LISTEN TO KNX 1070 FOR TRAFFIC UPDATES | INTERACTIVE TRAFFIC MAP. The person was hit …Pedestrian fatally struck on Los Angeles freewaySacramento BeeFatal accidents on 210, 405 freeways snarl early morning commuteLos […]

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Mobile World Congress 2014 – CBS News

CBS NewsNew Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch is seen on a display at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Feb. 23, 2014. Samsung Electronics unveiled a new smart watch and fitness band along with the latest version of its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, …Samsung Galaxy S5: A sturdy, snappy phone, but where’s the innovation?Christian Science […]

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Chris Christie hints he’d rather be governor than President at 111th town hall … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWhy be President of the United States when you can be governor of New Jersey? Chris Christie hinted Wednesday his feet, and heart, are firmly planted in the Garden State. “It’s never easy being governor of New Jersey but it’s great. … It’s great to …Video recap: Chris Christie’s 2014 budget speechThe […]

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Las Vegas

Wet ‘n’ Wild hiring 450 positions for upcoming second season – Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas SunAhead of its second season, Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas has begun accepting applications for more than 450 seasonal jobs at the water park, which opens April 12 and operates through September. This year’s hiring wave has increased by more than 100 listings …(photo courtesy: Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas)CBS LocalWet ‘n’ Wild […]

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houston

CPS taking custody of baby found in apartment trash – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleInvestigators later located and interviewed the newborn’s 16-year-old mother, who admitted putting the baby in the dumpster, said Houston Police Department spokesman Victor Senties. Police released few additional details and said nothing about what may …HPD: Baby found alive in southeast Houston dumpsterKHOUNewborn baby found alive in apartment dumpster in SE Houstonabc13.comNewborn found in […]

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New York

Knicks G Felton arrested on three counts of criminal weapon possession – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comThe Knicks brought the point guard back for a second stint in New York in July 2012, opting to let Jeremy Lin leave, and Felton helped the Knicks win the Atlantic Division last year. But he has had a disappointing season, averaging 10.4 points and …NYK’s Felton Arrested on Gun ChargesBleacher ReportKnicks point guard Raymond […]

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Entertainment

Netflix mocks Amazon Prime Air with ‘Drone 2 Home’ video – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNetflix has taken to YouTube to make fun of the drone delivery program Amazon.com unveiled last year. In a satirical video, Netflix jokingly announced “Drone 2 Home,” a service that allows the company to deliver DVDs the same day users rent them from the …Netflix Mocks Amazon With Video for DVD Delivery DroneWiredNetflix […]

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Entertainment

CBS orders ‘Odd Couple’ pilot starring Matthew Perry – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Odd Couple may get another life, this time with Friends veteran Matthew Perry playing Oscar Madison. CBS Tuesday ordered a pilot of the classic comedy, which is based on Neil Simon’s story of mismatched roommates. The tale of messy Oscar and …Matthew Perry’s ‘Odd Couple’ remake gets pilot orderEntertainment WeeklyMatthew Perry’s ‘Odd Couple’ […]