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Egyptian diplomats released after Tripoli kidnapping – BBC News

BBC NewsAt least three of five Egyptian embassy staff kidnapped in the Libyan capital Tripoli have been released, according to Libyan officials. Reports varied, with some saying all of those captured had been freed. Four Egyptian officials were snatched from their …Some Egyptian diplomats abducted in Libya reportedly releasedCNNOfficials: Some of Egypt diplomats kidnapped in […]

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NaVorro Bowman injury: PFT reports 49ers fear ACL and MCL tear – Niners Nation

Niners Nation49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman suffered a tough knee injury in Sunday’s loss to the Seahawks. We break down the latest news surrounding the injury. New to Niners Nation? Sign up here and join the discussion! Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on …Report: 49ers fear Bowman has torn ACL, MCLSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Seattle Seahawks […]

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Notebook: History points to Masahiro Tanaka risk – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldThat is the question when evaluating Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka, who’s expected to sign a Major League Baseball contract for more than $100 million sometime this week, and has already met with the Cubs and White Sox. If Tanaka approximates …Theo Epstein proud of Rickettses for sticking with long-term planChicago Sun-TimesWhile waiting for Tanaka […]

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Kings-Thunder Preview – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comKevin Durant is in the midst of one of the most productive scoring stretches of his stellar career. That likely doesn’t bode well for a Sacramento Kings team that’s still looking for its first win in Oklahoma City. Coming off a career-high scoring night, Durant tries to …Kevin Durant’s 54 points in perspectiveSB NationKevin Durant: […]

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Super Bowl 2014: What’s Peyton Manning’s ‘Omaha!’ call? Giants fans are … – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comAsking a quarterback to explain his cadence is probably pointless — why would a QB give away the biggest secrets of his calls at the line to give a defense the advantage? In the video above, Broncos QB Peyton Manning was asked about his heavy use of …Super Bowl Predictions 2014: Ranking […]

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Mike Zimmer gets first head coaching job with Vikings – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Vikings have hired Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as their new head coach. Those who’ve followed Zimmer through the years say they couldn’t be happier for him, even though they’re sad to see him leave Cincinnati. Loading… Post to …Vikings target Browns offensive coordinator Turner for same positionFOXSports.comVikings target Turner as offensive coordinatorSan […]

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49ers take care of business in Carolina, 23-10 – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleCharlotte, N.C. — Jim Harbaugh didn’t gush over his team or smooch any reporter’s bald head. His players – while all smiles – got dressed quickly and answered questions professionally. No whooping or dancing, although Colin Kaepernick did have an …Penalties, being ‘careless’ cost Carolina PanthersUSA TODAYSeahawks, 49ers to face off in NFC […]

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All you need to know about Alex Rodriguez’s suspension – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe basics on Alex Rodriguez’s record-breaking 162-game suspension for his ties to performance-enhancing drug use: The penalty: Arbitrator Fredric Horowitz upheld 162 games of a 211-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball in August …Odds against Alex Rodriguez in federal courtWashington PostA-Rod’s career numbers and what could have beenCBSSports.comWith A-Rod out, Yankees have […]

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Surgeon says former F1 champ Schumacher improving after second surgery – Fox News

Fox NewsDoctors in France said Tuesday that former Formula 1 world champion driver Michael Schumacher was showing surprising improvement that allowed for a second surgery to treat head injuries the German suffered during a skiing accident Sunday. However …Small improvement for Schumacher after 2nd surgeryUSA TODAYI only hope Michael Schumacher pulls through so that he […]

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’12 Years a Slave’s’ Italian distributor apologizes for controversial movie posters … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsThe Italian distributor of the critically acclaimed “12 Years a Slave” has apologized foran ill-conceived marketing strategy condemned as a throwback to a less enlightened era. Trying to defuse a global uproar over the unapproved posters that focused on white …Film posters withdrawn over race biasBBC News“12 Years A Slave” Posters In […]

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Cracker Barrel Employees Given Script To Explain Phil Boycott – TMZ.com

TMZ.comCracker Barrel took such a ridiculous position by boycotting Duck Commander products with Phil Robertson’s punim on it … they had to give their employees a script to deal with pissed-off customers. TMZ obtained a copy of a script Cracker Barrel created so …‘Duck Dynasty’: A&E brass know they ducked up suspensionNew York Daily NewsNetwork […]

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Cuba’s Raul Castro calls for better US relations – BBC News

BBC NewsCuban President Raul Castro has called for “civilised relations” with the United States, saying the two countries should respect their differences. President Castro said the US should drop its demand for regime change on the communist-run island, which he …Cuba’s Castro urges US to boost relationseuronewsCuba to unveil new foreign investment lawXinhuaIn Cuba, clock […]

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FCC Seeks to Do Away With Sports Blackout Rule – New York Times

New York TimesWASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday proposed repealing its blackout rule, which for decades has been the bane of sports fans whose ability to watch their favorite team’s home games on television has depended on …U.S. FCC Proposes Ending Sports Blackout Rule for Pay TVSan Francisco ChronicleFCC wants to eliminate sports […]

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White House taps new chief for health care website – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — Kurt DelBene, former president of the Microsoft Office Division, will replace Jeff Zients as the administration’s point person on HealthCare.gov, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Tuesday. “Jeff did an outstanding job …DelBene Replaces Zients to Oversee Obama Health-Care Website (2)BusinessweekFormer Microsoft exec to head HealthCare.gov effortPCWorldZients to transition to […]

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Desmond Tutu: Not invited to Mandela funeral – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJOHANNESBURG (AP) — Preparations for Nelson Mandela’s funeral have been marred by a public spat between the South African government and retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the most prominent survivors in the long anti-apartheid struggle.Tutu’s exclusion overshadows preparations for Mandela’s state funeralThe Globe and MailTutu didn’t receive credential for Mandela funeralMiamiHerald.comDesmond Tutu will […]