Top 5 Australian buzz bands atSXSW 2014 – FasterLouder

Nashville’s global nursing conference fosters harmony – The Tennessean

Nashville’s global nursing conference fosters harmonyThe TennesseanNashville’s global conference on nursing this week not only connected people from all over the world but also allowed for some healing, said Merav…

Hancock, Beauprez sharpen their pitches to land RNC in Denver – Denver Post

Hancock, Beauprez sharpen their pitches to land RNC in DenverDenver PostDenver Mayor Michael Hancock, center, stands with former Rep. Bob Beauprez, left, and Colorado Republican Committee Chairman Ryan Call, during…

Multnomah County commissioners travel to Washington, DC, for National … – The Oregonian

Multnomah County commissioners travel to Washington, DC, for National …The OregonianThree members of the county board — Diane McKeel, Judy Shiprack and Loretta Smith — will be in Washington, D.C.,…

Ukrainian ex-leader Viktor Yanukovych vows fightback – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovych has made his first public appearance since being ousted last week, telling a news conference in Russia he would fight for his country. He said…

Ukraine tells Russia to back off as Crimea tensions, secession fears deepen – CNN

CNNSimferopol, Ukraine (CNN) — [Breaking news update 8:20 a.m. ET]. (CNN) — Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovuych said Friday at a news conference in Russia that he was not overthrown…

How corporate America forced Arizona bill’s veto – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesWhen an important social issue intersected with business in Arizona, Corporate America decided it was time to take a stand. By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ. AP Business Writer. PREV of…

Jeff Adachi: SF Public Defender Wins In SF Police Corruption Indictments

Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender, scored a major win against the doers of corruption at the San Francisco Police Department. Five San Francisco Police Officers – Arshad Razzak, 41,…

Allen ISD schedules news conference on ‘issues’ at Eagle Stadium – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsAllen ISD is holding a news conference at 4 p.m. this afternoon. The district said the news conference would cover “issues identified at the Allen Eagle Stadium” but…

I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in Kiev – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukRussian television reported yesterday that Yanukovych, who fled Kiev last week after bloody clashes between protesters and police forces, is now in Russia and the three main news agencies said…

Arizona governor’s veto aimed at own party’s right – Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Arizona governor’s veto aimed at own party’s rightHonolulu Star-AdvertiserArizona Republican Gov. Jan Brewer speaks at a news conference announcing she has vetoed SB1062, a bill designed to give added protection…

2014 NFL Draft Big Board: Post-Combine Update – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportThe 2014 draft has been called one of the best ever. In a press conference, Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert called it the “deepest” he had seen in…

Vator Splash conference coming to Oakland May 2014 – Oakland Local

Vator Splash conference coming to Oakland May 2014Oakland LocalWith local and national startups competing to win meetings with top VCs, an array of prominent speakers and sponsorship by major companies…

Google’s next developer conference is all about modular smartphones – VentureBeat

VentureBeatThe dream of piecing together a smartphone like Lego blocks no longer seems far-fetched. Google announced today that it will host three developer conferences this year for its Project Ara…

Venezuelan president calls for end to violence – USA TODAY

USA TODAYCARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for dialogue and an end to violence as he opened a peace conference intended to end nearly a month of protests…

Bikes given to 50 Nashville kids during conference – The Tennessean

Bikes given to 50 Nashville kids during conferenceThe TennesseanNashville kids get new bikes, courtesy of insuranc…: Fifty Nashville kids zoomed around an Omni Nashville Hotel conference room after bicycles were…

County mayor backs downtown Miami convention center – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comMiami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez threw his support Wednesday behind a convention center in downtown Miami, saying the county could use another major conference space in addition to the Miami Beach…

Venezuelan leader seeks peace meeting to end deadly protests – Daily Times

Daily TimesCARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sought to hold a “peace conference” on Wednesday in an attempt to end three weeks of at times deadly anti-government protests in the oil-rich…

Sam fails to impress on the field at Combine – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsMichael Sam — who is hoping to become the first openly gay player in NFL history — made a good impression during his media press conference on…

Samsung Unveils Galaxy S5 Reading Fingerprints to Fight IPhone – Businessweek

BusinessweekThe reverse side of a gold colored Galaxy S5 smartphone is seen during a Samsung Electronics Co. news conference ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Photographer: Angel Navarette/Bloomberg.…

Opening ceremony director pokes fun at Olympic rings malfunction – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSOCHI, Russia – The creative director of the opening and closing ceremonies has a sense of humor. Konstantin Ernst showed up for the closing ceremony news conference Sunday morning…

Michael Sam mentions ex-Giants star Michael Strahan in press conference – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerThe door was left wide open. Missouri defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL Draft prospect, could have gone in any direction when asked Saturday about players…

Maria von Trapp, 99, dies in Vermont – Boston.com

Boston.comFile-This July 25, 2008 file photo shows Maria von Trapp, daughter of AP File-This July 25, 2008 file photo shows Maria von Trapp, daughter of Austrian Baron Georg von Trapp,…

Michael Sam shows a healthy edge at NFL news conference – USA TODAY

USA TODAYINDIANAPOLIS – One thing was rather apparent as Michael Sam held his first news conference as an openly gay draft prospect on Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine. He…

History not on Broncos’ side as Super Bowl runners-up – Longmont Daily Times-Call

Longmont Daily Times-CallBroncos head coach John Fox, left, speaks as Vice President John Elway, right, listens during an end-of- season news conference at the NFL football team’s headquarters in Englewood…

Cassadee Pope, Brett Eldredge, Tyler Farr Blast Off at Nashville ‘New Faces’ Show – Yahoo Music (blog)

Yahoo Music (blog)If there’s a good answer to that, you’re sure to find it at the annual New Faces show at the Nashville Convention Center. Traditionally the climax of the…

Bill O’Brien settling in as Houston Texans prep for No. 1 overall pick in 2014 … – The Patriot-News

The Patriot-NewsHouston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien answers questions during a news conference at Reliant Stadium on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, in Houston. O’Brien comes to the Texas, replacing Gary…

FBI to file charges in Southeast LA corruption probe, source says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesThe FBI on Friday will announce charges in its corruption investigation into Southeast Los Angeles politics that has centered on the family of state Sen. Ronald S. Calderon,…

Dallas Police Working to Stop Driveway Robbers – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas Police Working to Stop Driveway RobbersNBC 5 Dallas-Fort WorthDuring a news conference Thursday, Dallas detectives said they believe the string of driveway robberies is the work of two or…

Chris Christie to speak at Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas – NJ.com

Chris Christie to speak at Republican Jewish Coalition in Las VegasNJ.comChris Christie will speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition’s annual spring meeting next month in Las Vegas, according to an…

Dalai Lama speaks in Washington, DC – WDAM-TV

WDAM-TV(CNN) – The Dalai Lama was the featured speaker held by the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. The conservative think tank invited the Dalai Lama to a conference on ethical…

Mike Mayock: Playing draft matchmaker for 19 NFL teams – NFL.com

NFL.comWhile Rich Eisen is on a quest to break 6 seconds in the 40, it appears his NFL Network colleague is pacing for a three-hour conference call with reporters next…

Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett says contract extension talks haven’t … – Dallas Morning News (blog)

Dallas Morning News (blog)Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett answers a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (Michael Conroy /…

Brendan Ryan, who is Derek Jeter’s backup on Yankees, realizes he might hear … – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesFormer Mariner Brendan Ryan figures to back up Derek Jeter at shortstop most of the time and expects many fans won’t be pleased on days he is in…

Mayock: NY Jets could take multiple WRs in NFL draft – NFL.com

NFL.comDuring a Tuesday conference call, NFL Media’s Mike Mayock addressed the possibility the Jets use the draft to complete their positional facelift. “I wouldn’t be surprised at all, if the…