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Palace takeover a symbol of change for Ukraine’s future – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV — To protesters, the presidential residence — with its lavish wooden exterior, artificial lakes and new golf course — were a symbol of everything wrong in Ukraine, and the palace’s takeover Saturday, they say, signals a change in direction for the country …Ukraine’s Leader Flees the Capital; Elections Are CalledNew York TimesYulia Tymoshenko […]

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Southbound I-5 down to 1 lane in Seattle this weekend – The Seattle Times (blog)

The Seattle Times (blog)The I-5 express lanes will operate in the southbound direction from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday to alleviate backups and provide drivers with more ramps into downtown Seattle. Comments | More in General news, The Blotter, Traffic …Major weekend closure on southbound I-5 in SeattleKING5.comWSDOT: Traffic headaches ahead […]

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NASA Obtains New Information About Galactic Magnetic Field – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceNASA obtains new information about galactic magnetic field after comparing notes between observatories on Earth and the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) craft regarding the direction of incoming high energy cosmic rays as they come into contact with …Mysterious energy ribbon at edge of solar system is ‘cosmic roadmap’Science RecorderNASA Spacecraft Discovers Strange Magnetic […]

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Andre Johnson: Houston Texans should trade No. 1 pick – NFL.com

NFL.comThis all appears headed in a certain direction, but the team’s longest-tenured player doesn’t believe Houston should keep the pick. “I have thought about different scenarios,” Johnson told KTRK-TV in Houston on Wednesday. “Me personally, if I had it, I …Andre Johnson to host charity golf tournamentKHOUHealthy Andre Johnson on Johnny Manziel, Michael Sam, TexansHouston […]

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Chevron Ecuador: Steve Donziger Gained $25 Million From Gaming, Phone Sex Entrepreneur

Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit plaintiff’s lawyer Steven Donziger might claim to be fighting for the indigenous poor of Ecuador, but he’s gotten rich from it in the process. Moreover, his money gain was from a friend who profited from work in online gaming and in phone sex. Thanks to investments from law school friend Russell DeLeon, […]

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Tech industry: Obama’s NSA reforms ‘insufficient’ – San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury NewsSAN FRANCISCO—Technology companies and industry groups took President Barack Obama’s speech on U.S. surveillance as a step in the right direction, but chided him for not embracing more dramatic reforms to protect people’s privacy and the economic …Clapper declassifies more spying docs after Obama speechFox NewsObama’s NSA Telecom Surveillance Reforms Really Won’t […]

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Xbox Exec Resign, says “Microsoft Moving In New Directions”, Will Affect Xbox … – Gamepur

Xbox Exec Resign, says “Microsoft Moving In New Directions”, Will Affect Xbox …GamepurThis might come as a surprise to many Xbox fans, a leading Xbox Executive “Blair Westlake” has resign from his posting citing new direction and policies of Microsoft as the main factor behind it. Announcing his retirement, Blair Westlake said: “It has become […]

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Xbox Multimedia Executive Leaves Microsoft, Cites New Direction as Cause – The Escapist

Xbox Multimedia Executive Leaves Microsoft, Cites New Direction as CauseThe EscapistBlair Westlake has resigned from Microsoft after 10 years of service, cites company is moving in a “direction that doesn’t fit his expertise or skill sets.” In a report by Variety, it has been confirmed that Corporate VP of Microsoft’s Media and Entertainment Group, …Xbox’s […]

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Cisco’s Focus for the Future: Automated, IP-Enabled, Connected – PC Magazine

PC MagazineCisco CEO John Chambers made it very clear at CES: The company’s direction is toward IP video and Internet-connected everything. Samara Lynn By Samara Lynn. January 11, 2014 01:17pm EST; Comments. Google 0; Share 0; Tweet 0; Submit 0; Share 0 …CES 2014: Cisco’s Internet of Everything VisionInformationWeekCisco Battles BackBarron’sCisco launches ad campaign on…The […]

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Percy Harvin’s plan: Seize the game – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRENTON, Wash. — Percy Harvin has more surgeries than receptions over the past 14 months. But the Seattle Seahawks’ dynamic wide receiver and kick returner says he has no doubts about the direction his career is headed as he prepares for another …Weekend Slate: Analyzing Divisional MatchupsSI.comWhat to watch for: Tips for Divisional-Round gamesNFL.comWill […]

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Russian, Chinese ships escape Antarctic’s icy grip – USA TODAY

USA TODAYA shift in wind direction has freed a Russian-built research ship and a Chinese icebreaker that were both stuck trapped in Antarctic ice fields, according to Russian news media. The Akademik Shokalskiy research ship got stuck Dec 24, forcing the evacuation …Antarctica expedition: Are research and tourism a toxic mix?Christian Science MonitorChinese ship breaks […]

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GM Hires First Female CEO: Mary Barra’s Young, Hot, Innovative

Mary Barra, new CEO of General Motors, becomes the first female CEO, not just for GM, but in the entire history of the American Automobile Industry. Plus, Ms. Barra’s a hottie who’s just 51 years old! According to CNN, Mary Barra, currently executive vice president, will succeed current CEO Dan Akerson, 65, on January 15 […]

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Oakland Mayor Quan Re-Election Woes Show In Chamber Poll, Fundraising News

The Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce released the results of an extensive poll of likely Oakland voters, and the news reflects not only every single anecdotal report or conversation this blogger has had with Oaklanders over the last year, but provides a kind of statistical foundation for why the Mayor’s fundraising turnout and money-raising numbers […]

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Peter Capaldi Is Doctor Who’s New, White Male Doctor

Peter Capaldi is the new Doctor, the legendary timelord of the TV series Doctor Who. He’s also, at 55, white, and male, a risky selection made at a time when the Anglo-American entertainment electorate’s craving for an image that is reflective of the ever-diverse mainstream industrial society. In other words, a black or female Doctor […]