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Los Angeles Airport shooting: Phone system failed, investigation finds – Fox News

Fox NewsLOS ANGELES – A dispatcher at Los Angeles International Airport couldn’t immediately send police to a shooting last year because the emergency phone system didn’t provide a location, according to an investigation that also found broken panic buttons …AP: LAX Phone System Failed During Response To TSA ShootingCBS LocalAP Exclusive: Phone system failure in […]

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Britain, France Blame Assad For Geneva Failure – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyBritain and France have blamed the Syrian government for the failure of the internationally backed Geneva peace conference, after a second round of talks ended on February 15 with a final session that lasted only 27 minutes. France’s Foreign Minister …Syria says US created ‘negative climate’ in GenevaHouston ChronicleSyria says US created “negative climate” in […]

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Oakland Post, Gene Hazzard, Swift Boat Phil Tagami

Phil Tagami, the Oakland Rotunda and Fox Theater Developer currently working on the Oakland Global Facility, was the focus of a wholly inaccurate – ok just wrong – Oakland Post article that ran this week and based on Oakland resident, photographer, and activist Gene Hazzard’s open forum speech at Tuesday’s Oakland City Council Community and […]

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Lok Sabha polls in mind, BJP waits for LG Najeeb Jung’s move – Indian Express

Indian ExpressThe BJP on Friday described Kejriwal’s resignation as an attempt to “cover up” his government’s failure to fulfill promises, and questioned his moral authority. (Express Archive). Summary. The BJP has 32 MLAs along with SAD, which makes them the largest …Introduction of Lokpal Bill defeated amid chaos in Delhi AssemblyThe HinduWe tried to work […]

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Kerry tells Iran that existing sanctions will stay in place as negotiations continue – Washington Post

Washington PostWASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry told Iran’s foreign minister Sunday that the United States will continue to enforce existing sanctions on Iran while bargaining over a deal to rein in Iran’s disputed nuclear program. The top U.S. and Iranian …Iran Talks May Extend Beyond Six-Month GoalWall Street JournalIran says nuclear talks […]

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tech

Google Failed at Smartphones. Can It Really Build Smart Homes and Robots? – Businessweek

BusinessweekOn the face of it, operating an existing cell phone company should be easier than creating and maintaining computerized eyeglasses, robots, and Internet-connected home appliances. Now that Google (GOOG) has admitted failure in the phone business by …With Motorola sold, Google can focus on robots, Glass and smart homesComputerworldHow Lenovo Built a Chinese Tech GiantWall […]

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Sports

Jerez Test 2014, Day One: F1’s new V6s era begins with the sound of silence – SkySports

SkySportsF1’s brave new world of turbo engines began with a bang and whimper at Jerez as the first day of 2014 winter testing fell flat with very limited running and Lewis Hamilton crashing out after a high-speed front-wing failure on his new Mercedes. Hamilton’s …Lewis Hamilton: Mercedes driver upbeat despite testing crashBBC SportHamilton drives new […]

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Livni, Molcho head for Washington to confer with Kerry on peace talks – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostAfter six months of negotiations, there are still believed to be enormous gaps between Israelis, Palestinians. Justice Minister Tzipi Livni Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post. Israeli’s top two negotiators with the Palestinians were scheduled to leave …Kerry can survive failure, but can Israel?HaaretzKerry Peace Accord Wagers Spur Palestine Stock Rally, CEO SaysBusinessweekNetanyahu proposes […]

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Entertainment

‘Partridge Family’ actor Dave Madden dies at 82 – Philly.com

Philly.comDave Madden, best known for his role as harried band manager, Ruben Kincaid on The Partridge Family, died Thursday. He was 82. According to reports, the actor died of congestive heart and kidney failure. He lived in Fruit Cove, Florida with his wife, Sandy.Sarnia-born Dave Madden, star of Partridge Family, dies at 82Toronto StarPARTRIDGE FAMILY […]

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Ariel Sharon dies at 85: Former Israeli prime minister epitomized country’s … – Washington Post

Washington PostAriel Sharon, a monumental figure in Israel’s modern history who epitomized the country’s warrior past even as he sought to become the architect of a peaceful future, died Jan. 11 of organ failure eight years after a massive stroke left him in a vegetative state …Funeral of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon set […]

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Central African Republic crisis: Djotodia future in balance – BBC News

BBC NewsCentral African Republic (CAR) interim President Michel Djotodia is expected to face pressure to step down when he attends a regional summit on Thursday. His failure to quell violence between Christian and Muslim militias has prompted speculation that he …EU Draws Up Plans to Send Troops to Central AfricaWall Street JournalCentral African leader faces […]

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Oakland News: Mayor Quan’s Woodminster Wheelchair Problem In “White v. Oakland”

In this Oakland News, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan doesn’t know this until now, but as of this writing she’s about to be deposed in a lawsuit where the person who filed it, a Donna White, claims that Woodminster Amphitheater in Oakland’s Joaquin Miller Park is not meeting accessibility requirements for disabled visitors as per American […]

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Raiders coach calls NFL agent’s conspiracy theory the ‘stupidest thing’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRaiders head coach Dennis Allen is giving Terrelle Pryor the start in Week 17. It’s a move Pryor’s agent has called ‘ridiculous’, claiming Allen is setting Pryor up for failure. Allen would like everyone to know that Pryor’s agent is full of malarky. From CSN Bay …Allen: Claims ‘stupidest thing’ everESPNPryor, Allen deny QB’s […]

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NASA’s spacewalk slamdunk marred by glitch – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldThe first in a series of emergency spacewalks to fix a cooling system failure on the International Space Station were completed on Friday evening Australia time. The repair mission went so well that the two spacewalkers, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio …Astronauts begin International Space Station repairsBBC NewsAstronauts nail first spacewalk to fix station’s […]

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Hagel: Afghan minister says security pact to be signed in ‘timely manner’ – CNN

CNN(CNN) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says his Afghan counterpart assured him that an important security pact will be reached with Kabul in a “timely manner,” despite a failure so far to forge a deal. Hagel made the remark during a visit to Afghanistan …Hagel Gets Assurances on Afghan DealVoice of AmericaUS-Afghan security pact […]

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Oakland

Deanna Santana: Oakland City Administrator Wants To Hide In Closed Session

The Finance Committee of Oakland’s City Council is scheduled to consider the job classification of personnel who will intake complaints against police officers on Tuesday morning. But in an email to Committee members, City Administrator Deanna Santana requested that the item be ‘deferred’ to a closed session discussion on Sept. 17th. Why the need for […]

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San Bruno Fire 3rd Anniversary: Calls For PG&E Utility Safety, Reforms

San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane today said, nearing the third anniversary of one of the worst natural gas pipeline disaster in U.S. history, that as his community continues to heal and rebuild, San Bruno, California continues to demand stricter pipeline safety regulations and reforms at the California Public Utilities Commission to ensure what happened in […]

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San Bruno Fire: CPUC Internal Emails Point To Illegal Interference By CPUC

UPDATE: San Bruno Happy With Latest CPUC PG&E Fine Moves Wednesday, San Bruno officials demanded the release of key internal California Public Utility Commission documents relating to the CPUC’s penalty decision-making process in the PG&E San Bruno explosion case following the San Francisco Chronicle’s disclosure of internal emails suggesting illegal interference by CPUC Commissioners. San […]

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Oakland Mayor Quan Ready To Talk Oakland A’s Stadium Lease Via Media

The City of Oakland’s reacting to a small handful of media who asked for Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to give a statement on the Oakland Athletics Stadium situation, where the media just discovered that the Oakland Coliseum Stadium has a sewage leak problem. It’s a problem that Oakland A’s Owner Lew Wolff knew about and […]