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NYPD ogles Google Glass specs – CNN

CNNNew York (CNN) — The New York Police Department has procured two pair of Google Glass specs, the experimental head-mounted computers, to determine possible applications to police work, the department said in a statement. The technology feeds …Robocop Reality: NYPD Testing Google GlassInternational Business TimesNYPD Confirms They Are ‘Assessing’ Google GlassGothamistNYPD Testing Google Glass for […]

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2 Homeless People Stabbed Near SF’s Embarcadero – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Two homeless people were stabbed near San Francisco’s Embarcadero early Monday morning, police said. Officers responded to the incident at The Embarcadero where a woman was found stabbed between Piers 5 and 7, neat …Police investigating double stabbing in San FranciscoKTVU San FranciscoSan Francisco: Police investigate two stabbings near EmbarcaderoSan […]

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Kevin Stadler grateful for Bubba Watson error after claiming first PGA Tour win – SkySports

SkySportsKevin Stadler admitted his first PGA Tour victory had come out of the blue after claiming the Phoenix Open on Sunday. Stadler was handed the title when his playing partner Bubba Watson missed a 5-footer for par on the final hole, leaving the son of 1982 …Pro golf roundup: Watson falters, Stadler wins Phoenix OpenLubbockOnline.comGolf […]

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Panthers’ Luke Kuechly is Defensive Player of the Year – NFL.com

NFL.comNEW YORK — Carolina Panthers linebacker Luke Kuechly has spent just two years in the NFL, and he already has reached the pinnacle of individual achievement for a defensive player. Defensive Player of the Year voting. Player, Position, No. of votes.Cincinnati native Kuechly AP’s top defensive playerFOXSports.comManning top offensive player, Rivera coach of yearSan Jose […]

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UPDATE 2-Microsoft board preparing to name Nadella as CEO -report – Reuters

ReutersSEATTLE Jan 30 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s board is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company’s next chief executive, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing unnamed sources it said were briefed on the CEO search …Microsoft Nears End to CEO SearchWall Street JournalReport: Satya Nadella To Be Named Microsoft CEOPC MagazineWhy You […]

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Turkish central bank will not hold “additional monetary tightening days” anymore – Economic Times

Economic TimesThe bank raised all of its key interest rates in dramatic fashion at an emergency midnight policy meeting, ignoring opposition from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as it battles to defend the country’s crumbling lira currency. ET SPECIAL: Save precious time …Turkish PM arrives in Tehran, Iranwww.worldbulletin.netTurkish prime minister arrives in Iran for talksSan Francisco […]

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Ceres asteroid vents water vapour – BBC News

BBC NewsObservations of the Solar System’s biggest asteroid suggest it is spewing plumes of water vapour into space. Ceres has long been thought to contain substantial quantities of ice within its body, but this is the first time such releases have been detected.This dwarf planet in the asteroid belt may …CNETWater Plumes Discovered on the […]

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Pete Carroll leads Seahawks with enthusiasm, toughness – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRENTON, Wash. — Willie McGinest was one of the few true believers in his young New England Patriots coach Pete Carroll when many teammates rolled their eyes, scoffing at Carroll’s player-friendly, Joe College approach. The star linebacker who played 15 …Purdy: 49ers versus Seahawks will be violence unleashedSan Jose Mercury News49ers, Seahawks just belong […]

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Oakland

Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA high school student who allegedly set fire to another teenager’s skirt on a bus in Oakland will be tried as an adult. An Alameda County Superior Court judge on Thursday rejected arguments from defense attorneys that 16-year-old Richard Thomas should …Case against Oakland boy accused of arson attack against agender teen stays […]

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Oakland

Oakland: 17-year-old boy charged with New Year’s Eve killing – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: 17-year-old boy charged with New Year’s Eve killingContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder and will be prosecuted as an adult in the fatal shooting on New Year’s Eve of a 21-year-old woman in East Oakland, authorities said Tuesday. Authorities said Dashawn Cooper is charged with …Teen accused of […]

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VIDEO: Joe Johnson scores 22 first quarter points vs. Heat – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJoe Johnson went NOVA in the first quarter vs. Miami, scoring 22 points in the first frame of a brilliant series of jumpers, step-backs, and drives, including one sweet glide by LeBron James. Johnson struggled mightily along with dealing with some injury issues …Nets, Heat unveil nicknamesABC NewsNets Improve Defense by Showing a Little EffortWall […]

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Entertainment

Sandra Bullock takes Louis to school after success at People’s Choice Awards – Daily Mail

Daily MailJust hours after scooping three awards at the People’s Choice Awards, Sandra Bullock was up bright and early and back on mother duty on Thursday. The actress was still glowing as she dropped off her three-year-old son, Louis, at school in Los Angeles.Bullock, Timberlake sweep 2014 People’s Choice AwardsReutersJennifer Hudson ‘Demands Former Rapper Pal […]

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Rodman teammate: N. Korean ‘mission accomplished’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYBEIJING – As Dennis Rodman continued his controversial “basketball diplomacy” inside North Korea Friday, his U.S. team-mates at an exhibition game Wednesday flew out of Pyongyang praising their trip and declaring “mission accomplished”. “On behalf of …What next for North Korea?CNN (blog)South Koreans Show Outrage Over Rodman’s Pyongyang TripVoice of AmericaRodman apologises over outburst […]

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Texas gets its guy in Strong – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleAUSTIN – After being kept waiting for more than 24 hours while Louisville’s Charlie Strong weighed an offer to become Texas’ head football coach, the Longhorns ended Saturday knowing they have their man. With Louisville confirming to multiple outlets …Charlie Strong to be announced as Texas coach SundayUSA TODAYWATCH LIVE: Tom Jurich Press Conference […]

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A look at 10 historic sites saved, 10 lost in 2013 – Washington Post

Washington PostThe National Trust for Historic Preservation compiled a list of 10 historic preservation saves and losses from 2013. ___. GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, GERMANY – JANUARY 01: (FRANCE OUT) Kamil Stoch of …Preservationists note 10 sites saved, lost in 2013San Francisco Chronicle all 5 news articles …read more Source: Google News Entertainment

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Michigan St beats Stanford 24-20 in Rose Bowl – MiamiHerald.com

MiamiHerald.comPASADENA, Calif. — On a confetti-covered stage atop a hallowed field, Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio managed to sum up a quarter-century of frustration, a stellar season and a tenacious bowl victory in one word. “Completion,” he said. With a 24-20 …College Football Bowl Game CapsulesChicago TribuneMichigan State ticker: Rose Bowl win even gets Mark […]

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Michael Schumacher injured by ‘extreme bad luck, not speed’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukMichael Schumacher suffered life-threatening head injuries because of “extreme bad luck” and not because of recklessness, and had been helping a friend who had fallen shortly before his own catastrophic accident, an aide has claimed. The Formula 1 …Formula One’s Schumacher in critical conditionUSA TODAYMichael Schumacher spends third night in Grenoble hospitalSkySportsSlight improvement in Schumacher’s […]

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NBA Trade Rumors – Russell Westbrook Injury Sparks Trade Talks In OKC; Who … – KpopStarz

KpopStarzThe Oklahoma City Thunder suffered a setback into their stellar campaign when Russell Westbrook got injured again. According to the Oklahoman, the timetable set for his return extends beyond the All-Star Break. Thus, he will miss some crucial games.5-on-5: Russell Westbrook’s surgeryESPNNBA: Kevin Durant helps Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Charlotte BobcatsSkySportsKevin Durant leads Thunder […]

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NBA: Kevin Durant helps Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Charlotte Bobcats – SkySports

SkySportsA Kevin Durant inspired Oklahoma City Thunder made it two straight wins by sealing victory over the Charlotte Bobcats as they pulled level with the Portland Trailblazers at the top of the Northwest Division of the Western Conference. Playing without regular …5-on-5: Russell Westbrook’s surgeryESPNKevin Durant leads Thunder past Bobcats, 89-85Los Angeles TimesFriday’s NBA roundup: […]

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Cambodian garment workers stop traffic to press for higher pay in nation’s top … – Fox News

Fox NewsPHNOM PENH, Cambodia – Striking workers making shoes and clothes for Western brands have blocked roads and briefly scuffled with police in Cambodia. The workers are demanding a two-fold increase in the minimum wage to $160. The protests Friday …Cambodian police clash with striking garment workersThe HinduCambodia Strike Stalls Key Garment IndustryWall Street JournalCambodian […]

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Serena Williams selected female athlete of year by Associated Press – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSerena Williams nearly owned women’s tennis in 2013, and the Associated Press took notice by selecting her the female athlete of the year for the third time in her storied career. Williams has won the award three times, tying golfer Annika Sorenstam and …Serena Williams wins 3rd AP Athlete of Year awardSan Francisco […]

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Justin Bieber tweets retirement, then tells fans ‘IM HERE FOREVER’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWho can you Belieb? Justin Bieber is tweeting mixed messages about his future a week after dropping his bombshell “retirement” announcement on a Los Angeles radio station. “My beloved beliebers I’m officially retiring,” the 19-year-old pop superstar …Justin Bieber Announces Retirement, Ruins ChristmasThe Hollywood GossipJustin Bieber Is out – Beliebers Beleaguered by […]

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‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’ review: Ben Stiller’s ambitious, uneven Thurber … – Washington Post

Washington PostThis has been such an exceptional year in movies that calling a movie “perfectly likable” or even “good” starts to sound like faint praise. Which means that “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” Ben Stiller’s contemporary adaptation of the James Thurber story, may …‘The Secret Life of Walter Mitty’: Ben Stiller’s vanity project misses […]