Gov. Jerry Brown files papers in Oakland for re-election – KTVU San Francisco

KTVU San FranciscoBrown, who served as Oakland’s mayor for eight years, joked that he might run for mayor again, saying that he gathered petition signatures at Oakland City Hall on … Read More

Robin Thicke Dedicates Song to Paula Patton After Split – ABC News

ABC NewsDays after Robin Thicke and Paula Patton announced they would be separating, the singer dedicated a song to his estranged wife of almost a decade, in attempts to regain … Read More

“Private Lives of Nashville Wives” Party Packs Nashville Hot Spot – Country Weekly

Country WeeklyMonday night’s (Feb. 24) premiere of the new TNT series Private Lives of Nashville Wives had friends and family crowded into the trendy Nashville restaurant Music City Tippler, just … Read More

Poll: How would you feel about a .500 Seattle Mariners squad? – Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)Our friends over at Sportspress Northwest alerted us to the fact that at least one Las Vegas sports book is predicting a .500 season for the Seattle … Read More

Justin Bieber Goes Indoor Karting With His Friends—Get the Details – E! Online

E! OnlineJustin Bieber is continuing to enjoy his time in Atlanta. A source tells E! News exclusively that the 19-year-old pop star had a “great time” when he visited Andretti … Read More

2014 NFL Draft: History, Connections Tie Vanderbilt WR Jordan Matthews to … – Acme Packing Company

Acme Packing CompanyVanderbilt wide receiver Jordan Matthews is not only well connected to Green Bay, he might be one of the Packers top picks in the 2014 NFL Draft. Tweet … Read More

​No spying on friends: NSA bugs Merkel aides instead of chancellor – RT

RTIn the wake of President Obama’s promise to stop spying on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the US intelligence has switched its attention to her top government officials, a German newspaper … Read More

Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead – Washington Post

Washington PostSYDNEY — Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson, who became an anti-bullying activist after she was targeted online, has been found dead at age 47. Famed for … Read More

What’s WhatsApp? A messages service that spans borders, devices – Reuters

ReutersNEW YORK Feb 20 (Reuters) – What in the world is WhatsApp? The online messaging platform has been catching on for a few years with younger users and international sets … Read More

Police: Body of missing legislative intern found after disappearing Super Bowl day – New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV

New York’s PIX11 / WPIX-TV(AP) — Police say they’ve found the body of a missing Florida State University graduate and legislative intern who disappeared after watching the Super Bowl with … Read More

‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ gets help from New York City, A-list … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA visibly nervous Jimmy Fallon made it through his first “Tonight Show” with a little help from his friends. And a lotta help from his city. Lady … Read More

Jimmy Fallon Makes Tonight Show Debut with Kim Kardashian, Robert DeNiro … – People Magazine

People MagazineA nervous-looking Jimmy Fallon took to the NBC Tonight Show stage Monday night, but quickly warmed up with the help of family and some famous friends. “I really don’t … Read More

Bell: In rejecting abuse, Martin becomes game changer – USA TODAY

USA TODAYRichie Incognito wanted you to buy the notion that Jonathan Martin was comfortable with the racial slurs, vulgar put-downs and disparaging remarks about his female family members, all part … Read More

USA’s Matt Antoine claims bronze in men’s skeleton – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — For three heats in men’s skeleton, good friends Matt Antoine and John Daly of the USA alternated between third and fourth place, each knowing a … Read More

developing nations obsessed with social media – Economic Times

Economic Times“People are using social networking sites to stay in touch with family and friends and to share their views on an array of topics, including popular culture, religion and … Read More

Report: Jim Fregosi, former All-Star, longtime manager, dies at 71 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJim Fregosi, 71, died early Friday morning in Miami surrounded by family and friends, according to a report from MLB.com’s Tracy Ringolsby. Fregosi was hospitalized in Miami after suffering a … Read More

Financial institutions are using social media to build credit profiles – Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Financial institutions are using social media to build credit profilesPittsburgh Post GazetteTweet. By Tim Grant / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The personal information that friends share on social media websites is being … Read More

Somber Emma Roberts looks pale as she runs errands days after suicide of aunt … – Daily Mail

Daily MailHer outing came just days after her aunt Nancy Moat was found dead, following her suicide on Sunday. The 23-year-old was accompanied by friends while shopping. In mourning: Emma … Read More

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 … Read More

TV ‘Salute’ to Beatles features Dave Grohl, Stevie Wonder and friends – The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times“The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles,” airing Feb. 9 on CBS, will feature a who’s who of entertainers, including Dave Grohl and Stevie … Read More

Castaway from Mexico: ‘We can’t wait to throw him a party’, say fishermen friends – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukIn a tiny Mexican coastal village the fisherman had long been given up for dead. Lost at sea more than a year ago, in terrible conditions that claimed the lives … Read More

Chris Christie: David Wildstein Says He Knew Of Bridge Closure

Chris Christie, the New Jersey Governor and would-be hope for the Republican Party, is running for legal cover after David Wildstein, the now-former Port Authority official responsible, along with now-former … Read More