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A ‘deeply concerned’ Obama warns Russia against action in Crimea – Washington Post

Washington PostSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Heightened Russian military activity in Crimea on Friday prompted a stern warning from President Obama and a deepening sense of crisis among the leaders of the new Ukrainian government in Kiev. U.S. officials said Russian …Ukraine crisis: Crimea leader appeals to Putin for helpBBC NewsArmed men seize two airports in Ukraine’s […]

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Ousted Ukrainian president blasts opposition, as Russian forces reportedly enter … – Fox News

Fox NewsOusted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych surfaced in Russia Friday, thundering defiantly against the “pro-fascist hooligans” who drove him from office, as Russian armored vehicles rumbled across Crimea and reports surfaced of troops being deployed …Ukraine accuses Russia of deploying troops in CrimeaBBC NewsMerkel Tells Putin of Concern About UkraineWall Street JournalIn Crimean port city, […]

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New ABC series now in Houston scouting for filming locations – Houston Chronicle

New ABC series now in Houston scouting for filming locationsHouston ChronicleThe source material for the series is a best-selling book written by Lily Koppel, chronicling the real lives of the “first ladies of space,” the wives of astronauts in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, which explains the heavy Houston ties. Film … …read more […]

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Activists reach Pakistan capital after long march – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleISLAMABAD (AP) — A group of Baluch activists are finishing a nearly 3,000-kilometer (1,900-mile) protest march across Pakistan over their claims of abuses by the country’s security forces. Right activist Maryam Kunwar said the protesters arrived Friday in …Imran Khan’s PTI ends blockade of Nato supplies to AfghanistanBusiness Standard all 119 news articles …read […]

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Houston is a great place to live if you’re cheap (er, we mean ‘frugal’) – Houston Chronicle

Houston is a great place to live if you’re cheap (er, we mean ‘frugal’)Houston ChronicleWhether you consider yourself fiscally responsible or just flat-out cheap, Houston is a great place to live according to a new ranking of frugal-minded cities. The consumer credit and finance site CreditDonkey.com rated the Bayou City as ninth in its … […]

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Belfort gives up title shot after Nevada bans TRT – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleVitor Belfort has dropped out of his upcoming UFC middleweight title shot a few hours after the Nevada Athletic Commission banned testosterone replacement therapy. Belfort was scheduled to fight 185-pound champion Chris Weidman in Las Vegas at UFC …Chris Weidman to defend title against Lyoto Machida at UFC 173NewsdayLyoto Machida replaces Vitor Belfort, fights […]

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Houston College Classic field boasts 6 impressive résumés – Houston Chronicle

Houston College Classic field boasts 6 impressive résumésHouston ChronicleFor the past 13 years, the Houston College Classic has been a who’s who of college baseball. “It’s the premier tournament in the country,” Houston coach Todd Whitting said. “Year in and year out, there’s top quality teams. It’s a tournament everybody …Horns get ready for three […]

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Cop opens fire at downtown Starbucks – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleA Houston police officer shot a robbery suspect Thursday morning outside a downtown coffee shop. The shooting happened about 9:25 a.m. outside the Starbucks at 1000 Dallas near Main, according to information from the Houston Police Department.Officer Shot in Fight with Robber in Downtown Houston [LISTEN]News 92 FMShootout at Starbucks: Police officer opens fire […]

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Gay Houston couples cheer same-sex marriage ruling – Houston Chronicle

Gay Houston couples cheer same-sex marriage rulingHouston ChronicleNews of a judicial blow to Texas’ ban on same-sex unions brought jubilation to Houston-area gay couples who want to marry in the Lone Star State or desire legal status of unions recognized elsewhere. For Naomi Doyle-Madrid and her longtime partner … and more …read more Source: Houston […]

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Houston police to disabled vet blocked from restaurant: ‘You don’t need a dog’ – Houston Chronicle

Houston police to disabled vet blocked from restaurant: ‘You don’t need a dog’Houston ChronicleLess than a year after Gov. Rick Perry’s high-profile announcement of a new law protecting people with service dogs from being refused entry into public places, Houston police and businesses seem to be unaware that anything has changed. For the third … […]

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Abbott, Houston DA announce domestic violence sweep – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleIt was the kind of violent display that landed Blake on Harris County’s Most Wanted Fugitives list and brought Texas Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott to Houston Wednesday. Abbott announced that 31 fugitives wanted for domestic …Texas Attorney General’s Office, Houston-Area Law Enforcement Complete joint …Your Houston News all 7 news articles […]

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Suspect jailed in cab driver’s slaying in SW Houston – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleJock Quinn Wilson is charged with capital murder in the slaying of Donalvon Odell Rhyne in front of the Camden Vanderbilt apartments at 7300 Brompton near Bellefontaine, according to the Houston Police Department. Police said Wilson, 28, was arrested …Arrest made in fatal shooting of cab driver in southwest HoustonKHOUOne arrested in case of […]

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The ‘Bachelor’ dumped again, but not by KC’s Nikki Ferrell – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarWarning: This story contains spoilers about Tuesday night’s episode of “The Bachelor.” Keep your besitos to yourself! Andi Dorfman became yet another “Bachelor” contestant to dump Juan Pablo Galavis this season.The Bachelor’s Chris Harrison: Andi Would Make a Fantastic BacheloretteSeattle Post IntelligencerThe Bachelor Recap: Find Out Which of the Top 3 Ladies Dumped […]

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CPS taking custody of baby found in apartment trash – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleInvestigators later located and interviewed the newborn’s 16-year-old mother, who admitted putting the baby in the dumpster, said Houston Police Department spokesman Victor Senties. Police released few additional details and said nothing about what may …HPD: Baby found alive in southeast Houston dumpsterKHOUNewborn baby found alive in apartment dumpster in SE Houstonabc13.comNewborn found in […]

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Cornerbacks Dennard, Gilbert could be what Bears are looking for – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesWhen Michigan State cornerback Darqueze Dennard and Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert met at the College Football Awards in December, Dennard coined a nickname for Gilbert: “Pretty Boy.” “He makes fun of me because I always take ‘selfies’ on …2014 NFL Combine: Darqueze Dennard surprisingly sizzles in 40CBSSports.comOklahoma State’s Justin Gilbert emerges as NFL […]

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Thick fog slows Houston drive time, delays coastal shipping – Houston Chronicle

Thick fog slows Houston drive time, delays coastal shippingHouston ChronicleA dense fog advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. throughout the region, including Houston, Pasadena, Missouri City, Pearland and Sugar Land as well as coastal communities and spots near Humble and Tomball, according to the National Weather Service. and more …read more Source: Houston News […]

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‘Humiliating’ Houston incidents highlight problem of easily faked service dogs – Houston Chronicle

‘Humiliating’ Houston incidents highlight problem of easily faked service dogsHouston ChronicleService dog owners and training organizations are calling for new rules to stop the sale of fake service dog vests and badges after two war veterans were refused entry into Houston restaurants in as many weeks. Yancy Baer said he has “never felt so … […]

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Surveillance video tells story of Houston cabbie’s slaying – Houston Chronicle

Surveillance video tells story of Houston cabbie’s slayingHouston ChronicleThe body of Donalvon Odell Rhyne was discovered about 7 a.m. Friday slumped behind the steering wheel of his United Cab in a parking area in front of the Camden Vanderbilt apartments at 7300 Brompton near Bellefontaine, according to the Houston …Reward offered in case of cabbie […]

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“Bigfoot” draws hundreds in Houston debut – Houston Chronicle

“Bigfoot” draws hundreds in Houston debutHouston ChronicleThe dubious display of so-called Bigfoot drew about 800 people to Trader’s Village in northwest Harris County Sunday, during the first, and unexpected, Houston stop of the travelling spectacle. “We got here a day early and we just wanted to show as … and more …read more Source: Houston […]

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Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead – Houston Chronicle

Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found deadHouston ChronicleSYDNEY (AP) — 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 TV shows such as “Australia’s Next Top Model,” the New Zealand-born … and more …read more Source: Houston […]

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Ukraine’s new rulers dismantle Yanukovich power structure – Reuters

ReutersKIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s new rulers, just 24 hours after ousting President Viktor Yanukovich, began speedily to unstitch his power structure on Sunday, appointing a provisional leader to replace him and sacking his key ministers. At an emergency parliament …Ukraine media: mixed views on TymoshenkoBBC NewsUkraine parliament sets deadline for new govt, president’s whereabouts unknownTimes […]

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With Syracuse Battling, It Is Boeheim Who Loses His Cool – New York Times

New York TimesDURHAM, N.C. — Forward C. J. Fair had never played at Cameron Indoor Stadium before Saturday night. Point guard Tyler Ennis had never dribbled on Coach K Court. Guard Trevor Cooney had never risen for a 3-pointer with the Cameron Crazies …Jim Boeheim: Call ‘worst’ of yearESPNBoeheim’s ejection helps Duke hold off SyracuseReutersNo. […]

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Mexico’s Sinaloa drug chief arrested – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleMEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel who was the world’s most powerful drug lord was captured overnight by U.S. and Mexican authorities at a condominium in Mazatlan, Mexico, The Associated Press learned Saturday, ending a bloody …Mexico’s Sinaloa drug chief nabbed in MazatlanKHOU all 133 news articles …read more Source: […]

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Master-planned community tour in April billed as Houston’s biggest – Houston Chronicle

Master-planned community tour in April billed as Houston’s biggestHouston ChronicleThe Johnson Development Corp., whose planned communities are scattered throughout the Houston area, has announced a 500-home tour for April weekends. Started last year on a smaller scale, this year’s event will include more than 100 model homes … and more …read more Source: Houston News […]

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Houston police investigate separate fatal shootings of cab driver, man in ditch – Houston Chronicle

Houston police investigate separate fatal shootings of cab driver, man in ditchHouston ChronicleIn the most recent case, a cab driver was discovered dead about 7:20 a.m. slumped over in his taxi in a parking area in front of the Camden Vanderbilt apartments at 7300 Brompton near Bellefontaine in southwest Houston, according to the Houston Police […]