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Suns blitz Clippers 107-88 with Dragic’s 26 points – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleLOS ANGELES (AP) — Goran Dragic had 26 points and eight assists before sitting out the fourth quarter, Gerald Green added 21 points off the bench, and the Phoenix Suns ended the year with a 107-88 rout of the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.Recap: LA Clippers vs. PhoenixMiamiHerald.comEx-Clipper Eric Bledsoe takes advantage […]

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Israel releases third group of Palestinian prisoners – Xinhua

XinhuaJERUSALEM, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) — Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners early Tuesday, as part of a U.S.-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks between the two sides. The prisoners — 18 men from the West Bank, three from the Gaza Strip and five …Prisoner release: A painful, uncredited stepJerusalem PostPalestinians convicted in terror attacks released […]

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Stinky-breath caterpillar has healthy addiction to nicotine – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSo you think tobacco is bad for your health? Try telling that to a tobacco hornworm: His stinky nicotine breath is the only thing keeping him off the evening dinner menu, scientists say. In a study published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of …Real-Life Smoking Caterpillar Uses Nicotine as DefenseLiveScience.comCaterpillar’s […]

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Black Monday: Cue the Dirge – New York Times

New York TimesA day of watching Black Monday programming on the NFL Network and ESPN2 tells you that the ritual of firing head coaches the day after the regular season ends is the funereal opposite of the celebration of the N.F.L. draft.Several NFL coaches are fired on “Black Monday”USA TODAYNFL news roundup: ‘Black Monday’ madnessPhilly.comBlack […]

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China: Police Kill 8 Assailants in a Clash in Xinjiang – New York Times

New York TimesSecurity officers on Monday killed eight attackers and detained one person as the police repelled an assault on a police station in the western region of Xinjiang, government officials said. A report on Tianshan News, the official news website of Xinjiang, said …Chinese police kill 8 in Xinjiang ‘terrorist attack’Times of IndiaChina says […]

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BlackBerry CEO Outlines ‘The Way Forward’ – PC Magazine

PC MagazineLife for BlackBerry has been a struggle, but the Canadian phone maker isn’t giving up just yet, as evidenced by CEO John Chen’s CNBC commentary outlining “the way forward.” “It’s been easy for competitors to promote negative stories about BlackBerry,” he …John Chen is ready to lead BlackBerry’s turnaroundDailyTechBlackBerry’s survival plan: Enterprise, BBM, and […]

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Red Flag Warning Issued for Los Angeles and Ventura Counties – KTLA

Red Flag Warning Issued for Los Angeles and Ventura CountiesKTLAA red flag warning issued by the National Weather Service for Los Angeles and Ventura counties expired at 10 a.m. Monday. gustywinds1. An electronic sign warns motorists of gusty winds ahead. (Credit: Newspro). Gusty winds and very low humidity levels …Red Flag Warning Extended Through Monday […]

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Conservative Fans Unhappy With A+E Over ‘Duck Dynasty’ Controversy – ABC News

ABC NewsA conservative religious group that petitioned the A&E network to have Phil Roberston reinstated on “Duck Dynasty” is now asking the network to reflect their “biblical based values.” In a statement Chris Stone, founder of Faith Driven Consumer, which started …‘Smaug’ stock soars! A&E caves on ‘Duck Dynasty.’Los Angeles TimesWhy A&E caved on ‘Duck […]

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‘Smaug’ stock soars! A&E caves on ‘Duck Dynasty.’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesAfter the coffee. Before figuring out who should coach the Redskins next. The Skinny: This time last year, I was excited about the Redskins making the playoffs. Now I’m just excited that I won’t have to watch them lose every Sunday for another nine months.‘Duck Dynasty’ debacle bails out bored mediaFox NewsConservative Fans […]

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China police kill eight Uighurs in alleged attack – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIJING — Police in China’s far western Xinjiang region killed eight people Monday when a group wielding knives and throwing explosives attacked a police station, local authorities said. The official Xinhua news agency referred to the incident in Yarkand …Eight die in attack on Xinjiang policeThe Australian8 terrorists killed in Xinjiang attackXinhuaChinese Police […]

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Another game, another loss, another injury for Lakers – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIn another twist to an ever-worsening season, the Lakers are losing games and healthy bodies at almost identical rates. Versatile reserve Xavier Henry was the latest to go down, sustaining a strained right knee Sunday against the Philadelphia 76ers and …Preview: 76ers at LakersReutersSixers grab rare road winPhilly.comSixers beat Lakers, end 13-game road […]

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‘Hobbit’ Leads Strong Post-Christmas Box Office – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalHollywood enjoyed a huge post-Christmas weekend at the box office, as moviegoers spread the wealth among a wide array of holiday offerings. Total ticket sales in the U.S. and Canada rose nearly 10% from a year ago to $199 million, according to Rentrak …UPDATE 2-‘Hobbit’ blasts past newcomers to claim third box office […]

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Second bombing in a week targets security forces in Egypt – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesCAIRO — An explosion hit a military intelligence building northeast of Cairo on Sunday, the second blast in less than a week to strike an Egyptian security installation. Four people were injured, the military’s chief spokesman said. State television showed …Egypt leader: Presidential election can come firstWashington PostBlast at Egyptian army building wounds […]

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Israel fires artillery shells into Lebanon after rockets fall – Washington Post

Washington PostJERUSALEM — Five rockets were fired from southern Lebanon toward Israel Sunday morning, with at least one landing several miles from a border town in Israel’s north. No injuries or serious damage was reported. Israel’s Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon …Rockets fired from Lebanon into IsraelUSA TODAYUNIFIL vows to find perpetrators of rocket attack on […]

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Ronda Rousey submits Miesha Tate by 3rd-round armbar – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLAS VEGAS – For Ronda Rousey, one streak ended, but another remained intact. Living up to her reputation as the world’s nastiest arm collector, Ronda Rousey again stopped Miesha Tate with an armbar to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight title …Celebrities react to Anderson Silva’s gruesome broken leg at UFC 168FOXSports.comOrthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Steve […]

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Rocket fired from Lebanon hits northern Israel – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — In the first border flareup of its kind in four months, a Katyusha rocket fired from Lebanon struck northern Israel on Sunday, triggering a heavy artillery barrage from Israeli forces in response. No casualties were immediately reported on either …Rockets fired into Israel from Lebanon early SundayFox NewsNetanyahu says Lebanese government […]

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Britney Spears Works Vegas Debut – Advocate.com

Advocate.comBritney Spears kicked off her two-year residency at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas Friday night and delivered an impressive performance that left many in the audience claiming the pop performer has officially returned to her entertaining ways of old. Though …Miley Cyrus Was Hooking Up With Kellan Lutz?earsuckerBritney Spears begins long-term Las Vegas gigSan Francisco […]

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UFC 168: Chris Weidman wins when Anderson Silva breaks leg – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesLAS VEGAS — Anderson Silva’s attempt to recapture the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight belt ended Saturday night in a grotesque lower left leg injury that casts the 38-year-old’s fighting future into doubt. Silva, after being decked by a first-round …Chris Weidman retains UFC belt after gruesome Anderson Silva leg injury ends …USA TODAYRonda […]

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Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig arrested on suspicion of going 110 mph in Florida – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesYou warn, you educate, you hold their hand, but sometimes kids just do not learn. And now there is more concern that the uber-talented Yasiel Puig might be one of those kids. The Dodgers’ dynamic young outfielder was arrested on suspicion of reckless …Report: Puig arrested in Florida for reckless drivingMLB.comReport: Yasiel Puig […]

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Los Angeles bus company shut down for safety violations – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles bus company shut down for safety violationsLos Angeles TimesFederal regulators have ordered a private bus company in Los Angeles to immediately cease operations because of widespread safety problems that endanger its employees and the traveling public. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration took the … and more …read more Source: Los Angeles News […]

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Report: iOS Delivers More Christmas Day Sales Than Android – PC Magazine

PC MagazineReady for another data point in the ongoing “Android vs. iOS” battle that’s been waged around analysts’ desks for years now? According to new research from IBM, iOS users drove more online sales on Christmas Day than their Android counterparts – even …Apple devices popular for orders on ChristmasSan Francisco ChronicleApple’s IOS Defeats Android […]