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Apple CEO Tim Cook Photo: Reuters – Business Today

Business TodayApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company’s annual meeting on Friday. Apple’s ability to again transform the fast-moving …Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google over AndroidFinancial […]

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Apple CEO teases new products; takes pot shots at Google and other competitors – NDTV

NDTVApple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company’s annual meeting on Friday. Apple’s ability to again transform the fast-moving …Apple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google over AndroidFinancial ExpressTim […]

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Friday stumper: Find all of Apple’s 23 acquisitions from the past 16 months – VentureBeat

VentureBeatAt Apple’s annual meeting in Cupertino, Calif., today, chief executive Tim Cook dropped a curious factoid: In the past 16 months, Apple has bought 23 companies. Like Cisco, IBM, Salesforce.com, Oracle, Yahoo, and other aging tech giants seeking to stay …Tim Cook Chooses the Environment Over ProfitTidBITSApple Inc.’s Tim Cook takes pot shots at Google […]

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washington dc

US Attorney General Eric Holder Rushed to Washington DC Hospital – The Root

The RootA Justice Department official released the following statement viewed by NBC Washington: “During his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the Attorney General began experiencing symptoms including faintness and shortness of breath. As a …Attorney General Eric Holder Taken to MedStar Washington Hospital CenterNBC4 WashingtonEric Holder Taken to D.C. HospitalComcast SportsNet WashingtonAG Eric Holder […]

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Attorney General Eric Holder Taken to MedStar Washington Hospital Center – NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonU.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was taken to a Washington, D.C. hospital Thursday morning as a precaution. A Justice Department official released the following statement: “During his regular morning meeting with senior staff, the Attorney General …AG Eric Holder hospitalized in DCWAVY-TVAttorney General Eric H. Holder hospitalizedWashington PostAttorney General Holder hospitalized after feeling faintIn-ForumNew […]

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News

Hard Talk Aside, Little Desire by the West to Leave Afghanistan – New York Times

New York TimesBRUSSELS — Listening to the Western defense officials gathered at a NATO meeting here on Wednesday, it would be easy to think that the United States and the rest of the international military coalition in Afghanistan have shifted into a full-speed withdrawal …Next Afghan leader will sign security pact: KerryAFPAfghan leader to sign […]

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Venezuelan leader seeks peace meeting to end deadly protests – Daily Times

Daily TimesCARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sought to hold a “peace conference” on Wednesday in an attempt to end three weeks of at times deadly anti-government protests in the oil-rich but deeply divided country. But the main opposition leader …Venezuela protests continue as Pope calls for calmCBC.caPope, Carter Call For Calm in VenezuelaNBCNews.comCarnaval could sap […]

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Oakland

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to meet Friday with Chinese … – MLive.com

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to meet Friday with Chinese …MLive.comDETROIT, MI – Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson and county officials are meeting Friday with a government delegation from Hai’an, China about the potential for future investment, the county announced Wednesday. At the meeting, held over …MOU with Chinese Hints at Hundreds of […]

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miami

Report: Jonathan Martin’s agents reject request from Miami Dolphins to rejoin team – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)“Hickey did most of the talking from Miami’s side, according to sources, with Philbin ‘staring daggers’ across the room. At the end of the meeting, however, sources said Philbin expressed his belief that Martin’s agents were responsible for Miami’s …Stephen Ross, Martin to meet soonESPNMiami Dolphins help introduce anti-bullying bill in state legislatureMiamiHerald.comMiami […]

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Sports

Jameis Winston: It was a ‘thrill’ meeting, playing against Yankees – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJameis Winston went 0 for 2 and did not pitch in FSU’s loss to the Yankees. (USATSI). The New York Yankees shared the spotlight with Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston in an exhibition game against the Florida State baseball team in Tampa, Fla.Spring training roundupWashington PostYankees Insider: For Jameis, completion of a dreamNew York Daily […]

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New York

NY Rangers coach calls uncertainty over Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi a … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsEven Callahan seemed tense in his first meeting with the New York media following his Monday morning returning from Sochi, Russia, where he represented the United States for a second straight Olympics and got a welcome break from the constant …New York Rangers’ 5 Biggest Needs Ahead of the Trade DeadlineBleacher ReportRangers […]

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Jameis Winston, FSU draw large crowd during loss to Yankees – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelFlorida State faced the New York Yankees in an exhibition game on Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. During the Yankees’ first live action of the preseason, it was not the New York faithful that filled the stadium. The crowd of 7,708 consisted of mostly …LOOK: Derek Jeter, Jameis Winston smile for cameraThe Star-LedgerHeisman […]

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White House expels three Venezuelan diplomats – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesWASHINGTON – The Obama administration Tuesday expelled three Venezuelan diplomats in retaliation for the expulsion of three U.S. officials a week ago. Two first secretaries and a second secretary from the embassy were given 48 hours to depart, the …US expels Venezuelan diplomats in tit-for-tat move over unrestReutersUS Orders Expulsion of 3 Venezuelan […]

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Oakland

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African … – Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis mayor traveling to anti-violence meeting focusing on young African …Memphis Commercial AppealOther featured panelists include the mayors of Milwaukee, Oakland, Calif. and Tacoma, Wash. Even as overall crime rates drop, violent crime remains a problem here. Property crime declined 20 percent in Memphis between 2002 and 2011, according to a … and more …read […]

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Republican governors defend Chris Christie – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remains an effective chairman of the Republican Governors Association, despite the ongoing bridge scandal that has plagued his administration, other Republican governors said Monday. The governors …Chris Christie lays low during National Governors Association meeting in DCNew York Daily NewsWall Street bearish on Chris Christie’s 2016 chancesNew […]

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Venezuela Streets Blocked as Verbal Bout Heated Before Talks – Bloomberg

BloombergAnti-government protesters blocked streets in Caracas this morning after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leaders traded insults ahead of a meeting to ease tensions. Demonstrators used tree trunks, sewer drain covers, piled trash bags …Tensions high in Venezuela’s city that sparked unrestUSA TODAYVenezuelan opposition takes cue from Euromaidan?RTVenezuela protests flare anew, gov’t and opposition […]

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Oakland

“We don’t need more police”: Mayor & Police Chief hit a nerve at town hall – Oakland Local

Oakland LocalAnd while some balked at the surveillance, Mayor Quan argued that this technology brings Oakland in step with cities using the same tactics to get safe. “We can’t pretend to live in a world where these tools won’t help,” she said. During the Q&A, many …Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issuesKTVU San FranciscoOakland […]

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Comic Con

Denver Comic Con and Save Denver Comic Con agree to mediation – Denver Post (blog)

Denver Post (blog)The town hall meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday by the organization Save Denver Comic Con, which was started by Denver Comic Con co-founder Charlie LaGreca, has been postponed due to both parties in the ongoing dispute reaching a mediation …The El Paso Comic Controversy – The Sequel… Or Is It A Remake?Bleeding […]

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News

Romney To Attend Fundraiser With Christie – TIME

TIMEFormer Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney will attend a fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association meeting in Boston this week with embattled New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Romney’s attendance at the Thursday fundraiser, first …Chris Christie Rejects White House Dinner InviteABC News (blog)Chris Christie to skip dinner with President ObamaPoliticoChris Christie: The $18 million manCNN […]

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New York

New York City Chancellor Meets With Charter School Leaders – New York Times

New York TimesThe meeting was something like an early gathering of merging families. Both sides already knew each other, but no one was ready to broach potential conflict, lingering instead in the space of common interest: the well-being of the children. New York …Charter school leaders warming up to Education chancellor FarinaNew York Post all […]

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Oakland

Oakland leaders host town hall meeting on public safety – abc7news.com

Oakland leaders host town hall meeting on public safetyabc7news.com… community on plans to stop crime, reduce truancy in schools and improve job opportunities in their city. Quan said Oakland has been transforming its police services over the last year focusing on several initiatives like hiring more officers and it … …read more Source: Oakland News […]

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Entertainment

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie’ Holding in First Place with $33 Million Three-Peat … – Variety (blog)

Box Office: ‘Lego Movie‘ Holding in First Place with $33 Million Three-Peat …Variety (blog)Like a plastic block locked firmly into place, “The Lego Movie” is showing tremendous hold. In its third weekend, the Warner Bros. toon can expect a secure win with about $33 million. Meeting this mark, “Lego Movie” — co-financed and co-produced by […]