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Residents ordered out of pest-infested Richmond public housing project – KTVU San Francisco

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…

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…

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,…

Tim Cook Chooses the Environment Over Profit – TidBITS

TidBITSBryan Chaffin of The Mac Observer witnessed a visibly angry Time Cook lash out at a National Center for Public Policy Research representative at this year’s annual shareholder meeting. The…

Seattle clamps down on UberX, Lyft, Sidecar – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Seattle’s city council on Thursday night took steps to limit how many cars UberX, Lyft and Sidecar can have on the road at any given time, an…

Dallas task force working on ‘dramatic ideas’ for Fair Park – Dallas Morning News

Dallas Morning NewsA nine-member task force on the future of Fair Park has been meeting privately for several months and is expected to issue recommendations to Mayor Mike Rawlings by…

Broncos want to get a look at Jackson – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)The Denver Broncos are in need of some help at linebacker and — with enough salary cap room to take a look at a proven veteran player at the…

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…

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…

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…

Politics: A wistful Chris Christie, and secret Clinton papers – CNN (blog)

Politics: A wistful Chris Christie, and secret Clinton papersCNN (blog)(CNN) – With all the talk of 2016, and the looming scandals swirling around Chris Christie right now, the New Jersey…

Pope calls for calm and dialogue amid Venezuela unrest – Reuters UK

Reuters UKCARACAS (Reuters) – Pope Francis called on Wednesday for an end to violence in Venezuela that has killed at least 13 people and urged politicians to take the lead…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Heisman winner Jameis Winston hitless vs. Yankees – USA TODAY

USA TODAYTAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston grounded out to second and struck out looking in Florida State’s 8-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Tuesday.…

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…

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…

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…

Governors erupt in partisan dispute at White House – Houston Chronicle

Governors erupt in partisan dispute at White HouseHouston ChronicleWASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s governors emerged from a meeting with President Barack Obama on Monday claiming harmony, only to immediately break…

Concerns Over Prescription Drug Use At Dallas High School –

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A dramatic increase in prescription drug overdoses at Dallas‘ Thomas Jefferson High School led school officials to call a meeting Monday night where it called on parents…

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…

At Davos meeting, green is good – Orlando Sentinel

At Davos meeting, green is goodOrlando SentinelEvery January, a cross-section of the globe’s wealthiest and most powerful leaders in business, government, entertainment and media converge on Davos, Switzerland for the…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issues – KTVU San Francisco

Oakland holds first meeting addressing crime issuesKTVU San FranciscoOakland’s mayor, police chief and schools superintendent spent part of Saturday at a West Oakland high school as part of a series…

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…

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…

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…