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Federer knocks out defending champion Djokovic in Dubai – SI.com

SI.comRoger Federer bounced Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Dubai semis, and will face Tomas Berdych in the final. Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Fourth-seeded Roger Federer ended top-seeded Novak Djokovic’s …It’s acceptable to overreact to this Roger Federer victoryUSA TODAYRoger Federer defeats Novak Djokovic to reach Dubai finalTelegraph.co.ukBerdych […]

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Fundraiser with Chris Christie, Mitt Romney, Charlie Baker hits snag, changes … – Boston.com

Boston.comThursday night’s Republican Governors Association fundraiser featuring New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, the party’s 2012 presidential nominee, was initially scheduled for a private home in Newton Corner …As Romney fundraises with Chris Christie, some Boston donors still wary of NJ govWashington Post (blog)Chris Christie and Mitt Romney Mend Fences […]

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Sorting the Combine Pile: The Jadeveon Clowney show – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comSeventy two days. That’s how long we’ve got until the 2014 NFL Draft kicks off and we get our next slate of “meaningful” “football” “action” we’ll see for months. I threw air quotes on “meaningful” because the combine doesn’t have the same impact as a normal …Mock draft 2.0: Jadeveon Clowney to Texans, Johnny Manziel […]

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Los Angeles

Man accused of ‘foot fetish’ crime against boy at Los Angeles skate rink – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Man accused of ‘foot fetish’ crime against boy at Los Angeles skate rinkMinneapolis Star TribuneLOS ANGELES — Police are trying to identify the victims of a 19-year-old Los Angeles roller rink employee who they say admitted indulging a self-described “foot fetish” with up to 200 young boys. Julian Christopher Flores is charged with one count […]

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London

The dispensable kingdom – The Economist (blog)

The Economist (blog)The German chancellor’s one-day visit to London follows days of optimistic briefing from Downing Street that she would help David Cameron in his attempt to placate backbenchers by repatriating powers from Brussels. Predictably, Ms Merkel’s comments did …Merkel beats wary path to London amid uncertain EU tiesBBC NewsAngela Merkel in London to address […]

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London

Cameron uses London trip to woo Merkel on EU reform – Reuters UK

Reuters UK‘MOST IMPORTANT PARTNER’. British Foreign Secretary William Hague earlier this week described Germany as London’s “most important partner” when it came to seeking EU reform and the lavish reception Merkel will receive reflects that. She will address …Merkel beats wary path to London amid uncertain EU tiesBBC NewsAngela Merkel in London to address Parliament […]

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academy awards

A green light often biggest obstacle on road to the Academy Awards – Minneapolis Star Tribune

A green light often biggest obstacle on road to the Academy AwardsMinneapolis Star TribuneNEW YORK — This year’s Academy Awards nominees reflect a Hollywood truism: The margin between the dust bin and the Oscar red carpet is often razor thin. The development process of any film can be lengthy and arduous, full of challenges in […]

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Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score and Analysis – Bleacher Report

Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors: Live Score and AnalysisBleacher ReportDavid Lee had 28 points and 14 rebounds, Stephen Curry hit a game-tying layup with 3.2 seconds left in regulation and the Golden State Warriors prevailed over the Houston Rockets, 102-99, in overtime on Thursday night, ending the Rockets’ eight-game …Houston Rockets @ Golden State […]

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76ers send Evan Turner to Pacers – ESPN

ESPNThe Indiana Pacers made the biggest move of NBA trade deadline day by shipping their longest-tenured player, forward Danny Granger, in a package to the Philadelphia 76ers that landed them forward Evan Turner. As part of the deal, the Pacers sent a 2015 …Pacers continues to fine-tune roster by trading Granger to rebuilding 76ers for […]

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tech

Social media use at heart of controversy and protest at Rogers High School – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneBoasts about sexual conquests on a now-deleted Web page could trigger felony charges against a popular Rogers High School student athlete and others, the latest twist in a swirl of accusations, comments and protest involving social media. The furor in …Devastating Consequences for Rogers HS Teacher, Student After Social Media …KSTP.com all 44 […]

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Entertainment

‘Lego Movie’ on top again over heavy competition in holiday weekend – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times“The Lego Movie” outplayed four high-profile newcomers over the Presidents Day weekend to wind up on top of the box office for the second consecutive week with a dominating $48.8 million, according to three-day estimates by Rentrak. The 3-D animated …‘Lego Movie’ blocks ‘RoboCop,’ ‘About Last Night’ for top spot at weekend box […]

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‘Gravity’ scoops prizes including best British film at UK academy awards – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneLONDON — Space thriller “Gravity” was named best British movie at the British Academy Film Awards Sunday, taking the first trophy of the night. The special-effects extravaganza also scooped up early prizes for sound and music. Made in the U.K. by …When are the BAFTAs 2014? This year’s nominees, host, and all the […]

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tech

Olympians’ social media messages sometimes come directly from sponsors – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Olympians’ social media messages sometimes come directly from sponsorsMinneapolis Star TribuneSOCHI, Russia — Between photos and insights about their Olympic experience, some Olympians are turning over their social media accounts to sponsors, agreeing to quotas of postings on Twitter and Facebook and letting other people send commercial … and more …read more Source: Social Media […]

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Tony Stewart, Danica Patrick, teammates crash in Sprint Unlimited – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Tony Stewart’s return to racing ended in a wreck. A brutal nine-car crash forced a red flag and an 11-minute delay in the Sprint Unlimited, NASCAR’s first on-track competition of the season, Saturday night at Daytona International …Danica Patrick excited to be in Sprint Unlimited with boyfriendSportingNews.comBlown engines in practice, […]

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Lu advances to semi-final in US – Taipei Times

Taipei TimesLu Yen-hsun hits a shot to Alex Kuznetsov during their quarter-final of the US National Indoor Tennis Championships at the Racquet Club in Memphis, Tennessee, on Friday. Photo: EPA. Taiwanese fourth seed Lu Yen-hsun advanced to reach the semi-finals …Russell upsets No. 3 seed Hewitt in MemphisKansas City StarNishikori, Lu advance, Hewitt out at […]

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tech

Social Media Today: Gender Changes, Fan-In-Chief, #OpenInPHL – KYW Newsradio

KYW NewsradioYou don’t have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore, the social network is giving users new options. Androgynous, bi-gender, intersex, gender fluid or transsexual are just a few of the new terms Facebook is adding to give its users more …Facebook goes beyond ‘male’ and ‘female’ with new gender optionsCNNFacebook users, […]

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas Sands Cites Progress on Sites After Hacker Attack – Bloomberg

BloombergVisitors to casino websites in Las Vegas, Pennsylvania and Macau, China, at first received an error message. The company kept the sites down yesterday, with messages saying they were undergoing maintenance and providing phone numbers for the …FBI, Secret Service investigating Las Vegas Sands hackingLas Vegas SunCasinos’ Websites Down After HackingCBS LocalLas Vegas Sands Investigating […]

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5 neat things about Paper, FB’s new FB killer – HLNtv.com

HLNtv.comIt’s throwback day at Facebook! Not only is the juggernaut timesucker celebrating its 10th birthday Tuesday, it’s also celebrating being called “cool” again for roughly the first time since its fifth birthday. Yes, the day Mark Zuckerberg feared would never come, …Facebook Paper (for iPhone)PC MagazineFacebook will have to fight to keep the name “Paper”VatorNewsApp […]

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houston

Houston raid part of multistate human smuggling case – Houston Chronicle

Houston ChronicleTeams of federal immigration agents launched a tri-state human trafficking crackdown in southwest Houston by raiding two employment agencies in the Chinatown area, the alleged center of a large conspiracy that supplied hundreds of undocumented …Federal investigators carry out immigration raid at two businesses in …abc13.comICE agents apprehend 11 people in southwest Houston operationMyFox […]

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Entertainment

Stars turn out to salute MusiCares person of the year Carole King – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneLOS ANGELES — Carole King’s gift as a songwriter is all about connection — friends, lovers, strangers experiencing deep emotions not often exposed to each other. Over the decades, King has made that connection with untold millions of fans. Some of those …Set List: Carole King Salute at MusiCares Person of the YearVVN […]

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San Francisco

Philanthropists pick up San Francisco’s $105000 tab for staging ‘Batkid’ fantasy – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star TribuneMiles Scott, 5, is greeted as he arrives at City Hall in San Francisco on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Miles is a leukemia survivor from Tulelake in Siskiyou County, Calif. After battling leukemia since he was a year old, Miles is now in remission. One of …Philanthropists rescue San Francisco from $105000 ‘Batkid’ […]

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Super Bowl sends Seahawks, Broncos to bitter cold – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Seahawks and Broncos will head to East Rutherford, New Jersey for the first Super Bowl ever in a cold weather city’s open air stadium. Loading… Post to Facebook. Super Bowl sends Seahawks, Broncos to bitter cold on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/ …Championship Sunday industry report – Favorites help books to win, but public …SportingNews.comGola: Big […]