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San Francisco

1000s Turn Out For San Francisco’s Annual Lunar New Year Parade, Festival – CBS Local

CBS Local… New Year Parade, Festival. February 15, 2014 9:02 PM. View Comments. A parade float moves along Market Street in San Francisco’s celebration of the Year of the Horse , the Chinese New Year Parade, Saturday February 15, 2014. (photo by Mark Seelig, …‘Terracotta Warriors’ march on ‘San Francisco Chinese New Year’s Parade 2014′Examiner.comSan […]

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The Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians In San Francisco – CBS Local

The Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians In San FranciscoCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Most pedestrians killed were crossing illegally, mid-block. Some are jogging, others were running from someone. The most heart-wrenching was a family crossing the street on New Year’s Eve, when a 6 year old girl died after … …read more Source: San […]

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Chinese communities prepare for Lunar New Year – WOI

WOIBEIJING (AP) – Chinese communities around the world are gearing up Thursday for the Lunar New Year holiday that begins at midnight. Mainland China will virtually shut down for the next seven days, and many residents of the polluted capital, Beijing, …Speaker joins push for Lunar holidayTimesLedgerHow Korean New Year Traditions Differ from Neighbors’The Chosun […]

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China looks to halt New Year’s fireworks to curb air pollution – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIJING — Fireworks are as integral to Chinese New Year as pine trees are to Christmas. But with smog blanketing many Chinese cities these days, environmental activists, meteorologists and government officials are urging people to start the new year off …Chinese police check coaches ahead of Lunar New YearXinhuaChinese New Year 2014: London […]

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Sports

Lakers-Magic Preview – ESPN

ESPNThe Orlando Magic own the fewest wins in the NBA since New Year’s Eve, but the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers haven’t fared much better. Each team figures to be happy to see the other struggling club Friday night at Amway Center in this matchup of …Friday night NBA betting guide – Lakers, on a covering […]

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Entertainment

Vanessa Hudgens transforms for ‘Gimme Shelter’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON – “Just breathe deeply.” That’s one of Vanessa Hudgens’ New Year’s resolutions. The star, 25, has it written in her journal as a reminder to be present, grounded and “in my body”—that’s a phrase she uses often—and “connected to my soul.”.‘Gimme Shelter’: Message with a light touchTroy RecordBozell Column: You’re Right to Choose […]

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San Francisco

Resolution: Let’s all be nicer on San Francisco streets – San Francisco Chronicle

Resolution: Let’s all be nicer on San Francisco streetsSan Francisco ChronicleYou’ve likely made some personal New Year’s resolutions already. Hit the gym more often. Lay off the cronuts. Never, ever watch MTV’s new “The Real World: Ex-Plosion,” even if it is set in San Francisco. But how about a citywide resolution? May we … …read […]

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Entertainment

Stars Gather for the Premiere of “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” – GossipCenter.com

GossipCenter.comHitting the red carpet for one of the biggest movie events of the New Year, celebrities attended the premiere of action-drama, “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit” in Hollywood today (January 15). The movie’s stars, Chris Pine and Keira Knightley made their …Chris Pine plays Jack Ryan as a ‘regular guy’ heroChicago Sun-TimesChris Pine refreshes ‘Jack Ryan,’ […]

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Oakland

Oakland: 17-year-old boy charged with New Year’s Eve killing – Contra Costa Times

Oakland: 17-year-old boy charged with New Year’s Eve killingContra Costa TimesOAKLAND — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with murder and will be prosecuted as an adult in the fatal shooting on New Year’s Eve of a 21-year-old woman in East Oakland, authorities said Tuesday. Authorities said Dashawn Cooper is charged with …Teen accused of […]

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New York

Our Nostalgia Addiction – Daily Beast

Our Nostalgia AddictionDaily BeastI flipped on the television on New Year’s Day, bleary-eyed and head throbbing, to discover something dreadful. New York City had become a Dickensian nightmare. Gangs of feral, ragged children tugged at the hems of billionaires, who were too distracted … …read more Source: New York News By Google

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Entertainment

Did Harry Styles And Kendall Jenner Enjoy Secret New Year’s Celebration … – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseTwitter went into meltdown this week when photos emerged of Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles enjoying a ski holiday together in Mammoth, California. With the rumoured couple not spotted together in a number of weeks ahead of the new photos, it was …Harry Styles and Kendall Jenner Hit Up Snowboard Shop—First Pics of Them in […]

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Entertainment

Kim Kardashian Shows Off Her Butt and Toned Abs in Sexy Workout Selfie – E! Online

E! OnlineKim Kardashian’s post-baby workouts are paying off. After hitting the gym Friday in a sheer black workout top and cropped leggings, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star showed off the results of her workouts in a couple of Instagram snaps with her …Kim Kardashian Reveals New Year’s Wish To Lose More Post-Baby WeightHollywood […]

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London

Rail commuters protest at ‘disgusting’ New Year fare rises – Evening Standard

Evening StandardCommuters travelling to London from Dover or Northampton became reluctant members of the “£5,000 club” as season tickets broke the £5,000-a-year barrier for the first time, while Swindon commuters face paying £8,000 for their tickets. At a commuters’ …Rail prices branded a ‘disgrace’ as cost of Cambridge to London King’s Cross …Cambridge News all […]

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San Francisco

Confirmed: Uber driver killed San Francisco girl in accident – VentureBeat

VentureBeatAn Uber driver killed a 6-year-old female pedestrian in a New Year’s Eve traffic accident in San Francisco. Update: The driver was an Uber partner, Uber announced today in an updated statement. The company has deactivated his account. Earlier, Uber had …San Francisco: Police release names of 2 men arrested in pedestrian deathsSan Jose Mercury […]

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Helicopter rescue begins for passengers stuck in Antarctic ice – Reuters

ReutersSYDNEY (Reuters) – A Chinese helicopter has reached a Russian ship stranded in Antarctica for nine days and is beginning to pick up 52 passengers who spent Christmas and the New Year trapped in ice, the expedition leader said on Thursday.Passengers Rescued From Trapped Ship in AntarcticWall Street JournalAntarctic researchers rescued from shipBBC NewsAll 52 […]

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Sports

The Skinny On Teddy – The MMQB

The MMQBIn the coming months, as the 2014 draft nears, we will hear all about Teddy Bridgewater’s lack of arm strength, size and other measurable qualities. But it’s what is unseen that will propel the Louisville QB to be the No. 1 pick in May. By. Greg A. Bedard.‘Canes coach Al Golden looks to future […]