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After a Battle of Blunders, the Giants Get It Right When It Counts – New York Times

New York TimesDETROIT — The air of disorganized desperation clung heavy over Ford Field on Sunday, as the Giants and Detroit Lions both wanted to find some footing near the finishes of their disappointing seasons.Jim Schwartz thought yelling at fans might help LionsThe Detroit NewsInstant Reaction: This Is And Should Be The End For Jim […]

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Dozens Are Killed in Syrian Violence, Even as Peace Talks Approach – New York Times

New York TimesBEIRUT, Lebanon — At least 25 people were killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, antigovernment activists reported, in the eighth straight day of intense government bombardment of rebel-held areas there, while a suicide car bombing that …Syrian helicopter bomb raids kill 42 in Aleppo: monitorsReutersSyrian aircraft bombards Aleppo neighbourhood […]

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Entertainment

Cracker Barrel pressured to revise ban on ‘Duck Dynasty’ merchandise – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsCracker Barrel reversed its decision to pull “Duck Dynasty” merchandise from the shelves two days ago — after birds of a feather flocked to the Robertson family’s defense. “You told us we made a mistake. And, you weren’t shy about it. You wrote, you called …Lt Gov: Duck Dynasty important to La. […]

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Japanese Team Dominates Competition to Create Rescue Robots – New York Times

New York TimesHOMESTEAD, Fla. — An international competition to pave the way for a new generation of rescue robots was dominated by a team of Japanese roboticists who were students in the laboratory of a pioneer in the design of intelligent humanoid machines.DARPA Robotics Challenge 2013: Google-Owned SCHAFT Robot Blows Away …International Business TimesTwo-Legged Japanese […]

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Khodorkovsky says he will work to release other political prisoners – Washington Post

Washington PostMOSCOW — Mikhail Khodorkovsky has yet to decide how he will spend the rest of his life, but one thing is clear: The former Russian oil tycoon, who has castigated the Kremlin throughout the decade he has spent in prison, is not going into politics. Instead …Khodorkovsky: Russia Still Has Political PrisonersVoice of AmericaKhodorkovsky […]

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Entertainment

Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake deliver hilarious star-studded ‘Saturday Night … – New York Daily News

New York Daily News“Saturday Night Live” ended the year with a bang and a whole lot of laughter with Jimmy Fallon hosting, and Justin Timberlake as co-host and musical guest. The hilarious episode included some of the year’s funniest skits, as well as a star-studded lineup of …The Social Climber: Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake Kill […]

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Sources: Continued Talks between Iran, World Powers Depend on High … – Fars News Agency

Fars News AgencyTEHRAN (FNA)- Continued talks between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany) depend on direct contacts between the two sides’ high-ranking officials, sources said, referring to the modest progress made in the …Iran threatens to up uranium enrichment to 60%Israel HayomExperts from Iran, Six World Power […]

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Rangers land Shin-Soo Choo for seven years, $130 million – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchThe E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it’s available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day. Subscribe. Current home-delivery subscribers may add Digital D, 24/7 E-Edition and unlimited premium …Shin-Soo Choo agrees to a seven-year deal with the RangersCBSSports.com10 Degrees: Shin-Soo Choo remains the riddle of […]

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Entertainment

Martin Scorsese on ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ DiCaprio, De Niro and more – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comMartin Scorsese is cold, and tired and out of breath. Sitting in a chilly hotel ballroom for a press conference, he wears his overcoat draped over his shoulders, Fellini-style; later, sitting for another interview in his room, he’ll sip gingerly at a soda, his asthma …Leonardo DiCaprio talks to The News about […]

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Leaving Las Vegas: Here’s your last USC Trojans fix of the season – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comThat was an oddly fun USC season, wasn’t it? If the Trojans end 2014 at the Las Vegas Bowl, things won’t be so merry, but this year is a little different. From a bungled fall camp quarterback competition to scoring seven points at home against Washington …Fresno State overmatched by USCKansas City StarUSC finished strong […]

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Third coach the charm for USC – Tampabay.com

Tampabay.comLAS VEGAS — Cody Kessler realizes Southern California could have quit on this season after the coach was fired. Or after USC’s second coach resigned. Or before the storied program’s fourth coach in less than three months took over. But the quarterback …College football roundup: Southern Cal wins Las Vegas BowlBoston.comAfter three coaching changes, Trojans […]

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Thai opposition protesters gear up for fresh mass rally – Times of India

Times of IndiaBANGKOK: Thousands of Thai anti-government protesters massed ahead of a major rally on Sunday aimed at suspending democracy, paralyzing parts of central Bangkok a day after the main opposition party declared a boycott of snap polls. At least 1,000 …Thai opposition to hold fresh mass rally in BangkokBBC NewsThai opposition party to boycott […]

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New York

New York City, Philadelphia, Atlantic City Break Temperature Records During … – Huffington Post

New York City, Philadelphia, Atlantic City Break Temperature Records During …Huffington PostNEW YORK (AP) — New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City, N.J., have broken temperature records during a brief December heat wave. The National Weather Service says the temperature in Central Park hit a record-setting 65 degrees Saturday. and more …read more Source: New […]

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tech

Space station emergency repairs successful – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldThe first in a series of emergency spacewalks to fix a cooling system on the International Space Station were completed on Friday evening (Australian time). The repair mission went so well that the two spacewalkers, NASA astronauts Rick Mastracchio and …Spacewalkers do repairs more quickly than expected — and stay dryNBCNews.comSpace suit issue […]

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Entertainment

Kris Jenner Talks Kim Kardashian’s Big Wedding to Kanye West! – Just Jared

Just JaredKim Kardashian shows off her fit body while stepping out for lunch at a local restaurant on Saturday (December 21) in Beverly Hills, Calif. Earlier in the week, the 33-year-old reality star was spotted looking cute and casual while grabbing some lunch with her …Kris Jenner: Kimye’s wedding will be ‘big’New York Daily NewsKim […]

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Shin-Soo Choo agrees to a seven-year deal with the Rangers – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comShin-Soo Choo has a seven-year, $130-million agreement with the Rangers, sources tell CBSSports.com. Texas has a deal now with its primary target. The Rangers envision Choo as a tablesetter following a year in which he had a .423 on-base percentage …Rangers agree to 7-year, $130 million deal with free-agent OF ChooFOXSports.comRangers upgrade with seven-year, $130 […]

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Randolph, Grizzlies Beat Knicks 95-87, End Skid – ABC News

ABC NewsZach Randolph had 25 points and 15 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped a five-game losing streak with a 95-87 victory over the New York Knicks on Saturday. Tony Allen added 19 points and eight boards while providing his usual strong defense.Preview: Grizzlies at KnicksReutersLate Run Can’t Offset Knicks’ Early StumblesNew York TimesDespite curfew, […]

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Los Angeles

Dad watched LAPD shoot his son to death on live television – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsBill Beaird, 80, wept as talked with reporters outside the Los Angeles Police Department’s downtown headquarters. His son, Brian led officers on a high-speed car chase then died after police fired more than 20 rounds at him. ‘He didn’t deserve this …Madera family files wrongful death lawsuit against city of Los AngelesABC30.comFather […]