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Inquiry says Richie Incognito, two other Dolphins players harassed Jonathan … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA prominent New York attorney hired by the NFL to investigate claims of workplace misconduct in the Miami Dolphins locker room has concluded that Richie Incognito and two other starting offensive linemen harassed and taunted teammate Jonathan Martin …Incognito and two teammates harassed Martin: reportReutersLooks like Dolphins lack leadership from top to […]

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Syria crisis: Geneva peace talks end in recriminations – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Syrian government and opposition have traded insults after a week-long peace conference in Geneva ended with no firm agreement. Foreign Minister Walid Muallem said the opposition were immature, while the opposition’s Louay Safi said the regime …Syria peace talks make little headway; set to resume Feb. 10Washington PostSyria talks end first round, government […]

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Could Satya Nadella be the next Microsoft CEO? – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorAfter a months-long search following the announcement from Microsoft’s current CEO, Steve Ballmer, that he would bid adieu to the top spot at the Seattle-based tech company, the tech world is buzzing about who could be his successor. Skip to next …Nadella outran better-known candidates for Microsoft CEOReutersWill Bill Gates Be Replaced as […]

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Who’s going to win the Super Bowl? A vote for the Seahawks – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSo Denver, with the mile-high offense led by record-setting, ageless quarterback Peyton Manning, is a slight favorite over Seattle in Super Bowl XLVIII. Two points, three points or thereabouts, depending on your line of choice. Weather could play a factor, …Richard Sherman winning the PR battle, whether on purpose or notCBSSports.comNFL-Seahawks’ Harvin looks […]

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Paul Pierce scores season-high 33 points, but effort wasted by Brooklyn Nets – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsPaul Pierce went from celebrating his career with the Celtics to nearly carving out his first special moment with the Nets. A day after the standing ovations and video tribute marking his return to Boston, Pierce scored 10 of Brooklyn’s final 12 points on Monday …Raptors Hold Off NetsESPND’Alessandro: The first-place Toronto […]

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Thailand protesters ‘promise not to obstruct voting’ – BBC News

BBC NewsThai protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has promised that his supporters will not obstruct advance voting for next week’s general election. Mr Suthep says protesters will not try to stop people from casting their ballots from Sunday, but will demonstrate outside …Thai ruling party gives cool response to court ruling allowing polls to be postponedFox […]

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2 dead in heightened Ukraine protests – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine — The deaths of two people protesting the crackdown on the right to assemble in Ukraine threatens to spark a major confrontation between demonstrators and the government, analysts said Wednesday. Two protesters were shot dead and …Two protesters dead as standoff with riot police in Ukraine continuesWashington PostUkraine opposition say they’ll brave […]

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UN withdraws Iran invite to Syria peace talks – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter issuing an invitation to Iran to join the Syrian peace talks, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has withdrawn that invitation amid mounting concerns over Iran’s participation in the negotiations. (Jan. 20). Loading… Post to Facebook.Syrian Peace Talks: The UN Extends, and Then Regrets, an Invitation to IranTIMESyrian talks hit by photos bombshell […]

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Nintendo’s Mario must go mobile or risk dropping off screen – The Age

The AgeThe game maker, whose consoles and colourful Mario and Donkey Kong characters once helped the company climb to the top of the video game world, stunned investors last week by sharply lowering its financial forecasts. The dire news was the latest …Nintendo’s £146m loss: can Mario raise his game?The GuardianResisting mobile hurts Nintendo’s bottom […]

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Livni, Molcho head for Washington to confer with Kerry on peace talks – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem PostAfter six months of negotiations, there are still believed to be enormous gaps between Israelis, Palestinians. Justice Minister Tzipi Livni Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/The Jerusalem Post. Israeli’s top two negotiators with the Palestinians were scheduled to leave …Kerry can survive failure, but can Israel?HaaretzKerry Peace Accord Wagers Spur Palestine Stock Rally, CEO SaysBusinessweekNetanyahu proposes […]

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Intelligence reforms to dominate Sunday shows – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Sunday talk shows will be dominated by politicians and officials dissecting President Obama’s speech about electronic surveillance and privacy issues. In a major speech Friday, Obama announced an array of intelligence reforms in an effort to satisfy …Tech industry: Obama’s NSA reforms ‘insufficient’Washington PostObama Curtails NSA SpyingVoice of AmericaWhat Obama Did (and Didn%C2%92t) […]

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Budweiser reveals Super Bowl ad plans – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFor the upcoming Super Bowl, Anheuser-Busch InBev will recycle some successful plays from its past Big Game advertising. The brewing giant’s Feb. 2 ads will feature celebrities, its iconic Clydesdale horses and a salute to military troops. It’ll have …A-B InBev’s Super Bowl Plans Include New Bud Light TaglineAdAge.comAB puts focus on flagship beers, […]

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Broncos outlast Chargers, set up Manning-Brady showdown – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDENVER — Exactly a year after last season’s stunning playoff loss, the Denver Broncos and quarterback Peyton Manning on Sunday made amends with a 24-17 AFC divisional round playoff victory against the San Diego Chargers. It won’t erase all of the …Patriots will face the Broncos in the AFC ChampionshipBoston.comManning, Broncos Top Chargers, Make […]

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What is Robert Gates really upset about? – BBC News

BBC NewsThe biggest revelation in former Defence Secretary Robert Gates’ memoirs is the former Pentagon chief, a man know for his calm and charm, seethed with an inner fury at the Washington game. His criticisms carry huge weight – he’s served eight presidents, …Gates Shatters Image of Calmness in Faulting Obama War ApproachBusinessweekWhite House defends […]

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German leader Angela Merkel injured while skiing – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel fractured her pelvis while on a skiing vacation in Switzerland, her spokesman told reporters in Berlin Monday. Steffen Seibert said that Merkel “suffered bruising in connection with a partial fracture on her left posterior pelvic …Merkel in skiing accident, cancels visitsReutersGerman leader suffers pelvic injury on ski holidayHouston ChronicleGerman Chancellor […]

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Crabby in the Abbey – Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair[Note: What follows is a relatively spoiler-free sketch-pad recap of tonight’s Downton Abbey season premiere on PBS. If you haven’t seen the episode yet, you may be advised to skip this post until you’ve “caught up” with the latest installment of these lovable …PEOPLE’s TV Critic on Downton Abbey Season 4: The Old House […]

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First real peace talks for South Sudan begin – Washington Post

Washington PostADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Two warring factions from South Sudan are holding more advanced peace talks for the first time since conflict began roiling the country Dec. 15. The direct talks began in earnest Sunday, putting representatives of President Salva …South Sudan peace talks face delayFinancial TimesSouth Sudan’s Peace Talks Open in EthiopiaVoice of […]

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Rival South Sudan Factions Agree to Direct Cease-Fire Talks (1) – Businessweek

BusinessweekSoldiers from South Sudan’s army patrol the streets of Malakal in South Sudan on Dec. 31, 2013. Conflict broke out Dec. 15 after President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy, Riek Machar, of trying to stage a coup. Photographer: Samir Bol/AFP via Getty …South Sudan’s Peace Talks Open in EthiopiaVoice of AmericaOfficial: Rivals in South […]

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Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen nightmares – USA TODAY

USA TODAYActress Lesley Nicol, who plays ‘Downton Abbey’ cook Mrs. Patmore, reveals changes for the kitchen staff in the fourth season of the show and confesses to her own personal kitchen nightmares. (Jan. 3). Loading… Post to Facebook. Mrs. Patmore’s kitchen …Fans Are up for ‘Downton Abbey’ Starting Season 4ABC News‘Downton Abbey’ debuts new faces, […]

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Al-Qaeda launches attacks in western Iraq – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAl-Qaeda militants in key western Iraqi cities launched a series of brazen attacks against police stations and fought battles with government forces Thursday amid growing sectarian tensions between Sunnis and Shiites. Al-Qaeda militants, emboldened by …Iraqi security forces fight militants in Anbar provinceBBC NewsIraq Violence With al-Queda Ties Adds to Pressure on U.S.BloombergRebels seize […]

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Probe deepens over safe blast that killed diplomat – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPRAGUE (AP) — The mystery behind a booby-trapped safe that exploded and killed the Palestinian ambassador has kept investigators working around the clock Thursday. As the probe deepened, more unanswered questions arose over conflicting …Czech police find weapons at Palestinian missionTelegraph.co.ukPolice: Illegal weapons found in house of Palestinian diplomat who died after blastCNNCzech police […]

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Christian Ponder takes partial blame for Frazier firing – NFL.com

NFL.comThe biggest factor leading to Leslie Frazier’s dismissal from the Minnesota Vikings was his botched handling of the team’s quarterback positing. On the day Frazier was fired, Christian Ponder admitted the role he played. “It was definitely an interesting year,” …Minnesota Vikings Disappoint In 2013CBS LocalFrazier firing shows votes of confidence are meaninglessNBCSports.comSpielman on QBs: […]

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Kevin Durant’s huge night helps league-leading Oklahoma City rout Houston – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesKevin Durant had 33 points and 13 rebounds as league-leading Oklahoma City overwhelmed the Houston Rockets 117-86. The Associated Press. Related. Most Popular Comments. Hide / Show comments. No comments have been posted to this article.Thunder rout tired Rockets 117-86Boston.comDurant shines for ThunderFort Wayne Journal Gazette1. Kevin Durant Leading From The FrontESPNThe Detroit […]

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Stranded ship in Antarctic awaits new rescue plan – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comWith three ice-breakers failing to reach the MV Akademik Shokalskiy, the crew and passengers of the ice-trapped vessel in the Antarctic are waiting to see if two other ships can free them or whether a helicopter rescue is necessary. NBC’s Martin Fletcher …Thick ice thwarts efforts to rescue ship trapped in AntarcticTelegraph.co.ukAnxious wait for ice-stranded […]