Russia survives Norway, advances to face Finland – ESPN

ESPNBut this imperfect, top-heavy Russian team faces incalculable pressure in Sochi, with everyone from President Vladimir Putin on down eagerly anticipating a medal run in the nation’s first home Winter…

Winter Olympics 2014: GB men’s curling must play off against Norway for semi … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGreat Britain’s men’s curling team will contest a play-off with Norway for a place in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics semi-finals after both suffered defeat in Monday’s nervy final session…

The 7 most interesting facts about the 2014 Winter Olympics medal count – USA TODAY

USA TODAYGermany has the most golds, the Dutch came out of nowhere and those countries, plus Norway, Russia, Canada and the United States, will fight for the next week to…

Andrew Weibrecht, Bode Miller medal in super-G – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneSOCHI, Russia – Norway’s Kjetil Jansrud took gold Sunday in the men’s Super-G at the Sochi Olympics, while Americans Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller also reached the podium. Weibrecht…

2014 Winter Olympics medal count: Team USA continues trailing Norway – SB Nation

SB NationBe sure to keep SB Nation’s beautiful, constantly-updated medal tracker by your side all Olympics long. Switzerland cleaned up with the first two gold medals on Friday. Sandro Viletta…

Winter Olympics 2014 hockey schedule: Canada, Sweden back in action – SB Nation

SB NationAfter an exciting day on Thursday that saw a couple of surprisingly close games involving Russia and Canada and a blowout for the United States, the men’s hockey tournament…

Croatian Sits in Catbird Seat Halfway Through the Super Combined – New York Times

New York TimesKjetil Jansrud of Norway had the lead after his specialty, the downhill, but he’ll have his work cut out for him in the slalom portion if he is…

Sochi 2014: Day seven – BBC Sport

BBC SportText and video coverage from day seven of the Winter Olympics as Britain’s Lizzy Yarnold aims to win one of six gold medals on offer. Summary. Six gold medals…

Canada Gets Past Norway – ESPN

ESPNSOCHI, Russia — Shea Weber and Jamie Benn scored in the second period Thursday to help defending Olympic champion Canada shake off a sluggish start and defeat Norway 3-1. Patrick…

Snowden Gets Nobel Nomination as US Pursues Trial – Businessweek

BusinessweekPresident Barack Obama wants to see Edward Snowden clapped in irons and bound to the U.S. for a criminal trial. Two Norwegian politicians have a different fate in mind for…

Cancel the Olympics because Norway’s curling team has already won – USA TODAY

USA TODAYYes. The Norwegian men’s curling team, who earned the silver medal in the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, is heading to Sochi. And so are their flashy pants. (AP Photo/The…

Norway’s Curlers to Show off Funky Pants in Sochi – ABC News

ABC NewsSo what will be the must-see moments at the Sochi Olympics? How about snowboard star Shaun White performing his latest trick — the frontside double-cork 1440. Or Evgeny Plushenko’s…

Live Rat Came Up In Toilet In Oakland At 400 Block Of Haddon

A live rat came up through the toilet of a woman who lives on the 400 block of Haddon in Oakland. She shared her story on one of the listservs…

Travel tips: head for the Hebrides, live it up on London or take a trip to Norway – The Guardian

The GuardianLive it up in London Assuming there’s still life left in the credit card following the annual Christmas shopping splurge, book yourself into the Cumberland Hotel in London’s West…

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights up city – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsNEW YORK — With a flick of the switch, a 76-foot Norway Spruce officially became the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree Wednesday night after it was illuminated for…

Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lights up – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK (AP) — With a flick of the switch, a 76-foot Norway Spruce officially became the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree Wednesday night after it was illuminated for the…

Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Join United States of America’s Global Priorities

The White House just issues a joint statement from the Kingdom of Denmark, Republic of Finland, Republic of Iceland, Kingdom of Norway, and the Kingdom of Sweden, joining the United…

Edward Snowden To Ecuador, Not Iceland; In Moscow Now

Edward Snowden’s visit to countries that have had issues with the United States continues. After leaving Hong Kong this morning, and with the aide of WikiLeaks members, Edward Snowden arrived…

Edward Snowden Reportedly To Iceland From Moscow Today; Left Hong Kong

UPDATE: Edward Snowden To Go To Ecuador, Not Iceland, Still In Moscow Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower with a U.S. Government warrant for his arrest out, is in Moscow, having…

Edward Snowden At Moscow Airport With Ecuador Ambassador

UPDATE: Edward Snowden Reportedly To Fly To Oslo, Norway After Moscow. Edward Snowden, the NSA Whisleblower boyfriend of Lindsey Mills, is as of this writing at Moscow Sheremetyevo International Aiport,…

LutzSec Head, Others, Accuse Cloudflare Of Sharing Private Info

Last in the revelation that the head of the hacker group LutzSec is one Hector Xavier Monsegur, is a Twitter stream on his Twitter page The Real Sabu (@anonymouSabu) that…

Oslo Government Building Damaged

Oslo, Norway experienced an explosion which caused damage to the government building and killed one citizen. There have been several injuries, but the Christian Science Monitor reports that the Prime…