Castaway claims he drifted 13 months in Pacific – CNN

CNN(CNN) — A mysterious castaway claiming to have been lost at sea for 13 months is now safely back on land, but many questions remain about how he could have…

Save Oakland Sports Mixer Has Coliseum City Presentation, Thursday, February 6th

Save Oakland Sports (SOS) has announced that it’s hosting a business mixer this Thursday, February 6th, from 5:30pm until 7:30pm at the Hilton Oakland Airport Hotel, 1 Hegenberger Rd. The…

Francois Hollande refuses to answer questions on private life – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukFrancois Hollande has refused to answer questions on his private life during a press conference with David Cameron after being asked by a British reporter whether rumours about an affair…

Percy Harvin: “I’m so excited to play football, be healthy and feel the way I’m … – The Seattle Times (blog)

Percy Harvin: “I’m so excited to play football, be healthy and feel the way I’m …The Seattle Times (blog)On Seattle’s second day of media availability Wednesday, receiver Percy Harvin again…

Marshawn Lynch likely won’t be fined for Media Day behavior – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comNEWARK, N.J. — By the end of his stunt, everyone involved in this Marshawn Lynch fiasco seemed embarrassed to be there. Everyone but Marshawn Lynch, anyway. As word spread that…

Syria talks: Delegates due to raise power transfer – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Syrian peace talks in Geneva are due to move on to wider political questions such as of the divisive issue of transfer of power in the country. But…

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…

Tragic fire raises questions about seniors’ homes – CTV News

CTV NewsA fatal fire in Quebec is raising a lot of questions about the safety of seniors’ homes across the country and the province of Alberta is already in the…

Ducks, Kings turn attention to Stadium Series showdown – NHL.com

NHL.comANAHEIM — It’s a memory that Ben Lovejoy would just as soon forget. Except now he can’t, because now there’s an outdoor game about to be played in Southern California…

‘Sex with Google Glass’ is exactly what it sounds like – Daily Caller

Daily Caller“Sex with Google Glass” is a new creepily voyeuristic app for the wearable tech that lets users watch and record themselves having sex through their perspective or that of…

Edward Snowden Denies Being a Russian Spy – TIME

TIMENational Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden denied allegations that he was acting as a Russian spy when he took classified intelligence documents and later fled the United States. “This ‘Russian…

‘Sherlock’: Benedict Cumberbatch talks fans, his future on the show, and … – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyWhat does Benedict Cumberbatch have to say about his fans? What does the future hold for his version of Holmes? And what does this week’s Entertainment Weekly cover star…

Was Snowden Assisted by Russia? – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comQuestions are raised as to whether Edward Snowden had help from the Russians in his leak of hundreds of thousands of secret documents. Share This: facebook

On the SAG Awards red carpet – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWhen did you get your SAG card? What do you think about cursing at awards shows? Actors answer Andrea Mandell and Bryan Alexander’s questions on the red carpet. Loading……

Vanderbilt’s Derek Mason says he won’t try to be James Franklin – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNASHVILLE — Derek Mason practically guaranteed SEC East titles, declared that Vanderbilt had hired a winner and answered questions from the Nashville media in a determined, straightforward manner on…

Analysis: FCC should undo ’02 error to ensure net neutrality – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Federal Communications Commission is sitting on a mess. Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Washington, D.C., decided in Verizon Communications vs. the FCC that the…

UN panel grills Vatican officials about abuse of children – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesROME — In their toughest and most public questioning to date about sexual abuse of children by the clergy, senior Vatican officials came under heavy criticism Thursday from…

UN panel confronts Vatican on child sex abuse by clergy – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Vatican is being confronted publicly for the first time over the sexual abuse of children by clergy, at a UN hearing in Geneva. Officials faced a barrage of…

Netflix, net neutrality threatened by US court ruling overturning the Open Internet … – The Independent

The IndependentA court decision in the US allowing internet service providers to prioritise types of online content is being seen by some as a threat to web streaming services and…

NFL playoffs: 10 burning questions about AFC, NFC championship games – CBSSports.com

NFL playoffs: 10 burning questions about AFC, NFC championship gamesCBSSports.comThe NFL playoffs reach the AFC and NFC title games with the best four teams standing. By answering 10 basic questions,…

NBA Caucus: Why are New York Knicks suddenly good? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYEvery week, USA TODAY Sports asks NBA experts from all around three questions about a hot topic in the league. This week, we discuss the New York Knicks, who…

Seahawks vs. 49ers NFC Championship game: A scouting report on the 49ers … – Field Gulls

Seahawks vs. 49ers NFC Championship game: A scouting report on the 49ers …Field GullsFor the first of what will be a short series of cross blog collaboration posts between Field…

French president’s complex personal life on view – Washington Post

Washington PostPARIS — The French president’s complex personal life — and what it means to be the first lady in modern society — may get a full airing on Tuesday…

Sex scandal threatens already unpopular Hollande – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWith a 75 percent disapproval rating, tabloid reports that French President Francois Hollande had an affair will likely raise new questions about his ability to lead. The French first…

Golden Globe Awards complete coverage – Washington Post

Washington PostThe Golden Globe Awards—otherwise known as the boozy Hollywood party that kicks off Oscar season—air tonight on NBC. Since the show combines movie and TV, there’s lots of questions.…

Twitter co-founder puts social twist on search with new Jelly app – Livemint

LivemintThe new Jelly service lets users submit questions to the network of friends that they have on social services such as Twitter or Facebook. Photo: AFP. San Francisco: One of…

Bangladesh election could lead to more violence (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe polls closed in Bangladesh’s general election with reports of poor turnout and questions about whether the election has increased the chances of deeper political conflict in the…

4-point play: How Notre Dame upset No. 8 Duke – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHOW THE IRISH WON: There have been quite a few questions about how Notre Dame would adapt to the abrupt dismissal of leading scorer Jerian Grant (for an undisclosed…

PREVIEW-American football-Auburn chases more magic in title game – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneBy Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES, Jan 4 (Reuters) – One of the biggest questions looming ahead of Monday’s crunch BCS National Championship game is whether the second-ranked Auburn Tigers…

I am out, Rahul best man for job: Manmohan Singh – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: By the time a journalist asked prime minister Manmohan Singh about the possibility of his coming out of retirement if Congressmen felt that a likely UPA…

Star of the Show: Jameis Meets Media Before BCS – ABC News

ABC NewsJameis Winston whispered and giggled with teammate Kenny Shaw on the dais as two Florida State coaches answered questions, many about him. The Heisman Trophy winner and his star…

Egypt’s latest terror suspect: The popular felt-and-yarn puppet Abla Fahita – Washington Post

Washington PostCAIRO — The Egyptian government’s crackdown on suspected Islamists has come to this: a terrorism probe focused on a puppet. Abla Fahita — a Muppet-style character who regularly appears…

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…

Giants chat with beat writers Jordan Raanan and Conor Orr today at 2 – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comJoin our top Giants experts today at 2 p.m. for a live video chat. Get your questions ready. There’s no game, but the a multitude of between-season…

NBA Caucus: Bold predictions for the new year – USA TODAY

NBA Caucus: Bold predictions for the new yearUSA TODAYEvery week, USA TODAY Sports asks its NBA experts three questions about a hot topic in the league. This week, we address…