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Ohio Supreme Court will rule on constitutionality of Cleveland’s ‘jock tax’ – The Plain Dealer

Ohio Supreme Court will rule on constitutionality of Cleveland’s ‘jock tax’The Plain DealerCOLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court will hear lawsuits by two former National Football League players challenging Cleveland’s uncommon method of taxing visiting professional athletes. If the suits are successful, Cleveland could stand to lose … and more …read more Source: Cleveland […]

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AJ Pierzynski doesn’t like the new home plate collision rule – Call to the Pen

Call to the PenSep 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter A.J. Pierzynski (12) reacts to hitting a double in the fifth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY …Padres’ Nick Hundley in favor of MLB’s new home collision ruleSports Out […]

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Around baseball: MLB, union approve new collision rule – 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. All current subscribers have full access to Digital D, which includes the E-Edition and …New MLB rule to cut down home plate collisionsgulfnews.comBaseball news: Collision-at-home rule adopted for 2014Detroit […]

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MLB notebook: Collision rule added – Tulsa World

Tulsa WorldMLB collision rule leaves exceptions: Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home-plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate.Baseball news: Collision-at-home rule adopted for 2014Detroit Free PressMLB will continue to allow collisions with catchers, but a […]

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Entertainment

NBC announces a return for ‘Heroes’ i… – The Global Dispatch

The Global DispatchHeroes-Season-3-cast photo banner NBC and Tim Kring have announced a new 13 episode miniseries called Heroes Reborn coming in 2015. The release offers no details before stating only that “we won’t rule out the possibility of some of the show’s original …Heroes return to television confirmed as NBC orders a 13-episode series for […]

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Box Office: ‘Lego Movie’ Crushes Competition With $60 Million-Plus Holiday – Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood ReporterUPDATED: “About Last Night,” starring Kevin Hart, also prospers at the Valentine’s Day and Presidents Day box office; “RoboCop” disappoints, while “Winter’s Tale” quickly melts. Cementing its blockbuster status, The Lego Movie easily remained at No. 1 in its …‘Lego Movie’ Stays Atop Box Office, Blocks ‘About Last Night’ and ‘RoboCop’AceShowbiz‘Lego’ topples ‘Last Night,’ […]

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Ukraine protesters end Kiev occupation but press Yanukovich anew – Reuters Canada

Ukraine protesters end Kiev occupation but press Yanukovich anewReuters CanadaKIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian anti-government protesters ended a two-month-old occupation of city hall in the capital Kiev on Sunday to meet an amnesty offer aimed at easing a stand-off over President Viktor Yanukovich’s rule. The authorities, for their … …read more Source: Kiev News From Google

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Review: You don’t need to know ‘About Last Night’ Special – DigitalJournal.com

DigitalJournal.comIn this remake of ‘About Last Night,’ two couples go from the bar to the bedroom and eventually attempt to see if their relationships will survive beyond four-posters. With Valentine’s Day falling on Friday this year, one would think date movies would rule the …‘About Last Night’: Raucous, relatable and appealingUSA TODAYAbout Last NightNOW Magazine‘About […]

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Chief Minister of Delhi Resigns After 49 Days, Citing Resistance to Antigraft Bill – New York Times

New York TimesArvind Kejriwal, Delhi’s chief minister, with his resignation letter in hand, on Friday. Saurabh Das/Associated Press. NEW DELHI — Arvind Kejriwal, a protest leader who was vaulted into the top post of Delhi’s city government after a startling electoral victory, …Delhi HC to hear plea against rule on LG’s Bill powerTimes of IndiaDelhi […]

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Sports

Coaches express outrage over proposed no-huddle rule change – CNN

CNNOregon has revolutionized the up-tempo system, pushing the pace like a fast break in basketball. John W. McDonough/SI. On Wednesday around 5 pm. EST, a soon-to-be-controversial NCAA press release hit the Internet. It detailed two changes proposed by …New NCAA defensive substitution rules proposed; What have OU players and …NewsOK.comWhat’s behind the proposed college football […]

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What’s behind the proposed college football rules change? – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere is no evidence that the NCAA Football Rules Committee, in an attempt to slow down fast-paced offenses, considered making offensive players wear scuba flippers. But several coaches suggested to USA TODAY Sports that the committee might as well …What does science say about football injuries from hurry-up offenses?al.comNo-huddle coaches blast NCAA proposalESPN (blog)Kingsbury […]

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White House to Address Petition to Deport Justin Bieber – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThe White House says it will be responding to a petition calling for the deportation of troubled Canadian-born pop star Justin Bieber. With more than 234,000 signatures and counting, the deportation request is well over the 100,000 names a petition on …Detroiter’s ‘Deport Justin Bieber‘ petition nears 240K on WhiteHouse.gov with …The Jackson […]

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UPDATE 3-Talks on Iran nuclear deal expected in NY in February-US – Reuters

Reuters(Adds comments from U.S. official, information about drive for new sanctions in U.S. Congress paragraphs 2-5). By Louis Charbonneau and Justyna Pawlak. UNITED NATIONS/BRUSSELS Jan 27 (Reuters) – – The opening round of talks between Iran and six …Drive for new sanctions on Iran stalls in US CongressThe Globe and MailIran Nuclear Talks to Resume […]

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Thai protest leader asks for military protection – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: Anti-government protest leader Suthep Thaugsuban has asked for the protection of Thailand’s powerful military after a protest leader was shot dead and the besieged government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra signalled a tougher stand …Thai anti-government protester killed, adds to doubts over electionReutersDefying emergency rule, Thai protesters padlock polling stations in Bangkok […]

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Thai protesters stop people voting in election – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldA Thai anti-government protest leader was shot dead on Sunday as demonstrators besieged polling stations in Bangkok and forced most to close, hampering advance voting for next weekend’s disputed election. Nine other people were injured in the shooting, …Protesters Block Early Voting in Thai CapitalNew York TimesAnti-government protester leader shot to death in […]

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Protesters Block Early Voting in Thai Capital – New York Times

New York TimesAn antigovernment protester waved a flag in front of the locked gates of a polling station after it was forced to close. Damir Sagolj/Reuters. BANGKOK — Hundreds of thousands of Thais were blocked from voting on Sunday as antigovernment demonstrators …Thai Protester Killed as Election Commission Seeks to Delay VoteBusinessweekAnti-government protester leader shot […]

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Nigeria sets presidential, legislative polls for February 14, 2015 – Reuters

ReutersABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria’s electoral commission declared on Friday that presidential and parliamentary elections would take place on February 14 next year. The elections are expected to be the most closely fought since the end of military rule in 1999.Nigerian presidential elections Feb. 14, 2015WKEF ABC 22Goldie Hawn Denounces Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Law After Tweeting Photo […]

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Bangkok’s emergency rule illustrates struggle for control – Financial Times

Financial TimesBangkok’s first morning under emergency rule dawned calmly, but violence followed soon enough. Hundreds of kilometres away in Udon Thani in Thailand’s northeast, Kwanchai Praipana, a leading government loyalist, was shot and wounded in an apparent …Thai pro-govt leader shot, protesters fight onTimes of IndiaThailand pro-government leader shot, injured; state of emergency beginsDaily News […]

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Chatham house chats How the code of secrecy among Davos attendees works – Quartz

Chatham house chats How the code of secrecy among Davos attendees worksQuartzJudged by the hundreds of media in attendance and the images broadcast globally from Davos this week, the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting of top business and political leaders is an open affair. But the ground rule for the proceedings actually … …read more […]

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EU Sparks Fly Over Turkey’s Civil Rights as Entry Bid Languishes – Bloomberg

BloombergTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “If we consider the judiciary as a… Read More. Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, “If we consider the judiciary as a separate power, this would lead to a country of judicial rule and not …Turkey’s Erdogan, on Brussels visit, criticised over crackdownReuters UKTurkish premier Erdogan resists […]

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Activists on trial as China steps up campaign against dissent – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIJING — At least seven Chinese activists who have advocated for greater rule of law, fairer access to education and other issues are being put on trial this week as the government steps up a campaign against dissent. The most prominent case is scheduled …Chinese anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong set for long-awaited trialNBCNews.com […]

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2014 Critics’ Choice Awards fashion: Amy Adams, Lupita Nyong’o rule the red … – The Star-Ledger – NJ.com

The Star-Ledger – NJ.comAs “12 Years a Slave,” the best picture winner at the Golden Globes and last night’s Critics’ Choice Awards, gains more momentum for the Oscars, on the red carpet, its young star Lupita Nyong’o continues to blaze a trail toward fashion greatness with …Critics’ Choice Awards Fashion: Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock Shine […]