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Los Angeles

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper surrenders to police in Los Angeles rape case – Fox News

Fox NewsFormer NFL safety Darren Sharper turned himself into Los Angeles police late Thursday, after being charged in an arrest warrant in New Orleans alleging he and another man raped two women in the Louisiana city last year. Sharper, 38, had already been …Ex-NFL star arrested in Los Angeles on New Orleans rape warrantReutersDarren Sharper […]

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tech

Tim Cook advises climate change deniers to get out of Apple stock – CNET

CNETIn a response to a shareholder suggestion that Apple stop its environmentally friendly initiatives, the typically temperate Apple CEO draws a blunt line in the sand. Nick Statt. by Nick Statt. February 28, 2014 5:04 PM PST. Follow @nickstatt. (Credit: Sarah …Apple investors fall for CEO Cook’s product-presentation prankRegisterApple TV Made More Than $1 Billion […]

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News

Chinese police bust four major baby trafficking rings rescuing 382 children – Daily Mail

Daily MailHundreds of babies have been rescued by police in China after a crackdown was launched on trafficking infants. The nationwide bust saw 1,094 people arrested as officers acted on information relating to four major internet-based baby trafficking rings.Chinese police crush online trafficking, rescue 382 babiesTimes of IndiaChinese police save hundreds of babies from online […]

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News

Ukraine tells Russia to back off as Crimea tensions, secession fears deepen – CNN

CNNSimferopol, Ukraine (CNN) — [Breaking news update 8:20 a.m. ET]. (CNN) — Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovuych said Friday at a news conference in Russia that he was not overthrown but was forced to flee under threat to his life. “I intend to …Defiant Yanukovych vows to fight for Ukraine’s futureUSA TODAYUkraine crisis: Yanukovych gives […]

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Entertainment

First The Lego Movie, And Now Minecraft – TIME

TIMEAfter the jaw-dropping success of The Lego Movie—which has raked in $280.5 million worldwide since its release three weeks ago—Warner Bros. has made moves to turn another beloved franchise into a movie by buying the rights to the incredibly popular …Blockbuster game Minecraft set to demolish the box office after Warner Brothers …Mirror.co.ukIt’s a BLOCKBUSTER: […]

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News

Want to Shoot Japanese War Criminals? China’s State Media Has a Game For … – TIME

TIMEAmid increasing tensions over territorial disputes and Japanese World War II atrocities, the social media arm of China’s state-run People’s Daily has released an online game called ‘Shoot the Devils,’ in which players shoot Japanese war criminals.Abe Warns Japan Losing Global Image Battle Over War Legacy (1)BusinessweekAbe Warns Japan Losing Global Image Battle Over War […]

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Unknown soldiers occupy Crimean airports – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — Unidentified armed men who may belong to the Russian military are blockading an airport near Sevastopol Friday in an escalation of tensions between the neighboring states that Ukraine’s interior minister is calling an “armed …The Kremlin’s Yanukovych optionsBBC NewsArmed Men Take Over Two Airports in CrimeaNew York TimesUkraine’s interim Interior Minister […]

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News

Christie Aides Joked About Jamming Traffic at Rabbi’s House – TIME

Christie Aides Joked About Jamming Traffic at Rabbi’s HouseTIMEThe exchange between former deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly and former transportation official David Wildstein took place Aug. 19, the New York Times reports, just six days after previously released documents showed the two planning to snarl … …read more Source: Chris Christie News From […]

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News

Leaks show GCHQ captured ordinary internet users’ webcam images – Financial Times

Financial TimesGCHQ, Britain’s electronic spying agency, intercepted and stored images of 1.8m Yahoo users taken from their personal webcams even though most of them were not suspected of wrongdoing, documents leaked by the whistleblower Edward Snowden show.Strip show spies! British surveillance agency monitored raunchy video chats: reportNew York Daily NewsBritish spy agency kept images of […]

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kiev

Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorThe former governor of the region, Serhiy Kunitsyn, suggested that the group could be made up of former members of the government riot police, known as Berkut, who were involved in the deadly clashes with demonstrators in Kiev last week. The new …I am your legitimate leader, fugitve president tells the ‘mob’ in […]

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News

Costa Concordia Captain Returns to Ship as Trial Examines Generators – New York Times

New York TimesFrancesco Schettino, the captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, went back aboard as part of his trial. Credit Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This Page.Costa Concordia’s Captain Schettino returns to shipBBC NewsDisgraced Capt. Schettino Returns to Concordia WreckNBCNews.comCaptain of Costa Concordia returns to wreckTelegraph.co.ukTIME –euronews […]

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tech

Stunning Google Street View pictures reveal polar bears in their natural habitat – State Column

State ColumnFor International Polar Bear Day, Google released new street view images of the “polar bear capital of the world”, Churchill Manitoba. The State Column, Justin Beach | February 27, 2014. Tweet. Churchill Manitoba has been called the “Polar Bear Capital of …Google stalks a polar bear: Firm sent streetview cameras to the tundra to […]

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London

Me-wow! London Is Getting Its Very Own Cat Café – TIME

TIMETime to break out that catnip you were saving for a special occasion. Saturday marks the opening of London’s first-ever kitty café, appropriately called Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium, where patrons can sip drinks and mingle with resident felines. The venue …London’s first cat cafe to open this SaturdayITV NewsExclusive: London’s first cat café is finally […]

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tech

It should have a working prototype in weeks – DailyTech

DailyTechGoogle’s Android operating system offers a high level of software customization in smartphones, but Google wants users to be able to customize smartphone hardware as well. According to TIME, Google could have a modular smartphone in the hands of …Google Plans 3 ‘Project Ara’ Developer ConferencesPC MagazineHow much would you pay for a modular smartphone? […]

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kiev

Oscar Nominated Documentary ‘The Square’ Takes on Political Life of Its Own – TIME

Oscar Nominated Documentary ‘The Square’ Takes on Political Life of Its OwnTIMEEarlier this month, Ukrainian protesters braved sub-zero temperatures in Kiev’s Maidan square and saw a dubbed version of the movie. The viewing took place amid escalating tensions between the opposition camped out in Maidan—the Ukrainian word for … and more …read more Source: Kiev […]

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NFL

How The NFL Helped Kill Arizona’s Anti-Gay Rights Bill – Forbes

ForbesArizona has hosted two Super Bowls, and of course it loves the money and attention that comes with the biggest event in American sports. On Tuesday, before Brewer’s veto, the NFL issued a statement about the Religious Freedom Restoration Act: “Our …Super Bowl could nix Arizona if it doesn’t back off anti-gay lawSportingNews.comReport: NFL begins […]

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tech

Bitcoin Machine Allowing Cash Exchange Installed in Singapore – Businessweek

BusinessweekTembusu Terminals Pte set up what may be Singapore’s first automated tele-exchange machine for buying Bitcoins days after a Tokyo exchange for the virtual currency was shut amid concerns about possible theft. The ATM was installed at The Spiffy Dapper, …UPDATE 1-Japan says any bitcoin regulation should be internationalReutersBitcoin Foundation Aided New York Prosecutor’s Mt. […]

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News

Thai Prime Minister’s Supporters Plan Volunteer Militias — Update – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIt has been more than a week since Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was last seen in Thailand’s capital, and now war drums are sounding in the north of the country as frustrations grow with the marathon antigovernment protests in Bangkok. Ms. Yingluck …Thai PM faces negligence charges as protest leader broaches talksReutersThai PM […]

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tech

Google’s next developer conference is all about modular smartphones – VentureBeat

VentureBeatThe dream of piecing together a smartphone like Lego blocks no longer seems far-fetched. Google announced today that it will host three developer conferences this year for its Project Ara modular smartphone concept, with the first set for April 14 and 15 in …Google announces dev conferences for Project Ara modular phone kitRegisterChief of Google’s […]

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tech

Google denies bidding $10 billion for WhatsApp – Times of India

Times of IndiaWASHINGTON: Google has refuted reports that it approached WhatsApp for an acquisition before Facebook grabbed it. Senior vice-president in charge of Chrome, Android, and apps, Sundar Pichai said that it was ‘simply untrue’ that Google had offered to …Google never made an offer to acquire WhatsAppTechSpotReports That Google Offered $10B for WhatsApp Are […]

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tech

Google announces dev conferences for Project Ara modular phone kit – Register

RegisterGoogle says it is planning a series of three developer conferences this year in support of Project Ara, the modular mobile phone design being developed by its Motorola Mobility division. Announced last year, Ara is a unique concept that will allow users to …Chief of Google’s Project Ara talks modular smartphonesCNETJust knowing that Project Ara […]

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News

Hard Talk Aside, Little Desire by the West to Leave Afghanistan – New York Times

New York TimesBRUSSELS — Listening to the Western defense officials gathered at a NATO meeting here on Wednesday, it would be easy to think that the United States and the rest of the international military coalition in Afghanistan have shifted into a full-speed withdrawal …Next Afghan leader will sign security pact: KerryAFPAfghan leader to sign […]

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Entertainment

The ‘Bachelor’ dumped again, but not by KC’s Nikki Ferrell – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarWarning: This story contains spoilers about Tuesday night’s episode of “The Bachelor.” Keep your besitos to yourself! Andi Dorfman became yet another “Bachelor” contestant to dump Juan Pablo Galavis this season.The Bachelor’s Chris Harrison: Andi Would Make a Fantastic BacheloretteSeattle Post IntelligencerThe Bachelor Recap: Find Out Which of the Top 3 Ladies Dumped […]

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News

No bluff: US planning possible withdrawal of all troops from Afghanistan – CNN

CNNWashington (CNN) — We’re not bluffing, the Obama administration told Afghanistan on Tuesday in announcing it has started planning for the possible withdrawal of all U.S. troops by the end of the year if no security agreement is signed. Statements by the …Pentagon war budget request to follow Afghan policy decisionsReutersUS planning full Afghan pullout, […]