Kerry: Washington, EU Stand with Ukrainian Opposition – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who is on a visit to Germany, says Washington and the European Union stand with the people of Ukraine in their effort…

Obama’s State of the Union address trends on social media – News10.net

Obama’s State of the Union address trends on social mediaNews10.netObama’s State of the Union address trends on social media. Millions of Americans watched the President’s State of the Union address…

Motley Crue’s Retirement Contract Proves They’re The Best Band Ever – Hollywood Life

Hollywood LifeOn Jan. 28, one of the most popular hair bands of all time sadly announced that they would be going on their last tour ever — but the way…

New York Rep. Michael Grimm threatens reporter after being asked about … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWASHINGTON — Embattled New York Republican Rep. Michael Grimm threatened to “break” a NY1 reporter and throw him off a balcony after President Obama’s State of the…

Thomas hears it all from Garden faithful – Boston Herald

Boston HeraldTHEN AND NOW: Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask talks with his predecessor, Tim Thomas, before last night’s game at the Garden. 1. Wednesday, January 29, 2014. PrintEmail Comments. By: Mark…

Obama says Iran talks may not succeed but threatens veto on new sanctions … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailAny new economic sanctions that Congress tries to impose against Iran during international negotiations to limit the Islamic republic’s nuclear program will be vetoed, President Barack Obama…

2014 State of the Union Address Full Speech Text

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice…

The President’s State of the Union Address 2014: Excerpts

The President’s State of the Union Address starts in 30 minutes, and The White House has provided a copy of excerpts of it, which you can read below. Some highlights:…

For Putin, Slights Signal Tension With EU – New York Times

New York TimesBRUSSELS — President Vladimir V. Putin for years trumpeted Russia’s grand ambitions for improved relations with the European Union. He not only pushed to break down visa barriers…

Aldridge: Silver to name Tatum as deputy commissioner – NBA.com

NBA.comMaking clear his intention to emphasize business development as he ascends to the NBA’s top job this weekend, deputy commissioner Adam Silver will recommend that Mark Tatum, the league’s Executive…

Real Income Inequality: A Look at the Income Gap Between Washington DC and … – Town Hall

Town HallBy now we’re all well aware President Obama will focus heavily on “income inequality” in America tonight during his State of the Union Address, but one thing you won’t…

‘Duck Dynasty’ star coming to State of the Union – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comBy Luke Russert, NBC News. “Duck Dynasty” is coming to the State of the Union. Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister, R, invited Willie Robertson, a character on the A&E reality show,…

Putin, EU Presidents Meet in Rapid-Fire Summit – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBRUSSELS—Russian President Vladimir Putin held a rapid-fire summit in Brussels with the European Union’s leadership duo Tuesday with both sides acknowledging serious differences but seeking to steer ties…

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Says He May Retire If Broncos Win Super Bowl – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportMuch of the talk surrounding the Denver Broncos heading into Super Bowl XLVIII is about whether Peyton Manning would retire if he captured his second elusive ring. While that…

University’s new social media director pushes ahead – The Michigan Daily

The Michigan DailyWhen the University’s Board of Regents announced the selection of Mark Schlissel as the University’s 14th president, one new staff member sat among the audience members in the…

Space Station Crew Discuss Their Upcoming Mission: But Is Space Travel Still … – International Business Times

International Business TimesSpace travel officially began on October 4th, 1957, when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first artificial satellite. Since then there have been many missions to space and…

Boston bomb survivors are guests at Obama speech – Washington Post

Washington PostWASHINGTON — Two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing and an openly gay NBA player are among the guests who will sit with first lady Michelle Obama Tuesday when…

Andaman: No life jackets, divers onboard capsized boat – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesThere were no life jackets and divers on board the ill-fated boat that capsized in Andaman and Nicobar Islands killing at least 21 people, Union Minister V Narayanasamy on…

Justin Bieber’s gal pal is a ‘pseudo social climber’ – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsJustin Bieber had a real operator riding shotgun with him in the rented Lamborghini. Chantel Jeffries is a 21-year-old Wilhelmina model, but her real profession is “pseudo…

Why We’re So Loud – SI.com

SI.comWhen you bothered to think about Seattle, you probably thought about Starbucks, grunge music and endless rain. Now these Seahawks—Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman & Co.—are making up for…

White House uses social media in preps for the State of the Union – CNN (blog)

White House uses social media in preps for the State of the UnionCNN (blog)Washington (CNN) – Just days before President Barack Obama gives his annual State of the Union address,…

My mother was too strong to commit suicide, Sunanda’s son says – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar’s son has come out in the defence of Union minister Shashi Tharoor even as he strongly rejected the possibility of his mother committing suicide.…

AP Source: Players Wanted A-Rod out of Union – ABC News

ABC NewsSeveral angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers told them expulsion was not allowed. The…

2014 Senior Bowl: Trio of lineman highlight physical North practice – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comMassive Gophers defensive lineman Ra’Shede Hageman has been a handful in one-on-one drills. (USATSI). More Draft: NFL Mock Drafts | Prospect Rankings | Latest news | Senior Bowl. MOBILE, Ala.…

Turkey’s Erdogan, on Brussels visit, criticized over crackdown – Reuters

ReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan, making his first visit to Brussels in five years, faced sharp criticism from European Union leaders on Tuesday over a crackdown on…

Dan Siegel Gets National Union of Healthcare Workers Endorsement For Oakland Mayor

The National Union of Healthcare Workers endorsed its lawyer, Dan Siegel, who’s running for Mayor of Oakland. Here’s my interview with Dan Siegel just three weeks ago: The National Union…

Ukraine Protests Livestream On Now

Ukraine is in a state of turmoil after a wave of violent political protests that started just about two weeks ago, and escalated unrest that started in 2012. Then, President…

Healthcare union endorses Dan Siegel for Oakland mayor – Vallejo Times-Herald

Healthcare union endorses Dan Siegel for Oakland mayorVallejo Times-HeraldOAKLAND — Oakland mayoral candidate Dan Siegel has received the endorsement of one of clients: the National Union of Healthcare Workers. Siegel,…

US, EU begin sanctions relief for Iran – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — The United States and European Union began easing some economic sanctions against Iran on Monday as Tehran announced that it has ceased certain nuclear activities that it…

Reed hangs on to win Humana – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewPatrick Reed lost his putting touch for a few hours in the final round of the Humana Challenge. He found it when things were getting interesting. After shooting…

NHL on NBC: It’s time for Hawks-Bruins rematch – NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comNBC continues its coverage of the 2013-14 campaign this afternoon when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins at United Center at 12:30 p.m. ET. In addition to NBCSN, you…

Turkey says ready to discuss judicial row with EU – Hurriyet Daily News

Hurriyet Daily NewsTurkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said on Jan. 19 the country was ready to discuss all issues with the European Union at high-profile talks this week, including a…

Government mulling check on misuse of social media to spread communal … – Economic Times

Economic TimesPATNA: Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Saturday drew attention toward alleged “misuse” of social media in forking old “provocative” photographs to foment communal riots and said his ministry…

Around the NHL: Blackhawks end Ducks’ winning streak – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchBlackhawks 4, Ducks 2: Marian Hossa had two goals and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell also scored to lead host Chicago past Anaheim last night, ending the Ducks’ eight-game…

Jay Rockefeller: ‘Zero Evidence’ Chris Christie Bridge Closings Were Part Of … – Huffington Post

Huffington PostNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks to the media as he visits Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City, N.J. Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, the day after defeating Democratic…