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Chris Christie ‘firmly’ backs embattled Port Authority chairman – The Star-Ledger

The Star-LedgerEWING — Gov. Chris Christie tonight said he continues to back his embattled Port Authority chairman “strong and firmly,” telling New Jersey 101.5 that he remains confident in David Samson’s ability to preside over the bi-state agency despite the view …Chris Christie Is No GandhiEsquire (blog)Gov. Chris Christie “strongly, firmly” supports David Samson as […]

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Entertainment

American Idol Top 13 Recap: 5 Best Performances and Bottom 3 Prediction … – E! Online

E! OnlineAnd here we go! American Idol has officially entered the final round of competition! Season 13’s Top 13 all performed a song that fit the “This Is Me” theme, hoping to impress judges Jennifer Lopez, Keith Urban and Harry Connick Jr. While some definitely …‘American Idol’ recap: This is the top 13USA TODAYAmerican Idol: […]

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NASA Kepler telescope discovers 715 new planets – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldNASA has announced a torrent of new planet discoveries, hailing a “bonanza” of 715 worlds now known outside the solar system thanks to the Kepler space telescope’s planet-hunting mission. A new method for verifying potential planets led to the volume of …Jackpot! NASA’s Kepler telescope finds ‘mother lode’ of 715 planetsLos Angeles TimesNASA […]

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Chris Christie decries media hysteria – Politico

PoliticoNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie decried the “hysteria” surrounding the traffic scandal troubling his administration on Wednesday, adding that he didn’t know if now-fired aide Bridget Anne Kelly acted alone and that he stands by his top appointee at the …Gov. Chris Christie Decries Media ‘Hysteria’ over BridgeGateMediaiteChris Christie ‘firmly’ backs embattled Port Authority chairmanThe […]

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Senator Calls For Total Ban of ‘Dangerous’ Bitcoin – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comSen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va, has written to federal regulators urging them to totally ban Bitcoin, the “cryptocurrency” that has so excited the financial and tech world over the last year. Manchin calls Bitcoin “dangerous,” “disruptive” and “highly unstable.”.Bitcoin Foundation Aided New York Prosecutor’s Probe of Mt. GoxBusinessweekCan Bitcoin survive? Debate rages, but experts say regulation […]

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New York

New York City Council Swiftly Passes Bill to Extend Paid Sick Days – New York Times

New York TimesThe new, more emphatically liberal City Council was in full swing on Wednesday, expanding New York’s law on paid sick leave from the watered-down version passed last year and approving a resolution supporting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to raise taxes …New York City paid sick leave bill passes despite councilmembers’ reservationsNew York […]

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NFL

The NFL Combine: Who Won? – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalKent State running back Dri Archer ran the fastest 40-yard dash, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel measured in shorter than expected and Miami (Fla.) punter Pat O’Donnell put up more reps on the bench press than projected No. 1 pick Jadeveon …NFL Combine: Scouting the Running BacksChargers.comTitans RB Chris Johnson keeps NFL combine […]

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NASA Kepler telescope doubles number of known planets outside solar system – Washington Post

Washington PostTo the list of planets orbiting distant stars, add another 715. That’s the number of planets, strewn among 305 planetary systems, popping out of the observational data from NASA’s Kepler space telescope. “We’ve almost doubled today the number of planets …From Kepler Data, Astronomers Find Galaxy Filled With More but Smaller WorldsNew York TimesNASA […]

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Protest Leaders Pick Candidates for New Ukraine Government – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalUkraine’s protest leaders tapped Arseniy Yatdsenyuk, above, as a proposed prime minister Wednesday. Eeuropean Pressphoto Agency. KIEV, Ukraine—Protest leaders tapped civic activists for a “government of national unity,” moving to stave off criticism that …Putin Drills Ground Troops at Ukraine’s Doorstep as US Warns Against InterventionNew York TimesUkraine Default Cassandras Disregarded as Bonds […]

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IBM’s Rometty makes developers an offer: the Watson mobile app challenge – PCWorld

PCWorldIBM CEO Ginni Rometty took to the Mobile World Congress stage Wednesday to announce a global competition to encourage developers to create mobile consumer and business apps powered by its Watson supercomputer platform. Watson is the heart of …IBM courts mobile developers for Watson platformZDNetIBM Challenges Mobile Developers to Bring the Power of Watson to […]

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EU Pledges to Move Quickly to Help Ukraine – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe European Union pledged to “move fast” to draw up financial assistance for Ukraine but officials said privately it could be days—or even weeks—before the bloc announces an aid package. EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met senior EU …Tensions Mount in Ukraine’s CrimeaVoice of AmericaUkraine’s feared Berkut riot force disbandedWashington PostUkraine crisis: […]

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Glee’s Backstabbing Bitch Slap, A Deadly Revelation on Pretty Little Liars and … – E! Online

E! OnlineSpoiler alert! We’re about to dig into the biggest, most jaw-dropping moments from Tuesday night’s TV. If you haven’t yet watched a particular show, and don’t want to be spoiled, skip to the next! Pretty Little Liars: All aboard the crazy train! First stop: Rosewood …‘Pretty Little Liars’ Recap: Aria and Spencer Lose ControlBuddyTVPretty […]

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Web Video on Television From the Founders of TiVo – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalThe lives of couch potatoes changed forever when co-founders Mike Ramsay and James Barton rolled out TiVo 15 years ago. Now the folks behind the original digital video recorder want to reinvent how we watch streaming Internet video on a television.TiVo Co-Founders Launch Qplay Streaming Device, ServiceHome Media MagazineTivo founders launch ‘Qplay,’ a […]

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An Unfinished Ukraine Palace and a Fugitive Leader’s Folly – New York Times

New York TimesWork on a retreat for Viktor F. Yanukovych stopped after his ouster as Ukraine’s president. Credit Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times. the main story. the main story. the main story Share This Page.Crimea vows to resist Ukraine’s ‘anti-Russian’ revolutionIrish TimesUkraine’s acting leader still seeking consensus on interim governmentLos Angeles TimesFrom the […]

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Chris Christie’s Sandy Problem – NPR

NPRNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is facing criticism over what was once a source of his political strength — his handling of Superstorm Sandy. While national attention focuses on accusations that the governor’s top aides created traffic jams to punish …Chris Christie seeks business as usual as approval rating sinksCBS NewsChris Christie calls for pension […]

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MWC: BlackBerry to Introduce Sub-$200 Smartphone for Southeast Asia – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalWhat’s News: BlackBerry unveils sub-$200 smartphone and plans retro device with keyboard. U.S. home prices in 2013 post biggest annual gain since 2005. Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox halts all transactions and shuts down website. Joanne Po reports.BlackBerry Ltd CEO John Chen looks back to get to smartphone maker’s futureFinancial PostBlackberry Goes ‘Classic’ With […]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 has one thing the iPhone doesn’t…. – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSamsung unveiled its newest Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress. It features a 5.1-inch screen, a fingerprint sensor, a heartrate sensor, and it’s waterproof. Loading… Post to Facebook. Samsung Galaxy S5 has one thing the iPhone doesn’t…. on …Samsung Gear FitCNETGroundhog Day: Why the Samsung Galaxy S5 is just another Android deviceZDNetSamsung ditches […]

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Samsung in show’s spotlight, rolls out its new Galaxy S5 – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesSamsung sought to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size. By ANICK JESDANUN. The Associated Press. PREV of NEXT. Samsung’s …MWC: Galaxy S5’s lack of innovation could see Samsung’s Android grip loosenInquirerSamsung Galaxy S5 […]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Fails To Wow – InformationWeek

InformationWeekSamsung’s new Galaxy 5S flagship smartphone has a fingerprint sensor, improved camera, and Download Booster, but it is evolutionary — not revolutionary. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Samsung …Perfect Fit: Why the Samsung Gear Fit might be a hint of wristbands to comeCNETSamsung announces Galaxy S5 with […]

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Drug Lord’s Arrest Shifts Focus to ‘El Mayo’ – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalIsmael Zambada, right, is seen in a 1993 photo released by Mexico’s Federal Secretary of Public Safety. Associated Press. MEXICO CITY—The capture of Mexico’s most-wanted drug-cartel boss puts Ismael “El Mayo” Zambada, an alleged partner in the …Philippines raid reveals Mexican drug cartel presence in AsiaCNNMexico’s cartels: Behind the drug warCBC.caUS considers seeking […]

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LVMH to Develop Italian Fashion House Marco de Vincenzo – Wall Street Journal

LVMH to Develop Italian Fashion House Marco de VincenzoWall Street JournalThe purchase is further evidence of Delphine Arnault, the daughter of LVMH boss Bernard Arnault, leading a race to secure a new generation of fashion talent, recently bringing British shoe maker Nicholas Kirkwood and designer J.W. Anderson into the … and more …read more Source: […]

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Republican governors defend Chris Christie – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remains an effective chairman of the Republican Governors Association, despite the ongoing bridge scandal that has plagued his administration, other Republican governors said Monday. The governors …Chris Christie lays low during National Governors Association meeting in DCNew York Daily NewsWall Street bearish on Chris Christie’s 2016 chancesNew […]

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Russia threatens Ukraine; ex-president vanishes – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKIEV, Ukraine — Russia said Monday the turmoil in Ukraine was a threat to Russian citizens as the nation’s interior ministry searched for the whereabouts of President Viktor Yanukovych, who is under an arrest warrant. In a statement on his official Facebook …Crimea: Next flashpoint in Ukraine’s crisis?BBC NewsUkraine’s political upheaval boosts some while […]

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Three Children Dead in One Weekend: Thailand’s Political Violence Is Officially … – TIME

TIMEThai hospital workers evacuate an injured villager following an attack near an anti-government rally in Khao Saming, Trat province on February 23, 2014. A five-year-old girl was killed and many people were wounded after gunmen sprayed bullets on an …Six-year-old girl dies, three children killed so far in Thai protestsIndian ExpressThailand crisis: Army rules out […]

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Tymoshenko Gets Cool Reception From Kiev Protesters – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFormer Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko addresses the crowd in Kiev’s Independence Square after being freed from prison on Saturday. Getty Images. KIEV, Ukraine—Yulia Tymoshenko was Ukraine’s most prominent political prisoner, so it …Ukraine sets European course after ouster of YanukovichReutersYanukovich flees and his nemesis Tymoshenko is freed in stunning reversal of …Irish […]

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21 Club New York City Restaurant Starring Julie Buehler

This 21 Club video was uploaded for the first time early Sunday morning, and after two years of sitting in my external file. It features a fun dinner I had with my friend Julie Buehler, the host of the “Buehler’s Day Off” radio show on KXPS 1010 AM, in Palm Springs. It’s my annual tradition […]