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Sarah Palin Warned in 2008 Russia Might Invade Ukraine if Obama Wins Election – Town Hall

Town HallIn October 2008, then-Republican VP candidate Sarah Palin warned that Putin, having been motivated by Obama’s lack of response to the Russian invasion of Georgia, would proceed to invade Ukraine if then-Senator Obama was elected to the presidency.Ukraine turmoilPoliticoDisengaged: Russia invades Ukraine, Obama declares official ‘happy hour with …BizPac ReviewSarah Palin Owns Giant Future-Predicting […]

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Jeff Adachi: SF Public Defender Wins In SF Police Corruption Indictments

Jeff Adachi, San Francisco’s Public Defender, scored a major win against the doers of corruption at the San Francisco Police Department. Five San Francisco Police Officers – Arshad Razzak, 41, Richard Yick, 36, Raul Eric Elias, Sgt. Ian Furminger, 47, Officer Edmond Robles, 46, and former Officer Reynaldo Vargas, 45, are all charged with conspiring […]

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Henderson Wins Approval for 36-Story London Gotham City Tower – Bloomberg

Henderson Wins Approval for 36-Story London Gotham City TowerBloombergHenderson Global Investors Ltd., the manager of $118 billion in assets, won local-government approval to build a London office complex capped by a 156-meter tower nicknamed “Gotham City.” The City of London Corporation gave the company permission …£400m London ‘Gotham City’ scheme approvedConstruction Enquirer all 4 news […]

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Everything Is Still Awesome: The Lego Movie Wins Box Office For Third Straight … – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseThe Lego Movie remained on top at the box office for the third consecutive week, bringing in more than $200 million worldwide and easily eclipsing its $60 million budget. “We tend to take on projects that seem like a bad idea at the time,” co-writer …After topping box office, ‘Lego Movie‘ sequel set for May […]

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Olympics-Alpine skiing-Women’s giant slalom second run and overall results – Reuters

ReutersFeb 18 (Reuters) – Women’s Alpine skiing giant slalom second run and overall results at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Tuesday. Rank Name Run 2 Time Total Time (m:ss.ms) (m:ss.ms) 1 Tina Maze (Slovenia) 1:18.99 2:36.87 2 Anna Fenninger (Austria) …Tina Maze Wins Rainy Olympic Giant SlalomABC NewsMaze wins giant slalom for 2nd Sochi goldMiamiHerald.comMaze […]

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Made In Britain? Alfonso Cuarón Defends Gravity’s British Accolades – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseGravity stars an American actress, Sandra Bullock, and actor, George Clooney, who are directed by Mexican auteur, Alfonso CuarĂ³n. So why does Alfonso believe his film deserves the British Academy of Film And Television’s “Made in Britain” awards?Lupita Nyong’o Feels ’12 Years A Slave’ Co-Star Chiwetel Ejiofor’s BAFTA Best …Contactmusic.com‘Gravity’: What makes the BAFTA winner […]

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Barkhad Abdi Wins British Academy Award – CBS Local

CBS LocalMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Barkhad Abdi, the Somali immigrant who was a Twin Cities limo driver before playing a pirate in “Captain Phillips,” won an award at the British Academy Awards over the weekend. Abdi was named best supporting actor, edging …Minneapolis actor Abdi wins British Academy Award for ‘Captain Phillips’Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNewsBarkhad Abdi wins […]

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Denny Hamlin wins crash-marred Sprint Unlimited at Daytona – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThat’s what Denny Hamlin asked immediately after taking the checkered flag to win the exhibition Sprint Unlimited Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. After missing four races and struggling for most of the 2013 season with a back injury, …Chevrolet pace car catches fire at Daytona raceBoston HeraldResults, winnings from Sprint Unlimited in Daytona – […]

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Alpine skiing: Norwegian raider Jansrud plunders more gold – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) – Special qualities are required to join the elite ranks of the so-called Attacking Vikings and Kjetil Jansrud revealed them in abundance to plunder more gold for Norway in a gripping men’s Olympic super-G race on Sunday.Americans Weibrecht and Miller Win Medals in Super-GNew York TimesJansrud Wins Super-G, Miller Becomes […]

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Austria’s Anna Fenninger wins gold in super-G; USA shut out – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — The U.S. ski team remained stuck on one alpine medal in the Sochi Olympics as European stars, as expected, dominated the women’s super-G Saturday. Austria’s Anna Fenninger nailed a fast, seemingly error-free run down …Fenninger wins Olympic super-G; Hoefl-Riesch 2ndMiamiHerald.comAnna Fenninger wins gold medal in super-G; US skiers falterLos Angeles […]

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‘Hasee Toh Phasee’ Box Office Collection: Sidharth-Parineeti Starrer Wins BO … – International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionThe romantic comedy, starring Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti in the lead role, created its magic at the box office. Despite an average start, the film had a good opening weekend. “Hasee Toh Phasee” is maintaining steady pace during the weekdays at the …Hasee Toh Phasee box office collections touch Rs 21.30 […]

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Federal Agency and New York State Are in Accord Over $8 Billion Medicaid … – New York Times

New York TimesThe Obama administration has agreed “in principle” to grant an $8 billion Medicaid adjustment for New York State that could help stabilize some hospitals in Brooklyn and would reconfigure the delivery of health care there and throughout the state …Cuomo Closes I-84 To Trucks In New York StateCBS LocalNew York governor declares state […]

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A black quarterback won the Super Bowl, and hardly anyone mentioned it – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)openingkicklogo On Sunday, a team with a black starting quarterback won the Super Bowl, for the first time since Doug Williams won with the Redskins in 1988. Although we wrote plenty about Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks, and Kent Babb …Russell Wilson: From Nobody To Super Bowl WinnerMstarzRussell Wilson Wins the Super […]

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‘The Square’ among early winners at DGAs – Post-Bulletin

Post-BulletinThis film image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from “Gravity.” With the tightest three-way Oscar race in years, the 66th Directors Guild of America Awards could give “Gravity,” “American Hustle” or “12 Years a Slave” the …Directors Guild Awards: Will Alfonso Cuaron continue his awards sweep?Entertainment Weekly (blog)DGA: Steven […]

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2014: Sharapova crashes out as Cibulkova recovers from … – Daily Mail

Daily MailMaria Sharapova followed Serena Williams out of the Australian Open after losing in the fourth round to Dominika Cibulkova. Like world No 1 Williams, who struggled with back problems during her defeat by Ana Ivanovic on Sunday, Sharapova appeared …Azarenka Wins, No. 3 Seed Sharapova Loses at Australian OpenBloombergMaria Sharapova follows Serena Williams and […]

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In a City on Okinawa, Mayor’s Re-election Deals a Blow to Marine Base … – New York Times

New York TimesThe fishing hamlet of Henoko, where Marine Corps’ Air Station Futenma is to be relocated. Kyodo/Reuters. TOKYO — Efforts to relocate a Marine air base that has been a longstanding irritant in ties between Japan and the United States suffered a new …Japan’s Abe suffers setback with Okinawa election lossReutersOkinawa: Nago re-elects anti-US […]

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Sandra Bullock drops F-bomb at Critics’ Choice – USA TODAY

USA TODAYStars like Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, and Cate Blanchett kept the censors busy at the Critics’ Choice Awards. All three cursed during their acceptance speeches. Loading… Post to Facebook. Sandra Bullock drops F-bomb at Critics’ Choice on …Critics Choice Movie Awards 2014: Sandra Bullock drops F-bomb during …New York Daily NewsSandra Bullock Drops Epic […]

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Sharapova wins amid extreme heat – BBC Sport

BBC SportMaria Sharapova survived a scare to reach the Australian Open third round as the temperature exceeded 40C for the third consecutive day in Melbourne. The 2008 champion edged a punishing encounter against Karin Knapp as both players struggled with …Sharapova Wins in 107-Degree Australian Open Heat; Federer RollsSan Francisco ChronicleAustralian Open: Maria Sharapova forced […]

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Sharapova Wins in 107-Degree Australian Open Heat; Federer Rolls – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleJan. 16 (Bloomberg) — Maria Sharapova outlasted Italy’s Karin Knapp in three long sets on a third straight day of scorching heat that interrupted play on most courts for more than four hours at the Australian Open tennis tournament. Four-time champion Roger …Maria Sharapova survives in heatESPNSharapova sweats it out to move onVancouver […]

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Mia and Ronan Farrow tweet about Woody Allen tribute at Golden Globes – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyWoody Allen’s tribute at the Golden Globes attracted many fans — most notably Diane Keaton, who sang the Girl Scout theme song mid-way through congratulating him. But not everyone was willing to celebrate the Oscar-winning director.Woody Allen’s Son — Diane Keaton Forgot to Say … My Dad’s a Child MolestorTMZ.comMia Farrow’s Tweet Wins Golden […]