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…

Kentucky loses to Arkansas again, 71-67 in OT – Washington Post

Washington PostLEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky players only had to look at the boxscore to see how they lost another overtime game to Arkansas. With each missed free throw in the…

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,…

NFL Combine’s ‘medal winners’ – ChicagoBears.com

ChicagoBears.comThere’s a lot of debate about how well the 40-yard dash and other tests that measure speed, agility and strength at the NFL Scouting Combine translate into production on the…

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…

Italy’s economy: The mountain Matteo Renzi must climb – BBC News

BBC NewsFor the new Italian government, led by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, the big task will be to breathe new life into the Italian patient. It is the third largest…

Winter Olympics 2014: Canada destroys Sweden 3-0 for men’s hockey gold – CBS News

CBS NewsRick Nash #61, P.K. Subban #76, Jeff Carter #77 and Sidney Crosby #87 of Canada pose with the gold medlas won during the Men’s Ice Hockey Gold Medal match…

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…

Winter Olympics “skating scandal” petition tops 1.7 million – CBS News

CBS NewsAdelina Sotnikova of Russia, right, Yuna Kim of South Korea, left, and Carolina Kostner of Italy (not seen) stand on the podium during the flower ceremony for the women’s…

After Sochi, what’s next for Winter Olympics? – Washington Post

Washington PostFILE – In this July 7, 2011 file photo, Alpensia resort, one of the venues for the 2018 Winter Olympics, is pictured in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The people of…

Russia stuns with Olympic gold in women’s figure skating, US shut out – CBS News

CBS NewsRussia stuns with Olympic gold in women’s figure skating, U.S. shut out … When she won the free skate Thursday at the Sochi Games, she denied South Korea’s Yuna…

LeBron James: ‘I can’t’ imagine leaving Miami – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMIAMI (AP) — LeBron James cannot currently envision a scenario where he leaves the Miami Heat this summer, though he still plans to assess his needs and his future…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Is it a Pipe Dream for the Oakland Raiders to Sign DeMarcus Ware? – Yahoo Sports

Is it a Pipe Dream for the Oakland Raiders to Sign DeMarcus Ware?Yahoo SportsThe Oakland Raiders, on the other hand, have the most cap space of any team heading into…

‘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…

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…

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…

Senate Approves Max Baucus as China Ambassador – ABC News

ABC NewsThe Senate easily confirmed longtime Sen. Max Baucus on Thursday to become ambassador to China, handing the job to a lawmaker well-versed in U.S. trade policy but with little…

Disney’s ‘Frozen’ wins five Annies – UPI.com

UPI.comLOS ANGELES, Feb. 2 (UPI) — “Frozen” scooped up five awards, including Best Animated Feature, at the 41st Annie Awards in Los Angeles. The Disney Animation production also won awards…

Nightly Grades: Suns jump the Pacers, again – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThat’s four straight wins for the Knicks. Let me try that again: THAT’S FOUR STRAIGHT WINS FOR THE KNICKS. A team left completely for dead two weeks ago is showing…

Pro Bowl: Team Rice clinch dramatic win over Team Sanders – SkySports

SkySportsA two-point conversion helped Team Rice snatch victory from Team Sanders 22-21 in the Pro Bowl in Honolulu on Sunday. Team Rice had been trailing 21-14 in the final minute,…

‘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…

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…

‘Ride Along’ makes Kevin Hart No. 1 – Philly.com

Philly.comFILE – This image released by Universal Pictures shows Ice Cube, left, and Kevin Hart in a scene from “Ride Along.” “Ride Along” is likely to roll into the top…

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…

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.…

Margot Robbie enjoys dinner with Bradley Cooper after Critics’ Choice Awards – Daily Mail

Daily MailShe has struck gold as the leading lady in an Oscar nominated film at the ripe age of 23. And as a result, Australian beauty Margot Robbie is frequently…

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…

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…

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…