Archive for February, 2015

LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Saturday; February 28, 2015

February 28, 2015
Bendix Woods County Park sugar camp

Bendix Woods County Park sugar camp


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Today’s High 24 Low -7 Partly cloudy.

Coldest Month Ever: Northeast Bids a Bitter Goodbye to February

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Missouri Shootings8 shot to death, including gunman

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Missouri man who killed seven could have been shattered because of his

Tiny Missouri town reels after shooting spree

Obama’s proposed bullet ban angers gun lovers

Many questions, many answers, not much clarity

Tears, singing at Holder farewell

Congress OKs stopgap DHS funding bill, lawmakers remain at impasse in

Obama signs bill funding homeland security department for one week

Funding Homeland Security: Where Do We Go From Here?

Draft of Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights released, many unsatisfied

GOP leaders are struggling to show they really are in charge

Rumblings of Boehner coup

Lawmaker reimbursed costs for lavish office decor

U.S. border officials seize record 15 tons of pot at California border

Teenager Arrested for Encouraging Friend to Commit Suicide

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden ‘black site’

Wesleyan overdoses happened as school stepped up efforts

Marathon bombing trial will move forward in Boston, federal court rules

CPAC: 12 Takeaways As The GOP Presidential Race Takes Off

Ted Cruz fires shot across Jeb Bush’s bow, says “NO” to Common Core in schools

Did Jeb Bush survive high-pressure CPAC appearance? (+video)

South Carolina college under fire for stance on homosexuality

Denver teen killed by law enforcement experienced four gunshot wounds

New York’s exploding manhole covers pose unexpected winter hazard

California foster dad gets 19 years to life for sex abuse of six girls

Did professor radicalize teens? (Video)

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Leonard Nimoy, 83, American actor and director (Star Trek, Mission: Impossible, Fringe), COPD.

Boris Nemtsov, 55, Russian politician, First Deputy Prime Minister (1997–1998), Deputy Prime Minister (1998), shot.

Bob Benmosche, 70, American executive, President and CEO of American International Group (2009–2014), lung cancer.

Sue Landske, 77, American politician, member of the Indiana Senate (1984–2014), cancer.

Oscar Díaz, 32, American boxer, head injury.

Tom Schweich, 54, American politician, State Auditor of Missouri (since 2011), suicide by gunshot.

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aaBoris NemtsovPutin critic, opposition leader Boris Nemtsov killed in Moscow

World News

Russian investigators probe possible motives for killing of Putin critic

Boris Nemtsov murder: West urges ‘transparent’ probe

Mugabe admits land reform blunder in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday

Icelandic volcano eruption officially declared over; threat to aviation reduced

‘What ISIS Really Wants’: The Response

Clearer picture emerges of man who became “Jihadi John”

‘Jihadi John’ had anger management issues: ex-teacher

Car bombs kill 27 people north of Iraq’s capital, Baghdad

Iran Official Criticizes Israeli Leader’s ‘Scaremongering’

Italian MPs vote for Palestinian state, but conditions ‘disappoint’ PLO

Egypt court declares Hamas a ‘terrorist’ group: report

Thousands March Against Boko Haram in Cameroon

Cuban Delegation on Round Two of Talks with the USA

Prince Harry set to move to Australia, British newspaper reports

Singapore Founding Father Lee’s Condition Improves Slightly

South African teen kidnapped at birth found at same school as biological sister

Vatican’s finance czar defends spending by his office

Pakistan sends aid to Afghanistan for avalanche

Reuters News – Egypt court sentences leading Brotherhood leader

Thousands flock to Lesotho for elections

aaAncient Mayan muralMaya Mural Found in Guatemala Reveals Ancient ‘Photobomb’


A Vacant Lot In Wyoming Will Become One Of The World’s First Vertical Farms

Methane-Based Life Possible On Saturn’s Moon Titan, Research Shows

The Oceans of Our Planet Can Help Neutralize Global Warming, Study

Supermassive Black Holes at the Edge of Space and Time

Scientists are India’s pride, salute their untiring efforts: PM Modi on National

Here’s What Will Happen To New York City If The World’s Ice Sheets Melt

Volcano grows Japanese island


Well | Meditation for a Good Night’s Sleep

How Stephen Hawking, diagnosed with ALS decades ago, is still alive

Leprosy Is Not Ancient History: Three New Cases Reported in Florida

Scopes in UCLA superbug case linked to unreported deaths in other states

Biomarkers in ME Patients Can Help know their Immune System Better

One billion young people at risk of hearing loss from loud music: WHO


Elon Musk’s Hyperloop takes root in California (+video)

FORK ME! Uber hauls GitHub into court to find who hacked database of 50000

User’s Adverse Reaction On Porn Policy Forces Google To Reverse Decision

Business & Finance

Obama: Keystone pipeline bill ‘has earned my veto’

Reactions to Union Budget

Berkshire Profit Declines 17% to $4.16 Billion on Investments

TJX to raise base pay to $9 an hour

Interest Rates, U.S. Dollar: Shovelin’ Schmitt Against The Tide

This Billionaire Governor Taxed the Rich and Increased the Minimum Wage

Wisconsin unions plan Saturday protest of right-to-work bill

aaMolly SeidelSeidel Shines For Irish At ACC Indoors



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Cavaliers lose to Pacers without James, Irving

Butler has 28 and 12 as Bulls top Wolves

Bishop blanks ‘Hawks, Stamkos scores 2

Bulls lose F Gibson to ankle injury

Finland’s Timonen traded to Blackhawks

Westbrook brilliant but Blazers beat OKC

Browns sign free agent QB McCown

Buffalo Bills Lose Josh McCown, Sam Bradford Next

Bulls’ Rose expected to return in 4-6 weeks

Wizards woeful again in losing to Sixers

A-Rod playing first base in Yankees camp

NFL veterans among slew of Friday cuts

Zingano on UFC 184 main event: ‘Just watch’

Rory McIlroy misses cut at Honda Classic

Report: Hamilton faces at least 25-game ban

Woj: Knicks’ Jackson likely to be fined

Dude, where’s my car: NASCAR machine stolen before race

Mayweather was pressured to fight Pacquiao – De La Hoya

aaLeonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy, 1931-2015


Leonard Nimoy leaves legacy beyond science-fiction

Lupita Nyong’o’s $150,000 Oscar gown returned by thief via TMZ

Did Amazon Sink the Queen of Online Erotica?

Sean Penn’s ‘Green Card’ Comment May Have Ruined The Entire Oscars

Kelly Osbourne exiting ‘Fashion Police’ after Zendaya hair flap

Game Of Thrones Season Five Gets New Clips And Poster

Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light

Bill Cosby asks judge to dismiss 3 accusers’ defamation suit

Catwoman comes out as bisexual

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Oregon sheriff investigates case of ‘stolen’ log cabin

Debate rages over color of dress photographed in rare light

Maine weighs revoking seat belt law days after 75-car pileup

Artful displays of vacation souvenirs

What you think about millennials is wrong

She lost more than 800 lbs.

aaCoupleCouple married 67 years dies holding hands


LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Friday; February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015
LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School Pond and Prairie Study Area.

LaVille Jr.-Sr. High School Pond and Prairie Study Area.


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Today’s High 6 Low -6 Light snow with gusty winds at times.

Boston cyclists built a 40-foot-long snow tunnel for commuting

February 2015 Breaks Hundred Year Old Snow Record

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aaFrying pan killerNew Jersey man who killed wife with frying pan gets 30 years

U.S. News

Obama To Teen: ‘You Have This Strength Inside Yourself’

Obama not done with unilateral moves on gun control

Bid for more US defense funds gets chilly House reception

Future of Puerto Rico bankruptcy bill uncertain in Congress

Homeland Security chief: Be ‘vigilant’ at malls

Investigators find 32,000 emails in IRS probe

DC mayor ratchets down marijuana fight with leaders in Congress

Guantanamo court holds closed session over U.S. military influence

GOP Hates Immigration Reform More Than They Love Homeland Security

Seattle Police Post Body Cam Videos on YouTube Channel

Report: Nine dead after shootings in southern Missouri

Documents show the expensive tastes of Jeb Bush’s low-key wife

Jeb Bush Hasn’t Learned Enough From His Brother’s Failures

Missouri gubernatorial hopeful fatally shoots himself minutes after inviting

Pacific Coast Highway, westbound 10 closed in Santa Monica for death probe

Virginia to compensate victims of forced sterilizations

No charges yet for pickup driver in train crash ‘mistake’

Stolen 1911 Picasso painting discovered being smuggled into US

Political CSR: why companies and foreign governments give to foundations like

Two suspected vandals rescued, arrested at California park

Jury in Jodi Arias case to resume deliberations on Monday

Two street racing spectators killed in Los Angeles: local media

Up to two police bullets hit migrant from behind in Washington state: lawyer

Canadian woman accuses U.S.-based yoga guru of sexual assault

Convicted drug dealer pleads innocent in murder of Hollywood executive

Minnesota teen pleads guilty to conspiring to support Islamic State

Two injured in Silicon Valley hazardous materials incident

Case of missing New York boy focuses on where body may have been dumped

NY police officer’s complaint about quota was free speech: court

Omaha officer investigated after shooting suspect in the back

Multiple injuries in Sunnyvale, Calif., explosion: local NBC

Woman survives being run over by train in Phoenix: police

aaFather HesburghThe Rev. Theodore Hesburgh, ex-Notre Dame president, dies at 97

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Theodore Hesburgh, 97, American Roman Catholic priest, President of the University of Notre Dame (1952–1987).

First African-American to play in NBA dies

Earl Lloyd, 86, American basketball player (Syracuse Nationals, Detroit Pistons).

Fritz J. Raddatz, 83, German feuilletonist, essayist, biographer and romancier, suicide.

Avijit Roy, Bangladeshi writer, stabbed.

Ariel Camacho, 22, Mexican singer, traffic collision.

Chris Rainbow, 68, Scottish rock musician (The Alan Parsons Project).

Giacomo Rondinella, 91, Italian singer and actor.

aaNorth Korea threatsNorth Korea steps up verbal threats ahead of joint military drills

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Nuclear weapons are not a monopoly of US: North Korea

Attackers hack American blogger to death in Bangladesh

Boko Haram attacks force Canadian withdrawal in Niger

Nigeria’s president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

Leaked spy documents reveal plot to kill African Union head

Is Vladimir Putin hiding a $200 billion fortune? (And if so, does it matter?)

Ukrainian pilot could ‘die within days’ in Russian jail

Shaky Ukraine ceasefire takes hold, but tensions rise over gas supply

8 Spaniards arrested on suspicion of fighting in Ukraine

‘Jihadi John’ from Islamic State beheading videos unmasked as Londoner

Spy agencies asked how ‘Jihadi John’ slipped through

‘Jihadi John’: Eric Holder Says US ‘Working On’ Ways to Kill or Capture Him

Runaway girls are already in Syria, police believe

Islamic State: Fears grow for abducted Syrian Christians

Thailand’s crackdown on ‘wombs for rent’

Hundreds of Palestinians left homeless by heavy flooding

Aussie candidate who joined fight with Islamic State contacts home

New suspect arrested in Copenhagen shootings

Gunman in South Korea kills 3, himself; second fatal shooting in 3 days

Cuba, US geared up for resumption of ties

Iran, six powers to hold nuclear talks in Switzerland on March 5

Hong Kong woman jailed 6 years for maid abuse

Search continues after deadly Afghan avalanches

PM Modi: My govt’s only religion is ‘India first’, holy book is Constitution

Man Claiming to Have Explosives Arrested Outside of U.S. Consulate in Istanbul

South Africa family reunited with child snatched in 1997

Servando ‘La Tuta’ Gomez, Mexico’s Most Wanted Drug Lord, Captured: Officials

China’s maritime advances worry US, Beijing rejects charges

aaDiabetes management breakfastTo manage diabetes, eat breakfast like an athlete, dinner like a sloth


Dark matter guides growth of supermassive black holes

Huge New Holes In Siberia Have Scientists Calling For Urgent Investigation Of

Maya Mural Found in Guatemala Reveals Ancient ‘Photobomb’

Scientists find DNA evidence that UK imported wheat in the Stone Age

NASA images show equivalent of 689290 dust-filled semis moving from Sahara

New Study Confirms that Carbon Dioxide is Causing the Greenhouse Effect

Astronaut finds water in helmet after seven-hour spacewalk

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Snowball thrown in Senate climate fight

Most Americans see combating climate change as a moral duty


Marijuana is much safer than alcohol or tobacco, according to a new study

Sanofi diabetes drug Toujeo wins EU green light, pricing in focus

Australian researchers discover new treatment options for pancreatic cancer

Secret Plan B? HHS boss denies claim agency preparing fallback if court guts


The Official Live Blog: Is This Dress Blue and Black or White and Gold?

The Two Women Behind The Dress Definitively Reveal Its Color

Crossrail: Inside the tunnels of Europe’s biggest construction project

Upgrading from Windows 7 or 8? You’ll love Windows 10

Google left blushing after issuing U-turn on Blogger nudity ban

Five things you need to know about the Apple Watch

U.S. Internet providers hit with tougher rules, plan challenges

Business & Finance

Nasdaq 5000 “fun facts” tick by tick

How America’s Transportation System Discriminates Against the Most…

How to give your home to your children tax-free

U.S. Economy Grew at Moderate 2.2 Percent in Fourth Quarter

Why Is Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) Splitting Again?

Greece bailout extension approved by German Parliament

Lloyds v RBS – two banks with different problems and very different results

Japan’s recovery slow, despite boost from lower oil prices

Oil Prices Rally Ahead of US Data

Union, Shell discuss meeting on U.S. refinery strike: sources

CSX reopens rail line shut after oil train derailment

aaND women's basketball#4 Irish Top Pittsburgh, 87-59, To Clinch Share of ACC…



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Teravainen scores, ‘Hawks blank Panthers

Rose to undergo surgery Friday; Bulls optimistic

Indiana’s George has first full workout since injury

LeBron scores 42 as Cavs handle Warriors

Bledsoe leads way as Suns top Thunder

Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings threatens to ‘kill’ freshman, apologizes

NFL appeals ruling, Peterson back on exempt list

Kingsford Charcoal trolls NCAA with new bag

Ex-boxer Holm quieting hype before UFC debut

John Farrell: David Ortiz ‘will adhere’ to new pace of play rules

aaBrit awardsSmith and Sheeran win, Kanye stirs it up at UK’s Brit Awards


Pop star Katy Perry visits Auschwitz death camp

$150K dress worn by Lupita Nyong’o at Oscars reported stolen

Why Bill O’Reilly Won’t Share Glenn Beck’s Fate

How to Get Away With Murder’ finale solves one mystery, then sets up another

Harrison Ford will replicate iconic investigator role in ‘Blade Runner’ sequel

Fall from Grace

Bob Vila Sees 20% Lift In Website Visits From Male Pinterest Users: 5 Questions

For Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, The Sound of Music Was Never

This Oscar Dress Infographic Makes Hollywood’s Diversity Problem Painfully

Patricia Arquette’s money speech sure hit a nerve at Oscars

‘Focus’ review: Will Smith shows off his sneaky charms

Madonna Describes ‘Horrible Nightmare’ of Stage Fall, and Admits She Was Hurt

Madonna denounces rise of far right in Europe

‘Battle Creek’: Mayhem’s terrific break

British pop star Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years

Misc. News

Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in big hole he dug in rural road

2 loose llamas lassoed after running amok near Phoenix

U.S. Northern Command: Loose Llamas Had No Connection To ISIS

Fog machine in art installation prompts false fire alarms

Woman knocked out in Seattle “drive-by egging”

Help! My 12-Year-Old Hates, Hates Going to Church. Should I Give Up?

Couple married 67 years dies holding hands

aaLabrador RetrieverLabrador retriever reigns as top dog in U.S.

LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Thursday; February 26, 2015

February 26, 2015



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Today’s High 16 Low -1 Mainly cloudy with snow showers around this morning.

New Round of Winter Weather Dumps More Snow on the South

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aaHate crime3 sentenced in racial beatings that led to black man’s death

U.S. News

Obama says GOP should take the heat for immigration hold ups (+video)

Obama Threatens Consequences If Law Enforcement Officers Don’t Enforce

Obama Defends Immigration Plan

U.S. Senate votes to clear path for security agency funding

GOP may need House Dems to help resolve DHS funding impasse

Chapter 9 a ‘Wild West’ solution for Puerto Rico agencies: adviser

Poll: Less Than Half Of Americans Believe Obama Loves US

Loretta Lynch’s Secret Prosecutions

Feds: Brooklyn Men Accused In Islamic State Plot Vocal About Beliefs

South Gate mayor who could take a punch – and a bullet – is stepping down

Critics fear bullet train will bring urban sprawl to California valley

‘American Sniper’ Trial: Eddie Routh Attorney Says Jurors Who Saw Movie Didn’t

Drug deals involved in road-rage death?

D.C. Legalizes Marijuana — and It’s Going to Be Complicated

“I’m so sorry. I’m stupid,” says man who allegedly fired laser at police

Chicago Progressives to Rahm: Get Lost

Miami-Dade Transit bus crashes into building; more than a dozen hurt

Video could prove key in probe of California train crash

Driver of truck hit by California train to appear in court

Trayvon Martin’s mother says killer got away with murder

Christie defends silence on transportation trust fund on-air, says it’s ‘not in crisis

Ex-chief: JonBenet Ramsey’s parents, crime scene mishandled

Day 2 of deliberations in the Jodi Arias penalty phase

North Carolina Senate passes opt-out measure for officials opposed to gay marriage

Wisconsin Senate approves right-to-work bill, sends to state Assembly

Women’s rights activist urges female anatomy lesson for Idaho lawmaker

Former Utah Senator Bob Bennett diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Las Vegas pet shop owner gets at least 5 years for fire that imperiled puppies

Police fired 17 times at Mexican farm worker in Washington state

Opening statements in Boston Marathon bombing trial set for next week

Connecticut drug dealer gets life sentence for fatal 2011 fire

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Eugenie Clark, 92, American ichthyologist.

A. Vincent, 86, Indian cinematographer (Prem Nagar) and director (Bhargavi Nilayam).

Robert Belfour, 74, American blues musician.

Roger Cecil, 72, Welsh painter.[11] (body discovered on this date)

Tyzen Hsiao, 77, Taiwanese composer.

Donald Keough, 88, American businessman, President of The Coca-Cola Company (1981–1993).

Mirjana Puhar, 19, Serbian-born American model and reality show contestant (America’s Next Top Model), shot.

Said Sheikh Samatar, 71, Somali scholar and writer.

Bertrice Small, 77, American author

aaChristians from U.S. fight ISISU.S. Christians back emerging private war on Iraq jihadists

World News

Tanzanian families seek safe havens for albino children, fear attacks: TRFN

Crimean Tatars living in fear in homeland ruled by Russia

Russians as young as 18 are being tricked into fighting in Ukraine

Ukrainian POWs dig out bodies of comrades killed at airport

Ukraine Says Truce Takes Hold as Army Begins Weapons Pullback

Jihadi John identified: What we know about Mohammed Emwazi

Activist: ISIS now holds 262 Assyrian hostages in Syria

Diggers train Iraqis for key Mosul push

UK MPs summon Turkish ambassador over British girls travelling to Syria

Jimmy Savile reports: Recap updates as NHS hospitals reveal findings of abuse

3 killed in suicide attack on NATO vehicles in Kabul

More than 160 killed in Afghanistan avalanches

Inside Gaza’s tunnels, militants get ready for the next war

‘Jesus Son of a Whore’: Jerusalem Christian Seminary Targeted in Suspected

Abe stance on war anniversary risks reigniting regional tensions

1 killed, 9 injured in 6 blasts at mobile shops, 2 police stations in Giza

Singapore’s Founder Sedated, on Life Support

Somalia’s al Shabaab say fire mortars at presidential palace

Jewish Leader In Germany Advises To Avoid Traditional Jewish Kippah In

U.S. deserter needs Iraq war crimes evidence to be refugee: EU court

aaEyelashesStudy Reveals How The Length of the Eyelashes Protects the Eyes


Gigantic, Ancient Black Hole 12 Billion Times The Mass Of Sun Puzzles Scientists

Second Mysterious Bright Spot Noticed On Ceres: What Could It Be?


To manage diabetes, eat breakfast like an athlete, dinner like a sloth, study suggests

Peanut allergies? For children, the best treatment may be peanuts

Eating late at night may disrupt learning and memory

CDC investigates deadly bacteria’s link to doctors’ offices

Doctor who survived Ebola slams media, public for portraying him as reckless


Tim Cook reportedly spills new key details about the Apple Watch

New Yahoo Mobile Development Suite Seduces App Makers With Analytics

At last, FCC to vote Thursday on net neutrality rules

Factbox: What is net neutrality? U.S. debates once again

China’s Lenovo becomes victim of cyber-attack

Facebook Reveals New Feature That Could Help Prevent Suicides

Google’s newest AI can beat your Atari high-scores

Tougher Internet rules to hit cable, telecoms companies

Engineer pleads guilty in U.S. to trying to take jet materials to Iran

Critics protest proposal to control federal lands in Colorado

Business & Finance

3 places better than Craigslist to buy and sell used items

Former JPMorgan banker Bill Winters is back

Sears Q4 loss narrows

Morgan Stanley agrees $2.6 billion settlement

Wal-Mart CEO talks about pay raises, how customers shop and what he’s

Real-life “Breaking Bad” plays out in New York

Eurozone economy gathers strength as Germany revs up

Is Washington Ready for the Death of Obamacare?

Can Reno handle the challenges of its economic successes?

South Carolina court orders Johnson & Johnson to pay $136 million in Risperdal case

Tobacco companies to settle smoking lawsuits for $100 million

Two patients sickened by superbug in Los Angeles sue device maker

United Airlines warns pilots after four safety incidents

U.S. refinery strike continues with no steps toward settlement

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Slumping Indiana loses to Northwestern

Hornets end skid, beat Rose-less Bulls

Blackhawks top scorer Kane out 12 weeks after surgery

10 Promising NBA Careers Derailed By Injuries

Florida State freshman erupts for 30 points in less than five minutes

Broncos, Manning discussing revised deal

Detroit Lions release RB Reggie Bush

Sager cleared for return after leukemia battle

Report: Hamilton confesses to drug relapse

Timberwolves re-introduce Kevin Garnett

Mavs suspend Rajon Rondo for one game

Ravens cut playoff hero Jacoby Jones

L.A. approves stadium backed by Rams owner

Larry Sanders explains his exit from NBA

See Bold Alternate Helmet Designs For All 32 NFL Teams

Former Louisville guard Chris Jones charged with rape, sodomy

Red Sox Notebook: David Ortiz no friend of A-Rod

aaTwo and a Half Men‘Two and a Half Men’ co-creator explains his surprising finale ending


Smith and Sheeran win, Kanye stirs it up at UK’s Brit Awards

Kim Kardashian Thankful to Be “Safe” After Minor Car Accident With North West

Report: Bobbi Kristina Brown used drugs before being found in tub

Bill O’Reilly’s Talking Points Memo 2/20/15: A Response To Mother Jones

Oscars TV ratings slump, critics slam Harris

Actresses should stick to talking about dresses if they want to avoid vilification

Lady Gaga to Appear in Fifth Season of FX’s American Horror Story

Rancic apologizes for ‘weed’ jab at Zendaya’s dreadlocks

Ex-contestant Mirjana Puhar’s killing shocks ‘America’s Next Top Model’ world

Misc. News

Unexploded bomb shuts down Dortmund stadium

Shares of South Korean contraceptive makers surge after court scraps adultery ban

Driver near Seattle blames owl-watching for car crash

Refracted rays from Nutella jar blamed for UK house fire

Labrador retriever reigns as top dog in US

Hungary Village for RentHungarian village for rent, comes with deputy mayor’s post

LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Wednesday; February 25, 2015

February 25, 2015



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Today’s High 22 Low 11 Partly cloudy.

More cold temperatures and wintry mix expected across the US Wednesday

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aaEddie Ray RouthKiller of ‘American Sniper’ Sentenced to Life in Prison

U.S. News

President Obama To Hold Immigration Town Hall At FIU

Apple’s patent fine and Abercrombie’s Supreme Court case — 5 things to know

State Dept. Official Charged With Soliciting Minor

Senior admiral reiterates U.S. Navy commitment to F-35 warplane

U.S. to allow work permits for spouses of some foreign high-tech workers

Let?s Just Kill ?Homeland Security?

Federal investigators say truck involved in California train crash wasn’t stuck on

Crossing at scene of California rail crash was known rail hazard

Gov. Scott Walker: ‘I don’t know’ whether Obama is a Christian

Jeb Bush rocked by wife’s $90000 jewellery habit

Giuliani slights Obama but yearns for a love like Netanyahu’s

Scott Walker shows early strength among Republicans in new Iowa poll

Antonio Villaraigosa Will Not Run for Barbara Boxer’s Senate Seat

Hillary Clinton: ‘Our Economy Still Seems To Be Operating Like Its 1955′

5 things to know about Christie’s pension report

For Asian Americans, a changing landscape on college admissions

Police Knew Las Vegas Mom Slay Suspect Was High During Questioning

Authorities say body in car pulled from Florida lake is missing woman Apryl Foster

Man accused of luring teen via Facebook not a killer: atty

Tanker truck with 8K gallons of fuel crashes, catches fire

Rahm Emanuel, Chicago mayor, to face runoff against county commissioner

Chicago police reportedly operate a secret interrogation site.

Dramatic Police Dash Cam Video Captures Explosion That Literally

Legal marijuana: how Alaska’s new measure compares with other states’ laws (+

4 Wesleyan students arrested in Molly drug hospitalizations

U.S. won’t file charges against George Zimmerman in Trayvon Martin death

Atty: Trayvon Martin’s parents ‘heartbroken’

Wisconsin Senate to consider right-to-work legislation

Missouri man charged with murdering four in mobile home

Fireball seen in night sky in U.S. West was likely Chinese rocket

Oregon police seize Native American relics headed for black market

Defense asks jurors to spare Jodi Arias’ life in closing arguments

U.S. rights group urges federal probe into Mexican farmworker’s slaying

Snowbound campers rescued by helicopter from Grand Canyon

Man who confessed to Etan Patz murder was prompted, detective testifies

Republicans propose declaring Idaho a ‘Christian state’

Colorado man, 87, arrested in slaying of fellow nursing home resident

Oklahoma House committee advances ‘conversion therapy’ bill

New York City to have $1.6 billion budget surplus: comptroller

Seven utility workers injured in New Jersey house explosion

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Terry Gill, 75, Australian actor (“Crocodile” Dundee, Prisoner, The Flying Doctors), lung cancer.

Donald Keough, 88, American businessman, President of The Coca-Cola Company (1981–1993).

Dori J. Maynard, 56, American journalist.

aaAssyruian Christians kidnappedISIS holding 150 Christians, will release video Wednesday

World News

IS Abductions: Fate of kidnapped Christians unclear amidst continuing clashes

Drones Seen Over Paris Landmarks for 2nd Night: French Officials

Head of Arab Gulf council visits Yemeni president, signaling support in conflict

Yemen ex-president amassed up to $60bn, colluded with rebels -UN experts

Missing UK girls believed to be in Syria

Report: Arab ambassadors reject Netanyahu invitation to attend Congress speech

West Bank mosque torched by settlers, Palestinians say

China calls for confidence over Iran nuclear issue

Eight of 10 Countries Ill-Treat and Torture Citizens: Amnesty

Ukraine celebrates first day with no troops killed under truce

Emergency official: At least 108 people feared killed in Afghan avalanches amid

UN: Afghanistan Makes ‘Some Progress’ in Preventing Torture

South African Security Riven by Breaches, Leaked Report Alleges

Court orders arrest of Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia

Jamaica (yes, Jamaica) finally decriminalizes marijuana

Police officer held for teenager’s death in Venezuela protest

aaBuddha statue actually mummified monk1000-year-old Buddha statue is actually a mummified monk


Amazon’s Rainforests Depend On Sahara Desert For Nutrients: Study

Study Reveals How The Length of the Eyelashes Protects the Eyes

Space selfie taken by Buzz Aldrin among hundreds of Nasa mission photos for


Anorexia recovery photos go viral on Reddit

New study claims gerbils, not rats, responsible for bringing plague to Europe

WHO ‘taken aback’ by measles outbreaks

New HIV drug given to healthy gay men ‘cut infection by 86%’

Wesleyan University President: 12 Receive Medical Treatment After Taking Molly


How Scientists Plan to Spark Future Battery Breakthroughs

Review: Fitbit Surge, an iPhone-connected health & fitness tracker

Encryption hack downplayed by SIM card maker Gemalto

Net Neutrality Bill Proposed

Apple Told by Jury to Pay $532.9 Million in Patent Trial

U.S. offers highest-ever reward for Russian hacker

Business & Finance

Southwest briefly grounds 128 Boeing 737s for inspections

President Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline bill

Lowe’s tops quarterly estimates, shares rise

Ruble Advances From One-Week Low on Taxes as Russia Sells Bonds

Union chief says U.S. refinery strike could spread

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Notre Dame Drops 65-60 Decision to Syracuse

Blackhawks star Kane injured in SO win

Bulls’ Rose to undergo surgery for knee injury

Cubs hire Manny, Youkilis as consultants

Cubs establish new mental skills program

Pipeline Perspectives: Cubs boast top collection of prospects

Report: Yankees upset with A-Rod again

Woj: Sixers claim Robinson off waivers

Player cut from team after insulting Pacquiao

NC State nabs marquee win vs. No. 15 UNC

Sources: Bills eyeing QB Bradford

Nash hilariously takes down Twitter troll

ESPN suspends Olbermann for PSU tweets

Amari Cooper might be too good at what he does

Does Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome believe Ray Rice will get another chance in

Can Darren Clarke get the better of Davis Love III at 2016 Ryder Cup?

Court: Seizure of Guion’s truck legal

aaAuction of Disneyland costumesSneak a Peek at the Disneyland Costumes Set to Be Auctioned


Lady Gaga Was The Biggest Pop Star In The World. What Happened?

‘Two and a Half Men’ co-creator explains his surprising finale ending

The 35 best things to watch on Netflix right now

87th Academy Awards’ ratings lowest in six years

Melissa Rivers responds mother Joan’s Oscar snub

Patricia Arquette responds to Oscars feminism controversy, and Hillary Clinton

Parks and Recreation: Here’s How Chris Pratt Would’ve Ended It (VIDEO)

Sony names Tom Rothman to head movie studio

Chris Brown denied entry to Canada before Toronto, Montreal shows

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Hungarian village for rent, comes with deputy mayor’s post

2 frozen waterfalls form near New York park’s ice volcano

Rescued sea turtle flown from Oregon to California

NYC, Orthodox Jews reach deal on circumcision suction ritual

Developer curses at man on subway, meets him again in job interview

aaFla manitees rescuedAbout 20 manatees rescued from Florida storm drain

LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Tuesday; February 24, 2015

February 24, 2015



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Today’s High 26 Low 1 Overcast skies and windy. A few flurries or snow showers possible.

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Frozen Niagara Falls draws tourists

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President Obama challenges judge’s delay of deportation waivers

GOP Struggles for Way out as Homeland Shutdown Looms

VA secretary apologizes for misstating military record

U.S. Marine who vanished in Iraq found guilty of desertion

U.S. names first-ever LGBT human rights envoy

Thief snatches cookie sale cash box from 10-year-old California Girl Scout

Bank manager pleads guilty to stealing $1.4 million from customers, including ex

Hillary Clinton’s grandmother gambit

Jeb Bush and the return of the great Iraq War debate

To ask or not to ask: Are the media harassing the likes of Scott Walker?

Texas trial for ‘American Sniper’ halted due to ice storm

‘American Sniper’ Trial Set To Resume

Husband, defense team doubt road-rage theory in Vegas shooting that left 44

Lawyer: Suspect in Las Vegas shooting feared for his life

U.S. jury blames Palestinian groups for attacks

Ex-College of DuPage radio engineer charged with felony theft

Election Day Is Here in Chicago; Will Emanuel Avoid A Runoff?

2 aldermen appointed by Emanuel face challenges at ballot box

Ex-White Plains cop shot daughters while they slept: police

Body in submerged car is missing Florida woman

More witnesses to take stand as Maine social media murder, kidnapping trial

Tanker Truck in Fiery NJ Crash May Not Have Been Authorized to Carry Gasoline

Man granted immunity in Holly Bobo case commits suicide

Amber Alert Issued For 3-Year-Old Delaware Girl Taken By Father

Aurora police investigate after man apparently stabbed to death

Silicon Valley gender discrimination case heads to trial

Man arrested for torturing animals found on Craigslist

Homeless man out of jail after being slapped by officer

Christie to propose new pension, benefit cuts in budget

American Airlines jet slips off taxiway at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport

Wisconsin lawmakers to hold right-to-work hearing as unions rally

Connecticut credit union manager found wearing suspected bomb vest

No charges for Los Angeles officers who shot unarmed man after chase

Three students shot and wounded on campus of Florida university

Texas court halts man’s execution after petition challenges trial evidence

High cost, slow pace of Guantanamo proceedings become issue at hearing

Arkansas enacts law that opponents say targets gays

Mexican farmworker’s rights violated in Washington state shooting, lawyer says

Preliminary report released on deadly New York train, SUV crash

Convicted killer Jodi Arias decides not to address jury

California lawmakers seek to increase penalties for possessing date-rape drugs

Oregon police probing leaks of embattled ex-governor’s emails

Suspected explosives prompted Connecticut security incident: police

Housekeepers testify they found guns at ex-NFL star Hernandez’s home

North Carolina mother claims share of $564 million Powerball jackpot

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John Rowlands, 76, Welsh author and novelist.

R. C. Sakthi, 76, Indian film director and actor.

‘American Horror Story’ Ben Woolf Dies from Head Injury

aaCanadian tunnelMysterious tunnel found near Canada sports venue

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Saudi court gives death penalty to man who renounced his Muslim faith

Kiev says cannot withdraw heavy weapons as attacks persist

Vladimir Putin: War with Ukraine would be ‘apocalyptic’ but unlikely

Terror trainees: New ISIS video shows indoctrination of kids as young as 5

IS jihadists kidnap 90 Christians in Syria: monitor

Missing Korean teen at IS training camp: intelligence

New Zealand to send 143 military advisers to Iraq

Spain breaks up online network recruiting young women for ISIS

Missing Syria schoolgirls: Who knew what? Turkey hits back at Britain by

Families to 3 missing UK girls believed in Syria to join ISIS: ‘Please come home’

Israel PM hails US verdict over Palestinian attacks

Revealed: The British MPs who earned more than £7m outside of Parliament in

Rifkind faces end of four-decade political career

Multiple Drones Spotted Over Paris Landmarks; Police Puzzled

Egyptian Court Clears Mubarak-Era Officials of Corruption

Seven killed in Egyptian air strikes on Libya

Maldives blasts foreign concern over arrest of ex-president

Gunmen abduct 30 Shiite Muslim Hazaras in Afghanistan

Nigeria bus bomb kills Potiskum passengers

Indonesia Court Rejects Appeal by Australians on Death Row

Aliyev Found Dead in Vienna Cell Ahead of Banker Murder Trial

aaFewer kid allergiesKids have fewer allergies when families do dishes by hand


1000-year-old Buddha statue is actually a mummified monk

Carnivorous Bladderwort Plant Hides a Plethora of Genes in Its Small Genome

Pachauri Quits UN Climate Panel After Sexual Harassment Complaint


Early Exposure to Peanuts Helps Prevent Allergies in Kids

Having Hope and Faith: Inside Dramatic Surgery to Separate Conjoined Texas

CymaBay Therapeutics Announces Positive Results From Its Phase 2b Clinical

Big U.S. majority favors mandatory vaccinations: Reuters/Ipsos poll

U.S. lawmakers seeks congressional hearing on ‘superbug’ outbreak


Intel: Moore’s Law will continue through 7nm chips

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Worse than Superfish? Comodo-affiliated PrivDog compromises web security…

Lenovo slapped with lawsuit over dangerous Superfish adware

Email, voicemail and texting get better with help from Evernote

Google Wallet to fight Apple Pay and PayPal with Softcard revamp

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Confirms Chromebook Pixel 2 But Will Be Limited

Business & Finance

Debt-strapped Greece submits list of reform measures

Brussels signs off on Greek reform plan

EU Commission Tells Dijsselbloem Greek List Is Comprehensive

Treasuries Fall as Investors Await Yellen Signals on Rate Timing

Home Depot Profit Tops Estimates on Housing Market Strength

How to Maximize Your Tax Deductions During Your Job Search or Move

Comcast’s Earnings Trail Estimates as Subscriber Increases Slow

No talks expected this week in refinery strike: sources

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#4 Irish Pull Away to Defeat #8/7 Louisville

Snell powers Chicago Bulls past Milwaukee Bucks

Blackhawks searching for answers heading into stretch run

Report: Yankees unhappy with Alex Rodriguez reporting early

K-State rallies late to topple No. 8 Kansas

Report: Orioles, Cabrera agree to one-year deal

Maids: We saw guns in Hernandez’s home

MLB commish: Shorter season a possibility

Banned Cards G threatened to smack woman

Moncada agrees to $31.5M deal with Red Sox

Panthers cut veteran RB DeAngelo Williams

Tiger’s former coach would help if asked

WWE physician slaps CM Punk with defamation lawsuit for podcast

FIFA want winter World Cup in 2022; propose November/December tournament

aaJoan Rivers left outHere’s Why Joan Rivers Was Omitted From the Oscars’ In Memoriam


Sneak a Peek at the Disneyland Costumes Set to Be Auctioned

Steven Spielberg Hopes To Direct Chris Pratt In Indiana Jones Reboot

Why Are Feminists Attacking Patricia Arquette?

Watch: shocked Eddie Redmayne cradles Oscar after adorable acceptance

Misc. News

About 20 manatees rescued from Florida storm drain

Probation for man who broke into cafe, ate pizza, drank beer

Rescued dog found frozen to ground

Actually, that’s not in the Bible

We don’t need more STEM majors. We need more STEM majors with liberal arts

Don’t You Just Love People Who Love America?

Cops Stop Teens for Shoveling Snow, Stirring A Heap Of Controversy

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LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Monday; February 23, 2015

February 23, 2015



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Today’s High 12 Low 1 Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. A few flurries are possible.

Winter Weather: Southern Plains, South Hit by Sleet, Freezing Rain, Snow

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aaAmerican shopping mallsAl-Shabaab calls for attacks on western shopping malls

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U.S. staged mock mall attacks to test readiness after Kenya siege, official says

White House says Obama willing to negotiate details of force authorization request

U.S. Border Patrol testing body cameras on agents

Louisiana Governor: ISIS threat reveals Obama’s failure as commander in chief

Girl, 2, Mauled to Death by Pit Bull in Pittsburgh Suburb

Officials say body in submerged car is likely missing Brandon woman (w/video)

K-9 dog Karson found alive after missing for two months

Wife filed domestic report before ex-officer, teens killed

Lloyd Welch Not Charged With Kidnapping, Murder Of Lyon Sisters in 1975

Trial of Maine man accused of luring teen via Facebook opens

Las Vegas ‘Road Rage’ Suspect’s Lawyer Says He May Have Been Target

Killeen, Texas, Shooting Leaves Four Dead, Another Critical: Police

Police Standoff At Gun Shop In Bucks County; Prompts School Delays

Today in Media History: The 70th anniversary of Joe Rosenthal’s Iwo Jima photo

Race For Mayor Entering Home Stretch In Chicago

Former officer shoots Georgia sheriff and deputy, three others dead: media

Maryland officials probe death of inmate in steam-filled cell

Smoke appears in Washington subway system three times in two days

Legal haze: D.C. pot users face questions as deadline expires this week

Professor, two others dead in apparent murder-suicide in Arkansas

Malcolm X’s legacy survives 50 years after his assassination

Seattle-area teens plead not guilty to attempted rape of classmate

Rescue in sight for massive tunneling drill stuck underneath Seattle

Amid controversy, oil trains quietly rerouted through Virginia towns

Massachusetts Governor names panel to tackle tangled transit network

Accused in U.S. sniper’s murder faked schizophrenia: psychologist

Idaho college official accused of offering scholarships for sex

Former Tennessee guard recruiter convicted in armory shooting

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Gérard Calvi, 92, French film score composer (Asterix the Gaul).

aaAid for residentsResidents of shattered Ukraine town leave shelters in search of aid

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West hikes warnings over Ukraine truce as new flashpoint ignites

The Draft Dodgers of Ukraine

New Sanctions Weighed Against Russia

Al Shabab’s Edmonton mall warning a greater threat online

UK, French Malls in Security Clampdown on Terror Threat

Australia brings in new anti-terror laws

‘It’s treason!’ Greek anger at government U-turn

Cash for access: 2 top UK MPs caught in sting operation

Syria girls: Trio ‘not radicalised’ at Bethnal Green Academy

Egypt’s President: It’s time for an Arab coalition against ISIS

U.S. Pentagon chief vows ‘lasting defeat’ against IS

Turkish military mission in Syria meant to counter possible attack: Presidency

Fearing Ebola, N. Korea bars tourists from capital marathon

Two Thais are jailed for more than two years for ‘defaming the monarchy’

Yemen’s Shiite rebels threaten to arrest, try for treason ministers who won’t go

Suicide Bomber, Age 7, Kills in Nigeria

Mohamed Fahmy ‘baffled’ as retrial postponed

Former Maldives president dragged into court by police

U.S.-Iran Nuclear Talks In Second Day

Jerusalem Mayor’s Subduing of Knife Attacker Spurs Election Jabs

France bans 6 people from traveling to join extremists in Syria _ plans to ban 40

Japan farm minister resigns over money scandal

Hungarian Voters Clip Orban’s Wings With By-Election Upset

Danish and Swedish Jews Say They Won’t Be Forced to Israel

aaStory of the Underground RailroadTracks to Freedom: The Inspiring Story of the Underground Railroad


Gene Responsible for Brain Size in Humans Identified

Hubble Captures Sharpest Image Yet of Dusty Disk Surrounding Beta Pictoris


Stopping HIV with an artificial protein

Kids have fewer allergies when families do dishes by hand

Superbug cases reported in North Carolina; 1 dead

U.S. FDA issues device safety alert following “superbug” outbreak

Conjoined Texas twins separated in 26-hour operation

For peanut allergy sufferers, relief could be on the way

Police investigating after 11 Wesleyan students hospitalized

Washington ACLU sues state hospital district over abortion services

California health officials say may not find source of measles outbreak


#PPC & Paid Social Media Strategies: An Interview With @Pamela_Lund

What the Twitter-Google Partnership Means for Brands

LG G Flex 2 Review – Killer Curves

Google and Apple vying for your dashboard

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Top 1,200 Financial Advisors

To Nasdaq 5000 and Beyond

Apple Shares Could Return 25% in a Year

HCA Has a Healthy Outlook, Obamacare or Not

Investing in Cuba: Tom Herzfeld Sizes Up the Prospects

What Top B2B Marketers Know That You Don’t

Obama pushes protections for retirement accounts

FOREX-Swiss franc falls towards 5-week lows on Greek debt deal

Focus shifts back to U.S. after Greek debt deal

Procter & Gamble Deep Portfolio Cuts

A Matter of Time Before West Coast Port Labor Issues Recur

Janet Yellen’s got some explaining to do

Rent walkouts point to strains in U.S. farm economy

Telecom workers ratify agreement to end strike in New England

U.S. refinery strike spreads to one-fifth of national capacity

California Exxon plant halts gasoline production since blast: manager

Linguistic gap may have contributed to U.S. farmworker slaying, group says

Illinois governor makes case to rating agencies on fiscal fix

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Earnhardt Jr. struggles but still finishes third

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Irish Icers Upset No. 2 Boston University, 3-2

Notre Dame Women’s Fencing Earns Historic Victory at…

Hoosiers regroup with rout at Rutgers

Stuckey, Pacers beat Curry-less Warriors

Bruins top Blackhawks 6-2, end skid at 6

Blackhawks recall F Nordstrom, G Darling

Stoudemire scores 14 points in debut, Mavs win

Mir stops Silva in first round, snaps losing skid

Louisville dismisses point guard Chris Jones

Bubble Breakdown: Oregon helps its cause

Pelicans’ Davis day-to-day after injury

Jeremy Lin was hitting circus shots against the Celtics (VIDEO)

Phil Jackson rips Knicks on Twitter after loss to Cleveland Cavaliers

James Hahn wins a playoff at Riviera for 1st PGA Tour title

Nash nets winner as Rangers defeat Blue Jackets in shootout

Wild score record 6 times in 3rd period to beat Stars 6-2

aaBirdmanOscars 2015: “Birdman” wins best picture


The Oscars 2015 | 87th Academy Awards

‘Birdman’ is night’s big Academy Award winner

‘Glory’ wins Oscar for best original song

Dakota Johnson and Melanie Griffith on-camera spat on Oscars red carpet

Oscars 2015: 5 things we loved

Oscars Backstage: JK Simmons, Patricia Arquette on Supporting Role Wins

Lady Gaga in moving ‘Sound of Music’ Oscars tribute

Hollywood Stars With Chicago Connections Win Oscars

The Black Man Behind Bob Dylan

Interactive map shows how the 2015 #Oscars played out on Twitter

Misc. News

Castrogiovanni to miss Scotland match after dog bites nose

The Chicago mob and the Stradivarius – priest admits to bizarre plot

Florida dumpster sleepers end up trapped in garbage truck

Romanian envoy fired after invites have rude notes on guests

aaHow often showerHow Often People in Various Countries Shower


LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Sunday; February 22, 2015

February 22, 2015
Wooster Lake, Potato Creek State Park

Wooster Lake, Potato Creek State Park


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Today’s High 29 Low 3 Cloudy. A few flurries or snow showers possible.

Above-freezing readings ‘warm’ Northeast amid snowstorms

Parts of Colorado Struggle With Heavy Snowfalls

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aaFather, 2 daughters found deadEx-suburban New York police officer, 2 daughters found dead

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The government shutdown du jour

Asian immigrants less likely to seek deportation protection, data show

Lloyd Welch admits he kidnapped Katharine and Sheila Lyon from mall in 1975

L.A. schools can’t afford computers for all

The Miracle of Minneapolis

Adriana Cohen: Rudy Giuliani’s critics misplay the race card

Minneapolis police officer wounded in shooting

Democrats have lost their way, party report says

Democrats: ‘Why we got shellacked in the 2014 elections’

Jeb Bush’s private investments in fracking dovetail with public advocacy

Gov. Scott Walker says he doesn’t know if Obama loves his country

Group protesting Washington police shooting blocks bridge

As many as 2800 inmates to be moved from Texas prison

Texas Prison Set on Fire by Protesting Inmates

Governors Convene in D.C., LePage Gives NGA a Miss

Embattled Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel courts voters in race to avoid election

Suspect who barricaded himself in Santa Monica apartment surrenders

Guilty verdict in Timothy Jones trial

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John C. Willke, 89, American physician and anti-abortion activist.

Mohamed El Gourch, 79, Moroccan cyclist, Tour du Maroc winner (1960, 1964, 1965), heart attack.

Meredydd Evans, 95, Welsh professor, musician and television producer.

John Knapp-Fisher, 83, English painter.

Luca Ronconi, 81, Italian actor, theater director and opera director.

Bruce Sinofsky, 58, American documentary filmmaker, diabetes.

Clark Terry, 94, American jazz trumpeter and flugelhornist.

lina Yakimkina, 21, Russian biathlete, cardiac arrest.

Ahmad Givens, 33, American TV personality (Real Chance of Love), colon cancer.

aaEntering Syria by Turkish militaryTurkish military enters Syria to evacuate troops, tomb

World News

Syria condemns Turkey’s ‘flagrant aggression’ in north

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe marks 91st birthday as country struggles

Ukraine crisis: Deadly bomb blast hits rally in Kharkiv

Ukraine troops to begin pulling back heavy weaponry

Spotlight: Ukraine still faces ambiguous future after year-long crisis

U.S. President to Consider Harsher Sanctions for Russia over Ukraine Crisis

Pope and advisers retreating from Vatican a few days to work on fixing ‘defects

UK security services ‘failed’ over Syria girls

Aqsa Mahmood branded a ‘disgrace’ by her parents after claims she recruited

ISIS has made many enemies, but it may be saved by their inability to unite

Telegraphing’ of plan to retake Mosul not unprecedented, may be strategic

At least 31 dead after Bangladesh ferry hit by cargo vessel

Explosion targets Iranian ambassador’s residence in Libya

U.S. warns it is ready to walk away from Iran nuclear talks

Israeli premier says coming month ‘critical’ regarding Iran

Maldives arrests ex-president for his move to arrest judge

Governor: Yemen’s Hadi says still legitimate president

U.S. Defense Secretary Reviews Troop Plans in Afghanistan

Nigerian forces retake border town of Baga from Boko Haram

Somali politicians among 25 killed in al-Shabab hotel attack

China’s military not ready ‘to fight and win future wars,’ new report says

Al-Shabaab calls for attacks on western shopping malls

aaEvolution favors bigger animalsEvolution: Marine animals have grown bigger over time, study says


Surrounded by Conflict, an Ancient Synagogue Crumbles in Iraq

Tracks to Freedom: The Inspiring Story of the Underground Railroad

Work of prominent climate change denier was funded by energy industry

First spacewalk to let space taxis park on ISS completed

IPCC chief Rajendra Pachauri retreats amid sex-harassment storm


Hospitals grapple with safety of scopes after UCLA outbreak

Malaria on Myanmar-India border is ‘huge threat’


Why Google Says Building Links Can Harm Your SEO Efforts

How the NBA became the first major sport to embrace VR

Apple car has pitfalls but leverages competency

U.S. judge dismisses antitrust case against Google over Android apps

Business & Finance

President Paul Wall Street on high alert

Why Income And Value Investors Should Prefer Unilever Over Procter & Gamble

Procter & Gamble in Trouble, May Sell off More Brands than Expected

The Week Ahead: Fed keeps waiting … on Obama, Congress

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Pilots Polish Off Grace in 125th Meeting

Bethel Falls to Lady Lancers in Regular-Season Finale

Calumet College of St. Joseph 86, Holy Cross 62 (no recap)

Holy Cross 75, Calumet College of St. Joseph 65 (women, no recap)

Olivet Nazarene 95, IUSB 75 (no recap available)

IUSB women defeat Olivet Nazarene

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Balanced Offense Leads No. 10 Notre Dame Over Boston…

Gasol leads Bulls past revamped Suns

Barrie’s 2 goals help Avs win in Chicago

Kyle Busch out of Daytona 500 after bad wreck

NASCAR driver Kurt Busch loses appeal, remains suspended indefinitely

Pelicans’ Davis appears to re-injure shoulder

No. 3 Gonzaga thwarts Saint Mary’s upset bid

Kings edge Sharks in Stadium Series triumph

Heat say Chris Bosh out for rest of season

Bosh may be dealing with condition that caused Kersey’s death

Woj: Sanders finalizes buyout with Bucks

Woj: Perkins gets buyout, to sign with Cavs

Woj: Wolves’ Muhammad to miss rest of season

Getlin: Seahawks make offer to RB Lynch

Jameis Winston’s Shoulder Won’t Harm Status as Top QB in 2015 NFL Draft

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Oscars 2015: Big Data number crunchers try their hand at calling the awards

The Oscars Snark: Why some people hate the Best Picture nominees

Cameron Diaz and Megan Fox wins worst actress awards at Razzies

Saving Christmas sweeps the board at Razzie Awards

Jimmy Fallon’s first anniversary: How he changed ‘The Tonight Show’

Inside the Dolby Theatre as stars rehearse for the Oscars

Sneak a Peek at the Disneyland Costumes Set to Be Auctioned

Selena Gomez Poses Topless For V Magazine

A Year Later, Hilary Duff Files for Divorce from Estranged Husband Mike Comrie

Khloe Kardashian crashes into ditch with North West and Kim in car

Actor Vince Vaughn to take icy plunge for Special Olympics

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Police: Houston car thief stopped to take singing selfie

Kentucky town has had enough of the ‘Frozen’ weather

Crying fowl: Crates of chickens fly out of tractor-trailer

How Often People in Various Countries Shower

aaCrashed helicopterHelicopter being towed by truck tumbles into freeway traffic


LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Saturday; February 21, 2015

February 21, 2015
Bendix Woods County Park

Bendix Woods County Park


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Today’s High 32 Low 17 Mainly cloudy with snow showers around this morning.

Australia prepares for floods in aftermath of major cyclones

Ice caves appear again on Lake Michigan

Most of Great Lakes surface frozen for second straight year

‘Siberian Express’ in eastern US continues into next week

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U.S. News

Obama Goads Republicans as He Talks up His Economic Policies

Critics: White House conference should have focused on right wing groups

Plan for US forces withdrawal from Afghanistan needs revision: Pentagon chief

GOP senators demand answers over disclosure of mission to oust ISIS from Mosul

Rudy Giuliani insists he was right to say Obama ‘doesn’t love America’… because

Rudolph Giuliani Should Apologize

Giuliani: I’m getting death threats

Texas attorney general aims to void marriage license for same-sex couple

He’s a Raging Partisan

Will Bill Clinton’s Epstein connection hurt Hillary in 2016?

GOP wants Rubio to stay in Senate, keep majoirty safe

Jeb Bush snags opposition research star Tim Miller for 2016

Republicans don’t care about the deficit. Just look at Scott Walker.

Road rage? Questions raised in Vegas case

Meet the 12-Year-Old Who Survived ‘Slender Man’ Attack

Twelve-Year-Old Found Close to Death With 19 Stab Wounds

Two girls accused of killing a classmate said they wanted to please the fictional

Parents of boy held in basement charged with torture

States seek alternatives for highway, bridge funding

Kindergarten teacher charged with drinking in class

Hope and change, the Hebrew edition

Two kids killed, others jump from window in NJ house fire

‘American Sniper’ Trial Drawing to Close With Doctors’ Testimony

‘American Sniper’ and Aurora trials: insanity defense a tough standard to meet (+

Saturday is final day of early voting in Chicago

Police in Philly say arrest imminent in killing of Nicki Minaj tour member

Suspect in Colorado NAACP explosion targeted his accountant

Ex-Va. first lady gets prison term of a year and a day

Calif. college student charged with slashing sleeping roommate

Inmates riot at Willacy County prison

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Henry Segerstrom, 91, American entrepreneur.

Betty Lou Bredemus, 80, American stage actress and acting coach, lung cancer.

Yutaka Katayama, 105, Japanese automotive executive (Nissan).

Gary Woods, 60, American baseball player (Chicago Cubs) and scout (Chicago White Sox), heart attack.

aaDorinaUkraine, rebels say cease-fire violations persist

World News

Thousands gather in Moscow to protest ‘fascist coup’ in Kiev

France, Germany Threaten New Sanctions Over Ukraine

Dubai skyscraper catches fire; no one killed

Top US, Iranian nuke officials joining Iran talks

Arab governments reportedly concerned about terms of Iran nuke talks

Police hunt for ‘ISIS-bound’ London girls

Libya FM: Islamic State threat ‘urgent’

Former Yemen president flees capital after release from house arrest

Italians rescue more than 2000 Mediterranean migrants

Mugabe under fire for plan to kill elephants

North Korean leader inspected artillery drill near sea border

Singapore’s 1st prime minister hospitalized with pneumonia

Boko Haram attacks island on Niger side of Lake Chad – sources

Indian PM Narendra Modi raises £450k selling his monogram pinstripe suit

Indonesia recalls new envoy to Brazil amid death penalty row

Unwelcome Mat: White House Tries to Counter Netanyahu Visit

Paris Jews urged to move to small city in central France to escape anti-Semitism

South Sudan Armed Group Abducts at Least 89 Children, UN Says

aaSurprises at WalMartWalmart: More Surprises Coming


History Repeats Itself: Ancient Cities Grew Much Like Modern Ones

New study shows India’s filthy air cutting 660 million lives short by about 3 years

Evolution: Marine animals have grown bigger over time, study says

Mysterious Link Between Dark Matter Halos And Supermassive Black Holes


New federal ratings for nursing home quality

CDC: Deadly New Bourbon Virus Killed Kansas Man

Daily cola ‘raises cancer risk’ due to caramel coloring

UCLA Confirms: 179 People Exposed to CRE SuperBug, 7 Infected, 2 Died


China continues its crackdown on Western streaming

Apple Inc.’s Streaming Service Will Crush Pandora and Spotify

The mobile market in 2015 will focus on these 4 trends

The Superfish Saga Continues – Lenovo Launches Removal Code

LG G Flex 2 Review – Killer Curves

Exploding Kittens Card Game Sets New Kickstarter Record: The Why And How

Business & Finance

Money, Wal-mart, and the Oscars

The end of the dream: Greece bows to the inevitable

Stocks close at new record highs as Greece gets a bailout extension

Why adults like Disney Cruises

The 10 Biggest Mistakes in Sales

Traders Buy High Volume of Procter & Gamble Co Put Options (PG)

West Coast ports negotiators reach settlement

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Freshmen Help Irish Icers Earn Tie at No. 2 Boston University

Drummond lifts depleted Pistons by Bulls

NHL trade deadline: Central Division buyers and sellers

Mayweather agrees to fight Pacquiao on May 2

Irving, Cavaliers blow out Wizards on road

Curry’s flashy play leads Warriors past Spurs

Mayweather opens up about Pacquiao fight

Woj: Teams believe Ray Allen won’t play in ’15

Price questions MLB’s effort to speed up play

Pistons PG Jackson tells his side of the story

No draft prospect engages people like Winston

NFL Combine: Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers Workout Day

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LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Friday; February 20, 2015

February 20, 2015
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White House: Giuliani’s comments on Obama ‘horrible’

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State Department’s Psaki is Obama’s New Communications Chief

The rage of a road rage victim’s husband: ‘You made my wife look like an animal

Family knew suspect in Las Vegas road rage shooting

Mom ‘Spent Countless Hours’ Helping Suspected Killer

Son died fighting for ISIS, mom wants to fight propaganda

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Chris Christie losing home-state donors as Jeb Bush makes inroads

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California Mass Shooter Elliot Rodger Had Penchant For Nazis, Torture Devices

Girls Describe Stabbing Classmate in Interrogation Video

Parents of boy held in basement charged with torture

Brown takes office with ethics pledge

Same-sex couple marries in Texas under one-time order

Video analyst expected on stand in Aaron Hernandez trial

NCSU to set up scholarship to honor Chapel Hill shooting victims

Man Accused Of Killing ‘American Sniper’ Is Schizophrenic: Psychiatrist

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Harold Johnson, 86, American boxer, NBA/World Light Heavyweight Champion (1961-1963).

Nirad N. Mohapatra, 67, Indian film director (Maya Miriga).

Harris Wittels, 30, American television producer and writer (Parks and Recreation, The Sarah Silverman Program), possible drug overdose.

Mele Carroll, 50, American politician, member of Hawaii House of Representatives (2005–2015).

Dave Cloud, 58, American musician.

Claude Criquielion, 58, Belgian cyclist, UCI World Road Race champion (1984), complications from a stroke.

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2 dead in Somalia hotel bombings, Islamic extremists claim responsibility

Massive Car Bombing in Eastern Libya Kills at Least 30

Caracas Mayor Arrested Over ‘Coup Plot’

Boko Haram: changing media strategy for a wider conflict?

No major progress in clarifying Iran’s alleged nuclear bomb plans

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Thailand bans surrogacy for foreigners after scandals

UN envoy unveils temporary accord in Yemen crisis

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American Express Company PT Set at $91.00 by Nomura (AXP)

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Giants’ Bochy hospitalized after heart procedure

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Overly tight cheap underpants force Canada MP out of his seat

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LaPaz and Lakeville, Indiana; Thursday; February 19, 2015

February 19, 2015



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Today’s High 6 Low -6 Light snow with gusty winds at times.

Arctic Conditions Break Feb. 19 Record For Cold In Chicago

Cyclone Marcia predicted to be Category 5 when it crosses Queensland coast

Amazing images as Niagara Falls freezes, temperatures drop to -14c

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Obama says world should address ‘grievances’ that terrorists exploit

White House: Higher wages needed to make up for stagnation

Fourth-graders and families to get free access to national parks

Latino Lawmakers To Immigrants ‘Get Ready’ for Executive Action

Proposed Changes to Search Warrant Procedures Could Lead to ‘Government

Anger as Bill Shorten claims ‘injustice’ for David Hicks

Australian held at Guantanamo says he was tortured for five years

NYT Columnist Blames Scott Walker for Teacher Layoffs That Occurred Before

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Jeb Bush: ‘There Were Mistakes Made In Iraq’ During George W. Bush’s

Canadian government donated to Clinton Foundation

Former Va. 1st lady faces sentencing for corruption

Jimmy Carter: Women’s rights the fight of my life

New Jersey Educator in Custody for Possessing Illegal Gun

Memorial held for Kayla Mueller in Arizona hometown

‘Revenge porn’ mogul Hunter Moore pleads guilty

Routh’s Sister and Ex-Girlfriend Took the Stand in ‘American Sniper’ Trial

Allowing guns at colleges would deter rapists, gun-rights advocates argue

Kelvin Cochran, Atlanta fire chief fired for Christian writings, files federal suit

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Philadelphia approves five new charter schools

Gov. Wolf decries Philadelphia’s charter school expansion

Lawyers for accused Boston bomber to make case to move trial

Washington state judge rules against florist who refused gay wedding

Two smugglers who left pregnant woman to die in California sentenced

Washington state protests spread over police shooting of Mexican man

Oklahoma lawmakers aim to halt Advanced Placement history course

U.S. preparing to sue Ferguson police over charges of racial bias: CNN

Anti-pot group says lawsuit will challenge Colorado marijuana laws

Oklahoma House panel OKs bill to punish licensing of gay marriage

Pennsylvania man sentenced to life for slaying pharmacist, girlfriend

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Cass Ballenger, 88, American politician, member of United States House of Representatives from North Carolina (1986–2005).

Claude Criquielion, 58, Belgian cyclist, UCI World Road Race champion (1984), complications from a stroke.

Jerome Kersey, 52, American basketball player (Portland Trail Blazers).

D. Ramanaidu, 78, Indian film producer, prostate cancer.

Richard Alan Enslen, 83, American federal judge.

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Ukraine chides Putin as rebels revel in seized town

Russia accuses Ukraine of aiming to destroy Minsk accords

Ukraine’s President asks for UN peacekeepers to enforce truce

Ukraine crisis: Shelling spreads despite ceasefire

Rebels shell key port after Ukraine troops retreat from rail hub as fear grows

Emails reveal sensitive info left exposed after US pullout from Yemen

Germany Rejects Aid Request Saying Greece Must Meet Terms

Figure in ISIS mass beheading video could have US ties, linguistic expert says

Rebels capture 32 Syrian troops and allied gunmen in Aleppo

Morocco arrests 3 seeking to join Islamic State in Libya

Pakistan supports ‘transparent’ Afghan peace process: ISPR

Qatar recalls ambassador to Egypt over terror accusation

Myanmar urges China prevent rebel attacks from across their border

Thai ex-PM indicted over rice subsidy

Iran, US to hold talks in Geneva to narrow nuclear gaps

Tens of thousands of Argentines march to demand answers about dead prosecutor

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U.S. refinery strike passes 18th day but talks resume

Blast at Exxon refinery in California could hike gasoline prices

Apple: Sued when it poaches. Sued when it doesn’t.

ECB Accounts Show Buying Sovereign Debt Was Only Adequate Option

Market closes on a low note

Budget of Atlantic City in New Jersey to shrink 11 percent, mayor says

Indian workers win $14 million in U.S. labor trafficking case

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Woj: Sanders has no plans to return to NBA

Report: Qatar World Cup moved to winter

Handwriting expert: A-Rod writes like a girl

Knicks’ ‘Melo to have season-ending surgery

Woj: Suns eye Dragic deal outside his list

Jim Crane’s divorce finalized; financial settlement said to have ‘no effect’ on Astros

New Deflategate reports paint messy picture for NFL

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Las Vegas Strip Goes Dark For Jerry Tarkanian

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