Saturday, Jan 14, 2012

'Angelina, could you pass the salt?': Who would YOU want at your 2012 Golden ...

From popwatch.ew.com | Archived Version

by Lanford Beard While the Golden Globes are Hollywood's most star-studded event, it's actually the event planners who hold the real power in the room because they get to design the seating chart.

32 Dead in Attack on Iraqi Shi'ites

From voanews.com | Archived Version

January 14, 2012 53 Dead in Attack on Iraqi Shi'ites Edward Yeranian | Cairo A suicide-bomber handing out food and pastries blew himself up near a security checkpoint outside the mainly Shi'ite Iraqi port city of Basra, killing at least 53 people and ...

4th homeless man in month killed in Southern California

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

| AP AP January 13, 2012: A crowd gathers at the intersection of Imperial Highway and La Palma in Anaheim, Calif. Friday night following the discovery of a dead man behind a Carl's Jr.

Bank of America Ponders Retreat

From online.wsj.com | Archived Version

By DAN FITZPATRICK And JOANN S. LUBLIN Bank of America Corp. has told US regulators that it is willing to retreat from some parts of the country if its financial problems deepen, according to people familiar with the situation.

Battle for social conservatives heats up as Santorum wins key endorsement

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

AP Jan. 14, 2012: Rick Santorum waits to make remarks as he is introduced during a campaign event in Greenville, SC Dozens of evangelicals and other conservative leaders decided Saturday to rally around Rick Santorum for the Republican presidential ...

Casino Plans Sprout in US as States Seek Revenue

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

By DAVID B. CARUSO AP A Malaysian company's plan to build a $4 billion convention center and big-time casino on the outskirts of New York City could be the biggest shot fired yet in a tourism arms race that has seen a growing number of Eastern states ...

Cruise ship runs aground off Italy

From cnn.com | Archived Version

Porto Santo Stefano, Italy (CNN) -- The Italian captain of the cruise ship that ran aground -- killing three people, injuring 20 and leaving dozens unaccounted for -- was arrested late Saturday and is being investigated for abandoning ship and ...

Florida State rips No. 3 North Carolina 90-57

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Deividas Dulkys scored a career-high 32 points and Michael Snaer added 17 as Florida State stunned No. 3 North Carolina 90-57 on Saturday, snapping the Tar Heels' nine-game winning streak.

India must be cautious over polio milestone: WHO

From reuters.com | Archived Version

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI (AlertNet) - India may be celebrating a milestone in its fight against polio with no new cases in the last year, but complacency should not set in as a resurgence of the infection can occur if efforts are not sustained, ...

Iran confirms IAEA visit but says it will make no concessions

From seattletimes.nwsource.com | Archived Version

Iran confirmed Saturday a visit by inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), but said the visit did not mean Iran would make any concessions over its nuclear rights.

Is 2012 Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney Too Business-Friendly?

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney waves to supporters at the Romney for President New Hampshire primary night rally at Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH, Jan. 10, 2012.

Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony Promote Show Together...How Did it Go?

From eonline.com | Archived Version

She's moved on…he's moved on…wouldn't it be a little awkward to work together just months after a split? It was business as usual when the former husband and wife duo teamed up to promote their reality competition show Q'Viva!

Joe Paterno talks for 1st time since his firing

From cbsnews.com | Archived Version

Penn State University head football coach Joe Paterno leaves the team's football building on Nov. 8, 2011 in University Park, Penn.

King prayer breakfast in Elgin enjoys record turnout

From dailyherald.com | Archived Version

By Lenore T. Adkins “Either everybody counts or nobody counts” were the words Traci Ellis returned to over and over again during the keynote address she delivered Saturday at the prayer breakfast Elgin held to honor Dr.

Live Update: 49ers lead 17-14

From mercurynews.com | Archived Version

By Steve Corkran The New Orleans Saints have rebounded from a 17-0 deficit against the 49ers with back-to-back touchdowns in the second quarter of an NFC Divisional Playoffs game at Candlestick Park to make it 17-14 with 4:09 left.

Ma Ying-jeou, Taiwan's pro-China president, wins reelection

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

TAIPEI, Taiwan - President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan won reelection Saturday, cruising to a comfortable victory that should soothe Beijing and calm worries in Washington that the island - a rambunctious democracy just over 100 miles from China - might ...

Man killed in police shooting in Brooklyn, New York

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Merkel: Europe Faces 'Long Road' to Win Back Trust

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Standard and Poor's downgrades of nine countries underline the fact that the eurozone faces a "long road" to win back investors' confidence, pushing Saturday for it to move quickly on a new budget discipline pact ...

Moroun, Stamper free as Gateway ruling is appealed

From detroitnews.com | Archived Version

By Doug Guthrie and Mike Wilkinson Matthew T. Moroun, left, walks with his father, Manuel “Matty” Moroun, on Friday after the elderly billionaire's release from Wayne County Jail.

Pineda, Kuroda Bolster Yankees Rotation - At Cost of Montero

From latino.foxnews.com | Archived Version

FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2011, file photo, Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Michael Pineda (36) delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Seattle.

Processed meat 'linked to pancreatic cancer'

From bbc.co.uk | Archived Version

By James Gallagher Health reporter, BBC News A link between eating processed meat, such as bacon or sausages, and pancreatic cancer has been suggested by researchers in Sweden.

Prosecutor urges Ohio to appeal death penalty case

From ajc.com | Archived Version

AP WARREN, Ohio - A prosecutor is asking Ohio to appeal to the US Supreme Court in the case of an inmate whose scheduled Wednesday execution has been delayed.

Qatar Emir Backs Troops to Syria as ElBaradei Exits Egypt Race

From businessweek.com | Archived Version

By Richard Rubin Jan. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Arab troops should be sent to halt Syria's violent crackdown on anti-government protesters, the emir of Qatar, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, said in an interview to be broadcast tonight on the US television network ...

Red Wings top Blackhawks in OT for 14th straight home win

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

DETROIT (AP) - The Detroit Red Wings earned a spot in the franchise's storied record books with a 14th straight win at home. By Andrew Weber, US Presswire Detroit Red Wings right wing Todd Bertuzzi celebrates his first-period goal against the ...

Scientists Say Cut Soot, Methane to Curb Warming

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer An international team of scientists says it's figured out how to slow global warming in the short run and prevent millions of deaths from dirty air: Stop focusing so much on carbon dioxide.

Six keys: Broncos at Patriots

From boston.com | Archived Version

Win the turnover battle: This the most important thing. Don't give the Broncos any life by giving them the ball. Protect Tom Brady: We all know the protection hasn't been stellar for Brady in the playoff defeats - although some of it has been on his ...

Skype for Windows Phone coming soon says Microsoft

From slashgear.com | Archived Version

There's been a bit of a tip from no less that Microsoft's own VP of products, Rick Osterloh, on what may very well be coming soon for their Windows Phone mobile platform: Skype!

Stephen Colbert Transfers Super PAC, Mulls Presidential Run

From newsfeed.time.com | Archived Version

Colbert for President of the United States...of South Carolina? With a huge wink, the Comedy Central host says he's starting an "exploratory committee.

TV News: Ricky Gervais chats about his third time as Golden Globes host

From assignmentx.com | Archived Version

By CARL CORTEZ / Contributing Editor After hosting the Golden Globe Awards twice, Ricky Gervais is returning for a third time this Sunday night for THE 69th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBES.

Taxpayers slapped with massive bill for anti-whaling activist rescue

From heraldsun.com.au | Archived Version

Anti-whaling activists Simon Peterffy, Geoffrey Tuxworth and Glen Pendlebury. Picture: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Source: Supplied TAXPAYERS face a bill of hundreds of thousands of dollars as a result of the rescue of three anti-whaling ...

The Theological Differences Behind Evangelical Unease With Romney

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

The Rev. R. Philip Roberts, the president of a Southern Baptist seminary in Kansas City, Mo., is an evangelist with a particular goal: countering Mormon beliefs.

The Twilight Saga May Survive Beyond Breaking Dawn

From thedeadbolt.com | Archived Version

The Twilight Saga may survive beyond Breaking Dawn now that the popular teen film franchise is at Lionsgate following the studio's purchase of Summit Entertainment.

The big picture: What truly stood out at CES 2012

From news.cnet.com | Archived Version

by Jennifer Guevin January 14, 2012 1:27 PM PST Follow @jenguevin LAS VEGAS--Sure, there were a lot of ultrabooks at the Consumer Electronics Show.

Three Cameras in Focus at CES

From allthingsd.com | Archived Version

Smartphones are munching at many industries, including cameras. And while some camera makers are looking to compete by making their digital cameras “smarter” - which means adding more Wi-Fi capabilities and apps - others are focusing on their core ...

UFC 142 preview: Aldo vs. Mendes

From msn.foxsports.com | Archived Version

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil on Saturday night at UFC 142, where Aldo vs. Mendes emanates from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro.

White House Won't Back Internet Censorship

From bloomberg.com | Archived Version

Legislation to combat online piracy won't be supported if it encourages censorship, undermines cybersecurity or disrupts the structure of the Internet, the Obama administration said today.