Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012

'Justified' Creator Graham Yost Answers the Question: 'Were We Crazy to Kill ...

From reuters.com | Archived Version

By Kimberly Potts at TheWrap Graham Yost is coming off a critically acclaimed second season of "Justified," built around backwoods mafia mama Mags Bennett, a role that won Margo Martindale an Emmy.

'What's Wrong With Education Cannot Be Fixed with Technology' - The Other ...

From wired.com | Archived Version

By Tim Carmody On Thursday, Apple is hosting an “Education Event” in New York City. Thanks to reporting by sister publication Ars Technica, we expect Apple to announce a new digital publishing tool - a “GarageBand for e-books” - to create interactive, ...

Appeals court refuses to add Perry to Va. ballot

From boston.com | Archived Version

By Larry O'Dell AP / January 17, 2012 RICHMOND, Va.—A federal appeals court rejected Rick Perry's last-ditch bid to be placed on Virginia's Republican presidential primary ballot Tuesday, agreeing with a lower court that the Texas governor and three ...

At Least 30 Reported Killed in New Syrian Violence

From voanews.com | Archived Version

January 17, 2012 At Least 30 Reported Killed in New Syrian Violence VOA News Violence has surged in Syria as Western members of the United Nations Security Council spar with Russia over how to stop the bloodshed from the 10-month uprising against ...

Being international isn't sexy anymore for Citi

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

| AP The bank is proud of its global reach - 1400 branches in 46 countries. But in Asia, the economies of China and India are slowing.

Carnival Ship Captain Granted House Arrest as Death Toll Rises

From businessweek.com | Archived Version

By Andrew Davis and Chiara Vasarri Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- The captain of a Carnival Corp. ship that ran aground off Italy was granted house arrest hours after audio emerged of a Coast Guard official ordering Francesco Schettino to return to his damaged ...

Chef Has Diabetes, and Some Say 'I Told You So'

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

FOR 10 years, wielding slabs of cream cheese and mounds of mayonnaise, Paula Deen has become television's self-crowned queen of Southern cuisine and one of the country's most popular chefs, with an empire built on layers of gooey butter cake, ...

Christie signs sports betting bill into law; now NJ must overcome fed ban ...

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Tuesday legalizing sports betting in the state - but only after a federal ban on such gambling is overturned.

Climate Proposal Puts Practicality Ahead of Sacrifice

From nytimes.com | Archived Version

The current issue of the journal Science contains a proposal to slow global warming that is extraordinary for a couple of reasons: 1. In theory, it would help people living in poor countries now, instead of mainly benefiting their descendants.

EU Starts Hungary Legal Action

From europe.wsj.com | Archived Version

By MATTHEW DALTON BRUSSELS—The European Commission opened three legal cases on Tuesday against the Hungarian government, aiming to undo laws passed by the government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban that the commission says threaten the independence of ...

Fake Antimalarial Medications Undermine Africa Malaria Drive

From medicalnewstoday.com | Archived Version

Fraudulent and substandard antimalarial drugs could be wrecking the chances of winning the war against malaria in Africa, researchers from the Wellcome Trust-Mahosot Hospital-Oxford University Tropical Medicine Research Collaboration reported in the ...

Gingrich ad spotlights debate standing ovation

From cbsnews.com | Archived Version

Newt Gingrich has released a new ad that spotlights a moment from last night's GOP presidential debate that earned him a standing ovation.

Glimmer of Hope in US Obesity Picture

From medpagetoday.com | Archived Version

By Kristina Fiore, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Obesity -- in both kids and adults -- may be hitting a plateau, according to CDC researchers.

Indianapolis Colts fire coach Jim Caldwell after 3 seasons

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

INDIANAPOLIS - Jim Caldwell endured everything thrown at him during his first two seasons as the Colts' coach -- replacing a friend, rebounding from losses and fighting through injuries.

Jon Huntsman ends U.S. presidential campaign, endorses Mitt Romney

From wikinews_en

King Center shakeup: Martin Luther King III quits as president

From latimesblogs.latimes.com | Archived Version

Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of the slain civil rights leader, announced on Tuesday that he will step down as president of the Atlanta-based center devoted to the legacy of his father.

Microsoft aims at VMware with System Center 2012

From theregister.co.uk | Archived Version

Microsoft is taking the fight to VMware with a new release candidate of Systems Center 2012 which includes a new pricing structure and eight management tools that run on a unified interface.

Online retailer Zappos.com hit by hackers

From wikinews_en

President Obama honors Cardinals at White House

From content.usatoday.com | Archived Version

By Scott Boeck, USA TODAY President Obama welcomed the World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals to the White House Tuesday. But noticeably absent from the team were two key figures of the franchise.

RIM Gains on Report Samsung May Be Interested in Making Bid

From sfgate.com | Archived Version

Jan. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Research In Motion Ltd., maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, advanced as much as 6.7 percent after a report that Samsung Electronics Co.

Ratings: Betty White Wins the Night!

From seattlepi.com | Archived Version

By Douglas J. Rowe, TV GUIDE Up against the ballyhooed (but tepidly reviewed) debut of Fox's Alcatraz and the strong CBS Monday lineup of comedies, NBC's 90-minute tribute/special marking the Hot in Cleveland star's 90th birthday attracted the most ...

Romney says he pays US taxes _ about 15 percent

From google.com | Archived Version

FLORENCE, SC (AP) - His wealth and taxes suddenly a campaign focus, Mitt Romney said Tuesday he pays an effective federal tax rate of about 15 percent.

SOPA protests planned by Google, Wikipedia and others on Jan. 18

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

Though the Stop Online Piracy Act has the support from the likes of Hollywood, the music industry, and the US Chamber of Commerce, many Silicon Valley firms say it effectively amounts to censorship.

Several Hundred Occupy Protesters Rally at Capitol

From abcnews.go.com | Archived Version

Several hundred protesters affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement converged on the West Lawn of the Capitol Tuesday to decry the influence of corporate money in politics and voice myriad other grievances.

Siege mentality grips Wisconsin as organizers submit recall petitions

From foxnews.com | Archived Version

By Mike Tobin & Ruth Ravve It seems it is always snowing when Wisconsin melts down into a big partisan battle, and that was the case Tuesday as workers with the liberal group United Wisconsin submitted boxes and boxes of petitions calling for a recall ...

Syria rejects calls for Arab force

From abc.net.au | Archived Version

Arab League observers in yellow jackets are seen with anti-government protesters on the streets. The Syrian government has rejected a call from the Gulf state of Qatar for Arab troops to be sent to end the violence in the country.

The Bachelor's Chris Harrison: Shawntel Had Every Right to Return

From seattlepi.com | Archived Version

By Robyn Ross, TV GUIDE When Shawntel Newton asked to return to The Bachelor, no one had any idea just how upset - and brutal - the women would be.

Tigers star Victor Martinez injures left knee, could miss all of 2012

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

DETROIT - Tigers star Victor Martinez could miss the entire 2012 season after injuring his left knee during offseason conditioning.

UK scientists find 'lost' Darwin fossils

From usatoday.com | Archived Version

LONDON (AP) - British scientists have found scores of fossils the great evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin and his peers collected but that had been lost for more than 150 years.

US Stocks Gain On Economic Data, Pushing DJIA To 5-Month High

From online.wsj.com | Archived Version

By Brendan Conway and Christian Berthelsen Of DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK (Dow Jones)--US stocks gained as investors reacted favorably to economic data in the US and overseas, though weakness in financial stocks limited the advance.

US sidesteps Netanyahu comments on Iran sanctions

From google.com | Archived Version

WASHINGTON - The United States on Tuesday sidestepped suggestions it was not on the same page as Israel on the speed and efficacy of sanctions designed to reverse Iran's nuclear drive.

Wikipedia, Reddit in 'blackout' against SOPA, PROTECT IP laws

From wikinews_en

Windows 8 Includes Tablet Hardware Requirements

From tomshardware.com | Archived Version

Microsoft's own batch of "Windows 8 Hardware Certification Requirements" documents, released last month, reveal that the company is providing minimum hardware requirements for x86, x64 and ARM-based tablets running the upcoming Windows 8 OS.

With barbs of his own, Santorum returns criticism from rivals as contest in SC ...

From washingtonpost.com | Archived Version

AIKEN, SC - Rick Santorum on Tuesday branded Mitt Romney a liberal, said Newt Gingrich's policy positions have been “all over the place” and laughed that Ron Paul has been running for president “since 1938,” looking to capture the GOP presidential ...

Woman gives birth on New Jersey PATH train

From wikinews_en

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang resigns

From reuters.com | Archived Version

By Alexei Oreskovic | SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc co-founder Jerry Yang has quit the Internet company he started in 1995, potentially appeasing shareholders who had blasted the Internet pioneer for impeding efforts to revive the struggling Web ...