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'Polar vortex' blamed for at least 21 deaths - Fox News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

ABC News 'Polar vortex' blamed for at least 21 deaths Fox News The so-called "polar vortex" of dense, frigid air that spread across the country shattering temperature records is being blamed for at least 21 deaths. Authorities reported at least 21 cold-related deaths across the ... Read more

Avalanche takes life of Vail resort founder's grandson - USA TODAY

Wednesday 8 January 2014

NBCNews.com Avalanche takes life of Vail resort founder's grandson USA TODAY Tony Seibert, the grandson of a Vail resort founder, died in an avalanche on the mountain Tuesday. The resort community is still reeling, and trying to cope, with the loss. Loading… Post to Facebook. Avalanche takes ... Read more

Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other US 'zones' - Reuters

Wednesday 8 January 2014

NBC 10 Philadelphia Obama targets poverty in San Antonio, Philadelphia and other US 'zones' Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma will be the first targets of President Barack Obama's plan to co... Read more

Satanists' statue design for Oklahoma Capitol: 'Sit on the lap of Satan' - Washington Times

Wednesday 8 January 2014

WWLP 22News Satanists' statue design for Oklahoma Capitol: 'Sit on the lap of Satan' Washington Times Members of the Satanic Temple have unveiled their design for a 7-foot-tall statue of the devil they want to locate at the Capitol building in Oklahoma, right next to a monument of the... Read more

New York Cops, Firefighters in Massive 9/11 Fraud, Indictment Says - ABC News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

ABC News New York Cops, Firefighters in Massive 9/11 Fraud, Indictment Says ABC News More than 100 retired New York City cops, firefighters and correction officers were charged today with falsely claiming to be suffering from depression and anxiety as a result of the 9/11 terror attacks, New York... Read more

Quotations in the News - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Quotations in the News Seattle Post Intelligencer "All my eggs were cracked, the cheese and milk was frozen. And the ice cream had melted and then refroze. It's crazy, but we're just glad to be back home." — Timolyn Johnson-Fitzgerald after returning to her Indianapolis home aft... Read more

Ga. banker accused of stealing millions seeks bond - Beatrice Daily Sun

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Ga. banker accused of stealing millions seeks bond Beatrice Daily Sun 2014-01-08T05:04:52Z Ga. banker accused of stealing millions seeks bondThe Associated Press The Associated Press. 1 hour ago. (0) Comments. A judge must decide whether a former Georgia banker accused of stealing millions from i... Read more

10 Things to Know for Today - Winona Daily News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

10 Things to Know for Today Winona Daily News Winds are calmer and weather is warming up a day after record-cold temperatures blasted the Eastern Seaboard. 2. WHO SANG HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO KIM. Dennis Rodman serenaded the North Korean leader before leading a squad of former NBA stars  ... and m... Read more

Montana judge criticized in rape case to retire - USA TODAY

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Boise Weekly Montana judge criticized in rape case to retire USA TODAY BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge said he plans to retire at the end of the year after drawing widespread condemnation for saying that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age." Distr... Read more

Montana judge criticized in rape case to retire - USA TODAY

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Boise Weekly Montana judge criticized in rape case to retire USA TODAY BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge said he plans to retire at the end of the year after drawing widespread condemnation for saying that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age." Distr... Read more

Obama's day: The NSA report - USA TODAY

Wednesday 8 January 2014

MiamiHerald.com Obama's day: The NSA report USA TODAY Privacy and National Security Agency surveillance programs are on President Obama's agenda Wednesday. Obama, who is scheduled to propose changes to NSA programs later this month, meets with members of what the White House calls "t... Read more

Bone-chilling weather blamed for 21 deaths nationwide - Al Jazeera America

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Al Jazeera America Bone-chilling weather blamed for 21 deaths nationwide Al Jazeera America Passengers wait for a train to arrive in sub-zero temperature on Tuesday in Chicago, Ill. Scott Olson/Getty Images. Authorities have reported at least 21 cold-related deaths across the U.S. since Sunday, a... Read more

Avalanche kills grandson of Vail ski resort founder - NBCNews.com

Wednesday 8 January 2014

NBCNews.com Avalanche kills grandson of Vail ski resort founder NBCNews.com By Jeff Black, Staff Writer, NBC News. A large avalanche in a back-country area of Vail Mountain , Colo., killed the grandson of a man credited with discovering the terrain that became home to the famous ski resort. Antho... Read more

Daisy Coleman case: Maryville teenager to have rape case reviewed after social ... - The West Aus...

Wednesday 8 January 2014

The West Australian Daisy Coleman case: Maryville teenager to have rape case reviewed after social ... The West Australian A 16-year-old American girl who attempted suicide after she was bullied for accusing two high school seniors of rape will have her case reviewed by a special prosecutor. Dais... Read more

NYC disability insurance fraud may total $400 million - CBS News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

MiamiHerald.com NYC disability insurance fraud may total $400 million CBS News NEW YORK - More than 100 former New York City workers were charged Tuesday with faking psychological problems for insurance benefits. Prosecutors say the total bilked from Social Security disability insurance could rea... Read more

Pro-Clinton super PAC raises $4 million in 2013 - USA TODAY

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Washington Post Pro-Clinton super PAC raises $4 million in 2013 USA TODAY WASHINGTON — A super PAC encouraging Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton to seek the presidency in 2016 raised $2.75 million during the last six months of 2013, the group announced Tuesday night. That brings to $4 million the a... Read more

Fast-moving erosion threatens Hawaii coastal homes - Porterville Recorder

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Fast-moving erosion threatens Hawaii coastal homes Porterville Recorder Sandbags are piled up in front of properties damaged by severe beach erosion in the Rocky Point neighborhood of Oahu's North Shore in Haleiwa, Hawaii on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013. Some property owners want to be able to inst... Read more

'We called for help, and they killed my son,' North Carolina man says - CNN

Wednesday 8 January 2014

New York Daily News 'We called for help, and they killed my son,' North Carolina man says CNN (CNN) -- Seventy seconds: That's how long a North Carolina family says it took for things to go horribly wrong as they sought police help dealing with their mentally ill son. Keith Vidal, 18,... Read more

'Polar vortex' breaks temperature records in southern and eastern parts of US - Fox News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

ABC News 'Polar vortex' breaks temperature records in southern and eastern parts of US Fox News The so-called "polar vortex" of dense, frigid air blamed for at least 21 cold-related deaths across the country spread to the East and the Deep South on Tuesday, shattering records th... Read more

Prosecutor: More than 100 NYC police and firefighters indicted in PTSD scam - CNN

Wednesday 8 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Prosecutor: More than 100 NYC police and firefighters indicted in PTSD scam CNN New York (CNN) -- Though the former New York City police officers and firefighters were supposed to be fully disabled -- some suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after the 9/11 terror... Read more

Tucson remembers Giffords shooting with services - Houston Chronicle

Wednesday 8 January 2014

MiamiHerald.com Tucson remembers Giffords shooting with services Houston Chronicle PHOENIX (AP) — Suzi Hileman remembers the attack as if it were yesterday, the fear and gunfire as the shooter unleashed a barrage of bullets on a crowd gathered outside a Tucson supermarket to meet then-U.S. Rep. G... Read more

Fast-Moving Erosion Threatens Hawaii Coastal Homes - ABC News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Fast-Moving Erosion Threatens Hawaii Coastal Homes ABC News Alice Lunt didn't worry too much when she saw waves splashing close to her home on Oahu's North Shore on Christmas Eve. She had seen the ocean edge close before. But before dawn, a neighbor woke her with a call. "Everything ... Read more

Suspects in fatal NJ mall carjacking due in court - San Francisco Chronicle

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Suspects in fatal NJ mall carjacking due in court San Francisco Chronicle NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Four men are due in court to face charges in the fatal carjacking of a man at a northern New Jersey mall. Authorities say the men were involved in a Dec. 15 carjacking at The Mall at Short Hills, where a... Read more

$4 million for Ready for Hillary - Politico

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Politico $4 million for Ready for Hillary Politico Ready for Hillary, a super PAC that supports a possible Hillary Clinton presidential run, announced Tuesday that it raked in more than $4 million in 2013 from more than 33,000 donors. The grassroots-focused group saw activity pick up significantl... Read more

Federal guidelines address discipline in nation's schools - Washington Post

Wednesday 8 January 2014

WKEF ABC 22 Federal guidelines address discipline in nation's schools Washington Post Federal officials Wednesday released guidelines intended to help the nation's schools create discipline policies that would keep more students in class, avoid unnecessary out-of-school suspensions and re... Read more

Carlson: Liz Cheney gets a chance to make things right - The State

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Christian Science Monitor Carlson: Liz Cheney gets a chance to make things right The State One beleaguered politician once uttered the plaintive question: Where do I go to get my reputation back? Senate candidate Liz Cheney might ask what she does to reclaim her relationship with her sister, Mary... Read more

Authorities ID man killed in Colorado avalanche - Fox News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

New York Daily News Authorities ID man killed in Colorado avalanche Fox News Authorities have identified the man killed in an avalanche at a Colorado backcountry skiing area Tuesday as the grandson of a man credited with helping discover a nearby ski resort. Anthony Seibert, 24, died after an ava... Read more

Aid for long-term jobless may require trade-off - Chicago Sun-Times

Wednesday 8 January 2014

MiamiHerald.com Aid for long-term jobless may require trade-off Chicago Sun-Times WASHINGTON — Should a three-month extension of long-term unemployment benefits be “paid for,” that is, balanced by cuts on other spending, or be considered emergency spending that Congress has routinely approved in ... Read more

More Than 100 Charged in Federal Disability Fraud Bust - Wall Street Journal

Wednesday 8 January 2014

ABC News More Than 100 Charged in Federal Disability Fraud Bust Wall Street Journal Ex-police sergeant Richard Cosentino said he couldn't leave his house. Manhattan District Attorney's Office. More than 100 people, including 72 former New York City police officers and eight former firefig... Read more

Askari Abdullah Muhammad, previously known as Thomas Knight, executed in ... - Fox News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Washington Post Askari Abdullah Muhammad, previously known as Thomas Knight, executed in ... Fox News STARKE, Fla. – A Florida inmate has been executed for fatally stabbing a prison guard with a sharpened spoon while on death row for abducting and killing a Miami couple. Askari Abdullah Muhammad,... Read more

Grandson of Vail resort co-founder killed in Colorado avalanche - CNN

Wednesday 8 January 2014

CNN Grandson of Vail resort co-founder killed in Colorado avalanche CNN (CNN) -- The grandson of one of the Vail ski mecca's co-founders died Tuesday in an avalanche that also trapped -- temporarily -- three others, county authorities said. Anthony "Tony" Seibert, 24, died in backco... Read more

Four US Air Force members dead after Pave Hawk helicopter crashes in England - New York Daily News

Wednesday 8 January 2014

New York Daily News Four US Air Force members dead after Pave Hawk helicopter crashes in England New York Daily News Four people are dead after an American military helicopter crashed on the eastern England coast. The U.S. Air Force says an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed Tuesday night outside... Read more

Pro-Clinton super PAC raises $4 million in 2013 - USA TODAY

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Washington Post Pro-Clinton super PAC raises $4 million in 2013 USA TODAY WASHINGTON — A super PAC encouraging Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton to seek the presidency in 2016 raised $2.75 million during the last six months of 2013, the group announced Tuesday night. That brings to $4 million the a... Read more

4 dead in crash of USAF helicopter on English coast - USA TODAY

Wednesday 8 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle 4 dead in crash of USAF helicopter on English coast USA TODAY Four U.S. Air Force crewmembers died Tuesday evening when their helicopter crashed in a bird sanctuary during a training mission along the eastern coast of England. The HH-60G Pave Hawk, an updated version of th... Read more

Senate moves ahead with measure to extend long-term unemployment benefits - Washington Post

Wednesday 8 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Senate moves ahead with measure to extend long-term unemployment benefits Washington Post The Democratic effort to extend federal benefits for the long-term unemployed got a surprise boost Tuesday as skeptical Republicans in the Senate voted to allow the proposal to advanc... Read more

Temperatures Plunge in the East and South - New York Times

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Washington Post Temperatures Plunge in the East and South New York Times The record-breaking polar air that has made the Midwest shiver over the past few days spread to the East and South on Tuesday, sending the mercury plunging into the single digits and teens from Boston and New York to Atlanta... Read more

Grandson of Vail ski resort founder killed in avalanche - Reuters

Wednesday 8 January 2014

CNN International Grandson of Vail ski resort founder killed in avalanche Reuters DENVER (Reuters) - The 24-year-old grandson of the founder of the Vail Mountain ski resort was killed and three others suffered minor injuries on Tuesday when a large avalanche swept them down a mountain outside the... Read more

Charges for 106 In Huge Fraud Over Disability - New York Times

Wednesday 8 January 2014

New York Times Charges for 106 In Huge Fraud Over Disability New York Times Published: January 7, 2014. The retired New York City police officers and firefighters showed up to their psychiatric exams disheveled and disoriented, most following a nearly identical script. Document: Indictment From t... Read more

UPDATE 4-Four US Air Force helicopter crew believed killed in British crash - Reuters

Wednesday 8 January 2014

The Guardian UPDATE 4-Four US Air Force helicopter crew believed killed in British crash Reuters ... Print. * USAF helicopter crashes in rural England. * Sikorsky Pave Hawk was on training exercise. By Michael Holden. LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - Four crew members on board a U.S. military helicopter... Read more

Satanists unveil design for OK statehouse statue - CNN (blog)

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Satanists unveil design for OK statehouse statue CNN (blog) (CNN) – Satanists have unveiled their design for a proposed statue at the Oklahoma state Capitol, including a place for people to sit on the devil's lap "for inspiration and contemplation." The New York-based Satanic Temple... Read more

Passengers made the best of being stuck on train headed to Chicago - Quincy Herald Whig

Wednesday 8 January 2014

New York Times Passengers made the best of being stuck on train headed to Chicago Quincy Herald Whig Passengers unload their luggage from a bus Tuesday at Union Station after their Amtrak train from Los Angeles became stuck in snow drifts. Passengers spent the night onboard three trains stranded ... Read more

Avalanche kills one person, injures three near Vail, Colorado - Reuters

Wednesday 8 January 2014

CNN International Avalanche kills one person, injures three near Vail, Colorado Reuters DENVER (Reuters) - One person was killed and three others suffered minor injuries on Tuesday when a large avalanche swept them down a mountain in the back country near the Colorado ski resort of Vail, law enfo... Read more

DA: 4 LIers led FDNY, NYPD Social Security disability fraud - Newsday

Wednesday 8 January 2014

BBC News DA: 4 LIers led FDNY, NYPD Social Security disability fraud Newsday Four Nassau County men were the masterminds of a scheme that defrauded taxpayers of an estimated $400 million by coaching faked mental problems to get Social Security payments for as many as 1,000 ineligible people durin... Read more

Arkansas: Lieutenant Governor Resists Calls to Quit - New York Times

Wednesday 8 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Arkansas: Lieutenant Governor Resists Calls to Quit New York Times Lt. Gov. Mark Darr said Tuesday that he would not resign over ethics violations tied to his campaign and office spending, despite growing calls for him to quit or face the threat of impeachment. Mr. Darr ac... Read more

Radel returns, seeks Hill meetings - Politico

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Politico Radel returns, seeks Hill meetings Politico Embattled Florida Rep. Trey Radel has been trying to set up face-to-face meetings with some Capitol Hill colleagues to apologize for his cocaine bust, according to several people who have spoken to him. Radel, who returned to D.C. Tuesday eveni... Read more

UPDATE 2-Arctic freeze disrupts North American air travel - Reuters

Wednesday 8 January 2014

New York Daily News UPDATE 2-Arctic freeze disrupts North American air travel Reuters By Karen Jacobs. Jan 7 (Reuters) - Glacial temperatures gripping large parts of the United States and Canada disrupted thousands of flights on Tuesday, creating challenges for airlines seeking to recover from re... Read more

Record freeze extends to eastern United States, at least nine dead - Reuters

Wednesday 8 January 2014

NPR Record freeze extends to eastern United States, at least nine dead Reuters NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices high... Read more

Record freeze extends to eastern United States, at least nine dead - Reuters

Wednesday 8 January 2014

New York Daily News Record freeze extends to eastern United States, at least nine dead Reuters NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving en... Read more

Enzi returns focus to policy, after Cheney quits - Wyoming Public Media

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Politico Enzi returns focus to policy, after Cheney quits Wyoming Public Media Wyoming Republican Mike Enzi says he can focus more on his work in the U.S. Senate now that Liz Cheney has dropped her primary challenge. Enlarge image. Cheney's primary challenge to the state's senior senator ... Read more

Travelers Spend Night on Snowbound Amtrak Trains in Illinois - Wall Street Journal

Tuesday 7 January 2014

New York Times Travelers Spend Night on Snowbound Amtrak Trains in Illinois Wall Street Journal CHICAGO—Passengers who spent Monday night on trains stranded in snow in rural Illinois made their way to Chicago Tuesday by bus, as the extreme weather conditions prompted some trains to be canceled th... Read more

Photo in USA TODAY leads family to missing NY man - USA TODAY

Monday 6 January 2014

CTV News Photo in USA TODAY leads family to missing NY man USA TODAY They say a picture is worth a thousand words. For one New York family, it was the answer to a thousand prayers. A man missing since Wednesday was located in Washington, D.C., after his photo appeared in a Rochester, N.Y., editio... Read more

'Jihad Jane' faces life sentence for terror plot - Stars and Stripes

Monday 6 January 2014

'Jihad Jane' faces life sentence for terror plot Stars and Stripes PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A woman who called herself "Jihad Jane" and helped suspected terrorists overseas faces the possibility of life in prison at her sentencing this week in Philadelphia. A federal judge must deci... Read more

Liz Cheney Quits Wyoming Senate Race - New York Times

Monday 6 January 2014

Politico Liz Cheney Quits Wyoming Senate Race New York Times WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney announced early Monday morning that she is withdrawing from the Wyoming Republican Senate primary, bringing an abrupt end to her unsteady challenge to the incumbent, Michael B. Enzi. “Serious health issues have r... Read more

Deep South braces for deep freeze as brutal cold grips the Midwest - CNN

Monday 6 January 2014

CNN Deep South braces for deep freeze as brutal cold grips the Midwest CNN (CNN) -- Get ready for some of the coldest weather in decades. About 140 million Americans are bracing for a polar blast that's barreling across the country this week, shattering records along the way. Much of the Unit... Read more

Jet crashes on landing at Aspen, Colorado, airport, killing 1 - CNN

Monday 6 January 2014

CNN Jet crashes on landing at Aspen, Colorado, airport, killing 1 CNN (CNN) -- A small plane crashed while trying to land at the Aspen, Colorado, airport Sunday, killing the co-pilot and injuring two others aboard, said Alex Burchetta with the Pitkin County Sheriff's Office. Witnesses describ... Read more

Pa. monsignor due in court after leaving prison - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Monday 6 January 2014

Pa. monsignor due in court after leaving prison Fort Worth Star Telegram PHILADELPHIA — A Roman Catholic church official is due in court Monday for the first time since his conviction in the priest sex-abuse scandal was reversed. Monsignor William Lynn is not quite a free man. He must remain unde... Read more

RPT-US Congress to begin 2014 with jobless benefits battle - Reuters

Monday 6 January 2014

Washington Post RPT-US Congress to begin 2014 with jobless benefits battle Reuters ... Print. * First Senate vote Monday on renewing unemployment checks. * Minimum wage vote expected within weeks. * Obama aims to combat income inequality. By Thomas Ferraro. WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. ... Read more

At least 4 injured in Connecticut apartment fire - Fox News

Monday 6 January 2014

NBC Connecticut At least 4 injured in Connecticut apartment fire Fox News SHELTON, Conn. – A four-story Connecticut apartment building partially collapsed during a late night fire fought by emergency crews from several towns. At least four people were brought to the hospital. Firefighters were ca... Read more

Reports: Liz Cheney to quit Senate bid - USA TODAY

Monday 6 January 2014

MiamiHerald.com Reports: Liz Cheney to quit Senate bid USA TODAY WASHINGTON (AP) — Published reports citing anonymous GOP insiders say Liz Cheney plans to quit the Republican Wyoming Senate primary and abandon her effort to unseat incumbent Sen. Mike Enzi. The daughter of former Vice President Di... Read more

Will Senate switch party control? These races are key - Kansas City Star

Monday 6 January 2014

Washington Post Will Senate switch party control? These races are key Kansas City Star WASHINGTON — Democrats look like certain underdogs as the political calendar begins on their struggle to maintain their Senate majority in the 2014 elections. The political map _ and for that matter, the climat... Read more

'Jihad Jane' faces life sentence for terror plot - Washington Post

Monday 6 January 2014

NBC 10 Philadelphia 'Jihad Jane' faces life sentence for terror plot Washington Post PHILADELPHIA — A woman who called herself “Jihad Jane” and helped suspected terrorists overseas faces the possibility of life in prison at her sentencing this week in Philadelphia. A federal judge must de... Read more

Photo leads family to missing Greece man - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Monday 6 January 2014

New York Magazine Photo leads family to missing Greece man Rochester Democrat and Chronicle A missing Greece man is found in Washington, D.C., after relatives saw his photo in the Democrat and Chronicle. Loading… Post to Facebook. Photo leads family to missing Greece man on DemocratandChronicle.c... Read more

NJ Works to Curb Sex Trafficking Before Super Bowl - TIME

Monday 6 January 2014

Washington Post NJ Works to Curb Sex Trafficking Before Super Bowl TIME (EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.) — Law enforcement agents in New Jersey have redoubled efforts to fight what they worry could be one of the biggest menaces to come with next month's Super Bowl: sex trafficking. Hundreds of thousan... Read more

Man in toddler-slapping plane case to be sentenced - MiamiHerald.com

Monday 6 January 2014

Man in toddler-slapping plane case to be sentenced MiamiHerald.com ATLANTA -- A man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on a flight is due in federal court for sentencing. Joe Rickey Hundley pleaded guilty in October after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors. His senten... Read more

Man in toddler-slapping plane case to be sentenced - Washington Post

Monday 6 January 2014

Man in toddler-slapping plane case to be sentenced Washington Post ATLANTA — A man who pleaded guilty to slapping a crying toddler on a flight is due in federal court for sentencing. Joe Rickey Hundley pleaded guilty in October after reaching a plea agreement with federal prosecutors. His sentenc... Read more

Deep South braces for deep freeze as brutal cold grips the Midwest - CNN

Monday 6 January 2014

CNN Deep South braces for deep freeze as brutal cold grips the Midwest CNN (CNN) -- Get ready for some of the coldest weather in decades. About 140 million Americans are bracing for a polar blast that's barreling across the country this week, shattering records along the way. Much of the Unit... Read more

Senate set to confirm Yellen as Fed Chair - CNN

Monday 6 January 2014

CNN Senate set to confirm Yellen as Fed Chair CNN The U.S. Senate is expected to confirm Janet Yellen Monday to serve as the next chair of the Federal Reserve, after Ben Bernanke's second term ends in January. She will be the first woman to head the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history. Ye... Read more

Congress looks ahead to a year of pre-election battles - Los Angeles Times

Monday 6 January 2014

Philly.com Congress looks ahead to a year of pre-election battles Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Congress comes back to session this week with leaders of both parties planning a war of words in 2014 — dueling agendas that promise little substantive legislation but lots of messages aimed at establ... Read more

Liz Cheney to Quit Wyoming Senate Race - New York Times

Monday 6 January 2014

ABC News Liz Cheney to Quit Wyoming Senate Race New York Times WASHINGTON — Liz Cheney intends to withdraw from the Wyoming Republican Senate primary, according to two sources familiar with her plans, bringing an abrupt end to her unsteady challenge to the incumbent, Michael B. Enzi. Ms. Cheney, ... Read more

NJ works to curb sex trafficking before Super Bowl - San Jose Mercury News

Monday 6 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle NJ works to curb sex trafficking before Super Bowl San Jose Mercury News EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—New Jersey law enforcement agents are intensifying efforts to combat sex trafficking ahead of the Super Bowl. Officials are training legions of law enforcement personnel, hospita... Read more

One dead, two injured in small plane crash at Aspen airport - Reuters

Monday 6 January 2014

ABC News One dead, two injured in small plane crash at Aspen airport Reuters (Reuters) - One person died and two others were injured when a small plane crashed at the Aspen/Pitkin County Airport in Colorado on Sunday, the Pitkin County Sheriff's office said. The Canadair Challenger 601 was ar... Read more

'Polar vortex' pushes subzero temps into Midwest - San Francisco Chronicle

Monday 6 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle 'Polar vortex' pushes subzero temps into Midwest San Francisco Chronicle CHICAGO (AP) — A whirlpool of frigid, dense air known as a "polar vortex" descended Monday into much of the U.S., pummeling parts of the country with a dangerous cold that could brea... Read more

Hawaii vacation ends for Obama and daughters - Boston Globe

Monday 6 January 2014

Boston Globe Hawaii vacation ends for Obama and daughters Boston Globe PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii — The 15-day Hawaiian holiday vacation is over for President Obama and his daughters, Sasha and Malia, who arrived back at the White House on Sunday after an overnight flight. But Michelle Obama is staying... Read more

SIU men's basketball team stranded by snow - Chicago Tribune

Monday 6 January 2014

ESPN SIU men's basketball team stranded by snow Chicago Tribune Getting blown out at Illinois State was just one of two disappointing things that the Southern Illinois basketball team experienced Sunday. The bus carrying the Salukis' players and assistant coach Anthony Beane Sr. got stuck... Read more

Slain Brooklyn landlord's kin says 'devil' did this - New York Daily News

Monday 6 January 2014

New York Daily News Slain Brooklyn landlord's kin says 'devil' did this New York Daily News Relatives of kidnapped Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark, whose scorched corpse was found in a Dumpster over the weekend, defended him as a pillar of the community Sunday and were unable to expl... Read more

Celebrities witness plane crash at Aspen airport - USA TODAY

Monday 6 January 2014

ABC News Celebrities witness plane crash at Aspen airport USA TODAY Witnesses, including celebrities Kevin Nealon and LeAnn Rimes, took to social media to share photos and comments after a private plane crashed and burned Sunday at an airport in Aspen, Colo. Nealon, a comedian, kept his Twitter f... Read more

First on CNN: Liz Cheney to abandon Senate bid - CNN

Monday 6 January 2014

CNN First on CNN: Liz Cheney to abandon Senate bid CNN New York (CNN) -- Liz Cheney, whose upstart bid to unseat Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi sparked a round of warfare in the Republican Party and even within her own family, is dropping out of the Senate primary, sources told CNN late Sunday. Cheney, t... Read more

Hill Democrats, Republicans set 2014 agendas with midterm elections in mind - Fox News

Monday 6 January 2014

NPR Hill Democrats, Republicans set 2014 agendas with midterm elections in mind Fox News FILE: Dec. 30, 2012: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid walks to meeting on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C.AP. ADVERTISEMENT. Congressional Democrats and Republicans sharpened their political knives Sunday a... Read more

Nicholas Simmons: AP photo leads family to missing NY man - USA TODAY

Monday 6 January 2014

Washington Post Nicholas Simmons: AP photo leads family to missing NY man USA TODAY Nicholas A. Simmons, a 20-year-old from Greece, N.Y., was found in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after an AP photo of him in the USA TODAY local edition for the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle... Read more

Potentially record-setting cold temperatures blow into Midwest, Northeast - Fox News

Monday 6 January 2014

CNN International Potentially record-setting cold temperatures blow into Midwest, Northeast Fox News SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Icy, snow-covered roads and high winds made travel treacherous Sunday from the Dakotas and Michigan to Missouri as much of the nation braced for the next winter wallop: a dange... Read more

Murdered Brooklyn landlord was 'a good man': relatives - New York Daily News

Monday 6 January 2014

New York Daily News Murdered Brooklyn landlord was 'a good man': relatives New York Daily News Relatives of kidnapped Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark, whose scorched corpse was found in a Dumpster over the weekend, defended him as a pillar of the community Sunday and were unable to expla... Read more

No injuries in Minn. apartment complex explosions - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Monday 6 January 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune No injuries in Minn. apartment complex explosions Seattle Post Intelligencer ROGERS, Minn. (AP) — A series of explosions forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents of an apartment complex in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis on Sunday. A problem occurred in a gener... Read more

Record-Low Temperatures Set to Fall Across US - ABC News

Monday 6 January 2014

ABC News Record-Low Temperatures Set to Fall Across US ABC News Icy, snow-covered roads and high winds made travel treacherous Sunday from the Dakotas and Michigan to Missouri as much of the nation braced for the next winter wallop: a dangerous cold that could break records. A whirlpool of frigid... Read more

Nicholas Simmons: AP photo leads family to missing NY man - USA TODAY

Monday 6 January 2014

Washington Post Nicholas Simmons: AP photo leads family to missing NY man USA TODAY Nicholas A. Simmons, a 20-year-old from Greece, N.Y., was found in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, after an AP photo of him in the USA TODAY local edition for the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle... Read more

Congress returns with hefty to-do list - NBCNews.com

Monday 6 January 2014

Washington Post Congress returns with hefty to-do list NBCNews.com By Carrie Dann and Michael O'Brien, NBC News. They've been away from Washington for more than two weeks, but Congress is finally back on the job. Both chambers of Congress are back in earnest this week to begin the second ... Read more

Hundreds evacuated from Rogers apartment building following explosion - Coon Rapids ECM Publishers

Monday 6 January 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune Hundreds evacuated from Rogers apartment building following explosion Coon Rapids ECM Publishers An explosion at a Rogers apartment complex forced evacuation of hundreds of residents, but not one resident or firefighter was injured. At approximately 8:41 a.m. Sunday, the ... Read more

Fire in Luxury High-Rise Kills One and Displaces Dozens in Hell's Kitchen - New York Times

Monday 6 January 2014

New York Times Fire in Luxury High-Rise Kills One and Displaces Dozens in Hell's Kitchen New York Times Published: January 5, 2014. A 27-year-old man was killed and dozens of residents were displaced Sunday in a three-alarm fire at a luxury high-rise building in Hell's Kitchen, officials ... Read more

No Injuries in Minn. Apartment Complex Explosion - ABC News

Monday 6 January 2014

Minneapolis Star Tribune No Injuries in Minn. Apartment Complex Explosion ABC News A series of explosions forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents of an apartment complex in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis on Sunday. Rogers Police Chief Jeff Beahen told the Star Tribune that a problem ... Read more

Congress returns with hefty to-do list - NBCNews.com

Monday 6 January 2014

NPR Congress returns with hefty to-do list NBCNews.com By Carrie Dann and Michael O'Brien, NBC News. They've been away from Washington for more than two weeks, but Congress is finally back on the job. Both chambers of Congress are back in earnest this week to begin the second year of a se... Read more

Public Has Its Day at Gracie - Wall Street Journal

Monday 6 January 2014

Wall Street Journal Public Has Its Day at Gracie Wall Street Journal New Yorkers quickly forgot the drizzly cold once they walked into Gracie Mansion. Inside, they drank apple cider and greeted their new mayor. Peter J. Smith for The Wall Street Journal. Thousands of New Yorkers waited in near-fr... Read more

One dead and at least seven injured in NYC high-rise fire - CNN

Monday 6 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle One dead and at least seven injured in NYC high-rise fire CNN New York (CNN) -- One person died and at least seven others were injured Sunday after a three-alarm fire broke out in a New York City high-rise, authorities said. Daniel McClung, 27, was remembered by a close fr... Read more

Public Has Its Day at Gracie - Wall Street Journal

Monday 6 January 2014

New York Times Public Has Its Day at Gracie Wall Street Journal New Yorkers quickly forgot the drizzly cold once they walked into Gracie Mansion. Inside, they drank apple cider and greeted their new mayor. Peter J. Smith for The Wall Street Journal. Thousands of New Yorkers waited in near-freezin... Read more

Bitter cold snap creeps into central, eastern US - Boston.com

Monday 6 January 2014

CNN Bitter cold snap creeps into central, eastern US Boston.com CHICAGO (AP) — Frigid, subzero temperatures and winter weather descended across a wide swath of the central and eastern United States on Sunday, with temperatures expected to plummet further overnight. Some Midwestern residents were ... Read more

Man reunited with family after AP photo published - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Monday 6 January 2014

NBCNews.com Man reunited with family after AP photo published Seattle Post Intelligencer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nicholas Simmons disappeared from his parents' house in a small upstate New York town on New Year's Day, leaving behind his wallet, cellphone and everything else. Four days later, an... Read more

A Developer Is Mourned and Vilified in Brooklyn - New York Times

Monday 6 January 2014

New York Times A Developer Is Mourned and Vilified in Brooklyn New York Times A day after the charred body of a prominent Hasidic real estate developer was found in a smoking trash bin on Long Island, more than a thousand mourners gathered for his funeral in the heart of Hasidic Williamsburg. The... Read more

A Developer Is Mourned and Vilified in Brooklyn - New York Times

Monday 6 January 2014

New York Times A Developer Is Mourned and Vilified in Brooklyn New York Times A day after the charred body of a prominent Hasidic real estate developer was found in a smoking trash bin on Long Island, more than a thousand mourners gathered for his funeral in the heart of Hasidic Williamsburg. The... Read more

Authorities identify man killed in Aspen, Colo. plane crash - Fox News

Monday 6 January 2014

ABC News Authorities identify man killed in Aspen, Colo. plane crash Fox News A failed landing attempt at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport on Sunday ended in a fiery crash, killing the plane's co-pilot and injuring the other two people on board, authorities said. The pilot of the private twin-... Read more

Authorities identify man killed in Aspen, Colo. plane crash - Fox News

Monday 6 January 2014

ABC News Authorities identify man killed in Aspen, Colo. plane crash Fox News A failed landing attempt at the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport on Sunday ended in a fiery crash, killing the plane's co-pilot and injuring the other two people on board, authorities said. The pilot of the private twin-... Read more

Arrest made in connection with death of Fall River man - Boston Globe

Monday 6 January 2014

Arrest made in connection with death of Fall River man Boston Globe A Rhode Island man was arrested this afternoon in connection with the death of a 26-year-old Fall River man early this morning, according to the Bristol district attorney's office. William Tate, 34, of East Providence, R.I., ... Read more

Arrest made in connection with death of Fall River man - Boston Globe

Monday 6 January 2014

Arrest made in connection with death of Fall River man Boston Globe A Rhode Island man was arrested this afternoon in connection with the death of a 26-year-old Fall River man early this morning, according to the Bristol district attorney's office. William Tate, 34, of East Providence, R.I., ... Read more

Dangerously cold weather in Vt. - Wall Street Journal

Friday 3 January 2014

NBC Chicago Dangerously cold weather in Vt. Wall Street Journal By 6 a.m. Friday, it was 8 degrees below zero in Burlington, with a wind chill of 29 below zero. The National Weather Service says there's a good chance of more snow showers Friday morning, with not much accumulation. The cold we... Read more

PAC fundraises to challenge coke congressman - MSNBC

Friday 3 January 2014

Politico PAC fundraises to challenge coke congressman MSNBC A super PAC has raised a million dollars to challenge Republican Rep. Trey Radel, a congressman convicted of cocaine possession. The first-term Florida representative took a leave of absence shortly after pleading guilty to the coke char... Read more

10 important events in Fla. in the 21st century - Houston Chronicle

Friday 3 January 2014

10 important events in Fla. in the 21st century Houston Chronicle ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Some of the nation's most important events of the young century have taken place in Florida or had a strong connection to the state, which is expected to surpass New York in population in 2014 to become the... Read more

At least 1500 flights canceled, nearly 500 delayed as snow storm snarls travel - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

ABC News At least 1500 flights canceled, nearly 500 delayed as snow storm snarls travel Fox News At least 1,500 U.S. flights were canceled Friday as a winter storm swept over the Northeast, dropping nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston and shut down major highways in New York and Pennsylvan... Read more

SC double murder suspect escapes mental hospital - New York Daily News

Friday 3 January 2014

New York Daily News SC double murder suspect escapes mental hospital New York Daily News A South Carolina man who had been hospitalized for mental health issues after being accused of killing his mother and stepfather is on the loose, authorities said. Jason Mark Carter, 39, eluded security at an... Read more

Gates plans book tour while in neck brace - USA TODAY

Friday 3 January 2014

Politico Gates plans book tour while in neck brace USA TODAY Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates is playing hurt as he plans his book tour for later this month. Gates, age 70, is wearing a neck brace after fracturing a vertebrae during a New Year's Day fall at his home in Seattle, Wash. Thi... Read more

NSA reportedly building quantum computer that could crack most encryption types - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

Philly.com NSA reportedly building quantum computer that could crack most encryption types Fox News The National Security Agency is reportedly racing to build a computer that will be able to break almost every kind of encryption used to protect medical, banking, business and government records ar... Read more

Gates plans book tour while in neck brace - Detroit Free Press

Friday 3 January 2014

Politico Gates plans book tour while in neck brace Detroit Free Press Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates is playing hurt as he plans his book tour for later this month. Gates, age 70, is wearing a neck brace after fracturing a vertebrae during a New Year's Day fall at his home in Seattle, ... Read more

Florida on pace to become nation's third-most populous state - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

Montreal Gazette Florida on pace to become nation's third-most populous state Fox News ORLANDO, Fla. – Sometime this year, Florida will surpass New York in population and become the nation's third-most populous state. Once Florida passes New York -- only California and Texas will have mor... Read more

At least 1300 flights canceled, nearly 500 delayed as snow storm snarls travel - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

CNN International At least 1300 flights canceled, nearly 500 delayed as snow storm snarls travel Fox News At least 1,500 U.S. flights were canceled Friday as a winter storm swept over the Northeast, dropping nearly 2 feet of snow just north of Boston and shut down major highways in New York and P... Read more

50% of female Marines fail 3 pull-up requirement - MyFoxOrlando.com

Friday 3 January 2014

MiamiHerald.com 50% of female Marines fail 3 pull-up requirement MyFoxOrlando.com Changes are not on the way after some surprising statistics are revealed about women in the Marines. Officials report more than half of all female Marines can't complete the minimum 3 pull-up requirement standar... Read more

FireEye acquires Mandiant in $1.05 billion deal - USA TODAY

Friday 3 January 2014

Wall Street Journal FireEye acquires Mandiant in $1.05 billion deal USA TODAY SEATTLE –Cybersecurity investments, which were red hot in 2013, are off to a big bang start this new year. Network security vendor Fireeye, which helps companies detect and stop persistent attacks, has just announced it... Read more

Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail - USA TODAY

Friday 3 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail USA TODAY WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can't do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year, prompting the Marine Corps to delay the requirem... Read more

Flights Grounded as Northeast US Snow Storm Shuts Roads, Offices - Businessweek

Friday 3 January 2014

ABC News Flights Grounded as Northeast US Snow Storm Shuts Roads, Offices Businessweek A snow plow makes it way up Congress St. in Boston on Jan. 2, 2014. Photographer: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg. A storm along the U.S. East Coast brought snow and wind chills to the region, threatening blizzard condit... Read more

Dangerously cold weather in Vt. - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Friday 3 January 2014

Kingsport Times News Dangerously cold weather in Vt. Seattle Post Intelligencer MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont residents are experiencing some dangerously low temperatures with some light snow. By 6 a.m. Friday, it was 8 degrees below zero in Burlington, with a wind chill of 29 below zero. The Na... Read more

One Body Found In Minneapolis Apartment Fire - KELOLAND TV

Friday 3 January 2014

KELOLAND TV One Body Found In Minneapolis Apartment Fire KELOLAND TV The Minneapolis Fire Department says one body has been discovered at the site of an apartment fire. Fire officials say they confirmed a body was found shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday. No identifying information was released. The ... Read more

US Marines postpone fitness rule after most female recruits fail to do three pull-ups - Telegraph...

Friday 3 January 2014

Telegraph.co.uk US Marines postpone fitness rule after most female recruits fail to do three pull-ups Telegraph.co.uk Video: Watch Major Ann Bernard explain how to do a pull-up, Marine Corps-style · Video: Watch one female marine achieve her goal of 20 pull-ups. The US Marine Corps has scr... Read more

Massive winter storm wallops Northeast, dumps 22 inches of snow in Mass. - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Massive winter storm wallops Northeast, dumps 22 inches of snow in Mass. Fox News The first major winter storm of 2014 brought snow, stiff winds and frigid temperatures to much of the Northeast, with states of emergency being declared in New York and New Jersey and airline... Read more

Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail - USA TODAY

Friday 3 January 2014

MiamiHerald.com Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail USA TODAY WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can't do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year, prompting the Marine Corps to delay the requirement, par... Read more

Massive winter storm wallops Northeast, dumps 22 inches of snow in Mass. - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

ABC News Massive winter storm wallops Northeast, dumps 22 inches of snow in Mass. Fox News The first major winter storm of 2014 brought snow, stiff winds and frigid temperatures to much of the Northeast, with states of emergency being declared in New York and New Jersey and airlines canceling tho... Read more

NSA reportedly building quantum computer that could crack most encryption types - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

Philly.com NSA reportedly building quantum computer that could crack most encryption types Fox News The National Security Agency is reportedly racing to build a computer that will be able to break almost every kind of encryption used to protect medical, banking, business and government records ar... Read more

Man accused in South Carolina double murder escapes facility - Reuters

Friday 3 January 2014

CNN Man accused in South Carolina double murder escapes facility Reuters (Reuters) - A man accused of killing his mother and stepfather, whose plastic-wrapped bodies police found inside a locked basement room in South Carolina in 2006, escaped on Thursday from a psychiatric hospital, authorities ... Read more

Man accused in South Carolina double murder escapes facility - Reuters

Friday 3 January 2014

CNN Man accused in South Carolina double murder escapes facility Reuters (Reuters) - A man accused of killing his mother and stepfather, whose plastic-wrapped bodies police found inside a locked basement room in South Carolina in 2006, escaped on Thursday from a psychiatric hospital, authorities ... Read more

10 important events in Fla. in the 21st century - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Friday 3 January 2014

10 important events in Fla. in the 21st century Sarasota Herald-Tribune ORLANDO, Fla. - Some of the nation's most important events of the young century have taken place in Florida or had a strong connection to the state, which is expected to surpass New York in population in 2014 to become th... Read more

Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail - USA TODAY

Friday 3 January 2014

Philly.com Marines delay female fitness plan after half fail USA TODAY WASHINGTON (AP) — More than half of female Marines in boot camp can't do three pullups, the minimum standard that was supposed to take effect with the new year, prompting the Marine Corps to delay the requirement, part of ... Read more

Calif. man hopes law license will help immigrants - The Seattle Times

Friday 3 January 2014

Washington Post Calif. man hopes law license will help immigrants The Seattle Times A man who illegally came to the United States two decades ago said he hopes a court ruling granting him a law license will open doors to millions of other immigrants in the same situation. By JASON DEAREN. Associa... Read more

Quotations in the News - Rapid City Journal

Friday 3 January 2014

Quotations in the News Rapid City Journal "It's been a tough road. (But) we have a place to sleep that isn't the airport." _ Heather Krochuk inside a Boston hotel after her flight to Toronto was canceled in what's turned into a 36-hour trip from Seattle, where she spent Chri... Read more

US East Coast Facing Blizzard as Roads Close, Flights Canceled - Businessweek

Friday 3 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle US East Coast Facing Blizzard as Roads Close, Flights Canceled Businessweek A snow plow makes it way up Congress St. in Boston on Jan. 2, 2014. Photographer: Scott Eisen/Bloomberg. A storm building along the U.S. East Coast threatened to bring blizzard conditions to the re... Read more

Upstate NY struggles as more leave than move in - San Francisco Chronicle

Friday 3 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Upstate NY struggles as more leave than move in San Francisco Chronicle ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Melissa Grothues and John Steele bailed from Buffalo last year. Dissatisfied with their bank jobs, the 25-year-old college graduates sold the house in suburban Amherst, posted ads f... Read more

Upstate NY struggles as more leave than move in - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Friday 3 January 2014

Upstate NY struggles as more leave than move in Seattle Post Intelligencer ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Melissa Grothues and John Steele bailed from Buffalo last year. Dissatisfied with their bank jobs, the 25-year-old college graduates sold the house in suburban Amherst, posted ads for possessions on Cra... Read more

Upstate NY struggles as more leave than move in - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Friday 3 January 2014

Upstate NY struggles as more leave than move in Seattle Post Intelligencer ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Melissa Grothues and John Steele bailed from Buffalo last year. Dissatisfied with their bank jobs, the 25-year-old college graduates sold the house in suburban Amherst, posted ads for possessions on Cra... Read more

Guns N' Roses Guitarist's High-Flying Proposal Grounds Vegas Cops - Billboard

Friday 3 January 2014

Billboard Guns N' Roses Guitarist's High-Flying Proposal Grounds Vegas Cops Billboard A Las Vegas police captain who helped a rock star pull off an elaborate wedding proposal by arranging a flight on a department helicopter has retired rather than face demotion, and the pilot's flying... Read more

Fla. pop. on verge of surpassing New York State's - San Francisco Chronicle

Friday 3 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Fla. pop. on verge of surpassing New York State's San Francisco Chronicle ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sometime this year, Florida will surpass New York State in population, becoming the nation's third-most populous state, and sun-seeking seniors are not driving the growth... Read more

Florida expected to surpass NY in population, Sunshine State embodies 21st ... - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

San Francisco Chronicle Florida expected to surpass NY in population, Sunshine State embodies 21st ... Fox News ORLANDO, Fla. – Sometime this year, Florida will surpass New York State in population, becoming the nation's third-most populous state, and sun-seeking seniors are not driving the g... Read more

Authorities capture man they believe killed popular California priest - CNN

Friday 3 January 2014

ABC News Authorities capture man they believe killed popular California priest CNN Eureka, California (CNN) -- Authorities have nabbed a man they believe killed a Roman Catholic priest during a "violent struggle" in a Northern California church rectory, police said. The suspect, Gary Le... Read more

Gloomy Americans Foresee a Downhill Slide to 2050 - ABC News

Friday 3 January 2014

Gloomy Americans Foresee a Downhill Slide to 2050 ABC News Ask people to imagine American life in 2050, and you'll get some dreary visions. Whether they foresee runaway technology or runaway government, rampant poverty or vanishing morality, a majority of Americans predict a future worse than... Read more

Official: Body found in charred remains of Minneapolis apartment building - CNN

Friday 3 January 2014

Washington Post Official: Body found in charred remains of Minneapolis apartment building CNN (CNN) -- A body has been discovered in the charred remains of a three-story apartment building in Minneapolis where an explosion and fire injured at least 14 people, fire officials said Thursday. Firefig... Read more

It's enough already - Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Friday 3 January 2014

Politico It's enough already Cape Coral Daily Breeze We get the message, some people feel that Trey Radel did the wrong thing, and deserves consequences. But now, having heard this over and over again, the big questions that remain are when, how, and why. The "when" is when does it ... Read more

Police arrest suspect in California priest killing - USA TODAY

Friday 3 January 2014

ABC News Police arrest suspect in California priest killing USA TODAY EUREKA, California (AP) — A suspect was arrested Thursday in the killing of a respected priest and educator who was found dead in a church rectory in California. Gary Lee Bullock, 43, was taken into custody by deputies in the k... Read more

NSA making computer to crack most security codes: Report - Times of India

Friday 3 January 2014

Times of India NSA making computer to crack most security codes: Report Times of India The US National Security Agency is trying to develop a computer that could ultimately break most encryption programmes, whether they are used to protect other nations' spying programmes or consumers' ba... Read more

21 inches of snow in Boston, 18 in parts of upstate New York - TIME

Friday 3 January 2014

CNN 21 inches of snow in Boston, 18 in parts of upstate New York TIME Like TIME on Facebook for more breaking news and current events from around the globe! Email · Print; Share. Facebook · Twitter · Tumblr · LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Reddit · Digg ... Read more

Guns N' Roses star to launch signature guitar - Indian Express

Friday 3 January 2014

Indian Express Guns N' Roses star to launch signature guitar Indian Express DJ Ashba Daren Jay Ashba, has designed his own guitar, which will be released in March this year. (AP Photo). Related. NY evangelical college probes 'Barack Obama' filmmaker · Britney Spears, Kevin Fede... Read more

Humboldt County man arrested in slaying of Eureka priest - Los Angeles Times

Friday 3 January 2014

ABC News Humboldt County man arrested in slaying of Eureka priest Los Angeles Times A Humboldt County man was arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with the New Year's Day slaying of a popular Roman Catholic priest in the small Northern California town of Eureka, law enforcement officials... Read more

Guns N` Roses star to launch signature guitar - Zee News

Friday 3 January 2014

Zee News Guns N` Roses star to launch signature guitar Zee News London: Fans of Guns N` Roses star Dj Ashba can now play the guitarist`s signature instrument as he has signed a new deal with Gibson bosses to flood the market with his own Les Paul model. Guns N' Roses star to launch signature ... Read more

North Dakota blast prompts review of oil train safety - Los Angeles Times

Friday 3 January 2014

Washington Post North Dakota blast prompts review of oil train safety Los Angeles Times A federal safety alert Thursday warned that crude oil flowing out of new fields in North Dakota may be more flammable than expected, a caution that comes several days after a train carrying about 3.5 million g... Read more

Undocumented immigrant receives law license - Live 5 News

Friday 3 January 2014

Washington Post Undocumented immigrant receives law license Live 5 News Garcia received a law degree from Cal Northern School of Law in 2009 and passed the state bar. (Source: CNN). (CNN) - The California Supreme Court ruled Thursday that an undocumented immigrant can practice law. Sergio Garcia&... Read more

Florida governor signs death warrant for boy's killer in notorious case - Fox News

Friday 3 January 2014

SpaceCoastDaily.com Florida governor signs death warrant for boy's killer in notorious case Fox News TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a death warrant for the man convicted of kidnapping, raping and murdering 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce on his way home from school almost 20 yea... Read more

Big winter storm dumps 21 inches of snow in Mass. - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Friday 3 January 2014

CNN Big winter storm dumps 21 inches of snow in Mass. Seattle Post Intelligencer BOSTON (AP) — A strong winter storm slammed the Northeast with stiff winds and punishing cold on Thursday, dumping nearly 2 feet of snow in parts of the region and threatening more. The National Weather Service said ... Read more

LIE will close at midnight due to winter storm 'Hercules' - Newsday

Friday 3 January 2014

Newsday LIE will close at midnight due to winter storm 'Hercules' Newsday A powerful winter storm that is expected to dump up to 10 inches of snow continued to carve a path across Long Island early Friday forcing officials to close the LIE at midnight as strong winds buffeted the area cre... Read more

California court grants law license to Mexican immigrant - Los Angeles Times

Friday 3 January 2014

Washington Post California court grants law license to Mexican immigrant Los Angeles Times SAN FRANCISCO — A Mexican immigrant without a green card on Thursday won the right to practice law in California, an unprecedented ruling that will permit others in similar circumstances to become lawyers. ... Read more