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Cuomo to veto Port Authority reforms bill: sources

Legislation designed to reform the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was expected to be vetoed Saturday by Cuomo.

2015 NFL Mock Draft: Complete 1st-Round Outlook

For many NFL teams, the offseason has already begun. Preparation for the draft is a big part of that. Bowl games, pre-draft workouts, senior days and other events will surely continue to shape the landscape, but teams' draft boards are likely starting to take shape. That said, let's take a glance at the first-round outlook. 1. Show More Summary

Congress Sets Politics Aside for Critical Development and Humanitarian Issues

2014 has been a busy year for the international humanitarian and development communities. From the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to ongoing conflict in Iraq and Syria, 2014 saw an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises around the globe. Show More Summary

Browns face difficult decisions with unreliable Josh Gordon

BALTIMORE -- The Cleveland Browns can't seem to count on Josh Gordon after his latest suspension and don't have a clear-cut alternative to the talented receiver, which is a bad place for general manager Ray Farmer to be. Unless Gordon...Show More Summary

Dish Awards: The Year’s Biggest Poseur?

A Poseur Alert is awarded for passages of prose that stand out for pretension, vanity and really bad writing designed to look like profundity. Thus far, this year’s top vote-getter is from Susan Elizabeth Shepard and Charlotte Shane on one of the age-old sex positions: 69 confronts us with an unfortunate truth: it is a […]

Dan Neil pokes fun at the celeb cars of 2014

The Wall Street Journal's Dan Neil takes aim at the celebrity cars of 2014, including Lincoln's tie-up with Matthew McConaughey, Floyd Mayweather's Bugattis and Jerry Seinfeld's Porsche 918 Spyder. Continue reading Dan Neil pokes fun...Show More Summary

My favorite movie scene of 2014

1 hour agoOdd : Kottke.org

Hiro teaching Baymax how to fist bump in Big Hero 6. Tags: best of best of 2014 Big Hero 6 movies video

Police Body Cams Can Prevent Abuse of Power

Daily News Now: Researchers from the University of Cambridge's Institute of Criminology have now published the first full scientific study of the landmark crime experiment they conducted on policing with body-worn-cameras in Rialto,Show More Summary

How to Break the Habit of Dating the Wrong Person

Are Your Relationship Nightmares Really Just From Dating the Same Person Over and Over? The post How to Break the Habit of Dating the Wrong Person appeared first on The Good Men Project.

The New Smart Choice for Barbecue in the Barbecue Capital of the World: Black’s of Lockhart Now in Downtown Austin

My favorite barbecue – anywhere – is Black’s in Lockhart, Texas. I believe barbecue is all about the meat, and that meat is brisket. Sauce shouldn’t be necessary, it just hides the taste of good barbecue. I’ve had Franklin Barbecue in Austin and it is amazing. Show More Summary

High school basketball team barred from tournament for 'I Can't Breathe' shirts

The girls basketball team won't play after players refused to agree to not wear the shirts. The boys and girls basketball teams from Mendocino High School were uninvited from a local tournament due to concerns players would wear "I Can't Breathe" t-shirts while on campus and during pre-game warmups, according to a report from the Associated Press. Show More Summary

Idris Elba Responds To James Bond Casting Rumors

1 hour agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Idris Elba – the highly acclaimed, royalty-wooing actor known for his roles in The Wire, Luther, Pacific Rim, Thor, Prometheus, and your wildest fantasies – took to twitter this morning to address rumors that he will become the next James Bond, when Daniel Craig gives up the reigns to the role. Read more...

5 Stabbed in DC Restaurant

A man in a trench coat is suspected in the stabbing of five people in a popular Washington, DC restaurant and club. The victims were attacked in the early hours of this morning at McFadden's, on Pennsylvania Avenue, eight blocks from the White House, the Raw Story reports. Two people...

Congratulations, Ald. Pawar

From Ald. Pawar's latest newsletter:"On behalf of the entire 47th Ward Office, I want to wish everyone a happy holiday season. As many of you know, I married my very best friend, Charna Epstein, on Saturday, December 20, 2014! Thank you to everyone who has shared in our excitement and the overwhelming amount of well-wishes and congratulatory notes. Show More Summary

Bobby Shmurda Spent Christmas In Jail, Rapper Is Still On Rikers Island

Bobby Shmurda spent Christmas in jail, his attorney has confirmed. Howard Greenberg has provided an update to The Fader on the rapper’s current plight, and even though there were rumors that his record label had posted his bail Shmurda’s lawyer admitted that wasn’t the case. Show More Summary

Adam Vinatieri trying to beome 4th kicker ever to have perfect season

Adam Vinatieri will be trying to do something on Sunday that's only been done three other times in NFL history.

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