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Greek Conservative Spokesman Concedes Defeat to Anti-Austerity Left

51 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

After exit polls showed left-wing coalition Syriza handily winning Greece's parliamentary election on Sunday, a senior minister with the country's ruling center-right party publicly admitted defeat, the Associate Press reports. Read more...

Yemen strategy

According to the Associated Press, President Obama doesn’t see a need to change the strategy in Yemen just because the government there has collapsed under the weight of Shiite revolutionaries; Obama, who is traveling in India, said U.S. operations against a dangerous al-Qaida affiliate in Yemen would not stop because of the country’s political vacuum. […]

Radical Left taking over Greece

BREAKING: Official in Greece's governing conservatives concedes defeat to the radical left Syriza party: — The Associated Press (@AP) January 25, 2015

Not everyone in Yemen happy with coup

Tens of thousands march in Yemen in protest of Shiite rebels who hold the capital: — The Associated Press (@AP) January 24, 2015

How the AP Stylebook turns Islam into a dirty word

By IBRAHIM HOOPER The Associated Press  added the term “Islamist” to its influential Stylebook in 2012. That entry read: “Islamist — Supporter of government in accord with the laws of Islam. Those who view the Quran as a political model encompass a wide range of Muslims, from mainstream politicians to militants known as jihadi.” That […]

At Least 200 Killed in Boko Haram Assault on Major Nigerian City

Islamist group Boko Haram launched an assault from three fronts on Maiduguri, a city of 2 million people in Nigeria's northeast, early Sunday morning, the Associated Press reports. This latest attack was repelled, and at least 200 combatants were killed. Read more...

Radio and TV Host Joe Franklin Dies at 88

Radio and television host Joe Franklin died Saturday of prostate cancer, The Associated Press reports. He was 88. Born Joseph Fortgang in The Bronx, N.Y., Franklin began working behind the scenes on entertainment shows as a teenager. He officially launched his broadcast career in the 1950s and, as... Read More > Other Links From Joe Franklin The Joe Franklin Show

30 Elite Filipino Police Killed in "Misencounter" with Militants

More than 30 elite Filipino police commandos were killed during an attempt to capture a terror suspect, the Associated Press reported. The raid resulted in a "misencounter" with members of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, a Muslim militant group that won semi-autonomy last year after four decades of fighting, Mamasapano's mayor told the AP. Read more...

Obama ‘deeply concerned’ about Ukraine violence

Obama says administration 'deeply concerned' about Ukraine violence, but approach toward Russia won't change: — The Associated Press (@AP) January 25, 2015

Why Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Molly Sims Threw Out Her Scale

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and actress Molly Sims passes along her approach to weight loss. Produced by Devan Joseph. Video courtesy of Associated Press. Watch More Videos: On Our YouTube Channel Join the conversation about this story »

At Least 16 Killed in Mariupol as Conflict Reignites in Ukraine

An open-air market in the Ukrainian coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire on Saturday, the Associated Press reports. According to city officials, at least 16 people were killed. Read more...

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks Dies at 83

Ernie Banks, a two-time MVP slugger for the Chicago Cubs, died Friday night at 83, according to The Associated Press. "Words cannot express how important Ernie Banks will always be to the Chicago Cubs, the city of Chicago and Major League Baseball. He was one of the greatest players of all time,"... Read More > Other Links From Ernie Banks Chicago Cubs (MLB)

Young Girl Hunted By Hong Kong Police Over $4.6 Million Diamond Heist

Hong Kong police are in search of a young girl between the ages of 12 to 14-years-old for the theft of a diamond necklace from a local luxury jewelry store. Associated Press reveals the diamond necklace is worth $4.6 million. The girl, however, did not pull off this heist alone. Show More Summary

First Hernandez murder trial could start Tuesday

With jury selection nearly complete, the first murder trial against former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez could begin as soon as Tuesday, with opening statements. Via the Associated Press, Judge E. Susan Garsh has cleared a pool of 53 potential jurors.  The judge individually questioned the jurors in search of potential bias, a hardship that… stops passing private details on to advertisers

A few days ago an Associated Press report revealed that the US Government's affordable care portal was passing detailed information on to third parties. Now the AP tests reveal those links have been scaled back. Previously, the Eelectr...

AP Source: Marlins, Suzuki Closing In on Deal

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Ichiro Suzuki has agreed to a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins, pending a physical.

Assumption of risk, wrestling, and “Skull Von Krush”

A man who performed under the name “Skull Von Krush” is now a plaintiff in a suit seeking class-action status that claims pro wrestling hid the dangers of concussion [Associated Press/Asbury Park Press] Tweet Tags: assumption of risk, sports Assumption of risk, wrestling, and “Skull Von Krush” is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system

‘Sports Prose,’ ‘Sports Annotated,’ ‘Sports Emoji’ and other suggestions for Sports Illustrated

Many Poynter readers expressed shock and sadness Friday after a National Press Photographers Association report revealed that the magazine was cutting its entire photo staff. Several had suggestions for how the magazine could continue...Show More Summary

Sports Illustrated cuts entire photojournalism staff

NPPA Sports Illustrated has fired its entire photojournalism staff, according to a report from the National Press Photographers Association. Six photographers at the sports magazine were let go in a company-wide move to “restructureShow More Summary

Report: Sports Illustrated lays off all staff photographers

Sports Illustrated, the legendary magazine that has brought sports photos to subscribers for decades, has laid off all its staff photographers, according to a report The National Press Photographers Association first reported the move, which affected the six staff photographers left at the magazine. Show More Summary

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