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Bowl Games 2014-15: Schedule, Predictions and More for Rest of Postseason

Take a much-deserved breath, college football fans. There are no bowl games Sunday after an incredible start to the postseason that has featured overtime thrillers, costly kicking gaffes, Hail Mary endings and conference pride. The good...Show More Summary

3 Can't Miss Quotes from Rite Aid Corporation's CEO

Rite Aid's CEO John Standley discussed margin risk and growth opportunity during the company's fiscal third quarter earnings conference call.

Five takeaways from the Clippers' 110-98 loss to Toronto

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Clippers beat the top team in the Western Conference on Christmas Day but experienced a bit of a holiday hangover two days later against the East-leading Toronto Raptors during a 110-98 loss at Staples Center on Saturday. Here are five takeaways from the game:

Syria willing to participate in peace talks organized by Russia

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Syrian government said Saturday that it would be willing to participate in a Russia-sponsored conference to end its almost four-year-long civil war, state media said.

Los Angeles Lakers Trade Rumors: ‘Linsanity’ To Take Talents To South Beach? Guard Could Head To Heat

With the once-mighty Los Angeles Lakers floundering just barely above the Western Conference basement, rumors of one prospective trade or another are about all that fans of the Purple and Gold have to keep them interested as the 2014-15...Show More Summary

AFC Playoff Picture: Breaking Down Postseason Scenarios for Week 17

Eight teams in the American Football Conference have some level of postseason status at stake in the final regular-season game of the year. It all takes place on Sunday, where six games will put the final touches on the AFC playoff picture. The only thing we know for sure is that the New England Patriots will be the No. Show More Summary

10 College Basketball Teams Who Need to Make Big Adjustments in the New Year

The first act of the college basketball is over. The cement isn’t set on what and who many of these teams are. With conference play starting, these teams have opportunities to clean up what has been has been largely a disappointing start...Show More Summary

Pope Francis ‘Sees The Person First’ Insists Archbishop

Following the Pope Francis’ recent spate of controversial remarks, one of the most prominent archbishops in the world has come out in defence of him. Joseph Kurtz, who is Louisville Archbishop and the U.S Conference of Catholics President, has declared his support for Pope Francis. Show More Summary

Tunnel To Towers Will Raise $800,000 To Pay Slain Officers' Mortgages

The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, which announced it would pay for the mortgages of executed police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, offered more details at a press conference yesterday. Already, $120,000 has been raised and the foundation hopes to raise the entire amount by New Year's Day. [ more › ]

Renewable Cities Conference in Vancouver — Be There

There are a lot of good cleantech conferences out there. It is quite hard for us to choose which ones we attend and which we skip. Clearly, I’m a big fan of the World Future Energy Summit (+ Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week as a whole) and EVS. Show More Summary

Stock Watch for Top Freshmen in College Basketball

Not all of the highest-rated freshmen in college basketball have exactly been living up to our lofty expectations, but others have been even better than we dreamed. With conference season almost upon us, the time has come for a stock...Show More Summary

Ranking the Biggest Disappointments of New York Knicks' Season so Far

The New York Knicks' 2014-15 season has been a disaster all around so far, as the team continues to dwell near the bottom of the Eastern Conference standings. Going into the year, there was an understanding that this was a rebuilding...Show More Summary

Shatah hailed as a voice of moderation on 1st anniversary of his assassination

March 14 leaders  hailed on Saturday former Minister Mohammed Shatah on the first anniversary of his assassination as the  voice of moderation and dialogue Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea  said during a press conference on the occasion: “We miss your wisdom, nationalism, and moderation during a time when we are most in need of them.” “It is […]

NHL schedule 2014: Rangers go for 8th straight win

The 13 games on Saturday's NHL schedule are highlighted by the streaking Rangers hosting New Jersey, and the Kings hosting the Sharks in a Western Conference battle in Los Angeles. After a three-day Christmas break, the NHL is back in full force with 13 games Saturday. Show More Summary

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli contacts Inter Milan to check the possibility of a loan deal [Gazzetta]

Mario Balotelli apparently listened attentively to Brendan Rodgers’ Christmas Eve press conference, and has decided to seek an exit rather than become a benchwarmer. That was the gist of Rodgers’ warning to him: that after going so long without a Premier League goal, Rodgers can no longer guarantee him his place. According to today’s Gazzetta […]

Is Klay Thompson Deserving of an All-Star Selection This Season?

Klay Thompson is putting in a strong bid to win an All-Star selection this season in a field of powerhouse guards. He is already in possession of an NBA Western Conference Player of the Week award, and he is near the top of the leaderboard...Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Miami Heat

The Miami Heat's start to the 2014-15 NBA season hasn't exactly gone to plan. Through 30 games, the Heat find themselves 14-16, good for the seventh-best record in a dreadful Eastern Conference. For much of the year, Miami has looked like a team that desperately misses LeBron James. Show More Summary

On His 100th Birthday, a Conference Considers William Burroughs’s Humanist Legacy

yesterdayArts : Hyperallergic

With determined indeterminacy, young Mathilde Louette initiated a perplexing but hip four-hour English-language celebration of William S. Burroughs’s 100th birthday on December 12 in Paris, where the writer lived, on and off, between 1958 and 1966.

Monitoring Land Subsidence in Arizona Due to Excessive Groundwater Withdrawal Using Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR) Data

Arizona's land subsidence program was described in a technical presentation at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in San Francisco, by Brian Conway, from AZ Dept. of Water Resources. The conference drew a record attendance of nearly 25,000. Show More Summary

Boy Scouts offer mining merit badge

The Boy Scouts of America is now offering a merit badge for Mining in Society. The Scouts had an informational table at the SME Arizona Conference here in Tucson earlier this month that was drawing a lot of attention. Details on the requirements to earn the badge are posted at http://www.scouting.org/Home/BoyScouts/AdvancementandAwards/MeritBadges/mb-MINE.aspx.

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