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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over

1 minute ago - Yahoo News
By Dan Williams and Laila Bassam JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel and Hezbollah signaled on Thursday their rare flare-up in fighting across the Isr...

Oil holds above $48 a barrel after U.S. stocks hit record high

1 minute ago - Yahoo News
By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as investor inflows offset data showing that U.S. cr...

Ford Motor profit beats street, maintains 2015 profit forecast

1 minute ago - Yahoo News
Ford Motor Co's quarterly earnings beat Wall Street earnings expectations on Thursday, and the automaker maintained its 2015 profit forecast. Excludin...

iTunes media sales fell 7 percent in Q1, and 4 other juicy tidbits in Apple’s earnings filing

1 minute ago - Venture Beat
While observers were still trying to put their eyeballs back in their sockets after Apple’s gonzo Q1 results, the company quietly filed its official... by Chris O'Brien

 

Israel tells U.N. will defend itself against Hezbollah

1 minute ago - Yahoo News
Israel told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday it will take all necessary measures to defend itself after an exchange of fire between Hezbollah mi...

Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over

1 minute ago - Yahoo News
By Dan Williams and Laila Bassam JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel and Hezbollah signaled on Thursday their rare flare-up in fighting across the Isr...

Oil holds above $48 a barrel after U.S. stocks hit record high

1 minute ago - Yahoo News
By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as investor inflows offset data showing that U.S. cr...

Shell CEO sees long-term oil price at $90/barrel

1 minute ago - Yahoo News
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices should reach a long-term equilibrium of $90 per barrel, Royal Dutch Shell's Chief Executive Ben van Beurden told a confe...

 

Business

Time Warner Cable posts 4Q profit, results miss Wall Street estimates

1 hour 27 minutes ago - Fox Business
Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $554 million

Business, labor groups file brief in support of Ohio gaming industry

1 hour 27 minutes ago - Fox Business
A group of business, labor and education officials have filed a brief in support of Ohio casinos and racinos

Time Warner Results Miss

52 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
Time Warner Cable reported an increase in subscribers as the pay-TV provider continued to await the completion of its acquisition by Comcast. The resu...

Applications for US unemployment aid likely dropped to levels consistent with solid hiring

1 hour 43 minutes ago - Fox Business
The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week

China to Crack Down on Fake Goods Online

48 minutes ago - Wall Street Journal
China’s Ministry of Commerce said it would step up its efforts to prevent the sale of counterfeit goods online

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Fashion

J.Crew Loses 2nd Major Exec in 3 Weeks

Yesterday - Fashionista
Well, this doesn't look good

Experience the Dior Couture Show in 60 Seconds Flat

Yesterday - The Cut
Monday's Christian Dior haute couture show had just about everything: a fuzzy pink carpet, plenty of bondage ponytails, and even some blindingly ...

New Study Says Helping Others Helps You Get Laid

Yesterday - The Cut
How many mothers, grandmothers, smugly out-of-touch married friends have given a single person the advice “Volunteer! I hear it’s a great way to m...

The 25 Best Boots to Buy Right Now

Yesterday - The Cut
While the Blizzard of 2015 turned out to be a big bust for New York City, we unfortunately have two more months of winter to go. If you're looking to...

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Food

Our Favorite Texas Beef Chili

7 hours 14 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Chicken Posole Salad

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
One of my favorite comforting soups is Mexican chicken posole, with a hominy-rich chicken broth, chunks of chicken, and heaped with toppings. And as...

Crispy Fish Sticks

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Chicken and Biscuits

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

Torchlight 2 is finally coming to Mac next week

55 minutes ago - Joystiq
Torchlight 2 for Mac hits Steam on Monday, February 2, just over 28 months to the day Runic said a Mac version would take a "couple of months at least...

Watch Dragon's Dogma Online gameplay in the debut trailer

2 hours 30 minutes ago - Joystiq
Going by its first trailer, Dragon's Dogma Online plays much like its name indicates. The newly unveiled RPG allows parties of up to four players to t...

Disney Infinity: Toy Box 2.0 App Launches on January 29

6 hours 4 minutes ago - Gamespot
Disney Interactive has announced the launch of the Disney Infinity: Toy Box 2.0 app for iPad and iPhone. The app includes all tools and features of To...

Sony pulls support for Vita's Maps, YouTube apps

Yesterday - Joystiq
In a brief Twitter message, Sony has announced that official support for the Maps and YouTube apps found on the Vita handheld will soon come to an end...

Reptile gets the go-ahead for Mortal Kombat X

Yesterday - Joystiq
Who's next? Mortal Kombat series veteran Reptile will return in the upcoming multiplatform sequel Mortal Kombat X, developer NetherRealm Studios confi...

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Health

How To Stay Well In A Room Full Of Sick People

14 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
You know you’re supposed to avoid close contact with people who are sick with a cold or the flu. But what can you do when it’s your spouse, roomma...

10 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Workout

45 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
If you’ve been working out for eight plus weeks and haven’t started to reap the benefits yet, there’s a good chance you're doing it wrong

How to Work Out While You're Getting Ready for Work

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
No waking up at 6 a.m. to work out here. Here are exercises to work into your get-ready routine

Which Costs More: Gaining Weight or Losing It?

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
From a purely monetary standpoint, which costs more: packing on the pounds or taking them off? Here’s the breakdown

What Your TV Binge-Watching Routine Might Say About You

4 hours 14 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Making the case for a Netflix break

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Humor

Comic for January 29, 2015

Less than a minute ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

6 Tiny Mistakes That Changed The Course of History

Yesterday - Cracked
By Alexander Pan Published: January 28th, 2015 

19 WTF Celebrity Cameos You Missed in Movies and on TV

Yesterday - Cracked
By Alex Schmidt Published: January 28th, 2015 

24 Horrifying TRUE Stories Behind the Scenes of Huge Movies

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: January 28th, 2015 

5 Ways America's Justice System is Designed to Screw You

Yesterday - Cracked
By Anonymous,Talia Jane Published: January 28th, 2015 

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Movies

Bobby Farrelly is Next Going Solo to Direct 'One Night Stan' Comedy

5 hours 23 minutes ago - First Showing
After co-directing the nostalgic, comedic mess that was Dumb & Dumber To, one-half of the Farrelly Brothers is heading out on his own behind the camer...

Earth to Matilda: Christine Taylor is Coming Back for 'Zoolander 2'

5 hours 42 minutes ago - First Showing
In the fall of last year, we learned that Zoolander 2 was getting back on the runway with Justin Theroux directing the sequel to the 2001 fashion come...

Anton Yelchin & Berenice Marlohe Have an Affair in '5 to 7' Trailer

6 hours 13 minutes ago - First Showing
"A 5-to-7 relationship is a relationship outside of marriage." The French have stereotypically become known for casual love, and that's exactly what's...

CS Video: The Time Traveling Cast of Project Almanac

Yesterday - Coming Soon
A new take on the classic sci-fi trope hits theaters this Friday The post CS Video: The Time Traveling Cast of Project Almanac appeared first on Comin...

Mehcad Brooks to Play James Olsen on Supergirl

Yesterday - Coming Soon
He is joining actress Melissa Benoist in the CBS series The post Mehcad Brooks to Play James Olsen on Supergirl appeared first on ComingSoon.net

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Music

Celloverse - 2CELLOS

Yesterday - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Celloverse 2CELLOS Release Date: January 27, 2015 Total Songs: 13 Genre: Classical Crossover Price: $10.99 Copyright ℗ 2014, 2015 Sony Music Enterta...

Forever Charlie - Charlie Wilson

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Forever Charlie Charlie Wilson Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 12 Genre: R&B/Soul Price: $9.99 Copyright ℗ 2014 RCA Records, a division...

Celloverse (Deluxe Edition) - 2CELLOS

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Celloverse (Deluxe Edition) 2CELLOS Release Date: January 27, 2015 Total Songs: 20 Genre: Classical Crossover Price: $13.99 Copyright ℗ 2011, 2012,...

The Nights (Avicii By Avicii) - Single - Avicii

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Nights (Avicii By Avicii) - Single Avicii Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Dance Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Avicii Music...

The Mystery of Your Gift (feat. Brian Byrne and the American Boy Choir) - Single - Josh Groban

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
The Mystery of Your Gift (feat. Brian Byrne and the American Boy Choir) - Single Josh Groban Release Date: January 23, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop...

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News

Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over

25 minutes ago - Reuters
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel and Hezbollah signaled on Thursday their rare flare-up in fighting across the Israel-Lebanon border was over, afte...

Oil holds above $48 a barrel after U.S. stocks hit record high

23 minutes ago - Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as investor inflows offset data showing that U.S. crude stocks had hit...

Obama draws sequestration line

21 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
After giving up on his controversial plan to end 529 college savings plans, President Barack Obama will attempt to draw a new battle line with congres...

Islamic State standoff involves prisoner, pilot, journalist

50 minutes ago - Yahoo News
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A young Jordanian fighter pilot, a female al-Qaida recruit who tried to blow up a hotel ballroom in Amman and a veteran Japanes...

Malaysia declares MH370 an accident, passengers dead

39 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Malaysia on Thursday formally declared missing flight MH370 to be an "accident" and its passengers and crew presumed dead, a step that opens the door...

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Politics

Obama's changing tune on permission to fight ISIS

59 minutes ago - CNN Politics
American warplanes are hard at work over Iraq and Syria, helping Iraqi army and Syrian rebel forces battle ISIS. In Iraq, American troops are busy tra...

Obama to rally Democrats in Philly to kill sequester in budget

58 minutes ago - CNN Politics
After giving up on his controversial plan to end 529 college savings plans, President Barack Obama will attempt to draw a new battle line with congres...

Jeb Bush's conservative evolution

56 minutes ago - CNN Politics
He cut billions in taxes, intervened in controversial abortion cases, railed against affirmative action and gun control and dreamed of a state capital...

The New Republic addresses its 'perceived legacy of racism'

5 hours ago - Politico
The forthcoming issue of The New Republic -- its first since a mass staff shakeup in December -- features a cover story by Canadian journalist Jeet He...

Obama's split personality on oil

1 hour 43 minutes ago - Politico
His give-and-take on oil policy acknowledges that even with his climate change agenda, he's benefited from an oil boom

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Pop Culture

Justin Bieber Addresses His 'Arrogant' Behavior in Emotional Video: 'I'm Not Who I Was'

5 hours 26 minutes ago - ETOnline
Justin Bieber showed his fans a very different side of his personality when he posted a candid and emotional video on Facebook. The "Boyfriend" singer...

Amanda Peet Thought 'Game of Thrones' Was Going to Be a 'Terrible Idea'

7 hours 6 minutes ago - ETOnline
Amanda Peet has added her name to the "bad prediction" hall of fame. While sitting down with Conan O'Brien on Monday, the Togetherness star admitted t...

'Empire' Episode 4 Recap: The Good, The Bad, and The Cookie

6 hours 15 minutes ago - ETOnline
Hip-hop drama Empire's latest episode brings the drama that’s been brewing to a head. Entertainment mogul Lucious Lyon finally reveals his serious m...

What Does David Beckham Think About Justin Bieber's Underwear Ads?

7 hours 13 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Nobody can bend it like this guy! David Beckham is no stranger to rocking out in his undies (see Exhibit D: his bulging H&M ad). So the big question o...

North West Flushed Kanye's Cell Phone Down the Toilet

Yesterday - ETOnline
Young children can be a handful, especially when they start destroying their parents' expensive things. According to Kim Kardashian, her adorable daug...

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Science

NASA Hosts Media, Social Media for “State of NASA” Events at Agency Centers

Yesterday - NASA
NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Monday, Feb. 2 to media and social media for “State of NASA” events, unique opportunities...

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2014 Annual Report

Yesterday - NASA
The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its 2014 annual report examining NASA'...

'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

Yesterday - Pop Sci
The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competi...

This 3D Render Of A Paris Apartment Looks Amazingly Real

Yesterday - Pop Sci
One 3D artist has created an impressive photorealistic computer rendering of a surprisingly mundane subject: a Paris apartment

Bat-Like Bot Soars In The Sky And Crawls On The Ground

Yesterday - Pop Sci
DALER is a flying wing that swoops like a bat in the sky, and wobbles forward like a bat on the ground. Created by Ludovic Daler, the Deployable Air-L...

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Sports

Australian Open 2015: Sharapova crushes another Russian foe

2 hours 2 minutes ago - Sporting News

Hawks thump Nets for 17th straight victory

2 hours 48 minutes ago - CBS Sports
Hawks thump Nets for 17th straight victory

A history of the Big Game, by the numbers

4 hours 29 minutes ago - Sporting News

Toffoli, Muzzin score late, LA Kings rally past Chicago 4-3 (Yahoo Sports)

5 hours 45 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
Jake Muzzin scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:37 to play, Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist, and the Los Angeles Kings roared back in the final...

Seahawks receivers are blockers first, unselfish always

5 hours 36 minutes ago - Sporting News

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T.V.

Postmortem: Criminal Minds Boss on That Big Death and Why It Had to Happen

6 hours 15 minutes ago - TV Guide
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Wednesday's episode of Criminal Minds. Read at your own risk.]Criminal Minds flashed back to the...

Suits Postmortem: Boss on Louis' "Miscalculation" and What's Next

Yesterday - TV Guide
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Wednesday's midseason premiere of Suits. Read at your own risk.]Louis got what he wanted -- just...

CBS' Supergirl Casts a True Blood Vet As Its Jimmy Olsen

Yesterday - TV Guide
CBS' upcoming entry into the superhero field, Supergirl, has found its Jimmy Olsen. Or should we say James Olsen?Mehcad Brooks will play the more matu...

Mega Buzz: Does Callen's New Lady on NCIS: LA Have a Connection to his Past?

Yesterday - TV Guide
Now that Kensi and Deeks are all coupled up on NCIS: Los Angeles, it looks like Cupid has set his sights on Callen.In fact, Callen (Chris O'Donnell) i...

Congrats! Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam Welcome Their Second Child

Yesterday - TV Guide
It's a little late, and only because we didn't know until now, but congratulations to How I Met Your Mother's Cobie Smulders and Saturday Night Live's...

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Technology

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Spain-based Whisbi rolls out point-of-view video to take website visitors to real stores

15 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Someday, it will seem quaint that a store’s website and its physical location once occupied different worlds. Actually, that day may be here. Barcel...

Join the club: The power of community can make us healthier

15 minutes ago - Venture Beat
SPONSORED:This sponsored post is produced in association with Humana. Half of American adults have at least one chronic disease, such as diabetes, ob...

‘Fitbit For Dogs’ Maker Whistle Acquires Tagg Pet Tracker And Raises $15M

15 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Wearables for pets used to be a punchline, but now it’s a legitimate business with multiple players active in the space. Said space did just get a...

Google Wallet Goes International: Gmail P2P Money Transfer Now Live In The UK, Silent On Payments

27 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Google Wallet — the search giant’s payments business that competes against PayPal and Apple Pay, among others — is today taking its first step...

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U.S.

Uganda: Mass trial over alleged terror ties to start

21 minutes ago - US News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A dozen suspects have appeared in a Ugandan court to face charges, including murder and terrorism, amid what local officials...

IED Blasts Leave Distinct Scars

15 minutes ago - US News
The brain processes shock differently, depending on the circumstances

The Most Valuable Super Bowl Snack Swaps

15 minutes ago - US News
Steer clear of nutritional fumbles – these healthy choices will make you MVP on game day

Obama to seek to bust limits on domestic, defense spending

1 hour 14 minutes ago - US News
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will seek to bust through spending limits for both domestic and defense programs. His next budget will call...

Worker dies on Taiwan film lot to be used for Scorsese movie

53 minutes ago - US News
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A worker was killed in an accident Thursday at a Taiwanese film lot during preparations for the shooting of a new Martin Scors...

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World

The urbanist's guide to the world

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Guardian
Interactive: Click on the map to read our bloggers’ insider guides to their cities – from cosy, sexy Copenhagen to seeing beyond the stereotypes i...

Security guard avoids jail by blaming Bollywood for stalking habit

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Guardian
Australian lawyer defending Indian man says obsessively pursuing uninterested women is ‘quite normal behaviour’ for those who take their cues from...

Guardian 'mayors for a day' demand more public spaces in their cities

1 hour 11 minutes ago - Guardian
For the past year, Guardian Cities has been getting the lowdown on cities all over the world from its network of urbanist bloggers. Here’s what they...

Bitter Lake is a brilliant portrayal of the west's terrible arrogance in Afghanistan

1 hour 8 minutes ago - Guardian
Adam Curtis’s Afghanistan documentary occasionally oversimplifies a complex story, but overall it is a powerful film that conveys the high cost of i...

Your favourite city fonts – in pictures

1 hour 7 minutes ago - Guardian
As cities turn to typeface design to rebrand themselves, we asked our readers for their favourite fonts used in cities – from street signs to phone...

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Live News

Israel tells U.N. will defend itself against Hezbollah - Yahoo News
Israel told the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday it will take all necessary measures to defend itself after an exchange of fire between Hezbollah mi...

Israel, Hezbollah signal their flare-up is over - Yahoo News
By Dan Williams and Laila Bassam JERUSALEM/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Israel and Hezbollah signaled on Thursday their rare flare-up in fighting across the Isr...

Oil holds above $48 a barrel after U.S. stocks hit record high - Yahoo News
By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude oil futures held above $48 a barrel on Thursday as investor inflows offset data showing that U.S. cr...

Shell CEO sees long-term oil price at $90/barrel - Yahoo News
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices should reach a long-term equilibrium of $90 per barrel, Royal Dutch Shell's Chief Executive Ben van Beurden told a confe...

Uganda: Mass trial over alleged terror ties to start - Yahoo News
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A dozen suspects have appeared in a Ugandan court to face charges, including murder and terrorism, amid what local officials ...

Ford 4th-quarter earnings fall on Venezuela trouble - Yahoo News
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford's net income tumbled to $52 million in the fourth quarter because of trouble at its Venezuelan operations.