Georges St-Pierre successfully in UFC 167

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The champion Georges St - Pierre successfully left the game , " and go to a little " immediately after the question " first decision Johny Hendricks fight , the UFC 167 welterweight title in the ninth album.

But UFC president Dana White said St- Pierre and the lack of a holiday promotion with Hendricks looking for an immediate return, but do not expect it existed in all clarity .

White also said that the decision of the " burnt ", said: " George has lost his lead , he knew , he knew , lost, Hendricks knew he had won, and won the corner knew it. "

St- Pierre ( 25-2 ) in UFC history and one of the most successful boxer who won MGM Grand Garden Arena in front of a full stadium for the first time by split decision .

When the judge saw Hendricks 48-47 in the third reigning five -round fight for the title 48-47 . ESPN.com Hendricks, 48-47 in the game.

As most of the crowd booed the decision , St. Pierre, and took the microphone for a while "hang the gloves " in need - but if you are asked to confirm whether this will be his last fight , hesitated Canadian Champion .

"There was a lot of talk about what was going to happen [after this fight]," St-Pierre said. "I have a bunch of stuff in my life happening. I need to hang up my gloves for a little bit.

"I will make a point on that a little later, but for right now, I've got to go away for a little bit."

Hendricks (15-2), who raised his arms in victory when the fight ended, challenged St-Pierre in every facet of the game. He hurt him several times with his signature left hand and scored key takedowns in the third and fourth rounds.

A former NCAA wrestling champion at Oklahoma State University, Hendricks collapsed when the scores were read.

"I thought I clearly won the fight," he said.

Hendricks expressed no interest in whether St-Pierre retires.

"I don't care about Georges," Hendricks said. "That's what I've said from the very get go. I beat him anyway.

"I just want the belt. That UFC belt, right in front of me. That's the only thing pushing me, motivating me. I don't care who has it or who doesn't. I need to get that. That's really my drive. I thought I got it tonight, but I guess I didn't."
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Tom Clancy died in Baltimore

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Complex adrenaline - Fuel military thriller novels were added to a new genre and created one of the most famous and best-selling author Tom Clancy world , died on Tuesday in Baltimore. He was 66th.

She grew up in Baltimore, Mr. Clancy, Johns Hopkins Hospital , died after a short illness , said his attorney , JW Thompson Webb Tuesday . Mr. Webb is the publisher of Old Evan Clancy is the president of the Putnam nor the exact cause of his death , he knew .

His first book, Mr. Clancy, " The Hunt for Red October," which was written , often cited as one of the best novels of the genre. Weapons , submarines and intelligence agencies with the technical details of a spy thriller in common: in 1984 with the publication of the book, Mr. Clancy potboiler of a new beginning.

He found an eager audience. Over 100 million copies of her novels published and a remarkable 17 , the list of best-selling New reached # 1 on the New York Times " threat vector " , launched in December last year . Fertile until his death , Mr. Clancy wait for the release of his next book, "authority" , December 3 sets .

The impact was felt far beyond the world of publishing . And the hero character Mr. Clancy was from Hollywood , Harrison Ford as Jack Ryan was Alec Baldwin and Ben Affleck adapted star of blockbusters . Mr. Clancy was so realistic that game is to arrange for his thrillers, military training for your license . And television, Clancy form using high-tech tools , fast-paced espionage "24" and found a place in popular programs such as "Homeland" .

Millionaire Clancy repeated in a baseball cap and a pilot , and often wearing sunglasses and holding a cigarette in the pop culture landscape photographs , create a familiar silhouette. With the money he earned the Chesapeake Bay on the farm of 80 acres. He was co-owner of the Baltimore Orioles . Also bought a tank.
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Steve Ballmer Microsoft has tried to remake

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, a loud guide who directed a lethal calm decade for the tech titan, reported he will resign inside the following year.

It is very simple to say that Ballmer came up short. What's more, as it were, he did fall flat. In September 2000, nine months after Bill Gates named Ballmer CEO, Microsoft was worth $642 billion, an ostensible record for an American organization that wouldn't be obscured until Apple squeaked by in August 2012. Anyhow as the Nasdaq imploded, Microsoft fell hard, and leveled out. Also stayed level.

For a decade, Microsoft's stock value has worked as an indoor regulator set to $25. What's more shareholders have a tendency to not like thermostatic stock.

Rather than fall for some great man theory of technology, it's fairer to observe that Ballmer failed not because of some obvious product flop (even though Surface stinks) or some famous design snafu (even though Windows 8 is sort of a nightmare). Instead, he failed because he inherited a company whose success relied on desktop computers stuffed with Windows and Excel. And his tenure coincided with the rise of another sort of computer mobile computers that Microsoft couldn't continue to monopolize.

The long view is useful here. Windows, along with Intel, got its clock cleaned by Apple and Google in the last decade. Their global market share of operating systems fell from 96 percent around 2000 to 35 percent in 2012. Apple and Google wedged their way into our laptops, phones, and tablets, while Microsoft saw its sliver of the mobile market decline between 2005 and 2012.
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Amanda Bynes strange tweets via Twitter

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For a while there it seemed like Amanda Bynes had dropped off the mouth.
Now a sequence of unusual twitter posts have put the once- A-List celebrity returning on the map, for all the incorrect factors.

In a smutty publish beginning Saturday beginning morning, Amanda Bynes had written a vulgar, sex-related concept about artist Drake that had lovers humming. The publish had been retweeted more than 13,000 periods within 12 time of her publishing it.

Many of Bynes’ 328,121 supporters mentioned on the controversial publish. Some discovered it entertaining while others were shocked.

“She’s gone crazy!” one customer mentioned on the twitter.

“She has to be compromised or [something],” another had written.

Others had written that the celebrity had clearly modified a lot from her periods on Nickelodeon’s “All That.”

But it’s been a while since Bynes’ The show biz industry celebrity shone that shiny.

Her last memorable acting role was in “Hairspray” back in 2007, though she did make an appearance in 2010’s “Easy A.”
A series of strange photos of the former child star have put her back in the limelight, too.

Recent images of Bynes show her with strange facial piercings—silver studs in each of her dimpled cheeks—and overdone makeup and hair.

Additional tweets paired with her new look are just as strange. In a slew of posts over the last several days, the actress has seemingly rambled about tofu, socks, baby corn, and, again, Drake.
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Steubenville Rape found guilty

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Rape of a 16-year-old girl, Steubenville Rape will be better off going forward. A town already pulling from the indictment of two secondary university sportsmen in the sexual assault of a 16-year-old lady will back a wide-ranging sensor / probe that could focus on grownups, such as trainers, who did not review the accusations originally, the town's top formal said Thursday.

Residents of Steubenville want to see rights done and the town will be better off going forward because of the research, town administrator Tabatha Davison said.

"Football is essential in Steubenville, but I think overall if you considered the team in and of itself, it's the training and learning process, the ethical roughage of our team, and the culture of our team, that is even more essential," Davison told The Associated Media in her first feedback since a assess on Weekend charged the gamers.

The statement of the accountable judgment was hardly an hour old Weekend when condition Lawyer Common Scott DeWine said he was ongoing his research and would consider expenses against anyone who did not talk up after the strike last summer. That team could include other teenagers, mother and father, university authorities and trainers for the great college's dearest soccer team, which has won nine condition tournament.


A grand jury will meet in mid-April to consider evidence gathered by investigators from dozens of interviews, including with the football team's 27 coaches.

Text messages introduced at the trial suggested the head coach was aware of the rape allegation early on. DeWine said coaches are among officials required by state law to report suspected child abuse.

"I've reached the conclusion that this investigation cannot be completed, simply cannot be completed, that we cannot bring finality to this matter without the convening of a grand jury," DeWine said.

The attorney general, Ohio's top law enforcement official, also said the rape was not an isolated problem specific to Steubenville. Sexual assaults occur every Friday and Saturday night across the country, DeWine said, calling it "a societal problem."

Steubenville schools Superintendent Mike McVey released a statement Monday reiterating his position that the district was waiting until the trial ended to take action. The statement didn't address the grand jury investigation.
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Selection Committee has revealed NCAA bracket 2013

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NCAA bracket 2013 his own success in projecting. In the eight periods I've estimated an NCAA Competition segment, I have never had such difficulties in seeding the area and developing a segment. After viewing Sunday's Choice Display, it seems the Choice Panel will probably keep Indiana with identical emotions. Here are some of my ideas on this year's outcomes.

Performance
I whiffed on just one at-large, as the Choice Panel chosen Center Tn instead of Tn, much to their credit score. That's an enhancement of one from last season, though I'm providing myself a demerit for snubbing the Red Raiders. From a seeding viewpoint, I did almost accurately as well as I did this season. Just like last season, I had 59 groups placed on or within a seeds range (compared to 53 returning in 2011). The distinction is that I had one more group seeded properly now around (36 vs. 35). Six groups were off by two collections (five in 2012), one by three (two last year) and one off by a huge five. More on that particular situation in a bit.


The Top Seeds
This season, I've stressed that the Committee's track record is to reward teams that have won conference championships -- regular season, tournament and, preferably, both. So, the double championships won by Louisville (remember they earned a share of the Big East regular season crown) and Kansas appear to have pushed them both ahead of Indiana, a team that was granted the first No. 1 seed back on Saturday, according to Bobinski. In short, the Hoosiers' inability to beat bogey team Wisconsin likely cost them a shot at playing in the Midwest regional in their backyard.

A double championship also likely pushed Gonzaga past Georgetown (another Big East regular-season co-champ) and Ohio State (which won only the Big Ten Tournament, and at a very late hour to boot) in the pecking order. But what about Miami, which earlier in the day claimed the ACC Tournament title to complete its own double? Again, I suspect that those bad late losses to Georgia Tech and Wake Forest may have knocked the Hurricanes down the list.

As for Miami's ACC rivals from Duke, the lack of a title of any sort kept them stuck on the No. 2 line, as I anticipated.
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Kobe Bryant injury left ankle

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Kobe Bryant injury suffered a severely sprained left ankle. Kobe bryant continual the “sprained rearfoot observed ’round the world” on Wed evening, going down in the ending a few moments of a 96-92 reduction to the Hawks. The in-game conditions, playoff significances and golf ball moral problems mixed to launch Bryant’s remaining rearfoot to the top of NBA statements everywhere.

Here’s what you need to about the damage, the discussion it stimulated, the record it remembered and the effect it will have on the Lakers’ playoff desires.

The Opposing team declared Wed evening that Kobe bryant experienced a seriously strained remaining rearfoot and, significantly, that an X-ray was adverse.

That much is not yet known. Bryant is officially listed as out “indefinitely,” which at first blush sounds more ominous than “day-to-day.” The severity of an ankle sprain can be difficult to determine until the swelling subsides. A minor sprain does not guarantee that he will miss time; a serious sprain can require weeks to fully heal, even for a professional athlete. (A weary Kobe tweeted Thursday morning about his treatment.)


First, the facts: With the Hawks leading 94-92 with 15 seconds remaining, Bryant worked one-on-one against Dahntay Jones on the right wing. As the clock hit five seconds, Bryant dribbled to the baseline and pulled up for a fadeaway jumper. The shot rimmed off, and Bryant’s left foot landed on Jones’ right foot, as the Hawks’ guard closely contested the potential game-tying shot. Replays showed that Bryant’s ankle roll over, and he initially remained motionless on the court as the clock stopped with 2.6 seconds to play. Athletic trainer Gary Vitti attended to Bryant, who eventually walked off under his own power. Yahoo! Sports reported that Bryant called the injury his “worst sprain since 2000.”

Now, the intrigue.

Bryant said afterward that Jones was guilty of a “dangerous” play by sliding underneath his feet as he executed a shot, a play that is viewed as a basketball cardinal sin because the injury risk is so high. Jones said Bryant suffered the injury by landing awkwardly as a result of his kickout leg motion, and that, if a foul was to be assessed, it should have been whistled on Bryant for causing the contact.
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Hangover 3 has been released online

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Hangover 3 has been released online. The two-minute intro expenses the ultimate Hangover movie as "the impressive summary of the trilogy of madness and bad decisions". Features consist of a glance of Zach Galifianakis's Mike discussing a lollipop with a new personality performed by Bridal celebration celebrity Brian McCarthy.

The Hangover Aspect III is due to appear in theatres on May 24. As opposed to the past two films, it doesn't consist of a marriage or a bachelor's celebration. Instead, the movie starts with the memorial of Alan's dad and recognizes the Wolfpack hit the street, making an unavoidable pitstop at Las Nevada along the way.


Talking about the film's set-up, home Todd Phillips has said: "The Hangover Aspect III is Alan's tale. He's going through a problems after the loss of life of his dad, [and] the Wolfpack is all he has."

Alongside Galifianakis, Wolfpack cornerstones Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Bieber Bartha have all reprised their tasks from the first two movies, with Ken Jeong's scene-stealing Mr Chow also returning for one last experience. Meanwhile, David Goodman has signed up with the throw and has exposed he performs a "a killer".

Released during 2009, The Hangover became the highest-grossing R-rated funny ever and won a Fantastic World for best film - musical technology or funny. This year's follow up, The Hangover Aspect II, was even more effective at the box workplace, getting over $580 thousand (£375 million) globally.
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Rand Paul filibuster got results

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White House acknowledged that killing US citizens said Rand Paul. Sen. Rand Paul’s 12-plus time filibuster was never going to prevent Us senate verification of David Brennan to be CIA home, and indeed the full Us senate elected, 63 to 34, Friday mid-day to accept Mr. Brennan as the country's next spymaster.

But Senator Paul’s uncommon move – actually discussing for hours on end, and not just harmful to filibuster – has had an immediate impact on a key issue that many congress (and many voters) find troubling: the use of unmanned drone airplane to destroy alleged terrorists, such as, possibly, US people on US ground.

Forced to reply, Lawyer Common Eric Owner in a three-line correspondence to David Friday resolved what had been presented by Us senate Conservatives as a constitutional question: "Does the Chief executive have the power to use a weaponized drone to destroy an United states not involved in fight on United states soil?"


“The response to that query is no,” Mr. Owner, had written – at long last, in the perspective of his experts. In a Us senate Judiciary Panel listening to Wed, Owner would only say that eliminating a theoretical alleged United states enemy on US ground who presents no immediate risk would be “inappropriate.”

Holder’s correspondence pleased John.

“I’m quite satisfied with the response, and I’m frustrated it took monthly and a half and a main tunel to get it,” John informed CNN. “But we did get the response. And that is what I’ve been asking all along.”


Like his father, former presidential candidate and US Rep. Ron Paul of Texas, the junior senator from Kentucky is as much libertarian as he is Republican. Where most GOP lawmakers position themselves as foreign policy and military hawks, Rand Paul strongly questions some aspects of US policy here – particularly as in this case where constitutional issues regarding judicial due process are involved.

This rankles some senior Republicans. On Thursday, Sen. John McCain (R) of Arizona described some of what Paul had said during his filibuster as “simply false.”

Quoting from a Wall Street Journal editorial, Mr. McCain said, “If Mr. Paul wants to be taken seriously, he needs to do more than pull political stunts that fire up impressionable libertarian kids in college dorms.”

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) of South Carolina, McCain’s chief ally on such matters, called Paul’s unusual effort “ill-informed.”

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Actress Valerie Harper diagnosed with terminal brain cancer

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Valerie Harper was struggling with terminal brain cancer. In the periods before her surprising analysis of terminal mind melanoma, Valerie Harper was being affected by collections she would verbal plenty of periods before.
It was beginning Jan, and the dearest show celebrity who performed wise-cracking Rhoda Morgenstern on "The Jane Tyler Moore Show" was in rehearsals for the nationwide trip of Looped.

"She was having issues keeping in mind her collections," said Matthew Lombardo, the playwright of the recommended Broadway display that led to her 2010 Tony morrison a2z nomination for best celebrity.

"We believed, ‘That's unusual. How can she not remember?’ Valerie Harper realized the perform within and out. I had written it for her. She just didn't seem like herself."
Soon, the secret signs were too much to neglect.

"Her conversation began to slur one day. With that, everyone decided it was probably best she go to the medical center," he remembered. "We were maybe in refusal before that. We really like her so much. We didn't want to confess anything was incorrect."

A few times later on Jan. 15, physicians informed the four-time Emmy champion she had leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, a unusual and quickly deadly situation that happens when melanoma tissues propagate into the fluid-filled tissue layer around the mind, Individuals journal first revealed Wed. Doctors calculate she has about three several weeks to stay.

Still, the actress took some time to privately process the news.
When she appeared on ABC's "Good Morning America" Jan. 21 to promote her new memoir "I, Rhoda," she discussed her hospitalization in New York but kept her inoperable cancer a secret.

"(I) was rehearsing away, and then it was as if I had Novocaine," she told the morning news show. "I thought, 'What the heck is happening to me?'"

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Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon

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Hugo Chávez the President of Venezuela died Tuesday afternoon. after difficult with melanoma, the govt declared, making behind a bitterly separated country in the hold of a governmental problems that increased more serious as he languished for several weeks, quiet and out of vision, in medical centers in Havana and Caracas.

Close to holes and his speech breaking, Vice Chief executive Nicolás Maduro said he and other authorities had gone to the army medical center where Mr. Chávez was being handled, sequestered from the community, when “we obtained the toughest and most terrible details that we could transfer to our individuals.”

In short order, law enforcement and military were extremely noticeable as individuals ran through the roads, contacting family members on mobile phones, hurrying to get home. Caracas, the investment, which had just obtained information that the govt was tossing out two United states army attachés it charged of planting problem, easily became an tremendous visitors jam. Shops and purchasing centers suddenly shut.

As night dropped, sad crowds of people congregated in the primary rectangle of Caracas and at the army medical center, with men and ladies weeping freely in unhappiness and worry about what would come next.

In one community, Chávez followers set flame to camp tents and beds used by individuals who had chained themselves together in demonstration several days previously to need more details about Mr. Chávez’s situation.


“Are you happy now?” the Chávez supporters shouted as they ran through the streets with sticks. “Chávez is dead! You got what you wanted!”

Mr. Chávez’s departure from a country he dominated for 14 years casts into doubt the future of his socialist revolution. It alters the political balance not only in Venezuela, the fourth-largest supplier of foreign oil to the United States, but also in Latin America, where Mr. Chávez led a group of nations intent on reducing American influence in the region.

Mr. Chávez, 58, changed Venezuela in fundamental ways, empowering and energizing millions of poor people who had felt marginalized and excluded. But his rule also widened society’s divisions, and his death is sure to bring vast uncertainty as the nation tries to find its way without its central figure.

“He’s the best president in history,” said Andrés Mejía, 65, a retiree in Cumaná, an eastern city, crying as he gathered with friends in a plaza. “Look at how emotional I am — I’m crying. I cannot accept the president’s death. But the revolution will continue with Maduro.”
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Cristiano Ronaldo stayed calm, Real Madrid lead on

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Cristiano Ronaldo stayed calm, Real Madrid lead on. It was, often, amazing. After all, this was Ronaldo’s first activity at Old Trafford since he remaining U. s., and his objective with about 20 moments staying provided Real Madrid 2-1 cause on the evening, a 3-2 combination cause in the two-game sequence and basically properly secured its passing to the Winners Group quarterfinals. If ever there was a scenario to enjoy, this would seem to be it.

But Ronaldo remained relaxed, as if not seeking to rub it in on his former group. And on the part time, his administrator, José Mourinho, who memorably sprinted along the touchline after his group obtained an essential objective here nine decades ago, remained under management, too. For both, the reticence seemed a tacit recommendation of the unusual and controversial conditions that led to Actual Madrid’s success.


Even Ronaldo recognized that he was not the tale of the evening. Neither was U. s. Administrator Alex Ferguson, who amazingly remaining one of his top scorers, John Rooney, out of the beginning collection. Instead, it was Cuneyt Cakir, a Turkish umpire, who taken the highlight in this fiercely expected Circular of 16 fight with a stunning choice to deliver off Birmingham U. s. midfielder Nani in the 56th moment. The choice remaining U. s. to perform the ultimate half-hour with only 10 men.

Afterward, Ferguson was so infuriated that he sent his associate, Scott Phelan, to fulfill with associates of the press. Phelan giggled when requested if Ferguson had requested Cakir for an description. “I do not think the manager is in any condition to talk with the formal,” Phelan said with a wan grin, including that Ferguson was disrupted because he and the U. s. gamers believed they had performed a near-perfect activity logically before the red cards.

Mourinho, discussing seriously, decided. “In my viewpoint, the best group missing,” he said basically, applauding United’s perform and demeaning his gamers for not replying until delayed in the go with. Without the red cards, U. s. might well have won, Mourinho said.


Two years ago, Mourinho and Real Madrid were victimized by a similarly disputed red card when Pepe was sent off in a Champions League semifinal against Barcelona. This decision was equally harsh, Mourinho said, and he acknowledged that Cakir could have given Nani only a yellow card after he lunged in with his foot waist-high in an effort to play the ball away from Álvaro Arbeloa.

After the collision, both players rolled on the ground in apparent pain and Cakir reached for his pocket as he waited for Nani to get up. At that point, it seemed a yellow was coming.

But as United’s trainers helped Nani to his feet, Cakir showed a red. Nani stopped short, staring at the official, who is highly regarded by the European association and worked a semifinal at last year’s European Championships. A group of United players sprinted at Cakir, screaming in anger. Ferguson stormed down to the field from his seat on the bench, shouting and pointing.

Replays showed there was significant contact between Nani’s foot and Arbeloa, but by rule, Cakir had to determine that Nani had endangered the safety of his opponent with the challenge. Simply being reckless should have brought a yellow, which was United’s argument.

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Lauren Silberman made history on the NFL

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Becoming the first woman, Lauren Silberman made history yesterday. Silberman a former soccer gamer from the School of Wi absolutely messed up two sneakers ... moving them approximately 15 metres each ... before quitting with a quadricep damage.

But even though Lauren is kind of lovely, the LFL (which now formally appears for Stars Football League) says it's "only enthusiastic about real sportsmen, not soccer gamers converted kickers. We don't have ladies that just punch in our group."

FYI there ARE kickers in the LFL ... but they perform other roles as well.

The female kicker who bombed her NFL tryout isn't even good enough to play for the Lingerie Football League

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Bonnie Franklin died on Friday at her home in Los Angeles

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Bonnie Franklin dies at 69. The cause was complications of pancreatic cancer, family members said. They had announced the diagnosis in September.

Ms. Franklin also acted on the stage and in movies and for years sang and danced in a nightclub act. But she was most widely known in the role of Ann Romano, one of the first independent women to be portrayed on TV wrestling with issues like sexual harassment, rape and menopause. Ms. Franklin — green-eyed, red-haired, button-nosed and 5-foot-3 — brought a buoyant comic touch to the part.

Some saw the show as helping feminism enter the mainstream.


“I know it’s just a tv display, and I do not think that I am modifying the way the planet is organized,” Ms. Franklin informed The California Publish in 1980, but she permitted that “sometimes we attack notes that do get individuals to think a bit.”

“One Day at a Time” ran from Dec 1975 to May 1984, and its scores rated in the top 20 in eight of those periods and in the top 10 in four. Ms. Franklin was selected for an Emmy Prize and twice for a Fantastic World.

The show’s topicality dropped directly in the custom of its designer, Gary Lear, who had obtained famous for presenting governmental and public comments to scenario funny with “All in the Family” and other reveals. Its co-creator was Whitney Blake, a former show celebrity who, as only one mom, had reared the long run celebrity Meredith Baxter.

Like Archie and Edith Sand in “All in the Close relatives,” Ann and her children, Jules and Ann Cooper (Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli), used funny in the assistance of wrestling with serious and thorny real-world problems.

As a separated mom who had reverted to her first name and moved to Indiana, Ann battled her deadbeat ex-husband for your kids, for example. Or she handled a little girl determining whether to stay a virgin mobile.

Some tale collections ongoing for up to four several weeks, as when Jules, to Ann’s consternation, old a man more than twice her age. In one tale perspective Ann’s fiancé is murdered by a intoxicated car owner. Later she marries her son-in-law’s separated dad.

Comic comfort came from the regular trips of the developing superintendent, Dwayne Schneider (Pat Harrington). But Ms. Franklin was said to have pressed the manufacturers toward higher authenticity, encouraging them to take on problems like young maternity and prevent allowing the display slip up into comedian shtick.
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Pope Benedict XVI his final as head of the Roman Catholic Church

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The capital and on his strong eight-year papacy, Pope Benedict XVI, a shy theologian who never seemed entirely at house in the focus, was taken by chopper into pension on Friday. But while Benedict, 85, retires to a lifestyle of prayer, research, walking in the lawn and violin exercise, he results in in his awaken a Vatican structure experiencing scams and interest that are launching a darkness over the cardinals trusted with choosing his heir in a conclave this 30 days.

Even as he met with the cardinals on his last day as Pope Benedict XVI, promising “unconditional respect and obedience” to his heir and encouraging the cardinals to “work like an orchestra” harmonizing for the excellent of the cathedral, the discord was obvious.

On Friday, the Vatican verified reviews that it had requested wiretaps on the mobile phones of some Vatican authorities as aspect of a leaking research. Other cardinals were progressively frank about the problems of government during Benedict’s papacy.


In his final blessing to the faithful, who gathered outside the papal summer residence in Castel Gandolfo where he will live for several months, Benedict appeared tired, and even relieved, saying that from now on “I am simply a pilgrim beginning the last leg of his pilgrimage on this earth.”

His towering predecessor, John Paul II, wasted away with Parkinson’s disease; Benedict, whose life’s work was aimed at reconciling faith and reason, opted for a short farewell.

“Good night, and thank you,” he said in Italian to the boisterous but small crowds at Castel Gandolfo, just over two weeks after he shocked the world on Feb. 11 by announcing his retirement, the first in the modern history of the church.
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Alex Smith was revived by San Francisco Coach Jim Harbaugh

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Quarterback Alex Smith whose career was revived by San Francisco Coach Jim Harbaugh before he was benched last season in favor of Colin Kaepernick. For Smith whose profession faltered regularly before Harbaugh came in San Francisco two decades ago, the business probably gives him the best opportunity for achievements with a new group. The cope, which cannot be created formal until the group season begins, was first revealed by Fox Activities.

The Chiefs won just two activities last period, but they seem positioned for a turn-around. The new trainer is Andrew Reid, who in his lengthy period in Chicago had achievements with quarterbacks who had flexibility and intellect, two features Smith offers. The Chiefs have a lot of protecting skills, and they also have a few shiny areas on violation, such as operating returning Jamaal Charles and, probably, extensive recipient Dwayne Bowe, who could get the series tag.

The Chiefs also keep the first overall choose, which they can now use to choose Smith’s upcoming security guard, Florida A&M remaining cope with Henry Joeckel, the headliner of a very powerful type of unpleasant linemen.

Smith had fought in San Francisco with a rotating entrance of unpleasant planners, until he flourished under Harbaugh. According to the N.F.L.’s research, in his last 26 regular-season begins, Cruz had a 20-5-1 history with 32 landing goes, 10 interceptions and a 95.6 passer ranking. He was the N.F.L.’s top-rated passer when he was broken out of a Nov activity with a concussion, and he was changed by Kaepernick.
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Dancing With the Stars studded cast

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Dancing with the Stars” has exposed its celebrity studded throw. The Baltimore Ravens’ Jacoby Jackson, “American Idol’s” Kelli Pickler, and nation tale Wynona Judd are in, while some of the said participants – like “The Bachelor’s” He Lowe – were just that, gossips.

For some superstars, getting on the well-known, long-running competitors can boost their staggering professions, while others’ celebrities seem to reduce even more after they appear on the display.

So how to some D-List superstars handle to dancing their way to A-List celebrity status? And who will glow during the show’s Sixteenth season?
“I think that some of these superstars really, really advantage from it because not only does it probably get back a career… but it reveals them in a different mild,” Popular lifestyle viewer Alison Stewart informed FOX 411’s In the Area.

But Chris Davis, Manager of Landscape Journal, said superstars with no dancing abilities should think twice before deciding upon on for the extensive competitors.

“I would say almost 80 % of the stars [who] have done it shouldn’t have done it,” he said. “The ones who have done well, you didn’t really know who they were. Someone like Kelli Pickler this season is great because she was on ‘American Idol’… but I think someone like Wynona Judd seems a little bit desperate and a little bit late in the game to be on the show.”

He said the show is a good option for stars who have some dancing experience.

“I think it’s good for celebrities to do ‘Dancing with the Stars’ if you really have nothing else to sell and you can dance. I mean if Channing Tatum ever needs a job that should definitely be it,” Davis said.
Stewart added that a bad run on “Dancing” could seriously hurt a celeb’s career.

“I think it sometimes looks like… a last ditch effort to kind of make a comeback or show that they’re still relevant,” she said. “Sometimes you do have to go out on top and go out gracefully.”
And then there are some stars with two-left feet that should never put on their dance shoes in the first place, Stewart said.

“I think some of the celebrities who really shouldn’t have done it are people maybe like a Holly Madison. She showed herself to be sort of awkward almost. She’s a beautiful girl and she’s got some great talent but she was booted off right away.”
But the show’s success keeps attracting fresh celebrities, and this season’s cast is no different.

Stewart said contestants with a good personality will shine on the show.
“I think this season the new cast should really keep in mind that they have to play to the audience,” she said. “They have to be gracious. I think sometimes when the judges judge harshly they get a little snippy--they get a little nasty. It’s not going to win them any fans.”

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Mediterranean diet reduced the risk of heart disease

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About 30 percent of swings, swings and fatalities from cardiovascular illness can be avoided in individuals at risky if they switch to a Mediterranean diet eating plan rich in olive oil, almonds, beans, fish, fruits and veggies, and even drink wine with meals, a large and rigorous new research has found.

The results, published on The New England Publication of Medicine’s Web site on Monday, were depending on the first major medical trial to measure the diet’s impact on center risks. The scale of the diet’s benefits surprised professionals. The research ended early, after almost five years, because the results were so clear it was considered illegal to continue.

The eating plan helped those following it even though they did not shed bodyweight and most of them were already getting statins, or high blood pressure level or diabetes medication to reduced their cardiovascular illness danger.

“Really impressive,” said Rachel Brown, a lecturer of nutrition at the University of Vermont and a speaker for the American Heart Association. “And the really essential factor — the coolest factor — is that they used very meaningful endpoints. They did not look at risks like cholesterol or high blood pressure or bodyweight. They looked at swings and swings and death. At the end of the day, that is what really matters.”

Until now, evidence that the Mediterranean diet eating plan reduced the chance of cardiovascular illness was weak, centered mostly on studies showing that individuals from Mediterranean sea countries seemed to have reduced rates of cardiovascular illness — a pattern that could have been linked to aspects other than eating plan.

And some professionals had been doubtful that the impact of eating plan could be recognized, if it existed at all, because so many individuals are already getting powerful medication to reduce cardiovascular illness danger, while other professionals hesitated to recommend the eating plan plan to individuals who already had overweight, since oils and almonds have a lot of calories.

 Heart disease experts said the study was a triumph because it showed that a diet was powerful in reducing heart disease risk, and it did so using the most rigorous methods. Scientists randomly assigned 7,447 people in Spain who were overweight, were smokers, or had diabetes or other risk factors for heart disease to follow the Mediterranean diet or a low-fat one.

Low-fat diets have not been shown in any rigorous way to be helpful, and they are also very hard for patients to maintain — a reality borne out in the new study, said Dr. Steven E. Nissen, chairman of the department of cardiovascular medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

“Now along comes this group and does a gigantic study in Spain that says you can eat a nicely balanced diet with fruits and vegetables and olive oil and lower heart disease by 30 percent,” he said. “And you can actually enjoy life.”

The study, by Dr. Ramon Estruch, a professor of medicine at the University of Barcelona, and his colleagues, was long in the planning. The investigators traveled the world, seeking advice on how best to answer the question of whether a diet alone could make a big difference in heart disease risk. They visited the Harvard School of Public Health several times to consult Dr. Frank M. Sacks, a professor of cardiovascular disease prevention there
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Google Glass vision of the future

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A new promotion movie for its internet-connected cups technological innovation known as Google Glass has given potential early adopters a chance to buy the as yet unreleased item.

The movie, published on Wed, recognized the wearable technological innovation as one of the greatest enhancements in personal processing in many years.

In it clip, people used the cups while skydiving, driving a whirlwind, snowboarding, and moving on a trapeze, but Tom Elegant, manager of the London-based journal Popular Technology UK, informed that the item will need significant amounts of financial commitment and facilities.

"It's going to need a huge financial commitment around the world to make these things work" at any time and anywhere as it clip purports, Elegant informed Al Jazeera.

Though he says the cups come in "a brilliant looking, quite eye-catching package", Elegant, like other experts, said customers should mood their objectives.

"The risk of marketing something this much is that clearly the technological innovation is far behind where the buzz is right now," Bumpy Agrawal of reDesign Cellular, said, including, "there's a real risk of establishing the objectives bar too high".

The cups will manage most of the same projects as mobile phones, but reply to speech orders instead of fingertips in contact with a show.

The cups include a small show linked with a rim above the right eye and run on Google Android managing system os for cell phone gadgets.

Google has said the mass-market edition of Google Glass will cost less than $1,500 - the price paid by an unique number of developers last July - but more than a smartphone.

The California-based company does not plan to start promoting "Google Glass" in the shop bought until 2014.
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Mindy McCready was found dead

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New bands celebrity Mindy McCready was discovered deceased Weekend at her house in Illinois from an obvious self-inflicted gunshot injure, the local sheriff's workplace said in a declaration. She was 37.

Deputies from the Cleburne Nation Sheriff's Office were sent to a review of gunshots shot Weekend mid-day and discovered McCready's body on the front patio, the declaration read.

McCready simply results in two young children, one of whom is 10 months old. The youngsters dad, history manufacturer Bob Wilson, passed away of an obvious destruction last 30 days.

The musician fought with habit and psychological sickness, often openly. She showed up in an show of "Celebrity Rehab" three decades ago with Dr. Attracted Pinsky, who said he approached her last 30 days after her ex's loss of life.

"When I observed she was having difficulties, I did arrive at out to her and advised her to go to deal with herself, get in a service if she sensed she needed," said Pinsky, who serves his own program on CNN's sis system HLN.

"Her greatest worry was the judgment of doing so and what people would think if she, God prohibit, took proper proper herself. And this to me is the most upsetting part of this tale. She is a charming lady, we have missing her, and it didn't have to go down like this."

McCready rush onto the songs landscape in 1996 with her first appearance history "10,000 Angels," and the chart-topping hit "Guys Do It All the Time."

In modern times, McCready fought a public fight for legal proper proper her older son, Zander. She took the boy from her mom, who had legal proper care, and left with him to her house in Illinois, saying she had issues over his safety.

A judge ordered authorities to pick up the boy, who was 5 at the time, and days later authorities found McCready hiding with Zander in a closet at her home.

Country music stars expressed their condolences Sunday on hearing news of McCready's death.

"I grew up listening to Mindy McCready ... so sad for her family tonight. Many prayers are going out to them," tweeted singer Carrie Underwood.

"It breaks my heart what addiction continues to take from this life," singer Wynonna Judd wrote in a series of tweets. "Addiction is a disEASE & not a character flaw. When the pain becomes too much, it causes people to want that pain to stop. This is just so unbelieveable & so sad."

A year ago, McCready posted excerpts of a book she said was upcoming about her life. She acknowledged a difficult upbringing, personal problems and the challenges she faced turning her life around.

"I haven't had a hit in almost a decade," she wrote in January 2012 on her official fan website. "I've spent my fortune, tarnished my public view and made myself the brunt of punch line after punch line. I've been beaten, sued, robbed, arrested, jailed, and evicted. But I'm still here. With a handful of people that I know and trust, a revived determination, and both middle fingers up in the air, I'm ready. I've been here before. I'm a fighter. I'm down, but I'll never be out."
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Big winner at the Grammy Awards 2013

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Adele was last seasons big champion at the Grammy Prizes, and she stated the first prize of the evening at Sunday's wedding as well. The musician, dressed in a red flower create outfit with related footwear, won the Grammy for best pop single performance for "Set Flame to the Rainfall," and sent out "massive love" to the other nominees with her approval conversation.

Taylor Swift started out the display with her music "We Are Never Ever Getting Returning Together" and then Elton David and Ed Sheeran dueted on Sheeran's "The A Group."

Adele's prize was the only one passed out during the first 40 moments of the public part of the wedding. The second prize, for best nation single performance, went to June Underwood for "Blown Away," and wasn't given out until 8:43 Southern time.

Underwood, who thanked her family and "perfect husband" Mike Fisher, was wearing a $31 million diamond necklace when she accepted her award.

The song of the year award went to "We Are Young," composed by Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost and Nate Ruess of fun. "If this is in HD, everyone can see our faces, and we are not very young," the band joked.

Kelly Clarkson took home the Grammy for best pop vocal album for "Stronger," and gave an enthusiastic acceptance speech, first explaining why her trip to the stage took so long.

"I got stuck to Miranda Lambert," she announced. "There's a story -- and a song -- for later. After alcohol. Just kidding, children!"

Clarkson went on to thank her fellow nominees, and said to one, "Miguel, I don't know who the hell you are, but we need to sing together."
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Christopher Dorner dismiss claims

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The rage-filled "manifesto" published by former cop Captain christopher Dorner before he went on an claimed cop eliminating exercise around the Los Angeles area was ignored by the go of the Los Angeles Cops Division these days as "self-serving" and "ramblings on the Internet."

Christopher Dorner is considered to have murdered one cop and harmed two others beginning these days, moreover to eliminating two citizens, on a exercise that he confronted would have a "high activity of violence" in an upset missive published to his Facebook or myspace walls previously this weeks time.

Police throughout the Los Angeles and Southeast Florida area were working to catch Dorner.

In the mail, Dorner specific his issues with his former company, the Los Angeles Cops Division, such as his battles with the division's inner matters department, which eventually led to his getting shot, according to the manifesto. He held responsible the issues with the LAPD for motivating his eliminating exercise.

Dorner charged the department of being improper and using extreme power.

"The department has not changed since the Rampart and Rodney King days. It has gotten worse," Dorner wrote. "I know I will be vilified by the LAPD and the media. Unfortunately, this is a necessary evil that I do not enjoy but must partake and complete for substantial change to occur within the LAPD and reclaim my name."

Dorner named members of the LAPD whom he would target and said they would not be safe at home or at work.

"I will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in LAPD uniform whether on or off duty," he wrote. "You will now live the life of the prey."

Today, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck curtly dismissed the letter.

"This is a homicide suspect who has committed atrocious crimes. If you want to give any attribution to his ramblings on the Internet, go ahead, but I do not," he said.
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Kate Upton has done the unthinkable

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Top design Kate Upton has done the impossible and arrived the famous Activities Proven Swimwear protect two decades in a row.

The shapely beauty is shown appearing for the Fiftieth birthday problem nude on a vessel in Antarctica, protected only by a white-colored fur-lined parka and white-colored swimsuit pants.

Sports Proven had expected to declare Upton’s big hen house on CBS’s “Late Show With Bob Letterman” on Mon. But after Page Six was sent a released duplicate of the protect last night, the journal verified that Upton was indeed their protect celebrity.

By getting the 2013 respect — and the Fiftieth birthday problem — Kate Upton confirms her position as one of the globe's top designs. It is the first time since 1988 that a design has won successive includes. Elle Macpherson was presented three decades running, from 1986.

Other models who have previously covered the magazine multiple times include Elle MacPherson, who modeled back-to-back-to-back bikinis between 1986 and 1988; Christie Brinkley, who also did three years in a row from 1979 through 1981; Paulina Porizkova, who did double duty in 1984 and 1985; and Tyra Banks, who covered the magazine in 1996 and 1997.
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Redbox parent Coinstar peaked

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Redbox parent Coinstar peaked
There's a idea that many new technology become outdated about 18 months after they're presented -- as soon as the modified, next-generation gadgets are combined out. That idea can certainly be used to computer systems -- and perhaps to video-rental distribution systems as well.

Coinstar (CSTR) declared lower-than-expected income in its fourth-quarter income review on Saturday, with earnings for the 1 / 4 down 27%. It also provided a flat prediction for the current 1 / 4.

The mother or father company of the computerized coin-counting devices also operates RedBox, a self-service kiosk that leases out films and film gaming at more than 42,000 places across the U.S. and North america.

Some experts reduced the stock on Saturday, and it dropped nearly 7% in trading to close at $48.47. Part of the issue for Coinstar seems to be the new methods of obtaining video clips.

Remember how Smash hit damaged your local, mom-and-pop film store? Nearly all those video-rental shops washed out away with the release of film loading and DVDs available both though the mail and by computerized kiosk.

In fact, the brick-and-mortar film lease market dropped nearly 14% between 2007 and last year, according to market experts at IBISWorld, as on the internet technology changed in-store leases.

And now, with Smash hit on the internet (NFLX) as the prominent player in the on the internet movie-rental scenery, opponents like Coinstar are looking to take a chew out of that growing market.

Coinstar is releasing its own video-streaming collaboration with Verizon (VZ) called "Redbox Immediate by Verizon." As Mashable’s Christina Warren notices, "Redbox Immediate has a long way to go before it can contest with companies Smash hit on the internet and Amazon (AMZN). Still, I'm not willing to create the assistance off just yet.”

If the assistance takes off, "and Redbox statements that tens of many people have asked for access to the try out -- this tale will turn itself around," says John Aristotle Munarriz in The Motley Deceive. But he also considers Smash hit on the internet might have too much of a jump start for Coinstar to capture up.
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National Weather Service said Boston could get snow

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National Weather Service said Boston could get snow
Feb 7 (Reuters) - New Britain prepared on Friday for a possibly record-setting cold climate, with predictions of up to 2 feet (60 cm) of snow already causing airways to terminate thousands of routes and programs to prepare for power failures.

The climate was ruining in from the Area where it began losing snow on the Chi town area on Friday mid-day. It was due to bring mild snow to the East U. s. Declares on Fun before ramping up to blizzard conditions by mid-day.

In Birkenstock boston ma, which was predicted to see some of the biggest snow, Gran Johnson Menino requested the town's educational institutions to close on Sunday and advised businesses to consider allowing staff to work, to prevent individuals getting trapped.

"We are sturdy New Englanders, let me tell you, and used to these types of stormy weather. But I also want to emphasize everyone to use good sense and remain off the roads of our town. Basically, work," Menino told correspondents. "Stay put after noontime the next day."

City authorities up and down the northeastern U. s. Declares were expecting for the elements, preparing fleets of plows and sodium pickups to keep roads clear, while airport authorities advised tourists to try to reschedule routes ahead of the elements.

The Nationwide Weather Assistance said Birkenstock boston ma could get 18 to 24 inches wide of snow (45 to 60 cm) on Sunday and Sunday, its first heavy snow in two years. Light snow is predicted to begin dropping around 7 a.m. EST (1200 GMT) on Sunday, with bulkier snow and gusts of wind gusting as high as 60 to 75 mph (95 to 120 km per hour) as the day moves along.

"It's manufactured rush-hour period of time into the evening and instantaneously when the size of the elements will be," said Kim Buttrick, a meteorologist at the Nationwide Weather Assistance in Taunton, Boston.

Cities from Hartford, Burglary, to Beaverton, Maine, predicted to see at least a foot of snow.

Airlines have already canceled more than 2,200 flights planned for Friday, according to the website FlightAware.com, with the largest number of cancellations at airports in Newark, New York, Chicago andBoston.

Nearly 500 flights have been canceled for Saturday, according to the flight-tracking site.

Officials at airports across the region warned travelers to expect more delays and cancellations on Friday.
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100th birthday of anthropologist Mary Leakey

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100th wedding of anthropologist Mary Leakey, whose comprehensive analysis in Africa's Rift Area trained us that our forefathers had abilities far beyond the picture of the basic, brutish Neanderthal (although the lifestyle of Arnold Schwarzenegger could claim against it).

Born in 1913 in London, uk, Mary Leakey revealed little attention in her official knowledge and only discovered her contacting once she discovered the archaeology of gortyn. She met her other popular 50 percent, archaeologist Louis Leakey, while showing his guide, Adam's Ancestors, and in 1937, the couple wedded and became of the most popular technology husband-wife groups (pictured above). (An exciting factoid to note: Louis trained companies Linda Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas, who are now being termed as Leakey's Angels.).

A believer of Charles Darwin's concept that the individual varieties started in African-american, Leakey took her perform to the Black Contient and in 1960 discovered Homo habilis (the "handy man"), a forerunner to the Neanderthal, who created resources for various requirements.

In 1975, Mary Leakey and her group were acknowledged for another intense finding: They discovered foot prints, which were believed to be 3.5 thousand decades of age, major researchers to believe that even before the device creators, hominids were strolling erect.

Leakey continued active fieldwork until 1983. Although she died in 1996 at the age of 83, her son Richard and her granddaughter Louise continue her work in Africa.
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IHOP Pancake Day

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Yvonne Hannah and her workers at the IHOP on Baltimore Pike are used to creating hotcakes.

But on Tuesday’s Nationwide Hot cake Day it went to a whole different stage. That is because hotcakes were 100 % free at all IHOP dining places for one day. Hannah, the restaurant’s gm, said she predicted about 900 more pancake purchases than for a regular week day.

However, not everyone viewing the IHOP needs a unique day, or for them to be 100 % free, to eat hotcakes.

“I really like their hotcakes, they are the best,” said Ronnie DiEnno, of Glenolden. “I’ve gotten to like them and sometimes I get a wanting for them.”

Hannah enthusiastically greeted customers as they came into the door and those who called to see if indeed, the pancakes were free or if the restaurant had a long line.

Tuesday was also Hannah’s birthday, so it was a special day for her, as well. She was hoping a first-time visit to the IHOP for some will lead to regular visits later.

“We will see a good number of new customers today,” she said. “We have to keep them coming back.”

Hannah said the IHOP had nine servers for its regular shifts, compared to the normal four or five.

The busiest time on National Pancake Day is usually around 4 or 5 p.m. And yes, some customers come in more than once.

“Some (Monsignor) Bonner kids were in here this morning,” Hannah said at about 10:30 a.m. “And they will probably be back after school.”
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Solomon Islands Tsunami strikes

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A powerful earth quake off the Solomon Islands produced a tsunami of up to 1.5 metres (about 5 feet) that broken a multitude of houses and murdered several individuals in the South Ocean isle sequence Wed.

Authorities stopped alerts for tsunamis on more far away shorelines.

CNN revealed, stating a home of a medical center in the main town of Lata, that five individuals four of them seniors and one child -- passed away after a trend hit the Santa Jackson Destinations, part of the Solomon Destinations sequence.

Solomons regulators revealed two 1.5-meter (4 foot, 11-inch) surf hit the european side of Santa Jackson Island, destructive between 70 and 80 houses and qualities, said Henry Herming, a spokesperson for the pm. Many villagers had advancing to higher ground as a safety measure, Herming said.

Earlier, Solomon Islands Cops Commissioner David Lansley said local police patrols had revealed that several individuals were assumed dead, though the reviews were still being confirmed.

"Sadly, we believe some people have lost their lives," he said. "At the moment we potentially know of four, but there may of course be more."

One of the people presumed dead was fishing in a dugout canoe when the first wave hit, sweeping him out to sea, Herming said. Officials were searching for his body. Another woman was believed to have drowned when the water rushed into her village, Herming said.

Four villages on Santa Cruz were impacted by the waves, with two facing severe damage, Lansley said. Other areas of the Solomons did not appear to have been seriously affected.

Disaster officials were struggling to reach the remote area after the tsunami flooded the airstrip at the nearest airport and left it littered with debris.

The tsunami formed after an 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck near the town of Lata, on Santa Cruz in Temotu province, the easternmost province of the Solomons, about a 3-hour flight from the capital, Honiara. Temotu has a population of around 30,000 people.
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Festival Lineup Announced Sasquatch 2013

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Festival Lineup Announced Sasquatch 2013
The 2013 event period is constantly on the warm up with the line-up statement for this season's Sasquatch! Festival (yes, the exclamation factor is aspect of the name), with Mumford and Kids, the Mailing Assistance, Macklemore & He Lewis and Creature of the night Few days among the headliners.

Held at the Stuff Amphitheatre in Henry, California, over Memorial Day weekend (May 24-27), the Twelfth version of the yearly event will also functions performances by the Lumineers, Think about Mythical beasts, the xx, Reignwolf, Arctic Apes and Control Impala.

Much like the Coachella event in Florida, Sasquatch! is a sonically modern event, offering artists (Danny Brownish, El-P), digital functions (Disclosure, Relaxed Luke), R&B (Beyonce’s little sis Solange) and even comics, with Recreational areas and Entertainment acting professional Chip Offerman on the invoice.
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King Richard III ancient remains found

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Richard III ancient remains found 
A group of archaeologists verified Thursday that historical continues to be discovered under a vehicle car park are part of long-lost Richard III, efficiently finishing a look for that stimulated a modern-day discussion about the heritage of the well-known tyrant.

Details of the results were launched time after DNA assessments came in delayed Weekend. The 500-year-old continues to be were discovered five several weeks ago, using historical charts and information to locate the remains of the old friary where Richard III was set to relax.

“It is the educational summary of the School of Leicester that beyond affordable question, the person exhumed at Greyfriars in Sept 2012 is indeed Richard III, the last Plantagenet king of Britain,” Rich Buckley, cause archaeologist of the School of Leicester, said at the statement Thursday in the town 90 kilometers north west of London, uk.

The confirmation came after medical assessments were used to go with DNA examples taken from Canadian-born Eileen Ibsen, a immediate descendent of Angel of You are able to, Richard’s older sis.

“For me it’s an overall benefit to be a part, even in a small way, of such a traditionally important sequence of activities,” said Ibsen, a furniture-maker in London, uk.


The debate that has risen out of this finding has provoked the nation to rethink the legacy of Richard III, cast in British history by Shakespeare as a deformed villain, who locked his young nephews — rivals to the throne — in the Tower of London, where they are thought to have met their demise.

Richard III’s grave, which was found underneath the Leicester site in the remains of Greyfriars friary, had been lost during the religious reforms of Henry VIII. Richard, the last king of England to fall on the battlefield, was slain in the 1485 Battle of Bosworth Field while defending his crown against the raiding upstart, Henry VII. He was famously depicted in Shakespeare’s “Richard III” crying out before his death: “A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!”

Richard III supporters such as Philippa Langley, a screenwriter and member of the Richard III Society, were driven to find the lost king’s remains by a desire to reopen the debate over his place in history. Experts say that most of what is known today about the medieval king is largely “propaganda” of the Tudor monarchs who followed him.

“I think the discovery brought the real Richard into sharp focus,” Langley said. “People are realizing that a lot of what they thought they knew about Richard III was pretty much propaganda and myth building.”

Langley, who helped pull together $52,000 to fund the project, worked with a team of archaeologists at Leicester University who were able to locate the hidden monastery and Richard’s remains.

When archaeologists uncovered the skeleton of a man in what was once the choir of the Greyfriars Church — exactly where texts said the monarch was buried — the evidence was so compelling that Langley believed the remains were those of King Richard.

From the time the bones were found, there was strong evidence to suggest the remains belonged to the monarch. The skeleton indicated a personage who was well nourished, who had suffered cranial trauma during battle and who exhibited spine damage from scoliosis, a type of curvature of the spine — all signs that pointed to Richard III.

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Super Bowl Commercials 2013

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Super Bowl Commercials 2013
The Baltimore Birds and San Francisco 49ers performed a unforgettable Extremely Dish, which involved a near-comeback for the age groups and an prolonged wait due to energy problems. The other big downside from Weekend evening was, of course, the advertisements.

Although the overall plants was one of the poorest in latest storage, there were still a few ads that produced a lot of interest and took some of the highlight from the activity on the area. Since so many organizations are fighting to take a position out on Extremely Weekend, the ones that actually achieve it are entitled to a lot of credit score.

Let's take a look at three areas that shined on the big level. For the other promoters, it's returning to the illustrating panel to come up with some better concepts for next season.

It's always challenging when an marketer efforts to use its Extremely Dish a chance to deliver an psychological concept. Vehicle had to attack the right stability between a fantastic concept for the soldiers and promoting its item, and it did exactly that.

There are simple sources to the automobiles throughout the advertisements, but for many enough time the concentrate was on the coming returning soldiers. It's definitely the kind of identify where everybody took a crack from what they were doing to look at.

The key is to have everybody comprehend it's a Vehicle ad, which they should have, while actually getting in the much larger story it approved along. The organization should get kudos to make it perform so perfectly.


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Puppy Bowl 2013 IX MVP

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Puppy Bowl IX MVP
Before the fight for Extremely Dish wonder was made the decision Weekend, there already was a champion — a lovable and energetic one, for the sweetest displaying of athleticism.

This seasons Dog Dish Bissell "Most Useful Puppy" award goes to the most brave dog on the field: Marta, a Schnauzer/Beagle mix, from the adopting company AHeinz57 Pet Save & Transportation. She out-hustled and out-muscled pets twice her dimension to take the MVP headline.

"Marta's small, but she is not sensitive, and she is stealthily fitness, which type of deceived the larger pets," says Daniel Schachner, who served as "The Ref" on the area. It was his job to contact puppy charges such as crying, unlawful sleeping ("That was a big one this year") and extreme cuteness ("when the burly cameramen quit what they're doing to say 'awww,' that's when you know").

Here are some features from the experience, and information about the display from Schachner:


-- It's not just adorable puppies on display. Hedgehog cheerleaders pump the crowd up with pom-pons, and high above the stadium, intrepid hamster pilots will give a "hamster's eye view" in the blimp. And Meep the bird tweeted live throughout the game, literally.

-- After the puppies get an introduction, they're off! Who's in the starting lineup? Highlights include a 12-week old dachshund mix named Harry and his soulmate, 12-week old sachshund-basset mix, Sally. Can't forget siblings Simba and Nala!

-- It's a tug-of-war! Puppies Fitz and Nala fight for a toy until Fitz falls into the "hydration station." Meanwhile, dachshund Harry and Sally tussle on the field. The two-hour show features puppy love and fights, but no excessive "ruffness."

-- Shelters see a big spike in adoptions surrounding the Puppy Bowl. Sixty-three puppies participated this year from shelters around the country. In the past, all have been adopted, and this year is no exception. "These puppies get scooped up quickly. We've teamed up with petfinder.com that will match viewers to puppies in their area," says Schachner.

-- Daisy and Peyton nuzzle the camera and "The Ref" steps in! "No no no, excessive cuteness, you two! And you know it. Ten-yard penalty. You know what? Fifteen-yard penalty. It's that cute."

-- Tough gig! To audition for the role of "The Ref," Schachner, 38, sent in a tape of him in New York City "staging mini games in parks with people's dogs. I got some looks, but I guess it worked!"

-- Sally speeds past Simba and Nala from her own 30-yard line for Puppy Bowl IX's first touchdown! The hedgehog cheerleaders go wild! Meep the bird tweets, obviously. Then Unity and Agatha score!

-- It's time for the Puppy Bowl Kiss Cam, featuring home videos of puppy pets being kissed. And you can't forget about the slow-motion Fluff Cam for recaps.

-- Behind the scenes, "You're not seeing all of the volunteers and handlers who have come out just because they want to help out with Puppy Bowl and be a part of a good cause," says Schachner.

-- While the big pups are getting personal fouls for unnecessary "ruffness," future MVP Marta hatches her plan and backs into the end zone for a touchdown! The hedgehogs go wild. The other dogs shower her with kisses.

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Halftime Show starring Beyonce

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Halftime Show starring Beyonce
Beyonce's Extremely Dish halftime display was so hot that it almost sensed as though her intense performance closed down the power in the third one fourth of the experience in one complete pounce.

Between her attractive hair, set and ribbons clothing and hot dancing films, let's just say, it was hard to keep our sight off the TV display during her 13-minute performance in New Orleans.

And Mary j is maintaining the strength going. Coinciding with Sunday's performance, the R&B pop/star declares she is going on a 2013 globe trip, known as the "Mrs. Jackson Show," a name motivated by her spouse, Shawn "Jay-Z" Jackson.

The worldwide getaway sneakers off in European countries on Apr 15, with the Northern United states leg will get under way in July. Passes for the Northern The united states schedules start going for selling Feb. 11.

Excitement about Beyonce's globe trip is sure to be high after her Extremely Dish halftime first appearance on CBS. Tweets was all abuzz during and after she took the level.
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Bank of America online banking

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Bank of America online banking
Financial institution of The united states says its internet financial website gone down Saturday, making clients incapable to accessibility their records.

From delayed morning hours Saturday, clients trying to log on saw a concept that said the site was "temporarily not available."

Bank of America (BAC), based in Currently, N.C. and the second-largest U.S. bank by resources, said it was operating on the problem, but wouldn't intricate on what triggered the failure.

"We're aware of the internet financial problem and dealing with as quickly as possible," Indicate Pipitone, a spokesperson for the lending company, had written in an email. "We're also operating carefully with our clients to help relieve any problems."

Angry Financial institution of The united states clients took to Tweets to say that they were left disappointed, trying to do their financial on the first day of the 30 days.

Customers of another bank, BBVA Compass, also hit public networking sites on Saturday to grumble about problems obtaining their records on the internet.

The bank reacted on Facebook or myspace, informing clients that it was wanting to take care of system problems impacting immediate remains, such as pay-roll and Social Protection assessments, internet financial and phone-banking accessibility.

The loan provider declared a few hours later that the problems had been settled.

Spokesman Thaddeus Herrick did not intricate on what might have triggered the problems.

BBVA Compass is the U.S. department of Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA, Spain's second-largest bank.
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Groundhog Day 2013

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Groundhog Day 2013
Will springtime come beginning this year?

According to tradition, the response depends on a groundhog and the right varying climate circumstances on Feb. 2.

If a groundhog comes out from its drill down and see its darkness, then six more several weeks of cold climate is on the way.

But if it comes out and recognizes no darkness, springtime is prediction to come beginning.

Punxsutawney, the California city that is house to one of the most popular weather-predicting groundhogs, Punxsutawney Phil, has been holding on the custom of Groundhog Day since the Nineteenth century, according to The Punxsutawney Groundhog Team.

Ever since the custom started in 1887, Phil (and his ancestors) saw their dark areas 99 periods, while forecasting an may only 16 periods. There was no history for nine of the decades.

Thousands are required to collect at Gobbler's Handle to look at Phil appear from his residing.

However, Punxsutawney Phil isn't the only groundhog that's predicted to create an overall look.


New York has "Staten Island Chuck," Atlanta has "General Beauregard Lee" and "Wiarton Willie" is in Wiarton, Ontario, according to the National Climactic Data Center .

But Punxsutawney residents aren't worried about Phil's competition.

"We welcome them all. We like the competition," Bill Deeley, president of the Groundhog Club's Inner Circle told The Associated Press.

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Caleb Moore his crash in the X Games

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Caleb Moore was a top sportsman in one of the most bold contests ever developed for television: freestyle snowmobiling. But his loss of life on Friday from injuries continual in last week's Winter X Activities used his game – and the participating scene – into a severe new light.

The 25-year-old passed away in a Denver medical center from medical problems impacting his mind, loved ones members representative said.

"He will be truly skipped and never neglected," close relatives members said in a declaration. "The close relatives desires to show their deep appreciation for all the desires and support they have obtained from all the lovers, friends and close relatives around the world that Caleb has motivated."

Caleb Moore gone down a minute into a schedule in which he handled his 450-pound snow vehicles like a broomstick, rotating around it in midair as he went from slam from slam. He had been trying a backflip with his machine, a technique he had conducted many times. The X Activities, which are created by ESPN, are built on such enjoyment – and risk.

Moore's loss of life was straight beat by alerts that X Activities sportsmen were taking life-threatening threats in the desire of success – and the popularity and possibly profitable support deals that could follow.

Under the title "It's only a matter of time before someone passes away at the X-Games", Brent Increased, a author for the sports site Deadspin, described his surprise at the several injuries – such as Moore's – he experienced at this seasons games, organised in Aspen. Rose's review was already released Friday early morning, before news propagate of Moore's loss of life.

"As I viewed these sportsmen fly over my head, it really hit home just how amazing the zero-casualty rate was," Increased had written. "'Maybe it's more secure than it looks,' I thought for a brief moment. And then they started losing like aircraft over Halfway."
The X Games have been a huge success for sponsors and broadcasters – and a huge treat for fans – since their inception 18 years ago. With a focus on sports such as skateboarding and BMX that once lived on the commercial margins, the games gave athletes new professional avenues and fans new access to the excitement. The advent of the Winter X Games in 1997 shed a lucrative spotlight on snowboarding and snowmobiling.

For ESPN, the games have been a big success. This year's winter competition broke all records for viewership, drawing 35.4 million US viewers, including all live and repeat telecasts, according to official figures. Viewership among the key demographic, men aged 18-34, was up 16%.

With the global television audience for the games growing, ESPN plans to produce competitions at sites outside the United States for the first time next year. As with the Olympics, potential host cities will participate in a formal bidding process to host the games. Unlike the Olympics, the process will be arbitrated not by an international committee but by the games' for-profit broadcaster: ESPN.

In a statement Thursday, X Games officials expressed condolences and said Moore would be remembered "for his natural passion for life and his deep love for his family and friends".

Moore's agent, BC Vaught, told the Associated Press that Moore didn't believe his sport was too extreme, but rather "it was a lifestyle". He was good at it – along with ATV racing – and had accumulated a garage full of trophies.

Fellow snowmobile rider Levi LaVallee recently described Moore as a "fierce competitor".

"A very creative mind," LaVallee said. "I've watched him try some crazy, crazy tricks, and some of them were successful, some of them not so much. But he was first guy to get back on a sled and go try it again. It shows a lot of heart."


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