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Friday, December 19, 2014

US Marine accused of Philippine murder appears in court

10 minutes ago - Yahoo News
A US Marine asked a judge in the Philippines Friday to suspend his murder trial as he appeared in court for the first time since his detention over th...

UK energy auction boosts coal and nuclear power generation

11 minutes ago - Guardian
Government wanted new gas-fired power stations to be built but 68% of the capacity is to be provided by existing power stationsConsumers will need to... by Terry Macalister

Kevin Pietersen tells England selectors his ‘phone is on’ ahead of World Cup

11 minutes ago - Guardian
• Batsman says he would take a call if contacted on Friday• England’s World Cup squad to be announced on Saturday• Pietersen hits 66 off 46 ba... by Press Association

Try the Royal Statistical Society Christmas quiz

11 minutes ago - Guardian
Try and get through the quiz requiring a large dose of mental agility at this festive time of yearWe are pleased to present the tough Royal Statistica... by Royal Statistical Society

 

EU leaders hold firm on Russia sanctions

1 minute ago - Financial Times
Summit communiqué signals pressure will be maintained on Russia to back down from its aggression inside Ukraine

The lame duck is loose

2 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
The lame duck is loose. Little more than two years before the moment he stands next to his successor at the presidential inauguration of 2017, Preside...

Charting new course

2 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Hostage after hostage has come home after clandestine conversations and negotiations by the Obama administration. CNN's Jake Tapper reports

US Marine accused of Philippine murder appears in court

10 minutes ago - Yahoo News
A US Marine asked a judge in the Philippines Friday to suspend his murder trial as he appeared in court for the first time since his detention over th...

 

Business

The rise of running to the office

Yesterday - Financial Times
Keeping up with the UK joggers who want tax parity with cyclists

Cuba and US trade: Quick guide to what next

Yesterday - Financial Times
The prospects for trade with the US and likely impact on the cigar market

EU leaders hold firm on Russia sanctions

Yesterday - Financial Times
Summit communiqué signals pressure will be maintained on Russia to back down from its aggression inside Ukraine

Hong Kong tycoon found guilty of bribery

57 minutes ago - Financial Times
Court convicts Thomas Kwok but clears brother Raymond

ATOS Deal To Buy Xerox ITO Is Bid For Trust Over Cost

55 minutes ago - Forbes
The planned acquisition by ATOS of the ITO business of Xerox is far more than an obscure stir in an alphabet soup as it reflects a bid that puts trust...

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Fashion

Vivienne Westwood Says: Merry Christmas, Here’s Some Asbestos

Yesterday - The Cut
Vivienne Westwood had an interesting stocking stuffer for British Prime Minister David Cameron today. According to the Evening Standard, the designer...

The Instagram Rapture Threw Us Into Existential Crisis

Yesterday - The Cut
In the week since Instagram announced its plan to delete inactive accounts and spam-bots, users have been anxiously wondering when the axe would drop...

Miss World Pageant Axes Swimsuit Portion

Yesterday - The Cut
The Miss World competition has decided to cancel the swimsuit portion of its competition. The national director of the Miss World America and Miss Un...

Tyler's Shimmery Holiday Tights

2 days ago - Fashionista
Our Lady of the Tights Blair Waldorf would approve

This Jennifer Lawrence Wax Statue Is So Bummed Out

Yesterday - The Cut
The Madame Tussauds in Berlin has unveiled a Jennifer Lawrence wax figure and it looks like the saddest wax figure that ever waxed. Jennifer Lawrence...

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Food

Pasta All'Amatriciana

5 hours 39 minutes ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Honey-and-Rye-Glazed Ham

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Cream of Mushroom Soup

2 days ago - Simply Recipes
Cream of mushroom soup has been a favorite of mine as long as I can remember. Of course when we were growing up it was Campbell’s and it came in a c...

Brussels Sprout Leaves with Chorizo and Toasted Almonds

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Chestnut Soup with Bacon and Chives

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Epicurious

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Games

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Pushed to January in Europe [UPDATE]

28 minutes ago - Gamespot
Update: The Captain Toad Treasure Tracker EU release date appears to have moved again, according to an MCV report. Nintendo is said to have told retai...

Investors plug $6 million into Majesco

Yesterday - Joystiq
Majesco Entertainment completed an investment round that resulted in $6 million in funding, the Cooking Mama publisher announced today. $1 million of...

Game of the Year 2014 - The Deliberations

Yesterday - Gamespot
A behind the scenes look at how we arrived at our 2014 Game of the Year

The Drop Kick - Dying Light

Yesterday - Gamespot
It's called the drop kick... and it's a pretty addicting move in Dying Light

Master Chief Collection reloads, adds Combat Evolved playlist

Yesterday - Joystiq
Sure Halo: The Master Chief Collection has already seen its share of stability patches and performance updates, but any fans of the original Halo: Com...

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Health

Some Blood Types Might Raise Type 2 Diabetes Risk: Study

Yesterday - Health
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — In what scientists say is a first, a new analysis suggests that some bloo...

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

Yesterday - Health
THURSDAY, Dec. 18, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Prostaglandin analogue eye drops — a common form of glaucoma drug — significantly reduce the risk of...

9 Awesome Examples of GPS Art

Yesterday - Health
Winter can be a tough time for even the most devoted runners. Between sub-zero temperatures, icy paths, and a lack of fun races on the horizon, motiva...

One More Drug For Ebola Treatment Pipeline?

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
German doctors think they have another possible drug to add to the Ebola treatment pipeline

That Cheap Old Car Might Carry Deadly Cost for Teens

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
When shopping for a safe car for their teens, parents might want to aim for the newest model they can afford, a new study suggests

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Humor

Comic for December 19, 2014

4 hours 40 minutes 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 Insane Real Police Responses to Clearly Fake Crimes

Yesterday - Cracked
By Eric Yosomono,Aaron Short,Zackarias Speed,Aaron Granger Published: December 18th, 2014 

The Worst Christmas Movie Ever (Viewed 12 Times in a Row)

Yesterday - Cracked
By Jason Iannone Published: December 18th, 2014 

5 Things Nobody Tells You About Getting Punched in the Face

Yesterday - Cracked
By Anita Serwacki Published: December 18th, 2014 

The 12 Most Unintentionally Hilarious Movie Sex Scenes Ever

Yesterday - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: December 18th, 2014 

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Movies

Into the Woods Review

3 hours 40 minutes ago - Coming Soon
"A film which has little of its own identity, leaving behind an interesting but uneven experiment" The post Into the Woods Review appeared first on Co...

Hot Toys Reveals New Collectibles from Star Wars, Avengers: Age of Ultron and More!

3 hours 54 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Check out Thanos, new Avengers costumes, lifesize Hulkbuster armor and more! The post Hot Toys Reveals New Collectibles from Star Wars, Avengers: Age...

The Star Wars News Roundup – 12.19.14

4 hours 25 minutes ago - Coming Soon
The latest on The Force Awakens, Star Wars Rebels and more The post The Star Wars News Roundup – 12.19.14 appeared first on ComingSoon.net

J.J. Abrams Thanks Fans from Set of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

Yesterday - First Showing
Long before the teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens was released, our first look at the sci-fi sequel came from vidoes release in conjunct...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Cast and Crew Say Thank You From the Set

Yesterday - Coming Soon
The "Force for Change" initiative raised more than $4 million for UNICEF The post Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Cast and Crew Say Thank You From the...

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Music

Fates Forever (Original Soundtrack) - EP - Sam Hulick

34 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Fates Forever (Original Soundtrack) - EP Sam Hulick Release Date: December 16, 2014 Total Songs: 5 Genre: Classical Price: $4.95 Copyright ℗ 2014 Ha...

Baby It's Cold Outside - Single - Jacob Whitesides & Orion Carloto

34 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Baby It's Cold Outside - Single Jacob Whitesides & Orion Carloto Release Date: December 17, 2014 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Pop Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗...

Here’s The Complete List Of The People Magazine Award Winners

5 hours 34 minutes ago - MTV News
The biggest stars win big at the first annual People Magazine Awards

Neil Patrick Harris Unleashes His Inner Freak In New ‘American Horror Story’ Promo

Yesterday - MTV News
Neil Patrick Harris' role in "American Horror Story" is reveled in a new trailer for the series

Robin Williams’ Son Zak Opens Up About His Father’s Death: ‘I Miss Him All The Time’

Yesterday - MTV News
Zak Williams opens up about the loss of his father, Robin Williams

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News

The lame duck is loose

Yesterday - CNN Top Stories
The lame duck is loose. Little more than two years before the moment he stands next to his successor at the presidential inauguration of 2017, Preside...

FIFA to vote on corruption report

28 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
It's the story that keeps on giving

Charting new course

8 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
Hostage after hostage has come home after clandestine conversations and negotiations by the Obama administration. CNN's Jake Tapper reports

US Marine accused of Philippine murder appears in court

47 minutes ago - Yahoo News
A US Marine asked a judge in the Philippines Friday to suspend his murder trial as he appeared in court for the first time since his detention over th...

Greek lawmaker alleges bribery attempt in presidential vote

32 minutes ago - Yahoo News
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A lawmaker from a small right-wing party claims someone attempted to bribe him to vote in favor of electing Greece's new presi...

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Politics

College ratings draft light on details

5 hours 39 minutes ago - Politico
Half the metrics can't even be measured right now

CLOONEY TRIES TO RALLY H'WOOD AROUND SONY... DEVELOPING...

4 hours 28 minutes ago - Drudge Report
CLOONEY TRIES TO RALLY H'WOOD AROUND SONY... DEVELOPING...(Top headline, 1st story, link)Related stories:Movie world fears for freedom of speech as pa...

Movie world fears for freedom of speech as parody pulled...

4 hours 28 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Movie world fears for freedom of speech as parody pulled...(Top headline, 2nd story, link)Related stories:CLOONEY TRIES TO RALLY H'WOOD AROUND SONY...

Gulf braces for tough times over oil price plunge...

4 hours 28 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Gulf braces for tough times over oil price plunge...(Second column, 16th story, link)Related stories:Saudi minister says drop temporary

Stephen Colbert's greatest political takedowns

Yesterday - Politico
For ambitious pols, going on the show was fraught with peril

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Pop Culture

Another Tragedy Strikes Australia — 8 Children Have Been Found Slain In A Suburban Home

5 hours 2 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
This is just sickening. Following this week's tragedy in Australia where two captives were killed by a gunman in a Sydney hostage situation, another d...

This Is The UNCUT Awesome Mix Vol 1. Song List Chris Pratt Listened To Before Filming Guardians Of The Galaxy!

5 hours 39 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Everyone who has seen Guardians Of The Galaxy knows how integral music is to the movie's tone and even its plot. The soundtrack known as the Awesome M...

Stephen Collins Confesses to Katie Couric: 'I'm a Human Being With Flaws'

Yesterday - ETOnline
Former 7th Heaven star Stephen Collins sat down with Yahoo Global News' Katie Couric, and addressed his past inappropriate sexual contact with young g...

Gloria Estefan Dreams of Performing in a Free Cuba, Can She Go Home?

Yesterday - ETOnline
Gloria Estefan sings about her native country, Cuba, in songs like "Cuba Libre" and "Mi Tierra," but will she ever be able to sing them while on Cuban...

Craig Ferguson Passes 'The Late Late Show' Torch to James Corden

Yesterday - ETOnline
Craig Ferguson's The Late Late Show successor James Corden was thrown into the hot seat on the talk show Wednesday night, giving many viewers their fi...

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Science

Test Drive: The 2016 Toyota Mirai Is Remarkably Unremarkable (And That’s A Good Thing)

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Toyota's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle has an easy, comfortable driving demeanor that belies its amazing complexity underneath

NASA, Planetary Scientists Find Meteoritic Evidence of Mars Water Reservoir

Yesterday - NASA
NASA and an international team of planetary scientists have found evidence in meteorites on Earth that indicates Mars has a distinct and global reserv...

Was The Sony Hack Actually An Act Of Cyberwar?

Yesterday - Pop Sci
It is hard to concisely describe how strange our cyberpunk present is. Yesterday Sony announced it wouldn’t be releasing “The Interview,” a rath...

World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first s...

NASA’s Orion Arrives Back at Kennedy, Media Invited to View Spacecraft

Yesterday - NASA
After traveling more than 3,600 miles above Earth and 600 miles over sea, NASA’s Orion spacecraft completed the final leg of its journey by land Thu...

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Sports

Drug trial of A-Rod's cousin moved to April

18 minutes ago - Sporting News

Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury (Yahoo Sports)

3 hours 8 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr could only shake his head and grin while Kevin Durant put on the best performance of hi...

Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury (Yahoo Sports)

4 hours 18 minutes ago - Yahoo Sports
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Okl...

Butler's monster night leads Bulls past Knicks

5 hours 20 minutes ago - CBS Sports
CHICAGO (AP) In a game missing Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, it was Jimmy Butler who played like a star

Warriors beat Thunder 114-109 after Durant injury

4 hours 18 minutes ago - CBS Sports
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry had 34 points and nine assists, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from an early 17-point deficit to beat Oklah...

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T.V.

Music Review: Pacanomad – ‘Restless’ EP

3 hours 46 minutes ago - Blog Critics
The energy of rock and the emotions of soul come together in Pacanomad’s debut five-track EP Restless. The four-member Canadian indie rock and R&B b...

Covert Affairs Postmortem: Bosses on Annie's and Auggie's Big Moves and What's Next

Yesterday - TV Guide
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Thursday's Season 5 finale of Covert Affairs. Read at your own risk.] Read More > Other Link...

Postmortem: White Collar Creator on the Finale's Big Twist, the Alternate Ending and a TV Movie

Yesterday - TV Guide
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers from the series finale of USA's White Collar.  Read at your own risk.] White Collar creator Jeff East...

Music Reviews: Jazz Albums from Ranee Lee, Rodney Whitaker, and Gian-Carla Tisera

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Ranee Lee - What’s Going On What’s Going On, a September release from Montreal-based diva Ranee Lee, is a 10-song collection of classic pieces spi...

Software Review: ‘Magix Fastcut’

Yesterday - Blog Critics
Magix has released a new video editing tool for GoPro and other action camera owners, aptly named Fastcut. In the spirit of action cams, it’s design...

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Technology

Disorienting Photos Turn a Volcanic Glacier Into Alien Terrain

40 minutes ago - Wired
Photographer Dan Holdsworth captures a world that always feels a bit alien. His landscapes, real or imagined, transform the familiar into something...

When makers festively daydream, they're accompanied by singing LEDs

1 hour 4 minutes ago - Engadget
"... Dangerous torches with pages of rules These are a few of my favorite tools" Time to put the soldering iron down, Becky

The internet's governing body was hacked, too

2 hours 31 minutes ago - Engadget
The Sony Pictures hack is getting all of the attention right about now, but it turns out that another prominent organization recently was victim to a...

Instagram purges spam fake accounts, costing celebs millions of followers

3 hours 8 minutes ago - Engadget
Instagram has made good on its promise to start purging inactive, fake and spam accounts this December, and it's doing such a great job that users are...

Microsoft's new Lumia update adds 4K recording and more to a few Windows Phones

3 hours 38 minutes ago - Engadget
Some Lumia owners will be able to take photos more quickly these holidays -- and they might be better, too -- now that Microsoft has begun rolling out...

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U.S.

'The Big Lebowski': Now preserved for all time

Yesterday - CNN US
"The Big Lebowski," "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Saving Private Ryan" have long been national treasures, but the Library of Congress just made it o...

Ralph Lauren chastised for Native American ads

Yesterday - CNN US
Ralph Lauren's 2014 holiday ad campaign for its RRL line is being raked over the coals on social media for its "assimilation aesthetic," featuring wha...

Killer meatloaf?

46 minutes ago - CNN US
The children of an elderly West Virginia couple who passed away months apart in late 2012 and early 2013 are blaming their deaths on a restaurant chai...

Secret Service pulled 'beyond limits'

46 minutes ago - CNN US
The Secret Service is stretched; and needs more training, more staff and a director from outside its ranks -- and the White House needs a better fence...

Full Episode: WN 12/18: Hollywood Reacts to Sony's Decision to Cancel "The Interview" Release

1 hour 20 minutes ago - ABC News
Young 'Slenderman' Stabbing Suspects Declared Competent to Stand Trial; 'Seventh Heaven' Star Stephen Collins' Confesses to Inappropriate Behavior

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World

Feast your eyes on amazing golf tricks

Yesterday - CNN World
If golf has a reputation for being a bit stuffy, then the Bryan brothers and their trick shots are a much-needed blast of fresh air

10 diktats from Brussels that are ruining life in Britain

38 minutes ago - Guardian
From lowering energy bills to stopping toxic chemicals poisoning the environment, here are just some of the ways we’re tyrannised by the EUBarely a...

UK energy auction boosts coal and nuclear power generation

36 minutes ago - Guardian
Government wanted new gas-fired power stations to be built but 68% of the capacity is to be provided by existing power stationsConsumers will need to...

Kevin Pietersen tells England selectors his ‘phone is on’ ahead of World Cup

35 minutes ago - Guardian
• Batsman says he would take a call if contacted on Friday• England’s World Cup squad to be announced on Saturday• Pietersen hits 66 off 46 ba...

Try the Royal Statistical Society Christmas quiz

28 minutes ago - Guardian
Try and get through the quiz requiring a large dose of mental agility at this festive time of yearWe are pleased to present the tough Royal Statistica...

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Live News

The rise of running to the office - Financial Times
Keeping up with the UK joggers who want tax parity with cyclists

Cuba and US trade: Quick guide to what next - Financial Times
The prospects for trade with the US and likely impact on the cigar market

EU leaders hold firm on Russia sanctions - Financial Times
Summit communiqué signals pressure will be maintained on Russia to back down from its aggression inside Ukraine

Hong Kong tycoon found guilty of bribery - Financial Times
Court convicts Thomas Kwok but clears brother Raymond

The lame duck is loose - CNN Top Stories
The lame duck is loose. Little more than two years before the moment he stands next to his successor at the presidential inauguration of 2017, Preside...