Archive for January, 2015

South Bend, Indiana; Saturday; January 31, 2015

January 31, 2015
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Today’s High 39 Low 27 Mostly sunny skies this morning will become overcast during the afternoon.

California’s ‘Dismally Meager’ Snowpack Signals More Drought

Deceptive killers: Risks linger after winter storms

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aaJessica HernandezParents of teen girl killed by Denver police demand federal probe

U.S. News

5 Things to Know Before Obama Rolls out His Budget Monday

New top Marine Corps general releases plan to shake up the service

Hagel: Ground troops could be needed in Iraq

Romney exit resets 2016 field, gives boost to Bush

Parker: Sarah Palin is still not presidential material

Democrats beating GOP in divide and conquer game

Downtown LA mosque imagines empowered role for Muslim women

5 boaters rescued from sailboat after its mast broke 200 miles off North Carolina

Oregon governor deflects questions over fiancee’s consulting payments

Texas declares Chris Kyle Day in honor of sniper

San Francisco police detain man after finding body parts in suitcase

Michigan Fraternity Students Accused of Trashing 2 Ski Resorts

Officer accused of on-duty rape seeks release from jail

Attorney wants mistrial declared in Vanderbilt rape case

Funeral home to pay nearly $100K after wrongly selling Lee Harvey Oswald’s

2 pilots break long distance balloon-traveling record

Lawyer: FBI terror suspect had relatives who were killed by al-Shabab

Treasurer McCord to plead guilty in campaign finance case

New York City to pay $5 million to family of man killed in ‘Mafia cops’ case

George Zimmerman assault charge dropped after woman recants

Michael Jackson’s family denied new trial in negligence case

Ohio delays all executions scheduled for 2015

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Richard von Weizsäcker, 94, German politician and president.

John Hopkins, 78, British photographer, activist, and promoter (Notting Hill Carnival, International Times).

Gerrit Voorting, 92, Dutch professional road bicycle racer, Olympic silver medalist (1948).

Maurizio Arcieri, Italian singer, founder of groups The New Dada and Krisma.

aaSergio MattarellaItaly MPs elect judge Sergio Mattarella as president

World News

Saudi Arabia faces ISIS threats during transition of new king

Middle East updates / ISIS chemical weapons expert killed in airstrike in Iraq

Nigeria Elections: Boko Haram Violence, Ballot Chaos Threaten Vote

Hostage negotiations with Islamic State deadlocked, says Japan

We will not co-operate with the troika, says Greek finance minister

Germany’s Merkel Says She Doesn’t See Another Greek Debt Cut

Protests, prayers and tears after deadly Pakistan mosque bombing

Fifteen Ukrainian soldiers killed in latest fighting

U.S., EU warn Israel of ‘detrimental impacts’ of building 450 new settler homes

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards: Israel should expect reaction anywhere

Firefighters Battle Large Fire at Moscow Library

Putin opponent reveals Russian President’s daughter’s secret identity

Canada to criminalise public terror threats

50 years after funeral, Churchill towers over UK politicians

Africa agrees to send 7500 troops to fight Boko Haram

‘Prime Evil’ now wants a normal life

Philippines, Moro rebels sign pact

aaAncient skull fragmentWho were the first Europeans? A 55000-year-old skull holds tantalizing clues. (+


Ice Hampers Cleanup in Yellowstone’s Rare Winter Oil Spill

Oh No! Gravitational Waves ‘Discovered’ in 2014 is Probably Space Dust

Qijianglong guokr: 50-Foot Long Dinosaur Fossil Found in China With 25-Foot

Global warming is growing concern, poll says


Are Vitamin Drinks a Bad Idea?

Measles outbreak looks unlikely for Texas

Lawmakers Work Towards Raising Legal Smoking Age in California

New Tamiflu study suggests drug does reduce flu impact considerably


Tech Comics: Do You Love Me?

Tech Comics: Delete This File?

Linux Foundation’s AllSeen IoT Alliance Opens up IP Policy

Linux Desktop Evolution: Minor, Invisible, or Aesthetic

Data Lakes Demystified

Google Now now SLURPS data from 40 third party apps so YOU don’t have to

Super-cookie crumbles: Verizon will kill off HATED zombie stalkers

Business & Finance

Shake Shack shares double at market

U.S. stocks decline as GDP slowdown overshadows energy rebound

aaSerena Serena Williams wins 6th Australian, 19th major title


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Irish Icers Unable to Overcome Deficit in 5-2 Loss to UNH

Bledsoe, Dragic help Suns hold off Bulls

Kane, Sharp power ‘Hawks rout of Ducks

Hall of Famer Mikita has brain disorder

Robinson: Pats can’t shake memories of ’08

Strong finish seals Hawks’ 18th straight win

Weidman injured, won’t fight Belfort at UFC 184

Adelson: Goodell weak where it matters most

Tiger Woods shoots 82, worst round as pro

Iole: Tate may never get third shot vs. Rousey

Hernandez trial: Prosecution boring jury?

Peyton still unsure about playing in 2015

Carroll: Playing in Super Bowl up to Sherman

Spears: Cousins added to West All-Star team

After a season of scandal, will viewers hold NFL more accountable?

Why Aaron Hernandez Trial Is Poor Timing for NFL

aaParenthood‘Parenthood’ ends as life goes on for family


Bruce Jenner is transitioning to a woman: report

Game of Thrones Season Five Trailer Released [Video]

Dueling narratives surround ‘Suge’ Knight in deadly run-in

Val Kilmer Rushed To Hospital With Suspected Throat Tumor

Misc. News

Trucker pulling loose tooth triggers backup on Alabama freeway: report

Pro wrestler cheats at Wing Bowl, hides food in fanny pack

New lottery tickets come with a side of bacon _ scent

Coach clipping wrestler’s long hair leads to investigation

Gold Nuggets StolenFBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves


South Bend, Indiana; Friday; January 30, 2015

January 30, 2015

aaCFH Garden 2013

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Blizzard death toll rises to 4 after two found dead in Massachusetts

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aaLoretta Lynch confirmation hearingsRepublicans ask: Is Loretta Lynch just another Eric Holder?

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I won’t be another Eric Holder: Loretta Lynch

Americans Should Get to Visit Cuba, Senators Say

Military commission lays out major reforms for soldiers’ pay and benefits

Cost doesn’t factor heavily in military compensation panel recommendations

Obama’s New Proposal calls for Increase in Government Spending

John Kerry Fined $50 for Failing to Shovel Snow Outside Boston Home

Weighing risks and benefits of making a deal with Iran

Romney to tell supporters his 2016 plans Friday

What People Don’t Get About ‘Boring and Bland’ Scott Walker

FBI adds alleged al-Shabab recruiter from Virginia to most-wanted terrorist list

Are School Resource Officers Part of the School-to-Prison Pipeline Problem?

Why keeping young offenders out of jail could reduce crime

Fundraising campaign by photo blog Humans of New York helps raise $1 million

Prosecutor accuses Tsarnaev lawyer of trying to ‘encourage’

35 Years After Etan Patz Vanished, Murder Trial To Open

Protesters Chant ‘No Sharia Here’ During Muslim Rally At Texas Capitol

‘Ferrari dad’ arrested for assaulting watchman

Dartmouth College Bans Hard Liquor on Campus

Denver police chief orders review of moving-car shootings over past 2 years

Ladd apologized to murder victim’s family just prior to execution

‘Like divine intervention’: Telemarketer’s call saves woman being attacked 900

Why Andrew Sullivan matters

Detroit-area homeowner fatally shoots intruder

Panel urges transformation of California state parks system

5 Ways New York May Change Post–Sheldon Silver

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Rod McKuen, 81, American poet, singer and songwriter (“Jean“), respiratory arrest.

Zhelyu Zhelev, 79, Bulgarian politician, President (1990–1997).

Amparo Baró, 77, Spanish actress (Siete mesas de billar francés), cancer.

Bernice Gordon, 101, American crossword writer (The New York Times), heart failure.

Taeko Kono, 88, Japanese writer and critic, respiratory failure.

Cedric Kushner, 66, South African-born American boxing promoter, heart attack.

Will McBride, 84, American photographer.

aaMexico hospital blastMexico City hospital blast prompts frantic search for babies

World News

Teen who demanded airtime on Dutch TV in police custody

Police: Teen who demanded airtime on Dutch TV acted alone

Churchill anniversary: Relatives at Houses of Parliament

ISIS Emerges as Clear Winner in Hostage Standoff with Jordan, Japan

With fate of ISIS hostages in limbo, wife issues emotional plea

Battle With IS Kills Senior Kurdish General, 8 of His Troops

Obama’s trip to my homeland: Proof of India’s rise again

Egypt’s Sisi cuts short visit over Sinai attacks

South Africa apartheid assassin de Kock given parole

NGO: Israel to build 450 new West Bank settler homes

Did Hezbollah Use Its New Missile System? How did It Mislead Israel?

Pakistan mosque bomb attack kills at least 40, survivors trapped under rubble

Woman accepts marriage proposal on cliff, then falls to her death

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe new African Union chairman

African Union Leaders Address Burning Issues

Attendant: ‘Nut rage’ exec cursed and shoved over service

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Declared an ‘Accident,’ Search for Survivors Ends

NATO chief warns of challenges after ‘black year’

Philippines honors 44 slain commandos with day of mourning

Taliban Claims Responsibility For Attack Which Killed 3 Americans, As White

aaMegamouth sharkRare Megamouth Shark Washes Up in Philippines


Venice Matters to History—Venetians Matter to Me

Who were the first Europeans? A 55000-year-old skull holds tantalizing clues. (+

Americans’ increasing distrust of science — and not just on climate change

Survey shows Major Disagreements between Scientists and Public on Scientific

NASA Satellite Launch Postponed

Scientists believe they can customize existing ‘mini-Nepute’ planets to be life

U.S. EPA chief hopes pope will spur concern on climate change


‘Death test’ could predict chance of dying within 30 days

Bill would Raise Legal Minimum Smoking Age in California to 21 years

Obama’s $215 Million DNA Sequencing Project Is A Great Idea

NFL Players Who Play Before the Age of 12 Are At a Risk of Brain Impairment

With Just a Few New Cases of Ebola, Liberia’s Kids Head Back to School


The Purpose of Silicon Valley

Intuit will undo unpopular changes in its TurboTax software

This is Bill Gates’ biggest regret in life

Bill Gates: HoloLens Is “Pretty Amazing,” But Will Take A Few Years

Drones fly off the shelves at Peru’s Radio Shack

App lets you know when a police officer is nearby

Business & Finance

Russia Unexpectedly Cuts Key Rate as Economy Eclipses Ruble

Apple Posts Record Quarterly Revenue; Could Potentially Buy Most of the…

Don’t Sweat Texas’ Oil Economy Slowdown

10 home design trends to ditch in 2015

McDonald’s US sales drop for fifth consecutive quarter

Spain grows at fastest rate in seven years

The cost of doing business in China

The bitter battle over a giant Canadian oil pipeline (no, not Keystone—an even

Uber rape survivor files 36-page lawsuit in US court against the taxi company

aaSerena and MariaSerena, Sharapova to meet in Aussie final


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Djokovic Edges Wawrinka to Play Australian Final Against Murray


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#4 Notre Dame Puts Away Virginia Tech, 74-50

Lakers outlast Bulls in wild 2 OT finish

Pacers start slow but rip Knicks 103-82

Woj: Magic moving close to replacing Vaughn

Wetzel: State law may hamstring Hernandez

Super Bowl XLIX could make ratings history

Spears: Lillard leads list of NBA All-Star snubs

Vols face fresh turmoil as Pearl nears return

Woj: Rockets’ Howard may miss extended time

Adelson: Thomas, Seahawks find new slight

Browns WR Gordon pens open letter to critics

Advisor optimistic about Mayweather-Pacquiao

Pair of Ice Climbers Are First to Ascend Frozen Niagara Falls

AP Source: Missy Elliott to join Katy Perry for Super Bowl half

Bill Belichick is the man America loves to hate

Seahawks’ cornerback hasn’t said if he will miss Super Bowl for baby

3 Hawks, Durant and Westbrook are NBA All-Star reserves

aaKendall and Kylie JennerKendall and Kylie Jenner set for Topshop range?


Marion ‘Suge’ Knight Arrested for Murder in Deadly Crash

‘Parenthood’ ends as life goes on for family

Disney to debut first Latina princess

‘Big Bang Theory’ star Jim Parsons to play God in Broadway show

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Man who died in 2012 gets reappointed to county board

FBI releases photos of San Francisco gold nugget thieves

Canadian man loses appeal on missing lotto jackpot by 7 seconds

aaDeflated chocolate footballPennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football

South Bend, Indiana; Thursday; January 29, 2015

January 29, 2015


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Today’s High 37 Cloudy with occasional light rain . Some sleet or freezing rain possible.

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aaFugitive treasure hunterTreasure hunter will be back in federal court Thursday

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Seattle police officer to be reviewed for arrest of innocent black man

Romney takes aim at Clinton in Mississippi speech

Openings expected in murder trial of ex-Pat Aaron Hernandez

How a new generation of war veterans wants to shape military policy

Deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Colleen McCullough, 77, Australian author (The Thorn Birds).

Kel Nagle, 94, Australian golfer, British Open champion (1960).

Mala Aravindan, 76, Indian Malayalam actor.

Yves Chauvin, 84, French Nobel Prize-winning chemist (2005).

aaHostage swapIslamic State purportedly sets new deadline for hostage swap

World News

Japan “trusting” Jordan to save hostage from ISIS

Iraqi Kurds gain ground from ISIS, local Sunnis wary

Rights group blasts IS for atrocities, Iraq, Syria policies

‘Australia is under attack by Islamic State’

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Declared an ‘Accident’, Search for Survivors Ends

AirAsia Flight 8501: Co-Pilot Was Flying Plane at Time of Crash, Officials Say

Give Back Gitmo or Cuban Thaw Ends, Castro Warns

Raul Castro: ‘Time to by-pass the embargo on Cuba’

Netanyahu blames Iran for Hezbollah attack on Lebanon border

North Korea ‘may be trying to restart nuclear reactor’, US think-tank warns

Late Kim Jong Il demanded $10bn for summit, says former South Korean leader

Yemen rebels seize military base outside capital

Migrant Vessel Sinks off Bangladesh, 40 Missing

Mugabe: Europe shouldn’t tell Africans about women

A case for the Doctor

Is the Philippines peace process in jeopardy?

‘Incredibly powerful’ scene at Auschwitz

UNICEF makes record appeal to help 60 million children in crisis

The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warns of risk of armed conflict in new

Italy Lawmakers Vote for New President in Test for Renzi

aaCeresNASA Releases Sharpest Images of Ceres


Rare Megamouth Shark Washes Up in Philippines

How 40000 Tons of Cosmic Dust Falling to Earth Affects You and Me

These are the 12 worst ideas religion has unleashed on the world

Who were the first Europeans? A 55000-year-old skull holds tantalizing clues.

New satellite to help NASA predict floods and droughts

Mysterious ‘God’s hand’ space globule imaged by Very Large Telescope


Injectable Epinephrine: An Epidemic of Misuse

Expensive” Parkinson Placebo Showed Better Results Than “Cheaper” Placebo

California agency deems e-cigarettes a health hazard


Pentagon official urges NATO to focus on innovative weapons

Natural Disaster? Cyborg Cockroaches to the Rescue

Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt: What Is Killing Samsung?

Microsoft Launches Outlook For iOS And Android

Business & Finance

Ford Profit Slumps 98% on Slowed Pickup Output, Europe Losses

Alibaba plunges off quarterly revenue miss

Steve Easterbrook’s new McJob

Shell to Slash Investment After Oil Price Drop Hurts Profit

aaND basketballGrant Leads No. 8 Notre Dame to 77-73 Victory Over Duke


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Serena, Sharapova to meet in Aussie final

Murray into final; Williams, Sharapova to meet in Australia


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Purdue stifles No. 22 Indiana 83-67

Irving’s 55 seals Cavs 8th win in a row

Kobe has surgery, expected out for 9 months

Phillips will be Broncos defensive coordinator

Grant’s heroics propel Notre Dame past Duke

Lynch repeats stiff-arm routine with media

49 quick facts about Super Bowl XLIX: Seattle Seahawks vs. New England

Louisville DC turns down Oakland Raiders Top 10 2015 decommitments

Jackson: NBA teams deflate basketballs

Redskins hire Matt Cavanaugh as QBs coach after not having 1

Houston Rockets – James Harden Gets the Help he Needs From Josh Smith

aaFantastic 4 rebootWatch: ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot trailer


Here’s What Iraqi Moviegoers Think of ‘American Sniper’

How Accurate Is American Sniper? We’ve Separated Fact From Fiction.

Kendall and Kylie Jenner set for Topshop range?

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Pennsylvania shop owner makes deflated chocolate football

Maui fisherman reels in tiger shark, gets bitten

Unions turn lights off on French prime minister

Pet reptile not a lizard, Lithuanian student finds out

aaMiracle kitty‘Miracle’ cat recovering after surviving accident, burial


South Bend, Indiana; Wednesday; January 28, 2015

January 28, 2015


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Today’s High 34 Low 29 A mix of clouds and sun.

Blizzard 2015: Airlines Scramble to Get Back on Schedule After Storm

New England begins digging out from blizzard that caused power outages

Snowstorm forecasters under fire as ‘historic’ accumulation failed to materialize

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aaExonerated prisoner125 U.S. prisoners exonerated last year, including 6 in Ohio

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Omission of words from preamble a sacriligeous insult: Congress

Lynch to face anti-Obama ire at confirmation hearing

Hillary Clinton to testify over Benghazi attack

Ex-military intel officer says White House delaying announcement of Bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl to be charged with desertion, unlikely to serve prison time

Utah parents talked of apocalypse, killed children then selves

Walker forms political committee, says he’s ‘very interested’ in 2016 bid

Koch donors give Marco Rubio early nod

The 2016 Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Joanna Michael murder: Family cannot sue police

Young Americans: Yearning for the Suburbs, Stuck in the City

The Trouble With Turbans in America

Sex Ed Teacher Busted Giving ‘Hands On’ Lesson to Student on After School

A changing tide: special ed services shift in-house

Sarah Culhane is white. Michael Brown is dead.

Oklahoma police officer’s body-cam captures fatal shooting

Denver prosecutors promise probe of cop killing of teen

South Carolina court to overturn conviction of “Friendship 9”

Fla. Immigrant Coalition petition to stop executive action lawsuit

Woman in Florida ‘stand your ground’ case released from jail

Man Who Prompted Hospital Lockdown In Illinois Arrested In Hammond

Responses to LDS Church’s LGBT non-discrimination stance

Sheldon Silver’s Epic Fall Ushers in a New Era in Albany

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Mala Aravindan, 76, Indian Malayalam actor.

Warren Hill, 54, American convicted murderer, execution by lethal injection.

John T. Myers, 87, American politician, member of the U.S. House from Indiana (1967–1997).

Charles Townes, 99, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist.

Cleven “Goodie” Goudeau, 83, American greeting card artist.

Demetrio González, 87, Spanish-born Mexican actor (Dos Corazones y un Cielo) and singer, complications from a stroke.

Milt Schoon, 92, American basketball player (Sheboygan Red Skins).

U.S. President Obama meets with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at Erga Palace in RiyadhObama visits Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman

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Jordan says it would swap terrorist for ISIS captive

As deadline looms, Goto friends, family call for his release

Jordan ready to release Iraqi woman if ISIS release pilot

Libyan group loyal to Islamic State claims hotel attack

U.S. seeks to capitalize on defeat of Islamic State in Kobane

Mortars from Lebanon strike north Israel; IDF responds with fire

Israeli jets hit Syrian army posts in Golan Heights

UN peacekeeper killed in Lebanon amid border clash

Rights group raps Israel ‘policy’ of bombing Gaza homes

UN agency signs pact with Russia as West deplores new Ukraine aggression

Obama visit and Arvind Kejriwal’s R-Day non-invite shroud Delhi elections

Modi-Obama hug- Tremors felt in Pakistan

Greece will not default – PM Tsipras

Litvinenko inquiry: Radioactive body posed autopsy hazard

Elkin: Not everyone has an asset like Netanyahu

In Australia, decision to knight a prince becomes a royal hassle for PM

Thai ‘Red Shirt’ leader given 2-year jail sentence for insulting ex-prime minister

Russia confirms North Korea’s Kim Jong-un to visit Moscow in May

Meet on Tamils repatriation ‘premature’: Panneerselvam

Sri Lanka reinstates Chief Justice Shirani Bandaranayake

Mexico insists 43 missing students are dead

Boko Haram release images of their child soldiers being trained in Nigeria

AirAsia crash: Search for bodies ‘could end soon’

Fidel Castro addresses relations with the U.S.

aaNew space telescopeThe revolutionary space telescope 1000 times sharper than Hubble


Is this a new species of human?

Giant Asteroid Sails Past Earth, Raising Safety Questions on Terra Firma

Astronomers discover oldest known star with 5 Earth-like planets

Will NASA’s TESS spacecraft revolutionize exoplanet hunting?

SpaceX’s new Animation Demonstrates working of Falcon Heavy rocket

NASA Releases Sharpest Images of Ceres

Snakes Have Been On Earth Longer Than Scientists Believed


In Sierra Leone’s Chaotic Capital, Ebola Found Fertile Ground

Why Your Workout Should Be High-Intensity

Sugary drinks trigger early periods

Obama’s new era of healing – ‘precision medicine’ faces hurdles, risks

Indiana will expand Medicaid coverage under landmark ObamaCare deal


The ultimate guide to how and where to use Apple Pay

Apple needs the iPad to be ‘long arc,’ enterprise driven

Twitter rolls out video clips and group messaging features

Google Fixes Homophobic “Bug” in its Translator

Facebook Kitties: How Wickr Plans To Hide Encrypted Photos In Plain Sight On

France seeks legislation to hold Google, Facebook ‘accountable’ for hate speech

Law enforcement wants popular police-tracking featured in Waze app disabled

Business & Finance

GoDaddy pulls Super Bowl puppy ad over animal cruelty backlash

As Fed ends meeting, it’s expected to remain ‘patient’ about raising rates from

Apple’s iPhone sales smash Wall St expectations, posts record profit of $18 bn

Obama Plans Offshore Oil Drilling From Virginia to Georgia

Singapore’s Central Bank Eases Currency Policy

U.S. stocks suffer biggest drop in 3 weeks

Obama drops Plan to End 529s tax breaks

aaBethel's Joel HartmanJoel Hartman Collects Weekly Crossroads League Award

Miller Launches Bethel over Goshen


Australian Open

Keys ousts Venus, set to face Serena in semis

While you were sleeping: Serena, Novak cruise; Venus falls


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Bulls snap Warriors’ home streak at 19

What We Learned in NBA Tuesday Night: Bulls fans should want more of this

Raptors overcome slow start, beat Pacers

Lynch answers no questions at Media Day

Watch Marshawn Lynch Give The Same Answer 25 Times At Media Day

Slam Dunk contest field officially set

Grizzlies thump Mavericks 109-90 in Dallas

UFC vet Bowles facing six felony charges

Two former Vandy players convicted of rape

After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

VCU now A-10 favorite after routing GWU

Clippers’ Barnes blames $25K fine on ‘snitch’

Spears: Spurs not re-signing JaMychal Green

Robert Allenby sticking to kidnapping story

Browns sources reveal that celebrity quarterback was a turbulent presence in ’14

Redskins add Fewell, Clark to coaching staff

Seven-year deals for pitchers … big trouble

There’s no debate: Martin Brodeur retires as the NHL’s greatest goalie ever | Politi

aaFall TV pilotsFall TV pilots 2015: The full list


Richard Simmons — Cops Visit Home After Elder Abuse Claim … And He’s Fine

Ali MacGraw’s ‘Absurd’ Fear About Ex-Husband Steve McQueen (VIDEO)

Spider-Man in Love

The boy who didn’t come back from heaven: inside a bestseller’s ‘deception’

Louis CK’s Latest Email Is a Fantastic Elegy to Comedy Clubs

Taylor Swift shakes off Twitter hacking

Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy to star in ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot

Watch: ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot trailer

Angelina Jolie Writes Op-Ed About Iraqi Camps

How Megyn Kelly’s husband, Sheryl Sandberg (and I) realized she’s a big deal

Misc. News

Firefighters rescue cows that took icy dip in Colorado pond

Thieves smash stolen SUV into San Francisco museum for gold

Rhode Island school announces snow day to ‘Let It Go’ tune

Years-old stash of marijuana found inside NM woman’s van

Vandalism: No solo tourists in New Orleans’ oldest cemetery

Great White Shark Attacks Fishing Boat

‘Miracle’ cat recovering after surviving accident, burial

aaDog gets second chanceDog gets 2nd chance in Utah after escaping death in Indiana

South Bend, Indiana; Tuesday; January 27, 2015

January 27, 2015


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Today’s High 27 Low 17 Cloudy early, becoming mostly sunny this afternoon.

New York dodges a bullet, but Boston still in the bull’s-eye of ‘historic’ storm

Blizzard 2015: Snow Buries New England, New York City Lifts Travel Ban

U.S. Storm Falls Short of Severe Predictions, Yet Affects Millions

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aaDrone on White House groundsDrone crashes at White House; hobbyist says it’s his …

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White House drone raises security concerns

Obama Talks Religion, Race in India Farewell

Obama heads to Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah death

Anti-H-1B senator to head immigration panel

Senate Dems block GOP effort to wind down Keystone pipeline debate

Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter

Justice Department working on national car-tracking database

Federal government failing to protect children, report says

L.I. teen dies in sledding accident

2 cops shot, suspect killed at chaotic Minn. council meeting

Terrifying video shows man shot dead by police while having hands raised

Is ‘Libertarian Girl’ Rand Pauls Problem Waiting to Happen?

Panning Palin: Why conservative media are dismissing her 2016 prospects

Denver cops shoot, kill teen who hit officer with car

125 U.S. prisoners exonerated last year, including 6 in Ohio

Deaths – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Richard McBrien, 78, American Roman Catholic priest and theologian; Notre Dame faculty member.

Bill Monbouquette, 78, American baseball player (Boston Red Sox).

Maria Cerra, 96, American Olympic fencer.

EL LÍDER DEL PARTIDO IZQUIERDISTA GRIEGO, ALEXIS TSIPRASGreece’s first radical left prime minister sworn in

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Greek fighter jet crashes into elite training air base, killing 11

flydubai passenger reveals bullet hole in side of jet in Baghdad

Anti-austerity economist says to become Greek finance minister

Greek elections: Syriza’s Tsipras faces great expectations

Gunmen kill at least 3 guards, take hostages at Tripoli hotel, Libyan official says

Auschwitz anniversary: The survivor who brought the Holocaust to life

Auschwitz survivor returns to Poland to recreate liberation image

Auschwitz message still resonates today

For Muslims in U.K., not feeling ‘British’ can lead some to extremism

U.S. embassy in Yemen closed to public amid turmoil

Two projectiles fired from Syria strike the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights (Israeli

Islamic State group pushed out of Syria’s Kobani

Obama to India: On energy, do as we say, n…

Ukraine: Intensified fighting kills 9 troops, wounds 29

Alexander Litvinenko Inquiry: live

Obama visits Saudi Arabia’s new King Salman

Cuba’s $6B debt to Americans for seized properties hangs over US talks

India nuke deals still thorny for US despite ‘breakthrough’

Obama’s India visit could leave Modi with a China albatross around his neck

Indonesian military stops search and recovery for remains of AirAsia QZ8501

UNRWA forced to suspend Gaza reconstruction due to lack of funds

Russian spies used tickets and hats to try to hide New York activities, FBI says

Israeli President to meet Mayor de Blasio at secret location

aaArctic refugeObama push to expand Alaskan refuge


Planetary Society plans to launch LightSail spacecraft to sail on sunlight

The revolutionary space telescope 1000 times sharper than Hubble

Big asteroid to fly by Earth Monday

Asteroid that missed the Earth by inches last night was so big it had a moon

Bones From Era of Alexander the Great Raise More Questions Than Answers

It’s Alive! Fish Discovered Under Half-Mile of Antarctic Ice

Scientists manage to UNBOIL an egg in process to untangle proteins


Oxfam says rich countries must support West Africa’s Ebola recovery

Kaiser nurses approve new contract

Everybody poops. But here are 9 surprising facts about feces you may not know.

Medicare patients could see better care


Microsoft brings the SUNSHINE – but it’s a CLOUDY DAY

Mutant AK-47s, long guns, take center stage at SHOT Show

Microsoft results buoyed by cloud products, but profit drops

Facebook says it caused fault that sent services offline

Can wifi replace your cellphone plan?

WikiLeaks questions Google over private-staff data

Could popular traffic app Waze be used to target police?

Business & Finance

UK economy records fastest growth since 2007

Fed likely to continue to signal mid-2015 rate hike

U.S. gas prices fell, but expected to rise

Education and class

Jawbone: The trials of a 16-year-old can’t-miss startup

Uber caps price hikes during NYC blizzard

NYSE will open as scheduled on Tuesday

aaBethel's Clay YeoClay Yeo Earns Crossroads League Weekly Honor


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Berdych upsets Nadal at Aussie Open


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Report: NFL investigating Pats employee

Kraft wants NFL apology if Patriots cleared

Defiant Patriots owner says Belichick, Brady have never lied to him

Crawford’s huge 4th lifts Clips over Nuggets

Huskies dismiss troubled NBA prospect

Flyers’ Rinaldo suspended for hit on Letang

Kobe to undergo rotator cuff surgery

Solo could be left off World Cup roster

Lance Armstrong: I would dope again

Report: Yanks refusing to pay A-Rod bonus

Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon has failed another drug test, faces ban: report

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Kim Kardashian addresses rumours about her stepfather Bruce Jenner

Kim Kardashian’s T-Mobile Super Bowl Commercial Hits the Internet—Watch Now!

Details about Joan Rivers’ death emerge as lawsuit is filed

Fall TV pilots 2015: The full list

Tom Cruise had tapped Nicole Kidman’s phone

Scientology Reps Slam HBO’s Doc ‘Going Clear’, Say It Contains ‘False

Selma director Ava DuVernay and David Oyelowo to reunite for Hurricane

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San Francisco Zoo offers spurned lovers cockroach, scorpion adoptions

Deputy lowered from chopper comes face to face with bears

Thieves have change of heart, return stolen gear to Boy Scouts

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South Bend, Indiana; Monday; January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015


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Today’s High 27 Low 19 Partly cloudy skies this morning will become overcast during the afternoon. A few flurries or snow showers possible.

Northeast Corridor braces for ‘potentially historic’ snowstorm

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Small Drone Found on White House Grounds: Law Enforcement Sources

Have Iowa conservatives found a new star for 2016?

Republicans Evasive in First Unofficial 2016 Debate

Cruz-Rubio-Paul event previews GOP foreign policy debate

Christie forms PAC to explore 2016 presidential run, report says

Analysis: GOP changes tune, calls for bipartisanship

FBI: No bombs found on planes in Atlanta

Florida AG joins scrutiny of governor’s actions in FDLE firing

Davidson Academy turns down children because parents are gay

Police identify the 2 co-workers killed in a shooting at a NYC Home Depot

2 Seattle planes evacuated, 3rd diverted over security concerns

Judge stays Alabama gay marriage ruling for 2 weeks

Report: Sheldon Silver to Step Down As NY Assembly Speaker

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Richard McBrien, 78, American Roman Catholic priest and theologian.

Link Byfield, 63, Canadian conservative columnist, politician and publisher, cancer.