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Reuters: Facebook has been ordered to block a list of pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammad by a Turkish court. The court threatened to stop access to the website entirely if the company does not comply.
Bloomberg: The U.S. Secret Service found a small, remote-controlled drone on the White House grounds overnight. The drone, a quadcopter, is widely available and costs a few hundred dollars. That type of drone can only fly for about 20 minutes and it's carrying capacity is limited to items about the size and weight of a small camera.
CNN: The National Weather Service is describing a storm expected to hit the Northeast Monday and Tuesday as "life-threatening" and "historic." As for 8:30 a.m., more than 4,000 flights to and from the area had been cancelled on Monday and Tuesday.
(Family Features) Borrowing money can help you manage your way out of a tight spot, but doing so without knowing all the facts can make your finances even tighter in the long run.
(Family Features) Sprouted grains have been popular among health food junkies for years, but they've only recently hit the mainstream, popping up everywhere from breads and cereals to restaurant menus. This hot new healthy ingredient has loads of nutritional benefits and is increasingly easy to find. But what exactly are sprouted grains?
NPR: Tom Brady says he didn't alter the footballs used to play the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship Game.
CNN: Saudi Arabia's longtime king, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud, died early this morning at the age of 90. The cause of death has not been released.
Reuters: Yemen President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi resigned yesterday in reaction to a Houthi rebel takeover of the country.
(NAPSI)—If you’ve long felt you have a slim chance of getting fit, the inspiring story and useful tips from one father and daughter pair may help in a big way.
CNN: Japan has been trying to talk to ISIS to save the lives of the two Japanese men the militant group threatened to kill.
NPR: Police fired tear gas into a crowd where hundreds of elementary schools were protesting the illegal seizure of their playground by a private developer in Nairobi, Kenya.
Yahoo! News: Lawyers were supposed to start presenting their cases in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday, but jury selection has taken longer than expected.
New York Times: President Obama gave the State of the Union address on Tuesday, in which he claimed credit for an improving economy and encouraged Congress to support an expensive domestic agenda aiming to improve the fortunes of the middle class
NPR: Google has made a huge investment in SpaceX, taking a step towards providing Internet access to remote parts of the world.
CNN: Former World Wrestling Entertainment wrestlers Vito LoGrasso, known as Big Vito, and Evan Singleton, known as Adam Mercer, are suing the WWE for ignoring signs of brain injury.
A lawyer for WWE called the lawsuit without merit, like a "virtually identical one filed by the same lawyers in Oregon."
Read the full story at CNN.
(NAPSI)—While strokes are a leading cause of death and disability in adults in the United States, there are ways to reduce your risk of having one.
While most of the talk last week centered around the new governor’s State of the State address and then the $9.1 billion budget proposed on Friday, one thing that Gov. Doug Ducey caught my attention was the passage of the Arizona Civics Act.
As Marana continues to grow, the town has the challenge of keeping things working as smoothly as possible, to avoid the bureaucratic gridlock that hampers so many larger communities. They have looked at ways of making the experience of working with the town as easy as possible, streamlining things wherever they can. Some of these plans have been integrated into the latest edition of the strategic plan, where improved communication is a major theme. The town’s website is another key aspect to these goals.
(StatePoint) The biggest hurdles to sticking to a new diet are convenience and flavor. Who wants to eat food that doesn't taste good or is hard to make? You and your family are more likely to stick to your commitments if the changes you make suit your schedule and your palate.
(BPT) - Because pets are such beloved members of the family, it isn’t a surprise that pet parents want what is right for the health of their furry friends. In fact, nearly four out of five pet owners say they choose a pet food based on how nutritious or how healthy they think it will be for their pet, while only 10 percent say they make a selection based on how their pets may like the taste, according to the Buying & Choosing Pet Food survey recently conducted by PetMD and Pet360.
(NewsUSA) - In today's business world, it's wise to take advantage of any opportunity to be more productive. This is especially true for business travelers who spend many hours each week sitting on flights.
New York Times: More than two and a half years after he opened fire in a packed movie theatre, James E. Holmes will be sitting trial starting next week. Holmes has plead not guilty by reason of insanity.
New York Times: A Nebraska research center is trying to use surgery and breeding to engineer cattle to better suit modern farm needs. The goal is to make animals that produce more offspring, yield more meat and cost less to raise.
CNN: Terrorist group ISIS released a video today showing two Japanese hostages and demanding $200 million.
CNN: According to the latest Oxfam report, the wealthiest 1 percent of people will hold 50 percent of global wealth by next year. Over the last three years, the top 1 percent has seen their hold on the world's money grow at an average of more than 1 percent per year.