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Barclays, Weighed Down by Litigation Charges, Reported Loss in 2014

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:55 GMT // 0 Comments

LONDON — Barclays said on Tuesday that it fell to a loss in 2014 as the British bank’s annual results were dragged down by charges related to potential fines and litigation costs for past conduct by its employees, and lower income in its investment bank as the lender continues to shrink that business. The bank’s […]

New Delhi rapist on victim: ‘She should just be silent and allow rape’

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:47 GMT // 0 Comments

Mukesh Singh, a bus driver, was one of five men convicted in the 2012 gang rape case and sentenced to death by hanging. He and three others are appealing the sentence. Singh showed no remorse, for what he dubbed “an accident” that occurred on December 2012 to a BBC Storyville documentary crew. “A decent girl […]

$4.8 Million In Gold Bars Stolen In Elaborate Armored Truck Heist

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:46 GMT // 0 Comments

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Shortly after dusk along a lonely stretch of Interstate 95, armed robbers hijacked an armored truck, tied up the two guards and disappeared into the night with 275 pounds of gold bars. The guards working for Transvalue Inc. of Miami reported pulling off to the side of the interstate about 6:30 […]

What You Probably Don’t Know About Domestic Violence and Abuse (VIDEO)

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 09:02 GMT // 0 Comments

Ilene, 20, says her boyfriend, Matt, constantly accuses her of cheating on him, insults her appearance, calls her despicable names, and threatens to take their son and leave her homeless. Watch as Robin McGraw, Dr. Phil’s wife who’s a leading advocate of domestic violence awareness, says: “A lot of people think that domestic violence is […]

Mourners gather for Boris Nemtsov funeral in Russia

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 08:58 GMT // 0 Comments

A stream of people arrived for a memorial service taking place at the Sakharov Center. Some held flowers as they walked past the open casket of the prominent Kremlin critic and paid respects to his mother, Dina Eydman, and his children Anton and Zhanna. Hundreds more lined up in the cold outside. – The Investigative […]

And now ‘Sharknado 3’ starring Mark Cuban, Ann Coulter and Jerry Springer

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 08:52 GMT // 0 Comments

“Shark Tank” star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will play the President of the United States in “Sharknado 3.” [email protected] is President of the United States … in “Sharknado 3.” http://t.co/XDHsBHTGMB That is all. pic.twitter.com/OwewyWzUQL Care to venture a guess on his Veep? Try political commentator Ann Coulter. It’s a match made in Twitter […]

Homeless man shot by LAPD: Who was ‘Africa’?

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 08:43 GMT // 0 Comments

On the harsh streets of Skid Row that became his home, he was known as Africaa name as vague and complex as he was. Surveillance footage, police and homeless community activists paint wildly different pictures of the man — one who could be violent, benevolent, troubled and altruistic. Africa was shot and killed by Los […]

20-Year-Old Describes How She Says Her Boyfriend Has Degraded Her (VIDEO)

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 08:35 GMT // 0 Comments

Matt and Ilene have been together for nearly two years, during which time they had a now 1-year-old son and have another baby on the way. But their relationship deteriorated about six months in, according to Ilene. “Matt started accusing me of cheating on him. I did not see it coming at all,” says the […]

Who is the woman in the coffin found at Richard III’s grave site?

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 08:05 GMT // 0 Comments

After the coffin was opened, another shocker: The person inside was a woman, researchers said this week. Who was she? A wealthy aristocrat, church benefactor, beloved servant? Whoever she was, the woman found in a double coffin — a lead coffin encased in a larger stone coffin — near the final resting place of King […]

Jillian Jacobson, Well-Liked Photography Teacher, Found Dead In California Classroom

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 07:48 GMT // 0 Comments

A Southern California teacher who committed suicide by hanging herself in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday. Students arriving at El Dorado High School found Jillian Jacobson’s classroom door locked, Placentia police Lt. Eric Point said. Thinking she was late, they went next door to get another teacher, who returned […]

Then there were 12: Nebraska ordered to end same-sex marriage ban

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 07:15 GMT // 0 Comments

U.S. District Judge Joseph Bataillon’s decision Monday means that same-sex marriage is now against the law in fewer than one in four states. Nebraska state officials immediately appealed the ruling to the 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Bataillon denied a state request to stay his decision. And so, beginning Monday the state must “treat […]

Oregon woman detained in East Timor is headed home

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 07:00 GMT // 0 Comments

“I am thrilled to report that Dr. Stacey Addison has gotten her passport back, and is now on a plane returning home here to Oregon,” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) said. “This is terrific news for Stacey, for her family, and for all the Oregonians who have followed Stacey’s story and helped support her from afar,” […]

Kelly Clarkson And Jimmy Fallon Sing All Your Favorite Duets

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 06:43 GMT // 0 Comments

“The Tonight Show” just went all “From Justin Jimmy to Kelly.” – “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” airs weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET on NBC.

DEA Warns Of Stoned Rabbits If Utah Passes Medical Marijuana

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 06:38 GMT // 0 Comments

Where would this country be if Peter Cottontail got cottonmouth? Matt Fairbanks, an agent with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “marijuana eradication” team in Utah, testified to a state Senate panel last week, and said rabbits could get addicted to pot, lose their natural instincts and sit around getting high all the time should a bill […]

Canadian pastor reported missing after trip to North Korea

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 06:17 GMT // 0 Comments

On January 30, Lim traveled to North Korea from China with a companion from the church who last spoke with him the following day, on January 31. Lim was scheduled to return on February 4 from what was described as a “routine” trip to Rajin, located northeast in the country, where his church supports a […]

Climate Change Researcher Offers a Defense of His Practices

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 06:12 GMT // 0 Comments

The scientist at the center of a controversy over fossil-fuel funding for climate research denounced his critics on Monday and said that he would be “happy to comply” with possible additional disclosure requirements from scientific journals publishing his papers. Wei-Hock Soon, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, is at the center of a controversy over […]

A Surgery Standard Under Fire

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 06:11 GMT // 0 Comments

The New Old Age By PAULA SPAN (Martin Leon Barreto) What she wanted, the patient told the geriatricians evaluating her, was to be able to return to her condominium in Boston. She had long lived there on her own, lifting weights to keep fit and doing her own grocery shopping, until a heart condition worsened […]

Dragons, romance and carnival: 10 reasons to visit Slovenia in 2015

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 06:09 GMT // 0 Comments

The capital city Ljubljana is toasting a double anniversary: two millennia since its foundation and 120 years of renewal after a huge earthquake. A rare performance of Slovenia’s oldest literary work will bring drama to the town of Skofja Loka, while carnivals and wine festivities unfold in Ptuj and Maribor. This rich calendar, as well […]

Teen Asks Miley Cyrus To Prom With Twerk-Tastic Video

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:43 GMT // 0 Comments

How might you get Miley Cyrus to consider being your date to your high school prom? You could twerk, of course. – As Seventeen.com notes, the “Wrecking Ball” singer has been known to respond to promposals. Last year, she invited high schooler Matt Peterson to attend one of her concerts after his promposal to her […]

U.S.-Israeli bond still strong at AIPAC

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:25 GMT // 0 Comments

READ: Obama attacks Netanyahu’s credibility ahead of speech Netanyahu kicked off Monday’s events by telling the record-setting crowd — nearly 16,000 pro-Israel activists and others signed up for this year’s event — that “you’re here to tell the world that our alliance is stronger than ever.”

5 things to know for your New Day – Tuesday, March 3

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:18 GMT // 0 Comments

NETANYAHU SPEECH What will he say?: At times, Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Barack Obama barely seem to tolerate each other. Today’s speech by the Israeli Prime Minister probably won’t help matters. Netanyahu is expected to spill secret details of the Iran nuclear talks when he addresses Congress. An agreement between Tehran and […]

Bill O’Reilly’s Own Video From Falklands Protest Contradicts His ‘War Zone’ Claim

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:07 GMT // 0 Comments

He has said he saw civilians massacred in Buenos Aires. The report he filed at the time said nothing of the sort. Read the whole story at Mother Jones Bill O’Reilly at Late Show With David Letterman in New York City on October 1, 2014. (RW/MediaPunch/IPX) | RW/MediaPunch/IPx

Here Are The Top 10 Part-Time Jobs For 2015

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:00 GMT // 0 Comments

As the country has slowly recovered from the Great Recession in recent years, many workers have been forced to take on part-time or temporary work, as full-time options are often more limited. But choosing a part-time job should not mean that workers have to sacrifice their happiness or well-being.Garry Gay via Getty Images Job database […]

Why Moving Back In With Your Parents Can Be A Game-Changing Business Decision

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:00 GMT // 0 Comments

Moving home after college is hard for many young adults, but what’s even more difficult is moving home after graduating college plus three years of working and living on your own. HCB/Hilary Marino Yet living with her parents (again) didn’t stop Hilary Marino from selling her top style picks on eBay, which led to the […]

Europe Unlikely to Meet Climate Goal, Study Finds

by The New York Times // March 3, 2015 // Updated 04:57 GMT // 0 Comments

BERLIN — The European Union will fail to meet an ambitious goal of significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 unless it takes more aggressive measures to limit the use of fossil fuels and adopts new environmental policies, according to a report scheduled for release on Tuesday. A coal-fired power station in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Many […]

Venezuela gives U.S. 15 days to slash embassy staff

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 04:54 GMT // 0 Comments

Venezuela’s official news agency AVN (Agencia Venezolana de Noticias) said the U.S. Embassy has been asked to reduce its personnel to a staff of 17 to match the number of Venezuelan personnel working in their embassy in the United States.

Venezuela gives U.S. 15 days to slash embassy staff

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 04:54 GMT // 0 Comments

Venezuela’s official news agency AVN (Agencia Venezolana de Noticias) said the U.S. Embassy has been asked to reduce its personnel to a staff of 17 to match the number of Venezuelan personnel working in their embassy in the United States.

Ben Carson launches exploratory committee

by CNN // March 3, 2015 // Updated 04:52 GMT // 0 Comments

READ: How to party like a conservative The move indicates Carson is right on track with stated plans to formally announce his bid in May. He’s made a number of staff hires in recent weeks, including a national fundraising director, that suggest he’s ramping up in preparation for an announcement this spring.

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