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State Drops 66-56 Decision At Vanderbilt

Bulldog Beat - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 23:30
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A 10-0 run midway through the second half gave Vanderbilt new life and put an end to Mississippi State's hopes at a road win.

Father: No proof my son is 'Jihadi John'

CNN World - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 22:52
A man who says he's Mohammed Emwazi's father has reportedly said there is no proof that his son was the masked ISIS killer known as "Jihadi John."
Categories: International News

HBO without cable will reportedly cost $15 a month

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:14
HBO without the rest of cable's trappings. We knew it was coming, we just didn't know when.

Softball Keeps Kennesaw State In Check, Moves to 17-3

Bulldog Beat - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 20:04
With the opportunity to continue growing, the young Mississippi State softball team (17-3) did just that amidst a rain-delay to down Kennesaw State (10-5) for another non-conference victory on Wednesday at the MSU Softball Field.

Feds clear Ferguson officer

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 19:42
The Justice Department formally closed its investigation of Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson, declining to bring criminal charges for the killing of Michael Brown.
Categories: National News

What Stephanopoulos doesn't understand about Brian Williams controversy

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 19:25
While the television industry is wondering whether Brian Williams will ever return to "NBC Nightly News," ABC's George Stephanopoulos is wondering why the anchorman's fib about Iraq got on the air in the first place.

Etsy files $100 million IPO

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 18:48
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Justice Dept. echoes Ferguson residents' complaints

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 18:11
The Ferguson Police Department has demonstrated a pattern of racial discrimination, the Justice Department said Wednesday. But while some experts say the numbers alone tell only part of the story, the 102-page report merely reaffirmed many residents' beliefs.
Categories: National News

Commercial jet skids off runway at airport in Nepal

CNN World - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:57
A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 224 people skidded off a runway Wednesday morning at Kathmandu's airport, forcing those on board to evacuate and effectively shutting down Nepal's lone international airport, authorities said.
Categories: International News

Coffee is practically a health food: Myth or Fact?

CNN - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:29
Myth or Fact? Coffee is good for you
Categories: National News

The 'Starbucks effect': Higher home prices

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:24
Living near a Starbucks has its benefits for homeowners, whether you're a coffee drinker or not.

Lumber Liquidators draws senator's ire

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 17:13
A top U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into Lumber Liquidators.

Bulldogs Showcase Skills To NFL Teams at 2015 Pro Day

Bulldog Beat - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 16:41
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Twenty former Mississippi State Bulldogs showcased their talents in front of representatives from all 32 NFL teams Wednesday as part of 2015 MSU Pro Day at the Leo Seal Jr. Football Complex and Palmeiro Center.

David Geffen's $100M gift buys naming rights to NYC concert hall

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 16:38
David Geffen's name is a staple on Hollywood credits lists. Now it will also be attached to one of New York City's premiere cultural institutions.

32 miners missing after blast

CNN World - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:11
An explosion Wednesday at a coal mine in troubled eastern Ukraine killed one miner, and the fate of 32 others is unknown, state media reported, citing the speaker of Parliament.
Categories: International News

Beat the Crowds: Visit Europe During the Shoulder Seasons

Lifestyles - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 15:06
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(NewsUSA) - With the dollar stronger against the euro than it has been in years, many Americans are considering a European vacation this year. More than 11.4 million Americans visited Europe in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, which predicts greater numbers in 2015.

More importantly, over half of those Americans traveled in the summer, contributing to crowded museums, attractions and restaurants during the hottest time of the year. To avoid the crowds and to take advantage of milder weather, savvy travelers are beginning to plan their European vacations during one of two "shoulder seasons."

Shoulder seasons run from April until early June and from mid-September to November, and typically are characterized by thinner crowds, comfortable temperatures and lower prices. With fewer tourists comes better access to café culture, world-class museums and historical sites. Less-pressed locals can take more time to offer recommendations, and tour groups are more intimate, enabling everyone to have a more relaxed experience.

While most of the region is temperate during shoulder seasons, the southern and eastern Mediterranean are the sunniest, resembling the warm climate of Southern California. Travelers can still enjoy a swim in the sea in Greece, Croatia and Ibiza as late as October.

For a European vacation that's not a classic "If it's Tuesday this must be Brussels" experience, consider a cruise on one of Star Clippers' authentic tall ships. Besides unpacking just once while visiting multiple countries, the ships sail throughout the Mediterranean from April to November, visiting Europe's most popular cities and smaller ports inaccessible to large cruise ships.

Onboard, the intimate, yacht-like ambience and casual, convivial atmosphere combine to create a unique experience complemented by continental cuisine and a relaxing European pace.

For more information, visit the website www.starclippers.com.

Saudi Arabia: Don't blame us for oil's big plunge

Business News - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 14:42
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