Monday, 22 June 2015

Nina Dobrev gets cute with rumored beau

http://www.nydailynews.com/

Nina Dobrev gets cute with rumored beau

Nina Dobrev and Austin Stowell happily posed in a photo booth over the weekend at Jamie King's baby shower.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/16/nina-dobrev-gets-cute-with-rumored-beau/

Missy Franklin denied first win in pool as pro

http://www.denverpost.com/

Missy Franklin denied first win in pool as pro

In Missy Franklin's first big race as a professional swimmer, it wasn't the former Regis Jesuit High School phenom touching the wall first.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/22/missy-franklin-denied-first-win-in-pool-as-pro/

How You Can Spend a Night on an NYC Yacht — for Free

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How You Can Spend a Night on an NYC Yacht — for Free

In celebration of Immigrant Heritage Month, Airbnb has announced an exciting opportunity for one lucky winner and their guest to spend the night on Ellis Island — for free.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/21/how-you-can-spend-a-night-on-an-nyc-yacht-for-free/

MNsure interim CEO hopes to 'lift the fog'

http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/21/mnsure-interim-ceo-hopes-to-lift-the-fog/

A final farewell to an old Loop railhouse

http://www.chicagotribune.com/

A final farewell to an old Loop railhouse

The 119-year-old Loop "L" station house at Madison Street and Wabash Avenue, a Chicago icon to some but a dilapidated eyesore to others, will begin to be taken down this week.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/22/a-final-farewell-to-an-old-loop-railhouse/

Recharge yourself, not your devices

http://www.dallasnews.com/

Recharge yourself, not your devices

outdoor getaways will help you relax and reconnect with your family.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/08/recharge-yourself-not-your-devices/

Local digest: Special police officer charged in accident

http://www.washingtonpost.com/

Local digest: Special police officer charged in accident

THE DISTRICTOfficer is charged in fatal hit-and-run A D.C. special police officer was charged with involuntary manslaughter Wednesday in a hit-and-run accident that killed a pedestrian in April.Chatara Sophia Johnson, a security guard licensed by the D.C. police department, admitted to hitting 68-year-old Faith Pines, who lived in Fort Washington, Md., while speeding on Southern Avenue SE, according to a court document.Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2015/05/22/local-digest-special-police-officer-charged-in-accident/

New surgery helps repair botched buttock injections

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New surgery helps repair botched buttock injections

Woman undergoes painstaking repair surgery and goes public with her story as a warning for others
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/20/new-surgery-helps-repair-botched-buttock-injections/

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Trip Tips: LUXE City Guides – Bespoke Paris

http://www.reuters.com

Trip Tips: LUXE City Guides – Bespoke Paris

LONDON (Reuters) - Never mind the Big Four, any fashionista worth her CĂ©line Trapeze will tell you that for timeless elegance and faultless craftsmanship there’s only one true fashion capital: the...
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/19/trip-tips-luxe-city-guides-bespoke-paris/

L.A. Unified food guru David Binkle is pulled from job

http://www.latimes.com/

L.A. Unified food guru David Binkle is pulled from job

In the last five years, Los Angeles Unified has won national acclaim - including praise from First Lady Michelle Obama - for its bold initiatives to transform school food from fatty meals to more healthful fare.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/21/l-a-unified-food-guru-david-binkle-is-pulled-from-job/

Cyberattack on federal workers linked to foreign government, Schiff says

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Cyberattack on federal workers linked to foreign government, Schiff says

The cyberattack on the federal Office of Personnel Management was orchestrated by someone working directly for a foreign government or in concert with a foreign state, a key member of the House Intelligence Committee said Sunday.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/22/cyberattack-on-federal-workers-linked-to-foreign-government-schiff-says-2/

Agreement reached to keep Sweet Briar College open

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Agreement reached to keep Sweet Briar College open

Virginia Attorney General Mark R. Herring’s office announced Saturday night that an agreement has been reached to keep Sweet Briar College open next year.The agreement, which requires court approval, involves a $12 million commitment from an alumnae group and permission from the attorney general to release $16 million from the school’s endowment.Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/21/agreement-reached-to-keep-sweet-briar-college-open/

Date Lab: They’re foodies who love karaoke. Will they hit the right notes?

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Date Lab: They’re foodies who love karaoke. Will they hit the right notes?

Interviews by Arielle RettingJocelyn Steiner, 39, is a lawyer with a taste for international food and travel. Ed Hardy, 39, is a chef with an extensive cookbook collection and a love of the outdoors. We sent them to Central Michel Richard in the District to see if we cooked something up. Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/19/date-lab-theyre-foodies-who-love-karaoke-will-they-hit-the-right-notes/

Harrison Ford takes first flight since plane crash

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Harrison Ford takes first flight since plane crash

Harrison Ford is flying for the first time since his small plane crashed on a California golf course back in March.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/05/30/harrison-ford-takes-first-flight-since-plane-crash/

Grapevine Lake runoff causing problems in four cities

http://www.dallasnews.com/

Grapevine Lake runoff causing problems in four cities

mayors of coppell, flower mound, grapevine and lewisville signed declarations allowing officials to mandate evacuations.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/21/grapevine-lake-runoff-causing-problems-in-four-cities/

Why Walmart Wants to Bring Back Its Store Greeters

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Why Walmart Wants to Bring Back Its Store Greeters

You might once again be seeing the bright faces Walmart greeters earlier, just like founder Sam Walton intended.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/20/why-walmart-wants-to-bring-back-its-store-greeters/

Ordway knocks 'Damn Yankees' out of the park

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Ordway knocks 'Damn Yankees' out of the park

The Ordway revives the 1950s musical “Damn Yankees” in winning style.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/20/ordway-knocks-damn-yankees-out-of-the-park/

Meadows Museum adds rare painting to Alba show

http://www.dallasnews.com/

Meadows Museum adds rare painting to Alba show

in the words of the folks at smu, fra angelico’s“the virgin of the pomegranate,” means its fall show got even better.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/20/meadows-museum-adds-rare-painting-to-alba-show/

ConAgra shares soar on activist investor move

http://www.usatoday.com/

ConAgra shares soar on activist investor move

Stock rises sharply after JANA Partners raises prospect of proxy battle.       
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/19/conagra-shares-soar-on-activist-investor-move/

Roberta Flack selling her famed Dakota apartment for $9.5M

http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/19/roberta-flack-selling-her-famed-dakota-apartment-for-9-5m-2/

Ohio Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 39 Years Sues Police

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Ohio Man Wrongly Imprisoned for 39 Years Sues Police

Ricky Jackson, 58, was freed last November for his wrongful conviction in the 1975 death of a money order salesman. He is suing police in the case.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/05/19/ohio-man-wrongly-imprisoned-for-39-years-sues-police/

'Dawn Patrol' an over-the-top surfing family tragedy

http://www.latimes.com/

'Dawn Patrol' an over-the-top surfing family tragedy

This surf-flavored family tragedy feels a bit like it was reverse-engineered to fit the title of "Dawn Patrol" - surfer lingo for an early morning session. The film, directed by veteran filmmaker Daniel Petrie Jr., attempts to stuff too many elements into the premise.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/21/dawn-patrol-an-over-the-top-surfing-family-tragedy/

Saturday, 20 June 2015

White mothers, black sons and Rachel Dolezal

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White mothers, black sons and Rachel Dolezal

Like most everyone, I’m a little tired of talking about Rachel Dolezal. Dolezal, the former head of the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the NAACP, made news after her parents said that their daughter, who had been presenting herself as black for years, was actually white. As the whole mess unspooled, so have conversations about race and racism, entitlement and privilege, history and identity — too many to recap here.Read full article >>
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/20/white-mothers-black-sons-and-rachel-dolezal/

Tamron Hall: The special way my dad's legacy is with me every day

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Tamron Hall: The special way my dad's legacy is with me every day

In TODAY's series "Lessons from Dad," Tamron Hall reflects on the important lessons her dad taught her.
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/18/tamron-hall-the-special-way-my-dads-legacy-is-with-me-every-day/

Brooks, Yearwood surprise Opry crowd

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Brooks, Yearwood surprise Opry crowd

The unannounced appearance marked Brooks' first performance on the radio show in 10 years.       
http://us.top99news.com/2015/06/20/brooks-yearwood-surprise-opry-crowd/