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Douglas Carswell could become first Ukip MP, poll claims

Douglas Carswell could become first Ukip MP, poll claims

by iMan since 3 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Politician who defected from the Tories is 32 points ahead of his former party in Clacton byelection, says survey by Lord AshcroftUkip could soon...

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College football: Louisville beats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut

College football: Louisville beats Miami 31-13 in ACC debut

by ChicoUser since 16 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard scoring catch late in the fourth backed Louisville's...

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David Muir debuts as ABC 'World News' anchor, replacing Diane Sawyer

David Muir debuts as ABC 'World News' anchor, replacing Diane Sawyer

by ChicoUser since 6 hours in Politics via latimes.com

David Muir made his debut as anchor of ABC's "World News Tonight" Monday evening, succeeding Diane Sawyer who signed off last week after five...

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Midterm Calculus: You Lose, We Win: Consultants Profit Even When Candidates

Midterm Calculus: You Lose, We Win: Consultants Profit Even When Candidates

by King since 4 hours in Politics via nytimes.com

Why the market for pollsters, strategists and other political experts doesn’t work.

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Scottish independence: yes campaign gets poll boost

Scottish independence: yes campaign gets poll boost

by iMan since 14 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Yes Scotland claims breakthrough in runup to referendum with latest YouGov poll putting no campaign only six points aheadSupport for Scottish...

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How to keep your cloud accounts secure

How to keep your cloud accounts secure

by ChicoUser since 3 hours in Politics via latimes.com

The cloud can be a wonderful thing. It's a place where you can store your files then access them from any device. But it can also lead to...

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Michael Sam cut: Eric Wood blames ESPN

Michael Sam cut: Eric Wood blames ESPN

by ChicoUser since 3 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Michael Sam, trying to make the St. Louis Rams and possibly become the first openly gay player to play in an NFL regular-season game, was cut by...

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Jim Irsay put on probation for one year for driving while intoxicated

Jim Irsay put on probation for one year for driving while intoxicated

by ChicoUser since 3 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated stemming from his arrest...

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Ferguson fundraiser mystery solved -- or is it?

Ferguson fundraiser mystery solved -- or is it?

by ChicoUser since 15 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Two online fundraising pages that raised more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., were shut...

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Scottish referendum: Alex Salmond's 'missing million' voters in dispute

Scottish referendum: Alex Salmond's 'missing million' voters in dispute

by iMan since 6 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

First minister believes 180,000 extra voters registered at weekend but new critical mass favouring independence doubtedCompeting claims about...

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Dodgers' dilemma: Is Hanley Ramirez slumping or not healthy?

Dodgers' dilemma: Is Hanley Ramirez slumping or not healthy?

by ChicoUser since 7 hours in Politics via latimes.com

The Dodgers very much need Hanley Ramirez right now, need him healthy and swinging that electric bat, playing somewhere near his superstar level.

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Independent Scotland could not join EU without central bank, expert says

Independent Scotland could not join EU without central bank, expert says

by iMan since 3 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Former European commissioner for monetary union says plan to use pound without formal currency deal is 'simply not possible'The former...

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Lakers officially choose not to stretch out Steve Nash's salary

Lakers officially choose not to stretch out Steve Nash's salary

by ChicoUser since 5 hours in Politics via latimes.com

The deadline for the Lakers to use the "stretch" provision on Steve Nash passed over the weekend.

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Stella Creasy rape tweets were a joke, accused tells court

Stella Creasy rape tweets were a joke, accused tells court

by iMan since 5 hours in Politics via theguardian.com

Peter Nunn admits sending messages threatening to sexually assault MP after she backed Jane Austen banknote campaignA 33-year-old man has admitted...

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8 teens still missing after 32 escape Nashville youth detention center

8 teens still missing after 32 escape Nashville youth detention center

by ChicoUser since 2 hours in Politics via latimes.com

Authorities are still sweeping the Nashville area in search of eight teens who remain at large after they escaped a youth detention center late...

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J.J. Watt, Houston Texans agree to six-year, $100-million deal

J.J. Watt, Houston Texans agree to six-year, $100-million deal

by ChicoUser since 5 hours in Politics via latimes.com

The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have agreed on a new six-year, $100-million contract, the Associated Press reports, with...

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Summer box-office slump: Five lessons to take away

Summer box-office slump: Five lessons to take away

by ChicoUser since 3 hours in Politics via latimes.com

After an onslaught of interstellar bad guys, shape-shifting robots, giant monsters and costumed villains, the galaxy is safe and sound — but the...

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Ryder Cup takes shape as Europeans leave Luke Donald off roster

Ryder Cup takes shape as Europeans leave Luke Donald off roster

by ChicoUser since 5 hours in Politics via latimes.com

The European team headed for the Ryder Cup later this month will face the U.S. without former top-ranked golfer Luke Donald.

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Degrees of Education: The Economic Price of Colleges’ Failures

Degrees of Education: The Economic Price of Colleges’ Failures

by King since 1 hour in Politics via nytimes.com

Many students do not learn critical-thinking skills in college, and they’re suffering in the job market, a new study finds.

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DealBook: Moelis & Co. Hires Cantor, Ex-House Majority Leader, as Vice

DealBook: Moelis & Co. Hires Cantor, Ex-House Majority Leader, as Vice

by King since 7 hours in Politics via nytimes.com

Eric Cantor, who suffered a surprising electoral defeat this year, will be joining Moelis & Company as vice chairman and a director on its board.

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