<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/20/bacelona-athletic-bilbao-21-title-hopes_n_5183463.html?utm_hp_ref=sports&ir=Sports class="colorbox">Barcelona Keeps Title Hopes Alive With Comeback Win Over Athletic Bilbao (VIDEO)</a>

Barcelona Keeps Title Hopes Alive With Comeback Win Over Athletic Bilbao (VIDEO)

By Goal.com

Barcelona was forced to come from behind for a vital 2-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao that keeps its hopes of retaining the Liga crown alive.

After a wonderfully open first half in which both sides hit the crossbar, the visitors silenced Camp Nou five minutes after the break when Aritz Aduriz found the bottom corner of the Blaugrana net with a fine strike.

The Catalans appeared to be heading for their fourth successive defeat in all competitions, but Pedro turned home an Alexis Sanchez shot in the 72nd minute. …read more

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/20/boston-marathon-muslims_n_5175091.html?utm_hp_ref=sports&ir=Sports class="colorbox">Boston Marathon's Muslim Runners To Play A Critical Role In Shattering Stereotypes</a>

Boston Marathon's Muslim Runners To Play A Critical Role In Shattering Stereotypes

(RNS) Ask Jalon Fowler, a 38-year-old IT specialist for John Hancock Financial Services, what advice she would give to two Muslim friends who will each be running their first Boston Marathon, and this Muslim convert is happy to opine.

“Go easy; stay relaxed,” Fowler said. “Make sure you get to 17 in good shape. Make sure that you have enough in the tank to get through the hills, because that’s the hardest part. But know that when you get to 21, there is such a huge crowd waiting for you, cheering for you so loud, and you’ll feel so …read more

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/20/russia-journalist-stella-dubovitskaya-_n_5183432.html?utm_hp_ref=world&ir=WorldPost class="colorbox">Russian Politician Bullies Female Journalists (VIDEO)</a>

Russian Politician Bullies Female Journalists (VIDEO)

A Russian politician appeared to threaten a female journalist in a video that has sparked outrage this weekend.

In the video, Vladimir Zhirinovsky is giving a press conference when he shoves one of his aides into a female reporters, including one, RT’s Stella Dubovitskaya, who is pregnant. As the aides grab the women, Zhirinovsky approaches the group and begins yelling and pointing fingers at them. After berating them for more than a minute, he waves them out of the room.

You can view the entire episode here or above.

According to …read more

Source: World News


<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/20/brandon-marshall-treadmil_n_5183421.html?utm_hp_ref=sports&ir=Sports class="colorbox">Brandon Marshall Shows Off Insane Speed On Treadmill (VIDEO)</a>

Brandon Marshall Shows Off Insane Speed On Treadmill (VIDEO)

By Brian Josephs, Complex Sports

While people are fretting over the NBA Playoffs on Saturday, wide receiver Brandon Marshall is out here putting in work. The Bears didn’t make it to the playoffs thanks in part to Aaron Rodgers a.k.a Wisconsin’s Jesus. Marshall can’t play defense or throw himself the ball, but he’s making sure he does what he can do well. Running extremely fast is part of his job description.

Marshall running 24 MPH for a couple of seconds is a solid feat (although Usain Bolt has …read more

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‘No Way Back,’ a Matthew Klein novel combining comedy and shocking violence

By Patrick Anderson

it’s a fine spring morning, and I settle down with a new novel called “No Way Back,” by a writer unknown to me. It starts with a four-page prologue in which one man is torturing another. We don’t know who these men are or what information the torturer is after. But details do emerge.

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<a href=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/20/brent-seabrook-suspended-backes-hit_n_5183105.html?utm_hp_ref=sports&ir=Sports class="colorbox">Blackhawks' Brent Seabrook Suspended Three Games For Brutal Hit (VIDEO)</a>

Blackhawks' Brent Seabrook Suspended Three Games For Brutal Hit (VIDEO)

CHICAGO (AP) — Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook has been suspended for three games for his hit on Blues center David Backes during their first-round playoff series.

The NHL announced the punishment Sunday, Seabrook’s 29th birthday.

Seabrook received a five-minute major and game misconduct penalty for a vicious elbow to Backes’ head late in the third period of Saturday’s Game 2. Backes had to be helped off the ice and did not return …read more

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