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Uber To Pay $28.5M To Settle Safety Ad Lawsuits

Feb 14
Uber says that it will pay $28.5 million to settle two lawsuits that said the ride-hailing firm misled customers about its safety procedures and fees.

Hong Kong Hosts Valentine's Day With 25,000 LED Roses

Feb 14
It's like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea's sappy soap dramas - tens of thousands of illuminated roses forming an impressive backdrop for the lead actor and actress to declare their love for each other.

Iran Rules "Decadent" Valentine's Day Celebrations A Crime 

Feb 14
Iran says it is cracking down on Valentine's Day celebrations and shops engaging in them will be guilty of a crime.

Animal Rights Protest Scrapped After "Greased Pig" Dust-Up

By Lynne Tuohy | Feb 14
PETA launched a protest against a New Hampshire winter carnival event - "Greased Pig on Ice," but withdrew it after learning there's no pig in the act - just a man on skates in a pig costume with dollar bills tied to his tail.

DiCaprio Favored For Best-Actor Prize At Britain's BAFTAS

By Jill Lawless | Feb 14
Leonardo DiCaprio could add to his accolades for epic endurance story "The Revenant" with a win at the British Academy Film Awards.

'Spotlight,' 'Big Short' Win Writers Guild Of America Awards

Feb 14
Oscar contenders "Spotlight" and "The Big Short" won the top awards for screenwriting from the Writers Guild of America at a ceremony Saturday that was held in Los Angeles and New York.

Obama To Nominate Scalia Successor 'In Due Time'

By Kathleen Hennessey and Donna Cassata | Feb 14
President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

Fight Night: Personal Attacks, Court Debate For GOP Hopefuls

By Julie Pace and Will Weissert | Feb 14
Republican White House hopefuls insisted that President Barack Obama step aside & let his successor nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a raucous Saturday night debate that also featured harshly personal jousting over immigration & foreign policy.

NC Lawmakers Spend Taxpayer Money Hiring Lawyers to Defend Marriage Exemption

By Jeff Taylor | Feb 14
Members of the North Carolina General Assembly and a magistrate who refuses same-sex couples a marriage license have hired attorneys to defend the bill, Senate Bill 2, which allows for the exemption.

How "Netflix and Chill" is Changing the Culture of Love and Relationships

Feb 14
New research shows how Netflix is changing the way we form relationships.

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