News archive from 1 July 2011

Love Delivered, Prematurely

Love Delivered, Prematurely

I DESIGNED my ideal boyfriend in a dorm room voodoo ceremony orchestrated by my roommate. Such spiritualism was out of character for her practical nature but fit perfectly with her ego: she would believe that the forces of the universe were taking...

 

Feds expand probe of CIA interrogations, deaths of 2 detainees

A federal prosecutor has expanded his inquiry into harsh CIA interrogation practices during the Bush administration and is conducting a full criminal investigation into the deaths of two detainees, U.S. officials said Thursday. At the same time,...

 

Detroit Police to launch probe into videotaped beating that spurred lawsuit

Detroit- Internal Affairs investigators will probe the conduct of an officer involved in a confrontation at a Detroit gas station that led to a federal civil rights lawsuit, a Detroit police spokeswoman said today. Detroit Police Sgt. Eren Stephens...

 

Survey: Optimism up among South Florida small business owners

A TD Bank small business survey, in which 300 small business owners in South Florida, New England and the Mid-Atlantic were polled, revealed that business owners in South Florida scored the highest in optimism, recent business performance and overall...

 

Medicare Will Keep Covering Roche's Avastin

Medicare will continue coverage of Roche Holdings' drug Avastin for breast cancer regardless of what U.S. health regulators decide about the medicine, a spokesperson for the health insurer said. "The FDA decision, when it comes, does not...

Fox News, 17:02 in Health
 

Radiation in Our Food

Though the horrendous tsunami that hit Japan on March 12, 2011 seems like old news in the midst of today’s headlines, the crippled nuclear power plants at Fukishima Daichi continue to spew radiation into water, air and soil, with no end in sight.

Fox News, 17:02 in Health
 
Don't miss: Animal Collective

Don't miss: Animal Collective

WHAT: Experimental alternative rock outfit Animal Collective hasn't released a studio album since its landmark "Merriweather Post Pavilion" in 2009. Instead, the Baltimore-based group has been at work on "ODDSAC," an experimental...

 

Aaron Carter says Michael Jackson gave him cocaine

Aaron Carter has dropped a couple of surprising revelations about his friendship with Michael Jackson, including that the late King of Pop gave him alcohol and cocaine when Carter was just 15. The singer and former "Dancing With the Stars"...

 

New Wild coach Mike Yeo finalizes staff, retains 3 and hires ex-NHL defenseman Darryl Sydor

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - New Minnesota Wild head coach Mike Yeo has finalized his staff, keeping three assistants and adding a fourth. The appointments were announced Thursday by the Wild. Yeo was hired two weeks ago from Minnesota's American Hockey...

 

Toyota aiming for parent-only operating profit: Nikkei

(Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp will continue to slash costs in a bid to swing back to an operating profit on a parent-only basis, The Nikkei business daily reported. Toyota is trying to compete with South Korean and Chinese cars by reducing procurement...

 

American Axle to shutter Detroit/Hamtramck plant

American Axle & Manufacturing today notified the 300 remaining workers at its Detroit manufacturing complex that the facility will close by Feb. 26, 2012 when the current labor contract expires. The work done at the plant - building front and rear...

 

Kurt Busch in middle of divorce but says personal life hasn't affected racing

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Former NASCAR champion Kurt Busch said Thursday he is legally separated from his wife and in the process of formally ending his marriage. "Those in the NASCAR community have been aware for some time now that we are no...

 

Obama fundraising, policies do delicate dance

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's early fundraising efforts for his re-election campaign are coming up against some supporters' concerns about a number of issues, from tougher regulations on Wall Street to the president's refusal to endorse gay...

 

Man goes fishing, catches 180-pound illegal immigrant

Brad Pederson was trolling for Walleye on Wednesday but ended up getting a bigger catch in the form of a 180-pound Czech who authorities said was trying to enter the country illegally. Pederson, 26, and a friend were fishing on the St. Clair River...

 

Man charged in gun's discharge at gun show

The owner of a gun that fired twice during a gun and knife show at the Gibraltar Trade Center last week, injuring three people, was arraigned today in 41-B District Court in Clinton Township, according to Macomb County Sheriff’s Office Capt. John...

 

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