News archive from 3 July 2015

New Arizona law and FDA approval gives Theranos something to celebrate

New Arizona law and FDA approval gives Theranos something to celebrate

SAN FRANCISCO – The Fourth of July may be the big holiday for the rest of the nation. But for Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, July 3 is party time. On Friday, an Arizona law co-authored by Holmes' high-tech company goes into effect, allowing...

 

Magic's Mario Hezonja expects to acclimate well to the U.S.

Mario Hezonja spent the last three years in the bustling, picturesque city of Barcelona. He has traveled throughout Europe as a professional basketball player. And he speaks five languages: Croatian, Serbian, Catalan, Spanish and English. So, even at...

 
As referendum nears, Greek-Americans hope to avoid full catastrophe

As referendum nears, Greek-Americans hope to avoid full catastrophe

CHICAGO — For James Alexander, the direness of Greece's financial crisis crystalized when one of his best customers confided in him that he was anxious about what lay ahead for family in their homeland. "He told me, 'For the first time in 50...

 

Pet Alliance President Kerri Burns steps down after big changes

When Kerri Burns took the helm of the SPCA of Central Florida two years ago, it was a little like adopting an un-neutered mutt who pees on your sofa. She knew there would be a lot of hard work and behavior modification ahead. But as Burns steps down...

 

Magic's Mario Hezonja expects to acclimate well to the U.S.

Mario Hezonja spent the last three years in the bustling, picturesque city of Barcelona. He has traveled throughout Europe as a professional basketball player. And he speaks five languages: Croatian, Serbian, Catalan, Spanish and English. So, even at...

 
Self-driving cars will cost cities, futurists say

Self-driving cars will cost cities, futurists say

PHOENIX — Self-driving cars and other emerging technologies are going to cut into municipal budgets nationwide, a panel of futurists says. Imagine this brave new world: • Autonomous cars that never speed, never run red lights — and owners who never...

 
Maryland couple gets double victory from Supreme Court

Maryland couple gets double victory from Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — Justin Chappell and Ben Spangenberg spent nearly 60 straight hours waiting outside the Supreme Court. Then, double-barreled justice arrived. In a matter of two days, the court not only approved same-sex marriage in all 50 states, but also...

 
New details on alleged Emile Hirsch assault emerge

New details on alleged Emile Hirsch assault emerge

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — A studio executive who authorities say was assaulted by actor Emile Hirsch during the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year described the incident as being "insanely painful and absolutely terrifying," according to...

 
Schwarzenegger discusses Donald Trump

Schwarzenegger discusses Donald Trump

Arnold Schwarzenegger believes Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump will eventually fine-tune his political message. But, in the meantime, Schwarzenegger believes Trump will continue to say "out there" and "hideous"...

 
States drinking the most beer

States drinking the most beer

About 213,029 barrels of beer, or 6.6 billion gallons, were shipped into the United States in 2013, down slightly from the year before. U.S. beer shipments, used to capture consumption levels, fell slightly from 28.3 gallons per drinking-age adult in...

 
Confederate controversy, construction add to Daytona drama this weekend

Confederate controversy, construction add to Daytona drama this weekend

There is always drama at Daytona. Jet-dryers going up in flames in the evening sky. Cars slamming into each other at 200 mph. Tires and car pieces flying into the grandstands. Heavy rains forcing both competitors and drivers to seek cover. The death...

 
Confederate controversy, construction add to Daytona drama this weekend

Confederate controversy, construction add to Daytona drama this weekend

There is always drama at Daytona. Jet-dryers going up in flames in the evening sky. Cars slamming into each other at 200 mph. Tires and car pieces flying into the grandstands. Heavy rains forcing both competitors and drivers to seek cover. The death...

 
Orlando Health reports data breach for 3,200 patients

Orlando Health reports data breach for 3,200 patients

Orlando Health said Thursday about 3,200 patients' records were accessed illegally by one of its employees, who was fired during an investigation. According to the release, there was no evidence that the data was copied or used illegally, but Orlando...

 
Kentucky county clerk sued over marriage licenses

Kentucky county clerk sued over marriage licenses

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky filed a lawsuit Thursday on behalf of four couples who were denied marriage licenses by the Rowan County clerk in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing same-sex...

 
As summer begins, so does Florida's shark-bite season

As summer begins, so does Florida's shark-bite season

A rash of shark bites in Central Florida and North Carolina has some swimmers on edge just as the summer's beach season shifts into high gear. So far this year, 11 people have been bitten by sharks in the Sunshine State. Volusia and Brevard counties...

 

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