News archive from 3 September 2011

Roger Clemens will face second perjury trial in April as judge rejects ex-Yankee pitcher's motion

Roger Clemens will face second perjury trial in April as judge rejects ex-Yankee pitcher's motion

WASHINGTON - A federal judge ruled Friday that prosecutors can put Roger Clemens on trial again next spring, a "do over" that would come nine months after their mishandling of evidence caused the seven-time Cy Young Award-winner's first...

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At 87, Weight Watchers founder keeps pounds off

PARKLAND, Fla. -- Jean Nidetch ambles down the hallway of the senior community where she lives, two cups of Coca-Cola teetering on her walker. In her one-bedroom apartment, there are Klondike bars in the freezer and, in the fridge, Baileys Irish Cream...

 

No. 6 Florida State vs. ULM Preview

No. 6 Florida State vs. Louisiana-Monroe preview Louisiana-Monroe at No. 6 FSU •TV, weather: ESPNU; 89 degrees, 10 percent chance rain

 
US could be in for rough trip at Rugby World Cup

US could be in for rough trip at Rugby World Cup

The U.S. rugby squad turned down a ceremonial ride in a Maori canoe in the city of Wanganui in New Zealand, suspecting this wasn't the safest of ventures. The cultural gaffe didn't sit well with the locals. The Americans quickly apologized and said...

 

Ex-Michigan St. star Jay Vincent going to prison

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Former NBA player and Michigan State star Jay Vincent has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in prison and ordered to pay more than $110,000 in restitution to the IRS for his part in a fraud scheme. The 52-year-old Vincent...

 

Swiss nuclear smuggling suspects to face charges

GENEVA -- Swiss prosecutors say they plan to charge three men suspected of taking part in a nuclear smuggling ring. Urs Tinner, his brother Marco and their father Friedrich have been under investigation by Swiss authorities for years for supplying...

 

Fri. 09/02 - Death Notices

APPLEWHITE—Kathleen (nee Betty), 96, on 8/26/11. Beloved wife of the late Oswald (Apple). Loving mother of Carlos (Colleen). Dear sister of the late Cecil and Arthur. Cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews. Loving friend to many. Reposing at...

 
After wrenching offseason, No. 1 Sooners open with heavy hearts against Tulsa

After wrenching offseason, No. 1 Sooners open with heavy hearts against Tulsa

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - When top-ranked Oklahoma takes to the field Saturday night, it will be with heavy hearts and high expectations. After a training camp that included grieving the offseason death of starting linebacker Austin Box, the Sooners will...

 
Does Bethenny Frankel's cocktail cause cancer?

Does Bethenny Frankel's cocktail cause cancer?

Uh oh. Just because something's diet doesn't mean it's good. Former Real Housewives of New York City star Bethenny Frankel has some ‘splaining to do after her Skinny Girl line of cocktails was yanked out of Whole Foods this week. The...

 
Monica Bellucci talks nude scene

Monica Bellucci talks nude scene

Actress Monica Bellucci says her decision to appear nude in her latest film "That Summer" was an act of generosity. Bellucci said the request came at a "fragile moment as a woman," just a month and a half after giving birth....

 

Sharapova ousted from U.S. Open by Pennetta

NEW YORK - Maria Sharapova is out of the U.S. Open, upset in the third round by Flavia Pennetta. The 2006 champion lost 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 to the 26th-seeded Italian on Friday. Sharapova had been 12-0 in three-set matches this year, including her...

 

Police: Man stabbed himself, reported fake robbery

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. - Traverse City police say a man falsely reported a robbery and stabbed himself to make his story more convincing - all because he didn’t want his family to know he’d lost $1,000 at a local casino. The 50-year-old man, whose name...

 

A day after injury against Patriots, Giants place Clint Sintim on injured reserve

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - A day after suffering a major knee injury in the preseason finale, linebacker Clint Sintim has been placed on injured reserve by the New York Giants. New York also waived cornerback Darnell Burks, receiver Todd Watkins,...

 

TNT cancels Jada Pinkett Smith's "HawthoRNe"

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - After three seasons, TNT has canceled the medical drama "HawthoRNe," the network said Friday. The series, which starred Jada Pinkett Smith as hospital executive Christina Hawthorne and Michael Vartan as her...

 

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