News archive from 3 October 2012

NY's Bloomberg aims to save mothers, children in Tanzania

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Tuesday he is funding the expansion of a pilot maternal health program in Tanzania that is predicted to help 50,000 mothers and their children during the next three years. A...

 
Texans maintain top spot in AP's power rankings

Texans maintain top spot in AP's power rankings

NEW YORK -- The Houston Texans are the first team to hang on to the top spot in the AP Pro32 power rankings. A week after becoming the fourth team in as many weeks to ascend to No. 1, Houston proved it belonged there with a resounding 38-14 rout of...

 

Israeli premier to visit Europe, discuss Iran

JERUSALEM - An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Europe in a few months to persuade leaders to step up sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program. The official spoke anonymously Tuesday because he was not authorized...

 

Police seek tips in Sterling Heights bank robbery

Sterling Heights - Police are asking the public's help to find a man who robbed a Chase Bank branch Monday.The suspect is described as a male in his early 20s, 5 feet 8 to 5 feet 10, with short hair and a thin build, said Lt. Luke Riley with the...

 
U.S. sales of Alabama-made autos rise 9 percent in September along with rest of industry

U.S. sales of Alabama-made autos rise 9 percent in September along with rest of industry

Charles Fields works on the assembly line at Hyundai's Montgomery plant. (News file/Beverly Taylor)Combined U.S. sales of the vehicles built in Alabama rose 9 percent during September, a month that saw consumers continue to make big-ticket purchases...

 

Different approaches, same ending for Cubs, Angels

The Cubs and the Los Angeles Angels have a few things in common this year. Both went 8-15 in April, and neither of their veteran sluggers, Alfonso Soriano or Albert Pujols, homered in April. And though both Soriano and Pujols recovered, neither team...

 
Court temporarily halts Mat-Su rail extension

Court temporarily halts Mat-Su rail extension

JUNEAU -- A federal appeals court has halted work on a railroad extension project in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough pending a full hearing on the case. The decision is a win for conservationists, who argued that they -- and the environment -- would...

 

NBC picks up 'Revolution,' 'Go On' and 'New Normal' for full season

Uneasy fans of "Revolution," "The New Normal" and "Go On" can fill their DVRs with abandon as of now. All three freshmen series have been picked up by NBC for full-season orders. NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert...

 
PUBLIX: New $50 in Savings Coupon Booklet via Stocking Spree (Register for a free booklet)

PUBLIX: New $50 in Savings Coupon Booklet via Stocking Spree (Register for a free booklet)

View full sizePublix will mail out new Stocking Spree booklets in December. If you have not registered for Stocking Spree before go here to do so. If you have, you do not need to re-register you'll receive the booklet automatically. Your winter...

 
US auto sales stay strong in September

US auto sales stay strong in September

DETROIT -- Americans found plenty of reasons to buy new cars in September, making auto sales a bright spot in the economy for yet another month. Total U.S. sales rose 13 percent from a year earlier to nearly 1.2 million. If they stayed at that pace,...

 

Central America drug case vexes Mexico's huge Televisa network

MEXICO CITY -- It's become known as the case of the “fake journalists.” And it's a headache that just won't go away for Televisa, the Mexican firm that's the largest mass media company in the Spanish-speaking world. Six weeks...

 

Central America drug case vexes Mexico's huge Televisa network

MEXICO CITY It's become known as the case of the “fake journalists.” And it's a headache that just won't go away for Televisa, the Mexican firm that's the largest mass media company in the Spanish-speaking world. Six weeks ago,...

 
Central America drug case vexes Mexico's huge Televisa network

Central America drug case vexes Mexico's huge Televisa network

MEXICO CITY - It's become known as the case of the “fake journalists.” And it's a headache that just won't go away for Televisa, the Mexican firm that's the largest mass media company in the Spanish-speaking world. Six weeks...

 

TWU official: Loose seats not related to unhappy American Airlines workers

New, 1:53 p.m. Bobby Gless, the deputy director of the Transport Workers Union’s air transport division put out this statement Tuesday morning: “The Transport Workers Union of America, which represents aircraft mechanics and other maintenance workers...

 
Daniel Craig on the problems with being James Bond: 'You can't live a normal life anymore' 

Daniel Craig on the problems with being James Bond: 'You can't live a normal life anymore' 

Sure, playing James Bond on the big screen has its perks: Beautiful women, endless gadgets and the kind of bad-ass swag usually reserved for real-life hit men. But for Daniel Craig, who plays the iconic spy in upcoming film "Skyfall," taking...

 

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