News archive from 4 June 2011

Texas Senator Blasts Judge's Decision to Forbid Public Prayer at High School Graduation

A federal judge's decision to prohibit public prayer at a Texas high school graduation ceremony is an "activist decision" that "bristles with hostility," a Republican senator charged Friday.

Fox News, 17:00 in Politics
 

Interstate 4 in Volusia shut down during search for armed man

Volusia County deputy sheriffs are questioning a man this afternoon after they had to shut down Interstate 4 for a while to coax him out of a wooded area. It has not been determined if the man will be arrested or taken to a hospital for psychological...

 

Summary Box: Stocks close with fifth week of losses following weak employment report

BAD JOBS REPORT: Employers added only 54,000 new workers in May, the fewest in eight months and below what analysts were expecting. Private companies hired the fewest new workers in nearly a year. The unemployment rate inched up to 9.1 percent from 9...

 

Man exposed himself to girl at park field house

A man who posed as a Chicago Park District janitor lured a 10-year-old girl to a secluded part of a Northwest Side field house and exposed himself, police said today. The girl ran away when the man exposed himself and she was not assaulted in the...

 

From cloud computing to social media, be engaged in the conversation and use the tools

Who: Mark Reino What: Reino is founder of Boca Raton-based Merit Mile Communications in 2007. The boutique firm specializes in businesses marketing to other businesses. It provides copy writing and design. It also produces video, newsletters and...

 

Beware needless fees in collecting unclaimed money

Do you believe the state owes you money? Florida holds more than $1 billion in unclaimed money and property from forgotten bank accounts, life insurance policies and safe deposit boxes just waiting to be claimed. But if you're one of the thousands of...

 

House Rebukes Obama Over Libya

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives voted Friday to harshly rebuke President Obama for continuing to maintain an American role in NATO operations in Libya without the express consent of Congress, and directed the administration to provide...

 

Lender floods client account with refund

Dear Greg: I have a mortgage on my condo with BAC Home Loans (Bank of America), and every year I send them a Certificate of Insurance for property and flood insurance. I simply download the certificate from a website and fax it to BAC, and that's it....

 

Ex-hoops coach Frieder grinds away helping to run Maloof Money Cup skateboarding contests

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - He's the white-haired dude in a floppy hat and flip-flops at skateboarding's biggest contest. Bill Frieder? Skateboarding? Seriously? That's usually the reaction when people recognize Frieder, the former basketball coach at...

 

GOP's Pawlenty to outline economic plan on Tuesday

ST. PAUL, Minn. - Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty is planning next week to detail how he would balance the federal budget and reshape the nation's tax code. An aide to the former Minnesota governor says Pawlenty will outline his...

Fox News, 17:07 in Business
 

E coli outbreak spreads to 12 countries

BERLIN - The E coli outbreak centred in northern Germany has spread to 11 other countries, the World Health Organization said Friday, amid increasing concern over the new strain’s virulence. The German government said a "European solution"...

 

Private sector job creation, at a glance

WASHINGTON - Private employers added only 83,000 new jobs in May, the fewest in nearly a year. This followed a three-month stretch in which companies created a seasonally adjusted average of 244,000 jobs per month. Here are the total number of...

Fox News, 17:08 in Business
 

John Edwards pleads not guilty to finance charges

Raleigh, N.C.- Former presidential hopeful John Edwards pleaded not guilty today to federal charges that he solicited and secretly spent more than $925,000 to hide his mistress and their baby from the public at the height of his 2008 White House...

 

Catch 'Sharks' before it swims away

Molly Shanahan and her Mad Shak troupe unveiled "Sharks Before Drowning" last year to great enthusiasm. If, like me, you missed it, don't make the same mistake twice. This powerful, starkly beautiful piece is back through Sunday at the...

 

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