News archive from 6 August 2011

Border Gun Shop Owners Sue ATF Over New Requirement

Gun store owners in states along the U.S.-Mexico border sued the acting director of the federal agency that oversees firearms to halt a new requirement that they alert authorities if someone buys multiple high-powered rifles in a five-day span. The...

Fox News, 17:00 in Politics
 

Ted Bundy’s DNA added to database in hope of solving cold cases

LOS ANGELES - The DNA profile of Ted Bundy, one of the United States’ most notorious serial killers, was uploaded Friday into a national database in the hope that the new material will help solve murder cases that have gone cold over the years....

 

House Ethics Panel Punishes Aide to Civil Rights Icon

The House Ethics Committee on Friday formally admonished the top aide to Rep. John Lewis -- an icon in the civil rights movement -- for not disclosing and not paying federal taxes on $54,000 in outside income that he made while working on the Georgia...

Fox News, 17:00 in Politics
 

Ethics committee reviews loans to NY Rep. Meeks

WASHINGTON -- The House Ethics Committee has dismissed an allegation that Rep. Gregory Meeks received an improper home equity loan last year. The committee said the $59,650 loan was made on reasonable terms and was supported by a written agreement...

 

Tigers' lineup for tonight's game in Kansas City

The Tigers open a three-game series with the Royals tonight in Kansas City. Rick Porcello gets the start for Detroit. Here's the lineup: Jackson cf Boesch lf Ordonez rf Cabrera 1b Martinez dh Peralta ss Guillen 2b Avila c Betemit 3b

 
Tigers catcher Alex Avila rested, but understands why

Tigers catcher Alex Avila rested, but understands why

Tigers catcher Alex Avila is getting a second wind in the second half, courtesy of the American League Central race. "At this point of the year we're in first-place right now, and we've got a couple of months left in the season, and you kind of...

 

Treasury prices fall as markets stabilize; safe-haven buying slows

NEW YORK - Government bond prices are falling after U.S. hiring picked up in June and as stock trading was less turbulent than the day before. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.57 percent Friday from 2.39 percent late Thursday. Its...

 

Summary Box: Gas expected to fall in next month

NEW YORK -- SILVER LINING: The same fears that forced a sell-off on Wall Street also cut into the price of oil. That means gasoline is about to get cheaper. WHEN: Gasoline prices, which hit a national average of $3.70 per gallon Friday, could fall as...

 

White Sox's Rios sits vs. Twins

MINNEAPOLIS -- Strugglng Alex Rios is out of the Chicago White Sox's lineup Friday night at Minnesota. Alejandro De Aza will start in Rios' center field spot. Topics Chicago White Sox Alex Rios

 

Goodyear to open new-model QuikTrip

Goodyear will get its second QuikTrip gas station in the spring. The city and Tulsa-based QuikTrip Corp. officials said construction of the new gas station will begin in November and it should open about six months later. Mike Thornbrugh, spokesman...

 
Michele Bachmann: Improving economy ‘won’t take that long’

Michele Bachmann: Improving economy ‘won’t take that long’

NEWTON, Iowa - Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann says that if she’s elected president "it won’t take that long" for her to turn around the ailing economy. Speaking to reporters ahead of next week’s straw poll in Iowa, Bachmann says...

 

Could Shea Weber's deal affect Stars' approach to Alex Goligoski?

Nashville's Shea Weber earned a stunning arbitration decision Wednesday at one-year for $7.5 million. The decision was interesting for two reasons. 1. It sets a very high comparable for restricted free agents, and comparables are what agents use in...

Dallas News, 17:05 in Sport
 

Dredging for warship transit under way in Maine

BATH, Maine -- Dredging that the Navy says is needed to allow a 510-foot warship to safely transit Maine's Kennebec River this fall is under way. The Army Corps of Engineers began the work this week after the Board of Environmental Protection and a...

 

No one picks correct Fantasy 5

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- No tickets matched all five "Fantasy 5" numbers, meaning the 264 tickets with four numbers correct are worth $555 each, the Florida Lottery said Friday. The 7,511 tickets matching three numbers won $24.50 each, and...

 

Phoenix Coyotes add forward Patrick O'Sullivan

The Phoenix Coyotes have signed forward Patrick O'Sullivan to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed. O'Sullivan played 31 games with Carolina and Minnesota last season, scoring two goals with six assists. The 26-year-old from...

AZCentral, 17:06 in Sport
 

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