News archive from 7 July 2011

Body Bombs Added to America’s Air Security Concerns

WASHINGTON - Air security is expected to tighten, particularly for international flights into the United States, in light of recent intelligence that terrorists might be considering boarding flights with surgically implanted explosive devices, an...

 

Visa sticks to forecast after Fed sets debit rule

NEW YORK -- Visa says it still expects revenue to grow between 11 percent and 15 percent for the fiscal year, even after the government set a cap on the fees banks can charge for debit card transactions. It's the same forecast the San Francisco...

 

Couture ends with revolution, as masses enter show

PARIS -- Paris' three-day-long fall-winter 2011-12 haute couture extravaganza wrapped up Wednesday with a mini revolution that challenged the established order of this elitist world by allowing the uninitiated masses into a show. Normally only a...

 

Nationwide Series heading to the Brickyard in 2012

NASCAR's race weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2012 will be a bit busier than usual. Officials from IMS, NASCAR and Grand-Am Road Racing announced on Wednesday that the Nationwide Series, as well as the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series and...

 

House action casts shadow on SunRail funding from feds

WASHINGTON - It's been only days since Gov. Rick Scott gave his blessing for SunRail to move forward and already there are concerns about whether a slice of federal funding for the $1.2 billion project will materialize. At issue is a budget blueprint...

 

Federal officials try again to bolster health plans for people with medical conditions

Uninsured sick people got some good news recently -- or some of them did, anyway. Starting Friday, the Obama administration reduced the premiums by up to 40 percent in special high-risk insurance plans that the federal government is running in 17...

 

Court Orders Immediate Halt to Gay Military Ban

A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. government on Wednesday to immediately cease enforcing the longstanding ban on openly gay members of the military. In a brief two-page order, a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San...

Fox News, 17:10 in Politics
 

Americans' outlook on personal finances unchanged under Obama

WASHINGTON - Two years of massive federal efforts to stimulate the economy have had no effect on how people feel about their own pocketbooks, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. The survey found that 28 percent of American adults think their...

 

Phoenix police searching for missing 7-year-old boy

Phoenix police are stepping up their efforts Wednesday to find a missing Phoenix boy. Kaiser Xochihua, 7, was last seen Tuesday at approximately 4 p.m. at his apartment on 27th Avenue and Butler Drive. He is approximately 4 feet 5 inches tall with...

 

Arizona Diamondbacks drop series finale vs. Milwaukee Brewers

Starter Josh Collmenter pitched six scoreless innings, but the D-Backs lost to the Brewers, 3-1, today in Milwaukee. Diamondbacks-Brewers series | Wednesday's box score | MLB scoreboard Pinch-Hitter Casey McGehee hit a one-out, three-run home run to...

AZCentral, 17:11 in Sport
 

Sore knee keeps Brennan Boesch out of Tigers' lineup

Anaheim, Calif. - Detroit outfielder Brennan Boesch was scratched from the lineup on Wednesday after fouling a pitch off his right knee Tuesday night. Boesch was originally in the lineup against the Los Angeles Angels but was removed because of...

 

Doctor who treated Woods, Rodriguez admits bringing drugs into U.S.

Buffalo, N.Y. - A Canadian sports doctor whose high-profile clients have included Tiger Woods and Alex Rodriguez has admitted in a New York courtroom he brought unapproved drugs into the United States to unlawfully treat professional athletes. Dr....

 

Libya Rebels Advance on Two Fronts

QAWALISH, Libya - Rebels opposed to Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi seized control of this village in the mountains on Wednesday, extending their hold in western Libya and inching toward a supply route to the capital that they hope to sever. Multimedia...

 

Body Bombs Added to America’s Air Security Concerns

WASHINGTON - Air security is expected to tighten, particularly for international flights into the United States, in light of recent intelligence that terrorists might be considering boarding flights with surgically implanted explosive devices, an...

 

Teen, 15, to stand trial in stabbing death of 17-year-old

Pontiac - A 15-year-old Walled Lake High School student will stand trial for open murder in the June 4 stabbing death of a 17-year-old Walled Lake Western student, an Oakland County judge ruled today. Leonard White of Walled Lake is charged with...

 

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