News archive from 8 June 2011

Michele Bachmann's political consultant says fellow GOPer, Sarah Palin, is not a serious candidate

Michele Bachmann's political consultant says fellow GOPer, Sarah Palin, is not a "serious" candidate

Michele Bachmann's new political consultant, Ed Rollins, criticized Sarah Palin for failing to be a "serious" candidate on the "Kilmeade and Friends" radio show Tuesday. "Sarah has not been serious over the last couple of...

 
Anthony Weiner, 'future president'?: 1996 Cosmopolitan magazine named politician desirable bachelor

Anthony Weiner, 'future president'?: 1996 Cosmopolitan magazine named politician desirable bachelor

Long before his last name became a national joke, Rep. Anthony Weiner was voted one of Cosmopolitan magazine's "101 Gorgeous Real Life Bachelors." A fresh-faced Weiner was featured in the venerable fashion mag in 1996 when he was a...

 
GOP leader 'cautiously optimistic' on debt talks

GOP leader 'cautiously optimistic' on debt talks

WASHINGTON -- A key GOP negotiator in talks on lifting the government's borrowing cap said Tuesday that it may take more than a decade to accumulate savings to pay off the approximately $2.4 trillion in new debt needed to keep the government afloat...

 
One in three employers may drop health benefits, report says

One in three employers may drop health benefits, report says

The predictions about healthcare keep coming. The latest suggests that nearly a third of employers are likely to stop offering health insurance to employees in 2014 when major federal healthcare-reform provisions kick in. This comes from a new report...

 

Stock indexes fall for a 5th straight day

NEW YORK - Stock indexes gave up early gains and are closing lower for the fifth straight day. Some investors had been hoping that Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke would announce in a speech that the central bank would take additional measures to...

Chron, 17:03 in Business
 

Dave Lewis, Rod Brind'Amour will be Hurricanes assistants

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have named former captain Rod Brind’Amour (Michigan State) and former Detroit Red Wings coach Dave Lewis to their coaching staff. The Hurricanes today said Lewis will be an assistant coach and work with their...

 

Sighting: 'Glee' cast members dine at Sunda, party at Underground

"Glee" cast members Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer, Dianna Agron, Amber Riley, Naya Rivera and Heather Morris had a late dinner at Sunda after their "Glee Live!" show at the Allstate Arena on Friday. Co-star Mark Salling...

 

Star Trek sequel may be delayed

Director J.J. Abrams' latest film, “Super 8,” comes out this Friday, but what about the highly-anticipated sequel to his 2009 take on “Star Trek”? Will it still be released next summer, as planned? “I'm not so sure, but I know that we're trying,”...

 
Oprah Winfrey, Kelsey Grammer attending Cable Show 2011 at McCormick Place

Oprah Winfrey, Kelsey Grammer attending Cable Show 2011 at McCormick Place

The Cable Show 2011 -- a three-day cable expo at McCormick Place -- will feature appearances by Oprah Winfrey, Kelsey Grammer and cast members from Starz's "Torchwood: Miracle Day" and "Camelot." Winfrey will sit down with Paula...

 

429 bodies found so far in 2 north Mexico states

MEXICO CITY Mexico's government says police have unearthed 429 bodies since April from a series of clandestine graves in the northern states of Durango and Tamaulipas. Both states are wracked by drug violence. Federal Attorney General Marisela Morales...

 
Luongo sees no need to change goaltending style after Canucks' 8-1 loss to Bruins in Game 3

Luongo sees no need to change goaltending style after Canucks' 8-1 loss to Bruins in Game 3

BOSTON (AP) - Robert Luongo and Tim Thomas have drastically different styles with one overriding similarity. The stay-at-home goalie and the roamer are two of the NHL's best at their position. At times, the approach that has worked so well fails:...

 

Palestinian mosque set ablaze in West Bank

RAMALLAH, West Bank - Arsonists torched a West Bank mosque early Tuesday and scrawled Hebrew graffiti on one of its walls. The Palestinian mayor of el-Mughayer village said a tire was set ablaze inside the mosque in an apparent attempt to burn down...

Chron, 17:09 in World News
 
Blago finishes testimony at corruption retrial

Blago finishes testimony at corruption retrial

CHICAGO - Twice-elected Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich ended the most important campaign of his life Tuesday, stepping down from the witness stand at his corruption retrial after speaking to jurors for seven days. Teary-eyed at times while speaking...

 

Arizona Diamondbacks' Kirk Gibson suspended for opener against Pittsburgh Pirates

Major League Baseball has issued the following discipline as a result of the intentional throwing incidents that took place after a warning had already been issued to both teams in the top of the fifth inning during Sunday's game between the...

AZCentral, 17:11 in Sport
 

Romney begins swing through Michigan

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney begins a swing through Michigan tonight with a dinner fund-raiser, followed by events in Birmingham and Grosse Pointe on Wednesday. There were no other details immediately available on those events, but...

 

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