News archive from 8 July 2014

Is Mexico's effort to break up TV, cellphone monopolies foundering?

MEXICO CITY A year ago, Mexico's Congress approved a telecommunications overhaul that lawmakers said would end monopoly control of television and telephones and curb the power of some of the nation's richest men. Passage of framework legislation to...

 
Is Mexico's effort to break up TV, cellphone monopolies foundering?

Is Mexico's effort to break up TV, cellphone monopolies foundering?

MEXICO CITY -- A year ago, Mexico's Congress approved a telecommunications overhaul that lawmakers said would end monopoly control of television and telephones and curb the power of some of the nation's richest men. Passage of framework legislation to...

 

With skin care, natural or organic doesn’t always mean trouble-free

Dr. Dornechia Carter, a dermatologist, says she’s had patients try several unusual methods in their quest to be all-natural. “People can be very inventive with what they put on their face,” she says. “I’ve been surprised at what people have tried.”...

 
Artifacts found during New Mexico highway work

Artifacts found during New Mexico highway work

BLOOMFIELD, N.M. -- Workers widening a northwestern New Mexico highway bordering an archaeological site found artifacts that officials said might be from the ancient Puebloan culture. The pottery pieces and fragments of charcoal, burned corn fibers...

 

Some wounds have healed between LeBron, Cavs owner Dan Gilbert

CLEVELAND There was no eye contact, nothing to indicate any reconciliation. The breakup of LeBron James and Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert was beyond bitter. But now, as James considers a return to the team he abandoned four years ago with an entire...

 

Bullock, Wilcox to miss Summer League

LOS ANGELES -- Forward Reggie Bullock and draft pick C.J. Wilcox won't play for the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Summer League. The team said Monday that Bullock and Wilcox are both being held out for precautionary reasons. Bullock is still...

 
Report: Backlog in drill requests hurts industry

Report: Backlog in drill requests hurts industry

SALT LAKE CITY -- The federal agency tasked with approving oil and gas projects on public lands is handicapping development in Utah and across the U.S. because it takes too long to review oil and gas proposals, a federal report finds. In Utah, the...

 

Seattle moves closer to lifting cap on rideshares

SEATTLE -- Seattle has moved one step closer to lifting the cap on rideshare cars that are allowed to pick up passengers alongside traditional taxi companies. The Seattle City Council voted Monday to repeal its previous rules governing companies like...

 
CATS new airport bus service slow to catch on

CATS new airport bus service slow to catch on

The summer parking crunch is on at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, but a new remote shuttle bus service that airport officials hoped would help ease congestion is off to a slow start. Since its launch in mid-June, the two routes from south...

 
Florida Panthers top pick Aaron Ekblad to make most of opportunity

Florida Panthers top pick Aaron Ekblad to make most of opportunity

Among the dozens of young hockey players skating around the Panthers training facility Monday afternoon, Aaron Ekblad stood out. Unlike all but one other player, Ekblad has a single digit on his back. Ekblad's No. 5 will likely remain with him not...

 

Family wants Palestinian-American teen back in US

TAMPA, Fla. -- Family members of a Palestinian-American teenager who was apparently beaten by Israeli police want him returned to the U.S. so he can receive proper medical attention. Relatives and friends of 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir expressed...

 

Police say suspect bought SUV after robbing Mt. Clemens bank

Police believe a Macomb County man robbed a Mt. Clemens bank last week and then used the stolen loot minutes later to buy a SUV from a nearby car dealership. Michael M. Salami, 18, of Washington Township, was ordered held in the county jail on...

 
Israel confronts ‘moral crisis' after burning death of Arab teen

Israel confronts ‘moral crisis' after burning death of Arab teen

JERUSALEM -- The arrest of six Jews on suspicion of burning to death a Palestinian teenager prompted calls Monday for soul-searching in Israel, with critics saying the country needed to take a hard look at racial hatred spreading among young Israelis...

 

Judge rejects Donald Sterling's motion to move probate case

LOS ANGELES -- An attempt by attorneys for Donald Sterling to delay the probate action in Los Angeles Superior Court ended Monday afternoon when a federal judge rejected their request to remove the case to federal court. U.S. District Judge George H....

 

Defending champ Dorn back again at Ohio Amateur

CINCINNATI -- Four former champions plan to tee it up Tuesday in the opening round of the 108th Ohio Amateur at Coldstream Country Club. Among them are two-time winner Robert Gerwin and defending champ Andrew Dorn. Gerwin won his titles in 1996 and...

 

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