News archive from 8 August 2012

Model Marisa Miller shows off pregnant bikini body during swim underwater  

Model Marisa Miller shows off pregnant bikini body during swim underwater  

Marissa Miller is taking her pregnancy to new depths. The former Victoria’s Secret Angel posted a picture of herself on Twitter Tuesday celebrating her 34th birthday by taking a swim. “Thanks so much for all the sweet birthday wishes! Love you all!”...

 

VW Passat wins AutoPacific 'most ideal' award

The Chattanooga, Tenn.-built Volkswagen Passat was picked as the most ideal premium midsize car for 2012 in AutoPacific's New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey of more than 75,000 car owners.VW's Golf hatchback was rated the most ideal compact car, the...

 

After 'Timothy Green,' Jennifer Garner is ready for action again

Jennifer Garner rose to fame playing a hard-edged CIA agent on the television show "Alias," but in recent years, she's gravitated toward less action-heavy roles. From "Juno" to her upcoming movie, "The Odd Life of Timothy...

 

Joe T. Myles running for Slocomb Council, Place 2

Joe T. Myles running for Slocomb Council, Place 2 Name: Joe T. Myles Age: 47 Occupation: Business owner (Myles Lawn Service) Hometown: Slocomb (36 years) Election: Aug. 28 Family: Sons, Justin and Joseph; granddaughters, Haley, Hannah, and Hayden...

 
Piggly Wiggly Columbiana & Sylacauga: $1 12 pack drinks with $15 purchase (Coupon)

Piggly Wiggly Columbiana & Sylacauga: $1 12 pack drinks with $15 purchase (Coupon)

Go here to print the Facebook picture from Piggly Wiggly of Columbiana and Sylacauga. It's good August 8 through Aug. 14 only. Get 12 pack of 12 ounce drinks Piggly Wiggly brand for $1 when you spend $15 or more.

 

NYC police subpoena Twitter over Broadway threats

NEW YORK -- New York City police say they have subpoenaed Twitter to try to identify someone who threatened a Broadway theater. The NYPD is concerned about tweets that warned that people would be killed at boxer Mike Tyson's one-man show. One tweet...

 
Ernesto becomes hurricane, aims at Yucatan

Ernesto becomes hurricane, aims at Yucatan

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of tourists evacuated beach resorts along Mexico's Caribbean coast as Hurricane Ernesto headed toward a Tuesday night landfall near Mexico's border with Belize, bringing the threat of powerful winds and torrential...

Chron, 17:05 in World News
 

Mitt Romney's criticism of green-jobs carries risks

DENVER - Mitt Romney's presidential campaign has been savaging what it calls President Barack Obama's "unhealthy" obsession with "green jobs." The Republican challenger criticizes the government program that propped up solar...

 
Hate music is part of white supremacist circles

Hate music is part of white supremacist circles

MILWAUKEE (AP) — When they aren't ranting in Internet forums, many of the nation's white supremacists seek a louder outlet for their extreme views: thunderous, thrashing heavy metal or punk with lyrics that call for a race war.Wade Michael Page, the...

Chron, 17:06 in World News
 
Syria’s Assad returns to public eye with ally Iran 

Syria’s Assad returns to public eye with ally Iran 

BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad made his first appearance on state TV in nearly three weeks Tuesday in a show of solidarity with a senior Iranian envoy even as the U.S. secretary of state urged stepped up international planning for the regime’s...

 
Taliban releases video allegedly showing June 1 bomb attack on U.S. base in Afghanistan

Taliban releases video allegedly showing June 1 bomb attack on U.S. base in Afghanistan

The Taliban has released a video purportedly capturing the June 1 suicide bombing of a U.S. military base in southern Afghanistan that killed two American soldiers and five Afghan civilians. A clip of the video shows the driver of a flatbed truck...

 

U.S.-Canada women's soccer: Strange calls, but maybe ref was right

LONDON - Most of Canada will disagree, but some have found justification for the controversial calls made by Norwegian referee Christiana Pedersen late in the second half of the U.S. soccer team's 4-3 overtime win against Canada in Monday's...

 

NGK plans expansion in Iredell County

A manufacturer of car engine parts will expand its Iredell County facility, bringing 86 jobs and more than $93 million to Mooresville over the next three years, Gov. Bev Perdue's office announced Tuesday. NGK Ceramics USA Inc., a subsidiary of...

 

U.S. watchdog calls for review of cell phone radiation rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators should take a fresh look at 15-year-old standards on radiofrequency energy from mobile phones, an investigative arm of the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday amid lingering concerns the devices may cause brain...

 

Police issue arrest warrant in RI sword attack

JOHNSTON, R.I.-Johnston police have issued an arrest warrant for a 24-year-old man accused of slicing another man's arm with a Samurai sword. WJAR-TV reports ( http://bit.ly/Qde94H) police issued the warrant for Michael Gomes. They say he attacked...

 

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