News archive from 9 May 2012

Baltimore's Chris Davis wonders 'why I didn’t get it figured out in Texas'

Former Texas Rangers and current Baltimore Oriels DH Chris Davis recently spoke with KESN-FM's Ben & Skin, here are some of the highlights: On being successful in Baltimore: “There is always a part of me that wonders why I didn’t get it figured...

Dallas News, 17:00 in Sport
 
Linda Evangelista says zip as child- support deal is signed and sealed

Linda Evangelista says zip as child- support deal is signed and sealed

Supermodel Linda Evangelista looked like a million dollars when she showed up Tuesday to finalize a child-support deal that ensures her son will continue living like a pampered prince. Dressed in a black suit with a gray tailored blouse and designer...

 

Myspace settles privacy probe with FTC

WASHINGTON-Myspace, the once mighty social network, has settled a privacy investigation by the Federal Trade Commission and agreed to submit to privacy audits over the next 20 years. The settlement, over charges that Myspace misrepresented its privacy...

 

A look at BlackBerry maker Research in Motion

Research In Motion Ltd., the Canadian company that makes the BlackBerry, said Tuesday that it has hired two new senior executives, including a marketing chief, as the company looks to regain market share lost to Apple's iPhone and phones running...

 

Boeing sells 3 more 777s to Taiwan's EVA Air

CHICAGO-Boeing Co. said on Tuesday that it sold three 777s to Taiwan's EVA Air. The order also includes options for four more of the 777-300ER. And EVA also plans to lease four more from General Electric Co.'s GE Capital Aviation Services, according...

 

Report: Yahoo director on hot seat to leave board

SAN FRANCISCO-A Yahoo director who didn't challenge an inaccuracy in CEO Scott Thompson's academic record will step down from the troubled Internet company's board, according to a report published Tuesday. Patti Hart, the head of the Yahoo search...

 

Linear Retail buys Back Bay space for $4.9M

Linear Retail Properties of Burlington has purchased a 4,479-square-foot retail condo space at 727-731 Boylston St. in Back Bay for more than $4.9 million, the firm said today. The purchase marks Linear Retail's 12th retail property in downtown Boston...

 

Ford to boost factory output by 40,000 vehicles

DETROIT-Rising car and truck sales have prompted Ford Motor Co. to add a week of production at 13 North American factories so the company can make another 40,000 vehicles this year. Ford said Tuesday that it would cut in half the normal two-week...

 

A look at cable, satellite TV earnings reports

Here is a summary of earnings reports for selected cable and satellite TV companies and what they reveal about the industry's prospects: April 19: Verizon Communications Inc. added 180,000 FiOS video customers to end the quarter with 4.4 million....

 

Subscriber data from Internet service providers

Subscriber figures and other data from selected Internet service providers: April 19: Verizon Communications Inc. added 193,000 FiOS Internet customers in the first three months of the year to end the quarter with 5 million. The company says it will...

 

Summary Box: FDA panel vote on HIV prevention drug

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration holds a meeting Thursday to decide whether a daily pill called Truvada should be approved for people who are at risk of contracting HIV. A positive review posted Tuesday suggests the pill will become the...

 
Magical Moments

Magical Moments

In 1922, Charles Deering brought part of his art collection from Catalonia, Spain, to his estate in South Florida. It's fitting, then, that the Deering Estate at Cutler will play host to the Sixth Annual Youth Arts Day and Music Fest, which opens...

 

Ryan McBean's suspension reduced to three games in exchange for dropped lawsuit

The Ravens won't have to wait as long as once thought to work new defensive tackle Ryan McBean into their regular-season defensive line rotation. McBean, the former Denver Bronco who agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Ravens yesterday, had...

 

Azarenka, Sharapova and Serena progress in Madrid

MADRID (Reuters) - Top seeds Victoria Azarenka and Maria Sharapova breezed past Czech opponents into the Madrid Open third round on Tuesday along with former world number one Serena Williams. Azarenka dispatched Andrea Hlavackova 6-3 7-6, Sharapova...

 

Searchers find missing Alaska teen hiker

PORT PROTECTION, Alaska (AP) — A 13-year-old southeast Alaska girl missing since a weekend hike has been found alive.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says Makayla McRoberts will be evaluated by medics aboard a Coast Guard helicopter on...

Chron, 17:05 in World News
 

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