News archive from 10 January 2012

Medical examiner rules firefighter's death on I-696 a suicide

The death of a 41-year-old man hit and killed on I-696 Thursday morning has been ruled a suicide by the Oakland County Medical Examiner’s Office. Daniel Armitage, an Ann Arbor firefighter, died of multiple injuries, the office said. He was hit by at...

 

With NFL decision pending, Robert Griffin III meets with Art Briles again

WACO, Texas — Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III has met with his coach again as he decides whether he will declare for the NFL draft. Baylor coach Art Briles says Griffin visited him again Monday, the same day the new semester of classes began...

Dallas News, 17:01 in Sport
 

Baylor remains in top four in both AP basketball polls

Syracuse, one of three unbeaten men's teams in Division I, is on top of The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the fifth straight week. The Orange received 60 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. Kentucky, which got...

Dallas News, 17:01 in Sport
 
Smart shows off tiny concept take on classic American pickup

Smart shows off tiny concept take on classic American pickup

DETROIT - America is about to meet a pint-sized pickup. Calling it the perfect vehicle for an urban society, Smart on Monday unveiled the “for-us,” its tiny take on the classic U.S. pickup truck. Smart, a division of Germany’s Daimler AG, said the...

 

GM likely to recapture global auto sales lead

DETROIT -- General Motors Co. is on track to retake the title of world's top-selling automaker, riding strong sales in the U.S. and China to beat Volkswagen and Toyota. GM, which lost the crown to Toyota in 2008 after holding it for more than seven...

 

Gators hope tough practices help them rebound vs. Georgia

GAINESVILLE - With all Saturday afternoon to dwell on a loss to Tennessee, Florida's players expected Sunday practice to be pretty rough. The then-No. 13 Gators had gone to Knoxville for an 11 a.m. tipoff and by about lunch suffered one of their worst...

 

Beyonce, Jay-Z set baby record straight

The superstar couple has announced, officially, the birth of their baby girl. In a joint statement, Jay-Z and Beyonce set the record straight about some of the details of Blue Ivy's birth, including that it wasn't a scheduled C-section (as had been...

AZCentral, 17:09 in Showbiz
 

Dish unveils faster Internet service, DVR system

This isn’t your father’s satellite-TV company. That’s the message from Dish CEO Joe Clayton, who declared 2012 a turnaround year for the company after unveiling a new super-fast Internet service and a powerful DVR system. The “Hopper” DVR syncs with...

 

Mesa police: Driver's blood alcohol three times legal limit

A Mesa man who was pulled over after making a wide right turn early Sunday morning was found with an open can of Bud Light in the car and a blood alcohol level nearly three times the legal limit. After observing the white sedan make a wide right turn,...

 

Scottsdale police seek help identifying burglary suspects

Scottsdale police are reaching out to the public in hopes that someone can help identify two vehicle burglary suspects captured on surveillance cameras last week. On Dec. 30, just before 7 a.m., someone entered a white Mazda parked in a driveway on...

 

Heart attack risk seen with Boehringer clot drug

(Reuters) - Boehringer Ingelheim's Pradaxa blood clot preventer has been associated with a slightly higher risk of heart attack or acute coronary syndrome, according to results of a meta-analysis of several studies reported in a major medical...

 

Orlando claims success turning waste to energy

After five years of work, Orlando officials and their private-sector partners think they've succeeded in developing the technology to convert human waste byproducts into clean energy. Under a 2007 agreement, city workers spent years and $8.5 million...

 
Pasta Graduates From Alphabet Soup to Advanced Geometry

Pasta Graduates From Alphabet Soup to Advanced Geometry

Most people eating pasta might enjoy the taste or appreciate the texture of noodles cooked al dente. Multimedia Interactive Feature Pasta Geometries RSS Feed Get Science News From The New York Times » Sander Huisman did, too - and then he wondered...

 

Judge rules to unseal Tamara Greene-case documents, including Kilpatrick testimony

A federal judge signed an order today to unseal testimony transcripts, affidavits and other documents that factored into his decision in November to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of Tamara Greene, the exotic dancer said to have performed at a...

 

US midfielder Michael Bradley settling in quickly at Chievo Verona in top Italian league

ROME (AP) - He's become known in Italy as "General Bradley," ''the midfield sergeant" and "the American Marine." Whatever the name, Michael Bradley has adapted to both the highly technical Italian game and his new country....

 

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