News archive from 10 November 2012

Steelers, receiver Sanders fined over fake injury

Steelers, receiver Sanders fined over fake injury

(Reuters) - The Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders have been fined a total of $50,000 for a faked injury by Sanders in the October 21 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, the National Football League (NFL) said on Friday. Sanders...

 

Highlights of Petraeus' career

The following are highlights from of the career of David Petraeus, 60, the famed Iraq and Afghan war general who went on to lead the CIA until he announced Friday that he resigned because he had been carrying on an extramarital affair. - Graduated in...

 
Police commission declines to vote on Bing's DPD restructure plan

Police commission declines to vote on Bing's DPD restructure plan

The Detroit Board of Police Commissioners declined to take a vote Thursday on Mayor Dave Bing's proposal for a restructuring of Detroit Police Department management designed to save the city $1 million a year as the city searches for its fourth new...

 
Was Obama to blame for Wednesday's stock drop? BBVA's Sawyer says no

Was Obama to blame for Wednesday's stock drop? BBVA's Sawyer says no

John Sawyer is the chief investment officer at BBVA Compass. Credit: LinkedIn.Before Erskine Bowles took the stage, event sponsor BBVA Compass set the tone for Thursday night's conversation by bringing Chief Investment Officer John Sawyer out to talk...

 

Carolina Panthers defensive line put up big numbers

Earlier in the year, then-sackless Carolina Panthers defensive end Charles Johnson said that people don't look at whether he's getting close to the quarterback. They look at sacks. “If I ain't got none, I ain't got none,” Johnson...

 
New Troy mayor sworn in for three-day stint

New Troy mayor sworn in for three-day stint

Troy - Councilwoman Maureen McGinnis was sworn in Friday for a very short stint as acting mayor, the first step in the process to replace recalled Mayor Janice Daniels.City Clerk Aileen Bittner read McGinnis the oath of office, a position she will...

 
US economic growth was likely stronger in Q3

US economic growth was likely stronger in Q3

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy appears to have grown over the summer faster than first thought. U.S. companies sold more goods overseas in September, helping narrow the nation's trade gap substantially. And wholesale companies boosted their stockpiles...

 
J.C. Penney reports hefty 3Q loss

J.C. Penney reports hefty 3Q loss

NEW YORK -- J.C. Penney Co. is hoping it has finally hit rock bottom. The bad news just keeps getting worse for the struggling department-store chain, which on Friday reported a wider third-quarter loss than Wall Street expected on a nearly 27-percent...

 

Obama administration extends health law deadline

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration moved Friday to give states more time to submit plans for setting up insurance exchanges in 2013, a central pillar of the healthcare law. These exchanges are designed to allow Americans who don't get coverage...

 

New airline's fliers struggle to book via Delta

JACKSON, Miss. -- U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker is asking Silver Airways and Delta Air Lines to speed up linking their computer systems to allow customers using the Delta web site to book travel to Tupelo, Greenville, Meridian and Hattiesburg. Airport...

 

Lakers' Devin Ebanks arrested on suspicion of DUI

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles Lakers forward Devin Ebanks was arrested early Friday in Los Angeles on suspicion of misdemeanor DUI, according to law enforcement sources and booking records. Ebanks, 23, was pulled over at 2:49 a.m. PST in the Hollywood...

 
Miley Cyrus on relationship with fiance Liam Hemsworth: 'I am married in my heart and my mind'

Miley Cyrus on relationship with fiance Liam Hemsworth: 'I am married in my heart and my mind'

LOS ANGELES -- Miley Cyrus is working hard to finish her new album so she can take some time off to enjoy being engaged. The 19-year-old entertainer plans to marry "Hunger Games" star Liam Hemsworth. They announced their engagement in June...

 

Jury awards $11.5M to family of slain Puerto Rican

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- A jury in Puerto Rico has awarded $11.5 million in damages to the family of an unarmed man who was shot to death by police in 2007. The family of Miguel Caceres celebrated Friday's verdict. Three officers were charged in...

 

Beyond the 'fiscal cliff,' reasons for optimism

NEW YORK -- Forget about the "fiscal cliff." That might be hard, considering the drama of this week. The stock market had its worst two-day plunge in a year after voters returned President Barack Obama, a Republican House and a Democratic...

 

5 things to know in Florida for Nov. 10

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. 1. DEMS CLAIMS VICTORY IN FLORIDA, ROMNEY WON'T CONCEDE The presidential race remained tight as county elections officials continued counting...

 

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