News archive from 11 May 2012

Michele Bachmann giving up Swiss citizenship

Michele Bachmann giving up Swiss citizenship

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is giving up her citizenship in Switzerland.The Minnesota Republican said Thursday she sent a letter to the Swiss Consulate asking for withdrawal of her Swiss citizenship. She said she wanted to make...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 

How the major stock indexes fared on Thursday

Thursday was the day the Dow Jones industrial clawed its way back into positive territory after six losing days in a row.The Dow had been on its longest losing streak since August before gaining almost 20 points on Thursday. Stocks got a boost from a...

Chron, 17:02 in Business
 
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Free Admission Sunday Moms & Blood Donors

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center Free Admission Sunday Moms & Blood Donors

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center is offering free admission this Sunday to mom and those who donate blood during their blood drive this Sunday. Here's what they shared -- This Sunday, we'll be granting FREE exhibit admission to all those generous...

 

How the major stock indexes fared on Thursday

Thursday was the day the Dow Jones industrial clawed its way back into positive territory after six losing days in a row. The Dow had been on its longest losing streak since August before gaining almost 20 points on Thursday. Stocks got a boost from a...

 

Officials differ on Pa. effect of Obama gay marriage endorsement

By James O'Toole / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette President Obama's embrace of gay marriage brought strong and contrary reactions from Pennsylvania public figures, but, just as there was a partisan divide on the merits of the pronouncement, there was...

 

Florida economy gets a glowing review

Florida's economy is bouncing back well. That's the conclusion of a Wells Fargo analysis of the Sunshine State's economy, which the report concludes is improving across the board. “We expect Florida's economy to continue to gradually gain...

 

USDA seeks change to regulate Internet pet sales

Dog breeders who skirt animal welfare laws by selling puppies over the Internet would face tighter scrutiny under a rule change proposed Thursday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The change would subject dog owners who breed more than four...

 

Deadly lead poisoning continues in north Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria -- An official with Doctors without Borders says a deadly lead poisoning crisis in north Nigeria continues unstopped two years after the outbreak began. Ivan Gayton told journalists Thursday in Nigeria's capital Abuja that more needed...

 
Mother's Day 2012: Southern Museum of Flight Free Admission May 12 for Mom

Mother's Day 2012: Southern Museum of Flight Free Admission May 12 for Mom

Stop by Southern Museum of Flight Saturday with the kids and mom will be free! They are open from 9:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Go here to check them out online. Don't forget they have an awesome family membership package for $30 that includes the...

 

Rev. Jesse Jackson to Detroit students: 'Voting is real power'

Civil rights icon Rev. Jesse Jackson gave students at Southeastern High a taste of his classic speeches today as he told them to “never surrender, never give up, never give in … down with dope, up with hope.” But like a rap emcee, he remixed his...

 
FBI: D'Andre Lane's account of events leading to daughter's disappearance doesn't add up

FBI: D'Andre Lane's account of events leading to daughter's disappearance doesn't add up

A Special Agent with the FBI testified this afternoon he believes there were inconsistencies with what D'Andre Lane told authorities about the events leading up to his alleged carjacking and the disappearance of his 2-year-old daughter Bianca Jones....

 
Doug O’Neill says possible suspension won’t affect I’ll Have Another in Preakness Stakes 

Doug O’Neill says possible suspension won’t affect I’ll Have Another in Preakness Stakes 

During a national teleconference on Thursday afternoon, Kentucky Derby winning trainer Doug O'Neill addressed his possible upcoming suspension, first reported by the Daily News on Tuesday. O'Neill stated that the possible 180-day suspension won't...

Daily News, 17:08 in Sport
 
Time cover shows mom breastfeeding 3-year-old

Time cover shows mom breastfeeding 3-year-old

NEW YORK -- Shocking or no big deal? A woman breastfeeding her 3-year-old son is the cover photo of this week's Time magazine for a story on "attachment parenting," and reactions ranged from applause to cringing to shrugs. The photo showed...

 

News Summary: Dow rises, breaking losing streak

DOW UP: After six down days in a row, the Dow Jones industrial average close higher by 20 points. The Nasdaq still posted a tiny decline after Cisco said sales would be weaker than expected.THE STORY SO FAR: Even with recent declines, the Dow is still...

Chron, 17:09 in Business
 
'Spiderman' strikes again west of Paris

'Spiderman' strikes again west of Paris

PARIS -- The French skyscraper climber known to some as Spiderman has struck again: This time, on France's new tallest building. Alain Robert scaled the recently heightened First tower in La Defense business district west of Paris on Thursday....

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31