News archive from 12 February 2013, page 5

This Week in Golf -- Feb. 14 through Feb. 17

They shifted to the drivable par-4 10th. Mickelson found the rough right of the green and Bradley dumped his in a sand trap near Mickelson's ball. Haas hit his drive left into the rough and near some trees. With a clear shot to the green, but a...

 

Grammy awards red carpet: They got the memo

This will go down as the year the Grammy Awards red carpet went classy. No breasts? No buttocks? No problem. Whether it was intentional, in the end, the best-dressed stars did not run afoul of the much-discussed wardrobe advisory sent last week by...

 

Taylor Swift in Elle: 'If something is done, it's done.'

Taylor Swift isn't a yeller and she isn't a boy-chaser, she says - but she admits she's a little bit insecure. So the Grammy-opener says in Elle magazine, which features her on the cover of its March issue. The insecurity, she tells the mag, was born...

 

What the Dow Jones industrial average did Monday

U.S. stocks drifted lower in thin trading Monday, pulling the Standard & Poor's 500 index back from a five-year high. The broad-market index edged up slightly last week, enough to put it at its highest level since November 2007. With little in the...

 

News summary: SBA head Karen Mills to resign

STEPPING DOWN: Small Business Administration head Karen Mills says she plans to resign. She joins a number of officials who are leaving the Obama administration. SCORECARD: Under Mills, the SBA focused on helping companies not only by guaranteeing...

 

Samsung Emerges as a Potent Rival to Apple's Cool

By BRIAN X. CHEN / The New York Times Apple, for the first time in years, is hearing footsteps. The maker of iPhones, iPads and iPods has never faced a challenger able to make a truly popular and profitable smartphone or tablet -- not Dell, not...

 

U. of C. center a smart hospital of the future

It's not about looks. New York architect Rafael Vinoly is the first one to say so. The truth of his conviction is evident on seeing the colossal new hospital he designed at the University of Chicago that opens Feb. 23 called the Center for Care and...

 

UCF medical school earns accreditation

UCF's College of Medicine has received full accreditation from the agency that accredits medical schools nationally. Officials at the University of Central Florida made the announcement this afternoon at a news conference held just months before UCF's...

 

Bloomberg PAC steps up attack on Halvorson

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's super political action committee has ramped up attacks on 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidate Debbie Halvorson's gun control views by spending hundreds of thousands of dollars more on a new TV ad and mail...

 
Jonathan Papelbon says he used Toradol while  pitching for Boston Red Sox 

Jonathan Papelbon says he used Toradol while  pitching for Boston Red Sox 

Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has said he received injections of Toradol, a legal drug in both the eyes of the law and baseball, during his years with the Boston Red Sox. Papelbon, in a report published by ESPNBoston.com, said he believes he began...

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Melgen lawsuit a glimpse at intersection of business, love life

A politically connected South Florida eye surgeon under investigation by the FBI filed a lawsuit against his former lover in a case centered on a dispute about whether he gave her close to a million dollars for a joint business venture or, as she...

 

Rhythm & Hues to file for bankruptcy protection

The award-winning visual-effects company Rhythm & Hues, considered one of the industry's leaders, is laying off 200 employees as it files for bankruptcy protection, sources close to the studio said. The layoffs come as the L.A. company, which...

 

Houston company sued over oil discharged in Gulf

NEW ORLEANS -- The Justice Department filed on Monday sued a Houston-based company it accuses of illegally discharging oil from a platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The federal lawsuit says ATP Oil & Gas Corp.'s alleged Clean Water Act violations...

 

Canada's Occean receives six-match ban

Canada forward Olivier Occean has been handed a six-match suspension by FIFA after he was ejected from a World Cup qualifier against Cuba. Occean received his marching orders during a scuffle in Canada's 3-0 win over Cuba on Oct. 12, and according to...

 

UCF reverses course, backs off of Lakeland Lake Gibson FB Kennard Swanson

UCF has pulled its name out of the hat for Lakeland Lake Gibson fullback Kennard Swanson. Swanson was originally scheduled to visit campus on Monday, but UCF pulled back over the weekend. Swanson, who was committed to both LSU and Florida, will visit...

 

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