News archive from 12 February 2013, page 6

'Identity Thief' grabs $34.6M to debut at No. 1

'Identity Thief' grabs $34.6M to debut at No. 1

LOS ANGELES -- Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy's "Identity Thief" has made off with the weekend box-office title with a $34.6 million debut. The top 20 movies at U.S. and Canadian theaters Friday through Sunday, followed by distribution...

 
Rams to interview Lions' Tim Walton for defensive coordinator position

Rams to interview Lions' Tim Walton for defensive coordinator position

The St. Louis Rams tried to hire Tim Walton as a defensive assistant last year, only to see the Lions keep their secondary coach by giving him additional responsibilities with their third-down package. Armed with an open defensive coordinator...

 

Judge overturns Arizona law barring Planned Parenthood funding

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge has overturned an Arizona law that sought to block funding through the state for Planned Parenthood's health care clinics because the group also performs abortions. District Court Judge Neil Wake ruled that the...

 
Midwood’s Kings  Highway Library has become the borough's top-performing branch thanks in large measure to immigrants

Midwood’s Kings  Highway Library has become the borough's top-performing branch thanks in large measure to...

It's Brooklyn's busiest branch library, catering to Russian readers of Danielle Steele and moms from Turkey and Pakistan who get homework help for their kids. Kings Highway Library in Midwood, with yearly 1.3 million circulation and 50,000...

 
One in five consumers had an error in at least one of three credit reports: FTC study 

One in five consumers had an error in at least one of three credit reports: FTC study 

Think you can sit back and ignore your credit report? Think again. In a major study, the Federal Trade Commission said one in five consumers -- as many as 40 million people -- had an error on at least one of their three credit reports. And those...

 
Indiana holds on to AP No. 1 spot despite mid-week loss to Illinois  

Indiana holds on to AP No. 1 spot despite mid-week loss to Illinois  

Indiana coach Tom Crean used an analogy to the state’s second favorite sport after the Hoosiers remained No. 1 in The Associated Press’ Top 25 for a second straight week. It had been over a month since a team managed to stay on top, and Indiana broke...

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Bears boost corner depth with Lewis signing

The Chicago Bears signed cornerback LeQuan Lewis on Monday, a week after he was waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Lewis, an undrafted free agent from Arizona State in 2011, appeared in five games last season for the Bucs, getting credit for four...

 

Afghan peace plan in trouble as Pakistani clerics balk at proposed meeting in Kabul

ISLAMABAD -- A portion of a peace plan intended to smooth the way for an exit from Afghanistan of U.S.-led military forces already is in trouble, before it has even gotten underway. At issue is a conference between Pakistani and Afghan religious...

 

Anniston car accident leaves one injured

A two-vehicle crash occurred today on Coleman Road at 12:30 p.m., causing one car to overturn, police said. Anniston Sgt. James Studdard said a 45-year-old man was driving a Chevrolet Cavalier south on Coleman Road near Cherry Drive when he reportedly...

 
Two injured in one-car accident in Heflin

Two injured in one-car accident in Heflin

slideshow An accident on Alabama 46 in Heflin sent two people to a hospital Monday morning, according to police. The Heflin Fire Department received a 911 call from a passerby about 10:23 a.m., said Heflin fire Chief Jonathan Adams. When firefighters...

 
Thrilling finishes, upsets fuel Big 10

Thrilling finishes, upsets fuel Big 10

The Big Ten may well be the best league in the nation. It has certainly been one of the most fun to watch this season. The depth of the conference - which has three top 10 teams, five in the Top 25 and eight with at least 15 wins - has led to dozens...

 

Police blotter for February 10, 2013

Crimes are listed by location. Anonymous tips may be called in to Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414. A reward of up to $1,000 may be given. Anniston The following property crimes were reported to the Anniston Police Department during the seven-day period...

 
Tablet readers are easier on older people’s eyes than books: study

Tablet readers are easier on older people’s eyes than books: study

A new study finds that older people read faster and with less effort using a tablet than a printed page. Researchers from Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany, recruited readers of all ages to test the difference in reading speed and brain...

 

Lightning-Bruins game rescheduled for April 25

NEW YORK -- The NHL said that the game between the Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning that was postponed on Saturday because of the Northeast snowstorm has been rescheduled. The game will be played on Thursday, April 25, in Boston at 7:30 p.m. The...

 
Status of U-M's Jordan Morgan still unsettled for MSU game

Status of U-M's Jordan Morgan still unsettled for MSU game

Ann Arbor - Even with standout players such as Trey Burke and Tim Hardaway Jr., Michigan's fate in Tuesday's showdown at Michigan State might rest on the health of Jordan Morgan.Morgan, the Wolverines' starting big man, severely sprained his right...

 

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