News archive from 12 May 2012

Implants may help prevent repeat teen pregnancies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Up to half of teens and young women who give birth are pregnant again within a year -- but a new study suggests giving new moms a contraceptive implant before they leave the hospital the first time around can help prevent...

 

Judge lets Fruit Roll-Ups lawsuit proceed

(Reuters) - General Mills Inc must defend a lawsuit that claims the food company deceived consumers into believing its Fruit Roll-Ups and Fruit by the Foot snacks are made with real fruit. Reasonable consumers might be misled by packaging that claimed...

 

Restoration's fixing to serve food

Restoration Hardware wants its new store in Boston's Back Bay to feature a company first: a restaurant furnished with its own products. But the luxury home design chain's plans, which call for an addition to the historic Museum of Natural History...

 

Restoration's fixing to serve food

Restoration Hardware wants its new store in Boston's Back Bay to feature a company first: a restaurant furnished with its own products. But the luxury home design chain's plans, which call for an addition to the historic Museum of Natural History...

 
FBI identifies turnpike shooter

FBI identifies turnpike shooter

The FBI has identified the gunman who shot two law enforcement officers before turning the gun on himself in the middle of evening rush hour traffic on Thursday as David Edwin Bradley, 23, of Miami Gardens. Bradley was identified after the FBI...

 

Murdoch's Ex-tabloid chief Rebekah Brooks spills on links to UK's Cameron

LONDON - Former hotshot editor Rebekah Brooks drew Prime Minister David Cameron closer into Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal today, saying he had offered her some support after the uproar over illegal journalistic practices forced her to quit....

 

Scott Brown: Extend student loan rate without taxes

Republican Sen. Scott Brown is pushing a bill he says would extend lower interest rates on federal student loans another year without raising taxes. Brown said his bill would raise the $6 billion needed to avoid a doubling of interest rates on student...

 

Facebook updates its data use policy

NEW YORK - Facebook is updating its data use policy in an attempt to give people more clarity on how the company uses information they share. As part of the changes, Facebook is also signaling that it may start showing people ads on sites other than...

Chron, 17:03 in Business
 

Treasurys edge higher as stock market swoons

NEW YORK (AP) — Treasury prices rose Friday as investors seek shelter from another messy day in the stock market.The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note is 1.85 percent in late trading, down from 1.89 percent late Thursday. Its price rose 19...

Chron, 17:03 in Business
 

Authorities: Kidnapped girls didn't eat for days

GUNTOWN, Miss. - Authorities say two girls abducted from their Tennessee home told officers who rescued them that they went three days without food or water. Master Sgt. Steve Crawford is with the Mississippi Highway Patrol and was among the officers...

 
VTS Homes recognized as one of nation's best for commitment to customer service

VTS Homes recognized as one of nation's best for commitment to customer service

Glenn Baeske/The Huntsville Times HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- VTS Homes of Huntsville has been awarded a 2012 Guildmaster Award with Highest Distiniction for its customer satisfaction. VTS Homes was among almost 200 home builders, remodelers, developers...

 

Dimon: Doesn't know whether JPMorgan broke law

NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says he does not know whether the bank broke any laws in the surprise $2 billion loss by one of its trading groups. In an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press," Dimon says regulators should look at...

 

Treasurys edge higher as stock market swoons

NEW YORK -- Treasury prices are higher as investors seek shelter from another messy day in the stock market. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note is 1.85 percent in late trading Friday, down from 1.89 percent late Thursday. Its price rose...

 

British rock star Phil Collins collector of Alamo artifacts

BUFFALO GAP -- Sandwiched between two respected Texas historians on a hard church pew, the compact Englishman looks nervous, stroking his stubbled chin as he eyes 60 or so people crowded into the Buffalo Gap Chapel waiting for the sound of that voice...

 

Deputies discover cock-fighting operation near OIA

Deputies say they uncovered a cock-fighting operation in south Orange County and seized dozens of roosters, chickens and chicks on the property. Authorities made the discovery late last month, after receiving a tip about animal cruelty on Hidden Trail...

 

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