News archive from 12 June 2012

Cardinals retain Holliday with 1-year deal

The Arizona Cardinals re-signed defensive end Vonnie Holliday to a one-year deal on Monday. Holliday totaled 16 tackles in 16 games for the Cards last season, his first with the franchise. Entering his 15th pro campaign, the 36-year-old North Carolina...

 

Hamilton leads All-Star voting for AL

Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton continues to hold the overall lead in All-Star voting for the American League and is one of four Texas players who top the balloting at their position. Hamilton had 3,833,504 votes in the second update from Major...

 

Ford makes slight changes to 2013 Fusion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ford is making slight modifications to the 2013 Fusion it plans to use next season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series. Some of the updates announced Monday are designed to add additional brand identity through new grille work and hood...

 

EURO 2012: Ukraine beats Sweden 2-1

KIEV, Ukraine -- Andriy Shevchenko trumped Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday, scoring two great headers to give Ukraine a 2-1 win over Sweden at the European Championship. After Ibrahimovic gave Sweden the lead in the 52nd minute, Shevchenko responded by...

 
MacBooks include thin model with sharper display

MacBooks include thin model with sharper display

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thin is in.Apple Inc. says its newest MacBook Pro laptop computer will be about as thin as its already-slim MacBook Air. It will also have a sharper display, akin to what the iPhone and the iPad now have.Philip Schiller, Apple's...

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Justin Wilson penalized after Texas win

INDIANAPOLIS - IndyCar has docked Justin Wilson five points and fined Dale Coyne Racing $7,500 for failing a post-race inspection after the team's win at Texas Motor Speedway. IndyCar said Monday that Wilson's car had unapproved pieces of bodywork...

 

Fifty shades of popular demand

From an editorial published in Monday's Washington Post: “Fifty Shades of Grey,” the quasi-pornographic bestseller that is doing for sado-masochism and leather crops what Harry Potter did for British boarding schools and...

 

Observer Forum: Letters to the editor

A better idea for the millions proposed for reading tests Legislators cutting $400 million from the education budget and then adding back $33.9 million for testing will have about the same effect as their sea level legislation. Instead of spending...

 

Tilted fairways could be rough on players at U.S. Open

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Imagine trying to roll a ball along a track that curves from left to right but is tilted from right to left. The difficulty of that task is very similar to the daunting challenge facing players off the tee at this week's U.S....

 

Plaudits to N.C. House for vote act funding

Applause, please, for the N.C. House of Representatives. We haven't gotten to say that much this legislative session. But responding to concerns in a letter from election officials in more than 85 of the state's counties – including...

 

Syrian rebels' arsenal includes remote-controlled truck bombs

KAFER ZAITA, Syria -- Late in the afternoon on the second day of the intense fighting that raged in Kafer Zaita for much of last week, a massive explosion rocked the small northern town. "Abdullah," who commands a small unit of rebel...

 

Syrian rebels' arsenal includes remote-controlled truck bombs

KAFER ZAITA, Syria Late in the afternoon on the second day of the intense fighting that raged in Kafer Zaita for much of last week, a massive explosion rocked the small northern town. "Abdullah," who commands a small unit of rebel fighters,...

 

Recognize a top South Florida worker or employer

Give the spotlight to top employers, and top professionals under 40, by recognizing their hard work for an upcoming awards event: Sun Sentinel Top Workplaces for people on the move, to be held Nov. 15th, at the W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale. TWP will...

 

A look at economic developments around the globe

A look at economic developments and activity in major stock markets around the world Monday: ------ MADRID -- Euphoria over a lifeline of up to (EURO)100 billion ($125 billion) to rescue Spain's troubled banks morphed into a financial markets rout in...

 

Ford makes slight changes to 2013 Fusion

CHARLOTTE, N.C.-Ford Motor Co. is making slight modifications to the 2013 Fusion it plans to use next season in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series. Some of the updates announced Monday are designed to add additional brand identity through new grille work and...

 

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