News archive from 12 June 2012, page 15

NYC pension funds sue Wal-Mart

NEW YORK A group of New York City pension funds is suing current and former Wal-Mart executives, saying they mishandled an alleged bribery scheme at the world's largest retailer. The group filed a lawsuit on Monday in the Chancery Court of Delaware on...

 

Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Cullman County

CULLMAN - Cullman County has been placed under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The watch went into place at 5:40 p.m. as a line of storm approached from the west. Walker and Winston counties went...

 
Euro 2012: Ukraine beats Sweden 2-1

Euro 2012: Ukraine beats Sweden 2-1

KIEV -- Two goals in six minutes by national hero Andriy Shevchenko led Ukraine to a 2-1 comeback victory over Sweden in their opening Group D game on Monday as the co-hosts joined the Euro 2012 party in spectacular style. The 35-year-old Shevchenko...

 

Migrant boat sinks in Bahamas; at least 11 dead

NASSAU, Bahamas -- A police spokeswoman in the Bahamas says a boat packed with migrants headed for the United States has sunk and at least 11 people have drowned. Royal Bahamas Police Inspector Chrislyn Skippings says the death toll is expected to...

 

J&J gets FTC clearance to buy Synthes

NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will have to sell its system for surgically treating serious wrist fractures to win federal clearance of its pending $21.3 billion acquisition of Synthes Inc.The New Brunswick, N.J., health care giant agreed to...

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THE RACE: Obama asserts he's in control of agenda

THE RACE: Obama asserts he's in control of agenda

Newt Gingrich's dynamic style in his first months of running the House as speaker in 1995 reduced President Bill Clinton to asserting that he was still relevant. Now President Barack Obama seems to be proclaiming much the same thing. He is running...

 

Axelrod says voters will judge Obama on actions

WASHINGTON Senior political adviser David Axelrod says he doesn't think voters will make much of President Barack Obama's remark that the private sector is doing fine. Axelrod tells CBS's "This Morning" that what Obama meant to say was,...

 

Romney keeps secrets _ unless law says he can't

BOSTON Keeping his secrets, Mitt Romney tends to lift the veil on his finances and campaign only if the law says he must. The Republican presidential candidate refuses to identify his biggest donors who "bundle" money for his campaign. He...

 

Hispanic voters targeted in new ad blitz for Obama

WASHINGTON One of the nation's largest unions and a Democratic super PAC supporting President Barack Obama launched a joint $4 million Spanish-language advertising campaign on Monday, targeting Hispanic voters. The ads, sponsored by the Service...

 

GOP mood toward Romney's fall prospects brightens

ROSEMONT, Ill. Republicans riding high from a string of breaks in their favor are increasingly optimistic about Mitt Romney's chances to claim the White House in November, even among conservatives who had qualms about making him the party's nominee....

 

Migrant boat sinks in Bahamas; at least 11 dead

NASSAU, Bahamas -- A police spokeswoman in the Bahamas says a boat packed with migrants headed for the United States has sunk and at least 11 people have drowned. Royal Bahamas Police Inspector Chrislyn Skippings says the death toll is expected to...

 

J&J gets FTC clearance to buy Synthes

NEW YORK -- Johnson & Johnson will have to sell its system for surgically treating serious wrist fractures to win federal clearance of its pending $21.3 billion acquisition of Synthes Inc. The New Brunswick, N.J., health care giant agreed to buy...

 
New Apple mobile software gets maps, Siri updates

New Apple mobile software gets maps, Siri updates

SAN FRANCISCO -- Most of Apple's mobile devices will get a new operating system this fall, including a different mapping service and a built-in bond with Facebook. The company says its iOS 6 software will sport more than 200 new features, though some...

 
Cuomo raked in $423,278 in lobby cash 

Cuomo raked in $423,278 in lobby cash 

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo received more donations from lobbying firms and their employees than any other elected official in the state, a new report reveals. Cuomo, who has pushed for more comprehensive campaign finance reform, pulled in $423,278 from...

 

Migrant boat sinks in Bahamas; at least 11 dead

NASSAU, Bahamas A police spokeswoman in the Bahamas says a boat packed with migrants headed for the United States has sunk and at least 11 people have drowned. Royal Bahamas Police Inspector Chrislyn Skippings says the death toll is expected to rise....

 

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