News archive from 12 June 2012, page 2

Oscars venue reopens as Dolby Theatre

Oscars venue reopens as Dolby Theatre

LOS ANGELES -- The venue for the Oscars has a new name - and sound. The 3,400-seat theater formerly known as the Kodak Theatre reopened Monday as the Dolby Theatre with new signage and a new audio-visual system. The technology company Dolby...

Health of Egypt's Mubarak deteriorates in prison

Health of Egypt's Mubarak deteriorates in prison

CAIRO (AP) — Hosni Mubarak's health worsened Monday, with doctors twice having to use a defibrillator on the imprisoned former leader, adding to the tumult in Egypt before this weekend's runoff election for president.Mubarak, 84, was slipping in and...

Chron, 17:12 in World News

Hunter and Trout share AL player of the week honors

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielders Torii Hunter and Mike Trout shared the honors as the top players in the American League for the period ending June 10. They are the first pair of teammates to win the A.L. weekly award since Josh Hamilton and...


D'Backs' Kubel, Cubs' Dempster share N.L. weekly honors

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Jason Kubel and Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster were named co-winners of the National League Player of the Week for the period ending June 10. Kubel hit .409 in six games and was tied for the major league lead with...


US Treasurys rise on skepticism over Spanish deal

Treasury prices are rising as early enthusiasm wanes for a deal to shore up Spanish banks.In late Monday trading, the 10-year note is up 15.6 cents for every $100 invested. The yield has fallen to 1.59 percent, down from 1.64 percent in late Friday...

Chron, 17:12 in Business

WR Chad Ochocinco gets tryout with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Receiver Chad Ochocinco has had a tryout with the Miami Dolphins four days after his release by the New England Patriots.The Dolphins confirmed Monday that they gave Ochocinco a workout. The 34-year-old Ochocinco made the Pro Bowl six...

Chron, 17:14 in Sport

Missouri fan on team plane in federal drug probe

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri men's basketball fan who regularly traveled with the team to NCAA tournament games the past four seasons is among more than a dozen people facing federal drug conspiracy charges for cocaine distribution.Levi McLean...

Chron, 17:15 in Sport
Philippines stunned by boxing hero's loss

Philippines stunned by boxing hero's loss

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos expressed shock and some wept Sunday after Manny Pacquiao's controversial loss to Timothy Bradley on Saturday night in Las Vegas.Pacquiao's loss by split decision ended his impressive seven-year unbeaten run that...

Chron, 17:15 in Sport

Fla. suing federal government over voter purge

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott says the state is suing the federal government because it will not allow the state to check the citizenship status of registered voters against databases.Scott announced the lawsuit Monday.Florida last...

Chron, 17:15 in World News

Honda cuts exports to U.S.

Honda is limiting exports to the U.S. of some Japan-made cars because it's losing money on them, Honda CFO Fumihiko Ike told Automotive News. The weekly trade journal reports Ike's comments today and says this is the first admission by a Japanese car...


Herald-Tribune publisher hired as UF dean

SARASOTA, Fla. -- The publisher of the Herald-Tribune in Sarasota is leaving the newspaper to become dean of the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida. The Herald-Tribune ( reported Monday that...

Luvs Diapers and Wipes Now Sold at Sam's Club

Luvs Diapers and Wipes Now Sold at Sam's Club

View full sizeLuvs diapers and wipes are now at Sam's Club. Go here to see the promo. Price is $29.98 for a case of size 3 204 count diapers. Prices and availability will vary. Did you know Luvs has a money back guarantee offer? They do. Here are the...


Clinton urges halt to Myanmar sectarian violence

WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is urging a halt to the deadly sectarian violence in western Myanmar (mee-an-MAWR'). At least seven people have died and hundreds of homes have been burned since Friday in clashes between...

Bronx judge sets $5 million bond for accused  drug-dealing cop at heart of ticket-fixing scandal 

Bronx judge sets $5 million bond for accused  drug-dealing cop at heart of ticket-fixing scandal 

The accused drug-running cop at the heart of the police ticket-fixing scandal was slapped Monday with a sky-high $5 million bond. Lawyers for Jose Ramos asked Bronx Judge Steven Barrett to issue a lower bond or reduce the $500,000 bail that their...


Fed reports how much recession shrank wealth

WASHINGTON - The Great Recession shrank Americans' wealth so much that in 2010 median family net worth was no more than it had been in 1992 after adjusting for inflation, the Federal Reserve reported Monday. Median net worth declined from $126,400 in...

Chron, 17:18 in Business

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