News archive from 13 February 2013

Michigan-MSU rematch on March 3 at 4 p.m.

The second Michigan vs. Michigan State men's basketball game this season will be on Sunday, March 3 at 4 p.m. at the Crisler Center. The game will be televised by CBS.It had not been determined previously whether the game would be March 2 or 3.

 

Dr. Jane Sadler: The romantic way to stay healthy, mentally and physically

According to Catholic historians, St. Valentine was a third-century Roman bishop who secretly married soldiers to their lovers. The ruling emperor, Claudius, believed that marriage made the men physically and emotionally weak, so he issued an edict...

 

Richard Linklater's surprise prize in Berlin for 'Before Midnight'

The Berlin Film festival welcomed director Richard Linklater with a surprise award Monday night, presenting him the Berlinale Camera before a screening of his new film, "Before Midnight." The prize is presented to film personalities or...

 

Lars von Trier's 'Nymphomaniac' hooks up with Magnolia Pictures

If there were some kind of cinematic mad lib invented for maximum potential art house outrage, Danish filmmaker/provocateur Lars von Trier's "Nymphomaniac" -- with a cast including Charlotte Gainsbourg, Shia LaBeouf, Jamie Bell, Uma Thurman,...

 

Report: Harris Teeter considering sale of company

Homegrown grocer Harris Teeter is considering a sale of the company and has retained J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. to explore its options, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The company, based in Matthews, declined to comment on the reports....

 
Orlando man arrested in fatal DUI crash that killed a Scottish tourist

Orlando man arrested in fatal DUI crash that killed a Scottish tourist

About six months after a crash killed a Scottish tourist and injured his wife, Orlando police arrested the 45-year-old driver and charged him with DUI manslaughter. The tourists, Peter and Isobel Doherty, were sitting at a bus stop outside the Mall at...

 

Felix Hernandez and Seattle agree on new contract

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Felix Hernandez and Seattle reached agreement Tuesday on a contract that is expected to make the Mariners ace the highest-paid pitcher in baseball. "I think it's a great thing for the Seattle Mariners," Seattle general...

 

Fognini exits Sao Paulo

Sixth seed Fabio Fognini came up a first-round loser Tuesday at the clay-court Brasil Open. Argentine Guido Pella ousted the Italian Fognini 7-6 (7-6), 1-6, 6-1, while eighth-seeded Albert Ramos avoided an upset by handling fellow Spaniard Guillermo...

 

Glitch halts Fla. terror finance trial

MIAMI -- A transmission problem with testimony from Pakistan has temporarily halted the trial of a South Florida Muslim cleric charged with supporting Taliban terrorists. U.S. District Judge Robert Scola sent jurors home early Tuesday when the video...

 

Ex-Penn basketball star's wife charged with murder

The wife of former University of Pennsylvania basketball star Matthew White has been charged of stabbing her husband to death in bed, according to a Philadelphia Inquirer report, citing court records. White, 53, was sleeping when Maria Rey...

 

Six file to run for Troy mayor in May election

Troy - Six residents, including the current mayor and a former legislator, have filed to run for mayor in a special May 7 election.The deadline for filing was 4 p.m. Tuesday, although all of the candidates filed their paperwork with City Clerk Aileen...

 

Rays send Johnson to Royals to complete Shields deal

The Kansas City Royals acquired infielder Elliott Johnson from the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday as the player to be named later in the offseason trade that sent standout pitcher James Shields to Kansas City. Johnson had been designated for assignment by...

 
Folic acid linked to reduced risk of autism spectrum disorders

Folic acid linked to reduced risk of autism spectrum disorders

Mothers who took folic acid supplements around the time they became pregnant were less likely to have children with an autism spectrum disorder, a new study has found. Researchers in Norway examined health records of more than 85,000 children born...

 
Felix Hernandez and Mariners agree on new contract that is expected to make Seattle ace baseball’s highest-paid pitcher 

Felix Hernandez and Mariners agree on new contract that is expected to make Seattle ace baseball’s...

PEORIA, Ariz. - Felix Hernandez and Seattle reached agreement Tuesday on a contract that is expected to make the Mariners ace the highest-paid pitcher in baseball. “I think it’s a great thing for the Seattle Mariners,” Seattle general manager Jack...

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Yen strengthens against dollar after G-7 statement

NEW YORK -- The Japanese yen gained strength against the dollar Tuesday, after the Group of Seven countries said that volatile currency movements could hurt the global economy. In late Tuesday trading, the U.S. dollar dropped to 93.52 yen, down from...

 

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