News archive from 14 May 2011

Reports: 'Detroit 1-8-7' is canceled

Reports: 'Detroit 1-8-7' is canceled

Various news sites, including Entertainment Weekly and Aol.com, are reporting that ABC has officially canceled “Detroit 1-8-7.” Series regular Erin Cummings tweeted: “To clarify: yes, it's official. Detroit 187 has been cancelled. Thank you for the...

 

Report: Hotel in Cocoa Beach partially evacuated because of 'suspicious package'

WESH Channel 2 is reporting a Doubletree hotel in Cocoa Beach was partially evacuated this afternoon because a "suspicious package' was found. The bomb squad was called. No other information was available. Check back later for details. New...

 
Mike Huckabee's intentions unclear even to close aides

Mike Huckabee's intentions unclear even to close aides

Political advisors and close associates of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee remained in the dark Friday about what he will say Saturday night when he announces his decision about whether to pursue another White House bid - an indication he has...

 
Alex Pettyfer cast as stripper in 'Magic Mike': Movie inspired by actor Channing Tatum's life

Alex Pettyfer cast as stripper in 'Magic Mike': Movie inspired by actor Channing Tatum's life

Ladies, get ready for an eyeful of Alex Pettyfer. The up-and-coming actor, who seems to be known just as much for his handsome looks as his bad-boy reputation, will play a stripper in a movie inspired by Channing Tatum's life, Deadline.com reported....

 

Dirk Nowitzki: Dallas is excited; He has to 'high-five the whole restaurant'

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki discussed the playoffs and the team with the Dunham and Miller Show on SportsRadio 1310 The Ticket on Friday morning. When asked if his series against the Lakers was the best of his career, he felt he played...

Dallas News, 17:03 in Sport
 
Cambodia after the killing fields

Cambodia after the killing fields

Reporting from Anlong Veng, Cambodia -- A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and...

 
MRSA in bedbugs and meat--an expert weighs in

MRSA in bedbugs and meat--an expert weighs in

MRSA, the potentially deadly bacteria more formally known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, has grabbed quite a few headlines this week. Canadian researchers found MRSA (and VRE, other drug-resistant bacteria) in bedbugs in Vancouver;...

 
Journeys Within: a tour company in Cambodia, a helping hand in Cambodian communities

Journeys Within: a tour company in Cambodia, a helping hand in Cambodian communities

Reporting from Siem Reap, Cambodia -- Fifty years of civil war have left Cambodia a desperately poor and damaged nation with about a third of its 15 million people below the poverty line and a per capita gross domestic product of $739 a year. When...

 
Regan Smith hasn’t come down from 1st win

Regan Smith hasn’t come down from 1st win

DOVER, Del. - Regan Smith still hasn’t come down from his whirlwind week. He knows, though, it’s time to get focused. A week after shocking the sport at Darlington Raceway with his first career NASCAR victory, Smith wants to keep his hot streak going....

 

With War Powers Act Deadline Looming, Libya Stalemate Continues

As a congressional deadline on military action in Libya looms next Friday, and both Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill question the mission, the situation on the ground is at a stalemate two months after the conflict started. President...

Fox News, 17:05 in Politics
 

Summary Box: Investors reassess value of Yahoo’s stake in Alibaba after Alipay spin-off

YAHOO’S CHINA SYNDROME: Investors had been rewarding Yahoo Inc. for its investment in Chinese Internet company Alibaba Group until a surprising disclosure earlier this week. In a regulatory filing Tuesday, Yahoo revealed that Alibaba had spun off its...

 

Military says drug lord's successor arrested

Reporting from Mexico City- Mexican soldiers have arrested the man who authorities say replaced slain drug lord Ignacio Coronel as a ranking leader of the powerful Sinaloa cartel, the military said Friday. Soldiers captured Martin Beltran Coronel in...

 

Tigers' Magglio Ordonez back on disabled list because of weakness in troublesome ankle

DETROIT (AP) - Detroit outfielder Magglio Ordonez is back on the disabled list because of weakness in his surgically repaired right ankle. Ordonez was put on the 15-day DL on Friday. He has struggled to recover after breaking his ankle sliding into...

 
MRSA in bedbugs and meat--an expert weighs in

MRSA in bedbugs and meat--an expert weighs in

MRSA, the potentially deadly bacteria more formally known as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, has grabbed quite a few headlines this week. Canadian researchers found MRSA (and VRE, other drug-resistant bacteria) in bedbugs in Vancouver;...

 

Oakland's stacked schedule includes Arizona, Alabama, Michigan

Oakland University men's baskeball coach Greg Kampe refuses to dodge challenges. Kampe confirmed Friday that his Golden Grizzlies have tentative agreements in place for road games at Arizona, Alabama, Arkansas and Houston during the 2011-12 campaign,...

 

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