News archive from 14 July 2012

Premature celebration loses race for Italian motorcycle champ 

Premature celebration loses race for Italian motorcycle champ 

Talk about a rookie mistake. One of Italy's top motorcycle riders made a cringe-worthy error at the 2012 Italian CIV championship race in Mugello when he started celebrating his win without realizing that he had another lap to the finish line. And...

 

Facebook stock falls 3 pct for the week

NEW YORK -- Facebook's stock has had another down week. It closed on Friday at $30.72, down 3.2 percent from a week ago. Since it went public in mid-May, the stock has been down for five weeks and up for three weeks. It's now 19 percent below its...

 

Body of North Slope woman missing since May found

A 28-year-old Barrow-area woman missing since May was found dead this month south of the city, North Slope Borough police said Thursday. Eliza Mae Simmonds was last seen alive May 13, and she was reported missing by a family member May 18, police...

 

Governor says he will try to influence legislative races

JUNEAU -- Gov. Sean Parnell wants to break up the current bipartisan Senate majority and will actively work to get more Republicans elected this fall. All but one legislative seat is up for grabs this year, and some Republicans have made breaking up...

 
JPMorgan traders may have sought to conceal losses

JPMorgan traders may have sought to conceal losses

NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase said Friday that its traders may have tried to conceal the losses from a soured bet that has embarrassed the bank and cost it almost $6 billion — far more than its CEO first suggested.The bank said an internal...

Chron, 17:02 in World News
 
Judge upholds child support in Russian adoption

Judge upholds child support in Russian adoption

LEWISBURG, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee woman who ended her adoption of a 7-year-old Russian boy by putting him on a plane to Moscow by himself lost her bid Friday to keep from paying $150,000 in child support.Torry Hansen made her first court...

Chron, 17:02 in World News
 
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Guns recovered from Bonnie and Clyde after fatal ambush up for auction

She kept a Colt .38-caliber revolver close, while he preferred a .45-caliber pistol from the same maker. But neither weapon was enough to save American outlaws and lovers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow during a 1934 ambush by law enforcement...

 

Poll: Majority want tax cuts for all, even the wealthy

WASHINGTON -- A majority of Americans want the Bush tax cuts extended for everyone, despite a strong push by President Barack Obama to eliminate them on higher incomes, according to a new McClatchy-Marist poll. The poll found 52 percent of registered...

 

Richard Zanuck, legendary Hollywood producer, dies at 77

Richard D. Zanuck, one of the most legendary and influential figures in the history of the movie business, died Friday morning at age 77. Zanuck had a huge influence on Hollywood and the culture at large, first as the head of 20th Century Fox and, for...

 

Weekly changes in Facebook stock prices

On its first day of trading, Facebook Inc.'s stock closed barely above its public offering price. It gained 23 cents, or 0.6 percent, to close at $38.23. Since then, the stock price fell for three weeks before seeing its first weekly gain. Here's are...

 

News Summary: Corn, oil rise on supply worries

SOME DON'T LIKE IT HOT: Corn prices jumped again, hitting their highest level since last August. Traders are worried about hot, dry weather in the Midwest, which is shrinking the crop supply. NUCLEAR TENSION: The price of oil climbed for the third day...

 

Dallas woodcarver crafts eagle canes for wounded Texas veterans

Walt Wharton said he’d be working out back, so I went through the garden gate into a charming backyard to find him. He was in a woodshop with a gambrel roof and a hand-carved commercial shingle that said, “Walt’s Woodshop.” I was in the right place....

 
Federal prosecutors: Ulugbek Kodirov example of lone wolf radicalized through the internet to commit terrorist acts

Federal prosecutors: Ulugbek Kodirov example of lone wolf radicalized through the internet to commit...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Federal prosecutors said that a 22-year old Uzbekistan national, sentenced this afternoon to 15 years and 8 months in prison on terrorist-related charges in connection with a plot to kill President Barack Obama, is an example of...

 

Jury: Man killed wife, girl over paternity results

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California jury has convicted a man of murdering his wife and their 6-year-old daughter after a paternity test revealed the child was not his.The Riverside County jury found 55-year-old Michael Barbar guilty Friday...

Chron, 17:07 in World News
 

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