News archive from 14 November 2012

US official: Allen emails not sexually explicit

US official: Allen emails not sexually explicit

WASHINGTON -- Senior U.S. officials who have read emails exchanged by the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and a Florida socialite say they were not sexually explicit or seductive. A senior U.S. official tells The Associated Press that those who have...

 
Top bishop: We won't give in on birth control rule

Top bishop: We won't give in on birth control rule

BALTIMORE -- A top American bishop said Tuesday the Roman Catholic church will not comply with the Obama administration requirement that most employers provide health insurance covering birth control. New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the...

 

Loehmann's Fashion Island in Aventura getting new name, facelift

Aventura's Loehmann's Fashion Island is getting a new name and a new image. Now that Loehmann's is gone, owner Turnberry Associates on Tuesday announced plans to bring in new tenants and reposition the 187,000-square-foot property as Town Center...

 
Report: Top Wings prospect Riley Sheahan arrested for drunk driving

Report: Top Wings prospect Riley Sheahan arrested for drunk driving

Center Riley Sheahan, whom the Red Wings drafted with the 21st overall pick in 2010, was arrested for drunk driving on Oct. 29 in Grand Rapids, mlive.com reported.Sheahan plays in Grand Rapids for the Griffins, the Wings' AHL affiliate. He was stopped...

 

US regulators urge SEC to propose fund changes

WASHINGTON -- A group of federal regulators is urging the Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt stricter rules for money-market mutual funds. The Financial Stability Oversight Council issued the recommendations Tuesday. The panel is led by...

 
Wings' Valtteri Filppula sprains knee in Finnish league play

Wings' Valtteri Filppula sprains knee in Finnish league play

Detroit - The injury bug is hitting the Red Wings even during the NHL lockout.Forward Valtteri Filppula suffered a sprained a knee while playing for Jokerit in the Finnish Elite League. There is no indication the injury is serious, but no further...

 

Florida's 'stand your ground' task force working on recommendations

A group tasked by Gov. Rick Scott with reviewing the state's "stand your ground" self defense law appears unlikely to recommend any major revamping of the statute, although it will make suggestions for additional study by lawmakers. The...

 
Tamera Mowry, husband Adam Housley welcome baby boy Aden John Tanner Housley

Tamera Mowry, husband Adam Housley welcome baby boy Aden John Tanner Housley

This “Sister Sister” star just got herself a little mister. Tamera Mowry, one half of the dynamic duo that made up the ‘90s sibling sitcom, gave birth to baby boy Aden John Tanner on Monday, Us Weekly confirms. Mowry, 34, and husband Adam Housley were...

 
Ariel Winter's mom slams 'ridiculous' report she berated, starved daughter on 'Modern Family' set

Ariel Winter's mom slams 'ridiculous' report she berated, starved daughter on 'Modern Family' set

The mom of 14-year-old “Modern Family” star Ariel Winter is refuting a report she starved her daughter on set. “That’s ridiculous,” mom Chrisoula Workman told the Daily News Tuesday. “I think America can see what’s going on here.” Workman, 54, spoke...

 

Airbnb, No. 1 in short-term rentals, aims to expand its horizons

Airbnb is looking to friend travelers -- and the travel industry should take notice. The young turk of the short-term rental market unveiled two new services on Tuesday to make people feel at home when they travel. One is its first guide of...

 
Guest jailed over elderly host's missing property

Guest jailed over elderly host's missing property

A Kissimmee house guest now sleeps in the Osceola County Jail after his arrest this week on charges of stealing more than $7,000 from his elderly host, according to the sheriff's office. Carlos Eduardo Alfaro-Lemus is accused of taking jewelry and a...

 

Senate passes bill boosting payments to veterans

WASHINGTON -- The Senate has sent the White House a bill giving nearly 4 million veterans and survivors a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly benefit payments next year. The normally routine measure was delayed for weeks because an unidentified...

 

'Best of Broadway' at Breakthrough Theatre

Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park has lined up Jessie Diaz, Kevin Fernandez, Krystal Gillette, Wade Hair, Justin Scarlat, Jamaal Solomon, Kelty Zavitz and Madison Zavitz to bring Broadway music to life in its annual "Best of Broadway"...

 
Best actress Oscar: Jennifer Lawrence takes the lead

Best actress Oscar: Jennifer Lawrence takes the lead

"Who is that?" It seemed an odd question. Watching "Silver Linings Playbook" at the Toronto International Film Festival in early September, the woman sitting next to me leaned in, whispering her inquiry. I wanted to ask if she ever...

 

CMS studies cite HR failures, poor communication

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools employees lack confidence in the district's human resources department, while many inside and outside the district say poor communication leads to a barrage of negative news coverage, according to studies being presented...

 

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