News archive from 15 January 2012

Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony promoting new project

PASADENA, Calif. -- Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony were together again on Saturday -- at least to promote their new project. The stars, who announced last summer they were ending their marriage after seven years, appeared on a stage Saturday to talk...

AZCentral, 17:00 in Showbiz
 

More E-Mails Released on Failed Solar Company

WASHINGTON - The White House has given House Republican investigators an additional 66 pages of internal correspondence relating to Solyndra, the solar equipment manufacturer that filed for bankruptcy after accepting a $535 million loan guarantee, and...

 

Iowa defeats No. 13 Michigan 75-59

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Every time Michigan threatened to erase Iowa's lead, Matt Gatens and the Hawkeyes had an answer. The senior guard hit three 3-pointers in the second half, including one as part of a decisive 10-0 run and another to put the game out...

 

Robert Stieglitz unanimously outpoints Henry Weber to retain WBO super-middleweight title

OFFENBURG, Germany (AP) - Robert Stieglitz retained the WBO super-middleweight title with a unanimous decision over German countryman Henry Weber on Saturday night. Stieglitz dominated the 12 rounds, but was forced to go the distance against the...

 

Texans’ defense has evolved into one of the league’s best

BALTIMORE - Having lost their starting quarterback and their highest-paid defensive player in the middle of the season, the Houston Texans [team stats] are arguably the unlikeliest team left in the NFL’s final eight. But the Ravens say they aren’t...

 

Girls basketball | McDonald's Shootout Roundup: Wheaton South trips New Trier; Morgan Park, Bogan win

No. 19 Wheaton Warrenville South 49, No. 15 New Trier 45: Kasey Gassensmith scored 15 points and Meghan Waldron added 13 points, 12 rebounds and three assists to lead Wheaton South (16-2). Emma Rossi scored 20 points and Maggie Lyon had nine points...

 
Suspected mall slasher arrested in Peru

Suspected mall slasher arrested in Peru

The man suspected of slashing young women’s buttocks as they shopped at Fairfax County shopping malls last year has been arrested in Peru, police said Saturday. Authorities said they did not have any details of the arrest but confirmed that Johnny D....

 
European Leaders Use Debt Downgrades to Argue for Austerity, and for Stimulus

European Leaders Use Debt Downgrades to Argue for Austerity, and for Stimulus

FRANKFURT - European leaders sought to limit damage from a ratings agency’s downgrade of nine countries on Friday, or even turn the news to their advantage, saying that it showed the need to impose more austerity or else do more to stimulate growth....

 

Banks flooding Mitt Romney’s campaign coffers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - The country’s biggest banks are overwhelmingly supporting Mitt Romney’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination, a Charlotte Observer analysis of federal campaign contributions shows. Employees at the five largest U.S. banks...

 

Behind Deividas Dulkys, FSU upsets No. 3 North Carolina in rout

TALLAHASSEE - Before what was expected to be another close Florida State-North Carolina game Saturday, there were two names that received more attention than any others. But by late in the afternoon, another player firmly stamped his mark on the...

 
Joe Paterno speaks for 1st time since firing

Joe Paterno speaks for 1st time since firing

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -- Former Penn State coach Joe Paterno says he "didn't know which way to go" after an assistant coach came to him in 2002 saying he had seen retired defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky sexually abusing a boy. In his first...

 

BU beats Stony Brook 61-55

Darryl Partin scored 18 points and Boston University beat Stony Brook 61-55 on Saturday. Boston (7-11, 3-1 American East) opened the game on a 14-2 run and wouldn’t look back, as the Terriers led throughout the entire game. Stony Brook tied it at...

 
A Wireless Road Around Data Traffic Jams

A Wireless Road Around Data Traffic Jams

THE vast data centers that process information for the Facebooks and Amazons of the Web work at a brisk clip. But even so, they can’t always keep up. During sudden bursts of activity, bottlenecks occur as traffic moves among dense clusters of servers....

 

Canadian foundation says Broncos ex-owner Kaiser has died; he was resident of British Columbia

DENVER (AP) - A foundation established by former Denver Broncos owner Edgar F. Kaiser Jr. says he has died. The Kaiser Foundation of Vancouver, British Columbia, says in a press release that Kaiser died Wednesday. The cause of death wasn't immediately...

 

Packers' high-powered offense, shaky defense could make for offensive fireworks with Giants

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) - Going into Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game against the New York Giants, Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers are best known for all the fireworks they've produced on offense. That's a good thing for the Super Bowl...

 

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