News archive from 15 May 2014

CANNES WATCH: Lively soars, Kidman talks lows

CANNES WATCH: Lively soars, Kidman talks lows

CANNES, France The Associated Press is all over the Cannes Film Festival — from its glitzy premieres to the celeb parties and quirky moments in between. Here's what they've seen and heard: --- BLAKE LIVELY FOR THE WINNING LOOK Blake Lively...

 

Lebanon moves against what it says are growing numbers of Syrian rebels fleeing across border

ARSAL, Lebanon Syrian rebels from the al Qaida-linked Nusra Front have kidnapped at least six Syrian refugees from unofficial refugee camps along the remote Syria-Lebanon border in the last two weeks, sparking a tough crackdown by the Lebanese army,...

 
Luis Silberwasser named president of Telemundo Network in Miami

Luis Silberwasser named president of Telemundo Network in Miami

NBCUniversal's Hispanic Enterprises and Content announced Tuesday that television veteran Luis Silberwasser will be the new president of Telemundo Network beginning this August. Based in Miami, Silberwasser will report to NBCUniversal's Hispanic...

 

Saints open training camp July 24

NEW ORLEANS -- The Saints have made it official — the team will report to training camp at the Greenbrier golf resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, on July 24. The first practice will be July 25. The New Orleans Advocate reports...

 

Cardinals bring Wong back from minors

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Kolten Wong's stay in Triple A lasted a little over two weeks, with the St. Louis Cardinals recalling the highly regarded rookie from Memphis of the Pacific Coast League on Wednesday. Wong, rated as the Cardinals'...

 

Lewis poised to reclaim No. 1 ranking at Kingsmill

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Many of the top players in women's golf have won when the LPGA Tour visits Kingsmill. From Annika Sorenstam and Se Ri Pak to Karrie Webb and Suzann Pettersen, it is a layout that brings the best to the top. No one loves the River...

 

AP Interview: President says WNBA in 'good place'

NEW YORK -- WNBA President Laurel J. Richie is heading to Minnesota as part of the league's opening weekend and to help the Lynx unveil their 2013 championship banner. Richie is ready for the games to begin after a turbulent offseason. She faced the...

 

Cubs-Cardinals game postponed

ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals game against the Chicago Cubs has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up on Saturday, Aug. 30, as part of a day-night split doubleheader. The teams split the first two games of the series. The...

 
Orioles lose 7-5 to Tigers

Orioles lose 7-5 to Tigers

BALTIMORE -- This time, Baltimore had plenty of success against Justin Verlander. Unfortunately for the Orioles, the Detroit Tigers got to their starting pitcher, too. Nelson Cruz hit a three-run homer off Verlander in Baltimore's five-run fifth...

 

Cheaha State Park site of upcoming movie

CHEAHA STATE PARK — Filmmakers have brought the age-old search for Sasquatch to a northeastern Alabama landmark. The film, a documentary-styled comedy titled “Nigel and Oscar vs. the Sasquatch,” has been shooting at Cheaha State Park since late April,...

 

Weaver approves eastern bypass contribution

WEAVER — The City Council on Tuesday approved a partnership with the city of Anniston on the completion of the eastern bypass. The city approved a one-year, $5,000 payment to go toward the bypass, which Mayor Wayne Willis referred to as “beneficial to...

 
DeliverLean celebrates opening of new Oakland Park facility

DeliverLean celebrates opening of new Oakland Park facility

DeliverLean, one of South Florida's most successful food-delivery businesses, celebrated the opening of its Oakland Park facility Wednesday afternoon with a five-course meal presented by the chefs who have fed stars from Beyoncé to Barack...

 
Piedmont police plan traffic cameras

Piedmont police plan traffic cameras

slideshow Piedmont police may soon have help monitoring traffic at intersections. Police Chief Steven Tidwell said his department is shopping for cameras that would be mounted at the three busiest intersections in the city. The devices will record...

 
Congress' accord on water resources bill means money for Mississippi projects

Congress' accord on water resources bill means money for Mississippi projects

WASHINGTON -- For the first time since 2007, Congress has reached agreement on a water resources bill, and it promises to free funds for Mississippi flood control projects and to modernize many of the state's ports and waterways, including the Port of...

 
AEA to drop claim from ad against Anniston senator

AEA to drop claim from ad against Anniston senator

slideshow The Alabama Education Association will run a new set of television campaign ads against state Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, this week — minus one oft-repeated claim that generated a letter of protest from Marsh. "At some point, you come...

 

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