News archive from 15 June 2012

Susan Stroman will helm 'Bullets Over Broadway'

Susan Stroman will helm 'Bullets Over Broadway'

NEW YORK -- A Broadway-bound musical adapted from Woody Allen's 1994 crime caper "Bullets Over Broadway" has a leader - Susan Stroman. The five-time Tony Award-winner will direct and choreograph the show when it debuts during the 2013-2014...

 
UN observers enter town overrun by Syrian troops

UN observers enter town overrun by Syrian troops

BEIRUT (AP) — Smoldering buildings, looted shops, smashed cars and a strong stench of death greeted U.N. observers who entered the nearly deserted Syrian town of Haffa on Thursday, a day after President Bashar Assad's forces overran it as part of a...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 
FACT CHECK: Where Obama, Romney missed mark

FACT CHECK: Where Obama, Romney missed mark

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama accused Republicans of paying for wars "on the nation's credit card" even though he has used the same plastic for the same purpose, and for many others. Mitt Romney defied logic and statistics in claiming...

 

Battleground NH: Indies key in Romney backyard

DERRY, N.H. -- Perhaps no presidential battleground will test the leanings of critical independent voters more than the "Live Free or Die" state, the launching pad for Mitt Romney's White House bid. President Barack Obama handily won New...

 

Patterson sets goal of lowering Oakland County's unemployment

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said Thursday that he wants to create more than 18,000 jobs to reduce the county's unemployment rate to 5 percent by the end of next year.If the state's second wealthiest county cuts almost two-and-a-half...

 

Police seek 2 for inappropriate contact with children

Eastpointe- Police are looking for a man who approached and hugged a 10-year-old girl walking home from school Thursday.The man is described as a while male in his 20s, about 5-foot-7 tall with a thin build and short brown hair, officials said. He was...

 

Retired teacher sentenced in child sex case

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A retired elementary school teacher from Florida has been sentenced to 30 years for traveling to Kentucky to have sex with two preteen girls. U.S. District Judge Karen Caldwell sentenced 60-year-old Dale Chisena on Thursday for...

 

Funk music is the voice of the young in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO - The air is moist and warm, filled with the odor of trash, cigarettes and car exhaust. At the top of the hill beyond the entrance to the Tabajaras slum, music blares from a nightclub. It’s close to midnight, but taxis are...

 

Senate panel boosts spending on IRS, Pell Grants

WASHINGTON -- A Senate panel has divided along party lines on legislation funding implementation of President Barack Obama's health care and financial services overhaul laws and boosting spending on the IRS and Pell Grants for low-income college...

 
Jenna Dewan-Tatum is 'so proud' of husband Channing Tatum’s 'Magic Mike' stripper moves 

Jenna Dewan-Tatum is 'so proud' of husband Channing Tatum’s 'Magic Mike' stripper moves 

In just a few weeks' time, Channing Tatum will bare his body and be ogled by audiences nationwide as he flexes and dances through racy flick "Magic Mike." And wife Jenna Dewan-Tatum couldn't be more thrilled. "I was prepared. I knew...

 
Texas Roadhouse: Free Blossom or Fried Pickles with $30 Gift Card Purchase

Texas Roadhouse: Free Blossom or Fried Pickles with $30 Gift Card Purchase

Purchase a $30 or more gift card via Texas Roadhouse online and receive a free blossom or fried pickle appetizer with your order confirmation. Go here to check it out. Send the gift card to yourself and use the gift card and free appie during the same...

 
Kirk Nieuwenhuis hits two home runs, Johan Santana struggles but NY Mets sweep Rays with 9-4 road win 

Kirk Nieuwenhuis hits two home runs, Johan Santana struggles but NY Mets sweep Rays with 9-4 road win 

METS 9, RAYS 6 ST. PETERSBURG — The Mets had a lot to feel good about on Thursday after scoring a 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays to sweep the three-game series from the AL East contender. Unfortunately, the performance of Johan Santana wasn't one...

Daily News, 17:05 in Sport
 
week ahead

week ahead

tuesday.6.19 Music LMFAO 7 p.m. Bojangles' Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $34.40. www.ticketmaster.com. Along with its own goofy and colorful show, LMFAO stacks the deck with tour mates Natalia Kills, Eva Simons, Sidney Samson, Far East Movement...

 
Tiger Woods executes game plan to near perfection at U.S. Open, sits three shots behind leader Michael Thompson at Olympic Club 

Tiger Woods executes game plan to near perfection at U.S. Open, sits three shots behind leader Michael...

SAN FRANCISCO - Tiger Woods is getting scary again. Hitting the ball as well as he has in a major in some time, Woods posted a 1-under round of 69 that left him three shots behind the leader, Michael Thompson on the first day of the U.S. Open at the...

Daily News, 17:05 in Sport
 

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