News archive from 16 January 2012, page 1

North Carolina coach Roy Williams defends pulling his team off the court

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - By the end of North Carolina’s worst loss of the Roy Williams era, Williams and most of his team were already gone. With 14 seconds left to play in the Tar Heels’ 90-57 defeat at Florida State, Williams approached Seminoles coach...

 

Brad Friedel calls comments about Landon Donovan a ‘misunderstanding’

MIAMI _ Brad Friedel had the easier day on the field as the former U.S. national team goalkeeper, now with Tottenham, played an English Premier League match Wednesday against former teammate Landon Donovan, on loan to Everton from the Los Angeles...

 

Katy Perry and Russell Brand meet for crisis talks

Katy Perry and Russell Brand are meeting for crisis talks in Los Angeles. The actor-and-comedian - who filed for divorce from the singer on December 30 - has flown to the U.S. from his native Britain to discuss the details of the couple's separation...

AZCentral, 17:30 in Showbiz
 

Duchess Catherine praised by Joan Collins

Joan Collins says Duchess Catherine is "flawless". The former 'Dynasty' star is a huge fan of the 30-year-old royal - who married Prince William last April - and thinks she, William and his brother Harry are great ambassadors for the U.K.....

AZCentral, 17:31 in Showbiz
 

Anna Kendrick bemoans outfit fascination

Anna Kendrick is asked more questions about her "lipstick" than her career. The 'Twilight Saga' beauty believes being a woman in Hollywood can be tough as when she is asked to speak to the press they are often more interested about her...

AZCentral, 17:31 in Showbiz
 

Lucas scores 24 points and Penn St women upset No. 15 Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Maggie Lucas scored 24 points to lead five Nittany Lions in double figures as Penn State overwhelmed No. 15 Nebraska in the second half to take a 93-73 win Sunday. Penn State (13-4, 3-2 Big Ten) trailed by six at half, but came...

 

Rick Perry: Marines in video are ‘kids,’ not criminals

WASHINGTON - Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry on Sunday accused the Obama administration of "over-the-top rhetoric" and "disdain for the military" in its condemnation of a video that purportedly shows four Marines...

 

Anti-immigration tone alienating Hispanics

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Republican Party is beefing up its minority outreach nationwide and preparing to put its rising Latino stars on the campaign trail amid concerns that tough immigration rhetoric in the presidential primary is taking on an...

 

Snowden's 15 and good defense helps No. 9 Kentucky to 66-58 win over No. 24 South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Kelya Snowden scored 15 points to lead No. 9 Kentucky to a 66-58 win over No. 24 South Carolina on Sunday. The Wildcats (16-2, 5-0 Southeastern) came in as the SEC's leading offense, but were held to 15 below their average by the...

 
Tebow Performs Better in Sideshow

Tebow Performs Better in Sideshow

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No. 7 Duke blitzes short-handed Hokies early and cruises to 61-34 victory

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - Dennis Wolff got a rude welcome to ACC play on Sunday. His roster trimmed to six scholarship players by injuries, the first-year coach at Virginia Tech had his team fall behind by 20 early against No. 7 Duke and run out of steam...

 

Corporate tax breaks: Part 2 of 2

Sunday: Disney World and International Speedway Corp. are lobbying for a package of tax breaks that could cut the two companies' tax bills for the 20 years but could cost the state more than $20 million a year. Monday: The parent company of Florida...

 

2 big companies poised to benefit from new tax law

Two of Florida's biggest industrial companies are planning to take advantage of a new tax break that lawmakers approved last year amid predictions that it would lure new capital investment - and jobs - to the state. Both companies - NextEra Energy...

 

Fraud Trial to Begin Against Former Nortel Executives

OTTAWA - Bitter memories of the collapse of Nortel Networks, once Canada’s most valuable corporation, will be revived on Monday as the fraud trial of three of its former top executives begins. Prosecutors contend that after Nortel suffered steep...

 

Fraud Trial to Begin Against Former Nortel Executives

OTTAWA - Bitter memories of the collapse of Nortel Networks, once Canada’s most valuable corporation, will be revived on Monday as the fraud trial of three of its former top executives begins. Prosecutors contend that after Nortel suffered steep...

 

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