News archive from 17 August 2011, page 126

Dugard kidnappers deny committing other abduction

HAYWARD, Calif. - Police say they have questioned the California couple convicted of kidnapping Jaycee Dugard about the 1988 disappearance of a 9-year-old girl in Hayward. Hayward police Sgt. Corey Quinn says Nancy and Phillip Garrido both denied any...

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Stolen Tombstones Found in Meth Raid

LOMA LINDA, Calif - LOMA LINDA, Calif.-- Narcotics investigators raiding a Southern California home during a methamphetamine bust found something odd in the backyard -- two dozen granite and marble tombstones, authorities said Wednesday. The stolen...

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Big Soccer Trades, but the Assets Are Priceless

Big Soccer Trades, but the Assets Are Priceless

LONDON - Trading soccer stars for tens of millions of dollars has always seemed to Americans like selling prize bulls to the richest farmers. The Times's soccer blog has the world's game covered from all angles. Go to the Goal Blog At its crudest, it...

 

Sox's bullpen should be in decent shape after 14-inning win

The Chicago White Sox's bullpen has a 2.50 ERA in its past 51 games. That includes 8 1/3 innings of two-run ball in Tuesday night's 8-7 victory over Cleveland in 14 innings in which the Sox used six relievers. Related Photos: White Sox game action...

 
David Letterman target of wannabe jihadist over jokes about Osama bin Laden's lieutenant

David Letterman target of wannabe jihadist over jokes about Osama bin Laden's lieutenant

A wannabe jihadist is calling for the head of David Letterman after the host gloated on air about the death of Osama bin Laden's one-eyed Pakistani lieutenant In a seething rant on the Shumukh al-Islam Web forum - and translated by the SITE Institute...

 
Jason Momoa: Being an action hero hurts

Jason Momoa: Being an action hero hurts

If there's ever a sequel to Conan the Barbarian, out Friday, the movie's star, Jason Momoa, probably won't partake in so much action. “I totally love and respect the stunt guys,'' he said from The Loews Miami Beach Hotel. “After...

 

Celebrity birthdays on Aug. 17

Actress Maureen O'Hara is 91. Actor Robert De Niro is 68. Guitarist Gary Talley of The Box Tops is 64. Drummer Sib Hashian (Boston) is 62. Actor Robert Joy (“CSI: NY”) is 60. Singer Kevin Rowland of Dexy's Midnight Runners is 58....

 

Patti Stanger needs a match

She's back where she belongs. Patti Stanger has returned to Los Angeles for Season 5 to set up rich singletons in Bravo's The Millionaire Matchmaker. And believe it or not, herself: The 50-year-old setter-upper broke up with longtime beau Andy...

 

NCAA confirms investigation at Miami

CORAL GABLES, Fla. - The NCAA said Wednesday it has been investigating the relationship between a convicted Ponzi scheme artist and the University of Miami for five months, and the allegations - if true - show the need for "serious and...

 

Doctor: Shark likely bit US tourist in PRico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico A U.S. tourist in Puerto Rico who was swimming at night in a bioluminescent bay is recovering from what a doctor says could be a shark bite. Dr. Edwin Miranda says the woman underwent surgery for severed tendons near her ankle...

 

What will happen to the Housewives after tragedy?

Bravo isn't saying what might happen to the second season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills following the unexpected death of Russell Armstrong, estranged husband of cast member Taylor Armstrong. The couple's marital troubles were part of the...

 

Venezuelan party picks presidential contender

CARACAS, Venezuela One of Venezuela's main opposition parties has announced its choice of a presidential contender to compete in a primary in February. The party Un Nuevo Tiempo says it's backing Pablo Perez, the governor of western Zulia state. A...

 

Price sharp as Rays allow 3 hits, beat Red Sox 4-0

BOSTON -- David Price pitched eight crisp innings, B.J. Upton and Evan Longoria homered and the Tampa Bay Rays held the Boston Red Sox to three hits for the third straight game in a 4-0 win on Wednesday. Price (11-10) struck out six and walked three...

 

Price sharp as Rays allow 3 hits, beat Red Sox 4-0

BOSTON -- David Price pitched eight crisp innings, B.J. Upton and Evan Longoria homered and the Tampa Bay Rays held the Boston Red Sox to three hits for the third straight game in a 4-0 win on Wednesday. Price (11-10) struck out six and walked three...

 

Biography claims Coco Chanel was a Nazi spy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A new book about the life of Coco Chanel published in the United States on Tuesday aims to strengthen claims the French designer collaborated with the Nazis during World War II as a spy code-named "Westminster." The...

 

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