News archive from 17 September 2012

Baluchistan Journalists threatened: Death or jail

QUETTA, Pakistan - The telephone call to local journalists generally comes in the late evening. The voice on the other end is harsh. He has a statement he wants printed, and he prefaces it with a terse order: "Report our messages without making...

 
AP PHOTOS: 'American Idol' judges past and present

AP PHOTOS: 'American Idol' judges past and present

NEW YORK -- Singer-rapper Nicki Minaj and country crooner Keith Urban are joining the "American Idol" panel of judges. Minaj and Keith Urban will team up with pop star Mariah Carey and Randy Jackson - the sole original judge - in a panel...

 
 Resident Evil: Retribution reigns in weekend box office with $21.1 million in sales

"Resident Evil: Retribution" reigns in weekend box office with $21.1 million in sales

Legions of flesh-eating zombies, cantankerous cannibals and malignant mutants seeking total annihilation of the human race powered “Resident Evil: Retribution” to box office supremacy this weekend with $21.1 million in sales. A heart-stopping Milla...

 

CAW: Ford, union closing the gaps on new contract agreement

Toronto, Ontario - The Canadian Auto Workers' top official says the union will move all of its bargaining resources to work with Ford Motor Co. on a new contract agreement as a Monday night deadline looms.CAW President Ken Lewenza said at a briefing...

 
'Dredd 3D' star Karl Urban says shooting the futuristic action thriller was an adventure in itself

'Dredd 3D' star Karl Urban says shooting the futuristic action thriller was an adventure in itself

Actor Karl Urban can pinpoint the moment on the Johannesburg, South Africa, set that he realized “Dredd 3D” would be unlike any other movie he has filmed over his two-decade career. And it wasn’t something in the script. “We were shooting in the...

 

GM's 104th birthday passes quietly where it began

Flint - General Motors Co.'s 104th birthday is passing quietly in Flint, the onetime auto making powerhouse where the company first began.Four years ago, organizers made a big production of GM's centennial. That birthday featured a wide range of GM...

 

GM's 104th birthday passes quietly where it began

Flint - General Motors Co.'s 104th birthday is passing quietly in Flint, the onetime auto making powerhouse where the company first began.Four years ago, organizers made a big production of GM's centennial. That birthday featured a wide range of GM...

 

Steelers trail Jets, 7-3, after first quarter

Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The Steelers trail the New York Jets 7-3 after the first quarter of today's game at Heinz Field. Shaun Suisham gave the Steelers a 3-0 lead when he kicked a 45-yard field goal to end the game's first drive....

 
Braun homers twice, Brewers top Mets 3-0

Braun homers twice, Brewers top Mets 3-0

MILWAUKEE -- Ryan Braun hit two home runs and rookie pitcher Wily Peralta gave up two singles in eight innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-0 Sunday. The reigning most valuable player now has 201 home runs in his career, as...

 

Manning throws for 510 as Giants edge TB, 41-34

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, and Andre Brown's 2-yard run with 31 seconds left lifted the New York Giants from a 14-point deficit to a wild 41-34 victory Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Manning was the first-half...

 
Kolb throws, runs for TDs, Cards top Pats 20-18

Kolb throws, runs for TDs, Cards top Pats 20-18

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Backup quarterback Kevin Kolb threw for one touchdown and ran for another, Stephen Gostkowski missed a potential winning field goal in the final seconds, and the Arizona Cardinals upset the New England Patriots 20-18 on Sunday....

 
Manning throws for 510 as Giants edge TB, 41-34

Manning throws for 510 as Giants edge TB, 41-34

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Eli Manning threw for 510 yards, and Andre Brown's 2-yard run with 31 seconds left lifted the New York Giants from a 14-point deficit to a wild 41-34 victory Sunday over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Manning was the first-half...

 
Buffalo Bills find winning form by routing Kansas City Chiefs at home  

Buffalo Bills find winning form by routing Kansas City Chiefs at home  

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Thanks to C.J. Spiller and an opportunistic defense, the Buffalo Bills suddenly didn’t look anywhere near as bad on Sunday as they did in their season-opening dud. The same can’t be said for Kansas City, after the Chiefs were even...

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Woman arrested after 3 children found unconscious

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville woman has been charged with aggravated child abuse after police found her and three children unconscious inside an apartment. A sheriff's office report says 30-year-old Liara McGlothan was involuntary committed...

 
Endeavour flight to California grounded a day by bad weather

Endeavour flight to California grounded a day by bad weather

View full size CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- NASA has delayed the flight of the retired space shuttle Endeavour to California until Tuesday. Bad weather along the route from the Space Coast to Houston was the reason given by the space agency today....

 

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