News archive from 18 January 2013

Brinks armored truck robbed in Sunrise, guard opens fire on suspects

The FBI is searching for two suspects who may have been wounded during a brazen daylight robbery of a Brinks armored truck courier in Sunrise Thursday morning. The ambushed occurred at 10 a.m. when two gunmen approached an unidentified courier and...

 
Stewart, Pattinson crowned top earning romantic film couple

Stewart, Pattinson crowned top earning romantic film couple

NEW YORK (Reuters) - With three box office hits earning $1.17 billion at the U.S. box office over the past three years, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson are Hollywood's highest-grossing romantic film couple. The stars of the "Twilight"...

 

Obama begins second term with job approval up

President Obama begins his second term with a job approval higher than it was for much of the past two years, but still well below that of most other presidents who have won reelection. A new Pew Research Center opinion survey, released Thursday,...

 
NFL bust Ryan Leaf headed back to prison after being kicked out of drug rehab for threatening a staff member, other behavioral issues

NFL bust Ryan Leaf headed back to prison after being kicked out of drug rehab for threatening a staff...

HELENA, Mont. — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf has been moved from a drug treatment center to the Montana State Prison for threatening a staff member and other unspecified behavioral problems at the center, a corrections official said Thursday. The...

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Anthony movie is swift, low-key look at trial that captivated the nation

The melodramatic moments in "Prosecuting Casey Anthony" belong to Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell. In clips from their shows, the HLN hosts breathlessly relay bombshells about the murder trial that obsessed Central Florida and the...

 

Capital One's more than doubles in 4Q

LOS ANGELES -- Capital One Financial Corp. says its fourth-quarter net income grew more than twofold, as revenue for the lender rose by 38 percent from a year earlier. McLean, Virginia-based Capital One said Thursday that net income rose to $825...

 

Lions sign ex-Spartans receiver Devin Thomas to futures contract

Allen Park - The Lions have signed former Michigan State receiver and special teams ace Devin Thomas to a reserve/futures contract, meaning he will be on the roster for the start of OTAs and training camp.Thomas, who helped the Giants get to and win...

 
Earl Clark suddenly an important part of the Lakers' rotation

Earl Clark suddenly an important part of the Lakers' rotation

With Pau Gasol on the verge of a return from his concussion, Coach Mike D'Antoni has to find a new role for Earl Clark. Clark (6'10") emerged as a regular contributor and complement to Dwight Howard through Gasol's five-game absence, averaging a...

 

Duncan: Hard to teach kids scared of being killed

WASHINGTON -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan says it's tough to prepare students for college when they're more worried about being killed than making it to graduation. Duncan told The Associated Press on Thursday that too many students are, quote,...

 

Margaret C. ‘Dee’ Cosper

Margaret C. 'Dee' Cosper Mrs. Margaret C. "Dee" Cosper of Vinemont passed away on January 16, 2013 at Cullman Regional Medical Center at the age of 66. Mrs. Cosper was born on November 16, 1946 in Cleveland Alabama to James Chester and...

 
Movie review: Schwarzenegger back in action in 'The Last Stand'

Movie review: Schwarzenegger back in action in 'The Last Stand'

Casting the former governor of California as a small-town sheriff squaring off against a drug lord, "The Last Stand" puts Arnold Schwarzenegger back in the saddle as an action movie hero. But don't expect any winking nods to his years in...

 
Tomas Holmstrom to announce retirement Tuesday before Red Wings home opener

Tomas Holmstrom to announce retirement Tuesday before Red Wings home opener

Beloved net-front expert Tomas Holmstrom has told the Red Wings he's done playing in the NHL after 15 seasons, and naturally for a guy who helped them win four Stanley Cups, the Wings want to give Holmstrom a proper farewell. That's been a bit tricky,...

 

Lockheed Orlando unit gets Army Apache contract

Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control Orlando has received an Army contract worth $90.6 million to provide logistics support for the Apache helicopter's advanced weapons-targeting system, Lockheed said Thursday. Terms call for Lockheed to...

 

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Test what you've learned on your travels, or study up before heading out....

 

Summary Box: Insurers may be choosy with exchanges

WHAT HAPPENED: UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley said Thursday analysts shouldn't assume that the nation's largest health insurer will participate widely in the health care overhaul's online insurance exchanges. ABOUT EXCHANGES: They will allow people...

 

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