News archive from 19 June 2012

Man killed in Palmetto Bay shooting

Miami-Dade police are investigating a possible homicide in Palmetto Bay. One man was killed after being shot outside a house at 17531 SW 92nd Ave., which property records show belongs to a Frederick Duberry. Neighbor Richie Roberts, who lives a few...


Mexico enters talks on joining Pacific trade pact

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Monday hailed his nation's entry into talks to join a pan-Pacific trade agreement as a route to steady economic growth for decades ahead. Calderon, hosting the G-20 summit of global leaders in Baja...


APNewsBreak: Likely insider attack kills US troop

WASHINGTON -- U.S. officials say that an American service member was killed and several others were injured when individuals dressed in Afghan police uniforms turned their guns on them in southern Afghanistan Monday. The shootings are the latest in a...


Calls: Zimmerman told wife to buy bulletproof vest

ORLANDO, Fla. - The former neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin told his wife to buy bulletproof vests for them and for his attorney, according to jailhouse calls released Monday. "As uncomfortable as it is, I want you wearing...


Anti-tax pledge author to brief House Republicans

WASHINGTON -- Anti-tax activist Grover Norquist is heading to Congress to tutor House Republicans on what they meant when they signed his pledge to oppose tax increases. Norquist's private briefing for lawmakers and staff comes as President Barack...


J.C. Penney says President Francis is leaving

J.C. Penney Co. says Michael Francis, the former Target Corp. executive brought in to redefine the brand, is leaving the company.The department store operator gave no reason for his immediate departure.J.C. Penney hired Francis in October as president...

Chron, 17:02 in Business
Euro 2012: Italy blanks Ireland, 2-0, to punch quarterfinal ticket

Euro 2012: Italy blanks Ireland, 2-0, to punch quarterfinal ticket

Italy qualified for the quarterfinals of the European Championship as Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli each scored in a 2-0 victory over Ireland on Monday. Cassano headed in with his back to the goal by the near post following a corner kick in the...

Daily News, 17:03 in Sport
Euro 2012: Spain takes first place, seals Croatia's fate with 1-0 win in Group C finale

Euro 2012: Spain takes first place, seals Croatia's fate with 1-0 win in Group C finale

Jesus Navas scored a late goal Monday to give Spain a 1-0 win over Croatia and a spot in the European Championship quarterfinals. Andres Iniesta passed to Navas inside the area after Spain broke the offside trap, and the substitute forward kicked the...

Daily News, 17:03 in Sport

Clemens acquitted on all charges related to doping allegations

WASHINGTON -- Roger Clemens has been acquitted on all charges by a jury that decided he didn't lie to Congress when he denied using performance-enhancing drugs. Jurors returned their verdict Monday after close to 10 hours of deliberation. The...

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Former DPS worker indicted on bribery charges

A former state Department of Public Safety employee has been indicted on bribery charges, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced.James Potts, 56, of Montgomery was named in a four-count federal indictment along with Leland “Sonny” McDowell, 57, of...


Police: Man swinging sausages attacked Mass. biker

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has pleaded not guilty to attacking a bicyclist with sausage links and a wrench before making off with jewelry and the bike.Michael Baker, of Holbrook, was arraigned Monday on charges including assault and...

Chron, 17:05 in World News
Rodney King autopsy under way; results weeks away

Rodney King autopsy under way; results weeks away

RIALTO, Calif. (AP) — An autopsy on Rodney King is being conducted, but it is not expected to lead to an immediate declaration on what killed him.San Bernardino County sheriff's spokeswoman Jodi Miller says the autopsy is under way Monday afternoon....

Chron, 17:05 in World News

With Alzheimer's, hospital stays can be a hazard

WASHINGTON (AP) — For people with Alzheimer's disease, a hospital stay may prove catastrophic.People with dementia are far more likely to be hospitalized than other older adults, often for preventable reasons like an infection that wasn't noticed...

Chron, 17:05 in World News

Nolan Ryan on Roy Oswalt: 'If this was spring, he'd have two more starts'

SAN DIEGO - Rangers President and CEO Nolan Ryan was a rare absentee from the Rangers' game Sunday. He instead went to Round Rock to watch RHP Roy Oswalt face Oklahoma City. Oswalt had his best outing of the four minor league starts he's made so far,...

Dallas News, 17:05 in Sport

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