News archive from 20 May 2011

As Obama Endorses ’67 Borders, Netanyahu Objects

As Obama Endorses ’67 Borders, Netanyahu Objects

JERUSALEM - President Obama’s endorsement on Thursday of a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian dispute based on the 1967 borders - the first time an American president has explicitly endorsed those borders as the baseline for negotiations over a...

 
Don't miss: Taste in Mount Dora

Don't miss: Taste in Mount Dora

WHAT: Ten years is quite a vintage for a fine wine or a festival, and Mount Dora aims to make the most of it when it uncorks the 10th annual Taste in Mount Dora. Lake Receptions hosts the foodie fest once again, where hungry patrons can sample bites...

 

Arrest made in Dorchester cold case murder

More than 20 years after a laborer was stabbed to death in Dorchester, his alleged killer was charged with first-degree murder in Suffolk District Court today. Eugene Sutton, 46, who is serving a 5-to-10 year state prison sentence for unrelated drug...

 

Turkey: moderate quake jolts western Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey A Turkish seismology institute says a moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 has hit western Turkey. There are no immediate reports of casualties. The Istanbul-based Kandilli Observatory said the quake in Kutahya...

 
Universal Studios Orlando plans 'Despicable Me' attraction and digital upgrade to Spider-Man ride in 2012

Universal Studios Orlando plans 'Despicable Me' attraction and digital upgrade to Spider-Man ride in 2012

Universal Studios Orlando on Thursday announced plans to retheme its Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast attraction with a new "Despicable Me" story line, and to digitally refresh the Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man motion-simulator ride for...

 
Boston 1, Detroit 0: Tigers left-hander Phil Coke defies Fenway Park for seven innings

Boston 1, Detroit 0: Tigers left-hander Phil Coke defies Fenway Park for seven innings

BOSTON -- Jim Leyland wasn't lost in the clouds, although that would have been easy to do on this night at Fenway Park. Fog hung low and swirled over the field and around the lights as Phil Coke blanked the Red Sox one inning after another. Coke is...

 
'Go the F--- to Sleep': Good for parents? Bad for kids?

'Go the F--- to Sleep': Good for parents? Bad for kids?

The not-for-kids picture book "Go the F--- to Sleep" by Adam Mansbach has become a viral sensation after excerpts from the book were circulated over the Internet. It appears to be wildly successful; even though it's not even out yet it's...

 
Elton John dedicates AIDS benefit dinner in France to Elizabeth Taylor

Elton John dedicates AIDS benefit dinner in France to Elizabeth Taylor

CAP D’ANTIBES, France - Elton John has dedicated an AIDS benefit dinner to the late American actress Elizabeth Taylor, an early pioneer in the fight against the disease. John has called Taylor a “force of nature” and pledged she’ll remain the...

 
Filming begins on Christopher Nolan’s third Batman movie, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

Filming begins on Christopher Nolan’s third Batman movie, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

LOS ANGELES - Writer-director Christopher Nolan has called “Action!” on his latest Batman film. Warner Bros. Pictures says principal photography began this week on “The Dark Knight Rises,” the conclusion to Nolan’s Batman trilogy. The film will be...

 

Musical of ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ to debut at The Pasadena Playhouse in 2012

PASADENA, Calif. - A musical based on the romantic comedy film “Sleepless in Seattle” is set to debut next year far from Seattle or New York. The Pasadena Playhouse in California said Thursday it will host the premiere of the show beginning June 12,...

 

Husband of Kennedale teacher accused of having sex with students stands up for her

HURST — The husband of a Kennedale teacher accused of having sex with five students boldly stood by his woman Thursday. With Brittni Nicole Colleps standing a few feet behind him, Christopher Colleps said he remained committed to his bride of seven...

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Explosive offenses give high school football teams more bang

Freedom quarterback Derik Abbott did not panic as he settled under center, the Patriots 80 yards from a potential decisive touchdown against Lake Mary last season. The clock showed 1 minute, 15 seconds remaining and Freedom, with a 6-0 record,...

 
'Go the F--- to Sleep': Good for parents? Bad for kids?

'Go the F--- to Sleep': Good for parents? Bad for kids?

The not-for-kids picture book "Go the F--- to Sleep" by Adam Mansbach has become a viral sensation after excerpts from the book were circulated over the Internet. It appears to be wildly successful; even though it's not even out yet it's...

 

Factory activity slows in Philadelphia region

WASHINGTON -- A gauge of manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia region grew in May at its slowest pace in seven months. The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's index plunged to 3.9, from 18.5 in April. Readings greater than zero signal...

 

Snyder, lawmakers earmark $310M more for schools

Detroit - Gov. Rick Snyder and Republican legislative leaders announced this afternoon a deal to give part of the state's surplus revenue to K-12 education. A total of $310 million of the more than $428 million surplus will go to secondary schools....

 

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