News archive from 20 July 2011

CBS on top in ratings week with reruns, reality

NEW YORK -- The Nielsen Co. says CBS can claim a dozen of last week's top 20 shows, but in prime time overall, NBC wasn't far behind. CBS was powered by its strong slate of dramas, along with "60 Minutes" and three editions of "Big...

 
Christie's answer to White House bid remains 'no'

Christie's answer to White House bid remains 'no'

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the co-founder of The Home Depot and other Republican donors he met with Tuesday didn't persuade him to run for president. Billionaire businessman Ken Langone is the latest to court Christie for a...

 

Court reverses Fla. school trespass conviction

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- An appeal court has reversed a juvenile's conviction because the arresting officer lacked a principal's authorization to enforce Florida's school trespassing law. The attorney general's office had no immediate comment Tuesday, but...

 

Shaq on Heat: 'Big 2' will keep leading Miami

MIAMI -- Shaquille O'Neal's debut as a full-fledged NBA analyst had him raving about LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. As for Chris Bosh? Apparently, Shaq's not a big fan of his work. During NBA TV's show Tuesday to announce the league's schedule for the...

 

Pistorius qualifies for world championships

MILAN -- Double amputee runner Oscar Pistorius has qualified for the track and field world championships for the first time with a personal best in the 400 meters. The South African, known as the "Blade Runner," was timed in 45.07 seconds in...

 

DMX released from Arizona prison

Rap star DMX has been released from an Arizona state prison after serving an extra week behind bars for failing a drug test while incarcerated. Arizona Department of Corrections spokesman Bill Lamoreaux says family members were at the facility in Yuma...

 

News Corp. independent directors hire law firm

NEW YORK - News Corp. [NWS]’s nine independent directors have hired a law firm to advise them on how to handle to phone-hacking scandal that has engulfed the global media giant, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person...

 

Apple results blow past expectations again in 3Q

NEW YORK -- Apple says results trumped expectations for yet another quarter, with iPhone and iPad sales setting new records. Net income in the fiscal third quarter, which ended in June, was $7.31 billion, or $7.79 per share. That's more than double...

 

NYC fires shot at Silicon Valley tech dominance

NEW YORK-Mayor Michael Bloomberg is firing a shot across the bow of Silicon Valley, saying New York City's efforts to attract a new science and engineering campus will help the metropolis surpass the California region as the world capital of...

 

Conn. technical school sports on chopping block

HARTFORD, Conn.-Dozens of helmets, shoulder pads and freshly purchased uniforms await the brand-new football team at Emmett O'Brien Technical High School, which kicks off its existence this fall. Or, maybe not. Teens at that Ansonia school are among...

 

Parents in disbelief over Calif. molestation probe

SACRAMENTO, Calif.-Parents reacted with disbelief Tuesday after authorities shut down a private elementary school in Northern California over allegations of child molestation. Police said they were proceeding cautiously with the investigation...

 

Feds: Harvard fellow hacked millions of papers

BOSTON-A Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles. Aaron Swartz, 24, of Cambridge, was accused of stealing...

 

Feds: Harvard fellow hacked millions of papers

BOSTON-A Harvard University fellow who was studying ethics was charged with hacking into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's computer network to steal nearly 5 million academic articles. Aaron Swartz, 24, of Cambridge, was accused of stealing...

 

Sturm's Cowboys analysis: Doug Free could be NFL's third-best LT

The Ticket’s Bob Sturm offers his deep analysis of each Dallas Cowboys player. DOUG FREE Position: Left Tackle Size: 6'6, 320 Age: 27, 1/6/84 College: Northern Illinois Drafted: Round 4, #122 – 2007 Experience: 4 seasons Salary History and Contract...

Dallas News, 17:09 in Sport
 

Juan Pablo Montoya changes crew chief

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) – Juan Pablo Montoya will have a new crew chief when he returns next week to Indianapolis Motor Speedway because his team replaced Brian Pattie on Tuesday. Jim Pohlman will immediately take over as crew chief on an interim...

 

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