News archive from 21 April 2011

Alleged mastermind of USS Cole bombing charged

WASHINGTON - Military prosecutors re-filed terrorism and murder charges Wednesday against the suspected mastermind of the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole, making it the first case to move forward since President Barack Obama ordered military trials to...

Fox News, 17:16 in Learning
 
Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter Opens Up About 65 Pound Weight Loss

Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter Opens Up About 65 Pound Weight Loss

If you thought health, weight and image issues only plagued females in the entertainment arena, Backstreet Boys singer Nick Carter wants you to think again. “I freak out if I go a little too long without being in the gym. For a long time it was all...

 

Wisconsin Supreme Court Challenger Seeks Statewide Recount

Refusing to concede defeat, state Supreme Court challenger JoAnne Kloppenburg asked election officials Wednesday for a statewide recount in her flagging upset bid against Justice David Prosser. Final county tallies compiled last week showed Prosser...

Fox News, 17:47 in Politics
 

Boeing Accused of Retaliating Against Union

Federal labor regulators are accusing the Boeing Co. of putting one of its assembly lines for the new 787 in South Carolina to retaliate against union workers who went on strike in 2008. Most 787s are being assembled in Washington state by members of...

Fox News, 17:47 in Politics
 
'Disney' Star Demi Lovato: I'm Bipolar

'Disney' Star Demi Lovato: I'm Bipolar

Troubled former Disney star Demi Lovato has been speaking about her struggles with cutting, anorexia and bulimia and now she reveals she is also bipolar. In an interview with People magazine, she says, “"I never found out until I went into...

 
Hot Links: Bridget Marquardt Shows Off Her Bikini Body

Hot Links: Bridget Marquardt Shows Off Her Bikini Body

Eat your heart out Hugh Hefner! The Playboy founder's ex-girlfriend Bridget Marquardt showed no signs of slowing down when it comes to keeping herself in bikini shape. Find out more in today's daily 411 links. CELEBUZZ: Bridget Marquardt Shows Off...

 

Summary Box: Investors drive March home sales

WASHINGTON - HOME SALES RISE: Sales of previously occupied homes in March rose 3.7 percent from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.1 million, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. FORECLOSURES A BIG SLICE:...

Fox News, 18:34 in Business
 
Ashley Dupre, Heidi Montag to Star in VH1 Reality Show

Ashley Dupre, Heidi Montag to Star in VH1 Reality Show

Reality TV star Heidi Montag will return to the boob tube in a new VH1 reality show, the cable network said Wednesday. The former "Hills" star will be among seven celebs competing on "Famous Food" for a partnership in a Los...

 

Split verdict in ex-Philly cop's corruption trial

PHILADELPHIA - A federal jury has reached a split verdict in the corruption trial of a former Philadelphia police official. Jurors announced Wednesday that they had found Daniel Castro, a former inspector who aspired to be police commissioner, guilty...

Fox News, 18:57 in Crime
 

BP Sues Maker of Device That Failed to Stop Oil Spill

NEW ORLEANS -- BP is suing the maker of the device that failed to stop last year's calamitous Gulf oil spill, alleging negligence that the oil giant says helped cause the disaster. The British company says in papers filed in federal court in New...

Fox News, 19:08 in Politics
 

Feds Sue California Contractor in Thai Human-Trafficking Scandal

LOS ANGELES -- A federal agency has sued a California-based labor contractor and farms in Washington and Hawaii, claiming the companies discriminated against more than 200 Thai workers in what authorities called the largest human trafficking case in...

Fox News, 19:08 in Crime
 

Obama at Facebook: Deficits Can Be Cut

Making his case to a young audience at Facebook headquarters, President Obama says trimming $4 trillion from the nation's deficits over the next 12 years sounds like a lot but can be done. Obama was in Palo Alto, Calif., on Wednesday answering...

Fox News, 19:18 in Politics
 

Would a New Law Stop Military Funeral Protesters?

The Westboro Baptist Church, based in Topeka, Kansas, has succeeded in attracting plenty of attention by holding prominent protests at the funerals of fallen U.S. military soldiers and Marines. In March, they scored a big legal victory when the...

Fox News, 20:07 in Politics
 
Planned Parenthood Holds Back on Challenging Wave of Anti-Abortion Bills

Planned Parenthood Holds Back on Challenging Wave of Anti-Abortion Bills

Despite a wave of late-term abortion restrictions being signed into law in state capitals, advocacy groups like Planned Parenthood so far have held back on filing any legal challenges.

Fox News, 20:08 in Politics
 

After Imploding, Florida Real Estate Market Improving With Foreign Investment Help

Call it an inter-coastal breeze of change. Gary Cohen’s eight acre, undeveloped private island is back on the market. For $49.5 million. “What would NOT be great about owning your own private island?” he rhetorically asks. Cohen pulled the island --...

Fox News, 20:08 in Business
 

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