News archive from 21 April 2012

Selena Gomez describes the most humiliating moment of her life

Selena Gomez opened up Friday morning about the moment that just made her die inside -- though hordes of Beliebers might not really believe her experience was that harrowing. Pushed by Ryan Seacrest to spill the dish on her kiss-cam moment with Justin...

 

Suspicious package found near two Detroit schools

Detroit- Students from two schools were rousted from classes Friday while police investigated a suspicious package believed to possibly contain explosives.The Detroit Police Bomb Squad rushed to a home on Calvert near Linwood on Friday afternoon after...

 

Summary Box: Strong earnings push stocks higher

STRONG FINISH: Rising profits from Microsoft, McDonald's and other major U.S. corporations lifted stocks Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index had a winning week for the first time this month.MICKEY D'S:...

Chron, 17:01 in Business
 

AP Interview: US plant is model for VW expansion

NASHVILLE, Tenn.-With a year of operation on the books, Volkswagen's facility in Chattanooga is boosting employment and capacity to meet demand, moving up plans to export the vehicle to Asia and becoming a blueprint for the German automaker's future...

 

Hundreds gather for Hitchens memorial

NEW YORK -- No one smoked or drank on stage during the memorial for Christopher Hitchens, although one overhead picture featured a cigarette drooping from his mouth. And few of the speakers swore, unless quoting from their departed friend. Hundreds...

 
Last sentence handed down in Abramoff probe

Last sentence handed down in Abramoff probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tony Rudy was among the first people to plead guilty in the long-running probe of influence peddling tied to Republican super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff. On Friday, the former aide to Rep. Tom DeLay was the last person sentenced in an...

Chron, 17:04 in World News
 

Arizona Wildcats basketball has 3 signees rated in top 10

By jumping from No. 15 to No. 9, California big man Grant Jerrett gave Arizona three signees in the top 10 of the final Scout.com rankings of 2012 high school players. Now the Wildcats just have to figure out where to put them, since all three are...

AZCentral, 17:05 in Sport
 
Art museum guard shoots himself by accident

Art museum guard shoots himself by accident

A Metropolitan Museum of Art security guard shot himself in the leg while handling a licensed weapon inside the museum’s basement, officials said Friday. The guard, a veteran employee whose name was not immediately released, accidentally fired the...

 
2 teams complete Alabama State Park 2012 Geocaching Challenge in less than 4 days

2 teams complete Alabama State Park 2012 Geocaching Challenge in less than 4 days

A special Alabama State Parks geocaching coin is being produced during the challenge and will be sold in each park gift shop. There will be two versions of the coin available, a trackable and non-trackable coin. A different coin was produced for those...

 

Pash: union protective of Saints players

NEW YORK -- NFL counsel Jeff Pash says the players' union is more intent on protecting the New Orleans Saints involved in the team's bounty scandal than supporting its members who could have been hurt by the pay-for-pain plan. Speaking to a group of...

 
Pint-size version of Kanye stars in local director Ashley Smith's 'Way Too Cold' spoof video 

Pint-size version of Kanye stars in local director Ashley Smith's 'Way Too Cold' spoof video 

One cute Brooklyn kid is stealing Kanye West’s spotlight. In a quick-to-go-viral unofficial video for West’s new hit “Way Too Cold,” a pint-size West imitator raps the PG-13 lyrics while making his way through midtown New York with a hot blond at his...

 
Mexico volcano spews glowing rock, tower of ash

Mexico volcano spews glowing rock, tower of ash

XALITZINTLA, Mexico -- The white-capped volcano that looms over Mexico City emitted a terrifying low-pitched roar Friday and spewed roiling towers of ash and steam as it vented the pressure built up by a massive chamber of magma beneath its slopes....

 
Teen faces manslaughter charge after fistfight in Clinton Township

Teen faces manslaughter charge after fistfight in Clinton Township

A Mt. Clemens teen faces a manslaughter charge after authorities say he caused a 39-year-old man's death during a fistfight. The teen, Sean David Lawrence Bozich, was arraigned Friday on the 15-year felony charge at 41-B District Court in Clinton...

 

House panel to boost funds for Israel's Iron Dome

WASHINGTON -- A House panel is boosting money for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system by $680 million amid an election-year fight over whether President Barack Obama is doing enough for the longtime Mideast ally. The Republican-controlled Armed...

 

Homestead's Bateman talking about switch to strong-mayor system

Does Steve Bateman want to be strong mayor of Homestead? That's the story bubbling up around the city. At Wednesday's City Council meeting, former long-time Councilman Jeff Porter finally brought the issue into the open, asking for public dialogue and...

 

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