News archive from 21 November 2014, page 17

Obama retrieves forgotten Blackberry

Obama retrieves forgotten Blackberry

Busy people forget things. Like President Obama and his Blackberry, for instance. After Obama boarded the White House helicopter on Friday morning -- the start of his trip to Las Vegas -- he suddenly got off the chopper and headed back to the White...

 

Mexico's Colima volcano spouts ash, hot rock

MEXICO CITY The Colima volcano in western Mexico has erupted, sending a column of ash about 3 miles (5 kilometers) into the air. Mexico's federal civil defense office said Friday that ash has fallen on towns as far as 15 miles (25 kilometers) from the...

 

Mexicans turning to humor in mansion scandal

MEXICO CITY Brad Pitt and George Clooney are intercepted by Mexico's border patrol. Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, is ready to audition for a soap opera. Everyone, according to a wave of jokes on the Internet, wants to get a foot in the door at...

 

Latin America applauds Obama's immigration plan

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is praising President Barack Obama's executive orders granting new rights to millions of people living illegally in the United States, calling it "an act of justice." Mexicans are believed to...

 

UN committee urges Myanmar action on Rohingya

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. General Assembly's human rights committee has approved a resolution urging Myanmar to allow its persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority "access to full citizenship on an equal basis." The committee adopted the resolution...

 

DeCock: Cary's Martini finds football home at Notre Dame

Pete Friesen, the Carolina Hurricanes' trainer, first knew Greer Martini as a little kid who hung around the team once in a while. Martini's father, Doug, was the Hurricanes' team orthopedist for four years, including the 2006 Stanley Cup season, and...

 

UNC's triumph against Duke “helps the hurting”

DURHAM Ryan Switzer had just finished ringing the bell – the Victory Bell, that is, after North Carolina's 45-20 victory against Duke late Thursday night – when he stood with his back to the wall, surrounded by cameras and...

 
The week in Reviewed: Astronaut food edition

The week in Reviewed: Astronaut food edition

This week, we put an eclectic mix of new gadgets to the test. These included an excellent fridge, a stylish pair of headphones, and a bargain dryer. But the star of the week was Nikon's stellar new D810 camera, which is one of the best professional...

 
Senators challenge N.Y. Fed's bank oversight

Senators challenge N.Y. Fed's bank oversight

In a sharply contentious Senate hearing, New York Federal Reserve Bank chief William Dudley on Friday denied lawmakers' claims that it's too cozy with the banks it regulates and fosters a culture that squelches dissent. Dudley's testimony comes after...

 

Live: Black Friday deals

Get the latest on all the Black Friday deals as they are announced in this Twitter feed. Live Blog The Best of Black Friday 2014

 

Regional College Football Games for 11.22.14

South Alabama (6-4, 5-3 Sun Belt) at South Carolina (5-5, 3-5) Williams-Brice Stadium, Columbia, S.C., 12 p.m. With their SEC schedule wrapped up, this is the Gamecocks' last good shot at becoming bowl eligible for the 10th consecutive year....

 

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