News archive from 21 December 2012

Canada drops Iranian group from terror list

TORONTO -- Canada's Conservative government says it has removed an Iranian opposition group, once allied with Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, from its official list of terrorist organizations. The government's move Thursday to delist Mujahedin-e-Khalq,...

 

Canada drops Iranian group from terror list

TORONTO Canada's Conservative government says it has removed an Iranian opposition group, once allied with Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein, from its official list of terrorist organizations. The government's move Thursday to delist Mujahedin-e-Khalq, or...

 

Dominican police help bust drug-trafficking gang

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Dominican police joined with forces with other nations in the region to dismantle an international drug-trafficking organization accused of laundering at least $70 million this year, authorities said Thursday....

 

NFL Preview - New Orleans (6-8) at Dallas (8-6) (ET)

It should come as no surprise the Dallas Cowboys are still in the hunt for a playoff spot with how the NFC has unfolded at season's end the past few years. Left for dead almost two months ago with a 3-5 record and a head coach seemingly on his way...

 
Barring setback, Redskins' RG3 looks good to go

Barring setback, Redskins' RG3 looks good to go

ASHBURN, Va. -- Robert Griffin III looks good to go. The Washington Redskins rookie had a full practice Thursday for the second straight day as the team prepares for this week's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. "I like what I see,"...

 
US teen Mikaela Shiffrin earns 1st World Cup win

US teen Mikaela Shiffrin earns 1st World Cup win

ARE, Sweden -- Mikaela Shiffrin showed that the American ski team can live without Lindsey Vonn, at least for a little while. In the first World Cup race since Vonn said she was taking a break from the circuit, the 17-year-old Shiffrin picked up the...

 

NHL cancels games through Jan. 14

The NHL lockout has now resulted in more than half of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule being cancelled after the league axed games through Jan. 14 on Thursday. In a statement, the NHL said, "the cancellations are necessary due to the absence...

 
MSU's Andrew Maxwell gets close look at Kirk Cousins' big win over Browns

MSU's Andrew Maxwell gets close look at Kirk Cousins' big win over Browns

East Lansing - Andrew Maxwell's finally attended his first NFL game Sunday and it proved to be a memorable one.Maxwell and several friends drove to Cleveland and watched former Michigan State star Kirk Cousins defeat the Browns in his first NFL start,...

 
SoHo in the Sun: New York real estate developers flock to Miami in search of the next big neighborhood

SoHo in the Sun: New York real estate developers flock to Miami in search of the next big neighborhood

A New York developer is making a big bet on a once-desolate but now artsy and up-and-coming part of Miami, plunking down almost $12 million for 27 apartments — and he thinks he’ll turn a hefty profit when the neighborhood becomes the new SoHo....

 

Nike 2nd quarter net income falls

BEAVERTON, Ore. -- Nike says its second-quarter net income fell 18 percent as the European economy remained weak and growth slowed in China. But the results topped Wall Street expectations and Nike's stock rose more than 4 percent in aftermarket...

 

News Summary: NYSE plans a sale, Scholastic slips

A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE?: In Washington, hopes faded that Republicans and Democrats would work out a budget compromise before Christmas. If they don't reach a deal before the end of the month, higher taxes and government spending cuts will kick in. A BIG...

 
More than 1,000 flights canceled nationwide as weather conditions deteriorate at Detroit Metro Airport

More than 1,000 flights canceled nationwide as weather conditions deteriorate at Detroit Metro Airport

Conditions deteriorated at Detroit Metro Airport this afternoon as rain fell and Midwest airports hit by a snowstorm canceled more than 1,000 flights nationwide. More than 29 departures and 33 arrivals were canceled today at Detroit Metro as of 3...

 

Bubba Watson, Ping present $250,000 to hospital

PHOENIX -- Masters champion Bubba Watson and golf equipment maker Ping presented $250,000 to the Phoenix Children's Hospital on Thursday for use in the construction of Arizona's first pediatric gait lab. The money was raised as part of the "Bubba...

 

Dominican police help bust drug-trafficking gang

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic Dominican police joined with forces with other nations in the region to dismantle an international drug-trafficking organization accused of laundering at least $70 million this year, authorities said Thursday....

 
Lionhearted Calvin Johnson relentlessly pursues Jerry Rice's record

Lionhearted Calvin Johnson relentlessly pursues Jerry Rice's record

Allen Park -- When Shawn Jefferson looks at Calvin Johnson, he sees what we all see: A 6-foot-5, 235-pound physical specimen blessed with world-class sprinter's speed and springs in his cleats.But with Johnson on the verge of history in an otherwise...

 

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