News archive from 23 June 2012

Missing reporter is alive, under govt. protection

MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Felipe Calderon says that a police reporter and her infant son reported missing in northern Mexico two weeks ago are alive and under the federal government's protection. Calderon says Stephania Cardoso and her...

 
Chimp champ Goodall crusades against deforestation

Chimp champ Goodall crusades against deforestation

RIO DE JANEIRO - Even in the veritable tower of Babel that is the United Nations' largest-ever conference, it's safe to assume that Jane Goodall was the only one speaking chimpanzee. "Ooh, ooh, ooh, ah, ah," the iconic British...

 

Fired principal accused in fatal Fla. stabbings

LEALMAN, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an ex-middle school principal who lost his job over a drug arrest five years ago stabbed two people to death, then drove his car into a porch full of people several miles away near Tampa, Fla.The Pinellas County...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 

Missing reporter is alive, under govt. protection

MEXICO CITY Mexican President Felipe Calderon says that a police reporter and her infant son reported missing in northern Mexico two weeks ago are alive and under the federal government's protection. Calderon says Stephania Cardoso and her 2-year-old...

 

Delta seals deal to buy Pennsylvania refinery

TRAINER, Pennsylvania (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines took the keys to the Trainer, Pennsylvania, refinery from Phillips 66 on Friday, becoming the first air carrier to wade into fuel production in a bid to bring down costs. The deal, which revived the...

 
Correction: Chris Brown Brawl-Parker story

Correction: Chris Brown Brawl-Parker story

NEW YORK (AP) — In stories June 16 through 22, The Associated Press, relying on information from San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, erroneously reported the part of his eye he says was injured in a brawl at New York nightclub. According to his...

Chron, 17:05 in Sport
 
Road at Sonoma might be welcoming for Earnhardt

Road at Sonoma might be welcoming for Earnhardt

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. knows exactly where he stacks up on road courses."I don't really take them lightly, but I know that's not my forte," he said Friday. "That's not really where my bread is buttered."The...

Chron, 17:05 in Sport
 

Sears venture puts getaways on layaway

Sears got into the travel and vacation business this week, and it's offering cash- and credit-strapped customers a unique way to pay for their trips - putting them on layaway. SearsVacations.com includes layaway as a payment option in addition to...

 

Sears venture puts getaways on layaway

Sears got into the travel and vacation business this week, and it's offering cash- and credit-strapped customers a unique way to pay for their trips - putting them on layaway. SearsVacations.com includes layaway as a payment option in addition to...

 
Asian American actors find a home on YouTube

Asian American actors find a home on YouTube

"Seduce with the eyes," says actor Sung Kang, making love to a store mannequin in the premiere episode of the online TV series "Acting for Action." A veteran of the "Fast and the Furious" movie franchise, Kang is teaching...

 

Rays place OF Joyce on DL; Peralta drops appeal

The Tampa Bay Rays made a bevy of roster moves before Friday's series opener against the Philadelphia Phillies, including the placement of outfielder Matt Joyce on the 15-day disabled list. Joyce is sidelined with a left external oblique strain. In 62...

 
Germany beats Greece 4-2 to reach semifinals

Germany beats Greece 4-2 to reach semifinals

GDANSK, Poland -- A trio of second-half goals put Germany into the European Championship semifinals for a record seventh time Friday after a 4-2 win over Greece. Philipp Lahm gave Germany the lead in the 39th minute before Georgios Samaras equalized...

 

Mad at Skip Bayless' Mavericks comments? Here's your outlet

Mad at Skip Bayless for what he said about the Mavericks? Create your own MEME (like this one, above) http://www.quickmeme.com/make/caption/#id=224769171&name= Once you're done, upload it to our Facebook page -- or e-mail it to...

Dallas News, 17:08 in Sport
 

St Jude says Durata lead wire hurt by external abrasion

(Reuters) - St. Jude Medical Inc said its own internal investigation showed damage to one of its Durata debfibrillator lead wires that sparked investor concern last week was not caused by the same type of abrasion which forced the recent recall of its...

 
Obama says he will fight for immigration reform

Obama says he will fight for immigration reform

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- President Barack Obama on Friday tailored his economic message to the Hispanic voters who could help swing the election, saying he would build up-middle-class opportunity for Latinos while Republican rival Mitt Romney would...

 

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