News archive from 23 July 2011

Fla. man shot by cops after friend found dead

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, Fla. -- Authorities say two men are dead following a disturbance at a South Florida home. Police say they were asked Thursday night to check on homeowner Jonathan Wolfson after relatives couldn't reach him. According to reports,...

 

Norway bombing, youth camp shootings leave at least 16 dead

Oslo, Norway- A bomb ripped open buildings in the heart of Norway's government Friday, and a man dressed as a police officer opened fire at an island youth camp connected to the ruling party. At least seven people were killed in the blast and nine...

 

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON -- Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" - Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner; New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. --- NBC's "Meet the Press" - White House chief of staff William Daley; Sen. Tom...

 

Obama ends ban on gays in military

Washington- President Barack Obama on Friday formally enacted the end to the ban on gays serving openly in the military. The president joined Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, in signing a notice...

 

Rockies' best move for Jimenez is none

This isn't the way the Colorado Rockies season was supposed to unfold. After locking up two of the most dynamic players in the game this offseason in superstars Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez -- in addition to resigning lefty Jorge De La Rosa to...

 

Will Cowboys' new defense affect Gerald Sensabaugh's value?

Since the end of last season, strong safety Gerald Sensabaugh has proclaimed that he is eagerly awaits the start of free agency. And it's easy to see why. At first glance, he appears to be in a strong bargaining position - especially with the Cowboys,...

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Gold, silver rise on uncertainty in Europe

Precious metals prices rose Friday on concerns that a new financial rescue plan for Greece won't end uncertainty over the debt crisis in Europe. Metals prices have risen throughout the year as investors worry that Europe's debt problems could spread....

 

Dollar and precious metals at a glance

NEW YORK- Key currency exchange rates Friday, compared with late Thursday in New York: Dollar vs: Exchange Rate Pvs Day Yen 78.43 78.43 Euro $1.4368 $1.4409 Pound $1.6308 $1.6307 Swiss franc 0.8181 0.8163 Canadian dollar 0.9492 0.9445 Mexican peso...

 

Oil settles just under $100

Oil prices were a little higher on Friday as U.S. lawmakers continued to debate spending plans and raising the nation's debt ceiling. Here's how energy prices traded. On the New York Mercantile Exchange: Crude rose 74 cents to settle at $99.87 per...

 

State unemployment rates, at a glance

Unemployment rates rose in 28 states and Washington, D.C., in June, fell in eight states and were flat in 14, the Labor Department said Friday That's a change from May, when 24 states reported falling unemployment rates. Below are state unemployment...

 

GE 2Q profit up 21 percent, financial arm improves

NEW YORK-LENDING REBOUND: General Electric Co.'s financing arm continues to boost profits this year, rebounding from a real estate meltdown that forced the company to write down the value of its assets. STRONG SALES OVERSEAS: GE's energy and...

 

Pipeline rupture won't affect Wyoming gas exports

CHEYENNE, Wyo.-A dramatic rupture that has crippled one of Wyoming's newest big gas pipelines won't affect the state's gas exports. The Wyoming Pipeline Authority says other pipelines have enough surplus capacity to make up for TransCanada's Bison...

 

American Airlines executive to join Gap board

SAN FRANCISCO-The chief financial officer of American Airlines and its parent, AMR Corp., is joining the board of clothing retailer Gap Inc. Gap said Friday that Bella Goren will become its 11th director on Aug. 15. She will serve on Gap's audit and...

 

Kodak's 2Q to offer insight into royalty revenue

ROCHESTER, N.Y.-Eastman Kodak Co., a 131-year-old maker of cameras, film and printers, reports second-quarter results Tuesday that should provide more evidence on its scramble to redefine itself in a cutthroat digital arena. WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Whether...

 

Summary Box: Caterpillar's 2Q profit up 44 percent

STRONG SALES: Caterpillar said strong demand for its heavy equipment, especially in developing countries, helped its second-quarter profit surge 44 percent to $1.02 billion, or $1.52 per share. Total revenue grew 37 percent to $14.2 billion. BUT NOT...

 

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