News archive from 23 October 2012

Jordan charges 11 in alleged terror plot 

Jordan charges 11 in alleged terror plot 

AMMAN, Jordan - A Jordanian official with the country's military prosecutors says 11 men with suspected links to al-Qaida have been charged with terrorism conspiracy for allegedly planning attacks on shopping malls and Western diplomatic missions. The...

 
Athens City Council expected to approve sales tax during 5:30 meeting today

Athens City Council expected to approve sales tax during 5:30 meeting today

Some residents who attended a work session of the Athens City Council Friday morning, Oct. 18, said they question why the vote needs to take place before a new council is seated Nov. 5. Current council members at the meeting are, from left, Milly...

 
Lions sign Justin Miller to alleviate CB shortage; release LB Doug Hogue

Lions sign Justin Miller to alleviate CB shortage; release LB Doug Hogue

The Detroit Lions have signed cornerback Justin Miller and released linebacker Doug Hogue. Detroit made the roster moves before playing on the road against the Chicago Bears tonight. Miller hasn't played in the NFL since 2009, when he played in one...

 

Castro publishes article criticizing health rumors

HAVANA -- Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he doesn't even suffer from headaches in an article he published in state-media Monday criticizing those who spread rumors he was on his death bed. The article, ironically titled "Fidel is...

 
Green Bay Packers’ Charles Woodson out of action for next six weeks due to broken collarbone

Green Bay Packers’ Charles Woodson out of action for next six weeks due to broken collarbone

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay Packers safety Charles Woodson has a broken collarbone and will be out approximately six weeks. Coach Mike McCarthy confirmed the severity of the injury Monday, a day after the team’s 30-20 win at St. Louis. The 36-year-old...

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Rams release OL Ojinnaka; sign Chris Williams

St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - The St. Louis Rams have released offensive lineman Quinn Ojinnaka, who was benched for Sunday's game against Green Bay after starting the previous five games at left guard. St. Louis filled the roster spot by signing...

 
Bill Propst Jr. home near downtown Huntsville will have 22 rooms, 15,373 square feet

Bill Propst Jr. home near downtown Huntsville will have 22 rooms, 15,373 square feet

The lot at 415 Echols Ave. in the Twickenham Historic District where Bill Propst Jr. plans to build a large Greek Revival-style home. (Steve Doyle | sdoyle@al.com)HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- As promised, the City of Huntsville has issued businessman Bill...

 
Castro publishes article criticizing health rumors

Castro publishes article criticizing health rumors

HAVANA -- Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro said he doesn't even suffer from headaches in an article he published in state-media Monday criticizing those who spread rumors he was on his death bed. The article, ironically titled "Fidel is...

 
Learn how to prepare yourself for any emergency -- even a Zombie attack

Learn how to prepare yourself for any emergency -- even a Zombie attack

An emergency preparedness class being held Wednesday night at the Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center, 20025 Mack Plaza is promising to get you ready for anything bad that might happen -- even a zombie attack. The class, which runs from 6:30 p.m. to...

 

Kilpatrick trial video recap: Ferguson gained from contract bidding twist

A longtime Detroit Water and Sewerage Department official testified today in Kwame Kilpatrick's public corruption trial that co-defendant Bobby Ferguson benefited from an unusual bidding process that awarded tens of millions of dollars in contracts....

 

Legislators reject Europe Central Bank candidate

FRANKFURT, Germany -- A European Parliament committee has voted against the nomination of Luxembourg's top central banker to a post at the European Central Bank, saying eurozone leaders should have looked at female candidates at a time when the bank...

 

38 Studios items to hit the auction block

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Items ranging from graphic animation equipment to model airplanes made by former Boston Red Sox [team stats] pitcher Curt Schilling [stats] will be sold off at the former Providence headquarters of his failed video game company. The...

 
Target taps Prabal Gurung for limited-edition and holiday collections

Target taps Prabal Gurung for limited-edition and holiday collections

Target stores announced today that its newest limited-edition designer collaboration will come from Prabal Gurung. The Prabal Gurung for Target will include ready-to-wear as well as accessories and is to be in stores and at www.target.com on Feb. 10....

 

News Summary: Copper, energy futures fall

ENERGY SAPPED: Concerns about weakness in the U.S. economy and the prospect of a major North American pipeline reopening soon sent energy prices lower. TransCanada's Keystone pipeline is expected to reopen soon, after being shut on Wednesday because...

 

News Summary: Revenue worries, election worries

NOT CLOSING THE SALE?: Third-quarter results from many companies have underwhelmed investors and signaled that the economy is far from recovered. Shares of Hasbro, SunTrust Banks and VF Corp. fell after they reported results. BITE-SIZED APPLE: Apple...

 

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