News archive from 24 January 2012

Seminole Sheriff reunites injured son with puppy he found in Afghanistan

Seminole Sheriff reunites injured son with puppy he found in Afghanistan

Donny Eslinger was on a mission in Afghanistan last August when he encountered perhaps the friendliest face of his tour of duty there. It was a small puppy and it was love at first sight. Eslinger - son of Seminole County Sheriff Don Eslinger Sr. -...

 

Mock drafts: Despite marijuana charge, Cowboys could select CB Dre Kirkpatrick

Several NFL Draft experts see such a glaring weakness in the Cowboys' defensive backfield that they have projected Jerry Jones to take a cornerback with the 14th overall pick in April's draft. The need appears to be so great that a couple of...

Dallas News, 17:03 in Sport
 

Indie film executive, Bingham Ray has died

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Respected independent film veteran Bingham Ray has died, the Sundance Film Festival announced on Monday. Ray suffered a stroke while at the festival on Friday. He had been in serious, but stable condition since then and was...

 
Source: No Bears decision yet on GM job

Source: No Bears decision yet on GM job

The Chicago Bears kicked their general manager search into high gear Monday as they zeroed in on the man they want to sit in Jerry Angelo’s chair. No major announcements were expected Monday, and it’s possible the Bears won’t hire a general manager...

 
Chaotic Start to Egypt’s First Democratically Elected Parliament

Chaotic Start to Egypt’s First Democratically Elected Parliament

CAIRO - The opening session of Egypt’s first democratically elected Parliament in more than six decades erupted in chaos Monday as the Islamists dominating the chamber struggled to keep order and thousands of demonstrators gathered outside in an...

 

Facebook makes listening to music downright social

Everywhere you look, people are going about their lives to the tunes of their own personal soundtrack. They sweat through “YMCA” at the gym, pound out programming code to Rammstein's brutal beats and nurse broken hearts with a mournful Bach cello...

 

Positive psychology has limited health benefits: research

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A psychology technique that encourages patients to think positively and gain confidence helped some with high blood pressure and heart disease stick to medication and exercise goals, according to new research. But the...

 

Rangers still showing interest in Prince Fielder

Although a few Twitter accounts jumped the gun Sunday night and declared that Prince Fielder agreed to an 8-year deal with the Washington Nationals, it appears there is no truth to those rumors. The power hitting first baseman remains the top free...

Dallas News, 17:11 in Sport
 

Tickets, travel to Super Bowl could top $4G per person

New England Patriots [team stats] fans hoping to get in on Super Bowl XLVI action will have to dig deep to snag game tickets and make the trip to Indianapolis next month. Single Super Bowl tickets available today through resellers such as StubHub and...

 

Romney steps up attacks as polls show him trailing in Florida

TAMPA, Fla. -- Mitt Romney, looking to get back on message in Florida after a tough week in South Carolina, stepped up attacks against his main rival Monday, calling on Newt Gingrich to give back the $1.6 million he made as a senior adviser to...

 
A Manhattan Eden, for $331.76 a Month

A Manhattan Eden, for $331.76 a Month

Janio Marrero is a very lucky man. As facilities manager and technical director at the Cherry Lane Theater, Mr. Marrero can rent a lovely apartment above the theater at a discount - a serious discount. For the West Village one-bedroom with exposed...

 

UF's Patric Young says ankle improving

GAINESVILLE - Florida center Patric Young isn't expect to miss anymore practice because of ankle tendinitis that has prevented him from starting the past two games. The Gators sophomore continues to recover after the injury kept him from starting...

 

FDA clears more orange juice imports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Health regulators cleared more orange juice imports from five countries after testing for the fungicide carbendazim, but made no mention of samples from top grower Brazil, which accounts for half of U.S. juice imports. The Food...

 

Several countries allow fungicide found in US orange juice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators may ban orange juice shipments from Brazil after finding a fungicide prohibited in the United States, which sent orange juice futures to an all-time high on Monday. Here are some facts about this fungicide, which...

 

Abortion safer than giving birth: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting a legal abortion is much safer than giving birth, suggests a new U.S. study published Monday. Researchers found that women were about 14 times more likely to die during or after giving birth to a live baby than to...

 

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