News archive from 24 August 2012

Romney: Energy independence not 'pie in the sky'

HOBBS, N.M. - Mitt Romney highlighted his plans to expand domestic drilling while campaigning in New Mexico Thursday, promising to help American move toward energy independence by 2020. "This is not some pie in the sky kind of thing. This is a...

 

No contest plea for tourist in Hawaii water crash

HONOLULU (AP) — An Australian tourist charged with third-degree negligent homicide in a Hawaii personal watercraft crash that killed a California teen pleaded no contest Thursday.Tyson Dagley softly mumbled the plea on the misdemeanor charge in...

Chron, 17:02 in World News
 

Lucchino downplays Sox' Pesky attendance

In response to a report in today's Herald that only four Red Sox [team stats] players went to Johnny Pesky's funeral Monday, team president Larry Lucchino downplayed the low turnout, even though the team provided bus transportation for anyone in the...

 

Montgomery man pleads guilty in online 'sextortion' scheme

A Montgomery man pleaded guilty Thursday to producing child pornography in what prosecutors called an online sextortion scheme.Christopher Patrick Gunn, 31, repeatedly used various social media to threaten hundreds of girls age 9 to 16, the U.S....

 
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Money market fund assets rose to $2.574 trillion

NEW YORK -- Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose $60 million to $2.574 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, the Investment Company Institute said Thursday. Assets of the nation's retail money market mutual funds rose $1.12 billion to...

 
Mission uproots 250 marijuana plants, Rosalie man arrested

Mission uproots 250 marijuana plants, Rosalie man arrested

Timothy Centers (Jackson County Sheriff's Office)(Jackson County Sheriff's Office)JACKSON COUNTY, Alabama -- Agents, deputies and officers of the Jackson County Sheriffs Office Narcotics Unit, Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama Bureau of...

 

Whereabouts of US journalist unknown in Syria

WASHINGTON -- Austin Tice, a freelance American journalist who has contributed to McClatchy Newspapers, The Washington Post and other media outlets from Syria, has been incommunicado for more than a week, his whereabouts unknown since exchanging email...

 

Boom in Web shows boosts L.A. production

A young couple is about to celebrate their one-year anniversary, but the girlfriend doesn't know it yet. When she shows up to see her boyfriend at work, under the guise that she's going to be an extra on a film set, he surprises her with a marriage...

 
Harrington races out to 64 at Bethpage

Harrington races out to 64 at Bethpage

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Padraig Harrington found a way to take some of the attention away from Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy on Thursday. He made six birdies on the tough back nine of Bethpage Black and opened the FedEx Cup playoffs with a 7-under 64 for...

 

Iran exile website: Mousavi hospitalized for tests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- An Iranian exile website is reporting the country's main opposition leader has been hospitalized for heart tests. Former presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi has been under house arrest since widespread crackdowns...

 

Man guided by GPS drives off ferry into Whittier harbor

Taking bad advice from the GPS unit in his car, a man drove into Whittier harbor Thursday morning just after departing a ferry nearby, according to the public safety chief in the port city. The man, who was not named, was apparently relocating to...

 

Iran exile website: Mousavi hospitalized for tests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - An Iranian exile website is reporting the country's main opposition leader has been hospitalized for heart tests. Former presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi has been under house arrest since widespread crackdowns...

 

Iran exile website: Mousavi hospitalized for tests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates An Iranian exile website is reporting the country's main opposition leader has been hospitalized for heart tests. Former presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi has been under house arrest since widespread crackdowns in...

 

Prosecution: Holmes made threats before rampage

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors say the suspect in the Colorado theater shooting made threats and was banned from the University of Colorado after failing a key exam six weeks before the rampage.They made the accusations about James Holmes in...

Chron, 17:09 in World News
 

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