News archive from 25 January 2012

Chandler Parsons making impact in rookie season with Rockets

Chandler Parsons laughs when asked about the nickname. Chandler Bang, the NBA announcers are calling him now. Sure, it's a play off the popular character from "Friends," but it has become a fitting moniker considering how Parsons' rookie...

 
Fielder sets up Tigers for division dominance

Fielder sets up Tigers for division dominance

Forget retooling. The Detroit Tigers struck a blow Tuesday that suggests they could be capable of dominating the American League Central for at least the next few years. With Prince Fielder joining Miguel Cabrera on a team that also is blessed with Cy...

 

Report: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban one of many to bid on Dodgers

Even though the Monday deadline has passed there still is no solid information regarding who will be the next owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. What was learned on Monday is that several bids were placed and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is one of...

Dallas News, 17:04 in Sport
 

Tracy Morgan out of hospital, back at work on '30 Rock'

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - A little altitude isn't enough to keep "30 Rock" star Tracy Morgan in a Park City, Utah hospital. Morgan tweeted Monday that he had been released and planned to be back at the "30 Rock" set in New York...

 
Sushi standards and the American way

Sushi standards and the American way

The bucket of tater tots has arrived at Sticky Rice, and I’m trying to figure out whether Kaz Okochi, chef and co-owner of the refined Kaz Sushi Bistro, will indulge in the processed snack at this semi-boho, pan-Asian, highly Americanized sushi house...

 

Poll: Wayne County Democrats don't want an EFM for Detroit

Wayne County Democrats, especially those who live in the City of Detroit, oppose the appointment of an emergency financial manager for the city by decisive margins, according to a new poll of county voters. The poll by Denno Research of East Lansing...

 

Salafi protesters cleared from Tunisian university

TUNIS, Tunisia-Tunisia's government says security forces have ended a 2-month-old demonstration of ultraconservative Muslims that prevented exams being given at a university near the capital. Hatem Kattou, spokesman for the Ministry of Higher...

 

Chanel takes off with blue-sky thinking

PARIS-It was blue-sky thinking for Karl Lagerfeld, as he treated guests to a luxury jet-set experience in Chanel's spring-summer collection on the second day Tuesday of haute couture week. The wet Paris morning failed to dampen the mood outside the...

 

Cyprus police charge ex-ministers in fatal blast

NICOSIA, Cyprus-Cyprus police have filed criminal charges against two former Cabinet ministers over last year's explosion of seized Iranian munitions that killed 13 people and touched off a political crisis, a senior police official said Tuesday. The...

 

Algeria approves 3 new Islamist parties

ALGIERS, Algeria-Algeria's Interior Ministry has approved 10 new political parties, including three Islamist ones ahead of elections in May. Algeria now has 22 legal political parties that can run in elections, including six Islamist ones. Political...

 

Spain, Portugal want quick Greek bailout decision

LISBON, Portugal-The prime ministers of Spain and Portugal said Tuesday they want next week's European Union summit to adopt measures that will help shield them against contagion from Greece's debt crisis. The Iberian peninsula neighbors are both...

 

Azeri company plans world's tallest building

BAKU, Azerbaijan-A property developer in oil-rich Azerbaijan says the company is aiming to construct the world's tallest building on a chain of artificial islands in the Caspian Sea. Kana Guluzade, marketing director of the Avesta company, said...

 

Lebanese ex-general gets 2 years as spy for Israel

BEIRUT-Lebanese judicial officials say a former army general has been sentenced to two years in prison for giving information to Israel. Lebanon and Israel are in a state of war. Spying for or collaborating with Israel can be punishable by death....

 

Italy Olympic leader urges 2020 Rome bid

MILAN-Italy's Olympic committee president has urged the government not to drop Rome's bid for the 2020 Games amid concerns over the country's financial crisis. Premier Mario Monti, who heads a government tackling Italy's economic problems, has been...

 

Faculty nixes no-confidence vote in Penn State trustees

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. - Penn State faculty members today rejected a vote of no-confidence in the university’s trustees, a symbolic measure that had sought to chastise the board for its handling of a child sex abuse scandal. A motion calling for a special...

 

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