News archive from 25 July 2012

By The Numbers: Netflix subscribers

By The Numbers: Netflix subscribers

On Tuesday, Netflix reported a 91 percent reduction in second-quarter earnings amid a slowdown in subscriber growth. Netflix Inc. added 1.1 million worldwide subscribers to its streaming service — in line with management predictions, but below what...

Chron, 17:00 in Business
 

Apple sags in latest quarter

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple says its growth slowed in the most recent quarter, disappointing investors who thought its progress was unstoppable.In both revenue and net income, Apple Inc. posted the smallest increases in years for the April to June period,...

Chron, 17:00 in Business
 

Paraguay: prosecutor calls Lugo for Maduro probe

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay's former President Fernando Lugo must testify in an investigation over alleged Venezuelan meddling during his impeachment, prosecutors said Tuesday.Lugo was voted out of office June 22 by a hostile Congress after a...

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 
More teens using condoms over past two decades

More teens using condoms over past two decades

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly half of high school students say they've had sex, yet progress has stalled in getting them to use condoms to protect against the AIDS virus, government researchers reported Tuesday.Today, four of every 10 new HIV infections...

Chron, 17:02 in World News
 

Critic's Notebook: Andy Warhol - the ghost in MOCA

When a respected group of dissident trustees complained in a recent letter to The Times about the new direction being taken by the Museum of Contemporary Art, at the top of its list of concerns was "the caliber of its exhibitions." MOCA...

 

US, China wrap up annual human rights dialogue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have wrapped up two days of talks on human rights.The annual dialogue gives Washington a chance to broach thorny issues that are a perennial sore point in U.S. relations with Beijing, including its...

Chron, 17:03 in World News
 

Arrowhead Justice of the Peace Phillip Woolbright removed from office for ethics violations

A northwest Valley justice of the peace has been removed from office for ethics violations that brought disrepute to the judicial office. Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca Berch signed the order this week to immediately remove the Arrowhead...

 

Police investigate 'suspicious' death in East Mesa

Mesa police are investigating what they called a "suspicious death" after a man called 911 on Tuesday to report that his roommate had committed suicide. The 20-year-old caller told a 911 dispatcher about 4:30 a.m. that his 27-year-old...

 

Will we see Emily on TV again? Maybe…

For the record, “Bachelorette” star Emily Maynard of Charlotte says there will be no spinoff show starring her and new fiance Jef Holm. “My thoughts on that are pretty clear: I have no interest,” the 26-year-old...

 
Detroit's Mumford High demolition under way

Detroit's Mumford High demolition under way

Detroit- After a history that stretches back more than six decades, the demolition of Samuel C. Mumford High School is under way.It will take crews about nine weeks to level the 240,273-square-foot Art Deco-style structure that was built in 1949, said...

 

Teen accused of smashing police car's windshield charged

Waterford Township - Police say they arrested a 17-year-old boy who was lying in the middle of a street while apparently high on LSD who then jumped on the hood of their patrol car and broke out the windshield with his fists.Waterford Township police...

 

Apple sags in latest quarter

NEW YORK -- Apple says its growth slowed in the most recent quarter, disappointing investors who thought its progress was unstoppable. In both revenue and net income, Apple Inc. posted the smallest increases in years for the April to June period,...

 

Apple says growth slowed in quarter

NEW YORK - Apple says its growth slowed in the most recent quarter, disappointing investors who thought its progress was unstoppable. In both revenue and net income, Apple posted the smallest increases in years for the April to June period, failing to...

Chron, 17:04 in Business
 
By The Numbers: Netflix subscribers

By The Numbers: Netflix subscribers

On Tuesday, Netflix reported a 91 percent reduction in second-quarter earnings amid a slowdown in subscriber growth. Netflix Inc. added 1.1 million worldwide subscribers to its streaming service - in line with management predictions, but below what...

 

US, China wrap up annual human rights dialogue

WASHINGTON -- The United States and China have wrapped up two days of talks on human rights. The annual dialogue gives Washington a chance to broach thorny issues that are a perennial sore point in U.S. relations with Beijing, including its treatment...

 

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