News archive from 25 September 2012

Yemen: Intelligence officer killed in shooting

SANAA, Yemen - Yemeni security officials say gunmen have killed a senior intelligence officer in a drive-by shooting as he emerged from his office in the capital. The security officials said the killing Monday carries the hallmark of al-Qaida in...

 

Clifford the Big Red Dog feted on 50th birthday

NEW YORK - School kids sang "Happy Birthday" and Scholastic unfurled a huge banner worthy of a big red dog from the roof of its headquarters today to fete Clifford, the beloved book and TV character, for his 50 years of nudging kids to...

 

Emmy Awards 2012: Louis CK leaves failure behind

The last time Louis C.K. was at the Emmys was over a decade ago, and even though he took home an award, he wasn't in the limelight. "I was a writer on 'The Chris Rock Show' ... and I was in this spot, behind 10 other people," the comedian...

 
Chess Masters Final kicks off in Sao Paulo

Chess Masters Final kicks off in Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO - The fifth edition of the Chess Masters Final, which brings together six of the world's top-ranked and most promising players, has kicked off in Sao Paulo. World champion Viswanathan Anand of India, no. 2 Levon Aronian of Armenia,...

 

Peanut butter recall expands beyond Trader Joe's

WASHINGTON - A California company is recalling 76 types of peanut butter and almond butter after one of its products was linked to a salmonella outbreak at Trader Joe's groceries. Sunland Inc. recalled the products under multiple brand names after the...

 

Investigator: Woman died from buttocks implant

JACKSON, Miss. - An investigator says a Georgia woman had little chance of surviving an illegal cosmetic procedure in Mississippi because so much of a silicone-like substance was injected in her buttocks that it caused blood clots. Lee McDivitt, an...

 
Amy Bishop case goes to jury after lawyers discuss 'why we're here'

Amy Bishop case goes to jury after lawyers discuss 'why we're here'

Dr. Debra Moriarty who was wounded during the attack at UA Huntsville BY Amy Bishop reacts to the showing of crime scene photos from the conference room. (The Huntsville Times/ Robin Conn).HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A jury got the case of Amy Bishop at...

 

Trader Joe's recalls peanut butter

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Trader Joe's is recalling its house brand of peanut butter over fears of possible salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall of Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter was announced Friday on the Monrovia-based...

 

Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong rants in Las Vegas, off to rehab

Green Day lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong is heading to rehab just days before the band is to release the first of three new albums. The revelation comes less than 48 hours after Armstrong ranted and smashed his guitar at Clear Channel's iHeartRadio...

 

Chess Masters Final kicks off in Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO The fifth edition of the Chess Masters Final, which brings together six of the world's top-ranked and most promising players, has kicked off in Sao Paulo. World champion Viswanathan Anand of India, no. 2 Levon Aronian of Armenia, Norway's...

 

Trader Joe's recalls peanut butter

MONROVIA, Calif. (AP) — Trader Joe's is recalling its house brand of peanut butter over fears of possible salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall of Trader Joe's Creamy Salted Valencia Peanut Butter was announced Friday on the Monrovia-based...

 

Emmys 2012: 'Breaking Bad's' Aaron Paul sheds tears for Gus Fring

Aaron Paul blinked back tears from the podium as he accepted his second supporting actor Emmy for his turn as the troubled Jesse Pinkman on "Breaking Bad." Paul said he didn't expect to win, figuring his costar Giancarlo Esposito would take...

 

A year after getting bad breaks, FSU starting to get all good ones

TALLAHASSEE - This time a year ago, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher was in the middle of a seemingly unending football nightmare. Woeful rushing performances, blocking issues and a string of narrow defeats decided by two scores or less kept him up at...

 

Obama campaign had twice the staff as Romney last month at same cost

WASHINGTON -- One of the big challenges Mitt Romney faced after effectively clinching the GOP presidential nomination in late April was ramping up his campaign to match the behemoth operation President Barack Obama already had in place across the...

 

Review: 'Homeland' saves the day at Emmy Awards

There is a God, and apparently she is a voting member of the television academy. Despite overwhelming consensus that the dramatic portion of the 64th Primetime Emmys would an intra-AMC face-off between "Breaking Bad" and perennial favorite...

 

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