News archive from 26 April 2012

Sprint Nextel's 1Q earnings report, in brief

IPHONE EFFECT: Sprint Nextel Corp. has been struggling for years to compete against bigger rivals AT&T and Verizon, but it did well in the first quarter, helped by the iPhone. It gained more phone customers under contract than AT&T did, and...

 
FACT CHECK: Romney on his dad growing up poor

FACT CHECK: Romney on his dad growing up poor

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney likes to talk on the campaign trail about how his father "grew up poor," but that's not the whole story. The father of the presumptive Republican nominee, George Romney, grew up in a family that suffered financial...

 

Summary Box: LG Electronics returns to profit

THE PROFIT: LG Electronics Inc. posted its first profit in three quarters, beating expectations in the first quarter thanks to a revival in its mobile business and demand for high-end TVs.THE NUMBERS: The South Korean company Wednesday reported net...

Chron, 17:02 in Business
 

Extended detention worries Cuban dissidents

HAVANA Cuban dissidents are expressing increasing concern about the detention of a man who was part of an earlier release of prisoners negotiated by the Roman Catholic Church. De facto dissident spokesman Elizardo Sanchez said Wednesday that Jose...

 

Rubio's grandfather was ordered deported

MIAMI -- An immigration judge ordered U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's maternal grandfather deported back to Cuba in 1962, according to federal records obtained by The Associated Press under a Freedom of Information Act request. Pedro Victor Garcia eventually...

 
TLC eying hologram of Lisa (Left Eye) Lopes  for reunion tour  after success of Tupac Shakur performance 

TLC eying hologram of Lisa (Left Eye) Lopes  for reunion tour  after success of Tupac Shakur performance 

No, your left eye doesn’t need to refocus: Lisa Lopes may indeed appear on stage again. After the success of the hologram of Tupac Shakur at the Coachella Music Festival earlier this month, the R&B band TLC is considering reuniting for a tour this...

 

State funds will help hold down property taxes, Assembly rules

The Anchorage Assembly rejected Mayor Dan Sullivan's proposal to spend a $6.2 million windfall from the state for items such as replenishing the budget for snowplowing and covering increased fuel costs for the People Mover bus system. Instead, after...

 

Napolitano: Obama wasn't endangered by Secret Service snafu

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's safety in Colombia wasn't compromised because of a prostitution scandal that involved Secret Service and U.S. military personnel, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a Senate committee Wednesday....

 

Extended detention worries Cuban dissidents

HAVANA - Cuban dissidents are expressing increasing concern about the detention of a man who was part of an earlier release of prisoners negotiated by the Roman Catholic Church. De facto dissident spokesman Elizardo Sanchez said Wednesday that Jose...

 

Summary Box: LG Electronics returns to profit

THE PROFIT: LG Electronics Inc. posted its first profit in three quarters, beating expectations in the first quarter thanks to a revival in its mobile business and demand for high-end TVs. THE NUMBERS: The South Korean company Wednesday reported net...

 

Senate votes to slow closing of post offices

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has passed overhaul legislation that would allow the financially strapped U.S. Postal Service to avert immediate bankruptcy, giving it a cash infusion while delaying decisions on closing post offices and ending Saturday...

Chron, 17:07 in World News
 

Dothan central office employee finalist for Elba superintendent

ELBA - Five finalists have been announced as potential candidates to fill the Elba City Schools superintendent vacancy, including an employee at Dothan City Schools' central office. Hank Jones, an Alabama Association of School Boards consultant,...

 

Extended detention worries Cuban dissidents

HAVANA -- Cuban dissidents are expressing increasing concern about the detention of a man who was part of an earlier release of prisoners negotiated by the Roman Catholic Church. De facto dissident spokesman Elizardo Sanchez said Wednesday that Jose...

 
Bobby Brown gets no more jail time in DUI plea deal

Bobby Brown gets no more jail time in DUI plea deal

Singer Bobby Brown was sentenced to three years' probation and a day in Los Angeles County jail after pleading no contest Wednesday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in connection with his drunk-driving arrest last month, prosecutors from the...

 

Extended detention worries Cuban dissidents

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban dissidents are expressing increasing concern about the detention of a man who was part of an earlier release of prisoners negotiated by the Roman Catholic Church.De facto dissident spokesman Elizardo Sanchez said Wednesday that...

Chron, 17:08 in World News
 

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