News archive from 27 June 2013, page 14

Tropical Storm Cosme weakening in the Pacific

Tropical Storm Cosme weakening in the Pacific

MIAMI -- Tropical Storm Cosme (KAHS'-may) continues to weaken in the cold waters of the Pacific Ocean well off the coast of Mexico. The storm had top sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph) late Wednesday. Forecasters say the storm will continue to weaken...

 

Tropical Storm Cosme weakening in the Pacific

MIAMI Tropical Storm Cosme (KAHS'-may) continues to weaken in the cold waters of the Pacific Ocean well off the coast of Mexico. The storm had top sustained winds of 50 mph (80 kph) late Wednesday. Forecasters say the storm will continue to weaken and...

 

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis' abortion filibuster galvanizes activists

HOUSTON - In a chaotic late-night scene that played out beneath the Capitol dome in Austin, a Texas lawmaker with pink sneakers and the steely resolve of a branding iron single-handedly stopped an effort to drastically curtail abortion in the Lone...

 

Kris Jenner explains 'North,' but won't give up her baby pics

Don't mess with grandma! Kris Jenner has been making the rounds in advance of her new talk show, which debuts next month, and along the way she's defended Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's baby name, and laughingly threatened Matt Lauer as he prodded...

 
Channing Tatum: what's next for the 'White House Down' Star?

Channing Tatum: what's next for the 'White House Down' Star?

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Channing Tatum has been enjoying a stellar rise to movie stardom over the last few years, and even if "White House Down" isn't the explosive hit he's hoping for, his career is showing no signs of flaming out any...

 

Orlando City falls 5-1 at Chicago, but already scored respect in U.S. Open Cup

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - If beating the Chicago Fire here in a U.S. Open Cup match was the criteria for entrance into Major League Soccer, the MLS would be a lonely place. Orlando City might have already proved worthy of the jump from the third tier of...

 

Review: 'Bidder 70' is a gripping look at an eco-activist's journey

In December 2008, University of Utah economics student Tim DeChristopher impulsively - and successfully - bid on 12 parcels of land in southern Utah whose oil and drilling rights were being auctioned off by the Bureau of Land Management under outgoing...

 
Yuri Sucart, the cousin Alex Rodriguez said helped him obtain steroids, now in lineup for MLB grilling

Yuri Sucart, the cousin Alex Rodriguez said helped him obtain steroids, now in lineup for MLB grilling

Major League Baseball’s lawyers can question Yuri Sucart — the cousin Alex Rodriguez said helped him procure steroids — about the anti-aging clinic at the heart of baseball’s latest doping scandal, a Florida circuit court judge ruled on Wednesday. MLB...

Daily News, 23:24 in Sport
 

USC basketball signs UNC Charlotte transfer Darion Clark

New USC basketball Coach Andy Enfield has added a transfer from UNC Charlotte to his roster. Sophomore Darion Clark, a 6-foot-6, 235-pound forward, will have to sit out the 2013-2014 because of NCAA transfer rules and will have three years of...

 

Providence Day team wins national honor for invention

When Abbie Cochell, Katherine Holway and Haley Ritchie discovered that drowning is the second leading cause of death for U.S. children last fall, they knew they'd found a problem they wanted to help fix. The girls, then in eighth grade at Providence...

 
Woods hopes he is fully healthy for the next major

Woods hopes he is fully healthy for the next major

BETHESDA, Md. Tiger Woods can't say whether his left elbow will be fully healed in time for the British Open, only that it will be "good enough." Woods returned to the AT&T National on Wednesday as the defending champion only in name....

 
Would you pay $175,000 for a good night's sleep?

Would you pay $175,000 for a good night's sleep?

It’s better than sleeping on a pile of money. Calling it “the most expensive bed in the world,” British manufacturer Savoir Beds introduced its $175,000 creation in a downtown showroom Wednesday — and the Daily News took it for a test snooze. The...

 

L.A. bike-sharing program hits a snag

Bike-sharing in Los Angeles has hit a roadblock. In spring 2012, Tustin company Bike Nation predicted the first phase of its L.A. bike-share program would be up and running by summer 2013. Soon after, officials said, as many as 4,000 bikes would be...

 

A year after suspension, Roger Penske’s faith in A.J. Allmendinger is paying off

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. — AJ Allmendinger believes he has worked hard enough to earn a second chance from team owner Roger Penske. But given the circumstances surrounding his departure from the motorsports mogul’s team last season, Allmendinger wouldn’t go...

Dallas News, 23:44 in Sport
 

Amnesty appeals to Filipino captors of 2 sisters

MANILA, Philippines -- Amnesty International has joined the family of two Filipino-Algerian sisters in appealing to Muslim militants to free the women seized several days ago in the southern Philippines. Nadjoua and Linda Bansil were taken by about 10...

 

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