News archive from 27 June 2013, page 24

7 aboard US schooner missing in South Pacific

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Searchers say they have grave concerns for seven people aboard an American schooner that disappeared earlier this month between New Zealand to Australia. Maritime New Zealand said Thursday that searches by plane this week...

 

7 aboard US schooner missing in South Pacific

WELLINGTON, New Zealand Searchers say they have grave concerns for seven people aboard an American schooner that disappeared earlier this month between New Zealand to Australia. Maritime New Zealand said Thursday that searches by plane this week found...

 
Susan Tompor: Pension safety net won't help City of Detroit retirees

Susan Tompor: Pension safety net won't help City of Detroit retirees

The city of Detroit's financial crisis will chug along on many of the same roads taken by big-name companies that underwent major bankruptcies. Tough talk with creditors, unsettling restructuring moves, unhappy times for retirees. But unlike big...

 

Allen Park residents to vote on millage in August

Allen Park residents will have to approve a millage seeking 3¼ mills if they want to maintain the city's current level of public safety services, according to the city's emergency manager, Joyce Parker. The proposal, which Parker put on the Aug. 6...

 
Floyd Mayweather hits hometown Grand Rapids as his promotional tour continues

Floyd Mayweather hits hometown Grand Rapids as his promotional tour continues

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has left little doubt he is the greatest fighter pound for pound in the world today. Perhaps one of the top 50 in ring history if you take his record into consideration and just how easy he has made it look since his first pro...

 
L.A. 7, Detroit 4: Angels come from behind, hand Tigers' Jose Alvarez first loss

L.A. 7, Detroit 4: Angels come from behind, hand Tigers' Jose Alvarez first loss

The Tigers asked a lot of Jose Alvarez, perhaps one pitch too much. Alvarez suffered the first loss of his major league career in his third start for the Tigers. The Tigers had given Alvarez leads of 2-0 and 3-2, but the Angels came back to beat the...

 
Who's the point? Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams not worried about playing with Pistons' Brandon Knight

Who's the point? Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams not worried about playing with Pistons' Brandon Knight

NEW YORK - Brandon Knight being on the Pistons' roster should not be an obstacle to the team selecting an elite point guard in tonight's NBA draft. At least that's the impression former Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams got from his workout and...

 

More C-sections are now done closer to due date

ATLANTA -- Not only has the nation's high level of C-sections finally stopped rising, but more of the operations are taking place closer to the mother's due date, a new government report found. Figures released Thursday show what appears to be a...

 
Johnson blows save as Orioles fall to Indians 4-3

Johnson blows save as Orioles fall to Indians 4-3

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Orioles couldn't get a hit through six innings, and still managed to take a one-run lead into the ninth. It could have been a memorable victory. It turned out to be a lamentable defeat after the Cleveland Indians scored two...

 

Jury begins deliberations in Nixzmary Brown case

Jurors in the Nixzmary Brown case concluded the first day of deliberations Thursday without a verdict - but stepdad Cesar Rodriguez's lawyer said his client is sure he'll be convicted of something. Rodriguez, 29, is charged with a dozen counts ranging...

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Cardinals lose 4-3 to Astros

Cardinals lose 4-3 to Astros

HOUSTON -- St. Louis starter Lance Lynn wanted to show the Houston Astros a different look in the fourth inning on Wednesday night. It didn't go at all the way he had planned. Lynn walked two consecutive batters to force home the first of Houston's...

 

Zombie films like Brad Pitt-starring 'World War Z' are delicious summer treats

For sheer summer escape, it's hard to beat a good zombie flick. Good, bad, always ugly, the undead are a highly amusing genre as a whole. "Zombieland" from 2009, with Jesse Eisenberg and Emma Stone riding shotgun and Woody Harrelson wielding...

 

Too sexy back? How to keep your wedding gown classy, not trashy

Anyone who's ever perused a copy of People magazine while waiting in line at the grocery store knows that Pam Anderson likes to get married in white string bikinis - she's done it twice. Most brides tend to opt for a little more fabric, but there are...

 
Ticker: Writer wonders if this could be opening for Tim Tebow with Patriots?

Ticker: Writer wonders if this could be opening for Tim Tebow with Patriots?

To be fair, he wasn't the only one. Other writers and ESPN talking heads debated what the Aaron Hernandez murder charge — and subsequent release of the tight end by New England — might mean football-wise to the Patriots. You know, free agents, trades,...

 
Sen. Chuck Schumer goes nuclear on Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Sen. Chuck Schumer goes nuclear on Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad should condemn the spread of nuclear weapons in his speech to the United Nations or go home. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) made the demand as Ahmadinejad arrived in the city ahead of the opening of a three-week UN...

 

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