News archive from 28 April 2011

Police: Wash. man set fire that killed 5 kids

VANCOUVER, Wash. - Police in Washington state say a man apparently set fire to his own home, killing himself and five of his children. Police in Vancouver said Wednesday they believe those killed in Sunday's fire are 37-year-old Tuan Dao, 12-year-old...

Fox News, 17:03 in Crime
 

California Cold-Cases Suspect Asks to Represent Self

SAN RAFAEL, Calif.-- A Nevada man charged with killing four women whose bodies were found across Northern California between the 1970s and 1990s asked Wednesday to act as his own lawyer in the murder case. Joseph Naso also is being investigated in...

Fox News, 17:03 in Crime
 
Obama Releases ‘Long-Form’ Birth Certificate

Obama Releases ‘Long-Form’ Birth Certificate

WASHINGTON - The decision by President Obama to release his “long-form” birth certificate on Wednesday injected the president directly into the simmering “birther” controversy in the hope of finally ending it, as aides said, or perhaps even turning it...

 

EBay Earnings Rise in First Quarter

SAN FRANCISCO - Rapid growth by eBay’s PayPal payment service helped lift the company’s first-quarter results while its online marketplace continued to grow modestly. Add to Portfolio GSI Commerce Inc eBay Inc Thomson Reuters Corp Amazon.com Inc Go to...

 
Facebook Extends a Hand to Madison Avenue

Facebook Extends a Hand to Madison Avenue

FACEBOOK is looking to make some new friends on Madison Avenue. Add to Portfolio McDonald's Corporation Walgreen Co Publicis Groupe SA Go to your Portfolio

 
National security shakeup: Obama to send Panetta to Pentagon, replace him at CIA with Petraeus

National security shakeup: Obama to send Panetta to Pentagon, replace him at CIA with Petraeus

WASHINGTON — In a major national security reshuffle, President Barack Obama is sending CIA Director Leon Panetta to the Pentagon to replace Robert Gates, a widely praised Bush holdover, and replacing Panetta at the spy agency with Gen. David Petraeus,...

 

NATO Strike Kills 12 Libyan Rebels in Misurata

MISURATA, Libya - NATO warplanes attacked a rebel position on the front lines of this besieged city here on Wednesday, killing 12 fighters in what the rebels called a friendly fire accident. Multimedia Interactive Feature Timeline: Col. Muammar...

 
Yemen clashes turn deadly as protesters oppose immunity deal for President Saleh

Yemen clashes turn deadly as protesters oppose immunity deal for President Saleh

SANAA, Yemen — A violent clash in Yemen’s capital left at least 10 anti-government protesters dead and scores injured after a crowd tried unsuccessfully to take control of the state-run television station, according to protesters and volunteer...

 

McDonald's hires about 1,300 in Arizona

About 1,300 of more than 14,000 Arizona applicants landed jobs at McDonald's national hiring event on last week, the company announced today. The fast food chain held a one-day hiring spree April 19 to fill about 50,000 positions across the United...

 

Trading down in NFL draft a tricky proposition for Arizona Cardinals

In evaluating any possible trade offers for the fifth overall pick, the Cardinals must consider not only what they would receive in compensation, but also what they would be giving up. That pick has great value. And while trading down would give the...

AZCentral, 17:34 in Sport
 

Texas QB Josh Kern verbally commits to Arizona Wildcats football

Quarterback Josh Kern verbally committed to the UA Tuesday, becoming the first piece - and possibly a cornerstone - of the Wildcats' 2012 recruiting class. Kern, 6 feet 5 inches and 190 pounds, threw for 1,020 yards and seven touchdowns and rushed for...

AZCentral, 17:34 in Sport
 

Arizona Wildcats softball: Kenzie Fowler's status still uncertain

Kenzie Fowler is still experiencing concussion symptoms nine days after being hit in the forehead by a teammate's line-drive foul ball. Her timetable remains "day-to-day," UA coach Mike Candrea reiterated, though he said she was...

AZCentral, 17:34 in Sport
 
Nevada Senate Appointment Sets Up Bellwether Special Election This Fall

Nevada Senate Appointment Sets Up Bellwether Special Election This Fall

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday that he is appointing Republican Rep. Dean Heller to replace John Ensign in the U.S. Senate, setting up a fall special election for the vacated House seat that could pit the woman who almost beat Sen....

Fox News, 17:36 in Politics
 

Ryan O’Neal to write about Farrah Fawcett in memoir scheduled to be published next year

NEW YORK — Ryan O’Neal has his own love story to share. The actor has signed with Crown Archetype for a memoir about his tumultuous relationship with Farrah Fawcett, who died in 2009. Crown announced Wednesday that the book will come out next spring...

 
In showy NH stop, Trump dismisses critics, takes credit for Obama’s release of birth record

In showy NH stop, Trump dismisses critics, takes credit for Obama’s release of birth record

DOVER, N.H. — After weeks of suggesting Barack Obama was born in Africa, Donald Trump hastened to boast that he had forced the Democratic president to release a detailed Hawaii birth certificate disproving that claim, painting an apparent setback as a...

 

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