News archive from 28 April 2012

In Egypt president race, Muslim clerics seek voice

CAIRO - Egypt's presidential contenders have been passing through a new campaign rite of passage. One by one over recent weeks, they appeared before a panel of bearded, ultraconservative Muslim clerics who meticulously question them, including on how...

 
In Egypt president race, Muslim clerics seek voice

In Egypt president race, Muslim clerics seek voice

CAIRO Egypt's presidential contenders have been passing through a new campaign rite of passage. One by one over recent weeks, they appeared before a panel of bearded, ultraconservative Muslim clerics who meticulously question them, including on how...

 

Washington Nationals (14-5) at Los Angeles Dodgers (13-6), 10:10 p.m. (ET)

A pair of surprise division leaders square off this evening, as the National League West front-running Los Angeles Dodgers welcome the East's top team, the Washington Nationals, to Dodger Stadium for the start of a three-game series. Los Angeles...

 

Oakland Athletics (10-10) at Baltimore Orioles (12-7), 7:05 p.m. (ET)

Right-hander Jake Arrieta makes his second career start against Oakland in search of his first win tonight when the Baltimore Orioles host the Athletics in the opener of a three-game set at Camden Yards. The 26-year-old Missouri native lost his only...

 

Boys basketball: Independent all-state team announced

These 15 players, compiled by SourceHoops.com, represent the best from those teams that play outside of the FHSAA. Players were selected based on in-person evaluations, a review of all-area teams and recognition by the Florida Athletic Coaches...

 

Protester at party conventions could be armed

TAMPA, Florida - The thousands of protesters expected at the Democratic and Republican national conventions can come armed with a lot more than signs and slogans: State law in Florida and North Carolina allows concealed weapons, including guns. In...

 

Google close to marketing driverless car technology

Google is getting closer to making the technology that would allow your car to drive itself commercially viable, according to a new report. Google's engineers note that if government officials or insurers get skittish about autonomous vehicles, the...

 

Imax misses profit estimates by a cent

Imax Corp's quarterly net profit missed estimates by a cent, even as the Canadian giant movie screen maker posted higher recurring revenue and continued to expand its global footprint. The company expects to install 17 to 21 new theatre systems in the...

 

Earnings Preview: Pfizer to report 1Q results

Pfizer Inc., the world's biggest drugmaker by revenue, will tout the approval of a new cancer medicine and discuss its drug pipeline and plans to sell its infant nutrition business when the company reports first-quarter results before the stock market...

 
Samsung coyness puts smartphone crown in dispute

Samsung coyness puts smartphone crown in dispute

NEW YORK -- Smartphones are the hottest gadgets in the world. But who's the biggest smartphone maker? We don't really know. Samsung, Apple's chief competitor, gives only vague indications of how many it makes, which means industry watchers come up...

 

Los Angeles native lands lead in Broadway's newest 'Annie'

A Los Angeles native has landed the title role in a new Broadway production of "Annie" opening this fall. After a nine-month, multi-city search and more than 5,000 auditions, producers chose curly haired Lilla Crawford to play the adorable...

 

Judge weighs dismissing Jim Boeheim defamation suit

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A judge says he expects to announce a decision in two weeks after hearing arguments on a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim. Former team ballboys Bobby Davis and...

 
In Egypt president race, Muslim clerics seek voice

In Egypt president race, Muslim clerics seek voice

CAIRO -- Egypt's presidential contenders have been passing through a new campaign rite of passage. One by one over recent weeks, they appeared before a panel of bearded, ultraconservative Muslim clerics who meticulously question them, including on how...

 

Statewide Florida drug take-back set for Saturday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Locations across Florida are participating in National Drug Take-Back Day. People can turn in prescription drugs they no longer need on Saturday. Attorney General Pam Bondi said the take-back is designed to prevent those drugs...

 

Cowboys' Stephen Jones: 'I think we've got four damn good' cover corners

IRVING, Texas -- Following a Friday press conference to introduce first round draft pick Morris Claiborne to the local media, Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones took a few minutes to chat with a small group of reporters. A few of the hot...

Dallas News, 17:06 in Sport
 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30