News archive from 28 May 2011, page 6

Students suspended after racist incidents in Calif

SOQUEL, Calif. - Officials say students at a California high school have been suspended for wearing clothing associated with the white supremacist movement and suspected involvement in a rash of graffiti scrawls that includes swastikas. Santa Cruz...

Fox News, 18:16 in Learning
 

AP National News Calendar

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of May 29-June 4, 2011. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute. The following economic reports will be issued in Washington (all times EST): SUNDAY: No...

Fox News, 18:16 in Business
 

Administration: China not currency manipulator

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration on Friday declined to cite China for manipulating its currency to gain trade advantages against the United States but said the pace of the currency's rise against the dollar needs to be accelerated. The Treasury...

Fox News, 18:16 in Business
 

Gas tanks are draining family budgets

NEW YORK - There's less money this summer for hotel rooms, surfboards and bathing suits. It's all going into the gas tank. High prices at the pump are putting a squeeze on the family budget as the traditional summer driving season begins. For every...

Fox News, 18:16 in Business
 

'Pink Car' the target of apparent student prank

Six Prescott High School students are suspected of stealing and spray-painting the "Pink Car," a landmark in Walker, apparently as part of a senior prank, authorities said. The Pink Car, which is the frame and body of a 1930s sedan, was...

 

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

------ YEMEN The deadly fighting that rocked the Yemeni capital this week spreads beyond Sanaa as armed tribesmen seeking to oust President Ali Abdullah Saleh seize two military camps in battles that kill at least 18 and prompt airstrikes by...

 

He’s troubled by girlfriend’s yearlong relationship with married man

Dear Carolyn: My girlfriend and I are at an impasse. Before we were together she had a yearlong relationship with a married man. She says she regrets it, but insists on defending him whenever the topic comes up. If anything, she seems bothered that I...

 

Russian police free hostages at prison

MOSCOW-Two convicted murderers kidnapped six staff members at a maximum security prison in Russia on Friday, but police attacked the men as they tried to escape and freed the hostages. The two inmates in their 20s, both serving prison sentences until...

 

She’s been dodging social events because of husband’s drinking

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband tends to not be able to stop drinking, and as I’m not much of a drinker, we’ve stopped going to bars, clubs, parties, etc. (Restaurants are OK because he can limit himself while...

 

Spieth's Saturday plans: Third round of Nelson, then graduate from Jesuit

IRVING, Texas — Jordan Spieth is going to be late for his high school graduation ceremony Saturday, if he makes it at all. The teenager has another round of golf with PGA Tour players at the Byron Nelson Championship. For the second year in a row, the...

Dallas News, 18:20 in Sport
 

U.S. Announces Sanctions Against Israeli Company

JERUSALEM - Even as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was praising the United States in a speech on Tuesday for imposing tougher sanctions on Iran for its nuclear activities, the State Department announced that it was imposing sanctions on a leading...

 
Canadian mother defends keeping baby’s gender secret

Canadian mother defends keeping baby’s gender secret

TORONTO - A Canadian couple says it’s none of the world’s business to know their baby’s gender despite a firestorm of criticism over their controversial decision to keep the infant’s sex a secret. Kathy Witterick said her 4-month-old baby Storm should...

 
Couple’s gender secret for baby touches off debate

Couple’s gender secret for baby touches off debate

NEW YORK - Ridiculous or ultra-enlightened? A Toronto couple’s decision to keep the gender of their 4-month-old baby a secret has touched off a sometimes nasty debate over how far parents should go in protecting young ones from society’s boy-girl...

 

North Korea to release California man

Reporting from Beijing- North Korea announced Friday that it will release a California businessman who has been imprisoned since November and reportedly faced charges of proselytizing, which is illegal in the country. Jun Young-su of Orange County...

 

Hedge fund owner, Nvidia worker guilty on trading

NEW YORK -- The government on Friday strengthened its insider trading case against a former consultant for a California research firm by securing guilty pleas and cooperation deals with a former hedge fund portfolio manager and a technology company's...

 

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