News archive from 28 June 2013, page 8

Death toll from west China's violence rises to 35

BEIJING Chinese state media say the death toll has climbed to 35 from rioting early Wednesday in the far-western region of Xinjiang. Initial reports said 27 people were killed, but a late Thursday night report by the official Xinhua News Agency...

 

Death toll from west China's violence rises to 35

BEIJING -- Chinese state media say the death toll has climbed to 35 from rioting early Wednesday in the far-western region of Xinjiang. Initial reports said 27 people were killed, but a late Thursday night report by the official Xinhua News Agency...

 

Review: 'June Wayne: Eloquent Visionary' reveals a bold mind

June Wayne (1918-2011) is best known for starting and running the Tamarind Lithography Workshop, a world-renowned institution that has been going strong for 53 years. She is also known as an innovative printmaker, her own lithographs outstanding...

 
John L. Nickels, 1931-2013

John L. Nickels, 1931-2013

John L. Nickels capped a distinguished legal career with six years on the Illinois Supreme Court bench in the 1990s. A Republican from rural Kane County, Justice Nickels wrote 95 majority opinions, including one later upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court...

 
Greg Cote: Aaron Hernandez is sports' latest fallen ‘hero'

Greg Cote: Aaron Hernandez is sports' latest fallen ‘hero'

Sunday, June 16, 2013. Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, care free and on top of the world so much as anyone knew, father to an 8-month-old daughter, goes on Twitter, writes: “happy father's day to all the great dads out...

 

U.S. mortgage rates jump to 2-year high

WASHINGTON -- U.S. mortgage rates have suddenly jumped from near-record lows and are adding thousands of dollars to the cost of buying a home. The average rate on the 30-year fixed loan soared this week to 4.46 percent, according to a report Thursday...

 

FILM REVIEW: 'The Heat': L.A.'s Finest can't get a clue

The team-up of Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy looks on paper to be a sure-fire formula for comic gold; both gifted comediennes, they also possess temperaments and physical packages diametrically opposed enough to re-create the kind of comedy made...

 
Mighty Quinn: June 28

Mighty Quinn: June 28

Mighty will take a short break and return on Monday, July 8. With the Rosedale Couch Thief still on the loose, MQHQ will be on high alert. But first...

Daily News, 21:13 in Sport
 

NBA draft poll: Grade the Charlotte Bobcats selection of Cody Zeller

With the fourth overall pick Thursday, the Charlotte Bobcats selected Indiana power forward Cody Zeller. In doing so, the Bobcats passed on big men Nerlens Noel of Kentucky and Alex Len of Maryland, plus shooting guard Ben McLemore of Kansas. Only...

 

Diamondbacks defeat Nationals 3-2 in 11 innings

WASHINGTON -- Didi Gregorius drove in the go-ahead run with a bunt single in the 11th inning and Aaron Hill homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Thursday night to salvage the finale of a three-game series. Miguel...

 

Pitt center Adams selected by Thunder in first round of NBA draft

By Ray Fittipaldo / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Steven Adams, the 7-foot center who spent one season at Pitt, was selected by the Oklahoma City Thunder with 12th overall pick in the first round of the NBA draft tonight. Adams is the fifth Pitt player to...

 

Hawks must get down to business quickly

They will board buses and slowly wend their way through the streets of Chicago as hundreds of thousands of adoring fans fete them. As they soak in the adoration during Friday's parade to celebrate their 2013 Stanley Cup, the Blackhawks will know in...

 
Cavs take Bennett with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

Cavs take Bennett with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

NEW YORK Anthony Bennett became the first Canadian to be the No. 1 pick and Nerlens Noel tumbled out of the top five Thursday night, a surprising start to the NBA draft. The Cleveland Cavaliers passed on Noel and Alex Len, who went to Phoenix at No....

 
Marlon Byrd powers Mets in win against Rockies during one-game trip to Colorado

Marlon Byrd powers Mets in win against Rockies during one-game trip to Colorado

METS 3, ROCKIES 2 DENVER -- Marlon Byrd hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and threw out a runner at second in the ninth to give the Mets a 3-2 win over the Rockies in a one-game trip into the Mile High City for a make-up game. The Mets (32-43)...

Daily News, 21:23 in Sport
 

Former Patriots' player Aaron Hernandez denied bail on murder charge

FALL RIVER, Mass. - Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, charged with murder in what prosecutors say was the execution-style killing of a friend near his house, was denied bail Thursday. Hernandez's lawyer argued that his celebrity...

 

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