News archive from 28 August 2012

Tide Free NFL Rally Towel, sabotaged by fraudulent freebie seekers

Tide Free NFL Rally Towel, sabotaged by fraudulent freebie seekers

Tide had a promotion posted on their site this morning allowing consumers to earn a free NFL rally towel with the purchase of specially marked products. You enter a UPC and a special promo code included with the purchase of the TIDE product. So...

 

Delaware court upholds $2B Southern Copper ruling

DOVER, Del. -- The Delaware Supreme Court is upholding a $2 billion judgment in a shareholder lawsuit stemming from Southern Copper Corp.'s 2005 acquisition of a mining company from Grupo Mexico, its controlling stockholder. The justices on Monday...

 

Using DNC to lure companies

CHARLOTTE, N.C. The Charlotte Chamber has gone in with the city and several other boosters to hire a Washington D.C.-based consultant to help score time with U.S. business leaders coming to town for the Democratic National Convention. With a $50,000...

 

Top Libyan officials implicated in mosque desecrations

TRIPOLI, Libya Members of the Libyan government and its military have been implicated in the destruction by Islamists over the weekend of several mosques affiliated with the Sufi branch of Islam, an indication that the government that replaced Moammar...

 

Troy City Council to interview city manager finalists this week

Troy - City Council will interview five finalists to become Troy's next city manager this week and could choose someone as soon as Thursday.Members of the public can see and hear the finalists from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at the Troy City Council Chambers in...

 

Police make arrest in Canada body parts case

TORONTO (AP) — The estranged boyfriend of a woman whose body parts were found scattered around Toronto has been arrested and charged in connection with her murder, police said Monday.Chun Qi Jiang, a 40-year old construction worker, appeared in court...

Chron, 17:03 in World News
 

South African adventurer shot in Peru

LIMA, Peru (AP) — A young South African adventurer seeking to follow the Amazon River from its origin to its mouth was in stable condition in a Lima hospital Monday after being shot and robbed by a pair of youths while on Peruvian tributary,...

Chron, 17:04 in World News
 

Dothan police make large drug bust

Dothan police have made a very large and somewhat unusual drug seizure, involving about 200 pounds of synthetic marijuana and pastries containing synthetic marijuana. These and several other items were seized during a search warrant served at a...

 

South African adventurer shot in Peru

LIMA, Peru -- A young South African adventurer seeking to follow the Amazon River from its origin to its mouth was in stable condition in a Lima hospital Monday after being shot and robbed by a pair of youths while on Peruvian tributary, authorities...

 

Lions place RB Best on PUP list

The Detroit Lions placed running back Jahvid Best on the physically unable to perform list. Monday's designation prevents the 23-year-old from playing in the first six weeks of the regular season. Best's season last year was cut short due to...

 

Revs acquire former MLS All-Star Toja

The New England Revolution acquired two-time MLS All-Star midfielder Juan Toja through Major League Soccer's Allocation Process on Monday. The 27-year-old spent the 2007 season and the first half of the 2008 campaign with FC Dallas, where he appeared...

 

Homeland Security campaign expands to sports

NEW YORK -- The Department of Homeland Security is urging fans at professional sports events to help keep the country safe by reporting anything suspicious they see. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano joined New York Police Department...

 

South African adventurer shot in Peru

LIMA, Peru - A young South African adventurer seeking to follow the Amazon River from its origin to its mouth was in stable condition in a Lima hospital Monday after being shot and robbed by a pair of youths while on Peruvian tributary, authorities...

 

Top Libyan officials implicated in mosque desecrations

TRIPOLI, Libya - Members of the Libyan government and its military have been implicated in the destruction by Islamists over the weekend of several mosques affiliated with the Sufi branch of Islam, an indication that the government that replaced...

 

Fearful Pakistani Christians make home in forest

ISLAMABAD - Having fled their homes in the latest spasm of Pakistani religious strife, a few hundred Christians have camped in a forest in the Pakistani capital, cut down trees and are using the branches to build a church. Their ordeal began when a...

 

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