News archive from 29 June 2012

Roberts delivers for president who had opposed him

Roberts delivers for president who had opposed him

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a junior senator, Barack Obama voted against John Roberts' nomination to the Supreme Court, fearing he would favor the powerful over the weak.Now it is Roberts who has saved the signature achievement of Obama's presidency, the...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 
Ask a broker: Aptsandlofts.com's founder David Maundrell 

Ask a broker: Aptsandlofts.com's founder David Maundrell 

As residential brokerage aptsandlofts.com opens its second storefront office - this one in Cobble Hill - founder David Maundrell talks with Voyeur about Brooklyn's new hot spots. What's your next hottest nabe in NYC? There are two neighborhoods I feel...

 

House votes to hold attorney general in contempt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a precedent-setting resolution to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in criminal contempt of Congress. It was the first time a sitting Cabinet member has been held in contempt.A number of Democrats boycotted...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 

House votes to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — House votes to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress.

Chron, 17:01 in World News
 
Louis Vuitton takes a dip in hot day 2 of menswear

Louis Vuitton takes a dip in hot day 2 of menswear

PARIS Day two of menswear spring-summer 2013 shows was all about the heat. Temperatures soared so high that one house, Issey Miyake, even decided to hand out designer ice packs to the clammy front row. The label that's known for its functionality...

 

Louis Vuitton takes a dip in hot day 2 of menswear

PARIS - Day two of menswear spring-summer 2013 shows was all about the heat. Temperatures soared so high that one house, Issey Miyake, even decided to hand out designer ice packs to the clammy front row. The label that's known for its functionality...

 
Euro 2012: Mario Balotelli scores two goals as Italy beats Germany 2-1, will face Spain in championship match 

Euro 2012: Mario Balotelli scores two goals as Italy beats Germany 2-1, will face Spain in championship match 

WARSAW, Poland — Mario Balotelli finally showed some quality finishing, scoring twice Thursday to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany and an unexpected spot in the European Championship final. Extending its winless streak against Italy in major...

Daily News, 17:01 in Sport
 

Balotelli powers Italy past Germany

WARSAW -- Italy forward Mario Balotelli scored two superb first-half goals to steer his team to a 2-1 victory over favored Germany on Thursday and into the Euro 2012 final, where it will meet defending champion Spain.

 
Another Brooklyn hero gets a job: dad of 6 who saved 2 at Coney is employed 

Another Brooklyn hero gets a job: dad of 6 who saved 2 at Coney is employed 

Another Brooklyn hero has been rewarded with a job. Lawrence Bowers, the unemployed father of six who saved a man and a child from drowning off Coney Island this month in two incidents of heroism, was offered a job Thursday by Atlantic Maintenance...

 

Facebook's stock falls for 2nd straight day

NEW YORK -- Facebook's stock has fallen for the second consecutive day. It lost 87 cents, or 2.7 percent, to close at $31.36 on Thursday. That's down 17 percent from its initial public offering price of $38. The stock had lost 2.6 percent Wednesday...

 

L.A. musicians to protest Chinatown Wal-Mart Saturday

The Occupy movement galvanized protest singers to assemble in public spaces and shout their grievances last year. In Los Angeles, the potential arrival of a ChinatownWal-Martmay do the same.Wal-Marthas already begun construction on the controversial...

 

Waltrip embraces his old Kentucky home team

SPARTA, Ky. -- Even as he traveled the world racing cars, Michael Waltrip always had a soft spot for his old Kentucky home. On Thursday he announced he was honoring his favorite college team. Waltrip was at Kentucky Speedway, site of this week's...

 
Police seek Family Dollar robber

Police seek Family Dollar robber

Police are searching for an armed man who robbed a dollar store in southeast Charlotte this week. Just before 10 p.m. Sunday, the man went into the Family Dollar on East Independence Boulevard near Idlewild Road, Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said....

 
Lawyer: Businessman didn't bribe Kilpatrick to win millions in contracts

Lawyer: Businessman didn't bribe Kilpatrick to win millions in contracts

Detroit- A rich businessman told federal agents he bribed ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick with private flights, helped mistress Christine Beatty lease a Land Rover and spent money on New York City shopping trips and $10,000 worth of Detroit Pistons tickets...

 

Police seek man who stole woman's rings near Oakland Mall

Troy- Police are asking for help finding a man who stole two rings from an Imlay City woman last week after they arranged a sale through Craigslist.The woman, 45, met the man in the parking lot of Chili's near the Oakland Mall at 2:30 p.m. June 20...

 

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