News archive from 30 April 2015

Rockets fire social media manager after distasteful tweet

Rockets fire social media manager after distasteful tweet

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets have fired their social media manager after he posted a tweet with an emoji of a gun pointed at a horse's head as they were beating the Dallas Mavericks. The Rockets confirmed the dismissal of Chad Shanks on...

Usa Today, 19:02 in Sport
 
Six Flags solar farm sacrifices forest, critics say

Six Flags solar farm sacrifices forest, critics say

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, N.J. – He drives a Tesla plug-in, speaks passionately about the perils of climate change and is an architect of one of the most ambitious green energy initiatives in the state. But for the past month, Six Flags Great Adventure...

 
Student arrested for tampering with teacher's iced coffee

Student arrested for tampering with teacher's iced coffee

BAYVILLE, N.J. — Police arrested a high school student on charges that he laced his Spanish teacher's iced coffee with eye drops, landing her in a hospital, officials said. The teacher, Kelly Grosse of Central Regional High School here, was taken...

 
Casual dining coming back to life

Casual dining coming back to life

Casual dining may be rising from the dead. Or, at the very least, the seven-year slide of the $87 billion restaurant sector known for its table service but casual atmosphere, appears to have temporarily halted, according to a new report from NPD...

 
Sluggish economy roils markets

Sluggish economy roils markets

A disappointing GDP report and noncommittal Federal Reserve statement sent ripples through the financial markets Wednesday as investors tried to make sense of an unexpectedly sluggish economy. The Commerce Department reported that gross domestic...

 
Medicaid impasse blows up Fla. House session

Medicaid impasse blows up Fla. House session

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida House abruptly adjourned its 2015 legislative session Tuesday, leaving town three days early and leaving the Senate with plenty of work to do — possibly in violation of the Florida Constitution. "That's kind of...

 

Thursday's forecast: Rain for northeastern, north-central U.S.

The two trouble spots Thursday will be the northeastern U.S. and the north-central states, thanks to rain and thunderstorms. Northeastern U.S.: Showers and thunderstorms are likely throughout the day in the Ohio Valley, mid-Atlantic and Northeast. The...

 
Judge who struck down gay marriage in Ky. dies

Judge who struck down gay marriage in Ky. dies

The full video of Thursday's same-sex marriage debate between Judge John Heyburn II and The Family Foundation of Kentucky senior policy analyst Martin Cothran during the annual meeting of the Women Lawyers Association. By Alton Strupp/CJ LOUISVILLE,...

 
Friday is deadline for AT&T cellphone refunds

Friday is deadline for AT&T cellphone refunds

WASHINGTON — AT&T mobile phone customers who had unwanted charges added to their monthly bills face a Friday deadline to apply for a refund, a New York senator said Wednesday. Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., urged AT&T customers to call a...

 
Bernie Sanders: 'I am running in this election to win'

Bernie Sanders: 'I am running in this election to win'

WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders knows he faces an uphill battle against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, but he believes he can win by reaching out to overworked, underpaid Americans anxious for change. "I've been traveling...

 
Jared Foundation exec faces child porn charges

Jared Foundation exec faces child porn charges

INDIANAPOLIS — The executive director of the Jared Foundation was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child exploitation and child pornography. Russell Taylor, 43, was arrested and charged with three counts of child exploitation, three counts of...

 
NFL prospect Laken Tomlinson here to maul now, heal later as neurosurgeon

NFL prospect Laken Tomlinson here to maul now, heal later as neurosurgeon

Laken Tomlinson is living out his dream. While the NFL draft's presumptive top picks, quarterbacks Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota, stay at home to celebrate with family and friends, Tomlinson will be the beaming face in the green room Thursday...

Usa Today, 22:03 in Sport
 
Jerry Brown sets aggressive California climate goal

Jerry Brown sets aggressive California climate goal

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown launched an ambitious new effort to limit climate change Wednesday, calling for California to cut its planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030 — the toughest carbon goal adopted by...

 
Watch: New sides to '50 Shades' star Dornan

Watch: New sides to '50 Shades' star Dornan

Jamie Dornan is a little bit less of a mystery now that we see him dancing by himself between takes on the Fifty Shades of Grey set. Or making goofy faces into a onset monitor. This Fifty Shades behind-the-scenes extra (part of the May 8 Blu-Ray...

 
Report: California drought could worsen air pollution

Report: California drought could worsen air pollution

Drought conditions may be exacerbating air pollution throughout California, according to a report released by the American Lung Association on Wednesday. ALA experts said many Western cities, as well as Riverside County as a whole, have been recording...

 
Pagina:

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