News archive from 30 May 2013

Police arrest man carrying long blade who ran into downtown Manhattan restaurant

Police arrest man carrying long blade who ran into downtown Manhattan restaurant

Cops nabbed a man with what appeared to be a sheathed sword after a cop directing traffic spotted him walking on a downtown Manhattan street. The unidentified suspect was walking around Howard and Centre streets when the officer spotted an unusual...

 

Michigan opening foe Oklahoma 'a great team in every category'

Oklahoma City - One year after squandering a lead with the national championship on the line, Oklahoma comes rolling into the Women's College World Series as the favorite to win this year's NCAA softball title and the toast of the sport. The Sooners...

 

Effort to pull controversial election authority from local officials stalled

Most local officials are poised to keep their controversial power to kick political opponents off the ballot after lobbying from those officials helped stall a reform proposal in the General Assembly. Instead, a piecemeal effort is moving forward that...

 
China’s ‘firewater’ may make its way to the U.S. 

China’s ‘firewater’ may make its way to the U.S. 

Chinese baijiu, a flammable, pungent white liquor averaging a 110-proof wallop, is the world's most consumed form of liquor thanks to its popularity in China, but for the first time distillers are looking to develop export markets. According to data...

 

Galaxy, Real Madrid confirmed for Dodger Stadium games in August

The Galaxy and Real Madrid are among four teams that will play in a doubleheader Aug. 3 at Dodger Stadium as part of a new international soccer tournament, officials confirmed Wednesday. Juventus of Italy and Everton FC of England also will...

 

Mark Walter still showing his smarts by taking long approach

Between them, Dodgers President Stan Kasten and General Manager Ned Colletti have been major-league baseball executives for almost 60 years. They are known entities, veterans who have weathered most every kind of baseball storm. Then there is Mark...

 

Fire Game Day: Eagles first Open Cup foe

The Fire look for a little longer run this year as they begin U.S. Open Cup play Wednesday on the road against the Charlotte Eagles at Winthrop University. Last year the Fire were knocked out in the opening round in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Michigan...

 

Report: Rutgers paid $70,000 for AD background check

The Asbury Park Press reports: A $70,000 background check paid for by Rutgers failed to turn up the accusations of abuse leveled by former volleyball players against newly hired athletics director Julie Hermann, an Asbury Park Press investigation...

 
Derek Jeter starts throwing again, no date for return to Yankees lineup

Derek Jeter starts throwing again, no date for return to Yankees lineup

Derek Jeter has played catch along the first-base line at both versions of the Stadium hundreds of times in his career. None probably were as closely monitored as the tosses the Yankees captain exchanged with a clubhouse attendant before Wednesday's...

Daily News, 19:07 in Sport
 

U.S. economy needs more immigrants, ex-CEO of Kellogg says

Mackinac Island - Immigration reform is a key to keeping the economy growing and could ensure economic dominance for years to come, a former chief executive and ex-U.S. Commerce Department secretary said Wednesday. America needs to attract more...

 

Game thread: Anibal Sanchez, Tigers face Pirates in Pittsburgh

Here's the Detroit Tigers' starting lineup for tonight's game at the Pittsburgh Pirates (7 p.m., FSD). Right-hander A.J. Burnett is scheduled to start for the Bucs. 1. Andy Dirks, LF 2. Torii Hunter, RF 3. Miguel Cabrera, 3B 4. Prince Fielder, 1B 5....

 

Lush, leafy East Dallas property inspires with art, water-conserving features

The East Dallas garden of Curtis Fesser and Brad Boling is better than Pinterest for ideas on how to use found and even discarded objects in artistic and pleasing ways. The property won a place on Saturday’s 19th annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour...

 

Lush, leafy East Dallas property inspires with art, water-conserving features

The East Dallas garden of Curtis Fesser and Brad Boling is better than Pinterest for ideas on how to use found and even discarded objects in artistic and pleasing ways. The property won a place on Saturday’s 19th annual Water-Wise Landscape Tour...

 

Viacom CEO mocks Sen. John McCain's anti-bundling bill

Viacom Inc. Chief Executive Officer Philippe Dauman mocked Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) for being the sole sponsor of a new bill to overhaul the way pay-TV distributors and programmers package and sell programming. At Nomura's Global Media & Telecom...

 

Garden Calendar: Design outdoor spaces with natural elements

BECOME A MASTER GARDENER: The Kaufman County Master Gardener Association will detail its 2013 master gardener training program for those interested in earning the certification. 6 p.m. Thursday. 2471 N. State Highway 34, Kaufman. 972-932-9069....

 

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