Posts Tagged ‘ Monday ’

Obama OK with Reid’s stance

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

SEATTLE — President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) have agreed to disagree on a Muslim group’s controversial plans to build an Islamic community center and mosque a couple of blocks from ground zero in lower Manhattan. Obama “respects the right of anybody — Democrat, Republican, independent — to disagree with his
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NH police charge mother and son with stealing $1,670 worth of video games from Best Buy

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

CONCORD, N.H. –  Police in Salem, N.H., have charged a mother-and-son team with the theft of more than $1,600 worth of video games from a Best Buy store. Police said 64-year-old Luise LaQuerre and her 20-year-old son, Christopher Andrukaitis, both of Amesbury, Mass., were charged with felony theft after store security officers on Monday spotted
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Famed home run hitter Thomson dead at 86 (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—Bobby Thomson, who hit the famed “Shot Heard ‘Round the World” that won the 1951 National League pennant for the New York Giants, has died. He was 86. Thomson’s death was confirmed Tuesday by the funeral home in Savannah, Ga., that is handling the arrangements. He had been in failing health for several
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Celebrity surgeon Frank Ryan killed in car crash (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

VENTURA, Calif. – Authorities say celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Frank Ryan has died after his vehicle barreled down a cliff near Malibu. The California Highway Patrol says Ryan’s 1995 Jeep Wrangler went off the side of Pacific Coast Highway and landed on its roof Monday afternoon. The 50-year-old Ryan performed multiple plastic surgeries this year
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Pa. fan turns Paul McCartney autograph into tattoo (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

WEST CHESTER, Pa. – Call it a signature in very permanent ink. A Pennsylvania woman took a sign to Paul McCartney’s show Sunday in Philadelphia requesting he autograph her back with a marker. McCartney called Rose Ann Belluso up on stage and obliged, and she decided to make the moment last forever. She had McCartney’s
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Haynesworth sidelined after feeling ill (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

ASHBURN, Va. (AP)—Albert Haynesworth(notes) was sidelined after just a few snaps at practice Tuesday morning, apparently because he wasn’t feeling well. The Washington Redskins defensive tackle began the workout as usual, taking part in defensive drills, but he was out of his pads and standing on the sideline with a towel on his neck shortly
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Doctors discover tumor in Michael Douglas’ throat

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:55am EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Doctors have found a tumor in the throat of Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas and plan to treat the “Wall Street” star with radiation and chemotherapy over eight weeks. Doctors expect Douglas, 65, to make a full recovery, the actor’s spokesman told People
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Gates to leave in 2011 — or not

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

When will Robert Gates go — one of Washington’s favorite parlor games — swung back in action Monday, when the defense secretary was quoted saying he plans to quit sometime next year. Gates has cultivated the mystery by playing up just how much he wants to retire, but he told Foreign Policy this week
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Obama begins five-state tour

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Politics drove President Barack Obama’s agenda Monday as he hit the first of the five states he’ll visit over the next three days, using economy-focused events — and Democratic fundraisers — to attack Republicans less than three months before the midterm elections. “The worst mistake we could make is to go
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Doctors discover tumor in Michael Douglas’ throat

Aug 17th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:06pm EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Doctors have found a tumor in the throat of Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas and plan to treat the “Wall Street” star with radiation and chemotherapy over eight weeks. Doctors expect Douglas, 65, to make a full recovery, the actor’s spokesman told People
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