Posts Tagged ‘ Thursday ’

Yellowstone Club collapse pinned on founder, judge says Blixseth must repay most creditors

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

BILLINGS, Mont. –  A federal judge has pinned the financial collapse of the ultra-exclusive Yellowstone Club on its founder, Tim Blixseth, but says he doesn’t have to repay all its debts. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher says in a 135-page ruling issued Monday that Blixseth siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars from the private Montana
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36 killed, hundreds injured in new China flooding (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

BEIJING – At least 36 people have died and 23 others are missing in fresh flooding from torrential rains in China’s Gansu province, the latest
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Paris Hilton to vigorously defend bad hair day

Aug 13th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES | Fri Aug 13, 2010 9:40am EDT LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Many people have bad hair days, but one that cost $35 million? Not even Paris Hilton could do that — at least, that’s what she says. Lawyers for the hotel heiress and socialite on Thursday said they “will pursue all of our
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Group selects 27 research projects to get BP money for studies of gulf oil spill effects

Aug 13th, 2010 | By usnews

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. –  The Florida Institute of Oceanography says 27 research projects have been selected to receive a total of about $10 million from BP PLC to study the impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The projects were culled from 233 proposals and announced Thursday in St. Petersburg by the institute, which
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Redmond O’Neal completes drug diversion program (AP)

Aug 13th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

LOS ANGELES – Redmond O’Neal, the son of the late Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O’Neal, has successfully completed a drug diversion program. O’Neal’s graduation from the treatment program on Thursday led to the dismissal of two felony drug-related cases, district attorney spokeswoman Jane Robison said. The 25-year-old will remain on probation for another two years
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Michigan to meet NCAA over allegations (AP)

Aug 13th, 2010 | By sportsnews

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP)—Michigan coach Rich Rodriguez concedes he is nervous about this weekend’s hearing with the NCAA. He’s not alone. On Saturday, Rodriguez will join university president Mary Sue Coleman and athletic director Dave Brandon in Seattle for the meeting with NCAA officials. The NCAA has accused Michigan of five major rules violations related
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Richie Hayward, co-founder of Little Feat, dies (AP)

Aug 13th, 2010 | By entertainmentnews

NEW YORK – Richie Hayward, co-founder of the Little Feat, an eclectic jamband that maintained a strong cult following throughout the decades, has died. He was 64. The drummer had been suffering from liver cancer and died Thursday at a hospital near Vancouver, Canada, after complications of pneumonia, his publicist, Bridget Nolan, confirmed Friday. “He
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Germany leades eurozone to stronger growth (AP)

Aug 13th, 2010 | By worldnews

LONDON – The economy of the 16 countries that use the euro expanded by a better-than-expected 1 percent during the second quarter before as growth
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Sheriff: 50,000 Pot Plants Seized in Wis. Forest

Aug 12th, 2010 | By usnews

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Authorities estimate they seized at least 50,000 marijuana plants during a sweep through a northeastern Wisconsin national forest. Oconto County Sheriff Mike Jansen cautions the number is only an estimate. Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen says counting continues and the number currently stands around 10,000 plants.
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Police: Utah store clerk faces charges after running down suspected beer thief with car

Aug 12th, 2010 | By usnews

SALT LAKE CITY –  A Utah convenience store clerk who chased down a suspected beer thief now faces his own legal troubles. Salt Lake City police say Ronald Wayne Lindsley’s decision to ram the man with his car was excessive. Police say the 61-year-old Lindsley was working at a Salt Lake City gas station when
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