Posts Tagged ‘ time ’

GOP reveals midterm blueprint

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

The GOP blueprint for winning control of the House is rapidly coming into focus, with the National Republican Congressional Committee readying a $22 million TV ad blitz aimed at a handful of powerful, long-serving incumbents and several dozen of the most junior members of the Democratic majority. POLITICO has learned that the
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World’s Largest Online Travel Company Expands Presence in Brazil

Aug 17th, 2010 | By travelnews

Expedia grows its Brazilian operations to help hoteliers reach the world’s largest audience of travelers Expedia, Inc., the world’s largest online travel company, announced the expansion of its operations in Sao Paulo and growth in the international travel bookings the company is delivering to Brazilian hotels. Expedia® operates more than 90 Expedia and Hotels.com® travel
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Chefs find relief after U.S. Gulf oil leak stops

Aug 17th, 2010 | By lifestylenews

By Richard Leong NEW YORK | Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:10pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) – U.S. chefs breathed a collective sigh of relief after BP stopped its massive oil leak in the seafood-rich U.S. Gulf a month ago, but they must still deal with tight supply and high prices in the coming months.
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Asus lower shipment estimates for Eee netbooks thanks to iPad

Aug 17th, 2010 | By technologynews

Asus is not doing well with its netbook shipments right now. The company has been shipping tons of the small machines, but over the last few months the netbook market overall has started softening as the market matures. The improving economy also means that more consumers have the extra money to buy a normal notebook
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From baseball diamond to church pews, services across US measure rising losses in Afghanistan

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

In the summer twilight, a crowd gathers on a baseball diamond in Seattle, candles in hand, to remember a sailor who not long ago ran this dusty path. In a California church, a young widow reunites with friends she saw just nine months ago at her wedding — this time, though, they’ve come to bid
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Sen Kerry: Karzai must fight graft or lose support (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

KABUL, Afghanistan – U.S. Sen. John Kerry told the president of Afghanistan on Tuesday that his efforts to battle corruption were crucial if he wants
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James doubts Gilbert cared about him (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

MIAMI (AP)—Adding a new layer to the rift between LeBron James(notes) and Dan Gilbert, the NBA’s two-time reigning MVP and new Miami Heat forward has told GQ magazine that he isn’t sure the Cleveland Cavaliers owner “ever cared” about him during their time together. In an article released Tuesday, James spoke of how widespread criticism
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Netflix’s Lust for ‘True Blood’ Spurned by HBO

Aug 17th, 2010 | By businessnews

August 17, 2010, 9:58 AM EDT By Ronald Grover (Updates with today’s trading in 13th paragraph.) Aug. 17 (Bloomberg) — Netflix Inc.’s drive to offer its subscribers online movies from all the biggest Hollywood studios may hit a wall with HBO. Time Warner Inc.’s pay-television
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K-Rod has torn thumb ligament, will need surgery

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

HOUSTON — Mets closer Francisco Rodriguez has a torn thumb ligament in his pitching hand sustained during a fight with his girlfriend’s father at Citi Field and will need surgery that will sideline him for the rest of the season. The Mets announced the injury before Monday night’s game at the Houston Astros. They said
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Dad to make 3rd trip to Texas death chamber for execution of gang member who killed daughter

Aug 17th, 2010 | By usnews

HUNTSVILLE, Texas –  Randy Ertman knows the road to the Texas death chamber too well. He’s set to make the trip again, to witness for the third time the execution of one of the gang members responsible for the rape and murder of his teenage daughter and her schoolmate. This time, it will be the
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