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Murder Trial Opens In Tenn. Love Triangle Case

Posted: 09/05/2008 - A prosecutor described a schoolteacher's husband as a jealous, calculating killer as trial opened Friday on charges he murdered his wife's teenage lover. But a defense lawyer told the jury that the defendant was a victim himself of a spouse who flaunted her infidelity.

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Speedy Tropical Storm Hanna Charges For Carolinas

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Tropical Storm Hanna picked up speed Friday as it cruised toward the Carolinas, promising to deliver gusty winds and heavy rain during a dash up the Eastern Seaboard that could wash out the weekend for millions of people.

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Palin's son's job to guard his commanders in Iraq

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The long and divisive war in Iraq is about to resonate with presidential candidates in a way not seen so far in the campaign: The sons of both vice presidential nominees are assigned to go there soon.

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Divorce Papers Reveal Hulk Hogan's Net Worth

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Thousands of dollars spent on clothing, grooming and vacations are among the average monthly expenses for Hulk Hogan's wife, according to financial affidavits filed in the couple's impending divorce case near Tampa.

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Man Convicted of Raping 7-year old Girl

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Jurors found 21-year old Raymone Levy guilty of raping a 7-year old girl. Prosecutors say they will seek a maximum sentence of life in prison.

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Prosecutors: Loss in AIG scheme exceeds $1B

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Federal prosecutors in Connecticut say a scheme to manipulate the financial statements of the world's largest insurance company, American International Group Inc., resulted in a loss of more than $1 billion to investors.

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AP IMPACT: Afghans Fed Up With Government, U.S.

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The bearded, turbaned men gather beneath a large, leafy tree in rural eastern Nangarhar province. When Malik Mohammed speaks on their behalf, his voice is soft but his words are harsh. Mohammed makes it clear that the tribal chiefs have lost all faith in both their own government and the foreign soldiers in their country.

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GE may face civil action on securities violations

Posted: 09/05/2008 - General Electric Co. said Friday it has been informed that the Securities and Exchange Commission may recommend fines and other action for possible violations of securities law related to accounting changes the company made.

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Obama: McCain Focused On Biography Over Economy

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Democrat Barack Obama called Republican rival John McCain's acceptance speech the final piece of an out-of-touch convention that focused on its nominee's biography instead of the struggles of the middle class.

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Rice Meets Gadhafi On Historic Visit To Libya

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The United States and Libya sealed a historic turnaround after decades of terrorist killings, American retaliation, suspicions and insults with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's peacemaking visit Friday with Moammar Gadhafi, Libya's mercurial strongman.

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Oil prices drop as jobs data add to demand worries

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Oil prices sank to a five-month low Friday as a jump in the U.S. unemployment rate signaled to traders that Americans might keep paring back their energy use to save money.

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McCain, Palin Present Themselves As Reformers

Posted: 09/05/2008 - John McCain said Friday the sagging economy has brought "tough times all over America" as he made a splashy debut with Sarah Palin in critical Midwestern states as the newly crowned Republican presidential ticket.

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Unemployment climbs to 5-year high of 6.1 percent

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The nation's unemployment rate bolted above the psychologically important 6 percent level last month for the first time in five years - and it's likely to go even higher in the months ahead, possibly throwing the economy into a tailspin as Americans pick a new president.

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Stocks mostly rise as investors snap up financials

Posted: 09/05/2008 - Wall Street wrestled with intensifying economic worries Friday, extending sharp losses after a disheartening jobs report and then grudgingly engaging in some mild bargain hunting that gave the market some modest gains. The major indexes ended the week with big declines, a sign that investors, who not long ago expected the economy to improve, are now growing increasingly discouraged.

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Ohio preacher, 71, avoids jail in road rage case

Posted: 09/05/2008 - A 71-year-old Cincinnati preacher convicted of waving a gun and threatening another driver won't be going to jail. A Hamilton County judge on Thursday sentenced Thomas Howell to two years' probation and 100 hours of community service on his conviction for aggravated menacing.

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Murder trial opens in Tenn. love triangle case

Posted: 09/05/2008 - KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A prosecutor described a schoolteacher's husband as a jealous, calculating killer as trial opened Friday on charges he murdered his wife's teenage lover. But a defense lawyer told the jury that the defendant was a victim himself of a spouse who flaunted her infidelity.

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Doctor fired for allegedly drinking on the job

Posted: 09/05/2008 - A Massachusetts doctor has been fired and lost the right to renew his medical license for allegedly trying to give a pregnant woman an epidural while drunk.

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Speedy Tropical Storm Hanna charges for Carolinas

Posted: 09/05/2008 - MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) -- Tropical Storm Hanna picked up speed Friday as it cruised toward the Carolinas, promising to deliver gusty winds and heavy rain during a dash up the Eastern Seaboard that could wash out the weekend for millions of people.

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W.Va. man accused of drunk driving on a tractor

Posted: 09/05/2008 - A Charleston man faces drunken driving charges after police spotted him riding a farm tractor on a highway without lights or proper warning signs. Kanawha County sheriff's deputies arrested 22-year-old Joshua David Postalwait early Friday morning.

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Vote Set on Manhattan School District Bond

Posted: 09/05/2008 - A $97.5 million bond issue for USD 383 is set to be on the Nov. 4th ballot. The money would add space for an expected 30% enrollment increase over the next decade.

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Team dumps logo near buttocks after 70-0 loss

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The Idaho Vandals football team is dumping the letter "I" from the buttocks region of players' new pants following a season-opening 70-0 loss to the Arizona Wildcats.

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New Seinfeld ad draws negative reviews online

Posted: 09/05/2008 - The software giant's new ad starring Jerry Seinfeld has drawn largely negative reviews online after premiering Thursday night during NBC's broadcast of the National Football League's season kickoff game.

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