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SABMiller Board Recommends AB InBev's Revised Offer
- July 30, 2016

AB InBev , the world's largest brewer, has already moved to sell SABMiller's Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brands to Japanese firm Asahi . Earlier this week, AB InBev increased its cash offer for rival SABMiller to 45 pounds ($59.3) per share after some SABMiller shareholders complained that the offer agreed on months ago had been affected by the drop in the British pound. (more...)
White Sox activate Sale from suspension for start vs Cubs
- July 29, 2016

Among the luminaries attending Wednesday's Cubs-Sox game at Wrigley were just-retired Bear Peanut Tillman (doing stretch duties), MI coach Jim Harbaugh (first pitch), former Sox manager Ozzie Guillen and actor Gabrielle Union (and her husband, Dwyane Wade). (more...)
Dozens of protesters arrested near Minnesota governor's home Dozens of protesters arrested near Minnesota governor's home
- July 28, 2016

Forty-six protesters were arrested Tuesday after police ordered the group to stop blocking the street and sidewalk. Twenty-three more people were arrested early Wednesday morning as part of the protests on Summit Avenue, St. Police began making arrests around 11 a.m. Tuesday, after one protester allegedly removed a "No Parking" sign from a curb, the Star Tribune reported. (more...)
Boston boy found dead after wandering away from summer camp Boston boy found dead after wandering away from summer camp
- July 28, 2016

He said the center has a director, a supervisor and an assistant supervisor in charge of 28 counselors and eight lifeguards, all teenagers. Walsh said the day camp will hopefully re-open Thursday. "People always ask me about my job, and what's the worst thing you ever do", said Evans. Walsh said his staff will be reviwing protocols at community centers throughout the city, as well as assessing all the summer camps and drop-in centers run by the city. (more...)
Hillary Clinton introduces Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate (10 images)
- July 27, 2016

The uproar led to the forced resignation of party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Her statement does not address the email controversy. Sanders previewed his remarks during an appearance earlier Monday before supportive delegates. How the emails were stolen hasn't been confirmed. The CNN finding represents a six-point bounce for Trump following last week's Republican convention. (more...)
Mother of slain sex worker found dead, other daughter charged Mother of slain sex worker found dead, other daughter charged
- July 25, 2016

Gilbert's daughter, Sarra, 27, was arrested in connection to the incident, police said. Mattracion said the victim's other daughter, Shannan Gilbert, 23, of Jersey City, was murdered, allegedly by a serial killer, in Long Island in 2011. She was remanded without bail and is set for a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. At least four of the women, including Gilbert, worked as prostitutes, authorities have said. (more...)
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Dutchess County
- July 21, 2016

The Watch includes the entire area except for the Cape/Islands. After some wet weather, the heat moves in. This week will be a hot one, according to a forecast from the National Weather Service. At night, skies are expected to be partly cloudy with a low around 76 degrees. Swimmers are asked to stay out of the water and stay away from risky areas like piers and breakwalls. (more...)
Two Men Missing In Lake Michigan In Sheboygan Two Men Missing In Lake Michigan In Sheboygan
- July 20, 2016

Crews were searching for the other two individuals using a rescue boat, a helicopter and local marine units, but risky water conditions stopped the dive operation for the rest of Sunday. When the Coast Guard arrived, they observed Abeyta-Dedecker in the water. They refused transport to a hospital. Fire officials say the search resumed Monday morning. (more...)
Ex-boss of airport, bridge agency appears in federal court
- July 15, 2016

Samson served as attorney general for New Jersey from 2002 until 2003, and has close ties to Christie, reportedly acting as one of his advisors during Christie's 2009 gubernatorial race and in 2011 being appointed to head up the Port Authority. (more...)
Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82 Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan dies at 82
- July 08, 2016

But the hallmark of his career was his second Super Bowl victory with the 1985 Chicago Bears , where he served as defensive coordinator of a unit considered to be one of the best in history. " That's like saying Marilyn Monroe is just a girl ". But you have to be tough in about every business. Still, with all that being said, let's remember Ryan for the other reasons today. (more...)
Donald Trump pays his first visit to GOP rank-and-file in Congress Donald Trump pays his first visit to GOP rank-and-file in Congress
- July 08, 2016

The Winchester attorney asserted Virginia delegates should be awarded proportionally on the first ballot, meeting two thirds of Virginia's delegation would be free to vote for someone else. WASHINGTON - The State Department says human error was responsible for a pair of Hillary Clinton emails the Federal Bureau of Investigation identified as marked classified when they were sent. (more...)
Rondo agrees to deal with Bulls Rondo agrees to deal with Bulls
- July 04, 2016

Wade is 34, a career 28-percent 3-point shooter and plays the same position as Jimmy Butler . Rondo has a reputation for clashing with coaches, and Hoiberg, who struggled to communicate with his locker room at times during his rookie season previous year, may have to navigate possible pitfalls. (more...)
Woman added this week to FBI's 'most wanted' list arrested
- July 02, 2016

According to a criminal complaint, Minor shot Tamecca Perry in March after a fight about loud music. The FBI says Minor felt Perry was "disrespecting her family". The roses are a cover-up of an earlier tattoo and not all of the petals are colored in. Minor's occupation was newspaper delivery. Perry, a former high school classmate of Minor, retreated into her home, where she died in front of her two children, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. (more...)
Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia
- July 02, 2016

But according to a report from the Post on Friday , that characterization isn't entirely fair - Trump also uses the foundation to buy himself Tim Tebow-autographed football helmets. As the Post's writes, "If the rule is broken, the person who breaks it must notify the IRS, and may have to pay a tax penalty". By IRS rules, this is likely a "self-dealing" violation, assuming Trump hasn't given the helmet away to another charity. (more...)
Alex Naddour leads on pommel horse at Olympic Gym Trials
- June 27, 2016

The five-member U.S. Men's Gymnastics team that will compete in the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro will be composed of three former Sooners and, in addition, will be led by Oklahoma head coach Mark Williams . Here's a look at where these gymnasts stand heading into the weekend that will decide the Olympic Team. Olympic qualifying scores are cumulative from the trials in St. (more...)
Texan puts baby in fridge after leaving her in hot auto Texan puts baby in fridge after leaving her in hot auto
- June 23, 2016

The child was pronounced dead shortly after and her father, Michael Thedford, 33, was arrested and charged with manslaughter. Jim Moody, Collin County Sheriff's Department spokesman, said the girl had been in a vehicle but had been removed by the time deputies arrived. (more...)
US apex court turns down challenge to assault weapons ban US apex court turns down challenge to assault weapons ban
- June 21, 2016

The Connecticut law expands the weapons covered by a 1993 assault-weapons ban, adding the Bushmaster XM15, the variant of the AR-15 used in the attack on Sandy Hook School in Newtown , and dozens of other weapons by name. The court's action underlined its reluctance to insert itself into the simmering national debate on gun control. The " Iron Pipeline " is a reference to the interstate commerce in guns used in crimes in NY that are purchased in states with more lax laws on firearms ... (more...)
Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for president
- June 20, 2016

Sanders added that Trump would "be a disaster of a president of the United States". Following a meeting with Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday, President Obama endorsed Clinton in a video statement. At the time, Sanders' hometown Burlington Free Press wrote: "Sanders said he held off supporting either of the Democrats because he has made it a custom not to support any Democrat for the presidential nomination until the party had chosen its nominee". (more...)
Moody's outlook for oil sector unchanged despite price rebound Moody's outlook for oil sector unchanged despite price rebound
- June 18, 2016

At about 0430 GMT, the U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell 69 cents, or 1.42 per cent, to trade at $47.80, a one-month low. U.S. benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for July delivery won 73 cents to $46.94 a barrel compared with Thursday's close. (more...)
Mitch McConnell Trashes Trump: Start Acting Like a Real Candidate (AUDIO)
- June 15, 2016

McConnell , who is known for being tight-lipped on candidates and controversy alike, said that Trump needs to change his approach to the campaign and pick a running-mate who is well-versed in policy. "Apparently it was early enough to allow the Republican Speaker of the House to basically call the Republican presidential nominee a racist". Labrador, left without a better alternative and for fear of the so-called "greater evil" of presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton ... (more...)