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Vince Wilfork Rescues Woman From Wreck

January 20, 2015 9:52 am

Hailed as a hero on the field and off, New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork first helped his teammates win the game that put them in the Super Bowl Sunday night, then on the way home he stopped on a Massachusetts highway to help rescue the victim of a car crash. The incident occurred […]

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Leon Panetta Named To Oracle Board Of Director

January 20, 2015 9:48 am

REDWOOD CITY — Oracle said Monday it named Leon Panetta a director, effective immediately. The business software developer says the addition of Panetta, who has served as defense secretary and director of the CIA, will expand its board of directors to 12 members. Oracle’s board members serve one-year terms. Panetta, who is 76 years old, […]

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Jury Selection Begins in Worst Mass Shooting

January 20, 2015 9:44 am

CENTENNIAL, Colo. — The fate of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes ultimately hangs on whether the jury thinks he was sane or insane at the time of the rampage. The process to decide who those dozen jurors will be begins Tuesday afternoon when the first wave of an unprecedented 9,000 prospective jurors reports to the […]

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Two Japanese Hostages Held By ISIS

January 20, 2015 9:43 am

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned an apparent threat by the Islamic State group to kill two Japanese hostages. A video purportedly from the group shows a militant threatening to kill two hostages unless a ransom is paid. In the video, which has not been independently verified, the militant also criticises Japan for pledging […]

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Pope To Visit Washington DC and New York in September

January 19, 2015 10:23 pm

ROME— Pope Francis excluded a stop in Mexico as part of his trip to the U.S. in September, but he said a visit late this year to Africa is likely to include Uganda and the Central African Republic. The pope was speaking on the flight returning from Manila, where on Monday he wrapped up a […]

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NFL Footbiall Investigation

January 19, 2015 10:20 pm

The NFL has confirmed it is looking into charges the New England Patriots cheated Sunday night when they clinched a trip to the Super Bowl Sunday night by using deflated footballs, a charge star quarterback Tom Brady dismissed as “ridiculous.” NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed the probe Monday, following the AFC championship game, in which […]

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State Of The Union Set For Tuesday

January 19, 2015 10:16 pm

WASHINGTON — Alan P. Gross, the American released last month after five years of captivity in Cuba, and Scott Kelly, an astronaut scheduled to leave soon for a year aboard the International Space Station, will be among President Obama’s guests at this week’s State of the Union address. Other guests will include a wounded Afghanistan […]

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Bomb Threat Grounds Two Planes In New York

January 19, 2015 10:14 pm

New York, NY – Two planes were searched at Kennedy Airport Monday night after a bogus bomb threat was called in, authorities said. One plane, arriving from San Francisco, and the other flight, headed to Tel Aviv, were searched for explosives after an unknown caller contacted Delta Airlines and said that there was a bomb […]

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Oracle Co-Founder To Fund Wildlife Center In Santa Cruz Mountains

January 17, 2015 10:21 pm

SAN JOSE, Calif. >> One of the world’s richest men, Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, is using some of his wealth to establish a wildlife breeding and rehabilitation center in Northern California that will focus on helping endangered insects, reptiles and amphibians thrive. The Conservation Center for Wildlife Care that the Lawrence Ellison Foundation Ellison has […]

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New Taxes On Tap In State Of The Union Address

January 17, 2015 10:17 pm

President Obama plans to call for billions in tax increases on top earners – including a hike in investment tax rates — in order to fund new tax credits and other measures the White House claims will help the middle class. The president’s proposals, which also include eliminating a tax break on inheritances, are likely […]

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