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Gunman Sought in Fatal Florida Road Rage Shooting

Gunman Sought in Fatal Florida Road Rage Shooting

iStockphoto(TAMPA, Fla.) — Police were searching Sunday for a gunman following an alleged road rage shooting in Tampa, Fla., that left one man dead.
The victim, whom authorities have identified as 47-year-old Fred William Turner Jr. of Orlando, Fla., …

Repeal of DOMA Affects Puerto Rico

Repeal of DOMA Affects Puerto Rico

Hemera/Thinkstock(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) — The Supreme Court’s decision to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act also affects Puerto Rico.
The federal government gives 1,138 rights, benefits and protections to married couples, including immigration right…

12 Companies That Have Cut Ties With Paula Deen

12 Companies That Have Cut Ties With Paula Deen

Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It appears that there is little that remains of Paula Deen’s crumbling empire in wake of criticism surrounding the controversy in which the celebrity chef admitted to using racial slurs.
Random House’s Ballan…

Record Temperatures Hit West Coast

Record Temperatures Hit West Coast

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(LAS VEGAS) — The West Coast is preparing for what could be another three days of record temperatures, as Saturday’s heat has created dangerous conditions from California to Texas.
According to ABC Meteorologist Ginger Ze…

L.A. Dodgers SP Josh Beckett To Undergo Neck Surgery

L.A. Dodgers SP Josh Beckett To Undergo Neck Surgery

Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Saturday that starting pitcher Josh Beckett will undergo neck surgery on the week of July 8, which will likely end his season.The 33-year-old Beckett was diagno…

K.C. Royals Designate OF Jeff Francoeur For Assignment

K.C. Royals Designate OF Jeff Francoeur For Assignment

Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images(KANSAS CITY, MO.) — The Kansas City Royals designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment on Saturday.
The 29-year-old Francouer was in the last year of a two-year contract with Kansas City. In 59 games this…

WHO Recommends Earlier HIV Treatment

WHO Recommends Earlier HIV Treatment

Bananastock/Thinkstock(GENEVA, Switzerland) — The World Health Organization announced on Sunday that it is recommending earlier treatment for people who are HIV-positive.
According to WHO, if people in the developing world who are HIV-positive are giv…

Golovkin Retains Titles With 3rd Round KO Of Macklin

Golovkin Retains Titles With 3rd Round KO Of Macklin

VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images(LEDYARD, Conn.) — WBA and IBO middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin stopped Matthew Macklin in the third round Saturday night to retain his titles.The 31-year-old Golovkin sent Macklin crashing to the canvas with a left …

Potential BART Workers Strike Could Strand San Francisco Commuters

Potential BART Workers Strike Could Strand San Francisco Commuters

iStockphoto(SAN FRANCISCO) — Nearly half a million commuters in the San Francisco Bay area could wind up beginning the work week stranded at the station if Bay Area Rapid Transit workers go on strike Sunday night.
Josie Mooney, a chief negotiator for…

Davis Powers Baltimore Past N.Y. Yankees, 11-3

Davis Powers Baltimore Past N.Y. Yankees, 11-3

Robbie Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images(BALTIMORE) — Chris Davis belted a pair of home runs as the Baltimore Orioles (46-36) topped the New York Yankees (42-38) Saturday night, 11-3.
Davis hit his first homer, a three-run blast, in the first inning …

Obama Toasts Mandela, ‘The Master of His Fate’

Obama Toasts Mandela, ‘The Master of His Fate’

JUDA NGWENYA/AFP/Getty Images(PRETORIA, South Africa) — Speaking at an official dinner in Pretoria Saturday night, President Obama offered a moving toast to Nelson Mandela, “a man who has always been the master of his fate, who taught us that we…

Prepare for the Google Reader Shut Down on Monday

Prepare for the Google Reader Shut Down on Monday

Google(NEW YORK) — The time has come. On Monday, Google will pull the plug on its Google Reader RSS service, which has allowed users to read various news feeds and articles in one central Web application.
After July 1 the service will no longer be usa…

S.J. Earthquakes Comeback To Defeat L.A. Galaxy, 3-2

S.J. Earthquakes Comeback To Defeat L.A. Galaxy, 3-2

George Frey/Getty Images(STANFORD, Calif.) — The San Jose Earthquakes (5-7-6) defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy (7-7-3) on Saturday night, 3-2 behind a pair of late second half goals.The Earthquakes tied the game in the 92nd minute after Shea Salinas ki…

Scoreboard Roundup – 6/29/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 6/29/13

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — MLB: New York Mets 5 (33-44) – Washington Nationals 1 (40-40)
St. Louis Cardinals 7 (49-31) – Oakland Athletics 1 (47-35)
Colorado Rockies 2 (41-41) – San Francisco Giants 1 (38-42)
Minnesota Twins 6 (36-41) -…

Rockies Walk-Off on Giants, 2-1

Rockies Walk-Off on Giants, 2-1

Mike McGinnis/Getty Images(DENVER) — Michael Cuddyer extended his hit-streak to 26 games and the Rockies walked-off in the bottom of the ninth to beat their N.L. West foes on Saturday.
Nolan Arenado hit a walk-off RBI single to give the Rockies a 2-1 …

Colts’ Joe Lefeged Arrested

Colts’ Joe Lefeged Arrested

Rob Carr/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Indianapolis Colts safety Joe Lefeged was arrested early Saturday morning after officers found a semi-automatic gun in the car he was riding in.
Officers smelled marijuana in the car and found a plastic bottle of vo…

Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki Already Recruiting Dwight Howard

Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki Already Recruiting Dwight Howard

NBA via Dallas Mavericks(NEW YORK) — With NBA free agency on the horizon, Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki has his eyes set on Dwight Howard.
The Mavericks are expected to heavily pursue Howard once free agency begins in July. He is considered o…

Biden Asks Ecuador’s President to Deny Snowden Asylum

Biden Asks Ecuador’s President to Deny Snowden Asylum

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In a phone conversation Friday, Vice President Joe Biden asked Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa to deny NSA leaker Edward Snowden’s request for asylum.
In what the White house is calling a friendly convers…

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Turkish Pomegranate Seeds

Hepatitis A Outbreak Linked to Turkish Pomegranate Seeds

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The FDA announced Saturday it will block shipments of pomegranate seeds from a company in Turkey after U.S. health officials determined that the seeds are to blame for a multi-state outbreak of Hepatitis A that has sicken…

Third Man Charged With Acting as Accessory in Hernandez Murder Case

Third Man Charged With Acting as Accessory in Hernandez Murder Case

iStockphoto(MIRAMAR, Fla.) — The third man arrested in connection with the Aaron Hernandez murder case was being held without bail Saturday after he appeared in court in Florida to be arraigned on a charge of acting as an accessory after murder.
Ernes…

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