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September 4th, 2008

Daunte Culpepper retires from NFL - Seattle Times

By germanifa01 - September 4th, 2008, 13:26, Category: General


Daunte Culpepper, who starred for the Minnesota Vikings before a major knee injury in 2005 curtailed his career, retired from the NFL on Thursday. Culpepper completed 64 percent of his passes in a nine-year career, with 142 touchdowns. He tried to resuscitate his career with the Miami Dolphins in more info

Tropical Storm Hanna roared along the edge of the Bahamas on Thursday ahead of a possible hurricane hit on the Carolinas, leaving behind at least 61 dead in Haiti. Hurricane Ike, a still-more-dangerous Category 4 storm, was advancing from the east. Hanna was forecast to pass east of the Atlantic more info

WASHINGTON - The Food and Drug Administration is ordering stronger warnings on four medications used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. The drugs — Humira, Cimzia, Enbrel and Remicade — work by suppressing the immune system, and the FDA says that can expose some patients to serious, even fatal more info

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Some Southeastern states declared emergencies and officials urged residents to head inland Thursday as Tropical Storm Hanna headed toward the Atlantic coast, where it could bring high winds and rain from South Carolina all the way to Maine. Meanwhile, disaster planners cast a more info

At the Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco, Matthew Glotzbach, product management director of Google Enterprise, touts interface features for the company's Chrome browser. He also does a performance benchmark test comparing the new browser to Microsoft's Internet Explorer more info

Victoria’’s Secret set to alter its sexy image to subtle - Thaindian.com

By germanifa01 - September 4th, 2008, 10:07, Category: General


Washington, Sept 4 (ANI): American retailer of womens wear Victoria’’s Secret is all set to tone down its sexy image to a more subtle style. The lingerie label has for years displayed the world’’s hottest supermodels baring (almost) all in more info

Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s August sales exceeded analysts' estimates after discounts lured shoppers from department stores and malls facing what may be the worst back-to-school season in seven years. August sales at stores open at more info

( OPRAH.com ) -- Hanging back, dropping hints, and generally mousing around gets you nowhere and drives other people nuts. Here's what you should do instead. "I want my husband to have more sex with me," a girlfriend remarks at lunch. "I feel like he more info

Sept. 4 (Bloomberg) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s August sales exceeded analysts' estimates after discounts lured shoppers from department stores and malls facing what may be the worst back-to-school season in seven years. August sales at stores open at more info

Oil steady in Asia ahead of US inventory report - Miami Herald

By germanifa01 - September 4th, 2008, 5:52, Category: General



SINGAPORE Oil prices were steady Thursday in Asia above $109 a barrel as investors waited for a weekly U.S. crude inventory report for evidence that slowing economic growth has cut demand. Light, sweet crude for October delivery was up 19 cents to $109.54 a barrel in electronic trading on the New

US confirms raid inside Pakistan - International Herald Tribune
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan : A senior U.S. military official has acknowledged that American forces conducted a raid inside Pakistan, in the first known foreign ground assault in the country against a suspected Taliban haven. The Pakistan government condemned an incursion that it said killed at least 15

Threat of Tropical Storm Hanna on the move, Ike and Josephine loom - Miami Herald
Tropical Storm Hanna turned slowly to the northwest Wednesday and took aim at the Bahamas on a grinding, meandering course that may spare South Florida but could take it as far north as the Carolinas as a hurricane by late Friday. But farther out to sea, Hurricane Ike suddenly became a threat to

What we learned from Wednesday's matches - ESPN.com
Ravi Ubha is providing instant analysis of each one of Wednesday's matches -- which feature Dinara Safina , Flavia Pennetta , Serena and Venus Williams , Andy Murray , Juan Martin Del Potro , Rafael Nadal and Mardy Fish . Come back for the latest. 1. Safina has great recovery power: Prior to her

Report: US drug use shows little change in 2007 - NPR News
WASHINGTON September 4, 2008, 12:11 am ET · Cocaine and methamphetamine use among young adults declined significantly last year as supplies dried up, leading to higher prices and reduced purity, the government reports. Overall use of illicit drugs showed little change. About one in five young

Oil steady in Asia ahead of US inventory report - Miami Herald

By germanifa01 - September 4th, 2008, 5:45, Category: General



SINGAPORE Oil prices were steady Thursday in Asia above $109 a barrel as investors waited for a weekly U.S. crude inventory report for evidence that slowing economic growth has cut demand. Light, sweet crude for October delivery was up 19 cents to $109.54 a barrel in electronic trading on the New

Threat of Tropical Storm Hanna on the move, Ike and Josephine loom - Miami Herald
Tropical Storm Hanna turned slowly to the northwest Wednesday and took aim at the Bahamas on a grinding, meandering course that may spare South Florida but could take it as far north as the Carolinas as a hurricane by late Friday. But farther out to sea, Hurricane Ike suddenly became a threat to

Palin fires back at media, ‘Washington elite’ - MSNBC
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, in her first real introduction to the American people as Sen. John McCain ’s running mate, struck back Wednesday night at news organizations and a “Washington elite” that have raised questions about her qualifications to be vice president. As Palin accepted the vice

US confirms raid inside Pakistan - International Herald Tribune
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan : A senior U.S. military official has acknowledged that American forces conducted a raid inside Pakistan, in the first known foreign ground assault in the country against a suspected Taliban haven. The Pakistan government condemned an incursion that it said killed at least 15

Report: US drug use shows little change in 2007 - NPR News
WASHINGTON September 4, 2008, 12:11 am ET · Cocaine and methamphetamine use among young adults declined significantly last year as supplies dried up, leading to higher prices and reduced purity, the government reports. Overall use of illicit drugs showed little change. About one in five young