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Oil dips as markets calm, but no letup at the pump - BusinessWeek

By germanifa01 - June 17th, 2008, 21:40, Category: General



Oil prices ended modestly lower Tuesday as investors mulled whether expected production increases would do enough to quench rising global demand. It was the third straight day of declines. Light, sweet crude for July delivery fell 60 cents to settle at $134.01 a barrel on the New York Mercantile

Cyd Charisse dies in LA at 86 - Newsday
LOS ANGELES - Cyd Charisse , the long-legged beauty who danced with the Ballet Russe as a teenager and starred in MGM musicals with Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly , died Tuesday. She was 86. Charisse was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Monday after suffering an apparent heart attack, said

Obama rebukes McCain camp on terrorism criticism - Guardian Unlimited
WASHINGTON (AP) - A defiant Barack Obama said Tuesday he would take no lectures from Republicans on which candidate would keep the U.S. safer, a sharp rebuke to John McCain's aides who said the Democrat had a naive, Sept. 10 mind-set toward terrorism. ``These are the same guys who helped to engineer

Celtics crush Lakers, win 17th NBA title - Baltimore Sun
BOSTON - On a new parquet floor below aging championship banners, the Boston Celtics won their 17th NBA title and a first one -- at last -- for Paul Pierce , Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen -- their Big Three for a new generation. After 22 long years, the NBA has gone green. Lifted by ear-splitting