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Stocks turn mixed following decline in oil - Seattle Post Intelligencer

By germanifa01 - August 7th, 2008, 11:18, Category: General

NEW YORK -- Stocks pared their losses to trade mixed Thursday after a drop in oil prices offset unease about a surprise jump in weekly unemployment claims and disappointing sales figures from retailers. The Dow Jones industrials fell about 140 points, while the Nasdaq composite index ticked higher

Victoria Osteen Sued For Assaulting Continental Airlines Flight Attendant -
The trial of the wife of nationally recognized pastor Joel Osteen is to begin today in which she is facing a lawsuit after assaulting a Continental Airlines flight attendant. According to the suit, Victoria Osteen, the pastor’s wife through flight attendant Sharon Brown against a bathroom door and

Lawyer says injured Morgan Freeman and wife of 24 years, Myrna Colley-Lee, are divorcing - Chicago Tribune
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) _ Morgan Freeman 's lawyer says the actor and his wife of 24 years are getting a divorce. Freeman's lawyer, Bill Luckett, told the Memphis Commercial-Appeal newspaper that the divorce action is pending. Freeman's wife is Myrna Colley-Lee. The lawyer declined to provide details

Goodbye, Green Bay: Favre traded to Jets - NBC Sports
The Green Bay Packers traded their three-time MVP and Super Bowl-winning quarterback to the Jets on Wednesday, ending an emotionally grinding month of indecision over Favre’s future. The move ends a remarkably ugly split between Green Bay and one of its most beloved players, allows the Packers to

Oil gyrates on demand concerns, pipeline fire - WTOP Radio
NEW YORK (AP) - Oil prices fluctuated Thursday, erasing an earlier rally as growing concerns about falling U.S. demand for energy clashed with supply threats from a fire at a key Turkish pipeline. Light, sweet crude for September delivery rose 21 cents to $118.79 a barrel in afternoon trading on the