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Republicans call on Senator Reid to quit post Republicans call on Senator Reid to quit post

The Republican Party chief called on Senator Harry Reid on Sunday to step down as Senate majority leader over racial comments about President Barack Obama, while Democrats tried to put the issue behind them.

Florida citrus escapes worst, freeze alert stays high Florida citrus escapes worst, freeze alert stays high

Florida’s citrus crop again escaped widespread destruction from an overnight freeze, but some damage was reported to fruit, especially in northern growing areas, the main producers group said on Sunday.

Largest U.S. farm group rallies against climate bill Largest U.S. farm group rallies against climate bill

The largest U.S. farm group will oppose aggressively “misguided” climate legislation pending in Congress and fight animal rights activists, said American Farm Bureau Federation president Bob Stallman on Sunday.

Are pico projectors the next big cellphone trend? Are pico projectors the next big cellphone trend?

Large flat-screen TVs were all the rage at the Consumer Electronics Show, but companies like Microvision Inc are putting their bets on image viewing of a much smaller scale: projections from devices as tiny as cellphones.

Delta, American investment in JAL put on ice: source Delta, American investment in JAL put on ice: source

Delta Air Lines and American Airlines will not be invited to invest in Japan Airlines until after a new management has been put in place, if ever, a person familiar with the matter said.

VW labour leader criticises head of truck unit-paper VW labour leader criticises head of truck unit-paper

Chances for Stephan Schaller, head of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, to run a three-way truck merger are rapidly deteriorating following remarks by a one of Volkswagen’s supervisory board members.

Ferrero lining up $4.5 billion loan – report Ferrero lining up $4.5 billion loan – report

A syndicated loan of $4.5 billion is in the works for Ferrero, an Italian newspaper reported on Sunday, adding the Italian chocolate maker had not decided what kind of a bid it could make for Cadbury (CBRY.L).

Earnings, outlooks hold key for stocks Earnings, outlooks hold key for stocks

U.S. stocks could be in for a bumpy ride this week as three Dow components kick off the quarterly earnings reporting season, with investors clamoring for reassurances on future profits.

Gumby creator Art Clokey dies at 88 Gumby creator Art Clokey dies at 88

Art Clokey, the creator of the iconic cartoonish clay figure Gumby, died in his sleep on Friday at his home in Los Osos, California, at age 88, after battling repeated bladder infections, his son said.

Tigers cage Eagles for first ACC win Tigers cage Eagles for first ACC win

If Clemson was looking for a remedy to make the ill feelings of last week’s 74-53 beat down at Duke go away, it found that cure Saturday in Boston College.

Darlington DB pledges to Gamecocks Darlington DB pledges to Gamecocks

Defensive back Victor Hampton (5-10, 175) of Darlington announced a commitment to USC on Saturday during the U.S. Army All-American Game in San Antonio.

Bookie refuses to pay out $11 million on snow bet Bookie refuses to pay out $11 million on snow bet

Bookmaker Ladbrokes is refusing to pay out more than 7 million pounds ($11 million) to a man who gambled on a white Christmas across the UK, as the bet was accepted by mistake.

No. 3 Kentucky stays perfect, beats Georgia 76-68 No. 3 Kentucky stays perfect, beats Georgia 76-68

This time, DeMarcus Cousins threw his headband — not his elbows — when he got angry. Good thing. No. 3 Kentucky needed its freshman center — and his elbows — to hold off Georgia.

Texas trainer says McCoy could not have played Texas trainer says McCoy could not have played

Texas’ football trainer said his staff could not clear quarterback Colt McCoy to return to the BCS championship game after he injured his right throwing shoulder in the Longhorns’ 37-21 loss to Alabama.