Malcom Young announces his retirement amid AC/DC breakup rumors

Malcom Young announces his retirement amid AC/DC breakup rumors

SYDNEY, April 16 (UPI) -- AC/DC founding member Malcom Young has announced his retirement amid breakup rumors, but frontman Brian Johnson insists the band will continue to make music.
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Thieves arrested after 911 'pocket dial'

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Police in Wisconsin said they arrested two men on retail theft charges after one of their phones accidentally called 911 while in its owner's pocket.

COL BB: Florida 8, Texas 4

OMAHA, June 19 (UPI) -- Preston Tucker's RBI double capped a five-run outburst in the middle innings Saturday that carried Florida to an 8-4 College World Series win over Texas.

Johnson's health postpones AC/DC shows

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The rock group AC/DC says it has postponed six of the band's U.S. tour dates because of the health of front man Brian Johnson.

COL FB: Utah 35, Utah State 17

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Terrance Cain threw two early touchdown passes Thursday and No. 18 Utah pulled away for a 35-17 victory over Utah State.

COL FB: Utah 31, Alabama 17

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Quarterback Brian Johnson ignited No. 7 Utah to an amazing start Friday and the unbeaten Utes shocked No. 4 Alabama in the Sugar Bowl 31-17.

COL FB: Utah 48, Brigham Young 24

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson completed 30-of-36 passes for 303 yards and four touchdowns Saturday to lead seventh-ranked Utah to a 48-24 win over No. 14 BYU.

COL FB: Utah 63, San Diego State 14

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson was 27-of-38 passing for 283 yards and five touchdowns Saturday night, leading No. 7 Utah to a 63-14 rout of San Diego State.

COL FB: Utah 13, TCU 10

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson's 9-yard touchdown pass to Freddie Brown with 47 seconds left Thursday allowed unbeaten No. 9 Utah to salvage a 13-10 victory over No. 11 TCU.

COL FB: Utah 13, New Mexico 10

ALBUQUERQUE, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson's 10-yard touchdown pass to Brent Casteel in the third quarter Saturday night gave No. 9 Utah a 13-10 win over New Mexico.

COL FB: Utah 49, Colorado State 16

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Backup quarterback Corbin Louks rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns Saturday to lead 13th-ranked Utah to a 49-16 victory over Colorado State.

COL FB: Utah 40, Wyoming 7

LARAMIE, Wyo., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The 13th-ranked Utah Utes scored on an interception and a blocked punt Saturday to overpower the Wyoming Cowboys 40-7.

COL FB: Utah 37, Weber State 21

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson passed for two touchdowns and Matt Asiata ran for two more Saturday to lead 17th-ranked Utah to a 37-21 win over Weber State.

COL FB: Utah 30, Air Force 23

COLORADO SPRINGS, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Darrell Mack scored the game-winning touchdown with under a minute to play Saturday when 20th-ranked Utah posted a 30-23 victory over Air Force.

COL FB: Utah 58, Utah State 10

LOGAN, Utah, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Matt Asiata scored three TDs and Brian Johnson threw for a pair of scores Saturday to lead No. 22 Utah past Utah State 58-10.

COL FB: Utah 42, UNLV 21

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson passed and ran for 263 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead the 23rd-ranked Utah Utes to a 42-21 win over the UNLV Rebels.

COL FB: Utah 25, Michigan 23

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Brian Johnson completed 21-of-33 passes for 305 yards and a touchdown Saturday to lead the Utah Utes to a 25-23 victory over No. 24 Michigan.

Australia banks still making risky loans

SYDNEY, March 7 (UPI) -- Australian banks continue to approve risky loans to homeowners in spite of a global move toward tighter lending policies, The Australian reported Friday.

COL FB: Utah 35, Navy 32

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- Darrell Mack's second touchdown run with 1:27 left Thursday gave Utah a 10-point lead and the Utes held on to down Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl 35-32.

COL BKB: Louisville 74, Clemson 68

LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 20 (UPI) -- Taquan Dean scored 20 points Monday to lead the Louisville Cardinals to a 74-68 win over the Clemson Tigers in the second round of the NIT Tournament.

Ford Motor Co. to sell Hertz Corp.

WASHINOGTON, D.C., June 14 (UPI) -- Financially ailing Ford Motor Co. has begun the process of selling its Hertz Corp. rental-car unit, estimated to be worth as much as $6 billion.

Kerkorian's GM bid looms over shareholders

DETROIT, June 4 (UPI) -- Kirk Kerkorian's bid to buy shares of General Motors ends the same day as the car company's shareholder meeting in Wilmington, Del.

Plan for GM to drop UAW retiree benefits

NEW YORK, May 27 (UPI) -- A New York investment firm analyst has outlined how financially ailing General Motors Corp. can drop its union workers' retirement medical benefits.

GM starts looking good to investors

NEW YORK, May 25 (UPI) -- Recent setbacks for General Motors Corp. have created a hopeful buzz on Wall Street that the world's No. 1 automaker is set for a rebound. Those setbacks include a series of bond downgrades and an unsolicited offer from investor Kirk Kerkorian to buy mill
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