Detroit News at noon: Boy Scouts vs. Metamora, Apple vs. FBI, FDA vs cheese

The Detroit News

Today is Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Here are the headlines we've picked especially for you.

We interrupt your flight

A Vietnamese couple’s inability to keep its story straight resulted in U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents seizing $4.65 million in funny money from the travelers at Detroit Metro Airport on Friday, the agency said in a release Feb. 17, 2016.

Bomb threat investigated

  • West Bloomfield High School is open for classes today after police investigated a bomb threat at the school. The threat came via Twitter and was directed at the principal: “This is what is going to happen," the threat said. "The bomb that my uncle and I constructed will go off if you continue this.”

Handling Flint contamination

Boy scouts vs. Metamora

In Metamora's historic downtown most of the buildings date to the 19th century, including the White Horse Inn, which at 165 years is the oldest restaurant in the state.

Happening in sports

Ohio State's Kam Williams, right, blocks a shot by Michigan's Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman, center, as Ohio State's Trevor Thompson guards during the second half.

Apple vs FBI

  • Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says his company will fight a federal magistrate’s order to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino, Calif., shooters. The company said that could potentially undermine encryption for millions of other users.

Pass on the cheese, please

The lighter side 

  • Auto critic Henry Payne had a chance to check out Acura's beast, the NSX. Here's what he had to say about the Japanese brand's "Jewel of the Midwest."

The second-gen NSX is benchmarked to the Ferrari 458, but will be priced far below its $240,000 base.

CJ, a German shorthaired pointer, is shown in the ring during the sporting group competition at the 140th Westminster Kennel Club dog show, Tuesday at Madison Square Garden in New York. CJ won best in Sporting group.

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