News archive from 2 April 2012

Despite papal visits, ministering to Cuba's Catholics still difficult

GUAIMARO, Cuba_ After two papal visits, the Roman Catholic Church enjoys growing support from long-suffering Cubans yet support from the Communist Party that rules this island nation can be described as reluctant at best. Priests from Cuban interior,...

 

Assad tightens grip on Syrian borders, cutting rebel supply routes

TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Syria has tightened control of its borders with Lebanon and Turkey in recent days, laying fresh fields of land mines and sweeping through areas critical to rebel smuggling operations in a development that raises questions about how...

 

Assad tightens grip on Syrian borders, cutting rebel supply routes

TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Syria has tightened control of its borders with Lebanon and Turkey in recent days, laying fresh fields of land mines and sweeping through areas critical to rebel smuggling operations in a development that raises questions about how...

 
Funeral for 2 Hamtramck women to be held tomorrow in Detroit

Funeral for 2 Hamtramck women to be held tomorrow in Detroit

Best friends Abreeya Brown, 18, and Ashley Conaway, 22, hung out together, disappeared together and will be remembered together at a joint funeral Monday in Detroit. The funeral is scheduled for 11 a.m. at Solomon's Temple, 2341 E. Seven Mile in...

 

Despite papal visits, ministering to Cuba's Catholics still difficult

GUAIMARO, Cuba_ After two papal visits, the Roman Catholic Church enjoys growing support from long-suffering Cubans yet support from the Communist Party that rules this island nation can be described as reluctant at best. Priests from Cuban interior,...

 

Milwaukee mayor shakes up Wis. recall election

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Unions backing the successful effort that forced Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker into a recall election are suddenly facing an uncomfortable scenario: Their favored candidate may not survive the Democratic primary now that Milwaukee's...

Chron, 17:08 in World News
 

Romney's staff pulls April Fools' gag on candidate

MILWAUKEE -- Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney may have forgotten that Sunday was April Fools' Day. His staff did not. They took Romney to a room he thought was packed with supporters gathered for a pancake brunch. It was supposed to be...

 
Softball Super Six: April 2

Softball Super Six: April 2

1. Winter Springs: Bears pull out extra-inning victory over Lake Howell. 2. West Orange: The questions with which Warriors opened season have been answered. 3. Lake Howell: Silver Hawks have split two regular-season games with Winter Springs. 4....

 

U.S. to probe Wrangler, Cruze on engine fire reports

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators have opened two separate investigations into vehicles made by General Motors Co and Chrysler Group LLC due to reports of engine fires that in many cases completely engulfed the vehicles in flames. The...

 

Scrappers arrested while attempting to take metal from train tracks

Three people were arrested this weekend for trying to pull scrap metal from the CSX train tracks west of DeLand. Three people were arrested this weekend for trying to pull scrap metal from the CSX railroad tracks west of DeLand. The Volusia County...

 

Despite papal visits, ministering to Cuba's Catholics still difficult

GUAIMARO, Cuba_ After two papal visits, the Roman Catholic Church enjoys growing support from long-suffering Cubans yet support from the Communist Party that rules this island nation can be described as reluctant at best. Priests from Cuban...

 

Assad tightens grip on Syrian borders, cutting rebel supply routes

TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Syria has tightened control of its borders with Lebanon and Turkey in recent days, laying fresh fields of land mines and sweeping through areas critical to rebel smuggling operations in a development that raises questions about how...

 
Section of I-20/59 at Bessemer to close for paving work

Section of I-20/59 at Bessemer to close for paving work

View full sizeBESSEMER, Alabama -- A $9.5 million project to repave Interstate 20/59 in the Bessemer area will start tonight into early Monday morning, shutting down nearly two miles of north­bound lanes for the next 30 days. The Alabama Department of...

 

Mitt Romney's take on economy clashes with Wisconsin governor's

PEWAUKEE, Wis. - To Mitt Romney, the economy is in a shambles. To fellow Republican Scott Walker, the governor of Wisconsin, it is a glowing success. Romney and Walker offered clashing portraits of the economy at a Waukesha County GOP dinner on...

 

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