News archive from 2 May 2011

Israel Moves Against Palestinian Unity Deal by Delaying Funds

JERUSALEM - Israel said on Sunday that it was delaying the transfer of almost $90 million in tax revenue owed to the Palestinian Authority in a move against the emerging reconciliation between Fatah, the party that dominates the authority, and its...

 

A Canadian Party Gains Strength

OTTAWA - When Canada’s government collapsed in March, setting in motion a federal election to be held Monday, the timing looked especially bad for the New Democrats, the perennial third-place party. Its leader, Jack Layton, was undergoing treatment...

 
Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol lead Grizzlies to Game 1 upset of Kevin Durant and Thunder

Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol lead Grizzlies to Game 1 upset of Kevin Durant and Thunder

OKLAHOMA CITY - Zach Randolph had 34 points and 10 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 20 points and 13 boards, and the Memphis Grizzlies overpowered the Oklahoma City Thunder inside for a 114-101 victory in the opening game of the Western Conference...

Daily News, 17:20 in Sport
 

Police say accused killer avenged shooting of mom

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Police say the man accused of shooting four people in Springfield, Mass., including two police officers, had escaped from prison to avenge the shooting of his mother. Tamik Kirkland had been missing since Monday from MCI Shirley,...

Fox News, 17:20 in Crime
 

Shuttle launch delayed again; Giffords returns to Houston

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to Houston on Sunday following news that the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour would be delayed until May 8 at the earliest. Giffords plans to return to Florida when the launch is rescheduled, her office said....

 

One Buckeye officer killed, another wounded, in Phoenix

One Buckeye police officer is dead and another in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds after an altercation with three suspects escalated into a gun battle in the area of 1800 S. 35th Ave. in Phoenix early Sunday, Phoenix police said. One...

 

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

------ SYRIA The Syrian military intensifies its assault on Daraa, the besieged city at the center of the country's uprising. Defiant residents who have been pinned down in their homes for nearly a week struggle to find food, pass along information...

 

Israeli judge of Nazi Eichmann dies at 99

JERUSALEM-Moshe Landau, chief judge in the 1961 trial of Nazi arch-criminal Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, died Sunday on the eve of the annual memorial day for the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, the government said. He was 99. Landau was an...

 

Midlife: Drop in testosterone can affect sexual desire in men and women

A dizzying number of factors can conspire against sexual desire as midlife approaches: depression, medications, illness, career worries, financial pressures, marriage troubles, young children in the home (or an empty nest), the sense that life is half...

 

Midlife: How to pick the right screenings

How to choose medical care that you truly need: • Familiarize yourself with the evidence for and against certain screenings. You may not need that vascular check after all. Start with the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force and the Agency...

 
Mayor Bloomberg has solution to immigration problem: Make them live in Detroit

Mayor Bloomberg has solution to immigration problem: Make them live in Detroit

Mayor Bloomberg has a fix for the nation's immigration debate: Send 'em to Detroit. "If I were the federal government," Bloomberg told David Gregory on NBC's Meet the Press Sunday morning. "Assuming you could wave a magic wand and pull...

 

Bet on Television Pays Off for RTL’s Zeiler

LUXEMBOURG - If there were a television talent show to crown a “Mr. TV Europe,” Gerhard Zeiler would be a natural. With his wavy hair, perfect teeth and easy smile, he looks the part. More important, the company he runs, RTL Group, earns bundles of...

 

Bet on Television Pays Off for RTL’s Zeiler

LUXEMBOURG - If there were a television talent show to crown a “Mr. TV Europe,” Gerhard Zeiler would be a natural. With his wavy hair, perfect teeth and easy smile, he looks the part. More important, the company he runs, RTL Group, earns bundles of...

 

Investors Ignore Risks in Pursuit of Growth in China

SHANGHAI - When the Chinese social networking site Renren goes public in the United States this week, investors will most likely ignore the big risks the company faces and be lured by a combination of the words “China” and “social networking.” Shares...

 

Joey DeMichele's 3 home runs power ASU past Stanford

Joey DeMichele hit three home runs Sunday, lifting Arizona State to a series clinching 7-1 win over Stanford. DeMichele's towering wind-aided homers to right field in the first, fourth and seventh innings before 2,513 at Packard Stadium were the...

AZCentral, 18:09 in Sport
 

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