News archive from 2 August 2011

Cuban lawmakers meet to consider economic changes

d HAVANA, Cuba -- Cuba's parliament began one of its business-packed twice-yearly sessions on Monday, a gathering that might enact some of the reforms that the government has promised in efforts to revive the stalled economy with a dose of private...

 

After wreck, it's not just railway safety that worries Chinese

BEIJING -- The chat aboard China's G21 bullet train began with talk about the recent crash of two high-speed trains that killed at least 40 people in eastern China, but soon the bureaucrat in a pink polo shirt was discussing the Chinese government....

 

After wreck, it's not just railway safety that worries Chinese

BEIJING The chat aboard China's G21 bullet train began with talk about the recent crash of two high-speed trains that killed at least 40 people in eastern China, but soon the bureaucrat in a pink polo shirt was discussing the Chinese government....

 

NH fisherman rescued from river

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - A New Hampshire fisherman is safe after falling off a cliff and being pulled from the water by two passing fishermen. Andy Barrett, of Portsmouth, tells WMUR-TV (http://bit.ly/qnnwmm ) that he was fishing from a cliff when he...

 
Cuban lawmakers meet to consider economic changes

Cuban lawmakers meet to consider economic changes

d HAVANA, Cuba Cuba's parliament began one of its business-packed twice-yearly sessions on Monday, a gathering that might enact some of the reforms that the government has promised in efforts to revive the stalled economy with a dose of private...

 

Mike Munchak putting Titans through camp his way

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Figuring out the differences between new Tennessee coach Mike Munchak and the man he replaced is pretty easy. Just listen. Under Munchak, the Titans warm out before practice during training camp to the sounds of Lady Gaga's...

 

Kitten recovering after being tossed from car

DOVER, N.H. - Officials at a Dover, N.H., animal shelter say a kitten that was thrown out of moving car is in critical condition but is making progress. WMUR-TV reports that the kitten, now named Hank, was brought to the shelter by a woman who saw...

 

After wreck, it's not just railway safety that worries Chinese

BEIJING - The chat aboard China's G21 bullet train began with talk about the recent crash of two high-speed trains that killed at least 40 people in eastern China, but soon the bureaucrat in a pink polo shirt was discussing the Chinese government....

 

Cardinals want new deal with Fitzgerald by season opener

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - After a frenzy of activity elsewhere in recent days, the Arizona Cardinals are turning to an effort to sign star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald to a new contract. General manager Rod Graves said on Monday that talks are...

 

Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco suspended 6 games, fined for throwing at Royals player

CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been suspended six games and fined for throwing at Kansas City's Billy Butler. Carrasco was ejected in the fourth inning of Friday night's game after he fired a ball at Butler's head....

 

Angels' Santana and Royals' Butler share AL weekly honors

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim pitcher Ervin Santana and Kansas City Royals designated hitter/first baseman Billy Butler have been named the American League co-players of the week for the period ending July 31. Santana earned the honor by hurling the...

 

Dyson, Stallings make big moves in world rankings

Simon Dyson and Scott Stallings made big moves in the latest world rankings thanks to their wins on Sunday. Dyson picked up his fifth European Tour title and climbed 19 places to No. 48, while Stalling earned his first PGA Tour victory and soared 105...

 

Seminole County announces pharmacy discount program

A new pharmacy discount program is now available to Seminole County residents, and officials say it can save consumers an average of 45 percent off the cost of their prescriptions. The free cards are available to all county residents regardless of...

 

Roethlisberger to restructure deal

PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has agreed to restructure his contract to help the team get under the $120.4 million salary cap by Thursday. Roethlisberger's agent says the team approached his client about the move....

 

Cardinals aim for quick, new deal with Fitzgerald

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- After a frenzy of activity elsewhere in recent days, the Arizona Cardinals are turning to an effort to sign star wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald to a new contract. General manager Rod Graves said on Monday that talks are beginning...

 

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