News archive from 7 May 2012

Yemen airstrike kills Al Qaeda leader wanted for his role in 2000 bombing of USS Cole warship 

Yemen airstrike kills Al Qaeda leader wanted for his role in 2000 bombing of USS Cole warship 

SANAA, Yemen — An airstrike Sunday killed a top Al Qaeda leader on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship, Yemeni officials said. The airstrike resembled earlier U.S. drone attacks, but the U.S. did not...

 

Sudan President: Ties with southerners deep

KHARTOUM, Sudan Sudan's president says the conflict with Southern Sudan will not affect close relations between the two peoples. Omar al-Bashir's comments Sunday come days after his government accepted an African Union plan to resume talks with South...

 

Airstrike kills senior al-Qaida leader in Yemen

Sanaa, Yemen- An airstrike Sunday killed a top al-Qaida leader on the FBI's most wanted list for his role in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole warship, Yemeni officials said. The airstrike resembled earlier U.S. drone attacks, but the U.S. did not...

 

Pirates fall to Cincinnati Reds, 5-0

By Shelly Anderson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Right-hander Mat Latos struck out a career-high 11 to lead the Cincinnati Reds past the Pirates, 5-0, today at PNC Park. The Pirates lost two of the three games in the weekend series. Latos (2-2) pitched...

 

9/11 defense attorneys denounce Guantanamo court system as 'rigged,' 'unjust'

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks used their weekend war court appearances to stage “peaceful resistance to an unjust system” being used for political reasons, defense lawyers...

 
Cardinals beat Astros 8-1

Cardinals beat Astros 8-1

HOUSTON -- Tyler Greene hit a career-high two homers and drove in four runs, Adam Wainwright continued his dominance of the Astros and the St. Louis Cardinals got an 8-1 win over Houston on Sunday. The victory breaks a season-long five-game winning...

 

9/11 defense attorneys denounce Guantanamo court system as 'rigged,' 'unjust'

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks used their weekend war court appearances to stage “peaceful resistance to an unjust system” being used for political reasons, defense lawyers...

 

9/11 defense attorneys denounce Guantanamo court system as 'rigged,' 'unjust'

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The five men accused of plotting the Sept. 11 attacks used their weekend war court appearances to stage “peaceful resistance to an unjust system” being used for political reasons, defense lawyers...

 

Andy Griffith reacts to death of friend George Lindsey

Actor Andy Griffith is reminiscing about his pal George Lindsey, who played Goober Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show." Lindsey, 83, died early this morning after an extended hospitalization, reports The Tennessean in Nashville. According to...

AZCentral, 17:22 in Showbiz
 
Two-minute drill: Midday update on our six teams

Two-minute drill: Midday update on our six teams

Welcome to the our two-minute drill, which will give you a snapshot of what's going on with the Lions, Tigers, Red Wings, Pistons, Spartans and Wolverines each day. • Tigers: They pulled off the series win today against the White Sox, thanks to solo...

 

Markets could stumble after France, Greece votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts say financial markets will likely stumble this week after elections in Greece and France cast a pall of uncertainty over Europe's efforts to solve its debt crisis.Greek voters on Sunday voted mostly for two parties that want...

Chron, 17:25 in World News
 
Chuck Schumer's stout defense of brewers 

Chuck Schumer's stout defense of brewers 

IT’S ENOUGH to make you cry in your craft brew. The price of suds from local brewers could explode in New York after a state court nixed a tax exemption, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Sunday. “It would be a great thing for our state to have this...

 
Cameron Wake, Miami Dolphins agree to 4-year, $49 million contract extension

Cameron Wake, Miami Dolphins agree to 4-year, $49 million contract extension

Cameron Wake and the Miami Dolphins have agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $49 million, which includes $20 million guaranteed, according to a league source. The extension of his existing deal locks up Wake through the 2016 season. Wake...

 

Wife Skyping with soldier saw bullet hole in wall

DALLAS - An Army nurse showed no alarm or discomfort before suddenly collapsing during a Skype video chat with his wife, who saw a bullet hole in a closet behind him, his family said Sunday. Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark's family released a statement...

 

U.S. soldier in Afghanistan killed while on Skype with wife

DALLAS - An Army nurse showed no alarm or discomfort before suddenly collapsing during a Skype video chat with his wife, who saw a bullet hole in a closet behind him, his family said Sunday. Capt. Bruce Kevin Clark's family released a statement...

 

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