News archive from 10 September 2012, page 18

Power failure plunges most of Havana into darkness

HAVANA - Power failed in Cuba's capital Sunday night, plunging most of the city and some of its suburbs into darkness. Other cities far from Havana also had outages, although for only brief spans. There was no immediate word on what caused the...

 

Landslides, flooding kill 29 in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam - Officials say landslides and flooding caused by heavy rains have killed 29 people and left four missing in northern and central Vietnam. Disaster official Ngo Van Hung of northern Yen Bai province said Monday that 16 villagers from...

 

Asia stocks tick upward ahead of Fed meeting

BANGKOK - Asian stock markets were mostly higher in early trading Monday, with investors betting that the Federal Reserve will likely announce new plans to stimulate the U.S. economy in response to a disappointing jobs report. The U.S. government...

 

Treasury plans $18 billion sale of AIG shares

NEW YORK — The U.S. government is selling more of its shares in insurer American International Group Inc., in a move that should decrease its holdings below a majority stake for the first time since the $182 billion bailout in 2008. The sale is the...

 

Treasury plans $18 billion sale of AIG shares

NEW YORK — The U.S. government is selling more of its shares in insurer American International Group Inc., in a move that should decrease its holdings below a majority stake for the first time since the $182 billion bailout in 2008. The sale is the...

 

Pakistan weary of hosting millions of Afghan refugees

KHAZANA, Pakistan - Awal Gul knows that home is just a two-hour drive over the jagged ridgeline that separates Pakistan from Afghanistan. But he hasn't been there in more than 30 years, since Soviet tanks rolled into Kabul. A refugee of a long-gone...

 

Mexico opposition leader quits leftist parties

MEXICO CITY - Under a banner declaring "ours is a question of dignity," defeated presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced Sunday in this city's massive Zocalo main square that he was withdrawing from the leftist parties...

 
Tim Tebow Watch Week 1: In win over Bills, Jets backup mostly sits

Tim Tebow Watch Week 1: In win over Bills, Jets backup mostly sits

A quick look at Tim Tebow's first game as a Jet: Official line: 5 rushes for 11 yards; 0 pass attempts; 1 onside kick recovery; 1 punt protect. First snap: Lined up at tight end on the opening play from scrimmage. Wildcat formation: Tebow took eight...

Daily News, 22:48 in Sport
 

Zimmerman judge denied 'stand your ground' claim in earlier case

SANFORD, Fla. - Circuit Judge Debra S. Nelson, the latest judge in the second-degree murder case against George Zimmerman, rejected a "stand your ground" claim in May in a different murder case. A month later, a Seminole County jury...

 

Landslides, flooding kill 29 in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam -- Officials say landslides and flooding caused by heavy rains have killed 29 people and left four missing in northern and central Vietnam. Disaster official Ngo Van Hung of northern Yen Bai province said Monday that 16 villagers from...

 
Huntsville shooting sends 2 to hospital

Huntsville shooting sends 2 to hospital

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A 29-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were hospitalized after a dispute resulted in shooting today in northeast Huntsville, police said. The two were shot following an altercation about 3:16 p.m. inside the shooter's...

 
Georgia gives SEC newcomers Missouri a welcome they won't soon forget with 41-20 blowout

Georgia gives SEC newcomers Missouri a welcome they won't soon forget with 41-20 blowout

If Missouri's hulking defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson learned anything from his team’s 41-20 loss to Georgia in his team’s first SEC game on Saturday, it is to keep his mouth shut and not provide an opponent in his new conference with a wall of...

Daily News, 22:53 in Sport
 

Landslides, flooding kill 29 in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam Officials say landslides and flooding caused by heavy rains have killed 29 people and left four missing in northern and central Vietnam. Disaster official Ngo Van Hung of northern Yen Bai province said Monday that 16 villagers from the...

 
Syria car bombing kills more than 25 in Aleppo

Syria car bombing kills more than 25 in Aleppo

ANTAKYA, Turkey - More than two dozen people were killed and scores injured late Sunday when at least one car bomb exploded in a residential district of the embattled northern Syrian city of Aleppo, according to state television and other broadcast...

 

Acquaintance violence blamed for spike in Detroit homicides

Detroit Police Chief Ralph L. Godbee Jr. blamed "senseless acts of violence between known acquaintances" for a surge in homicides in the city in recent days. Eighteen people were murdered in Detroit in the eight-day period ending Friday,...

 

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