News archive from 11 July 2011

Conference to focus on small industrial cities

The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston will host a conference focusing on the future of smaller industrial cities in New England. The forum will tackle the economic, fiscal and political challenges and opportunities facings the region’s former industrial...

 

Senegal calls off extradition of Habre

DAKAR, Senegal -- Under international pressure Senegal reversed course and called off the extradition of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on Sunday. The decision came hours before Habre was to be deported to Chad. The former ruler of Chad has...

 

Senegal calls off extradition of Habre

DAKAR, Senegal Under international pressure Senegal reversed course and called off the extradition of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on Sunday. The decision came hours before Habre was to be deported to Chad. The former ruler of Chad has become...

 
Suspect in fake Palmetto bomb scare appears in court; threatens to sue everyone

Suspect in fake Palmetto bomb scare appears in court; threatens to sue everyone

The man who abandoned his tricked out Cadillac hearse filled with bogus weapons under the Palmetto Expressway appeared in bond court on Sunday and repeatedly asked if he could address the judge and threatened to sue. With a skull tattoo peaking out of...

 

Woman, 17, found dead after home invasion call

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. -- Police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old Palm Beach County woman found after a home invasion. Police say Albrisha Jones was found dead early Saturday morning following a call to police about a home invasion in Riviera...

 

Arizona Diamondbacks lose to St. Louis Cardinals, split series

David Freese delivered a go-ahead two-run homer and left-hander Jaime Garcia pitched six innings of two-run ball to help the Cardinals defeat the Diamondbacks 4-2 to earn a series split in St. Louis. Ryan Roberts hit a two-run home run in the second...

AZCentral, 17:04 in Sport
 
Wambach, Solo key riveting US win over Brazil

Wambach, Solo key riveting US win over Brazil

DRESDEN, Germany An hour after the game, Abby Wambach was still at a loss for words. Amazing. Riveting. Dramatic. Take your pick, any one of them will do. The Americans are into the semifinals after one of the most thrilling games in the history of...

 
Nearly 100 Missing after Russian Riverboat Sinks

Nearly 100 Missing after Russian Riverboat Sinks

MOSCOW - A riverboat filled with families cruising on the Volga River sank on Sunday, and about 100 people were missing hours later, feeding fears that the episode could be the country’s worst such accident in recent history. The riverboat, called the...

 

Panetta in Iraq to See Officials, Commanders

From one war front to another Sunday, Pentagon chief Leon Panetta hopped from a U.S. outpost in Afghanistan's southern desert to Baghdad, where he sought to encourage Iraqi leaders to decide soon whether they want a residual American military force...

Fox News, 17:07 in Politics
 

Senegal calls off extradition of Habre

DAKAR, Senegal-Under international pressure Senegal reversed course and called off the extradition of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre on Sunday. The decision came hours before Habre was to be deported to Chad. The former ruler of Chad has become...

 

The Dulles hustle: Limo drivers who illegally solicit fares face undercover crackdown

Once a week or so, a limo driver named Ahmed Nizam shows up near baggage claim carousel No. 15 at Dulles International Airport, the spot where the weary overseas travelers pour out. Dressed in a tie, white shirt and dark slacks, Nizam carries a sign...

 

Rays toss away close one in 1-0 loss to Yankees

NEW YORK -- James Shields and B.J. Upton have a couple of throws to think about during the All-Star break. Both made egregious throwing errors that allowed Robinson Cano to score the only run in the Tampa Bay Rays' 1-0 loss to the New York Yankees on...

 

Colombia beats Bolivia to advance in Copa

Falcao scored twice in the first half and Colombia beat Bolivia, 2-0, on Sunday in the Copa America to clinch first place in Group A and a quarterfinal berth. Falcao scored in the 14th and 28th minutes, and Colombia finished group play with two wins...

 

Rays toss away close one in 1-0 loss to Yankees

NEW YORK -- James Shields and B.J. Upton have a couple of throws to think about during the All-Star break. Both made egregious throwing errors that allowed Robinson Cano to score the only run in the Tampa Bay Rays' 1-0 loss to the New York Yankees on...

 

Mr. President, do the math:$250,000 peryear isn"t rich

OPINION/ANALYSIS: President Obama made $5.5 million in 2009. His $400,000 salary as president was mere walking-around money. He paid more in taxes - $1.8 million - than 90 percent of Americans earn in 10 years. More than some in a lifetime. Now it...

 

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