News archive from 13 June 2011

Diamondbacks beat struggling Florida Marlins on Sunday

MIAMI - Daniel Hudson allowed one run in six-plus innings, Stephen Drew had three hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the struggling Florida Marlins 5-1 on Sunday afternoon. Photos from Miami | Box score | NL standings Drew hit a...

AZCentral, 17:01 in Sport
 

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

------ SYRIA Elite Syrian troops backed by helicopters and tanks regain control of a town where police and soldiers joined forces with the protesters they were ordered to shoot. Troops led by the president's brother shell Jisr al-Shughour as the...

 

Palestinian Fatah dismisses once-powerful official

RAMALLAH, West Bank-Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has booted a once-powerful official from his Fatah movement. Abbas announced Sunday that Fatah's central committee has dismissed Mohammed Dahlan. The statement referred to "criminal,...

 

NATO at the crossroads after Gates speech

PARIS-Created as a bulwark against Soviet expansion, NATO is facing an identity crisis as its members grapple with just how much its long and often-unpopular mission in Afghanistan and its new air campaign in Libya size up as national interests -- or...

 

Greek PM: Choice is between austerity and default

ATHENS, Greece-Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou, buffeted by negative polls and continuing protests at economic austerity measures, says he will continue with policies aimed at drastically cutting the country's debt and says the alternative -- a...

 

Thousands demonstrate in Morocco's largest city

CASABLANCA, Morocco - Thousands marched through Morocco's largest city on Sunday calling for greater democracy and an end to corruption even as the king prepares to unveil new constitutional amendments to address calls for reform. There was only a...

Chron, 17:08 in World News
 
Padres plan to put starting pitchers Aaron Harang and Dustin Moseley on DL

Padres plan to put starting pitchers Aaron Harang and Dustin Moseley on DL

SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Padres are expected to place starting right-handed pitchers Aaron Harang and Dustin Moseley on the 15-day disabled list within the next two days. Harang has been bothered by a bruise in his foot since last week. "I...

 

Audi wins 10th title at 24 Hours of Le Mans

Le Mans, France- Audi overcame two spectacular crashes and held off a charging Peugeot to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans today , giving the German carmaker its 10th title at the renowned endurance race. Andre Lotterer, Marcel Fassler and Benoit Treluyer...

 

New blog entry asserts gay Syrian was a hoax

CAIRO - A new entry Sunday in a blog purportedly by a lesbian Syrian-American living in Damascus asserts that the entire four-month saga was a hoax, days after posting that the woman had been arrested. The post is signed by "Tom MacMaster"...

Chron, 17:09 in World News
 
'Super 8' comes in No. 1 at the box office with $37 million; 'X-Men First Class' takes No. 2 spot

'Super 8' comes in No. 1 at the box office with $37 million; 'X-Men First Class' takes No. 2 spot

LOS ANGELES -- Hollywood's summer box-office streak has cooled a bit with a $37 million opening weekend for J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg's sci-fi tale "Super 8." It was a healthy but unremarkable launch in a summer season whose newcomers...

 

Wood may be sidelined with blister issue

PHILADELPHIA- Adding injury to insult, Cubs reliever Kerry Wood may be headed to the disabled list with a blister on his right index finger. Wood missed three weeks with the same injury in the summer of 2008. "It's been awhile," Wood said....

 

Correction: Saudi Prince Khalid story

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia In a June 11 story, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Saudi Prince Khalid bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, King Abdullah's eldest son, had died. The man who died was Khalid bin Abdullah bin Saud bin Abdulaziz, the...

 

NY Constituents Call for Weiner to Resign

NEW YORK - Foes and supporters of embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner yelled at each other in front of the New York Democrat's district office on Sunday as congressional leaders called on Weiner to resign because of his sexting scandal. "He's not...

Fox News, 17:15 in Politics
 

Miami columnist: Mavericks doing the impossible, but not the story

It was an unthinkable scenario not too long ago. It certainly wasn't being considered after the Heat won a relatively comfortable Game 1 against Dallas, continuing its home dominance in these playoffs. It absolutely didn't appear to be an option after...

Dallas News, 17:23 in Sport
 

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