News archive from 13 July 2013

Food, family and faith in Galicia, Spain

PONTEVEDRA, Spain - Galicia, the Atlantic-splashed left shoulder of Spain, grabbed my attention with photos of spectacular scenery and tempting cuisine. But truth be told, I wanted to see something more: the region's Sotomayor Castle, a medieval...

 

Taking in the beauty of Spain's Catalonia via a bike tour

MONELLS, Spain - Almost every year since 1996, I have organized a week-long, early summer bicycle tour in a foreign country for a group of friends. So far we've biked in 10 countries from New Zealand to Italy, including three tours in France. I never...

 

Jack and Clark bring energy and experience as two-thirds of Cavaliers' new trio

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio -- Jarrett Jack has been through this before. When he joined Golden State before last season, the Warriors' roster was full of young players coming off a 23-win season. With Jack mentoring a promising backcourt, the Warriors...

 

Sharapova, coach split after her 2nd-round exit

Maria Sharapova says she and coach Thomas Hogstedt have decided to "part ways" after nearly three years working together. On her personal website, Sharapova says Hogstedt will be unable to travel in the immediate future, and that they both...

 

Justice Department curbs its ability to target journalists over leaks

WASHINGTON -- Attorney General Eric Holder, who's been under fire in recent months for targeting reporters as part of leak investigations, released revised guidelines Friday that would make it more difficult for the federal government to seize...

 

Lindsay Lohan to have post-rehab interview, new docu-series on OWN

Oprah Winfrey has scored another high-profile coup for OWN, the Oprah Winfrey Network: Lindsay Lohan. The troubled star, who is currently serving her latest rehab stint, will be interviewed by Winfrey in August after her release. Lohan has also been...

 

AT&T buying Leap Wireless, parent of Cricket prepaid brand, for $1.2 billion

LOS ANGELES — AT&T Inc. said Friday that it has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc., the pre-paid cellphone carrier that operates under the Cricket brand, for about $1.19 billion in cash or $15 a share. The purchase gives the...

 

AT&T buying Leap Wireless, parent of Cricket prepaid brand, for $1.2 billion

LOS ANGELES — AT&T Inc. said Friday that it has agreed to acquire Leap Wireless International Inc., the pre-paid cellphone carrier that operates under the Cricket brand, for about $1.19 billion in cash or $15 a share. The purchase gives the...

 
Slain Hollywood officer honored with video tribute of her life

Slain Hollywood officer honored with video tribute of her life

When Frankie Shivers was going through the police academy in 1981, she wasn't the most impressive candidate. “Because she was small in stature, she had a hard time controlling the .45-caliber gun,” recalled Hollywood Lt. Ritchie...

 

Zimmerman's brother calls for peace, respect

Here's a statement from Robert Zimmerman, the brother of George Zimmerman, who is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on Feb. 26, 2012, in Sanford, Fla.: "From the onset of this tragic event our family has...

 

Obama talks Syria, Egypt with Saudi king

WASHINGTON -- The White House says President Barack Obama has discussed the crises in Egypt and Syria with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, a Mideast powerhouse. Obama and Abdullah shared concerns that Syria's civil war could affect the region. The...

 

Cowboys cut fullback Lawrence Vickers, lead blocker for DeMarco Murray

Click here for his statistics and biographical information. * * * The Dallas Cowboys are putting a greater emphasis on two tight end sets this off-season and they took another step in that direction on Friday, releasing Lawrence Vickers, who had been...

Dallas News, 19:14 in Sport
 
Third girl aboard Asiana jet dies from injuries

Third girl aboard Asiana jet dies from injuries

SAN FRANCISCO -- A little girl who was aboard the Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed died Friday, the same day that authorities confirmed one of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the disaster was hit by a firetruck. The disclosure about the...

 

Social media 'blackout' buzz as jury gets Trayvon Martin case

As a Florida jury began considering the case against George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin, people took to social media to weigh in - everything from blacking out their profile pictures to spreading the word about a "day of...

 

Dallas Cowboys cut fullback Lawrence Vickers, lead blocker for DeMarco Murray

Click here for his statistics and biographical information. * * * The Dallas Cowboys are putting a greater emphasis on two tight end sets this off-season and they took another step in that direction on Friday, releasing Lawrence Vickers, who had been...

Dallas News, 19:19 in Sport
 

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