News archive from 15 April 2012

Events around the world mark Titanic centenary

Events around the world mark Titanic centenary

ABOARD MS BALMORAL In the birthplace of the Titanic, residents gathered for a choral requiem. In the North Atlantic, above the ship's final resting place, passengers will pray as a band strikes up a hymn and three floral wreaths are cast onto the...

 
Mixed results for Obama openness with foreign foes

Mixed results for Obama openness with foreign foes

CARTAGENA, Colombia President Barack Obama's willingness to engage with America's adversaries comes with promise and peril, a reality hammered home by signs of progress in nuclear talks with Iran and a setback in North Korea's provocative rocket...

 

Italian player, 25, dies after cardiac arrest during soccer match

Livorno's Piermario Morosinihas died after suffering a cardiac arrest during an Italian second division game at Pescara on Saturday, prompting the country's soccer federation to postpone this weekend's professional matches."We have done...

 
Sunday's matchup: Dynamo at Fire

Sunday's matchup: Dynamo at Fire

TV/radio: 6 p.m. Sunday; CSN, Galavision, ESPN Deportes 97.5-FM. Series: Dynamo lead 6-3-3. Last meeting: 1-1 tie Oct. 1, 2011, in Houston. Probable goaltenders, rec, gaa Hou, Tally Hall, 2-1-0, 0.67 Chi, Sean Johnson, first start Storyline: The Fire...

 
Events around the world mark Titanic centenary

Events around the world mark Titanic centenary

ABOARD MS BALMORAL -- In the birthplace of the Titanic, residents gathered for a choral requiem. In the North Atlantic, above the ship's final resting place, passengers will pray as a band strikes up a hymn and three floral wreaths are cast onto the...

 

Marathon advises inexperienced to sit this one out

The organizers of the Boston Marathon are advising inexperienced runners and those with medical conditions not to run in Monday's race because of temperatures that are expected to rise into the high 80s in the afternoon. The Boston Athletic...

 
Mixed results for Obama openness with foreign foes

Mixed results for Obama openness with foreign foes

CARTAGENA, Colombia -- President Barack Obama's willingness to engage with America's adversaries comes with promise and peril, a reality hammered home by signs of progress in nuclear talks with Iran and a setback in North Korea's provocative rocket...

 

Karzai appoints slain leader's son to restart Afghanistan peace efforts

KABUL, Afghanistan The eldest son of the slain former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani was chosen Saturday to replace his father as head of the council charged with overseeing reconciliation with the Taliban-led insurgency. The move was aimed at...

 

10 Egyptian presidential hopefuls barred from race

CAIRO-Egypt's election commission disqualified 10 presidential hopefuls, including Hosni Mubarak's former spy chief and key Islamists, from running Saturday in a surprise decision that threatened to upend an already tumultuous race. Farouk Sultan, the...

 

Yu Darvish survives in start No. 2; strong support spurs Rangers win

MINNEAPOLIS  — Yu Darvish kept wriggling out of trouble in five-plus innings, Josh Hamilton homered among his three hits and the Texas Rangers beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Saturday. Adrian Beltre drove in two runs and put Texas ahead with a single...

Dallas News, 17:04 in Sport
 
Mixed results for Obama openness with foreign foes

Mixed results for Obama openness with foreign foes

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — President Barack Obama's willingness to engage with America's adversaries comes with promise and peril, a reality hammered home by signs of progress in nuclear talks with Iran and a setback in North Korea's provocative...

Chron, 17:04 in World News
 

Hundreds gather to protest Vt. nuclear plant

BRATTLEBORO, Vt.-More than 1,000 people have turned out on the Brattleboro town green for another protest against the continued operation of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. Saturday's event included speeches by U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Gov....

 

Best Buy closing 2 stores in Massachusetts

BOSTON-Best Buy says two stores in Massachusetts are among 50 locations that it is closing this year to deal with stiff competition from rivals. The struggling electronics chain said last month that it would close the stores, cut 400 corporate jobs...

 

Judge sets murder trial of Rockefeller impostor

LOS ANGELES-A judge who presided over the trial of Michael Jackson's doctor will hear testimony in the bizarre murder case against a man who assumed multiple identities including that of a Rockefeller. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor...

 

Some jurors questioned Clemens case, judge says

WASHINGTON-The judge presiding in the new Roger Clemens perjury case said some jurors in the first trial told him that retrying the famed pitcher was a waste of taxpayer money, a newly discovered transcript shows. U.S. District Court Judge Reggie...

 

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