News archive from 17 July 2011

Gadhafi gives defiant speech in former rebel town

ZAWIYA, Libya - Libya's embattled leader Moammar Gadhafi said Saturday his country will never surrender in the face of assaults by rebels and a NATO air campaign. In an audio address directed at the city of Zawiya where thousands demonstrated their...

Chron, 17:00 in World News
 

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

--- SYRIA Tens of thousands of Syrians shouting "We want freedom!" carry slain protesters through the streets as opposition figures meeting in Turkey call for a united front to bring down the 40-year ruling dynasty of the Assad family. A day...

 
Live Green Fair back this weekend in Ferndale

Live Green Fair back this weekend in Ferndale

Lyndsey Sleek and Dave Ristich said they know a lot about living a sustainable lifestyle, but walked away today with two new ideas -- home delivery of organic produce and a rain barrel. Sleek, 26, of Royal Oak, and Ristich, 24, of Waterford, were...

 

Small plane crashes in Boyne City; pilot killed

BOYNE CITY -- The pilot of a small, single-engine plane has been killed after crashing into an industrial park south of Boyne City Airport this morning. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Tony Molinaro said the Taylor Craft plane was...

 

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

--- SYRIA Tens of thousands of Syrians shouting "We want freedom!" carry slain protesters through the streets as opposition figures meeting in Turkey call for a united front to bring down the 40-year ruling dynasty of the Assad family. A day...

 

DeSoto beats Duncanville to earn spot in 7-on-7 state title game

DeSoto said it was hungry for a 7-on-7 title, and that has shown today in the championship bracket at the FOX Sports Southwest 7-on-7 state tournament in College Station. DeSoto has won four games to reach the Division I championship game, which will...

Dallas News, 17:05 in Sport
 

Union Yields on Benefits in Agreement With Cuomo

New York State’s second-largest union of public workers, facing hundreds of layoffs that had been scheduled to take effect within days, agreed on Saturday to significant wage and benefit concessions in order to save the jobs of its members. The...

 

Latest developments in Arab world's unrest

------ SYRIA Tens of thousands of Syrians shouting "We want freedom!" carry slain protesters through the streets as opposition figures meeting in Turkey call for a united front to bring down the 40-year ruling dynasty of the Assad family. A...

 

Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest Jerusalem parking lot

JERUSALEM -- Police are preventing hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews from blocking a main street in protest against a Jerusalem municipal parking lot that is open on the Jewish Sabbath. Ultra-Orthodox activists have repeatedly staged protests since the...

 

Florida man sentenced in Iowa child sex case

DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Federal prosecutors say a Florida man who pleaded guilty to taking an Iowa girl back to Florida and having sex with her has been sentenced to more than 12 years in prison. The U.S. attorney's office says 36-year-old Justin Carter,...

 

New York Mets salute Medal of Honor recipient during game at Citi Field

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets are saluting Sgt. 1st Class Leroy Petry, who was recently awarded a Medal of Honor by President Barack Obama. Petry received the nation's highest military honor Tuesday in a ceremony at the White House for his brave...

 
Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest Jerusalem parking lot

Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest Jerusalem parking lot

JERUSALEM Police are preventing hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews from blocking a main street in protest against a Jerusalem municipal parking lot that is open on the Jewish Sabbath. Ultra-Orthodox activists have repeatedly staged protests since the...

 

Danks pleased with younger brother's progress at Charlotte

DETROIT -- One of John Danks' perks while pitching for Triple-A Charlotte during a minor league rehabilitation assignment was playing with younger brother Jordan, who is regarded as the best defensive outfielder in the Sox's minor league system. “It...

 

DeSoto beats Duncanville to earn spot in 7-on-7 state title game

DeSoto said it was hungry for a 7-on-7 title, and that has shown today in the championship bracket at the FOX Sports Southwest 7-on-7 state tournament in College Station. DeSoto has won four games to reach the Division I championship game, which will...

Dallas News, 17:22 in Sport
 

Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest Jerusalem parking lot

JERUSALEM - Police are preventing hundreds of ultra-Orthodox Jews from blocking a main street in protest against a Jerusalem municipal parking lot that is open on the Jewish Sabbath. Ultra-Orthodox activists have repeatedly staged protests since the...

Chron, 17:23 in World News
 

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