News archive from 21 October 2012, page 12

Argentina evacuating navy ship seized in Ghana

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Argentina has decided to evacuate about 300 crew members from the ARA Libertad, a navy training ship seized in Ghana nearly three weeks ago in a legal dispute over debts. Only the captain and a few sailors will remain on the...

 

Facing Heat's stars an eye-opener for Pistons' Kyle Singler

No matter how many times you watch LeBron James and Dwyane Wade on TV, it's hard to get a feel for how great they are until you are up close and personal. That was the case for Pistons rookie Kyle Singler on Thursday night when the Miami Heat -- led...

 
No. 3 Florida drubs No. 9 South Carolina 44-11

No. 3 Florida drubs No. 9 South Carolina 44-11

GAINESVILLE, Fla. Jeff Driskel threw four touchdown passes - three of them after turnovers - and No. 3 Florida matched its win total from last season with a 44-11 drubbing of ninth-ranked South Carolina on Saturday. The Gators avenged consecutive...

 

Dozens march to Obama campaign office to protest harassment in Latino-populated Detroit

Dozens of families marched 4 miles from Clark Park to President Barack Obama's Detroit campaign office Saturday to protest what they call harassment and terror tactics by U.S. immigration officers in Latino-populated parts of southwest Detroit....

 
Longtime Brooklyn Federal Judge Frederic Block writes a book, 'Disbrobed,' that offer behind-the-scenes look at several major cases

Longtime Brooklyn Federal Judge Frederic Block writes a book, 'Disbrobed,' that offer behind-the-scenes...

U.S. District Court Judge Frederic Block can’t suppress a smile while evaluating the state of his 78-year-old mind. “I’m at the DGS stage of life: Don’t give a s---,” Block chuckles in his ninth-floor chambers at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse. “I...

 
Skateboarders defy court order, ride through Manhattan from Morningside Heights to Wall St. as part of 'Broadway Bomb'

Skateboarders defy court order, ride through Manhattan from Morningside Heights to Wall St. as part of...

Hundreds of scofflaw skateboarders gave Manhattan hell on wheels in Saturday’s “Broadway Bomb” road race, snarling traffic in an illegal mass ride from Morningside Heights to Wall Street. The skaters rolled south on Broadway from 116th St. to Bowling...

 
Suspect captured by cops after fatal hit-and-run of elderly Queens man

Suspect captured by cops after fatal hit-and-run of elderly Queens man

A CALLOUS driver struck and killed an elderly man who was walking on a Queens sidewalk Saturday and then got out of his car and ran away from the grisly scene, cops said. The pedestrian, 76-year-old Victor Florio, was taking a stroll along Booth...

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Kissell has beat long odds before

Kissell has beat long odds before

CHINA GROVE Those in Washington who make a living at predicting election outcomes describe U.S. Rep. Larry Kissell as a political version of “dead man walking” – a Democrat trying to win a third term in a district that...

 

UCF center Jordan Rae has grown walk-on to key leader for Knights

At age 13, Jordan Rae knew little about playing football. Everything changed when he stepped into the Tennessee Titans locker room in 2003. Rae, a native of Kingston, Jamaica, had just moved to the United States in 2002. He could play cricket and...

 
U.S., Iran agree to one-on-one talks over nuclear program: report

U.S., Iran agree to one-on-one talks over nuclear program: report

WASHINGTON -- The United States and Iran have agreed for the first time to one-on-one negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing Obama administration officials. Iranian officials have insisted the talks not...

 
After 41 years, couple gets honeymoon of their dreams thanks to the Daily News

After 41 years, couple gets honeymoon of their dreams thanks to the Daily News

It took 41 years, but Linda Taylor finally got her romantic honeymoon — thanks to the Daily News. The 63-year-old won an all-inclusive trip to the Turks and Caicos Islands in the Caribbean through The News, and used the opportunity to finally take the...

 
Tactics set, Obama, Romney hurtle toward finish

Tactics set, Obama, Romney hurtle toward finish

NORFOLK, Va. With one debate and one jobs report to go, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are hurtling towards Election Day in a virtual deadlock, each convinced that victory is within reach if his campaign sticks with its plan. In 16...

 

Judge stays execution of mentally ill mass killer

MIAMI -- A federal judge has granted a stay of execution for a convicted mass killer in Florida who is mentally ill and was scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley on Saturday granted a motion for a stay for John...

 
No. 18 Texas Tech pulls 3-OT win at TCU, 56-53

No. 18 Texas Tech pulls 3-OT win at TCU, 56-53

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Seth Doege threw seven touchdowns, three in overtime, and No. 18 Texas Tech won 56-53 at TCU after blowing a late 10-point lead Saturday. The game-winning pass was an 8-yard throw to Alex Torres, which came four plays after Jaden...

 

New era in kids' care: Nemours Children's Hospital opens Monday

After a rocky start to gain favor and a foothold in Central Florida, Nemours Children's Hospital will open to patients at 8 a.m. Monday, becoming the third children's hospital in Central Florida. The region's newest hospital will offer intensive...

 

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