News archive from 22 October 2012

Cowboys get much-needed road win in ugly fashion; Sean Lee, Phil Costa hurt

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Dan Bailey made a go-ahead 28-yard field goal with 3:25 remaining to help the Dallas Cowboys defeat the Carolina Panthers 19-14. Trailing by one, Tony Romo led the Cowboys (3-3) into field goal range with a 10-play, 44-yard drive to...

Dallas News, 17:00 in Sport
 

Pope Benedict pledges respect for Native American culture at canonization of Kateri, 6 others

VATICAN CITY -- Tens of thousands of pilgrims, including Native Americans in tribal regalia, Hawaiians with leis and Bavarians in lederhosen, packed St. Peter's Square on Sunday as Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven new saints, one a Mohawk who has...

 
Life in Uruguay: legal abortion and pot dealing

Life in Uruguay: legal abortion and pot dealing

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- Uruguayans used to call their country the Switzerland of Latin America, but its faded grey capital seems a bit more like Amsterdam now that its congress has legalized abortion and is drawing up plans to sell government-grown...

 

Life in Uruguay: legal abortion and pot dealing

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay Uruguayans used to call their country the Switzerland of Latin America, but its faded grey capital seems a bit more like Amsterdam now that its congress has legalized abortion and is drawing up plans to sell government-grown...

 

Pope Benedict pledges respect for Native American culture at canonization of Kateri, 6 others

VATICAN CITY Tens of thousands of pilgrims, including Native Americans in tribal regalia, Hawaiians with leis and Bavarians in lederhosen, packed St. Peter's Square on Sunday as Pope Benedict XVI canonized seven new saints, one a Mohawk who has long...

 
New Orleans Saints escape Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 35-28 victory in Jonathan Vilma’s return 

New Orleans Saints escape Tampa Bay Buccaneers with 35-28 victory in Jonathan Vilma’s return 

TAMPA, Fla. — Jonathan Vilma played for the first time while appealing a season-long suspension for his role in the Saints bounty program and Drew Brees threw for 377 yards and four touchdowns to pace a 35-28 come-from-behind victory over the Tampa...

Daily News, 17:02 in Sport
 

NFLPA might appeal appointment of Paul Tagliabue in bounties case

Not all is well with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's appointment of predecessor Paul Tagliabue as the appeals officer in the Saints bounties case. According to one report, the players union might challenge the move. The reason? A conflict of...

 

Obama, Romney get pumpkin portraits in Fla Keys

KEY LARGO, Fla. -- Scuba divers gave a political edge to an underwater pumpkin carving contest in the Florida Keys, paring portraits of presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Sunday's contest in the Florida Keys National Marine...

 

Egypt freezes assets of ex-candidate, ex-PM Shafiq

CAIRO -- Egyptian authorities on Sunday said they are freezing the assets of presidential candidate and former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq and his daughters as part of the investigation into his wealth. The decision by the Illicit Gains Authority is...

 

Egypt freezes assets of ex-candidate, ex-PM Shafiq

CAIRO Egyptian authorities on Sunday said they are freezing the assets of presidential candidate and former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq and his daughters as part of the investigation into his wealth. The decision by the Illicit Gains Authority is the...

 

One public hospital, 36 casinos: Macau's skewed bet on prosperity

MACAU (Reuters) - A short walk from billionaire Stanley Ho's extravagant Grand Lisboa casino stands the faded pink exterior of the Conde S. Januário, Macau's only public hospital. Inside, bathroom tiles are stained and paint peels off the walls along...

 

GM says no immediate plans to build cars in Brazil with Peugeot

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - GM has no immediate plans to build cars with French automaker PSA Peugeot Citroen in Brazil, the company's South America chief Jaime Ardila said on Sunday. "So far the entire focus of the alliance has been Europe and I...

 
Gary Henderson, Bruce Wiggins vie for retiring Mecklenburg District Court judgeship

Gary Henderson, Bruce Wiggins vie for retiring Mecklenburg District Court judgeship

Gary Henderson promises to be firm and fair as a judge. He believes he has the temperament, attention to detail and compassion to be a great judge. Roy Wiggins believes he has the experience, wisdom and demeanor to be an effective judge. He says the...

 

Adams, Amonte Hiller, Timchal, Dougherty inducted into Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Former Terps players Jen Adams, Brian Dougherty, and Kelly Amonte Hiller, as well as eight-time national champion coach Cindy Timchal, were inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame on Saturday night at the Grand Lodge in Hunt Valley.The...

 

Improving Michigan defense faces another test in Nebraska

Ann Arbor - As satisfying as it was for Michigan to beat Michigan State and end the Spartans' four-game winning streak in the rivalry game, the Wolverines plan to maintain their focus.Michigan is now ranked No. 20 in the latest Associated Press poll,...

 

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