News archive from 23 April 2012

Task force on children exposed to violence holds last public hearing Monday in Detroit

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's task force on children exposed to violence is holding its last public hearing Monday in Detroit. Holder launched the task force in the fall as part of his Defending Childhood initiative, with ex-New York Yankees and...

 

Nets' 35-year run in New Jersey will end Monday vs. Sixers

NEWARK, N.J. - For the past 45 years, Herb Turetzky has had the best seat in the house to watch the Nets play basketball. It was front row, center court. between the benches, every night. Turetzky, the team's official scorer, has seen the Nets' glory...

 
Sarkozy the fighter in battle of his career

Sarkozy the fighter in battle of his career

PARIS Thrice married, Nicolas Sarkozy knows about love that flames up and later fades away. Now, he faces the battle of his career to avoid a humiliating political divorce from the French people - who were once infatuated with him. On Sunday, French...

 
Sarkozy the fighter in battle of his career

Sarkozy the fighter in battle of his career

PARIS -- Thrice married, Nicolas Sarkozy knows about love that flames up and later fades away. Now, he faces the battle of his career to avoid a humiliating political divorce from the French people - who were once infatuated with him. On Sunday,...

 
Tortoise beats hare in French election's 1st round

Tortoise beats hare in French election's 1st round

PARIS Slow and steady wins the race. French Socialist Francois Hollande has taken his plodding, undynamic campaign to become France's next president to within spitting distance of victory over the "hyper-president" Nicolas Sarkozy, finishing...

 
Tortoise beats hare in French election's 1st round

Tortoise beats hare in French election's 1st round

PARIS -- Slow and steady wins the race. French Socialist Francois Hollande has taken his plodding, undynamic campaign to become France's next president to within spitting distance of victory over the "hyper-president" Nicolas Sarkozy,...

 

U.S. and Afghanistan agree on strategic partnership

KABUL, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai’s government announced on Sunday that it has finalized an agreement on a long-term Afghan-U.S strategic partnership. The agreement paves the way for U.S involvement in Afghanistan after the U.S.-led...

 
Watchdog: Mexican government must probe Wal-Mart

Watchdog: Mexican government must probe Wal-Mart

MEXICO CITY -- The head of a watchdog group in Mexico says the government should investigate allegations of a vast bribery campaign by top executives of Wal-Mart's Mexican subsidiary to build stores across the country. Transparencia Mexicana director...

 
Watchdog: Mexican government must probe Wal-Mart

Watchdog: Mexican government must probe Wal-Mart

MEXICO CITY The head of a watchdog group in Mexico says the government should investigate allegations of a vast bribery campaign by top executives of Wal-Mart's Mexican subsidiary to build stores across the country. Transparencia Mexicana director...

 

U.S. and Afghanistan agree on strategic partnership

KABUL, Afghanistan -- President Hamid Karzai’s government announced on Sunday that it has finalized an agreement on a long-term Afghan-U.S strategic partnership. The agreement paves the way for U.S involvement in Afghanistan after the...

 
Watchdog: Mexican government must probe Wal-Mart

Watchdog: Mexican government must probe Wal-Mart

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The head of a watchdog group in Mexico says the government should investigate allegations of a vast bribery campaign by top executives of Wal-Mart's Mexican subsidiary to build stores across the country.Transparencia Mexicana...

Chron, 17:06 in World News
 
Rangers edge Tigers 3-2 in 11

Rangers edge Tigers 3-2 in 11

DETROIT -- Alberto Gonzalez's squeeze bunt turned into an RBI infield single in the 11th inning, and the Texas Rangers went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday. With the bases loaded and nobody out, Gonzalez bunted back to pitcher Thad Weber...

 
Robin Gibb awakes from coma; doctors say Bee Gee has a will of iron

Robin Gibb awakes from coma; doctors say Bee Gee has a will of iron

Robin Gibb has awoken from a nearly two-week-long coma as the former Bee Gees star continues to surprise in his battle with colorectal cancer. As The Times reported about a week ago, Gibb was hospitalized -- gravely ill with pneumonia and in a coma --...

 
Rangers squeeze punchless Tigers again on disputed call

Rangers squeeze punchless Tigers again on disputed call

Detroit - With the game on the line, Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington made a risky decision - and got the benefit of a questionable call.The Rangers had the bases loaded with no outs in the 11th inning and Washington called for a squeeze bunt. The...

 

Alberto Gonzalez's 11th-inning squeeze caps late Ranger comeback in Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — Alberto Gonzalez's squeeze bunt turned into an RBI infield single in the 11th inning, and the Texas Rangers went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 3-2 on Sunday. With the bases loaded and nobody out, Gonzalez bunted back to pitcher Thad...

Dallas News, 17:16 in Sport
 

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