News archive from 23 July 2012

Norway remembers victims of bomb, shooting attacks

Norway remembers victims of bomb, shooting attacks

OSLO, Norway Norway on Sunday paused to commemorate the 77 victims of a bomb and gun massacre that shocked the peaceful nation one year ago, a tragedy that the prime minister said had brought Norwegians together in defense of democracy and tolerance....

 
Norway remembers victims of bomb, shooting attacks

Norway remembers victims of bomb, shooting attacks

OSLO, Norway -- Norway on Sunday paused to commemorate the 77 victims of a bomb and gun massacre that shocked the peaceful nation one year ago, a tragedy that the prime minister said had brought Norwegians together in defense of democracy and...

 

Hispanic rivalries add to mix of hardball Florida politics

Rep. Ana Rivas Logan’s opponents call her loads of names on the campaign trail. But one seemed to bother her more than others: “Nicaraguan.” “They’re making calls to the little old Cubans, telling them,...

 
Column: Stubborn Woods blows British Open chance

Column: Stubborn Woods blows British Open chance

LYTHAM St. ANNES, England -- The enduring image of Tiger Woods from this British Open will be of him bent over on one knee, his other leg angled to the side, as he desperately tried to save his day with a miracle shot from deep in a bunker off the...

 
AP Interview: US Afghan withdrawal halfway done

AP Interview: US Afghan withdrawal halfway done

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — This year's pullout of 23,000 American troops from Afghanistan is at the halfway mark, U.S. Gen. John Allen, the top commander of U.S. and NATO forces, said Sunday in an interview with The Associated Press.It's a kind of...

Chron, 17:14 in World News
 

Norway remembers victims of bomb, shooting attacks

OSLO, Norway - Norway on Sunday paused to commemorate the 77 victims of a bomb and gun massacre that shocked the peaceful nation one year ago, a tragedy that the prime minister said had brought Norwegians together in defense of democracy and...

 
Fairfield, Midfield and Birmingham police break up crowd of unruly teens at Fairfield night club

Fairfield, Midfield and Birmingham police break up crowd of unruly teens at Fairfield night club

Red Diamond Lounge in Fairfield on July 22, 2012FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- Police from Birmingham and Midfield were called Saturday night to help Fairfield police disperse hundreds of teens -- some of whom fought and fired shots into the air -- gathered at...

 

Processional will honor coaching great

jmarusak@charlotteobserver.com A processional through downtown Mooresville on Tuesday will honor the life and legacy of a football coach whose influence spanned four decades, from the local gridiron to the NFL. Joseph S. Popp Jr., known to generations...

 

Summer Olympics central: What you need to know before the London games kick off this week

The 2012 Summer Olympics are set to get started this week in London, with the U.S. hoping to win the overall medal count for the fifth straight Summer Games. All told, the U.S. will be represented by 530 athletes in England, but we've got the skinny...

Dallas News, 17:19 in Sport
 

Outfest awards 'Keep the Lights On' with two top prizes

The switch hasn't been flipped yet: Ira Sachs' "Keep the Lights On" earned two top prizes at the Outfest film festival in Los Angeles. The relationship drama, which was recently picked up for theatrical distribution by Music Box Films,...

 

Art collector Herbert Vogel dies at 89

WASHINGTON -- Herbert Vogel, an art collector who amassed over 5,000 works despite a modest income, has died at age 89. Pieces from Vogel's collection have been distributed to museums throughout the nation. National Gallery of Art spokeswoman Deborah...

 
Moon walker Charlie Duke celebrates Lunar Communion at Monte Sano United Methodist Church

Moon walker Charlie Duke celebrates "Lunar Communion" at Monte Sano United Methodist Church

Enlarge Glenn Baeske, The Huntsville Times Astronauts Jan Davis, left, and Charlie Duke talk during a reception between services. Apollo 16 Astronaut Charlie Duke, the tenth man to walk on the Moon, spoke at Monte Sano United Methodist Church during...

 
Lynn wins 12th, Cardinals top Cubs 7-0 for sweep

Lynn wins 12th, Cardinals top Cubs 7-0 for sweep

ST. LOUIS -- Lance Lynn won his 12th game with six spotless innings, and Matt Holliday and Carlos Beltran homered on consecutive pitches to put the finishing touches on the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-0 victory Sunday that completed a three-game sweep of...

 

Chavez says his opponent, Romney share agenda

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's Hugo Chavez has signaled a preference in the U.S. presidential campaign by comparing Mitt Romney to his own challenger.Chavez, who is up for re-election a month before U.S. President Barack Obama, has in recent...

Chron, 17:26 in World News
 
Our Sports Photos of the Day: Penn State takes down Joe Paterno statue outside of Beaver Stadium 

Our Sports Photos of the Day: Penn State takes down Joe Paterno statue outside of Beaver Stadium 

On Sunday morning, Penn State University president Rodney Erickson announced that the school had decided to remove the bronze statue of Joe Paterno from the area outside of Beaver Stadium in State College, Pa. Here, Penn State Office of Physical Plant...

Daily News, 17:27 in Sport
 

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