News archive from 25 June 2012

Islamist Morsi elected Egypt's president

Islamist Morsi elected Egypt's president

CAIRO (AP) — Islamist Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner Sunday in Egypt's first free presidential election in history, closing the tumultuous first phase of a democratic transition and opening a new struggle with the still-dominant military...

Chron, 17:05 in World News
 

Health care reform debate to rage, regardless of high court ruling

Washington - With the U.S. Supreme Court set to rule as early as Monday on the fate of the 2010 health care reform bill, politicians say Congress will need to address the issue again."I think the debate about how to approach our health insurance...

 
Tropical Storm Debby shifts path, heads toward Louisiana

Tropical Storm Debby shifts path, heads toward Louisiana

Tropical Storm Debby's path shifted toward Louisiana today, as it follows a track that cuts through offshore oil- and natural gas-production areas, where Anadarko Petroleum Corp., BP Plc and other companies have stopped production.Debby's top winds...

 

Reports: White Sox acquire 3B Youkilis

Multiple sources are reporting that the White Sox have acquired Boston 3B Kevin Youkilis and an announcement will be made after the Sox-Brewers game. The Red Sox will get a utility player and a pitcher, perhaps Zach Stewart, from the White Sox....

 
Islamist Morsi elected Egypt's president

Islamist Morsi elected Egypt's president

CAIRO Islamist Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner Sunday in Egypt's first free presidential election in history, closing the tumultuous first phase of a democratic transition and opening a new struggle with the still-dominant military rulers who...

 

Congress cranks out ‘jobs' bills, but not many jobs

WASHINGTON - With the economy and jobs remaining voters' top priority, almost every bill in Congress is now declared a "jobs" bill. Barely a week goes by without House Speaker John A. Boehner reaching into his suit-jacket pocket to pull out...

 

County pulls $30 million in 49ers stadium funding

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A California county has surprised both the San Francisco 49ers and Santa Clara leaders by pulling $30 million in tax funds from the new 49ers stadium. Santa Clara County officials told the Mercury News (http://bit.ly/OaqIBz )...

 
Egypt's new leader: Dutiful, pragmatic Islamist

Egypt's new leader: Dutiful, pragmatic Islamist

CAIRO He spent time in jail during the Hosni Mubarak regime, but not as long as some fellow Islamists. He is well-educated, having studied at the University of Southern California, yet still betrays his rural roots. He rose through the ranks of the...

 
Ross homers twice in Boston's 9-4 win over Braves

Ross homers twice in Boston's 9-4 win over Braves

BOSTON -- Cody Ross hit two homers and drove in five runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 Sunday in a game that likely was Kevin Youkilis' farewell to the Fenway Park fans. Youkilis, a subject of recent trade rumors, was lifted for...

 

Thunder GM Sam Presti: Phil Jackson, Jeff Van Gundy rumors are ‘rubbish'

OKLAHOMA CITY - General manager Sam Presti says he considers reports that Phil Jackson or Jeff Van Gundy could be the next coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder to be "rubbish." Presti said Sunday that discussing a new contract with coach Scott...

 
Egypt's new leader: Dutiful, pragmatic Islamist

Egypt's new leader: Dutiful, pragmatic Islamist

CAIRO -- He spent time in jail during the Hosni Mubarak regime, but not as long as some fellow Islamists. He is well-educated, having studied at the University of Southern California, yet still betrays his rural roots. He rose through the ranks of the...

 
Islamist Morsi elected Egypt's president

Islamist Morsi elected Egypt's president

CAIRO -- Islamist Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner Sunday in Egypt's first free presidential election in history, closing the tumultuous first phase of a democratic transition and opening a new struggle with the still-dominant military rulers...

 
New Paraguay leaders mount international defense

New Paraguay leaders mount international defense

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay's new government battled a wave of criticism on Sunday as several of the nation's closest allies condemned the dismissal of President Fernando Lugo by lawmakers, some calling it a congressional coup.Venezuelan...

Chron, 17:16 in World News
 

Egypt's new leader: Dutiful, pragmatic Islamist

CAIRO - He spent time in jail during the Hosni Mubarak regime, but not as long as some fellow Islamists. He is well-educated, having studied at the University of Southern California, yet still betrays his rural roots. He rose through the ranks of the...

 

Islamist Morsi elected Egypt's president

CAIRO - Islamist Mohammed Morsi was declared the winner Sunday in Egypt's first free presidential election in history, closing the tumultuous first phase of a democratic transition and opening a new struggle with the still-dominant military rulers who...

 

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