News archive from 25 December 2011

Many happy returns for Bills, who pick off Tebow 4 times in 40-14 win over Broncos

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Tim Tebow and the Denver Broncos' comeback train were derailed by an opportunistic Buffalo Bills defense. Safety Jairus Byrd and linebacker Spencer Johnson returned Tebow interceptions for touchdowns on consecutive plays from...

Jets Fall Flat With the Stakes Highest

Jets Fall Flat With the Stakes Highest

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - At stake for the Jets on Saturday was something far greater than supremacy in New York. To them, the Giants represented another obstacle to overcome on what they believed was their birthright - a trip to the playoffs, to the...

France Is Seeking Implant Executive

France Is Seeking Implant Executive

PARIS (Reuters) - France’s health minister called on Saturday for the authorities to find the chief executive of the breast implant maker accused of selling faulty prostheses to tens of thousands of women around the world, calling the growing scandal...


Recap: Panthers 48, Buccaneers 16

SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Panthers 48, Buccaneers 16


Register for special election

Residents have until Jan. 4 to register to vote on proposed temporary property-tax increases to fund several school construction projects. The Jan. 24 special election ballot will include Proposition 2 1/2 debt-exclusion overrides that would pay for...

Marlborough city councilor moves into mayor s seat

Marlborough city councilor moves into mayor"s seat

After 18 years on the Marlborough City Council, including the past nine serving as council president, Arthur Vigeant is no stranger to City Hall. But he admits he will be moving into unfamiliar territory when he takes the oath of office on Jan. 2 and...

Royalists Step Up Campaign to Stifle Criticism of the Monarchy in Thailand

Royalists Step Up Campaign to Stifle Criticism of the Monarchy in Thailand

BANGKOK - At the entrance to a neighborhood in Bangkok’s garment district, an unambiguous message hangs on an archway decorated with an image of Thailand’s king. Connect With Us on Twitter Follow @nytimesworld for international breaking news and...

DePaul finally seems headed in right direction

DePaul finally seems headed in right direction

It could be argued this season already can be called a success for DePaul as the Blue Demons already have passed their seven-victory mark from a season ago and are off to their best start since 1999-2000. They will take a four-game winning streak into...


Magic coach Stan Van Gundy celebrates Christmas....on Friday

Magic coach Stan Van Gundy, a well-known opponent of playing on any major holiday, enjoyed Christmas with his immediate family and relatives --- on Friday. The Magic left after practice Saturday afternoon for Oklahoma City, where they open tonight...


Orlando Magic at Oklahoma City Thunder, 8 p.m., ESPN, Sun Sports

SUNDAY NIGHT'S GAME Magic at Thunder, 8 p.m. Where/When: Oklahoma City Arena, Oklahoma City. TV: ESPN, SUN: RADIO: AM 580 (WDBO), Spanish language: AM 1270 (WRLZ).

Bourbon’s All-American Roar

Bourbon’s All-American Roar

LOUISVILLE, Ky. Multimedia Slide Show A Boom for Bourbon IT sounds like a taunt here in Bourbon Country: Go ahead, mix my Manhattan. But as the holiday imbibing season approached, five bartenders entered a “shake off” this month at the Kentucky Derby...


Greece arrests abbot involved in land swap deal

THESSALONIKI, Greece-An abbot accused of embezzlement, money laundering and making false statement in a government land swap deal was arrested Saturday and placed under guard in his monastic cell, police said. Abbot Efraim was taken into custody on...


Search ends for survivors of Colombian explosion

BOGOTA, Colombia-Colombian rescuers have ended their search for survivors of a fuel pipeline explosion that killed 13 people and injured nearly 100. Police commander Col. Gonzalo Londono says workers are now clearing the rubble of 25 houses destroyed...


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