News archive from 26 June 2011

Brevard man arrested in kidnapping, DUI

Police in Melbourne arrested a man today after they say he kidnapped his own mother in an attempt to get her to withdraw money for him. Robert G. Cahall, 25, of Vero Beach, faces charges of kidnapping, grand theft, 2 counts of leaving the scene of an...

 
FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks Women’s World Cup, not bribery allegations

FIFA President Sepp Blatter talks Women’s World Cup, not bribery allegations

BERLIN - The German hosts of the Women’s World Cup have asked fans not to whistle FIFA President Sepp Blatter on opening day on Sunday. FIFA has been embroiled in a corruption scandal concerning the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids and the election for...

 

Wild wreck sends car into woods at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. -- Driver Joe Foster briefly was hospitalized after a crash with Gunter Schaldach during a Grand Am race at Road America on Saturday that sent Schaldach's car flipping over a fence and into the woods. Schaldach said he was...

 
First a Gold Rush, Then the Lawyers

First a Gold Rush, Then the Lawyers

SAN ISIDRO, El Salvador - When a Central American gold rush brought a Canadian mining company here a few years ago, the company promised to stake a claim that would be as green as the lush hills. Multimedia Map The copious amounts of water needed...

 

Ex-Premier Blasts Court in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Yulia V. Tymoshenko clashed angrily with the judge at a pretrial hearing on Saturday, denouncing the court action as political maneuvering aimed at wiping out the opposition in Ukraine. Ms. Tymoshenko,...

 

Mass. woman arrested for beaning boyfriend

METHUEN, Mass.-A Massachusetts woman is facing assault charges after police said she threw a baseball and hit her boyfriend in the head during a heated argument. Methuen police said Maritza Alvarado was arrested Thursday when she told officers that...

 

Springfield diocese up to $155K in tornado relief

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.-The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield says it's topped $155,000 in relief donations for the victims of the tornadoes that hit central and western Massachusetts on June 1. About $104,000 of the total came from collections at 23...

 
Timberwolves GM wanted to lure Duke's Mike Krzyzewski to Minnesota to coach Ricky Rubio project

Timberwolves GM wanted to lure Duke's Mike Krzyzewski to Minnesota to coach Ricky Rubio project

The coaching carousel in Minnesota took an unlikely turn as Kurt Rambis was being thrown off and Bernie Bickerstaff was preparing to jump on. The ride operator, Timberwolves GM David Kahn, made a run at Mike Krzyzewski. Talk about a waste of time....

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Moving up from Down Under: Tomic is youngest player in 21 years to reach Wimbledon's 4th round

Moving up from Down Under: Tomic is youngest player in 21 years to reach Wimbledon's 4th round

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - There was a moment when Bernard Tomic didn't think he'd get past the first round of qualifying for Wimbledon, much less into the second week of the tournament. Now he's the youngest player in 21 years to reach the fourth...

 
VP Joe Biden out front in defending Obama on the economy

VP Joe Biden out front in defending Obama on the economy

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The longest walk parents can make, Vice President Joe Biden often says, is upstairs to tell the children they’ve lost their job. "Millions have been stripped of their dignity," Biden told an Ohio audience last year....

 
A space of their own

A space of their own

The romantic caricature of the chain-smoking, whiskey-soaked novelist pounding a typewriter in the corner of a bar - or daydreaming over espresso in a bustling cafe - is not quite the reality of today's working authors. We asked five authors to...

 
President Obama hasn’t always agreed with Senator Obama

President Obama hasn’t always agreed with Senator Obama

On Capitol Hill this year, one of President Obama’s most troublesome critics has been Senator Obama. President Obama, for instance, wants Congress to raise the national debt limit. But his opponents have brought up a statement that then-Sen. Barack...

 
3 al-Qaida suspects killed after escape in Yemen

3 al-Qaida suspects killed after escape in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen Yemeni officials say authorities have killed three men who were among nearly 60 suspected al-Qaida militants who escaped from prison this past week. The officials say all three were awaiting execution in the Mukalla prison in southern...

 

Tomic upsets Soderling in 3rd round at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England -- There was a moment when Bernard Tomic didn't think he'd get past the first round of qualifying for Wimbledon, much less into the second week of the tournament. Now he's the youngest player in 21 years to reach the fourth round of...

 

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