News archive from 27 June 2011

Endangered Species Act attacked through the back door

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON-The Endangered Species Act has long had its foes, particularly in the West. But in recent months, the law has taken an unprecedented hit from Congress. Republicans, led by Rep. Mike Simpson of Idaho, used a budget bill signed...

 

Police ID woman injured in boating accident during 'Lake Bash'

Authorities have identified a 26-year-old woman seriously injured Saturday when she became entangled in the propeller of a boat during a party on Lake Norman. Deondra Scott was in critical condition at Carolinas Medical Center, said Master Officer...

 

Nigeria: 25 killed in 3 bomb attacks in northeast

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Authorities say three bombs have exploded killing 25 people, wounding 12 in an attack carried out by an Islamic sect in northeast Nigeria. They says the bombs exploded in Sunday afternoon in northeast city of Maiduguri. They...

 
At Gay Pride Parade, Cuomo Is Center of Attention

At Gay Pride Parade, Cuomo Is Center of Attention

Two days after the State Senate voted to legalize same-sex marriage, participants in New York’s 42nd annual gay pride parade on Sunday came to shout, dance, cheer, strut, hug and shed tears of joy, knowing that on July 24, when the law takes effect,...

 

Pentagon Sends Drones, Anti-Terror Equipment to Counterterror Forces Dealing With Somalia

WASHINGTON -- The Pentagon is sending nearly $45 million in military equipment, including four small drones, to Uganda and Burundi to help battle the escalating terror threat in Somalia. The latest aid, laid out in documents obtained by The Associated...

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Recalling First Black Appointed to New York Police Dept.

Recalling First Black Appointed to New York Police Dept.

His parents were among the last generation born into Southern slavery, and his own birth in 1883 was notable for another benchmark: At 16 pounds, he was the biggest baby ever recorded in North Carolina. “I guess I’ve always wanted to be large, and I...

 

Nigeria: 25 killed in 3 bomb attacks in northeast

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Authorities say three bombs have exploded killing 25 people, wounding 12 in an attack carried out by an Islamic sect in northeast Nigeria. They says the bombs exploded in Sunday afternoon in northeast city of Maiduguri. They...

 
British soldiers crew boat in Transatlantic Race from Newport, RI, to England

British soldiers crew boat in Transatlantic Race from Newport, RI, to England

Long after Britannia ruled the waves, a crew of British soldiers is hoping to at least master the 2,975 nautical miles of ocean between Newport, R.I., and southwestern England. British Soldier, a 40-foot sailboat crewed by - no surprise here - British...

 
Sox's Dunn reaches 100 K mark

Sox's Dunn reaches 100 K mark

With four more strikeouts Sunday, Adam Dunn reached 100 and there's still more than half a season left. Dunn's first three K's Sunday were against Livan Hernandez, his fourth against lefty Sean Burnett. Related Story: Sox Game Day: Humber gives up...

 

Red Sox beat Pirates, 4-2, to avoid series sweep

A three-game sweep of a World Series favorite just wasn't meant to be. The Pirates committed four errors in a 4-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox this afternoon in front of 39,511 fans, a PNC Park record. All but one of the Pirates' errors turned into a...

 

Orioles use 3 homers to down Reds 7-5

BALTIMORE -- Derrek Lee and Mark Reynolds homered in a four-run fourth inning, Luke Scott added a solo shot in the seventh and the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 Sunday. Baltimore totaled nine home runs in taking two of three from...

 

British soldiers crew boat in Transatlantic Race

Long after Britannia ruled the waves, a crew of British soldiers is hoping to at least master the 2,975 nautical miles of ocean between Newport, R.I., and southwestern England. British Soldier, a 40-foot sailboat crewed by - no surprise here - British...

 

Romero, Blue Jays beat Cardinals 5-0 for sweep

ST. LOUIS -- Ricky Romero threw a four-hitter for his second career shutout and helped break it open with his first career hit as the Toronto Blue Jays whipped the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep. J.P. Arencibia homered and Yunel...

 

Suicide bomber kills 2 in Baghdad police station

BAGHDAD -- BAGHDAD-Two civilians were killed and 17 people, including nine police officers, were wounded when a suicide bomber on a wheelchair blew himself up inside a police station north Baghdad early Sunday. Also Sunday, two U.S. service members...

 

Suicide bomber kills 2 in Baghdad police station

BAGHDAD BAGHDAD-Two civilians were killed and 17 people, including nine police officers, were wounded when a suicide bomber on a wheelchair blew himself up inside a police station north Baghdad early Sunday. Also Sunday, two U.S. service members were...

 

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