News archive from 28 May 2011, page 5

Clinton: Pakistanis concede bin Laden had support network

Clinton: Pakistanis concede bin Laden had support network

ISLAMABAD - Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday that Pakistani officials had conceded that al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden must have had a support network in Pakistan to have remained undetected for at least five years in the city of...


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___ Gas tanks are draining family budgets NEW YORK - There’s less money this summer for hotel rooms, surfboards and bathing suits. It’s all going into the gas tank. High prices at the pump are putting a squeeze on the family budget as the traditional...

Lions' Andre Fluellen banking on kung fu to improve his game

Lions' Andre Fluellen banking on kung fu to improve his game

His wrist hurt, his knees were sore, his body ached after a long season, and as Andre Fluellen sat in a chair at the barber shop in January, football was the furthest thing from his mind. So when the 60-something guy in the light gray sweat suit...


Boeheim OK with all teams in Big East tourney

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Big East brought last-place DePaul and every other team to Madison Square Garden for the conference tournament in March, and Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says that's the right move no matter how many teams are in the league. TCU...


TV viewership soars for Bulls-Heat series

The Miami Heat won the series and plenty of television viewers in the Eastern Conference finals against the Chicago Bulls. The five-game series between the Heat and Bulls averaged 10.4 million viewers on TNT. That's up 46 percent from last year's...


Longhorns, Sooners among teams in national rugby sevens event

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — When Kellen Gordon got tired of being typecast as a lineman because of his size and made the switch from football to rugby in high school, there were few long-term goals to work toward. Beyond giving him a reason to get a college...

Dallas News, 18:09 in Sport

Bill changing charges for 'sexting' goes to Perry

AUSTIN - Under a bill sent to Gov. Rick Perry on Friday, Texas teenagers 17 or younger could be charged with a misdemeanor instead of a felony if they are caught "sexting." Sexting includes teens using a mobile phone to send sexually...

Chron, 18:09 in Politics
Kevin Correia pitches Pirates past Cubs, 4-2

Kevin Correia pitches Pirates past Cubs, 4-2

CHICAGO - Kevin Correia pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Friday. Correia (7-4) limited Chicago to four singles and a pair of walks in 7 1-3 innings. He moved into a tie...


Boston Scientific recalls imaging catheters

NATICK, Mass. -- Medical device maker Boston Scientific Corp. said Friday it is recalling more than 29,000 catheters used in imaging procedures after several devices broke while in use. The recall affects all iCross Coronary Imaging Catheters...


AP Exclusive: Behind the raid that nabbed Mladic

BELGRADE, Serbia - The old man, hobbled by pain, couldn't coax himself to sleep. He got out of bed just before dawn, pulled on a blue baseball cap and headed for a walk in the garden. Maybe some fresh air would clear his head. At the same time, four...

Chron, 18:11 in World News

After Obama's European tour, challenges at home

WARSAW, Poland - Hope you've enjoyed your European trip, Mr. President. A lot's awaiting your attention on your return Saturday. The field of GOP presidential candidates angling to take your job has shifted considerably. Congress is growing impatient...

Chron, 18:12 in World News
A Narrative Has Many Blanks

A Narrative Has Many Blanks

IF eons of nature and decades of culture have made anything clear, it is that all creation is more or less a collage. You know, recombinant DNA. XX times XY. Boy meets girl. “Annie” meets “Aliens.” “That’s what we do in an age of the mash-up,” said...


Falling concrete delays I-57 traffic

Illinois State police this afternoon shut down two outbound lanes on Interstate 57 after pieces of concrete from an overpass pelted several passing vehicles. Troopers shut down two southbound lanes of the interstate that pass underneath the 167th...


Arizona resort pool parties move forward with caution

At resort and club pools this summer, the party's not over, but it is being more carefully watched. Pool managers in Scottsdale are working to comply with the stepped-up enforcement of health and safety regulations while trying to keep their...


NYC mayor releases redacted taxes, details gifting

NEW YORK - Mayor Michael Bloomberg is again refusing to release his unedited income taxes, but the heavily redacted documents provided Friday by his administration do provide a peek into the lifestyle and giving of one of the world's richest men. The...

Fox News, 18:16 in Learning

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