News archive from 30 July 2011

Indians-White Sox to play doubleheader

The Cleveland Indians announced Friday that their July 23 home game against the Chicago White Sox, which was postponed due to rain, will made up as the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday, September 20. The first game is scheduled to begin...

 

Colorado Rockies (49-56) at San Diego Padres (46-60), 10:05 p.m.

Right-hander Tim Stauffer can continue a recent run of respectability tonight when the San Diego Padres host the Colorado Rockies in the opener of a three-game series at Petco Park. The Padres and Rockies are fifth and third, respectively, in the...

 
Brazilian soccer federation president calls English media 'corrupt' on eve of World Cup draw

Brazilian soccer federation president calls English media 'corrupt' on eve of World Cup draw

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The president of Brazil's soccer federation questioned the integrity of British journalists Friday on the eve of the 2014 World Cup qualifying draw. When approached by members of the British media, RicardoTeixeira said he would...

 

Earnings Preview: Pfizer to report on 2nd quarter

TRENTON, N.J. -- Pfizer Inc., which reports second-quarter results before the stock market opens Tuesday, will discuss a few recent drug approvals, new data on some experimental drugs and plans to divest some of its non-core businesses. WHAT TO WATCH...

 

Recession risks up amid slow growth, debt standoff

WASHINGTON -- The economy is at risk of slipping into another recession. It nearly stalled in the first six months of the year, the government reported Friday. Economic growth was feeble in the second quarter and practically non-existent in the...

 

Bahrain marchers not content with reform proposals

MANAMA, Bahrain -- Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets outside Bahrain's capital to call for greater democratic freedoms despite government plans to introduce some political reforms. Friday's march came a day after Bahrain's king...

 
Caffeine: Best friend you ever had or your worst enemy?

Caffeine: Best friend you ever had or your worst enemy?

Some people can't start the day without a cup of coffee, knowing that the caffeine will see them through at least a few hours. Learn about the pros and cons of this popular stimulant in a live Web chat with registered dietitian Ruth Frechman Monday,...

 

Castro-Barney back at 1-2 in Cubs lineup

ST. LOUIS -- Manager Mike Quade has returned to the daily double at the top of his lineup, inserting Starlin Castro and Darwin Barney in the 1-2 spots against right-hander Edwin Jackson, who is making his Cardinals' debut. The Castro-Barney combo was...

 

Pro-Democratic outside groups raised $10M

WASHINGTON-Outside fundraising groups supporting President Barack Obama and Democratic candidates have raised a combined $10 million during the first six months of 2011. Priorities USA and Priorities USA Action, independent groups founded by former...

 
Paul McCartney plays Wrigley Field

Paul McCartney plays Wrigley Field

Former Beatle Paul McCartney is set to take the stage at Wrigley Field on Sunday and Monday. The event will be the first time Sir Paul has played a Chicago concert since 2005. And he's coming back with a band that has been with him for recent tours:...

 

Princeton House charter faces second restraint lawsuit

Princeton House Charter School, which this spring settled a lawsuit alleging abuse of a student, has been sued by a second family. In the new suit, two parents, identified only by their initials, say their 6-year-old daughter was badly bruised while...

 
Bahrain marchers not content with reform proposals

Bahrain marchers not content with reform proposals

MANAMA, Bahrain Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets outside Bahrain's capital to call for greater democratic freedoms despite government plans to introduce some political reforms. Friday's march came a day after Bahrain's king...

 
Death toll from New York City heat wave rises - 2 Bronx women in their 70s's died from temperatures

Death toll from New York City heat wave rises - 2 Bronx women in their 70s's died from temperatures

The July heat wave has claimed two more victims - a pair of Bronx women in their 70s. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner on Friday announced that the 78- and 72-year-old women died July 23 from "hyperthermia due to exposure to high...

 

Bahrain marchers not content with reform proposals

MANAMA, Bahrain - Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets outside Bahrain's capital to call for greater democratic freedoms despite government plans to introduce some political reforms. Friday's march came a day after Bahrain's king...

Chron, 17:09 in World News
 

New Tribes Mission hit by another child sex abuse suit

SANFORD - Another woman has sued New Tribes Mission, one of the largest Christian mission organizations in the world, the second alleging she was the child of missionaries when she was sexually abused by a dorm dad and Bible teacher at a New...

 

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