TopNews-28Jan2012

  • Cruise ship fuel removal stalled due to rough seas – The Associated Press
    Globe and MailCruise ship fuel removal stalled due to rough seasThe Associated PressGIGLIO, Italy (AP) — Rough seas off Italy’s Tuscan coast forced a delay in the planned Saturday start of the operation to remove a half-million gallons of fuel from the grounded Costa Concordia, and officials said pumping may now not begin until …Six Costa Concorida pa […]
  • Romney surges in Fla., but Gingrich attacking – CBS News
    Sydney Morning HeraldRomney surges in Fla., but Gingrich attackingCBS NewsThe two leading candidates in Tuesday’s crucial Republican presidential primary in Florida, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich, were to hit the campaign trail hard in the Sunshine State Saturday. With polls showing Romney surging, Gingrich was pulling out …Gingrich Under Fire From Co […]
  • Obama seeks government reforms in Congress – San Francisco Chronicle
    News OneObama seeks government reforms in CongressSan Francisco ChronicleBy KEN THOMAS, AP President Barack Obama, fresh from a five-state tour following his State of the Union address, is calling for government reforms to ease gridlock and bar members of Congress from profiting from their position.Obama to senators: Change the way you do businessAtlanta Jou […]
  • UK Police Arrest Four in Bribery Probe – Wall Street Journal
    The Daily StarUK Police Arrest Four in Bribery ProbeWall Street JournalBy JEANNE WHALEN LONDON — British police said they arrested four people Saturday morning in connection with an investigation into potential police bribery, a probe that is part of a wide-ranging crackdown on illegal news-gathering tactics in the …Operation Elveden: Five held in police […]
  • Hostages freed from pirates face debriefing – CBS News
    CTV.caHostages freed from pirates face debriefingCBS NewsSIGONELLA, Sicily – Three days after being rescued by US Navy SEALs from Somali pirates, American aid worker Jessica Buchanan and her Danish colleague Poul Hagen Thisted are at a US base on Sicily being debriefed by military and intelligence officials …US commandos free two hostages in daring Somalia […]
  • Arab League freezes monitoring mission in Syria – Jerusalem Post
    The GuardianArab League freezes monitoring mission in SyriaJerusalem PostBy REUTERS 01/28/2012 15:40 Continued violence leads Arab league to “immediately stop” monitoring mission, though it will remain in Syria; 17 activist bodies reportedly dumped in streets of Hama. By REUTERS CAIRO – The Arab League’s monitoring mission …Arab League confi […]
  • California adopts “clean car” rules California adopts ‘clean car’ rules – U-T San Diego
    ABC NewsCalifornia adopts “clean car” rules California adopts ‘clean car’ rulesU-T San DiegoBy JASON DEAREN AP California air regulators passed sweeping emission standards Friday that will require one in seven of the new cars sold in the state in 2025 be an electric or other zero-emission vehicle. The policy adopted unanimously by the …California […]
  • “Barefoot Bandit” gets 6.5 years of federal time – Reuters
    Globe and Mail”Barefoot Bandit” gets 6.5 years of federal timeReutersBy Laura L. Myers | SEATTLE (Reuters) – A serial burglar nicknamed the “Barefoot Bandit” was sentenced on Friday in Seattle to 6-1/2 years in prison for his guilty plea to federal charges stemming from a sensational, two-year crime spree as a …’Barefoot Bandit […]
  • Paul pursued strategy of publishing controversial newsletters, associates say – Washington Post
    Globe and MailPaul pursued strategy of publishing controversial newsletters, associates sayWashington PostRon Paul, well known as a physician, congressman and libertarian , has also been a businessman who pursued a marketing strategy that included publishing provocative, racially charged newsletters to make money and spread his ideas, said three people …Pa […]
  • Former Mayor Kevin Hagan White dies at 82 – Boston.com
    Daily MailFormer Mayor Kevin Hagan White dies at 82Boston.comBy Brian C. Mooney, Globe Staff Kevin Hagan White, a political figure who helped transform Boston into a world-class city during 16 often turbulent years as mayor, died last night in his Beacon Hill home, his family said in a statement.Former Boston Mayor Kevin White, who led city during racially t […]
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