Posts Tagged ‘ decision ’

James doubts Gilbert cared about him (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By sportsnews

MIAMI (AP)—Adding a new layer to the rift between LeBron James(notes) and Dan Gilbert, the NBA’s two-time reigning MVP and new Miami Heat forward has told GQ magazine that he isn’t sure the Cleveland Cavaliers owner “ever cared” about him during their time together. In an article released Tuesday, James spoke of how widespread criticism
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MoveOn calls for boycott of Target

Aug 17th, 2010 | By politicsnews

The liberal group MoveOn.org ramped up its campaign against Target Corp. Tuesday with a new TV ad urging shoppers to boycott the retail giant over its $150,000 donation to a Minnesota politician who opposes gay marriage – and its decision not to give a matching amount to pro-gay candidates for balance. The
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Israeli says she didn’t humiliate Arab on Facebook (AP)

Aug 17th, 2010 | By worldnews

JERUSALEM – A former Israeli soldier who posted photos on Facebook of herself in uniform smiling beside bound and blindfolded Palestinian prisoners said Tuesday her
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Court blocks California gay marriage as appeal is considered

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — A US court on Monday blocked same-sex marriages in California while an appeal of a landmark decision to overturn a state ban is considered, putting on hold ceremonies that would have resumed this week. The decision by the federal court of appeals came hours after gay marriage opponents urged the ban
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Afghan gov’t: 4 months to disband security firms (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By worldnews

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan’s president is issuing an ultimatum to thousands of private security contractors he says are undermining his nation’s army and police force:
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Former Bills LB Schobel retiring (AP)

Aug 16th, 2010 | By sportsnews

HOUSTON (AP)—Former Buffalo Bills linebacker Aaron Schobel(notes) is retiring, saying he lost his hunger for playing last year. The Bills released Schobel on Aug. 4 after nine seasons. Schobel was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and his 78 career sacks rank second in Buffalo history behind Hall of Famer Bruce Smith. Schobel mulled his options
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Israel rejects ‘preconditions’ for direct peace talks

Aug 16th, 2010 | By admin

“(This) clearly proves that this government has other interests besides peace and stability in the region,” he added. Erakat also rejected Israel’s decision on Sunday to deploy 23 caravans in eight West Bank settlements to serve as classrooms, saying it was “placing additional obstacles” in the way of US efforts to revive the peace process.
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DeLay ‘knew this day would come’

Aug 16th, 2010 | By politicsnews

After almost six years of investigation, the Justice Department has decided not to bring corruption charges against former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay over his involvement with disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and other ethics issues, DeLay and his attorneys said Monday. “I always knew this day would come. My only hope was
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Mosque flap swirls around Obama

Aug 15th, 2010 | By politicsnews

 The White House on Saturday struggled to tamp down the controversy over President Barack Obama’s statements about a mosque near ground zero — insisting Obama wasn’t backing off remarks Friday night when he offered support for a project that has infuriated some families whose loved ones died in the Sept. 11 attacks.
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US reduces roster for worlds to 13 (AP)

Aug 15th, 2010 | By sportsnews

NEW YORK (AP)—The United States reduced its roster to 13 players Sunday, cutting Jeff Green(notes) and JaVale McGee(notes). USA Basketball made the moves before it beat France 86-55 in an warm-up game at Madison Square Garden. Cutting McGee leaves Tyson Chandler(notes) as the only true center on the American roster. Neither Green nor McGee played
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