Archive | March 24th, 2012

Fuel leaks. Porsche recalling 1,200 cars

DETROIT – Porsche is recalling more than 1,200 of its 911 Carrera S sports cars because a fuel line can come loose and cause a fire. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on its website Saturday that the line can come apart at a connection and leak fuel. The agency says that could cause [...]

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1995 sex-slaying: US state executes inmate

PARCHMAN, Miss. – A 61-year-old Mississippi man has been executed for the 1995 slaying of a woman who disappeared from a convenience store where she worked in Biloxi. William Mitchell was pronounced dead at 6:20 p.m. local time Thursday after a lethal injection. Mitchell was convicted in the Nov. 21, 1995, slaying of 38-year-old Patty [...]

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“Beckingam Palace for sale”. David and Victoria moving to Los Angeles

LONDON – Victoria and David Beckham decided to sell Hertfordshire mansion, nicknamed Beckingham Palace. They bought the house for £2.5million back in 1999, but they spent nearly £18million of renovations and the property. The couple is now moving to Los Angeles. A source told the Daily Mirror: “David and Victoria didn’t want to lose money, [...]

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Crash kills 1, bus driver arrested in England

LONDON (AP) ? British police say they have arrested a bus driver after a collision that killed one person and injured about 40 others in central England. A 35-year-old bus passenger died in Saturday’s crash with truck on a highway west of Birmingham. Police say the 49-year-old bus driver, from Birmingham, was later arrested on [...]

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Keith Haring, NY exhibit focuses on him

NEW YORK – A new exhibition in New York City focuses on the early career of artist Keith Haring. “Keith Haring: 1978-1982″ at the Brooklyn Museum includes his maze-like works on paper, 30 black-and-white subway drawings, experimental videos and rarely seen sketchbooks and journals. The bohemian atmosphere of downtown New York in the 1970s and [...]

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Turkey: 15 Kurdish rebels killed

ANKARA, Turkey -Turkish forces killed 15 female Kurdish rebel fighters in clashes in southeast Turkey, officials said Saturday, in what is believed to be the largest one-day casualty toll for women since their guerrilla group began fighting for autonomy nearly 28 years ago. The clashes occurred in a mainly Kurdish province of Bitlis, and in [...]

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Pope’s arrives in Mexico

LEON, Mexico – It had become tradition in Mexico. Before daybreak, youths would creep as close as security permitted and serenade their beloved Pope John Paul II with a song of greeting and celebration. Now a new, less familiar pope had come, seeking to strengthen his own ties with the largest Spanish-speaking Catholic nation. So [...]

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Red Bull-Mercedes: challenge goes on

SEPANG, Malaysia – As Ap reports, “Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says he is not yet ready to drop his complaints about Mercedes’ wing design, despite it being deemed legal by Formula One officials”. Red Bull and Lotus queried the Mercedes design in Australia but FIA technical delegate Charlie Whiting ruled it within the [...]

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