Daily Archives: November 27, 2014

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Pacquiao welcomes Manila Mavericks tennis stars

Tennis champ Andy Murray poses with boxing champ Manny Pacquiao. RP Ocampo MANILA, Philippines – Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao welcomed on Thursday night tennis players competing in the Philippine leg of the International Premier Tennis…

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PBA Rookie Rankings: Heruela makes presence known

Manny Pacquiao was on target when he embarrassed the hell out of Chris Algieri. While the fighting pride of the Philippines failed to knock out his opponent, his masterful dissection of the American is enough…

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US cathedral may become museum to the slave trade

Grave markers cast shadows in graveyard at next to the Cathedral of St. John of St. John Episcopal Church, in Providence, R.I. The Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island has approved a plan to open in…

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Popovich, Ginobili reflect on their rocky start

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich talks with Spurs guard Manu Ginobili during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) On a January night…

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Death penalty sought for Nigerian child bride

KANO, Nigeria — The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter the death sentence. Wasilat Tasi’u is on…

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France returns 250 smuggled Egyptian antiquities

French National Assembly President Claude Bartolone, left, welcomes Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi before their talks in Paris, France. (AP Photo/Bertrand Guay, Pool) PARIS — France has returned 250 Egyptian antiquities seized from the luggage of…

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Pope condemns Islamic State violence

JERUSALEM — On the eve of a trip to the Middle East, Pope Francis is urging religious and political leaders to speak out against attacks on Christians by Islamic State extremists. In an interview published…

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Russian banker, once Putin aide, on Interpol list

PARIS — A Russian banker once close to Vladimir Putin is now on Interpol’s most-wanted list. Sergei Pugachev is wanted by Russian authorities on charges of misappropriation or embezzlement, according to the international police agency….

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EU piling pressure on Google to change ways

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker arrives to deliver his statement on growth, jobs and investment package for Europe at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. (AP Photo/Christian Lutz) BRUSSELS — European Union…

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India: Girls died by suicide, not slain by rapists

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokeswoman Kanchan Prasad speaks to journalists in New Delhi, India. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das) NEW DELHI — India’s top investigative agency said Thursday that two teenage girls believed to have been…

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