Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mitt Romney: I’m not willing ‘to light my hair on fire’ to win conservative votes – Washington Post

Los Angeles Times Mitt Romney: I'm not willing 'to light my hair on fire' to win conservative votesWashington PostLIVONIA, Mich. – As Michigan voters head to the polls in a primary that could alter the contours of the Republican presidential race, Mitt Romney on Tuesday acknowledged that he personally had made “mistakes” and said he […]

Mitt Romney says Michigan is "too close to call" – USA TODAY

Sydney Morning Herald Mitt Romney says Michigan is "too close to call"USA TODAYBy Jackie Kucinich, USA TODAY LIVONIA, Mich – Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney said Tuesday the presidential primary race in Michigan is "too close to call" and acknowledged that some of his own mistakes have hindered his campaign.Romney, Santorum Spar Over Michigan DemocratsWall […]

Rebels whisk injured British reporter out of Syria – Washington Post

CTV.ca Rebels whisk injured British reporter out of SyriaWashington PostBEIRUT — Syrian rebels smuggled a wounded British journalist out of the besieged central city of Homs Tuesday and whisked him to safety in neighboring Lebanon, activist groups said. Thirteen Syrians who were trying to help rescue Paul Conroy and other …2 Western journalists evacuated from […]

NATO personnel recalled from Afghan ministries in wake of deadly attack – Washington Post

ABC News NATO personnel recalled from Afghan ministries in wake of deadly attackWashington PostKABUL — Marine Gen. John R. Allen, the top US commander in Afghanistan, recalled all NATO personnel working in Afghan ministries in the Kabul area on Saturday after two NATO soldiers were killed by an Afghan security official inside the Interior …Gunman […]

Santorum calls Romney’s conservative attack ‘absolutely laughable’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Santorum calls Romney's conservative attack 'absolutely laughable'Los Angeles TimesBy Seema Mehta Rick Santorum lashed out against Mitt Romney on Saturday, likening his chief rival for the GOP nomination to President Obama and scoffing at his charge that Santorum was not conservative. "It's laughable for Gov.With Michigan on the line, Romney focuses on […]

Nelson Mandela hospitalized with stomach ailment – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Nelson Mandela hospitalized with stomach ailmentUSA TODAYJOHANNESBURG (AP) – Former South African President Nelson Mandela was hospitalized Saturday for a test to determine what is behind an undisclosed stomach ailment, and the country's current leader said the much beloved 93-year-old icon was in no danger.Mandela Hospitalized But 'No Need to Worry'Voice of AmericaNelson […]

Md. poised to become 8th state to legalize gay marriage; opponents vow a … – Washington Post

Los Angeles Times Md. poised to become 8th state to legalize gay marriage; opponents vow a …Washington PostANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gay marriage is all but legalized in Maryland after the legislature gave its final OK Thursday to the law that's being sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley, who said he expects to sign it sometime this […]

After a Year, Deep Divisions Hobble Syria’s Opposition – New York Times

The Hindu After a Year, Deep Divisions Hobble Syria's OppositionNew York TimesBEIRUT, Lebanon — Syria's downward spiral into more hellish conflict in cities like Homs has provoked a new surge of outrage around the world, with Arab and many Western countries searching for new ways to support protesters and activist groups coming …"Friends of Syria" […]

Probe of helicopter crash to look at preventive tech – USA TODAY

USA TODAY Probe of helicopter crash to look at preventive techUSA TODAYBy Oren Dorell and Cassondra Strande, USA TODAY As Marine Corps investigators scour the wreckage of two helicopters that collided near Yuma, Ariz., killing seven Marines, they are likely to consider whether advanced technology designed to prevent …Midair helicopter collision kills 7 MarinesCNNCopter collision […]

Syria Shelling Kills 2 Western Journalists – Voice of America

CTV.ca Syria Shelling Kills 2 Western JournalistsVoice of AmericaFebruary 22, 2012 Syria Shelling Kills 2 Western Journalists VOA News Shelling in the besieged Syrian city of Homs has killed two Western journalists, while rights activists and Damascus ally Russia are supporting calls for humanitarian assistance.American, French journalists killed in SyriaCBS NewsTwo Western journalists reported killed […]