Monthly Archives: July 2012

Syrian rebels seize rural territory while Assad forces focus on major cities – Washington Post

CBS News Syrian rebels seize rural territory while Assad forces focus on major citiesWashington PostAL-BAB, Syria — War came late to this little farming town set amid rolling hills in the Syrian countryside east of Aleppo, where the absence of upheaval was long construed as an implicit signal of support for the government led by […]

Romney angers Palestinians with pro-Israel comment – CBS News

CBS News Romney angers Palestinians with pro-Israel commentCBS NewsJERUSALEM — Mitt Romney's campaign stop in Israel left behind furious Palestinians charging that the Republican presidential candidate hasn't fully grasped the complexities of one of the world's most intractable conflicts. Romney's sweeping embrace of …Romney Trip Raises Sparks at a 2nd StopNew York TimesNow misstepping Mitt […]

James Eagan Holmes charged with murder, attempted murder from Colo. rampage – CBS News

CBS News James Eagan Holmes charged with murder, attempted murder from Colo. rampageCBS NewsUpdated at 4:17 pm ET (CBS/AP) CENTENNIAL, Colo. – Colorado prosecutors filed 24 counts of murder charges Monday against James Eagan Holmes, the former neuroscience student accused of killing 12 people and injuring 58 others at an Aurora movie theater.Colorado suspect faces […]

Romney seems to back off adviser’s suggestion he would support Israeli strike … – Washington Post

New York Times Romney seems to back off adviser's suggestion he would support Israeli strike …Washington PostJERUSALEM — Mitt Romney said Sunday that he respects the right of Israel to defend itself, but seemed to back off a foreign policy adviser's earlier suggestion that he would support a unilateral military strike by Israel against Iran […]

Syria: Battle for Aleppo – live updates – The Guardian

DAWN.com Syria: Battle for Aleppo – live updatesThe GuardianSyrian rebel fighters hold up tail fins of regime-fired 120mm mortar shells as in Aleppo. Photograph: Scott Peterson/Getty One Syria-bound Chinese destroyer ship crossed through Suez today while two Chinese warships passed through Istanbul straits …Saudi says Syrians should be enabled "to protect themselves"ReutersSyria lashes out at […]

Men’s basketball: Team USA tops France 98-71 – CBS News

Globe and Mail Men's basketball: Team USA tops France 98-71CBS News(AP) LONDON – The US men's basketball team has won its Olympic opener, beating France 98-71 behind 22 points from Kevin Durant. Kevin Love added 14 and Kobe Bryant had 10 for the Americans, who led by a point after one quarter Sunday but made […]

London Olympics officially begins – CBS News

CBS News London Olympics officially beginsCBS News(CBS/AP) LONDON – The 2012 London Olympics opened in spectacular fashion Friday night when, after a star-studded show, seven unknown teenage athletes lit the Olympic cauldron that will burn for the duration of the games.London 2012 Olympic Games: Opening CeremoniesWashington PostLondon Olympics opening ceremony packs spectacular emotional punchLos Angeles […]

Colorado suspect was seeing psychiatrist, attorneys say – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times Colorado suspect was seeing psychiatrist, attorneys sayLos Angeles TimesAURORA, Colo. — Before the movie theater massacre last week, the suspected gunman had been seeing a psychiatrist at the University of Colorado and mailed her a package containing a notebook, according to a motion filed by James E. Holmes' public …Colo. shooting suspect […]

Republicans’ Ad Campaign: They Built It – Wall Street Journal

The Guardian Republicans' Ad Campaign: They Built ItWall Street JournalThe Strategy: Republicans have turned a nine-word phrase from an hour-long speech by President Barack Obama—"If you've got a business, you didn't build that"—into an online blitz that has provoked a rare reaction from the president himself.Romney eyes normally Democratic Jewish voteSTLtoday.comShare via e-mailBoston GlobeO's big […]

As it happened: London prepares for Olympics – BBC News

BBC News As it happened: London prepares for OlympicsBBC NewsDavid Cameron tells a news conference on the Olympic Park that people will see that Britain can deliver. He says he wants the Games to lift the world by bringing people together To get live updates & watch our video coverage you must enable Javascript.Mitt Romney's […]