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Archive for November 12th, 2012

  • Strong quake strikes Myanmar, 12 feared dead

    November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    A boat near the bridge damaged by a strong earthquake, in Kyaukmyaung township, Shwebo, Sagaing Division, northwest of Mandalay, Myanmar., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, A strong earthquake of magnitude-6.8 struck northern Myanmar on Sunday, collapsing a bridge and a...

  • Syrian opposition groups reach unity deal

    November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    George Sabra, the new head of the main Syrian opposition bloc in exile, the Syrian National Council, speaks to reporters during a press conference on the sidelines of the General Assembly of the Syrian National Council meeting in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Nov....

  • Congress wants answers on Petraeus affair

    November 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    This July 13, 2011, photo made available on the International Security Assistance Force’s Flickr website shows the former Commander of International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces-Afghanistan Gen. Davis Petraeus, left, shaking hands with...

  • Deadly blast devastates Indianapolis neighborhood

    November 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    Firefighters work the scene where an explosion has killed two people and damaged more than a dozen homes in the Richmond Hill subdivision, late Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Matt Kryger) NO SALES INDIANAPOLIS (AP)...

  • Greece passes 2013 austerity budget

    November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    Protestors shout slogans during a march in Thessaloniki on Sunday Nov. 11, 2012. Lawmakers were to vote at midnight or shortly after, and the legislation is expected to pass. The vote comes four days after a separate bill of deep spending cuts and tax hikes...

  • Israel drawn into Syria fighting for first time

    November 12, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 photo, garbage is plied up in the Al-Buhouth area of Aleppo, Syria. The Arabic writing on the kiosk at right reads, “the money of the revolution is for the people.”(AP Photo/Mónica G. Prieto) JERUSALEM (AP) —...

  • Judy’s Garland’s Oz dress fetches $480K in auction

    November 12, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this undated file photo provided by Warner Bros., Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy, and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman, sing in this scene from “The Wizard of Oz,” distributed by...