More football Articles

  • Israeli soldier missing as Gaza fighting rages on

    JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip, a defense official said Tuesday, as Israeli airstrikes pummeled a wide range of targets along the coastal strip and diplomatic efforts intensified to end more than two weeks of fighting that has killed...

  • T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this. Cyclists traversing Johannesburg in the former South African president's honor on Sunday wore T-shirts with one of his many inspiring quotations, along with a glaring typographical error in the word "freedom."...

  • Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

    GENEVA (AP) — Credit Suisse, Switzerland's second-biggest bank, posted a second-quarter net loss of 700 million Swiss francs ($779 million) Tuesday after paying the largest penalty ever imposed in a U.S. criminal tax case. The steep loss contrasted sharply with the profit of 1.045 billion...

  • China ex-officials see reprisals for baring abuses

    BEIJING (AP) — A former Chinese official who publicly accused Communist Party investigators of physically abusing him has been detained and a second who complained of brutality said authorities are investigating him. The two officials were among four party members who broke with the ruling...

  • Md. parents allegedly locked up autistic twin sons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Montgomery County police say a Rockville couple kept their autistic, 22-year-old twin sons locked in a basement room with no furniture and only a tiny window for light. Court records show that John and Janice Land are free on bond after they were charged Friday with two...

  • Jakarta governor Widodo wins Indonesian election

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Jakarta governor Joko Widodo, who won the hearts of Indonesians with his common man image, won Indonesia's presidential election with 53 percent of the vote, final results from the Election Commission showed Tuesday. The numbers were released shortly after his...

  • Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

    NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon is reporting that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after securing full ownership of Verizon Wireless. Profit jumped to $4.32 billion from $2.25 billion, or 78 cents per share. Net income per share grew, but at a lower rate, to $1.01 per share from 78 cents...

  • Lowe's expected to announce Indianapolis facility

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Home-improvement retailer Lowe's is expected to announce what state officials are calling a major development in Indianapolis. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard are both scheduled to join in an economic development announcement Tuesday morning at...

  • Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated. The nation's largest cable provider said Tuesday that net income rose to $1.99...

  • Indonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian presidential election tally shows Jakarta governor Widodo wins 53 percent of vote.

  • Crash victims' remains reach Ukraine-held city

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — The remains of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in territory held by the Ukrainian government on Tuesday on their way to the Netherlands, after delays and haphazard treatment of the bodies that put pressure on European foreign ministers meeting in...

  • Will new Politico poll encourage more Democrats to challenge Hillary Clinton for 2016 nomination?

    A new Politico poll suggests that Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign may be over before it's officially announced.

  • Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos

    BERLIN (AP) — The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence in their countries over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it. "Anti-Semitic rhetoric and hostility against Jews, attacks...

  • Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic, violent protests in Europe against Gaza conflict.

  • Congress faces gridlock on Veterans Affairs and border spending bills

    With just days left for Congress to legislate before adjourning for the summer, House and Senate leaders remain at odds over major border legislation and a bill to overhaul the troubled Veterans Affairs department.



From the Weekly Standard