Two thousand mourners said farewell to Australia's former ...
May 16th, 2011
(AFP/SOCOG/File) - Two thousand mourners said farewell to Australia's former world boxing champion Lionel Rose - pictured here in the Victorian town of Drouin in August 2000 - Monday at his state funeral at Melbourne's Festival Hall, the venue for many of his fights.(AFP/SOCOG/File/Greg Garay) -
BEIRUT (AP) - About 30 security agents showed up just after midnight, breaking down the door to an apartment in the town of Daraya near the Syrian capital of Damascus. They grabbed a 24-year-old university student and drove off. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
NEW YORK, April 30 (IFR) - Apple Inc told investors on calls on Monday that the six-part bond offering announced for today will be its sole issue for 2013, according to a market source. Apple is expected to sell around $15 billion to $16 billion of debt on Tuesday to finance its plan to return $100 billion in capital to shareholders. (Reporting by ... [Full Article]
AMSTERDAM (AP) - The Netherlands' Queen Beatrix thanked her people Monday and urged them to support her son, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander, in a final address before she abdicates and he takes over as king. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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LONDON (Reuters) - Former energy minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released early from prison on Monday, just two months after being jailed for lying to police about a speeding offence. Sentenced in March to eight months behind bars each, the pair were found guilty of perverting the course of justice by falsely telling police th... [Full Article]