Drew Daigle, U.S. Marines Lance Corporal of the Weapons Company, ...
Jul 3rd, 2011
(Reuters) - Drew Daigle, U.S. Marines Lance Corporal of the Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, aims his machine gun during a joint patrol along Helmand river with Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers near the Camp Gorgak in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan, July 3, 2011. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY) -
(Reuters) - British Olympic champion Andrew 'Bart' Simpson, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Beijing games, died on Thursday when his yacht capsized off the California coast during training for the America's Cup race, his racing team said in a statement. Simpson had been sailing on the Artemis, Sweden's entry in the America'... [Full Article]
By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The original "Star Trek" series (and its various successors) used science fiction as a way to make observations about contemporary world issues like racism, war, etc., so it's no surprise that J.J. Abrams' "Trek" reboot, now in its second installment, puts 9/11 into the mix... [Full Article]
BEIRUT (AP) - Syria will supply "game-changing" weapons to Hezbollah, the chief of the Lebanese militia said defiantly on Thursday, just days after Israeli airstrikes on Damascus targeted shipments of advanced Iranian weapons possibly bound for the group. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
Small-company stocks were a bright spot in a subdued start to the week for Wall Street. The Russell 2000, an index of small-company stocks, climbed above 1,000 points for the first time and ended higher ... (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]