Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts' An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
Hit-And-Run Killer Of Chinese Toddler Wang Yue Jailed For Three Years For Foshan Van Accident (VIDEO) Hu told the court he had thought he had hit something, but did not realise it was a child. He had paid part of the toddler's medical expenses. The rubbish collector who did help the little girl, Chen Xianmei, has been hailed as a "national role model". 09/5/2012 - 10:28 pm | View Link
Chinese toddler's death evokes outpouring of grief and guilt They are calling it the death that awakened the conscience of China. A 2-year-old girl crushed by two vans last week and then ignored by 18 passersby as she lay bleeding on the street died at 12:32 a.m. Friday of systematic organ failure at a ... 10/21/2011 - 4:44 am | View Link
Chinese toddler's death evokes outpouring of grief and guilt REPORTING FROM BEIJING -- They are calling it the death that awakened the conscience of China. A 2-year-old girl crushed by two vans last week and then ignored by 18 passersby as she lay bleeding on the street died at 12:32 a.m. Friday of systemic organ ... 10/21/2011 - 2:58 am | View Link
Yue Yue dead: Chinese girl Wang Yue, 2, run over as bystanders watch, dies There are two black police circles on the ground at the Guangzhou Foshan hardware market. The first marks where two-year-old Wang Yue was hit and run over by a white van, and where she lay dying as 18 passers-by walked on, indifferent to her fate. Someone ... 10/20/2011 - 11:55 pm | View Link
In a New Year's Day matchup at the Cotton Bowl stadium, the Rebels (7-5) will play their first postseason game since the 2000 Las Vegas Bowl.
The bowl comes in the third season under coach Dan McCarney, who took over a program that had gone 13-58 the six seasons before he arrived.
The Mean Green last played a postseason game in the 2004 New Orleans Bowl, their fourth consecutive appearance in that game as the Sun Belt Conference representative.
BASEBALLAmerican LeagueHOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHP Chad Qualls on a two-year contract.
National LeagueLOS ANGELES DODGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Wilson on a one-year contract.
HOCKEYNational Hockey LeagueCHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled D Michael Kostka from Rockford (AHL).
FLORIDA PANTHERS — Loaned D Matt Gilroy to San Antonio (AHL).
COLLEGENOTRE DAME — Announced NG Louis Nix III will enter the NFL draft.
RUTGERS — Fired defensive coordinator Dave Cohen, quarterbacks coach Rob Spence and offensive line coach Damian Wroblewski.
WYOMING — Named Craig Bohl football coach.
Saints help NFL set single-day record for TDs
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NFL set a single-day record for touchdowns when the New Orleans Saints scored three times in the first half of Sunday night's game against the Carolina Panthers.