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
Blog Posts by Sayoni Sinha Born to parents of 'dubious' background, Zhang brought his first camera by selling his blood and the turbulent times he grew in left an impact on him and his cinema. Growing up in a class dominated China made him work in farms and factories before he ... 11/5/2012 - 12:16 am | View Link
Profile: Andy Zhang, China's teenage golfer Andy Zhang - the 14-year-old poised to become the youngest golfer to play the US Open since World War II - will be one of the big talking points at the tournament which begins on Thursday. The Chinese-born Florida-based player may be half the ... 06/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
SOUTHBURY -- Senior Silas Wyper threw two second-half touchdown passes to help top-seeded Darien beat fourth-seeded Middletown 13-7 in the Class L semifinals at Edward Arum Athletic field at Pomperaug High School.
Sophomore Bobby Drysdale scored on a 5-yard touchdown run on a fourth and inches play with 1:08 left in the game to give fifth-seeded Brookfield a 20-13 victory over top seed Valley Regional/Old Lyme in a Class M semifinal football game Saturday afternoon at Cheshire High.