Good, Bad, and Ugly

What sport is this, anyway?

September 14, 2010

Classy Durant ends 16-year long wait for U.S

BASKETBALL-WORLD/ISTANBUL, Sept 12 (Reuters) – World championship favourites the United States ended a long wait by beating Turkey 81-64 in the final Sunday to win their first title in 16 years thanks to inspirational forward Kevin Durant.

Real death threats?

September 13, 2010

US pastor backs off Koran-burning plan for now

USA-MUSLIMS/PASTORJones’ adult son Luke, who wore a handgun on his hip because of death threats against church members, told   reporters his father would fly to New York later on Friday.     

What’s burning?

September 13, 2010

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There is a widely distributed image credited to Reuters. Honest reporting dictates that you tell us what is burning in the background.

No sideburns here…

September 9, 2010

Florida pastor not backing down on Koran-burning

USA-MUSLIMS/“We are not convinced that backing down is the right thing,” Jones, a gray-haired, mustachioed preacher with mutton-chop sideburns and author of a book titled “Islam is of the Devil,” told a crowd of reporters in a brief statement made in the grassy yard in front of his stone-and-metal church.

Style on the Koran…

September 9, 2010

Obama says planned Koran burning is boosting Qaeda

PAKISTAN/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama warned on Thursday that a Florida pastor’s plan to burn copies of the Koran is being used as an al Qaeda recruitment tool and he urged the minister to reconsider the decision.

The other hockey?

September 8, 2010

HOCKEY-WOMEN/WORLD

Hockey-World-Hosts Argentina secure top spot with England win

ROSARIO, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Hosts Argentina, keeping their goal intact for the fourth successive match, beat England 2-0 Monday to win Pool B at the women’s hockey World Cup.

Shameless mistake

September 7, 2010

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You know there’s more than one Cusack, right? You have a story about Joan Cusack, but you illustrated it with a photo of JOHN Cusack.

A Very Brady error?

September 2, 2010

Bristol Palin, Hasselhoff join “Dancing With the Stars”

LEISUREFans of the TV family sitcom “The Brady Brunch” will be able to watch actress and TV talk show host Florence Anderson, 76, who played Carol Brady in the popular 1970s show.

Erroneous beliefs?

September 1, 2010

Analysis: Lack of national Muslim leader seen in NY furor

macho obama 240One potential beacon could be President Barack Obama, the country’s first black president and the son of a Muslim father. But Obama suffers politically from the erroneous belief by some Americans that he was born outside the United States and that he, a Christian, is really a Muslim.

The wrong COO?

August 31, 2010

CORRECTED – Baird continues sweep of Morgan Stanley talent

(In 6th paragraph, corrects to show that Kovics came from Prudential, not Morgan Stanley)