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Fitz Blog: I spy

Fitz Blog: I spy

     For me the NSA leaker story is not a story about privacy rights or the war on terror. It’s a much bigger story. It’s the story of how remarkably far-reaching our amazing economic recovery has been. High school dropouts are now earning $200,000 a year and vacationing in 5-star hotels in …

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Man indicted for filing false tax returns with stolen IDs

Man indicted for filing false tax returns with stolen IDs

A man has been indicted on federal charges of filing false tax returns using stolen identities, authorities said Tuesday.

December 11, 2012 4:23 pm

Olympics: Former UA thrower and football player Ugwu made two Olympics for Nigeria

This continues a countdown to the July 27 start of the Olympics with Southern Arizona moments and figures from previous Games.

July 21, 2012 8:00 pmLoading…

'De Tacos y Patadas' : Se vale soñar con los Sub-17

La selección mexicana Sub-17 dio un paso importante para continuar con sus aspiraciones en el mundial de la especialidad que se celebra en Nigeria.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Guinea deal raises more doubts on China's push into Africa

BEIJING — A $7 billion mining deal between Guinea's repressive military regime and a little-known Chinese company underscores China's full-throttle rush into Africa and its willingness to deal with brutal and corrupt governments.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

African children being denounced as witches

EKET, Nigeria — The 9-year-old boy lay on a bloodstained hospital sheet crawling with ants, staring blindly at the wall.

October 18, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Second-round win means Serena will be ranked No. 1 again

BEIJING — Serena Williams needed only to win her second-round match at the China Open on Tuesday to reclaim the No. 1 ranking, because the current top-ranked player, Dinara Safina, could not get past that early round in the tournament.

October 07, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Phoenix guard decommits from Texas, considers Cats, ASU

Phoenix North High School guard Daniel Bejarano, one of the nation's top 50 high school seniors in basketball, is considering the UA and ASU after decommitting from Texas on Thursday.

October 02, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Wedge, one game from '07 Series, fired by Indians

CLEVELAND — Eric Wedge lost his job and kept his uniform.

October 01, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Ex-UA basketball signee collapses in Tennessee weight room

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee basketball player Emmanuel Negedu, a former UA signee, was to remain hospitalized overnight Tuesday as doctors continued to test and observe him after he collapsed following a workout.

September 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Nigeria seeks to ban blockbuster movie 'District 9'

ABUJA, Nigeria — One of the summer's biggest blockbusters — a sci-fi morality tale about aliens and apartheid — is not welcome in Nigeria because of its portrayal of Nigerians as gangsters and cannibals, Nigeria's information minister said Saturday.

September 20, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Entertainment Briefs: Judge throws out suit against Bob Barker

Entertainment Briefs: Judge throws out suit against Bob Barker

LOS ANGELES — A judge on Friday threw out a wrongful-termination lawsuit filed by a former "The Price is Right" employee against CBS and former host Bob Barker.

September 19, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Searchers ambushed; 4 US trainers killed

Searchers ambushed; 4 US trainers killed

This is the account of McClatchy Newspapers reporter Jonathan S. Landay, who was ambushed with U.S. Marines in a remote Afghan village Tuesday. Landay is a veteran foreign-affairs reporter with long experience in South Asia, Iraq, the Balkans and Washington.

September 09, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Bomb maker claims link to Afghanistan

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A member of a radical Nigerian Islamist sect that attacked security forces in July, unleashing a bloodbath in which 700 people died, said Wednesday that he received bomb-making training in Afghanistan.

September 03, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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