A British security contractor faces charges in an Iraqi court in the killings of two co-workers in Baghdad’s Green Zone early Sunday, an Iraqi military spokesman said.
G.I. Joe has seen a lot of action over his 45 years
Presidents, like normal people, tend to seek in others what they admire about themselves. Which brings us to the par-5 12th hole at Woodlawn golf course in Fort Belvoir, Va., on Father’s Day
Eleanor Coppola met her husband, Francis in Ireland in 1962. It was on the set of splatter flick “Dementia 13” — she was the shy set decorator; he was the ambitious rookie director. They began dating and three months later she became pregnant and the couple married.
Tom Watson is backing a ruling to set an age limit of 60 for former champions to take part in the British Open – despite coming within a whisker of taking the title at Turnberry on Sunday – aged 59. Watson told CNN that the Royal and Ancient, who run the British Open, had made a “sensible decision and I concur with it.” It will mean that the eight-time major winner will be making his final appearance in the British Open at the ‘home of golf’ St.Andrews next year, but the American legend has no regrets.
Whatever the end result of the current electoral crisis in Iran, the dramatic rise of national politics has already cast a long and enduring shadow over the geopolitics of the region.
Stewart Cink claimed the British Open title with an emphatic playoff victory over 59-year-old fellow American Tom Watson who was bidding to become the oldest man to win a major golf title. Watson had missed an eight-foot par putt on the final hole of regulation play to see his hopes of winning the Claret Jug for the sixth time cruelly dashed.
Tiger Woods was heading out of the British Open as 59-year-old Tom Watson shared the joint lead after a dream finish to his second round at Turnberry. World number one Woods endured a nightmare back nine on the Ailsa Course and stood seven-over par as Watson drained a 30-foot birdie putt on the 18th to join fellow American Steve Marino in the clubhouse on five under.
An eco-friendly French boat is hoping to successfully cross the perilous Arctic sea passage that links the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific. “Le Mangier” is attempting to navigate the icy, unpredictable Northern Sea Route, a 6,000 mile passage that skims the northern coast of Siberia. It is a trip that only a handful of leisure boats in history have successfully completed
Lance Armstrong lost key Astana teammate Levi Leipheimer but stayed in third place in the Tour de France as Heinrich Haussler of Germany won the 13th stage run off in appalling conditions on Friday. Leipheimer pulled out before the start of the 200 kilometer run from Vittel to Colmar, his right wrist in plaster after a late crash on the previous stage. The American is a close friend of Armstrong and was not without hope of overall victory himself as he sat only 39 seconds behind the leader in fourth place before his withdrawal.