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Edgar Gonzalez And Joan Toribio, Connecticut High School Football Players … – Huffington Post

HARTFORD, Conn. — Two Connecticut high school football players have been charged in sexual assault cases that, like a recent high-profile Ohio rape case, have led to online taunts directed at an accuser. The two 18-year-old Torrington High School players, Edgar Gonzalez and Joan Toribio, were charged with felony second-degree sexual assault and other crimes […]

Conn. Football Players Accused of Sexual Assault – ABC News

Conn. Football Players Accused of Sexual Assault – ABC News

Two Connecticut high school football players have been charged in sexual assault cases that, like a recent high-profile Ohio rape case, have led to online taunts directed at an accuser. The two 18-year-old Torrington High School players, Edgar Gonzalez and Joan Toribio, were charged with felony second-degree sexual assault and other crimes last month in […]

Can you trust that travel deal? Use this checklist – USA TODAY

Insisting on doing business over the phone, demanding payment more than 60 days in advance and wanting you to sign up for a club are just three possible red flags to alert you to a travel scam.(Photo: BananaStock, Getty Images) With hundreds of providers out there vying for your travel dollars, how do you know […]

Too ill to travel, Hawking will appear in Houston by video – Houston Chronicle

Stephen Hawking, a brilliant theoretical physicist and putatively the world’s most famous living scientist, is too ill to travel to Houston from Britain for a public lecture. Doctors would not allow trans-Atlantic travel for the 71-year-old, who has lived for half a century with a motor neuron disease. “He is in frail condition, and his […]

Coffee comes home: How the cappuccino conquered South Africa – CNN International

Coffee comes home: How the cappuccino conquered South Africa – CNN International

Not so long ago, if you ordered a cup of coffee in South Africa you needed to specify “filter” to avoid getting instant. A decade ago, there was no cafe culture, nowhere to go for a flat white and certainly no expectation of locally roasted beans. Those days are gone. Specialist coffee shops did nearly […]

High gas prices cut into spring break travel, survey says – Los Angeles Times

With average gasoline prices topping $4 a gallon, fewer Southern California residents say they plan to take a leisure trip over spring break, according to a survey by the Auto Club of Southern California. The annual survey of Auto Club members found that 47% said they plan at least one leisure trip this spring […]

Sochi 2014: Travel still an issue for NHL – NBCSports.com

Travel to and from Sochi, Russia, for the 2014 Winter Olympics continues to be an issue for ongoing negotiations as to whether the National Hockey League players will participate. According to a piece in the Globe and Mail by Allan Maki on Wednesday, the NHL would have to shut down operations for approximately 18 days […]

UK Paints Glum Picture on Growth – Wall Street Journal

Article Excerpt U.K. Paints Glum Picture on Growth BY CASSELL BRYAN-LOW AND AINSLEY THOMSON LONDON—U.K. Treasury chief George Osborne unveiled lower growth forecasts and conceded again that the government would have to borrow more than planned, as he presented his annual budget amid criticism of his stewardship of the economy. Mr. Osborne, delivering the closely […]

Several schools in UK issue ‘best friends ban’ – Fox News

Teachers in England are banning school children from keeping best friends, instead encouraging the youngsters to play in large groups, The Sun reported. The controversial policy was implemented in certain schools with the idea of avoiding pain for children who experience break-ups with a close pal, according to the newspaper. “I have noticed that teachers […]

Budget 2013: George Osborne commits to UK shale gas boom – The Guardian

George Osborne has brushed aside concerns over shale gas by committing to an exploration drive in the UK with generous tax breaks for fracking companies and promises to hand financial incentives to local communities. “I want Britain to tap into new sources of low-cost energy like shale gas,” said the chancellor. “Shale gas is part […]