8/24/12 News & Information Service 24/7

News

ARMSTRONG TO LOSE MEDALS. Banned From Cycling After Dropping Court Battle.
Lance Armstrong persevered through the most difficult bicycle races on the planet and survived testicular cancer, but the 40-year-old found a battle he had no interest in continuing. He stops fighting allegations that he used banned substances during his stellar career.

ROMNEY MARKETING TEAM. Creating Pitch-perfect Spot Ads.
His creative team is developing an emotional bond between a candidate who reveals little emotion and a still-unsure body politic. GOP Running mate chats with reporters on budget, welfare and asparagus.

NORWAY KILLER SANE. Court Sentences Him to Prison.
Norway shooter Anders Behring Breivik is not psycho, and is sentenced to 21 years in prison.

GPS TECHNOLOGY. Finds Its Way Into Court-rooms.
Prosecutors and privacy activists spar over police use of cellphones with GPS technology in tracking suspects.

WHERE DID THEY COME FROM The Origin OF Words?
Researchers identify present day Turkey as origin of Indo-European languages.