Tiny Gibraltar faces herculean task against World Cup champion Germany

...Chipolina, 31, spends much of his time patrolling the borders of the sunny British outpost at the entrance of the Mediterranean Sea, where he's tasked with stopping drug smugglers. On Friday, he'll need to stop Thomas Mueller and Toni Kroos...

Howard Norton Jr.

...and served aboard 10 different aircraft carriers in the Pacific, Atlantic and Indian Oceans and 2 cruises in the Mediterranean Sea. He retired a Master Chief Petty Officer. Howard is survived by his beloved wife Lucille P. Norton, his daughters...

Wine Time: Giocato Pinot Grigio 2011, Slovenia

...hand selected from some of the best sites along the Italian border. The vineyards benefit from a mixture of warm Mediterranean sea air and the influence of cold winds from the Alps.The wine is 100 percent Pinot Grigio fermented in stainless steel...

Obama seeking congressional OK for Syria action

...Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons in an attack that killed hundreds.With Navy ships on standby in the Mediterranean Sea ready to launch their cruise missiles, Obama said he had decided the United States should take military action and...

White House says Russia must deliver on Syrian diplomacy

...problems regarding the use of chemical weapons and the wider problem of solving this conflict."American ships in the Mediterranean Sea remained ready to strike Syria if ordered, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said. Syrian rebels appeared skeptical the...

Americans: Too much salt, not enough understanding

...options. But when it comes to health, it doesn't matter if it was mined in Kansas, solar-evaporated from the Mediterranean Sea or hand-harvested in French marshes. Salt is salt, the experts say, and it's bad for your health. Chances...

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On my summer vacation ...

...Augusta and Perry Barinowski and Sherry Barinowski of Rome, Ga. DESTINATION: Israel -- one night in Tel Aviv by the Mediterranean Sea, two nights in Tiberias and five nights in Jerusalem. DATE OF TRIP: March 1999 THE BEST THING WE ATE: Fresh fruits...

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Toughen stance on terrorism

...gains. The "what's in it for me" politicians must be reminded: Arafat intends to drown the Israelis in the Mediterranean Sea; Islamites intend to kill Christians and control the "free" world; and terrorists have unlimited cheap resources...


...fifth time, race chief Christian Prudhomme said. The 2009 race starts in the wealthy principality of Monaco on the Mediterranean Sea and all eyes will be on Lance Armstrong, the seven-time champion returning to the grueling event for the first...

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Just being on explosive Stromboli is an adventure

...Sicily. By day, it's easy to forget that Stromboli is the tip of a volcano protruding through clear, dark blue Mediterranean Sea. Against a sun-bleached sky, the flaming lava and chunks of rock being belched from the crater, some 660 feet...

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