Written by administrator on June 28th, 2012
At Outset of Brussels Summit Meeting, the One Thing Missing Is …
News from New York Times:
BERLIN — With its democratically elected president and powerful finance minister, the European Union of the future will be more adept not only at fighting crises but at preventing them in the first place. Its bicameral legislature, with an empowered Parliament and an upper house like the United States Senate, will ensure greater legitimacy among the Continent’s polyglot people.
That, at any rate, is how Germany’s powerful finance minister, Wolfgang Schäuble, has laid out his vision for the future of Europe — or at least for the countries that use the euro — on the eve of a critical European Union summit meeting in Brussels.
In a crisis battled primarily through incremental steps, vision has been sorely lacking on the Continent. But here in Germany, scholars, politicians and journalists have intensely debated what form a future Europe would take. Chancellor
Coach asks for delay in run-off race
News from Los Angeles Times:
USA Track and Field said in a statement Wednesday its officials had consulted with the two women, who are entered in the 200 and are coached in Los Angeles by Bobby Kersee, and will meet with them again Saturday to “finalize the tiebreaker mechanism.” Tarmoh was initially placed third, but images from photo-finish cameras were inconclusive. Both were timed at 11.068 seconds.
After the race USATF adopted tiebreaking procedures that allow for a runoff or a coin flip if neither athlete declines the Olympic berth.
Taking no shortcut
Hurdler Jason Richardson hasn’t cut his hair in seven years and wears it in dreadlocks that fall halfway down his back. The suggestion of getting a trim leaves him thinking about Samson and Delilah and the consequenc…………… continues on Los Angeles Times