Articles by Michael Mcdonough

London Police Say They Killed the Wrong Man

  • 25 July 05
  • The Associated Press
London's police chief admits wrong in Friday's killing of a Brazilian by police as the city reels from July's bombing spree.

EMI to Slash Staff, Fire Some Artists

  • 01 April 04
  • The Associated Press
Music company EMI Group said Wednesday it will slash staffing by 20 percent in its recorded music division, largely because it is ceasing manufacturing CDs and DVDs in Europe and the United States.

Parliamentary Inquiry Criticizes Iraq Dossier

  • 08 July 03
  • The Associated Press
A British parliamentary committee on Monday sharply criticized the government's handling of intelligence on Iraqi weapons but cleared Prime Minister Tony Blair's communications chief of ""improper influence"" in drafting a controversial intelligence dossier.

Blair Backs Intelligence In Face of 2 Inquiries

  • 19 June 03
  • The Associated Press
British Prime Minister Tony Blair, facing two investigations about his claims regarding Iraq's weapons, insisted Wednesday that Saddam Hussein had posed a threat to the Middle East and the rest of the world.

Blair to Help Intelligence Probe

  • 05 June 03
  • The Associated Press
British Prime Minister Tony Blair, under fire from lawmakers over the failure to find Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction, said Wednesday that the government will cooperate with a parliamentary probe into the intelligence on Iraqi arms that he used to justify war.

Blair: Multipolar World Imperils Global Stability

  • 29 April 03
  • The Associated Press
Prime Minister Tony Blair said in an interview published Monday that French President Jacques Chirac's vision of a multipolar world risks deepening divisions between Europe and the United States.

Grenade Found at London Airport

  • 14 February 03
  • The Associated Press
British police arrested two men Thursday near London's Heathrow Airport, where troops have been on patrol following a terrorist threat, and detained another with a grenade at Gatwick Airport.

Safin Humbles Hewitt to Win Paris Masters Title

  • 04 November 02
  • The Associated Press
Marat Safin closed out the straight-set victory over Lleyton Hewitt with a service winner to claim his first title of the year and his second Paris Masters title.

French Brace for Russian Assault

  • 17 April 02
  • The Associated Press
France can expect its toughest World Cup warmup match to date when it faces Russia on Wednesday.

Agassi, Safin Progress in Paris

  • 30 May 01
  • The Associated Press
Marat Safin tried to kick-start his season with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-7(6), 6-1 win over Austrian Markus Hipfl.

Dokic, Kafelnikov Pass Initial Paris Test

  • 29 May 01
  • The Associated Press
Yevgeny Kafelnikov claimed his 500th career win by beating Italy’s Federico Luzzi in at the French Open.

Safin Exits Monte Carlo Series

  • 18 April 01
  • The Associated Press
Top-seeded Marat Safin crashed out of the Masters Series Monte Carlo on Tuesday, losing in the first round to Frenchman Arnaud Di Pasquale in under an hour.