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'Super aunt' to swim 23-mile icy English Channel

She has "escaped" from Alcatraz twice now - swimming the icy, shark-infested waters off San Francisco's notorious penal island for the first time to celebrate her 50th birthday. And as she nears her 60th birthday, Cork native Maura Twomey will be ... Irish Independent, 2 days ago
Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon OceanHome Online, 1 week ago

Fowler advances with 2-0 mark in Match Play

SAN FRANCISCO - Rickie Fowler can leave his golf clubs in the hotel room and visit Alcatraz on Friday and dine at Fisherman's Wharf and still advance to Saturday's Round of 16 in the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play at TPC Harding Park. ...
 USA Today4 days ago

In Ai Weiwei show at Alcatraz, tourism and human rights go hand in hand

Cheryl Haines sat with China's dissident artist and activist Ai Weiwei in his Beijing studio in 2012 — not long after his release from 81 days in secret detention. She could tell he was suffering. "I'm here as your friend," Haines, a San ...
 Los Angeles Times1 week ago
Irish Times

Getting out of Facebook like trying to escape from Alcatraz

Saying goodbye to ubiquitous social network can prompt delight and anguish Last year, Facebook launched a mobile ad network, the Facebook Audience Network, designed to target users across different mobile apps using information Facebook has gleaned ...
 Irish Times2 weeks ago

Defendant in federal prison murder trial: "It was him or me"

A man on trial in the first-ever killing at the "Alcatraz of the Rockies" testified that he threw a few punches and kicks at a Mexican Mafia leader only after his life was threatened. Manuel "Tati" Torrez allegedly threatened to take the shoes "and ...
 Denver Post2 weeks ago

Rockies improve to 5-0 on road by beating Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Through the years, AT&T Park has been as cruel and hopeless as Alcatraz for the Rockies. Lately, however, they are finding it to be quite comfortable. The Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Tuesday night, ensuring the ...
 Denver Post2 weeks ago

Death in paradise

Nusakambangan Island is a land of many names. To some, it's known as the Indonesian Alcatraz, an island fortress where the baddest members of Indonesian society are sequestered, imprisoned, and executed by firing squad. To others, it's the most ...
 IOL1 month ago 'Indonesia's Alcatraz': An island of doom for two young men...and a diplomatic relationship  XinMsn1 month ago

VIDEO: The 'Alcatraz of Indonesia'.

Two Australians are among a group of foreigners expected to face execution in Bali within the next few days, despite repeated appeals from governments for clemency. They have all been transferred to a high-security island prison of Nusakambangan. ...
 BBC2 months ago The 'Alcatraz of Indonesia'.  BBC2 months ago
Christian Science Monitor

Summer camp or Alcatraz: It's all about how parents prep kids

When parents plan for their child's first sleep-away summer camp experience, involving kids in the preparations is key. Two seasoned camp directors share their expertise and feedback from campers in getting kids ready. In this file image, Girl Scout ...
 Christian Science Monitor1 month ago
San Francisco Chronicle

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 San Francisco Chronicle1 month ago
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