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December 26, 1989 | DANIEL CERONE, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Sobering Christmas for Press: Covering dramatic world events during the Christmas weekend proved to be a tragic assignment for some members of the television press. Belgian TV journalist Dany Huwe was killed when supporters of deposed dictator Nicolae Ceausescu ambushed him and opened fire on his car in Bucharest early Monday morning. On Friday, French television correspondent Jean-Louis Calderon died when he was run over by a tank in Bucharest.
NEWS
December 27, 1989 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The order came as CBS correspondents and their crew headed into the television station in downtown Bucharest. "Halt!" shouted the soldiers guarding the television building that has become the headquarters of the new Romanian government. But before Martha Teichner and Bob Simon and the rest of the group could identify themselves, the soldiers opened fire. "They nearly killed us," Teichner recalled. But no one was hit, and the soldiers came forward to check passports.
SPORTS
November 17, 1995 | MIKE PENNER
This week in the NFL, the Raiders play host to the Cowboys in a possible Super Bowl preview, the Chargers attempt to keep their flagging playoff hopes alive against the Broncos, the Lions and the Bears resume an age-old Black & Blue Division rivalry at Soldier Field and Oilers announce their intention to move from Houston to Nashville.
NEWS
December 25, 1989 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The city where the Romanian uprising began one week ago was still not free of conflict on Christmas Eve. Christmas services at the Central Cathedral were not held Sunday because secret-police snipers, still loyal to ousted dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, were believed to be in the cathedral towers. Families dragging freshly cut evergreen trees into their homes for trimming faced occasional bursts of gunfire.
SPORTS
August 11, 1990 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The food was tasty, the company splendid, the political atmosphere electric, the bus tours informative. Beyond that, it's difficult to see why the Rams and the Kansas City Chiefs are playing an exhibition game here. Considering the times, bringing American football to Berlin seemed a noble international venture, but that hasn't translated into interest or ticket sales. Today's American Bowl '90 (10 a.m.
SPORTS
June 27, 2004 | Sam Farmer, Times Staff Writer
The place is called "the cage," and the lanky first-year New York University law student would soon find out why. He had come for a friendly game of three-on-three, a bit of pickup basketball on the legendary asphalt courts at Sixth Avenue and West Fourth Street in Manhattan. Instead, he was guarded by a guy who fouled him hard, shoved him into the chain-link fence, and answered every complaint with an unapologetic: "Hey, that's how we play in New York."
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