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13 July 2007

Grand jury indicts former Newark mayor (AP)

AP - Sharpe James, mayor of this struggling city for 20 years, was indicted Thursday on corruption charges alleging that he spent city money extravagantly on himself and several women, and that he helped one of his companions rake in more than $500,000...

10 July 2007

3 killed in attack on Green Zone (AP)

AP - A thunderous barrage of mortars or rockets killed at least three people and wounded 18 in the Green Zone on Tuesday, the U.S. Embassy said. One of the dead was an American service member.

Playwright: Actress shot at Phil Spector's mansion was not suicidal (CourtTV)

CourtTV - LOS ANGELES (C ourt TV) - A playwright who worked with Lana Clarkson a month before her death said the actress never displayed suicidal tendencies, but did voice disappointment about the trajectory of her career and worry about her future as ...

Spirit hire Don Edwards as head coach

Former NHL goaltender Don Edwards is the new general manager of the Ontario Hockey League's Saginaw Spirit. ''I am truly humbled and honoured for this great opportunity,'' Edwards said in a statement Tuesday. ''I look forward to bringing a championshi...

Furyk, Singh confirmed for Canadian Open

The last three winners of the Canadian Open were among a group of nine players announced Tuesday as confirmed participants in this year's event. Defending champion Jim Furyk, 2005 winner Mark Calcavecchia and 2004 champion Vijay Singh will all be at A...

Thompson can keep money secret _ for now (AP)

AP - Come next weekend, presidential candidates will be opening up their second quarter finances and placing their spending and their donors up for a new round of scrutiny. Fred Thompson will not.

Buenos Aires gets first snow since 1918 (AP)

AP - Thousands of Argentines cheered and threw snowballs in the streets of Buenos Aires on Monday as the capital's first major snowfall since 1918 spread a thin white mantle across the region.

British juror arrested after listening to music under hijab (AFP)

AFP - A female Muslim juror has been arrested in Britain after allegedly listening to an MP3 player under her hijab headscarf during a murder trial, police said Monday.

LuPone ready to make Rose bloom again in "Gypsy" (Reuters)

Reuters - The big theater va-voom of the week isn't happening on Broadway but rather a few dozen paces north, at City Center on West 55th.

09 July 2007

Morris Peterson meeting with the Jazz

Toronto Raptors free agent forward Morris Peterson is scheduled to meet Monday with the Utah Jazz. "I'm going to their facility (Monday morning) to talk with ownership, general manager Kevin O'Connor and people on the coaching staff and in the front ...

Blue Jays release Victor Zambrano

The Toronto Blue Jays have given Victor Zambrano his unconditional release. The 31-year old appeared in eight games for the Blue Jays, posting a 0-2 record with a 10.97 ERA. The Los Teques, Venezuelan native was placed on the disabled list with a s...

Holliday replaces Cabrera in HR derby

Colorado Rockies slugger Matt Holliday will replace the injured Miguel Cabrera in Monday's Home Run Derby. Holliday, who is hitting .341 with 15 homers and 69 runs batted in, joins a crowded field that includes defending champion Ryan Howard of the Ph...

EU, Israel warn Morocco of terror threat (AP)

AP - The European Union and Israel have alerted Morocco to the threat of imminent terrorist attacks and urged tighter security, a Moroccan newspaper reported Monday.

New park to stretch from Ga. to Ky. (AP)

AP - Land from a 2,000-acre wilderness area in Rhea County will become part of a 300-mile state park stretching from Georgia to Kentucky, state officials say.

US mining firm faces trial for Colombian unionists' deaths (AFP)

AFP - Jury selection started in Alabama Monday in the trial of a US company accused of hiring right-wing paramilitaries to kill three trade unionists working at its coal mine in Colombia six years ago.