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22 July 2007

Gabbard shines as Red Sox pound White Sox

Kason Gabbard tossed a three-hitter over seven innings, as the Boston Red Sox pounded the Chicago White Sox, 11-2, in the third game of a four-game set from Fenway Park. Gabbard (4-0) struck out one batter and walked another, allowing just a run in th...

19 July 2007

Wild re-sign enforcer Boogaard

The Minnesota Wild re-signed forward Derek Boogaard to a multi-year contract on Wednesday, avoiding an arbitration hearing slated to take place next week.

Insider: Katz looking to acquire Oilers

There very well could be a change of ownership on the horizon for the Edmonton Oilers. Sources tell TSN that local billionaire Daryl Katz has submitted an offer to buy the franchise outright from the Edmonton Investors Group.

16 July 2007

Food-labeling effort gains new momentum (AP)

AP - Shoppers are in the dark about where much of their food comes from despite a five-year-old law requiring meat and other products to carry labels with their country of origin.

Asia shares ease (Reuters)

Reuters - Asian shares mostly eased on Monday with South Korea retreating from record highs on fears the government may take measures to cool the market, while oil prices held near 11-month highs above $77 on nagging supply worries.

Orioles stave off Dye and White Sox

Brian Roberts and Corey Patterson homered, rookie Garrett Olson earned his first major league win, and the Baltimore Orioles handed Jose Contreras his AL-high 11th loss in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.

Lists of best-selling books (AP)

AP - 1. "The Quickie" by James Patterson, Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown and Company)

15 July 2007

Mexico asks U.S. to extradite suspected meth maker (Reuters)

Reuters - Mexico has asked the United States to extradite a suspected narcotics manufacturer who owns a Mexico City mansion where police discovered $206 million in cash earlier this year, a government source said on Friday.

Reporter hit outside Conn. courthouse (AP)

AP - The father of a man charged with sexual assault was arrested after striking a television reporter outside a courthouse where his son's bail had just been revoked, police said.

Orioles defeat ChiSox in 10 innings

Nick Markakis singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning, capping a late comeback that carried the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Saturday night. Kevin Millar and Jay Payton homered for the Orioles, who trailed 5-1...

13 July 2007

N.C. bar issues order disbarring Nifong (AP)

AP - The North Carolina State Bar on Thursday issued a formal order disbarring former district attorney Mike Nifong for his handling of the now-discredited Duke lacrosse rape case.

Former Bush aide faces possible contempt charges (Reuters)

Reuters - A congressional panel moved toward seeking contempt charges against former White House counsel Harriet Miers on Thursday after she refused to appear -- under orders from President George W. Bush -- at a hearing on the firing of federal pr...

Jury still out in Conrad Black trial (Reuters)

Reuters - Jurors in the fraud and racketeering trial of former media baron Conrad Black and three associates adjourned on Thursday after an 11th day of deliberations, saying they will meet again on Friday.

Trade deficit rises in May (AP)

AP - America's trade deficit rose to its second-highest level of the year as the price of imported crude oil jumped and demand for Chinese products remained strong despite recalls of tainted products.

Energizer Holdings to acquire Playtex Products (Reuters)

Reuters - Battery and razor maker Energizer Holdings Inc. said on Thursday it has agreed to acquire Playtex Products Inc. , for $18.30 a share in cash plus the assumption of Playtex debt.

10 July 2007

Cigarette Smoking May Lower Parkinson's Risk (HealthDay)

HealthDay - TUESDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Long-term and current smokers have a lower risk of Parkinson's disease than the general population, researchers say in a report that confirms previous observations that people with Parkinson's di...

Fort Dix prosecutors seek anonymous jury (AP)

AP - Federal prosecutors have asked that an anonymous jury be impaneled for the trial of six men accused of plotting to attack soldiers on Fort Dix.

Judge to consider new delay in Richie DUI trial (Reuters)

Reuters - Lawyers for celebrity socialite and reality TV star Nicole Richie will get a chance on Wednesday to argue for another postponement of her trial on a charge of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

3 murder charges from Ky. highway crash (AP)

AP - An out-of-control pickup truck crossed a highway median and struck oncoming vehicles, killing a pregnant woman and an 8-year-old boy and injuring several others, police said.

Spring trial likely for 1965 murder case (AP)

AP - A former state trooper charged with murder in the 1965 shooting death of a black man at a civil rights protest will likely be tried next spring, the judge said Tuesday.

LA man sentenced to die for 10 murders (AP)

AP - A pizza deliveryman was sentenced to death Tuesday for murdering 10 women and a fetus during the 1980s and '90s in Los Angeles neighborhoods plagued by a crack cocaine epidemic.

Los Angeles serial killer sentenced to death for 11 murders (AFP)

AFP - A former pizza delivery man described as one of the most prolific serial killers in Los Angeles history after being convicted of 11 murders was on Tuesday sentenced to death.

Carpentier to drive in Montreal Busch race

Veteran driver Patrick Carpentier has confirmed that he will drive in the inaugural NASCAR Busch Series race on Aug. 4 at Gilles Villeneuve Circuit. The Joliette, Que., driver will be in the Fitz Motorsports Dodge at the first NAPA Auto Parts 200 in M...

S&P, Moody's eye $17.3 bln in subprime rating cuts (Reuters)

Reuters - Two leading rating agencies on Tuesday started to slash ratings for more than $17.3 billion of mortgage-related debt, rattling global financial markets amid fears that growing problems in the risky subprime market could spread to the wide...

Sears sees lower quarterly profit; shares plunge (Reuters)

Reuters - Sears Holdings Corp. on Tuesday forecast lower quarterly profit and said it needs to better control its costs and stock more items that its shoppers demand, sending shares down more than 8.7 percent.