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16 July 2007

Lists of best-selling books (AP)

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

15 July 2007

Rapper Remy Ma arrested in NY weekend shooting (Reuters)

Reuters - Female rapper Remy Ma was arrested on attempted murder charges in the weekend shooting of another woman in a nightclub district of Manhattan, police said on Sunday.

Lilly wins again as Cubs down Astros

Ted Lilly won his fourth straight start, Aramis Ramirez had four RBIs and Alfonso Soriano hit a three-run homer Saturday as the surging Chicago Cubs roughed up Roy Oswalt in a 9-3 victory over the Houston Astros.

Calvillo reaches milestone in Als win

Anthony Calvillo threw three TD passes and became just the fourth player in CFL history to surpass 50,000 career passing yards as the Montreal Alouettes beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 29-20. For the third straight game, Ticats coach Charlie Taaffe repla...

13 July 2007

Finmeccanica powers ahead in Europe (FT.com)

FT.com - Finmeccanica was a leading gainer in European stock markets Thursday as UBS (NYSE:UBS) highlighted its exposure to the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

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.

10 July 2007

Psychologists to review stance on gays (AP)

AP - The American Psychological Association is embarking on the first review of its 10-year-old policy on counseling gays and lesbians, a step that gay-rights activists hope will end with a denunciation of any attempt by therapists to change sexual ori...

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...

Broncos' Stokley starts on comeback road

Brandon Stokley felt like a rookie again. The ninth-year pro returned to the field for the Denver Broncos' minicamp on Monday and did individual work to test his right Achilles' tendon, which he ruptured last November, leading to his off-season release...

Director Lee says he's not part of "mainstream" (Reuters)

Reuters - Spike Lee, in Tuscany, Italy, to scout locations for his next film and to receive the 41st Fiesole Masters of Cinema Award, took swings Monday at Hollywood for its portrayal of black characters, at Washington for its foreign policy and at...

MTV Kids pacts with Habbo for game distribution (Reuters)

Reuters - MTV Networks Kids and Family Group has announced an exclusive North American deal to distribute its AddictingGames channel through the teen social networking site Habbo.

09 July 2007

Pena and Royals pound Devil Rays

Tony Pena Jr. drove in four runs, Jorge De La Rosa won his third consecutive start and the Kansas City Royals pounded the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 12-4 on Sunday. Pena had three doubles to help send Tampa Bay to its 13th loss in 14 games. The Devil Rays f...

Mariners beat Athletics in physical game

Mariners outfielder Jason Ellison started a four-run rally and then touched off a benches-clearing shoving match in Seattle's 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Ellison, in the starting lineup because of a late scratch to shortstop Yuniesky...

Marlins' Cabrera out of Home Run Derby

Florida Marlins third baseman Miguel Cabrera will miss Monday's Home Run Derby at the all-star game because of a jammed left shoulder. Cabrera was in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Dodgers, but didn't play and was replaced by Mike Jacobs in ...

Bieksa agrees to 3-year extension

The Vancouver Canucks signed defenceman Kevin Bieksa to a US$11.25-million, three-year contract extension Monday. The 26-year-old Grimsby, Ont., native had 12 goals and led all Canucks defencemen with 30 assists and 42 points last season. The deal doe...