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16 July 2007

Blue Jays hold on to edge Red Sox

Rookie Jesse Litsch held Boston to one run in 6 2-3 innings, and Lyle Overbay had three hits off all-star game winner Josh Beckett on Sunday to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 2-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

15 July 2007

Prosecution rests in Padilla trial (AP)

AP - PROSECUTION RESTS: After nine weeks, 22 witnesses and dozens of FBI wiretaps, prosecutors finished presenting their case to jurors in the terror support trial of Jose Padilla and two co-defendants.

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.

Silva solid as Twins edge A's

Carlos Silva allowed two hits pitching into the seventh inning, Michael Cuddyer drove in a pair of runs and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Saturday night.

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

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.

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

Defence challenges Italy's right to try US marine in Iraq shootings (AFP)

AFP - The trial in absentia of a US marine who shot dead a top Italian military intelligence officer in Iraq was adjourned Tuesday to September 27 after the defence questioned Italy's jurisdiction in the case.

Judge rejects youth bean ball appeal (AP)

AP - A judge refused to reduce the sentence of a former youth baseball coach convicted of offering a player money to bean a 9-year-old autistic teammate.

Sony Reduces Price of PlayStation 3 to $499 (NewsFactor)

NewsFactor - Just days after denying that a price cut was in the works, Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) sliced $100 off of its 60-GB PlayStation 3 (PS3) and added an 80-GB model to the mix.

Samsung, Ericsson Settle Patent Dispute (PC World)

PC World - Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. have reached a cross-license agreement for their mobile telephony patents, ending recent lawsuits between the two companies, Ericsson said Monday.