Yankees’ hunt for ace is energy better spent elsewhere

Hal Steinbrenner calls Brian Cashman. The son channels his impetuous father and tells the Yankees general manager that one championship in two decades is unacceptable, especially when the Red Sox have won four. Inspired by the gung-ho fervor of the Clippers and Lakers in the last few weeks, Steinbrenner tells Cashman to think title or bust. Don’t worry about expanding […]

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Homeowners demand RAF pays for windows broken by sonic boom as jets scrambled to Jet2 flight as ‘drunk’ passenger ‘rushed cockpit’ – The Sun

THE MINISTRY of Defence has revealed that four compensation claims have been made following a sonic boom above Essex on June 22. The boom was caused by two Typhoon jets who were thrust into action to help escort a Jet2 flight with a disruptive passenger who had tried to rush the cockpit. The four claims cover all manner of household […]

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R. Kelly Arrested for 3rd Time in 4 Months on Federal Sex Charges

R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on Thursday, July 11, on federal sex crime charges. He was taken into custody at 7 p.m. over a grand jury indictment listing 13 counts, including child pornography, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice, the Associated Press reports. Officials told NBC New York that the singer, 52, was walking his dog when […]

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Brazil court convicts Vale for dam rupture that killed 240

Sao Paulo: A Brazilian state judge has convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people. Judge Elton Pupo Nogueira ruled that Vale is responsible for fixing all the damages, although he did not set a monetary value for compensation, the Minas Gerais state court […]

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Viagogo taken to court for 'misleading' music fans with sneaky sales tactics

VIAGOGO is being taken to court for "misleading" music fans over tickets sales, despite multiple warnings from the watchdog. The Competition Markets Authority (CMA) has accused the secondary ticketing site of "dragging its heels" over concerns that it is breaking consumer laws. The site is believed to still be listing more tickets than are actually available, not displaying seat numbers […]

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