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An NHL linesman who hasn’t been able to work since he was knocked to the ice from behind by Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman last year is suing the player and the team for $ 7.5 million. Wideman cross-checked Don Henderson as he was returning to the bench during a…
Nicolas Sarkozy’s campaign to reclaim the French presidency came to an abrupt end after a surge of support for his former prime minister, notching a fresh upset in a year of electoral upheaval for the West’s political establishment.
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By Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) – Even entombing the hospital under solid rock tunneled beneath a mountain was not enough to protect it from bombs dropped by Syria's government or its Russian allies, medical staff say. Opposition groups built the "central cave hospital" north of Hama to withstand bombardment, tunneling into a mountain in northwestern Syria for more than a year to bury it below 17 meters of rock. To some degree it worked: when Russian or Syrian government warplanes bombed it in two waves of air strikes on Sunday, nobody inside the cave was seriously hurt.
A 28-year-old MMA fighter from Portugal died Monday night, 48 hours after he was knocked out during the third round of a fight in Dublin, the New York Daily News reports. According to the Washington Post , graphic video from the fight on Saturday shows Joao Carvalho tipping over after being…
Miesha Tate is questioning Ronda Rousey’s focus — saying Ronda’s more worried about having babies than fighting … and it’s going to hurt her when they step in the octagon. Tate joined the guys on “TMZ Sports” (airs tonight on FS1) — when…
Asian stock markets wavered on Wednesday after downbeat U.S. manufacturing data raised questions about how aggressive the Federal Reserve would be when hiking interest rates, while the dollar retreated from 8-1/2-month highs. Data on Tuesday showed the U.S. manufacturing sector contracted last month to its weakest level since June 2009, though construction spending rose in October to the highest level since December 2007. A slower tightening cycle would mean that the flood of liquidity the Fed has been providing to global risk asset markets would not subside as quickly.
Bam Margera was viciously attacked in Iceland Saturday at the Secret Solstice Festival. A festival spokesman claims the “Jackass” star was in a “really weird condition” and tried strong-arming his way into the…
Impact Wrestling star Jeff Hardy was KO’ed in frightening fashion Friday night in New York … and TMZ has learned the very painful looking fall left him pretty banged up.The famous wrestler climbed to the top of a cage during a match at the…
Euro knocked down by German PMI data, dollar firms
LONDON (Reuters) – The euro struggled on Monday, hurt by signs that growth was slowing in the euro zone's largest economy, Germany, though investors were also wary of buying the dollar as they awaited more evidence of a U.S. recovery. The euro earlier …
China's factories hit 8-month low
Euro-Zone Businesses Cut Prices as Activity Slows in March
French business output grew in March, PMI survey says