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  • Greipel finally wins in crash-hit sixth stage

    REIMS France (Reuters) - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win a crash-hit sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-km ride from Arras on Thursday. Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin...
  • Tour de Naperville test

    While the Tour de France brings together the best cyclists from around the world for a brutal test of endurance, the Junior Tour de Naperville's goals are a bit more down-to-earth: promote the sport of cycling for kids. The second annual event organized...
  • Andre Greipel wins sixth stage of Tour de France

    Andre Greipel wins sixth stage of Tour de France
    Andre Greipel of Germany won the sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as the pack entered Champagne country, and Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the yellow jersey on Thursday at Reims, France. The German champion collected his sixth career...
  • Exclusive: Commerzbank may pay $600 million-$800 million to settle U.S. probe - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Germany's second-biggest bank Commerzbank AG is expected to pay $600 million to $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said. The...
  • Defending champion Froome abandons Tour after crash

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Chris Froome's attempt to win a second successive Tour de France ended in bitter disappointment after less than a week of the race on Wednesday when he crashed out on stage five. On a miserable, rain-sodden...
  • Porte ready to lead in Froome's absence: Brailsford

    ARENBERG PORTE DU HAINAUT France (Reuters) - Australian Richie Porte was promoted from 'spare wheel' to Team Sky's new leader after defending champion Chris Froome crashed out of the Tour de France on Wednesday. "In Richie Porte, we have a very capable,...
  • Defending Tour De France Champ Froome Quits Race After Crashes

    — Chaos and carnage rained down on the Tour de France Wednesday as defending champion Chris Froome crashed out of the race on stage five and Vincenzo Nibali seized overall control. On a miserable, wet day in northern France, Froome did not even...
  • Jewish woman featured as Nazis' ideal Aryan baby recalls ordeal

    Jewish woman featured as Nazis' ideal Aryan baby recalls ordeal
    For the German photographer who chose a picture of a Jewish child as the ideal Aryan for Nazi propagandists, it was a sly joke. For the child's family, it became a terrifying ordeal. Hessy Taft was 6 months old in 1935 when her portrait by the well-known...
  • BNP pleads guilty again in $9 billion U.S. sanctions accord

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - BNP Paribas, for the second time in nine days, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiring to violate U.S. sanctions, as part of a nearly $9 billion settlement in which the French bank admitted to breaking embargoes against Sudan,...
  • Charlize and Sean, Nona Hendryx, Marlene, Marilyn and new wave classics

    "PASSIONATE LOVE, I take it, rarely lasts long and is very troublesome while it does last. Mutual esteem is much more valuable," said Anthony Trollope. For a man with a name like Trollope, he was certainly a killjoy! USUALLY I let my gifted associate...
  • Player drain has Wallabies on the hop

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The Wallabies' emphatic 3-0 series win over France last month might convey the impression that all is rosy in rugby Down Under but the game's power-brokers fear a quickening player drain could bring the code to its knees. While some...