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  • European steeplechase winner disqualified for shirtless celebration

    Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad of France won the 3,000-meter steeplechase event at the European track and field championships on Thursday but was eventually disqualified for his homestretch celebration, which included taking off his shirt. Originally the...
  • Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources

    Exclusive: Bombardier, Hitachi lead bids for Finmeccanica's rail units - sources
    LONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - Canadian plane and train maker Bombardier and Japanese industrial giant Hitachi are the two frontrunners to buy Finmeccanica's rail subsidiaries, several sources close to the auction process said. Italy's Finmeccanica has been...
  • English health experts investigate Salmonella outbreak

    LONDON (Reuters) - English health authorities said on Friday they are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning that has affected 156 people in Britain and others in France and Austria. Salmonella Enteritidis is a strain of bacteria that causes...
  • Ferrari races to $38 million sale, most ever for car at auction

    (Reuters) - A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta, which was once involved in a fatal accident, has set the world record for a car sold at auction, going for $38.1 million at a sale in California, auction house Bonhams said. The price offered on Thursday...
  • Weakness in Eurozone, Asia pose risks to U.S. economy

    Troubles in the global economy have dogged the American economy since early in the recovery, with the Eurozone debt crisis, the so-called Arab Spring in the Middle East and the Japanese tsunami all swiping momentum from U.S. growth in varying degrees....
  • NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice

    The Sports Xchange NBA roundup: Cousins injures knee at Team USA practice Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins injured his right knee in Thursday's practice, the first since Team USA lost Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George to a leg injury....
  • Myron Barnstone: An art career in perspective

    To Myron Barnstone, artistic skill is not genetic or a divine gift, nor is it learned through faithful copying. To be a master artist is not to be simply "creative." Skill, no matter what medium, is based on years of rigorous training, mastered...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Ben Franklin To Set The Record Straight At Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

    It is unlikely Benjamin Franklin ever visited the Wethersfield home of his friend and colleague, Silas Deane, during the Revolutionary War. But, on Thursday, Oct. 9, at 6:30 p.m., Franklin will stop at Deane's residencealbeit a little late. As portrayed...
  • Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end

     Steve Keesee: WWII veteran was a patriot, soldier to the end
    Ballard "Steve" Keesee of Eustis loved to tell stories about his World War II service, often with funny flair. "He said he got a free trip to Europe, paid for by the government," said his wife, Shirley. "He had a good sense of humor. He said, 'At the...
  • Go Away With ... Carl Reiner

    Go Away With ... Carl Reiner
    Carl Reiner created "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and directed films such as "The Jerk." He has won multiple Emmys, a Grammy and, in 1999, was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame. His books include "All Kinds of Love," "Enter Laughing" and his...
  • Film Review: 'Marie's Story'

    Born five years after Helen Keller in Vertou, France, Marie Heurtin faced many of the same challenges, growing up deaf and blind in a society whose instinct was to institutionalize such girls. "Marie's Story," therefore, is not so different from Keller's,...