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Will 'The New York Times' Be Next To Be Sold?

The purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has renewed speculation that the Times might also soon go on the auction block. Could New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg be a potential buyer?
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VIDEO: Boos And A Blooper For A-Rod

Watch and listen as a Chicago crowd gives Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez the business when he returns to the lineup on the same day he was hit with a 211-game suspension (which he's appealing). A-Rod managed to pop the ball into left field for a hit.
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Indy Car Driver Tagliani Loses Bet To Dixon

Alex Tagliani is a winner on the race track, but he lost a bet to fellow driver Scott Dixon on who could raise more money for charity. Loser Tagliani had to ride a tricycle and milk a cow while dressed in a beaver costume at the Indiana State Fair.
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Virginia Governor's Race: Negative And Getting More So

If you like your gubernatorial campaigns negative and nasty, then Virginia's governor's race is for you, and will likely remain so until Election Day in November. How could it not be with such good raw material for attack ads?
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Baseball Fans Divided Over Drug Suspensions

Major League Baseball has suspended 13 players for violating the league's drug policy. New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez was suspended for more than 200 games, until the end of next season.
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Major League Baseball Works To Win Fans' Trust

Monday was a historic one for Major League Baseball after 13 players were suspended for violating the league's drug policy. It's the largest group of players ever sanctioned at one time in an anti-doping action. Is baseball hoping the scope of this sends a message?
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Intercepted Al-Qaida Communication Prompts Warnings

The State Department on Tuesday advised all U.S. citizens to leave Yemen because of "extremely high" danger there. This comes as 19 U.S. embassies and consulates remain closed across much of the Middle East and Africa because of a security threat. Al-Qaida chatter picked up by intelligence sources suggested a major attack was in the works.
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Bezos Tells 'Post' Employees He Shares Paper's Values

The world of newspapers was rocked Monday by news that Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, is buying The Washington Post for $250 million. Bezos' purchase of the paper will bring to an end its association with the Graham family, which bought the Post in 1933.
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Jeff Bezos To Buy 'Washington Post' From Graham Family

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post and its sister papers. The Graham family, which controlled the Post for eight decades, is selling the flagship paper.
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Jury To Decide James 'Whitey' Bulger Case

Federal prosecutors and defense attorneys gave their closing arguments on Monday. One side calling Bulger vicious and violent — the other calling the government systematically corrupt. The former south Boston mob boss is accused of a rash of crimes including 19 murders.

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