Archive For November 2007

Flyers defenseman Hatcher grounded by knee injury

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Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Derian Hatcher will undergo surgery to repair a damaged left knee and is expected to be sidelined for three or four weeks, the team said on Wednesday.

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Green, Carter and Moore top list of Hall of Fame nominees

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Cornerback Darrell Green and wide receivers Cris Carter and Herman Moore head the list of 124 nominees submitted for election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2008.

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Media drove me “close to suicide”: Mills

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Heather Mills, estranged wife of former Beatle Paul McCartney, says Britain’s tabloid media drove her close to suicide and wrongly cast her as a gold-digger.

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Seinfeld to Hollywood: “You can’t buy me off”

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“Here’s the beauty of being me,” says comedian Jerry Seinfeld. “They can’t buy me off.”

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Actor Garrison gets prison for drunk driving death

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Actor Lane Garrison, who played an inmate on the television drama “Prison Break,” was sentenced to three years and four months in prison on Wednesday for a drunken driving crash that killed a teenager.

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U.S. safety agency chief rejects resignation calls

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The chief U.S. product safety regulator said on Wednesday she would not resign, amid more recalls of lead-tainted toys made in China and further urging by lawmakers for a shake-up at her agency.

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House OKs bigger trade job-loss aid program

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The House of Representatives, defying a White House veto threat, on Wednesday passed a multibillion-dollar expansion of a program to help retrain workers who have lost their jobs because of foreign competition.

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Republican field still up for evangelical grabs

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White evangelical Protestants, a key support base for the Republican Party, still have not united behind a single candidate for the 2008 White House race, according to a new poll released on Wednesday.

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Swastika painted on Jewish professor’s door in NY

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Police are investigating a third suspected hate crime at New York’s Columbia University after a swastika was spray-painted on the office door of a Jewish faculty member on Wednesday.

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Caribbean deaths mount in wake of Tropical Storm Noel

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The death toll from Tropical Storm Noel’s tremendous downpours in the Dominican Republic and Haiti climbed above 60 on Wednesday and officials and survivors said it could surge higher after two rivers broke their banks and swept away a Dominican village.

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