Archive For December 2008

GM board reviews new turnaround plan for bailout

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The board of General Motors Corp met on Sunday to review a restructuring plan intended to cut costs and win support for up to $12 billion in emergency funding from the U.S. government, a person familiar with the deliberations said.

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Ishikawa becomes Japan’s youngest million-dollar man

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Japanese schoolboy Ryo Ishikawa became the youngest player to win 100 million yen in a season on Japan’s professional tour at the Casio World Open on Sunday.

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Knicks crush Warriors with big first-half push

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The New York Knicks put aside their problems with guard Stephon Marbury to score 82 points in the first half and crush the Golden State Warriors 138-125 on Saturday.

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Kim helps send Sorenstam off with Lexus Cup win

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Christina Kim held her nerve on the closing hole to secure the half point needed for Team International to regain the Lexus Cup with a 12 1/2 – 11 1/2 victory over defending champions Asia on Sunday.

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Alpine skiing-Maier rolls back the years with super-G victory

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Austria’s Hermann Maier scored his first World Cup win in almost three years with victory in a super-G at Lake Louise on Sunday.

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Zahrobska sheds one-win wonder tag in Aspen

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World champion Sarka Zahrobska set the record straight when she beat a strong field and testing winds to win her first World Cup slalom in Aspen on Sunday.

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Giants crush the Redskins to improve to 11-1

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The New York Giants won their seventh straight game and closed in on the NFC East title by defeating the Washington Redskins 23-7 on Sunday.

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Villarreal and Valencia give chase to Barcelona

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Villarreal and Valencia gave chase to leaders Barcelona with victories in the Primera Liga on Sunday.

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Arsenal stun Chelsea as United gain ground

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Arsenal stunned Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge Sunday as two Robin van Persie goals earned the Gunners a 2-1 victory.

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Cliff Richard’s Shadows to reunite for tour

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Cliff Richard and The Shadows will reunite next year for the last time with a stadium tour of Britain, tour organizers Live Nation said.

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