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Monte Paschi’s former finance chief returns to jail – Chicago Tribune

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America’s Dirtiest Coal Company – Bloomberg

If you go to the website of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Missouri, you can read more than 1,000 letters from retired coal miners and their widows. Their words are like the lyrics to an endless Johnny Cash ballad, and even more heartbreaking. They tell the eternal tale of the greedy […]

America’s Latest Phony Fiscal Crisis – Bloomberg

America’s Latest Phony Fiscal Crisis – Bloomberg

In most countries that experience a fiscal crisis, there is no ambiguity about the situation. The government is unable to sell debt at a reasonable interest rate. This probably coincides with a broader shift out of domestic assets, as smart investors read the writing on the wall or in the newspapers. The currency collapses and, […]

2 Ohio football players found guilty of rape, to be jailed at least 1 year … – Washington Post

The two teens broke down in tears after the verdict was read and later apologized to the victim. Both were emotional as they spoke, and Richmond began sobbing so heavily that he bent over and had to be helped back to his seat. Richmond’s father, Nathaniel, also asked that the victim’s family “forgive Malik and […]

Local investors taking arena football to China – Philadelphia Inquirer

In the United States, arena football has never captured the fan loyalty – or dollars – that the National Football League commands. So why would it be different in China? Two reasons, says a group of Philadelphia investors embarked on a $20 million project to take Philadelphia Soul-style arena […]

Report: Austin Peay to name Cannon football coach – Fox News

Clarksville, TN –  Austin Peay University reportedly will name Central Michigan defensive backs coach Kirby Cannon as its new head football coach. Footballscoop.com reported on Sunday that Cannon is the choice among five finalists who interviewed on campus in the last two weeks. Cannon, the first for an on-campus interview, has spent the last three […]

Tim Tebow Draws Interest from Arena Football League’s Orlando Predators – Bleacher Report

Tim Tebow‘s NFL future may be in doubt, but that doesn’t mean he’ll have to worry about finding a job playing football.  Mike Bianchi of the Orlando Sentinel recently wrote an article about why Tebow, who is working out in Florida, should stay in Orlando to play for the Orlando Predators of the Arena Football League. […]

Rival Indonesian football groups agree to end feud – San Francisco Chronicle

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s two troubled football associations agreed to merge Sunday, ending a feud that had FIFA threatening to suspend the country from international competitions. A meeting between the two organizations, held ahead of a FIFA deadline, resulted in the dissolution of the breakaway Indonesian Football Rescue Association, or KSPI, and an agreement […]

Web Buzz: Desti wants to be your personal travel agent – Los Angeles Times

Is it an app or a live travel agent? Desti is from the makers of Siri, and hot from South by Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas. Name: Desti Available for: iPad Also Web Buzz: Roadtrippers.com and app clear the way Web Buzz: SafariBookings.com features tours in eight countries Web Buzz: GetGoing.com finds leisure […]

Report: Big Ten subsidizing Maryland’s travel costs – Testudo Times

Another bit of news, like the Barclays Center deal, that we just didn’t have time to get to yesterday. And just like that was, it’s definitely some more (perhaps needed, depending on how tonight goes) good news: from the Baltimore Sun, Maryland’s deal with the Big Ten will include a substantial grant from the conference […]