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BAE bribery suit may be taken to US Supreme Court
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

A pension fund may ask the U.S. Supreme Court to let it sue BAE Systems Plc (BAES.L) in the United States over allegations that the company paid more than $2 billion in bribes to win a record Saudi arms deal, the fund’s lead attorney said on Friday.

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Everton suspend Jo for unauthorised trip to Brazil
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Everton have suspended on-loan Brazilian forward Jo for returning to his homeland without permission, manager David Moyes said on Friday.

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Ryder Cup win would be like ending major drought
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie said winning the 2010 team event would be like capturing the major title that has always eluded him.

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Bruins celebrate New Year with Classic victory
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Marco Sturm celebrated the New Year in style by firing the overtime winner as the Boston Bruins rallied to claim a dramatic 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers and cap a thrilling Winter Classic on Friday.

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Soderling beats Federer at lucky 13th attempt
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Robin Soderling celebrated the New Year by claiming his first victory over Roger Federer at the 13th attempt, finally seeing off the world number one 6-7 7-6 6-2 at an exhibition tournament in Abu Dhabi on Friday.

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Philadelphia’s Syvret grabs memorable first goal in defeat
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Philadelphia Flyers’ defenseman Danny Syvret never had a reputation for being involved in anything too dramatic until Friday at Fenway Park.

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Woods will find it tough to focus on his return, says Monty
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Tiger Woods will find it almost impossible to fully focus on his golf when he returns after the recent revelations over his private life, according to European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie.

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Errant Chinese smoker stops world’s fastest train
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The world’s fastest train hit its first speed bump in the form of a disobedient smoker less than a week after it began running in southern China.

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Book Talk: Ali Shaw makes magic with debut novel
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

British writer Ali Shaw drew inspiration from fairy tales for his debut novel and to magical effect, with “The Girl With Glass Feet” published to great acclaim.

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Mother Teresa, Katharine Hepburn to get U.S. stamps
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

The U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday said Nobel Peace Prize winner Mother Teresa and Hollywood actress Katharine Hepburn will be honored in 2010 with their own mail stamps.

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Regis Philbin returns to “Live” in January
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

Regis Philbin will return to “Live with Regis and Kelly” on January 4, having spent December recovering from hip replacement surgery.

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U2 tour tops annual rankings in North America
January 1, 2010 – 11:00 pm

U2 may have suffered disappointing sales for their new album, but the Irish rockers were easily the most popular draw on the North American concert circuit this year, according to data issued on Wednesday.

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