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Cavendish claims green jersey in 11th stage Tour de France win

Mark Cavendish won his 18th Tour de France stage win on Wednesday by beating Andre Greipel and Tyler Farrar in the tour’s 11th stage. Cavendish now stands at seventh on…

Agency lowers Ireland’s credit rating

Moody’s, a credit rating agency specialized in commercial and government entities, lowered Ireland’s credit rating to non-investment-grade, or junk status, on Tuesday. Ireland’s credit rating, at Ba1, is a result…

Apple infringed on patent – ordered to pay $8m

Apple was ordered on Friday to pay $8m for infringing on patents held by Personal Audio LLC. The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas found that Apple…

Two Tour de France riders survive being hit by a car

Juan Antonio Flecha of Spain and Johnny Hoogerland of the Netherlands were hit by a car travelling that was with the peloton.…

168-year old British newspaper closes amid scandal

News of the World, a 168 year-old British newspaper and a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, issued it's final articles as the newspaper's staff assembled for the paper's last…

Republic of South Sudan recognized by Sudan ahead of celebrations

Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir announced on Friday the country’s official recognition of the new Republic of South Sudan, the world’s 196th country and 193rd member of the United Nations.…

Space Shuttle program ends with flawless launch

After 30 years and 135 missions, residents and visitors to Florida’s Space Coast witnessed the red glare of the Space Shuttle’s main engines during its final successful launch on Friday.…