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Crimean leader claims control, asks Russia for help in restoring peace – Fox News

Fox NewsThe new prime minister of Ukraine’s Crimea region claimed control of all military, police and other security services in the region Saturday and urged Russia to intervene to keep the peace, a day after President Obama warned Moscow “there will be costs” if it …Russia ‘extremely concerned’ about Crimea situation – Foreign MinistryReutersUkraine live: […]

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Chris Brown Ordered to Stay in Rehab for Two More Months – Fashion Times

Fashion TimesChris Brown (Photo : REUTERS/Tom Ramstack) R&B singer Chris Brown (L) leaves court with his attorney, Mark Geragos, in Washington, January 8, 2014. Grammy-winning R&B singer Brown has rejected a plea deal in a misdemeanor assault case …Chris Brown diagnosed with bipolar disorderBusiness StandardChris Brown Diagnosed with PTSD, Bipolar DisorderVIP BreakdownChris Brown’s undiagnosed PTSD […]

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Sabres 4, Sharks 2 – Reuters

ReutersSabres 4, Sharks 2: Defenseman Tyler Myers collected a goal and two assists as host Buffalo won its season-high third straight game shortly after trading goaltender Ryan Miller to St. Louis in a blockbuster deal. Brian Flynn snapped a tie early in the third …Rebuilding Buffalo Sabres trade goalie Ryan Miller, Steve Ott to St. […]

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Rangers Re-Sign Girardi as Trade Deadline Looms – New York Times

New York TimesThe Rangers cleared one elephant from their room Friday, agreeing to terms with defenseman Dan Girardi on a six-year contract extension that keeps their solid defense corps intact. The signing of Girardi, 29, who would have been an unrestricted free agent …Dan Girardi signs six-year extension with RangersUSA TODAYKeep ‘Em Separated: Rangers can […]

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Dan Girardi signs six-year extension with New York Rangers – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comDan Girardi has signed a six-year contract extension to remain with the New York Rangers the team announced. According to multiple reports including by TSN’s Darren Dreger, the deal is worth $33 million. Girardi was expected to be dealt if the Rangers …NY Rangers and Dan Girardi agree on six-year contract extensionNew York Daily NewsAre […]

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Panthers re-sign K Graham Gano to 4-year deal – Washington Post

Washington PostCHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Carolina Panthers say they have re-signed kicker Graham Gano to a four-year contract. Gano was set to become an unrestricted free agent. Financial terms were not released Friday. TOPSHOTS A Hindu Sadhu (holy man) poses for …Graham Gano signs 4-year dealESPNPanthers sign Graham Gano to four-year dealNFL.comPanthers sign Gano to […]

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OT Kilgore Agrees To 3-Year Contract With SF 49ers – WJBD Online

WJBD OnlineWesley Hitt/Getty Images Sport(SAN FRANCISCO) — The San Francisco 49ers and offensive lineman Daniel Kilgore agreed to a three-year contract extension through the 2017 season on Thursday. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are …49ers make rare change on offensive lineESPN (blog)49ers, Daniel Kilgore agree to 3-year extensionWashington Post all 42 […]

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Paula Deen compares her struggles to ‘that black’ openly gay NFL prospect … – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribunePaula Deen’s $100 million empire crumbled last year after she admitted to using a racial slur in her everyday life, and as she continues campaigning to repair her public image with a $75 million investment deal on her side, the celebrity chef has compared her …Paula Deen says she’s ‘fighting to get my name […]

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Eagles sign Riley Cooper, Jason Kelce to extensions – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPhiladelphia Eagles general manager Howie Roseman continued an aggressive week, locking up three critical pieces to coach Chip Kelly’s high-scoring, high-revving offense by signing center Jason Kelce to a six-year, $37.5-million extension and re-signing …Cooper overcomes racial slur scandal to ink big new deal with EaglesNew York Daily NewsEagles give long-term deals to Cooper, […]

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Fashion house Versace sells stake to Blackstone to fund growth – Reuters

ReutersThe family does not want to relinquish control, a characteristic which has kept other Italian fashion brands like Giorgio Armani and Missoni in the hands of their founders, but which some analysts say has hampered their expansion. “The vision is to …Does Wall Street Know Fashion? Versace May Find Out In $1B Deal With …ForbesBlackstone-Versace […]

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Does Wall Street Know Fashion? Versace May Find Out In $1B Deal With … – Forbes

ForbesThe FT notes that the Versace deal would be Blackstone’s first investment in luxury fashion. So, can Blackstone do with high-fashion what it’s been able to do with investments like Hilton? Maybe. Lately, Wall Street firms have had the hots for luxury …Fashion house Versace sells stake to Blackstone to fund growthChicago TribuneBlackstone-Versace deal values […]

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Nightengale: MIke Trout, Angels should soon find peace – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Trout finally landed the record-setting deal everyone has been breathlessly awaiting Wednesday morning, assuring he will remain property of the Los Angeles Angels through 2020. He signed a one-year, $1million contract. OK, sure, so maybe it’s …Mike Trout signs one-year, $1-million deal with AngelsLos Angeles TimesMike Trout: $1 Million for 2014Wall Street JournalMike […]

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The Yankees will pay A-Rod more to sit out than the Angels will pay Mike Trout … – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a one-year, $1 million contract on Wednesday. A million dollars is a lot of money, but the rate seems borderline criminal when you consider that the Angels will spend some $145 million on Trout’s teammates …Angels are optimistic Josh Hamilton will be ready by opening […]

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Ex-convicts charged in Oakland pot deal murder – KTVU San Francisco

Ex-convicts charged in Oakland pot deal murderKTVU San FranciscoShawndale Boyd, 30, of Hayward, and Damion Sleugh, 26, of Oakland, are also charged with the special circumstance of committing a murder during the commission of a robbery in connection with the shooting of 24-year-old Vincent Muzac, who was found …Ex-Convicts Charged In Marijuana Deal Murder In […]

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Baseball-Angels reward young Trout with million-dollar salary – Chicago Tribune

Chicago TribuneFeb 26 (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Angels agreed to a record $1 million, one-year contract for 22-year-old center fielder Mike Trout on Wednesday, setting a positive tone for their ongoing conversations regarding a massive long-term deal. The $1 million …Report: Trout gets $1M for 2014MiamiHerald.comPoll: Is the Angels’ Mike Trout worth more than […]

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Has ‘Girls’ Star Adam Driver Been Cast In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’? – MTV.com

MTV.comAccording to a report from Variety, the “Girls” breakout star is nearing a deal to join “Star Wars: Episode VII” as the movie’s villain. The J.J. Abrams continuation of George Lucas’ classic franchise is set to start filming in the coming months, and if Driver signs on …‘Girls’ star Adam Driver in talks to be […]