Archive for August, 2013

PostHeaderIcon US swimmer begins fifth and final Cuba-Florida bid

US swimmer Diana Nyad set off from Cuba Saturday in her fifth and final bid to become the first person to reach Florida without the protection of a shark cage.

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PostHeaderIcon 3 Napoles yachts missing

Manila, Philippines — Three luxury yachts of Janet Lim Napoles that were previously docked at the Manila Yacht Club on Roxas Boulevard, Manila, can no longer be tracked, raising suspicion that these were used to flee the country, together with her fugitive brother, Reynald ''Jojo'' Lim.

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PostHeaderIcon Cheating scandal threatens Oracle's America's Cup defense

By Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – After years of preparation and countless controversies, software mogul Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA is poised to defend the America's Cup against Emirates Team New Zealand beginning September 7. But first it must beat back a cheating scandal that threatens to blacken the reputation of Oracle and several of the biggest names in yacht racing, and could …

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PostHeaderIcon Kinnear slams suggestions of Newcastle disharmony

The 66-year-old's arrival was met by reports of discord between manager, Alan Pardew, and owner, Mike Ashley, but the director of football insists the club is in good working order

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PostHeaderIcon Kiwis advance to America's Cup match vs Oracle

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two sailing powerhouses that have spent the summer trading verbal jabs are finally set to meet in the ultimate grudge match — the 34th America's Cup.

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PostHeaderIcon ‘Million March’ set at Luneta Monday

Manila, Philippines — On Monday, August 26, 2013, is National Heroes' Day.

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PostHeaderIcon Thyme and punishment – New Zealand prisoners go gourmet

Whipping up a blackcurrant jus in Wellington's Rimutaka Prison, shaven-headed convict "Pete" rhapsodises about his new-found love of gourmet cooking, the swastika tattoos on his hand blurring as he…

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PostHeaderIcon Rubio is talking less about immigration these days

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — On a recent swing through the most conservative parts of his state, Sen. Marco Rubio told a packed banquet hall at the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club that major policy issues were threatening the American dream: onerous taxes, burdensome regulations — and, above all, President Barack Obama's health care law.

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PostHeaderIcon Luxury yachting coming to India this October

Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian elite and travel aficionados shall be introduced to the world of luxury high seas yachting, courtesy Norway's SeaDream Yacht Club, in October, the president of the India chapter of the club said Sunday.

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PostHeaderIcon Trips abroad, yacht rides: Kitty parties go all out

Mumbai, Aug. 18 — Gone are the days when a kitty party meant a group of bored housewives gathered at the neighbourhood club or restaurant playing cards and gossiping over lunch.New-age kitty parties are being hosted on luxury private jets, yachts and even overseas.In Mumbai, Pallavi hired a luxury private jet to take her close friends to Udaipur for the day.The group took off from the VIP …

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