Archive for July 6, 2009


>Breaking News Alerts

>The New York Times
Sunday, July 5, 2009 — 1:31 PM ET
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Roger Federer Wins Wimbledon

Roger Federer defeated Andy Roddick, 16-14, in the fifth set, breaking Pete Sampras’s record of 14 Grand Slam singles titles.

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The New York Times
Sunday, July 5, 2009 — 11:52 PM ET
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Judge Approves Plan to Sell G.M. Assets

A federal judge late on Sunday approved a plan by General Motors to sell its best assets to a new, government-backed company, a crucial step for the automaker to restructure and complete its trip through bankruptcy court.

With the approval of the plan, G.M. and the government are seeking to close the sale by Monday or Tuesday, according to people briefed on the matter.

Read More: ~The New York Times~

The New York Times
Monday, July 6, 2009 — 9:02 AM ET
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Former Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara Dies at 93

Former Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara died Monday, according to his wife, The Associated Press reported. Mr. McNamara, who led the Defense Department during the Vietnam war under presidents Kennedy and Johnson, was 93.

Read More: ~The New York Times~

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