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Sebastien Loeb to compete in Monte Carlo Rally


Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Nine-time rally world champion Sebastien Loeb will compete in the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally in January. The Frenchman, who has won the race...full story
updated 2014-11-24 11:22 PM
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FILE - This is a  Sept. 12, 1974  file photo of heavyweight champion George Foreman as he carries two unidentified little girls as he arrives at Kinshasa, Zaire Airport, where the fight for the championship against Muhammad Ali will take place in October. Boxing promoter Don King is seen in background, centre, in green shirt. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. (AP Photo, File) Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James tosses chalk in the air before the start of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) FILE - This is a Oct. 30, 1974  file photo of Muhammad Ali as he watches George Foreman head for the canvas after being knocked out in the eighth round of their match in Kinshasa, Zaire. It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. (AP Photo, File) San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy and Hunter Pence celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series.  (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) San Francisco police officers work to break up a large crowd who were celebrating after the San Francisco Giants won the World Series baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco.  There were several reports of fires being set and violence breaking out after the Giants win. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) FILE - This is a Wednesday , Sept. 11, 1974   file photo of Muhammad Ali, right, as he  boxes with sparring partner Larry Holmes during his first workout at the N'Sele , Zaire training camp  in preparation for his title bout with heavyweight champion George Foreman  It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire.   (AP Photo/Horst Faas, File) San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval   celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, right, and catcher Buster Posey celebrate 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) FILE - This is a Sept. 17, 1974  file photo of Muhammad Ali as he chants to fans during  a sightseeing tour downtown Kinshasa, Zaire.  It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. (AP Photo, File)
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Sebastien Loeb to compete in Monte Carlo Rally

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Nine-time rally world champion Sebastien Loeb will compete in the season-opening Monte Carlo Rally in January. The Frenchman, who has won the race....Fullstory

2014-11-24 11:22 PM

Ferrari names new team principal in latest shakeup Ferrari names new team principal in latest shakeup

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2014-11-24 09:01 PM

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2014-11-24 08:01 PM

Stuttgart coach Armin Veh steps down

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2014-11-24 07:22 PM

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2014-11-24 06:42 PM

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2014-11-24 06:42 PM

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2014-11-24 04:22 PM

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By BARRY WILNER
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2014-11-24 03:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
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2014-11-24 02:22 PM

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Associated Press

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2014-11-24 11:01 PM

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2014-11-24 09:01 PM

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2014-11-24 07:01 PM

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By STEPHEN WADE
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2014-11-24 06:42 PM

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2014-11-24 04:42 PM

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2014-11-24 03:42 PM

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2014-11-24 02:42 PM

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2014-11-24 02:22 PM

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