A Chinese businessman snapped up the champion bird, named Bolt, for a record sum that shocked the racing community.
More than 8,000 households got hit with the one-time levy as Socialist President Francois Hollande continues to target the nation's wealthiest.
San Francisco pitcher Jeremy Affeldt corrected a clerical error in his favor even after management told him to keep the money.
Americans are feeling a little more flush in 2013 and are likely to spend more on Mom.
At issue is an estimated $1.5 million worth of the NBA superstar's earlier belongings. Who owns them now?
The manager's 26-year stint at Old Trafford transformed his team into a soccer and branding powerhouse.
In losing a bid for the team, the city and its well-funded backers have given the league just what it wanted: A bargaining chip.
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