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By Donald Lambro
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Brooklyn
David Beckham is finalizing plans to start a Major League Soccer franchise, and hoping son Brooklyn could one day take the field for the team.
Ten things to know about David Beckham, the soccer superstar who announced his retirement Thursday.
The Kentucky-based Florence Freedom minor league baseball team is jumping on the Manti Te'o girlfriend hoax story, offering a bobblehead giveaway of the girlfriend _ only the boxes will be empty.
The critics have spoken _ "Viva Forever" did not spice up their lives.
The lights were back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who had been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by Superstorm Sandy. But that joy contrasted with deepening resentment in the city's outer boroughs and suburbs over a continued lack of power and maddening gas shortages.
After Zack Greinke's three straight starts apparently left him feeling fatigued and out of his routine, the Milwaukee Brewers are skipping his scheduled start Wednesday and will sit him down until next week.
Brooklynites faced a major dilemma this year when the Nets crossed the Hudson River and relocated downtown in New York City's most populous borough, near the intersection of Flatbush and Atlantic. Playing their home games in the brand-new, splendiferous Barclays Center, the Nets are minutes from the team that has owned Big Apple hearts since 1946.
Federal prosecutors are seeking more than 12 years in prison for a Muslim convert from Brooklyn who pleaded guilty to posting online threats against the creators of the "South Park" television show.
David Beckham may have slowed down a notch on the soccer field, but his A-list celebrity status is still intact.
Oh, you pretty things. Just look at the mama giraffe nuzzling a baby giraffe, that lovely idea for an indoor planter made of mason jars and those perfectly cooked bacon strips cooling on a plate. This is what people are circulating on Pinterest, the latest website-of-the-moment for sharing things you love.
A Muslim convert from Brooklyn pleaded guilty Thursday to using a website he founded to post online threats against the creators of the "South Park" television show and others he deemed enemies of Islam.
James Rizzi applied his playful, cartoon-like art style to unusual projects worldwide, from Volkswagen Beetles and Japanese train ads to cow sculptures in New York and the front page of a German newspaper.
David Beckham's spokesman said that the soccer star's wife Victoria has given birth to a healthy baby girl on Sunday.
Tens of thousands of people packed Pamplona's main square Wednesday for the launch of the "chupinazo" rocket _ the start of Spain's most famous bull-running festival.
"Weiner Exposed." ''Weiner's Pickle." ''Battle of the Bulge." Those were some of the tabloid headlines lampooning Rep. Anthony Weiner as he struggled to explain how a photo of a man's crotch had been posted to his Twitter account. The normally media-savvy New York Democrat squandered his chance to make it right with a cringe-inducing TV blitz that raised more questions than it answered.
"They can take my legs, but they can't take my pride," says Brooklyn, N.Y. native and U.S. Army PFC Bryan Dilberian, who has been at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for a month and says he can't wait to redeploy to Afghanistan.