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Melrose launches $1 billion Crosby sale: sources

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - UK turnaround specialist Melrose Industries <MRON.L> is moving ahead with the sale of its U.S. lifting unit Crosby worth about $1 billion and is expected to receive first-round bids in mid-August, three sources familiar with the matter said. Full story

Billionaire Saudi prince loses UK court battle over Gaddafi jet

LONDON (Reuters) - A billionaire Saudi prince lost a London court battle on Wednesday when a judge ordered that he should pay a $10-million commission linked to the sale of a luxurious private jet to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. Full story

Dollar off lows, shares up on promising earnings, data

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar climbed off a five-week low and shares edged up on Tuesday as a heavy session of European data and earnings showed early promise before this week's trio of big central bank meetings. Full story

PFT: Ben Roethlisberger experiencing “a little discomfort” in knee

When Ben Roethlisberger was over in London earlier this month, he said his surgically-repaired right knee felt better than ever before. Back on this side of the pond, the quarterback’s knee has run into a little bit of trouble. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Steelers coach Full story

Walrus Bones Found In Old London Burial Ground

During a recent excavation beneath the streets of London, archaeologists found a total of 1,500 human bodies, many buried hastily in a wave of epidemics that struck the quickly expanding city more than 150 years ago.  Full story

Study: People are happiest at ages 23 and 69

   TODAY’s Willie Geist and Al Roker, along with guest anchor Mel B., chat about the hot topics of the day and recall the happiest periods of their lives in response to a new study that shows most people are their happiest at ages 23 and 69.

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  Hear ye, hear ye!

Rachel Maddow has a correction to make concerning last night’s report about the British town crier who helped ring in yesterday’s Royal birth.   

  Will Royal Family make their first appearance Tuesday?

Top Talkers: The Morning Joe panel -- including the Daily Beast's Tina Brown, MSNBC's Martin Bashir and historian Andrew Roberts -- discusses the birth of a son to Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and husband Prince William. NBC News' Jim Maceda reports live from London.

  Britain cheers for their new prince

The “great Kate wait” has ended, and great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth is “delighted” at the birth of the newest Royal, a 8.6 pound baby boy. NBC’s Chris Jansing reports.

  American empire heir reacts to royal frenzy

Jamie Johnson, heir to the Johnson & Johnson fortune, gives his thoughts on the American aristocracy in light of the frenzy over the royal baby in the UK.

  Royal prince is born, mother and baby ‘doing well’

NBC’s Jim Maceda reports from London the birth of Prince William and Duchess Kate’s firstborn.

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