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MIAMI (AP) — A lawyer for a former University of Miami pitching coach is seeking a wide range of Major League Baseball records for the coach's upcoming trial on illegal performance-enhancing drug distribution charges, including details of an immunity deal given to the New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez.
With US gas prices at historic lows and ever-more economical engines, sport utility vehicles (SUV) increasingly rule the road -- and not only in the United States. At least that's the message from the Los Angeles Auto Show, which opened to the public Friday. "Customers feel the idea of freedom," said Jim Farley, vice-president of global sales at Ford, presenting the US car maker's new Explorer at the LA show, which runs until November 30. "We have reached a tipping point," where SUVs are more popular than sedans and have entered the mainstream, Farley -- whose company is the biggest SUV maker in America -- told AFP.