New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira (R) drives in a run  against the Boston Red Sox during a recent game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. A fan who was caught on camera asleep during a recent broadcast of a game between the two teams has filed a law suit seeking $10m in damages.  Photograph:  Jason Szenes/EPA.

A New York man has taken legal action against a US broadcaster after commentators teased him on air for being asleep in the crowd at a New York Yankee(...)

 Joe Canning celebrates scoring a late penalty. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks to reporters alongside Boston mayor Marty Walsh at a St Patrick’s Day breakfast meeting in Boston today.

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David “Big Papi” Ortiz, left, erased a 1-0 Cardinals lead with a two-run homer over the Green Monster in the sixth inning at Fenway Park, but the St Louis Cardinals struck back to win 4-2 and level the World Series 1-1. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images.

The St Louis Cardinals turned the tables on Boston by taking advantage of some slapstick Red Sox fielding to claim a 4-2 victory at Fenway Park late(...)

Jeff Bezos (left) with Donald Graham, chairman and chief executive officer of The Washington Post Co. Photographer: Scott Eells/Bloomberg

The Washington Post wasn’t taking any chances. Devoting yesterday’s front page to the Graham family’s sale of the “flagship paper” to Amazon founder J(...)

Red Sox owner John W Henry got the Boston Globe for less than a tenth of what the New York Times paid when it bought the newspaper for $1.1 billion in 1993. Photograph: Darren McCollester/Getty Images

The New York Times Co has agreed to sell the Boston Globe to the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox baseball team for $70 million in cash, a small (...)

Joe Kennedy III greets Taoiseach Enda Kenny

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