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Gabriel joined JPMorgan in 2004 and worked in technology. He was not a trader or a banker.

Radcliffe ruled out of return race

Paula Radcliffe has been forced to pull out of her comeback race following an 18-month absence in Manchester later this month due to illness.

Bruce Gordon: US character actor who found fame in the TV series 'The Untouchables'

The American character actor Bruce Gordon will be best remembered by television viewers around the world as Frank "The Enforcer" Nitti, the mob boss who was a constant thorn in the side of Elliot Ness (Robert Stack) throughout the entire run of The Untouchables (1959-63). As one of Al Capone's top henchmen, Nitti had been responsible for the syndicate's strong-arm operations in 1930s, Prohibition-era Chicago. In the programme, he and the gangster's other top lieutenant, the financial whiz-kid Jake "Greasy Thumb" Guzik (Nehemiah Persoff), were locked in a power struggle following Capone's imprisonment.

Farah turns on the heat in Edinburgh

A new year, a new departure for Mo Farah, Britain's male athlete of 2010. "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," has been a philosophy that has served the 27-year-old leading light of European distance running well with his regular training trips to Kenya to train with the global elite. This week, though, the European 5,000m and 10,000m champion will head off to New Mexico to train with some of the Americans he beat in the feature race in the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country on Saturday.

Billy the Kid fails to win pardon from governor

They still call him The Unforgiven, because in the Wild West of America, men are men and grudges tend to endure. Almost 130 years after his death, fans of the Billy the Kid have failed in their effort to secure a posthumous pardon for the famous outlaw.

California flooded after record rainfall

A huge storm system dumped record amounts of rain on southern California and prompted concern the poor weather could spread across the US.

Will Billy the Kid, Wild West desperado, be granted his pardon at last?

130 years after the notorious outlaw's execution, New Mexico's governor is on the brink of rewriting history. Luke Blackall reports

Remains of American balloonists found

The remains of two American balloonists missing over the Adriatic since September 29 have been found by a fishing boat, an Italian port official said today.

The Essential Skiing Guide: The rest of the world

About one in 20 Britons finds their way to North America each winter. Although the happy days of two dollars to a pound are long gone, and getting in to the US (if not Canada) is ever more laborious, the benefits of making the effort are numerous. Uncrowded slopes and light fluffy powder are the norm, as is spacious accommodation.

Branson dedicates spaceport runway in US desert

The dream of rocketing tourists into space edged closer to reality yesterday, as the world's first commercial spaceport opened a runway in the New Mexico desert.

Balloonists at festival fear for missing pilots

Hundreds of balloons lifted off at the weekend at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, while search crews on the other side of the globe continued looking for two of the sport's most acclaimed pilots.

Thompson gets kicks on the long road back

If Steve Thompson's ears are burning at the praise he has just received from two heroes of the game, ancient and modern, it is a feeling Leeds's England hooker is accustomed to. Thompson spent a fortnight in the summer riding a motorbike across America on the fabled Route 66, fulfilling a long-held dream on a trip of fierce desert heat, run-ins with the law and outstanding spare ribs.

Let Me In, Toronto Film Festival

It's only been two years since Tomas Alfredson adapted John Ajvide Lindqvist's novel Let The Right One In for the big screen, and already the American-set remake is upon us. This is the first film made by the recently resurrected British horror brand Hammer Films, and they have a hit on their hands.

Stephen Foley: The new space race can give desert state economic lift-off

US Outlook: It is approaching truth or consequences time for space tourism.

The night the dream died for a new Bonnie and Clyde

They were dubbed a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde, but unlike their illustrious forebears, John McCluskey and Casslyn Welch failed to go down in a hail of bullets.

'Bonnie and Clyde' couple captured

A fugitive couple who sparked a nationwide US manhunt were captured at an at an Arizona campground after a forest ranger spotted them and their stolen vehicle hidden in the trees.

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