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Best Seller? Jackie Collins Estate Is on the Market For $30M in Beverly Hills

Jackie Collins (2015 Jon Kopaloff) As a writer of 32 novels over her illustrious career, the late Jackie Collins obviously had an eye for detail. And she applied that same precision to the construction of her 21,784-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion. Now on the market for $30 million, the eight-bedroom home includes five writing desks used by the author whose works included ...

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Italian ‘coffee king’ buried in giant espresso pot

Renato Bialetti’s ashes were buried in a stovetop espresso maker. (AP) Renato Bialetti, the coffee king whose name is synonymous with the iconic aluminum stovetop esspresso makers, died last week at the age of 93. In an unusual and strangely befitting tribute, the ashes of this well-known Italian coffee impresario were placed in a giant Moka pot, which he made famous, ...

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Red Sox Boss Dave Dombrowski Now Selling His $2.5M Michigan Mansion

A dream home for outdoor enthusiasts. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski (2015 Getty Images) A few months after purchasing his new Beantown abode, Dave Dombrowski, president of the Boston Red Sox, has listed the six-bedroom estate in Bloomfield Hills, MI, that served as home base for the baseball exec and his family during his 14-year tenure with the ...

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Voila: Renault reveals the Alpine Vision sports car

Twenty years after the last Alpine A610, a striking-looking rival to cars such as the Porsche 911, rolled off the production line, the French car maker has revealed a concept for a new sports car set to go on sale in 2017. Browse NEW or USED cars for sale on driving.co.uk According to the car maker, which is a subsidiary ...

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Lobster could get cheaper as more processing stays in the US

FILE – In this June 20, 2014, file photo, lobsters are processed at the Sea Hag Seafood plant in Tenants Harbor, Maine. (AP) America’s lobster industry is sending less of its catch to Canada as processing grows in New England, and the growth could have widespread ramifications for consumers who are demanding more lobster products every year. U.S. lobstermen, clustered in ...

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Ravens Quarterback Jimmy Clausen Rents Out Westlake Village Home

Jimmy Clausen (2015 Getty Images) Now with the Baltimore Ravens, quarterback Jimmy Clausen is attempting to score some extra points in the real estate market. The former Notre Dame star has put a house in Westlake Village, CA, on the rental market for $14,000 a month. Clausen played high school football in Westlake Village and purchased the home for $1.595 million ...

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Ranking the Homes of NFL Pros

Ryan Pickett, a free agent who most recently played for the Houston Texans, sold this 14,902-square-foot home in Poway, Calif., last year for $3.02 million, according to public records. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith recently sold a home in Monte Sereno, Calif., for $3.999 million. A view of the living room in Mr. Surtain’s former residence. The family moved ...

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