Milestones

DIED

Billie Sol Estes, 88, a convicted Texas con man who made lurid charges of bribe taking and murder against top politicians when his $150 million empire of real and fictitious enterprises crumbled in the 1960s.

WON

The Football Association Cup, by English soccer club Wigan, in the same week it was demoted from England's Premier League after eight seasons.

EXPELLED

Ryan Fogle, a third secretary at the U.S. embassy in Moscow, from Russia by the Kremlin's security services, which accused him of spying for the CIA.

DIED

Bryan Forbes, 86, British director of the dark 1975 satire The Stepford Wives...

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