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8 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probe


Associated Press

RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- Latvian police say eight people have been arrested on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year. Police spokesman Dairis...full story
updated 2014-10-24 10:43 PM
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8 people arrested in Latvia in match-fixing probe

Associated Press

RIGA, Latvia (AP) -- Latvian police say eight people have been arrested on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year. Police spokesman Dairis....Fullstory

2014-10-24 10:43 PM

Negredo fit, makes first squad for Valencia

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VALENCIA, Spain (AP) -- Alvaro Negredo has made Valencia's squad for the first time since breaking a foot before his move from Manchester City. The Spanish....Fullstory

2014-10-24 10:42 PM

Beale fined but avoids further ban for texts

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SYDNEY (AP) -- Kurtley Beale has been fined 45,000 Australian dollars ($40,000) for sending an offensive photograph to a female Australian Rugby Union employee but....Fullstory

2014-10-24 09:01 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

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ASIA: HONG KONG-DEMOCRACY PROTEST HONG KONG -- Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

UPS: Dec. shipments to be up 11 pct. from year ago

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ATLANTA (AP) -- UPS is expecting an 11 percent jump in December shipments as the holiday shopping season heats up. UPS recently announced that it would....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Angerer, Wambach on short list for Ballon d'Or

Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and U.S. all-time leading scorer Abby Wambach are on the shortlist for FIFA's Ballon d'Or award for the....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Officer critical but stable after hatchet attack

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NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Procter & Gamble removes the batteries

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CINCINNATI (AP) -- Procter & Gamble is removing the batteries and making Duracell a stand-alone company. P&G, which acquired Duracell in 2005, announced earlier this year....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:01 PM

Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

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LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet -- and she's signed it "Elizabeth R." The 88-year-old monarch tried her hand at Twitter....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:01 PM

Italian court to rule on Dolce&Gabbana tax case

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MILAN (AP) -- An Italian prosecutor has demanded that Italy's high court uphold a tax evasion conviction against Milan designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana. The....Fullstory

2014-10-24 07:42 PM

Macedonia: Gay activists hurt in cafe attack

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SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Police say about 30 people wearing masks and throwing rocks and bottles have attacked members of a gay rights activist group....Fullstory

2014-10-24 10:43 PM

Detroit Lions are loving life in England so far
By CHRIS LEHOURITES
Associated Press

BAGSHOT, England (AP) -- Most of the NFL teams that have arrived early and spent a week practicing in England have praised the local facilities....Fullstory

2014-10-24 10:02 PM

Australia 282-8 at tea, Warner out for 133

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Pakistan newcomer Yasir Shah and Zulfiqar Babar exposed Australia's vulnerability against spinners by reducing the visitors to 282-8 at....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Botswana votes as president seeks second term

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GABORONE, Botswana (AP) -- People in Botswana are voting in schools, churches and military tents in an election in which the ruling party is favored....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Ukraine's key election fails to spark enthusiasm
By PETER LEONARD and MSTYSLAV CHERNOV
Associated Press

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine's history. Since....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Suarez to return in clasico after biting ban Suarez to return in clasico after biting ban

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Barcelona's coach says Luis Suarez will play his first minutes against Real Madrid on Saturday after completing his ban for biting....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:22 PM

Pakistan vs Australia Scoreboard

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Scoreboard Friday at tea on the third day of the first test between Pakistan and Australia at Dubai International....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:01 PM

Whiteford leads at halfway in Perth International

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PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Peter Whiteford of Scotland had back-to-back rounds of 66 to hold a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Perth....Fullstory

2014-10-24 08:01 PM

Rafael Nadal pulls out of Paris Masters

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PARIS (AP) -- Paris Masters organizers say third-ranked Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the tournament next week for "personal reasons." The organizers did not elaborate. Nadal....Fullstory

2014-10-24 07:42 PM

Australian Results

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BC-SOC--Australian Results Australian Football Results CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (AP) -- Results from Australian football: Australia A-League ....Fullstory

2014-10-24 07:42 PM

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