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Wolves give Rubio 4-year, $56M deal

By JON KRAWCZYNSKI
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Agent Jarinn Akana of Relativity Sports tells The Associated...full story
updated 2014-11-01 09:01 AM
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Wolves give Rubio 4-year, $56M deal
By JON KRAWCZYNSKI
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Ricky Rubio is getting a four-year, $56 million contract extension from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Agent Jarinn Akana of Relativity Sports tells The Associated....Fullstory

2014-11-01 09:01 AM

Governors' races are test runs for White House
By ALEXANDRA OLSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Democratic and Republican candidates are locked in tight governors' races across the U.S. that could resonate far beyond Tuesday's elections and....Fullstory

2014-11-01 09:01 AM

Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions
By SETH BORENSTEIN and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN
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The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details....Fullstory

2014-11-01 09:01 AM

Mets strike back at ex-exec's discrimination suit

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Mets say a former top team executive was fired for legitimate business reasons despite her allegations she lost....Fullstory

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Spanish Summaries

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French Results

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Dutch Results

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Richard Branson on his way to rocket crash scene

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MOJAVE, California (AP) -- British billionaire Richard Branson is headed to California's Mojave Desert after a Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded and crashed, killing....Fullstory

2014-11-01 06:01 AM

Ecuador top court endorses re-election for Correa

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QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Ecuador's top court has endorsed and sent to the National Assembly a constitutional reform package that would allow indefinite re-election for....Fullstory

2014-11-01 09:01 AM

Judge won't close hearing in Islamic State case
By MICHAEL TARM
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CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal judge on Friday denied a government request to partially close a detention hearing for a 19-year-old suburban Chicago man who....Fullstory

2014-11-01 09:01 AM

Monaco held to 1-1 draw by Reims

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MONACO (AP) -- Substitute Benjamin Moukandjo scored the equalizer against his former club as Reims drew 1-1 with Monaco in the French league on Friday. Moukandjo....Fullstory

2014-11-01 09:01 AM

AIG to pay NY $35M to settle licensing allegations

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ALBANY, New York (AP) -- Insurance company American International Group Inc. has agreed to pay New York state $35 million to settle claims that two....Fullstory

2014-11-01 09:01 AM

English Results

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Schalke edges Augsburg 1-0 in Bundesliga Schalke edges Augsburg 1-0 in Bundesliga

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Klaas-Jan Huntelaar first-half goal was enough to secure Schalke a 1-0 win over Augsburg in the Bundesliga on Friday. Atsuto Uchida set....Fullstory

2014-11-01 06:01 AM

Dutch Standings

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Financial troubles dogging F1 before American race Financial troubles dogging F1 before American race
By JIM VERTUNO
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Formula One's third year back at the U.S. Grand Prix in Texas should be a solid benchmark for expanding the series'....Fullstory

2014-11-01 06:01 AM

Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West
By DAN PERRY and ZEINA KARAM
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UNDATED (AP) -- With the U.S.-led assault on the Islamic State group, the world community is acting in Syria, but not in the Syrian civil....Fullstory

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