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Official: World Cup will be on artificial turf


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TORONTO (AP) -- A FIFA official visiting Canada in advance of the Women's World Cup next summer says there are no plans to reconsider playing...full story
updated 2014-10-01 09:01 AM
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Official: World Cup will be on artificial turf

Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- A FIFA official visiting Canada in advance of the Women's World Cup next summer says there are no plans to reconsider playing....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

3 charged with homicide in Mexico army killings

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Three soldiers have been charged with homicide in the June killings of 22 suspected gang members in southern Mexico, Attorney General....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Wednesday, October 8
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Report: Hulk subjected to racist taunts in Russia
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Russia's Sport Express newspaper is reporting that Brazilian striker Hulk was subjected to racist taunts when he was playing for Zenit St. Petersburg against Spartak....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Report: Obama rode elevator with armed man
By ALICIA A. CALDWELL
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Published reports say President Barack Obama rode an elevator this month with an armed security contractor who had three criminal convictions, a....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Judge accepts plea in 1998 embassy bombings case

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York judge has accepted the guilty plea of an Egyptian lawyer in the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Accused White House intruder indicted

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez has been indicted on federal and local charges for allegedly intruding into the presidential mansion....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:22 AM

Australia, Spain, Turkey, US reach quarters

Associated Press

ISTANBUL (AP) -- The United States, Australia, Spain and Turkey all have won their groups at the women's world championship and earned byes to the....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

Porto salvages 2-2 draw with Shakhtar at Lviv

Associated Press

LVIV, Ukraine (AP) -- Jackson Martinez scored twice in the dying minutes as FC Porto salvaged a dramatic 2-2 draw with Shakhtar Donetsk in a....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Tuesday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight loss, leaving the Standard....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest
By PAUL NEWBERRY
Associated Press

Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. The 18-time Olympic champion was arrested on DUI charges early Tuesday -- for....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

US government funds lawyers for immigrant children
By AMY TAXIN
Associated Press

SANTA ANA, California (AP) -- The Obama administration is spending $4 million on lawyers for unaccompanied immigrant children in deportation proceedings, a move an influential....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Shares of companies testing Ebola vaccines rise

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola climbed after federal officials announced that the first case of the....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

US judge rules against investors in gov't dispute

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A US judge has ruled against investors who are trying to collect billions of dollars in profits of government-chartered mortgage companies Fannie....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Mick, Younger added to USA Luge coaching staff

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LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Slovakian coach Lubomir Mick has been hired as an assistant on USA Luge's staff for this season. Mick coached Slovakian....Fullstory

2014-10-01 09:01 AM

Stocks slip, leaving S&P 500 down for September
By MATTHEW CRAFT
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A suddenly stormy month on the stock market came to a quiet end on Tuesday. Major indexes drifted to a slight....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:42 AM

BATE beats Athletic Bilbao 2-1 in Champs League

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BORISOV, Belarus (AP) -- Goals by Denis Polyakov and Aleksandr Karnitski gave a disciplined BATE Borisov side a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao in the....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

English Results

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BC-SOC--English Results English Football Results LONDON (AP) -- Results from English football: England Championship ....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

Scottish Results

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BC-SOC--Scottish Results Scottish Football Results EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND (AP) -- Results from Scottish football: Scotland Premiership ....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

Exxon fracking report responds to shareholders
By JONATHAN FAHEY
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Exxon Mobil is explaining how it is working to manage the risks of hydraulic fracturing in a report issued in response....Fullstory

2014-10-01 06:01 AM

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