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A year after meeting Tiger, Indian golfer on the rise

By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up...full story
updated 2015-02-28 08:22 PM
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A year after meeting Tiger, Indian golfer on the rise
By DOUG FERGUSON
Associated Press

The best golfer in India played before an enormous gallery with the kind of buzz that is rare for his country. Anirban Lahiri wound up....Fullstory

2015-02-28 08:22 PM

Prince William evokes Diana memories in Japan tsunami trip Prince William evokes Diana memories in Japan tsunami trip
By YURI KAGEYAMA
Associated Press

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2015-02-28 07:42 PM

5 things to know about Estonia's parliamentary election
By JARI TANNER
Associated Press

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2015-02-28 06:42 PM

Cool head Williamson gets New Zealand home in WCup thriller Cool head Williamson gets New Zealand home in WCup thriller
By STEVE McMORRAN
Associated Press

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2015-02-28 05:22 PM

Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension
By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA
Associated Press

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2015-02-28 04:22 PM

NHL Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

NEWARK, New Jersey (AP) -- Ryan Spooner scored his first NHL goal with 2:14 left in overtime and the Boston Bruins defeated the New Jersey....Fullstory

2015-02-28 03:01 PM

Homeland Security to stay open as Congress OKs 1-week bill Homeland Security to stay open as Congress OKs 1-week bill
By DAVID ESPO and ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress passed a one-week bill to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled....Fullstory

2015-02-28 01:42 PM

England seeks form reversal at Wellington in World Cup
By NICK PERRY
Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- England hopes it can vanquish memories of its last disastrous encounter in Wellington when it plays Sri Lanka on Sunday....Fullstory

2015-02-28 01:22 PM

Mexican Standings

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2015-02-28 12:01 PM

Gasquet pulls out of Davis Cup tie with lower back pains

Associated Press

PARIS (AP) -- Richard Gasquet has pulled out of France's first-round Davis Cup match against Germany next week because of lower back pains and has....Fullstory

2015-02-28 09:01 AM

Australian Standings

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BC-SOC--Australian Standings ....Fullstory

2015-02-28 08:22 PM

Western leaders condemn Nemtsov killing, press Kremlin

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Western leaders are condemning the assassination of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and pressing the Kremlin to ensure that the killing is....Fullstory

2015-02-28 06:42 PM

Clarke defends key bowling changes as in World Cup loss Clarke defends key bowling changes as in World Cup loss
By STEVE McMORRAN
Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Australia captain Michael Clarke has refuted claims he made a tactical blunder in his use of bowlers during Saturday's loss....Fullstory

2015-02-28 05:42 PM

Warriors keep NBA lead with comfortable win at Toronto Warriors keep NBA lead with comfortable win at Toronto
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) -- Golden State led from start to finish and won 113-89 at Toronto in Friday's clash of divisional leaders, maintaining the overall NBA....Fullstory

2015-02-28 05:01 PM

New Zealand edges Aussies by 1 wicket in World Cup thriller New Zealand edges Aussies by 1 wicket in World Cup thriller
By STEVE McMORRAN
Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Kane Williamson clubbed a six from the first ball of the 24th over in an unbeaten innings of 45 which....Fullstory

2015-02-28 03:01 PM

BC-HKN--NHL Standings

Associated Press

BC-HKN--NHL Standings,0374 National Hockey League ....Fullstory

2015-02-28 02:42 PM

Bush: US less secure if Congress cuts off security funding Bush: US less secure if Congress cuts off security funding

Associated Press

OXON HILL, Maryland (AP) -- Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush was trying to walk a political tightrope at a big gathering of conservatives, trying....Fullstory

2015-02-28 01:42 PM

World Cup: Australia dismissed for 151 vs New Zealand

Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Scores Saturday from the Cricket World Cup Pool A match between Australia and New Zealand at Eden Park: _____ Scores: Australa 151 (Brad....Fullstory

2015-02-28 12:01 PM

World Cup: Australia wins toss, bats first vs. New Zealand

Associated Press

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Australia won the toss and chose to bat in Saturday's eagerly-anticipated Cricket World Cup Pool A match against New Zealand....Fullstory

2015-02-28 09:01 AM

Maria Sharapova withdraws because of stomach virus

Associated Press

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Top-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia withdrew Friday before her Mexico Open semifinal against Caroline Garcia because of a stomach virus. The third-seeded....Fullstory

2015-02-28 09:01 AM

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