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Michel Platini set to be re-elected UEFA president


Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA President Michel Platini is set to serve a third term after no rival candidate emerged before the deadline. The former France...full story
updated 2014-12-29 08:01 PM
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Michel Platini set to be re-elected UEFA president

Associated Press

NYON, Switzerland (AP) -- UEFA President Michel Platini is set to serve a third term after no rival candidate emerged before the deadline. The former France....Fullstory

2014-12-29 08:01 PM

Allianz says it's lead insurer for AirAsia plane

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Allianz says it is the lead insurance firm for the AirAsia jetliner that went missing off Indonesia with 162 people on board. The....Fullstory

2014-12-29 06:22 PM

British boxer visits Pakistan school massacre site

Associated Press

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) -- British boxer Amir Khan has visited the school in northwestern Pakistan where Taliban militants massacred scores of children. Khan went to the....Fullstory

2014-12-29 06:01 PM

3rd test: Australia vs India scoreboard

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Scoreboard at stumps Monday, the fourth day of the third test between Australia and India at the Melbourne Cricket Ground: ....Fullstory

2014-12-29 04:42 PM

3rd test: Australia vs India scores

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Australia was 261-7 at stumps with a 326-run lead on the fourth day of the third cricket test at the Melbourne....Fullstory

2014-12-29 04:22 PM

BC-CRI--New Zealand-Sri Lanka-Scoreboard

Associated Press

BC-CRI--New Zealand-Sri Lanka-Scoreboard,0328 New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka scoreboard %xhl(New Zealand vs. Sri Lanka, 1st test scoreboard%) CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- Scoreboard at close of the first....Fullstory

2014-12-29 04:01 PM

Spurs end run of defeats against Rockets Spurs end run of defeats against Rockets
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- An undermanned San Antonio beat Houston 110-106 on Sunday to end a run of six successive defeats against its Texas rival,....Fullstory

2014-12-29 03:42 PM

Your Top Plays for Today Your Top Plays for Today
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide ___ RAVENS BACK IN PLAYOFFS WITH WIN OVER BROWNS Baltimore is back in the NFL playoffs after a win over....Fullstory

2014-12-29 03:22 PM

IBC Content Everywhere and NHK Bring 8K Television to the Middle East

Associated Press

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 29, 2014--IBC Content Everywhere is a new series of global events addressing the latest developments in media. With digital out-of-home presentations and high....Fullstory

2014-12-29 02:22 PM

BC-FBN--NFL Standings

Associated Press

BC-FBN--NFL Standings,0394 National Football League ....Fullstory

2014-12-29 01:42 PM

Obama warns GOP he plans to use veto pen in 2015
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) -- Warning from President Barack Obama to Republicans in the U.S. Congress: I have a veto pen and, come January, I won't be....Fullstory

2014-12-29 06:42 PM

Global stocks up as oil price rebounds
By JOE McDONALD
Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Global stocks were mostly higher Monday after a report that China will change banking rules in an apparent effort to boost lending....Fullstory

2014-12-29 06:01 PM

Iran holds funeral for general killed in Iraq

Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- The funeral has been held for a senior commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard who was killed during a battle against the....Fullstory

2014-12-29 04:42 PM

Russia's ruble declines by 7 percent

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian currency has extended its losses, declining by 7 percent as the economy shows the first signs of recession. The ruble, which....Fullstory

2014-12-29 04:42 PM

New Zealand makes 1 squad change for 2nd test

Associated Press

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) -- New Zealand has made one change to its squad for the second cricket test against Sri Lanka after winning the....Fullstory

2014-12-29 04:01 PM

Australian plane spots objects in sea in AirAsia search area

Associated Press

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) -- An Indonesian official says objects have been spotted in the sea by a search plane hunting for the missing AirAsia jet. Jakarta's....Fullstory

2014-12-29 04:01 PM

AirAsia's brash CEO now searches for right words AirAsia's brash CEO now searches for right words
By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tony Fernandes is more than just the CEO of AirAsia: He's the brash personality and cheerleader-like figure who gives the discount....Fullstory

2014-12-29 03:42 PM

Mayor's 1st year: Liberal victories, NYPD crisis
By JONATHAN LEMIRE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Mayor Bill de saw success at fulfilling many of his liberal campaign promises but has at times been....Fullstory

2014-12-29 03:01 PM

NBA Capsules
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Danny Green had 24 points and the injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs beat the Houston Rockets 110-106 on Sunday night, snapping a....Fullstory

2014-12-29 01:42 PM

New president or early election? Greece will find out Monday

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greek lawmakers are voting Monday for a new president of the republic. But they could end up campaigning for reelection if....Fullstory

2014-12-29 01:22 PM

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