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Ukraine pauses before decisive vote


Associated Press

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and...full story
updated 2014-10-25 10:22 PM
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Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

Associated Press

MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) -- Ukraine is bracing for decisive parliamentary elections against the backdrop of unrest in regions roiled by conflict between government troops and....Fullstory

2014-10-25 10:22 PM

Australia struggling in 1st test vs Pakistan

Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling on 59-4 Saturday at stumps on the fourth day of the first test....Fullstory

2014-10-25 10:22 PM

Pakistan vs Australia Scoreboard

Associated Press

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

2014-10-25 10:01 PM

Friend: former England midfielder Gascoigne unwell

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- A friend of Paul Gascoigne says the troubled former England midfielder has been unwell in recent weeks and is seeking help. Former Tottenham....Fullstory

2014-10-25 08:22 PM

Shehzad century swells Pakistan lead to 382 at tea

Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Pakistan took firm control of the first test on Saturday with Ahmed Shehzad striking a brilliant century to extend....Fullstory

2014-10-25 07:42 PM

Australian Results

Associated Press

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

2014-10-25 07:22 PM

Le Minh Thai, Vietnam war photographer, dies in US
By JULIE WATSON
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was....Fullstory

2014-10-25 05:42 PM

1st test: Bangladesh vs Zimbabwe scoreboard

Associated Press

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Scoreboard at tea Saturday on the first day of the first cricket test between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe at Mirpur's Sher-e-Bangla National....Fullstory

2014-10-25 04:42 PM

Olesen leads Perth International 3rd round lead

Associated Press

PERTH, Australia (AP) -- Thorbjorn Olesen's bunker shots and putting helped him grind out a 5-under 67 Saturday to lead the Perth International golf tournament....Fullstory

2014-10-25 04:01 PM

WTA plans World Cup teams event

Associated Press

SINGAPORE (AP) -- The WTA is considering setting up its own World Cup team event, separate from the existing Fed Cup organized by the ITF. WTA....Fullstory

2014-10-25 03:01 PM

West Ham stuns champion Man City with 2-1 win

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- West Ham inflicted Manchester City's second loss in its Premier League title defense on Saturday, maintaining its surprising form with a 2-1....Fullstory

2014-10-25 10:22 PM

Bundesliga bottom side Bremen fires Dutt as coach

Associated Press

BREMEN, Germany (AP) -- Werder Bremen has fired Robin Dutt as coach with the side bottom of the Bundesliga after failing to win any of....Fullstory

2014-10-25 10:01 PM

German Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--German Results German Football Results BERLIN (AP) -- Results from German football: Germany Bundesliga ....Fullstory

2014-10-25 09:22 PM

Egypt leader: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack

Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a....Fullstory

2014-10-25 07:42 PM

Western Sydney takes 1-0 lead over Al Hilal
By KEIRAN SMITH
Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- Western Sydney Wanderers took a big step toward being the first Australian club to win the continental title by beating Saudi Arabia's....Fullstory

2014-10-25 07:22 PM

Asian Champions League Glance

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BC-SOC--Asian Champions League Glance Asian Champions League Glance ....Fullstory

2014-10-25 06:42 PM

Pakistan 116-1 at lunch, leads Australia by 267

Associated Press

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Pakistan built a strong lead of 267 runs by lunch as Ahmed Shehzad scored a half century on the....Fullstory

2014-10-25 05:22 PM

Tunisians gear up for pivotal elections
By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA
Associated Press

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) -- Tunisians vote Sunday to elect a permanent parliament and complete a democratic transition that began when they overthrew their long-ruling dictator....Fullstory

2014-10-25 04:42 PM

Europe's bank test aims to strengthen economy
By DAVID McHUGH
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The European Central Bank on Sunday will reveal the results of a yearlong search through the books of Europe's 130 biggest....Fullstory

2014-10-25 03:22 PM

Beale not wanted for Wallabies tour squad

Associated Press

SYDNEY (AP) -- The Australian Rugby Union says recently-disciplined backline star Kurtley Beale will not join the Wallabies for their November tour to Europe. Beale was....Fullstory

2014-10-25 03:01 PM

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