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Lucic-Baroni finally back in Grand Slam 4th round
Lucic-Baroni finally back in Grand Slam 4th round

By RACHEL COHEN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mirjana Lucic-Baroni ousted the No. 2 player in the world with two straight aces. "It was really easy," she said through tears...full story
updated 2014-08-30 09:22 AM
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Lucic-Baroni finally back in Grand Slam 4th round Lucic-Baroni finally back in Grand Slam 4th round
By RACHEL COHEN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mirjana Lucic-Baroni ousted the No. 2 player in the world with two straight aces. "It was really easy," she said through tears....Fullstory

2014-08-30 09:22 AM

Border Patrol agent fires at armed militia member

Associated Press

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2014-08-30 09:01 AM

El Salvador detains US man sought in abuse case

Associated Press

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) -- The U.S. Embassy in El Salvador says Salvadoran authorities have detained a U.S. man accused of sexually assaulting a....Fullstory

2014-08-30 09:01 AM

Gulbis, seeded 11th, 1st top-20 man out of US Open

Associated Press

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2014-08-30 09:01 AM

BC-TEN--US Open Results

Associated Press

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2014-08-30 06:22 AM

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Associated Press

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2014-08-30 06:01 AM

Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world Obama's tan suit buzzed around the world
By LEANNE ITALIE
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2014-08-30 06:01 AM

Sports tribunal bans Brazilian clubs

Associated Press

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2014-08-30 06:01 AM

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Associated Press

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2014-08-30 06:01 AM

Marseille routs Nice 4-0 in French league

Associated Press

MARSEILLE, France (AP) -- Marseille earned a second straight victory in the French league by thrashing Nice 4-0 Friday to recover from a sluggish start....Fullstory

2014-08-30 06:01 AM

Final arguments unfold at US ex-governor's trial Final arguments unfold at US ex-governor's trial

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) -- Lawyers made their final arguments Friday in the case of a former-governor and his wife accused taking bribes in a five-week-long....Fullstory

2014-08-30 09:22 AM

Analysis: World events endanger Obama legacy
By STEVEN R. HURST
Associated Press

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2014-08-30 09:01 AM

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By SETH BORENSTEIN
Associated Press

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2014-08-30 09:01 AM

US judge halts key part of Texas abortion law
By PAUL J. WEBER
Associated Press

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2014-08-30 06:42 AM

Spanish Standings

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2014-08-30 06:22 AM

IMF board expresses confidence in Lagarde
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

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2014-08-30 06:01 AM

Building coalition for Syria action no easy matter
By BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

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WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) -- A judge in Curacao has sentenced one man to life in prison and acquitted two others in the May 2013 slaying....Fullstory

2014-08-30 06:01 AM

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2014-08-30 06:01 AM

Italian Standings

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2014-08-30 06:01 AM

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