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July 20, 2017 - 3:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several of President Donald Trump's nominees for key ambassador posts are declining to say unequivocally whether Russia sought to meddle in the 2016 presidential election. Testifying Thursday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Lewis Eisenberg, the financier Trump...
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FILE - In this March 25, 2017, file photo, New York Knicks' Derrick Rose stands on the court during a free throw attempt in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the San Antonio Spurs, in San Antonio. A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cleveland Cavaliers are discussing a contract with former NBA MVP Derrick Rose. The team is discussing a one-year deal with Rose, said the person who spoke Thursday, July 20, 2017, to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the talks. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
July 20, 2017 - 2:54 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers could be adding another former MVP to their roster. Looking to close the gap on the champion Golden State Warriors, Cleveland is in contract talks with free agent guard Derrick Rose, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday. Rose,...
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Josep Maria Bartomeu, president of FC Barcelona, discusses his soccer team, Thursday, July 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan),
July 20, 2017 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Neymar is not for sale, according to Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu. Speaking Thursday during an interview at The Associated Press, Bartomeu said: "He is not on the market." The 25-year-old Brazilian striker joined Barcelona for the 2013-14 season, and last October the club...
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July 20, 2017 - 12:20 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Miami Marlins have traded right-handed reliever David Phelps to the Seattle Mariners for four prospects, including highly regarded outfielder Brayan Hernandez. The person confirmed the deal to the AP on...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2017, file photo, fans cheer during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match between Panama and the United States, in Nashville, Tenn. The Major League Soccer 2017 expansion tour continues this week with official league visits to North Carolina. Nashville seemed to make a strong case last week when MLS Commissioner Don Garber went to the city in conjunction with the U.S. national team's Gold Cup match against Panama. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
July 19, 2017 - 6:10 pm
The Major League Soccer 2017 expansion tour continued this week with official league visits in North Carolina. Charlotte and Raleigh are among 12 cities hoping to land an MLS team. Nashville appeared to make a strong case recently when league Commissioner Don Garber visited the city in conjunction...
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FILE - This July 30, 2016, file photo shows the Palace Theatre in central London which is showing a stage production of, "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child." Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury announced July 18, 2017, that two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released in October as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. (Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
July 19, 2017 - 7:02 am
LONDON (AP) — Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the launch of the series. The British Library's Harry Potter exhibition, "A History of Magic," opens in October and runs through February 2018...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2017, file photo, Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott (21) walks off the field after a 34-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers in an NFL divisional playoff football game, in Arlington, Texas. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says the club is still gathering details over Elliott's involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar, the latest off-field incident for the star running back. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
July 18, 2017 - 3:49 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday the team is still gathering details over Ezekiel Elliott's involvement in an altercation at a Dallas bar, the latest off-field incident for the star running back. Elliott, who was already facing a potential suspension over the NFL's...
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Former President of the Spanish Football Federation Angel Maria Villar, right, is lead by Spanish Civil Guard policeman to enter the Federation headquarters during an anti-corruption operation in Las Rozas, outside Madrid, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Villar, FIFA's senior vice president and a long-time player in world soccer, was arrested Tuesday along with his son and two more federation executives in an anti-corruption investigation. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 18, 2017 - 2:50 pm
MADRID (AP) — The executive who oversaw Spain's rise to dominate world soccer in recent years was arrested Tuesday in an anti-corruption investigation, dealing yet another blow to the sport's already-tarnished image. Angel Maria Villar, his son, Gorka Villar, and two other soccer officials were...
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Former President of the Spanish Football Federation Angel Maria Villar, right, is lead by Spanish Civil Guard policemen to enter the Federation headquarters during an anti-corruption operation in Las Rozas, outside Madrid, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Villar, FIFA's senior vice president and a long-time player in world soccer, was arrested Tuesday along with his son and two more federation executives in an anti-corruption investigation. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
July 18, 2017 - 2:24 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest from the corruption case involving the Spanish soccer federation (all times local): ___ 7.30 p.m. The Spanish Football Federation has canceled meetings to decide the domestic soccer league calendar amid a major anti-corruption investigation. Angel Maria Villar, the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Chuck Goolsbee, site director for Facebook's Prineville data centers, shows the computer servers that store users' photos and other data, at the Facebook site in Prineville, Ore. Facebook is making good on plans to expand its high-tech data center already under construction in central New Mexico. Gov. Susana Martinez's office announced early Tuesday, July 18, that the company will build a second building at the site near Los Lunas, just south of Albuquerque. (Andy Tullis/The Bulletin, via AP, File)
July 18, 2017 - 1:54 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Facebook's plans for New Mexico now call for a half-billion-dollar investment and a data center that will span an area equal to 17 football fields. Gov. Susana Martinez's office announced early Tuesday that the social media giant will be doubling its investment in the state...
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