Uruguay beats Italy to advance with Costa Rica

Highlighting a power shift away from Europe, Uruguay fought – and apparently even bit – its way to a 1-0 victory over Italy Tuesday to move to the World Cup’s next round with Costa Rica, which sent England home without a single victory after a goalless draw....

Nadal’s grass-court winning streak now stands at 1

LONDON (AP) — Chasing a shot to his right, Rafael Nadal slipped and tumbled to the Centre Court turf. He popped up, raced across the baseline to get back into the point, and later capped the 14-stroke exchange with a backhand passing winner. The reason for the two-time...
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LeBron tells Heat he will become free agent

AP Photo/Alan Diaz Basketball News AP source: LeBron will become free agent Irvin: Focus on Sterling comments misses point NBA Calendar Tim Duncan coming back for Spurs in 2014-15 Judge: Family trust clear about removing Sterling The curse of the NBA big man always affects drafts...
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Ukraine’s cease-fire jeopardized by deadly attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a news conference after his meeting with Austrian President Heinz Fischer in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. The Russian President visited Vienna on Tuesday, where he met with the Austrian leadership and...
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Stocks end lower as traders sell blue chips

FILE – In this Monday, March 8, 2010, file photo, a sign for Wall Street is shown near the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets struggled for direction Tuesday, June 24, 2014, after Wall Street fell for the first time in seven days, in a possible sign that investors...
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NTSB faults pilot ‘mismanagement’ in Asiana flight

FILE – In this July 6, 2013 aerial file photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco. Nearly a year after Asiana Flight 214 crashed while landing in San Francisco, the National...
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Nadal’s grass-court winning streak now stands at 1

Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Martin Klizan of Slovakia during their match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan) Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a return to Martin Klizan of Slovakia during their match...
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Judge: Aaron Hernandez’s murder trial set for May

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez listens to the prosecution’s summary of facts as he is arraigned on homicide charges at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Hernandez pleaded not guilty in the shooting deaths of Daniel de Abreu...

1 dead after shots fired at Pakistani plane

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan were looking for a gunman who opened fire at a plane Tuesday evening just as it was landing in the country’s volatile northwest, killing one person and wounding two others, officials said. Five bullets hit the plane...

1 dead after shots fired at Pakistani plane

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Authorities in Pakistan were looking for a gunman who opened fire at a plane Tuesday evening just as it was landing in the country’s volatile northwest, killing one person and wounding two others, officials said. Five bullets hit the plane...