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Soccer deaths shed light on Egypt's political struggles

CAIRO (AP) -- The deaths of 22 soccer fans in Egypt cannot be seen simply as a sports tragedy....

Biggest obstacle facing Woods might be between the ears

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The BBC called on Thanksgiving weekend in 2009 looking for insight on the shocking, sordid details about the private life of Tiger Woods and how this would affect his pursuit of golf's most meaningful record....

Gasols' game: Brothers Pau, Marc await NBA All-Star history

NEW YORK (AP) -- Marc Gasol can hardly wait for one of the NBA All-Star game's most mundane moments....

NBA All-Star weekend brings basketball's best to Big Apple

NEW YORK (AP) -- Think basketball is bad in New York now? Marv Albert remembers when fans would go to Madison Square Garden and wouldn't even stick around to watch the Knicks....

South Africa: Hewitt pleads not guilty to rape charges

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Former Grand Slam doubles champion Bob Hewitt pleaded not guilty to charges of rape and sexual assault of minors on Monday in a court in Johannesburg....

South Korea marks 3-year countdown to Pyeongchang Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea is marking the three-year countdown to the start of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang....

South Africa: Hewitt pleads not guilty to rape charges

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A former Grand Slam doubles champion on trial for rape and sexual assault of minors has pleaded not guilty in a South African court....

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Madonna: Working out saved me from injuries after fall

NEW YORK (AP) -- Exercising regularly has been like a prayer answered for Madonna: The singer says thanks to staying active, she didn't suffer much after falling during her performance at the Brit Awards....

Video game veteran takes swing at playful app aimed at kids

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- In a sea of virtual-reality headsets and monitors broadcasting video games, there's something that seems completely alien at the Game Developers Conference: a swing set....

Review: Larry David's Broadway play is a tedious dead fish

NEW YORK (AP) -- If you're wondering if you'll like Larry David's Broadway debut, "Fish in the Dark," you need to ask another question: Do you like "Curb Your Enthusiasm"?...

Ford's real-life bravado equals Han Solo, Indiana Jones

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford is as much the daredevil in real life as Han Solo, Indiana Jones or the other larger-than-life characters that he has played on the screen....

Air Force veteran who saved orphans in Korean War dies at 97

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Retired Air Force Col. Dean Hess, who helped rescue hundreds of orphans in the Korean War and whose exploits prompted a Hollywood film starring Rock Hudson, has died at age 97....

Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane on Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes in what one expert called a beautifully executed maneuver....

Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal

NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal....

Review: The jumbled machinery of 'Chappie' never clicks

Neill Blomkamp's "Chappie" is a curious Frankenstein....

Ringling Bros to retire its elephants, ending a tradition

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Elephants have always been part of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, ever since showman P.T. Barnum brought Jumbo, "a massive 12-foot African elephant," to America in 1882 to star in the "Greatest Show on Earth." Whenever the circus came to town, parades of pachyderms heralded its arrival, drawing patriotic crowds that boosted sales and even attracted vote-hungry politicians. Feld Entertainment, which owns the circus, still keeps 43 elephants, 13 of ...

Ringling Bros to retire its elephants, ending a tradition

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) -- Elephants have always been part of The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, ever since showman P.T. Barnum brought Jumbo, "a massive 12-foot African elephant," to America in 1882 to star in the "Greatest Show on Earth." Whenever the circus came to town, parades of pachyderms heralded its arrival, drawing patriotic crowds that boosted sales and even attracted vote-hungry politicians. Feld Entertainment, which owns the circus, still keeps 43 elephants, 13 of ...

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