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  • Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

    Russia ordered to pay $50 billion over Yukos

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:01:16 GMT
    The former majority shareholder in Yukos Oil Company says it has won in excess of $50 billion in a court ruling against Russia.
    Russia was ordered Monday to pay more than $50 billion for expropriating what was once the country's largest oil producer, Yukos, in a court ruling that adds economic and diplomatic pressure on the country at a time of...
  • Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:29:51 GMT
    Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.
    Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
  • Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

    Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:35 AM EDT2014-07-28 12:35:24 GMT
    Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.
    Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.
  • Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

    Monday, July 28 2014 5:48 AM EDT2014-07-28 09:48:39 GMT
    The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.
    The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.
  • Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

    Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

    Friday, July 25 2014 12:13 PM EDT2014-07-25 16:13:56 GMT
    It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, one of the fighters had a large lump on his head, and the other had blood streaming down his face.
    It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland's Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on...
  • AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

    AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-23 16:20:24 GMT
    Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major...
    Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested...
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:18:18 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:01:16 GMT
    South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games.
    The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.
  • Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

    Sunday, July 20 2014 1:10 PM EDT2014-07-20 17:10:25 GMT
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel,...
    By STEPHEN WILSON AP Sports Writer Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping...
  • Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merger race

    Saturday, July 19 2014 2:40 PM EDT2014-07-19 18:40:11 GMT
    By The Associated Press Time Warner has rejected a takeover bid from Twenty-First Century Fox and says it has no interest in further discussions with Rupert Murdoch's media entertainment giant.
    Even though Rupert Murdoch's $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. has been rejected, that doesn't mean how you watch TV shows and movies will stop changing any time soon.
  • Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Clinton papers: Iraq, bin Laden and Supreme Court

    Friday, July 18 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-07-18 22:14:15 GMT
    New records from the Clinton White House show former President Bill Clinton asking his advisers for details on Osama bin Laden after reading a New York Times story. Other files show the White House considering...
    President Bill Clinton's advisers carefully considered how to explain the president's military action against Iraq in 1998 as the House was debating his impeachment, according to records from the Clinton White...
  • Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Durant, Rousey win top athlete honors at ESPYs

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:13:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant has won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest...
    Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the...
  • US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

    Monday, July 14 2014 12:20 PM EDT2014-07-14 16:20:18 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Derrick Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions are among the 19 players selected for this summer's U.S. national...
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes Derrick Rose's NBA comeback begins in a USA uniform.
  • National SportsMore>>

  • Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:29 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:29:51 GMT
    Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.
    Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
  • Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

    Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:20:52 GMT
    A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.
    A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.
  • Reed HOF induction gives Bills cause to celebrate

    Reed HOF induction gives Bills cause to celebrate

    Monday, July 28 2014 1:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 17:17:20 GMT
    There are two things Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.
    There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend.
  • InternationalMore>>

  • New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:48:33 GMT
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a plane in Liberia, had a layover in Togo and then arrived in Nigeria where authorities say he died days later...
    No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a stopover in Ghana, changed planes in Togo, and then arrived in Nigeria, where authorities say...
  • Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Defense: Gov't suppressed evidence in Blackwater

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:32:37 GMT
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards are accusing the government of suppressing evidence favorable to the defendants, who are accused in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
    Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
  • Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:17 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:17:46 GMT
    A program designed to foster a new generation of young African leaders will be renamed after former South African President Nelson Mandela.
    President Barack Obama spoke out Monday against gender oppression in Africa that he said is "crippling" parts of the continent, urging young leaders there to empower women and eliminate traditions like female genital...
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