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Pro racecar driver Scott Tucker charged in payday loan scam

NEW YORK (AP) — Professional racecar driver Scott Tucker was arrested Wednesday on criminal charges accusing him of living the high life on the backs of millions of desperate people who used his payday lending operation to get quick cash over the Internet.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 February 2016

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Hawaii's big wave surf competition called off

HALEIWA, Hawaii (AP) — Throngs of spectators packed the beach before dawn and elite surfers descended on Oahu's North Shore, as anticipation built for a big-wave surfing competition last held six years ago. But the towering waves required for the event were a no-show, and as the sun came up Wednesday organizers called it off hours before it was supposed to begin.

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Lisa Borders announced as new WNBA President

NEW YORK (AP) — Lisa Borders is the new WNBA President, the league announced Wednesday.

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APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

EMBU, Kenya (AP) — Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions.

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Ohio State rallies for 71-63 win over Northwestern

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Thad Matta pushed the right buttons during and after halftime to help his Buckeyes rally for a 71-63 win over Northwestern on Tuesday night.

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US women's national soccer team to be briefed on Zika virus

The U.S. women's national soccer team was scheduled to be briefed Tuesday night on the developing Zika virus crisis in Latin America, a day before the start of the CONCACAF Olympic qualification tournament in Texas.

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Browns deny lying about Johnny Manziel's concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns are defending their handling of Johnny Manziel's late-season concussion.

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Cavaliers: Kobe making last stand in Cleveland

INDEPENDENCE — LeBron James knows his basketball history, so he’s fully aware Kobe Bryant will be playing at Quicken Loans Arena for the last time when the Cavaliers host the Los Angeles Lakers tonight at 8 in a game that will be shown on ESPN.

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