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Drought headaches in Brazil's WCup opener city

SAO PAULO (AP) — As if Brazil didn't have enough to deal with as the World Cup approaches, the worst drought in more than 80 years is hitting the country's largest city just as it prepares for the tens of thousands of foreigners expected at the tournament opener.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 28 May 2014

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Johnny Manziel working only on football

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Johnny Manziel is concentrating only on football after a fun-filled weekend in Las Vegas.

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California Chrome gallops 2 miles at Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome has galloped his usual 2 miles at Belmont Park, and new horses are lining up to challenge his Triple Crown bid in the Belmont Stakes.

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Stephen Hawking helps England with WCup chances

LONDON (AP) — Physicist Stephen Hawking has turned his brilliant mind toward perhaps his toughest challenge yet — helping England win the World Cup.

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Hernandez due in court in 2012 killings

BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is due in court Wednesday to be arraigned on murder charges alleging he ambushed and gunned down two men in 2012 after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub.

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Beaten Giants fan appears at jury selection

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan whose beating at Dodgers Stadium became a symbol of violence associated with sports events, sat in a specially equipped wheelchair as prospective jurors heard lawyers give brief summaries of the civil suit brought for the brain-damaged man.

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Serena and Venus lose in 2nd round at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Instead of looking forward to playing each other this week at the French Open, Serena and Venus Williams will both be heading home early.

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Canadiens surge past Rangers 7-4, force Game 6

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens are not ready to concede the Eastern Conference title to the New York Rangers.

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