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Brazil bracing for widespread protests

SAO PAULO (AP) — Protesters blocked two of Sao Paulo's main highways Thursday, causing chaos during the morning commute in the sprawling metropolitan area as officials braced for a wave of anti-government demonstrations in several Brazilian cities, many of them protesting the high spending on next month's World Cup.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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NBA Playoff Capsules

MIAMI (AP) — Ray Allen's 3-pointer with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets 96-94 on Wednesday night.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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NHL playoff capsules

BOSTON (AP) — Carey Price stopped 29 shots to help Montreal beat the Boston Bruins 3-1 in Game 7 on Wednesday night and put the Canadiens in the Eastern Conference finals.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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Ogwumike sisters affected by Nigerian kidnappings

Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike always hoped that one day they would be able to do something to benefit their parents' homeland of Nigeria.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Haden happy Manziel joining Browns, brings buzz

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns Pro Bowl cornerback Joe Haden is excited to be part of the Johnny Football circus.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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5 things to know about World Cup security

 

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Violent protests a year ago during a warm-up tournament for the World Cup caught everyone by surprise, including police and troops who struggled daily to contain them.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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102-year-old takes ride at Indianapolis Speedway

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 102-year-old woman says she's disappointed racing great Mario Andretti couldn't go faster than 180 mph during their laps around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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Johnson says Clippers owner living in 'stone ages'

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has badly outdated views about minorities and is shockingly ignorant about HIV and AIDS for such a prominent public figure.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 May 2014

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