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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.

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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.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has badly outdated views about minorities and is shockingly ignorant about HIV and AIDS for such a prominent public figure.

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Chapman gives up HR, Reds lose to Padres 2-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Aroldis Chapman's first failed pitch cost Cincinnati another one-run game.

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Masterson takes loss as Blue Jays beat Indians

TORONTO (AP) — Justin Masterson has known mostly success against the Blue Jays — but he didn't have much after the third inning Tuesday night.

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NBA owners meet again to discuss Sterling removal

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA owners discussed Donald Sterling's CNN interview and the plans to terminate his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday in the third meeting of the advisory/finance committee.

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IOC creates $300K fund to help Ukraine athletes

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach has expressed "growing concern" at political developments in Ukraine and given $300,000 to help its athletes.

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Pistorius to be sent for psychiatric tests

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was ordered by a judge on Wednesday to undergo psychiatric tests, meaning that the double-amputee athlete's murder trial will be interrupted, possibly for two months.

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