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Soldier's story shows tragedy of World War I

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 06:45
NIEUWKERKE, Belgium (AP) -- In a neatly clipped corner of the Westhof Farm Cemetery, an Australian family huddled around Pvt. Andrew Bayne's grave. One century after the start of World War I, the family found closure in homage to a forebear who had traveled half the world to meet his death, his stomach ripped open by an exploding shell, in the horrors of Flanders Fields....
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Kurds seize disputed oil hub amid Iraq chaos

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 06:34
KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) -- After a decades-long dispute between Arabs and Kurds over the oil-rich northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, it took just an hour and a half for its fate to be decided....
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AP PHOTOS: Who won the game? No poker faces here

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 05:29
Who won the big World Cup soccer tilt between the Netherlands and defending champion Spain? You don't need to look further than the fans....
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Crown them: Gutsy LA Kings win Stanley Cup again

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 04:05
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dustin Brown skated over to Gary Bettman and practically snatched the 35-pound silver trophy out of the NHL commissioner's hands, thrusting it skyward while a packed arena roared....
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A look at the US presence in Iraq

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 03:53
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad is the largest in the world, but America's presence in Iraq has been shrinking. Some questions and answers about America's role in Iraq, where the U.S. military fought an eight-year war that ousted President Saddam Hussein and cost hundreds of billions of dollars and more than 4,400 U.S. lives:...
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US World Cup roster has German flavor

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 03:44
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Timmy Chandler says the melting pot of the U.S. soccer team speaks the same language....
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Cup referees fail in task to stay in background

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 03:32
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- World Cup refereeing boss Massimo Busacca had a simple wish before this World Cup....
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LA Kings win the Cup on Martinez's double-OT goal

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 01:53
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The longest postseason for the Los Angeles Kings led into the longest game they had ever played. After 94 minutes of impossibly tense hockey, Alec Martinez could scarcely believe it when a rebound off Henrik Lundqvist's pads came straight to his stick....
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Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll dead at 82

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 00:15
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82....
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Army: Bergdahl not joined by family after return

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 00:13
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- When Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived back in the United States following five years of captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan, he wasn't joined by his family, military officials say....
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