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  • UEFA punishes Serbia, Albania for stadium disorder

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium. The European Championship qualifier in Belgrade was abandoned last week after an Albanian nationalist...

  • Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal. Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel has talked to Prof....

  • Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season — teammate Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him, and Perez had a four-hit game. "We won. We...

  • Detroit Lions are loving life in England so far

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    BAGSHOT, England (AP) — Most of the NFL teams that have arrived early and spent a week practicing in England have praised the local facilities and the team-bonding environment of being overseas. The Detroit Lions and coach Jim Caldwell, however, are really, really loving their home...

  • Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture. The team announced Friday that the surgery was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, North Carolina, and...

  • Clinton to campaign for Burke in Milwaukee

    Updated: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin Democrats are looking to former President Bill Clinton to help energize party members and get them to the polls on Nov. 4. Clinton is campaigning in Milwaukee on Friday for gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke. Burke is locked in a tight race with Republican...

  • US labor secretary heads to Conn. to talk up jobs

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election campaign says U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez is coming to Connecticut to talk up jobs. Perez will tour Asnuntuck Community College's advanced manufacturing center in Enfield on Friday morning. Perez, Malloy and Rep. Joe...

  • Brownback unveils Urban Opportunity Zone plan

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gov. Sam Brownback has unveiled a new program intended to bring new economic development to financially struggling metropolitan areas in Kansas. Brownback said Thursday his Urban Opportunity Zone initiative will offer tax breaks and other financial incentives...

  • New Jersey Senate candidates to debate

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. Senate candidates will participate in their first and only debate of the campaign. Incumbent Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Jeff Bell will field questions at the League of Women Voters event in Trenton on Friday. Viewers will be able to see...

  • House candidates: Incumbent's record a key issue

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The two primary candidates for North Dakota's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives agree that the race could rest on the short record of Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer. Cramer was elected two years ago in his third attempt at the job over an 18-year span....

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