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  • New York man gets prison for fatal asphalt toss

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    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man who threw a 10-pound chunk of asphalt through the windshield of a passing car, killing the driver, has been sentenced to two to six years in prison. Alberto Plasencia (pluh-SEHN'-see-uh), of Yonkers, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in June....

  • Take my sweat, please: Tennis' gross ritual

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    NEW YORK (AP) — In a sport known for its genteel traditions, tennis has one increasingly common ritual that stands apart for its ickiness — the passing of the sweat-soaked towel.  It happens dozens of times in a long match and is in full glory on the courts at Flushing Meadows:...

  • Political skills above language for EU's Tusk

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    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Donald Tusk's English is shaky, his French nonexistent, and his nation — Poland — has only sat at the EU table since 2004. No matter. European Union leaders instead focused on his talents — a rare political acumen and a pro-European bent — before unanimously...

  • VENICE WATCH: Editor honored; surreal Swede shines

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    VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here's what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press. ___ HONOREE SCHOONMAKER TALKS SCORSESE The Venice Film Festival...

  • Sudan government closes Iranian cultural centers

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    CAIRO (AP) — Sudan announced Tuesday it closed the Iranian cultural center in the capital and other branches, saying the establishment violated its mandate and became a social and ideological threat to the largely Sunni country. The official statement by Foreign Ministry spokesman...

  • Ukraine economy at risk, may need another bailout

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BRUSSELS (AP) — While Ukraine's leaders are trying to win the war against Russian-backed separatists in the east, they appear to be losing the battle to resurrect the country's battered economy. Ukraine might need billions in additional support if the fighting between the military and...

  • AP Interview: Iran says it disrupts nuclear plots

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    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has disrupted plots by foreign spies to recruit its nuclear experts and stopped sabotage attempts through faulty foreign equipment supplied for its facilities, the deputy head of the Islamic Republic's nuclear department told The Associated Press. The comments...

  • Casey Anthony judge retires, joins private firm

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    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge who gained an international audience while presiding over Casey Anthony's murder trial is retiring from the bench, but not from the courtroom. Just days after officially resigning his post as the chief judge of Florida's Ninth Judicial Circuit...

  • Cops: Groom charged in brawl during wedding cruise

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A groom became "handsy" with a pregnant waitress at his wedding reception and tried to pour alcohol down her throat, then resisted arrest after getting into a fight with her boyfriend, police said. Mark Williams, 33, of Crafton, was charged with riot, harassment and...

  • Yemeni president dismisses Cabinet to ease tension

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemeni president on Tuesday dismissed the Cabinet including the prime minister who led it for two years, while partially reversing an earlier decision to lift fuel subsidies in a bid to end a standoff with Shiite rebels holding anti-government protests across...

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