• 5 things to know about Olympians weighing Rio's filthy water

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Associated Press commissioned a study of the virus and bacteria levels in the waters where Olympic athletes will compete next year in Rio de Janeiro. The testing found dangerously high levels of pathogens from human sewage waste. Five things to know about the...

  • Almaty 2022 Winter Olympic bid at a glance

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee will vote Friday on the host city for the 2022 Winter Games, choosing between Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan. Almaty, former capital of the ex-Soviet Republic in central Asia, is making its second Olympic bid, but this...

  • Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic bid at a glance

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The International Olympic Committee will vote Friday on the host city for the 2022 Winter Games, choosing between Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan. Beijing, which hosted the 2008 Olympics, is seeking to become the first city to stage both summer and winter...

  • AP Sources: Phillies agree to trade Cole Hamels to Texas

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two people familiar with the deal say the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to trade ace left-hander Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers for a package of prospects. Both people spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity because the...

  • 2022 Olympic host city vote at a glance

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The host city of the 2022 Winter Olympics will be decided Friday in a vote of the International Olympic Committee. The two candidates are Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan. Here's a quick look at the election: ___ WHAT: Selection of host city for 2022...

  • Drachma revolt adds unease to Greece's awkward alliance

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' power-sharing acrobatics look harder to perform by the day. Opposition parties are propping up his left-wing government long enough to negotiate a new bailout and keep the country in the eurozone, while senior members of his own...

  • Truck hits religious procession in Mexico, 16 dead, 30 hurt

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials say 16 people are dead and 30 injured after an out-of-control truck that lost its brakes slammed into a religious procession in central Mexico. The government of the north-central state of Zacatecas said in a statement that the accident occurred in...

  • Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

    Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Kaka scored on a penalty kick and set up David Villa's goal minutes later in the first half to help the best players in Major League Soccer beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on a blustery Wednesday night. The MLS improved to 9-3-1 against international competition...

  • Environmentalists, unions protest Pacific trade pact in Maui

    Updated: 18 min ago

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Opponents of a Pacific Rim trade deal being negotiated at a Maui resort demonstrated against the proposed pact Wednesday. A couple dozen members of locally based labor unions and environmental groups gathered at Kaanapali Beach fronting the Westin Maui hotel in...

  • Galaxy S6 fails to reverse profit decline at Samsung

    Updated: 21 min ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics reported Thursday a fifth straight drop in quarterly earnings as the Galaxy S6 failed to reverse its declining fortunes in the smartphone industry. The company's overall earnings drop during the April-June quarter was 8 percent but it...

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