National governments

June 05, 2017 - 4:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a former NHL player who blamed the league for their son's brain damage and addiction to prescription painkillers. Derek Boogard was a feared enforcer with the New York Rangers and Minnesota Wild. He died...
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June 02, 2017 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former Guatemalan judge pleaded guilty Friday to wire fraud and conspiracy in the global soccer corruption probe, admitting that he accepted bribes from a company trying to secure sports marketing contracts. Hector Trujillo, 63, took hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes for...
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May 27, 2017 - 6:30 am
MLB-SCHEDULE League leaders win again UNDATED (AP) — The Colorado Rockies continue to own the National League's best record after throttling the St. Louis Cardinals in Denver. Rookie Antonio Senzatela is 7-1 after giving up just five hits over eight innings of the Rockies' 10-0 mauling of the...
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May 27, 2017 - 3:46 am
MLB-SCHEDULE League leaders win again UNDATED (AP) — The Colorado Rockies continue to own the National League's best record after throttling the St. Louis Cardinals in Denver. Rookie Antonio Senzatela is 7-1 after giving up just five hits over eight innings of the Rockies' 10-0 mauling of the...
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May 26, 2017 - 8:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader. The lawsuit sought class...
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May 26, 2017 - 8:30 pm
BELMONT-ALWAYS DREAMING Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming to skip Belmont Stakes NEW YORK (AP) — The Belmont Stakes is now expected to lack any star power. Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will skip the final jewel of the Triple Crown after finishing eighth in the Preakness. Always Dancing...
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May 26, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader. The suit sought class...
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May 26, 2017 - 6:35 pm
BELMONT-ALWAYS DREAMING Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming to skip Belmont Stakes NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will skip the Belmont Stakes next month after finishing eighth in the Preakness. Trainer Todd Pletcher says the 3-year-old colt will be pointed toward either...
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May 26, 2017 - 4:42 pm
NBA-CELTICS-THOMAS Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Celtics star Isaiah Thomas says it's too early to tell if he needs surgery on his right hip. The injury knocked the Boston point guard out of the Eastern Conference finals in Game 2. Although the...
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May 26, 2017 - 2:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawsuit accusing the NFL and team owners of conspiring to suppress wages for cheerleaders lacks evidence to support that claim, a federal judge said. U.S. District Judge William Alsup dismissed the lawsuit by a former San Francisco 49ers cheerleader. The suit sought class...
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