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  • McIlroy advances to Match Play semifinals in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy needed two days and 22 holes to beat Paul Casey and advance to the semifinals of the Match Play Championship. Their quarterfinal match was suspended because of darkness, with…

  • Rays place CF Jennings on 15-day DL with left knee soreness

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have placed center fielder Desmond Jennings on the 15-day disabled list with left knee soreness. The news was announced before Sunday’s game against Baltimore. Jennings hasn’t…

  • Chelsea secures Premier League title with 3 games to spare

    LONDON (AP) — Chelsea won the Premier League for the first time in five years on Sunday, securing the title with three games to spare with a 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace. The title-winning goal…

  • Congressmen to reconsider separate funding for Iraq factions

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A member of a visiting delegation of U.S. congressmen in Baghdad says a provision in the upcoming defense spending bill to separately arm Iraq’s Kurds and Sunnis may be reconsidered. Rep. Michael…

  • Fishermen fear looming cost of at-sea monitors this summer

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year. Officials with the…

  • Angola: Opposition, police dispute fatalities in raid

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angolan police and opposition politicians are at odds over the exact number of people killed in a raid on a religious sect that believes the world will end in 2015. Angola’s main…

  • Baltimore relieved by charges, weary of curfew

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials in Baltimore are trying to determine when to lift a curfew imposed after street protests in the aftermath of the death of a man in police custody. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake…

  • Russia’s Zakarin gets career-best win at Tour of Romandie

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Ilnur Zakarin of Russia got a career-best title Sunday, winning the six-day Tour of Romandie by placing third in the final time-trial stage. Zakarin was just 13 seconds slower than former…

  • Tour of Romandie Results

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Results Sunday from the sixth and final stage of the Tour of Romandie, a 17.3-kilometer (10.8-mile) time trial around Lausanne: 1. Tony Martin, Germany, Etixx-Quick Step, 23 minutes, 18 seconds. 2.…

  • Italy: At least 10 migrants found dead in sea off Libya

    ROME (AP) — Italian Coast Guard and commercial vessels came to the rescue of at least 16 boats of migrants Sunday, saving hundreds of them and recovering 10 bodies off Libya’s coast, as smugglers took…

  • Swiss rail route blocked by landslide after heavy rain

    BERLIN (AP) — A major railway route in Switzerland has been blocked by a landslide following persistent rain that has swollen rivers in much of the Alpine country. Switzerland’s national railway said the line between…

  • Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. officials said the overall logistics…

  • Greece lauds German president’s call for possible redress

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A top Greek lawmaker has welcomed German President Joachim Gauck’s call for his country to consider World War II redress to Greece as a gesture “of historical significance.” In an interview…

  • Teen shot to death in Northwest D.C.

    WASHINGTON — A teenager is dead in Northwest and the D.C. police department is calling it a homicide. Shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, D.C. police officers were called to the 5700 block of Georgia Avenue…

  • Blogger, 24, hoping to use site as springboard into politics

    FREDERICK COUNTY, Del. (AP) — Politics often came up around the dinner table when Brooke Winn was growing up. No one in her family was elected to public office, she said, but everyone was interested.…