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  • Bookmaker-funded Ginola campaign could breach FIFA rules

    LONDON (AP) — Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday’s deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA’s gambling rules. Ginola’s campaign is being organized…

  • Russian hockey league aims to slash salary cap

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kontinental Hockey League’s president says he wants to slash its salary cap as clubs struggle financially in Russia’s economic crisis. Dmitry Chernyshenko told Russian media Saturday he wants to cut the…

  • Anti-bailout party the favorite as Greeks cast critical vote

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country’s struggle with crippling debts, with a radical left party poised to win by promising to…

  • Santa Ana winds knock out power to thousands in California

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and…

  • Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast’s next storm

    NEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first…

  • Officials scramble after massive power outage hits Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — A massive blackout struck Pakistan early Sunday, leaving as much as 80 percent of the country without electricity at its height as officials rushed to restore power. By mid-morning Sunday, officials said…

  • Saturday, January 31

    Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2015. There are 334 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1531 – Holy Roman Emperor Charles V appoints his sister, Mary…

  • Dead whale found at Seattle dock struck by ship propeller

    SEATTLE (AP) — A 32-foot gray whale that turned up dead under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle died earlier this week because it was struck by the propeller of a large vessel,…

  • Obama to cut short India trip to pay call on Saudi Arabia

    RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama will shorten his trip to India and divert to Saudi Arabia, paying respects after the death of King Abdullah and meeting with the oil-rich nation’s new…

  • Ex-CEO filmed kicking dog in elevator charged with cruelty

    STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The former CEO of an arena catering business who resigned in September after video surfaced of him kicking a puppy in an elevator has been charged with animal cruelty in Canada.…

  • AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began…

  • Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodges

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — To those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself. Phantom Ranch, Bright Angel Lodge, El Tovar — all…

  • Added protections for consumer information on health website

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government’s health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates. The Associated Press reported last week…

  • Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The recent plunge in fuel prices has been a welcome relief across the agricultural sector, helping ease the pain of low grain prices for growers and boosting profits for cattle ranchers.…

  • FBI: No bombs found on planes in Atlanta after threat

    ATLANTA (AP) — Law enforcement officials found no bombs on two planes at Atlanta’s main airport after authorities received what they considered credible threats, FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said. The threats targeted Southwest Airlines Flight…