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FILE - This combination of file photos shows candidates for Kansas governor, from left to right, Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach, Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly and independent candidate Greg Orman, who are scheduled to debate Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Overland Park, Kan. (Thad Allton /The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP, File)
September 05, 2018 - 3:59 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — One of Republican Kris Kobach's main opponents said Wednesday that he is not qualified to serve as Kansas governor because of his tough stance against illegal immigration and because he promises to pursue state policies meant to discourage it. Independent candidate Greg Orman, a...
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Tiger Woods chips the ball to the ninth hole during a practice round for the BMW championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Easily overlooked in golf this week is that other "cup," the one more about finances than flags. Jordan Spieth sure hasn't forgotten about the FedEx Cup. One year after he was in the mix for the $10 million bonus until the final hour at East Lake in Atlanta, Spieth is...
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FILE - This May 8, 2007 file photo shows the Purdue Pharma offices in Stamford, Conn. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, the company, whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking a nationwide overdose and addiction crisis says it’s helping to fund an effort to make a lower-cost overdose antidote. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)
September 05, 2018 - 2:01 pm
A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking the addiction and overdose crisis says it's helping to fund an effort to make a lower-cost overdose antidote. OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma announced Wednesday that it's making a $3.4 million grant to Harm...
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FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2018, file photo, Cristhian Bahena Rivera is escorted into the Poweshiek County Courthouse for his initial court appearance in Montezuma, Iowa. Rivera is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts, who disappeared July 18 from Brooklyn, Iowa. The Mexican national was known by another name on the dairy farm where he worked for the last four years: John Budd. It was confirmed by three people with knowledge of his employment history, who spoke on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
September 05, 2018 - 1:09 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Mexican man charged with abducting and killing an Iowa college student was known for years on the dairy farm where he worked by another name: John Budd. The alias has emerged as Cristhian Bahena Rivera's employer, a cattle operation owned by a prominent Republican family...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Sergio Garcia of Spain watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey are the European team’s wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup. European captain Thomas Bjorn made the announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 5 picking experienced players to balance a team containing five rookies among the automatic qualifiers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, file)
September 05, 2018 - 11:34 am
The chance of playing another Ryder Cup kept Ian Poulter motivated through his dark times over the last two years. Paul Casey made major changes to his schedule in order to get another shot at golf's greatest team event. Throughout his own recent slump, Sergio Garcia was in regular conversation...
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September 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:30 a.m. It's another scorching hot day in New York and that means the extreme heat policy is back in effect for the third consecutive day at the U.S. Open. The policy allows a 10-minute break between the second and...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 8, 2017 file photo, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp applauds fans after Liverpool beat Stoke 2-1 in the English Premier League soccer match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke on Trent, England. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has made an intriguing signing in his technical staff which has only been made public in recent days: Thomas Gronnemark, the first throw-in coach in English soccer. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
September 05, 2018 - 4:58 am
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is covering every base in his bid to win the team's first English league title since 1990. During an offseason when Liverpool spent $200 million — more than any other Premier League club — to strengthen the playing squad, Klopp also made an intriguing signing in his...
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Serena Williams, of the United States, celebrates after defeating Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 05, 2018 - 1:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams began her U.S. Open quarterfinal tentatively. Her shots lacked their usual sting, her attitude its usual conviction. She was facing the last player she lost to at Flushing Meadows. She kept looking up her coach, as if seeking solutions. After just 20 minutes Tuesday...
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Rafael Nadal, of Spain, celebrates after defeating Dominic Thiem, of Austria, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, early Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 05, 2018 - 1:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal began his U.S. Open quarterfinal as poorly as possible, shut out in a set by a 6-0 score for only the fourth time in 282 career Grand Slam matches. On the previous three such occasions, he'd lost. On this one, he managed to come back to win, although it took 4 hours, 49...
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New York Yankees' Luke Voit celebrates after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Fernando Rodney during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 05, 2018 - 12:31 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Voit hit a tiebreaking homer leading off the eighth inning, Adeiny Hechavarria also went deep and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Tuesday night. Brett Gardner singled twice and scored a pair of runs for New York. Aaron Hicks added two RBIs. The...
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