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Martina Hingis returns to US Open doubles final

Martina Hingis, right, hugs Flavia Pennetta after the two defeated Cara Black and Sania Mirza in a semifinal doubles match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Martina Hingis, right, hugs Flavia Pennetta after the...
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Year after doping ban, Cilic reaches US Open semis

Marin Cilic, of Croatia, reacts after defeating Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic, during the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Marin Cilic, of Croatia, reacts after defeating Tomas Berdych, of the...
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Lawyer: Florida State investigating Jameis Winston

FILE – In this Aug. 30, 2014, file photo, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) passes under pressure from Oklahoma State linebacker Josh Furman (14) during an NCAA college football game in Arlington, Texas. Things didn’t come nearly as easy for the Heisman...

Lethal Injection Issues Crop Up In US Executions

Since Texas became the first state to use lethal injection as its execution method on Dec. 7, 1982, some problems have been reported nationwide, such as delays in finding suitable veins, needles becoming clogged or disengaged and reactions from inmates who appeared to be under...

Court Upholds Most Counts Vs. Durham, Associates

CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court Thursday upheld most of the convictions against an Indianapolis financier and two associates, but reversed the convictions against him on two wire fraud counts saying the government failed to enter into the record key documentary evidence. The...

Former A&P Executive Sentenced For Ticket Scam

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former senior vice president of a supermarket chain who sold more than $1.2 million worth of concert and sports tickets meant for the store for his own gain has been sentenced to three years in prison. U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty sentenced John R....

Ohio Guardsman Pleads Not Guilty In Child Sex Case

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio National Guardsman entered a not guilty plea Thursday to updated charges in a case alleging he sexually abused three adopted daughters and his stepdaughter and abruptly sent a fourth adopted daughter out of state. He also is accused of threatening...

Oklahoma Report: Executioners Need More Training

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma turned to a 15-year physician and a medical technician with 40 years’ experience to put Clayton Lockett to death, yet his execution still went awry. Now, investigators are recommending more training for executioners, blaming Lockett’s...

Ohio Elections Chief Urges Appeal Of Voting Ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief says an early voting decision from a federal judge must be appealed. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted) says the ruling could lead to different rules for voting across the swing state’s 88 counties....

Mistaken US Bombing Blamed On Miscommunication

WASHINGTON (AP) — Military investigators have concluded that a “friendly fire” incident in Afghanistan that killed one Afghan and five U.S. soldiers in June was caused by a series of avoidable miscommunications among air and ground forces. A Central Command...