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  • Diagnostic equipment thieves hit 3 more hospitals in Greece

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say unidentified thieves are stealing vital medical diagnostic equipment from the country's austerity-battered hospitals. Three hospitals, in the towns of Volos, Lamia and Larisa, were hit over the past two days. Intruders made ...

  • DJ Khaled calls former Sony executive L.A. Reid a 'legend'

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — L.A. Reid is no longer with Sony's Epic Records, but DJ Khaled believes the former chairman will bounce back in no time. "L.A. Reid, he a legend. I'm sure he got some amazing things about to ...

  • Seeds Riske of US and Goerges of Germany win at Nuremberg

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    (AP) NUREMBERG, Germany (AP) — Fifth-seeded Alison Riske of the U.S. began her Nuremberg Cup campaign defeating Elise Mertens 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 in the first round on Monday. Riske next plays another Belgian, Kirsten Flipkens, who had already defeated Ajla Tomljanovic ...

  • Body of Duke University student found in Massachusetts

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    (AP) FRANKLIN, Mass. (AP) — The body of a missing Duke University student has been found in woods along a Massachusetts highway near his hometown. Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey said Monday that the state medical examiner has informed him that ...

  • Maurizio Bufalini Hospital announces that American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has died

    10 minutes ago

    (AP) CESENA, Italy (AP) — Maurizio Bufalini Hospital announces that American motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden has died.

  • Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets. Video in the new At Bat VR app won't be in VR. Rather, the app places you behind home plate and shows you graphical depictions of each pitch. ...

  • Indy 500 winners Dixon, Franchitti robbed at a Taco Bell

    26 minutes ago

    (AP) INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say Indianapolis 500 pole-winner Scott Dixon and fellow former race winner Dario Franchitti were robbed at gunpoint while in a Taco Bell drive-thru lane. A police report that the robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. Sunday ...

  • Man grabs microphone at Yale commencement, gets escorted out

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    (AP) NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale's commencement was briefly interrupted when a man ran onto the podium and grabbed the microphone. It happened Monday during the invocation. The unidentified man said just a few words about loving Yale before he ...

  • Trump says he never mentioned Israel in Oval Office meeting with Russian diplomats

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Trump says he never mentioned Israel in Oval Office meeting with Russian diplomats.

  • Justices make it easier for companies to defend patent cases

    40 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits. The justices ruled unanimously on Monday that such lawsuits can be filed only in states where defendants are incorporated. The issue ...

  • Mississippi rep: Lynch people removing Confederate monuments

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi lawmaker is saying Louisiana leaders should be "lynched" for removing Confederate monuments. Republican state Rep. Karl Oliver of Winona says in a Facebook post that the destruction of monuments is "heinous and horrific." He ...

  • 1 dead, several injured in protest clashes in Tunisia

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A doctor at a Tunisian hospital says one protester has died and several more have been injured during clashes with police in a southern region where tense protests over social demands have gone on for weeks. ...

  • Azarenka aims to come back in time for Wimbledon

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — Two-time Australian Open champion Viktoria Azarenka says she is planning to return to competition before Wimbledon. Azarenka, who was ranked No. 1 for seven months in 2012 and 2013, went on a break last July to have ...

  • Senate on track to confirm Iowa governor as China envoy

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is on track to be confirmed as President Donald Trump's ambassador to China. The Senate is expected to approve Branstad's nomination in a vote scheduled for later Monday. During his confirmation hearing earlier ...

  • Used clothing store gets surprise donation of marijuana

    1 hour ago

    (AP) MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — A suburban Minneapolis police department has good news for the person who donated dozens of plastic baggies of marijuana along with their kid's old clothes: It's safe and sound and ready to be picked up at ...

  • Parade organizers support honoring Puerto Rican nationalist

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers of New York's Puerto Rican Day parade are standing firm in a decision to honor a nationalist recently released from prison. In a statement Monday, organizers said honoring Oscar Lopez Rivera will create awareness on ...

  • Defending champion Garcia advances in Strasbourg

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Defending champion Caroline Garcia advanced to the second round of the clay-court Strasbourg International on Monday with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Jennifer Brady. The 29th-ranked Frenchwoman broke early in the opening set but struggled with ...

  • Justices won't hear Indiana's appeal in triple murder case

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear Indiana's appeal of a ruling that threw out the conviction and death sentence of an Indiana man for the 1988 slayings of his wife, her ex-husband and her 10-year-old son. The justices ...

  • Convicted killer of 11 women appeals to US Supreme Court

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court. At issue are arguments by 57-year-old Anthony Sowell (SOH'-wehl) ...

  • Israel: Palestinian killed attacking police as Trump visited

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say a Palestinian was killed after he tried to stab officers near Jerusalem as President Donald Trump visited the city. Spokeswoman Luba Samri said he was shot after running with a knife at officers Monday ...

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