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Barcelona Transfer News: Latest on Arda Turan and Marc Bartra Rumours

Barcelona are under increasing pressure to seal the transfer of Atletico Madrid's Arda Turan in a timely manner, while Marc Bartra has revealed his motivation to remain at Barcelona and fight for his future at the club.<p>Turan is expected to leave the Vicente Calderon this summer and Barcelona icon …

Prominent ISIS Leader Killed in Coalition Airstrike in Syria, U.S. Says

A U.S. coalition jet killed a senior leader who was one of the first terrorists to join ISIS in an attack in Syria last month, the Defense Department said Thursday.<p>Tariq Bin-al-Tahar Bin al Falih al-Awni al-Harzi, a top fundraiser for the radical Islamist group, was killed June 16 in an airstrike …

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TransAsia Pilot Shut Off Wrong Engine Moments Before Crash

Taiwan aviation officials on Tuesday released a detailed report of how the pilot mistakenly shut off the plane's only working engine after the other lost power. "Wow, pulled back the wrong side throttle," the captain said shortly before crashing.<p>The pilot of the TransAsia plane that narrowly dodged …

Measles: First death in 12 years reported in Washington state

<b>The death of a woman in Washington state in spring has been confirmed as the first US fatality from measles in 12 years, health authorities say.</b><p>Officials said the link was not spotted until a post-mortem examination because the woman lacked some of the common symptoms of measles, such as a …

Greeks Perplexed And Undecided Ahead Of Referendum

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Costas Christoforidis hasn't decided how to vote in Sunday's referendum on a bailout deal for Greece's troubled economy. The problem is, the 37-year-old farmer isn't sure what he's voting for.<p>"If it's saying 'No' to austerity, then it's a 'No' from me too. But if we are …

Latest black church fire in South Carolina had 'natural' cause, authorities say

Investigators said on Thursday that the most recent of seven fires at predominantly black churches in the American south “was best classified as natural”, ending several days of speculation over whether it was intentionally set.<p>The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division ruled that the fire at …

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Forman, Bulls make moves they had to make

CHICAGO -- Whether Jimmy Butler can live up to the $90 million-plus deal he agreed to on Wednesday remains to be seen. Over the last season, Butler …

Kevin Love Re-Signs with Cavaliers: Latest Contract Details, Comments, Reaction

Kevin Love said he was committed to the Cleveland Cavaliers. He said it over and over and over despite near-constant reports about said commitment wavering. The three-time All-Star forward stayed true to his word, announcing on the Players' Tribune on July 1 that he will stay in Cleveland:<p>I'm going …

After Cuba: The Only 3 Countries That Have No Relations With the U.S.

Why is one of them Bhutan?<p>On Wednesday, the United States and Cuba announced that they would reopen embassies in each other’s capitals, thus restoring diplomatic relations for the first time since 1961. The agreement doesn’t mean that Washington-Havana ties will go back to where they were before …

Report: Mazda Won't Build More Powerful Miata

155 horsepower is enough, says the company. That means no Mazdaspeed MX-5 is likely. Luckily, the standard Miata is great as-is.<p>Now here's a report from <i>Top Gear</i> that there is not, in fact, a faster version of the two-seat roadster in the works. With rumors swirling of a spicy Mazdaspeed-branded …

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Kids With ADHD Getting Wrong Drugs, Study Finds

Too many kids with ADHD may be getting strong antipsychotic medications meant to treat diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, a new study finds.<p>And many are getting these drugs without any kind of diagnosis indicating they have a psychiatric disorder, the survey found.<p>Not only do …

5 Topics For…Wimbledon

Wimbledon, one of the four “Grand Slam” tennis tournaments, begins Monday. Set in London, the 14-day event hosts the world’s leading tennis players, many a seemingly classy party and countless royals and celebrities. The top men’s players, including Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray, …

Russell Wilson says he'll play hard for $1.5 million or $25 million

Russell Wilson says he'll continue to play the way he's always played, even if his new contract doesn't materialize this summer.<p>If you haven't heard, …

16 Crowd-Pleasing Recipes for Your Independence Day Grill

Can't decide what to make for the biggest cook-out holiday of the year? We've got you covered. From smoky ribs to spiced kebabs, juicy pork chops, and spicy chicken wings, we have 16 great excuses to fire up your grill this Fourth of July.<p>Before you get started, make sure you know how to these …

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14 Women Artists Who've Changed The Way We Think About Design

Much like today, the design world of 1950s and '60s America buzzed with big names. Crack open a history book on the era and you'll find chapters devoted to them -- Buckminster Fuller, Frank Lloyd Wright, Isamu Noguchi, Donald Judd, Richard Serra. Except, unlike today, there was a discernible, if …

United States beats Germany, 2-0, to advance to Women's World Cup final

Apparently the U.S. isn't ready to go home just yet.<p>So with their backs to the wall, needing the kind of signature performance they've lacked so far in this Women's World Cup, they stepped up big on Tuesday, beating top-ranked Germany, 2-0, in a semifinal that wasn't nearly that close.<p>With the win, …

Fantasy Basketball 2014: Latest Rankings for Top Players and Sleepers

Unless you cheer for the San Antonio Spurs, Cleveland Cavaliers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Chicago Bulls or Los Angeles Clippers, there’s a very good chance your team isn’t winning the NBA title this season.<p>However, your fantasy basketball team is just as likely to win the championship as anyone else …

The Latest: Ebola in the United States

A continually updated summary of all that’s happened since the first patient was diagnosed on American soil.<p>In late September, Thomas Duncan became the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. Two hospital workers who treated him also became infected, setting off a nationwide effort to …

Obama Hugs Nurse Who Survived Ebola

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Is Team Spain Gold-Medal Favorite Over USA at FIBA World Cup?

The FIBA Basketball World Cup was advertised as a two-team race, and it has lived up to that billing through the midway point of the group stage.<p>Both Team USA and Spain boast 3-0 records and a combined average margin of victory of 32.2 points. A seemingly inevitable championship clash has never …

2015 Super Bowl Odds: Peyton's Broncos final preseason favorite

The last preseason edition of our 2015 Super Bowl Odds feature Peyton Manning and the Broncos up top.<p>When we last checked in our 2015 Super Bowl …

Sony reveals Android Wear-based SmartWatch 3, along with e-ink-equipped SmartBand Talk

Sony revealed two new wearables at IFA on Wednesday: the SmartBand Talk and the SmartWatch 3, the firm’s first Android Wear device.<p>The SmartWatch 3 …

Samsung Details New Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge, Gear S Watch and Gear VR Headset

Ahead of Apple's upcoming press event where it will introduce larger iPhone models, Samsung today kicked off IFA 2014 with a presentation that unveiled several new mobile and wearable devices including the Note 4, Note Edge, Gear S smartwatch and Gear VR headset.<p>The Note 4 and Note Edge are two new …

Chrysler Demolished Expectations With Its August Sales — Here's How They Did It

August sales for Chrysler surged 20% over last year, smashing analysts' expectations for 12% growth. The company on pace to increase annual sales by 14% from 2013.<p>With dealerships eager to move their existing stock of 2014 models and customers lining up for newly available 2015 cars, August is …

CVS Stops Tobacco Sales Today, Changes Name To Reflect New Era

CVS, the giant drugstore chain that shocked the U.S. public health community and Wall Street with its decision earlier this year to remove tobacco products from its shelves by October, said cigarettes are officially no longer on store shelves a month ahead of schedule.<p>The move to remove tobacco …