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Interpol, IOC to step up sports security measures

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

PARIS (AP) -- Interpol says it's agreed with the International Olympic Committee to step up policing at international sports events such as next month's Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Read story

Franz tops downhill training run ahead of Miller

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) -- Max Franz of Austria edged Bode Miller by three hundredths of a second in Thursday's first training run in tough conditions for the last World Cup downhill before the Sochi Olympics. Read story

Doctors trying to bring Schumacher out of coma

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Michael Schumacher's manager says doctors have started the process of bringing the former Formula One champion out of the coma he has been in since a skiing accident a month ago. Read story

Hunting guide permanently banned in plea deal

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The license of an Alaska hunting guide has been permanently revoked as part of a plea agreement. Read story

Murdoch’s BSkyB looks to secure base against BT

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

LONDON (AP) -- British Sky Broadcasting PLC has sought to secure its base against its insurgent competitor BT PLC by securing some sports rights and a long-term deal with U.S. pay-TV network Home Box Office. Read story

Utah ape hopes to pick Super Bowl winner again

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- If you're still waiting to place your bet on Sunday's Super Bowl, you may want to hold off until Thursday when a Utah ape who has correctly picked the winner six straight years makes his selection. Read story

Denver mayor sparks Super Bowl chile battle

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A friendly Super Bowl bet between the mayors of Seattle and Denver is causing a stir in New Mexico. Read story

Obama hopes myRA will be first step on retirement

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even proponents of President Barack Obama's new savings program concede it won't be a cure-all for a nation that's saving too little for retirement. Many Americans won't initially be able to participate, and those who do may find the benefits are modest. Read story

House leaders to outline immigration principles

January 29, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republican leaders are outlining broad immigration principles, including legalization for the 11 million immigrants living here illegally, to rank-and-file party members as they look to revive long-stalled efforts to overhaul the nation's immigration system. Read story

Springfield, Ore.: driver shot after car crash

January 28, 2014, 4:00pm Imported

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) -- Police in Springfield, Ore., say one driver fatally shot another Wednesday night during an argument over a car crash. Read story