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  • U.S. rout Slovenia in final World Cup tune-up

    (Reuters) - The United States completed their preparations for the upcoming World Cup with a 101-71 mauling of Slovenia on Tuesday that gave them a perfect record in warm-up games ahead of the 24-nation event in Spain. Missing some top NBA talent who...
  • Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season

    Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season
    Hurricane Cristobal formed late Monday with winds rising to 75 mph as it veered away from the continental United States, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 665 miles southwest of Bermuda, Cristobal is creeping north at about 2 mph and is...
  • Former papal diplomat could face trial in Dominican Republic: Vatican

    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A former Polish archbishop and papal diplomat who was defrocked after allegations of paying children for sexual acts has lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried in the Dominican Republic, the Vatican said. In a...
  • Duda's two homers spark Mets' rout of Dodgers

    Duda's two homers spark Mets' rout of Dodgers LOS ANGELES -- Lucas Duda played a big role in the New York Mets' rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday. However, the thoughts of the Mets first baseman focused more on teammate Bartolo Colon than on...
  • Tropical depression forms in Caribbean, could become hurricane

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday after drenching Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, and could become a hurricane as it moves over the warm open waters near the Bahamas, the National...
  • Preview: Mets at Dodgers

    Hanley Ramirez is expected to return to the starting lineup Sunday when the Los Angeles Dodgers aim for a three-game sweep of the visiting New York Mets. Ramirez has missed the last 13 games due to a right oblique strain for the Dodgers, who have won...
  • Watching the tropics for Labor Day weekend hurricane

    Watching the tropics for Labor Day weekend hurricane
    The forecast for a new tropical system off the coast of the Dominican Republic is changing and could form into a storm, according to local meterologists and the National Hurricane Center. "It takes a northerly track," said Jeff Edmondson of WAVY-TV 10....
  • Recap: Mets 11, Dodgers 3

    SportsDirect Inc. Recap: Mets 11, Dodgers 3 Mets 11, Dodgers 3: Lucas Duda homered twice among his three hits and finished with a career-high five RBIs while a grieving Bartolo Colon tossed six solid innings as New York avoided a three-game sweep in Los...
  • Trip Tips: Latin Americans infuse New York with Hispanic culture

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Newcomers from Mexico and Central and South America are streaming into New York City in greater numbers, joining the long-standing communities of Puerto Ricans and Dominicans and enriching the chorus of Latin voices in the Big Apple....
  • Trader Joe's, Whole Foods nut butters recalled for risk of salmonella

    Trader Joe's, Whole Foods nut butters recalled for risk of salmonella
    Some almond butters sold at Trader Joe's and Whole Foods stores are being recalled due to possible contamination with salmonella. The almond butters are part of a larger nut butter recall also involving peanut butters, according to the U.S. Food and...
  • Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster

     Derrick Rose returns to court, gets spot on World Cup roster
    NEW YORK — Sitting next to the Team USA bench during Wednesday night's exhibition game, Bulls guard Derrick Rose heard fans at Madison Square Garden chant his name several times. He was disappointed he didn't play against the Dominican Republic, but...