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By Martyn Herman PARIS (Reuters) - An eagerly-anticipated French Open began with a brisk Sunday morning workout for last year's women's runner-up Simona Halep as day one's star turn Roger Federer waited in the wings. Romanian Halep, ...more

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WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Flooding overnight in Texas and Oklahoma has led to numerous evacuations and rescues including some of residents stranded on rooftops and in attics.Rain in Hays County in Central Texas caused the Blanco River to rise at a ...more

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LE MARS, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time.The early, hands-on approach from the 2016 presidential prospect contrasts with his failed bid four years ago, when he ente ...more

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MADRID (AP) — Voters began casting ballots Sunday across much of Spain in local elections that could see two upstart parties end nearly four decades of dominance by the ruling conservative Popular Party and its rival, the center-left Socialists. ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 6:30 a.m.Authorities in Oklahoma and Texas say they have been conducting numerous rescues of residents from flooding areas.In Hays County in Central Texas, sheriff's Lt. Jeri Skrocki tells The Associated Press that re ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The streets largely remained calm Sunday morning after police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight of protesters angered by a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects in a barrage of police gunfire. ...more

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By Alan Baldwin MONACO (Reuters) - World champion Lewis Hamilton is better for Formula One than either Sebastian Vettel or Nico Rosberg, the sport's commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said on Sunday. "I am a huge Lewis fan because ...more

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By James Oliphant OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans have had to watch from the sidelines as the Obama White House has taken political credit for America's unexpected energy boom and tumbling gas prices. Now it has left their p ...more

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians started voting Sunday in national and regional elections in which the ruling party is expected to maintain its iron-clad grip on power.More than 36 million voters were registered to vote in this East Afric ...more

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has agreed to grant United Nations inspectors "managed access" to military sites as part of a future deal over its contested nuclear program, a negotiator said Sunday, apparently contradicting earlier comments by the nation's s ...more