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BERLIN (AP) — Sports equipment maker Adidas has lowered its full-year profit target, citing risks in the Russian market and weakness at its golf business.Adidas AG, based in Herzogenaurach, Germany, said Thursday it now expects net profit of abo ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough."No country can ever truly flourish ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.Tokyo won the r ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There was no shortage of candidates to replace Steve Letarte as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chiefThe list of applicants was long, but Hendrick Motorsports has always liked to groom its own talent. So the organization didn't ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Blackwater security guard testified Wednesday that he and two colleagues shot their weapons into a car in Nisoor Square in Baghdad, part of a barrage of gunfire that claimed the lives of a mother and her son and led to the sh ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon viewed his Brickyard 400 win as a turning point for his race team. Confidence had been building with every strong run, but his victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway pushed his crew to another level.It was sudd ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is proposing new rules for banks and other financial firms aimed at preventing the use of anonymous companies to launder illicit profits.The Treasury Department opened the proposal Wednesday to public commen ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Boeing said final assembly of its 787-10 plane, a planned larger version of its "Dreamliner" aircraft, will take place in South Carolina.The company says the work will be done in North Charleston, South Carolina, because the plan ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Aeneas Williams spent most of his NFL career on bad teams.But that didn't prevent him from pursuing excellence, becoming one of the best cornerbacks in the league and earning a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.In his 1 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Campus sexual assault victims are joining senators on Capitol Hill in announcing legislation designed to make colleges more accountable to rape victims.The effort was led by two Democratic senators, Claire McCaskill and Kirsten ...more