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SPA, Belgium (AP) — Nico Rosberg will start the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position after holding off a strong challenge from his Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton in qualifying on Saturday.Hamilton was ahead of Rosberg on the first two time split ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — For three years, President Barack Obama has resisted the pull of potential U.S. military action in Syria.He has held firm even as the civil war's death toll climbed toward 200,000, the Syrian government used chemical weapons ag ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Katie Ledecky of the United States breaks her world record in the women's 400-meter freestyle. ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets' starting offense, and the defense mostly shut down Eli Manning before the Giants' backups rallied for a 35-24 preseason victory Friday night. ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won Friday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway for his second career victory.It was a surprising finish after Busch, seeking ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers.Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal and the Patriots shut down Cam Newton ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season.The veteran driver won the pole position for Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night. I ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington's football team the "Redskins" on its editorial page.The paper's editorial board announced Friday that it will refrain from using the term that it says "unquestionably of ...more

AP News - 17 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is prepared to help Iraq pursue a federal system that would decentralize power away from Baghdad.In an opinion piece in The Washington Post, Biden says Iraq is making progress in forming a ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Bristol Motor Speedway is getting its wish — a later race date in the spring.NASCAR says the schedules for all three top series will be announced on Tuesday night, but the sport's governing body did share the news about a n ...more