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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium — unshaven, his eyes glassy — and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of the tough ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Drug-sniffing dogs, peers watching for people feeling ill, a "cooling tunnel" and shorter days are greeting fans this weekend at an electronic music festival where two people died of drug overdoses last year, organizers said Friday. ...more

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FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Rookie IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was taken away from the track in an ambulance and airlifted to a hospital Friday night after a frightening crash in the final practice session for the series season finale.Aleshin was ...more

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GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say fights on the field and in the stands forced the stoppage of a season-opening high school football matchup in Ohio.The game between Garfield Heights and Collinwood was in the third quarter Friday night wh ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department said Friday it's under investigation for a second restraint-related death, this one involving a drugged, emotionally disturbed man four days before a fatal videotaped chokehold that fueled community outcry ...more

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CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Tony Schumacher raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday in the U.S. Nationals with a run of 3.777 seconds at 322.65 mph.Schumacher has nine victories in the NHRA's flagship event.Del Worsham topped the Funny Car ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — The Penny Arcade Expo is in full swing in downtown Seattle.The fan-centric celebration of gaming began Friday at the Washington State Convention Center. The four-day long event is expected to be attended by 85,000 gamers and will ...more

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman was convicted Friday of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death.The state attorney general's office said in a statement that a jury deliberated ab ...more

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HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner's return to the track.Harvick, in his first season with Stewart-Haas Racing, turned a fast lap of 190.398 mph Friday night t ...more

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FONTANA, Calif. (AP) — Will Power struggled in qualifying for the final race of the IndyCar season on Friday, leaving the series leader starting in 21st place when he chases his first championship.While Power had the second-worst performance in ...more