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Injured Capitol Hill Police officer David Bailey, center, holds his hand over his heart during the National Anthem with U.S. Capitol Police Chief Matthew Verderosa, far right, before the Congressional baseball game, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Washington. The annual GOP-Democrats baseball game raises money for charity. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 15, 2017 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats joined in friendly rivalry Thursday at their annual Congressional Baseball game, many fresh from the penetrating horror of the ballfield shooting rampage a day earlier and all playing in honor of their grievously wounded colleague. The game at Nationals...
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Harris English hits from a bunker on the ninth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 15, 2017 - 5:50 pm
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 5:48 p.m. Bernd Wiesberger made four straight birdies to vault up the leaderboard. The birdies on Nos. 17, 18, 1 and 2 put him at 4-under par, tied for sixth, and three shots behind leader Rickie Fowler. The record for consecutive...
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Inglewood Mayor James Butts Jr. listens during special meeting Thursday June 15, 2017 in Inglewood, Calif. The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL's Chargers and Rams. (Robert Casillas/Los Angeles Daily News via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 5:15 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL's Chargers and Rams. The arena...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2016, file photo, Conor McGregor stands on a scale during the weigh-in event for his fight against Eddie Alvarez in UFC 205 mixed martial arts at Madison Square Garden in New York. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. said Wednesday, June 14, 2017, he will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a boxing match on Aug. 26. Mayweather, who retired in September 2015 after winning all 49 of his pro fights, will face a mixed martial arts fighter who has never been in a scheduled 12-round fight at the MGM Grand arena. The fight will take place in a boxing ring and be governed by boxing rules. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 15, 2017 - 5:14 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It may not be the fight of the century, but it could be the event of at least the last few years. The spectacle that is Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will almost surely live in sports lore for reasons other than what happens in the ring. The two will add their names to...
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A blimp crashes during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, near Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. An official with the company operating the advertising blimp at the U.S. Open said the pilot is "OK" after the craft crashed but that he was taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
June 15, 2017 - 3:57 pm
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — A small blimp crashed near the U.S. Open on Thursday, seriously injuring the pilot and grabbing the attention of fans and golfers alike as they watched the fiery, smoking craft fall from the sky into an open field. Sheriff's officials said the pilot was the only one on board the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2017, file photo, Mayor of Inglewood James T. Butts Jr. talks during an NFL football news conference in Inglewood, Calif. Butts and the five-member City Council will meet to review an exclusive negotiating agreement between the city and the Los Angeles Clippers that could lead to building a new arena for the NBA team. The agreement will be discussed Thursday, June 15, 2017, at a public hearing in the Los Angeles suburb. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo, File)
June 15, 2017 - 1:43 pm
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved an exclusive negotiating agreement with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday that could lead to the construction of an arena for the NBA team across the street from the future home of the NFL's Chargers and Rams. The agreement...
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Rickie Fowler reacts after his birdie on the12th hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 15, 2017 - 1:08 pm
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 1:06 p.m. Rickie Fowler is off to a great start in pursuit of his first major title. The 28-year-old Fowler closed out a 7-under 65 with par on the tricky No. 9 at Erin Hills, playing at just 150 yards but with plenty of trouble...
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Ernie Els, of South Africa, hits on the seventh hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
June 15, 2017 - 11:14 am
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 11:13 a.m. Twenty years after he won his second U.S. Open, Ernie Els is getting in the mix again. The Big Easy played his front nine at Erin Hills at 4-under 32 and is only two shots behind Rickie Fowler. Els' highlight shot came on...
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June 15, 2017 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former banker pleaded guilty to a U.S. charge Thursday in the sprawling investigation linked to FIFA, the international soccer governing body. Jorge Arzuaga, 56, an Argentine who worked at Credit Suisse Group AG and Julius Baer Group Ltd., pleaded guilty in a federal court in New...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during his annual televised call-in show in Moscow on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Putin said during Thursday's live call-in show televised nationwide that the "crisis is over," pointing at an economic growth over the past nine months. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 8:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's national football team has a prominent critic ahead of the Confederations Cup — none other than Vladimir Putin. The Russian president warns that "fans and those who love Russian football expect better results from our national team," which has won just three of its last 15...
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