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  • Turkish lira rebounds after Qatar pledges $15 billion August 16, 2018
    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish lira continued to rebound from record losses on Thursday a day after Qatar pledged $15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.The currency strengthened some 2 percent against the dollar, trading at arou
  • Judge criticizes German officials over radical's deportation August 16, 2018
    BERLIN (AP) — A judge is accusing German authorities of testing the limits of the law in the deportation to Tunisia of a suspected former aide to Osama bin Laden, whom courts have ordered returned to Germany.The 42-year-old, identified only as S
  • Australian sex abuse victim settles with Catholic order August 16, 2018
    PERTH, Australia (AP) — A 74-year-old man with terminal cancer said on Thursday he could die happy after reaching a 1 million Australian dollar ($727,000) landmark settlement against a Catholic religious order for sexual abuse he suffered in Australia


  • Acuna HBP sparks strong reaction around MLB August 16, 2018
    Braves rookie sensation Ronald Acuna Jr. had hit eight homers in his last eight games, including five straight with a homer and three straight with a leadoff homer. But he didn't get a chance to extend that hot streak on Wednesday after Marlins pitcher Jose Urena hit him in the elbow with a 97.5-mph fastball […]
    Do-Hyoung Park
  • Acuna drilled by pitch, later exits; benches clear August 16, 2018
    Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr.'s bid for yet another leadoff homer instantly evaporated as Marlins right-hander Jose Urena hit him with a first-pitch fastball, creating a couple of benches-clearing confrontations during the first inning of Wednesday night's game at SunTrust Park.
    Mark Bowman
  • Swanson homers in Braves' sweep of Marlins August 16, 2018
    Dansby Swanson went deep and drove in a game-high three runs as the Braves completed the four-game series sweep. When Marlins starter Jose Urena hit Ronald Acuna Jr. with a first-pitch fastball, the benches cleared twice. Urena and Braves manager Brian Snitker were ejected. Starlin Castro homered off Kevin Gausman, who went six innings.
    Mark Bowman


  • Source: Saints' Okafor hurts knee, sprains ankle August 16, 2018
    Saints defensive end Alex Okafor suffered a bone bruise in his knee and a sprained ankle during Wednesday's practice, a source told ESPN.
  • Cowboys' Frederick told neck OK after stingers August 16, 2018
    Cowboys Pro Bowl center Travis Frederick visited a neck and spine specialist in Los Angeles and said he was told there were no other issues after he suffered several stingers in practice over the past few days.
  • Raiders' Conley (hip) 'expecting to play' vs. Rams August 16, 2018
    Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley, who hasn't played in a game since last September because of various injuries, said he is healthy enough to play in Saturday's exhibition game against the Los Angeles Rams.