FIFA deflects criticism about absence of Blatter from final
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) ? FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association deflected criticism about FIFA President Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke not attending the Women's World Cup final, saying the winning captain won't care who hands over the championship trophy.
Clinton says hopes Iran talks yield deal in the next week
By Amanda Becker HANOVER, N.H. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton said on Friday she hoped 18 months of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers would yield a deal in coming days to curb Iran's nuclear program. The groundwork for the talks was laid when Clinton was U.S. Secretary of State and she had not commented recently on the negotiations as she seeks the Democratic Party nomination to run in the November 2016 presidential election. "I so hope that we are able to get a deal in the next week that puts a lid on Iran's nuclear weapons program," Clinton told a rally on the Dartmouth College campus in Hanover, New Hampshire.
A-Rod, Yanks settle dispute, he gets ball from 3,000th hit
NEW YORK (AP) ? Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees settled their dispute over a marketing payment with a deal announced Friday that gives $3.5 million to charitable groups, saves the team $5.5 million and gets A-Rod the home run ball from his 3,000th hit.
Vegas, Langley share 2nd-round lead at Greenbrier Classic
Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.
NASCAR distances itself from Donald Trump after remarks
Mexico City proposes regulations for UberMEXICO CITY (AP) ? Mexico City is proposing regulations that would allow Uber and other smartphone-based ride-sharing apps to operate, while requiring drivers and cars to be registered, the city's Office of Legal and Legislative Studies said Friday.
Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
Authorities: Ferris wheel in Orlando stops, stranding ridersORLANDO, Fla. (AP) ? Authorities say a 400-foot Ferris wheel in Orlando stopped moving for more than 45 minutes Friday, stranding riders aboard.
Hammon to become 1st female head coach of NBA summer league