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Jonathan Franzen talks up, and around, his new novel

Author Jonathan Franzen speaks at an event at BookExpo America, Wednesday, May 27, 2015,  in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Writing has become no easier for Jonathan Franzen, whose fifth novel comes out this fall.

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Soccer world shocked by FIFA raids

The June 1, 2011 file photo shows Swiss  FIFA President Joseph (Sepp) Blatter during a press conference after the 61st FIFA Congress in Zurich, Switzerland.  Blatter is seeking reelection at the FIFA congress in Zurich. Blatter is not among the six soccer officials who were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel. The officials are in Switzerland for the FIFA congress and presidential election.  (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments:

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Indianapolis signs 1st-round draft pick Phillip Dorsett

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Receiver Phillip Dorsett has a lot of work to do this offseason.

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Orioles designate De Aza for assignment; Flaherty in lineup

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore outfielder Alejandro De Aza was designated for assignment Wednesday before the Orioles’ game against the Astros.

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Tracy Morgan settles suit with Wal-Mart over fatal crash

In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of "Fargo" at the SVA Theater in New York. Actor-comedian Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a New Jersey highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured. A filing in federal court in Newark on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, refers to a confidential settlement reached by the two sides.  (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has settled his lawsuit against Wal-Mart over a highway crash that killed one man and left Morgan and two friends seriously injured.

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