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Army removes WWII bomb near London’s Wembley Stadium

An army bomb disposal expert inspects an unexploded World War II bomb found in Wembley, north London, Thursday May 21, 2015. The 50-kilogram (110-pound) bomb was discovered by workers at a construction site near Wembley stadium. It is believed to have been dropped over London during German bombing raids in the early 1940s. (Sergeant Rupert Frere of the Royal Logistic Corrps/MoD Crown Copyright via AP) NO SALES

LONDON (AP) — British police say the army has safely removed an unexploded World War II bomb found near London’s Wembley Stadium.

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AP source: Cowboys, Scandrick agree to contract extension

A person with knowledge of the deal says the Dallas Cowboys and cornerback Orlando Scandrick have agreed to terms on a contract extension.

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Contador crashes and loses lead to Aru on 13th Giro stage

Overall leader Spain's Alberto Contador sprays sparkling wine as he celebrates on the podium after completing the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race from Imola to Vicenza, Italy, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Alberto Contador extended his overall lead ahead of Fabio Aru to 17 seconds while Philippe Gilbert won the rainy 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Thursday. (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)

JESOLO, Italy (AP) — Alberto Contador lost the overall lead of the Giro d’Italia to Fabio Aru after he was involved in a crash toward the end of Friday’s rainy 13th stage, which was won by Sacha Modolo.

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Calipari promotes Tony Barbee to Wildcats assistant coach

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has promoted Tony Barbee to assistant coach after spending last season as his special assistant with the Wildcats.

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Ear problem knocks driver Carlos Huertas from Indy 500

In this May 17, 2015 photo, Carlos Huertas, of Colombia, takes off his helmet after he qualified for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.  Huertas has been ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 two days before the race after he was diagnosed with an "inner ear condition" and failed to pass a medical exam. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Huertas was ruled out of the Indianapolis 500 on Friday after failing a routine medical exam, and veteran driver Tristan Vautier was chosen to replace him in the No. 18 car for Dale Coyne Racing for Sunday’s 99th running of the race.

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