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Rights groups criticize Azerbaijan ahead of European Games

GENEVA (AP) — With the opening of the inaugural European Games in Baku 100 days away, human rights groups on Wednesday called on host nation Azerbaijan to release political prisoners held on “trumped up” charges.

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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh aids traffic crash victims

In this Dec. 30, 2014, file photo, Michigan's new football coach Jim Harbaugh smiles during a press in Ann Arbor, Mich. State police say Jim Harbaugh took a break from rescuing Michigan’s football team to come to the aid of some SUV crash victims Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Ann Arbor. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh took a break from rescuing Michigan’s football team to come to the aid of two people hurt in a traffic accident.

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Dynamo Kiev must close stadium section for Everton visit

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has ordered Dynamo Kiev to close part of the Olympic Stadium when the club hosts Everton in the Europa League because of fan disorder.

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6th-seeded Nara beats Linette in 3 sets at Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sixth-seeded Kurumi Nara reached the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open by beating Polish qualifier Magda Linette 7-5, 5-7, 7-6 (6) Wednesday.

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Proposed ammo ban empties shelves

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — When word began to spread about a proposed ban on a popular type of ammunition, the market responded faster than a speeding bullet.

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