Pyeongchang’s 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

FILE- In this Feb. 22, 2014 file photo, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics Kim Jin-sun attends a press conference during the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. Kim has resigned, saying new leadership is needed to complete preparations for the games. A former provincial governor, Kim was elected president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee (POCOG) in late 2011 after Pyeongchang won the right to host the Winter Olympics for the first time in South Korea. He was re-elected last year for another two-year term.  (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.

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Rizzo hits 2 homers as Cubs beat Padres 6-0

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, watches his seventh inning home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, center, and umpire Pat Hoberg (31) look on during a baseball game in Chicago, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. This was Rizzo's second home run of the game.  (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit two home runs and Kyle Hendricks pitched seven innings in his return from the minor leagues on Tuesday night, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 victory over the San Diego Padres that snapped their five-game losing streak.

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Clippers’ Sterling targets wife, NBA in new suit

In this Dec. 19, 2011 file photo, Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling watches the Clippers play the Los Angeles Lakers during an NBA preseason basketball game in Los Angeles. The future of the Clippers is closer to decision as testimony resumes Monday, July 21, 2014,  in a probate trial over whether a deal negotiated by Donald Sterling's estranged wife to sell the team for $2 billion is authorized under a Sterling family trust.  (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has filed a new lawsuit in his attempt to retain the team and derail a potential $2 billion sale.

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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, the map app on new Amazon Fire Phone is demonstrated in Seattle. The map app includes 3D-like renderings of buildings such as the Space Needle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon’s Fire phone isn’t the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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Brewers’ Gennett exits with tight right quad

Cincinnati Reds' Ramon Santiago can't handle the throw as Milwaukee Brewers' Scooter Gennett (2) steals second during the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 21, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett has left the game against the Cincinnati Reds with tightness in his right quad.

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