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Combative prosecutor makes mark in Pistorius trial

State prosecutor, Gerrie Nel, questions Oscar Pistorius in court in Pretoria, South Africa,  Friday, April 11, 2014. Pistorius is charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Craig Nieuwenhuizen, Pool)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Prosecutor Gerrie Nel fired another tough question at murder suspect Oscar Pistorius.

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Garcia-Lopez wins Grand Prix Hassan II title

Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain reacts after he won the men's final of the Hassan II Grand Prix tennis tournament, in Casablanca, Morocco, Sunday, April 13, 2014. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won  5-7, 6-4. 6-3. (AP Photo/ Abdeljalil Bounhar)

CASABLANCA, Morocco (AP) — Eighth-seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez won his first title in nearly four years after rallying to beat fourth-seeded Marcel Granollers 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in an all-Spanish final on clay at the Grand Prix Hassan II on Sunday.

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Feleke wins Vienna marathon with course record

Getu Feleke of Ethiopia waves after winning the Vienna city marathon, in Vienna downtown, Austria, on Sunday, April 13, 2014. (AP Photo /Ronald Zak)

VIENNA (AP) — Getu Feleke of Ethiopia overcame stomach problems in the closing kilometers of the Vienna City Marathon to win the event in a course-record time on Sunday.

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