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German-language pop superstar Udo Juergens dies

BERLIN (AP) — Udo Juergens, an Austrian-born star who dominated pop music in the German-speaking world and sold more than 100 million records in a career spanning five decades, died on Sunday. He was 80 years old.

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Koudelka edges Ammann for ski jump victory

Winner Roman Koudelka of the Czech Republic soars through the air during the men's ski jumping World Cup at the Titlisschanze in Engelberg, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sigi Tischler)

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Roman Koudelka edged four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann for victory in a World Cup event Sunday on the Swiss veteran’s home hill.

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Koudelka edges Ammann for ski jump victory

Winner Roman Koudelka of the Czech Republic soars through the air during the men's ski jumping World Cup at the Titlisschanze in Engelberg, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Keystone, Sigi Tischler)

ENGELBERG, Switzerland (AP) — Roman Koudelka edged four-time Olympic champion Simon Ammann for victory in a World Cup event Sunday on the Swiss veteran’s home hill.

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Bjoergen, Pellegrino win cross-country sprints

Federico Pellegrino of Italy celebrates his victory in the men's 1.3 km sprint final run at the Cross Country World Cup in Davos, Switzerland, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. The event has been moved from La Clusaz, France, due to lack of snow. (AP Photo/Keystone, Gian Ehrenzeller)

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Marit Bjoergen of Norway won her 84th career cross-country skiing World Cup event and Federico Pellegrino of Italy got his first in sprint races on Sunday.

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Lamy Chappuis wins 1st Nordic combi WCup in 1 year

France's winner Jason Lamy Chappuis celebrates in the finish area after the Nordic Combined World Cup competition in Ramsau, Austria, on Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

RAMSAU, Austria (AP) — World champion Jason Lamy Chappuis of France won a Nordic combined World Cup event Sunday for his first victory in a year and 27th overall.

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