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Blatter reveals 2018 World Cup logo

MOSCOW (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has revealed the logo for the 2018 World Cup in Russia – with the help of a crew of cosmonauts.

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Verdasco beats Simon to reach 3rd round in Paris

PARIS (AP) — In his first match since the birth of his child, defending champion Novak Djokovic stayed on course to finish the season as No. 1 by defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Paris Masters on Tuesday.

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Putin says World Cup security won’t be ‘intrusive’

Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter, fourth left,  listen to Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin, second left, as they stand at a model of the Luzhniki Stadium after reconstruction, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Putin and Blatter visited the Luzhniki Stadium which is under reconstruction for the final of the 2018 World Cup. At left is Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Mikhail Klimentyev, Presidential Press Service)

MOSCOW (AP) — Security at the 2018 World Cup “must be effective but not intrusive,” Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.

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Stockholm regrets withdrawal of 2022 Games bid

LONDON (AP) — If the IOC is willing to reopen the bidding to host the 2022 Winter Games, Stockholm would be happy to jump back into the race.

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3 below-the-radar films to catch this fall

This photo released by Magnolia Pictures shows, from left, Johannes Bah Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren and Vincent Wettergren in a scene from the film, "Force Majeure," a Magnolia Pictures release.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Magnolia Pictures)

By all means, see David Fincher’s gloriously pulpy “Gone Girl,” the elegant, surreal comedy “Birdman,” the percussive and intelligent indie “Whiplash” and the staggering Edward Snowden documentary “Citizenfour.” But before Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Interstellar” arrives and wipes everyone’s brains, here are three films not to forget amid the increasingly crowded fall movie season:

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