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Queen’s to host Britain-France Davis Cup quarterfinal

Gael Monfils of France  plays a return to Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament,  in Monaco, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

LONDON (AP) — Britain has chosen to play its Davis Cup quarterfinal series against France on grass at the Queen’s Club.

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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women’s race

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it.

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Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0

Anaheim Ducks Ryan Kesler (17) celebrates with Jakob Silfverberg (33) after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of game three NHL playoff hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Fired up for the first NHL playoff game in town in 19 years, Winnipeg Jets fans booed Corey Perry off the ice in warmups and cheered every icing call against the Anaheim Ducks.

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S. Carolina paper’s domestic killings series wins Pulitzer

This August 13, 2014, photo by St. Louis Post Dispatch photographer Robert Cohen shows Edward Crawford returning a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Missouri.  Four days earlier, unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot to death by white police officer Darren Wilson. The killing ignited riots and unrest in the St. Louis area and across the nation. Cohen and members of the St. Louis Post Dispatch photo staff are winners of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography it was announced Monday, April 20, 2015, at Columbia University in New York. (Robert Cohen, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Columbia University via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why.

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Butler scores 31, Bulls beat Bucks 91-82 to go up 2-0

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, left, and Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic, right, pull Jimmy Butler away from O.J. Mayo, as the two have words during the first half in Game 2 of the NBA basketball playoffs Monday, April 20, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jimmy Butler set a playoff career-high for the second straight game with 31 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 91-82 on Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

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