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Rowsell gets England gold at Commonwealth Games

England's Joanna Rowsell, center, celebrates with her gold medal, Australia's Annette Edmonson, left, with her silver and Australia's Amy Cure, right, with her bronze medal after their women's 3000m Individual pursuit at the Velodrome in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday July 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Track cyclist Joanna Rowsell helped England break New Zealand and Australian domination of the individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games on Friday.

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Rule change: Blood and bumps at Commonwealth Games

Michael Conlan of Northern Ireland, left, fights Matthew Martin from Nauru during their men's bantam weight (56kg) boxing bout at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland, Friday, July, 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — It was the first bout of the boxing competition at the Commonwealth Games. Within minutes, Mathew Martin of Nauru had a large lump on his head from a punch. Northern Ireland’s Michael Conlan, who won unanimously on points, had blood streaming down his face.

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FIFA fines Argentina for protest banner

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has reprimanded the Argentine soccer association and fined it $33,000 after its players were pictured with a political banner before a World Cup warmup match.

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Stage 19 for sprinters has begun on Tour de France

BERGERAC, France (AP) — Lithuania’s Ramunas Navardauskas has won the 19th Stage of the Tour de France in a breakaway in a downpour into the town of Bergerac.

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Scientists make love, war weapons in ‘Manhattan’

This photo released by WGN America shows, John Benjamin Hickey as Frank Winter, in a scene from the TV series, "Manhattan." The show debuts 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, Sunday, July 27, 2014, on cable channel WGN America. The drama is set in a makeshift, desolate New Mexico desert community, one of several that sprang up as part of the Manhattan Project aiming to beat Nazi Germany to the bomb. (AP Photo/WGN America, Greg Peters)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Writer-producer Sam Shaw was grappling with how to craft a TV drama about the war on terror and the price it exacts from those who keep its secrets.

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