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France edges US 3-2 in Fed Cup

United States' Madison Keys returns a ball to France's Caroline Garcia during a Fed Cup singles world group playoff tennis match Sunday, April 20, 2014, in St. Louis. Garcia won 6-4, 6-3.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Caroline Garcia is still trying to figure out her recent success.

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Nadal loses in quarterfinals in Monte Carlo

David Ferrer of Spain reacts after making a point against Rafael Nadal of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament in Monaco, Friday, April 18, 2014. Ferrer won 7-6 6-4. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal’s mastery of the Monte Carlo clay courts seems to be over.

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Tiny power plants hold promise for nuclear energy

In this photo taken on Monday, April 14, 2014, incoming Nuclear Energy Agency chief William Magwood gestures during an interview with The Associated Press, in Paris. Tiny nuclear power plants that could be far cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts could herald the future for an energy industry that has come under scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster. In the United States, Magwood hopes the modular reactors will replace outdated coal plants. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

PARIS (AP) — Small underground nuclear power plants that could be cheaper to build than their behemoth counterparts may herald the future for an energy industry under intense scrutiny since the Fukushima disaster, the incoming head of the Nuclear Energy Agency told The Associated Press.

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Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes

Cannes Film Festival general delegate Thierry Fremaux, left, and Festival President Gilles Jacob, right, pose next to the poster of the Festival, at the end of a press conference to announce this years line up in Paris, Thursday April 17, 204. A Tommy Lee Jones western and a David Cronenberg exposé on Hollywood are among the 18 films vying for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival. The festival organizers also said Thursday that two women directors and famed New Wave filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard will be in competition at the festival that runs May 14-25. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)

PARIS (AP) — David Cronenberg deconstructs Hollywood, Tommy Lee Jones goes Western, and reclusive New Wave legend Jean-Luc Godard returns in 3-D in films competing for top honors at next month’s Cannes Film Festival.

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Court rejects Red Bull appeal for Ricciardo

Red Bull technical director Adrian Newey, right, and Red Bull team principal Christian Horner, second right, attend the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Appeal Court hearing, Paris, Monday, April 14, 2014. The dispute resolution tribunal for motorsport is hearing Red Bull's case against the disqualification of Daniel Ricciardo from the Australian Grand Prix. (AP Photo/Eric Vargiolu, Pool)

PARIS (AP) — Red Bull is “disappointed” but now focused on the upcoming Chinese Grand Prix after a court on Tuesday rejected its appeal against the disqualification of driver Daniel Ricciardo at the season-opening race in Australia.

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