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Tour de France at a glance

NANCY, France (AP) — A brief look at the seventh stage of the Tour de France on Friday:

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Nibali starts Stage 7 with 2-second lead

Italy's Vincenzo Nibali, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, rides in the pack during the seventh stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 234.5 kilometers (145.7 miles) with start in Epernay and finish in Nancy, France, Friday, July 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

NANCY, France (AP) — Matteo Trentin of Italy won Friday’s seventh stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish, after a group crash and a hilly final section split the pack.

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With Froome out, Tour de France heads to Champagne

Germany's Andre Greipel crosses the finish line to win the sixth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 194 kilometers (120.5 miles) with start in Arras and finish in Reims, France, Thursday, July 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

REIMS, France (AP) — Andre Greipel of Germany won the sixth stage of the Tour de France in a sprint as the pack entered Champagne country, and Vincenzo Nibali of Italy retained the yellow jersey on Thursday.

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‘Calm’ Kardashian joins Emma Watson at Valentino

Kim Kardashian and fashion designer Valentino pose for photographers prior to the presentation of the Valentino Fall Winter 2014-15 Haute Couture fashion collection designed by Italian creative directors Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, in Paris, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

PARIS (AP) — She says her life is a lot calmer since she married fashionista-rapper Kanye West. And she prefers to stay at home with her baby.

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Tour riders brace for rain, cobblestones

Britain's Christopher Froome gets into his team car as he abandons the race following a third consecutive crash in two days during the fifth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 155 kilometers (96.3 miles) with start in Ypres, Belgium, and finish in Arenberg, France, Wednesday, July 9, 2014. The stage initially contained nine sectors of cobblestone roads dreaded by the majority of the riders in the pack especially under wet conditions, the organization decided to cancel two of the nine stretches because of the weather. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

ARENBERG, France (AP) — Reigning champion Chris Froome crashed twice and quit the Tour de France on Wednesday during a chaotic, nerve-jangling, filthy fifth stage full of spills.

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