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Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

This photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows the damaged workshop following an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory in Kunshan,  Jiangsu Province Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014. Dozens of people were killed Saturday by the explosion at the factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported. (AP Photo/Xinhua, Zhu Guigen) NO SALES

BEIJING (AP) — Sixty-five people were killed and dozens seriously burned Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that says it supplies General Motors, state media reported.

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Car parts plant blast in China kills 65, hurts 100

BEIJING (AP) — At least 65 people were killed Saturday by an explosion at an eastern Chinese automotive parts factory that supplies General Motors, state media reported.

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China’s Li Na pulls out of US Open because of knee

In this June 27, 2014 file photo, Li Na of China plays a return to Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic during their women's singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Li is pulling out of the U.S. Open because of a knee injury. Li says Thursday, July 31, 2014, in a posting on Facebook that she has "been struggling" with her knee since March "and it is just not where I need it to be in order to play at the highest level."(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury she said has bothered her for several months.

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French wrestler Steeve Guenot risks 2-year ban

PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot of France faces a possible two-year ban for flouting doping relegations and could miss the 2016 Games.

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Mavs sign F Ivan Johnson after year in China

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed forward Ivan Johnson after he started all five games for their summer league team.

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