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NHL concussion lawsuit plaintiffs want Bettman to testify

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The former players suing the NHL over concussion-related problems have accused the league of blocking access to Commissioner Gary Bettman for testimony in the case.

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Alonso has “zero concerns” ahead of Malaysian GP return

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain shows a thumbs-up as he arrives at the paddock of Sepang International Circuit ahead of the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Alonso arrived in Malaysia having skipped the Australian race as a precaution due to the lingering effects of an accident in preseason testing. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he has “zero doubts and zero concerns” about returning to the car at this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix after the preseason testing crash that ruled him out of the Formula One season opener.

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Alonso has “zero concerns” ahead of Malaysian GP return

McLaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain shows a thumbs-up as he arrives at the paddock of Sepang International Circuit ahead of the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Alonso arrived in Malaysia having skipped the Australian race as a precaution due to the lingering effects of an accident in preseason testing. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — McLaren driver Fernando Alonso says he has “zero doubts and zero concerns” about returning to the car at this weekend’s Malaysian Grand Prix after the preseason testing crash that ruled him out of the Formula One season opener.

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Judge lets ex-NHL player lawsuit over concussions continue

Vancouver Canucks' Derek Dorsett (51) flies over Winnipeg Jets' Lee Stempniak (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jonathan Hayward)

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The NHL’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit brought by former players over concussion-related injuries has been largely rejected by a federal judge, allowing the claims to move forward.

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Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery

In this Nov. 27, 2014 file photo, director Angelina Jolie poses for photographers during a photo call for her film "Unbroken" in Berlin, Germany. Jolie announced in an op-ed in The New York Times on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, that she had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to prevent cancer. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

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