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PawSox owners say they’d consider buying land for ballpark

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The new Pawtucket Red Sox owners say they’d consider buying the state land where they want to build a new ballpark in downtown Providence.

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Dongfeng bounces back from broken mast in Volvo Ocean Race

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — Dongfeng Race Team, the Chinese-backed crew whose hopes of victory in the Volvo Ocean Race were rocked when they had to quit the fifth leg because of a broken mast, have bounced back by taking the lead Sunday in the next 5,010-nautical mile stage from Brazil to the U.S.

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Correspondents’ dinner mixes up big names in media, politics

Tea Leoni, left, and Madeleine Albright attend the 2015 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Washington. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national “Nerd Prom.”

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Memphis guard Mike Conley leaves with facial injury

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley, right, shoots against Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez during the first half of Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Memphis guard Mike Conley left Saturday night’s Game 3 of the opening-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers with a facial injury.

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27 charged in Florida marriage fraud for immigrants

MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged 27 people in South Florida with taking part in a marriage fraud ring aimed at bringing immigrants into the U.S. illegally.

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