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Adelaide Crows’ AFL coach murdered in home, son arrested

ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Players and team officials in the Australian Football League were in shock Friday after Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh was stabbed to death in a domestic dispute at his home. His 26-year-old son was arrested and later charged with murder.

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US-Germany semifinal features world’s top goalkeepers

Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer, left, catches a shot as France's Gaetane Thiney moves in during the second-half of a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

MONTREAL (AP) — The Women’s World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.

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Search ends for yachtsman missing in French Polynesia dive

In this Oct.31, 2003 file picture Philippe Monnet of France , left, and  Laurent Bourgnon of Switzerland are  pictured in  Le Havre,  France. Leading Swiss yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon was reported missing by authorities in French Polynesia on Thursday June 25, 2015 after a diving accident. The Papeete rescue center in Tahiti said Bourgnon, who twice won the prestigious Route du Rhum trans-Atlantic sailing race, was diving on his own.  (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP,file)

PARIS (AP) — Maritime crews in French Polynesia have called off the search for Swiss yachtsman Laurent Bourgnon Sunday.

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