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Santa’s red and white football club promoted

HELSINKI (AP) — Christmas came early for Santa’s football club.

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They did. They do. Clooney/Alamuddin wedding No. 2

George Clooney, flanked by his wife Amal Alamuddin, arrives at the city hall for their civil marriage ceremony in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi.

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PSG hosts Barcelona, Ajax goes to APOEL

Barcelona's Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, left, celebrates scoring his side's sixth goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between F.C. Barcelona and Granada C.F. at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain has two problems ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Barcelona: figuring out how to find its own form again and how to unlock an opposing defense that has yet to concede a goal this season.

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West Ham player fined for assaulting policeman

SOUTHEND, England (AP) — West Ham defender James Tomkins has been ordered to pay more than $12,000 for assaulting a police officer.

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Billy Hayes of ‘Midnight Express’ turns to stage

In this undated image released by JT PR, Billy Hayes, who spent five, brutal years behind bars after trying to smuggle hashish onto a plane in Istanbul, rehearses for his one-man show ,"Rising the Midnight Express with Billy Hayes." Hayes, now 67, has turned his ordeal, which was the basis of the 1978 film "Midnight Express," into a 70-minute stage show which comes to the Barrow Street Theatre in New York following a run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. (AP Photo/JT PR, Carol Rosegg)

NEW YORK (AP) — The other day, Billy Hayes was rehearsing a scene from his one-man show when he was interrupted by the director.

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