Posts Tagged Western Europe

Volvo ocean race heading for thrilling leg finish in Newport

ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — After two weeks and nearly 4,000 nautical miles of sailing, the Volvo Ocean Race fleet was still locked together on Sunday with any of the six boats in with a chance of winning the sixth leg to Newport, Rhode Island.

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Austria, Slovakia open ice hockey worlds with shootout wins

Austria's goalkeeper Bernhard Starkbaum lies on the ice during the Hockey World Championships Group A match against Switzerland in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, May 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

PRAGUE (AP) — The United States made it two wins in two games by edging Norway 2-1 at the ice hockey world championship, and host the Czech Republic rebounded from a loss to Sweden with a 4-2 victory over Latvia on Saturday.

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Palace says Duchess of Cambridge in hospital for birth

Britain's Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge and their newborn baby princess, pose for the media as they leave St. Mary's Hospital's exclusive Lindo Wing, London, Saturday, May 2, 2015.  Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to a baby girl on Saturday morning.   (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — From Prince Charles to royal fans to most of those who put down a bet, millions in Britain were hoping for a girl.

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Federer advances to Istanbul Open final

Roger Federer of Switzerland plays a semi-final tennis match against Diego Schwartzman of Argentina during the Istanbul Open tennis tournament at Garanti Koza Arena in Istanbul, Turkey, Saturday, May 2, 2015. Federer went on to win the match 2-6, 6-2, 7-5. The first ever ATP World Tour event in Turkey is being played on clay from April 27, to May 3, 2015. (AP Photo)

ISTANBUL (AP) — Top-seeded Roger Federer rallied past Diego Schwarzman 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 to reach the Istanbul Open final after a near two-hour match on Saturday.

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Germany: Couple suspected in attack plan had extremist video

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they found violent Islamic extremist videos on a computer belong to a couple suspected of preparing an attack on a cycling race.

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