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Berdych moves into Monte Carlo Masters final

Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic plays a return to Gael Monfils of France, during their semifinal match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament, in Monaco, Saturday, April 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

MONACO (AP) — Sixth-seeded Tomas Berdych overwhelmed Gael Monfis 6-1, 6-4 Saturday to reach the final of the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time.

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5 things from former Bush press secretary Perino’s book

In this Jan. 16. 2009, file photo, then-White House press secretary Dana Perino says goodbye to reporters during her final appearance in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington. Perino, President George W. Bush's spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice. Perino is the only Republican woman ever to serve as White House press secretary and is now a co-cost of "The Five" on Fox News Channel. Here are five tidbits from "And the Good News Is ...: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side," which goes on sale Tuesday.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dana Perino, President George W. Bush’s spokeswoman at the end of his presidency, is out with a book that is part memoir, part career advice. Perino is the only Republican woman ever to serve as White House press secretary and is now a co-cost of “The Five” on Fox News Channel.

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Semenya wins national 800 title, targeting world champs

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — With a new coach, a new hairstyle and a new, trimmer physique, Caster Semenya reclaimed the South African 800-meter title Saturday and said she’s injury-free and looking to qualify for her first world championships in four years.

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Kiradech lets big lead slip to 2 shots in Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International on Saturday, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes with a double bogey-bogey on this final two holes.

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Robin Williams the posthumous star of ‘3 Still Standing’

This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows actor Robin Williams  in Los Angeles. Williams and Durst are highlighted in "3 Still Standing," a new documentary featured later in April 2015 at Toronto’s Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival. The film marks one of Williams’ final appearances on screen. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

TORONTO (AP) — Before the late Robin Williams enthralled television audiences on “Mork and Mindy,” he already was a star on the 1970s stand-up comedy circuit — and by the ’80s was a leading light for a new stand-up generation.

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