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Truex overcomes early problems to win Coca-Cola 600

May. 27, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. gave team owner Joe Gibbs another reason to celebrate at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Truex overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then broke to the front on a wild final restart and won the Coca-Cola 600 for the second time in four seasons Sunday night. It...

Sudan's leading opposition party rejects strike call

May. 26, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition party said it has refused a call by protest leaders for a two-day general strike, in a sign of divisions within the pro-democracy movement that is challenging military rule in Sudan. The opposition Umma Party said Sunday it opposes the "preparations and...

The Latest: Larson crashes, collects Dillon at Coca-Cola 600

May. 26, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local): 10:30 p.m. NASCAR All-Star race winner Kyle Larson has crashed at the Coca-Cola 600 with 84 laps left, taking out Austin Dillon. Larson was in the middle of the track when he clipped Clint Bowyer, sending his No. 42 Chevrolet ...

Riquna Williams not distracted by court case

May. 26, 2019 9:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles guard Riquna Williams is focused on the upcoming season, not her court case. "I'm just thankful to have the opportunity again, from coach (Derek) Fisher and (general manager) Penny (Toler) and the L.A. organization," she told the AP before the season opener in Las Vegas on...

Pelley says complaints to execs led to evening news ouster

May. 26, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former "CBS Evening News" anchor Scott Pelley says he lost that job because he wouldn't stop complaining to management about the hostile work environment for men and women. Pelley was forced out of the position in 2017 after six years on the job. The "60 Minutes" correspondent told CNN's...

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win

May. 26, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young and...

Man accused of defrauding comic book icon appears in court

May. 26, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A former business manager of the late comic book legend Stan Lee had his initial court appearance early Sunday in Arizona, where he was arrested after fleeing California charges of fiduciary elder abuse. Keya Morgan appeared in Maricopa County Superior Court on a charge of being a fugitive...

Wambach, Gulati elected to US Soccer Hall of Fame

May. 26, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Retired forward Abby Wambach and former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati have been chosen for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. The pair will be inducted Sept. 21 at the new hall building in Frisco, Texas. The 38-year-old Wambach scored a U.S. record 184 goals in 256...

Sumo diplomacy: Abe courts Trump with burgers, golf, more

May. 26, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — It was a day of sumo-sized diplomacy. Plenty of world leaders have tried to butter up President Donald Trump with flattery and favors. Japan's Shinzo Abe on Sunday raised the bar for all of them. First Abe treated his friend to a round of golf (with tweeted selfie). Then the prime minister...

Wiesberger wins Made in Denmark for 5th European Tour title

May. 26, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

FARSO, Denmark (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger held on to win the Made in Denmark tournament on Sunday for his fifth European Tour title. The Austrian came into the final round at the Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort with a one-shot lead over Scotland's Robert MacIntyre, and he maintained his slim margin after...