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Pakistan closes in on victory after spinners reduce Australia to 59-4 in 1st test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling on 59-4 Saturday at stumps on the fourth ...

Number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar since violence broke out in 2012 tops 100,000

By Robin McDowell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS YANGON, Myanmar - A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from ...

Unpaid volunteers worth millions to Olympic Games and Rio de Janeiro 2016 organizers

By Stephen Wade THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio needs 70,000 unpaid volunteers for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, and Brazilian ...

Shiffrin shares victory with Fenninger in season-opening World Cup race for 1st career GS win

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria - Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this ...

Pakistan closes in on victory after spinners reduce Australia to 59-4 in 1st test

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Pakistan's inexperienced spinners left Australia struggling on 59-4 Saturday at stumps on the fourth ...

Shiffrin shares victory with Fenninger in season-opening World Cup race for 1st career GS win

By Eric Willemsen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria - Mikaela Shiffrin wasted no time fulfilling her ambition to start winning giant slaloms this ...

Shakib claims 6-59 to dismiss Zimbabwe for 240 in 1st test; Bangladesh 27-1 at stumps

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh - Shakib Al Hasan claimed 6-59 to spin Bangladesh into a strong position against Zimbabwe on the ...

Shiffrin shares victory with Fenninger in season-opening World Cup race for 1st career GS win

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SOELDEN, Austria - Mikaela Shiffrin and Anna Fenninger shared victory in the season-opening women's World Cup giant slalom on ...

Pakistan sets Australia target of 438 in 1st test as Younis becomes leading centurymaker

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Younis Khan smashed centuries in each innings and Ahmed Shehzad hit a brilliant 131 ...

Shehzad century swells Pakistan lead to 382 in 1st test against Australia

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Pakistan took firm control of the first test on Saturday with Ahmed Shehzad striking ...

Number of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar since violence broke out in 2012 tops 100,000

By Robin McDowell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS YANGON, Myanmar - A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from ...

Shakib claims 6-59 to dismiss Zimbabwe for 240 on 1st day of 1st test vs Bangladesh

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DHAKA, Bangladesh - Shakib Al Hasan claimed 6-59 to help Bangladesh dismiss Zimbabwe for 240 on the first day ...

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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

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