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After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through dragnet

...Abdeslam as the renter of a Volkswagen Polo that carried hostage-takers to the Paris...Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said the Polo "was rented by a French national living...France-Germany soccer match; three used the Polo to get to the Bataclan, where they all...
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Swimming body criticizes Olympic organizers open-air venue for diving, water polo and synchronized swimming, FINA warns...Park, which will hold the diving, water polo and synchronized swimming events. All...over the issues. They said shifting water polo and the seating reduction in the main swimming...
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When all's said and done, Berra was one of a kind day in the World Series opener. But when Brooklyn took a late 4-1 lead, Yogi told his buddies it was time to leave the Polo Grounds.Yep, Yogi said it was over. They needed to beat the late-afternoon traffic. So the man cherished for saying...
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Obama: Trio who thwarted train attack are 'best of America'

...Francois Hollande. They showed up for that hastily scheduled ceremony at the ornate Elysee Palace a little underdressed, in polo shirts and khakis.This time, Oregon National Guardsman Skarlatos and Airman 1st Class Stone were in military uniform, and...
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Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget

...complained to organizers and Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes about reduced seating in the swimming arena from 17,000 to 13,000. The water polo venue was also moved to cut costs.In the letter, former Olympic gold-medal swimmer Alexander Popov said Rio's swimming...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: State law officials pursue `sale' issue 8/9/98

...T-shirt vendors. The Skagway Outlet Store also runs a prominent ad in ``Destinations'' offering ``fifty percent off'' polos, night shirts and sweats. Gardner said his office intends to require compliance. Merchants who continue to break the law...
Today In Sports History for July 10

...Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons and Joe Cronin in succession, but the American League comes back to win the All-Star game 9-7 at the Polo Grounds.1936 - Philadelphia's Chuck Klein hits four home runs in a 9-6 10-inning victory over the Pirates at Pittsburgh's...
Today In Sports History for June 18

...20¼ points. Notre Dame finishes second with 16¾ points.1941 - Joe Louis knocks out Billy Conn in the 13th round at the Polo Grounds in New York to retain the world heavyweight title.1960 - Arnold Palmer beats amateur Jack Nicklaus by two strokes to...
Today In Sports History for July 29

...Williamsville, N.Y.1956 - Cathy Cornelius wins a playoff over Barbara McIntyre to win the U.S. Women's Open.1957 - At Polo Grounds in New York, Floyd Patterson TKOs Tommy Jackson at 1:52 of 10th round to retain heavyweight title.1979 - Amy Alcott...
Seager homers as Mariners shut down Giants

...straight home defeat. That's the longest in San Francisco history and worst since the club's 11-game skid at New York's Polo Grounds from Sept. 11-19, 1940.World Series champion San Francisco lost its fifth straight overall for its third losing...
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