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Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Plaintiff, British cave expert Vernon Unsworth, right, arrives at U.S. District Court Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, in Los Angeles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is going on trial for his troublesome tweets in a case pitting the billionaire against the British diver he allegedly dubbed a pedophile. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Chicago teachers strike ends after 11 days without school

Chicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey holds a press conference during a rally outside the James R. Thompson Center on Thursday in Chicago.

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Chicago teachers strike ends after 11 days without school

Members of the Chicago Teachers Union rally in downtown Chicago on Thursday.

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Marches and strikes rattle Catalonia amid separatist anger

A protester uses a slingshot during clashes with police Friday in Barcelona, Spain. The Catalan regional capital endured a fifth night of protests over the conviction of nine Catalan independence leaders.

Sports

Bears join Raiders in London 2 days before game

Chicago Bears’ outside linebacker Khalil Mack takes part in a training session at the Allianz Park stadium in London on Friday.

NATIONAL / WORLD

Iranian female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2011 file photo, supporters of Iranian soccer team Esteghlal, hold flags of their favorite team, at the Azadi (Freedom) stadium, in Tehran, Iran. Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after setting herself on fire outside a court after learning she may have to serve a six-month sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium where women are banned, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. The 30-year-old was known as the "Blue Girl" on social media for the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team, Esteghlal. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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Iranian female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, Iranian women cheer as they wave their country's flag after authorities in a rare move allowed a select group of women into Azadi stadium to watch a friendly soccer match between Iran and Bolivia, in Tehran, Iran. Sahar Khodayari, an Iranian female soccer fan died after setting herself on fire outside a court after learning she may have to serve a six-month sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium where women are banned, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. The 30-year-old was known as the "Blue Girl" on social media for the colors of her favorite Iranian soccer team, Esteghlal. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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US Soccer, team talks break down; likely head to jury trial

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Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

In this Aug. 4, 2019 photo Annette Gibson Strong places candles at a makeshift memorial for the slain and wounded at the scene of a mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio. Annette Gibson Strong started placing candles at a makeshift memorial the day of the shooting on Sunday. Strong says she’s continued to care for the memorial near Ned Peppers Bar in Dayton. It was outside the bar that Dayton police shot and killed the shooter as he approached the bar’s entrance. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

Friends and family mourn Derrick Fudge on Saturday at a church in Springfield, Ohio. Fudge, 57, was the oldest of nine who were killed when a gunman opened fire outside a bar early Sunday in Dayton, Ohio.

TRI-STATE

Thomas crashes again as heat wave engulfs Tour de France

Australia’s Caleb Ewan (center) celebrates as crosses the finish line with Slovakia’s Peter Sagan to win the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 73 miles with start and finish in Nimes, France, on Tuesday.

TRI-STATE

Florida expert captures elusive alligator at Chicago lagoon

Police say an expert from Florida has captured an elusive alligator in a Chicago public lagoon. The reptile, nicknamed "Chance the Snapper," was first spotted last week and photos soon started showing up online. Investigators don't know why the animal, which is at least 4 feet long, was on the loose in Chicago.

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Our opinion: Pay equity bigger challenge than chants

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Players hope World Cup successes turn into greater support

Fans celebrate after the United States scored a goal in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer final against the Netherlands on Sunday in Kansas City, Mo. The United States won, 2-0.

TRI-STATE

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

United States' Megan Rapinoe (left) talks to United States' Julie Ertz (center) and United States' Crystal Dunn during the Women's World Cup final soccer match between the United States and the Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. The United States won, 2-0.

TRI-STATE

US looks to complete its French summer with a final win

The United States’ Jessica McDonald (left) and Kelley O’Hara celebrate after beating England in the semifinals of the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday in Lyon, France. The U.S. plays Netherlands in today’s final.

TRI-STATE

Lindsey Horan hopes World Cup successes boost NWSL

United States’ Lindsey Horan (left) jumps for a header with England’s Rachel Daly during the Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France on Tuesday.

TRI-STATE

Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England

United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher saves a penalty shot taken by England’s Steph Houghton during the Women’s World Cup semifinal on Tuesday in Lyon, France.

Sports

Rapinoe says she's a proud American, addresses the critics

TRI-STATE

Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England

United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher saves a penalty shot taken by England's Steph Houghton during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

TRI-STATE

Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England

Team mates hug United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher after she saved a penalty shot taken by England's Steph Houghton during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

United States' Alex Morgan, right, celebrates after scoring her side's second goal next to England's Demi Stokes during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

England's Ellen White celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

TRI-STATE

Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

A United States's fan holds a birthday wish banner for United States' Alex Morgan before the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

TRI-STATE

Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

United States’ Alex Morgan celebrates after scoring her side’s second goal during the Women’s World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, on Tuesday. The United States won, 2-1.

TRI-STATE

England looks to overcome 'ruthless' US in World Cup semis

The United States’ Megan Rapinoe (right) celebrates with teammate Becky Sauerbrunn after their win during the Women’s World Cup quarterfinal soccer match against France at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday. The U.S. plays England in the semifinals today.

TRI-STATE

England looks to overcome 'ruthless' US in World Cup semis

England's Ellen White, left, celebrates with teammates Karen Bardsley, center, and Steph Houghton, right, during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between Norway and England at the Oceane stadium in Le Havre, France, Thursday, June 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

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Rapinoe has 2 goals and US knocks France out 2-1

The United States’ Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring her side’s second goal during the Women’s World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at the Parc des Princes in Paris on Friday.


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