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WASHINGTON | Correction: Ailing Iranian-American detained in Iran story

WASHINGTON — In a story Nov. 15 about an Iranian-American held in Tehran, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Baquer Namazi had been diagnosed with narcolepsy. The diagnosis was epilepsy. A corrected version of the story is below: Son of Iranian-American detainee asks Tehran ‘to show mercy’ The family and attorney of an Iranian-American dual … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Correction: Ailing Iranian-American detained in Iran story

LAUSANNE, Switzerland | Former FIFA official Makudi at court for ban appeal hearing

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — From FIFA executive committee member Worawi Makudi is at the Court of Arbitration for Sport challenging his ban for forgery ahead of a Thailand soccer federation election. Makudi says he is “very confident. I didn’t do anything wrong.” The former Thai federation president is appealing against a 3 1/2-year FIFA ban that … Continue reading LAUSANNE, Switzerland | Former FIFA official Makudi at court for ban appeal hearing

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Computer system glitch halts trains to and from Amsterdam

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Almost all trains in and around Amsterdam and its busy airport have been halted by a problem with one of the rail operator’s traffic management systems, stranding thousands of passengers. The system crashed at the end of Tuesday afternoon and again later in the evening after the initial problem had been solved. … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Computer system glitch halts trains to and from Amsterdam

Smoltz calls for changes in baseball in the analytics era

Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz says baseball needs to make some changes — and fast — to make the game more watchable and more appealing to fans both young and old. Smoltz told PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke that baseball needs to deal with the way the game has changed … Continue reading Smoltz calls for changes in baseball in the analytics era

Prosecutors seek to reinstate charges in 2015 Amtrak wreck

PHILADELPHIA /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Prosecutors are set to argue that criminal charges should be reinstated against the engineer in a deadly 2015 Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania’s attorney general on Wednesday is appealing a judge’s decision to dismiss the case against Brandon Bostian. Eight people died when the Washington-to-New York train rounded a … Continue reading Prosecutors seek to reinstate charges in 2015 Amtrak wreck