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  • Germany's Nico Rosberg looked forward to 'kick-starting' his season after seizing Mercedes's second successive pole position in qualifying for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.

     

  • Japan won approval from participating countries to join talks on a U.S.-led Asia Pacific free trade agreement, central to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plans to open the economy to more competition and revive growth.

     

  • Germany's Nico Rosberg took Mercedes' second successive pole position in qualifying for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.

     

  • Lewis Hamilton's hopes of a second successive pole position disappeared on Saturday when he was handed a five-place penalty on the Bahrain Grand Prix starting grid for an unscheduled gearbox change.

     

  • Fernando Alonso sent his Ferrari into a spin but still emerged on top in final practice for the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday.

     

  • Australian soccer authorities will ask CONCACAF for a formal briefing as to the fate of over $400,000 earmarked for a stadium in Trinidad but which is alleged to have been misappropriated by the regional body's former president, Jack Warner.

     

  • CONCACAF's Integrity Committee delivered an 113-page report into the activities of former president Jack Warner and ex-general secretary Chuck Blazer based on examination of over 5,000 documents and interviews with 38 individuals.

     

  • Two Arizona border agents were convicted on Friday of violating the civil rights of four suspected drug smugglers by making them eat marijuana, burning their shoes and sweatshirts, then forcing them to flee barefoot into the desert on a chilly autumn night.

     

  • Former CONCACAF leaders Jack Warner and Chuck Blazer could face a fresh investigation and possible sanctions from FIFA after a report alleged "fraudulent" activities by the officials.

     

  • The genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was mired in uncertainty on Friday as judges squabbled over who should hear the case following an order to annul nearly 18 months of proceedings.

     

  • A major bill to shake up competition in the Mexican phone and television markets, dominated by Carlos Slim and broadcaster Televisa, was approved by the Senate on Friday with changes that could affect the broader regulatory landscape.

     

  • An already contentious immigration bill became the lightning rod for more controversy on Friday when a senior Republican U.S. senator linked the measure to the Boston Marathon bombings and the hunt for the two ethnic Chechen suspects.

     

  • United States Soccer Federation (USSF) president Sunil Gulati was elected to FIFA's executive committee by CONCACAF on Friday, defeating Mexico's Justino Compean by one vote.

     

  • CONCACAF's former leaders Jack Warner and Chuck Blazer were slammed as "fraudulent in their management" of the soccer confederation's affairs by the head of the regional body's Integrity Committee on Friday.

     

  • An already contentious immigration bill became the lightning rod for more controversy on Friday when a senior Republican U.S. senator linked the measure to the hunt in Massachusetts for a suspected Boston Marathon bomber.

     

  • The genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was mired in uncertainty on Friday as judges squabbled over who should hear the case following an order to annul nearly a year-and-a-half of proceedings.

     

  • CONCACAF's former leaders Jack Warner and Chuck Blazer were slammed as "fraudulent in their management" of the soccer confederation's affairs by the head of the regional body's Integrity Committee on Friday.

     

  • CONCACAF's former leaders Jack Warner and Chuck Blazer were "fraudulent in their management" of the confederation's affairs, the head of the body's Integrity Committee told its congress on Friday.

     

  • BP is reviewing its biggest new oil project in the Gulf of Mexico, due to rising development costs across the industry, and could delay the $10 billion scheme.

     

  • Eleven countries negotiating a free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region will continue talks on Saturday on Japan's bid to join the negotiations and related issues, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Trade Representative's office said.

     

  • Formula One 'Iceman' Kimi Raikkonen lapped fastest for Lotus in the Bahrain desert heat on Friday after Ferrari had set the early practice pace.

     

  • Formula One 'Iceman' Kimi Raikkonen lapped fastest for Lotus in the Bahrain desert heat on Friday after Ferrari had set the early practice pace.

     

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