Force notches 140th NHRA win In Norwalk, Ohio, John Force raced to his 140th career victory, beating Ron Capps in the Funny Car final in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Antron Brown won in Top Fuel, Erica Enders-Stevens in Pro Stock and Andrew Hines in Pro Stock. BASKETBALL US takes U17 title In Pilsen, Czech Republic, Lauren Cox scored 20 points and blocked eight shots to help the United States beat Spain 77-75 in the womens under-17 world championship game. NBA news Free-agent point guard Jordan Farmar agreed to take the Clippers bi-annual exception of two years for $4.2 million. Boris Diaw tweeted that he agreed to terms on a new contract with San Antonio, and a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press that its a three-year contract worth $22 million. BEACH VOLLEYBALL Walsh Jennings ties wins record Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings tied the womens record for beach volleyball tournament victories in the United States with 69, teaming with April Ross to win the AVP Milwaukee Open. FOOTBALL Buckeye arrested on cocaine charge Lorain, Ohio, police say Ohio State University football player Tracy Sprinkle has been arrested on charges of cocaine possession, rioting and failure to disperse after a bar fight in northeast Ohio.
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More >> Updated: Saturday, July 5 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-05 23:29:06 GMT Four people have been confirmed dead and at least a dozen injured in a Florida boat collision, authorities said Saturday. More >> Three boats collided near a Miami marina around the end of a fireworks display, killing four and injuring a dozen others in a chaotic scene that left bodies and survivors tossed overboard. More >> Updated: Sunday, July 6 2014 6:45 AM EDT2014-07-06 10:45:45 GMT When the National Security Agency intercepted the online accounts of legally targeted foreigners over a four-year period it also collected the conversations of nine times as many ordinary Internet users, both… More >> When the U.S. National Security Agency intercepted the online accounts of legally targeted foreigners over a four-year period it also collected the conversations of nine times as many ordinary Internet users, both… More >> Saturday, July 5 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-06 00:39:38 GMT (Source: Winnsboro Police Department) Winnsboro police are searching for a man they believe to be responsible for the death of a 34-year-old woman. Jennifer Monique Stone was pronounced dead early Friday morning outside of a home on South More >> Winnsboro police are searching for a man they believe to be responsible for the death of a 34-year-old woman. More >> COLUMBIA, SC (WIS/AP) – Following a medical delay, jurors in the Jonathan Pinson trial were unable to come up with a verdict.
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By Thursday, it had dipped to $104 a barrel, a sixth-straight daily drop. Still, global markets remain jittery about what the future could hold should Iraq’s sectarian and regional tensions worsen. Read More SocGen: Iraq supply shock may send Brent to $150 The insurgency is not expected to reach Iraq’s main oil producing fields in the south and in Kurdish-controlled areas in the north any time soon, but in the long term “infrastructure, as well as producing assets, will be a tempting target if the ISIS offensive moves into higher gear,” wrote Raad Alkadiri, managing director at IHS Energy, a London-based consulting firm, in an analysis emailed to USA TODAY. More from USAToday: Rise in part-time workers worries some experts Any new supply outages could push global oil prices higherperhaps towards $120 a barrel, wrote Alkadiri. The situation in Iraq has global leaders worried because the countryalong with the USAwas expected to be one of the major growth areas for oil production, as global demand increases in an already tight market with little spare capacity, say analysts. “If Iraq can’t deliver on that then the market looks a lot tighter,” said Mallinson.
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