Pogba doubts as Juventus face scudetto rivals Roma

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba celebrates his team's victory after the Italian Super Cup final against Lazio in Shanghai on August 8, 2015Misfiring Paul Pogba could start on the bench while new defender Alex Sandro could make his debut as Juventus travel to Roma in the first big clash of the fledgling Serie A season on Sunday. Pogba's first league outing of the campaign ended in disaster, for both the star midfielder and the Italian champions as he adjusts to life without former teammates Arturo Vidal and Andrea Pirlo. Juventus dominated throughout, failed to hit the target on nearly a dozen occasions and Pogba, who looked lost amid a new-look midfield, capped a poor performance with a ridiculously wide free-kick attempt that became a Twitter sensation for his detractors.



The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigil

Members of the WDBJ-TV7 news staff prepare for the early morning newscast at the station, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Roanoke, Va. Reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward were killed by a former colleague during a live broadcast Wednesday, while on assignment in Moneta. The balloons and flowers, at right, are addressed to Ward's fiancee, Melissa Ott, who was celebrating her last day at WDBJ on Wednesday, before moving to a station in North Carolina. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):



Japan inflation flat, household spending slips

Kimono shop staff prepare to open their store in TokyoJapanese inflation fell back to zero in July while household spending dropped again, official data showed Friday, with the disappointing data sure to stoke speculation that the central bank would unleash more stimulus. Core inflation, excluding volatile fresh food prices, was flat year-on-year, the internal affairs ministry said, as lower fuel prices and other energy costs weighed on inflation. Household spending also fell 0.2 percent in July after declining 2.0 percent in the previous month, the ministry said.



Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug

This undated image provided by Amgen Inc. shows Repatha. Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades. The Food and Drug Administration approved the drug Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, for two groups of patients who are unable to control their cholesterol with existing drugs and treatments. (Amgen Inc. via AP)WASHINGTON (AP) — Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.



Navas warns pace-setters Man City not to rest on their laurels

Manchester City's David Silva (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal with teammate Jesus Navas during their Premier League match against Leicester City at Etihad Stadium on March 4, 2015Manchester City winger Jesus Navas has warned the Premier League pace-setters not to get complacent after their blistering start to the season. Manuel Pellegrini's side have surged to the top of the table with three wins from their opening three matches and the swaggering manner of their performances suggests City are back to their best after tamely surrendering the title to Chelsea last season. With Raheem Sterling bedding in nicely after his move from Liverpool and a big-money deal for Wolfsburg's Belgium playmaker Kevin de Bruyne reportedly close to completion, City are assembling an awesome array of attacking talent that could leave rest of the top tier trailing in their wake.





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