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A US federal judge on Thursday overturned a four-game suspension imposed on New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady by the National Football League for his alleged role in the "Deflate-gate" controversy. The ruling, which NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell promptly vowed to appeal, was a stunning legal victory for Brady, one of the sport's biggest names, who had repeatedly denied any wrongdoing in connection with the intentional deflating of footballs before a January playoff game. It came exactly a week before the Patriots -- the defending Super Bowl champions -- kick off the 2015-16 season on September 10, hosting the Pittsburgh Steelers in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The first television ad designed to bolster Republican Scott Walker's sagging presidential campaign highlights his 2011 struggle with public sector unions, the clash that made him known across the country.