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  • MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

    5 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Major League Baseball player Delmon Young was arrested after authorities say he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel. A police report says the former Baltimore Oriole and current free agent grabbed the attendant's ...

  • Photography business set up under Casey Anthony's name

    5 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A photography business has been set up in South Florida under Casey Anthony's name, and an address listed for the business belongs to a private investigator with ties to the mother acquitted of killing ...

  • Will Osweiler step in as Peyton steps out in Denver?

    5 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the biggest winners from the Super Bowl didn't even take a snap. Brock Osweiler is a free agent the Broncos probably can't afford to lose if Peyton Manning retires. And judging by how much ...

  • Feds: Army deserter who supported IS faces gun charges

    5 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Washington state Army deserter who made statements supporting fighters from the Islamic State group has been charged with illegally possessing firearms, including a machine gun. They say Daniel Seth Franey was barred from ...

  • Investigators identify Syria site of possible sarin attack

    6 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has identified the Damascus suburb of Daraya as the site of a possible sarin gas attack last year, citing blood samples provided by the Syrian government. In a ...

  • Greyhound Lines resolves alleged ADA violations

    6 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Greyhound Lines has agreed to pay $300,000 to certain bus passengers and a $75,000 civil penalty to resolve allegations that it repeatedly violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Under the terms of a consent decree filed ...

  • FAA: More registered drone operators than licensed pilots

    6 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says there are now more registered drone operators in the U.S. than there are licensed pilots. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta told a legal forum on Monday that the agency passed the milestone last ...

  • Biography of Brett Favre coming out in November

    6 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Favre, selected last weekend for the NFL Hall of Fame, will be the subject of a biography coming out in November. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced Monday that it had acquired Jeff Pearlman's "Gunslinger: The Remarkable, ...

  • Almagro defeats Montanes to reach second round in Argentina

    6 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Nicolas Almagro of Spain advanced to the second round of the clay-court Argentina Open after defeating countryman Albert Montanes 6-3, 6-3. Almagro won this tournament in 2011, but has not won an ATP singles tournament ...

  • Mountain snowpack above normal across Washington state

    6 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Mountain snowpack came in above normal in Washington state, raising hopes the normally soggy state will not repeat last year's drought conditions that helped fuel the worst wildfire season in its history, a federal agency said ...

  • Super Bowl gets 111.9 viewers, down from last year

    6 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Denver's victory over Carolina in the Super Bowl reached an average of 111.9 million viewers, a number down from the last two years. Still, it represents the third most-watched television event in U.S. history. The Super ...

  • An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

    6 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach. Repulsive as they may be, roaches have the remarkable ability to squish their bodies down to one quarter their normal ...

  • NYC man gets prison for subway hammer attacks

    6 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A mugger who hit two New York City subway riders on the head with a hammer has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson says Anthony Coward was sentenced Monday. The ...

  • At least 30 injured, several critically, in bus crash

    6 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) MADISON, Conn. (AP) — A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring at least 30 people, several of them critically, and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut. The bus, ...

  • Professor faces 5 years, likely more, for child porn

    6 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — An award-winning contemporary literature professor faces at least five years in federal prison when he's sentenced for his massive child pornography collection. But the 58-year-old could likely face more. An Erie federal judge agrees with federal prosecutors ...

  • The Latest: Gwyneth Paltrow testifies in stalking trial

    6 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man accused of stalking Gwyneth Paltrow (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Gwyneth Paltrow has taken the stand in the trial of a man accused of stalking her. The Oscar-winning ...

  • Conan O'Brien to discuss liberal arts education at Harvard

    6 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Conan O'Brien is coming to Harvard to talk about the value of a liberal arts education. The late night TV host will visit the Cambridge campus on Friday for a conversation about arts and education with university ...

  • Residents displaced by gas leak get more time to return

    6 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California Gas Co. has agreed to give Los Angeles residents displaced by a massive gas leak much more time to return to their homes once the well is plugged. The utility and city attorney on ...

  • Johns Hopkins approved for HIV-positive organ transplants

    6 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins Medicine has recently received approval to perform organ transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients. The hospital announced in a news release Monday that it plans to perform the nation's first kidney transplant between an HIV-positive ...

  • Remaining occupiers release defiant videos mocking FBI

    6 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The last four occupiers of an Oregon wildlife refuge have posted a series of defiant videos in which one of them calls FBI agents losers, shows defensive barricades they have erected and takes a joyride in ...

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