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October 20, 2014

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  • Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a lakefront home, investments in oil and real estate. Then the Nazi hunters showed up. In 1989, as the U.S. government prepared to strip him of his citizenship, Denzinger packed a pair of suitcases and fled to Germany. Denzinger later settled in this pleasant town on the Drava River, where he lives comfortably, courtesy of U.S. taxpayers.
  • Tyler Posey celebrates his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in MGM Grand.
    Tyler Posey celebrates his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan in MGM Grand
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Actor and musician Tyler Posey celebrated his 23rd birthday at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Friday night. The star of “Teen Wolf,” whose birthdate was Saturday, was joined by a group of friends.
  • Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) takes the hand off from quarterback Tony Romo (9) during the first half of an NFL game against the New York Giants, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Arlington, Texas.
    Romo, Murray carry Cowboys past Giants 31-21
    Oct. 19, 2014
    DeMarco Murray moved ahead of Jim Brown in the NFL record book. Tony Romo moved the Dallas Cowboys up and down the field for their sixth consecutive win. ...
  • Phil Lesh and Friends at Brooklyn Bowl on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in the Linq Promenade.
    Phil Lesh’s triple-header at Brooklyn Bowl in Linq Promenade
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Legendary Grateful Dead bass player Phil Lesh, as Phil Lesh and Friends, performed at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade on Friday night. The show was Night 1 of two.
  • Tinashe hosts and performs at Tao on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in the Venetian.
    Tinashe hosts her ‘Aquarius’ album release party at Tao
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Up-and-coming R&B singer Tinashe partied at Tao Beach in the Venetian on Thursday afternoon. Joined by a small group of friends, the singer soaked up the sun and enjoyed dishes from Tao.
  • One dead, one injured in ATV crash
    Oct. 19, 2014
    An ATV crash Sunday afternoon left one man dead and one woman injured.
  • Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig speaks before a baseball game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs at Miller Park Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Milwaukee. Selig's visit to Miller Park is part of his team tour, which includes stops at all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums.
    Retiring MLB commissioner Selig says he’s proudest of achieving labor peace
    Oct. 19, 2014
    To this day, it still irks Bud Selig when people write or say that he canceled the 1994 World Series. “That’s absurd,” said the commissioner of baseball. “The players were out on strike. How were we going to play?”
  • SEC is first conference to put 4 in top 5 of AP poll
    Oct. 19, 2014
    The Southeastern Conference has reached a new milestone in The Associated Press college football poll, becoming the first league to place four teams in the top five — all from the western division.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson, right, runs for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns as teammate quarterback Blake Bortles looks on during the second half of an NFL game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.
    Jaguars snap 9-game losing streak against Browns
    Oct. 19, 2014
    The Jacksonville Jaguars are winless no more. Denard Robinson ran for a career-high 127 yards and a touchdown, Jacksonville's defense came up big in the red zone, and the Jaguars snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 24-6 victory against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
  • Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, left, greets Pope Francis prior to the start of the beatification ceremony of Pope Paul VI and a mass for the closing of a two-week synod on family issues, in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.
    Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod’s end
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented.
  • Nepal closes trekking route after 38 die in storm
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Nepalese officials closed a section of a popular Himalayan trekking route Sunday after rescuers, overwhelmed with last week's snowstorms that killed at least 38 people, had to save new hikers who set out after the blizzards on the same deadly trails.
  • In this Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, photo, activists shout slogans during a rally near the USS Peleliu, where U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton is being held for allegedly killing Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude, at the Subic Bay free port, Zambales province, northern Philippines. The killing of Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender whose former name was Jeffrey, has sparked public anger in the Philippines and revived a debate over the U.S. military presence in a country seen by Washington as a major ally in Southeast Asia.
    Marine accused in Philippine killing tests U.S. ties
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. On a hulking American assault ship moored at a nearby port sits a man who might have them — a U.S. Marine authorities suspect in the brutal slaying at a cheap hotel more than a week ago.
  • U.N. says Iraq has executed 60 people this year
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Iraqi authorities have executed at least 60 people so far in 2014, a United Nations report said Sunday, expressing concern that "irreversible miscarriages of justice" were taking place in some death penalty cases.
  • This photo released by Sony Pictures Entertainment shows, from left, Shia LaBeouf as Boyd "Bible" Swan, Logan Lerman as Norman, Brad Pitt as Sgt. Don “Wardaddy” Collier, Michael Pena as Trini "Gordo" Garcia, and Jon Bernthal as Grady "Coon-Ass" Travis, in Columbia Pictures' "Fury."
    ‘Fury’ blasts ‘Gone Girl’ from top of box office
    Oct. 19, 2014
    The bloody World War II drama "Fury" blew past "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend.
  • Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student
    Oct. 19, 2014
    Authorities investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student are searching a rural area where human remains were discovered.
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