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November 21, 2014

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  • Cosby shows in Vegas and Reno canceled, postponed

    2 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials at the Treasure Island hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip say they and Bill Cosby have mutually agreed to cancel the comedian's upcoming performance amid a growing number of sexual assault allegations. The cancellation was ...

  • No. 3 Notre Dame tops Chattanooga 88-53

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points to lead No. 3 Notre Dame to an 88-53 win over Chattanooga. The Mocs (2-2) played the Irish close early, leading 16-13 with 11:50 to play in the first half. ...

  • Obama touts immigration plan at Vegas high school

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Barack Obama has returned to Las Vegas to highlight a plan that would spare millions of immigrants from deportation and urge Congress to pass more complete reforms. The president's nationally televised address Friday took place ...

  • Obama to Ferguson: 'Keep protests peaceful'

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama says his message to Ferguson, Missouri, as it awaits a grand jury's decision in this summer's fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man is to keep protests peaceful. Obama says everyone has ...

  • Audit: Ill NYC inmates leaving jail need more care

    24 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — An audit has found officials could do a better job of following up with seriously mentally ill inmates leaving New York City jails. Comptroller Scott Stringer said Friday health officials didn't follow up with 11 percent ...

  • UN chief: Ebola cases in Mali a 'deep concern'

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Nations chief warned Friday that Ebola may be easing in part of West Africa but is still hitting hard in other areas and outpacing the international response. "If we continue to accelerate our response we ...

  • Wolf travels hundreds of miles to northern Arizona

    27 minutes ago

    (AP) FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Wildlife officials have confirmed the first gray wolf in northern Arizona in more than 70 years. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Jeff Humphrey said Friday that analysis of the animal's scat shows it's from the ...

  • Sparano savors 1st win with Raiders

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Tony Sparano gathered the Oakland Raiders in a victorious locker room and praised them for sticking together through a 16-game losing streak. Left tackle Donald Penn then presented Oakland's interim coach with a game ball that ...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — President Barack Obama. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" —Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Robert Menendez, D-N.J.; former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani; Anthony Gray, attorney ...

  • Seton Hall holds on for 68-60 win over Nevada

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Sterling Gibbs scored 15 points and Brandon Mobley had 12 as Seton Hall held on for a 68-60 victory over Nevada in the opening game at the eight-team Paradise Jam on Friday. Seton ...

  • Vegas police: Man held after stabbing, standoff

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Authorities say a woman is hospitalized with stab wounds and a man is in custody after initially refusing to leave a downtown Las Vegas home following an apparent domestic dispute. Las Vegas police Officer Laura Meltzer ...

  • Investigators may have recovered lost IRS emails

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers and congressional aides say federal investigators have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over Internal Revenue Service treatment of tea party groups. A spokesman for Republicans ...

  • FBI sends nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has sent nearly 100 additional agents to Ferguson, Missouri, to help law enforcement there as officials prepare for possible unrest ahead of a grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting. A U.S. official said ...

  • 6 wounded in shooting near Pittsburgh

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) — A shooting early Friday at a building outside Pittsburgh that police described as a speakeasy left six people wounded, and investigators were searching for a shooter or shooters. All the victims were men in their early ...

  • AP-BKC--Seton Hall-Nevada Box

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SETON HALL (2-0) Mobley 5-14 1-1 12, Gibbs 5-11 3-5 15, Whitehead 3-8 1-3 8, Sina 1-4 2-2 5, Delgado 2-7 2-6 6, Carrington 5-10 0-2 11, Karlis 0-1 2-2 2, Rodriguez 1-1 2-2 4, Anthony 1-1 3-4 5, Manga ...

  • BC-BKC--Seton Hall-Nevada Box

    1 hour, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SETON HALL (2-0) Mobley 5-14 1-1 12, Gibbs 5-11 3-5 15, Whitehead 3-8 1-3 8, Sina 1-4 2-2 5, Delgado 2-7 2-6 6, Carrington 5-10 0-2 11, Karlis 0-1 2-2 2, Rodriguez 1-1 2-2 4, Anthony 1-1 3-4 5, Manga ...

  • More Cosby shows canceled as women allege rape

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Performances by Bill Cosby in Nevada, Illinois, Arizona, South Carolina and Washington State have been canceled as more women come forward accusing the entertainer of sexually assaulting them many years ago. The director of The Broadway ...

  • AP Top Strange News At 6:19 p.m. EST

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Lost New Mexico kitten ends up in Maine Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park Giraffes on a plane? Most Wanted list released Oregon festival's giant nutcracker: 41 feet Thai leader pats reporter on head, tugs his ear Judge ...

  • Seagull with dart through neck spotted at park

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — A seagull with a dart through its neck is surviving at a park in the agricultural city of Wenatchee, in north central Washington state. The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society has been receiving calls about the bird ...

  • Ex-Virgin Islands official convicted of corruption

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE AMALIE, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — A federal jury has found the former executive director of the U.S. Virgin Islands' legislature guilty of accepting bribes and of extortion. Louis Willis was accused of accepting bribes including $13,000 in cash ...

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