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  • Judge's NFL bashing skips judgment of Brady in 'Deflategate'

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The root question of the "Deflategate" scandal might be following New England quarterback Tom Brady for a while, regardless of a judge's ruling in his favor. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman freed Brady from his four-game ...

  • Business Highlights

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    (AP) ___ US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues ...

  • Experts: Unlikely German sailor fell ill in Rio's water

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    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Medical experts and scientists said Friday it's unlikely that a German sailor with a bacterial skin infection that's resistant to antibiotics contracted the illness in polluted Olympic waters. Sailor Erik Heil fell ill after competing ...

  • Eagles trade Barkley to Cardinals, clear spot for Tebow

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    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable. The Philadelphia Eagles traded Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, clearing a roster spot for Tebow after he won a preseason competition for the No. 3 quarterback job. Arizona sent ...

  • Trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Lopez nears end

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    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The more-than-yearlong trial of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was nearing an end Friday as the imprisoned politician prepared to give his final remarks in a closed courtroom. The hearing was delayed for hours as the ...

  • US deports Salvadoran man wanted in prosecutor's slaying

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities say they have deported a Salvadoran gang member wanted in his country in the slaying of a government prosecutor. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 21-year-old Javier Arnoldo Ceron Gomez was flown from Mesa, ...

  • The next Rousey?: VanZant dreams, but knows work comes first

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paige VanZant admires the glitter of Ronda Rousey's championship belt and the glamour of her Hollywood career. In and out of the cage, the world's most prominent mixed martial artist is both a hero and a ...

  • Lawsuit: Montana dam transfer to tribes is security risk

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    (AP) HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A lawsuit seeking to block the transfer of a Montana dam to two Native American tribes makes the unusual assertion that the transfer could lead the Turkish government to seek raw nuclear materials on U.S. soil ...

  • Man arrested after gunshot-like sounds sent back to prison

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    (AP) PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A man initially suspected of gunshots near a Mississippi military base is returning to prison. Jackson County Circuit Judge Robert Krebs on Friday revoked the probation of Alfred Baria Sr., 62, sentencing him to two years' ...

  • Energy company Emera plans to buy Teco Energy for $6.48B

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian energy and services company Emera says it will buy Teco Energy, an electric and gas utility that does business in Florida and New Mexico, for about $6.48 billion. Emera says it will pay $27.55 per ...

  • Scientists to measure ash stirred from 1912 Alaska eruption

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    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Volcano Observatory is sending scientists to Kodiak Island to set up equipment that can monitor a century-old hazard: volcanic ash from the Novarupta-Katmai (noh-vah-RUP'-tah KAT'-meye) eruption in 1912. The eruption was the largest in ...

  • Pastor believes Tahoe church vandalism based on Satanism

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    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — The minister of one of several churches hit by a string of vandalism at Lake Tahoe says they appear to be satanic attacks by an individual who is "very angry with Jesus." The Rev. Jeffrey Ogden, ...

  • Bears spotted in and around Denver searching for food

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    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Officials say bear sightings are on the rise in the Denver area as the animals struggle to find food in preparation for their winter hibernation. Jennifer Churchill, a spokeswoman for Colorado Parks and Wildlife, says a combination ...

  • Sandoval wants Education Savings Account suit fast-tracked

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    (AP) CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval is asking Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt to try fast-tracking a lawsuit over the state's broad new Education Savings Account program. The Republican governor made the request Friday, saying the more than ...

  • Chicago's Northerly Island, formerly an airport, now a park

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    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — What was once an airport on Chicago's lakefront is now a park featuring nature trails, rolling hills, migratory birds and native plantings. The 40-acre expanse of green space officially opened Friday on the southern half of Northerly ...

  • Gap and Vince are big market movers

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Vince Holding Corp., down $4.03 to $5.24 The high-end clothing company reported worse-than-expected fiscal second-quarter results ...

  • College initiative aims to keep oil workers in North Dakota

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    (AP) FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Newly hired North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott was touring the state's booming oil patch when the Rhodes scholar met a rig worker with only a high school diploma. Hagerott, a cybersecurity expert, said he ...

  • Suspicious, early morning fire damages Planned Parenthood

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    (AP) PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — A pre-dawn fire heavily damaged a Planned Parenthood clinic early Friday in Washington state, and the Inland Northwest Joint Terrorism Task Force is trying to determine whether it was arson. The fire started around 3:30 a.m. ...

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Friday

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    (AP) U.S. stocks slumped on Friday after the government's monthly jobs report gave investors few clues about the Federal Reserve's next move on interest rates. The government reported that the unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August, but also ...

  • McGraw-Hill Education files for $100M IPO

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Educational content maker McGraw-Hill Education plans to go public. Best known as a publisher of textbooks and instructional materials, the company is now investing heavily in developing digital content and technology like its "Reading Wonders" and ...

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