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Pacquiao knocks Algieri down 6 times, dominates

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 2:08am
MACAU (AP) -- Manny Pacquiao couldn't resist having a little fun after getting the signature win he desperately needed for the fight boxing fans desperately want to see....
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Official: Man who killed deputy had made threats

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 1:27am
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- A man who had made previous threats against police set his house on fire Saturday and ambushed the first sheriff's deputy who responded, fatally shooting the deputy and wounding another before he was killed by a police officer who lives nearby, a law enforcement official said....
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Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:32pm
Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State....
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Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:23pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle....
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Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy - just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms....
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AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:42pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say....
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As Cosby allegations spiral, fallout mounts

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:35pm
Since renewed allegations of sexual assault erupted in late October, Bill Cosby has seen a career resurgence begin to crumble. Here's what's happened since Oct. 31:...
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Ferguson grand jury unusual in many ways

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:36pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Not much is normal about the Missouri grand jury responsible for deciding whether to charge a suburban St. Louis police officer for fatally shooting Michael Brown....
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Winners and losers under Obama's immigration plan

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 12:09pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- President Barack Obama unveiled one of the most sweeping changes to the U.S. immigration system in decades, shielding millions from deportation....
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Analysis: Veto gives Obama edge on immigration

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:04am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has the upper hand in the fierce struggle over immigration now taking shape, with a veto pen ready to kill any Republican move to reverse his executive order, Democrats united behind him and GOP congressional leaders desperate to squelch talk of a government shutdown or even impeachment....
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Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:31am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal investigative report obtained by The Associated Press....
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Bahrain holds its first major vote since unrest

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 8:51am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) -- Voters in Bahrain cast ballots Saturday in the island kingdom's first full parliamentary election since Arab Spring-inspired protests nearly four years ago, but a boycott by the country's opposition overshadowed the vote and highlighted the sectarian-charged divisions gripping this strategic U.S. ally....
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Clock ticks down on Iran nuke talks' deadline

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 5:59am
VIENNA (AP) -- Three days ahead of deadline, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is consulting with allies on how to overcome deep obstacles to reach a nuclear deal with Iran....
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GOP-led House report debunks Benghazi allegations

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:49am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA and the military acted properly in responding to the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, a Republican-controlled House committee has found. Its report asserted no wrongdoing by Obama administration officials....
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For 1 night on stage, embattled Cosby his old self

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 4:04am
MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) -- The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed....
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Report questions role of wealth in Lanza's care

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 1:10am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A new report asks whether the race and affluence of Adam Lanza's family influenced decisions about how to care for his mental health problems in the years before he committed the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre....
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Marine with robotic leg braces gets Bronze Star

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:34pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star....
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$139M deal reached in school sex abuse case

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:09pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $139 million to end remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous lewd acts on his students, according to the settlement announced Friday....
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Bill Cosby controversy: A decade in the making

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 7:25pm
The sexual assault allegations that recently resurfaced against Bill Cosby first became public in 2005 when a former employee of his alma mater, Temple University, claimed he had drugged and abused her a year earlier at his suburban Philadelphia home. Here's how the controversy over the allegations, some dating to the 1960s, has unfolded since then:...
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Kids give first lady sarcastic "thanks" on Twitter

Fri, 11/21/2014 - 6:44pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday - with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches....
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