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January 30, 2015

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  • Carroll: Decision to play is Sherman's if baby arrives early

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says it will be Richard Sherman's decision whether to play in Sunday's Super Bowl if his pregnant girlfriend goes into labor with the couple's first child sooner than expected. Carroll said during ...

  • 2 sought in casino sports book robbery in Henderson

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    (AP) HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Police have released security camera images of two men sought in a closing-time armed robbery at a sports betting area at a casino several miles south of the Las Vegas Strip. Henderson police say the two ...

  • David Duke considers run against Scalise

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he may run for Congress against the No. 3 House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Scalise recently apologized for a speech he gave in 2002 to a white supremacist ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:40 a.m. EST

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    (AP) Former GOP nominee Mitt Romney passes on 3rd campaign, says he won't seek White House in 2016 Kurdish general, 8 of his troops die in battle with Islamic State as Iraq attacks kill 27 5 things to know before Obama ...

  • Rick Perry's attorneys again seek dismissal of felony case

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    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's legal team for the third time is seeking to have felony abuse-of-power charges against him quashed. Attorneys filed a motion Friday raising minor but potentially key legal issues about the case. ...

  • Pot charge dropped against Patriots' Blount near Pittsburgh

    30 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a marijuana charge against New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount that stemmed from an August arrest with former Pittsburgh Steelers teammate Le'Veon Bell. A district judge near Pittsburgh last month told Blount the ...

  • Speedway general manager faces lewdness charge

    1 hour, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of lewdness after police say they observed him and a 19-year-old woman in a parked car in ...

  • California state parks seek younger, diverse visitors

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The future of California's state parks depends on attracting younger and ethnically diverse people from cities to experience the state's vast natural scenery, according to a commission tasked with reforming the state parks department. Parks Forward, ...

  • SC allows Uber ride-sharing service to continue through June

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is allowing Uber to offer its ride-sharing service to continue at least until summer. The Public Service Commission earlier this month issued a cease-and-desist order stopping the app-based service now offered in Charleston, Myrtle ...

  • 35 years after boy Etan Patz vanished, murder trial to open

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor says the little boy named Etan Patz (AY'-tahn PAYTS') was a "tiny man with a big heart" who couldn't wait to walk to the school bus stop by himself. Manhattan Assistant District Attorney Joan ...

  • Grain mostly lower, livestock mixed

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    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were mostly lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Mar delivery was unchanged at $5.0775 a bushel; Mar corn was 4 cents lower at $3.6750 a bushel; Mar oats ...

  • Russian military to get 50 intercontinental missiles

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    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The chief of Russia's General Staff says the military will receive 50 intercontinental ballistic missiles this year, maintaining a high tempo of modernization despite the nation's economic downturn. Gen. Valery Gerasimov's statement Friday comes amid spiraling Russia-West ...

  • Djokovic beats Wawrinka to reach fifth Australian Open final

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    (AP) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic reached a fifth Australian Open final, avenged a long and arduous loss to Stan Wawrinka and ensured he'd renew an old rivalry with Andy Murray. The top-ranked Djokovic was so absorbed in the moment, ...

  • AP Top Business News At 11:18 a.m. EST

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    (AP) US economy slowed last quarter, but signs are pointing up US pay and benefits rose at slightly faster pace last year Shake Shack shares more than double in stock market debut US stock markets edge lower on mixed US economic ...

  • FAA investigating after planes nearly collide by NY airport

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The FAA is investigating a near-midair collision between two planes by an airport north of New York City. WABC reports that JetBlue Flight 94 had begun its descent into Westchester County Airport on Sunday afternoon when ...

  • 5 things to know before Obama rolls out his budget Monday

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A quick quiz: Monday is — a) Groundhog Day b) Budget Day c) A day for repeating the same old arguments over spending and taxes, only louder. d) All of the above. If you picked "d," you're ...

  • Kerry to visit Ukraine, Germany next week

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine next week to show U.S. support for the government amid heightened conflict with pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country. U.S. officials say Kerry will be in ...

  • Court upholds deceptive ad claims against POM

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court says many advertising claims for POM Wonderful juice were deceptive in asserting that it curbs the risk of heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction and is clinically proven to work. In a ...

  • AP Top News At 11:11 a.m. EST

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in '16 Battle with IS kills senior Kurdish general, 8 of his troops 10 Things to Know for Today Ex-rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested in deadly hit-and-run Jordan awaits proof hostage ...

  • Jury deliberations continue in Toyota Camry case

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    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A jury of six men and six women is continuing deliberations in a case alleging a 1996 Toyota Camry had a design defect that caused a fatal crash. Jurors received the case late Wednesday afternoon and deliberated ...

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