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  • AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list. Rodriguez ...

  • No. 25 Chattanooga women enter poll, hold down Samford 49-32

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    (AP) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Keiana Gilbert scored 14 points to help No. 25 Chattanooga beat Samford 49-32 on Monday for its 14th consecutive victory. Chattanooga entered The Associated Press poll Monday for the first time since 1984 — when it ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 8:04 p.m. EST

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    (AP) Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US The latest on the Northeast snowstorm People across the Northeast US prepare for fierce snowstorm Closing arguments begin in ex-Vandy players' rape trial Ex-Army prosecutor found guilty of rape at court-martial Ex-CIA ...

  • Woman accused of drowning puppy so she could board plane

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    (AP) GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A Florida woman is suspected of drowning a 2-week-old puppy in a Nebraska airport bathroom so she could board a plane. Grand Island Police Sgt. Stan Steele says 56-year-old Cynthia V. Anderson of Edgewater, Florida, ...

  • Court papers: Mom says she stabbed kids to keep them quiet

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    (AP) OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Washington state woman accused of stabbing her three small children told detectives that she cut the children's throats with a kitchen knife to keep them quiet for her soldier husband. In court papers ...

  • 2 people killed in northern Colorado helicopter crash

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    (AP) ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a helicopter crash near the Erie airport in northern Colorado. Weld County Coroner Mark Ward confirmed the deaths Monday afternoon, but he declined to release the victims' names or ...

  • Democrat assails GOP leader of House Benghazi committee

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on a special House committee investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, have complained that the panel's Republican chairman has excluded them from crucial steps in the investigation. Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, the panel's ...

  • Thunder F Durant out vs Wolves with sprained toe

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    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kevin Durant is sitting out the Thunder's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday night with a sprained big toe on his left foot. According to a team spokesman, Durant was injured Sunday against the Cleveland ...

  • Blind harbor seal learns basic skills at Alaska aquarium

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    (AP) SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — A blind harbor seal is learning basic behaviors such as being fed by hand at an Alaska aquarium. Officials at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward say the pup, named Bryce, was rescued in late December ...

  • Oklahoma could halt executions for Supreme Court drug review

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    (AP) OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is willing to put three executions on hold while the U.S. Supreme Court reviews whether a certain sedative can render death row inmates sufficiently unconscious, the state's attorney general said in a Monday filing with ...

  • People across the Northeast US prepare for fierce snowstorm

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    (AP) The monster snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast sent people scrambling Monday to gas up their cars, stock their refrigerators and charge their phones. Here are some of their stories: ___ Thanks to the impending blizzard, Monday was slow at ...

  • Mexico protest marks 4 months since students' disappearance

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    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Protesters in Mexico City are marking four months since the disappearance of 43 rural teachers' college students in southern Mexico. Demonstrators streamed through the streets from four starting points to converge at the capital's massive main ...

  • Petitions submitted for vote on Los Angeles NFL stadium

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The plan to build a football stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs that could become home for an NFL team has taken a step forward. Organizers behind the project submitted more than 20,000 petition signatures Monday ...

  • Reporter's marriage proposal for Tom Brady tops zany list

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    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — Tom Brady already had a child with actress Bridget Moynahan and was dating supermodel Gisele Bundchen when a Mexican television personality created one of the wildest moments in Media Day history here in Arizona before the 2008 ...

  • Business Highlights

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    (AP) ___ Cuban youth build secret computer network despite Wi-Fi ban HAVANA (AP) — Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, ...

  • Manfred faces long list of issues as new baseball commish

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred's desk on the 31st floor of baseball's Park Avenue offices was tidy on Monday, the first business day after he succeeded Bud Selig and started a five-year term as commissioner. Having worked for MLB ...

  • Probation for ex-officer shot on job, lauded, later arrested

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    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before a downward spiral that left him in custody on $60 million bail has been sentenced to probation. Richard DeCoatsworth was sentenced Monday for assaulting a live-in ...

  • Microsoft earnings report doesn't excite market

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    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Big jumps in sales of its Surface tablets, cloud computing software and Lumia smartphones drove Microsoft's quarterly revenue above expectations, as CEO Satya Nadella continues to steer toward the mobile gadget market and shift Microsoft away ...

  • Measles outbreak that began at Disneyland grows to 87 cases

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    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases. The California Department of Public Health said Monday most of the infections — 73— are in California. The rest are in Arizona, Utah, Washington, ...

  • Small plane reported down in Washington state's Hood Canal

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    (AP) SEABECK, Wash. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a report of a small plane down in Washington's Hood Canal, a narrow waterway in Puget Sound. Central Kitsap Fire and Rescue says one of its boats located a debris field Monday in ...

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