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Coach: Florida players, families have received death threats

36 min 45 sec ago
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Jim McElwain says players and families have received death threats amid the team's struggles, adding "there's a lot of hate in this world and a lot of anger."McElwain declined to say Monday whether he perso

Police: Church shooting suspect noted 'visions,' 'voices'

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A detective says the man accused of fatally shooting a woman and wounding six other people at a Tennessee church told him he heard voices and had visions.In Davidson County General Sessions Court, Nashville Police Detecti

FANTASY PLAYS: Busy week ahead on waivers as 6 teams on bye

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This could be a busy week on the waiver wire as the NFL has six teams on bye in Week 8. The Giants, Packers, Titans, Rams, Cardinals and Jaguars each have the week off.That means no Marcus Mariota, DeMarco Murray, Todd Gurley, Adrian Peterson, L

Quiet on the set and elsewhere with Woody Allen

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"Start to Finish: Woody Allen and the Art of Moviemaking" (Knopf), by Eric LaxIf we had been allowed to watch God create the heavens and the Earth, we probably wouldn't have stuck it out for all six days. The act of creation can be slow and tedi

Star chef steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh is stepping down from the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment.New

Ultra-Orthodox Jews block Jerusalem roads in draft protests

44 min 42 sec ago
JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews from a radical sect are again blocking roads in Jerusalem bringing traffic to a standstill and scuffling with police and passers-by.Monday's protest was the latest by the Peleg Yerushalmi group a

Man pleads not guilty in 11-year-old neighbor girl's slaying

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FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — An 18-year-old New Jersey man charged with sexually assaulting and killing his 11-year-old neighbor has pleaded not guilty.Andreas Erazo entered the plea Monday during a brief court hearingErazo is charged in the dea

Average US gas price falls a nickel to $2.51 for regular

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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell a nickel nationally over the past two weeks to $2.51.Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the drop comes as distribution sy

Man pleads to lesser charge for fondling woman during flight

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who fondled a sleeping woman during a flight from Las Vegas pleaded guilty Monday to a federal assault offense that carries a lighter sentence than his original charge.Wei-Ming Shi, 59, of Mount Lebanon, plea

Illinois governor makes re-election bid official with video

48 min 34 sec ago
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has made official what's already widely known: He's seeking re-election for a second term.The wealthy Republican businessman turned politician has already put $50 million of his own money into his campai

Police: 2 children wounded in weekend shooting in Louisiana

3 hours 34 min ago
NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Police say two children have been wounded in a weekend shooting in Louisiana.Natchitoches police say in a post on their Facebook site that a 5-year-old and a 3-year-old were hospitalized Sunday with injuries that are not

Somali diaspora: Blast won't stop effort to rebuild homeland

3 hours 34 min ago
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Like many Somalis displaced by decades of civil war, Mohamoud Elmi felt he had a duty to use what he learned in America to help rebuild his homeland. After getting a business administration degree in Ohio, he fulfilled that calling a

Amazon receives 238 proposals for its second headquarters

3 hours 34 min ago
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has received 238 proposals from cities and regions across North America for where it should open its second headquarters, it said on Monday. The number of applicants underscores the wide interest in the contest, whi

Rights groups urge Greece to ease migrant 'containment'

3 hours 40 min ago
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Human rights and aid groups are urging Greece's government to end a "containment policy" of migrants reaching islands in the Aegean Sea from Turkey, warning of worsening conditions ahead of winter.In an open letter to Prime

Grains higher, livestock lower

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CHICAGO (AP) — Grain futures were higher Monday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.Wheat for Dec. delivery was up 4.40 cents at $4.3040 a bushel; Dec corn up 4.20 cents 3.4860 a bushel; December oats higher 2 cents at $2.7160 a bushe

After U.N. troubles, Haiti wary of new justice mission

3 hours 42 min ago
By Joseph Guyler Delva PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (Reuters) - A new United Nations-backed mission to support Haiti's justice system has had a mixed reaction from local politicians and civil society groups after long-standing criticism of its prede

Amazon says it received 238 proposals for 2nd headquarters

3 hours 43 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon says it received 238 proposals from cities and regions hoping to be the home of the company's second headquarters.The online retailer kicked off its hunt for a second headquarters in September, promising to bring 50,000 ne

Egyptian air force says strikes arms convoy at Libya border

3 hours 45 min ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - The Egyptian military said on Monday its air force hit eight four-wheel-drive vehicles carrying arms and explosives at Egypt's western border with Libya, killing the militants on board. A military statement gave no details o

Weinstein accuser Ashley Judd to be interviewed by ABC News

3 hours 47 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News says Ashley Judd will sit down with anchor Diane Sawyer for her first television interview since the actress-activist went public with allegations against movie executive Harvey Weinstein.The interview will air Thursday

YPG fighters credit Ocalan with Syria victory

6 hours 31 min ago
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Fighters with the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia have credited Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan with their victory over Islamic State in Raqqa, in apparent response to U.S. criticism of their praise of a man jailed in Turkey for treason.

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