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  • Soccer governing body sues over player images

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A dispute over U.S. soccer players' images has landed in federal court. U.S. Soccer Federation Inc. filed a lawsuit against the U.S. National Soccer Team Players Association this month asking a judge in Chicago to loosen some constraints on the use of players' images....

  • Jail boss: Restrictive NYC unit will stop violence

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Correction officials on Friday encouraged the city's jail watchdog board to approve a proposed rule change to allow for the creation of a 250-bed restrictive housing unit at Rikers Island for the 2.2 percent of inmates they say are responsible for the vast majority of...

  • Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign.

  • Obama's Cuba switch forces exile groups to adapt

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Hours before President Barack Obama announced an end to a half-century of U.S. efforts to isolate Cuba's communist government, the Cuban American National Foundation opened the doors to its inviting new headquarters, with a modern glass and concrete lobby in the heart of...

  • Ohio enacts law shielding execution drug sources

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) has signed a bill into law shielding the names of companies that provide the state with lethal injection drugs. Supporters say such confidentiality is necessary to obtain supplies of the drugs, and the measure is needed to restart...

  • 1st drone in Nevada test program crashes in demo

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    BOULDER CITY, Nev. (AP) — An aerial drone testing program got off to a bumpy start Friday in Nevada, when the first unmanned aircraft authorized to fly without direct Federal Aviation Administration supervision crashed during a ceremony at a remote site. "This is still a great day for...

  • Recalls this week: Bean bag chairs, toy monkeys

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    Bean bag chairs that can trap kids are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include a toy monkey that sings and stress balls. Here's a more detailed look: BEAN BAG CHAIRS DETAILS: Bean bag chairs sold at Burlington Coat Factory, Kroger, Meijer and other retail stores...

  • Chrysler gives in to gov't, expands air bag recall

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — After resisting for nearly a month, Chrysler has bowed to government demands and will expand a recall of driver's side air bag inflators across the nation. The automaker said Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9 million older cars and trucks in the U.S., as demanded by...

  • PacifiCorp Energy pleads guilty in bird deaths

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wind farm operator PacifiCorp Energy will pay $2.5 million in fines after pleading guilty Friday to charges related to the deaths of protected birds in Wyoming. The subsidiary of Portland, Oregon-based PacifiCorp pleaded guilty in federal court in Wyoming to two...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Rubio. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — Rubio; Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.; Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md. ___ CNN's "State of the Union" — President...

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