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  • Miss Honduras' slaying a shock for violent nation

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    SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — Maria Jose Alvarado expected some difficult questions about her country at the Miss World pageant in London, so the 19-year-old beauty queen enlisted a teacher to help her prepare. They reviewed the history of Honduras, including the military-backed coup...

  • Enrique Iglesias, Calle 13 own Latin Grammys

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    Enrique Iglesias picked up his first Latin Grammy in more than a decade Thursday, winning three trophies including song of the year for his platinum hit, "Bailando," while Calle 13 set a record for most Latin Grammy wins with 21. Iglesias accepted his awards from Paris, where he was...

  • Cosby takes show to Bahamas amid trouble at home

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    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Bill Cosby took his comedy show on the road Thursday in the Bahamas as controversy surrounds him at home. The 77-year-old entertainer performed in a small theater at the Atlantis resort in a benefit for a women's service organization, making no mention of the...

  • Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

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    BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually. Therese Serignese, now 57 and a nurse in Boca Raton, said the television icon raped her...

  • Seattle claims Olmos off waivers from Miami

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    SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners claimed left-hander Edgar Olmos off waivers from Miami on Thursday and added three others to their 40-man roster. The Mariners selected right-hander Mayckol Guaipe, catcher John Hicks, and infielder Ketel Marte for their major league roster. The...

  • Tigers claim RHP Zeid on waivers from Astros

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    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have claimed right-handed reliever Josh Zeid on waivers from the Houston Astros. The Tigers made the move Thursday. The 27-year-old Zeid was 0-0 with a 6.97 ERA in 23 games for the Astros. He went on the disabled list in late July and needed...

  • Key UN peacekeeping review will be done from afar

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    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize winner who will lead the first major review of United Nations peacekeeping operations in 15 years said Thursday his panel likely will do its work from afar. In a closed-door meeting of the Security Council, apparently inadvertently broadcast...

  • Rangers trade OF Robertson to Angels

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have traded outfielder Daniel Robertson to the Los Angeles Angels for a player to be named or cash. The deal was announced Thursday. The 29-year-old Robertson made his major league debut last season and hit .271 with 21 RBIs in 70 games with...

  • Japan's prime minister dissolves lower house of parliament, paving way for December election.

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's prime minister dissolves lower house of parliament, paving way for December election.

  • California tuition hike fight shifts to Sacramento

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    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano prevailed Thursday in persuading the system's governing board to authorize five years of tuition increases, a politically risky move likely to ignite months of debate to determine if the costs ultimately fall on...

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