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  • Former Bills star Talley suffers from depression

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former Buffalo Bills star linebacker Darryl Talley tells The Buffalo News he is suffering from depression and has contemplated suicide in what he considers to be side-effects from his hard-hitting playing days. The 54-year-old Talley says in an interview published...

  • Seb Coe declares candidacy for IAAF president

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Two-time Olympic middle-distance champion Sebastian Coe is running for president of track and field's world governing body, calling for a shake-up of the sport to attract young people, create more head-to-head competitions between star athletes and restore public...

  • BC-BIA--Doping-Loginov,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian biathlete who competed at February's Winter Olympics in Sochi has been suspended after failing a doping test. The Russian Biathlon Union said Alexander Loginov had tested positive for an unspecified "banned substance" and had been withdrawn from the opening...

  • Russian biathlete Loginov fails doping test

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian biathlete who competed at February's Winter Olympics in Sochi has been suspended after failing a doping test. The Russian Biathlon Union said Alexander Loginov had tested positive for an unspecified "banned substance" and had been withdrawn from the opening...

  • Afghan police: Explosions and gunfire rock Kabul

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan police say that a loud explosion has been heard in the Afghan capital Kabul, followed by gunfire. Gen. Mohammad Zahir, Kabul's police chief, says that the gunfire Thursday night took place in an area of the city where the First Deputy President Abdul...

  • OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    VIENNA (AP) — OPEC oil ministers have decided to keep their present output target at 30 million barrels a day, despite an oversupply of crude and plunging prices. The decision Thursday was expected. OPEC oil power Saudi Arabia had indicated before the meeting that it favors the...

  • Mosul residents: IS group cuts phones in Iraq city

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Militants from the Islamic State group blocked all mobile phone networks in the largest Iraqi city they control, Mosul, accusing informants in the city of tipping off coalition forces to their whereabouts, residents told The Associated Press on Thursday. Residents...

  • Original Alice manuscript to travel to US museums

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Lewis Carroll's original handwritten, illustrated manuscript for "Alice in Wonderland" will travel to the U.S. to mark its 150th anniversary. The British Library said Thursday it will loan the book — presented by the author to Alice Liddell, who inspired it — to New...

  • Greece says under pressure for new austerity

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek official says the country is under pressure from rescue creditors to impose new austerity measures to resolve an ongoing budget disagreement worth a reported 2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). Negotiator Christos Protopapas, a former union leader and...

  • For 700 migrants, harrowing sail ends in Greece

    Updated: Thu, Nov 27, 2014

    IERAPETRA, Greece (AP) — Hour after hour, the coast guard boats shuttled from the crippled freighter to a concrete pier, discharging a steady flow of humanity: Families with small children, black-clad elderly women, battered-looking youths with backpacks. For more than 700 migrants,...

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