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  • Country singer Boyd crowned 'The Voice' champion

    Yesterday

    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (AP) — Country fans have spoken again. Craig Wayne Boyd, the country rocker from Blake Shelton's team, was named the winner of "The Voice" Tuesday. Boyd is the third country singer to win the NBC sing-off. The father from Nashville, Tennessee, was up against...

  • Pampered pets that don duds move to the mainstream

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — These clothing designers have to think about pattern, fabric and fit — as well as where to put the poo bags. Creating on-trend outfits is a whole different animal for pet fashion designers, whose work is becoming mainstream as animal lovers look to further pamper...

  • Elton John, David Furnish to tie knot again

    Yesterday

    LONDON (AP) — Elton John and his partner David Furnish plan to tie the knot for a second time, following the legalization of same-sex marriage in Britain. The singer's spokesman, Gary Farrow, said Wednesday that the weekend ceremony will be private. Same-sex couples have been allowed...

  • Carmike Cinemas pulls 'The Interview' with Sony's support

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. Sony Pictures Entertainment told theater owners on Tuesday that it would be supportive of their individual decisions on...

  • Documents reveal new details of Oklahoma execution

    Yesterday

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal hearing begins Wednesday over Oklahoma's attempts to resume executions nine months after a bungled lethal injection in which a death row inmate writhed on the gurney, mumbled and lifted his head after receiving a new drug combination. Attorneys for 21...

  • Obama: As a black man he's been mistaken for valet

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON — He may be president now, but Barack Obama says he's a black man who has been mistaken for the valet. Obama tells People magazine that every black professional male his age has had someone hand over their keys while waiting outside a restaurant. That happened to him, he...

  • LA mayor plans 7,000 police body cameras in 2015

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mayor Eric Garcetti announced a plan Tuesday to equip 7,000 Los Angeles police officers with on-body cameras by next summer, making LA's police department the nation's largest law enforcement agency to move forward with such an ambitious expansion of the technology....

  • USOC decides to bid for 2024; city still undecided

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    The U.S. Olympic Committee will try to land the 2024 Olympics and end a 28-year drought without the Summer Games. Which city will it pick? Stay tuned. After hearing presentations from the four candidates Tuesday — Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington — USOC board members...

  • Man seeks Ronaldo to sue him over underwear line

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man is trying to sue international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in a dispute over an underwear line, but he can't get to him. Christopher Renzi sued the Real Madrid forward and a Danish underwear maker in July after being told of their plan to...

  • Bush (almost) announces; he'll 'explore' candidacy

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Jeb Bush answered the biggest question looming over the Republican Party's next campaign for the White House on Tuesday, all but declaring his candidacy for president more than a year before the first primaries. Bush, the son and brother of Republican...

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