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  • Football coach receives overwhelming support

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A high school football coach suspended amid hazing allegations received overwhelming support Tuesday night during a raucous school board meeting in which parents accused the district of rushing to judgment in canceling the remainder of the team's season, a move...

  • Court filing: FBI impersonated repairmen in ruse

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to defense lawyers challenging the...

  • Antares rocket explodes on NASA launching pad

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    ATLANTIC, Va. — An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's...

  • X-ray shows sick tortoise swallowed turtle pendant

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    MIAMI (AP) — The source of a sick tortoise's discomfort became clear after a south Florida veterinarian took an X-ray: The animal had swallowed a turtle pendant. Dr. Don Harris said the 15-pound male African spurred tortoise named Lola hadn't pooped for a month and began acting sick...

  • Flying drones near stadiums could end in jail time

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Operators who fly drones or model planes near or over large sports stadiums and auto racetracks are breaking the law and can be fined and imprisoned for up to a year, the Federal Aviation Administration warned in a notice posted on the agency's website. The notice...

  • Police: Man in zebra print dress robbed bank, held

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A man accused of wearing a zebra print dress while robbing a New Hampshire bank has been arrested. Foster's Daily Democrat (http://bit.ly/1DrBqch ) reports Bart Augustus was charged Tuesday with a felony count of robbery. He already was being held in jail on a...

  • Google working on pill that searches for illnesses

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Google is working on a cancer-detecting pill in its latest effort to push the boundaries of technology. Still in the experimental stage, the pill is packed with tiny magnetic particles, which can travel through a patient's bloodstream, search for malignant...

  • Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight. Solar panels installed on the roof of a home or garage can easily generate enough electricity to power an electric or plug-in gas-electric hybrid...

  • GOP's Gillespie needles Warner in pro-Redskins ad

    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republican Ed Gillespie, trailing in the polls and short on campaign cash, is hoping a last-minute appeal to devoted fans of the Washington Redskins' name gets him over the goal line in his Senate bid. The Gillespie campaign ran ads statewide during the...

  • FBI says it faked AP story to catch bomb suspect

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    SEATTLE — The FBI is confirming it faked an Associated Press story to catch a bomb threat suspect in 2007. But it says it did not spoof a Seattle Times web page as part of the investigation. Both news organizations have objected to the FBI's actions. Police in suburban Lacey,...

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