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  • Lawyer: Free speech at stake in anti-Muslim film

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A low-budget anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to the actors involved was compared with the likes of "Titanic" and "The Lord of the Rings" in a federal appeals court Monday. A lawyer for Google argued that if a ruling...

  • Hawaii lava on course to hit gas station, stores

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is on course to reach a shopping center with a gas station and a supermarket in seven to 10 days, officials said Monday. Lava is about 1 mile from the shopping center in the small town of Pahoa, said Hawaii County Civil...

  • Vincent: No regrets about Peterson conversations

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Troy Vincent said he visited Adrian Peterson at his Texas home, held one of his sons on his lap and offered guidance to open the door toward getting the former NFL MVP back on track and on the field after resolving child abuse charges. But things spiraled out of control and now the...

  • Bill Cosby's wife defends him as 'kind' and 'generous'

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    NEW YORK — Bill Cosby's wife says the embattled comedian is in fact the man his fans have always loved. In a statement released Monday, Camille Cosby dismisses accusations from more than 15 women that they were drugged and raped by her husband as long ago as the late 1960s. She says...

  • Browns' Hawkins emotional in defending T-shirt

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — His eyes filling with tears, Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins spoke passionately about a decision he knew would bring backlash and possibly harm his reputation. For Hawkins, there was no choice. A day after he wore a T-shirt protesting two shootings in Ohio...

  • First lady wants sleep for Christmas, possibly PJs

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — What does Michelle Obama want for Christmas? Sleep. And maybe some Christmas PJs to wear while snoozing. Mrs. Obama visited with hospitalized children Monday, continuing a 60-plus-year tradition by first ladies. One child asked about her Christmas list. "I don't...

  • Man found guilty of fatally stabbing police dog

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been convicted of fatally stabbing a police dog in an incident that prompted state lawmakers to stiffen the penalty for harming police animals. John Lewis Rush was convicted Monday of torturing or harming a police animal and other charges, but an Allegheny...

  • South Dakota pulls controversial 'Don't jerk and Drive' driving campaign

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    PIERRE, S.D. — State officials in South Dakota have decided that a public safety campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of jerking the steering wheel on icy roads is too risque. The Department of Public Safety has pulled the "Don't Jerk and Drive" ads, which played on the...

  • Rings given to Salvation Army fetch $21K for toys

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Not even J.R.R. Tolkien could dream up rings as precious as these. A former Salvation Army bell ringer is paying $21,000 for a diamond engagement ring and wedding band that a widow placed inside a red donation kettle in Boston. A note accompanying the rings asked that...

  • Fountain-Fort Carson's Chase Headley, Yankees agree on $52M deal

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    NEW YORK — Chase Headley is staying with the Yankees, agreeing Monday to a $52 million, four-year contract that signals New York is not counting on Alex Rodriguez to play third base regularly. Coming off a season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor...

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