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  • Former MLB slugger Jose Canseco accidentally shoots his hand while cleaning gun

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    LAS VEGAS — Former major league slugger Jose Canseco is recovering after shooting himself in the hand at his Las Vegas home. Metro police Lt. Mark Reddon says officers responded to a call of an accidental shooting shortly after 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Reddon says the former Oakland...

  • Former Air Force Academy player, now a registered sex offender, emerges as star player

    By MEGAN CHUCHMACH and BRIAN ROSS, ABC News
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    A registered sex offender has emerged as a star player on a top tier college football team, resuming his athletic career after being expelled from the Air Force Academy where he was court-martialed for sexual assault. No NCAA rule prevents a person with a criminal conviction from...

  • Honor for hero who saved London from WWII flooding

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Every day, boats full of tourists and commuters float by a pale patch on the wall that lines the River Thames near Britain's Houses of Parliament. Few notice the concrete mark, or recognize it as evidence of how close London came to drowning during World War II. It is a...

  • Supply rocket headed to space station explodes

    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    ATLANTIC, Va. (AP) — 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...

  • 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...

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