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  • Giffords rides in Tucson cycling event

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was among the hundreds of cyclists who completed an annual bike ride in Tucson. The Arizona Daily Star reports (http://bit.ly/1vwkmDr) that Giffords rode across the finish line in a El Tour de Tucson cycling ride Saturday morning....

  • 911 caller: Boy shot by police had likely fake gun

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    CLEVELAND — A man who called 911 just before a 12-year-old boy was shot and injured by a Cleveland police officer told dispatchers that the boy was at a recreation center pointing a pistol at everybody. The man told dispatchers that gun was "probably fake" but also said that the boy...

  • Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

    Updated: Sun, Nov 23, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said. Cameron Shenk, 26, of...

  • Earthquake shakes Dallas-Fort Worth

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    IRVING, Texas — A magnitude-3.3 earthquake has shaken North Texas. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake occurred about 9:15 p.m. Saturday and was centered about 2 miles beneath east Irving, and 6 miles northwest of Dallas and northeast of Fort Worth. There were no immediate...

  • Kid: 'There's Jesus, there's girls and there's ... '

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    EUGENE, Ore. — Following the No. 3 Ducks' victory over Colorado, a 12-year-old boy asked coach Mark Helfrich if quarterback Marcus Mariota was going to stay at Oregon for his senior year. When Helfrich prodded the young reporter, he said there are just a few things that matter at...

  • Bighorn sheep dies after escaping from LA Zoo

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said. The adult female sheep escaped an exhibit just before noon and traversed the Santa Monica Mountains from the area in Griffith...

  • Old friend lobs new accusation at Bill Cosby

    By Jayme Deerwester, USA TODAY
    Published: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Mere hours after Bill Cosby played a sold-out comedy show in Melbourne, Fla., and spoke out about having to defend himself "against innuendo," another woman has come forward with an accusation. This time, though, the woman says Cosby did not commit the sexual assault —...

  • City's 'ugly' Christmas tree prompts public outcry

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    READING, Pa. (AP) — A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Reading's (REH'-dingz) spindly 50-foot spruce drew the ire of residents who said it was...

  • Shifting attitudes at play in Bill Cosby allegations

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    Tamra Wade struggled mightily over whether to go to the police more than a decade ago, when, she says, a trusted professor forced himself on her in an empty classroom. Ultimately she couldn't bring herself to do it. But if it happened now, she says, she'd be a lot bolder — not just...

  • Hitler watercolor sold for $162,000 at auction

    Updated: Sat, Nov 22, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — A watercolor of Munich's old city hall believed to have been painted by Adolf Hitler a century ago was sold for 130,000 euros ($162,000) at an auction in Germany on Saturday. Kathrin Weidler, director of the Weider auction house in Nuremberg, said the work attracted...

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