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  • 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...

  • Biden marks start of Hanukkah at national menorah

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The smell of latkes — fresh potato pancakes — wafted over the National Mall on Tuesday as Vice President Joe Biden marked the first night of Hanukkah. On the Ellipse outside the White House, Biden passed a torch to a rabbi who was then lifted high into the air as he...

  • Restaurateur who moved Mexican food to masses dies

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Larry J. Cano once said it was not his love of food so much as it was the way he was treated in a Mexican restaurant during a visit to his father's homeland that led him to help popularize Mexican food in the United States. Cano, who been a fighter pilot during...

  • Brain-injury program working with NFL players

    Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LANSING, Mich. — A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes. Representatives with the Eisenhower Center announced Tuesday that it will be the primary facility used by the NFL...

  • Bill Cosby won't be charged over molestation claim

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently claimed the comedian molested her around 1974. The rejection of a child sexual abuse charge by prosecutors came roughly 10 days after the woman, Judy Huth, met...

  • Dognapped! 13 puppies snatched from pet store

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire say they have collared the humans responsible for snatching 13 puppies from a New Hampshire pet store in a smash-and-grab dognapping. A passer-by noticed a broken window at Bill's Pet and Aquarium in Manchester on Tuesday morning and...

  • Cow gunned down by police after escaping slaughterhouse

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    POCATELLO, Idaho — A 1,000-pound cow being prepared for slaughter jumped a 6-foot fence and bolted through the streets of Pocatello before police shot and killed it following a lengthy pursuit. Pocatello Police Chief Scott Marchand tells the Idaho State Journal...

  • Former Browns quarterback Kosar rips team's front office

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar unloaded on the team's front office, saying it lacks vision and switching to rookie Johnny Manziel "is a recipe for disaster." Cleveland's best quarterback in the past 30 years and one of the most popular players in team history,...

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