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  • Judge says crowing Oregon rooster must go

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    CORNELIUS, Ore. (AP) — It was just the first of Mr. Rooster's problems that he was first believed to be a Ms. His crowing has given him away, though, and his owner in Cornelius has been dinged six times in five months for violating city ordinances. On Wednesday, a judge ordered Megan...

  • Judge limits suspect in death of Peterson's son

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A judge has ordered that a man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall must have no unsupervised contact with children and no contact with the victim's family. The judge imposed...

  • Multiple award-winning director Mike Nichols dies at 83

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    NEW YORK — Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83. The death was confirmed by...

  • Police: Miss Honduras, sister slain in jealous fit

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant — the high point of her reign as Miss Honduras. But the beauty queen and her sister were found shot dead on a remote river bank, and police said the sister's...

  • Parts of U.S. hit with epic snow - more coming

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    BUFFALO, N.Y. — Homeowners opened their front doors to find sheer walls of white. Shovelers turned walkways into head-high canyons. A woman gave birth in a firehouse after the snow prevented her from reaching the hospital. Even for Buffalo, a place that typically shrugs at snow, this...

  • Collins, NBA's 1st openly gay player, retires

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in one of the four major North American professional leagues, announced his retirement Wednesday after 13 years in the NBA. "It's time and I'm very much looking forward to the next steps," Collins said during a press...

  • US sanctions Colombia soccer team for drug ties

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. has imposed sanctions on a popular Colombian soccer team for alleged ties to a drug cartel. The Treasury Department on Wednesday placed Envigado soccer club and its owner, Juan Pablo Upequi, on its foreign narcotics kingpins list, freezing any U.S....

  • Police: Man crawled into sunken car, saved baby

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine logger helped save an infant from drowning when he crawled into a car that was upside-down in water and used a knife to cut the straps off her car seat and pull her out, police said. The baby wasn't breathing and another bystander performed CPR, reviving...

  • Bono, Affleck stay silent in ad on Ebola response

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bono, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman and "The Walking Dead" actress Danai Gurira are among the celebrities playing the waiting game in a new online campaign calling for a unified response to the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. In a video posted Wednesday,...

  • AP Exclusive: From IS militant to Iraq informant

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    BAGHDAD (AP) — The former Islamic State group commander walked into the visitors' room of his Baghdad prison, without the usual yellow jumpsuit and shackles his fellow inmates wear. In slippers and a track suit, he greeted guards with a big smile, kissing them on the cheeks. The scene...

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