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  • Report: Tom Brokaw says he's beating his cancer

    USA Today
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Tom Brokaw was back behind NBC's Today Showanchor desk Thursday, filling in for host Savannah Guthrie while she's on maternity leave. Brokaw, who hosted the show from 1976 to 1981, was actually there to reflect on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks but he...

  • Jaws actor from Bond films Richard Kiel dies at 74

    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Richard Kiel, the towering actor best known for portraying steel-toothed villain Jaws in a pair of James Bond films, has died. He was 74. Kelley Sanchez, director of communications at Saint Agnes Medical Center, confirmed Wednesday that Kiel was a patient at the...

  • NBA star apologizes for tweets on Ray Rice, domestic violence

    Indy Star
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    The Twitter feed of Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George - @Yg_Trece - this morning said Ray Rice should be allowed to play despite video that caught him knocking his then-fiancee unconscious at an Atlantic City casino this summer. George hit Twitter early...

  • 9/11 commemoration begins with bell toll

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    NEW YORK — With the toll of a bell and a solemn moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack. Stephen Albert, whose father Jon died during the attacks, kicked off reading the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed in...

  • Judge: Oscar Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    PRETORIA, South Africa — In a lengthy verdict phase climaxing Oscar Pistorius' trial, the judge said Thursday he can't be found guilty of murder but that he was negligent in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, raising the possibility he'll be convicted of culpable...

  • Source says Ray Rice video sent to NFL in April

    ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Ricepunching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while Commissioner Roger Goodell has insisted the league didn't see the violent images until this week. The person played The...

  • Scientists: 'Extreme' solar storm heading to Earth

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    WASHINGTON — An extreme solar flare is blasting its way to Earth and could mess up some power grids, satellites and radio transmissions, scientists say. It's been several years since Earth has had a solar storm of this size coming from sunspots smack in the middle of the sun, said...

  • Felon seen on Twitter holding guns gets 18 months

    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — In a photo he posted on Twitter, Kwmaine Davis had a big smile on his face as he held one gun in each hand at a shooting range. His message to his followers: "Yes, I'm really bout that action." What Davis didn't know is that one of his followers was a Boston police...

  • Lawsuit accuses Cowboys owner Jerry Jones of sexual assault in 2009 hotel incident

    By Scott Farwell, Dallas Morning News
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    An Oklahoma woman sued Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Monday, accusing him of sexual assault during a June 2009 incident in a North Texas hotel. Jana Weckerly, 27, a former exotic dancer from Ardmore, Okla., said Jones, 71, fondled her genitals, forced her to touch or rub his...

  • Police say they ID'd 5 teens in horrific ice bucket prank

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    CLEVELAND — Police said they have identified five teenage suspects involved in dumping bodily fluids on a 15-year-old autistic teen who thought he was participating in the "Ice Bucket Challenge." Evidence against the suspects, who are between the ages of 14 and 17, will be presented...

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