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  • Navajo to get $554 million in settlement with US

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation is poised to receive $554 million from the federal government over allegations of mismanagement of tribal resources in the largest settlement of its kind for an American Indian tribe. Much of the land on the sprawling reservation has been...

  • Prices at the pump head below $3 in much of US

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a gallon of gasoline may soon start with a "2'' across much the country. Gasoline prices typically decline in autumn, and this year they are being pulled even lower by falling global oil prices. By the end of the year, up to 30 states could have an average...

  • Florida man on trial again in loud music killing

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors Thursday described a white Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black teenager during an argument over loud music as a cold killer who fired multiple times into an SUV. His defense countered during his retrial that the man felt...

  • Slot machine saves German gambler as police arrive

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    BERLIN (AP) — A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit. Police said Thursday that two officers carrying out routine checks at an arcade in the western city of Bochum late last week discovered that a man playing a slot machine faced an arrest warrant. He...

  • Watch: Ferguson chief apologizes in video to Michael Brown family

    JIM SALTER, Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    ST. LOUIS — The Missouri police chief whose officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old last month released a video Thursday apologizing to the family and the community, saying Michael Brown's body remained on the street for too long after he was killed. The video featuring Ferguson...

  • Donkeys reunited at Polish zoo after sex scandal

    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Napoleon is now back with his Antosia. The two amorous donkeys who were separated because of an outcry over their lovemaking have been reunited at a zoo in Poland. The couple, together for 10 years, got into trouble when mothers expressed outrage that children...

  • Woman punched repeatedly by Calif. officer will receive $1.5 million settlement; officer quits

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    LOS ANGELES — A woman punched repeatedly by a California Highway Patrol officer on the side of a freeway in an incident caught on video will receive $1.5 million under a settlement reached Wednesday night, and the officer has agreed to resign. CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow confirmed...

  • ESPN suspends star journalist 3 weeks for NFL comments

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Sep 25, 2014

    ESPN has suspended Bill Simmons for three weeks after he repeatedly called NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar during a profane tirade on a podcast. ESPN announced the suspension Wednesday. "Every employee must be accountable to ESPN and those engaged in our editorial operations...

  • FAA expected to approve drones for moviemaking

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a...

  • Proposal would require permit for media filming

    Updated: Wed, Sep 24, 2014

    SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is proposing permanent new rules that would require media organizations to obtain a permit to film and shoot photographs in more than 100 million acres of the nation's wilderness. Under the plan, the Forest Service would consider the nature of a...

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