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  • Theater producer denies sex abuse claim

    ANTHONY McCARTNEY, AP Entertainment Writer
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES — Lawyers for a theater producer on Wednesday denied sexual abuse claims made against their client in a lawsuit by a man who has leveled similar allegations against other entertainment industry figures. Attorneys Alan Grodin and Paul Gaspari issued a statement on behalf...

  • Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

    Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

    OPAL, Wyo. — A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub. Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik says there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been evacuated as a precaution. Opal has about 95...

  • Mom attacks pit bull, bites off its ear to save daughter from being mauled to death

    News services -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Mike Tyson has got nothing on this heroic mom. Chelsi Camp saved her 2-year-old daughter from a ruthless pit bull attack by biting the dog's ear off, according to the New York Daily News. The Texas woman was dog-sitting her friend's usually friendly pit bull last month. That's when...

  • Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    TOKYO — Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine, saying he thought it was a beautiful site and only a place of prayer. The Yasukuni Shrine in central Tokyo enshrines 2.5 million war dead, including Japan's 14 convicted war...

  • For Wrigley Field, it's party of a century

    Associated Press
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    CHICAGO — For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century. Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the Chicago ballpark, Wrigley got quite the birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon. Hall of Famers such as Ernie Banks,...

  • Colorado officials invite Gov. Chris Christie to visit, despite 'quality of life' comments

    News services -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    Colorado elected leaders have a message for Chris Christie on living in the Rocky Mountain State: Don’t knock it until you try it. Responding to the New Jersey governor’s comments bashing Colorado’s “quality of life,” Sen. Michael Bennet said that Christie is welcome to...

  • Video: Matt Cooke's return to goonish roots should be punished harshly

    By Jim Souhan, Star Tribune
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    If hockey were real estate, you could say that last summer the Wild went searching for a house, something more sturdy than flashy, built more for day-to-day living than curb appeal. If hockey were real estate, you could say that Matt Cooke was that house, a modest stone building...

  • Soldier convicted in WikiLeaks case gets new name

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LEAVENWORTH, Kan. — A Kansas judge granted a request Wednesday to formally change the name of the soldier convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks from Bradley Edward Manning to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning. The former intelligence analyst is serving a 35-year prison...

  • Supreme Court tosses $3.4 million award to child porn victim

    Associated Press
    Updated: 8 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the...

  • Redskins' Snyder says team name is 'not an issue'

    JOSEPH WHITE, AP Sports Writer
    Yesterday

    STERLING, Va. — Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it's time for people to "focus on reality" concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team's nickname. "We understand the issues out there, and we're not an issue," Snyder said. "The real issues...

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