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  • Woman in labor not allowed to cross street to L.A. hospital until Obama's motorcade passed

    News services
    Updated: 10 min ago

    LOS ANGELES — A woman who was in labor Wednesday afternoon was not allowed to cross the street to get to a hospital because President Barack Obama’s motorcade was going to pass through the area, the Los Angeles Times and the Blaze website reported.

  • Veteran cited for ducks hopes for law change

    Associated Press
    Updated: 22 min ago

    COSHOCTON, Ohio — An Army veteran who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder is now hoping for a change in the Ohio village law that prohibits him from keeping the animals in his backyard. Darin Welker, who served in the Army National Guard, was cited...

  • 2 Texas football players charged with sexual assault

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two University of Texas football players were arrested and charged Thursday with felony sexual assault after a female student said she was raped in a campus dorm room last month. Wide receivers Kendall Sanders and Montrel Meander were in custody at the...

  • Suspended WR Blackmon arrested on drug complaint

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Suspended Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested in Oklahoma on a complaint of marijuana possession. Blackmon, a former standout at Oklahoma State, was arrested Wednesday evening in the Oklahoma City suburb of Edmond. Police said...

  • Sarah Palin cited for speeding, or 'qualifying,' in Alaska hometown

    Associated Press
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska — Sarah Palin is facing a $154 ticket for speeding in her hometown of Wasilla. The former Alaska governor was pulled over July 16 and cited for driving between 10 and 19 mph over the speed limit. The penalty includes a $144 fine and $10 police training surcharge....

  • Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ROME — Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant born just weeks ago in prison. The Vatican characterized the visit with Meriam Ibrahim, 27, her...

  • Hall of Famer Jim Brown sues over 1964 title ring

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame football star Jim Brown — running out of time to retrieve his 1964 NFL championship ring — has sued a memorabilia dealer. The 78-year-old Los Angeles resident filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan federal court against Lelands.com and Lelands...

  • Ocean crash kills teen pilot seeking world record

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his father's native Pakistan. Just days...

  • Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

    Updated: 16 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Shelly Sterling, who had testified early in the trial, was...

  • Musician Nas finds his family tree in PBS series

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welcomed the opportunity. But it hit him hard when he saw 1859 documentation of an ancestor being sold as a slave, he said during a panel...

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