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  • McCarthy: Bring on the big game vs. Lions

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mike McCarthy loves the idea of his Green Bay Packers having something significant to play for in the Sunday's regular-season finale. The Packers head coach has had teams whose playoff positioning was locked in entering the final game of the season (2009, 2011),...

  • Fisher anticipates no fines from brawl with Giants

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Monday that he doesn't expect any of his players to be fined for their participation in a brawl in the first half of a loss to the Giants. Fisher said accusations of dirty play by New York defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and others are...

  • Navy, San Diego St set to run in Poinsettia Bowl

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Navy is back in a Navy town, ready to take on San Diego State in what's essentially another home game for the Aztecs. And Rocky Long will be in his element during Tuesday night's Poinsettia Bowl at Qualcomm Stadium. As a quarterback at New Mexico, Long ran a...

  • Blagojevich brother: I was fed 'pawn' to get then-governor

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to sell or trade an appointment to President Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat. While...

  • Memorial services held for Sydney siege victims

    Published: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    SYDNEY (AP) — Two victims of a deadly siege in a Sydney cafe are being remembered at private memorial services, one week after a gunman took them hostage. A memorial service for Tori Johnson was held Tuesday at a church just around the corner from the Lindt Chocolat Cafe, where he and...

  • Battered NY mayor calls for temporary protest halt

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — As the New York Police Department mourns two of its own, Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded for a pause in protests and rancor amid a widening rift with those in a grieving force who accuse him of creating a climate of mistrust that contributed to the executions of two...

  • PG&E discloses more emails with state regulators

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California's largest power utility released a dozen more emails Monday that it said showed improper back-channel discussions between the utility and top state regulators. The emails date back to 2010 and feature a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. executive who has since...

  • Ga. airline worker arrested in gun smuggling plot

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — Federal authorities say an Atlanta airline employee is suspected of helping smuggle firearms to New York City on passenger jets. FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said Monday that Delta baggage handler Eugene Harvey was arrested by federal agents without trouble. An FBI...

  • Judge OKs Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol is constitutional and the state can proceed with the scheduled executions of four death row inmates early next year, a federal judge ruled on Monday. U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot denied a request for a preliminary...

  • Thai farm workers may not get any of $8.7M award

    Updated: Mon, Dec 22, 2014

    HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a California-based labor contractor must pay $8.7 million in damages to Thai workers who were exploited while working at Hawaii farms, but it's not clear whether any of them will get the money. Mordechai Orian, former president of Global...

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