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  • Jaguars' Marks hopes coaches, colleagues get him to Pro Bowl

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    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Sen'Derrick Marks is counting on coaches and colleagues to get him to the Pro Bowl. Marks has 8 1/2 sacks, tied for second in the NFL among interior lineman. He's tied with Detroit's Ndamukong Suh and Tampa Bay's Gerald...

  • Coughlin doesn't want Beckham to lose his edge

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    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Tom Coughlin is looking to change some things about Odell Beckham Jr.'s game. It's nothing big, and certainly not the edge the recordi-setting New York Giants' rookie brings to the field. Coughlin just wants him to tone his celebrations after scoring, the...

  • Pirates win rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pirates have won the rights to negotiate with South Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang. Pittsburgh has a 30-day window to sign the 27-year-old, who hit .354 with 39 homers last season for the Nexen Heroes while being named the MVP of the Korean Baseball Organization....

  • Al-Jazeera shuts down its Egypt channel

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    CAIRO (AP) — The Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera news network on Monday shut down its Egypt channel, quieting a major source of tension between the two countries at a time when regional efforts are underway to reconcile between the two countries over the Gulf nation's support for Islamists....

  • TripAdvisor fined $600,000 by Italian anti-trust

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    MILAN (AP) — Italy's antitrust authority has fined travel planning website TripAdvisor 500,000 euros ($600,000) following complaints of improper business practices lodged by a national hoteliers' association and a consumer protection agency. The antitrust authority said in a statement...

  • BC-ATH--Doping-Schwazer,1st Ld-Writethru

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    BOLZANO, Italy (AP) — Former Olympic race walking gold medalist Alex Schwazer was handed an eight-month suspended prison sentence Monday under a plea bargain deal with prosecutors investigating him for doping, and he hopes to compete again. Schwazer will also pay a 6,000-euro ($7,350)...

  • How Obama used his executive powers in 2014

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    HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama set out in 2014 to use his executive powers to advance priorities resisted by Congress. He was successful in some areas, enacting sweeping changes to U.S. policy all on his own. Other initiatives fell flat or had only modest impact, a reminder of...

  • Judge denies W.Va. ex-coal baron travel home for holidays

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    BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A judge won't let a West Virginia ex-coal baron facing criminal charges head home for the holidays. A docket entry on Monday shows U.S. District Judge Irene Berger in Beckley denied ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship's motion to travel home for the holidays....

  • Skiers have reservations over airbag safety system

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    VAL GARDENA, Italy (AP) — Some skiers are concerned they will turn into the puffy "Michelin Man" when they are not supposed to. Others are afraid they will lose precious hundredths of a second due to slightly more wind resistance. And still more believe that their movements will be...

  • Spain: Princess Cristina to be tried for fraud

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    MADRID (AP) — Spain's Princess Cristina was indicted on tax fraud charges Monday — a severe setback to efforts by her brother King Felipe VI to rid the royalty of image problems after his scandal-plagued father abdicated six months ago. Cristina is the first royal family member in the...

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