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  • In wake of beheadings, Busch Gardens removes props

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Busch Gardens removed some props from their Halloween attractions after people in Virginia complained about decapitated heads, the theme park said Thursday. The change came in the wake of the beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker....

  • Bio Box: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NAME: Larry Ellison AGE: 70 (born Aug. 17, 1944) CAREER: Started Oracle Corp. with $1,200 of his own money in 1977 and built it into a business software powerhouse. EDUCATION: Dropped out of college in 1966 after attending on and off for two years. HOMETOWN: Born in New York, grew...

  • NFL domestic violence: What's next

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    The legal system doesn't work on the NFL's schedule. The players facing child abuse or domestic violence allegations might wait a long time for their cases to play out in the courtroom. A look at what's next in each case: ___ RAY RICE Ray Rice is appealing his indefinite suspension...

  • Ex Rangers manager sorry for breaking wife's trust

    Updated: 0 min ago

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington said Thursday that he is embarrassed for breaking the trust of his wife of 42 years, offering some insight but few details for his sudden resignation two weeks ago. "I made a mistake and I'm embarrassed more than I've...

  • Cotton defends farm bill vote in new TV ad

    Updated: 0 min ago

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton defended his vote against the farm bill in a new television ad Thursday, pushing back on an issue where Democrats are trying to cast him as out of touch with rural Arkansas. Cotton, the freshman congressman hoping to...

  • Boyfriend jeans a hit on the Milan runway

    Updated: 0 min ago

    MILAN (AP) — Hey girlfriend, baggy boyfriend jeans are all the rage on the Milan runway this season. At Emporio Armani, they fit Giorgio Armani's passion for blue — an international color that the designer says satisfies any appetite for ethnic looks. The Emporio collection, presented...

  • Cardinals debate marriage before crucial meeting

    Updated: 1 min ago

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Francis. Five high-ranking cardinals have taken one of Francis' favorite theologians to task over an issue dear to the pope's heart: Whether...

  • Argentina approves law for controlling prices

    Updated: 1 min ago

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's congress on Thursday approved a law that lets the government intervene in setting prices and profits in an attempt to tackle one of the hemisphere's worst inflation rates. Economy Minister Axel Kicillof said the measure, approved earlier by...

  • Dog found in Oregon heading back to Pennsylvania

    Updated: 2 min ago

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gidget is going back to Pennsylvania. A Jack Russell terrier that somehow ended up in Oregon more than four months after she went missing from her home near Philadelphia will soon be flown back to the Keystone State. A microchip implanted in Gidget allowed...

  • Jury won't consider deaths in Ga. salmonella trial

    Updated: 3 min ago

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Shirley Mae Almer died a few days before Christmas in 2008 at a Minnesota hospital where the 72-year-old woman was already weak with illness when she was fed peanut butter contaminated with salmonella. Nearly six years later, a federal jury is weighing criminal...

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