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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.The Hornets forward addressed the media on Monday and said he takes "full responsibil ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's main opposition party has condemned the State Security Service for raiding its Lagos office over the weekend.The raid on the All Progressives Congress's data center and the arrest of 26 party workers disrupted wor ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Raw sprouts are linked to dozens of cases of food poisoning — again.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 63 people from 10 states concentrated on the East Coast fell ill with salmonella linked to bean sprouts fro ...more

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Pat Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive who brought a gruff and passionate presence to hockey across the decades, has died at 71.He died Sunday night in Vancouver after a long illnes ...more

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WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) — Merck &amp; Co., one of the world's top developers and sellers of vaccines, has entered a partnership with a small drug developer to research and manufacture a potential Ebola vaccine now in initial patient testing.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A procrastinator's holiday wish come true: Presents ordered at the last minute can now show up under the Christmas tree that same day.Amazon, Target and Macy's and other retailers are offering speedier delivery, including overnig ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Budweiser is putting its Clydesdale out to pasture for the holidays.The country's No. 3 beer brand says the horses will not appear in its holiday advertising this year. A spokesman for owner Anheuser-Busch InBev was unable to say ...more

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DENVER (AP) — In 2010, the price of walk-up, single-day lift ticket at Vail and Beaver Creek ski resorts topped $100. Aspen quickly followed suit, and ticket prices at resorts across the country have consistently increased in the years since. The trend ...more

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FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A member of the European Central Bank's rate-setting council has said monetary policy cannot boost long-term growth and called for reforms by governments to make the weak economy more investment-friendly.The remarks com ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Planning a trip? Check out deals being offered by the travel industry as part of Black Friday and CyberMonday promotions.But do your homework, cautions Pauline Frommer, editorial director of Frommer's."I think they're a mi ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — A closely-watched survey shows German business confidence rose in November, putting an end to six consecutive months of declines.It was a modestly upbeat sign for the largest economy in the 18-country euro currency union, which is ...more

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NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — The biggest challenge facing Lydia Ko is how she can top a rookie season like this one.The 17-year-old from New Zealand sat next to a pair of crystal trophies Sunday evening. At her feet was a glass box that was stuffed with ...more

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SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Paulina Bobadilla was beyond desperate. The drugs no longer stopped her daughter's epileptic seizures and the little girl had become so numb to pain, she would tear off her own fingernails and leave her small fingers bleeding.</p ...more

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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.</p ...more

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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The construction services firm Jacobs Engineering says CEO Craig Martin will step down in late December because of health reasons.Former CEO and current board chairman Noel Watson will serve as executive chairman until a ...more

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NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko was an instant millionaire even before she went into a three-way playoff Sunday in the CME Group Tour Championship.She finished off her rookie season in style.Another victory. Another reco ...more

AP News - Nov 23, 2014 4:29 AM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Telecommunications company Etihad Etisalat, known as Mobily on the Saudi stock exchange, said Sunday it has suspended its chief executive officer after accounting errors forced the operator to restate 18 months of earnings.< ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2014 11:35 PM

TOKYO (AP) — Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.At least 37 homes were destroyed in two villages, ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2014 10:10 AM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's unemployment rate has dropped slightly as the U.S. territory struggles to emerge from a nearly decade-long economic slump.The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says the unemployment rate was 14 percent in ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2014 9:55 AM

LONDON (AP) — A suspected gas leak touched off an explosion in the basement of the Hyatt Regency Churchill in London, injuring 14 people and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of hotel guests, authorities said Saturday.The London Fire Brigade sa ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2014 8:32 AM

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's prime minister says his government will host a three-day international economic conference in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh starting March 13 to support the country's economy.Ibrahim Mahlab said Saturday that Saudi A ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2014 7:46 AM

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Aviva says it is in talks to buy another insurer, Friends Life for over 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) in a deal that would create the country's leading insurance, savings and asset management company by number of customers.< ...more

AP News - Nov 22, 2014 12:01 AM

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — International demand for quinoa continues to boom, and that's fueling an increasingly bitter commercial feud between Bolivia and Peru, the two main producers of the Andean "superfood."The fight pits hardscrabble, tradition ...more

AP News - Nov 21, 2014 5:16 PM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson's hearing for the appeal of his suspension will be held on Dec. 2. And it will not be in front of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.The NFL announced Friday that longtime hearing officer Harold Henderson will pres ...more

AP News - Nov 21, 2014 5:10 PM

DALLAS (AP) — Small-town discount retailer Alco Stores will close after a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Dallas approved an order by the company's creditors to shutter its stores.The court order Thursday follows the company's announcement last month t ...more