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GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is under investigation but hasn't been arrested or charged after a report of an alleged sexual assault at the team hotel last month.Grapevine police spokesman Sgt. Robert ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Hong Kong and crowds of students blocked the entrances to government headquarters Thursday as midnight approached — the deadline protest leaders had set for the resignation of the c ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — A court-martial is accusing 16 Nigerian officers and 72 rank-and-file troops of a string of charges from cowardice to refusing to fight in the country's northeastern Islamic uprising.Thursday's mass trial comes two weeks af ...more

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MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A dilapidated recreational vehicle that played a memorable role in a beloved Christmas movie has been vandalized at an Ohio museum.The owner of the Castle Noel museum in Medina (meh-DY'-nuh), just south of Cleveland, reports ...more

Reuters News - 20 mins ago

By Christina Farr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - High salaries and free food aren't enough any more in Silicon Valley, where maturing companies are competing for talent with creative health care and "wellness" programs that use gadgets to promote ...more

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By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California forestry officials have opened an inquiry into a life-threatening ordeal faced by 12 firefighters who were nearly engulfed by flames in the Sierra Nevada last month before a helicopter pilot ...more

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MANILA (Reuters) - Al-Qaeda linked Islamist militants in the Philippines said on Thursday they will kill one of two German captives on Oct. 17 unless their demands are met. Rebels from the Abu Sayyaf group captured the two Germans sailing on ...more

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NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown's schools superintendent says a bomb threat phoned in to the Sandy Hook School that forced its evacuation was "complex," but was considered "low to no threat."The News-Times reports ( that Super ...more

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MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Simon has formed in the Pacific off Mexico's southwestern coast.The storm's maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 40 mph (65 kph) with some strengthening expected over the next two days.The storm is c ...more

Reuters News - 42 mins ago

By Amy Sawitta Lefevre and Julien Pretot BANGKOK/PARIS (Reuters) - Thailand boldly announced they were in talks to host the Tour de France on Thursday, much to the surprise of organizers of the world's greatest cycle race who said they were o ...more