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MIAMI (AP) — The man who masterminded an $800 million insurance scam that fleeced tens of thousands of investors in one of Florida's all-time largest fraud schemes was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison.U.S. District Judge Robert Scola gave ...more

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A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as "Lady Jamaica" has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father.Chason Renee Chase, 24, pleaded guilty Th ...more

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HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 yea ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cee Lo Green pleaded no contest Friday to one felony count of furnishing ecstasy to a woman during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles and was sentenced to serve probation and community service.The Grammy-winning singer also entered ...more

AP News - 15 mins ago

A South Carolina woman who authorities say is a gang member known as "Lady Jamaica" has admitted lying to federal agents during their investigation of the kidnapping of North Carolina prosecutor's father.Chason Renee Chase pleaded guilty Thursda ...more

AP News - 22 mins ago

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow drive ...more

Reuters News - 22 mins ago

(Reuters) - Stephen Gallacher produced a sparkling late rush of birdies on Friday to resuscitate his chances of earning an automatic Ryder Cup place at the final points-counting event, the Italian Open in Turin. The 39-year-old Scot was one o ...more

AP News - 26 mins ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The plight of dozens of U.N. peacekeepers in Syria remained "very, very fluid" Friday, the secretary-general's spokesman said, as talks aimed at their release stretched into a second day.Some radio contact has been made wit ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A plan for a luxury skyscraper with a so-called "poor door" is changing to extend more of a welcome to residents of its cluster of affordable apartments, officials and the developers said Friday.The retooled plan for 1 West End A ...more

Reuters News - 28 mins ago

By Daniel Wallis (Reuters) - NASCAR champion Tony Stewart said on Friday that killing a fellow driver this month will affect him for the rest of his life, but that returning to racing this weekend would help him to deal with the tragedy. ...more