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HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities say they have arrested the head of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's most violent drug trafficking rings.Federal prosecutors announced that 23-year-old Juan Francisco Saenz-Tamez made his initial court appearance i ...more

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The NCAA has dropped Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett from its lawsuit challenging a state law that limits where $60 million in Penn State fine money can be spent.It also dropped Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. It reached ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — The total number of people registered to vote in Georgia has dropped by nearly 40,000 in two years.But of the 183,000 voters added to the rolls since March, only a third identified themselves as white — underscoring a demographic ...more

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.The Dallas Cowboys released Sam from the practice squad Tuesday, dropping the rush end as t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U. ...more

Reuters News - 21 mins ago

By Jessica Donati and Feroz Sultani KUNDUZ CITY Afghanistan (Reuters) - Sardar, a 23-year-old working in his brother's barber shop in the northern Afghan province of Kunduz, said local officials had asked for bribes to resolve a long-running ...more

Reuters News - 22 mins ago

By Patricia Reaney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Costumes, gowns and jewelry worn by Madonna in films such as "Evita" and "A League of Their Own" and in the "Material Girl" music video will be the highlights of a celebrity auction next month in Beverl ...more

Reuters News - 26 mins ago

By Joseph Ax and Stephen Addison NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - A mentally ill Briton pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to U.S. terrorism charges that he conspired with notorious London imam Abu Hamza al-Masri to set up a jihadist training camp in O ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas man admitted Tuesday to setting a backyard fire that killed his two young stepsons a quarter-century ago, bringing a surprising end to a long fight over whether faulty fire science had wrongfully imprisoned him.Ed Graf plea ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — A mentally ill British man accused of trying to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon has pleaded not guilty to four terrorism charges just after arriving in New York from Great Britain, where he had fought extradition for years.</ ...more