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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Floyd "Creeky" Creekmore, the world's oldest clown at age 98, has died in his Billings, Montana, home.Son Dave Creekmore says his father died Saturday night of complications from heart disease.The former rancher per ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of companies that are studying potential vaccines for Ebola are climbing in aftermarket trading after federal officials announced that the first case of the disease has been diagnosed in the U.S.The Centers for Disease Con ...more

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By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - People who fear a close relative may commit gun violence will be able to petition a judge to temporarily remove the person's firearms in California, under a bill signed into law on Tuesday by ...more

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations.Tate George said in a recent court ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — If you purchased caffeine-infused underwear because of promises it will make you thinner, federal regulators say you were hoodwinked — but at least you can get your money back.The Federal Trade Commission announced this wee ...more

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prison officials are unveiling new execution protocols to replace those used when an inmate took 43 minutes to die last spring.Under the guidelines released Tuesday, Oklahoma can continue to administer midazolam, a ...more

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FRACKVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A man serving life in prison for killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981 has been selected as a commencement speaker at his Vermont alma mater.Goddard College says on its website that Mumia Abu-Jamal's (moo-MEE'-ah A ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced Tuesday.The patient was in isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A school principal says members of his high school's football team were subjected to racist taunts from among a group of adults in an eastern Connecticut town where his team had just played an away game and lost.New London ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Pacific walrus that can't find sea ice for resting in Arctic waters are coming ashore in record numbers on a beach in northwest Alaska.An estimated 35,000 walrus were photographed Saturday about 5 miles north of Point La ...more