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Floyd Mayweather Jr., who has spent some time in jail for abusing women himself, was speaking some truth when he briefly rose to Ray Rice's defense last week while trying to sell some pay-per-views for his latest fight."I think there's a lot wor ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck is learning to become the fix-it man.First, he critiqued himself for a botched play call at Denver. Then he accepted the blame for throwing a late interception Monday night against Philadelphia.Two games, t ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and the Pentagon are grappling with how to explain what American military forces are doing and could do in Iraq as they battle the Islamic State militants.Speaking at U.S. Central Command on Wednesday, President ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos plans to build a rocket engine that would eventually replace the Russian mainstay used in many American unmanned launches.United Launch Alliance, a collaboration of two aerospace giants that launch ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Who was the mystery passenger President Barack Obama greeted Wednesday aboard a government aircraft at Andrews Air Force Base after he returned from Florida?It was none other than his wife, Michelle Obama.The first lady ...more

AP News - 5 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health experts say there is little evidence that testosterone-boosting drugs are effective for treating common signs of aging and large studies are needed to support their continued use in millions of American men.A pan ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday he used a poor choice of words when he referred to unscrupulous moneylenders as "Shylocks," and a prominent group that fights anti-Semitism called it a teachable moment about the harmful effects ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

BEAVERTON, Ore. (AP) — Nike has suspended its sponsorship deal with Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson following child abuse allegations.The Beaverton-based shoemaker issued a statement Wednesday morning that said Nike "in no way con ...more

AP News - 9 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top American intelligence official is acknowledging that the U.S. has difficulty tracking the movements and activities of Westerners in Syria who have joined rebels fighting President Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd).Matt Ol ...more

AP News - 12 hours ago

MATTHEWS, N.C. (AP) — Family Dollar has told shareholders to reject an unsolicited, $9.1 billion takeover bid from its rival, Dollar General.Family Dollar is currently trying to arrange a sale to another bargain chain, Dollar Tree Inc.Aft ...more