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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There was no shortage of candidates to replace Steve Letarte as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s crew chiefThe list of applicants was long, but Hendrick Motorsports has always liked to groom its own talent. So the organization didn't ...more

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Curing his wife's thyroid disease. Connections in the high-end fashion world. Learjet flights for politicians.Those were topics of testimony Wednesday from Jonnie Williams, the government's key witness who took center stage ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face wit ...more

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Favored Stars Above Me burst through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch and pulled away for a 2 1/4-length victory Wednesday in the $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga Race Course.Trained by Graham Motion, the ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former Utah airline pilot was sentenced Wednesday to more than two years in prison for groping a 14-year-old girl in the seat next to him during an off-duty flight.Michael James Pascal, 46, of Park City, appeared in feder ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge imposed a $1.3 billion civil penalty against Bank of America on Wednesday for its role in selling risky mortgages to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that were advertised as safe investments.The fine was against Country ...more

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WEST ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A police officer in Minnesota was fatally shot Wednesday while making a traffic stop and authorities said they were searching for a suspect.Mendota Heights police officer Scott Patrick, 47, was shot about 12:20 p.m. a ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Talks between Argentina and U.S.-based creditors have ended without a settlement that would avoid the country's second default in 13 years.Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof says his country is unable to accept demands of i ...more

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ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — The trial of three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak linked to a southwest Georgia peanut plant could keep jurors tied up for more than two months, the trial judge said Wednesday.U.S. District Court Judge W. Louis ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The House That Wooden Built is waterlogged.Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after the court was deluged ...more