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HONOLULU (AP) — A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit — not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.Michael Egan III said ...more

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal judge is ending a large part of an Arkansas desegregation case rooted in the Little Rock Central High School crisis of 1957.The lawsuit was originally filed by a Little Rock school district in 1982. It said sta ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Navy Adm. William McRaven formalized his transition from a top U.S. military commander to academic leader Thursday, officially accepting the job as chancellor of the University of Texas System.The head of U.S. Special Operat ...more

AP News - 27 mins ago

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets — a futuristic design by Riddell called the SpeedFlex that is supposed to be the latest in head protection.A vocal proponent of ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon teenager who carved a swastika into another teen's forehead as he and others tortured the boy has been sentenced to 11 years in prison.In a Portland courtroom Thursday, 16-year-old Blue Kalmbach told the victim in ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — A judge has dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying a woman's testimony wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took place.The 28-year-old Reed appeared in 27 ga ...more

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GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — It's move-in day at the University of Northern Colorado, and this year some students are being allowed to bring their cats or dogs to live with them in dorms.Pets under 40 pounds are being allowed on two of the 17 floors of ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — Edmund Szoka, an American cardinal who served as governor and financial administrator of the Vatican and was a confidant of St. John Paul II, has died at age 86.Szoka died of natural causes Wednesday night at Providence Park Hospi ...more

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The death of a 15-month-old boy who was left in a hot car in July has been ruled a homicide, the office of the state medical examiner said Thursday.The medical examiner determined that Benjamin Seitz died of hyperthermia d ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. judge frustrated by debt-ridden Argentina's refusal to comply with his orders is being urged to take stronger action against the South American nation as it maneuvers to get its finances beyond his control.Judge Thomas Gri ...more