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AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:59 PM

MIAMI (AP) — Pop star Justin Bieber has reached a settlement with a photographer who claimed he was assaulted by the singer's bodyguard outside a South Florida recording studio.Attorney Mark DiCowden confirmed the settlement Friday between his c ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:54 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer worries and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda.The decision to swap sweeteners comes as Americans keep ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:33 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City transit agency lawyers are telling a judge who ordered the authority to display a controversial bus ad that it will vote on a plan to ban all political advertisements.The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's lett ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:32 PM

BOSTON (AP) — A backpack strap used by an Apollo 14 astronaut as he moved around the surface of the moon in 1971 has sold at auction for nearly $42,000.Massachusetts-based RR Auction says the strap that Edgar Mitchell brought back as a souvenir ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:31 PM

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Erik Jones had never turned a lap in the Sprint Cup Series when he became a last-minute replacement driver for Denny Hamlin at Bristol last weekend.Jones was flown in from North Carolina during a lengthy rain delay in Sunday ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:22 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been charged with stealing $12,000 diamond earrings from his home, then selling them to jewelry stores, police said.The theft charges filed by police in Collier To ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A psychiatrist treating the man who shot President Ronald Reagan says the patient wants to start a band and should be allowed to publish his music anonymously.Dr. Giorgi-Guarnieri testified Friday during court hearings that wil ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:18 PM

DETROIT (AP) — Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won't fully disengage.The recall covers certain Electra Glide, Ultra Limited, Police Electra Glide, Street Gli ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 1:07 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is thanking four Swedish law enforcement officers who broke up a fight on the subway.Erik Naslund, Samuel Kvarzell, Markus Asberg and Eric Jansberger were headed to see a Broadway ...more

AP News - Apr 24, 2015 12:57 PM

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school founded by members of the du Pont family was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for dealing in child pornography.Christopher Wheeler showed no emotion and decline ...more