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AP News - Jan 23, 2015 5:29 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — A batch of mixed earnings reports Friday helped push the stock market to its first day of losses this week.Shares of tissue and diaper maker Kimberly-Clark dropped after the company's earnings fell short of expectations and it ga ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 5:27 PM

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A Montana man has been ordered to pay a $3,000 fine after pleading guilty to federal wildlife violations while leading former Boston Red Sox third baseman Wade Boggs on a 2009 sheep hunt in Alaska.Tuesday's plea agreemen ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 5:15 PM

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The NFL said Friday it has interviewed dozens of people and collected physical evidence but has no conclusions yet on how the New England Patriots used underinflated balls in their last game, offering no timetable for resolving ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 5:13 PM

Not so long ago, we came to praise the New England Patriots.Now, it's time to bury them.Deflategate and a brazen disregard for the truth should be more than enough for the NFL to order Bill Belichick to stay at home on Super Bowl Sunday. ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 5:08 PM

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former chief operating officer of a western Pennsylvania drilling company was sentenced to eight years in federal prison for embezzling $9 million to feed his casino gambling habit, which included playing $100 slot machines.

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AP News - Jan 23, 2015 4:46 PM

DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities near Philadelphia say a trio of pet ferrets mauled a newborn who was left downstairs in her car seat, chewing off the baby's nose and part of her cheek and lip.Officials say the month-old baby was attacked Thursday ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 4:38 PM

CINCINNATI (AP) — A March 2 trial date has been set for an Ohio man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol and kill federal officials and workers.U.S. District Judge Sandra Beckwith in Cincinnati also Friday set a pretrial conference for ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 4:36 PM

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A jury is expected to be seated next week in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez.Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh has cleared 53 potential jurors as of Friday after individually questio ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 4:23 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The pilot of a small plane over western Kentucky lost sight of the airport and reported the right engine had stopped shortly before the plane crashed and killed everyone aboard except a 7-year-old girl, according to a preliminary ...more

AP News - Jan 23, 2015 4:16 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is finishing lower, snapping a four-day winning streak, as U.S. companies report mixed quarterly results.The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell 11 points, or 0.6 percent, to close at 2,051 Friday. The Dow Jones ...more