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  • Report: 3 women accuse music mogul Russell Simmons of rape

    NEW YORK (AP) Three women have told the New York Times that music mogul Russell Simmons raped them.In a statement Simmons vehemently denied what he called "these horrific accusations," saying all his relations have been consensual.The...

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  • UT Rio Grande Valley rallies late to beat UC Irvine 73-59

    EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Nick Dixon scored 23 points with five rebounds, four assists and four steals as UT Rio Grande Valley rallied in the final nine minutes to beat UC Irvine 73-59 on Saturday night.Dan Kimasa added 12 points for the Vaqueros...

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  • Slain Florida officer awarded agency's highest honor

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A slain Florida police officer has been recognized with her department's highest honors.Lt. Debra Clayton was fatally shot in January while trying to arrest a man suspected of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend. On Wednesday,...

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  • Int'l visitors to US down 4 percent in 1st 6 months of 2017

    Has the Trump slump that the travel industry warned about finally hit?The number of international visitors arriving in the United States declined nearly 4 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period in 2016,...

    By Beth J. Harpaz, AP Travel Editor|

  • The Latest: Victims of rural Illinois fire identified

    DIXON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on a house fire that killed six people in rural northern Illinois (all times local):6:20 p.m.Authorities in northern Illinois have identified the victims of an early morning house fire that left two adults and four...

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  • 4 children, 2 adults killed in rural northern Illinois fire

    DIXON, Ill. (AP) — Four children and two adults from the same family died in a house fire early Tuesday in rural northern Illinois, according to the local sheriff.Authorities received a 911 call just after midnight reporting smoke in the basement...

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  • Virginia regulators approve carbon cap-and-trade plan

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia would regulate carbon emissions from power plants and become the first Southern state, its officials say, with a carbon cap-and-trade program under a proposal that won preliminary approval from state regulators...

    By Sarah Rankin, Associated Press|

  • Cowboys' Elliott drops appeal, will serve rest of 6-game ban

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has dropped his appeal with five games remaining on his six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence.Elliott's agents said Wednesday the decision by last year's NFL rushing...

    By Schuyler Dixon, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • California man faces marijuana charge in Nebraska

    LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — A Northern California man has been arrested in south-central Nebraska and charged with possession of marijuana for sale.Lexington radio station KRVN reports that 60-year-old Curtis Dixon, of Redding, California, was taken...

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  • Cowboys' Elliott loses appeal; ineligible to play Sunday

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's half-season run from his six-game suspension ended Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to let him play while it considers his appeal.A bespectacled Elliott in a suit and tie...

    By Schuyler Dixon And Larry Neumeister, Associated Press|

  • AP source: Jones threatens Goodell deal after Elliott ban

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the NFL over a proposed contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, a dispute apparently sparked by star running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over alleged...

    By Barry Wilner, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • Teacher accused of flipping Down syndrome student's desk

    PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A special-needs teacher has been charged with child cruelty in Florida after allegedly flipping a desk occupied by a Down syndrome student who doesn't speak.The Pensacola News Journal reported Tuesday that 56-year-old Donna...

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  • Al Hurricane, 'Godfather of New Mexico music,' dies

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Al Hurricane, known as the "Godfather of New Mexico music" for developing a distinct sound bridging the state's unique Hispanic traditions with country and rock, died Sunday.His son, Al Hurricane, Jr., told The Associated...

    By Russell Contreras, Associated Press|

  • AP source: Suspended Elliott getting emergency hearing in NY

    Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott are set for an emergency hearing in federal court in New York as they try again to stop the running back's six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations, a person with direct knowledge of...

    By Schuyler Dixon, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • Raiders' Mack gets top spot in AP's defensive end rankings

    Khalil Mack is setting the standard for other pass rushers.The Oakland Raiders star was voted the No. 1 defensive end in the NFL by an Associated Press panel, receiving seven of 11 first-place votes and a total of 101 points in the rankings...

    By Howard Fendrich, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

    Audible.com best-sellers for week ending October 6:Fiction1. Origin by Dan Brown, narrated by Paul Michael (Random House Audio)2. It by Stephen King, narrated by Steven Weber (Simon & Schuster Audio)3. Murder in an Irish Village by Carlene...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Cowboys owner draws sharp response from NFL players' union

    DALLAS (AP) — The declaration by the powerful owner of the Dallas Cowboys that he would bench anyone who shows disrespect to the American flag drew a sharp response from the NFL players' union Monday.DeMaurice Smith is executive director of the...

    By Schuyler Dixon, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • Jerry Jones: NFL can't tolerate players disrespecting flag

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dallas owner Jerry Jones says the NFL can't leave the impression that it tolerates players disrespecting the flag and that any of his Cowboys making such displays won't play.Jones had his strongest comments so far on the...

    By Schuyler Dixon, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • Illinois investigator attacked while trying to rescue child

    STERLING, Ill. (AP) — An investigator for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is hospitalized in a coma after being assaulted while trying to take protective custody of a child.Andrew Sucher, 29, allegedly struck the...

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  • AP-FBC--T25-UNLV-Ohio St. Stats

    *6310 AP-FBC--T25-UNLV-Ohio St. Stats

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  • Rebels will try to run with big dogs Ohio State

    UNLV (1-1) at No. 10 Ohio State (2-1), Saturday, Noon ET (BTN)Line: Ohio State by 40Series record: First meeting.WHAT'S AT STAKEOhio State continues its redemption games after losing to Oklahoma in week two. QB J.T. Barrett and the Buckeyes...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Missouri couple gets an engagement redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri couple who accidentally dropped a $3,000 engagement ring into a pond has had a chance to redo their engagement proposal on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" The Kansas City Star reports that a video on...

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  • Le'Veon Bell gets top billing in AP running back rankings

    Beginning the fifth season of his career, Le'Veon Bell has logged only 51 games for Pittsburgh, including the playoffs.The best could be yet to come.Production and potential, with his blend of rushing and receiving skills, put Bell in first place...

    By Dave Campbell, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • NFL trying to speed appeal over blocked Elliott suspension

    FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge's injunction that blocked Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over a domestic violence case.The NFL quickly answered a filing...

    By Schuyler Dixon, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • The Latest: Houston cuts power to clear evacuation area

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Harvey and its aftermath (all times local):8:50 a.m.Center Point Energy spokeswoman Alicia Dixon says utility crews have started turning off power to residents who have stayed behind in a flooded area of west Houston...

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  • Giant marijuana bundle launched over US-Mexico border fence

    PHOENIX (AP) — Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona have seized a nearly 100-pound (45-kilometer) bundle of marijuana after spotting it flying over the border fence.Surveillance video on Wednesday captured the large package launching through...

    By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press|

  • Dallas RB Ezekiel Elliott suspended 6 games in domestic case

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been suspended for six games after a yearlong NFL investigation of his domestic violence case in Ohio.The 2016 NFL rushing leader was suspended despite prosecutors in...

    By Schuyler Dixon, AP Pro Football Writer|

  • Coast Guard awards medals for videotaped rescue during flood

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — David Phung was amazed when he saw the viral video of him rescuing a woman and her dog from a sinking car during historic flooding in Louisiana last summer."It was all adrenaline and reaction. Seconds seemed like minutes,"...

    By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press|

  • Man shot to death by police after North Carolina standoff

    MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — State police in North Carolina shot a man to death after a standoff in which authorities say he held two family members hostage.The State Bureau of Investigation said Surry County sheriff's deputies were called to a...

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  • #NoConfederate campaign against HBO slave drama takes off

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A social media campaign to derail HBO's planned modern-day Southern slavery drama quickly caught fire, prompting the cable channel to ask detractors to withhold judgment until they see "Confederate."The campaign, with...

    By Lynn Elber, AP Television Writer|