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Woods pulls out of Bay Hill because of back pain

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods has pulled out of the Arnold Palmer Invitational because of persistent back pains. Woods said on his website Tuesday he called Palmer to say he won’t be able to play. Woods is the defending champion at Bay Hill and an eight-time...
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Concerns about cancer centers under health law

This photo taken Feb. 20, 2014 showsWashington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler speaking to seniors at an annual lobby day for the group in Olympia, Wash. Cancer patients relieved that they can get insurance coverage because of the new health care law may be...
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Oklahoma court resets executions amid drug search

FILE – This June 29, 2011 file photo, provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, shows Charles Warner. An Oklahoma court on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, rescheduled executions for Clayton Lockett on March 20, 2014 and for Warner who was scheduled for March 27, 2014, so...
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Bawdy 2010 skit discussed in Army general sex case

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair shakes hands with his defense attorney Ellen C. Brotman outside the Fort Bragg, N.C., courthouse, Monday, March 17, 2014. Sinclair, who admitted to improper relationships with three subordinates, appeared to choke up as he told a judge that he’d...

Police: Bieber claimed foot fracture in Florida

MIAMI (AP) — New police documents show that Justin Bieber claimed after a shaky sobriety test that he was suffering from a hairline fracture in his right foot. The Miami Beach Police Department documents released Tuesday show that Bieber told an officer he had injured his...

UPDATE: Marathon Petroleum reports executive pay

 Marathon Petroleum Chief Executive Officer Gary Heminger earned $12.8 million in 2013, the company reported Tuesday.  It was much less than the $20.4 million he received in 2012. But the entire decline can be attributed to Heminger’s pension value and non-qualified deferred...
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Woman in Naval Academy sex assault case testifies

FILE – This July, 24, 2013 file photo provided by the U.S. Naval Academy shows Midshipman Joshua Tate, a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault. Lawyers are expected to give opening statements Tuesday in the court-martial of Joshua Tate of...

Panthers QB Newton to have surgery, out 4 months

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Panthers have announced that quarterback Cam Newton will undergo surgery Wednesday on his left ankle and will be sidelined for four months. The team says the three-year NFL veteran has experienced soreness in the ankle since the end of...
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Colts owner seeks treatment following arrest

Attorney James Voyles, center left, and Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, center right, leave the Hamilton County Jail in Indianapolis, Monday, March 17, 2014. Irsay was released from jail Monday after being held overnight following a traffic stop in which police said he failed...