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2 Bitcoin operators plead guilty in Silk Road case

Charles Shrem, center, the top executive of a New York City-based Bitcoin company, walks from the federal court house in New York Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after pleading guilty to federal charges that he helped smooth the way for drug transactions on the online marketplace Silk...
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Nevada offers Tesla up to $1.3B for battery plant

Crews with heavy construction equipment work Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center 15 miles east of Sparks, Nev., where Tesla Motors Inc. plans to build a 6,500 worker “gigafactory” to mass produce cheaper lithium batteries for its next line of...
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Detroit official: Debt plan ‘adjustments’ possible

Graphic illustrates Detroit’s slow decline into bankruptcy, featuring charts showing the city’s population, unemployment rates and revenue decline.; 2c x 6 inches; 96.3 mm x 152 mm; Graphic illustrates Detroit’s slow decline into bankruptcy, featuring charts...
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Ex-Virginia gov., wife guilty of public corruption

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, center, is mobbed by media as he gets into a car with his son, Bobby, right, after he and his wife, former first lady Maureen McDonnell, were convicted on multiple counts of corruption at Federal Court in Richmond, Va., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014....
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McIlroy shares lead at BMW Championship

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off on the 10th hole during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Cherry Hills Country Club in Cherry Hills Village, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, tees off...

New York newspaper sacks Washington nickname

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the nation’s largest newspapers says it will no longer use the name Redskins when writing about Washington’s NFL team. The Daily News of New York said Thursday in a lead editorial titled “Sack the Name” that the reference...

Steve Moore glad to be done with legal ordeal

TORONTO (AP) — Steve Moore says the 10 years since his NHL career ended with an on-ice attack have been “long and trying,” but he is glad to be done with the legal ordeal. Moore’s multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Todd Bertuzzi and the Vancouver...
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Rivera: Newton a game-time decision for Bucs

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) walks around the edge of the field during warmup before the NFL preseason football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1)...
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Cilic upsets Berdych in 3 sets in U.S. Open quarters

Marin Cilic, of Croatia, reacts after winning a game against Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic, during the quarterfinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) Marin Cilic, of Croatia, reacts after winning a game...
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Martina Hingis returns to US Open doubles final

Martina Hingis, right, hugs Flavia Pennetta after the two defeated Cara Black and Sania Mirza in a semifinal doubles match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa) Martina Hingis, right, hugs Flavia Pennetta after the...