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Protesters spend peaceful night in Hong Kong

Wrapped in plastic to shield from pepper spray, a student protester stands behind a makeshift barrier blocking main streets in the central business district of Hong Kong, late Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Pro-democracy protesters expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday,...
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Chiefs lead Patriots 17-0 at halftime

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith throws during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik) Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith throws during the first quarter of an...

Nicole Kidman reveals heartbreak at father’s death

SYDNEY (AP) — Actress Nicole Kidman has broken her public silence since the death of her father more than two weeks ago by sharing her heartbreak and thanking well-wishers for their comforting thoughts and prayers. Kidman and her singer husband Keith Urban posted a joint...
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Attorney: ‘Appalling’ for Wal-Mart to blame Morgan

FILE – In this April 9, 2014 file photo, actor Tracy Morgan attends the FX Networks Upfront premiere screening of “Fargo” at the SVA Theater in New York. Wal-Mart says actor-comedian Morgan and other people in a vehicle struck from behind by a company truck on a...
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Clippers return focus to team post-Sterling

Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin, left, and Chris Paul pose for photos during the NBA basketball team’s media day Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Los Angeles Clippers’ Blake Griffin, left, and Chris Paul pose for photos during...
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AP INTERVIEW: US should hit all militants in Syria

Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem addresses the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Syria’s Deputy Prime Minister Walid Al-Moualem addresses the 69th session of the...

Dozens of possible jurors rejected in Arias case

PHOENIX (AP) — Roughly a third of 300 potential jurors were dismissed Monday in the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias after telling a judge they had seen too much media coverage of her first trial to be impartial or had already made up their minds about her...

Firing proposed for 6 NYC guards in inmate beating

NEW YORK (AP) — An administrative law judge has proposed that six New York City jail guards be fired for the brutal 2012 beating of a handcuffed Rikers Island inmate. Photos of Robert Hinton’s beating, in a now-shuttered solitary confinement dorm for mentally ill...
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US stocks head lower, following drops overseas

A specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. The U.S. stock market slid to start the week, following European markets lower. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) A specialist works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange...