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Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize

FILE – This Jan. 13, 2013 file photo shows Jay Leno, left, and Jimmy Fallon backstage at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his “Tonight Show†predecessor Jay Leno with the nation’s...
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Bound bodies of 2 found in Philly river; 3rd hurt

Philadelphia police and other law enforcement officials view a body pulled from the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The bound bodies of two people were found in the river Wednesday, and a third man who said he managed to free himself...

Landmarks to light up for cancer telethon

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen landmarks across the U.S. and Canada will light up to promote next week’s “Stand Up to Cancer” telethon. Organizers say the buildings that will be illuminated starting Thursday include Rockefeller Center in New York,...
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Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2009, file photo, a Time Warner Cable truck is parked in New York. Time Warner Cable says a problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours, early Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark...

SEC adopts rules on loan-backed securities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Financial firms that sell securities backed by loans, like the kind that fueled the 2008 financial crisis, will have to give investors details on borrowers’ credit record and income under action taken Wednesday by federal regulators. The Securities...
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Browns WR Gordon suspended for 2014 season

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) warms up before an NFL preseason football game against the Washington Redskins on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) warms up before an NFL preseason...
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Cam Newton says he’ll be ready to play in Week 1

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, left, looks for a receiver against a rush by New England Patriots defensive end Will Smith (90) in the first half of an NFL preseason football game Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) Carolina Panthers...
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Peng upsets 4th-seeded Radwanska at US Open

Shuai Peng, of China, reacts after a point against Agnieszka Radwanska, of Poland, of Australia, during the second round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola) Shuai Peng, of China, reacts after a point against...

Chris Soules is ABC’s new ‘Bachelor’

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC has chosen its next “Bachelor.” Chris Soules, who came in third last season on “The Bachelorette,” will look for love among 25 women vying for his heart. His selection was announced Wednesday on “Good Morning...
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Clippers sign Doc Rivers to contract extension

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, right, shakes hands with head coach Doc Rivers after speaking at the Clippers Fan Festival on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, right, shakes hands with head...