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Rangers’ rivals counter by stocking up at NHL trade deadline

New York Rangers’ Keith Yandle plays during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Monday, March 2, 2015, at Madison Square Garden in New York. It was Yandle’s first game since being traded to the Rangers. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)...
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Global stocks limp as focus shifts back to China economy

Electronic screens reflect the value of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, top, the Nasdaq Composite, center, and the S&P 500 at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Monday, March 2, 2015 in New York. After fifteen long years, the Nasdaq is close to topping its record from the dot-com...

Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the world’s largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause catastrophic in-flight fires. Citing safety concerns, United Airlines on Monday became the second...
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Cleveland leaders apologize over blaming boy for own death

FILE – In this Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, Samaria Rice, center, speaks about the investigation into the death of her son Tamir Rice, at a news conference with attorneys Walter Madison, left, and Benjamin Crump in Cleveland. The death of the12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun...
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3 officers in LA Skid Row death had training on mentally ill

Los Angeles Police detective Meghan Aguilar points at photos released by police that could indicate evidence of a suspect holding a police officer’s gun, seen in a video grab scene shot by a witness at the scene of the shooting of a homeless man on Skid Row of Los Angeles,...
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Harrington survives a splash and ends a long drought

Padraig Harrington poses for photographers after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament on the second playoff hole against Daniel Berger, Monday, March 2, 2015, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez) Padraig Harrington poses for photographers after winning the...
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Body-camera maker has financial ties to police chiefs

In this photo taken Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, Rick Smith, chief executive officer and founder of Taser International, center, talks with Brant Garrick left, and Kenny Park of the Vallejo Police Department who attended the Taser tech summit at the California Highway Patrol...

Execution of Georgia woman postponed; problem with drug

JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia postponed its first execution of a woman in 70 years late Monday because of concerns about the drug to be used in the lethal injection. The pentobarbital was sent to an independent lab to check its potency and the test came back at an acceptable...

Salonga says she is in talks on taking role in “Allegiance”

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Tony award winner Lea Salonga says talks have not yet been finalized on her joining the cast of George Takei’s musical “Allegiance” on Broadway, but added it is a show she wants to be part of. The Broadway veteran played the...
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Television’s ‘Judge Judy’ staying in session

FILE – In this April 17, 2012 file photo, Judge Judy Sheindlin attends the Vanity Fair Tribeca Film Festival party at the State Supreme Courthouse in New York. Daytime television’s most popular personality, “Judge Judy†Sheindlin, has extended her...