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Out of control: FSU, OSU just win, baby

Ohio State running back Jalin Marshall (17) scores a touchdown against Indiana during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State won 42-27. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)Ohio State finally took control of its game against Indiana in the fourth quarter. That was still better than Florida State.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:32:25 -0500
Williams, Raptors beat struggling Cavs, 110-93

Toronto Raptors' Greivis Vasquez (21), from Venezuela, is fouled by Cleveland Cavaliers' Dion Waiters (3) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)CLEVELAND (AP) Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors rallied from a big early deficit to beat Cleveland 110-93 on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:25:50 -0500
Knicks win 91-83, drop 76ers to 0-13

New York Knicks' Amare Stoudemire (1) shoots over Philadelphia 76ers' Nerlens Noel (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK (AP) Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, Amare Stoudemire added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and the New York Knicks dropped the Philadelphia 76ers to 0-13 with a 91-83 victory on Saturday night.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:24:39 -0500
Monaco to celebrate birth of its royal twins

PARIS (AP) Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco are expecting twins next month, and the first one born will be the prince's royal heir.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:24:27 -0500
No. 1 Florida State edges Boston College 20-17

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston, center, scrambles past Boston College defenders Matt Milano, left, and Steven Daniels in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Florida State defeated Boston College 20-17. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Quarterback Jameis Winston trotted onto the water-logged field at Doak Campbell Stadium with aspirations of a second consecutive national championship on the line. The top-ranked Seminoles were in a tight game, once again, and needed their Heisman winner to make a play.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:12:11 -0500
Family of NYC man killed by police seeks answers

Kimberly Michelle Ballinger, domestic partner of Akai Gurley, center left, who was shot by an NYPD officer is joined by Rev. Al Sharpton, left, Gurley's daughter Akaila Gurley, 2, and and relative Janice Davis-Asiedu at the National Action Network in New York Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. Police have described a rookie officer's shooting of Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn staircase Thursday as an apparent accident. Sharpton called for prosecutors to investigate thoroughly and for police to improve training and procedures. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)NEW YORK (AP) Stunned relatives of an unarmed man killed by a rookie police officer in a dark public housing stairwell looked on as the Rev. Al Sharpton and public officials demanded a full investigation Saturday into what law enforcement officials have termed an apparent accident.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:59:44 -0500
Homes collapse, 39 injured in Japan earthquake

Firefighters and rescuers examine buildings collapsed after a strong earthquake hit Hakuba, Nagano prefecture, central Japan, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. The magnitude-6.8 earthquake shook on Saturday night the mountainous area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroying more than half a dozen homes in the ski resort town and injuring at least 30 people, officials said. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORYTOKYO (AP) Helicopter surveys on Sunday showed more extensive damage than earlier thought from an overnight earthquake in the mountainous central Japan area that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:57:41 -0500
Civic group: No Ferguson grand jury decision yet

Anthony Gray, attorney for the family of Michael Brown, speaks during a news conference Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in St. Louis County, Mo. Gray spoke about preparations as citizens wait for a decision from the grand jury whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting of Michael Brown. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:54:43 -0500
Cops: Naked suspect assaults man, 84, at airport

BOSTON (AP) A naked man fell through the ceiling of a women's bathroom at Logan Airport on Saturday, then ran out of the restroom and viciously assaulted an elderly man while he was still in the buff and bleeding, before being arrested, state police said.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:49:37 -0500
Bighorn sheep dies after escaping from LA Zoo

LOS ANGELES (AP) A bighorn sheep escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and died after being struck by a driver who fled the scene, authorities said.

Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:45:39 -0500
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