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FILE - In this May 17, 2018, file photo, basketball Hall of Famer Larry Bird attends the NBA draft combine in Chicago. A museum is being planned to tell the story of Bird, an Indiana native. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, that the museum will be located in a new convention center that's being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
October 22, 2018 - 12:11 pm
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A planned museum will tell the story of basketball great Larry Bird and his Indiana roots. Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Saturday that the museum will be part of a convention center being built in Terre Haute in western Indiana. Bird plans to donate personal items and...
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This undated photo provided by the Indianapolis Zoo shows the lion Nyack at the zoo in Indianapolis. The zoo said Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, that an adult female, Zuri, attacked male Nyack in their outdoor yard Monday before the zoo opened for the day. A necropsy confirmed Nyack died of suffocation from injuries to his neck. (Indianapolis Zoo via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 11:59 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Zoo is trying to determine why a lioness killed her mate. The zoo said Friday that an adult female, Zuri, attacked 10-year-old male Nyack in their outdoor yard Monday before the zoo opened for the day. The zoo says the two had been housed together for eight...
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FILE - This Sept. 1, 2008 file photo shows former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg Stephen in Des Moines, Iowa. Stephen, a prominent youth basketball coach in Iowa, pleaded guilty Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, to sexually exploiting minors and possessing and transporting child pornography. (Michael Zamora/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)
October 22, 2018 - 11:58 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Many of the 400 boys who were sexually exploited by an Iowa basketball coach are only learning now what happened to them months or years ago and some have still yet to be identified or contacted, an investigator said Monday. The victims of former Iowa Barnstormers coach Greg...
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Security personnel guard Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the son of Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom announced early Monday, to express condolences for the death of the journalist killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal's entourage. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 22, 2018 - 11:55 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 7:45 p.m. A Pakistani rights group is objecting to Prime Minister Imran Khan's decision to intend a Saudi investment conference in the wake of the...
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October 22, 2018 - 11:49 am
CBS Corp. says that Richard Parsons, its interim chairman, has resigned from its board because of illness. The media company named Strauss Zelnick, another media industry leader, as his replacement. CBS named Parsons interim chairman in September as it tried to reshape itself following the ouster...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to give a statement to parliament in London, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. May is urging Parliament to support her as Brexit looms, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
October 22, 2018 - 11:48 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans Monday, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete and urging fellow lawmakers to "hold our nerve" during the difficult last push in negotiations. May told the...
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In this Dec. 13, 2010 photo, Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who started one of the world's largest medical device companies in 1949, poses at the Medtronic World Headquarters in Fridley, Minn. Medtronic said in a statement that co-founder Bakken died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, at his home in Hawaii. (David Brewster/Star Tribune via AP)
October 22, 2018 - 11:19 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world's largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died. He was 94. Bakken, who also commercialized the first implantable pacemaker in 1960, died Sunday at his...
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Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. sleep in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in a public plaza featuring a statue of Mexican national hero Miguel Hidalgo, a priest who launched Mexico's War of Independence in 1810. Keeping together for strength and safety in numbers, some huddled under a metal roof in the city's main plaza Sunday night. Others lay exhausted in the open air, with only thin sheets of plastic to protect them from ground soggy from an intense Sunday evening shower. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
October 22, 2018 - 11:13 am
TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. were deciding Monday whether to rest in this southern Mexico town or resume their arduous walk through Mexico as President Donald Trump rained more threats on their governments. After blaming the Democrats for...
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October 22, 2018 - 11:10 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's defense secretary says the country has launched 27 airstrikes against Islamic State positions in the last month. Gavin Williamson told Parliament on Monday that the Islamic State extremists represent a "great threat" to Britain even though its territory has been "massively...
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Trader Edward McCarthy work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018. U.S. stocks veered broadly lower in early trading Monday as losses in health care companies and banks outweighed gains elsewhere. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 22, 2018 - 11:08 am
Major U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower in midday trading Monday as losses in banks and health care companies outweighed gains elsewhere. Energy companies also fell along with the price of crude oil. Technology companies rebounded after an early tumble. Smaller companies were doing better than...
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