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Affidavit: Manziel's ex-girlfriend lost hearing after attack

updated: 02/08/2016 3:22 p.m. Comment 1

DALLAS — Johnny Manziel's ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit that he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that she lost hearing in one ear.

Photography business set up in Florida under Casey Anthony's name

posted: 02/08/2016 2:56 p.m. Discuss

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A photography business has been set up in South Florida under Casey Anthony's name, and an address listed for the business belongs to a private investigator with ties to the mother acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter.

At least 30 injured, several critically, in Connecticut bus crash

posted: 02/08/2016 2:07 p.m. Discuss

MADISON, Conn. — A charter bus driving through a snowstorm to a casino flipped onto its side Monday, injuring at least 30 people, several of them critically, and closing the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.

Lock of Lennon's hair expected to fetch $10,000 at auction

posted: 02/08/2016 1:02 p.m. Discuss

DALLAS — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.

Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

posted: 02/08/2016 11:23 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK — Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain's recent food safety scares.

Obama seeks $250M to help Puerto Rico fight Zika

posted: 02/08/2016 11:19 a.m. Discuss

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — President Barack Obama's administration is seeking $250 million in federal funds to help Puerto Rico fight an increase in Zika cases after the governor declared a public health emergency.

Trump aiming for New Hampshire win; rivals aim to survive

posted: 02/08/2016 11:16 a.m. Discuss

NASHUA, N.H. — A day before the nation's first primary, Donald Trump ramped up his schedule in New Hampshire after a second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses.

WWII vet begins 10,500-mile journey to reunite with wartime girlfriend

posted: 02/08/2016 11:05 a.m. Comment 1

NORFOLK, Va. — A 93-year-old World War II veteran is embarking on a 10,500-mile journey to Australia to visit his wartime girlfriend after more than 70 years apart.

Don McLean pleads not guilty to domestic violence charge

posted: 02/08/2016 10:54 a.m. Comment 1

CAMDEN, Maine — Don McLean's attorney says the singer has entered a not-guilty plea to a domestic violence charge in writing and will not appear in court later this month.

Man accused of stealing police badges while being questioned

posted: 02/08/2016 10:23 a.m. Discuss

IRWIN, Pa. — Authorities say a Pennsylvania man stole several police badges while he was being held for questioning in a domestic dispute.

Clinton making a personal pitch to New Hampshire voters

posted: 02/08/2016 8:21 a.m. Discuss

MANCHESTER, N.H. — From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire's town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

Hopefuls in homestretch in N.H.; Clinton in Flint

posted: 02/08/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

New Hampshire voters will go to the polls Tuesday, but two days before the primary Hillary Clinton was in Michigan, other candidates said their campaigns will go on no matter how they do Tuesday, and Donald Trump said he doesn't need to win New Hampshire -- but he'd like to.

U.N. council condemns North Korea

updated: 02/08/2016 3:24 a.m. Discuss

The U.N. Security Council on Sunday strongly condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders denounced as a banned test of dangerous ballistic missile technology and another "intolerable provocation." The U.N.'s most powerful body pledged to quickly adopt a new resolution with "significant" new sanctions.

Toxic liquid waste headed for landfill

updated: 02/08/2016 3:16 a.m. Discuss

Duke Energy Corp. will ship 1.5 million tons of residue from decades of burning coal for electricity to a contracted landfill about 130 miles away in central Virginia as part of the cleanup for one of the worst spills of toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.

Persian rugs back in U.S. after Iran embargo lifted

updated: 02/08/2016 3:15 a.m. Discuss

The call came in to the rug store at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday: After five days in U.S. customs, the first batch of carpets imported from Iran were ready for pickup.

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