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04/28/2016 10:37 PM
Video on Tunsil's Twitter account seems to hurt draft stock

Mississippi’s Laremy Tunsil poses for photos with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Miami Dolphins as the 13th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)A bizarre video that was posted on Laremy Tunsil's Twitter account minutes before the start of the NFL draft potentially cost the offensive lineman millions of dollars.



04/28/2016 09:21 PM
The Latest: Investigators consider overdose in Prince death

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2007 file photo, Prince performs during the halftime show at Super Bowl XLI at Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Since Prince died, YouTube and other uploading sites have been flooded with hundreds of hours of the superstar musician's songs, concert footage, TV appearances and music videos. It's a sign that the notoriously tight copyright controls the artist maintained over his material is rapidly loosening, and raising hope that hardcore fans might someday hear the Holy Grail of Prince's music: unreleased recordings from the vault at Paisley Park. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the death of music superstar Prince (all times local):



04/28/2016 09:17 PM
10 Things to Know for Friday

This image made from video and posted online from Validated UGC, shows a building on fire after airstrikes hit Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, April 28, 2016. A Syrian monitoring group and a first-responders team say new airstrikes on the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo have killed over a dozen people and brought down at least one residential building. The new violence on Thursday brings the death toll in the past 24-hours in the deeply divided city to at least 61 killed. (Validated UGC via AP video)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:



04/28/2016 09:16 PM
Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day

FILE - This 1978 file photo shows actor-director John Wayne. California lawmakers have defeated a resolution intended to honor Wayne after opponents challenged what they say are racist statements by the late actor. Republican State Assemblyman Matthew Harper, of Huntington Beach, sought to declare May 26, 2016, as John Wayne Day to mark the day the actor was born. (AP Photo, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring a late, world-renowned movie icon exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments Thursday.



04/28/2016 09:14 PM
Arrieta wins 16th straight decision as Cubs beat Brewers 7-2

Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta's bid for a second straight no-hitter was dashed on his fifth pitch. His Wrigley Field scoreless streak ended at 52 2/3 innings.



04/28/2016 09:14 PM
Brother, others related to San Bernardino shooters arrested

Members of the media stand outside the home of Syed Raheel Farook, the elder brother of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, after the FBI served a warrant to the location, in Corona, Calif., Thursday, April 28, 2016. Syed Raheel Farook was arrested with two others Thursday in what prosecutors say was a marriage scheme to fraudulently allow one of them to remain in the United States. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Three people with close family ties to the couple responsible for the San Bernardino terror attack were arrested Thursday in an alleged marriage-fraud scheme involving a pair of Russian sisters.



04/28/2016 09:37 PM
Man indicted in fatal shooting of ex-Saints player

FILE - An April 10, 2016, file photo provided by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office shows Cardell Hayes. Prosecutors will have to present witnesses against Hayes, who accused of killing retired New Orleans Saints player Will Smith, at a hearing Thursday, April 28, unless a grand jury indicts him first. Police say Cardell Hayes shot the star defensive end and Smith’s wife late April 9, killing Smith and hitting Racquel Smith in both legs. (Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office via AP, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A business owner and semiprofessional football player was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints' defensive end Will Smith.



04/28/2016 09:05 PM
Flint residents tell civil rights panel of fear, distrust

In this photo taken March 21, 2016, the Flint Water Plant water tower is seen in Flint, Mich. President Barack Obama next week will make his first trip to Flint, Mich. since the impoverished city was found to have lead-tainted drinking water, the White House said Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Half a century after a civil rights panel investigated Flint's segregated housing, the commission held its first hearing Thursday into whether city residents again faced discrimination or racial bias — this time related to the city's crisis over lead-tainted drinking water.



04/28/2016 11:02 PM
NFL Draft: Players selected in the first round

Mississippi’s Laremy Tunsil poses for photos with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected by the Miami Dolphins as the 13th pick in the first round of the 2016 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 28, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)The players selected in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night in Chicago:



04/28/2016 10:30 PM
APNewsBreak: Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2015 file photo, Prince presents the award for favorite album - soul/R&B at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles. ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN, citing unidentified law enforcement sources, reported that prescription painkillers were found on the musician and in his home. The Star Tribune, also citing unnamed sources, reported that prescription pills were found but that it wasn't clear whether they had been prescribed to Prince. Prince was found dead in his Paisley Park home in suburban Minneapolis on April 21, 2016. He was 57. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Thursday.



04/28/2016 08:55 PM
Brian Stuard shoots 64 to take Zurich Classic lead
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Brian Stuard shot an 8-under 64 on Thursday to top the leaderboard in the suspended first round of the Zurich Classic.

04/28/2016 08:51 PM
GAO: Health care access hard to measure for Native Americans
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Access to health care for American Indians is difficult to gauge because the agency that oversees it does a poor job of tracking patient wait times, a report by a federal watchdog found.

04/28/2016 08:50 PM
The Latest: 3 tied to terror shooter deny sham-marriage plot

Members of the media stand outside the home of Syed Raheel Farook, the elder brother of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, after the FBI served a warrant to the location, in Corona, Calif., Thursday, April 28, 2016. Syed Raheel Farook was arrested with two others Thursday in what prosecutors say was a marriage scheme to fraudulently allow one of them to remain in the United States. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on warrants served in a marriage fraud investigation stemming from the December terror attack that killed 14 in San Bernardino (all times local):



04/28/2016 08:48 PM
NBA says Wade wasn't fouled in final seconds of Game 5 loss

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade, speaks with the media after basketball practice,Thursday, April 28, 2016, at American Airlines Arena in Miami in preparation for Game 6 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP) MAGS OUT; MANDATORY CREDITMIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade does not read the NBA's reviews of officiating in the last 2 minutes of close games, which might be a wise move in this particular case.



04/28/2016 08:48 PM
Blackie Sherrod, longtime Texas sports writer, dead at 96
DALLAS (AP) — The East Coast had Red Smith. The West Coast had Jim Murray. Texas had Blackie Sherrod.

04/28/2016 08:42 PM
Hawaii looks to allow psychologists to prescribe drugs
HONOLULU (AP) — State lawmakers are poised to make Hawaii one of a handful of states that allow psychologists to prescribe medication in hopes of increasing access to mental health services.

04/28/2016 08:36 PM
Senate confirms Obama's pick to be ambassador to Mexico

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2015, file photo, Assistant Secretary of State for Latin America Roberta Jacobson, is seen in Washington. The Senate has confirmed Jacobson, President Barack Obama's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico, and clears the way for the first woman to hold what is considered to be one of the country’s most important diplomatic posts. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico, clearing the way for the first woman to hold what is considered to be one of the country's most important diplomatic posts.



04/28/2016 08:32 PM
The Latest: Smith family pleased with indictment
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the case of a man who is accused of fatally shooting retired New Orleans Saints player Will Smith during a traffic dispute (all times local):

04/28/2016 08:30 PM
FBI: 'Argument can be made' fake AP story broke rules
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI officials say there's no clear evidence the agency violated its own rules when it posed as The Associated Press to unmask a criminal, according to a report obtained through a public records lawsuit.

04/28/2016 08:29 PM
Alicia Vikander to play Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider' reboot

Alicia Vikander won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role as artist Gerda Wegener in 2015 biographical drama "The Danish Girl"Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander is to follow Angelina Jolie's footsteps into the action-filled role of British archeologist and adventurer Lara Croft in the "Tomb Raider" reboot, reports said. The latest in the franchise will be an origin story following the young Lara as she sets off on her first adventure, according to the Los Angeles Times, with Norwegian director Roar Uthaug at the helm.



04/28/2016 08:20 PM
Authorities say death at Apple headquarters was suicide

Authorities say death at Apple headquarters was suicideCUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a young Apple employee took his own life at the company's headquarters this week.



04/28/2016 08:12 PM
Exclusive: CBS weighs share options for post-Redstone era - sources

President and Chief Executive Officer of CBS Corporation Leslie Moonves poses for a portrait in his office in Studio CityCBS Corp's executives are talking to investment bankers about how their CEO and executive chairman, Les Moonves, can gain more control over the broadcaster after Sumner Redstone dies, or if he is declared mentally incompetent, said two sources familiar with the situation. The New York-based company met with investment banks in recent months to discuss how it could buy CBS's voting shares from Redstone's National Amusements Inc, and collapse CBS's dual-class share structure, the sources told Reuters. CBS and Viacom Inc both have dual-class share structures with 80 percent of their voting shares owned by National Amusements, a privately-held movie theater company controlled by the 92-year-old Redstone.



04/28/2016 08:12 PM
Amazon profit crushes estimates as cloud-service revenue soars

File photograph of an Amazon logo on a worker's jacket at an Amazon Fulfilment CenterAmazon.com Inc on Thursday reported profit and revenue that blew past analysts' expectations, sending its shares soaring in after-hours trading and demonstrating the growing market power of its core retail business and new cloud services division. The results draw a sharp contrast to the disappointing fourth quarter Amazon reported in January, which renewed worries among some shareholders about the company's comparatively thin profit margins. Amazon's performance also assuaged concerns about a broader slowdown among tech and internet companies after Apple , Microsoft and Intel all reported disappointing earnings.



04/28/2016 08:04 PM
Obama: US can meet goal of accepting 10,000 Syrian refugees

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference with college students in the Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington, Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. can meet his goal of resettling 10,000 Syrian refugees by Sept. 30, the end of the federal budget year.



04/28/2016 08:00 PM
High-speed rail board approves revised California plan

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015 file photo, a full-scale mock-up of a high-speed train is displayed at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The board that oversees California’s massive high-speed rail project is meeting in Sacramento on Thursday afternoon, April 28, 2016, to consider a new $64 billion business plan. The updated plan calls for a station in Merced and the first stretch to go from the Central Valley to the San Jose area. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The board that oversees California's high-speed rail project approved a revised $64 billion plan Thursday that calls for the train to go from the Central Valley to the San Jose area before it heads to Southern California, acknowledging the political reality that federal and private financing has fallen far short of what backers had hoped.



04/28/2016 07:58 PM
Rutgers reporter asks Obama for interview _ and gets it

President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference with college students in the Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington in Washington, Thursday, April 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — A college reporter spending time at the White House has landed what many beat reporters long for: an interview with President Barack Obama.



04/28/2016 07:56 PM
Alicia Vikander takes on Lara Croft role in 'Tomb Raider'

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, Alicia Vikander arrives at the 9th Annual Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party at Hyde Sunset Kitchen + Cocktails in Los Angeles. Vikander is following in Angelina Jolie’s butt-kicking footsteps. The Swedish actress has signed on to play the role of Lara Croft in a new Tomb Raider movie from Norwegian director Roar Uthaug. MGM, Warner Bros. and GK Films announced the news Thursday, April 28, 2016. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alicia Vikander is following in Angelina Jolie's butt-kicking footsteps.



04/28/2016 07:55 PM
Lawsuit: 2 Missouri school officials slammed girl to ground
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — A lawsuit says two white school officials in southeast Missouri slammed a black teenager to the ground three times, injuring her neck and back and requiring hospital treatment.

04/28/2016 07:54 PM
Iran calls on UN to help with US court asset award
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran asked the United Nations on Thursday to intervene with the U.S. government over a Supreme Court ruling that allows nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets to be paid to victims of terrorist attacks for which the Middle Eastern country has been blamed.

04/28/2016 07:53 PM
UN says 9,333 killed since Ukraine conflict began
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nearly 10,000 people have been killed and more than 20,000 injured since the Ukraine conflict began in April 2014, a top U.N. official said Thursday.

04/28/2016 07:46 PM
Official: Investigators considering overdose in Prince death, whether doctor supplied drugs
Official: Investigators considering overdose in Prince death, whether doctor supplied drugs.

04/28/2016 07:38 PM
British cyclist suspected of anti-doping violation

An unnamed British cyclist is suspected of violating an anti-doping rule, the governing body of the sport in the UK said in a statement on April 28, 2016An unnamed British cyclist is suspected of violating an anti-doping rule, the governing body of the sport in the UK said in a statement on Thursday. It comes as British Cycling is already in turmoil over the resignation of technical director Shane Sutton amid allegations he used sexist language and made derogatory comments, just months from the Rio Olympics. British Cycling said world governing body the UCI had informed it of a possible violation.



04/28/2016 07:38 PM
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal

A bison grazes in Yellowstone National Park near Gardiner, Mont., in this March 9, 2016 photo. The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison's stature to approach that of the bald eagle, long the national emblem. There has not been an official mammal of the United States. Lawmakers called the bison the embodiment of American strength and resilience and said it reflects the nation’s pioneer spirit. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)WASHINGTON (AP) — The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States.



04/28/2016 07:36 PM
U.S. Army names first female infantry officer

Captain Kristen Griest participates training at the U.S. Army Ranger School on Ft. Benning GeorgiaCaptain Kristen Griest became the U.S. Army's first female infantry officer this week, the Army said, in a milestone for the U.S. military as it opens up combat roles for women. Griest was one of two women who made history last year after becoming one of the first female soldiers to pass the Army's grueling course to qualify for the elite Rangers unit. Earlier this month, the Army said it had approved requests from more than 20 women to enter the infantry and armor branches, both of which face the possibility of combat.



04/28/2016 07:35 PM
EPA announces latest steps addressing Missouri landfill fire
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a burning suburban St. Louis landfill near buried radioactive waste has agreed to new measures meant to slow and help monitor the underground blaze, a U.S. Environmental Agency administrator said Thursday.

04/28/2016 07:34 PM
Blazers, Hornets can cap comebacks, Raptors also can advance

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) celebrates his team's victory over the Indiana Pacers with teammates Bismack Biyombo, left, and Kyle Lowry (7) after Game 5 of an NBA first-round playoff basketball series, Tuesday, April 26, 2016 in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDITLast time they came home, Portland and Charlotte were still just trying to win a game.



04/28/2016 07:29 PM
Comcast to buy DreamWorks Animation for $3.8 billion

Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of Dreamworks Animation, speaks at the 2014 Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly HillsComcast Corp, the owner of NBCUniversal, said on Thursday it would buy Hollywood studio DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc for $3.8 billion to boost its family-friendly offerings and help it take on media conglomerate Walt Disney. The acquisition will add major children's franchises to Universal's film library such as "Shrek," "How to Train Your Dragon" and "Kung Fu Panda," which it could tap for its growing theme parks and consumer products businesses. Comcast's Universal Pictures found success with blockbuster family films like "Despicable Me" and "Minions," but this deal will ramp up its portfolio.



04/28/2016 07:22 PM
Large graffiti carved at Arches National Park in Utah

In this April 15, 2016, photo, released by the National Park Service shows carved graffiti at Frame Arch at Arches National Park. Officials at Utah's Arches National Park are investigating large graffiti so deeply carved into one of the park's famous red rock arches that it might be impossible to erase. (Alice deAnguera/National Park Service via AP)SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Rangers at Utah's Arches National Park were investigating large graffiti Thursday that was carved so deeply into a famous red rock arch that it might be impossible to erase, officials said.



04/28/2016 07:18 PM
The Latest: Competency hearing ends for day without ruling

In this Nov. 28, 2015 file photo, police investigators work near a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, Colo., after a deadly shooting Friday. The man who acknowledges killing three people at the Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic will return to court for a discussion of his mental health. The hearing on Thursday, April 28, 2016, will focus on whether 57-year-old Robert Dear is competent to continue with his criminal case. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on a mental competency hearing for a man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic: (All times local)



04/28/2016 07:11 PM
China passes law tightening controls on foreign nonprofits

China passes law tightening controls on foreign nonprofitsBEIJING (AP) — China passed a law Thursday tightening controls over foreign non-governmental organizations by subjecting them to close police supervision, a move officials say will help the groups but critics charge is the latest attempt by authorities to clamp down on perceived threats to the ruling Communist Party's control.



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