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Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Longtime Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man standing along an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's disabled vehicle, police say.
More than 150 IS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria

More than 150 IS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria

OUTSIDE BAGHOUZ, Syria — U.S.
Police: Texas man confessed in hammer death of daughter, 2

Police: Texas man confessed in hammer death of daughter, 2

ORANGE, Texas — A Southeast Texas man accused of bludgeoning his 2-year-old daughter to death with a hammer was naked and blood-stained when he told police officers he had killed the toddler, according to an affidavit.

Ex-Lion gets preliminary approval for medical pot dispensary

LANSING, Mich. — Former Detroit Lions star receiver Calvin Johnson has received preliminary approval of his license application for a medical marijuana dispensary in suburban Detroit.
Andrew McCabe, franchise shows give CBS weekly ratings win

Andrew McCabe, franchise shows give CBS weekly ratings win

LOS ANGELES — Fired FBI acting director Andrew McCabe's headline-making interview on CBS' news magazine proved a TV audience grabber as well. The program ranked as the third most-watched last week with 9.

Khloe Kardashian bestie Malika Haqq fierce on cheating front

NEW YORK — Who's the best wing woman on the planet? That would be Malika Haqq.

Lawyer likens R. Kelly to Beethoven to explain studio move

CHICAGO — R&B singer R. Kelly is moving out of his Chicago recording studio because a judge has stymied his creativity by barring him from working there overnight due to building-code violations, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Ex-'Idol' contestant to live with parents before drug trial

Ex-'Idol' contestant to live with parents before drug trial

NORFOLK, Va. — A former "American Idol" and "Fear Factor" contestant who was arrested last year in Virginia with nearly 2 pounds (0.9 kilograms) of fentanyl will be allowed to live with her parents in New Jersey while awaiting trial.
Spain: Pro-separatist protesters clash with police

Spain: Pro-separatist protesters clash with police

BARCELONA, Spain — Protesters backing Catalonia's secession from Spain clashed with police and blocked major roads and train tracks across the northeastern region on Thursday during a strike called to protest the trial of a dozen separatist leaders.
Fire guts oldest part of Bangladeshi capital, killing dozens

Fire guts oldest part of Bangladeshi capital, killing dozens

DHAKA, Bangladesh — In the day since a devastating fire erupted in the oldest part of Bangladesh's capital, Awal Hossain has been searching for his younger brother.