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NFL's Jim Brown reaches $600K deal in video game suit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown has accepted a $600,000 offer from video game maker Electronic Arts to end a lawsuit alleging the company illegally used his likeness in its NFL Madden games.

Dems demand gun votes, loudly, in 2-minute House session

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats continued their disruptive demands for votes on gun control Tuesday, though this time it lasted less than two minutes.

Defamation lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone story tossed

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone magazine over the magazine's debunked article about a University of Virginia gang rape.

EEOC: Landmark sex discrimination lawsuit settled

BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says a landmark lawsuit alleging sex discrimination based on sexual orientation has been settled for more than $200,000.

New Jersey senator protests Puerto Rico bill on Senate floor

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey senator is monopolizing the Senate floor to protest legislation that would help Puerto Rico with its crippling debt.

Unexpected visitor: Gator found at North Carolina city hall

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The 3-foot alligator wasn't fighting city hall, but North Carolina wildlife officials weren't taking any chances.

The Latest: Dad, son could face death in rail worker slaying

KEMMERER, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on two men accused of kidnapping and killing a Utah train worker after tying up five women in a basement (all times local):

Airport security fix: better training _ for humans and dogs

GLYNCO, Ga. (AP) — Covering their ears, 192 future airport security officers watched from a grandstand as Larry Colburn detonates a plastic-explosives device like the one carried by the underwear bomber in a failed attempt to blow up a plane on Christmas Day 2009.

The Latest: Air Force colonel wants adultery charges dropped

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on an Air Force Colonel who is asking a military judge to dismiss adultery charges against him (all times local):

Police: Teacher posed as teen girl using adult actress pics

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — A California high school chemistry teacher has appeared in court on accusations that he posed as a teenage girl online using an adult film actress' photos to lure teen boys into sending him sexually explicit pictures and video.

AP FACT CHECK: Overstatements in Trump's economic speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump laid out economic ideas in a speech in Pennsylvania on Tuesday that did not always deal squarely with economic realities. A look at some of his statements and how they compare with the facts:

NOAA reminding people not to touch or pick up seal pups

SEATTLE (AP) — As harbor seals are born in the Pacific Northwest, marine mammal advocates are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest.

Man who went on mac and cheese tirade is arrested in Florida

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — A former University of Connecticut student who went on a drunken, obscenity-laced tirade about jalapeno-bacon macaroni and cheese has been arrested in Florida after an altercation with a police officer.

Walton foundation launches $250M charter school initiative

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A foundation run by the heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 cities across the U.S.

Dire scenarios for Illinois in second year without budget

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — If Illinois enters a second year without a budget this week, cash will stop flowing to local 911 centers, preventive health screenings and tuition grants for low-income college students — and the situation will only get direr from there.

Judge: Lighthouse migrants must return to Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a group of 21 Cuban migrants who reached a lighthouse off the Florida Keys last month are not on U.S. soil and must return to Cuba.

Psych exam ordered for man accused of threatening military

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a man charged with soliciting people to kill members of the military to undergo a psychiatric evaluation to determine if he's competent to stand trial.

Comparison of congressional reports on 2012 Benghazi attack

WASHINGTON (AP) — A comparison of key findings in investigations into the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans:

Sheriff's deputy shoots, kills man in central Georgia

COCHRAN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a 32-year-old Georgia man was shot to death by a deputy when he refused to drop his gun during a dispute with his mother.

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