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  • Browns suspend receiver Josh Gordon, Manziel late

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Gordon will end his troubled season just as it began — suspended. The Browns’ enigmatic wide receiver was suspended Saturday for missing a team walk-through and will miss the finale in…

  • 2 more Devils come down with mumps

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New Jersey Devils are fielding a short-handed lineup in their first game with a new committee of coaches behind the bench. The Devils are without center Patrik Elias and right…

  • Argentina’s president suffers fractured ankle

    BUENO AIRES (AP) — Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has suffered a fracture in her left ankle, the latest in a series of health setbacks. A statement signed by two doctors, Marcelo Ballesteros and Daniel Fernandez,…

  • NFL Injury Report

    NEW YORK (AP) — The updated National Football League injury report, as provided by the league: CAROLINA PANTHERS at ATLANTA FALCONS — PANTHERS: QUESTIONABLE: LB A.J. Klein (knee). PROBABLE: RB DeAngelo Williams (hand). FALCONS: QUESTIONABLE:…

  • Former soccer star George Weah wins Liberian Senate race

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former soccer star George Weah has won a seat in the Liberian Senate by coming out ahead of the president’s son, according to Liberia’s election commission. Weah received 78 percent of…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    NBA-SCHEDULE Rockets grab division lead…Bucks crush Hawks…Cavs bounce back UNDATED (AP) — Josh Smith was quite productive in his Houston Rockets debut. Smith scored 21 points and had eight rebounds as the Rockets downed Memphis…

  • Kings’ Cousins sits out vs. Suns with stomach flu

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins is sitting out against the Phoenix Suns with the stomach flu. The Kings listed Cousins as out Friday night because of gastroenteritis. Interim coach Tyrone Corbin…

  • NFL Injury Report

    NEW YORK (AP) — The updated National Football League injury report, as provided by the league: CAROLINA PANTHERS at ATLANTA FALCONS — PANTHERS: QUESTIONABLE: LB A.J. Klein (knee). PROBABLE: RB DeAngelo Williams (hand). FALCONS: QUESTIONABLE:…

  • Poultry producers brace for bird flu fallout

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Commercial poultry producers say they’re concerned the outbreak of highly pathogenic bird flu virus found in Washington and Oregon will hurt exports by prompting some nations to impose trade barriers. “It’s…

  • Couple weds in room where son treated for cancer

    AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple who married on Christmas Day decided to share their vows in the hospital room where their 4-year-old son, Billy, is being treated for cancer. Sarah Lewis and William…

  • Woman taken off life support after court ruling in Ireland

    DUBLIN (AP) — A brain-dead pregnant woman in Ireland has been taken off life support. This, after a court ruled that her 18-week-old fetus can’t survive for the extra two months that would be needed…

  • Director appointed to medical marijuana commission

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Medical Marijuana Commission has announced the appointment of its first executive director. The panel said Friday that Hannah Byron has been named to the position. Bryon has been assistant…

  • Pregnant woman taken off life support in Ireland

    DUBLIN (AP) — A brain-dead pregnant woman was taken off life support Friday after a court ruled that her 18-week-old fetus was doomed to die — a case that exposed fear and confusion among doctors…

  • Smartphone apps to improve your health

    WASHINGTON — A smartphone app won’t make you well if you are sick, and it can’t magically melt away pounds.   But there are some out there that can give you an assist that a lot of doctors…

  • Archbishop of Canterbury has pneumonia

    LONDON (AP) — Church of England officials say Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has pneumonia. Officials said Friday that Welby is resting at home. He had earlier cancelled his Christmas Day sermon about the true…