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Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death

Dec. 13, 2018 1:24 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman. Samuel Little entered his plea in the West Texas city of Odessa, where the body of Denise Christie...

Christina Aguilera headlines New Year's Eve in Times Square

Dec. 13, 2018 8:05 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Christina Aguilera will perform live minutes before the ball drops to usher in 2019 in New York's Times Square. Dick Clark Productions announced Thursday that Aguilera will be joined by Bastille, Dan and Shay and New Kids On The Block leading up to the countdown on "Dick Clark's New...

The Latest: Free agent 1B Justin Bour headed to Angels

Dec. 12, 2018 9:14 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Major League Baseball's winter meetings (all times local): 6:10p.m. A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent first baseman Justin Bour has reached agreement with the Los Angeles Angels. The deal is pending a physical said...

Rams' consistent O- line vows to rebound from Chicago woes

Dec. 12, 2018 9:09 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — For nearly two full seasons, the Los Angeles Rams' offensive line has been the epitome of consistent excellence and the bedrock of a wildly prolific offense. When the line failed to reach its own lofty standards last weekend, the Rams (11-2) were reminded just how much they...

AP Sources: Carson Wentz hasn't been ruled out for next game

Dec. 12, 2018 8:49 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz is sidelined with a back injury, but two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press the Eagles quarterback hasn't been ruled out for Philadelphia's game at the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday. Both people spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the...

4th conviction in Los Angeles murder of Chinese student

Dec. 12, 2018 7:54 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-year-old man was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the beating death of a University of Southern California graduate student from China. Albert Ochoa is the fourth person convicted in the 2014 attack on 24-year-old engineering student Xinran Ji. Ochoa and three others...

NFL to play 4 games in London, 1 in Mexico City in 2019

Dec. 12, 2018 4:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL will stage four games in London and one in Mexico City next season, with the Jaguars, Chargers, Rams, Raiders and Buccaneers serving as hosts. When the games will be played and who the opponents will be won't be announce until the spring, when the league schedule for 2019 is...

Rejoice: Thursday night games end with a special matchup

Dec. 12, 2018 3:41 PM EST

For those fans who dislike Thursday night football, rejoice that this week is the final game of the season on such short rest. Also rejoice that it's one of the best matchups of the year, with hefty implications in the standings, as Kansas City hosts the Los Angeles Chargers. Even with a loss, the Chiefs keep the...

Man sues after getting finger caught in airplane armrest

Dec. 12, 2018 3:34 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man is suing after he says one of his pinky fingers was caught in an airline armrest mechanism for nearly an hour during a flight to Los Angeles. City News Service reports Stephen Keys has filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against both American Airlines Inc. and SkyWest...

'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

Dec. 12, 2018 2:43 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner. In nominations announced in West Hollywood, Calif., the actors...