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The Latest: Detroit's Blount ejected in fourth quarter

Sep. 16, 2018 6:54 PM EDT

The Latest on the second Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 6:50 p.m. Detroit running back LeGarrette Blount has been ejected for coming off the sideline to shove a San Francisco player. Blount took exception to Elijah Lee pushing Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford as he stepped out of bounds....

Cowboys' Frederick at ease despite unknown of nerve disorder

Sep. 6, 2018 8:34 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — While Travis Frederick has no idea when his football career will resume, the Dallas Cowboys center is just relieved that he found out what was wrong when he was diagnosed with a nerve disorder. The four-time Pro Bowler doesn't want to say that his presence on the active roster, rather...

The Latest: UK calls Security Council talks on poison case

Sep. 5, 2018 12:20 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Britain has called a United Nations Security Council meeting for Thursday to discuss the Novichok poisoning case. Officials plan to update members on the progress of the investigation...

Woman accused of dumping client from wheelchair faces judge

Sep. 3, 2018 4:38 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman is scheduled to face a judge on charges she dumped an 83-year-old woman she was hired to care for out of her wheelchair. Christine Christensen has a Tuesday appearance in Superior Court on charges of third-degree elder abuse, second-degree reckless endangerment...

Store owner continues serving clients after closing salon

Aug. 31, 2018 4:03 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Martha Dille walked with a colorful cane through one of the most recognizable entryways in St. Louis. The front of Gringo Jones Imports is pleasantly bizarre. A 17-foot multicolored giraffe statue and stone-carved knights, yetis and dragons spill out to the sidewalk, turning heads near the...

Dessert company awarded $720,000 in fight over ice cream

Aug. 17, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts dessert company that accused its ice cream supplier of destroying its business by secretly altering the recipe has been awarded $720,000. The jury verdict came Friday in the legal battle between 600 lb Gorillas Inc. and New Jersey-based Mister Cookie Face LLC. The jury also...

NFL players, coaches protecting skin on every given sun day

Aug. 17, 2018 5:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The toughest opponent for many NFL players and coaches during the blazing hot days of training camp sits far above the football field. The sun's powerful ultraviolet rays are a leading cause of skin cancer, and shade is rare at most practice sites. So, slathered-on sunscreen, big bucket...

Spa and beauty industry campaign hopes to fill 30,000 jobs

Aug. 9, 2018 10:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The spa and beauty industry is growing so fast that 30,000 jobs are going unfilled. A "Get Your Dream Job" campaign is aiming to change that. Lynnelle Lynch is president of Beauty Changes Lives, a foundation committed to "elevating the perception of careers in beauty and wellness and make...

Salon turns away disabled woman, Walmart cashier steps in

Aug. 7, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

BURTON, Mich. (AP) — Walmart is praising a cashier who painted a disabled woman's fingernails after a salon turned her away because her hands shake from cerebral palsy. Ebony Harris skipped her break during a recent shift at a Walmart in Burton, Michigan, to help Angela Peters. The women know each other...

Woman claims Penney's hair coloring burned her, seeks $4.5M

Aug. 6, 2018 2:58 PM EDT

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman is suing J.C. Penney over scalp burns she claimed she received while getting her hair colored last year. She wants $4.5 million. The Virginian-Pilot reported Monday that Giselle Steinhausen filed her suit in federal court. The department store is located in a mall in...