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Powder mailed to sites near Super Bowl; 1 is inert

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — White powder was mailed to businesses near the site of Sunday's Super Bowl, prompting an investigation by the FBI and other law enforcement. A federal law enforcement official said one of the envelopes contained baking soda.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Protests over Russian anti-gay law focus on Sochi

NEW YORK (AP) — Despite seven months of international outcry, Russia's law restricting gay-rights activity remains in place. Yet the eclectic protest campaign has heartened activists in Russia and caught the attention of its targets — including organizers and sponsors of the Sochi Olympics that open on Feb. 7.

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Goodell: Redskins name honors Native Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the Washington Redskins nickname has been "presented in a way that honors Native Americans."

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Mickelson's back better than game in Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Phil Mickelson worked a lot harder on his ailing back than his game in the last week. It showed in the first round of the Phoenix Open.

Last Updated on Friday, 31 January 2014

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Thomas' mom, grandma have to root from prison

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Demaryius Thomas' mother and grandmother will cheer for the Broncos receiver around the prison TV Sunday, both wearing No. 88 jerseys they crafted with strips of tape.

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