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Hesitant witness, fuzzy video: Hurdles in ‘Suge’ Knight case

In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Marion "Suge" Knight, center, arrives in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling Thursday after concluding a hearing that focused heavily on testimony from Cle "Bone" Sloan, who was hit outside a Compton burger stand. The judge also reduced bail from $25 million to $10 million. (Kevork Djansezian/Pool Photo via AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On paper, the evidence in the murder case against Marion “Suge” Knight looks strong: Prosecutors have a surviving witness, video of the former rap music mogul running over two men and Knight’s history of violence and intimidation.

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Actress Kate Mulgrew breaks with her past in new memoir

In this Sept. 15, 2014 file photo, actress Kate Mulgrew attends the "Netflix" launch party in Paris, France. Mulgrew released "Born with Teeth: A Memoir," on April 14. (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The biggest challenge for Kate Mulgrew in writing about giving up her daughter for adoption was getting beyond herself.

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Ukrainian fighting in and out of the ring

Ukrainian boxing Olympic champion Oleksandr Usyk poses for a photo at the official weigh-in  in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, April 17, 2015. Oleksandr Usyk will fight  against Russia's Andrei Knyazev in a heavyweight bout  in the Ukrainian capital on Saturday.  Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring. Usyk is the reigning Olympic heavyweight gold medalist and is now trying to challenge for top pro titles, but his career has become tangled up in Ukraine's political turmoil.   (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Usyk is a man fighting both inside and outside the ring.

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Czech hockey great Jaroslav Holik dies at 72

PRAGUE (AP) — Jaroslav Holik, an offensive forward who helped Czechoslovakia win a hockey world title and an Olympic bronze medal in 1972, has died. He was 72.

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Public invited to grand opening of Nashville ballpark

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday to celebrate the grand opening of First Tennessee Park, the new home of the Nashville Sounds.

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