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Taylor apologizes, won’t appeal NBA suspension

In this undated file image released by the Ingham County Sheriffs Department, Charlotte Hornets' Jeffery Taylor is photographed in East Lansing, Mich. The NBA has suspended Taylor for 24 games without pay after he pleaded guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence assault and malicious destruction of hotel property in October. (AP Photo/Ingham County Sheriffs Department, File)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — An apologetic Jeffery Taylor said he will not appeal the NBA’s 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.

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Celeb birthdays for the week of Nov. 30-Dec. 6

Nov. 30: Actor Robert Guillaume is 87. Bassist Roger Glover of Deep Purple is 69. Singer-actor Mandy Patinkin is 62. Guitarist Shuggie Otis is 61. Country singer Jeannie Kendall of The Kendalls is 60. Singer Billy Idol is 59. Guitarist John Ashton of Psychedelic Furs is 57. Comedian Colin Mochrie (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”) is 57. Rapper Jalil of Whodini is 51. Actor-director Ben Stiller is 49. Actress Sandra Oh is 44. Singer Clay Aiken is 36. Actress Elisha Cuthbert (“24″) is 32. Actress Kaley Cuoco is 29. Actress Adelaide Clemens (“Rectify”) is 25.

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Holiday albums from Idina Menzel, ‘Downton Abbey’

This CD cover image released by Warner Bros. Records shows "Holiday Wishes," by Idina Menzel. Menzel brings the soaring voice that made her famous this year in the Disney hit movie to her Christmas album "Holiday Wishes." The Tony Award-winner puts her own spin on holiday classics like "Silent Night" and "Do You Hear What I Hear?" (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Records)

Whether you’re prepping a hearty, warm Thanksgiving meal or getting ready to shop until you drop on Black Friday, here’s a list of holidays albums reviews set to get you in the right mood.

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One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 AMAs

Niall Horan, from left, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson and Harry Styles, of One Direction, pose in the press room with the awards for artist of the year, favorite pop/rock album for “Midnight Memories” and pop/rock band, duo or group at the 42nd annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories.

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Soviet hockey coach Tikhonov dies at 84

In this Saturday, Dec. 9, 2006 file photo, Legendary Soviet ice hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, centre, stands at the "Team USSR" bench prior to the charity ice hockey match, at the Moscow's Red Square. The legendary Russian hockey coach Viktor Tikhonov, whose teams won three Olympic gold medals, has died after an undisclosed long illness. He was 84. Russia's Kontinental Hockey League said early Monday, Nov. 24, 2014,  that Tikhonov died overnight. He had been receiving treatment at home for an illness that had left him unable to walk in recent weeks. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

MOSCOW (AP) — Viktor Tikhonov, the Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell to the United States in the “Miracle on Ice,” died after a long illness. He was 84.

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