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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Elton John performs at the Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual "An Enduring Vision" benefit at Cipriani's Wall Street on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John called Pope Francis “my hero” for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church at his annual AIDS benefit.

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FIFA monitoring Ebola, Club World Cup goes ahead

ZURICH (AP) — Preparations for the Club World Cup in Morocco in December are continuing and there is currently no Ebola threat to cause it to be canceled or postponed, FIFA said Tuesday.

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College player fights tumor for moment on court

Lauren Hill smiles as she talks with reporters after practicing with her NCAA college basketball team at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The NCAA allowed Mount St. Joseph's season opener to be moved up to Nov. 2, so that Hill, who has an inoperable brain tumor, will be able to play in a college basketball game. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch before basketball practice. She’s moving slowly today.

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