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Britain wins 3 International Emmys

"Founders Award" recipient Matthew Weiner, left, poses presenters Christina Hendricks, center, and John Slattery in the International Emmy Awards press room at the New York Hilton on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Britain’s Stephen Dillane and the Netherlands’ Bianca Krijgsman won the top acting prizes Monday night at the 42nd International Emmy Awards in which the honors were spread among eight countries.

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LeBron on Cavaliers’ issues: “I stink”

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers are struggling, and then some. LeBron James believes he’s a major reason for their early failures.

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Calle 13 is top nominee at the Latin Grammys

In a story Nov. 20 about the Latin Grammys, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Paco de Lucia, who won album of the year, was Mexican. De Lucia was from Spain, but he died in Mexico earlier this year.

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Giants set record with $388,606 postseason shares

NEW YORK (AP) — A full postseason share for the World Series champion Giants was worth a record $388,606, topping the previous mark of $370,873 set by San Francisco two years ago.

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Rio mascots represent Brazil’s animal, plant life

The mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympics, left, and Paralympic Games make their first official appearance at a public school in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. The smiley-faced mascot represents the animal life of Brazil while the mascot for the Paralympics is a mopped-headed doll with leafy hair, meant to represent the vast diversity of the flora in Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A bright yellow cat-like figure, which also combines elements of monkeys and birds, is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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