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4 fans formally accused in Brazil racism case

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have formally accused four Gremio fans of racially insulting a player in a Brazilian Cup match.

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Lawyer says singer Anita Baker owes him money

DETROIT (AP) — A lawyer who represented Anita Baker against allegations that she failed to pay for work done on her Detroit-area home is suing the singer, saying she owes him money.

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Viola Davis learns underbelly of law on new show

In this Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 file photo, actress Viola Davis poses at The Rape Foundation's Annual Brunch at Greenacres in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 49-year-old actress stars as a defense attorney and law professor on the new ABC show “How to Get Away With Murder,” which premiered Thursday, Sept. 25, to 14 million viewers. Davis discussed her new show Sunday at a benefit for the Rape Treatment Center, which she became acquainted with through research for a role. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, file)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Playing an attorney on TV has shown Viola Davis there’s a slim — and slippery — divide between guilt and innocence.

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Former NBA player George seeks new fraud trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations.

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Mikaela Shiffrin gets street named for her in Avon

AVON, Colo. (AP) — In addition to her Olympic gold, Mikaela Shiffrin now has a street named after her.

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