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City attorney: Minneapolis can’t ban Redskins name

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Attorney’s office says the city can’t ban the Redskins name when Washington plays the Vikings at the University of Minnesota next month.

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Raptors increase security after Ottawa shooting

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors will have extra security in place for Wednesday night’s preseason game after the Parliament Hill shootings in Ottawa.

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Leafs-Senators game postponed after shootings

Police teams enter Centre Block at Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014.  A soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial was shot by an unknown gunman and people reported hearing gunfire inside the halls of Parliament. Prime Minister Stephen Harper was rushed away from Parliament Hill to an undisclosed location, according to officials. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Justin Tang)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The NHL postponed Wednesday night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Senators because of the shootings in Ottawa.

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China’s Yan Lianke receives Franz Kafka prize

PRAGUE (AP) — Yan Lianke, a Chinese author who has seen some of his novels banned in his homeland, has received the prestigious Franz Kafka Prize in the Czech Republic.

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Attorneys attack alleged victim in sex tape case

MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Attorneys for two hockey players charged with making a sex video with a 15-year-old girl at a Moorhead motel last winter are calling her a “sexual predator” who was competing with another woman to have sex with as many players as possible.

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