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Former Tennessee player Sawyers facing felony theft charge

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee defensive lineman Michael Sawyers is facing a felony theft charge, a week after a similar charge against a current Volunteers player was dismissed.

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Reports say Comcast plans to drop $45B Time Warner Cable bid

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh. Wall Street appears increasingly convinced Comcast’s $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable is dead.  telling indicator is the gap between the value Comcast’s all-stock bid assigned to each Time Warner Cable share and Time Warner Cable stock’s current price. That was at its widest point yet Thursday, April 23, 2015, a signal that investors are giving just 20 to 30 percent odds that the deal will go through, said Nomura analyst Adam Ilkowitz. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is abandoning its $45.2 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable, according to media reports.

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Woman seeks dismissal of suit against daughter of Bama coach

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A woman asked a judge Thursday to dismiss her lawsuit against the daughter of University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban, bringing an apparent end to a legal fight between sorority sisters that began after a night of partying in Tuscaloosa.

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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans set the stage for a Civil War

In this April 11, 2015 photo, Chris Evans, left, and Robert Downey Jr. pose during a portrait session for "Avengers: Age of Ultron" at Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, Calif . (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — There’s a conflict brewing in “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and it doesn’t involve megalomaniac robots. After reaching a peace with their structure and roles on the superhero fighting team, Tony Stark/Iron Man and Steve Rogers/Captain America have begun to clash ideologically.

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Lawyer: Duerson family to appeal NFL concussion settlement

In this Sept. 18, 2007 file photo, former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, a trustee for the Burt Bell/Pete Rozell NFL Player Retirement Plan, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The family of the late NFL safety plans to appeal terms of a class-action concussion settlement that was announced Wednesday, April 22, 2015, "sooner rather than later." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson plans to appeal terms of this week’s class-action concussion settlement “sooner rather than later.”

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