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Judge again rejects NFL’s $765M concussion deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge in Philadelphia has again denied preliminary approval of the proposed $765 million settlement of NFL concussion claims.

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Feds release cows gathered in Nevada roundup

The Bundy family and their supporters fly the American flag as their cattle were released by the Bureau of Land Management back onto public land outside of Bunkerville, Nev. on April 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jason Bean)

Federal land managers confirmed Saturday that they released all 400 or so head of cattle rounded up on public land in southern Nevada from a rancher who has refused to recognize their authority.

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AP Analysis: Japan anti-whaling ruling saves face

This undated file photo provided by the Australian Customs Service shows what the Australian government says is the slain carcasses of a minke whale and her calf being hauled aboard the Japanese harpoon ship Yushin Maru 2 in Antarctic waters. The international court ruling against Japanese whaling last week may have given the government a convenient political out. In a March 31 ruling, the International Court of Justice in The Hague ordered Japan to stop granting permits for its Antarctic whaling program, which allowed an annual cull of about 1,000 whales. (AP Photo/Australian Customs Service, File) NO SALES, EDITORIAL USE ONLY

TOKYO (AP) — The international court ruling against Japanese whaling last week may have given the government a convenient political out.

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Pitino, ex-teammate sought mercy for Farmer

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — University of Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino asked a federal judge to show mercy when sentencing former Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer and allow him to “become a productive citizen again” after the basketball star’s political and personal fall from grace.

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