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Review: ‘Civilization’ shoots for the stars

Our planet isn’t in very good shape. The good news, according to “Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth” (2K Games, for the PC, $49.99), is that we’ll be able to hang around for another 500 years or so. The bad news: After that, we’d better start looking for a new home.

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Wildlife agency drops hunter confidentiality plan

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials are dropping plans for legislation that would make confidential the names of hunters and trappers who kill wildlife, a Fish, Wildlife and Parks spokesman said Wednesday.

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Review: ‘Sunset Overdrive’ a fun, mindless romp

This photo provided by Microsoft shows a scene from the video game, "Sunset Overdrive."  (AP Photo/Microsoft)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Usually, dumb video games don’t know they’re dumb video games. That’s not the case with the ludicrously self-aware “Sunset Overdrive” (Microsoft, for the Xbox One, $59.99), a vibrant open-world action game set in a doomed metropolis that’s been overrun by mutants, robots and mercenaries after the release of a toxic energy drink.

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The power of cute: Hello Kitty Con comes to LA

In this Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 photo, Salumeh Eslamieh, top left, and Marty Garrett walk up the stairs past statues of Sanrio characters Hello Kitty, bottom left, and Pochacco displayed at their home in San Francisco. The married couple turned the garage of their San Francisco home into a permanent showroom for their vast Hello Kitty collection. The couple met and bonded over the little white cat, and will be traveling to Los Angeles this week celebrate the character’s 40th birthday at Hello Kitty Con, opening Oct. 30, a four-day festival dedicated to all things Kitty. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marty Garrett and Salumeh Eslamieh gave up their garage for Hello Kitty.

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Lauder jewels auction to benefit 2 charities

In this photo provided by Sotheby's, Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, is a ruby, emerald and diamond Cartier Tutti Frutti bracelet. The jewelry is part of the collections of Estee Lauder and Evelyn Lauder that will be auctioned at Sotheby's, Dec. 9, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Sotheby's)

NEW YORK (AP) — Sotheby’s says proceeds from the sale of 44 pieces of jewelry from the collections of Estee Lauder and Evelyn Lauder will benefit two charities.

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