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Sun Devil accused of domestic violence pleads not guilty

PHOENIX (AP) — A suspended Arizona State University football recruit has pleaded not guilty in an alleged domestic violence incident.

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Chelsea fans to contest banning orders for Paris incident

LONDON (AP) — Five Chelsea fans will contest the implementation of football banning orders for their suspected involvement in an incident where a black man was blocked from boarding a subway train in Paris.

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Iran film portrays the Prophet Muhammad, drawing criticism

In this picture taken on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi, director of “Muhammad, Messenger of God” movie speaks in an interview with The Associated Press in Tehran, Iran. In Islam, portraying the Prophet Muhammad has long been taboo for many.  In the new 190-minute film, the story focuses on Muhammad’s childhood, never showing his face. The movie instead focuses on others to tell his story. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

ALLAHYAR, Iran (AP) — Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer the world a literal glimpse of the Prophet Muhammad despite traditional taboos against it.

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‘Mad Men’ star Hamm has treatment for alcohol addiction

In this Dec. 18, 2014 file photo, Jon Hamm, left, and Jennifer Westfeldt arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A spokeswoman for the "Mad Men" star Hamm says the actor recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction. Hamm had the support of his longtime partner, actress-filmmaker Westfeldt, in his struggle, publicist Annett Wolf said in a statement Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Mad Men” star Jon Hamm recently completed treatment for alcohol addiction, his spokeswoman said.

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Sun Devils fire coach Herb Sendek after 9 seasons

In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, Arizona State head coach Herb Sendek reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State has fired coach Herb Sendek, Tuesday, March 24, 2015,  after nine seasons as coach. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Herb Sendek was admired for his intellect, basketball and otherwise, for his straightforward manner and the class with which he treated people.

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