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UNM women’s soccer team apologizes for hazing case

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — University of New Mexico women’s soccer team has apologized for a hazing case that sent two players to the hospital for excessive alcohol intoxication.

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Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande kick off MTV VMAs

Nicki Minaj arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Nicki Minaj helped open the MTV Video Music Awards with a “Bang” as she brought her “Anaconda” video to life with a rump-shaking performance and had a wardrobe malfunction when she performed with Ariana Grande and Jessie J.

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Michigan ups UP planting with new fee, volunteers

This undated photo released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources shows a grove with about 500 mature Siberian crabapple trees on state forest land in Marquette County, south of Marquette, Mich. The grove, which grew from trees planted in 1983, plays a key role in feeding wildlife, and department officials say it’s a model from an expanded tree and shrub-planting program undertaken across the state’s Upper Peninsula this summer. (AP Photo/Michigan Department of Natural Resources).

MARQUETTE, Mich. (AP) — State natural resources officials are combining revenue from an increase in hunting fees and the work of employees and volunteers across the Upper Peninsula to plant tens of thousands of trees that can improve the habitat for wildlife.

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High school basketball coach resigns amid charges

TRAFFORD, Pa. (AP) — A prominent Western Pennsylvania high school basketball coach has resigned after police charged him with making threats and harassing a neighbor.

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Libya withdraws as host of 2017 African Cup

Violence-plagued Libya conceded it won’t be able to host the African Cup of Nations in 2017 because of security concerns, throwing organizers into a frantic rush Saturday to find a new venue for the continent’s top football tournament.

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