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Federal court says NY ban on nunchucks unconstitutional

NEW YORK — A 1974 New York state ban on nunchucks that was put into place over fears that youth inspired by martial arts movies would create widespread mayhem is unconstitutional under the Second Amendment, a federal court has ruled.

'Fresh Prince' star sues maker of video games over his dance

LOS ANGELES — "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" star Alfonso Ribeiro is suing the creators of Fortnite and NBA 2K for using his famous dance on the popular video games.
Country band Alabama mark 50 years with new tour

Country band Alabama mark 50 years with new tour

NASHVILLE — Country band Alabama will mark their 50th year together with a new tour in 2019, more than a year after founding member Jeff Cook announced that he has Parkinson's disease.
GOP Sen. Alexander of Tennessee not seeking 2020 re-election

GOP Sen. Alexander of Tennessee not seeking 2020 re-election

NASHVILLE — Republican U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee announced Monday that he won't seek re-election in 2020, giving the red state its second open Senate contest in two years.
Girl's death shows communication issues on US-Mexico border

Girl's death shows communication issues on US-Mexico border

Shortly before a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl died in U.S. custody, her father signed a form stating that his daughter was in good health.
Flynn's ex-business associates charged with illegal lobbying

Flynn's ex-business associates charged with illegal lobbying

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Daughter tells of dad's unlikely bond with Charles Barkley

Daughter tells of dad's unlikely bond with Charles Barkley

BOSTON — A chance meeting in a hotel lobby sparked an unlikely friendship between former NBA star Charles Barkley and a cat litter scientist in Iowa.
May says postponed Brexit vote to be held week of Jan 14

May says postponed Brexit vote to be held week of Jan 14

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that the postponed vote in Parliament on Britain's Brexit agreement with the European Union will be held the week of Jan.
Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

Silicon Valley East: Google plans $1B expansion in New York

Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation. Google announced Monday it will spend more than $1 billion to build a new office complex in New York City that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there.
Mother sues in case of missing toddler Ayla Reynolds

Mother sues in case of missing toddler Ayla Reynolds

PORTLAND, Maine — The mother of a toddler whose disappearance prompted the biggest criminal investigation in Maine history sued Monday in hopes of unearthing more details.