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Trump says 'no interest' in buying Pope's favorite soccer team

BUENOS AIRES - U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump denied a newspaper report on Friday that he wanted to buy top-tier Argentine soccer club San Lorenzo, Pope Francis' favorite team.

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L.A. County leaders wash cars two-three times a week amid drought: report

LOS ANGELES - Despite a devastating four-year drought that has forced strict water conservation measures across California, most Los Angeles County supervisors still have their cars washed two or three times a week, a local newspaper reported.

Environment 26 Aug 2015

California man bitten by rattlesnake he picked up for photo: local media

LOS ANGELES - A Southern California man who picked up a rattlesnake to pose for a photograph was badly hurt when the reptile bit him on the hand, a Los Angeles television station reported.

U.S., 26 Aug 2015

Fate of 1,404 bottles of rare wine rests with Pennsylvania judge

HARRISBURG, Pa. - The fate of 1,404 bottles of rare wine seized from a private collector under Pennsylvania's strict liquor laws hangs on a judge's ruling next week on a loophole that may allow hospital "use" of forfeited liquor.

25 Aug 2015

No charges for Missouri homeowner over military headstone patio

- A Missouri man who used dozens of military headstones to make a patio at his house will not face criminal charges and the headstones would be destroyed, authorities said on Tuesday.

25 Aug 2015

Enough to make Mona Lisa smile: Taiwan boy falls through Italian masterpiece

TAIPEI - A T$50 million ($1.54 million) masterpiece by a 17th century Italian artist was back on display in the Taiwan capital on Tuesday after a 12-year-old boy tripped, fell and punched a hole in the canvas, the exhibit organizer said.

26 Aug 2015