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  • Shell resumes operations after storm force Arctic stop

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell PLC has resumed operations after high winds and rough seas north of Alaska's northern coast put a temporary stop to exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean. But Shell spokesman Curtis Smith says in ...

  • Rays back Archer with 3 HRs in 6-3 victory over Orioles

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    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory over the fading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera and Evan Longoria connected off Wei-Yin Chen (8-7), ...

  • Rays 6, Orioles 3

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  • Salazar fans 10, Indians beat Jays 4-2

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    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Jerry Sands singled home the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Danny Salazar struck out 10 and the Cleveland Indians won their sixth straight game, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Monday night. Salazar (12-7) allowed ...

  • Marlins 4, Braves 0

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  • Indians 4, Blue Jays 2

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  • Miller's hard-luck streak reaches 19 starts without a win

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    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Martin Prado and Justin Bour each had an RBI double in the eighth inning and the Miami Marlins extended Shelby Miller's winless streak to 19 starts with a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:10 Solid Gold-2nd:6 Whirl Win-3rd:2 Lucky Star, Race Time: 1:42.99 (1st: 10 Solid Gold, 2nd: 6 Whirl Win, 3rd: 2 Lucky Star; ...

  • Official index: China manufacturing falls to 3-year low

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    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — An official index of Chinese manufacturing contracted last month, falling to a three-year low and raising fears of slower-than expected growth in the world's No. 2 economy. The manufacturing index based on a survey of factory ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

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    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-05-10-12-27 (two, five, ten, twelve, twenty-seven) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Colon throws 8 shutout innings, Mets beat Phillies 3-1

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Bartolo Colon breezed through eight snappy innings and the New York Mets got homers from Curtis Granderson and Michael Conforto, extending their dominant run against the Philadelphia Phillies with a 3-1 victory Monday night. After throwing ...

  • Alaska Supreme Court won't block Medicaid expansion

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    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Thousands of lower-income Alaskans will become eligible for Medicaid after the Alaska Supreme Court on Monday refused to temporarily block the state from expanding the health care program. The win capped a big day for Alaska ...

  • Mets 3, Phillies 1

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  • Georgia police officer shot, circumstances unclear

    1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — A police officer in Georgia has been shot in and is being taken to a hospital. DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parrish said the officer was shot Monday night but she didn't immediately have any details about ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Tuesday

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. IN ALASKA, OBAMA AIMS TO SPOTLIGHT CLIMATE CHANGE During his three-day tour of the far north, Obama plans to hike a glacier, ...

  • Video appears to show Texas deputies shot man with hands up

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Video obtained by a San Antonio TV station appears to show a man with his hands up fatally shot by deputies. The Bexar County Sheriff's Office said Monday that 41-year-old Gilberto Flores died after the shooting ...

  • 4th Legionnaires' disease death at Illinois veterans' home

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    (AP) QUINCY, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday reported two more deaths from Legionnaires' disease in an outbreak at a western Illinois veterans' home. The new cases increase the number of deaths to four and the ...

  • Fossils show big bug ruled the seas 460 million years ago

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth's first big predatory monster was a weird water bug as big as Tom Cruise, newly found fossils show. Almost half a billion years ago, way before the dinosaurs roamed, Earth's dominant large predator was a sea ...

  • Pope Francis asks bullied Chicago girl to sing for him

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis has asked a teenage girl to sing for him during a talk via satellite with Americans ahead of his first trip to the United States. The pope was in Rome talking to Americans in ...

  • Woman serving 25 years for murder, attempted arson dies

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prison officials say a 78-year-old female inmate in prison for second-degree murder and attempted arson has died. The Nevada Department of Corrections said Monday that Joan Corbyons had died the day before at the Valley Hospital ...

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