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June 28, 2016

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  • AP-Scorecard

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Miami 2 Detroit 0 (Top 4th) Cleveland 2 Atlanta 0 (Bot 3rd) St. Louis at Kansas City 8:15 p.m. Toronto at Colorado 8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh at Seattle 10:10 p.m. ...

  • Seahawks agree to 4-year deal with WR Doug Baldwin

    10 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and wide receiver Doug Baldwin have agreed to a four-year contract extension that runs through the 2020 season. The team confirmed the agreement on Tuesday, first reported by KIRO-AM in Seattle. Baldwin is coming ...

  • 911 calls capture moments surrounding daughters' shootings

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) FULSHEAR, Texas (AP) — Authorities have released 911 calls related to a Houston-area mother before who fatally shot her two daughters. The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday released 911 calls from Christy Sheats' home and from a neighbor. ...

  • Hawaii to websites: Stop touting closed cultural site

    29 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials are asking websites and blogs to stop pointing people to the off-limits crumbling remains of a Hawaiian monarchy palace. Officials said last week vandals etched crosses on 180-year-old walls of King Kamehameha III's former summer ...

  • Iraq War veteran sentenced for anti-government plot

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A decorated Iraq War veteran has been sentenced to 22 months in prison for his role in an anti-government plot, fueled by fears of martial law. Local media outlets reported 51-year-old Walter Eugene Litteral of Gastonia ...

  • Lawmaker to woman: Buy kid's meds yourself; don't ask state

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state representative told a Mississippi woman she should earn money for the insulin and supplies her diabetic 8-year-old daughter needs to survive, instead of asking for state help. Nicole Nichols of Richland told The Clarion-Ledger ...

  • 3 more women join federal lawsuit against Baylor University

    49 minutes ago

    (AP) WACO, Texas (AP) — Three more women have joined a federal lawsuit against Baylor University accusing the school of doing nothing to help them after they reported being sexually assaulted on or near campus. The former Baylor students are identified ...

  • 'Law & Order' director gets probation on child porn charges

    57 minutes ago

    (AP) WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A television director with credits on "Law & Order" and other shows has been sentenced in New York to 10 years' probation on child pornography charges. Jace Alexander was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to ...

  • CORRECTS: Turkish officials say 31 people confirmed dead in airport attack, death toll expected to rise

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — CORRECTS: Turkish officials say 31 people confirmed dead in airport attack, death toll expected to rise. (Corrects APNewsAlert that said nearly 50 killed)

  • Prosecutor urges governor to deny parole for Manson follower

    1 hour ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles district attorney is urging Gov. Jerry Brown to reject parole for a follower of mass murderer Charles Manson. District Attorney Jackie Lacey released a letter Tuesday she sent to Brown saying that Leslie ...

  • New York airport security increased after Istanbul attack

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Additional police officers are being deployed to airports in New York City and New Jersey after an attack at an airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Tuesday that ...

  • Dodgers sending ace Kershaw home for tests on sore back

    1 hour, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is returning to Los Angeles this week for tests on his sore back. Manager Dave Roberts said Tuesday that he was still hopeful that Kershaw could make his next scheduled start Friday night ...

  • Gunman shoots 1 at downtown Denver building; kills self

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — A gunman walked into a busy downtown Denver office building and shot a person multiple times before turning the gun on himself, police said Tuesday. Police spokesman Doug Schepman said the gunman was found dead when SWAT ...

  • Nevada AG: State court has to review search-seizure rules

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) ELKO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada state Attorney General Adam Laxalt says the state Supreme Court will have to revisit a decision about search-and-seizure rules last year in a case about the arrest of a California man in Elko. Laxalt pointed ...

  • Facebook tests new featured event lists in 10 US cities

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Some Facebook users looking for something to do in real life can now get suggestions from the social network. The company says a team is putting together lists of things to do in 10 U.S. ...

  • Jury convicts New Orleans gang leader in vast murder case

    1 hour, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A gang leader once described as one of New Orleans' most dangerous criminals was convicted of three murders and drug and gun charges in a vast federal racketeering case stretching back to the mid-1990s. A jury ...

  • NFL's Jim Brown reaches $600K deal in video game suit

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown has accepted a $600,000 offer from video game maker Electronic Arts to end a lawsuit alleging the company illegally used his likeness in its NFL Madden games. A law firm ...

  • Dems demand gun votes, loudly, in 2-minute House session

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have continued their disruptive demands for votes on gun control, though this time it lasted less than two minutes. The House held a lightning-fast session Tuesday for routine procedural business. But as the clerk read ...

  • Police say multiple injuries in Toronto-area house explosion

    1 hour, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (AP) — Police report multiple injuries after a house exploded west of Toronto in Mississauga, Ontario. Peel Regional Police said Tuesday that the extent of the injuries isn't known. Police say one house was leveled in the blast ...

  • Kansas Supreme Court accepts latest school funding changes

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has signed off on a new education funding law that boosts state aid to poor school districts. The justices issued a brief order Tuesday saying that the Legislature "has currently satisfied" the ...

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