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May 3, 2015

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  • Man arrested on suspicion of stealing plane in Nevada ID'd

    3 minutes ago

    (AP) NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — A man arrested on suspicion of stealing an airplane from an airport and taking it for a flight over the Las Vegas area has been identified. Twenty-seven-year-old Evan Grant is accused of stealing the ...

  • Milwaukee Brewers fire manager Ron Roenicke

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke. President and general manager Doug Melvin announced the move Sunday night, hours after the team's 5-3 victory over the Cubs in Chicago. The team said it will announce a ...

  • The Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke

    11 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have fired manager Ron Roenicke.

  • Clinton to focus on immigration during Las Vegas stop

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton will focus on immigration when she makes a campaign stop Tuesday in Las Vegas. The former first lady and secretary of state will take part in a round-table discussion with Nevadans beginning at ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    28 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:4 Big Ben-2nd:7 Eureka-3rd:3 Hot Shot, Race Time: 1:46.51 (1st: 4 Big Ben, 2nd: 7 Eureka, 3rd: 3 Hot Shot; Race Time: ...

  • Officials: 2 killed after opening fire on security guard at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) GARLAND, Texas (AP) — Officials: 2 killed after opening fire on security guard at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 6-2-2-8 (six, two, two, eight) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 8-5-8 (eight, five, eight) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Vice President Biden touts community policing at NAACP event

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has told a crowd at an NAACP event in Detroit that law enforcement officers and the people they are sworn to protect need to "see each other" to know one another. Referencing outrage ...

  • 5 Tufts students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Five students at Tufts University have begun a hunger strike over plans to cut about 35 janitorial jobs at the end of May. The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/1AzmdVC ) that more than 80 students, janitors and ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    1 hour, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. BALTIMORE MAYOR LIFTS CURFEW The move comes six days after violent riots following the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who ...

  • Waves along California force cruise ship to change course

    1 hour, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Big waves along the Southern California coast on Sunday forced a cruise ship to change course and led to at least 16 rescues, authorities said. The Carnival Imagination was forced to dock in San Diego because ...

  • US pilot, Chinese killed in light aircraft crash in China

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media are reporting that an American pilot and a Chinese passenger have been killed in a light airplane crash in eastern China. The official Xinhua news agency said Sunday night that neither of the deceased ...

  • Lightning beat Canadiens 6-2 to take 2-0 series lead

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTREAL (AP) — Steven Stamkos scored his first goal of the playoffs and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 6-2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Nikita Kucherov scored twice, ...

  • Lightning-Canadiens Sums

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Tampa Bay 1 3 2—6 Montreal 1 0 1—2 First Period_1, Montreal, Petry 1 (Mitchell, Prust), 7:20. 2, Tampa Bay, Filppula 2 (Hedman, Killorn), 19:36 (pp). Penalties_Carle, TB (roughing), 1:13; Prust, Mon (roughing, unsportsmanlike conduct), 13:45; Subban, Mon (cross-checking), 18:04. ...

  • New Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performances

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Sunday. The seven-day celebration of ...

  • Officer: Shooting at Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas

    1 hour, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) GARLAND, Texas (AP) — A contest for cartoons depictions of the Prophet Muhammad in a Dallas suburb is on lockdown after authorities reported a shooting outside the building. An officer dressed in SWAT gear took the stage toward the end ...

  • Westbrook, Valiante win IMSA Tudor race at Monterey

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Richard Westbrook and Michael Valiante won the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship's Monterey Grand Prix on Sunday at Mazda Raceway to take the series lead. Westbrook finished in the No. 90 VisitFlorida.com Racing Chevrolet Corvette Daytona Prototype, ...

  • James Taylor debuts new song about Fenway, at Fenway

    2 hours ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Local troubadour James Taylor debuted his new song "Angels of Fenway" at the ballpark that gave the tune its name. Taylor's song was played over the public address system at Fenway Park on Sunday night before the ...

  • Grandal's 13th-inning homer lifts Dodgers over D-Backs 1-0

    2 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasmani Grandal threw out a runner at the plate after an errant pitch in the top of the 13th inning, then homered leading off the bottom half to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona ...

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