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  • Salazar backed by 3 HRs, Indians beat Rays 6-2

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    (AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Danny Salazar pitched two-hit ball for 7 2-3 innings and the Cleveland Indians backed him with three home runs to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 Tuesday night. Jason Kipnis, Giovanny Urshela and David Murphy ...

  • Marlins 5, Giants 3

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  • Moreland hits 2 HRs to lead Rangers past Orioles 8-6

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    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Mitch Moreland hit two home runs in a second straight game, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the return of Josh Hamilton by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Tuesday night. Shin-Soo Choo and Robinson Chirinos also went ...

  • Hendricks, 3 relievers shut down Mets in Cubs' 1-0 win

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Hendricks outpitched Jonathon Niese in a matchup of feeble offenses, and Matt Szczur provided the one big hit Tuesday night as the Chicago Cubs snapped a five-game skid with a 1-0 victory over the New ...

  • Sturgeon, Polland share PGA Professional lead

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    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Grant Sturgeon shot a 1-under 69 on Tuesday for a share of the third-round lead with Ben Polland in the PGA Professional National Championship. Sturgeon, a PGA assistant pro at Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, New York, had ...

  • Cubs 1, Mets 0

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  • Investigator: Removal of Alaska plane wreckage weeks away

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    (AP) JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — It could be weeks before the wreckage of a sightseeing plane that crashed in steep, rugged terrain in southeast Alaska, killing nine people, is recovered. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Clint Johnson said authorities were waiting ...

  • US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany

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    (AP) MONTREAL (AP) — Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup. Lloyd's penalty kick in ...

  • Family of immigrant killed by police gets documents

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) PASCO, Wash. (AP) — The family of an unarmed Mexican immigrant who was fatally shot by police in Washington state has been given forensic reports and other documents from the investigation into his death. Authorities released the files to relatives ...

  • Japanese business mood improves despite gloomy data

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) TOKYO (AP) — The mood among big Japanese corporations is unexpectedly upbeat despite recent data showing the recovery appears to be stalling. The Bank of Japan's quarterly "tankan" business survey released Wednesday showed a reading of 15 in June, up ...

  • Service honors last of 9 Charleston church shooting victims

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Public officials paid tribute to longtime pastor Daniel L. Simmons Sr. in the last of the services for the nine victims of a shooting at a predominantly black Charleston church. The Post and Courier of Charleston ...

  • Authorities: Gay slur carved into Utah man's arm was staged

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Authorities in rural Utah say a man who reported someone beat him and carved a homophobic slur into his arm staged the attacks. Millard County Sheriff Robert Dekker said Tuesday that 21-year-old Rick Jones could ...

  • Aldo pulls out of UFC 189 with rib injury

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — UFC lightweight champion Jose Aldo has pulled out of his title defense against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 on July 11 with a rib injury. Chad Mendes will face McGregor for the interim title instead. UFC ...

  • A closer look at Jeb Bush's tax returns, personal finances

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Tuesday posted more than three decades of tax returns online, revealing he has earned nearly $29 million since leaving the Florida governor's mansion in 2007 and paid an effective federal income ...

  • Smoking ban seems cause of 15-hour Australian prison riot

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australian authorities have ended a 15-hour prison riot by up to 300 inmates in Melbourne suspected to have been triggered by a ban on smoking. Corrections Minister Wade Noonan says five prisoners required medical treatment for ...

  • Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named in a recent lawsuit over ...

  • Prison: 55-year-old inmate likely killed himself

    1 hour, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prison officials say a 55-year-old man serving two life sentences for lewdness with a child may have killed himself. Nevada Department of Corrections officials said Tuesday that Quentin Hendricks died the day before at the Humboldt ...

  • Federal judge rules Maui County ban on GMO crops invalid

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — A federal judge says a ban by Maui County on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops is pre-empted by federal and state law and invalid. U.S. District Court Judge Susan Oki Mollway said in a ruling Tuesday ...

  • Ayotte promotes bipartisanship in US Senate re-election bid

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (AY'-aht) is crafting herself as a bipartisan problem solver in her quest to hold her seat. The first-term senator launched her re-election bid Tuesday in Manchester with a speech ...

  • Chicago schools make pension payment; classroom cuts likely

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Tuesday that the city's public schools would have to cut classroom spending to make up for a $634 million contribution to its teacher pensions — a payment the financially troubled district ...

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