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  • Pakistani police kill ex-head of outlawed group, 13 others

    3 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistan government official says police have killed the former head of an outlawed Sunni group along with 13 of his associates in a shootout. Shuja Khanzada, the provincial home minister in the eastern Punjab province, said ...

  • New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping them escape as new details emerged of her relationship with the men that included performing ...

  • Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A's beat Dodgers 2-0

    3 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Josh Reddick homered, ...

  • Athletics 2, Dodgers 0

    3 hours, 25 minutes ago

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  • Russian veto expected as Security Council votes on MH17

    3 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia on Wednesday is expected to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. The ...

  • Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years. With Wednesday's update, Windows no longer ...

  • Fed is likely to delay 1st rate hike in 9 years a bit longer

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates from record lows — just not likely yet. On Wednesday, when it ends its latest policy meeting, Fed officials will issue a statement that will be parsed for ...

  • Bangladesh upholds opposition leader's death sentence

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an influential opposition leader and an aide to a former prime minister for his role in mass killings during the country's independence war against Pakistan in 1971. ...

  • Run-in with reporter triggered Mexico coach Herrera's ouster

    3 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — In the end it wasn't the middling on-field performance by Mexico's national soccer team that cost Miguel Herrera his job as head coach of "El Tri." It was the feisty nature, admired by some and criticized ...

  • Symbol of dictatorship abuse, Chilean sees justice coming

    3 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Her scarred face long ago became a symbol of the atrocities committed during Chile's 1973-90 dictatorship led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Now Carmen Quintana finally feels justice is being done. Soldiers drenched a then 18-year-old Quintana ...

  • TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees

    3 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation. But the planned debut Wednesday of a TV soap opera dramatizing the life of Colombia's only ...

  • Yankees use 11-run inning in 21-5 comeback win at Texas

    4 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After giving up five runs in the first inning, the New York Yankees made it up for it real fast. Brendan Ryan doubled twice with three RBIs and Didi Gregorius had a bases-loaded triple in New ...

  • Magnitude-6.3 quake felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak

    4 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck near Redoubt Volcano on the Kenai Peninsula, 140 miles southwest of ...

  • Altuve's career-best 5 RBIs lead Astros over Angels 10-5

    4 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West. Altuve ...

  • Kang homer sends Pirates to 8-7 win against Twins

    4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jung Ho-Kang hit a tiebreaking home run off the facing off the second deck in left center-field in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Tuesday night. Kang's sixth home run of ...

  • LeMahieu helps Rockies win 1st game after Tulowitzki trade

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — D.J. LeMahieu had three hits and scored twice to help the Colorado Rockies get a win in their first game after trading Troy Tulowitzki, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Tuesday night. LeMahieu extended his hitting streak ...

  • Pirates 8, Twins 7

    4 hours, 23 minutes ago

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  • Astros 10, Angels 5

    4 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Los Angeles Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi Giavtll 2b 4 2 1 0 Altuve 2b 5 1 3 5 Gillaspi 3b 5 1 2 2 MGnzlz 1b 2 0 1 0 Calhon rf 5 0 1 ...

  • Mexico sentences 5 men to 697 years for killings of 11 women

    4 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican prosecutors say they have won "historic" convictions and sentences of 697 years in prison against five men for killing 11 women near the border city of Ciudad Juarez. The state prosecutor's office in Chihuahua state ...

  • Chiefs' Berry cleared to return after lymphoma treatments

    4 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry has been cleared by the Kansas City Chiefs' medical staff and his doctors to return to the practice field after undergoing treatment for lymphoma. The Chiefs said in a brief ...

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