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  • Penalty phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial set to begin

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    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Jurors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are to begin hearing evidence about what his punishment should be: life in prison or the death penalty. The penalty phase of Tsarnaev's trial is ...

  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 26-May 2

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    (AP) April 26: Actress-comedian Carol Burnett is 82. Guitarist-songwriter Duane Eddy is 77. Singer Maurice Williams of Maurice and the Zodiacs is 77. Singer Bobby Rydell is 73. Singer Gary Wright is 72. Actor Giancarlo Esposito ("Revolution," ''Breaking Bad") is 57. ...

  • 100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut could fetch up to $25 million at a New York City auction. Sotheby's is offering the white diamond on Tuesday. It's an internally flawless D color stone, which ...

  • Sheriff disputes utility account of what caused explosion

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    (AP) FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California sheriff is disputing an account that suggests a county worker using heavy equipment ruptured a gas pipeline that runs through a gun range, triggering an explosion last week that injured 11 people. The Fresno ...

  • Afghan official: At least 2 dead in car bomb explosion

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    (AP) KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official say at least two people have been killed in a car bomb explosion near a police station in the capital of southern Kandahar province. Samim Khpalwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, says the ...

  • Fierce storm lashes southeast Australia; 3 feared dead

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    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — A fierce storm lashing Australia's southeast has destroyed homes, flooded communities and may have led to the deaths of three people. The storm has been pounding Sydney and other parts of New South Wales state since Monday. ...

  • Ducks-Jets Sums

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    (AP) Anaheim 1 2 1 1—5 Winnipeg 1 3 0 0—4 First Period_1, Winnipeg, Stempniak 1 (Lowry, Trouba), 9:38. 2, Anaheim, Fowler 1 (Cogliano, Silfverberg), 19:53. Penalties_Trouba, Wpg (holding), 15:50; Kesler, Ana (roughing), 18:43; Lowry, Wpg (roughing), 18:43. Second Period_3, Anaheim, ...

  • Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0

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    (AP) WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Rickard Rakell scored in overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks over the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 on Monday in Game 3 of their playoff series. Anaheim leads the series 3-0. Jakob Silfverberg scored and added two assists ...

  • Iwo Jima vet, Okinawa survivor wrestle with WWII legacy

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    (AP) ITOMAN, Japan (AP) — In Norman Baker's mind, the Japanese were fanatical, brutal animals with no respect for life. To Yoshiko Shimabukuro, Americans were long-nosed demons who rained hellfire from the skies before raping and pillaging anything with the worse-than-death ...

  • Kemp, Norris lead Padres' 17-hit attack in win over Rockies

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    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Matt Kemp had three hits and four RBIs and the San Diego Padres scored nine runs in the first two innings of a 14-3 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Derek Norris had three of ...

  • Much anger in southern Chile over bishop appointment

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    (AP) SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Parishioners in a southern Chile diocese are gathering wherever their new bishop appears, but their presence is not the sort of assembly the Catholic Church would expect. In the month since Bishop Juan Barros was installed ...

  • Padres 14, Rockies 3

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  • White Sox rally for 4-3 victory over Indians

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    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Melky Cabrera capped Chicago's four-run ninth inning with an RBI single off Cody Allen, sending the White Sox to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Six consecutive batters reached safely before Cabrera drove ...

  • Ex-Va. governor's wife: Corruption trial was unfair

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    (AP) RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell says her public corruption conviction is based on an overly broad definition of bribery and she did not receive a fair trial due to a number of mistakes made by ...

  • White Sox 4, Indians 3

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    (AP) Cleveland Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Kipnis 2b 4 0 0 0 Eaton cf 3 0 1 0 Aviles cf 3 1 2 0 MeCarr lf 4 0 1 1 Brantly lf 4 0 1 1 ...

  • Bryant's 3 RBIs lead Cubs over Pirates 5-2

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    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Bryant turned his tiebreaking two-run double into a Little League homer with some heads-up baserunng, and the star rookie had three hits and three RBIs Monday night to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory ...

  • Royals 7, Twins 1

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  • Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

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    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night. Alcides Escobar returned from a ...

  • Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

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    (AP) ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series ...

  • Cubs 5, Pirates 2

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