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  • Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products after samples test positive for listeriosis

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    (AP) BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products after samples test positive for listeriosis.

  • Australia: EU needs tough border control after boat tragedy

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    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister has urged European leaders to adopt tougher border control measures in the wake of the feared drowning of as many as 900 asylum seekers whose boat capsized off the coast of Libya. Prime Minister ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

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    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:2 Lucky Star-2nd:3 Hot Shot-3rd:11 Money Bags, Race Time: 1:42.22 (1st: 2 Lucky Star, 2nd: 3 Hot Shot, 3rd: 11 Money Bags; ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

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    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 05-17-20-24-29 (five, seventeen, twenty, twenty-four, twenty-nine) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Desclafani pitches Reds past Brewers

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    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Desclafani pitched eight shutout innings and Zach Cozart and Joey Votto homered as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Monday night. Desclafani (2-0) held Milwaukee hitless until Adam Lind's double with two outs ...

  • LEADING OFF: Carrasco back on mound after being hit

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    (AP) A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Tuesday: ___ BACK ON THE MOUND Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco makes his first start since he was struck by a liner off the bat of White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera ...

  • Rangers shut down Penguins 2-1 to reclaim momentum

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    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 23 shots and the New York Rangers regained control of their first-round series against the Pittsburgh Penguins with a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday night. Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider scored for ...

  • Reds 6, Brewers 1

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    (AP) Cincinnati Milwaukee ab r h bi ab r h bi BHmltn cf 5 1 1 0 Segura ss 4 0 0 0 Votto 1b 4 1 2 2 Lucroy c 3 0 0 0 Frazier 3b 4 1 1 0 ...

  • Rangers-Penguins Sums

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    (AP) N.Y. Rangers 1 1 0—2 Pittsburgh 0 0 1—1 First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Hagelin 1 (Yandle, Girardi), 8:43. Penalties_Cole, Pit (cross-checking), 3:10; Nash, NYR (high-sticking), 13:11. Second Period_2, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 1 (Staal, Girardi), 11:07. Penalties_Martin, Pit (cross-checking), 8:57; McDonagh, ...

  • S. Korea's prime minister offers to resign amid scandal

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    (AP) SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's prime minister has offered to resign amid a bribery scandal about two months after he took up the country's No. 2 post. Lee Wan Koo has been at the center of a corruption ...

  • Tigers rally in 7th off Sabathia, beat Yankees 2-1

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    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes hit consecutive RBI singles in the seventh inning, and Joba Chamberlain got Jacoby Ellsbury to hit into a crucial double play in the eighth, helping the Detroit Tigers to a 2-1 victory ...

  • Tigers 2, Yankees 1

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    (AP) New York Detroit ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 4 0 1 0 RDavis cf 4 1 1 0 Gardnr lf 4 0 1 0 Kinsler 2b 4 0 2 0 ARdrgz dh 4 0 0 ...

  • Judge halts worker's comp claim for Ebola nurse Nina Pham

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    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — A Texas district judge on Monday put on hold a hospital operator's efforts to seek a worker's compensation claim for a nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for the first U.S. patient to succumb to the deadly ...

  • Woman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dies

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The woman who designed the iconic neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to Las Vegas since 1959 has died. Betty Willis died Sunday in her Overton, Nevada, home, according to an obituary on the Virgin ...

  • Mother of Ukraine pilot jailed in Russia seeks global help

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    (AP) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The mother of a Ukrainian helicopter pilot imprisoned in Russia is on a global campaign seeking support from world leaders to pressure President Vladimir Putin to free her daughter. Maria Shavchenko said in an interview with ...

  • Bettman: Jets return could be example for Vegas

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    (AP) WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — What the True North ownership group has done since getting the Winnipeg Jets from Atlanta could be an example for Las Vegas if the group led by Bill Foley is awarded an expansion franchise. "I think ...

  • Colorado joins GOP's federal lands effort

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    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans are joining GOP colleagues in other Western states trying to exert more control over federal lands. The state Senate gave preliminary approval Monday to a bill giving state and local authorities so-called concurrent jurisdiction to ...

  • Family spokesman: Alabama woman joins Islamic State in Syria

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    (AP) BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A spokesman for a Muslim couple in Alabama says their 20-year-old daughter fled a Birmingham suburb to join Islamic State militants in Syria after being recruited on the Internet. Attorney Hassan Shibly spoke at a Birmingham ...

  • Telescope opponents deliver petition to governor's office

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    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige's chief of staff used a traditional greeting Monday when he met members from a group of opponents against building a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea. Members of Mauna Kea Hui ...

  • Sapling planted in Michael Brown's memory destroyed

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    (AP) FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Officials in Ferguson, Missouri, say they will replace two recently planted saplings this week, including one planted in memory of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1yKcJeM ) reports that both trees were found damaged ...

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