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  • Brewers extend win streak to 8 games with 6-1 victory

    1 hour, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Gerardo Parra and Adam Lind hit seventh-inning ...

  • Rays 8, Yankees 1

    1 hour, 25 minutes ago

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  • Arizona prison completes relocation of hundreds of inmates

    1 hour, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The operator of a private prison in Kingman says it has finished relocating hundreds of inmates after being sidelined by a disturbance. The Management and Training Corp. spokesman Issa Arnita says prison officials completed moving roughly ...

  • Wiesberger comes from 3 shots back to win French Open

    1 hour, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Bernd Wiesberger of Austria came from three shots back to win the French Open on Sunday, making five birdies on the front nine to take command as overnight leader Jaco Van Zyl faltered. Wiesberger finished with a ...

  • 'Trombone Shorty' takes main stage at Essence Festival

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW ORLEANS (AP) — He's no stranger to huge audiences and national exposure, but Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews says his upcoming performance at the Essence Festival is a dream come true. Andrews, known for high-energy shows with his band Orleans ...

  • 3 dead, 13 hurt after bomb blast at checkpoint in Kandahar

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An official says a bomb blast at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Kandahar has killed two civilians, one policeman and wounded 13 others. Samim Khpolwak, the spokesman for the provincial governor, said the ...

  • Boy, 8, drowns n Arizona river on Fourth holiday

    1 hour, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) CAMP VERDE, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old boy who was being carried by a relative in a central Arizona river drowned Saturday. The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says the drowning occurred around 4:30 p.m. in the Verde River ...

  • Fireworks lead to 2 structure fires in Las Vegas area

    1 hour, 59 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Fourth of July fireworks were the cause of two structure fires as well as dozens of minor fires in the Las Vegas area Saturday night. KSNV-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1dGefEQ) that one fire ignited around 10:45 p.m. near ...

  • Greece's finance minister says Greek people have said 'no more' to continued austerity

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's finance minister says Greek people have said 'no more' to continued austerity.

  • After Triple Crown, a new world greets Victor Espinoza

    2 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza. A half-filled white Styrofoam cup of espresso is to his left, a black Sharpie pen is in his right hand and a 3-inch-high stack of Triple Crown ...

  • Family searches for missing baby in Northern California

    2 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Relatives of a 6-month-old girl who vanished from her crib are searching throughout Shasta County looking for leads that may help in locating her. The Record Searchlight reports Sunday (http://bit.ly/1HFG0cP ) that about a dozen relatives ...

  • Newport's iconic Cliff Walk now smoke-free

    2 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — People are no longer allowed to smoke while strolling along Newport's iconic Cliff Walk. But Newport officials say they aren't worried about losing tourists because of the city's new ban. Councilor John Florez says they don't ...

  • Vanessa Williams weds Jim Skrip, her 3rd marriage

    3 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Vanessa Williams tied the knot with her fiance, Jim Skrip, on the Fourth of July. A representative for the singer-actress said Sunday that Williams and Skrip wed a day earlier. No details of the ceremony were ...

  • Pet food maker Stella & Chewy's recalls some products

    3 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Pet food maker Stella & Chewy's is recalling some of its products because a routine test found Listeria in a sample of its chicken freeze-dried dinner patties for dogs. Listeria can cause serious illness and even ...

  • Bomb attacks on Shiite districts kill 15 people in Iraq

    3 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) BAGHDAD (AP) — Authorities in Iraq say bombings targeting Shiite districts have killed 15 people in and around Baghdad. Police officials say a bomb exploded Sunday night near a cafe in the Shiite district of al-Obeidi on the eastern edge ...

  • Black bear relocated after wandering Hartford neighborhood

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A young black bear that spent some time in a Hartford neighborhood has been safely tranquilized and relocated by state environmental officers. The 250-pound male estimated to be about 3 1/2 years old was spotted on ...

  • State must fix hundreds of fish-blocking culverts

    3 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is under a federal court order to fix hundreds of barriers built under state roads and highways that block access for migrating salmon and thus interfere with Washington tribes' treaty-backed right to catch fish. But ...

  • Dreams of victory for a struggling South African rugby team

    3 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) KATLEHONG, South Africa (AP) — Their catches still uncertain, their sneakers worn and unsuitable, a team of young South Africans is trying to find success in a sport that that's a traditional favorite in their country, but rare in their ...

  • Infant found on the side of the road in Pasadena

    3 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) PASADENA, Md. (AP) — A woman claiming to be the mother of an infant discovered in a car seat carrier on the side of the road in Maryland has contacted authorities. Officials with the Anne Arundel County Police Department say ...

  • Suicide bomber explodes at northeast Nigeria church, 5 dead

    3 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) — A woman suicide bomber blew up in the midst of a crowded evangelical Christian church service in northeast Nigeria on Sunday and killed at least five people, witnesses said. It is the latest bombing in a ...

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