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  • Thousands mourn fallen firefighters in Washington state

    9 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell in a eulogy says the three dedicated their lives to protecting national forests ...

  • Pedestrian hit by car, critically hurt in Las Vegas

    9 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Police in Las Vegas say a 41-year-old man remains in critical condition after he was struck by a vehicle. Authorities say the incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Saturday on Bonanza Road near Wardelle Street. According to ...

  • APNewsBreak: Maria Sharapova pulls out of US Open

    9 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) The U.S. Tennis Association says Maria Sharapova is pulling out of the U.S. Open on the eve of the tournament because of a leg injury. It's the second time in three years that the 2006 champion has withdrawn from the ...

  • US attorneys hear safety concerns from American Indians

    9 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) IGNACIO, Colo. (AP) — U.S. attorneys and prosecutors say they want to help Native American communities bring more cases to court and cut down on crime following a surge of drug abuse, violence, sexual assault and other crimes plaguing their ...

  • Yankees ride trio of 2-out HRs to 20-6 runaway over Braves

    9 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three-run homer, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each added a two-run shot and the New York Yankees routed the Atlanta Braves 20-6 on Sunday to finish a three-game sweep. All three homers, which ...

  • Trump makes an appearance at Barclays

    9 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Jim Herman played in the group in front of Tiger Woods last week on the PGA Tour, giving him a little experience in coping with gallery noise behind him. Sunday at The Barclays was slightly different. ...

  • De La Rosa dominates as Rockies beat Pirates 5-0

    9 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jorge De La Rosa pitched into the seventh inning before being ejected, and Ben Paulsen hit a two-run triple as the Colorado Rockies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 on Sunday. De La Rosa (8-6) allowed four hits ...

  • Santana sharp at home in Twins' win

    9 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ervin Santana struck out 10 to earn his first home win, Eduardo Nunez and Miguel Sano homered, and the Minnesota Twins survived a ninth-inning rally to beat the Houston Astros 7-5 on Sunday. Down 7-0 in the ...

  • Yankees 20, Braves 6

    9 hours, 40 minutes ago

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  • Twins 7, Astros 5

    9 hours, 47 minutes ago

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  • Travelers stranded as striking French workers block Calais

    9 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — Some travelers trying to cross the English Channel are stranded because French workers are blockading the port of Calais. British ferry operator P&O Ferries warned passengers that the blockade began Sunday evening as a result of actions ...

  • Opinion polls predict tight race, fractured Parliament

    9 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Several opinion polls released over the weekend, 3 weeks ahead of Greece's snap election, show a tight race and no overall majority in a Parliament even more fractured than the previous one. A total of six ...

  • Maggert wins Dick's Sporting Goods Open, takes Schwab lead

    9 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Maggert won the Dick's Sporting Goods Open on Sunday for his fourth Champions Tour victory of the year, closing with a 6-under 66 to beat Paul Goydos by two strokes. Maggert took the lead in ...

  • Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands

    10 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started. Was he healthy enough? Was he fit enough? Was he — gasp! — fast enough? Yes, yes, and a ...

  • White House says Mount McKinley to be renamed Denali

    10 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali. He's giving the mountain its traditional Alaska Native name on the eve of a historic presidential visit ...

  • Shields leads Padres past Phillies 9-4

    10 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — James Shields pitched seven innings for his first road win since May, and the San Diego Padres hit three homers in a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Shields allowed one run and six hits ...

  • Braun, Peralta lead Brewers past Reds

    10 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun homered and Wily Peralta pitched seven strong innings to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Peralta (5-8) held the Reds to one run and seven hits in a battle of teams ...

  • Padres 9, Phillies 4

    10 hours, 13 minutes ago

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  • Werth homers, drives in 3 as Nationals beat Marlins 7-4

    10 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Jayson Werth homered and drove in three runs, and Clint Robinson added a pinch-hit home run as the Nationals had 13 hits and rallied past the Marlins 7-4 on Sunday. Michael Taylor added two singles and scored ...

  • Brewers 4, Reds 1

    10 hours, 16 minutes ago

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