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  • Petit's homer leads Astros over Blue Jays, 3-1

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    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Gregorio Petit's first career home run put Houston on top in the eighth inning and the Astros held on for a 3-1 win over the Blue Jays on Friday night, snapping Toronto's six-game winning streak. The game ...

  • Chinese state media: factory blast has killed between 40 and 65 people in eastern Kunshan city

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    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media: factory blast has killed between 40 and 65 people in eastern Kunshan city.

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

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    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were: 13-29-34-37-72, Mega Ball: 6 (thirteen, twenty-nine, thirty-four, thirty-seven, seventy-two; Mega Ball: six)

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game

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    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were: 5 (five)

  • Search ends for 3 believed killed by sex offenders

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    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities have given up the search for three women they believe were killed in Southern California by a pair of convicted sex offenders who were wearing GPS trackers. Anaheim police Lt. Bob Dunn tells the Los ...

  • North Korea holds California man called shy, smart

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    (AP) BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — One of the three Americans detained in North Korea and charged with "anti-state" crimes is a California man raised in the Central Valley oil town of Bakersfield by parents who were petroleum engineers. Matthew Todd Miller, ...

  • Astros 3, Blue Jays 1

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  • Trout and Hamilton homer, Angels beat Rays 5-3

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    (AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton homered to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Friday night. Trout hit his 25th homer of the season, a two-run shot off Jeremy Hellickson ...

  • George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

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    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night. George leaped to contest a fast-break layup by James Harden with 9:33 left in the ...

  • Police say 3-year-old girl shot, killed in Philly

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    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police in Philadelphia say a 3-year-old girl has been shot and killed. A police dispatcher says there are other injuries in Friday night's shooting, but didn't have details. KYW-TV in Philadelphia (http://cbsloc.al/1o0r6Fj) is reporting the child was ...

  • Police say 3-year-old girl shot, killed in Philadelphia; 3 adults injured

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    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say 3-year-old girl shot, killed in Philadelphia; 3 adults injured.

  • Angels 5, Rays 3

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  • John Force leads Funny Car qualifying

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    (AP) KENT, Wash. (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday after the first two sessions in the NHRA Northwest Nationals. The 65-year-old Force had a run of 4.085 seconds at 308.07 mph in his Ford Mustang. A two-time winner ...

  • Murphy, Salazar lead Indians past Rangers, 12-2

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    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — David Murphy was 4 for 4 with two RBIs against his former team, Danny Salazar allowed an unearned run in six innings, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Friday night. Murphy, who played ...

  • AP Top Health News At 10:38 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola? Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment Colorado panel considers new look for edible pot Medicare drug premiums to rise for 2nd year Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug US ...

  • House Roll Call: $694 million bill for immigration

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    (AP) The 223-189 roll call Friday by which the House passed a $694 million bill aimed at addressing the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border. A "yes" vote is a vote to pass the bill. Voting yes were 1 Democrat and ...

  • Americans with Ebola returning to US for treatment

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday. One is expected ...

  • Indians 12, Rangers 2

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    (AP) Texas Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi Choo rf 4 0 1 0 Kipnis 2b 4 1 1 0 DRrtsn pr-rf 1 1 1 0 JRmrz 2b 0 0 0 0 Andrus ss 4 0 2 1 ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 10:27 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice Gordon meets with NFL, hearing to continue Back at camp, Lynch watches Seahawks practice Sergio Garcia shoots 61 to take Firestone lead Tour rebuts report Johnson suspended Woods, Mickelson together again in a ...

  • Gordon meets with NFL, hearing to continue

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    (AP) BEREA, Ohio (AP) — A person familiar with the meeting says Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon's appeal hearing with the NFL lasted nearly 10 hours and will resume Monday. Gordon is fighting a possible one-year suspension for failing another drug ...

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