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  • Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

    4 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the ...

  • Angels 8, Mariners 1

    4 hours, 36 minutes ago

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  • Profile of gunman who ambushed troopers released

    4 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) The killer had a grudge against the Pennsylvania State Police, regularly visited a local shooting range to keep his skills sharp, and picked just the right hiding spot from where he could launch an ambush and make his escape. This ...

  • AP Top Science News At 1 a.m. EDT

    4 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) Philippines warns of possible volcanic eruption Study: Leaky wells, not fracking, taint water US works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough? NASA inspector blasts asteroid protection program European Space Agency picks site for comet landing Skin shocks ...

  • Eminem publishers sue New Zealand political party

    5 hours ago

    (AP) WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The music publishers for American rapper Eminem are suing New Zealand's ruling political party over the music it used in a campaign commercial. Eight Mile Style and Martin Affiliated both claim the National Party breached ...

  • Diamondbacks 6, Giants 2

    5 hours, 2 minutes ago

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  • Cashner lifts Padres past Phillies, 1-0

    5 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner pitched a two-hitter for his third career shutout and the San Diego Padres scored on Cody Asche's fielding error in the second inning Monday night to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0. Casher (4-7) allowed ...

  • Dodgers ride 8-run inning to 11-3 win over Rockies

    5 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Pinch hitter Justin Turner ignited an eight-run sixth inning with a tiebreaking two-run double, and the surging Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 11-3 on Monday night. It was the most runs the Dodgers have scored ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 12:28 a.m. EDT

    5 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) Apple: U2 album accessed by 33 million users 'No Good Deed' slays 'Guardians' at box office Cat Stevens announces 5-city US concert tour Rapper Common's father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71 Kiss raises $1 million for Oregon military museum Clooney ...

  • Dodgers 11, Rockies 3

    5 hours, 15 minutes ago

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  • Rapper Common's father, Lonnie Lynn, dies at 71

    5 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lonnie Lynn, who was known to hip-hop fans for his soulful spoken-word poems on rapper son Common's albums, has died. Lynn died at age 71 on Friday, Common said in an interview Monday in Los Angeles. ...

  • Padres 1, Phillies 0

    5 hours, 22 minutes ago

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  • Typhoon hits southern China, heads to Vietnam

    5 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — A typhoon has struck China's southernmost island of Hainan, forcing the cancellation of dozens of flights as it headed west toward Vietnam. China's official Xinhua News Agency said 90,000 people in southern China were evacuated from high-risk ...

  • Brazil's indigenous seek out city, end up in slums

    5 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — They huddle in a tight circle, shaking seed-filled maracas and shuffling in time to a rhythm that has pulsed through their tribes for generations. The dancers raise their voices in song, conjuring an ancient spirit ...

  • Afghanistan: Suicide bomber targets foreign convoy

    5 hours, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A police official in Kabul says that a suicide car bomber has targeted a foreign convoy just a couple hundred yards (meters) from the U.S. Embassy. Faird Afzalai, the chief of criminal investigations for Kabul's police, ...

  • Prescription painkiller deaths up, but not as fast

    5 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Overdose deaths from powerful painkillers are still rising in the U.S., but not like they used to — probably because of new restrictions on methadone, according to government scientists. In 2011, there were more than 41,000 ...

  • Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa

    5 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa.

  • Today in History

    5 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Tuesday, September 16, the 259th day of 2014. There are 106 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On September 16, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford announced a conditional amnesty program for Vietnam war deserters and ...

  • Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox

    5 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Mike Moustakas doubled with one out ...

  • Blue Jays lose ground in 5-2 loss to Orioles

    5 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays might have a chance to play a part in the clinching of the AL East title, although it isn't exactly the role they had in mind back in April. If the Orioles beat ...

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