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  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    7 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine. The dispute involves new guidelines ...

  • Rosario Murillo: Nicaragua's 'first comrade'

    7 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — In Nicaragua, where Marxist dogma has given way to a free market economy, the red-and-black flags of the Sandinista revolution have been supplanted by the pink and baby blue colors favored by the country's first lady, ...

  • US exports help Germany increase coal, pollution

    7 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) LUENEN, Germany (AP) — One of Germany's newest coal-fired power plants rises here from the banks of a 100-year-old canal that once shipped coal mined from the Ruhr Valley to the world. Now the coal comes the other way. The ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    7 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) The beginning of the end came for the world's tallest slum last week when Venezuelan officials began evicting thousands of squatters from a haphazard community inside a half-built Caracas skyscraper. Residents boarded buses for government-provided apartments in the town of ...

  • Today in History

    7 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 28, 1914, World War I began as Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. On this date: In ...

  • Girls killed, hurt in attack in Thailand's south

    7 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) HAT YAI, Thailand (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old girl was killed and seven people, including two other girls, were wounded in a roadside bomb attack in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south. Police Col. Panya Karawanan said Monday that suspected insurgents detonated ...

  • First-place Dodgers complete sweep of Giants

    7 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night. Ryu (12-5) moved ...

  • Dodgers 4, Giants 3

    7 hours, 38 minutes ago

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  • Kevin Bacon brings his 'Six Degrees' to Comic-Con

    7 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Bacon's "Six Degrees" world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con. During a Sunday panel for his Fox show "The Following," a fan brought up the pop culture game known as "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon," ...

  • Hurricane Hernan in Pacific moves away from Mexico

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Hernan spun deeper into the open Pacific on Sunday night after forming earlier in the day far off Mexico's western coast. It posed no threat to land. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said ...

  • Police interview 2 in deadly Philly carjacking

    8 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police say they are questioning two men concerning the carjacking and crash that left three children dead last week. Capt. James Clark tells The Philadelphia Inquirer ( ) the two men were being interviewed Sunday by ...

  • Jaso has 3 RBIs as A's beat Rangers 9-3

    8 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Jaso drove in three runs, helping Scott Kazmir and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 9-3 Sunday night. Jaso had a run-scoring single during Oakland's five-run second inning and added a two-run double in ...

  • Police in China remove church's cross

    8 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIJING (AP) — A Christian evangelist in eastern China says hundreds of police have taken down a local church's cross amid a crackdown on church buildings around Zhejiang province. Qu Linuo said police arrived early Monday at the Longgang Huai ...

  • Athletics 9, Rangers 3

    8 hours, 22 minutes ago

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  • Atlanta's Paul Millsap added to Team USA roster

    8 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Paul Millsap has long been one of the more underappreciated players in the NBA, a do-it-all forward who has toiled in anonymity while playing in Utah and Atlanta. Now he's going to get a chance to really make a name ...

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

    8 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use Cellphone unlocking set to become legal again Lyft says it's starting New York City service Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly BSkyB to ...

  • Professors object to FAA restrictions on drone use

    8 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Thirty university and college professors say government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research. The professors said in a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration that a clarification the agency issued ...

  • Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning injured 14 on California beach has died

    8 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner: Man taken to hospital after lightning injured 14 on California beach has died.

  • CA Lottery

    8 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — These California lotteries were drawn Sunday: Daily 3 Evening 3-3-4 (three, three, four) Daily 3 Midday 5-0-9 (five, zero, nine) Daily 4 7-0-8-9 (seven, zero, eight, nine) Daily Derby 1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:2 Lucky Star-3rd:10 Solid Gold, Race ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    8 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 3-3-4 (three, three, four) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

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