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Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 7-5, win both Down Under

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 03:48
SYDNEY (AP) -- Yasiel Puig had three hits and two RBIs to back a scoreless outing by Hyun-Jin Ryu as the Los Angeles Dodgers made it 2 for 2 Down Under with a 7-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday....
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Paris mayor's race offers chance to reimagine city

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 03:38
PARIS (AP) -- The Paris mayor's race will give the city a new leader for the first time in 13 years and is offering a chance to reimagine one of the world's top tourist destinations....
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Wash. mudslide kills 3; searchers seek survivors

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 01:52
SEATTLE (AP) -- Rescue crews searched into the night for survivors from a massive mudslide in Washington state that killed at least three people, after hearing voices from the debris field pleading for help....
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Gay marriages in Michigan halted by appeals court

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 00:54
MASON, Mich. (AP) -- MASON, Mich. (AP) - An appeals court reinstituted Michigan's constitutional ban on gay marriage, but not before several hundred same-sex couples rushed to the state's county clerk's offices to get hitched....
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Spartans hold off Harvard 80-73

Sun, 03/23/2014 - 00:48
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- For 18 seconds on Saturday, it was happening. Harvard owned basketball, too....
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Crews try to contain oil spill in Galveston Bay

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 23:10
McALLEN, Texas (AP) -- A barge carrying nearly a million gallons of especially thick, sticky oil collided with a ship in Galveston Bay on Saturday, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season was approaching....
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Jet search area: Distant, dangerous, dazzling

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 21:14
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- The scientists and support staff stationed on Amsterdam Island find professional value in being about as far away from the hubbub of humanity as it's possible to get. But this week, some of them wandered down to the southern Indian Ocean shoreline to look for the floating objects that could help explain the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370....
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Relatives of jet's passengers struggle to cope

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:30
BEIJING (AP) -- Like other relatives of passengers of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Wang Zheng's frustration and anger over a lack of any certain information about the fate of his loved ones continues to grow two weeks after the plane went missing....
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No. 1 seed Florida tops Pitt 61-45, makes Sweet 16

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 20:03
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Scottie Wilbekin sat on the bench for the final minute, holding a bag of ice against his left knee....
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Displaced again, Sandy victims escape motel fire

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 18:29
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) -- Having endured one disaster already, victims of Superstorm Sandy found a temporary refuge in a motel two blocks from the beach in this popular summer resort town....
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Jets sign Vick to challenge Smith for QB job

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:58
NEW YORK (AP) -- Michael Vick is in for the New York Jets. Mark Sanchez is out....
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Giraffe licks dying zoo worker

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:10
AMSTERDAM (AP) -- A giraffe gave a lick to a dying man who asked as a last wish to be taken to Blijdorp Zoo in Rotterdam, Netherlands, where he had done odd jobs for 25 years....
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NCAA upsets crush perfect bracket hopes

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 11:43
The billion-dollar dream is over....
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'Have you ever heard of Little Richard?'

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 11:26
Welcome back to a mostly Mercer-packed edition of BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for your offbeat NCAA tournament needs. Today, we get to the bottom of Duke's dirty trick, take a whirlwind tour of Little Richard's hometown and try to placate the eggheads in our midst. Without further ado:...
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Are tougher sanctions against Russia to come?

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 11:12
WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. sanctions against a Russian bank and the Kremlin's inner circle have pinched Moscow, but if the goal is to get President Vladimir Putin to roll his forces out of Crimea or deter him from doing any more land grabs, their effectiveness remains in doubt....
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G'day, baseball! Opening day goes Down Under

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 09:52
SYDNEY (AP) -- Bob Wardle came ready to root for the Arizona Diamondbacks on opening day Down Under, all dressed in his Paul Goldschmidt jersey....
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UN document promotes equality for women

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 04:31
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- After two weeks of heated debate, liberal and conservative countries early Saturday approved a U.N. document to promote equality for women that reaffirms the sexual and reproductive rights of all women and endorses sex education for adolescents....
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Libya's guns free-for-all fuels region's turmoil

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 03:43
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- At the heart of the Libyan capital, the open-air Fish Market was once a place where residents went to buy everything from meat and seafood to clothes and pets. Now it's Tripoli's biggest arms market, with tables displaying pistols and assault rifles. Ask a vendor, and he can pull out bigger machine guns to sell for thousands of dollars....
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Police keep quiet about cell-tracking technology

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 03:32
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police across the country may be intercepting phone calls or text messages to find suspects using a technology tool known as Stingray. But they're refusing to turn over details about its use or heavily censoring files when they do....
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AC/DC's Johnson surprises Billy Joel audience

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 02:54
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a rare and unusual mix of rock legends, AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson made a surprise appearance at Billy Joel's concert at Madison Square Garden and played the metal band's classic, "You Shook Me All Night Long."...
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