• Blue Jays go deep 4 times, beat Phillies 10-6

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion, Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson each hit long home runs Tuesday, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Encarnacion's two-run shot off Sean O'Sullivan in the first inning went over batter's eye screen in...

  • Arizona to meet Texas Tech and Hawaii in future series

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has scheduled future home-and-home series with Texas Tech and Hawaii. The Wildcats and Red Raiders will play in Tucson in 2019 and Lubbock in 2020. The teams have met 31 times, but not since 1988. Arizona and Hawaii will play in Tucson in 2016 and...

  • Gov. Martinez expects to make Senate appointment soon

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Republican Gov. Susana Martinez has yet to decide who will fill the state Senate seat left vacant by the abrupt resignation of Democrat Phil Griego. In a news conference following a bill signing Tuesday in Albuquerque, she said her office is still interviewing...

  • Watchdog group says 4 2016 prospects dodging finance law

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A watchdog group is accusing four potential 2016 presidential candidates of failing to follow federal campaign finance rules while traveling and raising money as if they were off and running. In complaints filed with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday,...

  • New Mexico governor signs child prostitution crackdown bill

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez signed three public safety bills Tuesday, including one that cracks down on those who seek to sell or solicit children for sex. Martinez said "it has been my calling first as a district attorney and now as a governor to stand up for those...

  • Duckworth: Clinton needs to meet with Benghazi committee

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A war hero congresswoman appeared publicly Tuesday for the first time as a U.S. Senate hopeful, taking jabs at the Republican incumbent, offering stern advice for the Democrats' top presidential contender and defending her work under now-imprisoned former Gov....

  • Colorado trying again to add maternal warnings at pot shops

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A second attempt by Colorado lawmakers to require pot shops to post warnings for pregnant customers is moving ahead in the state Legislature. A state House committee voted 10-3 to direct state health authorities to craft warnings to be posted in recreational and medical...

  • Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Amid anger over an Islamist insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians returned a 72-year-old former military dictator to power Tuesday in the most hotly contested election in the country's history. Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat to...

  • No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers have entered into overtime, after negotiators decided to ignore a midnight Tuesday deadline and give more time to efforts to reach agreement. Negotiations were continuing into Wednesday morning, local time....

  • Police: Prisoner who stole gun, fled hospital found in DC

    Updated: Tue, Mar 31, 2015

    ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — An inmate hospitalized after a suicide attempt overpowered a guard, took her gun, escaped and carjacked two vehicles Tuesday, setting off a frenzied nine-hour search that ended with his capture as he got off a bus in the nation's capital. Wossen Assaye, 42, was...

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