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  • Buehrle still winless vs Yankees in over a decade

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Buehrle took a few steps off the mound, turned around and didn't bother to watch Jacoby Ellsbury's home run sail deep to right field. He's seen this all too often. Buehrle lost his 12th straight decision to the New York Yankees, a winless streak that's over a...

  • Ross, Hutchinson spar over tax cuts, ads in debate

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial hopeful Asa Hutchinson and Democratic rival Mike Ross sparred over their competing tax cut plans and negative ads blanketing Arkansas' airwaves as they squared off in an occasionally testy debate Friday night. In their first statewide...

  • Quinn: No pension 'plan B' before court ruling

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn argued Friday that it makes no sense to develop a contingency plan to solve Illinois' pension crisis despite urgent financial difficulties and signals the landmark law signed by the Chicago Democrat in 2013 could be found unconstitutional. In a...

  • GOP kicks off convention with focus on diversity

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Republicans are looking to put a new face on their party after decades of declining registration in a state that increasingly leans to the left politically. The effort starts with wiping out what leaders say are outdated ideas about what it means to be a...

  • Biden: Young men need to stand against violence

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says it is time for young men to "stand up" against domestic violence. Biden is speaking to the Democratic National Committee's women's leadership forum. He says the recent 20th anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act shows the need to...

  • IOC: Flexible rules could allow baseball's return

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports. Asked Saturday at the Asian Games, Bach declined to express an opinion on...

  • BC-OLY--Bach-Baseball

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports. Asked Saturday at the Asian Games, Bach declined to express an opinion on...

  • Mexico agency hears witness of army-gang faceoff

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's Civil Rights Commission said Friday it has talked to a witness in the case of a June 30 slaying of 22 people at a warehouse in southern Mexico. The Associated Press interviewed the witness, who claimed soldiers killed 20 men and one woman after they...

  • Mexico struggles to return order to Los Cabos

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities struggled Friday to restore services and calm residents five days after Hurricane Odile knocked out power, water and phone service along the Baja Peninsula, sparking widespread looting in the resort area of Los Cabos. Federal officials said 200...

  • Travelers asked to avoid ambush suspect hunt area

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) — The area of northeastern Pennsylvania where a manhunt for the suspect in a trooper ambush is underway remains cordoned off with a heavy police presence after shots were reported earlier in the evening. A Monroe County 911 dispatcher says shots were fired...

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