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  • Wind power proposed to supply Los Angeles area

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming via an energy storage facility in Utah was proposed Tuesday by four companies. The Wyoming and Utah sites would be linked by a $2.6 billion, 525-mile...

  • Mo'ne Davis to donate jersey to Hall of Fame

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo'ne Davis' performance in the Little League World Series has earned her a place in baseball's Hall of Fame. The 13-year-old Davis plans to donate the jersey she wore last month when she pitched a two-hit shutout, becoming the first girl to win a game at the...

  • Mo'ne Davis to donate jersey to BB Hall of Fame

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Philadelphia Little League sensation Mo'ne Davis is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Davis, the first girl to win a game at the Little League Baseball World Series, will donate the jersey she wore during the game to the museum on Thursday. She'll be...

  • San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher shut its short-lived Los Angeles newspaper. Malin Burnham,...

  • Mayweather says reality show not so real

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pot wasn't real. Neither, admitted Floyd Mayweather Jr., was much else that went on in the cable television shows promoting his latest fight. Not the joint rolling parties with a bevy of female friends in his Las Vegas mansion. Not the 31 minute fights without a...

  • NASCAR sets testing ban that includes Daytona 500

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR announced a new rules package Tuesday that will ban all private testing in 2015, including the annual Daytona 500 test, and levy the stiffest penalty possible on any team caught conducting its own sessions. The only testing allowed next season will be...

  • Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month....

  • Countries pledge to end forest loss; Brazil balks

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 30 countries set the first-ever deadline on Tuesday to end deforestation by 2030, but the feasibility of such a goal was eroded when a key player, Brazil, said it would not join. The United States, Canada and the entire European Union signed on to a...

  • US: Over 50 countries agree to fight extremists

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says more than 50 countries have joined the coalition to fight the Islamic State extremist group. Flanked by Iraq's president and foreign minister, Kerry was speaking hours after a U.S.-led coalition conducted airstrikes against...

  • University of Michigan moving centuries-old tree

    Updated: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A towering, centuries-old tree at the University of Michigan is set to be moved to make way for a construction project. The Ann Arbor university is preparing to relocate the 250- to 300-year-old, 65-foot-tall bur oak in October as part of a $135 million...

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