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  • Bumgarner a throwback to pre-pitch count era

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is a throwback to the days before pampering and pitch counts. Tall, with droopy hair and the look of a gunslinger, he strung together a sequence of World Series performances seldom seen since the games were played in daylight, kids in school...

  • New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Mere mention of anything about a dynasty during the World Series made him uncomfortable. He felt equally uneasy when his name got linked to the best...

  • Peshmerga troops start entering Syrian border town

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SURUC, Turkey (AP) — Activists say 10 Iraqi peshmerga fighters have entered a northern Syrian border town, the first from among a group of 150 Kurdish troops on their way into the embattled Kobani. Kobani-based activist Musrafa Bani says 10 fighters entered the town. He says the rest...

  • Tim Cook: 'I'm Proud to Be Gay'

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook says that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either. Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual...

  • Zambian president dies after long illness

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — Zambian President Michael Sata, dubbed "King Cobra" for his sharp-tongued remarks, has died in a London hospital after a long illness. Vice President Guy Scott, a white Zambian of Scottish descent, became the country's acting president Wednesday, making him the...

  • SF Giants fans celebrate, some turn raucous

    Updated: Thu, Oct 30, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by revelers, and police making arrests. The partying unfolded peacefully with...

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Associated Press
    Updated: 27 min ago

    NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out. Cook said that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either....

  • Trinidad police searching for missing 1-year-old

    KKTV
    Updated: 56 min ago

    Trinidad police are asking for help finding a 1-year-old, who they believe may have been taken by his father, according to Gazette news partner KKTV. Shawn Calico was last seen Tuesday night. Police suspect Shawn's father David Lopez of either taking the child from his...

  • Heat open new era, top Wizards 107-95 in opener

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — No LeBron James, no problem. Miami's new era got off to the best possible start. Chris Bosh had 26 points and 15 rebounds, Norris Cole scored a career-high 23 points after winning Miami's starting point-guard job, and the Heat pulled away late to beat the Washington...

  • Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa vowed on Wednesday to end her voluntary quarantine, even going so far as to step out of her home and shake a reporter's hand, signaling a showdown with state police monitoring her and state officials seeking to...

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