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  • Emotional Miller pitches Cards past Padres, 6-2

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — It was an emotional day for Shelby Miller, who said goodbye to friend and teammate Joe Kelly and then went out and helped the St. Louis Cardinals rebound from their ugliest loss of the season. Miller and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Oscar Taveras...

  • Twins sign Kurt Suzuki to 2-year extension

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kurt Suzuki isn't getting any younger and the Minnesota Twins appear no closer to contention than they were when he signed a one-year deal in the offseason. That didn't stop the veteran catcher from pushing to stick around a little while longer. The Twins...

  • FBI: 'Good Grammar Bandit' robbing banks again

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — The FBI says a bank robber dubbed the "Good Grammar Bandit" because his demand notes are perfectly typed, spelled and punctuated is suspected of hitting three more banks in the Denver area this month. FBI spokesman Dave Joly says the man robbed the banks in Thornton and...

  • Fla. man guilty of throwing baby from car window

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was convicted of murder Thursday for tossing a 3-month-old boy out a moving car window along an interstate, killing the infant instantly. According to prosecutors, 26-year-old Richard McTear attacked ex-girlfriend Jasmine Bedwell, 22, after she...

  • US warns against traveling to Ebola-hit countries

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Thursday warned Americans not to travel to the three West African countries hit by an outbreak of Ebola. The travel advisory applies to nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the deadly disease has killed more than 700...

  • Usher 'overwhelmed' by supporters of foundation

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    ATLANTA (AP) — R&B singer Usher said he was overwhelmed with gratitude by the amount of supporters at his New Look Foundation's 15th anniversary luncheon. Boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, Tony-winning director Kenny Leon and producer Jermaine Dupri were among more than 450 attendees at...

  • WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center's tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit minority- and...

  • Man accused of putting needles in packaged meat

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A 68-year-old Illinois man was jailed without bond Thursday after being accused by federal prosecutors of inserting sewing needles into a packaged meat "just for the hell of it" at a grocery store in his hometown for more than a year. The criminal complaint...

  • No trades and another loss for Rockies at deadline

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — As expected, the Colorado Rockies were inactive before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday. During the game, the Rockies were quiet again, too. Pedro Hernandez pitched admirably in his first start in the major leagues this season, but Cubs counterpart Jake Arrieta...

  • Senate kills spending bill for border crisis

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to address the crisis of unaccompanied migrant youths arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border has died in the Senate on a procedural vote. The 50-44 vote Thursday night fell short of the 60 votes needed to waive a point of order raised by Republicans against the...

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