• Ex-Senate candidate: Board has ended probe of Facebook posts

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas radiologist who lost a hard-fought primary battle to Republican Sen. Pat Roberts says the state's medical board has dropped an investigation into whether he violated patient privacy by posting X-ray images of severe medical injuries. Milton Wolf says the...

  • Brazilian universities to help with dirty water cleanup

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezao signed a deal Monday with several Brazilian universities and research institutes to develop a plan for cleaning up the polluted waters of the city's sewage-strewn Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailing events will be held....

  • Bills offensive line coach Kromer joins team at camp

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills offensive line coach Aaron Kromer has rejoined the team in time for its night practice at training camp, coach Rex Ryan says. Ryan made the announcement shortly before the Bills took the field Monday evening, their fourth day of camp in suburban...

  • Price dominant in Toronto debut, Jays beat Twins 5-1

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    TORONTO (AP) — David Price was blown away by the reception he got in his Toronto debut. Then he blew away the Minnesota Twins. Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his first Blue Jays start, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home run and Toronto beat Minnesota 5-1 in the...

  • Amnesty report blasts police killings in Rio de Janeiro

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's police force operates with "total impunity," targeting mostly young, mostly black and mostly poor people in the Olympic city's violent slums for extrajudicial executions, Amnesty International alleged in a report Monday. The group accuses Rio's...

  • 2 military planes go to California to fight wildfires

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) — Two Air Force Reserve firefighting planes have been sent to California to battle wildfires raging there. The C-130s from Colorado's Peterson Air Force Base arrived at McClellan Airtanker Base near Sacramento on Monday to fight fires in California...

  • Book deal boosts net worth of GOP 2016 candidate Ted Cruz

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new financial disclosure from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz estimates the Republican presidential candidate is worth between $2 million and $4.5 million, aided by an advance of roughly $319,000 for his best-selling memoir. Cruz's financial report shows his overall wealth...

  • Osweiler capitalizes on Manning's day off

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brock Osweiler looked around and asked a pertinent question. "Are you sure I need to go up here?" Osweiler asked as he stepped up to the podium after taking most of the snaps during Peyton Manning's day off. It's not that he was bashful. At 6-foot-8, he was...

  • The Latest: Colorado theater jury to hear from families

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local): 3:06 p.m. Jurors who kept the death penalty as an option for Colorado theater shooter James Holmes are expected to start hearing testimony from victims' relatives in...

  • Obama power plant rules spark 2016 fight over climate change

    Updated: Mon, Aug 3, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's sweeping new power plant regulations are thrusting the divisive debate over climate change into the race for the White House, with candidates in both parties seeing an opportunity to capitalize. To Democrats, rallying around climate change is...

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