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Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton swings to hit a single to score teammates Jason Heyward and Emilio Bonifacio in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez runs down a ground ball on his way to throwing out San Diego Padres' Jedd Gyorko at first during the fourth inning in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez runs down a ground ball on his way to throwing out San Diego Padres' Jedd Gyorko at first during the fourth inning in...
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State Senators Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, celebrate after lawmakers approved Padilla's bill to ban single-use plastic bags at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. By a 22-15 vote, the Senate approved SB270  that makes California the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. The bill now goes to  Gov Jerry Brown.  De Leon had previously opposed the bill, but gave his support after protections were added for plastic bag manufacturers.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
State Senators Kevin de Leon, D-Los Angeles, left, and Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Los Angeles, celebrate after lawmakers approved Padilla's bill to ban single-use...
Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014. Ten Russian paratroopers were captured this week in Ukraine, adding to a growing body of evidence that Russia, despite its denials, is sending regular troops and weapons to support the separatists in their increasingly deadly fight against Ukrainian forces. (AP Photo/Channel 5) UKRAINE OUT TV OUT
Captured Russian paratroopers are seen in this image taken from video in Kiev on Wednesday Aug. 27. 2014. Ten Russian paratroopers were captured this week in...
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An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. It was unclear if the men were connected to an armed group that, the United Nations said, detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a period of increased fighting between armed elements and the Syrian Arab Armed Forces, the office of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement. ( AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights,...
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Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, right, catches a wide throw from the outfield as San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey, left, scores on a single by Pablo Sandoval during the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, right, catches a wide throw from the outfield as San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey, left, scores on a single by Pablo...
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Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp falls on his back after trying to catch a two-run home run by Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. Crisp was taken out of the game after the play. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Oakland Athletics center fielder Coco Crisp falls on his back after trying to catch a two-run home run by Los Angeles Angels' Chris Iannetta during the fifth...
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San Diego Padres right fielder Rymer Liriano holds up the ball in his glove after making a leaping catch at the wall for the out on Los Angeles Dodgers' Dee Gordon during the fifth inning in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
San Diego Padres right fielder Rymer Liriano holds up the ball in his glove after making a leaping catch at the wall for the out on Los Angeles Dodgers' Dee...
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