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 2014-08-31 03:55   

AP

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  Indians beat Royals 3-2 in 11 innings...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.Kansas City has lost three in a row to fall into a f...



 2014-08-31 03:53   

AP

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  Hardy sparks East Carolina past NC Central 52-7...

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Justin Hardy caught two of Shane Carden's three touchdown passes and threw one of his own on a trick play, helping East Carolina pull away from North Carolina Central 52-7 in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.The P...



 2014-08-31 03:52   

AP

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  Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma St 37-31 in opener...

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State opened defense of its national title with a 37-31 victory Saturday night over Oklahoma State on the same field where this year's c...



 2014-08-31 03:52   

Reuters

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  Iraqi and Kurdish forces bid to break Islamic State siege of town...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi army and Kurdish forces closed in on Islamic State fighters on Saturday in a push to break the Sunni militants' siege of the Shi'ite town of Amerli, army sources said.Two officers...



 2014-08-31 03:40   

AP

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  Stetson beats Warner 35-16...

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) Ryan Tentler threw for one touchdown and rushed for a second in Stetson's 35-16 win over Warner on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.Tentler threw for 147 yards and ran for 75 yards on seven carries.Donald Payne sta...



 2014-08-31 03:37   

AP

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  Texas wins Strong debut 38-7 over North Texas...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) David Ash passed for one touchdown and ran for another and Texas started the Charlie Strong era with an overpowering 38-7 win over North Texas in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday night.Malcolm Brown ran for two touchdowns a...



 2014-08-31 03:35   

ITAR TASS

  Arms deliveries to Ukraine useless, will further expand confrontation - Hollande...

French President also said that Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko had not asked the European Union for military aid...



 2014-08-31 03:34   

AP

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  Moderate earthquake hits region near Fairbanks...

FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.The center says no reports of damage have been received about the earthquake, which was felt in Fairbanks. It adds t...



 2014-08-31 03:32   

AP

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  Broadway's 4 TDs lead Louisiana past Southern...

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) Terrance Broadway threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for another to lead Louisiana past Southern, 45-6, in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.Broadway threw a pair of second-quarter touchdown passes and Louisiana took a 24-0 ...



 2014-08-31 03:31   

AP

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  Fever hold off Sky, 77-70...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) The Indiana Fever had to have thoughts of the Chicago's historic comeback win four days ago in Atlanta.But, unlike Tuesday night, Indiana fended off the late-charging Sky and held on to beat Chicago 77-70 on Saturday night in the op...



 2014-08-31 03:31   

ITAR TASS

  Putin to visit Russian regions...

His first stop will be in Chelyabinsk, a city in South Urals...



 2014-08-31 03:29   

AP

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  Jones scores 3 TDs; UTEP beats New Mexico 31-24...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Aaron Jones ran for a career-best 237 yards and three touchdowns to lead UTEP to a 31-24 victory over New Mexico in Saturday's season opener for both teams.Jones scored his final touchdown with 2:18 remaining to break a 24-all ...



 2014-08-31 03:27   

AP

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  Orioles acquire OF De Aza, INF Johnson in trades...

BALTIMORE (AP) The AL East-leading Orioles acquired outfielder Alejandro De Aza and infielder Kelly Johnson in a pair of trades Saturday night, bolstering their bench in the wake of a couple of injuries to key players.Baltimore sent two minor league righ...



 2014-08-31 03:23   

AP

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  Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town...

WASHINGTON AP -- Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. ...



 2014-08-31 03:23   

ITAR TASS

  European Commission to continue gas talks with Russia and Ukraine - Barroso...

On Saturday, Ukraine agreed to resume trilateral gas negotiations with Russia and the European Commission...



 2014-08-31 03:22   

AP

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  No. 23 Tar Heels beat Flames 56-29 in opener...

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's offense alternated between sputtering and potent, its defense between porous and opportunistic.When things finally came together in one dramatic flurry, the No. 23 Tar Heels were finally on their way to a seaso...



 2014-08-31 03:22   

AP

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  Sam Houston State rolls past Alabama State 51-20...

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) Jared Johnson threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns, Keshawn Hill had two scores and Sam Houston State defeated Alabama State 51-20 Saturday night.The Bearkats (1-1) jumped out to a 28-point lead in the first half as Johnson had...



 2014-08-31 03:19   

AP

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  Sacramento State defeats Incarnate Word 49-13...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Garrett Safron led Sacramento State to a 49-13 win over Incarnate Word on Saturday night, throwing for 251 yards and five touchdowns.Nnamdi Agude, his main target, caught six passes for 111 yards and two TDs. Jordan Robinson was the lea...



 2014-08-31 03:18   

AP

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  Toledo soars past New Hampshire 54-20...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Phillip Ely passed for 337 yards and threw 4 touchdown passes in his first start and Toledo trounced New Hampshire 54-20 on Saturday night.Ely, an Alabama transfer completed 24 of 34 passes for the Rockets without an interception, while...



 2014-08-31 03:15   

ITAR TASS

  Syrian militants release encircled Philippine peacekeepers on Golan Heights...

The group of 40 “blue helmets” returned to its base after a ceasefire agreement had been reached with the Islamists...



 2014-08-31 03:11   

AP

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  Baltimore gets Johnson in trade with Boston...

BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles have acquired infielder Kelly Johnson in a trade with the Boston Red Sox.The AL East-leading Orioles also received minor league infielder Michael Almanzar from Boston in exchange for minor league infielders Jemile Wee...



 2014-08-31 03:10   

Reuters

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  Fighter 'War Machine' sent to Nevada to face assault charges...

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The professional fighter known as War Machine was in custody in a Las Vegas jail on Saturday after being transferred from Southern California, where he was arrested for assault stemming...



 2014-08-31 03:09   

AP

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  Vintage racing crash kills Connecticut man...

SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) Police say a vintage racing enthusiast is dead after a crash during a race in Connecticut.Authorities say 73-year-old Lee Duran, of Lyme, lost control of his car and crashed Saturday afternoon at Lime Rock Park. No other cars were i...



 2014-08-31 03:08   

AP

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  Texas Tech hangs on to beat Central Arkansas 42-35...

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Davis Webb threw for 452 yards and four touchdowns to lead Texas Tech to a 42-35 win over Central Arkansas Saturday night.The sophomore quarterback also had two interceptions, a fifth what he threw all last season.Webb completed 39 of...



 2014-08-31 03:07   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Fukushima fallout: Resentment grows in nearby Japanese city...

IWAKI Japan (Reuters) - Like many of her neighbors, Satomi Inokoshi worries that her gritty hometown is being spoiled by the newcomers and the money that have rolled into Iwaki since the Fukushima nuclear...



 2014-08-31 03:07   

Reuters

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  Philippine peacekeepers rescued from militants on Golan: U.N....

UNITED NATIONS/EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights (Reuters) - Thirty-two U.N. peacekeepers were rescued on Saturday from Islamist militants who fired at their post on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights and trapped...



 2014-08-31 03:04   

AP

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  Giants RHP Jake Peavy has no-hitter through 6...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jake Peavy of the San Francisco Giants has a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.The right-hander has thrown 84 pitches, 53 for strikes. He has walked three and struck out seven Saturday night. The Giants lead 3...



 2014-08-31 03:00   

AP

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  Mississippi St beats Southern Miss 49-0...

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) Dak Prescott threw for a career-high 284 yards and four touchdowns, including two to De'Runnya Wilson, and Mississippi State cruised to a 49-0 victory over Southern Mississippi in the season-opener for both teams on Saturday ni...



 2014-08-31 02:59   

AP

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  Jackson State slips past Florida A&M in 22-17 win...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) DeSean McKenzie hauled in the winning touchdown in the final seconds to lift Jackson State to a 22-17 win over Florida A&M in the season opener for both teams Saturday night.The 60-yard TD pass from LaMontiez Ivy spoiled what would ha...



 2014-08-31 02:52   

AP

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  All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff...

MANILA, Philippines AP -- Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers who were surrounded and came under fire by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights made a daring escape, the Philippine military chief Sunday, while 44 Fijian soldiers remained in the ...



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