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 2014-08-30 06:02   

AP

[ US News ]

  California appeals teacher tenure ruling...

LOS ANGELES AP -- Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the s...



 2014-08-30 05:59   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  What dispute? India and China ignore land squabble...

NEW DELHI (AP) -- For more than 50 years, it has pitted India against China - a smoldering dispute over who should control a swath of land larger than Austria. Two militaries have skirmished. A brief, bloody war has been fought. And today, thousands o...



 2014-08-30 05:47   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Posey goes 5 for 5 in 6 innings, Giants rout Brews...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Buster Posey went 5 for 5 and drove in three runs in just six innings, then was pulled early as the San Francisco Giants routed the Milwaukee Brewers 13-2 on Friday night for their fourth straight win.Posey had a triple in his second c...



 2014-08-30 05:41   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  What dispute? India and China ignore land squabble...

NEW DELHI (AP) For more than 50 years, it has pitted India against China a smoldering dispute over who should control a swath of land larger than Austria. Two militaries have skirmished. A brief, bloody war has been fought. And today, thousands of soldi...



 2014-08-30 05:41   

AP

[ Top International ]

  What dispute? India and China ignore land squabble...

NEW DELHI AP -- For more than 50 years, it has pitted India against China - a smoldering dispute over who should control a swath of land larger than Austria. Two militaries have skirmished. A brief, bloody war has been fought. And today, thousands of sold...



 2014-08-30 05:29   

AP

[ Top International ]

  11 of 24 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua...

BONANZA, Nicaragua AP -- The first 11 of 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a collapse in a mine in northern Nicaragua have been rescued and crews were working early Saturday to free more, officials said.....



 2014-08-30 05:17   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan AP -- A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.....



 2014-08-30 05:16   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Angels beat A's 4-0 behind Weaver, up AL West edge...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 Friday night, extend their AL West lead over the A's to three games.A night after the Angels edged the Athle...



 2014-08-30 05:15   

AP

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  Buster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of work...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Buster Posey went 5 for 5 in six innings for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night against Milwaukee, then sat down for the night.He singled in the first, second, fourth and sixth, adding a two-run triple in the fifth as the Giants ...



 2014-08-30 05:11   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Sloppy White Sox lose 7-1 to Verlander, Tigers...

CHICAGO (AP) Before Friday night's game, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura raved about Jose Abreu's improvement at first base.Abreu's defense was a big factor but not in the positive way Ventura talked about.Abreu had two errors in Det...



 2014-08-30 05:06   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Senate hopeful defends role in Irish firm's merger...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Years before Burger King sized up a Canadian headquarters in a hunt for lower taxes, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden's investment firm was involved in a merger that moved an American pharmaceutical company to Irela...



 2014-08-30 05:04   

AP

[ US News ]

  Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional...

AUSTIN, Texas AP -- Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from...



 2014-08-30 05:03   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Six killed in attack on Afghan intelligence agency...

JALALABAD Afghanistan (Reuters) - At least six people were killed and dozens wounded when a suicide car bomber and Taliban gunmen attacked an office of the Afghan intelligence agency in the eastern city...



 2014-08-30 05:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from...



 2014-08-30 04:58   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Western Kentucky beats Bowling Green 59-31...

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Brandon Doughty threw for a school-record 569 yards and six touchdowns to help Western Kentucky beat Bowling Green State 59-31 on Friday night in the head coaching debuts of Jeff Brohm and Dino Babers.Brohm's Hilltoppers had a...



 2014-08-30 04:54   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Officials: 2 dead in suicide attack in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan AP -- An official says a suicide bomber targeting an intelligence office in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two people.....



 2014-08-30 04:53   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Officials: 2 dead in suicide attack in Afghanistan...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) An official says a suicide bomber targeting an intelligence office in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two people.Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the Nangahar governor, said that early Saturday a truck packed with explosive...



 2014-08-30 04:51   

AP

[ Top International ]

  11 of 24 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua...

BONANZA, Nicaragua AP -- A Nicaraguan official says that 11 of the 24 miners trapped in a gold mine have been rescued and that crews are working to free others.....



 2014-08-30 04:47   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Sharapova gets past Lisicki in 2 sets at US Open...

NEW YORK (AP) Maria Sharapova reached the U.S. Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.Avoiding the sort of surprise that saw half of th...



 2014-08-30 04:45   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Lamb's slam gives Arizona 5-2 win over Rockies...

PHOENIX (AP) Jake Lamb hit a grand slam for his second career homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 5-2 on Friday night.The rookie, called up from Triple-A Reno on Aug. 7, connected with two out in the eighth inning, hi...



 2014-08-30 04:44   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Bill to regulate California groundwater passes in state legislature...

SACRAMENTO Calif (Reuters) - A package of bills aimed at regulating drought-parched California's stressed groundwater supplies were passed on Friday despite efforts by some agricultural interests to block...



 2014-08-30 04:43   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Oil train regulation passes in California...

SANFRANCISO (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Friday passed legislation requiring railroad companies to tell emergency officials when crude oil trains will chug through the state.The bill would require...



 2014-08-30 04:43   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Hill leads BYU over UConn, spoiling Diaco's debut...

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) BYU quarterback Taysom Hill says he had a serious case of the butterflies before his season opener at UConn.The Cougars began last year with a trip to the East Coast and a loss to Virginia, and this year they were traveling with...



 2014-08-30 04:38   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Abercrombie blames primary loss on gay marriage...

HONOLULU (AP) Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie said he lost his bid for re-election in a Democratic primary because of his decision to call a special session to legalize gay marriage.Republicans are allowed to vote for Democrats in Hawaii's open primary,...



 2014-08-30 04:36   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Choice and Odor HRs lead Rangers over Astros 13-6...

HOUSTON (AP) Michael Choice wasn't able to get a hit in his first three games since rejoining the Texas Rangers following a stint in Triple-A.For him, the fourth game was the charm.Choice had three hits and he and Rougned Odor both hit three-run home...



 2014-08-30 04:35   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Colorado St. rallies for 31-17 win over Colorado...

DENVER (AP) Transfer Dee Hart rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns in his Colorado State debut to help the Rams rally for a 31-17 win over Colorado on Friday night.Colorado State's Treyous Jarrells finished with 121 yards, giving the Rams two 100-...



 2014-08-30 04:30   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Bummed to face a friend, Gulbis loses at US Open...

NEW YORK (AP) Ernests Gulbis was surprised by how conflicted he felt during his second-round loss at the U.S. Open.That's because his foe, Dominic Thiem, also happens to be a good pal and frequent practice partner who works with the same coach. They ...



 2014-08-30 04:28   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Santana homers again in KC, helps Indians win...

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Carlos Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday night.The loss cut the Royals' lead to a half-game over Det...



 2014-08-30 04:13   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Oil train regulation passes in California...

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Friday passed legislation requiring railroad companies to tell emergency officials when crude oil trains will chug through the state.The bill would require...



 2014-08-30 04:10   

ITAR TASS

  Association of European Businesses urges EU to refrain from sanctions against Russia...

The AEB issued a news release with this call ahead of European Council meeting that will be discussing the possibility of more sanctions on Russia over the latest developments in Ukraine...



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