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 2014-04-20 17:30   

AP

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  In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream...

DENVER AP -- Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.....



 2014-04-20 17:24   

AP

[ Business ]

  Navy OKs changes for submariners' sleep schedules...

GROTON, Conn. AP -- With no sunlight to set day apart from night on a submarine, the U.S. Navy for decades has staggered sailors' working hours on schedules with little resemblance to life above the ocean's surface.....



 2014-04-20 17:20   

AP

[ US News ]

  In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream...

DENVER AP -- Once the province of activists and stoners, the traditional pot holiday of April 20 has gone mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.....



 2014-04-20 17:20   

AP

[ Business ]

  `Capt. America' tops box office for third week...

LOS ANGELES AP -- Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and beating formidable contender Johnny Depp.....



 2014-04-20 17:14   

UPI

  Nigella Lawson given special visa for New Zealand...

Danielle HaynesLONDON, April 20 (UPI) -- Nigella Lawson needed a special visa to travel to New Zealand after she was banned from the United States for admitted drug use....



 2014-04-20 17:14   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas...

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative a...



 2014-04-20 17:08   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Broncos gather for 1st time since Super Bowl flop...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) No trip to the White House, diamond-encrusted rings or ticker tape parade.All the Denver Broncos have to show for their historic 2013 season is the heartache and humiliation of getting destroyed from the opening snap at the Super Bo...



 2014-04-20 17:08   

AP

[ Business ]

  Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas...

WASHINGTON AP -- Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and wil...



 2014-04-20 17:04   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Yemen: Airstrike targets al-Qaida training camps...

SANAA, Yemen (AP) A high-level government security committee in Yemen says an airstrike against training camps operated by suspected al-Qaida militants in a rugged southern mountain region has killed a number of fighters.The Supreme Security Committee, w...



 2014-04-20 17:03   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas...

WASHINGTON (AP) Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

AP

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  Lerner raises doubts about future at Villa...

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) American businessman Randy Lerner has raised doubts about his future as Aston Villa chairman by saying he will address ...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Toronto Blue Jays - PlayerWatch...

LHP Mark Buehrle was at his best in his 5-0 win over Cleveland on Saturday. Buehrle pitched seven scoreless innings on four hits to improve his record to 4-0 and lower his ERA to 0.64. He's good. That's...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Kansas City Royals - PlayerWatch...

OF Nori Aoki went 2-for-5 and now is leading the American League hitting .448 (13-for-29) at home this season. The Royals are 8-0 when Aoki scores a run. He's hitting just .042 (1-for-24) away from Kauffman...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Pittsburgh Pirates - PlayerWatch...

C Tony Sanchez was optioned to Indianapolis on Saturday to clear a roster spot for Stewart. Sanchez, a rookie, hit .333 with four RBIs in six games.SS Jordy Mercer did not start because of a sore right...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Tampa Bay Rays - PlayerWatch...

RHP Chris Archer improved his record against the Yankees to 4-0 with a 1.26 ERA in four starts. He became the second pitcher (joining Ervin Santana) in 30 years to record wins in his first four games against...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Chicago White Sox - PlayerWatch...

LHP Jose Quintana became the second White Sox pitcher in as many nights to have his worst outing of the season so far against Texas. RHP Felipe Paulino gave up 10 earned runs on Friday, then Quintana allowed...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Baltimore Orioles - PlayerWatch...

3B Manny Machado, making his way back from knee surgery, played five innings in extended spring training on Saturday and no problems were reported. He went 2-for-4 and played third base, and is scheduled...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Boston Red Sox - PlayerWatch...

OF Daniel Nava and his .143 batting average were on the bench on Saturday, with Grady Sizemore starting in right field in the ninth Boston outfield grouping in the 18th game. He's probably not as confident...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Seattle Mariners - PlayerWatch...

RHP Danny Farquhar, a native of South Florida (Pembroke Pines), made a successful homecoming Saturday against the Miami Marlins with 1 1/3 innings of scoreless relief. Farquhar, who struck out two, has...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Miami Marlins - PlayerWatch...

RHP Henderson Alvarez (1-2) pitched a two-hit shutout Saturday, beating Seattle 7-0. Alvarez, who had been ineffective in his first three starts this season, did not allow a Seattle base-runner until left...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Cleveland Indians - PlayerWatch...

RHP Corey Kluber pitched into the seventh inning Saturday, but it wasn't enough for him to avoid taking the loss, a 5-0 loss to Toronto. Kluber, who is 1-2 with a 5.40 ERA, said the Indians, losers of...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Minnesota Twins - PlayerWatch...

OF Chris Colabello was 2-for-4, extending his hitting streak to five games (11-for-20, with four doubles). He leads the American League with 19 RBIs.RHP Kevin Correia lost his fourth career decision to...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Los Angeles Angels - PlayerWatch...

1B Raul Ibanez played in the field Saturday, giving DH Albert Pujols a day away from fielding duties. Ibanez, 41, is off to a slow start. He struck out his first two times up and grounded out twice to...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Detroit Tigers - PlayerWatch...

3B Nick Castellanos has done a good job of making adjustments at the plate this season and Saturday was another example. Castellanos is seeing a good mix of fastballs and breaking balls and offspeed pitches....



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  San Diego Padres - PlayerWatch...

RHP Nick Vincent allowed only one run in eight relief appearances this season. He has given up three hits and two walks over eight innings (1.13 ERA) with eight strikeouts.RHP Joaquin Benoit picked up...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Houston Astros - PlayerWatch...

OF Alex Presley remained out of the starting lineup with the flu-like bug that has hit the Astros the past week. There is a good chance he will be available to play Sunday.SS Jonathan Villar was the first...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Texas Rangers - PlayerWatch...

RHP Colby Lewis earned his first win since June 17, 2012, when he gave up one earned run and struck out 10 in the Rangers' 9-3 victory over the Houston Astros. Lewis missed most of the second half of 2012...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Arizona Diamondbacks - PlayerWatch...

SS Chris Owings hustled into second base with a double in the fourth inning when Los Angeles CF Matt Kemp nonchalantly retrieved Owings' hit into right-center field.RHP Mike Bolsinger made his first major...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Atlanta Braves - PlayerWatch...

RHP Jordan Walden earned his first save of the season Saturday night, when he relieved Craig Kimbrel with the bases loaded and two outs in the ninth inning and retired C Travis d'Arnaud on a grounder to...



 2014-04-20 17:01   

Reuters

  Los Angeles Dodgers - PlayerWatch...

2B Dee Gordon amassed seven assists Saturday night. Gordon also went 2-for-4 at the plate, raising his average to .375.RHP Josh Beckett will make his third start of the season Sunday. Beckett began the...




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