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  • Use of bat boys suspended after 9-year-old's death

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress has suspended using bat boys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.

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  • Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no coward

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.

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  • Grandma Feels Disrespected When Her Advice Is Ignored

    DEAR ABBY: Whatever happened to respecting one's elders and recognizing grandparents as head of the family? I recently returned from visiting my son, his wife and my new grandchild. My son's wife and I had many disagreements on how to care for my grandchild. Instead of respecting my years of…

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    Endangered species projected on Empire State Building (23 photos)

    A giant photo of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was among images projected Saturday onto the Empire State Building in New York in a dazzling display. The "Projecting Change on the Empire State Building" initiative was designed to raise awareness about the plight of…

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  • Idaho woman comes under fire for celebrating her killing of giraffe

    By Laura Zuckerman SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A big-game trophy collector from Idaho has ignited a firestorm of criticism from animal-rights activists for flaunting online images of herself posed with the carcasses of a giraffe and other wildlife she killed during a recent guided hunt in South…

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  • APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers' deaths

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation — a route that left little margin for error.

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  • South China Sea tensions flare at Asia security talks

    Southeast Asian diplomats said Tuesday that China's controversial island-building drive is raising regional tensions, with the Philippines slamming its "unilateral and aggressive activities". The US and some Southeast Asian states have watched with growing alarm as Beijing expands tiny reefs in the…

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  • Arizona man accused of decapitating wife emits howl in court

    PHOENIX (AP) — A Phoenix man who authorities say decapitated his wife and two dogs and gouged his own eye out let out a moaning howl in court after a prosecutor told a judge what the man had allegedly done, according to video released Monday.

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  • Man pleads guilty to killing 10-year-old son found in river

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man admitted Monday that he killed his 10-year-old son, saying he beat the boy in a fit of rage, then wrapped the child with duct tape and threw him in a river because he feared he'd get in trouble.

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  • This May Be the Coolest Camping Invention Yet

    Not only does this tent keep you cool, but it also makes other campers less annoying.

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  • 5 Things You Should Never Do While Waiting to Hear Back About a Job

    Your job interview went great, and the employer said you'd hear something soon. But it's been a week, your phone hasn't rung, and you're getting antsy to hear from them. When you're waiting to hear back about a job, time often seems like it's passing incredibly slowly, and each day of silence can…

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  • Reba McEntire, Narvel Blackstock announce separation

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country superstar Reba McEntire and her husband and manager Narvel Blackstock announced they are separating after 26 years of marriage.

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    Suspect caught on camera installing ATM skimmer, police say

    Philadelphia Police are trying to identify a man suspected of installing skimming devices on several ATMs in Philadelphia and Montgomery County

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  • Japan suspends work on U.S. base on Okinawa as Abe battles low ratings

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Tuesday it was suspending construction of a contentious U.S. air base on the island of Okinawa for a month to give time for talks between the central government and island authorities opposed to the facility. Residents of Okinawa, the site of bloody…

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  • Chevrolet releases 2016 Volt EPA label, now with 53-mile EV range

    Chevrolet's second-generation Volt RE-EV improves both its stated electric and gasoline-powered efficiency.

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  • Last surviving Dambusters pilot dies in New Zealand

    The last surviving pilot of the top-secret World War II Dambusters raid on Germany has died aged 96, the New Zealand Bomber Command Association said Tuesday. New Zealander John Leslie Munro, known as Les, piloted one of the Lancaster bombers from the RAF's 617 Squadron during the raid in which…

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  • Coroner: Ohio motorist shot by cop had bottle of fragrance

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A bottle held up by a motorist during a traffic stop before he was fatally shot by a University of Cincinnati police officer apparently contained a fragrance, not alcohol, a coroner said Monday.

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