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Bowman sacks Manning three times but 49ers fall to Denver

DENVER — Peyton Manning failed to get the Broncos into the end zone in seven possessions Saturday night, when Denver rode its stifling defense and good ground game to a 19-12 win over the sputtering San Francisco 49ers. All that rest has turned into rust for Manning, who was doomed by protection problems and an […]

Police arrest foreigner, seize bomb materials and passports in Bangkok shrine bombing case

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago. Police and soldiers on Saturday raided the apartment in a non-descript concrete building […]

More ID, bag checks on Europe’s trains after foiled attack

PARIS (AP) — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France’s interior minister said Saturday. Bernard Cazeneuve said the reinforced ID and bag checks would be carried out on cross-border trains “everywhere it is necessary.” He spoke […]

Citizens taking video of police see themselves facing arrest

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. (AP) — Thomas Demint’s voice is heard only briefly on the eight-minute video he took of police officers arresting two of his friends, and body-slamming their mother. “I’m videotaping this, sir,” he tells an officer. “I’m just videotaping this.” What’s not seen is what happened just after he stopped recording: Demint says three […]

Pro teams push California to offer raffles

SACRAMENTO (AP) — The pitch is for charity, but the call could favor California’s professional sports teams. California’s major league sports clubs and a leading raffle vendor are lobbying state lawmakers for the exclusive right to conduct charitable gambling at professional sports venues to sell raffle tickets that pay out half the proceeds as prize […]

As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing. Full or preliminary scores have been released for Connecticut, Idaho, Missouri, Oregon, Vermont, Washington […]

Prison scrambles as Legionnaires’ disease sickens inmate

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Officials at California’s oldest state prison scrambled to provide safe drinking water to thousands of inmates after waterborne Legionnaires’ disease hospitalized one inmate and was suspected of sickening more than two dozen others. Water was quickly shut off at San Quentin State Prison Thursday after testing confirmed the potentially fatal illness. A […]

CDC wants more vaccine data

NEW YORK (AP) — How many kids are vaccinated at your child’s school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out. Last school year, only 21 states posted vaccination rates for individual schools, school districts, counties or areas of the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been quietly […]

State of emergency declared in Florida; tropical storm nears

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott said Friday that Tropical Storm Erika poses a “severe threat to the entire state” and declared a state of emergency. The storm could hit the peninsula Monday. Scott made his declaration shortly after forecasters adjusted the trajectory of the storm to show that it’s predicted to strike […]

Giants power past visiting Cubs

SAN FRANCISCO — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson wasn’t sure how to react when his grand slam was replayed on the stadium video board. Veteran Marlon Byrd reminded him to smile and take in the moment. Tomlinson hit a slam for his first career home run and Byrd added a three-run shot, leading Madison Bumgarner and the […]

Emotional newscast after shooting that shocked millions

MONETA, Va. (AP) — One day after the on-air killings of reporter and a cameraman shocked millions across the country, the grieving staff at WDBJ-TV came together Thursday for an emotional broadcast of its “Mornin’” show. At 6:45 a.m. — the time of the shooting that took the lives of reporter Alison Parker and cameraman […]

Drought-plagued California readies for El Niño storms

By Amy Taxin SANTA ANA (AP) — While drought-plagued California is eager for rain, the forecast of a potentially Godzilla-like El Niño event has communities clearing out debris basins, urging residents to stock up on emergency supplies and even talking about how a deluge could affect the 50th Super Bowl. Roofers, on the other hand, […]

Reporter, cameraman killed on air; suspect dies in hospital

MONETA, Va. (AP) — A TV reporter and cameraman were shot to death during a live television interview Wednesday by a gunman who recorded himself carrying out the killings and posted the video on social media after fleeing the scene. Authorities identified the suspect as a journalist who had been fired from the station earlier […]

TV reporter, cameraman shot on air

MONETA, Va. (AP) — A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on the air during a live broadcast Wednesday morning from a shopping center in Virginia. Jeffrey A. Marks, general manager of WDBJ-TV, identified the two killed as Alison Parker and Adam Ward and called the shooting “a terrible crime against two fine […]

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