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Seat from 1963 B-52 crash believed found in Maine

GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) — A forest ranger has found what’s believed to be an ejection seat from a B-52 bomber that crashed on a western Maine mountain nearly 50 years ago, killing seven airmen. The Maine Forest Service said Tuesday that ranger Bruce Reed found the seat on an overgrown logging road while hunting last […]

May 24, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Spain calls for help to lower borrowing rates

PARIS (AP) — Spain can’t continue much longer with its current high borrowing rates, the prime minister warned Wednesday as he urged a joint European response to keep the region’s debt problems from getting worse. Mariano Rajoy and newly elected French President Francois Hollande, heading later in the evening to meet other European Union leaders, […]

May 23, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Angels hold A’s to just one hit

OAKLAND — C.J. Wilson and Ernesto Frieri combined on a one-hitter and the Los Angeles Angels broke out of their offensive slump in a 5-0 win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday. Albert Pujols homered for the third time in seven days, while Mark Trumbo and Howie Kendrick both had RBI singles for the Angels, […]

May 23, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Posey homers again as Giants top Brewers

MILWAUKEE — Buster Posey is regaining his stamina, one year after being limited to 45 games due to a devastating ankle injury, and it’s paying off for the San Francisco Giants. Posey homered off the Miller Park scoreboard and had three RBIs as the Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-4, on Tuesday. It was his […]

May 23, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Milone is sharp as Oakland slips past Angels

OAKLAND — Tommy Milone scattered five hits over seven innings and Kila Ka’aihue drove in the go-ahead run, leading the pesky Oakland Athletics past the Los Angeles Angels, 2-1, on Monday. Milone (6-3) struck out three, walked one and never allowed the anemic Angels offense to get going. The lefty’s only blemish was an RBI […]

May 22, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Giants outlast Milwaukee in 14 innings

MILWAUKEE — Backup catcher Hector Sanchez led off the 14th inning with a home run and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 4-3, on Monday. Buster Posey hit a three-run shot in the first, accounting for the rest of San Francisco’s runs. Sanchez’s second homer of the season came off reliever Juan Perez […]

May 22, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

NBA roundup: Both L.A. teams lose at Staples

LOS ANGELES — Russell Westbrook scored 10 of his 37 points during a stirring fourth-quarter comeback, Kevin Durant added 31 points and hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 13.7 seconds left, and the Oklahoma City Thunder seized control of the second-round series with a 103-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 4 on Saturday […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Chinese activist who fled house arrest lands in US

NEW YORK (AP) — A blind Chinese legal activist who was suddenly allowed to leave the country arrived in the United States on Saturday, ending a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle that had tested U.S.-China relations. Chen Guangcheng had been hurriedly taken from a hospital hours earlier and put on a plane for the U.S. after […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Men accused of plotting attacks around NATO summit

CHICAGO (AP) — Three activists who traveled to Chicago for a NATO summit were accused Saturday of manufacturing Molotov cocktails in a plot to attack President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home and other targets. But defense lawyers shot back that Chicago police had trumped up the charges to frighten peaceful protesters away, […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

Gesink has control of Tour of California after stage win

MOUNT BALDY — Dutchman Robert Gesink won the difficult seventh stage of the Tour of California on Saturday to take a 46-second lead in the overall standings into the largely ceremonial final leg. Gesink, the Rabobank rider who broke his right leg in a training accident last fall, pulled away from Colombia’s Jhon Atapuma in […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Vogelsong, Giants shut down A’s

SAN FRANCISCO — Ryan Vogelsong had all of the answers except for what actually hit him during the San Francisco Giants’ key rally. Vogelsong allowed one hit in seven scoreless innings and drew a disputed hit by pitch in San Francisco’s four-run seventh as the Giants beat the Oakland Athletics for the 11th straight time […]

May 20, 2012 | Posted in Pro Sports | Tagged ,

Stocks edge higher ahead of Facebook IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Excitement about Facebook’s initial public offering gave U.S. stocks a small lift in morning trading on Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 11 points to 12,453 in the first half-hour of trading. The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was up three points 1,308. The Nasdaq fell a fraction of a […]

May 18, 2012 | Posted in Associated Press | Tagged ,

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