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  • AP Top Strange News At 6:37 p.m. EDT

    5 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants Woman says beau stole her dog, TV on 1st date Alleged fraudster visits Austrian police, arrested Bryant U. cracks down on selfies at graduation Easter butter lamb gets 'pardon' at Buffalo market ...

  • Mayor's menu filled up: 1 day, 24 restaurants

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) JENKINTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The mayor of a small town in the Philadelphia suburbs can offer a guarantee to his constituents: He won't be going to bed hungry. Jenkintown Mayor Ed Foley is eating at every one of the town's ...

  • Warriors beat Clippers 109-105 in playoff opener

    2 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 22 points, David Lee added 20 and the Golden State Warriors got Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in foul trouble to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-105 on Saturday in their playoff opener. ...

  • Blackhawks-Blues Sums

    2 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) Chicago 0 1 2 0—3 St. Louis 2 0 1 1—4 First Period_1, St. Louis, Porter 1 (Leopold, Shattenkirk), 7:08. 2, St. Louis, Shattenkirk 1 (Schwartz, Sobotka), 19:58. Penalties_Reaves, StL (charging), 2:26; Bollig, Chi (roughing), 4:57; Polak, StL (roughing), 4:57; ...

  • Cubs hit 3 HRs, break loose to beat Reds 8-4

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Darwin Barney and Welington Castillo hit two-run homers and Mike Olt added a solo shot as the Chicago Cubs broke out of a weeklong offensive funk and beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 Saturday. Since scoring four times ...

  • San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims

    2 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The FBI used millions of dollars, liquor and cigarettes seized in other cases and more than a dozen undercover operatives in an elaborate, seven-year sting operation targeting a San Francisco Chinatown association thought to be a ...

  • Cubs 8, Reds 4

    2 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Cincinnati Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi BHmltn cf 5 1 3 0 Bonifac cf 5 2 3 0 Votto 1b 4 1 2 0 Lake lf 4 0 1 1 Phillips 2b 5 0 0 0 ...

  • Hundreds paddle out for surf icon Hobie Alter

    2 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of surfers and rowers have honored Hobie Alter's request by paddling out in the Pacific in his memory. Alter, who died in March at age 80, revolutionized surfing by developing the foam surfboard that ...

  • Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

    2 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working. Neeson didn't appear as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of ...

  • Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Nets

    2 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs. ...

  • Mrs. Obama to appear on May episode of 'Nashville'

    3 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is going a little bit country. The first lady's office says she'll appear on the May 7 episode of the ABC country music drama "Nashville." The episode is titled "All Or Nothing With Me" and ...

  • Harper pulled for not hustling, Nats fall to Cards

    3 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals star Bryce Harper has been pulled early from a game after Washington manager Matt Williams said the young outfielder didn't hustle. Harper was taken out after six innings in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the St. Louis ...

  • Tenn. ammunition plant explosion ruled accidental

    3 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) MCEWEN, Tenn. (AP) — A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental. ATF spokesman Michael Knight said it will now be up to ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 5:20 p.m. EDT

    3 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87 Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats Furyk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Brooklyn Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0 Ryan Getzlaf leads Ducks ...

  • Royals bullpen holds on for 5-4 victory over Twins

    3 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bruce Chen labored through five innings before the Kansas City Royals' bullpen took over, shutting down the Minnesota Twins the rest of the way in a 5-4 victory Saturday. The Royals have won five straight ...

  • Royals 5, Twins 4

    21 hours, 45 minutes ago

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  • Holt's RBI triple helps Boston beat Orioles 4-2

    4 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera's suicide squeeze, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday. David Ortiz had a solo homer and two ...

  • Scherzer, Tigers end 10-game skid against Angels

    4 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Max Scherzer struck out nine in seven innings and the Detroit Tigers finally managed to beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-2 on Saturday. Detroit had lost 10 straight to the Angels and hadn't beaten them since Aug. ...

  • Red Sox 4, Orioles 2

    22 hours ago

    (AP) Baltimore Boston ab r h bi ab r h bi Markks rf 3 1 2 0 GSizmr rf 4 0 0 0 DYong dh 4 0 0 0 Pedroia 2b 3 1 2 0 A.Jones cf 3 1 1 0 ...

  • Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway in Massachusetts has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old. Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. says the body found Friday ...

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