Chinese official: Destroy terrorism ‘breeding ground’

BEIJING (AP) — China’s top anti-terrorism official has called for closer international cooperation to “destroy the breeding ground of terrorism,” along with a ramping-up of already overwhelming counterterrorism measures at home. State media quoted State...
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The Latest: Police identify man after hit-and-run crash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on hit-and-run crash in Portland, Oregon (all times local): 10:36 p.m. A man suspected of crashing into three women on a downtown Portland, Oregon, sidewalk and then leaving the scene has been identified. Sixty-one-year-old Greg Phillip...
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Baby panda born in Malaysia zoo makes public debut

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A baby panda born in a Malaysian zoo five months ago made her public debut Saturday. The female, which has not yet been named, is the second offspring of giant pandas Liang Liang and Xing Xing, both of which are on a 10-year loan to Malaysia...
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Kemp’s 3-run blast powers Dodgers past Padres 4-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp didn’t waste any time jumping on his old team. He slugged a three-run homer in the first inning, Enrique Hernandez added a solo shot in the third and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Friday night in a matchup of...
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Diamondbacks end 7-game skid with 7-1 win over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Some early offense and strong pitching provided just the recipe the Arizona Diamondbacks needed to snap out of their recent funk. Patrick Corbin allowed four hits in seven innings and Nick Ahmed homered to help the Diamondbacks stop a seven-game...
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Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Newly declassified State Department cables show that when Alvaro Uribe was making his rise to Colombia’s presidency in the 1990s, U.S. officials were frequently told he had ties to the nation’s then-powerful drug cartels. The cables were...
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Paxton continues dominant May as Mariners beat Twins 2-1

SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton made one mistake, missing on his location with the only pitch he wanted back from another dominant performance. It made the big Seattle lefty angry — well, at least as angry as Paxton can get. “I think I got a little upset there and...
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No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Dry pine needles and dead wood snapped under fire prevention officer Matt Engbring’s boots as he hiked a half-mile into the woods in search of a makeshift campsite that had served as one man’s home until this week when the area was closed...
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Alessandrini scores in 82nd, Galaxy beat Earthquakes

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Romain Alessandrini scored in the 82nd minute and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Friday night in the California Clasico. Los Angeles (5-6-1) avoided losing its fourth straight MLS home game for the first time since 2006....
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LSU leads Florida 10-0 in game suspended by dense fog

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Florida-LSU game at the Southeastern Conference baseball tournament has been suspended until Saturday because of dense fog. LSU was leading 10-0 in the sixth inning when visibility became too poor to continue playing. It’s the latest delay in a...
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