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CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — The Long Island Ducks and Bridgeport Bluefish tried some radical speedup rules Saturday in an exhibition of the independent Atlantic League.Batters were awarded walks when the count went to three balls. Strikeouts were ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — Storms featuring high winds, hail and at least one report of a tornado swept through an area stretching from southern Texas to parts of Oklahoma, Kansas and central Nebraska on Saturday, and more were forecast later in the evening.<p ...more

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FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas &amp; Electric Co. investigators were at the scene Saturday of a natural gas pipeline blast at a sheriff's gun range, as four of the 11 people injured in the explosion were released from the hospital.The victims ...more

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CINCINNATI (AP) — The last two "Doolittle Tokyo Raiders" have presented their Congressional Gold Medal for permanent display at a museum in southwest Ohio.The medal arrived at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force near Dayton in a ceremonial ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential Greek debt default presents the most immediate risk ...more

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30 years after the film first debuted, that idea remain ...more

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(Reuters) - Unheralded American Troy Merritt moved one step closer to his maiden PGA Tour title by claiming a three-stroke lead after Saturday's third round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina. Merritt, ranked 249th in the world and playing ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — An outfit Vivien Leigh wore when she played Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" has fetched $137,000 at auction.Heritage Auctions offered the gray jacket and skirt, featuring a black zigzag applique, plus other it ...more

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ADEN (Reuters) - Yemen's government has rejected a four-point peace plan for the country that Iran submitted to the United Nations, a spokesman said on Saturday. Saudi Arabia and its Sunni Arab coalition partners have been bombing Iranian-all ...more

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HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas sheriff said Saturday that he could not arrest and charge a veterinarian shown in a Facebook post bragging about killing a cat with a bow and arrow unless an investigation determines the picture of the dead cat is genuine. ...more