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PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Police on Sunday praised a dispatcher and crisis negotiator for persuading a gunman to surrender after he allegedly shot and killed three people in a Southern California neighborhood, wounded two others and fired on officers.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — During a friendly dugout chat before a game, Hector Sanchez joked about the hazards of catching for hard-throwing San Francisco starter Tim Lincecum because of the number of balls that must be stopped in the dirt."Another da ...more

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Brad Keselowski used a broom to sweep away a mess and wanted a pot for his victory lobster.But for his first piece of housekeeping, all he needed was a fast car.Keselowski completed a flawless weekend at New Hampshire ...more

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a fast-growing wildfire in southern Oregon has destroyed homes and forced dozens of evacuations.Fire managers say a blaze erupted near Sprague River around 2 p.m. Sunday and had mushroomed to nearly three ...more

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The price of oil edged lower Monday after its biggest one-day drop since April on expectations Libyan oil will soon return to the market.Benchmark U.S. crude for August delivery was down 39 cents to $100.44 per barrel at 0535 GMT in electronic t ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — Peering through the chain link of a holding pen at the Cook County Jail, a man wrapped in a navy varsity jacket leans toward clinical social worker Elli Petacque Montgomery, his bulging eyes a clue that something's not right."They ...more

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SKIPPACK TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — A mysterious odor has prompted the evacuation of about 100 homes in Pennsylvania.A fire chief tells WPVI-TV in Philadelphia that crews haven't pinpointed the cause of the odor, but they've gotten high readings of hy ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes.The results, published online Monday in Pediatrics, underscore rec ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fire officials say six people, including a child, suffered slight burns when a piece of camera equipment caught fire inside the observation deck of 30 Rockefeller Plaza.A fire department spokesman says the fire star ...more

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Morgan Shepherd's senior status has become an age-old problem in NASCAR.Just how much longer can the 72-year-old driver race?Considerably older and slower than any driver on the track, the 72-year-old Shepherd took out ...more