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Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration...full story
updated 2015-08-02 02:01 PM
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Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Police stand in a line near protestors after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A protestor, left, fights with a bar patron outside of a bar near Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A herd of buffalo crosses a road, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Bethlehem, N.Y. About 15 of the animals got loose Thursday from a farm in the Rensselaer County town of Schodack, on the river's east bank a few miles southeast of Albany. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Liberty University students work in the atrium of the Jerry Falwell library at the school in Lynchburg, Va., Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Amid a $500 million construction boom, Liberty University is more construction zone than campus. Located in the foothills of Virginia Protesters for Freddie Gray stand outside the Baltimore Police Department's Western District police station, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Michael McGill, 19, wears a sweatshirt declaring "Long Live Freddie" in memory of Freddie Gray, Friday, April 24, 2015, near the intersection where Gray was arrested in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Protestors gather outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Protestors confront a patron outside of a bar across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Obama to require steeper emissions cuts from US power plants
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration....Fullstory

2015-08-02 02:01 PM

Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all 2016 campaign cash
By JULIE BYKOWICZ and JACK GILLUM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It took Texas Republican Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, through dinners, hundreds of handshakes....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

Q&A on possible extradition for US dentist who killed lion
By JEFF BAENEN
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international....Fullstory

2015-08-02 03:22 AM

The Latest: Mourners arrive for funeral of Bobbi Kristina
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

11:20 a.m. (EDT) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed was seen entering a church in suburban Atlanta where media reports say a funeral for Bobbi Kristina Brown is....Fullstory

2015-08-02 03:01 AM

Kershaw extends scoreless streak to 37 innings

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless streak to 37 innings with eight innings of two-hit ball and fellow-pitcher Yasmani Grandal hit a....Fullstory

2015-08-02 02:22 PM

Kerr-Barlow returns to All Blacks squad for Bledisloe tests

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Scrumhalf Tawera Kerr-Barlow recovered from injury to reclaim a place in the All Blacks squad named Sunday for tests against....Fullstory

2015-08-02 02:01 PM

Major League Soccer Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

EASTERN CONFERENCE W D L GF GA Pts D.C. United 12 5....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

American League Leaders
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING_MiCabrera, Detroit, .350; Fielder, Texas, .330; Kipnis, Cleveland, .326; Bogaerts, Boston, .319; Hosmer, Kansas City, .318; NCruz, Seattle, .316; JIglesias, Detroit, .315. RUNS_Trout, Los Angeles,....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

Undefeated Garcia stops Malignaggi in 9th round
By DENIS GORMAN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Undefeated Danny Garcia stopped Paulie Malignaggi in the ninth round of their welterweight fight Saturday night at Barclays Center. Garcia improved to....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

BC-TEN--Atlanta Tennis Championships Results

Associated Press

BC-TEN--Atlanta Tennis Championships Results Atlanta Tennis Championships Results ATLANTA (AP) -- Results Saturday from the Atlanta Tennis Championships at Atlantic Station (seedings in parentheses): ....Fullstory

2015-08-02 11:22 AM

China to close Beijing's airports during military parade

Associated Press

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese authorities will close Beijing's two airports during a military parade next month to mark the end of World War II in....Fullstory

2015-08-02 01:01 PM

Sunday, August 9
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Sunday, August 9, the 221st day of 2015. There are 144 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 480 B.C. -....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

Veteran actress to step into Valerie Harper's role in play

Associated Press

OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) -- Performer Brenda Vaccaro will replace Valerie Harper in a play in Maine as Harper recovers from an illness and brief hospitalization. The....Fullstory

2015-08-02 03:01 PM

As A-bomb survivors age, Japanese pass storytelling to young
By BY MARI YAMAGUCHI
Associated Press

KUNITACHI, Japan (AP) -- On a recent weekend, an 84-year-old survivor of the Nagasaki atomic bombing retraced his movements on a map: the inferno during....Fullstory

2015-08-02 03:01 PM

New doping allegations reported in track and field

Associated Press

LONDON (AP) -- An investigation by British and German media outlets alleges that one-third of medals in track-and-field endurance races at the Olympics and world....Fullstory

2015-08-02 02:01 PM

Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) -- Tennessee police officials say an officer has been fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong says....Fullstory

2015-08-02 02:01 PM

Saturday's Major League Linescores
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City 100 003 030--7 9 0 Toronto 000 230 010--6 8 1 Ventura, W.Davis (8), G.Holland (9) and S.Perez; Buehrle, Lowe (8), Hendriks (9) and D.Navarro. W_Ventura 6-7. L_Lowe 0-2. Sv_G.Holland (23). HRs_Kansas City, Zobrist....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

American League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB New York 58 45 .563 -- Baltimore 53 50 .515 5 Toronto 53 52 .505 6 Tampa Bay 51 54 .486 8 Boston 47 58 .448 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 62 41 .602 -- Minnesota 54 49 .524 8 Chicago 50 52 .490 11? Detroit 50 54 .481 12? Cleveland 48 55 .466 14 West Division W L Pct GB Houston 59 46 .562 -- Los Angeles 55 48 .534 3 Texas 50 53 .485 8 Seattle 47 58 .448 12 Oakland 46 59 .438 13 ___ Friday's Games Baltimore 8, Detroit 7 Toronto 7, Kansas City 6, 11 innings Boston 7, Tampa Bay 5 Texas....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

More on line, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A leading advertising executive has told the International Olympic Committee it needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and....Fullstory

2015-08-02 12:22 PM

Argentine Results

Associated Press

BC-SOC--Argentine Results Argentine Football Results BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (AP) -- Results from Argentine football: Argentina Primera A ....Fullstory

2015-08-02 09:01 AM

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