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Dodgers' dominant bullpen is baffling foes in NL playoffs

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 12:24am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Just a year ago, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts was attempting to get through the late innings of tight playoff games with long appearances by closer Kenley Jansen, a hodgepodge of veteran relievers and one desperate bailout from ace Clayton Kershaw....
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Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake, injuries reported

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 11:24pm
KENNER, La. (AP) -- An oil rig exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said....
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In Harvey-hit county, some in GOP newly confront the climate

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:22pm
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) -- The church was empty, except for the piano too heavy for one man to move. It had been 21 days since the greatest storm Wayne Christopher had ever seen dumped a year's worth of rain on his town, drowning this church where he was baptized, met his high school sweetheart and later married her....
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Oil rig explodes in Louisiana lake, injuries reported

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 10:22pm
KENNER, La. (AP) -- An oil rig exploded Sunday night in Lake Pontchartrain in St. Charles Parish, a Louisiana police department said....
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Venezuela officials: Ruling party wins most governorships

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:21pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's National Electoral Council said candidates for the socialist movement founded by the late President Hugo Chavez won nearly all of the 23 governorships up for grabs in Sunday's regional elections. Opposition leaders disputed the accuracy of the vote count....
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Turner's 3-run homer in 9th gives Dodgers 4-1 win over Cubs

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:21pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series....
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Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 9:21pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem....
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The Latest: Venezuela ruling party wins most governor races

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 8:21pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The latest on Venezuela's gubernatorial elections (all times local):...
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Bryant, Rizzo, Contreras no-shows at plate for Cubs in NLCS

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 8:21pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs are going back home trailing the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 in the National League Championship Series in no small part because the heart of their order hasn't shown up....
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Iraqi forces enter territory disputed with Kurds

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:19pm
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi federal forces entered disputed territory held by Kurds early Monday, seeking to end a nearly month-old political fight over areas taken under control by Kurdish militias three years ago to defend the oil city of Kirkuk against the Islamic State group....
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Philippines: Last leaders of IS-tied siege killed in Marawi

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:19pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Philippine security officials say the two final surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the south, including a top Asian terror suspect, have been killed in fierce fighting....
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Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 7:19pm
Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96....
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Kaepernick files grievance against NFL, alleging collusion

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 6:11pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lawyers for former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick say he has filed a grievance against the NFL, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners....
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Richard Wilbur, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, dies at 96

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:11pm
Richard Wilbur, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and translator who intrigued and delighted generations of readers and theatergoers through his rhyming editions of Moliere and his own verse on memory, writing and nature, died. He was 96....
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With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 4:11pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that transformed the trajectory of the NFC North race....
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With Rodgers out, Vikings cruise past Packers 23-10

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 3:11pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Harrison Smith led Minnesota's defense in a thorough dismantling of Green Bay, as the Vikings knocked Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers out of the game on Sunday with a broken collarbone during a 23-10 victory that drastically altered the course of the NFC North....
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The Latest: Another QB hurts shoulder, this time Winston

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 3:11pm
The Latest on the NFL's sixth Sunday of the regular season (all times Eastern):...
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Hopes and plans destroyed overnight by deadly wildfires

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 1:11pm
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- It was just another Sunday night. Sure, the wind was kicking up, but for hundreds of thousands of people in California's wine country, their minds were on the week ahead: school and homework, jobs and email, dinner plans and movie nights....
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The Latest: France moves to revoke Weinstein's honor title

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 1:11pm
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on sexual assault and harassment allegations against movie producer Harvey Weinstein (all times local):...
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'It's a dark day for us': Somalia reels from deadliest blast

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 12:10pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Maryan Abdullahi's father had been preparing to fly to Somalia's capital on Sunday to attend the happiest moment in his daughter's life: her graduation day....
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