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  • Titans tight end Walker game-time decision vs. San Diego

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker will be a game-time decision Sunday at San Diego after sitting out Friday's practice with a groin injury.Walker, hurt during Thursday's practice, leads the Titans (4-4) with 28...

    By Terry Mccormick, Associated Press|

  • Next for Oakland Athletics

    A's AT SEATTLE...

    Bay Area News Group|

  • Facebook drops news outlet input in 'trending topics' review

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Facebook says it is dropping its reliance on news outlets to help determine what gets posted as a "trending topic" on the giant social network, a move adopted after a backlash over a report saying it suppressed conservative...

    By Ryan Nakashima, AP Business Writer|

  • High school sports highlight reel: Top performances from last week

    Jonathan Harvey, De La Salle, boys track and field: The senior won the 110-meter high hurdles (14.18 seconds) and 300 intermediate hurdles (38.42) at the EBAL Championships with impressive times....

    Bay Area News Group|

  • Rob Gronkowski's brother says `party cruise' may have been one-time event

    New England Patriots tight end and unabashed party animal Rob Gronkowski may not be making his off-season party cruise an annual event....

    From Mercury News|

  • Menlo Park: Beltramo's closing after 134 years

    MENLO PARK -- The city's oldest retail business plans to close its doors for good by summer's end. ...

    By Kevin Kelly, Daily News Staff Writer|

  • Mosque shot at by neighbor to recommend no prison time

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The congregation of a mosque that was shot at by a neighbor will ask for the man to be spared from prison at his sentencing this week, urging forgiveness despite federal prosecutors' call for him to serve time behind...

    By Michael Melia, Associated Press|

  • The Latest: ACLU: letter ban never should have been proposed

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on a state of Maryland proposal to impose the nation's first total ban on letters sent to prisoners at state facilities (all times local):2 p.m.An American Civil Liberties Union attorney says she is relieved Maryland...

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  • California pot exhibit aims for debate on provocative plant

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — It's known as Mary Jane, ganja, Chronic and even the sticky icky and has been featured in countless movies, including one that warned of its dangers, "Reefer Madness."Now, marijuana is the subject of a contemporary history...

    By Kristin J. Bender, Associated Press|

  • Olympics: Usain Bolt wins third consecutive 100 gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Usain Bolt became the first person to win three straight Olympic 100-meter titles, blowing down the straightaway in 9.81 seconds for his seventh overall Olympic gold. ...

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  • Google gets aggressive with new phones, other gadgets

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google ratcheted up its rivalry with Apple and Amazon by unveiling new smartphones, an internet-connected speaker that channels a digital assistant, and other gadgets the company hopes to make indispensable.The devices...

    By Michael Liedtke And Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writers|

  • Sharks trade F Tommy Wingels to Senators

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have traded forward Tommy Wingels to the Ottawa Senators for two minor league forwards and a 2017 seventh-round draft pick.The deal made Tuesday helps clear up salary cap room for the Sharks if they...

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  • AP EXPLAINS: Why Aleppo is Syria's fiercest battleground

    With rebels and government forces each promising to unite the divided city, Aleppo is once again a main battlefield in Syria's devastating civil war. Relentless shelling and airstrikes have killed more than 300 civilians in the city since rebels...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Sales executive pleads guilty in fatal meningitis outbreak

    BOSTON (AP) — Two men facing multiple murder charges stemming from a national meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people will be tried separately, a federal judge has ruled.U.S. District Court Judge Richard Stearns said in his decision last week...

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  • Hours after prom, 2 girls killed when car strikes tree

    MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A teenage driver lost control of her car and struck a tree, killing her and a friend and injuring two others Saturday, hours after celebrating at a high school prom in New Jersey, police and friends said.The...

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  • Thompson: How do Blazers stop Bogut?

    OAKLAND -- Like a crying baby a row ahead on a flight. Like the cashier who takes a break when it's finally your turn. Like unexpected traffic....

    By Marcus Thompson II, Bay Area News Group Columnist|

  • One of two partners in fraud probe says he has deal with SEC

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — One of two partners in an alleged massive fraud involving development projects in Vermont says he's reached a settlement with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission.Bill Stenger, president of Jay Peak, made the...

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  • Regulators fine BancorpSouth $10.6 million for redlining

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Department of Justice and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau fined Mississippi-based BancorpSouth $10.6 million, alleging the bank deliberately discriminated against minorities in its lending practices.BancorpSouth, a...

    By Ken Sweet, AP Business Writer|

  • Olympics: Katie Ledecky sets Olympic 800 free record in prelims

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Katie Ledecky has set an Olympic record with the fastest time in the 800-meter freestyle preliminaries Thursday. ...

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  • Warriors-Lakers, Box

    GOLDEN STATE (97)Durant 10-16 5-8 27, Green 6-10 4-6 16, Pachulia 0-0 0-0 0, Curry 5-17 3-3 13, Thompson 4-18 0-0 10, McAdoo 0-0 0-0 0, West 2-4 0-0 4, Looney 5-5 1-2 11, McGee 0-2 0-0 0, Livingston 5-5 1-1 11, Clark 1-5 0-0 2, Iguodala 1-4 0-0...

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  • Miss Manners: Yes, you can have the oyster shells

    DEAR MISS MANNERS: Am I out of line asking the server if I can take home all the oyster shells? I use them for my artwork. ...

    By Judith Martin, United Feature Syndicate, Inc.|

  • Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer together

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. Now every three weeks, they sit together in matching...

    By Hallie Golden, Associated Press|

  • Emery has 26, BYU pulls away from San Diego 82-70

    PROVO, Utah (AP) — Nick Emery scored 26 points, four other players scored in double figures and BYU defeated San Diego 82-70 on Thursday night.Emery made all six of his shots, including five 3-pointers, as the Cougars took a 45-38 lead. At one...

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  • Blink-182 announces tour, Shoreline show

    Blink-182, one of the most popular punk-pop bands of all time, is set to launch a North American summer tour....

    By Jim Harrington, jharrington@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • NBA Finals: Warriors brace for life without Andrew Bogut

    OAKLAND -- With a deep bench and versatile roster, the Warriors pride themselves on their "Strength in Numbers."...

    By Daniel Brown, danbrown@bayareanewsgroup.com|

  • Astros 3, Angels 2

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  • Police at scene of 2013 killing linked to lost-at-sea case

    WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Police have returned to the home of a Connecticut man whose 2013 killing remains unsolved and whose daughter is presumed dead after her boat sank this year.The Hartford Courant reports (http://cour.at/2gZbdxf) Windsor police...

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  • Live playoff updates: Warriors vs. Thunder, Game 7 on Monday

    Get live scoring updates and analysis as the Warriors and Thunder battle during Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals at Oracle on Monday at 6 p.m....

    Bay Area News Group|

  • Convicted Arkansas killer captured after prison escape

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A convicted Arkansas killer who escaped while on a work detail has been captured.Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says 40-year-old Lloyd Jones was caught Thursday just after 3 p.m. Graves says he...

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  • Angels place IF Pennington on DL, call up 2 infielders

    SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have placed infielder Cliff Pennington on the 15-day disabled list and brought up infielders Gregorio Petit and Jefry Marte from Triple-A Salt Lake.Right-hander Javy Guerra was also designated for assignment...

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