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Giants win 7th straight thanks to botched play by Mets

Jul. 20, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Dickerson raced home from first on a botched fly ball to shallow left field with two outs in the 10th inning and the San Francisco Giants won their season-high seventh straight game, 1-0 over the New York Mets on Friday night. On a night dominated by starting pitchers Jacob deGrom...

Service resuming after 7 New York City subway lines stopped

Jul. 20, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during Friday's hot evening commute, and the head of the city's Transit Authority acknowledged that the agency "did not know exactly where our trains were." A computer system failure that resulted in the...

White Sox end 7-game skid, win 9-2 as Rays drop 9 games back

Jul. 19, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox stopped a long skid at the expense of the slumping Tampa Bay Rays. Leury García had four hits, including three doubles, Reynaldo López won for the first time in six starts and the White Sox stopped a seven-game losing streak by beating the Rays...

Encarnación, ex-Rockies help Yankees beat Colorado 8-2

Jul. 19, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Since swapping purple for pinstripes, DJ LeMahieu, Adam Ottavino and Mike Tauchman have flourished. The first-year Yankees got to show their old club what it's missing Friday night. Edwin Encarnación hit a go-ahead grand slam and the trio of ex-Rockies poured it on in their first...

Events fall as mercury rises; moon commemoration called off

Jul. 19, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials have canceled an outdoor festival featuring soccer star Megan Rapinoe, musician John Legend and "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah because of the heat forecast for the weekend. OZY Fest had been scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Central Park. Mayor Bill de Blasio...

The Latest: Subway suspension caused by computer failure

Jul. 19, 2019 9:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the suspension of seven New York City subway lines (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a failure in the computer system that powers the signals on seven New York City subway lines caused a suspension of more than an hour on those lines....

Angels give up on Matt Harvey, drop pitcher from roster

Jul. 19, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels gave up on their $11 million investment in Matt Harvey, designating the 30-year-old right-hander for assignment on Friday. Harvey was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts. He gave up six runs, seven hits and five walks over six innings in a 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros...

Political standoff leaves suburban community with 2 mayors

Jul. 19, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A dispute over the mayor's guilty plea to stealing campaign funds has left a suburban New York community with two men who claim to be mayor. The municipal government of Mount Vernon has been locked in a standoff since July 11, when the City Council ruled that Mayor Richard Thomas...

US citizen charged with training Islamic State group members

Jul. 19, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan facing terrorism charges after he became a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group once boasted that he supports "the worst terrorist organization in the world," authorities said as they announced his arrest Friday. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov,...

The Latest: US citizen charged with training IS detained

Jul. 19, 2019 7:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan who's been charged with terrorism crimes (all times local): 7:35 p.m. A U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan who became a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group has been detained without bail. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov appeared Friday in...