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Las Vegas man's Apollo 11 film reels auctioned for $1.8M

Jul. 23, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Film footage of the original mission to the moon has been auctioned for over $1.8 million, a report said. Gary George earned 8,000 times the price he paid for the three film reels of the Apollo 11 mission, The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported Sunday. Auction house Sotheby's handled the...

Skidding Rangers can't solve Gonzales as Mariners roll, 7-3

Jul. 23, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Gonzales gave up a run in the first inning in part due to a fan. He gave up four singles in five batters to open the second and was immediately in a bases-loaded jam. "For me, I'd rather have that early in the game than late when you're fatigued," Gonzales said. "Guys on base, those...

Gerrit Cole leads Astros to 11-1 win over Athletics

Jul. 23, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — On the night the Houston Astros celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by NASA's Apollo 11, the number 11 factored prominently into a lopsided win over the Oakland Athletics. Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel homered...

Lawsuit: Man linked to 19 deaths killed another woman

Jul. 22, 2019 8:38 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A lawsuit alleges a 90-year-old woman is another victim of a Dallas man who has been linked to 19 deaths. The suit was filed Monday in Dallas County against The Tradition-Prestonwood, an independent living facility in Dallas, by the woman's children. It alleges the facility failed to keep...

Jets sign former Texans tight end Ryan Griffin

Jul. 22, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed former Texans tight end Ryan Griffin. The move Monday adds depth to a spot at which the team will be a bit short-handed when the regular season begins. Second-year tight end Chris Herndon was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the...

Rangers place closer Shawn Kelley on 10-day injured list

Jul. 22, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Texas Rangers have placed closer Shawn Kelley on the 10-day injured list with biceps soreness in his right arm, but manager Chris Woodward said the injury appears far less severe than first believed. The Rangers made the move with Kelley on Monday before opening a three-game series in...

Leader of American Airlines pilots wants candor from Boeing

Jul. 22, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The new president of the American Airlines pilots' union says his group will help assure the public that the Boeing 737 Max is safe when it is cleared to fly again. But Eric Ferguson also says Boeing needs to fully explain how the Max differs from previous versions of the 737...

Texan, 83, charged with neighbor's death in property dispute

Jul. 22, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

SPURGER, Texas (AP) — An 83-year-old East Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his 47-year-old neighbor over what investigators call a property dispute. The Tyler County Sheriff's Office says Wilmer Taylor of Spurger was held Monday on a murder charge a day after Jeremy Smith was shot....

Cleanup continues after Texas petrochemical fire in March

Jul. 22, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

DEER PARK, Texas (AP) — The cleanup of millions of gallons of waste and polluted water is far from over four months after a large fire burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemical storage site. Intercontinental Terminals Company, the facility's owner, must abide by a 31-page management plan that...

The Latest: New Mexico city honors firefighter who died

Jul. 22, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Roswell officials say they're honoring a firefighter who died from injuries in a fireworks explosion with a procession. Officials say the procession for Jeff Stroble, who died Sunday, would begin at the Roswell Air Center late Monday...