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Woman heading to prenatal checkup killed in California crash

Aug. 05, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A pregnant woman who died along with her young son and three others in a fiery crash caused by a speeding car was heading to a prenatal doctor's appointment, her sister said Friday. Thursday's crash killed Asherey Ryan, her 11-month-old son Alonzo Quintero and...

Gausman allows 1-hit over 8 innings, Blue Jays beat Rays 3-1

Aug. 02, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Gausman allowed one hit and struck out 10 over eight masterful innings and the Toronto Blue Jays opened a nine-game trip with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays have won 11 of 13 and increased their lead over Tampa...

Spain moves to replace Franco regime Offical Secrets Law

Aug. 01, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government unveiled a proposed new Official Secrets Law on Monday, the first since the country returned to democracy in 1978. The current law was enacted in 1968, under late dictator Gen. Francisco Franco, and allowed for classified information to be kept...

Winning lottery jackpot is lucky for some, tragic for others

Jul. 31, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

Dave and Erica Harrig stayed true to their values when they won a lottery jackpot of more than $61 million in 2013. It made all the difference. The couple from Gretna, Nebraska, a community on the outskirts of Omaha where Dave Harrig now is a volunteer firefighter, allowed...

Jara scores, Paes makes 4 saves; Dallas beats Galaxy 1-0

Jul. 30, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Franco Jara’s goal and Maarten Paes’ four saves led Dallas to a 1-0 victory Saturday night over the LA Galaxy. Jara scored in the ninth minute to give Dallas (9-6-8) a 1-0 lead. Marco Farfan had an assist on the goal. Dallas outshot the...

Amarilla's equalizer helps Minnesota United tie Timbers 4-4

Jul. 30, 2022 18:06 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Luis Amarilla scored two goals, including the equalizer, for Minnesota United in a 4-4 tie with the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Amarilla’s tying goal came in the 69th minute for United (10-8-5). Amarilla added one more goal in the game. ...

For whom the Bell tolls: Nats' Josh Bell is top trade target

Jul. 28, 2022 12:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez writes Josh Bell's name on the Washington Nationals lineup card virtually every single game this season and plans to keep doing so. “I look at it like that every day until something else happens,” Martinez said. Something could...

Dodgers strike early, avoid sweep with 7-1 win over Nats

Jul. 27, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Washington Nationals' hopes of pulling off one of the most improbable series sweeps in recent baseball history pretty much evaporated in the first inning. After a two-day stumble, the Dodgers are back on track — and they're getting healthier, too. ...

Consumers confidence slides for third straight month in July

Jul. 26, 2022 10:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence slid again in July higher prices for food, gas and just about everything else continued to weigh on Americans. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index fell to 95.7 in July from 98.4 in June, largely due to...

Rays rule Kiermaier, Zunino out for season with injuries

Jul. 25, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays standouts Kevin Kiermaier and Mike Zunino are out for the season because of injuries, another significant blow for the defending AL East champions. Manager Kevin Cash said before Monday night's game at Baltimore that Kiermaier is having an operation...