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Blue Jays are leaving Las Vegas with Elvis

Dec. 13, 2018 3:43 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are leaving Las Vegas with Elvis. Right-hander Elvis Luciano was selected by the Blue Jays from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday with the ninth pick of the winter meeting draft of unprotected players. An 18-year-old Dominican, Luciano signed with Arizona in October...

Scuba-diving Santa takes time to feed San Francisco fish

Dec. 13, 2018 3:40 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It's a busy time for Santa Claus, but he's making time to scuba dive and feed the fish in San Francisco. The California Academy of Sciences launched its holiday festivities Thursday by having a diver dressed as Santa Claus submerge into a coral reef exhibit while dozens of children...

Correction: California Wildfires-Cleanup story

Dec. 12, 2018 7:14 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a story Dec. 11 about California wildfires, The Associated Press reported erroneously that insurance carriers paid $11.8 billion to 2017 Northern California wine country wildfire victims. Insurance companies paid $10 billion. A corrected version of the story is below: California...

United CEO: No more pilot training needed on new Boeing jet

Dec. 12, 2018 6:07 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — The CEO of United Airlines says his pilots don't need any additional training on the new Boeing jet that is at the center of the investigation into a deadly crash in Indonesia. Oscar Munoz says that's because United's pilots are prepared to respond to problems that might surface with...

49ers place wide receiver Pierre Garcon on injured reserve

Dec. 11, 2018 8:51 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have placed receiver Pierre Garcon on season-ending injured reserve with a knee injury. The 49ers signed safety Tyree Robinson from Dallas' practice squad to a two-year deal on Tuesday to replace Garcon on the active roster. San Francisco also signed tight...

US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

Dec. 10, 2018 7:50 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S., a federal judge ruled Monday. Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler threw out the bulk of a lawsuit that argued...

Cardinals back in thick of race for No. 1 draft pick

Dec. 10, 2018 6:25 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have double-digit losses for the first time since 2012. Just when the Cardinals looked as if they truly had improved — with a win at Green Bay — they fell flat in a 17-3 home loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday. That left them at 3-10, tied with the...

California inferno gives rise to family-reuniting 'Angels'

Dec. 10, 2018 6:00 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They have become known as the Angels of Paradise. But there is nothing ethereal about them. They are online sleuths who know how to find people, and they have been putting their skills to use in the aftermath of California's catastrophic wildfire. In the dark days that followed the...

Imagine Dragons to perform during halftime of CFP champ game

Dec. 10, 2018 4:20 PM EST

Grammy Award winners Imagine Dragons will perform at halftime of the College Football Playoff championship game on Jan. 7. ESPN and Interscope Records announced the performance Monday. For the second consecutive season, the College Football Playoff will feature a Super Bowl-style halftime performance for the...

Mental health workers start weeklong strike in California

Dec. 10, 2018 2:56 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Thousands of Kaiser Permanente mental health professionals throughout California started a weeklong strike Monday to protest what they say is a lack of staffing that affects care. Outside Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics in the San Francisco Bay Area dozens of workers marched...