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Anderson's hit in 9th lifts Marlins past Padres 4-3

Jul. 18, 2019 3:58 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Brian Anderson doubled home the winning run with one out in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins earned their first walkoff victory of the year by beating the San Diego Padres 4-3 on Thursday. The score was 3-all when Garrett Cooper singled in the ninth against Trey Wingenter (1-3). Pinch...

Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con with 'Top Gun' sequel trailer

Jul. 18, 2019 3:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tom Cruise has made an unexpected flyby at San Diego Comic-Con to debut the first trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick." The audience in the 8,000 seat room went wild for Cruise Thursday afternoon. He closed out what had been billed only as a panel for "Terminator: Dark Fate." Cruise says all...

Hamilton, Schwarzenegger tease R-rated 'Terminator' sequel

Jul. 18, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Leave the kids at home, "Terminator: Dark Fate" is getting an R-rating. Director Tim Miller tells the audience at San Diego Comic-Con that the fans demanded it. To kick off the annual fan convention Thursday, Miller was joined by Linda Hamilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger and other cast like...

'It: Chapter Two' cast talks intense shoot at Comic-Con

Jul. 18, 2019 6:27 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — "It: Chapter Two" is not taking it easy on the grown losers' club if the new trailer is any indication, and the shoot itself doesn't sound much calmer than battling a demonic clown either. A theater of fans got a sneak peek at the latest promo for the horror sequel at a Comic-Con event...

Fans descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con

Jul. 18, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Dust off your Captain Marvel cosplay, San Diego Comic-Con is here. The four-and-a-half day convention kicked off Wednesday with the show room floor opening to thousands vying for exclusive merchandise, from art to toys. Later, Warner Bros. is hosting a ScareDiego event promising some...

Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

Jul. 17, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night....

Man gets 33 years for shootout, fight with San Diego police

Jul. 16, 2019 8:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A man who shot at San Diego police and choked a police dog has been sentenced to 33 years and eight months in prison. The San Diego Union-Tribune says 36-year-old Hayden Gerson expressed remorse at his sentencing Tuesday. Police went to Gerson's Clairemont-area home in 2016 after his...

Comic-Con at 50: Bigger than ever, but at what cost?

Jul. 16, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one expected their culture would ever become mainstream when a few hundred comic book and science fiction enthusiasts and creators gathered in the basement of a San Diego hotel 49 years ago for what would become known as the first Comic-Con. Except Jack Kirby. "A long time ago he...

Making an immigration arrest requires hours of surveillance

Jul. 16, 2019 3:07 AM EDT

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (AP) — Two immigration officers had been parked outside a home well before dawn when their target — a Mexican man convicted of driving under the influence in 2015 — appeared to emerge as the sun illuminated a gray sky. "I'm going to do a vehicle stop," an officer radioed....

Freeman, Soroka lift Braves to 4-1 win, sweep of Padres

Jul. 14, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Atlanta Braves All-Star rookie Mike Soroka remains on a brilliant run, helped along by a mighty swing by Freddie Freeman. Soroka struck out a career-high nine to win his 10th straight decision and Freeman hit a three-run homer to break a scoreless tie in the eighth inning as the Braves...