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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenta Maeda has gone from the rotation to the bullpen to spot starting this month. Maeda, like many baseball players, was built on routine, but his job has become anything but predictable with the Los Angeles Dodgers. No matter. This role seems to suit him...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Almir Arruda rode his bicycle quickly across the City of God slum in Rio de Janeiro when he heard there was shootout between drug traffickers and police near his 4-year-old daughter's preschool. Arruda, a 43-year-old unemployed construction worker, arrived...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Empire State Building in New York City is lit up in burgundy and white for Qatar Airways amid a diplomatic dispute with Qatar. The top of the Empire State Building was lit in the airlines' colors Tuesday night to recognize its 10th anniversary of flying to...
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a small and crudely painted green room called "the bunker," 18-year-old Lucas dos Santos da Cruz and his friends go over rhymes in their heads. Soon they will be competing in freestyle rap battles on a poorly illuminated square in the "City of God," one...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A transit deputy was shot in the face Tuesday at a light rail station in Sacramento after getting into a fight with a suspect. He was in stable condition, authorities said. The suspect, who was not identified, was arrested late Tuesday after a SWAT team...
BEIJING (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Beijing said Wednesday that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo should be allowed to receive treatment outside China after he was diagnosed with cancer while in prison for advocating democratic reforms. China should allow 61-year-old...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenta Maeda pitched four-hit ball over seven innings in a spot start, Joc Pederson hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Angels 4-0 on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium. Maeda (6-3) was moved to the bullpen earlier this month, but filled in...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court Tuesday in what he called a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. The confusing exchange, which is bound to ratchet up tensions in a...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit suburban Cleveland on Wednesday to meet with small business owners. The White House says Pence will hear from business owners and their employees at Tendon Manufacturing Inc. The vice president also is expected to...