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Yankees record 9 consecutive hits against David Price

David Price was one hit away from the record books as the Yankees tallied nine straight off of him.<p>When the Tigers traded for David Price at the trade deadline, they knew they were acquiring an arm capable of setting records. The one Price approached on Wednesday night was not what they had in mind …

Masahiro Tanaka takes big step toward September return

DETROIT — The New York Yankees are optimistic that ace Masahiro Tanaka can return to help them in the pennant race in September after watching his performance Thursday morning in his first big test.<p>Tanaka used all of his pitches without any signs of discomfort in a 49-pitch simulated game. He has …

Yankees humble David Price, Tigers with 9 straight hits in third

DETROIT -- It was an inning that defied explanation -- the New York Yankees banging out hit after hit against one of the best pitchers in …

UFC 177: EA SPORTS UFC Simulation – Dillashaw vs. Barao II

This man cannot be stopped.

Chicago police commander accused of putting gun in suspect's mouth

A police commander frequently praised for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect's mouth.<p>Cmdr. Glenn Evans was charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct, said Sally …

Omaha police kill Cops TV crew member during gunfight

Police officers who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant killed a crew member with the longrunning TV show Cops as well as the suspect, who was armed with a pellet gun that they thought was a real handgun, authorities in Omaha have said.<p>The suspect fired from the pellet …

Huge waves challenge Southern California surfers, lifeguards

Pounding surf off Newport Beach had already prompted several rescues Wednesday morning as onlookers gathered to watch surfers and bodyboarders take advantage of the huge waves, some estimated at more than 20 feet high.<p>By 8 a.m., lifeguards had already responded to reports of swimmers in distress …

Newport Beach

Jury Acquits Texas Father Of Killing Drunken Driver Who Crashed Into His Kids

A jury on Wednesday acquitted a southeast Texas man of murder in the fatal shooting of a drunken driver who had just caused an accident that killed the man's two sons.<p>David Barajas cried after the verdict was read and he hugged his wife, Cindy, who was also crying. He could have been sentenced to …

Army demotes, retires general over handling of sex assault accusation

A two-star Army general faulted for failing to properly investigate sexual assault and other accusations against a colonel on his staff will be retired at one-star rank, the Army announced Wednesday.<p>The decision by Army Secretary John M. McHugh comes more than a year after Maj. Gen. Michael T. …

1,400 cases of 'appalling' sexual exploitation revealed in UK report

Hundreds of children have been systematically raped, beaten and sex trafficked in a northern English town for more than 12 years. And it is still going on, a government commissioned report says.<p>The "appalling" revelations also expose cultural tensions and lack of communication between authorities …

Policing around racial tensions

Woman dies at Burning Man after falling under bus

RENO, Nev. — The woman killed at the Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert Thursday studied art, loved the outdoors and worked as a manager of an art gallery in Jackson, Wyo., a co-worker said.<p>Alicia Louise Cipicchio, 29, died after she was hit by a bus near Center Camp in Black Rock City, …