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Los Angeles Angels’ Jered Weaver pitches no-hitter

Jered Weaver pitched the second no-hitter in the majors in less than two weeks, completely overmatching Minnesota and leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 9-0 win over the Twins on Wednesday night.

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BC-US–Clemens Trial,10th Ld-Writethru – Northwest Herald

CBS LocalBC-US–Clemens Trial,10th Ld-WritethruNorthwest HeraldPettitte, Clemens' longtime friend and former teammate, was on the stand for a second day in the trial that is to determine whether Clemens lied at a 2008 congressional deposition and h…

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Gunman kills four in Phoenix suburb, commits suicide

A gunman, identified by local media as a prominent border militia leader and a reputed neo-Nazi, shot dead four people including a toddler girl in Arizona on Wednesday before apparently committing suicide, police said. The gunman opened fire in a house…

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Activist pleads for U.S. help to leave China

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng appealed Thursday for safety abroad, saying he feared for his life after his dramatic escape to Beijing, as US and Chinese leaders sparred over human rights.

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‘Scream’ fetches record at auction

One of the art world’s most recognizable images — Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” — sold Wednesday for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York City.

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Hillary Clinton urges China to protect human rights

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told China on Thursday that it must protect human rights, in remarks that rejected Beijing’s criticism of the U.S. for getting involved in the case of a blind dissident whose fate overshadowed the opening of an…

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PH wants more of shrinking US military aid – ABS CBN News

Yahoo!7 NewsPH wants more of shrinking US military aidABS CBN Newsby Rodney Jaleco, ABS-CBN North America News Bureau WASHINGTON DC – Every dollar counts for beefing up Philippine defenses, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario said as he called…

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US, Afghan deal has plenty of loopholes – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorUS, Afghan deal has plenty of loopholesChristian Science MonitorThe United States promises to seek annual funding to train and equip the Afghan armed forces but gives no dollar figure. That money must be approved by Congress, w…

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BP’s $7.8 billion Gulf spill pact wins initial court approval

BP Plc won preliminary court approval of an estimated $7.8 billion settlement to resolve more than 100,000 claims by individuals and businesses stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The accord comprises two agreements, including one that cov…

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Canadian on death row in U.S. seeks clemency

The family of a Canadian on death row in the United States tearfully pleaded with the Montana Parole Board on Wednesday to give him clemency, saying he has changed and deserves to live. Equally emotional relatives of two Blackfeet cousins killed by Ron…

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