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Major League Baseball launches expanded replay era

First base umpire Bob Davidson, right, and home plate umpire John Hirschbeck, left, talk over headsets as a play at first base is being reviewed in the fifth inning during the opening day baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs on Monday, March 31, 2014,...
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Actress Sara Gilbert and musician Linda Perry wed

FILE – In this Feb. 9, 2013 file photo, actress Sara Gilbert, left, and recording artist Linda Perry arrive at the Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala in Beverly Hills, Calif. A spokeswoman for Gilbert says the actress and musician were wed over the weekend. Melissa Kates confirmed...
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US stocks close out a meager first-quarter gain

Trader Joel Luccese, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, March 28, 2014. After two days of declines, stocks were moving higher in early trading Friday following news that U.S. consumer spending rose the most in three months in February. (AP...
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Prosecutor: Woman stabbed beau 25 times with heel

Ana Lilia Trujillo, left, sits in the courtroom before opening arguments in her trial, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Houston. Trujillo, 45, is charged with murder, accused of killing her 59-year-old boyfriend, Alf Stefan Andersson, at his Museum District high-rise condominium in...
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4 hurt, 400 evacuated after Washington plant fire

A line of emergency vehicles line a roadway in sight of the Williams Northwest Pipeline plant in the distance, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Plymouth, Wash. Company spokeswoman Michele Swaner says all employees were evacuated and accounted for after an explosion Monday morning at...

Jared Allen settles in with Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Defensive end Jared Allen turns 32 this week. He wants nothing to do with the idea of becoming a situational pass rusher as a 30-something Chicago Bear. Allen plans to play as many snaps as possible at the right defensive end spot he played the...

MetLife to pay $60M in NY state licensing probe

NEW YORK (AP) — Insurer MetLife will pay $60 million to resolve claims that two subsidiaries solicited business without state licenses and lied to regulators about the extent of their New York operations, courting multinational clients in such spots as a Manhattan dining...
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AP sources: US considers release of spy Pollard

FILE – This May 15, 1998 file photo shows Jonathan Pollard speaking during an interview in a conference room at the Federal Correction Institution in Butner, N.C. An AP source says: the US is talking with Israel about early release of Pollard for concessions. (AP Photo/Karl...
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Asiana: Jet partly to blame in California crash

FILE – In this July 6, 2013 aerial file photo, the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 lies on the ground after it crashed at the San Francisco International Airport, in San Francisco. Asiana Airlines says the Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport had...

GM recalls 1.5 million cars for steering defect

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. said Monday it is recalling 1.5 million vehicles worldwide because the electronic power-steering assist can suddenly stop working, making them harder to steer. The new recall brings to 6.3 million the number of vehicles GM has recalled...