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Coffee rust reaches new heights in Central America

In this May 22, 2014 photo, coffee producer Alexander Illescas shows a coffee leaf that has damage from the coffee rust fungus in Ciudad Vieja, Guatemala. The airborne disease strikes coffee plants, flecking their leaves with spots and causing them to wither and fall off. (AP...
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Patrick Kane propels Blackhawks into Game 7

Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane celebrates his goal against the Los Angeles Kings during second period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles. Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson) Chicago Blackhawks...
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India arrests 3rd suspect in gang rape of 2 teens

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) women workers raise slogans and burn an effigy of Akhilesh Yadav, chief minister of the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, during a protest against the gang rape of two teenage girls, in Allahabad, India, Saturday, May 31, 2014. Police arrested a...
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Hagel: China territorial claims destabilize region

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, meets with Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein Saturday, May 31, 2014 in Singapore. Hagel warned an international security conference Saturday that the U.S. “will not look the other way” when nations such as China...
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Idiots Like this Give All Railfans a Bad Reputation

Milepost 837 Watch the person on the right in a black hoodie & jeans about one minute into the video. What a fool! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwO-IWorGv4 Remember, STAY AWAY FROM THE TRACKS! No one has ever won a contest with a train on the tracks. dlm

6 Cleveland Police Officers Charged In Fatal Chase

CLEVELAND (AP) — A nighttime car chase in Cleveland that ended on a schoolyard where more than 100 shots were fired at the suspect’s vehicle appeared to be over when an officer opened fire again, a prosecutor said in announcing charges against the patrolman and five police...

Funkhouser Pitches Louisville Past Kent St. 5-0

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kyle Funkhouser struck out 10 in eight shutout innings as Louisville topped Kent State 5-0 on Friday night in an NCAA regional game. The Cardinals (46-15) scored two runs in the first without a hit leaving the infield. Leadoff man Kyle Gibson walked, and...

Mesoraco’s Slam Leads Reds Past D-Backs 6-4

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Mesoraco hit a grand slam off former Cincinnati teammate Bronson Arroyo and the Reds went on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Friday night. Mesoraco also had a solo shot off reliever Evan Marshall in the ninth inning for the second two-homer game of...

Arena Football League

___ Tampa Bay 62, New Orleans 48 Portland at Spokane, 10 p.m. Cleveland at Pittsburgh, 5 p.m. Orlando at Iowa, 8:05 p.m. San Jose at Arizona, 9:30 p.m. San Antonio at Philadelphia, 5 p.m. Arizona at Portland, 10 p.m. Spokane at Jacksonville, 3 p.m. Philadelphia at Tampa Bay, 5...

Frontier League

___ Florence 1, Evansville 0 Washington 4, Windy City 3, 11 innings Joliet at Lake Erie, 7:05 p.m. Normal at Southern Illinois, 8:05 p.m. Traverse City at Rockford, 8:05 p.m. Road at Gateway, 8:05 p.m. Schaumburg at River City, 8:05 p.m. Evansville at Florence, 6:05 p.m. Joliet...