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Hundreds Of Pet Rats Rescued From Ohio Apartment

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — Humane Society workers have rescued hundreds of pet rats from an apartment in suburban Dayton apparently left after the renter was evicted. The Humane Society of Greater Dayton found as many as 300 so-called “fancy” or “pocket” pet...

Emotional Cabrera Says Goodbye To Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera’s voice choked with emotion and his eyes filled up with tears. For the second day in a row, the contending Indians traded a valuable veteran. Cleveland sent Cabrera to the Washington Nationals on Thursday for infielder Zach Walters....
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Dionne Warwick knows her way to San Jose

FILE- In this April 27, 2014 file photo, singer Dionne Warwick performs at the 25th Anniversary Rainforest Fund benefit concert at Carnegie Hall in New York. In 1968, Warwick had never been to San Jose and didn’t think much of the song. But after the iconic singer...
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Russell Simmons, LL Cool J visit youth at NYC jail

Actor and music artist L.L. Cool J, left, talks with Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons on a visit to speak with youth at the juvenile detention center of Rikers Island, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in New York. Simmons, founder of the RushCard Keep the Peace initiative, was...

Atlantic City hosts free Blake Shelton concert

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than 60,000 fans are rocking to a free Blake Shelton concert on the Atlantic City beach. The country music star and judge on the TV’s “The Voice” was performing on a stage near The Pier at Caesars Thursday. Those who...
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Another decent start for Woods at Firestone

Tiger Woods watches his chip to the fourth hole, during the first round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament, Thursday, July 31, 2014, in Akron, Ohio. (AP Photo/Phil Long) Tiger Woods watches his chip to the fourth hole, during the first round of the Bridgestone...
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Dow plunges as multiple worries vex investors

FILE – This April 22, 2010, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks slumped Thursday, July 31, 2014, as investors reacted to disappointing corporate earnings reports and assessed the implications of the approaching end to...

Facebook’s Internet.org expands in Zambia

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook’s Internet.org project is taking another step toward its goal of bringing the Internet to people who are not yet online, launching an app Thursday in Zambia. The Internet.org app will give subscribers of Zambia’s Airtel phone company...
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Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina

An office worker looks at a man sleeping inside the basket he uses to collect cardboard for recycling at the financial district in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, July 31, 2014. The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years...

WTC steel company CEO arrested on fraud charges

NEW YORK (AP) — The Canadian owner of a company that won nearly $1 billion in contracts to provide steel for the construction of the World Trade Center’s tallest building and a transit center was arrested Thursday on charges he defrauded a program meant to benefit...