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Strong California quake shakes famed wine country

Nina Quidit cleans up the Dollar Plus and Party Supplies Store in American Canyon Calif. after an earthquake on Sunday Aug. 24, 2014. Quidit and her husband were woken up in the early morning hours by the store’s alarm company and immediately drove in to begin clean up. The...
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Beyonce, Miley Cyrus shine at MTV VMAs

Ariana Grande performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) Ariana Grande performs at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Chris...

Burger King in talks to buy Tim Hortons

MIAMI (AP) — Burger King is in talks to buy Tim Hortons and form a new publicly listed company based in Canada. The two fast-food companies announced Sunday that Burger King majority owner 3G Capital would continue to own the majority of shares of the new company, with...
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Phelps shows his comeback is on track at Pan Pacs

Michael Phelps of the U.S. right, shakes hands with team mate Nathan Adrian bottom right after they won the men’s 4 x 100m medley final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) Michael Phelps of the...
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Hamilton powers Angels past A’s

Los Angeles Angels’ Josh Hamilton (32) is congratulated by Albert Pujols (5) after Hamilton hit a 2-run home run in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) Los Angeles Angels’...

Pettine, Browns Preparing For Life Without Gordon

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland coach Mike Pettine says Josh Gordon did not play in the Browns’ last exhibition game because the team is preparing to be without the All-Pro wide receiver for at least part of the season. Gordon is waiting to hear from the NFL regarding his appeal...

Long Road Trip End With 3-1 Loss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Houston manager Bo Porter believes his team is making progress. Sunday’s 3-1 loss to the Indians ended the longest trip of Houston’s season with a 5-5 mark. For a team that lost 111 games last season, Porter thinks that’s a sign of improvement....

Simon Turns In Solid Start In Reds Win Over Braves

CINCINNATI (AP) — It was a long time coming, but Alfredo Simon got his first win of the second half Simon pitched seven strong innings to earn his first win in eight starts since the All-Star break and Todd Frazier homered as the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 5-3 win over the...
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MTV to air short tribute to Ferguson during VMAs

Charli XCX poses with a MTV Moonman statue at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Press Preview Day at the Forum on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Inglewood, Calif. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP) Charli XCX poses with a MTV Moonman statue at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards Press...