The Latest: Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

AP Photo/Eric Risberg SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a widespread power outage in San Francisco (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A utility company spokesman says the San Francisco power outage that left thousands in the dark was caused by a “catastrophic...

Raiders want resolution on Marshawn Lynch before draft

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie would like some resolution before the draft next week on whether running back Marshawn Lynch wants to come out of retirement and be traded to the Raiders. Lynch retired following the 2015 season and still has a...

Madison Bumgarner lands on DL after dirt bike accident

AP Photo/Charlie Riedel DENVER (AP) — Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner was placed on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career Friday after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching...
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Bye-bye, and here's your check: Golden exit for the departed

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Don’t let the vault door hit you on the way out. Getting forced out of a job is painful, but a couple (dozen) million dollars help salve the wound. The latest big name to get a big payment with a bye-bye from the boss is Bill...

Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

AP Photo/Ben Margot BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The word “CANCELED” is printed across a poster of Ann Coulter’s face at the University of California, Berkeley. But that appears to be wishful thinking. The campus is bracing for trouble next week, when the...

Kris Bryant of Cubs has baseball's most popular jersey

AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez NEW YORK (AP) — Kris Bryant has the most popular jersey in baseball. The Chicago Cubs third baseman has taken over that spot from retired Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz. The commissioner’s office and players’...

Addio! Michigan's football team heads to Italy

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh presented players on the University of Michigan football team with an opportunity, putting them a compelling essay away from being close enough to possibly shake the hand of Pope Francis at the Vatican. Salim Makki...

Ivanka Trump's brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

AP Photo/Alex Brandon SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the...
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Ivanka Trump's brand ramped up China trademark work in 2016

AP Photo/Alex Brandon SHANGHAI (AP) — Ivanka Trump’s brand intensified its work in China as her father closed in on the Republican nomination for U.S. president, with her company applying for nearly twice as many trademarks in a five-month span as it had in the...
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Retirement for O'Reilly? He'll have other options

AP Photo/Richard Drew NEW YORK (AP) — Chances are you haven’t heard the last of Bill O’Reilly. He’ll have options, and retirement seems unlikely. At least three conservative news outlets are eager to speak with him. O’Reilly, the top cable news...