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Ai Weiwei says China authorities raze his Beijing studio

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese artist Ai Weiwei says authorities have begun razing his Beijing studio. The frequent government critic says on his Instagram account the demolition began Friday without prior notice and posted videos of an excavator smashing the windows of his...

Tigers starter Blaine Hardy gives up Lowrie infield single

Aug. 3, 2018 11:44 PM EDT Tigers starter Blaine Hardy gives up Lowrie infield single BC-BBA–Tigers-Athletics No-Hitter Alert,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> Ben Margot, ASSOCIATED PRESS OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Detroit Tigers left-hander Blaine Hardy gave up...

Fostorian hospitalized after U.S. 224 crash

ARCADIA A Fostoria woman was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital following a two-vehicle collision Friday night at the intersection of U.S. 224 and Hancock County 330, south of Arcadia. Gloria Yarbrough, 72, of Fostoria, the driver of one vehicle, was taken to the hospital by...

Odor, Gallo, Chirinos homer in 4th, Rangers rip Orioles 11-3

Aug. 3, 2018 11:32 PM EDT ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a grand slam and Joey Gallo and Robinson Chirinos had back-to-back homers in a seven-run fourth inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-3 on Friday night. Texas has outscored the Orioles...

Pompeo: Despite tensions, Turkey remains a key US ally

SINGAPORE (AP) — Despite a sharp deterioration in relations over the detention of an American pastor, the United States and Turkey remain valued partners, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday, in an apparent bid to ease tensions that have rocked ties between...

Thames hits walk-off homer, Brewers top Davis and Rockies

Aug. 3, 2018 11:25 PM EDT Thames hits walk-off homer, Brewers top Davis and Rockies By COLIN FLY Associated Press AP-BBN–Rockies-Brewers <!– –> Morry Gash, ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth...

Matt Hagan leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying

Aug. 3, 2018 11:24 PM EDT Matt Hagan leads NHRA Funny Car qualifying AP-CAR–NHRA <!– –> KENT, Wash. (AP) — Matt Hagan led Funny Car qualifying Friday night in the CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals Hagan had a 3.913-second run at 324.75 mph in his...

Moncada's double in 10th lifts White Sox over Rays 3-2

Aug. 3, 2018 11:03 PM EDT Moncada’s double in 10th lifts White Sox over Rays 3-2 By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press AP-BBA–White Sox-Rays <!– –> Chris O’Meara, ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yoan Moncada hit a go-ahead double...

Frazier's RBI single in 8th lifts Pirates past Cardinals 7-6

Aug. 3, 2018 11:01 PM EDT PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier’s RBI single in the eighth inning helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win in Chris Archer’s debut, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 on Friday night. Pittsburgh overcame a rough outing by Archer, acquired from...

Posey leaves game inning after taking foul ball on mask

Aug. 3, 2018 10:59 PM EDT Posey leaves game inning after taking foul ball on mask AP-BBN–Giants-Posey <!– –> PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey left Friday night’s game after taking a foul tip off his mask in the bottom of...