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Colon gets record 246th win as Texas beats M's, King Felix

Aug. 7, 2018 11:38 PM EDT ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon became the top-winning pitcher born in Latin America, punctuating his 246th career victory with a nifty snag as the Texas Rangers roughed up Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners 11-4 on Tuesday night. The...

Carpenter's home run in 8th send Cardinals over Marlins 3-2

Aug. 7, 2018 11:27 PM EDT MIAMI (AP) — Even Matt Carpenter has been surprised by the run he has been on. Carpenter, who has won two of the last three NL Player of the Week awards, hit his 30th home run, a tiebreaking drive in the eighth inning that lifted the St. Louis...

The Latest: Deadline passes for submitting Washington votes

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on primaries in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington state and a congressional special election in Ohio (all times local): 11 p.m. The deadline has passed for turning in primary ballots in Washington, a vote-by-mail state. The...

The Latest: Trump basks in praise from business leaders

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is basking in the praise of several of the nation’s top business leaders. Trump convened a gathering of about a dozen CEOs for dinner during his vacation...

Montgomery, Bote lead Cubs to 5-0 victory over Royals

Aug. 7, 2018 11:16 PM EDT KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Montgomery allowed five hits over six-plus innings, David Bote drove in a career-high three runs and the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Tuesday night. Montgomery (4-4), who the Royals drafted in the first...

Malaysian ex-PM Najib pleads not guilty to new graft charges

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak pleaded not guilty Wednesday to three new money-laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund that led to his stunning electoral defeat three months...

Pedal pals: Pirates' Triple-A teammates cycle in same game

Aug. 7, 2018 11:11 PM EDT Pedal pals: Pirates’ Triple-A teammates cycle in same game AP-BBM–Twin Cycles <!– –> INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A pair of Pittsburgh Pirates minor leaguers put up an astonishing stat line Tuesday night. Kevin Newman and Jacob...

Missouri voters reject law banning compulsory union fees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters delivered a resounding victory to unions Tuesday, rejecting a right-to-work law against compulsory union fees that had been passed by Republican state officials but placed on hold for more than a year after organized labor...

Moore scores 31, Lynx beat Sky 85-64 to snap 3-game skid

Aug. 7, 2018 11:07 PM EDT Moore scores 31, Lynx beat Sky 85-64 to snap 3-game skid AP-BKL–Lynx-Sky <!– –> CHICAGO (AP) — Maya Moore scored 31 points to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 85-64 on Tuesday night to end a three-game losing...

The Latest: Najib pleads not guilty to money laundering

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia’s 1MDB corruption scandal (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has pleaded not guilty to new money laundering charges related to the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of the...