Chrysler US sales climb 20 percent in July

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Chrysler says its U.S. sales rose 20 percent in July from a year ago, its best performance for the month in nine years. The automaker said Friday that it sold 167,667 vehicles in the U.S. during the month compared with 140,102 in the prior-year...
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Solid US job gains expected for 6th straight month

In this June 23, 2014 photo, job seekers wait in line to meet with recruiters during a job fair in Philadelphia. The government issues the July jobs report on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) In this June 23, 2014 photo, job seekers wait in line to meet with...

Ohio Patrol Participates In I-90, I-94 Safety Plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is joining weekend efforts to reduce traffic deaths and injuries along interstates 90 and 94. Participating agencies in several states have set a goal of zero fatalities and fewer than 300 total crashes along the interstates...

Indians Drop Game And Cabrera

CLEVELAND (AP) — Another difficult day on the trade front ended with a disappointing loss for the Cleveland Indians. Mike Zunino clubbed a two-run homer off reliever Bryan Shaw in the eighth inning Thursday night, giving the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 victory over Cleveland. The...

Signed Ticket From Gehrig’s Last Game Nets $95,600

NEW YORK (AP) — A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on the day he retired from baseball sold for $95,600 at an auction on Thursday, and the boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore in the first of his three fights against Joe Frazier sold for $388,375. The July 4, 1939, ticket and the 1971...

Reds Beat Marlins 3-1 With Controversial Replay

MIAMI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds benefited from Major League Baseball’s new instant replay system and the rule preventing catchers from blocking the plate in a 3-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Thursday night. Reds starter Johnny Cueto (12-6) struck out nine and allowed...

Solid US job gains expected for 6th straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday’s monthly jobs report to send a similar message. Economists predict that the government will say employers added 225,000 jobs in July, according to a...
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Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas listens to Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elaraby, during their meeting at his residence in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Talks focused on the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Gaza. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) Palestinian...
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Heavy Gaza fighting ahead of proposed 3-day truce

Flares light up the sky over Gaza City, Friday Aug. 1, 2014. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel will destroy Hamas’ tunnel network in the Gaza Strip designed for deadly attacks inside Israel, “with or without a cease-fire.”...
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Senate confirms US ambassador to Russia

John Tefft of Va., arrives to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, to be the new U.S. Ambassador to Russia. President Barack Obama’s earlier announcement that he is tapping Tefft for the high-profile...