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Ice bucket, Brazil elections popular on Facebook in 2014

MENLO PARK (AP) - Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death of Robin Williams, to name a few.

December 09, 2014 | | Nationwide


IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits

WASHINGTON (AP) - The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.

December 09, 2014 | | Nationwide


Bryant heats up late, Lakers rally past Kings

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kobe Bryant scored nine of his 32 points in the final 3:14, leading the Los Angeles Lakers' fourth-quarter comeback for a 98-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.

December 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Couple held in Qatar sue company that sent them

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A California couple held in Qatar for nearly two years before being cleared in the death of their 8-year-old adopted daughter has sued the engineering firm that sent them overseas.

December 09, 2014 | | Nation


Few campus sex assaults reported to police

WASHINGTON (AP) - Only a fraction of campus sexual assault victims go to police. Senators on Tuesday grappled with the thorny issue of why some just let their college handle it - or don't report it at all.

December 09, 2014 | | Nation


Gas to average $2.60 next year

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Energy Department again slashed its prediction for next year's average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon. That would be 23 percent below this year's projected average and the lowest full-year average since 2009.

December 09, 2014 | | Nationwide


Prosecutors sue Uber; Lyft settles

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California prosecutors sued Uber on Tuesday over the ride-booking company's background checks of drivers and other allegations, adding to the popular startup's worldwide legal woes.

December 09, 2014 | | State


Flight lands with extra passenger

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A Southwest Airlines flight landed in Los Angeles with one more passenger than when it took off.

December 09, 2014 | | State


House moves to bring relief to valley farms

WASHINGTON (AP) - The House approved on Tuesday a bill designed to give state and federal agencies authority to move more water in coming months to California's drought-stricken farm belt.

December 09, 2014 | | State


Death penalty sought in deputy killings

SACRAMENTO (AP) - California prosecutors said Tuesday they will seek the death penalty for a Utah man charged with killing two deputies during an hourslong rampage that also left a motorist and another deputy wounded.

December 09, 2014 | | State


Pavelski nets two in Sharks’ victory

SAN JOSE (AP) - Joe Pavelski scored two goals and the San Jose Sharks bounced back from a loss at Edmonton by beating the Oilers 5-2 in the back end of a home-and-home set Tuesday night.

December 09, 2014 | | Pro Sports


Many in limbo over Obama immigrant rules

DENVER (AP) - When President Barack Obama outlined why he was letting as many as 4 million immigrants stay and work legally in this country last month, it sounded like he was talking about Arturo Hernandez.

December 09, 2014 | | Nation


Perry: Most people expect me to run for president

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he won't make up his mind about running for president until the middle of next year, but he doesn't feel pressure to announce sooner because most people expect that he will.

December 09, 2014 | | Nation


Blacks at Iowa college seeking change after KKK robe display

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The activism sparked by an art display depicting a Ku Klux Klan robe should be a catalyst to make the University of Iowa more welcoming to minorities, students and employees said Tuesday.

December 09, 2014 | | Nation


Iowans will use app to show license

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Need to show your driver's license? In Iowa, there will soon be an app for that.

December 09, 2014 | | Nation


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Appreciates discussing opposing viewpoints in peaceful manner

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

June 28, 2017 | | Letters


Make Roth, French Camp roads truck route

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

June 28, 2017 | | Letters


Span gets RBI single in 14th, lifts Giants over Rockies

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Denard Span singled home Gorkys Hernandez with two outs in the 14th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies ...

June 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


3 RIVERS POWWOW

Another powwow is coming to Three Rivers in Manteca.

June 28, 2017 | By ROSE ALBANO RISSO | NEWS


Tebow or the fight might not be great, but so what?

The odds keep dropping on Conor McGregor, though it's more because UFC fans love him than his actual chances of winning a boxing match ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Healy’s 1st slam lifts Athletics over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Ryon Healy's first career grand slam broke a tie in the sixth inning and the Oakland Athletics held on for a 6-4 ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Garcia hits two homers as San Jose tops Stockton

SAN JOSE (AP) - Aramis Garcia hit a pair of homers, leading the San Jose Giants to a 12-4 win over the Stockton Ports on Monday.

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Florida beats LSU at CWS for 1st national championship

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Florida scored four runs in the eighth inning to pull away from LSU, and the Gators beat their Southeastern Conference rival 6-1 ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Ledecky, Adrian steals opening night show at US nationals

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Katie Ledecky keeps makes winning look easy. Nathan Adrian continues to prove experience matters when things get close.

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Travelers had atmosphere the US Open was lacking

A sure sign that the USGA needs to take a closer look at how it sets up the U.S. Open is when it draws ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Pacquiao going big, or going bust in the Battle of Brisbane

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Freddie Roach is ready to narrow down Manny Pacquiao's options following the WBO welterweight championship fight against Jeff Horn: Think about ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


FIFA publishes Garcia report on 2018-2022 World Cup bidding

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - After years of intrigue about allegedly corrupt World Cup bidding, FIFA published an investigation report Tuesday that showed how voters exploited the ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


New Zealand promises to do ‘right thing’ with America’s Cup

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - When the post-race formalities ended, feisty Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton picked up the America's Cup and carried it ...

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Neidert, Mariscal carry Modesto to win over Visalia

MODESTO (AP) -Chris Mariscal had three hits and two RBI, and Nick Neidert allowed just seven hits over eight innings as the Modesto Nuts topped ...

June 27, 2017 | | Regional Sports


Tebow hits St Lucie, the next step of his journey

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) - Tim Tebow knows he can still improve on everything.

June 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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