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Ukraine’s brass warns he could end cease-fire

MOSCOW (AP) - Ukraine's president warned Tuesday that he may terminate weeklong cease-fire early after rebels downed a military helicopter, while Russia urged the Kiev leadership to extend the truce and launch talks with the rebels.

June 24, 2014 | | Nation


Company test space balloon

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - An Arizona company says it has successfully completed the first small-scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles above the earth.

June 24, 2014 | | Nation


ODDITIES IN THE NEWS

• THIEF STEALS, CRASHES MODEL A: PRINEVILLE, Ore. (AP) - Central Oregon authorities say a 79-year-old man took a 1930 Ford Model A coupe to church on Sunday to show it off. But when he left it so he could get a bite of lunch, sheriff's deputies say, it was stolen and crashed into the Crooked River south of Prineville. Photos show the mangled vehicle in the river, but no estimate of the damage was immediately available. Capt. Michael Boyd says 34-year-old Erik Blake Halpin, described as a transient, was accused of drunken driving and unauthorized use of a vehicle. KTVZ-TV ...

June 24, 2014 | | Nation


NTSB faults pilot in Asiana flight

WASHINGTON (AP) - Mismanagement by the pilots of Asiana Flight 214, including confusion over whether one of the airliner's key controls was maintaining airspeed, caused the plane to crash while landing in San Francisco last year, the National Transportation Safety Board concluded Tuesday.

June 24, 2014 | | State


Surge forces officials to take action

WASHINGTON (AP) - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told Congress on Tuesday he would consider every conceivable, lawful option to deal with a continuing flood of immigrants crossing the U.S. border illegally in South Texas.

June 24, 2014 | | Nation


Lawmakers modify sex-assault bill targeting teens

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A bill responding to the sexual assault of a Northern California teenager who committed suicide after a photo of the attack was posted on social media was amended Tuesday to remove a mandatory two-year sentence for juvenile offenders.

June 24, 2014 | | State


Auditor finds four campus’ sexual assault efforts inadequate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - California's public universities need to do a better job of educating students and staff members about campus sexual harassment and violence policies and then keeping students who bring complaints informed about the status of their cases, the state auditor said Thursday.

June 24, 2014 | | State


NEWS FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA

• LUCAS CHOOSES CHICAGO FOR 'STARS WARS' MUSEUM: "Star Wars" creator George Lucas has selected Chicago to build his museum of art and movie memorabilia. Bill McCaffrey, a spokesman for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, confirmed the decision Tuesday. McCaffrey did not have any immediate details about the much-anticipated decision by the filmmaker. But the choice is a major victory for Emanuel and the city, which was competing with San Francisco for the museum.

June 24, 2014 | | State


Why a grim US economic picture is brightening

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the government updates its estimate Wednesday of how the U.S. economy fared last quarter, the number is pretty sure to be ugly. Horrible even.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Stocks end lower as traders sell blue chips

NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market had its biggest decline in two weeks Tuesday, led by a sell-off in blue-chip bank and energy stocks. Homebuilders rose after the government reported sales of new homes rose in May to the highest level in six years.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Eyes on you: Experts reveal police hacking methods

LONDON (AP) - Law enforcement agencies across the globe are taking a page out of the hacker's handbook, using targets' own phones and computers to spy on them with methods traditionally associated with cybercriminals, two computer security groups said Tuesday.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


AT&T says DirecTV deal could slow price hikes

NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T's CEO told Congress Tuesday that his company's purchase of DirecTV will help slow increases in programming prices, but won't lead to a decrease in prices.

June 24, 2014 | | Nationwide


Dennis Leroy Ross Sr.

Dennis Ross, 67, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Linden, CA, on June 19, 2014. He was born in Chico on October 9, 1946.

June 24, 2014 | | OBITS


SPLL Giants set up rematch

One big swing helped lead to one big inning Monday for the Spreckels Park Giants in a 6-5 come-from-behind consolation final win over the Northgate Blue Jays.

June 24, 2014 | By DAVE CAMPBELL The Bulletin | Regional Sports


Dash, Flash place at Cal Cup

Manteca Futbol Club's 2004 Dash girls soccer team wrapped up the first half of its season with a runner-up finish at the Cal Cup.

June 24, 2014 | | Regional Sports


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Carla Marie Parkerson

Carla Marie Parkerson entered into rest on December 4, 2016 at the age of, 63, after a short but courageous battle with bone cancer.

December 08, 2016 | | OBITS


Democrats: From temper tantrum to self-delusion

Hard to believe, but Hillary Clinton's campaign team thinks they lost because Donald Trump ignited America's inner bigot, which caused the KKK and ...

December 08, 2016 | | Other Views


Baca refuses to remain quiet

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

December 08, 2016 | | Letters


Raiders visit Chiefs with AFC West, playoff implications

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Raiders and Chiefs are such bitter foes that not even a late-season game between losing teams with no hope of ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kelly scores late goal to lift Senators past the Sharks

SAN JOSE (AP) - Chris Kelly scored with 1:06 remaining and Jean-Gabriel Pageau added an empty-net goal, giving the Ottawa Senators a 4-2 victory over ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Warriors Patrick McCaw learns surrounded by stars

OAKLAND (AP) - Patrick McCaw flings a football across two courts and hits Ian Clark right in the basketball numbers, then jokingly jumps in front of ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cousins leads Kings to easy win over last-place Mavs

DALLAS (AP) - DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings started and ended with victories on a six-game trip that got a little weird in the middle.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A year after no-hitter, Giants trade Heston to Mariners

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - One year after pitching a no-hitter, right-hander Chris Heston was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Longtime A’s announcer Bill King wins Hall’s Frick Award

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Former Oakland Athletics announcer Bill King has won the Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


A’s President Kaval opens doors to fans for office hours

OAKLAND (AP) - Ryan Mitchell reached out to buddy Michael Doran a few days back to find out his finals schedule at Saint Mary's College ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs get Davis, Yankees get Chapman

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - The champion Chicago Cubs filled their only real need, getting All-Star reliever Wade Davis. He'll take the spot of closer ...

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Christian McCaffrey to leave school for NFL draft

STANFORD (AP) - After gaining more than 6,000 yards the past two seasons, setting an NCAA record and finishing as the runner-up last year in ...

December 07, 2016 | | SPORTS


Warriors rout Clippers for 7th straight win

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Golden State lacked its usual outside shooting touch. The Warriors still had an easy time with the Clippers.

December 07, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Trump chooses hardliners

NEW YORK (AP) - Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he's primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetoric on ...

December 07, 2016 | | Nation


USA life expectancy falls, as many kinds of death show increase

NEW YORK (AP) - A decades-long trend of rising life expectancy in the U.S. could be ending: It declined last year and it is no ...

December 07, 2016 | | Nation


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