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Nazi war suspect dies as extradition OK’d

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial.

July 23, 2014 | | Nation


Obama: Republicans bamboozle

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Fact met fiction Wednesday in one of those Hollywood ways: The real-life president of the United States complains about "phony scandals" in the presence of the producer and the star of a hit TV drama about indignity and dishonor among Washington's political elite.

July 23, 2014 | | State


California seeks final ruling on teacher tenure

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown refused to say Wednesday if he plans to appeal a Los Angeles judge's closely watched decision to strike down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.

July 23, 2014 | | State


Lawsuit tests racial policy at state prisons

SACRAMENTO (AP) - A federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California's policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system.

July 23, 2014 | | State


NEWS FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA

BAY AREA POSTAL INSPECTOR INDICTED IN THEFT CASE: SAN JOSE (AP) - A federal grand jury has returned a three-count indictment charging a San Jose postal inspector with stealing and destroying mail.

July 23, 2014 | | State


Brown: Illegal kids a humanitarian issue

SACRAMENTO (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown said Wednesday the arrival of unaccompanied young migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border is more of a humanitarian issue than a political one.

July 23, 2014 | | State


Cal State will cut enrollment growth in half

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Enrollment growth at California State University will be cut by half this fall - from 20,000 to about 10,000 additional students - after state funding fell short of expectations, according to a report.

July 23, 2014 | | State


Mom accused of leaving kids in car to visit casino

LIVERMORE (AP) - A mother accused of leaving her young children in a car while she gambled at a Livermore casino is facing child endangerment charges.

July 23, 2014 | | State


Sketch of suspect in peacock killing released

RANCHO PALOS VERDES (AP) - Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California.

July 23, 2014 | | State


Man stabbed ex 84 times, put pig mask on her

MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) - A man was convicted Wednesday of fatally stabbing his ex-wife 84 times and covering her face with a pig mask.

July 23, 2014 | | Nation


Facebook 2Q earnings, revenue soar

MENLO PARK (AP) - Facebook is on a roll. The world's largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often.

July 23, 2014 | | Nation


Getting paid for posts? New twist for Social networking

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook and most other social networks are built on the premise that just about everything should be shared -except the money those posts produce.

July 23, 2014 | | Nation


Cheaper wireless plans cut into AT&T 2Q profit

NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T Inc. on Wednesday posted lower net income for the latest quarter due to cheaper cellphone plans it introduced as a response to aggressive pricing from smaller competitor T-Mobile US.

July 23, 2014 | | Nation


Thieves got into StubHub accounts for $1.6M payday

NEW YORK (AP) - Some of the hottest tickets in town - to Broadway hits, Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts, a New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox game - were snapped up by an international ring of cyber thieves who commandeered more than 1,000 StubHub users' accounts to make big money by fraudulently buying tickets and reselling them, prosecutors said Wednesday.

July 23, 2014 | | Nation


Twitter admits to hiring too many white & Asian men for top tech jobs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like several other major companies in Silicon Valley.

July 23, 2014 | | State


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Nolasco, Norris lead Angels to win over Athletics

ANAHEIM (AP) - Ricky Nolasco had extra days between starts to work on mechanical issues and it paid off.

April 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Urias makes solid 2017 debut as Dodgers beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Less than 24 hours after losing to the Giants in 10 innings, the Los Angeles Dodgers turned the tables and managed just ...

April 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Everything is supersized in big heavyweight title fight

LONDON (AP) - Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko drew the kind of crowd for their final news conference that most fighters would be happy with once ...

April 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders use 1st pick on troubled CB Gareon Conley

ALAMEDA (AP) - Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said his staff did extensive research on Gareon Conley before using the 24th overall pick in the ...

April 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


49ers get Solomon Thomas, extra picks in 1st round

SANTA CLARA (AP) - John Lynch turned out to be an aggressive dealer in his first draft as San Francisco 49ers general manager.

April 28, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Asks if Trump is ‘stupid or nefarious’

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

April 27, 2017 | | Letters


Edmonton opens 2nd round with wild win

ANAHEIM (AP) - Adam Larsson scored his second goal of the third period with 4:40 to play, and the Edmonton Oilers blew a two-goal lead ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Celtics pull away from Bulls to take 3-2 lead

BOSTON (AP) - Isaiah Thomas and Avery Bradley scored 24 points apiece to help the Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 on Wednesday night and ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Stanislaus State’s Reynolds has Parkinson’s, to co-coach

TURLOCK (AP) - Stanislaus State basketball coach Larry Reynolds announced Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease and will remain with the Division II team as ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Sharapova wins 1st match on return from 15-month doping ban

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) - Looking relieved, Maria Sharapova went through her familiar routine of waving to the crowd and blowing kisses after winning her first match ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


NASCAR stars are no longer driving into their 50s

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn't ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Shoemaker gets 1st win since head injury

ANAHEIM (AP) - Matt Shoemaker thought only about his team, not how far he had come personally since a line drive that hit off the right ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Giants rally from 3 down to stun Dodgers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Michael Morse showed he has some power left in his 35-year-old swing, something he'd been telling Giants general manager Bobby Evans ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Warriors GM Myers confident Kerr will return to full health

OAKLAND (AP) - Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers fully expects Steve Kerr to find a solution to his debilitating health issues and return to ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


Raiders bring Lynch out of retirement

ALAMEDA (AP) - Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after agreeing on a two-year deal with the Raiders that paved the way for a trade ...

April 27, 2017 | | Pro Sports


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