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Measure taxes wealthy to support public education

LOS ANGELES (AP) - California is a state that both mints millionaires and relies heavily on taxing them to fund its education and provide basic state government services.

October 10, 2016 | | Nation


Ginsburg: Anthem protest ‘dumb and disrespectful’

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has called the protests of football players who decline to stand for the national anthem "dumb and disrespectful."

October 10, 2016 | | Nation


Giving up on Trump? Ryan focusing on saving majority

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nation's top elected Republican, effectively abandoned Donald Trump Monday, telling anxious fellow lawmakers he will not campaign for or defend the floundering businessman in the election's closing weeks. Pro-Trump members rebelled in anger, accusing Ryan of conceding the election to Hillary Clinton.

October 10, 2016 | | Nation


Trump puts Clinton sex abuse claims at center of campaign

AMBRIDGE, Pa. (AP) - Donald Trump on Monday put the claim that Bill Clinton was a sexual predator whose wife attacked the victims at the center of his flailing presidential campaign, insisting his own vulgar words about women in 2005 weren't as bad as the Clintons' alleged deeds two decades ago.

October 10, 2016 | | Nation


Police need more gang officers

Editor, Manteca Bulletin,

October 10, 2016 | | Letters


3 ways life will get better

It was June of 1992, the Saturday night before the California primary. There was no more campaigning to be done for the night. It was the 50th birthday for Geoff Cowan, who would soon become the head of the Voice of America and later the Dean of the Annenberg School at USC. But the mood that evening was glum. Bill Clinton, one of the party guests, was running third in the national polls. It was only a month since Los Angeles exploded in violence.

October 10, 2016 | Susan Estrich | Other Views


Trump, before debate, appears with Bill Clinton’s accusers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Donald Trump, on the defensive since a video came out depicting him using vulgar language about women and seeming to condone sexual assault, held a pre-debate appearance Sunday with women who accused Bill Clinton of rape and unwanted sexual advances.

October 09, 2016 | | Nation


Debate: Accusations & insults

ST. LOUIS (AP) - In a bitter debate filled with accusation and insult, Hillary Clinton declared that Donald Trump's vulgar comments about women reveal "exactly who he is" and prove his unsuitability to be president. Firing back, he accused her of attacking women involved in Bill Clinton's extramarital affairs and promised she would "be in jail" if he were president.

October 09, 2016 | | Nation


Raiders atop AFC West

OAKLAND (AP) - After too often finding themselves on the wrong end of close games a year ago, the Oakland Raiders have thrived in those situations this season.

October 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs face tall task in Bumgarner, try to close out series

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Sure, Jake Arrieta and Joe Maddon know all about what Madison Bumgarner has done on the postseason stage in recent years.

October 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jimmie Johnson moves into 3rd round of playoffs

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Stuck in the longest losing streak of his career, Jimmie Johnson had a chance for a critical win that could salvage this ho-hum season for Hendrick Motorsports.

October 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


62-year-old Jay Haas wins Newport Beach; 2nd oldest PGA victor

NEWPORT BEACH (AP) - Jay Haas birdied the first hole of a playoff with Bart Bryant on Sunday in the Toshiba Classic to become the second-oldest winner in PGA Tour Champions history.

October 09, 2016 | | SPORTS


100-mph pitches give Cub’s Chapman little time to reflect

CHICAGO - Like too many ballplayers with interesting and sometimes controversial pasts, Aroldis Chapman would prefer that his game do the talking. If so, it's always going to be a short conversation.

October 09, 2016 | JIM LITKE | Sports Columns


Donaldson dashes home as Blue Jays win ALDS

TORONTO (AP) - Josh Donaldson raced home from second base after Rougned Odor bounced a double-play relay in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 7-6 to sweep their AL Division Series on Sunday night.

October 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Game 3 of Indians-Red Sox rained out, will play tonigh

BOSTON (AP) - Josh Tomlin is just fine waiting another day to make his postseason debut.

October 09, 2016 | | Pro Sports


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Our NBA picks: Warriors over Clippers, Cavs over Celtics

MIAMI (AP) - Happy new NBA season.

October 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kelly gives 49ers week off for bye despite 6-game skid

SANTA CLARA (AP) - Despite a defense on pace to be one of the worst in the NFL in years, an offense that has struggled to ...

October 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Indians embrace underdog role in World Series against Cubs

CLEVELAND (AP) - Any other year, against any other team, the Cleveland Indians would be the sentimental choice in this year's World Series.

October 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Bryant, Baez and other young Cubs critical in title chase

CHICAGO (AP) - Kris Bryant says he gets chills every time the fans at Wrigley Field shower him with "MVP!" chants.

October 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Jump it up: NBA poised for season unlike any it has ever had

The story lines are as long as a Stephen Curry 3-pointer.

October 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Kevin Durant eager to get started at last with Warriors

OAKLAND (AP) - Steve Kerr joked around on what became a post-mosh Monday, feeling some of the natural pressure before his Golden State Warriors get going ...

October 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


Cubs, Indians meet in Series

CLEVELAND (AP) - The last time the Cleveland Indians won the World Series, Dewey led Truman in the polls. The Chicago Cubs' last title was 13 ...

October 25, 2016 | | Pro Sports


For some low-income workers, retirement is only a dream

CHICAGO (AP) - It was a striking image. A photo of an 89-year-old man hunched over, struggling to push his cart with frozen treats. Fidencio Sanchez ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


Trump rejects ‘phony’ polls

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) - A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on "phony polls" from the "disgusting" media on Monday, fighting to energize his ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


Demos, GOP think Trump could cost GOP House seats

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Clasping the $4,000 check that Orlando area real estate agents handed him, Rep. John Mica stood in the F&D Cantina ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


1960s pop singer Bobby Vee has died at age 73

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Pop idol Bobby Vee, the boyish, grinning 1960s singer whose career was born when he took a Midwestern stage as a teenager to ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


Judge: Man won’t get to cover neo- Nazi tattoos during murder trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Las Vegas man who was allowed to use makeup to cover his neo-Nazi tattoos during his robbery trial and conviction in ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


DOUBLE-DIGIT RATE HIKES

WASHINGTON (AP) - Premiums will go up sharply next year under President Barack Obama's health care law, and many consumers will be down to just ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


iPhone 7 Plus is adding blurring effect

CUPERTINO (AP) - Apple's iPhone 7 Plus is getting a new camera capability - the blurring of backgrounds to focus attention on people or other objects ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


Gov’t: Cybersecurity should be part of auto design process

DETROIT (AP) - The government's highway safety agency says automakers should make cybersecurity part of their product development process by assessing risks and designing in ...

October 24, 2016 | | Nation


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