Newman's go-ahead triple rallies Pirates by A's 6-4

Kevin Newman hit a go-ahead two-run triple in the seventh inning and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Oakland Athletics 6-4            [Author: AP]
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Maximum Security owner: Derby disqualification 'egregious'

Maximum Security co-owner says Kentucky Derby disqualification due to interference was 'egregious,' ponders appeal            [Author: AP]
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Nightly Notable: James Harden | May 4

James Harden finishes with 41 points, nine rebounds and six assists as he leads the Rockets to a Game 3 victory.
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Kiner-Falefa’s career-high 4 RBIs lift Rangers over Jays 8-5

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a bases-loaded triple during a four-run second inning and drove in a career-high four, lifting the Texas Rangers over the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5 Saturday night. The Rangers ended a three-game skid by scoring eight runs in the first three innings. Lance Lynn (4-2) won for the fourth […]
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North Korea's Kim Jong-un oversees 'strike drills' of new weapons systems

The US sought to play down the significance of North Korea’s latest missile tests. Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State, insisted that the drills did not cross international boundaries and posed no threat to the US, Japan or South Korea. Hours earlier North Korea confirmed it had tested long-range multiple rocket launchers and tactical guided weapons, and released images of the first launch of a short-range ballistic missile in more than a year. The resumption of tests raised tensions with Seoul ...
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Suzuki, Robles homer in 8th to lead Nationals past Phillies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kurt Suzuki and Victor Robles hit consecutive home runs in the eighth inning to rally the Washington Nationals to a 10-8 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night. It was just the third win in the last 10 for the Nationals, whose injuries continued to pile up. Already without Ryan Zimmerman […]
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Weaver solid as Diamondbacks power past Rockies 9-2

DENVER (AP) — Luke Weaver pitched seven strong innings, Nick Ahmed and Carson Kelly hit back-to-back home runs in a three-run second and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 9-2 on Saturday night for their ninth win in 11 games. David Peralta also homered for the Diamondbacks, who have won six straight on the […]
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Harden scores 41 as Rockets outlast Warriors 126-121 in OT

James Harden scored 41 points, including a big 3-pointer in overtime, and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Golden State Warriors 126-121 on Saturday night to cut the deficit in the Western Conference semifinals to 2-1            [Author: AP]
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Curry Misses Wide-Open Dunk

Stephen Curry misses a wide-open dunk attempt at the end of the game.
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Stephen Curry blows layup, dunk in Warriors' OT loss

Stephen Curry had a very bad Game 3. In addition to scoring just 17 points and shooting 2 of 9 from 3-point range and 7 of 23 from the field, he also missed a layup and a dunk in overtime in the Golden State Warriors' 126-121 loss to the Houston Rockets on Saturday. First, he blew a layup with the Warriors down by three and under two minutes left in overtime.
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Upon Further Review: How Maximum Security Was Disqualified From the Kentucky Derby

Stewards, who usually stay in the background, moved to the forefront and made race history by going to the video.
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Kim Jong-un Shot a Rocket? He Wants to Talk

President Trump should deny him the privilege.
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UW women’s tennis team advances to NCAA Sweet 16

The Washington women’s tennis team won its first NCAA tournament second-round match in 10 years thanks in large part to its two seniors.
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Top Asian News 3:17 a.m. GMT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean state media on Sunday showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and what appeared to be a new short-range ballistic missile, a day after South Korea expressed concern that the launches were a violation of an inter-Korean agreement to cease all hostile acts. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim expressed "great satisfaction" over Saturday's drills and stressed that his front-line ...
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Maximum Security owner: Derby disqualification ‘egregious’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards’ disqualification of his horse’s Kentucky Derby victory as “egregious” and said he was pondering his next step, including a possible appeal. “I think this is the most egregious disqualification in the history of horse racing, and not just because it’s our horse,” West […]
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Bill Barr, under fire for protecting Trump

Attorney General Bill Barr had a solid reputation when he took over the US Justice Department in February, but his concerted efforts to downplay the Mueller report's damning allegations against President Donald Trump have left that reputation tattered. The veteran Washington lawyer, 68, encouraged hopes that, under his leadership, the Justice Department would shake off the taint of politicization in the first two years of Trump's presidency. Barr has stunned many who gave him the benefit of th...
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Service to remember student who charged N Carolina gunman

WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A memorial service is scheduled to mark the passing of a North Carolina college student credited with saving classmates by rushing a gunman firing inside their lecture hall. A memorial is scheduled Sunday evening for 21-year-old Riley Howell, who was fatally wounded while tackling the gunman accused of killing two and […]
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Country House's Kentucky Derby win ranks among biggest upsets in race's history

Country House's 2019 Kentucky Derby win is one of the race's biggest upsets ever, with Donerail's win standing as the only horse with longer odds to win            [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Rocket barrages from Gaza draw Israeli strikes, four Palestinians dead

Gaza militants on Saturday fired some 250 rockets at Israel, which responded with strikes as a fragile ceasefire again faltered in an escalation that left four Palestinians dead, including a baby killed in disputed circumstances. The latest flare-up came with Hamas, the Islamist movement that rules the blockaded Gaza Strip, seeking further concessions from Israel under the ceasefire. Israel said around 250 rockets were fired from the Palestinian enclave and its air defences intercepted dozens ...
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Red Sox get 10 hits in a row in 15-2 rout of White Sox

Baseball Capsules            [Author: AP]
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Russell Westbrook wasn't reason Kevin Durant left Thunder, says ex-teammate

Russell Westbrook wasn't reason Kevin Durant left Thunder, says ex-teammate originally appeared on When Kevin Durant chose to sign with the Warriors in the summer of 2016, the narrative surrounding the 2014 NBA MVP was that he wanted to get away from Russell Westbrook. The two came of age together with the Oklahoma City Thunder, but their games often seemed at odds with one another. Westbrook also plays with the intensity of 1,000 suns, which many imagined had worn on D...
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Harden goes off in OT for needed Game 3 win

James Harden kicked it into another gear in overtime and helped the Rockets win their first game of the series. Kevin Durant finished with a game-high 46 points.
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Cyclone Fani: More than 1,000 Bangladesh homes destroyed

Dozens of villages were submerged by the storm, which killed at least five people with dozens injured.
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'Cowboy' Cerrone beats Al Iaquinta after five round war, calls out Conor McGregor

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one step closer to his ultimate goal to once again fight for the UFC lightweight title following an absolute war on Saturday night. In his second fight back at 155 pounds, Cerrone showcased a striking clinic to out duel Al Iaquinta over five rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory in the main event for UFC Fight Night from Ottawa. It didn't take long for Cerrone and Iaquinta to get warmed up as the two top 10 ranked fighters were immediately launching bombs at...
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Biden Makes First Campaign Appearance in South Carolina, Key Primary State

The speech indicated how Mr. Biden will bring his “working-class Joe” brand to a more diverse Democratic electorate, with black voters playing a dominant role.
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Trump Dials Up the Pressure on Iran

The latest set of sanctions on Tehran could make a bad situation worse.
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Red Sox gets 10 straight hits in 9-run 3rd, rout ChiSox 15-2

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Red Sox strung together 10 straight hits against White Sox left-hander Manny Bañuelos, ending one hit shy of the major league record during a nine-run third inning in a 15-2 rout of Chicago on Saturday night. Bañuelos (2-1) retired his first eight batters before Christian Vázquez opened Boston’s two-out rally […]
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