Monthly Archives for August, 2019



Correction: International Court-Mali story

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands – In a Sept. 26 story about a suspect in the destruction of mausoleums in Timbuktu being sent to the International Criminal Court, The Associated Press reported erroneously the last name of the court’s prosecutor. The correct name is Fatou Bensouda, not Fatou Nesouda.

A corrected version of the story is below:

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Driver who killed newlywed on LA beach boardwalk gets 42 years to life

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LOS ANGELES – The horror still haunts them today. A revving engine and the sight of a car bearing down. There was little time to get to safety and almost nowhere to run among the throngs on the Venice Beach Boardwalk that summer afternoon.

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Special-teams play sinks sloppy Maple Leafs in 6-4 loss to Sabres

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TORONTO – A lack of discipline and special-teams struggles cost the Toronto Maple Leafs in pre-season action against the Buffalo Sabres.

The Leafs gave up three power-play goals and one short-handed in a 6-4 loss to the Sabres on Friday night at Air Canada Centre.

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Oklahoma man uses backward half-court shot talent to raise kidney donation awareness

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An Oklahoma man is using his talent of making shots while standing backwards at half-court to raise awareness for kidney donation.

It’s called #Quinning4Kidneys, and for 30 days the man behind the awareness campaign, Clay Quinn, hopes to raise enough money and support for the cause that hits close to home.

Quinn’s dad has type one diabetes.

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Blue Jays clinch first post-season berth since 1993 amid confusion

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TORONTO – The Toronto Blue Jays have clinched a post-season berth, but it may be the most confusing entry ever.

The Blue Jays and presumably most of their fans went to bed Friday night thinking there was one more hurdle to cross before ending a 22-year playoff drought.

READ MORE: MLB commissioner wants to see Blue Jays in World Series

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