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    Doug Fister continued his string of stellar performances with seven scoreless innings as the Detroit Tigers picked up their ninth straight win and third straight series sweep with a 2-1 victory over the visiting Minnesota …

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    12 Sep 11
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    By Tom Krasovic SAN DIEGO — The Chargers shook off an ugly first half Sunday and opened the season with a 24-17 victory over the Vikings. Turning boos into cheers, the Chargers shut out the …

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    12 Sep 11
  • Sport Headlines for 9/12/11

    NFL:San Diego 24 Minnesota 17 Major League Baseball:Detroit 2 Minnesota 1 WNBA:Minnesota 96 Phoenix 90

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    12 Sep 11
  • Lobsters liberated by Buddhist intervention

    Instead of plunging headfirst to their death in a pot of boiling water, 534 live lobsters escaped the dinner plate and belly flopped to freedom into the dark waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

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    12 Sep 11
  • Ordinance would cover naked bottoms

    In the San Francisco Bay area where tolerance is king, it is a rare politician willing to clamp down on citizens who let it all hang out.

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    12 Sep 11
  • Green glowing cats are seen in this undated handout photo. Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a genome-based immunization strategy to fight feline AIDS and illuminate ways to combat human HIV/AIDS and other diseases.

    U.S. scientists have developed a strain of green-glowing cats with cells that resist infection from a virus that causes feline AIDS, a finding that may help prevent the disease in cats and advance AIDS research in people.

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    12 Sep 11
  • Explosion at French nuclear site injures four

    An explosion at the French nuclear site of Marcoule on Monday injured four people, France’s ASN nuclear safety watchdog said, but local police said there was no risk of contamination.

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    12 Sep 11
  • Jamie Dimon, CEO and chairman of JPMorgan Chase & Co., poses for a portrait in his office in New York, in this photo taken December 22, 2010

    The United States should consider pulling out of the Basel group of global regulators, Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, said in an interview with the Financial Times.

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    12 Sep 11