Tuesday, June 28, 2016

News - Nation

  • June 28, 2016 | State AP-Scorecard

  • June 28, 2016 | State California land officials sign off on closing nuclear plant

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California land officials dropped their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant and signed off Tuesday on a deal to close the Central Coast facility many years earlier than its operators had previously sought.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley's first guitarist, dies at 84

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died Tuesday. He was 84.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Sanders says he'll try to block Senate GMO bill

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders says he'll try to block Senate consideration of a bill that would require nationwide labeling of food with genetically modified products, but with a less stringent labeling requirement than the one included in Vermont's law.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Oregon county keeps judge who blocked refuge occupiers

    BEND, Ore. (AP) — Residents of a remote county in eastern Oregon where an armed group seized a federal wildlife refuge voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to keep in office a top local official who had denied the occupiers access to a county building.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Hamilton's ties to Albany highlighted in tours, exhibit

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Long before his life story became the toast of the Great White Way, Alexander Hamilton was a hit in Albany.

  • June 28, 2016 | State College students take to social media to take on terrorism

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Students at one New York college are taking to social media to tackle terrorism.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Ex-NFL player wants sentencing delayed over concussion exam

    CLEVELAND (AP) — A former NFL wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing money from two children's charities is asking that his sentencing hearing be delayed again after prosecutors sought medical records related to a concussion examination.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Brother of pastor competent to stand trial in his slaying

    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a church office as Sunday services were ending has been found mentally competent to stand trial.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Ohio State band trainer to be sentenced for sexual battery

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University drum major instructor who pleaded guilty to a sexual battery charge over an encounter with a student is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Columbus.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Nationals 5, Mets 0

  • June 28, 2016 | State Suicide blasts kill dozens at Istanbul airport

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Suicide attackers killed dozens and wounded more than 140 at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, as Turkish officials blamed Tuesday's massacre at the international terminal on three suspected Islamic State group militants.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Dozier hits 2 HRs, Gibson shines as Twins blank White Sox

    CHICAGO (AP) — Brian Dozier was struggling to keep his average above .200 for the first two months of the season.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Giolito impresses in rain-shortened debut as Nats beat Mets

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Lucas Giolito threw four scoreless innings in his rain-shortened major league debut, and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-0 on Tuesday night.

  • June 28, 2016 | State Coastal Carolina beats Arizona 5-4 to even CWS finals

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Connor Owings' bloop RBI single sparked a three-run eighth inning, and Coastal Carolina beat Arizona 5-4 on Tuesday night to send the College World Series finals to a deciding Game 3.

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