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  • The battle for control of the human breast milk industry

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Human breast milk is a hot commodity that is emerging as a surprisingly cutthroat industry. It’s one that some states are now seeking to regulate amid a battle for control between…

  • Illinois voters head to polls in primary for Schock’s seat

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois primary voters are set to nominate candidates to replace ex-U.S. Rep Aaron Schock, once a rising star in Republican politics. Schock resigned in March after mounting questions and news reports…

  • Lawyers: Cosby’s drugs-sex admission could help women’s suit

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby’s admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women’s lawyers said after The Associated Press…

  • Peterson returns to court in murder-for-hire trial

    CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Former suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson is due back in court as his trial on charges of plotting to kill a prosecutor approaches. A hearing in the case is scheduled…

  • Fan hit by line drive and injured during Braves-Brewers game

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A woman sitting several rows behind the Milwaukee Brewers’ dugout has been injured when she was hit by a line drive off the bat of Atlanta’s Eury Perez. The game between the…

  • China opens exhibition to mark the war victory over Japan

    BEIJING (AP) — China opened an exhibition Tuesday commemorating the World War II victory over Japan, part of a propaganda push to stir up nationalism by observing the 70th anniversary of the war’s end in…

  • Northwest League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Everett (Mariners) 11 8 .579 — Spokane (Rangers) 10 9 .526 1 Tri-City (Padres) 8 11 .421 3 Vancouver (Blue Jays) 8 11 .421 3 South Division W L…

  • New Orleans officer arrested for obstruction of justice

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say they have arrested one of their own officers for obstruction of justice as they investigate last month’s shooting death of another police officer. In a news release…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB White Sox 8 6 .571 1½ Dodgers 7 7 .500 2½ Indians 7 7 .500 2½ Reds 7 7 .500 2½ Brewers 6 8 .429 3½ East Division W…

  • Niese gets 1st win since May 9, Mets top skidding Giants 3-0

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the slumping…

  • Sheriff: 1 dead, 4 injured in Washington ice cave collapse

    GRANITE FALLS, Wash. (AP) — A partial ice cave collapse in northwest Washington killed one person and injured four others Monday evening, a Snohomish County sheriff’s spokeswoman said. Sheriff’s spokeswoman Shari Ireton said late Monday…

  • Friends remember man murdered on Metro train

    Friends gathered Monday to remember Kevin Joseph Sutherland, 24, who was stabbed to death while on a train near NoMa — Gallaudet station on Saturday.

  • Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 12-18

    July 12: Actor-comedian Bill Cosby is 78. Singer Christine McVie of Fleetwood Mac is 72. Actress Denise Nicholas (“In the Heat of the Night”) is 71. Actor Jay Thomas is 67. Actress Cheryl Ladd is…

  • Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras heads Tuesday to Brussels, where he will try to use a bailout referendum victory to obtain a rescue deal with European leaders. Tsipras faces intense pressure…

  • Update on the latest in sports:

    MLB-SCHEDULE Cards thump Cubs…Bucs win on late hit UNDATED (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning at Wrigley Field on Monday, but the rest of the game belonged…