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Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.   Mike Moustakas doubled with one out in the ninth. Dyson ran for him and stole third and came around to score as Jake Petricka (1-5) threw a wild pitch.   After Nori Aoki, who had four hits, doubled with ...

Developer plans four-story student apartments, neighbors express concerns A plot of land on E. Cherry St., just east of National Ave., could soon be home to a new high-end apartment building catering to college students. “We want it to have an urban feel that kind of fit with the neighborhood. I think we have hit it pretty close,” stated Russell Meck, developer with RKJ Properties. Meck has big plans for East Cherry Flats.  The four-story ...

Soldier from Marionville dies in Army training incident A soldier from Marionville, Mo., died in a training "incident" last week.   Spc. Silas Jones, 22, had been in the Army since May 2012. Jones graduated from Marionville High School in 2011. He was active in the FFA. Jones' former teacher and Principal, Mark Estep says Jones was a well-liked, mature student who was excited about his military future. Estep says Jones stopped by the High School ...

Group: Arkansas State should keep religious symbol JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — A law firm claiming to represent an Arkansas State football player says the school should return to its helmets a cross bearing the initials of a player and an equipment manager who recently died. At the suggestion of school lawyers, Arkansas State modified helmet decals last week. The memorial to former player Markel Owens and former equipment manager Barry Weyer is now ...

Arkansas attorney general hospitalized LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is hospitalized after a reaction to a new blood-pressure medication he is taking. Spokesman Aaron Sadler says McDaniel has been admitted to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for observation after being taken to the hospital Monday morning. Sadler says McDaniel is doing well and describes the incident as "a minor thing." Sadler said in a ...

White House backs use of body cameras by police WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says requiring police officers to wear body cameras is one potential solution to the mistrust between police and their communities that fueled unrest last month in Ferguson, Missouri. More than 150,000 people signed an online White House petition urging President Barack Obama to "create a law" requiring all police to wear body cameras. That would require an act of Congress. But ...

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Alibaba to raise up to $25 bn with revised IPO price
Workers renovate a building at the Alibaba head office in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province on September 15, 2014New York (AFP) - Chinese online giant Alibaba boosted the price range for what was already expected to be the biggest stock offering on record, to as much as $25.03 billion.

Reinstated Peterson says 'I'm not a child abuser'
Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings looks on from the sideline on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, MissouriMinneapolis (AFP) - Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, reinstated on Monday by the NFL team, declared he was not a child abuser despite charges of injuring his four-year-old son with blows from a switch.

George Clooney to get prize for humanitarian work
George Clooney and his fiancee Amal Alamuddin at an event in Florence, Italy on September 7, 2014Los Angeles (AFP) - Hollywood megastar George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes for his work on screen and off, the organization said.

Ukraine to ratify EU pact, offer rebels self-rule
Ukrainian servicemen sit atop of an armoured personnel carrier during a patrol in Donetsk region, on September 15, 2014Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine is set to ratify a disputed EU agreement and offer limited self-rule to parts of the separatist east as it moves to turn the page on the bloodiest chapter of its post-Soviet history.

Liverpool return sets Champions League battle underway
Liverpool's players stretch during a training session in Liverpool, north-west England, on September 15, 2014, on the eve of their UEFA Champions League first leg match against LudogoretsParis (AFP) - Liverpool's return to European action for the first time in five years and Real Madrid's shaky start to the season dominate the start of the new battle for the Champions League title on Tuesday.