Summary Will Mike Trout and the Angels be popping champagne on Wednesday? *Accordingly, the A's will be eliminated from contention in the AL West with a loss to the Rangers AND an Angels win over the Mariners. *MLB home run leader Nelson Cruz of the Orioles needs one more homer for his 40th of the season. * David Ortiz of the Red Sox and Victor Martinez of the Tigers are each sitting on 99 RBI for the season.
Summary Mike Trout almost certainly will win the American League MVP award -- and deservedly so. People on and around the Mariners have noticed the Cano effect. "The thing people don't realize is how hard I work in the offseason. I get up at 6 in the morning and do my exercise. Then I go to the ballpark and work out for three or four hours, and then go to the gym." Instead, they're in the thick of the wild-card race.
Summary MARYSVILLE Wash. The incident was the latest in a series of deadly shooting rampages at U.S. schools that have played a central role in a national debate over gun laws. And a friend of one of the victims said he had been recently rejected by a female classmate.
Summary Rights group says she was sexually assaulted and killed her attacker in self-defense. "Amnesty International understands that, at the outset of the investigation, Reyhaneh Jabbari admitted to stabbing the man once in the back, but claimed she had done so after he had tried to sexually abuse her," the rights group said. "She also maintained that a third person in the house had been involved in the killing. These claims, if proven, could exonerate her but are believed never to have been properly investigated, raising many questions about the circumstances of the killing."
Summary Police said immediate life-saving measures were started by prison staff and Pottsville-Schuylkill Haven Area EMS were called. Pesavage died at the trauma center on Wednesday, police said. Pesavage was committed to prison just days before he was found after being arrested by Rush Township police on theft charges.
Summary Putin charged that the United States has escalated world conflicts by "unilateral diktat" and by imposing sanctions that he said were aimed at pushing Russia toward "economic weakness," while he denied that Russia aspires to rebuild an empire or reclaim its Cold War-era stature as a superpower.