26 charges against Kansas abortion clinic dismissed
A Kansas judge on Thursday dismissed 26 misdemeanor charges against a Kansas City-area Planned Parenthood clinic, honoring a prosecutor's request to further narrow a criminal case over allegations the clinic performed illegal late-term abortions.
Escobar lifts Royals over Indians
Alcides Escobar drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 11th inning as the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Cleveland Indians with a 7-6 win on Thursday at Kauffman Stadium.Eric Hosmer got the rally started with a single leading off the frame, moved to second on a
Tennessee Sen. Corker fends off 4, wins GOP primary
Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker has fended off four challengers in a Republican primary to win his party's nomination for a second term.
Dempster pounded in Texas debut, but Rangers down Angels
Mitch Moreland provided a go-ahead, pinch-hit single as part of a four-run seventh inning to lift the Rangers over the Angels, 15-9, in the finale of a four-game set on Thursday.With the game locked at 8-8, Michael Young singled off David Carpenter (1-2) to start the seventh before finding second
Hamilton has 4 RBIs to lead Rangers to 15-9 victory over Angels
Josh Hamilton drove in four runs and the Rangers offense bailed out Ryan Dempster in his Texas debut in a 15-9 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.
Alcides Escobar's RBI single in 11th gives Royals 7-6 win over Indians
Alcides Escobar's RBI single with two outs in the 11th inning gave the Kansas City Royals a 7-6 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night.
Diamondbacks release Podsednik
The Arizona Diamondbacks released outfielder Scott Podsednik on Thursday after he declined his assignment to Triple-A Reno.Podsednik and reliever Matt Albers were acquired from Boston at the trade deadline on Tuesday for reliever Craig Breslow
Japan Regulator Disciplines Nomura Over Leaks
Japan's financial regulator disciplined the brokerage unit of Nomura Holdings Inc. Friday with a "business improvement order" for its role in leaks of insider information, reports said.
Japan Orders Nomura to Improve Operations
Japan's Financial Services Agency on Friday ordered Nomura Holdings Inc. (8604.TO) to improve its operations after a string of insider trading cases that have put Japan's biggest brokerage under scrutiny over the past few months.