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Diamondbacks’ Owings injured in collision with Pollock

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona right fielder Chris Owings has left the Diamondbacks’ game against the San Francisco Giants after colliding with center fielder A.J. Pollock. Owings was injured in the third inning Thursday night on a long fly to the gap in right-center by Joe Panik. Owings slid t...

Condemned Northern California house sells for .23 million

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — A condemned Northern California house with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for .23 million, a price tag that highlights how a housing shortage is fueling skyrocketing home prices in the San Francisco Bay Area. Listing agent Larry Gallegos said ...

A homer at home: Lindor’s shot helps Indians top Twins 6-1

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered in his native Puerto Rico, Corey Kluber allowed one run in 6 2/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Tuesday night. Michael Brantley and Jose Ramirez each had three hits for Cleveland in the first regular-seas...

Moore goes 7 strong innings, Rangers beat Rays 7-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Moore allowed an unearned run over seven innings in his first start against his former team and the Texas Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 on Tuesday night. Moore (1-3), who went 39-28 with Tampa Bay before being dealt to San Francisco in 2016, struck out s...

Tigers snap 5-game skid, beat Baltimore 4-2

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Martinez homered for the first time since August, and the Detroit Tigers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. Martinez hit a two-run shot in the second, and Jeimer Candelario hit a tiebreaking triple in the fif...

Tech firms sign pledge to refrain from helping cyberattacks

SAN FRANCISCO: Thirty-four global technology companies and organisations signed a pact on Tuesday (Apr 17) calling for a stronger defence against cyberattacks in any form and pledging to refrain from helping governments attack "innocent" civilians or enterprises. "The devastating attacks from the ....

Strong subscriber growth lifts Netflix revenue, profit

SAN FRANCISCO: Netflix added 7.4 million new subscribers in the past quarter as the global television giant ramped up profits with its strongest-ever revenue growth since launching its streaming service. In its quarterly update on Monday (Apr 16), Netflix reported profits grew 63 per cent from a ....