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Harper pulled for not hustling, Nats fall to Cards

dWashington Nationals' Bryce Harper sits on the bench during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park on Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Washington. The Cardinals won 4-3. Harper was pulled early from a game after Washington manager Matt Williams said the young outfielder didn't hustle. Harper was taken out after six innings. The 21-year-old Harper is a two-time All-Star known for his aggressive play. But in the sixth inning, he hit the ball to the mound, jogged to first and took a right turn to the dugout before getting halfway down the basepath. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper hit the ball to the mound, jogged to first base and took a right turn to the dugout before getting halfway down the basepath.



Dusty home town remembers Garcia Marquez with plenty of rum

A man paints a portrait of Colombian Nobel Prize 1982 in Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez in his hometown Aracataca, Colombia on April 18, 2014Aracataca (Colombia) (AFP) - In his sleepy, tropical home town, the people who knew the late Nobel-winner Gabriel Garcia Marquez as a child are greeting his death with warm memories and hope. And (Garcia Marquez) just came out to go to school," recalled Anibal Calle, who knew the literature laureate as a very small boy. "At that time, the teacher would stop by their home and take him to school by the hand," said the elderly Calle, glancing at the picket fence across the street that encloses the leafy patio of the Garcia Marquez family home. Garcia Marquez, whose "magical realism" told epic stories of love, family and dictatorship in Latin America, died Thursday aged 87 in Mexico City.



Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

A worker inspects damage to a house at the top of a slow-motion landslide in Jackson, Wyo., on Saturday, April 19, 2014. No one can say when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.



Raptors GM Ujiri uses profanity about Nets

FILE - In this June 4, 2013, file photo, Toronto Raptors new general manager Masai Ujiri gestures during an NBA basketball news conference in Toronto. Raptors general manager Ujiri let loose a profanity during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of Raptors fans outside Air Canada Centre before a Saturday, April 19, 2014, opening game of the NBA playoffs. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette, File)TORONTO (AP) — Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri let loose a profanity about the Brooklyn Nets during a pregame address meant to pump up a group of fans outside Air Canada Centre before Saturday's opening game of the NBA playoffs.



Carriage horse foes picket Liam Neeson's NYC home

Dressed as a horse, Lisa Jablow, center, a member of NYCLASS which opposes use of carriage horses in New York City, joins other animal rights activists outside actor Liam Neeson's home on Saturday, April 19, 2014 to protest his stance on the continued use of carriage horses in Central Park and certain roads around the city. The 61-year-old actor is a vocal supporter of the city's carriage horse industry. Mayor Bill de Blasio has pledged to ban the horse-drawn carriages and replace them with electric vintage-style cars, commissioned by NYCLASS. (AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)NEW YORK (AP) — Animal welfare activists picketing Liam Neeson's home on Saturday said they don't agree with him that the city's carriage horses should keep working.





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