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Review: Amazon Fire offers new ways to use phones

In this June 18, 2014 file photo, the Amazon "Mayday" customer service app that provides a direct link to a live Amazon tech support worker, is demonstrated on the new Amazon Fire Phone, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — What I find fascinating about Amazon’s Fire phone isn’t the gizmos such as the 3-D imagery or the camera scanner that helps you get more information about products.

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Padres manage only 5 hits in 6-0 loss to Cubs

Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, right, watches his seventh inning home run as San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal, center, and umpire Pat Hoberg (31) look on during a baseball game in Chicago, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. This was Rizzo's second home run of the game.  (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres’ starting lineup Tuesday night had a total of 29 home runs this season. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, the player San Diego traded to Chicago in 2012, now has 25 by himself.

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Santana homers to lead Cleveland past Minnesota

Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana lays down a bunt single in the third inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Cleveland Indians hope struggling Carlos Santana and Nick Swisher continue to hit like they did Tuesday night.

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Twins can’t get big hit in 8-2 loss to Indians

Minnesota Twins' Brian Dozier rounds the bases on a solo home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Scott Atchison in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Indians won 8-2. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Getting men on base hasn’t been a problem of late for the Minnesota Twins. Getting them around is another story.

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LaRoche’s HR rallies Nationals past Rockies, 7-4.

Washington Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche hits a three-run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

DENVER (AP) — Adam LaRoche hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh, Anthony Rendon had three hits and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.

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