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MLB players union rips leaks on Josh Hamilton’s issues

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Major League Baseball Players Association is furious about information leaks surrounding Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton.

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AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane in LA

A small plane lies where it crash-landed on Penmar Golf Course in the Venice area of Los Angeles on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The course is near the Santa Monica, Calif. Municipal Airport, just west of a runway, but there was no immediate confirmation on whether the plane had taken off or was trying to land. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harrison Ford crash-landed his vintage plane Thursday after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his extensive piloting experience to skillfully bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes.

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Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

In this March 19, 2013 file photo, a performer waves as elephants with the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey show, pause for a photo opportunity in front of the Capitol in Washington, on their way to the Verizon Center, to promote the show coming to town. The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press. exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus says the “Greatest Show on Earth” will go on without elephants.

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As NFLPA election looms, Smith hopes to keep ‘boring job’

In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFLPA, speaks during a news conference about the NFL football Super Bowl, in Phoenix. Smith says he expects there are "more than enough people" who will express some sort of disagreement with him when the union convenes in Hawaii for elections later this month. At least a half-dozen candidates say they will challenge Smith, who was initially elected unanimously in 2009 and re-elected without opposition in 2012 after he guided the players through a lockout and into a new collective bargaining agreement with the NFL. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — By his own description, DeMaurice Smith has a boring job.

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AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane on Los Angeles golf course

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AP source: Harrison Ford crash-lands small plane on Los Angeles golf course.

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