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  • Padres rally late, hold off Mets in 9th for 6-5 win

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hunter Renfroe put the Padres ahead, then Brad Hand held on at the end. And when it was finally over, San Diego had one of its most exhilarating wins during a difficult season.

  • Moody’s cuts China credit rating over rising debt

    BEIJING (AP) — The Moody’s ratings agency on Wednesday cut China’s credit rating due to surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting challenges faced by Communist leaders as they overhaul a slowing economy.

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  • Fighting back: Students, some schools take on sexual assault

    FOREST GROVE, Ore. (AP) — A pair of Oregon school districts were intent on identifying warning signs that students might be contemplating a campus shooting when they stumbled on a threat far more pervasive yet much less discussed — sexual aggression among classmates.

  • Harsh sentences for IS sympathizers in Brazil test new law

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After months of trading messages on social media praising violence by the Islamic State militant group, Leonid El Kadre de Melo said it was time to act.