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Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad

In this May 22, 2014, photo, a ship is docked at Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal as a man plays golf in Norfolk, Va. As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world, where they could create even more pollution. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.

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Young pitches Mariners to 4-3 win over Orioles

Seattle Mariners starter Chris Young delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Seattle, Saturday, July 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Young allowed two hits in seven shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners snapped a four-game losing streak by holding off the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Saturday.

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King Felix not enough for Mariners in 2-1 loss

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez throws against the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo)

SEATTLE (AP) — For the past two months, Felix Hernandez has given the Seattle Mariners a great chance to win every time out.

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Davis homers in 10th, Orioles edge Mariners 2-1

Seattle Mariners pitcher Charlie Furbush, left, stands on the mound as Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the 10th inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo)

SEATTLE (AP) — After leading the majors with 53 homers and 138 RBIs last year, Chris Davis has struggled to follow up his huge season at the plate.

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Marshawn Lynch missing as Seahawks camp begins

In this June 17, 2014 file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch smiles at a football minicamp practice that he watched from the sidelines in Renton, Wash. Lynch has been the workhorse Seattle has leaned on the past three seasons. He’s helped bring the team its first Super Bowl title and despite his quirks has wide-ranging respect in the locker room. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Marshawn Lynch famously said during Super Bowl week that he was “all about that action, boss.”

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