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Hanley Ramirez out of Dodgers' lineup after cortisone shot

The Dodgers will rest Hanley Ramirez after the shortstop received a cortisone shot in his right shoulder Thursday night, Manager Don Mattingly said Friday. Ramirez is not in the starting lineup against the Padres but could be available later in the game.

Letters: At least we finally have an NBA decision

I am so happy that the wait is finally over. We were all wondering if he would take the bigger stage or decide to stay home. Thank you, Jordan Farmar, for deciding to stay in Los Angeles.

Lakers agree to two-year deal with Jordan Hill

The Lakers appear to have found their starting center, agreeing to terms Friday with free agent Jordan Hill.

Chris Bosh returning to Miami Heat; Bulls interested in Dwyane Wade

Chris Bosh said all along that he wanted to stay with the Miami Heat, and the departure of LeBron James did not lead to a change of heart.

A smelly message: Gorillas communicate with odors, study shows

In humans, especially teenage boys, one's body odor can cause most anyone to step away. Turns out gorilla B.O. can be “louder” or “softer” to communicate status, fear or more subtle information to those around them, researchers report after following a group for a year.

Lyft's move into New York City blocked by state Supreme Court

An attempt by ride-sharing app Lyft to launch in New York City hit a speed bump when the state's Supreme Court granted an injunction preventing the company's planned launch Friday evening, state officials said.

Chinese citizen charged in plot to steal U.S. military data

A Chinese citizen was charged with plotting to steal data from U.S. defense contractors, including a successful hack of Boeing Co.'s computer system, amid an expanding crackdown on industrial espionage by China.

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' is a simian success, reviews say

Humans and apes are on the brink of war in "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," and movie critics are siding with the apes. According to the majority of reviews, "Dawn" is a refreshingly smart summer sequel — one in which the simians are the most compelling characters on screen.

Amazon wants to test delivery drones outdoors

Online retailing giant Amazon wants permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to test speedy delivery drones outside in the Seattle area.

Emmys 2014: 'So You Think You Can Dance' leads Fox's Emmy nominations

Of the just 18 Emmy nominations received by Fox this year, seven went to the venerable dance reality competition “So You Think You Can Dance.” In its 11th season this summer, the show has received 42 nominations over the last nine years, with 11 wins so far.

Could Dan Gilbert's letter be slowing LeBron James' decision?

Day 2 of LeBron James watch begins with news that an old wound may be delaying the NBA superstar's decision on whether to sign with Cleveland or return to Miami.

Dodgers win, Kershaw's streak ends and Crawford sits

Carl Crawford was on the disabled list for six weeks that felt like an eternity. When he was activated Thursday, he found himself waiting some more.

Shelly Sterling testifies she learned late of Donald incapacity finding

Shelly Sterling attended to many details in her rush to sell the Clippers before the NBA would seize the team, but was unaware of the 11th-hour maneuver to push aside her husband and team co-owner, Donald, she told a Los Angeles court Thursday.

Gov. Brown approves Lockheed-Boeing tax-credit offer

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday put the finishing touch on a deal crafted with lawmakers to give aerospace giant Lockheed Martin Corp. a $420-million tax break if it helps build new stealth bombers in California.

Minutemen Project begins recruiting volunteers to man U.S. border

The Minutemen Project says it's recruiting volunteers to guard the U.S.-Mexico border from illegal immigration, claiming the government has failed to do so properly.

Occidental Petroleum announces subsidiary leadership

A little more than a month after filing documents to spin off its California operations, Occidental Petroleum Corp. has named the leadership team for its proposed subsidiary.

Senate panel advances bill to let consumers unlock cellphones

Consumers who want to change cellular providers could soon find it easier to keep using their existing cellphones under a bill that advanced Thursday in the Senate.

Study finds alarming global rise in use of antibiotics

Antibiotic use has surged by 36% worldwide in a decade, much of it unwarranted, according to a new study.

Gaza flare-up brings all-too-familiar dread to Israelis, Palestinians

With rockets showering down on Israel and corpses piling up in Gaza, residents on either side of the divide have been left with a dreadful feeling of deja vu.

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