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DeGrom outduels Kershaw with 13 Ks; Mets beat Dodgers 3-1

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning in Game 1 of baseball's National League Division Series, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 13 over seven scoreless innings in his postseason debut and Daniel Murphy homered off a star-crossed Clayton Kershaw to help the New York Mets defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 on Friday night for a 1-0 lead in their NL Division Series.

"Lucky one" in Oregon shooting speaks about massacreSEATTLE (AP) — The 18-year-old college student singled out by the shooter as the "lucky one" to survive and deliver a package to law enforcement spoke for the first time Friday about the massacre in Roseburg, Oregon.Classy Spieth turns tables on Day again at PGA Presidents Cup

Jordan Spieth of the US celebrates his team's win on the 18th hole during the round three Foursome matches of the Presidents Cup, at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club in Incheon, west of Seoul, on October 10, 2015World number one Jordan Spieth holed two crucial, knee-trembling putts on the final two holes to maintain the US team's slender one-point lead after Saturday's morning foursomes in the Presidents Cup. Spieth, with partner Dustin Johnson, was up against the man he battled for supremacy in Majors all season, Jason Day, who was teamed with Charl Schwartzel. Once again it was the young Texan who emerged victorious, as he had in the US Masters and US Open this year, while Day beat Spieth to win the US PGA Championship.

Lights, camera, STOP, Los Angeles schools say

Money from production companies is a lucrative business for the Los Angeles school district, reportedly bringing in some $10 million in the past five yearsLos Angeles has ordered that film shoots be suspended at all its school campuses after it emerged that one of its facilities was used for a porno movie. "It is important that we ensure teaching and learning are not disrupted, and that all filming activity is appropriate for our schools," Ramon Cortines, head of the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), said in a statement on Thursday. According to NBC4, a local television station, records indicate that "Revenge of the Petites," a porno movie released in 2012, was filmed at Alexander Hamilton High School.

Guillermo del Toro infuses new haunted house movie with gothic style

Director Guillermo del Toro's "Crimson Peak", which rolls out around the world this month, borrows strongly from his love of Edgar Allen Poe stories, especially "The Fall of the House of Usher"Haunted house movies are a Hollywood trope. "I love the visuals of horror, but I don't like the mechanics of horror," Del Toro, 51, explained to AFP in an interview in Paris. The director, who lives in Los Angeles and who has alternated between big-budget Hollywood popcorn fare such as "Pacific Rim" and more personal Spanish-language projects such as "Cronos" and 2006's triple Oscar-winning "Pan's Labyrinth", said his latest movie "is the first time I do a dark adult movie in English".

China says let's toughen ties as North Korea celebrates anniversary

People pass by soldiers and their vehicles lined up on banks of Taedong River before the start of a parade celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of its ruling Workers' Party of Korea, in PyongyangChina said it wants to strengthen ties with North Korea, its isolated neighbor under U.N. sanctions for its nuclear weapons program, which is due to hold a massive military parade in the capital on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of its ruling Workers' Party. In a letter delivered by Liu Yunshan, the most senior Chinese official to visit Pyongyang since leader Kim Jong Un came to power following his father's death in 2011, Chinese leader Xi Jinping said China attached vital importance to its relationship with North Korea, China's official Xinhua news agency said late on Friday.

Scarface honored, Diddy performs at taped BET Hip-Hop Awards

Scarface poses for a photo at the 2015 BET Hip Hop Awards at the Atlanta Civic Center on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)ATLANTA (AP) — Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his "I Am Hip Hop" award, directing the attention away from himself and toward the many that have supported the veteran rapper.

American rally keeps their slim lead in Presidents Cup

International team player Jason Day, right, of Australia congratulates partner Charl Schwartzel of South Africa during their foursome match at the Presidents Cup golf tournament at the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea, in Incheon, South Korea, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Jordan Spieth made 7-foot putts on the final two holes to complete the biggest comeback all week and allow the Americans to escape with a split of the foursomes matches Saturday morning in the Presidents Cup.

LEADING OFF: Garcia up for Cards, Syndergaard on the road

St. Louis Cardinals' Tommy Pham runs after hitting a solo home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) during the eighth inning of Game 1 in baseball's National League Division Series Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)A look at what's happening around the major leagues today:

Migrant surge hits Greece, UN approves action on smugglers

A elderly man carries a child in a blanket after arriving by boat on the Greek island of Lesbos, after crossing the Aegean sea from Turkey, on October 9, 2015Greece was hit by a huge new surge in migrants as the United Nations approved a European seize-and-destroy military operation against people smugglers in the Mediterranean. The backing for EU navies to take action against traffickers in international waters came as the first asylum seekers were flown from Italy to Sweden under a hotly disputed relocation scheme to share the burden of Europe's migrant crisis. With 570,000 people having already arrived in the EU so far this year, the figures from the International Organization for Migration (IOM) underlined the limited scope of the relocation scheme, which seeks to move 160,000 refugees from Italy and Greece over the next two years.

IS at outskirts of Syria's Aleppo as Russia, US to resume talks

A picture taken from the village of Buqaata in the Israeli-annexed Syrian Golan Heights shows flames and smoke ascending from alleged shelling by Syrian government forces on Islamic State group positions near Jubata al-Khashab on October 6, 2015Washington will restart talks with Russia over avoiding accidents in Syrian airspace, the Pentagon announced, as Islamic State group fighters advanced to the outskirts of Syria's second city, Aleppo. The two nations are conducting separate bombing campaigns, with Moscow saying Friday -- its tenth day of strikes -- that its raids had killed hundreds of jihadists in just 24 hours. Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said talks between the two countries would resume after Moscow replied to America's proposals aimed at ensuring Russian warplanes do not cross paths with drones and US-led coalition jets.

Police: Trio used stolen gun to rob, kill 2 in California

Multnomah County Sheriff's Office photos show the three suspects who were arrested Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015, in Portland, Ore., in the killing of Steve Carter, a tantra yoga teacher, on a hiking trail in Marin County, Calif. From left are Sean Michael Angold, 24; Lila Scott Allgood, 19; and Morrison Haze Lampley, 23. A hiker found Carter's body on Monday. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office/Portland police via AP)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Three young transients used a handgun that was stolen from an unlocked car to rob and kill a backpacking Canadian tourist in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco and then a yoga instructor two days later on a hiking trail north of the city, authorities said.

'The Walking Dead' hosts huge premiere for fans in New York

Andrew Lincoln, from left, Chandler Riggs and Steven Yeun attend AMC's "The Walking Dead" season six premiere fan event at Madison Square Garden on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — A premiere Friday for the sixth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" at Madison Square Garden was so big and orchestrated, its stars attended a rehearsal that afternoon to prepare.

Former UCLA, NBA player Dave Meyers dies at 62

FILE - In this Jan. 1974, file photo, UCLA's Dave Meyers looks for the ball after losing it against Notre Dame's Adrian Dantley during an NCAA college basketball game in South Bend, Ind. Meyers, the star forward who led UCLA to the 1975 NCAA basketball championship as the team's lone senior in coach John Wooden's final season and later played for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. He was 62. (AP Photo/File)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dave Meyers, the star forward who led UCLA to the 1975 NCAA basketball championship as the lone senior in coach John Wooden's final season and later played for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, died Friday. He was 62.

Klinsmann shrugs off Donovan blast

Kyle Beckerman (R) of the USA football team runs during a training session at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on October 9, 2015United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann laughed off criticism by former star Landon Donovan on Friday as he geared up for a crucial Confederations Cup playoff duel with arch-rivals Mexico. Klinsmann faces one of the biggest tests of his four-year reign at the helm of USA team on Saturday when his side faces Mexico in a game which will decide CONCACAF's representative in the 2017 Confederations Cup. The high-stakes encounter at the Pasadena Rose Bowl follows a bitterly disappointing semi-final exit on home soil in July, a tournament won by Mexico.

Oh Maya! Moore hits winner to lift Lynx over Fever 80-77

Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) shoots a game winning three-pointer in the second half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals basketball series against the Indiana Fever, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Indianapolis. Lynx won 80-77. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore had plenty of time to make the final shot. The Minnesota Lynx had to wait a whole lot longer to celebrate the winner

The Latest: N. Korea parade for party anniversary delayed

People carrying bouquets of decorative flowers walk towards Kim Il Sung Square, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea is holding what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever Saturday for the 70th anniversary of its ruling party's creation, an attention-getting event that is the government's way of showing the world and its own people the Kim dynasty, now in its third generation, is firmly in control and its military a power to be reckoned with. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The latest on the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the creation of North Korea's ruling party (all times local).

Strong emotions as Obama visits grieving Oregon town

Michael Johnson waits outside of Roseburg Municipal Airport for President Barack Obama's arrival in Roseburg, Ore., Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Gun-rights activists say they plan to protest when Obama visits here Friday to meet with families of victims of last week's college shooting rampage. They are angry about Obama's call for more gun restrictions after the killing of eight students and a teacher. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college campus in Roseburg, Oregon.

Judge refuses to throw out defamation suit against Cosby

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2013 file photo, actor-comedian Bill Cosby poses for a portrait in New York. A federal judge in Massachusetts has refused to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought against Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago. The ruling Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, is a legal blow to Cosby, who has been accused of sexual assault by dozens of women. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)BOSTON (AP) — A defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago can move forward, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Friday, delivering a legal blow to the comedian as he attempts to defend himself against accusations of sexual assault by dozens of women.

Shia LaBeouf charged with public intoxication in Texas

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2015, file photo, Actor Shia LaBeouf attends a premiere for "Man Down" on day 6 of the Toronto International Film Festival at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto. The actor was arrested and charged with public intoxication after an incident in Austin, Texas. Jail records show LaBeouf was booked Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, night into the Travis County Jail and released on his own recognizance. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and charged with public intoxication after an incident in Austin, Texas.

China completes construction of lighthouses in disputed South China Sea

Still image from United States Navy video purportedly shows Chinese dredging vessels in the waters around Mischief Reef in the disputed Spratly IslandsChina has completed the construction of two lighthouses in the disputed South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency reported, as tensions in the region mount over Beijing's maritime ambitions. A completion ceremony was held for the lighthouses on Cuateron Reef and Johnson South Reef in the Spratly islands, Xinhua said late on Friday. The United States and the Philippines have opposed the construction.

Shark bites surfer on Oahu's North ShoreHONOLULU (AP) — A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore.Lackey dominates, Cardinals beat Cubs 4-0 in NLDS opener

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher John Lackey (41) acknowledges the crowd after being taken out during the eighth inning of Game 1 in baseball's National League Division Series against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Lackey lived up to his reputation as a pitcher who craves the ball in October, helping the St. Louis Cardinals cool off the upstart Chicago Cubs.

Jazz producer Larry Rosen, co-founder of GRP label, diesNEW YORK (AP) — Larry Rosen, one of the most influential and tech-savvy modern jazz producers who co-founded GRP Records with pianist Dave Grusin, died Friday, his publicist said. He was 75.Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson to help Obamas celebrate artsWASHINGTON (AP) — Queen Latifah, Smokey Robinson and Trombone Shorty are among the performing artists who will help celebrate the arts at the White House on Wednesday.US judge halts Arkansas executions

File picture shows an anti-death penalty activist in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington DCA US judge halted the scheduled executions of eight inmates in Arkansas, preventing what would have been the state's first lethal injections in a decade amid controversy over the drugs used. The death row inmates, with the first two executions set for October 21, had demanded to know which lethal drugs would be used to put them to death, after botched executions elsewhere in the country triggered outcry. In his ruling, Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Wendell Griffen issued a restraining order as part of the inmates' case challenging an Arkansas law allowing the state to withhold information about lethal drug manufacturers or suppliers.

Obama says 'it's about the families' after Oregon meeting

President Barack Obama, center, with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, right, and Roseburg Mayor Larry Rich, left, pauses as he makes a statement to members of the media following their meeting with families of the victims of the Oct. 1, shooting at Umpqua Community College, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 in Roseburg, Ore. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — President Barack Obama, faced with protests over his meeting Friday with victims of an Oregon shooting, held to his view that something must be done about deadly gun crimes. But given the freshness of the week-old tragedy, he said, "Today, it's about the families."

Obama stumps for Sen. Murray in Washington state

President Barack Obama with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., during a democratic fundraiser in Seattle, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. Obama attended the fundraiser event for Murray and he is also attending fundraisers this weekend in San Francisco and Los Angeles as part of a four-day West Coast tour. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)SEATTLE (AP) — President Barack Obama looked toward the 2016 elections Friday evening, stumping for Democratic Sen. Patty Murray with a fundraiser in Washington state.

New U.S.-Russia military talks seen on Syria air safetyBy Phil Stewart WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it expected to hold new talks with Russia's military on pilot safety in Syria's war as soon as this weekend, as the former Cold War foes seek to avoid an accidental clash as they carry out rival bombing campaigns. Russia's entry into Syria's civil war last week has complicated America's more than year-old campaign of airstrikes against Islamic State, leading to at least one U.S. jet to course-correct to avoid an incident. The United States, which opposes Moscow's support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has ruled out cooperation with Russia but has agreed to work on air safety procedures.North Korea readies massive anniversary celebration

North Korea's military soldiers prepare for the 70th anniversary of its ruling party's creation in Pyongyang, North Korea, Saturday morning, Oct. 10, 2015. North Korea is holding what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever Saturday for the 70th anniversary, an attention-getting event that is the government's way of showing the world and its own people the Kim dynasty — now in its third generation — is firmly in control and its military a power to be reckoned with. (Takuro Yabe/Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORYPYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea is holding what is expected to be one of its biggest celebrations ever Saturday for the 70th anniversary of its ruling party's creation, an attention-getting event that is the government's way of showing the world and its own people the Kim dynasty — now in its third generation — is firmly in control and its military a power to be reckoned with.

IMF's 'credibility' at stake in reform row: Lagarde

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde delivers a speech during the 2015 IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings in Lima, Peru on October 9, 2015Washington's use of its de facto veto at the International Monetary Fund to block reforms giving emerging countries a greater say is jeopardizing the IMF's credibility, its leader said. The IMF has been caught up in a protracted, politically charged battle over reforms intended to reflect the changing global economy by giving emerging giants such as China more weight at the Fund. "It is an issue for the credibility and the representativeness of the institution, particularly vis-a-vis the under-represented countries," IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde said at the Fund's annual meeting in Lima, Peru.

AP Exclusive: Saudi crush was deadliest hajj tragedy ever

FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 25 2015 file photo, a security officer monitors Muslim pilgrims attending the annual hajj pilgrimage on CCTV screens at a security command center in Mina, Saudi Arabia, a day after a stampede killed more than 700 people. A new tally shows last month’s crush and stampede at the Saudi hajj was the deadliest event to ever strike the annual pilgrimage. The Associated Press count Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, shows at least 1,453 people died Sept. 24 in Mina. Saudi officials have said their official figure of 769 killed and 934 injured in the disaster remains accurate. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy, File)DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One survivor of last month's crush and stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia recalled seeing so many bodies that he couldn't tell how many there were.

1 fatally shot at Texas Southern University housing complex

Houston Police vehicles respond after a shooting at Texas Southern University, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Houston. A student was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting outside a student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained at least two people, authorities said. (Cody Duty/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHOUSTON (AP) — A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questioning, authorities said.

1 student killed, 3 wounded at Arizona campus during fightFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An overnight brawl between two groups of students escalated into gun violence Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on four fraternity members, killing one and wounding three.US airman's condition upgraded as he recovers from stabbing

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015 file photo, French President Francois Hollande shakes hands with U.S. Airman Spencer Stone outside the Elysee Palace in Paris after Hollande awarded Stone and two friends with the French Legion of Honor for subduing a gunman on a Paris-bound train three days earlier. Stone is in stable condition Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, after being stabbed in Sacramento, Calif., according to an Air Force spokesman. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A U.S. airman hailed as a hero for helping thwart a European terror attack was upgraded from serious to fair condition Friday as he recovered from three stab wounds suffered in a late-night attack near a bar, UC Davis Medical Center officials said Friday, indicating that his vital signs are stable and normal and he is conscious.

The Latest: Callers frantic in reports on Arizona shooting

Two people embrace outside a Northern Arizona University student dormitory, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, in Flagstaff, Ariz., after an early morning confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire. (AP Photo/Josh Biggs)FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):

Clinton's support slides ahead of first Democratic debate

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 38th annual Awards Gala in WashingtonJust days before she will take the stage in the first Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton's lead over rival Bernie Sanders has narrowed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Clinton's support among Democratic voters fell 10 points within less than a week. From October 4 to October 9, Clinton saw her support tumble from 51 percent of Democratic support to just 41 percent.

Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb

In this Sept. 30, 2015 photo, Autry Phillips, left, director of Target Area Development in Chicago’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood, talks with area resident Justin Garner, 27, during a walk along 79th Street. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner froze funding for the anti-violence program Operation CeaseFire because of the state budget crisis, forcing Target Area and other organizations to shut down the program at a time of year when shootings spike. (AP Photo/Sara Burnett)CHICAGO (AP) — Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.

13-year-old boy accused in fatal shooting of girl, 12JASPER, Mo. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy deliberately shot and killed a 12-year-old girl outside a foster home in rural southwest Missouri where they both lived using a gun he had taken from the house, the local sheriff said Friday.The Latest: German county declares refugee emergency

Afghan refugees gather around a fire to warm themselves from the morning cold at the port of Mitylene on the northeast Greek island of Lesbos, while waiting to get on board a ferry traveling to Athens, early Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. More than 500,000 people have arrived in the European Union this year, seeking sanctuary or jobs and sparking the EU's biggest refugee emergency in decades. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.

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