SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Code enforcement officials in the city of Sarasota are asking for controls to hold banks responsible for hundreds of so-called "zombie foreclosures."
LADY LAKE, Fla. (AP) — A post of the American Legion in central Florida is the largest in the world.
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 14, 2014--While over 80 percent of global online merchants plan on expanding their e-Commerce businesses in Asia over the next 12 months, almost all respondents (99 percent) say they face obstacles in gaining a firm foothold in the market, and in particular China, according to research by NTT Communications.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says it has downed an unmanned drone along its southern coastline, the first time it has encountered such a weapon since its struggle with Gaza Strip militants began last week.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner is entering baseball's All-Star break on a high. He became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam in the Giants' 8-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Posey and Bumgarner are the first batterymates in major league history to hit grand slams in the same game.
(Family Features) Your backyard is the perfect setting for summer celebrations, and the outdoors provide ideal inspiration for crafts that lend a personal touch to your festivities.
(Family Features) The rich smell and crisp, smoky flavor of fresh sizzling bacon is a temptation few diners can resist. Indeed, some 53 percent of Americans eat bacon at least once a week, according to a recent survey by Smithfield. This love for bacon is fueling a culinary craze for bacon-infused and -inspired foods - everything from the tame (sauces) to the outrageous (ice cream).
(Family Features) Summer is here - the time of the year when Americans love to come together for casual entertainment and great food.
(Family Features) Hectic mornings, busy schedules and afternoon snack cravings can make it difficult to eat foods that are tasty, healthy and satisfying. Instead of grabbing a bag of packaged cookies or vending machine chips, have a healthy alternative available for you and your family that's delicious and satisfying.
SEATTLE (AP) — Clint Dempsey scored for Seattle off a wild scramble in the 71st minute in his return to Major League Soccer following the World Cup, and the Sounders beat rival Portland 2-0 on Sunday night, their second victory over the Timers in four days.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit a two-run homer to back a strong pitching effort by Kevin Gausman, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-1 Sunday night in a game called by rain after 4 1/2 innings.
DETROIT (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Detroit Pistons have agreed to deals with free agents Caron Butler and D.J. Augustin.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have formally indicted two corporate investigators, an American and Briton, for allegedly illegally obtaining and selling private information.
BERLIN (AP) — A quarter of a million German football fans reacted with unbridled joy, mixed with shock, on Sunday when Mario Goetze struck late in extra-time for Germany to win the World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Argentina.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Riot police are firing tear gas and using water cannons to restrain a group of youth who are hurling rocks and vandalizing stores at a rally in Buenos Aires to celebrate Argentina's gutsy performance in a 1-0 loss to Germany in the World Cup finals.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — La Grange won the $100,000 Cinderella Stakes for 2-year-olds by 2 3/4 lengths on closing day of Los Alamitos' brief summer meet on Sunday.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Battered and bloodied, Bastian Schweinsteiger kept rising. No Argentine tackle or foul could keep the Germany midfielder from lifting the World Cup trophy.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the contract says free-agent point guard Brian Roberts has agreed to a $5.5 million, two-year deal with the Charlotte Hornets.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Florida Lottery's "Cash 3 Evening" game were: