Back to back losses to Oakland have cost the Twins another series. Josh Reddick homered and drove in three runs to seven stellar innings from A.J. Griffin as the A’s beat the Twins 8-2 at Target Field. Scott Diamond allowed five runs in less than five innings to fall to 5-and-11 for Minnesota. Oswaldo Arcia homered and Alex Presley singled in a run for the Twins, who open a three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Target Field.
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Hawaii could become the first state in the nation to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.
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In Mississippi, a small team of entomologists has begun the first survey of mosquito populations in decades. Experts do not believe the kind of mosquitoes most likely to carry the Zika virus are active in the state, but they cannot know for sure.
U.S. President Barack Obama chided Vietnam on political freedoms on Tuesday after critics of the communist-run government were prevented from meeting him in Hanoi, a discordant note on a trip otherwise steeped in words of amity between the former foes.
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