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Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

Jul. 15, 2018 9:08 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police, authorities said. The three officers' wounds were not life-threatening, police said. The...

Big Papi manages just fine, perfect fit in new All-Star role

Jul. 15, 2018 8:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Ortiz drew so many pals and well-wishers, it took him nearly three minutes just to climb a few dugout steps. He then swung behind the batting cage, gave Vladimir Guerrero a playful pat, and spotted another Hall of Famer along the first base side. "What's goin' on, Papi?" a grinning...

The Latest: Croatia defender demands respect at World Cup

Jul. 11, 2018 7:43 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 2 a.m. Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says people should show him more respect now he's going to play in a World Cup final. Lovren says "I deserve this" after Croatia's 2-1 extra-time win over England, and used an expletive to...

The Latest: May says Trump-Putin talks could reduce tensions

Jul. 11, 2018 5:31 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the NATO summit (all times local): 11:30 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Donald Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin could help reduce the risk of confrontation between Russia and the West. The U.S. and Russian presidents are due to meet Monday in Helsinki, after...

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 has highest close since February

Jul. 10, 2018 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Stocks are closing mostly higher on Wall Street, giving the S&P 500 its fourth straight gain and its highest close since early February. Makers of consumer products, technology and health care companies were the...

The Latest: Beckham-Ibrahimovic have friendly World Cup bet

Jul. 6, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Soccer superstars Zlatan Ibrahimovic and David Beckham have struck a deal ahead of the World Cup quarterfinal game between their two countries on Saturday. Ibrahimovic challenged Beckham via Instagram and the bet was relayed...

Asian stocks lower on impending trade war

Jul. 5, 2018 11:47 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday as investors braced for the implementation of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports at midnight Washington time, and likely similar measures by Beijing on U.S. exports. Upbeat economic data and overnight gains on U.S. stock markets helped temper...

Asian markets tumble as China-US trade tensions rise

Jul. 3, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled on Tuesday as back-and-forth exchanges over possible higher U.S. tariffs for the auto sector deepened concerns that a trade war is brewing. The U.S. and China, the world's two largest economies, are set to impose tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's products...

Hawks acquire point guard Trae Young in swap of top-5 picks

Jun. 22, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks draft room was split between Luka Doncic and Trae Young. The Hawks ultimately chose Young because he brought the Hawks a first-round draft pick. The Hawks added a new floor leader to their rebuilding effort by acquiring Young in Thursday night's exchange of NBA draft picks...

Michigan State president apologizes for 'kickback' comments

Jun. 21, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's interim president apologized Thursday for an email remark about one of the gymnasts sexually abused by ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar, the latest sign of turbulence for the former governor tasked with steering the school out of the burgeoning scandal. John...