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  • Wednesday's Sports Scoreboard

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) All Times Eastern Interleague Detroit vs Arizona, 3:40 p.m. N.Y. Mets vs Seattle, 3:40 p.m. Tampa Bay vs St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. American League Cleveland vs Minnesota, 1:10 p.m. Kansas City vs Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Texas vs N.Y. ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 9:09 a.m. EDT

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) Bodies of Malaysia jet disaster victims leave Ukraine, rebels down 2 Ukraine fighter jets A last kiss, a prayer, a haunting premonition: How did the people on Flight 17 end up there? As battle rages, top US diplomat pushes for ...

  • US stock futures rise as earnings reports roll in

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock futures are edging up ahead of the opening bell as investors size up earnings reports from Apple, Boeing and other big companies. KEEPING SCORE: Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 11 points, or 0.1 ...

  • Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's

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    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen is giving up control of the team as he battles Alzheimer's disease. The team announced Wednesday that the 70-year-old Bowlen will no longer be a part of the team's daily operations. Team ...

  • Obama fundraises for Dems, demands GOP cooperation

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling on Republican lawmakers to cooperate while complaining that they have "gone off the rails." He is also urging Democrats to get over their complacency and vote Republicans out of office. The ...

  • Veteran says he was forgotten in VA clinic

    1 hour, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — A veteran of the U.S. Marines says he was locked inside a central Florida community clinic operated by the Veteran's Administration. Jeffrey Duck told WKMG (http://bit.ly/WCJOHU ) he arrived as a "walk in" patient at the ...

  • AP Top Entertainment News At 8:53 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) Son of British singer Adele wins privacy case Americans aplenty as UK's Booker Prize goes global Dumb Starbucks explained on Comedy Central show No romance for 'Downton Abbey' in-laws, say actors Spike Lee helps a film student face his past ...

  • Kennedy cousin Skakel seeks to suppress evidence

    1 hour, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lawyer for Michael Skakel is seeking to keep the government from using audio tapes made by the Kennedy cousin for a memoir as evidence in his upcoming murder retrial. Skakel, the nephew of Robert F. ...

  • AP Top International News At 8:40 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine 2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages In international flight, volatile conflicts abound Israel, Hamas ...

  • AP Top News at 8:34 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, while British investigators began work on a ...

  • Lufthansa cancels another day of Tel Aviv flights

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest airline, Lufthansa, says it is cancelling all flights to Tel Aviv for at least another 24 hours because of ongoing safety concerns. Lufthansa said Wednesday that the decision applies also to its subsidiaries Germanwings, Austrian ...

  • Somali lawmaker shot dead in drive-by shooting

    1 hour, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police official says gunmen have killed a Somali lawmaker in a drive-by shooting in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Capt. Mohamed Hussein said Wednesday that Saado Ali Warsame, who also was a popular singer of ...

  • Dumb Starbucks explained on Comedy Central show

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dumb Starbucks is coming back, but only on TV. The comic who came up with the fake-store concept will discuss its origins and aftermath on next Tuesday's episode of Comedy Central's "Nathan For You." Star Nathan ...

  • Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines Inc. (DAL) on Wednesday reported earnings that climbed by 17 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Atlanta-based company said net income increased to $801 million, or 94 cents per share, ...

  • Tour de France pack off on short, steep Stage 17

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) PLA D'ADET, France (AP) — The Tour de France pack has embarked on Stage 17, the shortest leg of the three-week race featuring three tough climbs plus an uphill finish in the Pyrenees. Vincenzo Nibali is again in the yellow ...

  • Boeing 2Q profit climbs 52 percent

    1 hour, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) Boeing Co. (BA) on Wednesday reported profit that increased by 52 percent in its second quarter, and topped analysts' expectations. The Chicago-based company said net income increased to $1.65 billion, or $2.24 per share, from $1.09 billion, or $1.41 per ...

  • 2 police cars collide when officer runs red light

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Syracuse city police officer was looking at the computer inside his patrol car when he ran a red light and collided with an unmarked police vehicle. Police tell The Post-Standard (http://bit.ly/1sQl5wR ) that ...

  • Michael Jackson's hometown to name school for him

    3 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) GARY, Ind. (AP) — Plans are in the works to name a school in Michael Jackson's Indiana hometown for the late pop star. The Gary Community School Board on Tuesday approved a memorandum of understanding with Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson. ...

  • AP Top Sports News At 8 a.m. EDT

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract CEO: Sterling staying on a 'disaster' for Clippers Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings LeBron James wows fans in Hong Kong Selig still waiting on ...

  • LeBron James wows fans in Hong Kong

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) HONG KONG (AP) — LeBron James put on a demonstration of his basketball skills in Hong Kong, the midway stop on his tour through China. The Cleveland Cavaliers star helped run some local fans through basketball drills in the former ...

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