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  • APNewsBreak: Man confesses in fatal shooting of Vegas mother

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting a mother in a Las Vegas neighborhood said he mistook her for drug thugs who had threatened him and his family, according to a…

  • Blue Jays land Price in Toronto’s 2nd big trade of week

    DETROIT (AP) — Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance…

  • The Latest: Wing part may arrive in French city on Saturday

    PARIS (AP) — Here are the latest developments on the Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared nearly a year and a half ago (all times local): ___ 8:40 p.m. The wing component found on an Indian…

  • Gurley ahead of schedule for Rams

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Rams first-round pick Todd Gurley is ahead of schedule, but the team isn’t counting on the running back being ready for the opener. General manager Les Snead says Thursday…

  • Congress passes 3-month highway, transit aid patch

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds. Earlier in the…

  • American Pharoah 1-5 favorite for Haskell in 8-horse field

    OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is the overwhelming 1-5 favorite in a field of eight 3-year-olds for Sunday’s $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. This will be American Pharoah’s first…

  • Gulf Coast League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Mets 19 14 .576 — Cardinals 17 16 .515 2 Marlins 17 17 .500 2½ Nationals 13 19 .406 5½ Northeast Division W L Pct. GB Tigers 17 13…

  • US fine-tunes sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration moved Thursday to update and fine-tune sanctions on Russia, pro-Russian companies and people over the conflict in Ukraine. The Treasury Department announced it had placed the names of 26…

  • Facebook ready to test giant drone for Internet service

    MENLO PARK, California (AP) — Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year of a solar-powered drone with the wingspan of a Boeing 737, the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet…

  • President of CONCACAF to review refereeing department

    MIAMI (AP) — The president of CONCACAF said Thursday he will conduct a review of the organization’s refereeing department. The ongoing review is evaluating refereeing standards and assessing the process for determining assignments for each…

  • North Korea wins 1st world aquatics gold with diving victory

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — North Korea won its first gold medal at the world aquatics championships through 16-year-old Kim Kuk Hyang in women’s 10-meter diving on Thursday. In her first international competition, Kim produced a…

  • California judge says she’ll likely uphold farmer water cuts

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California judge says she’ll likely side with state regulators seeking to cut agricultural water use in the drought. At a hearing Thursday, Sacramento Superior Court Judge Shelleyanne Chang said she…

  • Gulf Coast League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Mets 19 14 .576 — Cardinals 17 16 .515 2 Marlins 17 17 .500 2½ Nationals 13 19 .406 5½ Northeast Division W L Pct. GB Tigers 16 13…

  • Judge says disputed sale of convent appears to be invalid

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge says he believes the sale of a hilltop convent to a businesswoman who wants to turn it into a hotel is invalid. Los Angeles’ archbishop wants to sell the…

  • Frontier League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Evansville 42 20 .677 — Southern Illinois 40 22 .645 2 Traverse City 36 24 .600 5 Florence 30 32 .484 12 Frontier 28 32 .467 13 Lake Erie…