AP Source: Anthony staying with Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Carmelo Anthony is staying with the New York Knicks. Anthony has decided to remain in New York, choosing the Knicks over a number of teams which could have given him a better chance for the championship he craves. The All-Star forward met with Chicago,...
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Israeli troops raid rocket launching site in Gaza

Israeli soldiers on a mobile artillery unit fire a shell towards Gaza at a position on the Israel-Gaza border, Saturday, July 12, 2014. Israeli airstrikes overnight targeting Hamas in Gaza hit a mosque its military says concealed the militant group’s weapons, in an...

Israel-NYC flight makes safe emergency landing

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York-bound Delta Air Lines flight from Israel declared an emergency and returned to Tel Aviv early Sunday after flaps on the jumbo jet failed to retract properly on takeoff, the airline said. Flight 469 — a Boeing 747 with 370 passengers and...
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Girl whose 6 family members were killed recovering

Cassidy Stay, the lone survivor of a family massacre in Texas, speaks during a community memorial at Lemm Elementary School on Saturday, July 12, 2014, in Spring, Texas. Cassidy was grazed in the head during Wednesday’s attack that killed her parents and four siblings. She...
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Afghan rivals clinch deal, easing political crisis

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Afghanistan’s presidential candidates Ashraf Ghani, centre, and Abdulah Abdullah hold their arms in the air together after announcing a deal for the auditing of all Afghan election votes at the United Nations Compound in Kabul,...

AP Source: LeBron James Signs 2-year Contract

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says LeBron James has signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cavaliers. The contract includes an option for James to become a free agent next summer, but it is strictly “a business deal,” according...

Abreu Hits 29th HR, White Sox Beat Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Abreu hit his major league-leading 29th homer, a two-run shot that sent the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 6-2 on Saturday. Abreu, picked for the AL All-Star team in his rookie season, broke a scoreless tie in the fourth inning with his drive...
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LeBron: World Cup final ‘bigger’ than NBA finals

NBA basketball star LeBron James attends a promotional event at Phenom House, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 12, 2014. James who will attend the final game of the 2014 soccer World Cup, has announced his return to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years in...