British man dies at 2022 World Cup stadium site in Qatar

FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2014 file photo, construction work is under way at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say a British man has died working at a stadium which will be a venue for the event. The organizers say the unnamed...

Syria: IS destroys part of Roman amphitheater in Palmyra

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state run news agency says the Islamic State group has destroyed parts of the Roman amphitheater in Syria’s historic town of Palmyra. SANA says the militants destroyed “the facade” of the second-century amphitheater along with...

Cavs Star Forward Kevin Love Sidelined With Back Spasms

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers star forward Kevin Love will not play Thursday night against Phoenix because of back spasms. Love has been bothered by a sore back for several days. He sat out the second half of Monday night’s loss at Golden State as a precaution and the team was...

Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23

AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Friday it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire. The announcement will be livestreamed in Chinese, English and Korean on its websites. Koh...

Inauguration Day: Trump to become America’s 45th president

President-elect Donald Trump, left, and his wife Melania Trump arrive to the “Make America Great Again Welcome Concert” at the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump upended American...

Rescuers searching for victims of Iran building collapse

Iranian firefighters start to dig a tunnel to make a corridor under the 17-storey Plasco building which collapsed after being engulfed by a fire, in central Tehran, Iran, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. Iran’s state-run Press TV says dozens of firefighters have been killed in the...

The low-cost contributors on each of the NFL’s final 4 teams

FILE – In this Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016 file photo, New England Patriots’ Tom Brady and center David Andrews play against the Cleveland Browns during the first half of an NFL football game in Cleveland. Building a Super Bowl team starts and ends with a...

Goran Dragic evolving as a player and a leader for Heat

Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) drives to the basket past Dallas Mavericks guard Seth Curry (30) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Miami. Dragic had 32 points as the Heat defeated the Mavericks 99-95. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee) MIAMI...

Francona On Encarnacion: I Didn’t Think There Was A Chance

BOSTON (AP) — When Edwin Encarnacion became a free agent this offseason, Indians manager Terry Francona didn’t allow himself to daydream about adding the former Blue Jays slugger to his roster. “I didn’t think there was a chance to even talk to Edwin,”...

Protesters, Trump supporters clash outside ‘DeploraBall’

Protesters cover their faces after being pepper sprayed following a scuffle outside the National Press Club ahead of the presidential inauguration, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters and supporters of...