Battle over selfies taken by macaque monkey back to court

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The battle over now-famous selfie photographs taken by a macaque monkey will head back to federal court. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco on Wednesday will hear arguments on whether an animal can own the copyright to a...

US-led coalition: Amnesty report on Mosul ‘irresponsible’

Airstrikes target Islamic State positions on the edge of the Old City a day after Iraq’s prime minister declared “total victory” in Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition said Wednesday that an...

New York-area airports hit by workers strike

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven hundred workers, including baggage handlers, cleaners and customer service agents at three New York-area airports are going on strike. The airport workers at Newark Liberty International Airport walked off the job at 9 p.m. Tuesday in a labor dispute...

Trump’s FBI pick to face questions about independence

FILE – In this June 29, 2017, file photo, FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray meets with Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wray, President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the FBI faces a confirmation hearing on July 12 that will...
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Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 50 39 .562 — New York 45 41 .523 3½ Tampa Bay 47 43 .522 3½ Baltimore 42 46 .477 7½ Toronto 41 47 .466 8½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 47 40 .540 — Minnesota 45 43 .511 2½ Kansas City 44 43...
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Baseball: Blevins returns to his roots

      By SCOTT COTTOS SPORTS EDITOR ARCADIA — Jerry Blevins is in his 11th season of pitching in the major leagues. But he often thinks of days gone by as a youngster making his way through school in Arcadia. “I watch my nephew — my...

Black teenager says California police wrongly roughed her up

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — A black woman contends she was confronted by police at gunpoint, punched in the mouth and bitten by a police dog after she was mistaken for a much larger bald man suspected of threatening people with a machete. Tatyana Hargrove’s account is...

Men who stopped train attack to star in Clint Eastwood film

AP Photo/Carl Costas SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The three California men who thwarted a terror attack on a French train in 2015 will play themselves in a Clint Eastwood-directed film about their heroic feat. Warner Brothers says in a statement Tuesday that Airman 1st Class...

MSNBC's Scarborough says he's leaving GOP

AP Photo/Evan Agostini NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough says he’s leaving the GOP. The “Morning Joe” co-host has become a sharp critic of President Donald Trump. Scarborough said Tuesday during an interview with...

As Russia scandal touches his son, Trump privately rages

FILE – In this Nov. 4, 2016, file photo, Donald Trump Jr. campaigns for his father Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Gilbert, Ariz. Trump has retained a New York-based lawyer to represent him. Alan Futerfas confirmed in an email to The Associated Press on...