Scherzer, HRs by Rendon, Harper lead Nationals over Mets 5-4

Jul. 12, 2018 10:14 PM EDT NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer made a final pitch to start the All-Star Game on his own mound, Anthony Rendon hit two homers and Bryce Harper also connected, leading the Washington Nationals over the New York Mets 5-4 Thursday night. Washington won...
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Wayne Ellington returning to Miami on 1-year deal

Jul. 12, 2018 10:10 PM EDT Wayne Ellington returning to Miami on 1-year deal By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer AP-BKN–Heat-Ellington,1st Ld-Writethru <!– –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wayne Ellington is returning to the Miami Heat, after nearly two weeks of...
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Ben Rhodes wins in front of home state fans at Kentucky

Jul. 12, 2018 10:06 PM EDT Ben Rhodes wins in front of home state fans at Kentucky BC-CAR–NASCAR-Trucks <!– –> SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Ben Rhodes raced to his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win in front of his home state fans at Kentucky...
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Commerce secretary tells ethics office he will sell equities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he will sell all his equity holdings after a government ethics office noted inaccuracies and omissions in his financial disclosure reports. Ross says in a statement issued Thursday night that he “made inadvertent...
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‘Do not eat this cereal’: CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

ATLANTA (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do...
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Alfaro's 3 RBIs carry 1st-place Phillies past Orioles 5-4

Jul. 12, 2018 9:21 PM EDT BALTIMORE (AP) — Jorge Alfaro homered and drove in three runs, Nick Pivetta took a three-hitter into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 Thursday night. Making the most of a one-day stay in Baltimore, the...
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Police Say They Made An ‘error’ In Arresting Stormy Daniels

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors dropped charges Thursday against Stormy Daniels just hours after the porn star was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing undercover police officers’ faces against her bare breasts during a performance at an Ohio strip club. Her...
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Carolina Hurricanes reach deals with Wallmark, McKegg

Jul. 12, 2018 9:18 PM EDT Carolina Hurricanes reach deals with Wallmark, McKegg AP-HKN–Hurricanes-Moves <!– –> RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to deals with forwards Lucas Wallmark and Greg McKegg. The deal with Wallmark is a...
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Midsummer Madness: Upsets continue at NBA Summer League

Jul. 12, 2018 9:00 PM EDT Midsummer Madness: Upsets continue at NBA Summer League AP-BKN–Summer League Rdp <!– –> LAS VEGAS (AP) — Call it Midsummer Madness. The NBA Summer League tournament is shaping up to be the most unpredictable bet in Las...
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Industrial park blast kills 19, hurts 12 in southwest China

BEIJING (AP) — A blast in an industrial park in a southwestern province has killed 19 people and injured 12 others, China’s official Xinhua News Agency said Friday. The blast occurred at an industrial park in the city of Yibin in Sichuan province at 6:30 p.m....
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