Last Alaska Blockbusters set to close, leaving 1 store in US

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska’s last two Blockbuster video stores are calling it quits, leaving just one store open in the rest of the nation. Kevin Daymude, general manager of Blockbuster Alaska, says the stores in Anchorage and Fairbanks will close for rentals...
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Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury

Jul. 12, 2018 7:29 PM EDT Twins put DH/1B Logan Morrison on DL with hip injury AP-BBA–Twins-Morrison <!– –> MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have placed designated hitter/first baseman Logan Morrison on the 10-day disabled list with a left hip...
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Appeals court decision makes it hard to sue TSA screeners

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal appeals court says airport security screeners can’t be sued over alleged mistreatment because they aren’t law-enforcement officers. Judges on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concede that their decision leaves people who are...
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The Latest: Jury awards nearly $4.7 billion in powder case

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a St. Louis jury award in a lawsuit claiming asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused women’s ovarian cancer (all times local): 6 p.m. A St. Louis jury has awarded nearly $4.7 billion in damages to 22 women and their...
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Probe: Globe editor did not violate anti-harassment policy

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Globe officials say an investigation has found the newspaper’s top editor did not violate an anti-harassment policy in connection with text messages he exchanged with a former employee. The Globe reported executives at the paper disclosed the...
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Story homers as Rockies beat Diamondbacks 5-1

Jul. 12, 2018 6:51 PM EDT Story homers as Rockies beat Diamondbacks 5-1 By MICHAEL KELLY Associated Press AP-BBN–Diamondbacks-Rockies <!– –> David Zalubowski, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER (AP) — Gerardo Parra and Raimel Tapia had pinch-hit RBI singles in...
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The Latest: Trump says Johnson would be ‘excellent’ PM

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:35 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says he thinks former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would make an “excellent” prime minister. The comment was...
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AP sources: Army chooses Austin for new Futures Command HQ

WASHINGTON (AP) — Army leaders will announce on Friday that they have chosen Austin, Texas, as the location for a new command headquarters that will focus on how to modernize the service and prepare for future wars, U.S. officials said. The Army laid out plans to create the...
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Perry, Small share 1-stroke lead at Senior Players

Jul. 12, 2018 6:40 PM EDT Perry, Small share 1-stroke lead at Senior Players By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer AP-GLF–Senior Players Championship <!– –> HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) — Kenny Perry and Mike Small shot 7-under 65s to share a one-stroke...
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Jury convicts key players in Buffalo Billion corruption case

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury in New York convicted key players Thursday on charges related to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “Buffalo Billion” economic redevelopment program, leaving some lawyers grumbling outside court that it’s a bad time to face corruption...
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