Federer, Djokovic win in 3 sets this time at Wimbledon

Switzerland’s Roger Federer waves after beating Serbia’s Dusan Lajovic at the end of their Men’s Singles Match on day four at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer...

Hernandez, who sued MLB, among All-Star Game umpires

FILE – In this April 8, 2017 file photo, MLB umpire Angel Hernandez (55) is seen in the first inning during a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Cleveland Indians, in Phoenix. Hernandez, a big league umpire for nearly a quarter-century, sued Major League...

Professional runner outruns 2 bears while training in woods

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A professional runner from Kenya says he had to outrun two charging bears while training in the woods in Maine. Moninda Marube went for a run early Wednesday out on a nature trail near his home in Auburn. The Lewiston Sun Journal (http://bit.ly/2uP3KIm...

Woman pleads guilty to killing social worker, 3 relatives

BARRE, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman pleaded guilty Thursday to killing a social worker who she believed played a role in her losing custody of a 9-year-old daughter and three relatives she believed had turned her in to the state. Jody Herring, appearing in a court near the...

France wants to stop sales of gas and diesel cars by 2040

AP Photo/Francois Mori PARIS (AP) — No more gasoline or diesel cars sold in France by 2040 – that’s the ambitious goal set Thursday by France’s environment minister as part of far-reaching efforts to wean the world’s No. 6 economy from fossil fuels....

Microsoft laying off thousands of workers in sales shakeup

REDMOND, Wash. (AP) — Microsoft is laying off thousands of employees in a shake-up aimed at selling more subscriptions to software applications that can be used on any internet-connected device. Most of the people losing their jobs work in sales and are located outside the...

NBC's Richard Engel steps out with themed series

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign correspondent Richard Engel is borrowing Rachel Maddow’s MSNBC time slot on Friday nights over the next month for a series of themed programs about world affairs. The opening episode of “On Assignment” this week will be about Russia...

Ice Cube: Big3 open to moving venue for Mayweather fight

FILE – In this Jan. 11, 2017, file photo, entertainer Ice Cube, right, announces the launch of the Big3 professional basketball league as former NBA player and players union deputy Roger Mason, left, looks on, in New York. Ice Cube says his Big3 basketball league is open to...

4 kids, father found slain; police say mother is a suspect

Neighbors stand outside near a home where police say multiple people were found dead, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Loganville, Ga., east of Atlanta. (John Spink/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) LOGANVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Four young children and their father were found slain...

Pre-emptive US strike on North Korea could be ‘catastrophic’

People gather in Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, July 6, 2017, to celebrate the test launch of North Korea’s first intercontinental ballistic missile two days earlier. The North’s ICBM launch, its most successful missile test to date, has...