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Lawyer: Clippers sale could miss August deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion told a judge Friday that Donald Sterling’s stalling tactics are threatening to doom the sale by pushing it past a contractual deadline. At a hearing to set parameters for...

Iran nuke talks to be extended for 4 months

VIENNA (AP) — Iran and six world powers failed Saturday to meet their target date for cutting a nuclear deal but agreed to extend the talks until Nov. 24 in a bid to overcome stubborn differences over the size and capacity of activities by Tehran that could be used to...

Lawyer: Clippers sale could miss August deadline

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer for the man offering to buy the Los Angeles Clippers for $2 billion told a judge Friday that Donald Sterling’s stalling tactics are threatening to doom the sale by pushing it past a contractual deadline. At a hearing to set parameters for...

Cleveland Drops Bid To Host Democratic Convention

WASHINGTON (AP) — One is enough for Cleveland. The Ohio city on Friday officially dropped out of the running to host the Democrats’ presidential convention in 2016. The city already won the Republicans’ convention and it was unlikely the city could host both events....

FDA: Powdered Caffeine Can Be Lethal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid pure powdered caffeine sold on the Internet after the death of an Ohio teen. Even a teaspoon of the powder could be lethal — it is equivalent to 25 cups of coffee. Eighteen-year-old Logan Stiner of...
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Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

A woman walks past a body covered with a plastic sheet near the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area...
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Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

A woman walks past a body covered with a plastic sheet near the site of a crashed Malaysia Airlines passenger plane near the village of Rozsypne, Ukraine, eastern Ukraine Friday, July 18, 2014. Rescue workers, policemen and even off-duty coal miners were combing a sprawling area...
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Rory McIlroy builds a 4-shot lead at British Open

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates playing a birdie on the 18th to lead on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell) Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates...

Astros fail to sign first pick in MLB draft

The Houston Astros failed to sign the first pick in this year’s draft, San Diego high school left-hander Brady Aiken, before Friday’s deadline. The head of the players’ association says the union is working with the pitcher and his advisers to explore “all...
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Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

FILE – In this Aug. 14, 2012, file photo, San Diego Chargers wide receiver Roscoe Parrish runs a drill NFL football practice in San Diego. Dozens of former players, including Parrish, are joining a lawsuit against the NFL saying teams kept handing out powerful painkillers...