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Lohse, Brewers defeat Nationals 4-2

Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper (34) dives back safely to first on a pickoff attempt as Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Mark Reynolds (7) awaits the ball during the second inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) Washington...

Forbes sells majority stake to group of investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The New York company said in November it was putting itself up for sale. The buyers...

Ellsbury, Phelps Lead Yankees To 4-3 Win Over Reds

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran had two-out RBIs for the Yankees, who began a...

Ellsbury, Phelps Lead Yankees To 4-3 Win Over Reds

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran had two-out RBIs for the Yankees, who began a...

Yankees 4, Reds 3

E_Jeter (7), B.Roberts (8), Betances (1). LOB_Cincinnati 6, New York 7. 2B_McCann (11), Beltran (17). HR_B.Pena 2 (5), Ellsbury (7). SB_Gardner (16), Ellsbury (25), Beltran (2). CS_Bruce (2). HBP_by Leake (Gardner). Umpires_Home, Larry Vanover; First, Paul Nauert; Second, Angel...

Officials: US drone strike kills 8 in NW Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A U.S. drone fired two missiles at a compound in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Saturday, killing eight militants, two Pakistani intelligence officials said. The officials said the strike happened in Datta Khel, a town in...
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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...

US: Can’t rule out Russian role in plane downing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that the United States cannot rule out that Russia helped in the launch of the surface-to-air missile that shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet over eastern...
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Robber’s father says police acted appropriately

This undated photo released by the Singh family shows Misty Holt Singh who was taken hostage and killed in Stockton, Calif. following a bank robbery and gun battle on Wednesday, July 16, 2014. An attorney representing family said Friday, July 18, 2014 that he is seeking...