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Cubs cut Montero after critical comments

New York Mets’ Curtis Granderson and Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero watch Granderson’s 300th career home run, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in New York. The Mets won 9-4. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) WASHINGTON (AP) —...

US demands more security on international flights to US

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a laptop is seen in Las Vegas. The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security measures Wednesday for international flights bound to the United States, which could lead to a lifting of a ban on laptops and other...

Cubs see Trump in second White House trip since World Series

President Donald Trump holds a Chicago Cubs jersey as he meets with members of the 2016 World Series Champions Chicago Cubs, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant holds a “45” sign. (AP...

Indians manager Francona returns after being hospitalized

FILE – In this May 3, 2017, file photo, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watches the team’s baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit. Francona missed Tuesday night’s game against Texas after his second trip to the hospital this month. The...

How artificial intelligence is taking on ransomware

NEW YORK (AP) — Twice in the space of six weeks, the world has suffered major attacks of ransomware – malicious software that locks up photos and other files stored on your computer, then demands money to release them. It’s clear that the world needs better...

Samsung investing $380M in South Carolina, creating 950 jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Samsung is investing $380 million in South Carolina to manufacture home appliances, creating an estimated 950 jobs over the next three years, state and company officials announced Wednesday. The South Korean-based company is opening a...

Trump attacks Washington Post, Amazon over 'internet taxes'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump attacked The Washington Post and Amazon on Twitter Wednesday, arguing that the online retailer was not paying “internet taxes.” Trump stated on Twitter Wednesday: “The #AmazonWashingtonPost, sometimes referred to as...

Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier freed in China

Chinese labor activist Hua Haifeng, center, carries his son Bobo chats with his sister Hua Xiaoqin, left, as they leave a police station after being released in Ganzhou in southern China’s Jiangxi Province, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. Chinese authorities have released on bail...

Warriors’ Curry to play Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic

FILE – In this Oct. 12, 2016, file photo, Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry follows his shot from the 14th fairway of the Silverado Resort North Course during the pro-am event of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament, in Napa, Calif. Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry...

Rockets acquire Chris Paul from Clippers in 8-player deal

FILE – In this Feb. 24, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) goes up under the basket, next to Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried (35) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles. The Houston Rockets have reached an agreement to...