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...
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American in Ukraine crash had lived in New Jersey

Flowers are arranged in a makeshift memorial during a vigil for victims of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Friday, July 18, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Malaysia Airlines jetliner was carrying 298 people when it was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt...
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Destructive Washington fire empties another town

Emma Franco, views her destroyed mobile home on Friday, July 18, 2014, after several homes were destroyed in Pateros, Wash., along South Dawson Street near Warren Street on Thursday evening. Tens of thousands of acres are burning in four major fires around the state, destroying...