Some criminal charges dropped against ex-CFL running back

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma prosecutors have dismissed felony charges against a former Canadian Football League player after a key witness failed to appear for a preliminary hearing. ...

A force in IPL, Gayle aims to use knowledge against India

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chris Gayle doesn't mind disappointing his millions of fans in cricket-crazy India if it means the West Indies can continue to be contenders at the World Cup. ...

Canoes of Taiwanese boating company deliberately damaged in Hualien

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A canoe and rafting company in Hualien, Taiwan was the target of an act of vandalism that reportedly endangered the lives of 17 customers last week. The company, Team o...

Man convicted in road rage attack won't get more jail time

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A man who was convicted of battery for beating another man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage attack in northeastern Indiana won't get more ti...

Martin Truex Jr. holds off KyBusch to defend Sonoma title

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway for the second straight year Sunday, comfortably holding off teammate Kyle Busch for his fourth victory of the s...

The Latest: Truex holds off Busch to defend Sonoma title

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma (all times local): Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway for the second strai...

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's largest electric company installed massive batteries near neighborhoods with a large number of solar panels, hoping to capture some of the energy from the afternoon sun to use...

Suspect in California officer's killing accused of battery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A rookie Sacramento police officer who died during a domestic violence call was ambushed by a gunman and had no chance of surviving her wounds, police said Friday. ...

NBA-champion Raptors take Miami C Hernandez with 59th pick

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors selected center Dewan Hernandez from the University of Miami with the 59th pick in Thursday's NBA draft. The 6-foot-11 Hernandez sat out this seaso...

Man acquitted of manslaughter in Indiana road rage attack

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a man of involuntary manslaughter but convicted him of battery for beating another man who subsequently died of a heart attack during an apparent road rage...

Sailing rivalry hits Hudson River for Australian skippers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Australian skippers Tom Slingsby and Nathan Outteridge are good mates off the water. In the fledging SailGP global league, there's a nice little rivalry developing b...

Massachusetts woman cleared of murder in baby's death

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman who lived in a home where authorities found the remains of three dead babies has been cleared of second-degree murder. A judge said Thur...

Under pressure, plane industry vows cleaner flight _ someday

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Battery-powered planes, solar planes, hydrogen planes — jet makers are working on myriad ways to make flying less damaging to the planet. Yet clean flying on a mass scale rem...

Warner's 166 leads Australia to 381-5 vs Bangladesh

NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — David Warner hit a tournament-best 166 as Australia posted 381-5 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup on Thursday. The innings was paced brilliantly...

Climate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some

NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — School's out for summer and Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand, her husband and their two sons are shouldering backpacks, ready to board the first of many trains on a whistle-stop v...