Elena Delle Donne returns, Mystics outlast Fever in OT

Elena Delle Donne scored 28 points, Kristi Toliver had six of her 17 in overtime and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 95-88 on Friday night. Both teams entered the game ...

Iran’s seizure of UK tanker in Gulf seen as escalation

LONDON (AP) — Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker Friday and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions in the strategic waterway that has become a flas...

Elena Delle Donne returns to help Mystics top Fever in OT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 28 points, Kristi Toliver had six of her 17 in overtime and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 95-88 on Friday night. Both tea...

Defense in murder case can obtain private social media posts

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court has effectively ruled that the defense in a gang-related murder trial can obtain private postings from social media companies. The c...

The Latest: Facebook mulls response to private posts ruling

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a California Supreme Court ruling on defense lawyer access to private social media postings (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Facebook...

US citizen charged with training Islamic State group members

NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan facing terrorism charges after he became a sniper and weapons trainer for the Islamic State group once boasted that he supports "the worst terrorist orga...

The Latest: US citizen charged with training IS detained

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan who's been charged with terrorism crimes (all times local): 7:35 p.m. A U.S. citizen from Kazakhstan wh...

Judge to give Motel 6 settlement preliminary nod in suit

PHOENIX (AP) — A federal judge told Motel 6 and civil rights attorneys Friday he plans to give his preliminary nod to a settlement in the case involving thousands of guests said to have had their priv...

The Latest: Judge to give nod to Motel 6 settlement

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a preliminary agreement in Motel 6 immigration lawsuit (all times local): 3 p.m. A federal judge says he'll give the preliminary nod to a ...

Officials: US putting troops back in Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials say the U.S. is sending several hundred troops as well as aircraft and air defense missiles to Saudi Arabia to counter Iran. The move has been in the work...

Rangers agree to contract terms with new defenseman Trouba

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba, who they acquired from Winnipeg in a major offseason trade. The deal rea...

Lawyers: Actor is a victim, special prosecutor unneeded

CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for Jussie Smollett have filed motions contending that because the "Empire" TV actor was a victim a judge should reverse his appointment of a special prosecutor. ...

Greek minister says Turkey's drilling tests EU's credibility

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Greece's new defense minister says Turkey's illegal gas drilling off Cyprus is testing the European Union's credibility as a guardian of its members' energy interests in the Med...

Turkish jets strike Kurdish rebels after diplomat's death

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's defense minister says the military launched aerial strikes against Kurdish rebel targets in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, following the killing of a Turkish dip...

Sweden wants extension of rapper's detention after fight

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor wants U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police to finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm....