• Former CEO's lawsuit against Sands China stays in Nevada

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has decided a wrongful termination case against Macau-based Sands China Ltd. and Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson can stay in Nevada largely because of the influence Adelson wielded over the company, often from several thousand miles away. Clark County...

  • Cole outduels Syndergaard, Pirates top Mets 4-1

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole was in Noah Syndergaard's shoes in 2013, anointed the next big thing and freighted with the weight of outsized expectations. Now in his third year in the majors, Cole is in the process of exceeding them all. The Pittsburgh Pirates ace-in-waiting struck...

  • Konerko to have No. 14 retired by White Sox

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — Paul Konerko arrived at the ballpark with a clear mind, even a sense of relief. No need to worry about the opposing pitcher. This weekend, he is simply a guest of honor. The White Sox will pay tribute to their former slugger Saturday when they retire his old No. 14....

  • Hernandez gets 7th win, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    TORONTO (AP) — Felix Hernandez bounced back from his only loss of 2015, and wiped away the bad memory of one of his most disappointing starts of 2014, too. Nelson Cruz hit his big league-leading 17th home run, Hernandez became the first seven-game winner in the majors and the Seattle...

  • Currency tumbles as Venezuelans look to unload bolivars

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans are dumping their rapidly-depreciating currency at a quicker pace, leading to a staggering plunge in its free-market value, as the crisis-plagued economy edges closer to an outbreak of hyperinflation. DolarToday, a widely followed website that...

  • Naked man rescued after getting stuck on Florida drawbridge

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge. The South Florida Sun Sentinel quoted witnesses as saying the unidentified man was walking across the Florida East Coast Railway railroad bridge in Fort Lauderdale on Friday...

  • US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by setting a deadline for Israel and its neighbors to meet within months on a Middle East...

  • Man who killed ex-girlfriend at hotel gets life in prison

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    BRIGHTON, Colo. (AP) — A 23-year-old man convicted of shooting his ex-girlfriend to death at a suburban Denver hotel has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Adams County District Attorney's Office says Seth Wilkinson was sentenced Friday for the Dec. 14, 2012, death...

  • Senators sing blues over impasse; GOP hopefuls stuck in DC

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two senators have a plane to catch to Cuba, others were hoping to impress Republican presidential primary voters and then there's Sen. Lamar Alexander, who is slated to deliver a sunset piano performance of "Ol' Man River" on the banks of the Mississippi. The...

  • Rain, snow and even grasshoppers for Colorado weekend

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado is plagued with rain, snow and even grasshoppers for the Colorado weekend. Authorities have issued warnings of roads across the state closed due to flooding, campgrounds being closed and there is snow in the mountains. Some campgrounds along the Front Range...

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