• 'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The stakes may be high for Ethan Hunt and his team in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," but it was hardly impossible for the Tom Cruise pic to conquer the box office. The fifth installment in the nearly 20-year-old film series has earned $56 million, according...

  • Cowboys' Mincey in camp after brief holdout over contract

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Cowboys defensive end Jeremy Mincey is expected to end a brief holdout over a contract extension by participating in practice Sunday at training camp. Dallas coach Jason Garrett said Mincey would get lighter work after missing the first three days of camp,...

  • Trump fires adviser after racially charged Facebook posts

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has fired a campaign aide after racially charged Facebook posts surfaced on the aide's account. The Trump campaign says longtime aide Sam Nunberg was fired. The website Business Insider reported the posts Friday. They...

  • Benches clear in Pirates-Reds shoving match

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Both benches and bullpens cleared and there was some shoving after Cincinnati's Brandon Phillips was hit by a pitch by Pittsburgh left-hander Tony Watson in the eighth inning on Sunday. The Pirates were leading 3-0 when Reds reliever Pedro Villareal hit All-Star...

  • Park wins Women's British Open, captures 4th different major

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — As Inbee Park hunted down Jin-Young Ko in the final stretch of the Women's British Open, it quickly became clear which South Korean was the rookie and which was the player about to add another chapter in golf's record book. The top-ranked Park picked up...

  • Fired-up Brady talks trash, celebrates at Patriots camp

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady still has that competitive fire. Brady's trash-talking and celebrations highlighted the fourth day of New England Patriots training camp Sunday. Cornerback Malcolm Butler served as Brady's foil on the second straight practice in pads. Butler, whose...

  • Pryor earning praise in transition to wide receiver

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Four days into Terrelle Pryor's transition from a quarterback to wide receiver, he's not only fitting in at Browns training camp, he's standing out. "He's all in," wide receivers coach Joker Phillips said after morning practice Sunday. "The guy is starving to be...

  • Police say person of interest in custody in officer killing

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A person of "interest" has been taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a police officer during a traffic stop in Memphis, police said Sunday. Memphis Police Department spokeswoman Karen Rudolph told The Associated Press that a person is in...

  • IOC to order tests for viruses at Rio's Olympic water venues

    Updated: Sun, Aug 2, 2015

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted waters where athletes will compete in next year's Rio de Janeiro Games. Before, the IOC and local Olympic organizers in Rio said they would...

  • "Lost Shul" mural to be unveiled Sunday in Burlington

    Updated: 1 min ago

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — This weekend will mark the official unveiling of the "Lost Shul," an Eastern European-style Jewish folk art mural that was hidden behind a wall for decades and has recently been restored. The event is set for 5:00 p.m. Sunday at the Ohavi Zedek Synagogue at 188...

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