• Kevin Na closes with 'good bogey,' leads wet Colonial

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na had gone 26 holes without a bogey at Colonial before his last tee shot Friday was swept away by flowing water after going into a rain-swollen drainage culvert. Not even that could dampen Na's second round that gave him the lead halfway through the...

  • Hawks' DeMarre Carroll starts vs. Cavaliers in Game 2

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks forward DeMarre Carroll was a surprise starter in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference final against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. The Hawks waited until seeing Carroll test his sprained left knee before finalizing their starting lineup less than 30...

  • Democrats giving no hint of compromise with Rauner on budget

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Majority Democrats in the Illinois General Assembly gave no hint on Friday that they are ready to budge from opposition to Gov. Bruce Rauner's pro-business reforms after the Republican softened some of his "Turnaround Illinois" demands. House Democrats spent...

  • Colombian paramilitary warlord wanted in US freed from jail

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A prominent Colombian paramilitary warlord wanted in the U.S. on drug charges has walked from a Colombian jail, becoming the first major paramilitary leader to earn their freedom as part of a decade-old peace deal. Rodrigo Perez is better known by his alias...

  • Cartel surveillance cameras found in Mexican border city

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — A drug cartel in the northern state of Tamaulipas used at least 39 surveillance cameras to monitor the comings and goings of authorities in the city of Reynosa across the border from Texas, Mexican officials said Friday. The cameras were powered by...

  • IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants hunted down Syrian government troops and loyalists in the newly captured town of Palmyra, shooting or beheading them in public as a warning, and imposing their strict interpretation of Islam, activists said Friday. The purge, which relied...

  • US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    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...

  • US: Myanmar should share responsibility for Rohingya crisis

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Navy ships were scouring Southeast Asian waters for boats believed to be carrying thousands of migrants with little food or water, and a top U.S. diplomat said Myanmar needs to shoulder some responsibility for the crisis. That's something it has been reluctant to...

  • National Guardsman convicted of sexually abusing daughters

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio National Guardsman accused of sexually abusing three adopted daughters and a stepdaughter at their home and trying to intimidate his children so they wouldn't discuss the allegations against him was convicted on Friday. The Marysville man, 42, had been...

  • Cavs' Irving held out of Game 2 with sore left knee

    Updated: Fri, May 22, 2015

    ATLANTA (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving missed Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night after he had his ailing left knee examined by Dr. James Andrews. Irving had been listed as questionable after scoring only 10 points and...

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