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Egypt police get 10 years for 2010 beating death

Caged policemen Awad Suliman, right, and Mahmoud Salah, stand behind bars during the sentencing hearing of their retrial in the landmark case of the beating to death of 28-year-old Khaled Said, in the port city of Alexandria, Egypt, Monday, March 3, 2014. An Egyptian court on...
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History! LeBron nets 61, Heat top Bobcats 124-107

Miami Heat’s LeBron James, center, slides through Charlotte Bobcats players Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14), Josh McRoberts (11) and Al Jefferson (25) for two points during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Miami, Monday, March 3, 2014. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter) Miami...

Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish can send subscribers a range of TV programming over the Internet without the need for a satellite receiver on the roof. The deal announced late Monday paves the way...
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No. 1 UConn routs No. 3 Louisville, 68-48

Connecticut’s Stefanie Dolson, center, battles Louisville’s Tia Gibbs, Left, and Bria Smith for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, March 3, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley) Connecticut’s Stefanie...

Pentagon suspends military engagements with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it is suspending exercises and other activities with the Russian military, in light of Moscow’s military involvement in Ukraine. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby, said Monday evening that the U.S. military has...
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Russia says Yanukovych requested troops in Crimea

U.N. Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin shows a document as he speaks during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Monday, March 3, 2014 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) U.N. Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin shows a document as he speaks during a meeting of the...
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AP source: Jason Collins to get second 10-day deal

Brooklyn Nets Jason Collins speaks during a news conference before an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls at the Barclays Center, Monday, March 3, 2014, in New York. More than a week after becoming the league’s first openly gay player, Collins will finally get to...
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MLB’s expanded replay gets 1st test, calls upheld

Cleveland Indians catcher Luke Carlin, tags Texas Rangers’ Mitch Moreland (18) as home plate umpire David Rackley, right, watches in the fourth inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game, Monday, March 3, 2014, in Surprise , Ariz. Moreland was trying to score on a...
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Obama’s 2015 budget appeals to Democrats

FILE – In this Feb. 28, 2014 file photo, President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. Striving for unity among Democrats rather than compromise with Republicans, President Barack Obama unveils an election-year budget...
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Crisis in Crimea sharply divides small town

Local residents gather outside the Ukrainian naval base headquarters in the town of Novo-Ozerne, some 90 km west of the Crimean capital Simferopol, Ukraine, on Monday March 3, 2014. For years, the little Crimean town was closed off from the rest of the world, a secretive...