Protest over incinerator hurts dozens in China

BEIJING (AP) — A protest in eastern China over a plan to build a waste incinerator turned violent with state media reporting at least 10 demonstrators and 29 police injured in clashes. State-run Xinhua News Agency said 30 vehicles were overturned as protesters on Saturday...
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2 Ukraine regions prepare to vote on sovereignty

A polling station official rests after preparing booths at a polling station ahead of the regional referendum in the eastern Ukraine city of Luhansk on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The Sunday ballots seek approval for declaring so-called sovereign people’s republics in the...
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China tensions top ASEAN summit talks in Myanmar

Myanmar Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin speaks at a press conference during the 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Saturday, May 10 2014. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe) Myanmar Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin speaks at a press conference...

Vietnamese protest China oil rig in disputed sea

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Hundreds of Vietnamese on Sunday protested outside the Chinese Embassy in Hanoi China’s deployment of an oil rig that has triggered a tense naval standoff and raised fears of confrontation in contested South China Sea waters. Scores of security...
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Nets cool Heat, cut East semifinal deficit to 2-1

Brooklyn Nets forward Paul Pierce (34) fouls Miami Heat forward LeBron James (6) as he drives through the lane to score in the first period during Game 3 of an Eastern Conference semifinal NBA playoff basketball game on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in New York. Pierce was called for a...

Vietnamese protests Chinese oil rig deployment

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese protesters have gathered outside the Chinese Embassy in Hanoi to protest China’s deployment of an oil rig that has triggered a tense naval standoff in contested South China Sea waters. Scores of security officers are monitoring the...

U. of Richmond: 2 athletic staffers on Va. balloon

DOSWELL, Va. (AP) — A University of Richmond women’s basketball assistant coach and team staff member were the passengers aboard a hot air balloon that drifted into a power line, burst into flames and crashed in Virginia. University administrators said in a news...
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Nintendo apologizes for lack of virtual equality

This photo provided by Nintendo shows the cover of the video game, “Tomodachi Life.” The gaming company said Tuesday, May 6, 2014, it wouldn’t bow to pressure to allow players to engage in romantic entanglements with characters of the same sex in the English...

Axford Out As Indians Closer

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — John Axford is out as the Cleveland Indians’ closer. Indians manager Terry Francona announced the move before Saturday night’s game against Tampa Bay. He met with Axford prior to batting practice. Axford is 1-3 with nine saves and a 4.91...

Browns Wrap Draft With Cornerback, Trade

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns snagged another quarterback and made another trade on the final day of the NFL draft. After selecting Pierre Desir, a cornerback with a compelling background from tiny Lindenwood in the fourth round, Cleveland traded its seventh-round pick to...