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North Korea’s take on new US movie: “Act of war”

FILE – In this July 27, 2013 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leans over a balcony and waves to Korean War veterans cheering below at the end of a mass military parade on Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice....

Cavs’ Blatt: “I’m A Basketball Coach.”

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — David Blatt doesn’t consider himself an Israeli coach, European coach or NBA coach. He doesn’t favor offense over defense. “I’m a basketball coach,” he said. Blatt, who spent the past two decades winning titles across...

Dallas, Cleveland Finalists For GOP Convention

BOSTON (AP) — Just two cities remain in the sweepstakes to host the Republican Party’s next presidential nominating convention. Republican National Committee members on Wednesday selected two finalists: Dallas and Cleveland. The decision eliminates Denver and Kansas City,...

Cavs Introduce New Coach David Blatt

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — The Cavaliers have introduced new coach David Blatt one day before they pick first in the NBA draft. Blatt spent the past two decades coaching in Israel, where he built a reputation as one of the international game’s top coaches. He led Maccabi Tel...
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West to Putin: Prove commitment to Ukraine peace

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin, left, speaks with NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, center, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, second right, during a meeting of the NATO-Ukraine Commission at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, June 25, 2014....
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Plea deal talks fall apart in Chris Brown case

Singer Chris Brown arrives at the D.C. Superior Court, in Washington,Wednesday, June 25, 2014. Brown arrived for a hearing on the assault charge he faces. Brown was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault in October, accused of hitting a man outside the W hotel. That man...
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Suarez facing big financial hit from alleged bite

10ThingstoSeeSports – Uruguay’s Luis Suarez holds his teeth after running into Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini’s shoulder during the group D World Cup soccer match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal, Brazil, Tuesday, June 24, 2014. (AP...
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NFL agrees to remove cap on concussion damages

FILE – In this Jan. 25, 2012 file photo taken from video, Hall of Fame football player Tony Dorsett is interviewed in his home in suburban Dallas. The NFL agreed Wednesday, June 25, 2014 to remove a $675 million cap on damages from thousands of concussion-related claims...
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BRAZIL BEAT: Brazil players talk to flood victims

A couple of young soccer fans, watch on a giant screen television Brazil play Cameroon in the soccer World Cup match, in Manaus, Brazil, Monday, June 23, 2014. Brazil’s Neymar scored twice in the first half to lead Brazil to a 4-1 win over Cameroon on Monday, helping the...

Serena Williams falls in doubles win with Venus

LONDON (AP) — Serena Williams was able to laugh off a tumble onto the lap of a front-row spectator at Wimbledon, and she and her sister Venus went on to earn their first doubles victory of the year. The siblings came back to beat Oksana Kalashnikova and Olga Savchuk 5-7,...