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In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

Israeli police officers secure a destroyed house that was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinians militants from Gaza, in Yahud, central Israel, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Israel has said its campaign, launched July 8, is aimed at stopping Hamas rocket fire into Israel — some...
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Headley wins it in 14th inning of Yankees debut

New York Yankees Chase Headley, acquired Tuesday in a trade with the San Diego Pardres, celebrates as he runs to first base after hitting a game-winning, walk-off RBI single to lift the Yankees to a 14th inning, 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers in a baseball game at Yankee...

Jets eliminating paper season tickets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly. The high-end rewards include Super Bowl tickets and a trip to a road game on...

2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila. Defense Ministry spokesman...
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3 NYC students get recording contract approval

Buy AP Photo Reprints NEW YORK (AP) — Three middle school students in a heavy metal band have gotten permission from a Manhattan judge to sign a multi-year recording contract with Sony. The Daily News (http://nydn.us/1r6Fh9M) says the court’s approval Tuesday allows...
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Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

Ukrainian honor guards lift up a coffin, holding the body of one of the Malaysian Airlines plane passengers, to load it onto a Dutch cargo plane in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. The Dutch government has declared Wednesday a day of national mourning as the...

Arrest linked to gun used after Boston bombings

BOSTON (AP) — It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer? Answers may...
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Opening statements set in porch shooting trial

FILE- In this undated file photo is the cover of a funeral program showing 19-year-old Renisha McBride from a service in Detroit. Jury selection started Monday, July 21, 2014 in a trial that will put gunman Theodore Wafer’s self-defense claim to a tough test. McBride, was...

Ohio Teen Will Be Tried As Adult In Shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 16-year-old central Ohio boy will be tried as an adult in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded two days before Christmas. Franklin County Juvenile Court Judge Elizabeth Gill transferred the teen’s case to adult...

Cooper names Chung v.p. for Americas strategy

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed Mark Chung as vice president, strategy and business development for the Americas. Chung is responsible for leading the development and execution of Cooper’s North and South America business strategy, spearheading business intelligence,...