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Police-mayor tensions mount over chokehold death

FILE- In this July 31, 2014 file photo provided by the New York City Mayoral Photography Office, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, is seated between New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, left, and the Rev. Al Sharpton, during a round table discussion convened to...
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Things to know about NCAA antitrust ruling

FILE – In this March 26, 2014, file photo, Wisconsin’s Traevon Jackson dribbles past the NCAA logo during practice at the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Anaheim, Calif. A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can’t stop players from selling the...
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Hawaii largely dodges one-two storm punch

Surfers and body boarders wait for waves at Sandy Beach Park in Honolulu on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Tropical Storm Iselle is causing higher-than-normal waves in parts of the island of Oahu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) Surfers and body boarders wait for waves at Sandy Beach Park in...

Volkswagen recalls some Tiguans

NEW YORK (AP) — Volkswagen of America is recalling 151,389 Tiguan SUVs due to the possibility of stalling. No accidents or injuries have been reported. The problem is with fuel pumps on some models from 2009 to 2014. Gas bubbles may form in the fuel system when winterized...

Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caterpillar has evacuated a handful of employees from Liberia. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. has suspended a drilling project. British Airways has canceled flights to the region. ExxonMobil and Chevron are waiting to see whether health officials can...
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Venus Williams tops Serena, reaches Montreal final

Venus Williams of the United States hugs her sister Serena after beating her 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 during semifinal play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson) Venus Williams of the United States hugs her...
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US aids displaced Iraqis as airstrikes help Kurds

This image provided by the U.S. Defense Department shows pallets of bottled water are loaded aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in preparation for a humanitarian airdrop over Iraq Aug. 8, 2014. Airmen with the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron airdropped 40...
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Gaza talks on hold, Israeli delegation stays home

Smoke rises in Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) Smoke rises in Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) A rocket is fired from Gaza City towards Israel, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Israeli...
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McIlroy in the lead at PGA Championship _ barely

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the 10th hole during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Valhalla Golf Club on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his...
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