Stealth jets, other aircraft fly in U.S.-South Korean drills

By YOUKYUNG LEE Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — Hundreds of aircraft including two dozen stealth jets began training Monday as the United States and South Korea launched a massive combined air force exercise. The war games come a week after North Korea test-fired its most...

Mattis seeks more cooperation with Pakistan on terrorism fight

By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press ISLAMABAD — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis pressed top Pakistani leaders Monday to “redouble” efforts to go after insurgents operating in safe havens, the Pentagon said, underscoring a long frustration with Islamabad over Taliban-linked...

Irish border remains an obstacle in Brexit talks

By RAF CASERT and JILL LAWLESS Associated Press BRUSSELS — The European Union and Britain ended a flurry of top-level diplomacy on Monday without a deal on the terms of their divorce, as agreement on how to maintain an open Irish border after Brexit slipped out of t...

Astronauts make pizzas in space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews. Astronauts at the International Space Station posted pictures and a video over the weekend of their small, made-from-scratch pizza pies. The fixings flew up last month on a commercial...

NFL: Steelers rally for 23-20 win over Bengals

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI — No matter how high the stakes, how big the deficit or how late in the game, Ben Roethlisberger and his tough-to-catch playmakers always find a way to leave the Bengals wondering what just happened. Chris Boswell kicked a field goal on the...

NFL: Kizer’s frustration grows as Browns sink to new low

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer BEREA — DeShone Kizer kept the brown hoodie pulled up over his head, providing him some comfort and perhaps a small haven to hide. He didn’t come close to cracking a smile and Cleveland’s rookie quarterback spoke with little emotion, his words...

NFL: Giants fire coach who benched Manning

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Believing the team was spiraling out of control, the New York Giants went out of character by making two major in-season moves, firing coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese. With the team reeling at 2-10 in a...

College football: Mayfield, Jackson, Love are Heisman finalists

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield made Heisman Trophy history just by being selected as a finalist. Mayfield, reigning Heisman winner Lamar Jackson of Louisville and Stanford running back Bryce Love were chosen as finalists for the...

NBA: Cavs win 12th straight

By ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer CHICAGO — Dwyane Wade and Kevin Love each scored 24 points, LeBron James had 23 and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Chicago Bulls 113-91 Monday night for their 12th straight win. Backed by a trio of stars, the Cavaliers matched their longest...

Patrol: Truck Crashes Into Back Of Amish Buggy; Woman Killed

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a pickup truck has hit a horse-drawn Amish buggy in Ohio, killing a woman riding in the buggy. The State Highway Patrol’s Chillicothe (chil-ih-KAHTH’-ee) post says 18-year-old Barbara Swarey died at the scene of the crash...