Watson drops into 3-way tie at Travelers

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson made three bogeys in his last six holes Saturday to help create a three-way tie after three rounds at the Travelers Championship. Watson, Graham DeLaet, who tied for the low round of…

Police seek to break up large crowds in Istanbul, Ankara

ISTANDBUL (AP) — The intense conflict in Turkey between the government and protesters spread today from Istanbul to the capital of Ankara. In Instanbul, police wielded water cannon to break up thousands of demonstrators who had gathered in…

Don’t want mug shot online? Then pay up, sites say

After more than seven years and a move 2,800 miles across the country, Christopher Jones thought he’d left behind reminders of the arrest that capped a bitter break-up. That was, until he searched the Internet last month and…

Brazil: 250K protest against govt corruption

SAO PAULO (AP) — Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators again took to streets in several Brazilian cities Saturday after the president broke a long silence to promise reforms, but the early protests were smaller and less violent…

Wells breaks out with big hit, Yanks beat Rays 7-5

NEW YORK (AP) — Vernon Wells broke out of his big slump with a pinch-hit, three-run double, and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Saturday. Wells was in a 9-for-87 slide…

NSC: US asks Hong Kong for Snowden’s return

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Security Council says U.S. officials have contacted authorities in Hong Kong for the extradition of Edward Snowden, the former government contractor who says he leaked highly classified documents about two surveillance programs. An…

Driver dies in 24 Hours of Le Mans race

Danish driver Allan Simonsen died following a crash at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on Saturday in the first driver fatality at the high-speed endurance event since 1997. Race organizers said the 34-year-old Simonsen was taken to…

LA monument to honor slain El Salvador archbishop

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles’ Salvadoran community on Saturday celebrated the groundbreaking of a plaza honoring a Catholic archbishop who was slain in 1980 during El Salvador’s bloody 12-year civil war. The $350,000 monument in MacArthur Park…

Bautista, Blue Jays beat Orioles for 10th straight

TORONTO (AP) — Jose Bautista hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays won their 10th straight game Saturday, beating the Baltimore Orioles 4-2. Maicer Izturis hit a solo homer in the…

Jamie McMurray tops Ambrose to win Sonoma pole

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Jamie McMurray was the surprise pole-winner Saturday at Sonoma Raceway. McMurray topped favorite Marcos Ambrose with a fast lap around the 1.99-mile course. NASCAR for the first time used group qualifying and McMurray and…
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2012 file photo, New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reacts during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass.  State and local police spent hours at the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday June 18, 2013 as another group of officers searched an industrial park about a mile away where a body was discovered the day before. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Police again search home of Patriots’ Hernandez

State police officers and dogs are searching the home of New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez as they investigate the killing of a semi-pro football player whose body was found nearby. …

Iowa man selling coffin gets questions about bones

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man’s online classified ad offering an oak coffin for sale neglected to mention the full skeleton inside, so police interrupted the deal and seized the bones. The Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil…

Driver dies in 24 Hours of Le Mans race

PARIS (AP) — Danish driver Allan Simonsen died Saturday following a crash at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the first driver fatality at the high-speed endurance event since 1997. Race organizers said the 34-year-old Simonsen was…