Loretta Lynn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church receive ACM HonorsNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) ? Country star Luke Bryan may have one of the most popular albums in the country, but Loretta Lynn made his day when she gave him a kiss.
Steady in face of Kyrgios' 'antics,' Murray wins at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) ? Nick Kyrgios does what he wants and says what he wants on a tennis court, seemingly no matter the ramifications, and amid all the near-napping, cursing and racket smashing, he troubled Andy Murray for moments at the U.S. Open.
North Korea denies it apologized over mine blastSEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? North Korea insisted on Tuesday that its recent expression of "regret" over a mine explosion that maimed two South Korean soldiers was not an apology, as Seoul claims it was.
Immunity lifted, prosecutors close in on Guatemala president
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) ? Guatemalan prosecutors wasted no time in pressing their corruption investigation of President Otto Perez Molina, persuading a judge to bar him from leaving the country just hours after a historic congressional vote to strip his immunity from prosecution.
Federer, Murray win as US Open quit list hits record 10
Five-time champion Roger Federer and 2012 winner Andy Murray reached the US Open second round as the crushing heat took the number of first-round retirements to a record 10. Second-seeded Federer had little trouble in seeing off Argentina's world number 34 Leonardo Mayer 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 77 minutes on Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 34-year-old Swiss, bidding to become the oldest champion in New York in 45 years, fired 12 aces, 29 winners and broke serve six times.
Police hunt for suspects in killing of Illinois veteran officer
By Brendan O'Brien FOX LAKE, Ill. (Reuters) - More than 100 police officers using aircraft and dogs searched northern Illinois on Tuesday night for three suspects believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a 30-year veteran police officer, officials said. Fox Lake Police Lieutenant Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was found wounded on Tuesday morning after reporting that he was pursuing three suspects on foot, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Officials described the three suspects as two white males and one black male.
North Korea tells South not to crow about deal that ended standoff
By Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Wednesday accused South Korea of claiming victory for an accord that ended an armed standoff, saying that was "cowardly" and urging the South to be "discreet in words and deeds". South Korean President Park Geun-hye's approval ratings surged after the deal, which many South Korean media outlets portrayed as a win for her tough stance against the North. "Nothing is more shallow and cowardly than describing the joint statement agreed by North and South together as a victory for one side," the North's state-run KCNA news agency quoted the NDC as saying in a statement.
Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) ? Police with helicopters, dogs and armed with rifles were conducting a massive manhunt in northern Illinois on Tuesday after an officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men.
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China fuels fresh Asia equity woes after global rout
Shanghai led a broad Asian equities sell-off Wednesday, plunging more than four percent, as further evidence of slowing in China's economy brought a new bout of volatility to global markets. The losses followed a dismal day on US and European markets as clouds gathered over the worldwide economy, amid mounting signs of stumbling growth. The Australian dollar -- which is heavily linked to demand for the country's abundant natural resources -- was plumbing six-year lows with figures out of Canberra showing the economy logged a slower-than-expected 0.2 percent quarterly expansion.