LeMahieu helps Rockies win 1st game after Tulowitzki trade
Wisconsin Assembly approves Milwaukee Bucks arena deal
MADISON, Wis. (AP) ? The Wisconsin state Assembly voted Tuesday to spend $250 million in public funds on a new arena for the Milwaukee Bucks, a deal that both Republicans and Democrats lauded as good for the state and city.
Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension
Fed is likely to delay 1st rate hike in 9 years a bit longer
US dentist killed Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion
A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die. The lion, a popular attraction among international visitors to the Hwange National Park, was lured outside the park's boundaries by bait and killed earlier this month. "The offender is a gentleman who is an American called Walter James Palmer," Emmanuel Fundira, president of the Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe, told reporters in the capital Harare.
New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) ? A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping them escape as new details emerged of her relationship with the men that included performing a sex act and sending naked photos.
Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released from prison in November after nearly 30 years.
NATO vows solidarity with Turkey over Islamic State
NATO strongly backed Turkey's fight against Islamic State militants in Syria at emergency talks but some countries expressed concerns that strikes on Kurdish fighters could torpedo peace talks with the rebels. The rare meeting held at Turkey's request came as an uncompromising President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he could not continue negotiations with the Kurds amid attacks on Turkish targets. Turkish jets later hit Kurdish militants in southeastern Turkey after the group fired on security forces, the army said, stepping up a campaign that Ankara has launched in parallel with its strikes on IS, despite the Kurds' bitter opposition to the jihadists.
Mets reliever Mejia banned for year for positive drug test
NEW YORK (AP) ? Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia was banned for an additional 162 games Tuesday by Major League Baseball following a second positive test for performance-enhancing substances.
Run-in with reporter triggered Mexico coach Herrera's ouster