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  • Man United signs Falcao loan with option to buy

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Manchester United has signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco in an unexpected move on transfer deadline day Monday. The Colombia striker's deal gives United an option to buy him at the end of his season-long loan. The 28-year-old Falcao says "Manchester United is the biggest...

  • Gronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins ready

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the New England Patriots' opener at Miami this Sunday. Meanwhile, the news hardly caught the Dolphins by surprise. "I'm super excited," said...

  • Arsenal signs striker Danny Webleck from United

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — Arsenal has bolstered its attacking options by signing Danny Welbeck from Premier League rival Manchester United. The England forward joined the London club for a reported 16 million pounds ($27 million) as the summer transfer window was closing on Monday. The need for Arsene...

  • Storms roll through Midwest with strong winds

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A storm spotter remained hospitalized in Sioux City Monday after he was struck by lightning while watching a system that left swollen rivers, power outages, trees down and campers overturned. Most affected in Iowa was northwest part of the state. East of Denison a storm...

  • Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns. Kirk won for the second time this season....

  • New Zealand gunman kills 2; suspect faces charges

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A man suspected of killing two unemployment-office workers and seriously wounding a third in a South Island town was charged Tuesday with murder. John Tully was arrested Monday evening following a seven-hour manhunt that kept a town on edge. Tully made his first...

  • Peru police display record 7.7-ton cocaine haul

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peruvian police displayed in a Lima airport police hangar on Monday what officials called the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation, 7.7 metric tons (8.5 tons). Seized in a raid last week, the drugs were flown to the capital Monday and unloaded in boxes from an...

  • All Fat Is Bad? Not So Fast

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    c.2014 New York Times News Service People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades, a major new study shows. The findings are...

  • Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter. Hamels and three Phillies relievers combined on the season's fourth no-hitter, blanking the Atlanta Braves 7-0 Monday and giving a last-place team a rare reason to celebrate. It was all...

  • Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom....

  • Inquiries begin into nude celebrity photo leaks

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The FBI said Monday it was addressing allegations that online accounts of several celebrities, including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, had been hacked, leading to the posting of their nude photographs online. The agency did not say what actions it was taking to investigate...

  • OSBI investigates officer-involved shooting on I-40 near Henryetta

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    A man from Texas died Monday morning after leading authorities on a pursuit that ended with an officer-involved shooting near Henryetta.

  • Oklahoman dies after vehicle wreck in Grady County

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    Robert Greene, 56, of Cushing, died Monday morning after a two-vehicle collision in Grady County, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

  • Obama: 'Revving' economy calls for higher wages

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama renewed his push for Congress to raise the minimum wage Monday in a buoyant accounting of the economy's "revving" performance, delivered on behalf of Democrats opening their fall campaigns for the midterm congressional elections. "America deserves a...

  • Parents of ill UK boy fight extradition from Spain

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The parents of a child suffering from a severe brain tumor signaled Monday they would defy efforts to force them to return to Britain, days after their family fled to seek a novel kind of radiation treatment for the 5-year-old boy. A Spanish judge ordered Brett and Naghemeh King...



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