The Latest: After retiring vs Kerber, Hercog defends choice

August 29th, 2016

Polona Hercog, of Slovenia, returns a shot to Angelique Kerber, of Germany, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local):


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EpiPen maker to sell cheaper generic version

August 29th, 2016

The maker of the EpiPen allergy drug will start selling a generic version in the wake of criticism about steep price increases.

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Iran deploys S-300 air defense around nuclear site

August 29th, 2016

FILE -- In this April 17, 2016 file photo, a long-range S-300 missile system is displayed by Iran's army during a parade marking National Army Day, in Tehran, Iran. State media says the military has begun deploying a Russia-supplied S-300 air defense system around the underground Fordo nuclear facility. Video footage posted late Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, on Iranian state TV’s website showed trucks arriving at the site and missile launchers being aimed skyward. Russia began delivering the S-300 system to Iran earlier this year after sanctions were lifted under a landmark nuclear agreement with world powers. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has begun deploying a Russian-made S-300 air defense system around its underground Fordo nuclear facility, state TV reported.


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Los Angeles airport evacuation sparked by ‘loud noises’

August 29th, 2016

Unconfirmed reports of shots, later described by police as just “loud noises”, spark evacuations at Los Angeles airport.

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Ariya Jutanugarn wins in Canada for 5th LPGA Tour title

August 28th, 2016

Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn reacts to her putt on the 18th green during the third round of the LPGA Canadian Open golf tournament in Priddis, Alberta, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)PRIDDIS, Alberta (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn ran away with the Canadian Pacific Women's Open on Sunday at chilly Priddis Greens for her LPGA Tour-leading fifth victory of the year — all in the last 10 events.


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Nasa ends year-long Mars simulation on Hawaii

August 28th, 2016

A team of six people complete a Nasa-funded Mars simulation in Hawaii, after living in a dome in near isolation for a year.

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Italy probes to see if criminal negligence raised quake toll

August 28th, 2016

Italy probes to see if criminal negligence raised quake tollBulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment rolled through Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators …


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American Football player Kaepernick refuses to stand for anthem

August 28th, 2016

American Football player Colin Kaepernick refuses to stand for the national anthem at a game in protest against what he sees as racial injustice.

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Pedroia falls short of record, Red Sox beat Royals 8-3

August 28th, 2016

Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, right, celebrates his solo home run with Sandy Leon (3) during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Boston, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)BOSTON (AP) — Dustin Pedroia had four hits to extend his streak to 11 straight at-bats before bouncing into a double play with a chance to tie the major-league record and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 8-3 on Saturday night.


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US elections: Trump details plans to track illegal immigrants

August 28th, 2016

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says he will develop a “tracking system” to remove illegal immigrants who outstay their visas.

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