• 2 Pirates minor leaguers suspended after weekend arrests

    CHICAGO (AP) — Two Pittsburgh Pirates minor leaguers have been suspended for the final seven days of their season after being arrested and charged in connection with an incident in Toledo, Ohio.

  • In this June 7, 2015, file photo, rapper Chris Brown performs at the 2015 Hot 97 Summer Jam at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. Authorities said officers responded to singer Brown's Los Angeles home early Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, after a woman called police seeking assistance. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

    Singer arrested on suspicion of assault with deadly weapon

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police arrested singer Chris Brown on Tuesday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman called hours earlier from outside his Los Angeles home and said she needed help.

  • This undated militant image provided by SITE Intel Group shows Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State militant group's spokesman who IS say was "martyred" in northern Syria. The IS-run Aamaq news agency said Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 that al-Adnani was "martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo," without providing further details. (SITE Intel Group via AP)

    Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group’s spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group’s attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group announced Tuesday.

  • Newmont inks deal to help sage grouse habitat in Nevada

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Newmont Mining Corp. officials signed an agreement Tuesday with the U.S. government and the state of Nevada to protect some of the most critical sage grouse habitat in the West in exchange for assurances it will be allowed to develop other public lands in the future in the largest gold mining state in the nation.

  • The Latest: Senators want info. about driver in US illegally

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on fatal bus crash in Louisiana (all times local):

  • In this March 15, 2012 file photo, Ben Gleitzman uses a traffic and navigation app called Waze as he drives to work in Menlo Park, Calif. Google is set to expand a San Francisco carpooling program that could morph into a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber. The program allows anyone using the Waze app to offer a ride to a limited pool of people trying to get to work or home. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

    Google to expand Waze carpooling service in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber.

  • Police investigating USC linebacker in sex assault case

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A University of Southern California football player is being investigated on suspicion of sexual assault in Utah.

  • Baylor receiver Zamora suspended 3 games for beating dog

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor sophomore receiver Ishmael Zamora has been suspended for the first three games of the season after a video surfaced of him beating his dog with a belt this summer.

  • Beyonce accepts the award for Video of the Year for “Lemonade” at the MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

    MTV considers VMA changes because of audience shift

    NEW YORK (AP) — MTV says it will consider airing its Video Music Awards live across the country in future years, a reflection of how the annual celebration of pop culture is increasingly being experienced online instead of on television.

  • In this May 4, 2016, file photo, former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling, center, is is flanked by his attorneys, Cyril Hall, left, and Amir Makled as he is arraigned in Dearborn, Mich. Appling is in trouble again with police. Detroit police say Appling was arrested Sunday night, Aug. 28, 2016, after he drove away from a traffic stop. Sgt. Mike Woody says a gun was found in a bag on the side of the road. It's Appling's third encounter with Detroit-area police since spring. Gun charges are pending in two separate cases in Dearborn and Detroit. (Todd McInturf/Detroit News via AP, File)

    Former Michigan State star Appling charged in new case

    DETROIT (AP) — Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling has been charged with another weapons violation and other crimes.