• 5 new sports move closer to approval for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

    TOKYO (AP) — Five sports, including surfing and skateboarding, moved a step closer to being included in the Tokyo 2020 Games after being described as “a dynamic and exciting” package by the IOC.

  • Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs department at North Korea's Foreign Ministry, talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, July 28, 2016. Han said that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jung Un on its list of sanctioned individuals and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

    5 points from AP interview with N. Korean diplomat

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Here are five points on tensions between North Korea and the U.S. from Pyongyang’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs, interviewed by The Associated Press on Thursday:

  • In this Jan. 22, 2016, photo, South Korean International Olympic Committee member Moon Dae-sung leaves the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Moon has been suspended as a member of the IOC over allegations that he plagiarized his doctoral thesis. (Jeon Shin/Newsis via AP)

    IOC suspends South Korea’s Moon over plagiarism allegations

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee over allegations that he plagiarized his doctoral thesis.

  • In this photo provided by Yan Cheng, a policeman and another man try to break the windows of a burning tour bus on the side of a highway in Taoyuan, Taiwan, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Taiwanese investigators say the driver of the bus that crashed and burst into flames killing all 26 on board was driving drunk. Police coroners in Taoyuan county south of Taipei tested the driver's blood, urine and stomach contents and found all tested for alcohol concentrations above the legal limit. (Yan Cheng/Scoop Commune via AP)

    Taiwan driver in deadly bus crash was drunk, police say

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The driver of a Taiwanese tour bus that crashed and burst into flames killing all 26 on board, including 23 Chinese tourists, was driving drunk, investigators said Friday.

  • Stephan Jaeger shoots record 12-under 58 on Web.com Tour

    HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic for the lowest score in major tour play.

  • Key hole at the PGA Championship

    SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A look at the key hole Thursday in the first round of the PGA Championship:

  • In this Monday, July 25, 2016 photo, skydiver Luke Aikins jumps from a helicopter during his training in Simi Valley, Calif. After months of training, this elite skydiver says he's ready to leave his chute in the plane when he bails out 25,000 feet above Simi Valley on Saturday. That's right, no parachute, no wingsuit and no fellow skydiver with an extra one to hand him in mid-air. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

    A look at some of the most death-defying stunts of all time

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although he’s one of the most accomplished skydivers in the world, Luke Aikins will tell you what he’s about to do — jump out of a plane without a parachute — is one crazy stunt.

  • In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. Stock markets around the world edged lower Thursday, July 28, 2016, as investors digested an upbeat Fed assessment of the U.S. economy that raised the prospect of further rate hikes, while anticipating more stimulus from Japan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

    Stocks waver as investors work through earnings

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Asian markets were mixed early Friday as cautious investors await the Bank of Japan’s decision on monetary stimulus. Any indication its stimulus policy is coming to an end is seen to cause nervousness, while an unexpectedly aggressive stimulus would likely be well received by stock markets.

  • Fans of British soccer club Manchester City watch the players train before a match in Shenzhen in south China's Guangdong province Wednesday, July 27, 2016. The club will face Borussia Dortmund in a friendly match Thursday. (Chinatopix Via AP)

    Guardiola: Nasri yet to play in pre-season because of weight

    SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says midfielder Samir Nasri hasn’t featured yet in the pre-season friendlies because he is overweight.

  • Indian forest officials and wildlife conservationists try to catch a baby Rhino that strayed into an adjacent village following floods at the Kaziranga National Park, east of Gauhati, northeastern Assam state, India, Thursday, July 28, 2016. The Rhino calf was rescued and sent to a conservation center. Forest officials say they have rescued six rhino calves from being washed away by floodwaters that have swamped the national park. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)

    6 baby rhinos saved from being washed away by India floods

    KAZIRANGA, India (AP) — Wildlife workers have rescued six rhino calves from being washed away by floodwaters that have swamped a national park in northeastern India.