The Associated Press - Asia
Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows
BANGKOK (AP) Shares edged lower in Asia early Monday after China reported lackluster growth data in line with expectations. Geopolitical and trade tensions were weighing on sentiment despite gains last week on Wall Street.
Jul 16 4:25AM AP

Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police, authorities said.
Jul 16 1:07AM AP

The Latest: Details emerge on gunman's death, earlier case
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Latest on the shooting of three Kansas City police officers (all times local):
Jul 16 1:05AM AP

Singh tops Maggert in playoff at Senior Players Championship
HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (AP) Vijay Singh hit a perfect approach to set up the winning playoff birdie. His celebration as the ball rolled into the cup was nowhere near as spectacular.
Jul 16 1:00AM AP

Suwannapura gets first LPGA Tour win at Marathon Classic
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) Thidapa Suwannapura's main focus going into the Marathon Classic was trying to put together four solid rounds that would help her keep her LPGA Tour card.
Jul 16 12:10AM AP

Degenkolb masters cobblestones as Porte crashes out of Tour
ROUBAIX, France (AP) John Degenkolb won a three-man sprint to conclude the action-packed cobblestoned Stage 9 of the Tour de France on Sunday, while overall contender Richie Porte crashed out of the race and favorite Chris Froome overcame a tumble.
Jul 15 3:25PM AP

John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M
LAS VEGAS (AP) The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago.
Jul 15 2:06PM AP

UN: Afghan civilian casualties up by 1 percent this year
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) The United Nations says the number of civilians killed in Afghanistan in the first half of this year has increased by 1 percent, compared to the same period last year.
Jul 15 8:17AM AP

Pakistanis mourning victims of carnage ahead of elections
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) Pakistanis are observing a day of mourning for the victims of the horrific weekend attacks that killed 132 people, including a provincial assembly candidate during an election rally in the country's southwest.
Jul 15 7:34AM AP

Maoist rebels ambush soldiers in east India; 2 killed
PATNA, India (AP) Maoist rebels in eastern India ambushed a unit of government forces on Sunday, leaving two soldiers dead and another wounded, police said.
Jul 15 7:23AM AP

Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao clinched his 60th victory Sunday with a seventh-round knockout of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years, that will help revive his career.
Jul 15 7:21AM AP

Henderson has 1-shot lead at Marathon Classic
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) Brooke Henderson didn't have her best stuff at the Marathon Classic, but she did enough to stay on top of the leaderboard.
Jul 14 11:20PM AP

Lobbying firm sought envoys help to salvage Russian company
WASHINGTON (AP) A U.S. lobbying firm sought to recruit the ambassadors of France, Germany and several other countries to demonstrate international support for severing Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska's control of Rusal, the aluminum manufacturing giant sanctioned by Washington.
Jul 14 1:03PM AP

Thai soccer players crave food, wait to go home next week
CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favorite comfort foods after their expected discharge from a hospital next week.
Jul 14 9:23AM AP

Sharif in custody as 132 die in Pakistan election violence
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed more than 130 people, including a candidate.
Jul 14 7:33AM AP

Afghan official says insurgents kill 11 soldiers in west
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) An Afghan official says at least 11 soldiers were killed when their checkpoint came under an attack by Insurgents in western Farah province.
Jul 14 7:21AM AP

Pacquiao, Matthysse make weight for welterweight title fight
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Manny Pacquiao weighed in at a trim 146 pounds Saturday for his showdown with World Boxing Association welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse, who also made weight at 146.7 pounds.
Jul 14 2:56AM AP

Henderson, Hedwall share lead at Marathon Classic
SYLVANIA, Ohio (AP) Brooke Henderson has struggled in her past two appearances at the Marathon Classic.
Jul 14 1:15AM AP

Turkey to sell 30 attack helicopters to Pakistan
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkey and Pakistan have reached an agreement for the sale of 30 Turkish-made attack helicopters in a deal that has been billed as Turkey's largest single defense industry export.
Jul 13 8:49AM AP

The Latest: Pakistan pol condemns bombing near rival's rally
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) The Latest on Pakistan's upcoming national elections and the return of Nawaz Sharif (all times local):
Jul 13 8:34AM AP