- 3 killed as protesters clash with Pakistan police
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters tried to raid the official residence of Pakistan's prime minister, sparking clashes with police that killed three people and wounded nearly 400 amid cries for the premier to step down, officials said Sunday.
- Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday night. U.S. airstrikes supported the humanitarian mission.
- EU threatens Russia with more sanctions
BRUSSELS (AP) — Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
- Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44 Fijian troops still in the hands of the al-Qaida-linked insurgents.
- China: No open nominations for Hong Kong leader
BEIJING (AP) — China's legislature on Sunday ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, saying it would create a "chaotic society" in a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub.
- Winston, FSU hold off Oklahoma St 37-31 in opener
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jameis Winston and No. 1 Florida State might have to play better for a return trip to the stadium where the next national title will be decided.
- Sims starts, No. 2 Alabama beats WVU, 33-23
ATLANTA (AP) — Blake Sims took a seat on the bench next to Jake Coker after leading Alabama to a score and the two chatted for a few minutes before it was time for the offense to go back on the field.
- Gordon says Stewart could run strong in Atlanta
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was cheered in practice Saturday.
- Sam cut from Rams, but may still have NFL future
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Not long after Michael Sam waved to an adoring crowd at Missouri's season opener, he looked down at his cell phone.
- Champ Bailey, Michael Sam among NFL cuts
For the first time in his career, Champ Bailey was told he isn't good enough.