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Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident Friday evening in Fresno County, the company said. Bonnie Kalanick, 71, died after the boat she and her husband, Donald, 78, were riding hit a rock in Pine Flat Lake in the eastern part of the county, authorities said. They are ... Read More »

Brewers’ Anderson no-hits Diamiondbacks through 6 innings

Chase Anderson

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson has a no-hitter through six innings for the Milwaukee Brewers against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The 29-year-old right-hander tied a career high with 10 strikeouts but walked three and threw 97 pitches. The Brewers lead 3-0. Arizona’s best opportunity for a hit was when Jeff Mathis flied out to the warning track in the ... Read More »

Slain Virginia officer was former Marine, father of 3

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia State Police special agent fatally shot by a convicted felon in a Richmond public housing complex was a father of three and former Marine who founded a youth wrestling club and mentored disadvantaged kids, authorities said. Special Agent Michael T. Walter died early Saturday after being shot Friday evening by 27-year-old Travis Ball in ... Read More »

Police: Suspect in Portland stabbings ranted about Muslims

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say they’ll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man suspected of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was being held Saturday in the Multnomah ... Read More »

Singh leads Langer by a stroke at Senior PGA on Trump course

STERLING, Va. (AP) — For Bernhard Langer, winning the Senior PGA Championship after several close calls would cap off a decade of dominance on the over-50 circuit. Vijay Singh is playing the event for the first time in his fifth year of eligibility and still wants to compete on the PGA Tour. Singh used his power to move ahead of ... Read More »

The Latest: Former presidents recall Brzezinski’s influence

Jimmy Carter, Zbigniew Brzezinski

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of former national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Former presidents are remembering Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser, Zbigniew Brzezinski (ZBIG’-nyef breh-ZHIN’-skee), as an “influential voice” who “shaped decades of American national security policy.” Barack Obama says that he was one of several presidents “who benefited from his wisdom ... Read More »

The Latest: Mother of Uber CEO dies after boating accident

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the death of the mother of the CEO of ride-hailing company Uber (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Authorities say that the parents of ride-hailing company Uber’s CEO were riding a boat on Pine Flat Lake when it hit a rock and sank. The Fresno County Sheriff’s office says in a statement that about ... Read More »

BA outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

LONDON (AP) — British Airways canceled all flights from London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a “major IT systems failure” around the world. Chief executive Alex Cruz said “we believe the root ... Read More »

The Latest: Police eye Oregon stabbing suspect’s ideology

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing on a Portland, Oregon, train that left two dead (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Police say they’ll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of a man suspected of fatally stabbing two other men on an Oregon train after they apparently attempted to intervene when the man yelled racial slurs ... Read More »

Gregg Allman of The Allman Brothers Band dies at age 69

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Music legend Gregg Allman, whose bluesy vocals and soulful touch on the Hammond B-3 organ helped propel the Allman Brothers Band to superstardom and spawn Southern rock, died Saturday, his manager said. He was 69. Allman died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at his home near Savannah, Georgia, his manager, Michael Lehman, told The Associated ... Read More »