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Juliana Rotich, cofounder of the open-source software Ushahidi, Queen Maxima of the Netherlands and Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump, from left, leave after a panel of the W20 Summit in Berlin Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin

  BY DAVID RISING BERLIN (AP) — Ivanka Trump brushed aside groans and hisses Tuesday over her father's track record and defended his attitudes toward women...
This Sept. 15, 2015 file photo shows marijuana plants with their buds covered in white crystals at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

Police: Man grew pot because he thought it’d be legal soon

  ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police have arrested a man who acknowledged growing marijuana to prepare for possible statewide legalization of the drug. St....
In this undated photo provided by the Cincinnati Police Department, officers pose for a photo in Cincinnati with a stuffed moose called Mr. Moosey. (Eric E. Franz/Cincinnati Police Department via AP)

Toy given to police officer as safety talisman gets to Ohio

  CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Ohio have received a stuffed toy given by a child to a Pennsylvania police officer to help keep him...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

NASCAR has huge hole to fill after Earnhardt retires

  BY JENNA FRYER CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr. He...
Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames hits a two-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Eric Thames bashes his way into Brewers’ record book

  BY GENARO C. ARMAS MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers' record book. No adjustment period necessary for the bushy-bearded...
A currency trader watches monitors near screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Global stocks mixed as investors await Trump tax cut plan

  BY YOUKYUNG LEE SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after another day of gains in Asia as investors awaited...
Washington Nationals' Trea Turner watches his three-run triple Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Denver. Washington won 15-12. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Turner hits for cycle, Nationals beat Rockies 15-12

  BY PAT GRAHAM DENVER (AP) — Trea Turner wore everything he could to stay warm, including a red ski mask that covered his face. For someone...
Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia stands in the dugout in the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Baltimore, Saturday, April 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

LEADING OFF: Pedroia set to return, Bundy emerging for O’s

  A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELCOME BACK The Red Sox had to wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the...