Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

New York Yankees Derek Jeter, left, and former President George W. Bush greet each other during a ceremony honoring Jeter before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony Wednesday night.



2018 Olympics organizers elect new president

FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2010 file photo, Cho Yang-ho, the head of South Korea's bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics, speaks at the 39th General Assembly of the European Olympic Committees in Belgrade, Serbia. South Korean media is reporting that Cho, who led PyeongChang’s successful bid to host the Winter Olympics, is set to become chief organizer of the 2018 Games. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee following the sudden resignation of a top official.



10 Things to Know for Thursday

A displaced Palestinian child waves to a friend from inside a damaged classroom at the Abu Hussein U.N. school, in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, hit by an Israeli strike earlier, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Israeli tank shells tore through the walls of the U.N. school crowded with war refugees Wednesday in the deadliest of a series of air and artillery attacks that pushed the Palestinian death toll above 1,300 in more than three weeks of fighting. The attack on the U.N. school in the Jebaliya refugee camp was the second deadly strike on a U.N. compound in a week. Tank shells slammed into the compound before dawn, said Adnan Abu Hasna, a spokesman for the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, which is sheltering more than 200,000 people displaced by the fighting at dozens of U.N. schools across Gaza. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:



Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed

Jamre Pearson is held back by a friend outside his home after his 8-year-old son was hit by a bullet fired from outside that pierced the wall of the home, hitting the child in bed, early Wednesday, July 30, 2014. Pearson's son Jakari died at the hospital. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)DETROIT (AP) — Sporadic gunfire isn't an unusual sound in the Brewster Homes public housing complex in Detroit, but booming noises that shook Tenesha Higgins early Wednesday morning were way too close.



Raonic, Nishikori win, Isner out at Washington

Milos Raonic returns a shot during his Washington Open match against Jack Sock on July 30, 2014Canadian second seed Milos Raonic and Japan's fourth-seeded Kei Nishikori advanced while US fifth seed John Isner lost in second-round matches at the ATP and WTA Washington Open. Raonic ousted American Jack Sock 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/3) while Nishikori outlasted American Sam Querrey 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 and Steve Johnson downed countryman Isner 6-7 (5/7), 6-3, 7-6 (8/6). Czech top seed Tomas Berdych was set to face US qualifier Robby Ginepri in a later match at the $1.9 million (1.4m euro) hardcourt tune-up for the US Open.





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