Wednesday, August 16, 2017


President Donald Trump walks away from his podium after speaking in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in New York.

BY JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE NEW YORK (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he is ending a pair of advisory business councils in the latest fallout over his remarks ...
In this undated photo provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a blacklegged tick - also known as a deer tick.

This July 21, 2011, file photo, shows a building on the Express Scripts campus in Berkeley, Mo.

In this June 13, 1998 file photo, David Weinlick and Elizabeth Runze speak to the audience after Runze was picked to be Weinlick's bride at Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota.

White nationalist Richard Spencer gives remarks after a white nationalist rally was declared an unlawful assembly on Saturday Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va.


The Lee County Sheriff’s Office announced that it has charged 29-year old Jorge Guerrero-Torres with two felonies in relation to the Diana Alvarez kidnapping during a special press conference on Tuesday. According to ...

a lee county sheriff's office squad car

Collier County Sheriff Kevin Rambosk discusses the new PulsePoint app on Tuesday, November 15 at the Professional Development Center in Naples.


This undated photo provided by the Hawaii Tourism Authority shows a view of the Kapalua coastline in Maui, Hawaii. Kapalua Bay Beach is No. 2 on the list of best beaches for the summer of 2017. (Tor Johnson/Hawaii Tourism Authority via AP)

HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are searching the ocean off Hawaii for five crewmembers of an Army helicopter that went down during a training exercise, authorities ...
This photo provided by Donna Bergeson on June 25, 2017, her husband Doug Bergeson lies on a hospital bed at Aurora BayCare Medical Center in Green Bay, Wis., before a doctor removed a nail from his heart.

BY GRETCHEN EHLKE MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin man who doctors say came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house ...
Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks to supporters, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Montgomery, Alabama.

Supporters of President Donald Trump, background left, intermingle with others protesting the President near Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in New York.

A portrait of Heather Heyer, who was killed when a vehicle drove through counter protestors in Charlottesville, Va., lies on a table with flowers during a vigil on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss., Monday, Aug 14, 2017.

People fly into the air as a vehicle drives into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

Workers remove a monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland early Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, after it was taken down in Baltimore.

This Feb. 19, 2013 file photo shows OxyContin pills arranged for a photo at a pharmacy in Montpelier, Vt.


Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James speaks while holding his daughter, Zhuri, during the We Are Family Reunion at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.

LeBron calls for love, unity before taking swipe at Trump

BY TOM WITHERS SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation’s educational program to stand up ...
Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton looks on as he hits a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in Miami.

Stanton homers in 6th straight, Marlins fall 9-4 to Giants

BY CHRISTOPHER STOCK MIAMI (AP) — All eyes are on Giancarlo Stanton and he keeps delivering. Baseball’s $325-million man homered in his sixth consecutive game to give him a major ...
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott looks on from the sideline during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles.

Union appeals Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott’s 6-game suspension

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over the league’s conclusion that its 2016 rushing leader injured his former ...
In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, photo white nationalist demonstrators walk into the entrance of Lee Park surrounded by counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va.

Lions condemn ‘any use’ of logo at Charlottesville event

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions say they “detest and disavow” any use of their logo associated with the event last Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. A photo attributed ...
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tony Cingrani, right, and catcher Yasmani Grandal celebrates their win against the Chicago White Sox during a baseball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.

Dodgers beat White Sox 6-1 to move 50 games above .500

BY BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifty over .500. The Dodgers hit that mark for the first time since September 1953 with a come-from-behind 6-1 victory over the Chicago ...


This is a Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015 file photo of actor Daniel Craig poses for the media as he arrives for the German premiere of the James Bond movie 'Spectre' in Berlin, Germany.

Daniel Craig delays specter of retirement as James Bond

LONDON (AP) — Daniel Craig has delayed the specter of retirement as 007. The British actor has confirmed, as widely expected, that he’ll play James Bond in the franchise’s 25th ...
In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Rihanna arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Calvin Harris to perform at Rihanna’s Diamond Ball charity

BY MESFIN FEKADU NEW YORK (AP) — The writer and producer of Rihanna’s hit “We Found Love” is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month. ...
Former radio host David Mueller, who was accused of groping singer Taylor Swift in 2013, speaks during an interview in Denver, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017.

DJ says taking Taylor Swift to court was only option

BY JAMES ANDERSON and TATIANA FLOWERS DENVER (AP) — The former radio host who lost a groping lawsuit to Taylor Swift in federal court this week said he realizes the ...
Supporters of President Donald Trump, background left, intermingle with others protesting the President near Trump Tower, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in New York.

Michael Moore leads audience of Broadway play to Trump Tower

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore has led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump’s comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. ...
This is a Tuesday, June 10, 2014 file photo of weapons from the Game of Thrones are on display at the Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Game of Thrones episode shown in Spain apparently by mistake

MADRID (AP) — HBO in Spain has aired, apparently by mistake, the sixth episode of Games of Thrones’ seventh season a week ahead of schedule. The episode was available to ...