Friday, August 18, 2017

FEATURED

Sen. Tim Kaine, left, and Charlottesville mayor Michael Signer visit a makeshift memorial Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, where Heather Heyer was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally Charlottesville, Va.

BY SARAH RANKIN CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The white nationalists behind last weekend’s violent rally found an appealing target in the historic town where Thomas Jefferson founded a university and an outspoken, progressive mayor declared ...
This file image provided by HBO shows John Oliver on the set of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."

This photo combo of images shows, clockwise, from upper left: a Google sign at a store in Hialeah, Fla., the Twitter app displayed on a smartphone, PayPal headquarters in San Jose, Calif., and the Facebook app displayed on an iPad

In this Wednesday, March 8, 2017, file photo, Maine Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a town hall meeting, in Yarmouth, Maine.

In this photo taken Aug. 14, 2017, the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee still stands in Lee park in Charlottesville, Va.

CRIME

[UPDATED 8/16/17] An arrest has been made in a Tuesday robbery of a CVS Pharmacy in Naples. According to the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, deputies have arrested Dylan Wiebke, 24, and charged him with ...

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.


NATIONAL

People walk down a main street in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

BY ANNE M. PETERSON en’s basketball teams from Oregon State, Clemson and Arizona were staying at a hotel in Barcelona, Spain, near where a van drove into pedestrians on Thursday, ...
In this April 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

BY JULIE CARR SMYTH COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A leading U.S. hospital pulled its annual fundraiser from Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort on Thursday, reversing course after initially resisting pressure from ...
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin speaks during a press briefing in Bridgewater, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017.

James Mathew Bradley Jr., 60, of Clearwater, Florida, left, arrives at the federal courthouse for a hearing, Monday, July 24, 2017, in San Antonio.

In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a Mississippi state flag is unfurled by Sons of Confederate Veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag.

In this Saturday, July 15, 2017 file photo, Army Gen. John W. Nicholson, center, commander of the Resolute Support mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan; outgoing Maj.

Dr. Charles Thomson, 92, of Sun City, Ariz., gets in his golf cart after talking about his support for President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Sun City, Ariz.

In this Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Campbell Soup CEO Denise Morrison speaks during a meeting between President Donald Trump and manufacturing executives at the White House in Washington.


SPORTS

People walk down a main street in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017.

US college teams near Barcelona van attack

BY ANNE M. PETERSON en’s basketball teams from Oregon State, Clemson and Arizona were staying at a hotel in Barcelona, Spain, near where a van drove into pedestrians on Thursday, ...
In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, a member of the Busch Stadium grounds crew removes a cat that had run onto the field during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals in St. Louis. Rally Cat may be coming back to Busch Stadium.

Team: Rally cat to return to Cardinals after quarantine

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rally Cat may be coming back to Busch Stadium. The St. Louis Cardinals are taking claim to the now-famous cat that darted across the field during ...
Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun (56) celebrates with his teammates after an interleague baseball game at Nationals Park Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Washington.

Mike Trout and the Angels are on a roll and in contention

BY STEPHEN WHYNO WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Trout glanced around the clubhouse like he didn’t want to leave anyone out. Shortstop Andrelton Simmons and first baseman C.J. Cron are hitting ...
In this Sept. 3, 2015, file photo, Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, returns a shot to Yanina Wickmayer, of Belgium, during the second round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.

Azarenka says she might skip US Open because of child issue

BY HOWARD FENDRICH Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka says her participation in the U.S. Open is in doubt because she might not be able to bring her son with ...
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred listens to a question following the two-day meeting of Major League Baseball owners, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Chicago.

MLB’s Manfred working on pace of play with Clark, union

BY JAY COHEN CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball is having conversations with the players’ association over possible changes designed to speed the pace of play, and Commissioner Rob Manfred ...


Entertainment

This file image provided by HBO shows John Oliver on the set of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver."
Entertainment

HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on ...
In this Tuesday, May 30, 2017, file photo, Tom Cruise poses during a photocall for the French premiere of "The Mummy" in Paris, France.
Entertainment

Cruise ankle break halts ‘Mission: Impossible 6’ production

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Production has shut down on “Mission: Impossible 6” due to star Tom Cruise’s broken ankle. Paramount Pictures said Wednesday that production will go on hiatus while ...
In this Nov. 24, 2016, file photo, Aretha Franklin performs the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings in Detroit.
Entertainment

Aretha Franklin set to move back to Detroit for retirement

DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is set to retire in her hometown of Detroit and plans to open a nightclub in the city. The legendary soul singer tells the Detroit ...
In this Aug. 1, 2017, file photo, people pass the News Corporation headquarters building and Fox News studios in New York.
Entertainment

Raw feelings close to the surface at Fox over Trump remarks

BY DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel anchor whose reaction to President Donald Trump’s comments on Charlottesville spread widely says she feels threatened but not deterred ...
This undated photo provided by SeaWorld shows Kasatka, one of the entertainment company's last killer whales to come from the wild, in its compound at the marine park in San Diego.
Entertainment

SeaWorld veterinarians euthanize orca that had lung disease

BY JULIE WATSON SAN DIEGO (AP) — SeaWorld euthanized one of the entertainment company’s last killer whales to come from the wild, marking the third orca death this year at ...
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