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  • After brief trade truce, US slaps levy on Canadian aluminum

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than two years of browbeating and trade sanctions on Canada and Mexico, President Donald Trump strong-armed the United States’ neighbors into agreeing to supplant a 25-year-old North American trade agreement with one of his own. His pact, meant to update the old deal and encourage more manufacturing in the United […]
  • Slain North Carolina 5-year-old remembered for big smile

    WILSON, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina 5-year-old fatally shot while playing in his front yard carried a big smile and a big heart, the boy’s grandfather recalled at his funeral. Merrill Race joined others at grandson Cannon Hinnant’s funeral Thursday night to mourn the boy killed as he rode his bike in the driveway […]
  • Midshipman sentenced to 25 years in sexual assault case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman has been sentenced to 25 years after a military panel found him guilty of sexual assault and other charges. The Capital Gazette reported Friday that Nixon Keago also was dismissed from the service and sentenced to forfeit all pay and allowances. The 25-year-old also was found guilty […]
  • Indians send down Clevinger, Plesac after virus blunder

    CLEVELAND (AP) — After hearing Mike Clevinger and Zach Plesac explain their actions, the Cleveland Indians sent the pitchers to their alternate training site on Friday after the two broke team rules and Major League Baseball coronavirus protocol last weekend in Chicago. Clevinger and Plesac drove to Detroit separately with their baseball equipment on Thursday […]
  • Tropical Storm Josephine closer to land, Kyle moving away

    MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Kyle was moving away from the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States early Saturday as Tropical Storm Josephine continued its crawl toward islands in the Caribbean. Threats to land appeared to be minimal from both storms, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center’s 5 a.m. advisories. Kyle was centered 280 […]
  • US allows killing sea lions eating at-risk Northwest salmon

    SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. authorities on Friday gave wildlife managers in Washington, Oregon and Idaho permission to start killing hundreds of sea lions in the Columbia River basin in hopes of helping struggling salmon and steelhead trout. The bulky marine mammals long ago figured out that they could feast on the migrating fish where they […]
  • Marge Simpson uses her voice to call out Trump adviser

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marge Simpson has advice for a lawyer with the Trump campaign: Do not name call. In a clip posted Friday by Fox’s animated series “The Simpsons,” matriarch Marge chided the attorney over a tweet comparing her voice to that of the Democratic vice presidential contender, Sen. Kamala Harris. “I usually don’t […]
  • Marge Simpson uses her voice to call out Trump adviser

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marge Simpson has advice for a lawyer with the Trump campaign: Do not name call. In a clip posted Friday by Fox’s animated series “The Simpsons,” matriarch Marge chided the attorney over a tweet comparing her voice to that of the Democratic vice presidential contender, Sen. Kamala Harris. “I usually don’t […]
  • Georgia House member loses post over John Lewis criticism

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s House speaker on Friday took away a committee leadership post from a fellow Republican who said in a radio interview that the late U.S. Rep John Lewis’ “only claim to fame was that he got conked on the head.” Rep. Tommy Benton, who was chairman of the House Retirement Committee, made […]
  • Georgia House member loses post over John Lewis criticism

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s House speaker on Friday took away a committee leadership post from a fellow Republican who said in a radio interview that the late U.S. Rep John Lewis’ “only claim to fame was that he got conked on the head.” Rep. Tommy Benton, who was chairman of the House Retirement Committee, made […]