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  • Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein expecting to be fired, heads to White House

    Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was heading to the White House on Monday expecting to be fired by President Donald Trump following reports that he had made critical comments of Trump, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. Trump himself was in New York for a meeting of the U.N. General Assembly. The development comes three days after news reports indicating that last year Rosenstein had raised the idea of secretly recording Trump and of invoking the […]

  • Will Bill Cosby, 81, go to prison? A judge is set to decide

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby faced the start of a sentencing hearing Monday at which a judge will decide how to punish the 81-year-old comedian who blazed the trail for other black entertainers and donated millions to black causes but preyed on at least one young woman and perhaps many more. Cosby was the first celebrity to go to trial in the #MeToo era and could be the first to go to prison — perhaps for the rest of his […]

  • Arizona congressman blasts siblings who endorsed opponent: ‘See you at Mom and Dad’s house’

    PHOENIX — Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar have urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate. The television ad from Democrat David Brill combines video interviews with Gosar-family siblings who ask voters to usher Paul Gosar out of office because he has broken with the family’s values. They do not elaborate. They previously condemned the congressman’s false accusation in 2017 that wealthy Democratic donor George Soros […]

  • Allen’s RBI single in 11th leads Indians past Red Sox, 4-3

    CLEVELAND — Greg Allen singled with one out and the bases loaded in the 11th inning and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday night to deny Boston’s bid for a club-record 106th victory for the second straight game. Allen singled through the left side on a 3-2 pitch from Robby Scott to give Cleveland an 11th inning win for the second night in a row. William Cuevas (0-2) walked leadoff man Jose Ramirez, who moved to […]

  • Brett Kavanaugh responds after 2nd woman accuses him of sexual misconduct

    WASHINGTON D.C. — Senate Democrats are investigating a second woman’s accusation of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh from his teenage years, according to the New Yorker magazine. In a story posted Sunday night on its website, The New Yorker reports that the claim dates to the 1983-84 academic year, Kavanaugh’s freshman year at Yale University. The New Yorker identifies the woman as 53-year-old Deborah Ramirez. The magazine says she described the incident in an interview after being contacted […]

  • Tiger Woods wins a PGA tour event for the first time since 2013

    ATLANTA — Tiger Woods has won a PGA Tour event for the first time in over five years after victory at the Tour Championship. Tiger Woods is a winner again, capping off one of the most remarkable comebacks in golf history.  The 14-time major winner’s triumph at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club was his 80th on the PGA Tour and his first since August 2013. More than five years after his last win, after four surgeries on his lower back that […]

  • Kavanaugh accuser commits to public hearing Thursday

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Attorneys for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh‘s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, and the Senate Judiciary Committee have reached agreement for a public hearing Thursday, as talks continued Sunday to resolve potentially make-or-break details, such as potential witnesses who could corroborate her decades-old sexual assault claim. Ford committed to an “open” hearing after negotiators convened a call on Sunday, her attorneys said in a statement. A spokesman for the committee’s chairman, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, confirmed the meeting […]

  • Soldier who helped with Hurricane Florence relief efforts returns to ransacked home

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina soldier returned home after helping with the Hurricane Florence relief effort to find his home had been robbed. Multiple media outlets report that National Guardsman Luis Ocampo was working in storm-battered New Bern for 10 days and found his Charlotte home ransacked when he returned Friday. Ocampo said he found everything of value had been stolen, including a large TV, gaming system and a laptop with Ocampo’s schoolwork on it. He said food was […]

  • Man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes gets 20 years behind bars

    PENSACOLA, Fla. — A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison. A jury in Pensacola convicted 48-year-old Robert Spellman of burglary and grand theft in August. Authorities say Spellman took 10 cartons of cigarettes from a stock room in the store manager’s office last December. He was sentenced Friday. The Pensacola News Journal reports that Spellman had 14 felony and 31 misdemeanor convictions prior to the cigarette theft, […]

  • Brantley single in 11th lifts Indians over Red Sox 5-4

    CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley singled in the winning run in the 11th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to delay Boston’s bid for a club-record 106th victory and home-field advantage throughout the postseason. Yan Gomes started the 11th with an infield hit off Drew Pomeranz (2-6), sliding to the bag ahead of first baseman Brock Holt’s tag after third baseman Rafael Devers’ off-line throw. Greg Allen singled pinch-runner Rajai Davis to second, the […]

  • REPORT: Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford to testify Thursday

    WASHINGTON — The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of a decades-old sexual assault has reportedly agreed to testify on Thursday. The AP announced Saturday night via Twitter that a “person briefed on talks” said Christine Blasey Ford tentatively agreed to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday. BREAKING: Person briefed on talks says Kavanaugh, Ford tentatively agree to testify Thursday to Senate panel — The Associated Press (@AP) September 22, 2018 This comes  just hours after Ford’s attorneys […]

  • No. 4 Ohio State tops Tulane by 43 points

    COLUMBUS — Ohio State tops Tulane by 43 points in Saturday’s game after an almost scoreless second half. The final score was 49-6. The No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes hosted heavy underdog, unranked Tulane Green Waves, Saturday as a 37-point favorite. This was the first meeting between Ohio State and Tulane, however the Buckeyes entered the game holding a 29-3-1 all time record versus teams from the American Athletic Conference. The Buckeyes kicked off against the Green Waves at 3:30 […]