Charlottesville to mourn woman killed at rally in memorial
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Mourners will gather in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Wednesday to honor the woman who was killed when a car rammed into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally that descended into violence last weekend….
Defiant Trump renews criticism of ‘both sides’ in protest
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump defiantly blamed "both sides" for the weekend violence between white supremacists and counter-demonstrators in Virginia, seeking to rebuff the widespread criticism of his handling of the emotionally-charged protests while showing sympathy for the fringe group's efforts to preserve Confederate monuments….
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China urges US, North Korea to ‘hit the brakes’ on threats
BEIJING (AP) — China has urged the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threatening words and work toward a peaceful resolution of their tense standoff created by Pyongyang's recent missile tests and threats to fire them toward Guam….
Rising tensions with North Korea bring back nuclear fears
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the era of nuclear nightmares – of the atomic arms race, of backyard bomb shelters, of schoolchildren diving under desks to practice their survival skills in the event of an attack – seemed to finally, thankfully, fade into history….
Firebrand judge Moore forces runoff in Alabama Senate race
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's famed Ten Commandments judge, Roy Moore, has forced a Senate primary runoff with president-backed incumbent Sen. Luther Strange, setting up a September showdown that could be closely watched for clues about Republicans' prospects in 2018 midterm elections….
Utah mayor shrugs off attacks, wins GOP primary for US House
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah mayor overcame nearly $1 million in attacks from out-of-state groups to win a three-way Republican primary in a race to fill a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives vacated by Jason Chaffetz….
Labor-short Japan more at home with automation than US
MORIYA, Japan (AP) — Thousands upon thousands of cans are filled with beer, capped and washed, wrapped into six-packs, and boxed at dizzying speeds – 1,500 a minute, to be exact – on humming conveyor belts that zip and wind in a sprawling factory near Tokyo….
Iraqi Shiite cleric’s Saudi, UAE trips show Gulf realpolitik
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An influential Iraqi Shiite cleric, notorious for his followers' deadly attacks on U.S. troops in Iraq over a decade ago and thought at times to have ties to Iran, has two new stamps in his passport – from the two fiercest Sunni critics of Tehran in the Gulf….
Trump leaves top strategist’s future in limbo: ‘We’ll see’
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is saying "we'll see what happens" with top strategist Steve Bannon….