Top Headlines for August 16, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • 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….
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