Top Headlines for August 21, 2017

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Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Damaged USS John S. McCain arrives in Singapore; 10 missing

    SINGAPORE (AP) — The USS John S. McCain guided missile destroyer docked Monday at Singapore's naval base with "significant damage" to its hull after an early morning collision with an oil tanker, as vessels from several nations searched for 10 missing U.S. sailors….
  • Barcelona attack driver still at large, identity confirmed

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities confirmed on Monday the identity of the driver of the deadly van attack in Barcelona and said that he is the last member of the 12-man Islamic extremist cell still at large….
  • Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will use a nationally televised address to outline for a war-weary nation the strategy he believes will best position the U.S. to eventually declare victory in Afghanistan after 16 years of combat and lives lost….
  • US and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. and South Korean troops kicked off their annual drills Monday that come after President Donald Trump and North Korea exchanged warlike rhetoric in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month….
  • Americans stake out prime viewing spots to see sun go dark

    Americans with telescopes, cameras and protective glasses staked out viewing spots along a narrow corridor from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday in what promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse in history….
  • Jerry Lewis, Hollywood survivor, showman, dies at 91

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis epitomized what it meant to be a survivor in Hollywood….
  • Legendary comedian Jerry Lewis knew how to laugh and cry

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jerry Lewis sometimes didn't know whether to laugh or cry….
  • Trump’s neo-Nazi rally comments thrust GOP doubts into open

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans' deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party….
  • Northwestern prof, Oxford worker to stay jailed before trial

    CHICAGO (AP) — The fatal stabbing of a hairstylist in Chicago was part of a sexual fantasy hatched in an online chatroom between a Northwestern University professor and an Oxford University employee, whose plan included killing someone and then themselves, prosecutors told a Cook County judge at a bond hearing for the men….
  • Nigerian president vows to step up fight against Boko Haram

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari said his government will step up its campaign against Islamic extremist rebels but made no mention of his health he spoke to the nation for the first time Monday, after more than three months of medical treatment in London….

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