Top Headlines for August 24, 2017

Headline News from the Associated Press
  • Within 24 hours, a pair of wildly different Trump speeches

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Within a 24-hour span, President Donald Trump delivered one speech in which he tore into the media and members of his own party, and a second in which he called for national unity and love….
  • Charlottesville, DOJ to host ‘community recovery’ town hall

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Charlottesville residents are getting a chance to talk with city officials about a white nationalist rally earlier this month that devolved into deadly violence….
  • Lucky numbers for $758.7M Powerball jackpot drawn

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lottery players across the U.S. scooped up $2 Powerball tickets in hopes of beating the odds and winning a massive $758.7 million jackpot in Wednesday night's drawing….
  • US Navy: Body found by Malaysia not one of McCain’s missing

    SINGAPORE (AP) — A body found at sea by Malaysian forces is not one of the 10 U.S. sailors missing after a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker, the Navy's 7th Fleet said Thursday, as more Marine Corps divers joined a search of the destroyer's flooded compartments….
  • Harvey regains tropical storm strength in Gulf of Mexico

    MIAMI (AP) — Harvey regained tropical storm strength as it drifted in the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas early Thursday and forecasters said it could become a hurricane….
  • Many addicts seeking opioid recovery find relapse and fraud

    DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Reflections treatment center looked like just the place for Michelle Holley's youngest daughter to kick heroin. Instead, as with dozens of other Florida substance abuse treatment facilities, the owner was more interested in defrauding insurance companies by keeping addicts hooked, her family says….
  • Civilian drills grow lax among South Koreans used to threats

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Once or twice a year, activity on the streets of South Korea's capital freezes as a wailing siren marks a nationwide drill aimed at preparing against a North Korean attack. Cars stop on roads. Pedestrians move into buildings and subway stations. Government buildings are evacuated….
  • Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early Thursday, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen its ties to Tehran….
  • Dutch police detain suspect in concert terror threat

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police investigating a terror threat that prompted the cancellation of a concert by an American rock band in Rotterdam arrested a 22-year-old man in the early hours of Thursday….
  • Hill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th, Pirates top Dodgers 1-0

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Rich Hill's first 98 pitches left the Pittsburgh Pirates confounded, occasionally fuming and absolutely hitless. His 99th turned a potentially historic night by the Los Angeles Dodgers lefty into something else entirely:…
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