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August 9, 2020 6:27 p.m.

AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDT

Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims

August 9, 2020 6:27 p.m.

Morikawa delivers a great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Collin Morikawa delivered a shot that will go down as one of the best in a major that hardly anyone witnessed, setting up an eagle on the 16th hole Sunday that carried him to the most quiet PGA Championship ever.

August 9, 2020 6:27 p.m.

Capitals top Bruins, clinch No. 3 seed in Eastern Conference

TORONTO (AP) — T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson scored, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in round-robin play Sunday to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference and set up a first-round matchup against former coach Barry Trotz’s New York Islanders.

August 9, 2020 6:27 p.m.

Mitchell's scores 29 PTs boosting the Fever past Mystics

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Kelsey Mitchell scored a season-high 29 points and Teaira McCowan posted a double-double and the Indiana Fever beat the Washington Mystics 91-84 on Sunday night.

August 9, 2020 6:03 p.m.

Sheffield shuts down Rockies for 1st W as Mariners win 5-3

SEATTLE (AP) — Justus Sheffield pitched six shutout innings for his first major league win, Dylan Moore hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 6:03 p.m.

Brewers rally to beat Reds 9-3 for 1st home win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich and Milwaukee’s slumping hitters finally busted out, enabling the Brewers to earn their first home victory of the year.

August 9, 2020 5:30 p.m.

Jaguars lose 2 more defensive linemen, sign 3 vets for depth

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are down two more defensive linemen, bringing their total to five just a week into training camp.

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Acuna hits 3 home runs in Atlanta's doubleheader sweep

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Spencer Howard dreamed of tossing a shutout in front of friends and family in his big league debut. He settled for a few hundred cardboard cutouts in the stands and an early exit on the mound.

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

MATCHDAY: Man U faces Copenhagen in Europa League QFs

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Monday with the first two Europa League quarterfinals:

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Wilson's basket sends the Aces past Liberty 78-76

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — A’ja Wilson scored 31 points and her short shot with seven seconds lifted the Las Vegas Aces past the New York Liberty 78-76 on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Trump's pandemic relief orders are limited in scope

NEW YORK (AP) —

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Hardy, two-sport star, architect of Orange Crush dies at 87

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Carroll Hardy, a multi-sport star best known as the only man ever to pinch hit for Ted Williams, died Sunday at age 87.

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia center Joel Embiid left in the first quarter of the 76ers' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday after hurting his left ankle.

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Sheffield shuts down Rockies as Mariners win 5-3

SEATTLE (AP) — Justus Sheffield struck out seven in his longest stint of the season, Dylan Moore hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 5-3 on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Astros, A's clear benches, empty seats; Oak wins 9th in row

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros apparently were tired of playing nice.

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gordon Hayward showed early just how aggressive he would be as he

August 9, 2020 5:03 p.m.

Back injury forces Simon Cowell off 'America's Got Talent'

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Simon Cowell will miss the season's start of “America's Got Talent” live shows because of a back injury requiring surgery.

August 9, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Demonstrators gather ahead of Seattle police votes

SEATTLE (AP) — Demonstrators have started gathering in Seattle ahead of upcoming votes by city officials on reduced funding for police.

August 9, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Entire Pirates-Cards 3-game series postponed over virus woes

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The entire three-game series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis that was set to begin Monday night at Busch Stadium has been postponed while the Cardinals deal with a COVID-19 outbreak.

August 9, 2020 4:27 p.m.

AP source: Indians' Plesac sent home after protocol misstep

Zach Plesac understood the importance of players behaving in order for baseball to have its season amid a global pandemic.

August 9, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Pollock, Betts launch 3-run homers, Dodgers beat Giants 6-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — AJ Pollock and Mookie Betts each hit a three-run homer, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 4:27 p.m.

The Latest: School from crowd photo shifts to online classes

DALLAS, Ga. — A Georgia high school plans to start the week with all classes shifting online after nine students and staff tested positive for the coronavirus when the school year opened last week with most students attending in-person.

August 9, 2020 4:27 p.m.

Lamet brilliant as Tatis, Padres pound Bumgarner, Dbacks 9-5

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr., Manny Machado and the rest of the San Diego Padres were way too much for winless Madison Bumgarner and the Arizona Diamondbacks.

August 9, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Dozier, Singer lead Royals over Twins 4-2 for 3-game sweep

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a two-run single in his first at-bat since testing positive for COVID-19, prized prospect Brady Singer earned his major league win and the Kansas City Royals swept the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Sunday.

August 9, 2020 4:03 p.m.

4-base error on ball over fence helps Rangers top Angels 7-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels right fielder Jo Adell went back on a deep fly ball in the fifth inning Sunday.

August 9, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Astros, Athletics clear benches as rivals' tempers flare

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Benches cleared during the seventh inning of the Astros-Athletics series finale Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after Houston's sign-stealing scandal was brought to light by Oakland pitcher Mike Fiers.

August 9, 2020 4:03 p.m.

HI-Winners

August 9, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Spurs beat Pelicans 122-113 to improve postseason chances

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs helped their playoff chances. Zion Williamson might have to wait another year for his postseason debut.

August 9, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Georgia school shifting online after infections reported

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia high school plans to start the week with all classes shifting online after nine students and staff tested positive for the coronavirus when the school year opened last week with most students attending in-person.

August 9, 2020 4:03 p.m.

Police, protesters clash after Belarus presidential vote

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus police and protesters clashed in the capital and the city of Brest Sunday night after a presidential election in which the country's longtime leader sought a sixth term despite rising discontent with his authoritarian rule and his cavalier dismissal of the coronavirus pandemic.

August 9, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Stars beat Blues to draw Flames, St. Louis to face Canucks

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Joe Pavelski tied it with 31.4 seconds left in the third period, Anton Khudobin stopped all three shots he faced in the shootout and the Dallas Stars beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 in round-robin play Sunday to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference.

August 9, 2020 3:27 p.m.

MLS navigates resuming the season in local markets

In light of Major League Baseball's trouble with its season, Major League Soccer's plan to resume play in its local markets is under scrutiny.

August 9, 2020 3:27 p.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 p.m. EDT

Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims

August 9, 2020 3:27 p.m.

AP News Digest 6:20 p.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

August 9, 2020 3:27 p.m.

Pats trade 2022 draft pick to Lions for CB Michael Jackson

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots have traded an undisclosed 2022 draft pick to the Detroit Lions for cornerback Michael Jackson.

August 9, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Jaguars lose 2 more defensive linemen, agree to sign 2 vets

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are down two more defensive linemen, bringing their total to five just a week into training camp.

August 9, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Strasburg's debut shaky; O's-Nats suspended by tarp issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg's season debut was about to unravel in a five-run fifth inning Sunday, when he walked a batter and vigorously shook his right hand.

August 9, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Brewers rally to beat Reds 9-3 for first home win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee’s slumping hitters finally busted out and enabled the Brewers to earn their first home victory of the year.

August 9, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Israeli military strikes Hamas target in northern Gaza Strip

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said late Sunday that it struck a Hamas target in the northern Gaza Strip in response to the continued launches of explosives-laden balloons from the Palestinian territory into Israel.

August 9, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Spurs help playoff chances, top Pelicans, Zion 122-113

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs came to the NBA's restart bubble looking to develop their young talent.

August 9, 2020 3:03 p.m.

'Wild' NHL playoffs move into next stage with final 16 teams

Derek Stepan gave some words of advice to his Arizona Coyotes teammates not used to the bright lights of playoff hockey.

August 9, 2020 3:03 p.m.

Mississippi lawmakers returning to work on state budget

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi legislators are returning to the Capitol to wrap up unfinished parts of the state budget as leaders are clashing with Republican Gov. Tate Reeves.

August 9, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Strasburg hit hard in debut; O's-Nats suspended after rain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg’s 2020 debut for the Nationals unraveled in a five-run fifth inning Sunday, when the World Series MVP allowed six consecutive batters to reach base before being lifted, and Washington’s game against the Baltimore Orioles was suspended in the top of the sixth after the grounds crew had

August 9, 2020 2:27 p.m.

It's official: NBA will have a play-in series in the West

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — It’s now official: There will be a play-in series to determine the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

August 9, 2020 2:27 p.m.

Williams, Parker send Sparks past Lynx in 97-81 win

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 21 points and led five Los Angeles Sparks players in double digits in a 97-81 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Mets beat Marlins 4-2 behind deGrom, rookie Giménez

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom dodged trouble for five innings, rookie Andrés Giménez had three hits and scored three runs, and the New York Mets won a home series for the first time this season by beating the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Cabrera's bat, Turnbull's arm help Tigers sweep Pirates 2-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Spencer Turnbull pitched seven strong innings and Miguel Cabrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth as the Detroit Tigers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday to sweep the three-game series.

August 9, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Siakam scores 26; Raptors hang on to top Grizzlies, 108-99

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Pascal Siakam scored 26 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat Memphis 108-99 on Sunday, preventing the Grizzlies from clinching a spot in the Western Conference play-in series.

August 9, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Perez has RBI single in 9th, Rays rally to beat Yankees 4-3

ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. (AP) — Michael Perez hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied late to beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 2:03 p.m.

Moreland 2 HRs, walk-off shot sends Red Sox over Toronto 5-3

BOSTON (AP) — The biggest bats in the Red Sox lineup have struggled to produce this season. Mitch Moreland continues to do his part to fill in the gaps.

August 9, 2020 2:03 p.m.

NY governor calls Trump benefits executive order 'laughable'

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday dismissed President Donald Trump's executive orders as “laughable" and another chapter in the federal government's botched response to the coronavirus as he praised New Yorkers for mostly good behavior that has reduced the infection rate in his state.

August 9, 2020 2:03 p.m.

The Latest: Israel allows outdoor performances to resume

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says officials have agreed to allow live performances to resume.

August 9, 2020 1:27 p.m.

New Rams DT A'Shawn Robinson out with non-football injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson is sidelined indefinitely with a non-football injury, coach Sean McVay says.

August 9, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory’s elections commission to resign.

August 9, 2020 1:27 p.m.

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump's plan to bypass Congress, will sign on.

August 9, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Acuna homers to lead Braves past Phillies 5-2 in first of 2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a two-run homer to put the Atlanta Braves ahead for good in a 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of a doubleheader on Sunday.

August 9, 2020 1:27 p.m.

Puerto Rico government is forced to suspend voting as primaries marred by lack of ballots blamed on elections commission

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico government is forced to suspend voting as primaries marred by lack of ballots blamed on elections commission.

August 9, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

MOTZA, Israel (AP) — An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million.

August 9, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Atlético says 2 group members test positive for coronavirus

MADRID (AP) — Two members of Atlético Madrid's group set to travel to Portugal for the Champions League quarterfinals tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday — the first pandemic-related setback among clubs participating in the final stage of Europe's top club competition.

August 9, 2020 1:03 p.m.

5.1-magnitude quake hits North Carolina, causes minor damage

SPARTA, N.C. (AP) — The most powerful earthquake to hit North Carolina in more than 100 years shook much of the state early Sunday, rattling homes, businesses and residents.

August 9, 2020 1:03 p.m.

Analysis: La. nursing homes have vulnerability from staff

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As Louisiana tries to protect vulnerable nursing home residents from

August 9, 2020 1:03 p.m.

In DC, city of gridlock, tarp stymies Nationals grounds crew

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it rained in the top of the sixth inning of the Washington Nationals' game against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, it really poured on the infield dirt, because the grounds crew had trouble unrolling the giant tarp used to protect the diamond.

August 9, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Teens arrested on gun charges after police shoot at car

WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — Two teenage boys were arrested on gun charges and other counts after a Georgia police officer attempting a traffic stop fired multiple gunshots at their car, according to police.

August 9, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s end run around Congress on coronavirus relief is raising questions about whether it would give Americans the economic lifeline he claims and appears certain to face legal challenges. Democrats called it a pre-election ploy that would burden cash-strapped states.

August 9, 2020 12:30 p.m.

3 arrested following fights at pro-police rally in Colorado

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Three people were arrested and another cited after fights broke out at a Colorado pro-police rally that attracted counter protesters, authorities said.

August 9, 2020 12:30 p.m.

6 French citizens, 2 guides killed by gunmen at giraffe park

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Unidentified gunmen killed six French aid workers and two Nigerien guides who were visiting a wildlife park east of Niger’s capital early Sunday, authorities from both countries said.

August 9, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Thunder keep Wizards winless in bubble with 121-103 win

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Rookie Darius Bazley scored a career-high 23 points off the bench, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Washington 121-103 on Sunday to keep the Wizards the only winless team inside the NBA bubble.

August 9, 2020 12:30 p.m.

Yemen's rebels say floods, heavy rains left over 130 dead

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels said Sunday that floods have swept through rebel-held parts of the country since mid-July amid heavy seasonal rains, leaving more than 130 dead and damaging more than 260 homes.

August 9, 2020 12:03 p.m.

The Latest: Another Lebanon Cabinet member resigns

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Pelosi says election threats from Russia, China aren't equal

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the threats of interference in the U.S. presidential election from Russia and China are not equal, pointing to a more serious risk with Moscow's efforts to boost President Donald Trump’s reelection bid.

August 9, 2020 12:03 p.m.

World donors demand change before money to rebuild Beirut

BEIRUT (AP) — World leaders and international organizations pledged nearly $300 million in emergency humanitarian aid to Beirut in the wake of the devastating explosion, but warned on Sunday that no money for rebuilding the capital will be made available until Lebanese authorities commit themselves to the political and economic reforms demanded by the people.

August 9, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Tuesday Spotlight, ADVISORY

EDITORS:

August 9, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Georgia school with large crowds reports positive cases

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — A total of nine students and staff members at a Georgia high school have tested positive for the coronavirus, the principal said in a letter to parents after the school made headlines for online photos showing hallways packed with teens — many of them not wearing masks.

August 9, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Biden vows to block Alaska mine project if elected

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said on Sunday that if he’s elected, his administration would stop a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region.

August 9, 2020 12:03 p.m.

Capitals beat Bruins to earn East 3 seed, face Isles next

TORONTO (AP) — T.J. Oshie and Tom Wilson scored, Braden Holtby made 30 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 in round-robin play Sunday to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference and set up a first-round matchup against former coach Barry Trotz's New York Islanders.

August 9, 2020 11:47 a.m.

Twins lose lead, exit State A

LEWISTOWN – For the second straight day the Glacier Twins rallied only to lose the lead and the game – as well as a spot in the State A Legion tournament.

August 9, 2020 11:29 a.m.

TEST Mark boys poll

Lakeside's boys are ranked No. 1 in 1A Division II

August 9, 2020 11:27 a.m.

US gas prices remain steady at $2.25/gallon

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline held steady over the past two weeks at $2.25 per gallon.

August 9, 2020 11:27 a.m.

AP News Digest 2:15 p.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

August 9, 2020 11:22 a.m.

TEST Mark wrestling roundup

Two of the best wrestling teams in the state collided in a dual match Thursday night, but the timing was bad.

August 9, 2020 11:06 a.m.

TEST Mark Lakeside boys

After two straight seasons of coming up short against their nemesis, the Lakeside Knights finally broke through in a big way and earned a trip to state, pulling away from the Genesis Prep Jaguars 63-42 in the 1A Division II District 1 championship game at North Idaho College's Rolly Williams Court.

August 9, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Referees group has agreement with NFL on virus protections

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NFL Referees Association has reached an agreement with the NFL for health protections along with a program allowing game and replay officials to opt out of the season.

August 9, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Mauritius races to contain oil spill, protect coastline

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Thousands of students, environmental activists and residents of Mauritius were working around the clock Sunday, trying to reduce the damage to the Indian Ocean island from an oil spill after a ship ran aground on a coral reef.

August 9, 2020 11:03 a.m.

Willian says 'time has now come' to leave Chelsea

LONDON (AP) — Brazil forward Willian used his 32nd birthday to announce that the “time has now come” to leave Chelsea.

August 9, 2020 11:01 a.m.

TEST Mark football roundup

Chris Irvin passed for one touchdown and ran for another as the Lake City Timberwolves weathered the rain and beat the East Valley Knights 13-7 in nonleague high school football on Friday night.

August 9, 2020 10:50 a.m.

TEST Mark hoops roundup

Coleman Ross scored nine of his 11 points in the second quarter, and the St. Maries Lumberjacks held the Orofino Maniacs scoreless in the first quarter of a 63-26 Central Idaho League win on Saturday.

August 9, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Connecticut primary seen as Election Day rehearsal

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut voters will rubber-stamp the presidential nominees and decide a number of down-ballot races Tuesday, but the result everyone will be watching for is how the primary itself comes off. Local election officials will have to count an unusually large number of absentee ballots, and coronavirus safety measures will be taken at polling places, making Tuesday a dress rehearsal for the November general election.

August 9, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Crowds, illegal gear threaten Oregon's pristine Crate Lake

BEND, Ore. (AP) — The clean, clear waters of Crater Lake National Park are being threatened by contamination brought in by visitors after the coronavirus pandemic spurred sharp cutbacks in park staffing.

August 9, 2020 10:27 a.m.

Police: 12 protesters in Louisville arrested, charged

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twelve protesters in Kentucky's largest city were arrested Saturday night after they blocked roadways, surrounded vehicles, shot paintballs and destroyed property, police said.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Pirates' IF Evans out for the year after collision

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates utility infielder Phil Evans will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a concussion and fracturing his jaw in a collision with teammate Gregory Polanco in foul territory.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

The Latest: Donors: Aid to Lebanon to come with reforms

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

The Latest: Britain records more than 1,000 new infections

LONDON — Britain has recorded more than 1,000 new coronavirus infections in a day for the first time since late June.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Reds' youngest fan? Sonogram among 'spectators' at games

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — This surprise baby reveal was a home run.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Police: 12 arrested as roads blocked, property destroyed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Twelve protesters in Kentucky's largest were arrested Saturday night after they blocked roadways, surrounded vehicles, shot paintballs and destroyed property, police said.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Pirates-Cardinals game slated for Monday postponed

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates will not travel to St. Louis on Sunday and the opening game of their three-game series with the Cardinals has been postponed while St. Louis deals with a COVID-19 outbreak.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

NBA fines Draymond Green $50,000 for Devin Booker comments

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green’s suggestion for Devin Booker’s future did not amuse the NBA.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

3 days of heavy monsoon rains kill 58 people across Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods killed at least 58 people in various parts of Pakistan, as troops with boats rushed Sunday to evacuate people from flood-affected districts in the country's southern Sindh and southwestern Baluchistan provinces.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Washington activates linebacker Reuben Foster off PUP list

The Washington Football Team activated linebacker Reuben Foster off the physically unable to perform list Sunday ahead of the start of the first on-field training camp workouts.

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Monday Spotlight, ADVISORY

EDITORS:

August 9, 2020 10:03 a.m.

Mets' Wacha goes on IL with right shoulder inflammation

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Wacha has been placed on the injured list because of right shoulder inflammation three starts into his one-year contract with the New York Mets.

August 9, 2020 9:27 a.m.

The Latest: Daily tally of virus cases in Italy leaps higher

ROME — Italy’s tally of daily new COVID-19 cases leaped higher on Sunday, with 463 cases, according to Health Ministry figures.

August 9, 2020 9:27 a.m.

International donors say aid to Lebanon's recovery after explosion will come with reforms demanded by protesters.

PARIS (AP) — International donors say aid to Lebanon's recovery after explosion will come with reforms demanded by protesters.

August 9, 2020 9:27 a.m.

DC shooting leaves 1 dead, some 20 injured

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dispute that erupted into gun fire during a large outdoor party in Washington, D.C., early Sunday left one person dead and some 20 others injured, including an off-duty officer “struggling for her life,” according to police.

August 9, 2020 9:27 a.m.

International donors pledge help for “credible and independent” investigation into Beirut explosion.

PARIS (AP) — International donors pledge help for “credible and independent” investigation into Beirut explosion.

August 9, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Virtual preparation allows Miss Nicaragua amid pandemic

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — For four months, everything was virtual: the modeling and speech classes, the make-up courses and the emotional support session via videoconference. And when eight contestants vying to be Miss Nicaragua did finally start in-person practices, they did so with masks covering their faces.

August 9, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Officials resign in Lebanon in wake of deadly blast

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s information minister resigned on Sunday as the country grapples with the aftermath of the devastating blast that ripped through the capital and raised public anger to new levels.

August 9, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Black people in Portland struggle to be heard amid protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Chaotic and often violent protests against racial injustice have topped the headlines for days, but lost in the shouting are the voices of many Black Portland residents themselves — and their feelings about the unrest are nuanced and diverse.

August 9, 2020 9:03 a.m.

The Latest: European Commission pledges 30M euros

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 9:03 a.m.

Former Colts receiver Chester Rogers signs with Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Wide receiver Chester Rogers signed with the Miami Dolphins, providing a reinforcement at a position where two players earlier opted out for the season.

August 9, 2020 8:27 a.m.

US tops 5 million confirmed virus cases, to Europe's alarm

ROME (AP) — With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe.

August 9, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Celtic, Red Star get home games in Champions League prelims

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Former European champions Celtic and Red Star Belgrade got home advantage when pairings were drawn Sunday for single-leg games in the Champions League first qualifying round.

August 9, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Native mascots still a sticking point in high school sports

BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP) — At a mostly white high school near Salt Lake City, the steps leading to the football field are covered in red handprints, arrows and drawings of Native American men in headdresses meant to represent the mascot, the Braves. “Welcome to the Dark Side” and “Fight like a Brave” are scrawled next to images of teepees, a tomahawk and a dream catcher.

August 9, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Puerto Rico's primaries marred by lack of ballots

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s primaries were marred on Sunday by a lack of ballots in a majority of centers across the U.S. territory, forcing frustrated voters who braved a spike in COVID-19 cases to turn around and go back home.

August 9, 2020 8:27 a.m.

Lebanon priests recount horror as blast rocked church

The video shows Father Rabih Thoumy swinging a chain censer sending smoke into the air when abruptly there is a rumble and then a loud bang as the shockwave from Beirut's devastating explosion slams into the church.

August 9, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Yankees place Stanton on 10-day IL with hamstring strain

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees have placed slugger Giancarlo Stanton on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain.

August 9, 2020 8:03 a.m.

The Latest: Qatar emir says Lebanon can't recover on its own

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 8:03 a.m.

Insider Q&A: Leader for independent restaurants hit by virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amanda Cohen is a leader of the Independent Restaurant Coalition, a new lobbying group of chefs and restaurants that was formed in response to the viral pandemic. Professionally, Cohen is the chef and owner of Dirt Candy, a fine-dining vegetarian restaurant in New York City.

August 9, 2020 7:27 a.m.

5.1-magnitude quake hits North Carolina; no damage reported

SPARTA, N.C. (AP) — The most powerful earthquake to hit North Carolina in more than 100 years shook much of the state early Sunday, rattling homes, businesses and residents.

August 9, 2020 7:27 a.m.

US hits 5 million confirmed virus cases, Europe is amazed

ROME (AP) — With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerful nation in the world to contain the scourge has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe.

August 9, 2020 7:03 a.m.

For pandemic jobless, the only real certainty is uncertainty

CHICAGO (AP) — For three decades, Kelly Flint flourished as a corporate travel agent, sending everyone from business titans to oil riggers around the planet. Then came the worst pandemic in a century, leaving her jobless and marooned in an uncertain economy.

August 9, 2020 7:03 a.m.

6 Gulf Arab countries back extending UN arms embargo on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A six-nation bloc of Gulf Arab nations torn apart by internal strife endorsed on Sunday an extension of a United Nations arms embargo on Iran, just two months before it is set to expire.

August 9, 2020 7:03 a.m.

Puerto Rico's historic primaries marred by lack of ballots

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s historic primaries were marred on Sunday by a lack of voting materials in a majority of centers across the U.S. territory that forced frustrated voters who braved a spike in COVID-19 cases to turn around and go back home.

August 9, 2020 7:03 a.m.

The Latest: Britain pledges 20M pounds in Lebanon aid

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 7:03 a.m.

Missouri town divided by move to change its 'Savages' mascot

SAVANNAH, Mo. (AP) — A nearly all-white northwest Missouri town is divided over an effort to change its high school's “Savages” mascot that depicts a Native American amid a nationwide movement calling for racial justice.

August 9, 2020 6:27 a.m.

5 dead, including baby, as storm hits Greek island

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Five people, including an en elderly couple and an 8-month-old baby, have been found dead as a storm hits the island of Evia in central Greece, authorities said Sunday. Two others are missing, and dozens have been trapped by flood waters in their homes and cars.

August 9, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Earthquake rattles North Carolina; no damage reported

SPARTA, N.C. (AP) — Officials say an earthquake shook much of North Carolina early Sunday, rattling homes, buildings and residents.

August 9, 2020 6:27 a.m.

The Latest: German sending 10 million euros to Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 6:27 a.m.

Man United's Solskjaer faces old teammate in Europa League

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — The Europa League will set up a reunion for Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as he takes on an old friend in the quarterfinals.

August 9, 2020 6:03 a.m.

No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall

As they struggle to salvage some semblance of a campus experience this fall, U.S. colleges are requiring promises from students to help contain the coronavirus — no keg parties, no long road trips and no outside guests on campus.

August 9, 2020 6:03 a.m.

The Latest: German rescuers end search for Beirut survivors

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Trump orders encroach on Congress' powers, invite challenges

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

August 9, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Messi set to recover from knock ahead of quarterfinals

Barcelona is unconcerned with the injury that Lionel Messi sustained in the Champions League match against Napoli.

August 9, 2020 6:03 a.m.

Controversy puts spotlight on Georgia congressional runoff

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Marjorie Taylor Greene is running for Congress - and is unrepentant about her racist rhetoric and support for the QAnon conspiracy theory.

August 9, 2020 5:27 a.m.

Beirut explosion bares pitfalls of sending aid to Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — Hospitals and schools, then shattered and bent water pipes, then the crater that once was Lebanon’s port.

August 9, 2020 5:27 a.m.

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates and critics of his often-aggressive policies.

August 9, 2020 5:27 a.m.

Amid pandemic, future of many Catholic schools is in doubt

NEW YORK (AP) — As the new academic year arrives, school systems across the United States are struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Roman Catholic educators have an extra challenge — trying to forestall a relentless wave of closures of their schools that has no end in sight.

August 9, 2020 5:03 a.m.

UK names 'Channel threat commander' as boat crossings surge

LONDON (AP) — The British government has appointed a former Royal Marine commando to try to stop people crossing the English Channel from France in small boats.

August 9, 2020 5:03 a.m.

Postal Service emerges as flash point heading into election

WASHINGTON (AP) —

August 9, 2020 4:27 a.m.

The Latest: Planned layoffs at British companies surge

LONDON — The number of British companies planning to cut staff numbers in June was five times higher than in the same month a year earlier, in an ominous sign of COVID-19’s economic impact.

August 9, 2020 4:27 a.m.

Report: 9 killed in car crash in Egypt’s Nile Delta

CAIRO (AP) — A car crash on Sunday left at least nine people dead and seven others injured north of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, the state-run news agency said.

August 9, 2020 4:03 a.m.

Azar leads highest-level US delegation to Taiwan in decades

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday in the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic relations between Washington and Taipei in 1979.

August 9, 2020 4:03 a.m.

Lebanon information minister resigns in wake of deadly blast

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s information minister resigned on Sunday as the country grapples with the aftermath of the devastating blast that ripped through the capital and raised public anger to new levels.

August 9, 2020 3:27 a.m.

3 days of heavy monsoon rains kill 50 people across Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Three days of heavy monsoon rains triggering flash floods killed at least 50 people in various parts of Pakistan, as troops with boats rushed to a flood-affected district in the country's southern Sindh province Sunday to evacuate people to safer places.

August 9, 2020 3:27 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

US response to the virus is met with incredulity abroad

August 9, 2020 3:27 a.m.

Morocco's carriage horses suffer as COVID-19 bars tourists

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Abdenabi Nouidi sold his favorite horse for $150 to help feed the others on the team that pulls tourists in carriages through the buzzing streets of Marrakech. The prospect of starvation looms for carriage horses and other animals normally used in Morocco’s tourist mecca. Visitors have vanished during the coronavirus pandemic.

August 9, 2020 3:03 a.m.

The Latest: British PM says opening schools is a moral duty

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the government has a moral duty to ensure children return to school next month.

August 9, 2020 3:03 a.m.

AP News Digest 5:30 a.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

August 9, 2020 2:06 a.m.

Saudi Aramco half-year profits plunge 50% from virus impact

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Aramco's net income plunged by 50% in the first half of the year, according to figures published Sunday, offering a revealing glimpse into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on one of the world's biggest oil producers.

August 9, 2020 2:06 a.m.

1 killed, 3 seriously hurt in bus crash in Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — One man died and three people including a young child were seriously injured when a tourist bus crashed into a ditch on the side of a highway in Hungary, police and rescue officials said Sunday.

Fuzzy math and folklore
August 9, 2020 1:40 a.m.

Fuzzy math and folklore

Shaky sasquatch study doesn’t change truth about Bigfoot

DUI arrests rise in July as alcohol-related fatalities decline
August 9, 2020 1:30 a.m.

DUI arrests rise in July as alcohol-related fatalities decline

If you can’t overdrink at your own watering hole, where do you go?

August 9, 2020 1:27 a.m.

HI-House-1-nominated

Post Falls businesses focus on new moms, babies
August 9, 2020 1:20 a.m.

Post Falls businesses focus on new moms, babies

Vapor Lounge opens at Crossroads complex in Cd’A Select K9 Resort opens in Post Falls Voltage Studios opens in Hayden

August 9, 2020 1:15 a.m.

MOMENTS, MEMORIES AND MADNESS WITH STEVE CAMERON: A few minutes with some good friends

It was a night fitting of a farewell.

THE FRONT ROW WITH DYLAN GREENE: Obstacles for fall football getting bigger
August 9, 2020 1:12 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW WITH DYLAN GREENE: Obstacles for fall football getting bigger

Day by day the college football season continues to collapse.

The ‘Object’ of History
August 9, 2020 1:10 a.m.

The ‘Object’ of History

Do you ever look at an antique and wonder what the story is behind it? The nostalgia that exists within and around objects has fascinated humans for centuries. It inspires us to collect, archive, and protect the sanctity of historical artifacts because they tell our story.

August 9, 2020 1:08 a.m.

LEGION BASEBALL: Northern Lakes falls to Washington Rush, finishes season 24-11

RATHDRUM — Trailing 7-2 going into the bottom of the fifth inning, Northern Lakes coach Bryce Johnson knew time was running out.

August 9, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Afghan council frees Taliban prisoners to set up peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A traditional Afghan council concluded Sunday with hundreds of delegates agreeing to free 400 Taliban members, paving the way for an early start to negotiations between Afghanistan's warring sides.

August 9, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A fire inside a police union building led authorities in Portland, Oregon, to declare a riot and force protesters away from the offices as violent demonstrations continue in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents withdrew more than a week ago.

August 9, 2020 1:03 a.m.

Masks in class? Many questions as Germans go back to school

BERLIN (AP) — Masks during class, masks only in the halls, no masks at all. Distance when possible, no distance within same-grade groups, no distance at all.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Newhouse seeks bipartisan tax breaks for newspapers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Yakima, is co-sponsoring a bill that would provide tax breaks to local newspapers, newspaper subscribers and the businesses that advertise with them.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

COVID: Cook is correct

I’m writing to express my strongest support for the piece in Thursday’s edition of The Press written by Mr. Jim Cook in the “My Turn” section.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

PRESS: Shows pro-mask bias

In response to Pam Nordby’s letter on Aug. 5 questioning Dr. Wayne Fichter’s qualifications to write about COVID, please go back and read his columns so you clearly understand his viewpoint. Dr. Fichter simply wrote about what his reading on masks revealed and he cited the sources so he was simply reporting the facts, not an opinion or recommendation. One does not need to be an infectious disease specialist to read academic publications and become educated; maybe more should follow Dr. Fichter’s example by educating themselves rather than parroting the CDC’s mask recommendation.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

COLUMN: Drake is worth toasting

Jennifer Drake’s “My Turn” column (Aug. 1) was outstanding. She voiced the sentiments of the large segment of our population who are cooperating with efforts to stem the growth of this pandemic. Such a wise, organized statement of her opinion makes me believe she will make a success of her new business: The Crown & Thistle British-Style Pub in downtown Coeur d’Alene.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

MASKS: Enforce the mandate

Turning onto Coeur d’Alene’s Northwest Boulevard from U.S. 95, motorists see an illuminated yellow sign advising that face masks are mandated in the city. However, continuing east onto the resort city’s tourist-filled Sherman Avenue, not more than a few face masks are evident on the hundreds of sidewalk diners and strollers. And although many are locals, visitors from other parts of Idaho, its three surrounding states and, most likely, from many other states and countries, have come to enjoy our beautiful city.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

VOTING: Must be in person

The need for integrity in the upcoming election process can’t be overstated. Vote-by-mail is problematic. Will ballots automatically be sent to every address? Moreover, will they start registering all people automatically? If so, to what signature will they compare their vote? Will ballot harvesting be allowed? (Ex: Anyone can go door to door in neighborhoods, “help” people fill in their ballot as suggested, and deliver them en mass to a precinct.) Will people unduly influence the other voters in their households, making them vote under duress?

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

KINDNESS: Here’s a cool story

I would like to acknowledge an act of kindness. I am a senior and live in an apartment in Rathdrum.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

LETTERS: Couple of coffee chokers

First let me start by stating I think our president is the worst leader I’ve seen in my 68 years. I read the Opinions page religiously and usually see both sides of any subject, but after reading today’s, Aug. 5, 2020, I have to say something.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

MASKS: At least be consistent

Where were all the protests from the anti-maskers and their ilk when laws/rules/mandates requiring vehicle drivers to wear a seat belt, or risk a traffic citation; put your kid in a car seat or risk a traffic citation; wear a helmet (in most states) when riding a motorcycle, or risk a traffic citation?

Daycare center adds consignment shop
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Daycare center adds consignment shop

Giggles Consignment and Kids’ Shop in Columbia Falls opened last month with the intention of creating a high-end retail location for gently used children’s apparel and toys.

Couple realizes longtime dream of running bison ranch
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Couple realizes longtime dream of running bison ranch

Hot Springs ranchers Jon Sepp and Brittany Masters are chasing their dreams.

NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE WEEK: SPECIAL ADVERTISING CONTENT — Space limited in Bayside South near Lake Pend Oreille
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE WEEK: SPECIAL ADVERTISING CONTENT — Space limited in Bayside South near Lake Pend Oreille

One of the most in-demand new developments near Lake Pend Oreille is nearing completion. Time to make a move.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Fair concert and rodeo not worth the risk

Northwest Montana Fair and Rodeo officials last week decided to cancel this year’s carnival portion of the fair “for the health of our community” and fair workers. While probably an unpopular decision with some in the community, it was the right one to make.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Letters to the editor Aug. 9

I love the fair. I love the shows, carnival and rodeo. But having worked at the fairgrounds for many years, I also know about the crowds. I’m sorry, but social distancing is not possible.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Defending government property at the expense of liberty

As I read of the use of Federal officers sent to Portland against the wishes of the Governor of Oregon and the Mayor of Portland for the purpose of “protecting federal property,” I thought of these words from the Declaration of Independence enumerating one of the reasons for rejecting the rule of the British King;

Fair events jeopardize health of community
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Fair events jeopardize health of community

We are at a significant juncture in our community as we stand approximately a month before the scheduled start of the school year. Unfortunately, the timing of the Northwest Montana Fair is the weekend before this start date.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Election mail bag Aug. 9

From the Democrats website: “Every four years, the Democratic Party puts together our party platform, the ideas and beliefs that govern our party as a whole.” Buried deep within this documents is the statement “... As autocrats and strongmen around the world crack down on civil society and imprison those who speak out to demand greater freedom, we will continue to bolster groups and individuals who fight for fundamental human rights, democracy, and rule of law. ...”

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Rosendale’s plan will get Montana’s economy back on track

There’s no question that we’re facing unprecedented challenges in today’s economy. From job losses and disruptions in education, to deferred payments, business closures and even bankruptcies, it’s clear we have a lagging economy that is stumbling along in uncertainty. On that much, I think most all of us can agree. But where we seem to disagree is in identifying the steps needed to set a new course and get us back on the pathway to economic recovery and growth.

US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

US kids, parents perform DIY tests for coronavirus science

Results aren’t expected until year’s end

Six thousand U.S. parents and kids are doing DIY nasal swabs twice a week to answer some of the most vexing mysteries about the coronavirus

Alleged drive-by shooter returns to jail
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Alleged drive-by shooter returns to jail

A man accused of a drive-by shooting earlier this summer is back in jail after he allegedly violated his release conditions.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Neighbors, agencies voice concerns about proposed development

A proposed new housing development east of Kalispell is expected to be a major topic of discussion at Wednesday’s Flathead County Planning Board meeting.

Outdoor restrooms fall through cracks of COVID guidance
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Outdoor restrooms fall through cracks of COVID guidance

The COVID-19 pandemic has created quandary for restroom use at campgrounds and trailheads, where management must decide how best to keep facilities clean, staff members safe and visitors satisfied.

Frontline workers keep Flathead Valley moving
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Frontline workers keep Flathead Valley moving

Under the new designation of “essential workers,” employees from grocery stores to hospitals seem to be taking the situation in stride on the front line of defense against the COVID-19 virus in the Flathead valley.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Shade thrown on man’s sunny day

Kalispell Police Department reportedly counseled a man in a tent at Lions Park about city ordinances. The man claimed he was not camping, but told police he would pack up his “shade shelter.”

David Taylor Selig, 81
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

David Taylor Selig, 81

“David’s true love was serving God, providing for his family and helping others.”

James Clay Miller, 30
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

James Clay Miller, 30

James Clay Miller, 30, passed away on July 23, 2020, at North Valley Hospital in Whitefish.

Connie J. Hammond, 90
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Connie J. Hammond, 90

Connie J. Hammond, 90, of La Crosse, Wisconsin, and formerly of Kalispell, died on Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, at Benedictine Manor, La Crosse.

Richard Truman Grilley, 88
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Richard Truman Grilley, 88

Richard Truman Grilley passed away on Aug. 3, 2020, at Hidden Meadow Memory Care.

Lillian Ellen (Merkle) Judge, 91
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Lillian Ellen (Merkle) Judge, 91

Lillian Ellen (Merkle) Judge passed away on April 29, 2020, at the Montana Veterans Home in Columbia Falls, at the age of 91.

Bonner County History - Aug. 9, 2020
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County History - Aug. 9, 2020

From the archives of the

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Spirit Lake may lift building moratorium

Spirit Lake’s moratorium on building permits and sewer hookups is over, for now.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Lack of courtesy may put mask-use issue into court

Will someone who believes that wearing a mask into the library or any other establishment disenfranchises them please write a letter to the editor of this paper explaining how you came to believe that and what your logic supporting that belief is based on. All my life society has made and enforced rules, laws, and regulations to protect itself from people intentionally or otherwise doing harm to other people. Sometimes the point of a rule is just to prevent people from offending other people. No shirt, no shoes, no service comes to mind.

Deputy joins in honoring LPO rescuers
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Deputy joins in honoring LPO rescuers

SANDPOINT — A Bonner County Sheriff’s Marine Patrol deputy was on hand in California to honor a family who courageously rescued six people during a fatal boating accident on Lake Pend Oreille on June 24.

Local church hosts food distribution
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Local church hosts food distribution

SANDPOINT — Christ Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sandpoint is partnering with 2nd Harvest of Spokane to bring a fourth emergency food distribution to our area on Friday, Aug. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until supplies run out.

Maggie Dawson brings color, life to city utility boxes
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Maggie Dawson brings color, life to city utility boxes

SANDPOINT — From a very young age, Maggie Dawson knew that art is a part of who she is.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

It’s time to THINK before we spout off

A common local’s conversation starter is “what brought you to Sandpoint?” My standard answer was “a big lake, a big ski hill, and a small friendly town.” Sadly, I must change my answer; we are no longer the friendly town of just a few years ago. What has become of us? We shout at each other for wearing masks, we don’t care about other peoples’ health, we value our personal convenience over the well being of our neighbors, and we disguise it all as righteous liberty. We have armed vigilantes in our streets and many people are so paranoid that they carry a gun everywhere.

Food bank boasts fresh produce thanks to SHS grad
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Food bank boasts fresh produce thanks to SHS grad

SANDPOINT — An extended soaking-wet spring made it more challenging for Sandpoint’s Organic Agriculture Center staff on North Boyer, but you wouldn’t know it by the 200-plus pounds of vegetables donated to the Bonner Community Food Bank, so far, from its garden this summer.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Bonner County News of Record - July 8, 2020

Editor’s note: Some calls do not list numbered locations or other location details because that information was not listed on the log provided by Bonner Dispatch.

Pearly Everlasting is a natural for dry soils
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Pearly Everlasting is a natural for dry soils

Pearly Everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea) is a North American native found in dry, sunny fields and on the edge of wooded areas.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

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Editor’s note: Some calls do not list numbered locations or other location details because that information was not listed on the log provided by Bonner Dispatch.

Betony reprise attests to its many blessings to gardens, pollinators
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Betony reprise attests to its many blessings to gardens, pollinators

A few years ago, this column featured an article on the many attributes of Betony (Stachys) and invited interested readers to come over and dig out a few plants for their own gardens. Five or six couples availed themselves of the offer and though I wasn’t really worried about having compromised my own landscape, I was uncertain of the outcome.

Daniel David Adams, 75
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Daniel David Adams, 75

Daniel David Adams (“Danny”), age 75, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, passed into eternity on Thursday, July 30, 2020.

John S. Williams, 60
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

John S. Williams, 60

John S. Williams passed away on March 27, 2020, at the age of 60, in his home in Post Falls. He graduated from Lewis and Clark High School in 1978 and Western Washington University, with a BA in arts and sciences, in 1983. He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 325 in Spokane, where he earned his Eagle Scout Award.

Larry Raymond Crall, 79
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Larry Raymond Crall, 79

Our dad, Larry Raymond Crall, 79, of Kellogg, Idaho, was finally released from his battle with Alzheimer’s on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at the Good Samaritan Society- Silver Wood Village in Silverton. He was born on Aug. 17, 1940, in Coeur d’Alene, to Cleon Crall and Ruth Carney Crall. Dad grew up in Kellogg and graduated from Kellogg High School in 1958, where he played basketball, a love he later passed on to his oldest granddaughter. After graduation, Dad joined the United States Army and became a devoted Army soldier and helicopter mechanic. He served in Korea and at various Army bases around the United States before he was honorably discharged in 1964.

Thomas Lee Longinotti
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Thomas Lee Longinotti

Jan. 5, 1958 – June 23, 2020

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

PHD seeking volunteers

The Panhandle Health District is seeking volunteers for its Reserve Medical Corps to assist with contact tracing of confirmed coronavirus cases and respond to public inquiries in their call center.

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

OPINION: HARVEY MACKAY — Lessons from the diamond

I know it’s already August, but this summer my thoughts can finally turn to the crack of the bat as I watch my Minnesota Twins “Bomba Squad” launch dinger after dinger! As much as I love basketball and football, there’s a certain magic about the great national pastime.

Our Gem Coeur d’Alene Lake Collaborative
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Our Gem Coeur d’Alene Lake Collaborative

Aquatic invasive species (AIS) are plants, animals, and other organisms that are introduced by humans to new waterways and cause harm to our environment and economy. AIS invade aquatic ecosystems beyond their natural and historic range often outcompeting native species because they have no natural predators to limit their reproduction. “Invasive” is the right word to describe these organisms that overwhelm marine and freshwater environments including wetlands, lakes, rivers, irrigation systems, hydroelectric systems, and aquaculture facilities.

Daines, Bullock square off over virus in first debate
August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Daines, Bullock square off over virus in first debate

Montana’s first U.S. Senate debate will pit Republican incumbent Sen. Steve Daines against his Democratic opponent, Gov. Steve Bullock

August 9, 2020 1 a.m.

Preserve the America we know and love

I have been a registered nurse for over 29 years, the majority of which has been spent in the community health setting. All of my jobs during this time have involved infection control, whether that was part of orientation and general practice, or more often a vital part of my responsibilities as a manager. Quite frequently, I had the responsibilities of writing policies and procedures regarding infection control and also was responsible for training and oversight of infection control. None of what is currently occurring today (particularly relating to the wearing of masks) in any way squares with either my training, education or practice and I have worked in a wide variety of settings.

August 9, 2020 12:30 a.m.

'Don't shut up!' Film spotlights Filipino journalist

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maria Ressa says she didn’t take Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte seriously when he declared four years ago that “corrupt” journalists weren’t “exempted from assassination.”

August 9, 2020 12:30 a.m.

India to ban imports of 101 items of military equipment

NEW DELHI (AP) — India said Sunday that it will ban the imports of 101 items of military equipment in an effort to boost local production and improve self-reliance in weapons manufacturing.

August 9, 2020 12:30 a.m.

Traditional council frees Taliban setting up peace talks

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A traditional Afghan council concluded Sunday with hundreds of delegates agreeing to free 400 Taliban members, paving the way for an early start to negotiations between Afghanistan's warring sides.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP Sportlight

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August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Fox retires as Tar Heels baseball coach; Forbes takes over

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Mike Fox has retired as North Carolina’s baseball coach after seven trips to the College World Series, with the school promoting longtime assistant Scott Forbes to take over the program.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Win for Life' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Win for Life" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Maryland football coach forms group to aid minority hiring

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland football coach Michael Locksley has helped create an organization designed to give minority coaches a better chance to be hired and advance at the college and pro level.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Panel picks Fallon to run in Ratcliffe’s former district

SULPHUR SPRINGS, Texas (AP) — A Texas state senator was chosen Saturday as the GOP nominee for John Ratcliffe’s former seat in Congress that he vacated to become President Donald Trump’s director of national intelligence.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NASCAR and jousting exceptions to SC's large crowd ban

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Fans can watch September's NASCAR race at Darlington in person and have a four-course meal while watching a medieval jousting tournament thanks to exceptions granted to South Carolina's rule banning gatherings of more than 250 people during the

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Frontier moves volleyball to spring, affirms fall football

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Frontier Conference is moving its volleyball schedule to the spring, the league's Council of Presidents announced Friday, while reaffirming plans for its NAIA schools in Montana to play football this fall.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

7 people cited for illegal entry of the Crater Lake caldera

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Seven people were cited for illegally entering the Crater Lake caldera, creating a hazardous situation and putting park staff at risk, officials said Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 4PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 4PM" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US Forecast

US Forecast for Monday, August 10, 2020

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US sanctions pro-China leader of Hong Kong, other officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of cooperating with Beijing’s effort to undermine autonomy and crack down on freedom in the former British colony.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Canada says it will impose retaliatory tariffs on US imports

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s deputy prime minister said Friday that the country plans to impose $3.6 billion Canadian (US$2.69 billion) tariffs on U.S. imports in response to President Donald Trump saying the U.S. is reinstating a 10% import tax on Canadian aluminum.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Seth Rogen's Israel comments highlight fraught diaspora ties

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — It began as a lighthearted conversation between two Jewish comedians, riffing on a podcast about the idiosyncrasies of their shared heritage. But after talk turned to Israel, it didn't take long for Marc Maron and Seth Rogen to spark an uproar.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP News Digest 6 p.m.

Here are the AP’s latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at

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The Nation's Weather

The Nation's Weather for Monday, August 10, 2020

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Quigley's 22 PTs sends the Sky over the Sun 100-93

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Allie Quigley scored 22 points and Cheyenne Parker scored 20 and the Chicago Sky beat the Connecticut Sun 100-93 on Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tuch scores in OT, Knights beat Avs 4-3 for top seed

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Alex Tuch scored 4:44 into overtime, Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Colorado Avalanche 4-3 on Saturday to earn the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Flyers clinch top seed in East with 4-1 win over Lightning

TORONTO (AP) — Rookie Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Conference’s top seed through the playoffs.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Best-Sellers-Books-USAToday

1. “Too Much and Never Enough” by Mary L. Trump (Simon & Schuster)

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Capital One fined $80 million in data breach

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has fined Capital One $80 million for careless network security practices that enabled a hack that accessed the personal information of 106 million of the bank’s credit card holders.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Hit 5' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Hit 5" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Saturday:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

After MAC surrenders to pandemic, will other leagues follow?

In many ways, the Mid-American Conference has little in common with Power Five leagues that first come to mind when fans think of major college football.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Night' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Night" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

LEADING OFF: WS MVP Strasburg makes '20 debut, A's streaking

A look at what's happening around the majors today:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 10PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 10PM" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Texas Tech women's coach fired one day after report of abuse

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech fired women's basketball coach Marlene Stollings on Thursday, a day after a scathing newspaper report alleging a culture of abuse in her program.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Texas Tech AD apologizes to team after firing Stollings

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech athletic director Kirby Hocutt publicly apologized Friday to players on the women's basketball team for what they experienced under fired coach Marlene Stollings.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Joe Arpaio loses bid to win back Arizona sheriff’s post that he held for nearly quarter-century before ouster in 2016

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio loses bid to win back Arizona sheriff’s post that he held for nearly quarter-century before ouster in 2016.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Man who dropped overdose victim at hospital pleads guilty

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A Port Townsend, Washington, man who left a heroin overdose victim in a car outside a hospital emergency room pleaded guilty Friday to drug trafficking and illegal firearms possession charges.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ohio governor’s COVID-19 results show tests imperfections

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's positive-then-negative test results for the coronavirus are a reminder that no test is definitive.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pool of West Nile positive mosquitoes found in Idaho

PRAIRIE, Idaho (AP) — A pool of West Nile positive mosquitoes was found in Elmore County Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Warren scores 39, Pacers surge past Lakers late, 116-111

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — T.J. Warren is leading a litany of All-Stars in scoring inside the NBA bubble, and his Indiana Pacers are the only Eastern Conference team with four wins.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Several Colorado State football players dispute allegations

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Several

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Review: Deep Purple evokes best years on mighty 'Whoosh!'

Deep Purple, “Whoosh!” (earMUSIC)

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Slater homers twice as Giants down Kershaw, Dodgers 5-4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Slater and the San Francisco Giants were able to do something they haven't done often, which is turn the tables on Clayton Kershaw.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Whitmer extends coronavirus emergency through Sept. 4

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday extended Michigan's coronavirus emergency through Sept. 4, enabling her to keep in place restrictions designed to curb the spread of COVID-19.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

At his New Jersey golf club, Trump finds supportive audience

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — They hustled down the stairs, the rain dabbing their polo shirts and golf attire, as they dashed inside the clubhouse, drinks in their hands and masks missing from their faces.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Maryland QB Josh Jackson opts out, along with 5 others

Maryland senior quarterback Josh Jackson has opted out of the upcoming football season, leaving the Terrapins with very little depth and experience at the pivotal position.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Semien hits leadoff HR, A's beat Astros to win 8th straight

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien homered in the first after hitting a walkoff single to end a 13-inning win a night earlier and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Saturday for their eighth straight victory.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Former President Bush pays tribute to immigrants in new book

NEW YORK (AP) — A new book by former President George W. Bush will highlight an issue which now sets him apart from many of his fellow Republicans — immigration.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Semien delivers again vs Astros; A's win 8th in row

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Fresh off a game-finishing hit, Marcus Semien gave the Oakland Athletics a fast start.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Protesters decry government's anti-LGBT attitudes in Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Demonstrators turned out in Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday to protest anti-LGBT attitudes promoted by the government as well as the detention of pro-LGBT protesters.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s false push on preexisting conditions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is teasing the possibility of executive action to require health insurance companies to cover preexisting medical conditions, something that he says “has never been done before.”

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lottery State-by-State-All

The state-by-state winning lottery numbers through Saturday:

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US consumer borrowing up in June after 3 months of declines

WASHINGTON (AP) — The pandemic still has Americans easing off the plastic.

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AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

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Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Sunday, August 9, 2020

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Clemson, Ohio State, Alabama top preseason coaches' poll

Clemson is No. 1 in the USA Today coaches’ preseason poll for a second straight year.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Megabucks' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Megabucks" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ogunbowale scores 24 PTs, Wings contain Dream in 85-75 win

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 points and Kayla Thornton 17 points and the Dallas Wings beat the Atlanta Dream 85-75 on Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Remains recovered after California Marine tank sinks

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities on Friday recovered the bodies of nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in hundreds of feet of water off the Southern California coast, authorities said.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Retirement on hold: Chan Gailey back at work for Dolphins

MIAMI (AP) — Living a life of golf and grandkids, Chan Gailey was three years into a pretty typical retirement when it took a twist.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Plesac, Reyes, Luplow power Indians over White Sox 7-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Plesac tossed six strong innings and the Cleveland Indians snapped a scoring drought with a six-run fourth in a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Thousands of British Airways employees face job losses

LONDON (AP) — Some 4,000 British Airways workers are learning Friday whether they will be fired as the airline slashes jobs amid the drop in demand and travel restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Driver plows car through Montreal pedestrian zone, injures 2

MONTREAL (AP) — A rogue driver careened a car through a pedestrian-only zone in downtown Montreal and injured two people before driving away Saturday, police said.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Flyers beat Lightning, clinch top seed in Eastern Conference

TORONTO (AP) — Rookie Nicolas Aube-Kubel scored twice, and the Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 on Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Conference’s top seed through the playoffs.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Profit up 87% at Buffett's firm, but virus slows businesses

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company reported an 87% jump in its second-quarter profit as the paper value of its investment portfolio increased with the stock market, but it took a roughly $10 billion write down on the value of its aircraft parts manufacturing business because of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 23:00 GMT Sunday, August 9, 2020

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Republicans push Kanye 2020. But will it really hurt Biden?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kanye West's unlikely White House bid is getting help qualifying for presidential ballots in key states from Republicans around the country, fueling suspicions he's being pushed to run by allies of President Donald Trump hoping to siphon support away from Joe Biden.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

OR Lottery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ These Oregon lotteries were drawn Saturday:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

As Trump digs in, will it be US versus China in tech?

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s bans on

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP source: Mid-American Conference becomes 1st major college football conference to cancel fall season

CLEVELAND (AP) — AP source: Mid-American Conference becomes 1st major college football conference to cancel fall season.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Daines, Bullock square off over virus in first Senate debate

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Candidates clashed over the coronavirus response during Montana’s first U.S. Senate debate, as Republican incumbent Sen. Steve Daines faced his Democratic opponent, Gov. Steve Bullock, in a competitive race that Democrats hope to win in their quest to regain control of the Senate.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

4 poultry plant execs indicted after 2019 immigration raid

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Priest, a seminary rector, slain in El Salvador

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest has been shot to death along a road in El Salvador and church authorities on Saturday called for investigation of the slaying.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kansas Democrats excited about ex-GOP lawmaker's Senate bid

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats are pinning their unusually high hopes for winning a U.S. Senate seat in Kansas for the first time in almost 90 years on a retired doctor and former Republican who vexed conservatives with her support for Medicaid expansion and abortion and LGBTQ rights.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Simon Cowell injures back while testing electric bicycle

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Fury over Beirut blast fuels protests, clashes with police

BEIRUT (AP) — Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn Saturday night as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours with security forces, who responded with heavy volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Idaho Cash' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Idaho Cash" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

A look at NFL training camps in a most unusual preseason

Now that more NFL players have opted out of the 2020 season than did men in MLB, the NHL and NBA combined, what about coaches?

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US response to the virus is met with incredulity abroad

ROME (AP) — The United States’ failure to contain the spread of the coronavirus has been met with astonishment and alarm in Europe, as the world’s most powerful country edges closer to a global record of 5 million confirmed infections.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Game' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Daily Game" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Stock indexes on Wall Street closed mostly higher Friday, extending the S&P 500's win streak to a sixth day.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hong Kong, Chinese officials jeer at US sanctions

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader and China's top representative in the city took pot shots at the United States on Saturday after the Trump administration sanctioned them and nine other officials for allegedly cracking down on freedom and undermining the local autonomy of the former British colony.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Jaguars release 5, including Middleton, to cut roster to 80

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars parted ways with five players Saturday, including third-year safety Doug Middleton, to reduce their roster to 80.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Oregon lawmakers return to big deficit, police questions

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Legislature will meet for its second special session of 2020 beginning Monday to try to fix a $1.2 billion revenue hole due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Oregon trooper injured, 24 arrested in Portland protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in Portland, Oregon, defied police orders to disperse and threw rocks, frozen or hard-boiled eggs and commercial-grade fireworks at officers as unrest in the Northwest city continued early Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Vote-by-mail worries: A 'leaky pipeline' in many states

BOSTON (AP) — Brace yourself for what’s expected to be the first U.S. presidential election conducted mostly by mail. It could be messy.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ray Lewis' sons will transfer to play football at Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Two sons of pro football Hall of Famer Ray Lewis have announced on social media they will transfer to play at Kentucky.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lorenzo Soria, president of Golden Globes group, dies at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lorenzo Soria, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and former editor of the Italian news weekly L’Espresso, died Friday, the association said. He was 68.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump bans dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from the U.S.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Brazil surpasses 100,000 deaths from COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil has surpassed a grim milestone — 100,000 deaths from COVID-19. And five months after the first reported case, the country is showing no signs of crushing the disease.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Vogue UK spotlights Black activists, social change

LONDON (AP) —

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McGruder's late 3 helps Clippers edge Trail Blazers 122-117

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Clippers coach Doc Rivers rested Kawhi Leonard and sat Paul George for the final five minutes following Los Angeles' plan to restrict playing time.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bad week for Mexico tourism capped by mis-translations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — It has been a bad week for Mexican tourism promotion, and it got worse Friday when the English language version of the country’s tourism website appeared with hilarious mis-translations.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

LSU adds Missouri, Vanderbilt in revamped SEC schedule

Defending Southeastern Conference and national champion LSU will host Missouri and visit Vanderbilt in its expanded Southeastern Conference schedule, while Alabama will visit Mizzou and host Kentucky in league play revised by the coronavirus pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pitt defensive lineman Jaylen Twyman opts out of 2020 season

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh junior defensive tackle Jaylen Twyman has opted out of the 2020 season to focus on next year's NFL draft.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

76ers announce that All-Star Ben Simmons needs knee surgery

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — All-Star Ben Simmons will have surgery on his left knee, a big blow for the Philadelphia 76ers and their hopes of making a deep run in this season’s playoffs.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus precautions, uncertainty mark opening of Ohio St camp

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State opened preseason training camp Thursday with strict coronavirus protocols in place and under a cloud of uncertainty about whether the revised 10-game season will even be played at all.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Census Bureau drop-outs complicate door-knocking efforts

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Bob Garick was looking forward to being a field supervisor during the door-knocking phase of the 2020 census, but as the number of

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Michigan official to resign after defending racist slur

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An elected official in a mostly white county in northern Michigan who used a racist slur prior to a public meeting to describe Black people in Detroit will resign, the county administrator said Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Fed official defends slow start to Main Street loan program

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Federal Reserve official on Friday defended the central bank’s efforts to launch a Main Street lending program and said the small number of loans approved so far would likely expand by a significant amount in coming months, especially if the pandemic worsens.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Column: Beyond kneeling, T-shirts, sports push major changes

ATLANTA (AP) — Kneeling is a powerful gesture. T-shirts send a meaningful message. Locking arms is a mighty symbol of unity in these troubled times.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Meadows, Rays split with Yankees in 7-inning doubleheader

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows hit a two-run single, and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the New York Yankees 5-3 for a split of seven-inning games in a doubleheader Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Statewide early voting begins as Florida grapples with virus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Statewide in-person early voting began Saturday in Florida while the state continues to grapple with a high number of coronavirus cases.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MTV VMAS scraps indoor performances, moves to outdoor sets

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV says it is ditching plans for indoor performances for its upcoming Video Music Awards, opting for outdoor shows spread throughout New York City instead.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Toews, Blackhawks into playoffs for first time since 2017

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks used to make the playoffs every year, winning the Stanley Cup three times since the captain's NHL debut in 2007.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Welch faces single challenger in Vermont Democratic primary

Vermont's only member of the U.S. House of Representatives, longtime Congressman Peter Welch, is running for reelection and is expected to easily win Vermont's Democratic primary against his one challenger on Tuesday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Top players push Coyotes into next playoff round

The Arizona Coyotes needed their top players to be at their best to have a chance of advancing in the postseason for the first time in eight years.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Big Sky Conference postpones football season to spring

The Big Sky Conference postponed its football season to the spring because of the coronavirus pandemic and called for the FCS playoffs to be moved to the second semester as well.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Big Nevada gold mine expansion on hold in face of opposition

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Facing fierce opposition from conservationists and tribal leaders on multiple fronts, Nevada’s largest mining company has suspended its proposed expansion of what would become one of the biggest gold mines in the world.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

NBA time zone: body clocks get a reset inside the bubble

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The NBA body clock is finely tuned.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

India surpasses 2 million cases as health volunteers strike

NEW DELHI (AP) — As India hit another grim milestone in the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, crossing 2 million confirmed cases and more than 41,000 deaths, community health volunteers went on strike complaining they were ill-equipped to respond to the wave of infection in rural areas.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Hundreds rally against detention of Thai protest leaders

BANGKOK (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators rallied in Thailand on Saturday, after police arrested two leading anti-government protest leaders in an apparent attempt to stifle growing political unrest.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

DeSclafani , Suarez pace Reds past Brewers, 4-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani allowed two singles over six scoreless innings and Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run homer to lift the Cincinnati Reds to a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Shipyard, union reach tentative deal to end strike in Maine

BATH, Maine (AP) — Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and production workers reached a tentative agreement to end a strike that has stretched on for more than a month during a pandemic, officials announced Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

States race to pass policing reforms after Floyd's death

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The death of George Floyd and widespread protests over racial injustice have prompted several states to move at a lightning pace to pass significant policing reform proposals that in some cases have languished for years.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Blackmon stays hot, Rockies pitch 1-hitter, top Mariners 5-0

SEATTLE (AP) — Even Charlie Blackmon staying hot at the plate was upstaged on this night by a foursome of Colorado Rockies pitchers, led by the debut of rookie Ryan Castellani.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

HI-House-2-nominated

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

After recovering from virus, Domingo vows to clear name

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) — Placido Domingo returned to Europe to receive a lifetime achievement award after a bout with the coronavirus, vowing in an interview with a top Italian daily newspaper to clear his name from allegations of sexual misconduct.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

WA-House-8-nominated

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pirlo hired to replace fired Sarri at Juventus

TURIN, Italy (AP) — World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo was named Juventus’ new coach on Saturday, hours after Maurizio Sarri was fired.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Schools face big virus test as students return to classroom

Reopening schools is easy. Keeping them open will be the hard part.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Joe Biden launches new national ad aimed at Black Americans

DETROIT (AP) — Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign has launched a new national ad focused on Black Americans, urging them to stand up to President Donald Trump the way their ancestors stood up to "violent racists of a generation ago."

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine again tests negative for coronavirus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fourth COVID-19 test result for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine came back negative Saturday after he

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Auditor debunks claims of duplicates in Louisiana virus data

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's legislative auditor found two rural parishes' claims that the state was double-counting their positive coronavirus tests in the official tally of cases was unfounded, upending theories pushed in conservative circles that the data is being skewed to make the outbreak appear worse than it is.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nagasaki urges nuke ban on 75th anniversary of US A-bombing

TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese city of Nagasaki on Sunday marked its 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing, with the mayor and dwindling survivors urging world leaders including their own to do more for a nuclear weapons ban.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US consumers increased borrowing in June by 2.6% after big declines in prior months

WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumers increased borrowing in June by 2.6% after big declines in prior months.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Kahele wins Hawaii Democratic primary for Gabbard's seat

HONOLULU (AP) — Kai Kahele was prepared to do the unthinkable: take on an incumbent from his own party for a U.S. House seat.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Soler's 2 homers helps to power Royals to 9-6 win over Twins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One of these days, Royals manager Mike Matheny hopes to see Jorge Soler smile when he trots around the bases.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Colorado State pauses football after allegations of racism

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State is pausing all football activities after an investigation started by the president of the university into the program’s handling of COVID-19 cases uncovered allegations of racism and verbal abuse toward athletes.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US hiring slows amid signs of longer-lasting economic damage

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. hiring slowed in July as the coronavirus outbreak worsened, and the government’s jobs report offered signs Friday that the economic damage from the pandemic could last far longer than many observers originally envisioned.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Herman Cain is mourned, celebrated at his funeral in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Herman Cain, the former Republican presidential candidate, businessman and close ally of President Donald Trump, was guided by his Christian faith in politics, business and his personal life, his pastor said at his funeral Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Clemson's Trevor Lawrence considered opting out

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Idaho church removes glass window of Confederate general

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise’s Cathedral of the Rockies and regional church leaders officially “deconsecrated” and removed a stained glass window of a Confederate general during a service Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Giants place Samardjiza on IL due to shoulder impingement

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Samardjiza has been placed on the 10-day injured list by the San Francisco Giants due to right shoulder impingement.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto America' game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Lotto America" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

How an arrest upended filming of 'Surviving Jeffrey Epstein'

NEW YORK (AP) — The filmmakers behind “Surviving Jeffrey Epstein” moved quickly when Ghislaine Maxwell was arrested on federal charges that she acted as a recruiter for the financier’s sexual abuse.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

MLS to resume regular season following Florida tournament

Buoyed by the MLS is Back tournament and confident of its coronavirus protocols, Major League Soccer will resume its regular season with teams playing in their home cities.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Day' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Pick 3 Day" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US intel: Russia acting against Biden; China opposes Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence officials believe that Russia is using a variety of measures to denigrate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden ahead of the November election and that individuals linked to the Kremlin are boosting President Donald Trump’s reelection bid, the country’s counterintelligence chief said in the most specific warning to date about the threat of foreign interference.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Coroner: TV host Flack killed herself before assault trial

LONDON (AP) — A British coroner ruled Thursday that reality TV host Caroline Flack killed herself while facing an assault trial she feared would end her career and bring unbearable media scrutiny.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Michigan State linebackers opt out of season

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Official: California fixed glitch that backlogged COVID data

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A technical glitch that has plagued the data system the state relies on to make decisions about reopening businesses and schools has been fixed, but it could take up to 48 hours to get the numbers updated, California’s top health official said Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bayern cruises past Chelsea into Champions League quarters

MUNICH (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has changed almost everything about the Champions League. Empty stadiums, games in August and a tournament in Portugal.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Spokane police shoot suspect in cell phone store robberies

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A suspect in a string of recent robberies is expected to survive his injuries after being shot late Friday by two Spokane police officers, a police news release said.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok and WeChat?

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying they are a threat to U.S. national security, foreign policy and the economy.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

College football players, parents, unite to be heard

As college sports leaders worked to figure out how to play football through the pandemic, former NFL star Chris Hinton and wife Mya noticed something was missing when they watched and read news coverage. It was obvious to the parents of two Division I players.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Hawaii schools to open year with remote learning

HONOLULU — Hawaii officials say the state’s public school students will begin the academic year with remote learning only, after a spike of coronavirus cases.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

With dwindling survivors, Nagasaki marks 75th anniversary of US atomic bombing that killed more than 70,000 people

TOKYO (AP) — With dwindling survivors, Nagasaki marks 75th anniversary of US atomic bombing that killed more than 70,000 people.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Doncic gets 17th triple-double, Mavs top Bucks 136-132 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 36 points in his NBA-leading 17th triple-double and the Dallas Mavericks scored the last seven points of regulation to force overtime, going on to a 136-132 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Justice Thomas maps own course, at wheel of his 40-foot bus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Gallo homers and Rangers use 6 pitchers to beat Angels 2-0

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit a two-run homer after missing a game with a sore right wrist, six Texas pitchers combined on a four-hitter and the Rangers have consecutive wins for the first time this season after beating the Los Angeles Angels 2-0 on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Clemson's Swinney: "Awesome" to return to field amid virus

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney couldn't hide the wide grin as he talked at last about watching the Tigers workout on the field.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

'Stockton on My Mind' shows mayor's hopes for ailing city

Walk into the Stockton, Calfornia, city offices and you might hear Drake’s “God’s Plan” coming from the mayor’s office. There, Mayor Michael Tubbs could be bobbing his head to the lyrics, “I can’t do this one my own, ayy, no, ayy.” Outside those walls sits one of the poorest, least literate communities in the nation.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ohio Supreme Court to hear armed school staff training case

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court will hear a school district's appeal of a ruling that they must provide police-level training to employees carrying concealed weapons.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Days of torrential rain in S. Korea leave at least 30 dead

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More than a week of torrential rain in South Korea has left at least 30 dead and 12 missing in landslides, floods and other incidents, the government said Sunday while warning of further downpour.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: India doctors ask for support as 196 die so far

NEW DELHI, India —The Indian Medical Association says 196 doctors have died of COVID-19 so far and, in an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requested adequate care for physicians and their families.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, citing success in battling the coronavirus in the state that once was the U.S. heart of the pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Employee in college admissions bribery case to plead guilty

BOSTON (AP) — A former employee of the consultant who authorities say ran a widespread college admissions bribery scheme that embroiled dozens of wealthy and famous parents has agreed to plead guilty, federal prosecutors said Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Auburn's Wooten redshirts amid COVID-19 fears.

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Last-ditch virus aid talks collapse; no help for jobless now

WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment Friday, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging coronavirus.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lives Lost: Man of the sea made the Arizona desert his home

PHOENIX (AP) — Carlos Manuel Sandoval lived for decades in Phoenix on the edge of the Sonoran Desert, but he never stopped hearing the siren call of his birthplace — Guaymas, Mexico.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

WA-House-10-nominated

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Loan program ends, hard-hit businesses hope for 2nd chance

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses are in limbo again as the coronavirus outbreak rages and the government’s $659 billion relief program draws to a close.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bypassing Congress, Trump defers payroll tax, extends unemployment benefits as negotiations on coronavirus package stall

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — Bypassing Congress, Trump defers payroll tax, extends unemployment benefits as negotiations on coronavirus package stall.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Columbus hopes for Game 5 bounceback after historic collapse

No team in NHL history with a chance to win a playoff series had blown a three-goal lead in the final four minutes.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

4 tribes sue over Oklahoma gambling compacts with 2 others

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four Oklahoma tribes are asking a federal court to void gambling compacts between the state of Oklahoma and two other tribes — agreements that the Oklahoma State Supreme Court recently invalidated.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus causing financial pain even for people still working

ATLANTA (AP) — Getting her job back should have been a relief for Leesa Huddleston.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lucky Lines' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Lucky Lines" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Lightning's Hedman doesn't return for 2nd period vs. Flyers

TORONTO (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning star defenseman Victor Hedman has been ruled out after appearing to twist his right ankle midway through the first period of an NHL playoff round-robin game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Florida governor pushes to reschedule UF-FSU football game

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will push to get the annual football game between Florida State and the University of Florida rescheduled, saying Thursday that keeping the famed rivalry going will be good for the state.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Fire kills 11 patients in southern India's COVID-19 facility

HYDERABAD, India (AP) — A fire killed 11 coronavirus patients early Sunday at a southern Indian hotel being used as a COVID-19 facility, officials said, in the second such incident this month.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative again for COVID-19, after previous conflicting results before Trump meeting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests negative again for COVID-19, after previous conflicting results before Trump meeting.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

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Is it safe to reopen schools during the pandemic?

Is it safe for schools to reopen during the pandemic?

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Rulings move pot, justice reform measures closer to ballot

PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County judges on Friday rejected challenges to two proposed voter initiatives, one implementing criminal sentencing reform and the other legalizing recreational marijuana.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

5 Blue Jays pitchers combine on 4-hitter, beat Red Sox 2-1

BOSTON (AP) — Five Toronto pitchers combined on a four-hitter and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. scored the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning on a groundout, lifting the Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump moves against Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat apps

NEW YORK (AP) — President Trump is broadly prohibiting unspecified ‘transactions’ with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat via executive order in 45 days.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 1PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 1PM" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

New Zealand marks 100 days of virus elimination

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand on Sunday marked 100 days since it stamped out the spread of the coronavirus, a rare bright spot in a world that continues to be ravaged by the disease.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The Latest: Beirut protesters enter government buildings

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local):

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Arrieta tosses 6 scoreless in Phillies' 5-0 win over Braves

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched like the healthy ace the Phillies needed for three years. He could help Philadelphia make some noise in the National League playoff push -- to the delight of a cluster of fans with horns, drums and chants from outside the park that produced a needed summer soundtrack.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Unemployment falls to 10.2% even as US job growth slowed to 1.8 million in July under pressure from pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment falls to 10.2% even as US job growth slowed to 1.8 million in July under pressure from pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misleads on mail ballots, virus vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a week of relentless attacks by

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

ID Lottery

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ These Idaho lotteries were drawn Saturday:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

VIRUS DIARY: We eloped, just not the way we'd planned

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The plan was to elope in April in New York City, where my fiancee, Julie Trolle, lives.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Court rules in lawsuit challenging voter guide statement

SEATTLE (AP) — The state Supreme Court has ruled against state schools chief Chris Reykdal, who sued his reelection opponent, Maia Espinoza, for defamation.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Lotto" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Turkish president slams Egypt-Greece deal, drilling resumes

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president called a maritime deal between Greece and Egypt “worthless” Friday and said his country would resume its disputed oil and gas exploration in the Eastern Mediterranean.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Huawei: Smartphone chips running out under US sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei is running out of processor chips to make smartphones due to U.S. sanctions and will be forced to stop production of its own most advanced chips, a company executive says, in a sign of growing damage to Huawei’s business from American pressure.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP sources: Whitmer met with Biden as he nears VP decision

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer traveled to Delaware last weekend to meet with Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee's first known in-person session with a potential running mate as he nears a decision.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Marté, Vogt homer to carry Diamondbacks over Padres 3-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Starling Marté and Stephen Vogt homered off Chris Paddack in the sixth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: Australian state's infections 'relatively flat'

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The coronavirus infection rate in Australia’s hard-hit Victoria state has been “relatively flat” in the past week, a state health official said.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Seattle takes down Phoenix, Mercury lose Taurasi late

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points, Breanna Stewart had 15 and Seattle used the second quarter to take control in a 74-68 win over Phoenix on Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 7PM' game

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Oregon Lottery's "Pick 4 7PM" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

7 killed in Mexico's most violent state despite capo arrest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hopes that the recent arrest of a Mexican gang leader could calm the country’s most violent state appeared dashed Saturday as the bullet-ridden bodies of seven men were found in a field and a rival drug cartel announced it was moving in.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Tigers hit 4 homers in 1st inning, drill Pirates 11-5

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maybe the Detroit Tigers should get four unexpected days off more often. Or maybe they should just face a pitching staff in tatters.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Padres activate Hosmer from injured list, option Almonte

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres first baseman Eric Hosmer was activated from the injured list Saturday after missing 11 of the first 14 games with gastritis.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Asia Today: Sources of many cases in Victoria untraceable

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The premier of Australia’s Victoria state says more than 2,700 active cases have no known source and remain the primary concern of health authorities.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California eyes 11 police reforms after George Floyd's death

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers are pushing to enact nearly a dozen policing reform laws driven by

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Booker's 35 points lead surprising Suns past Heat 119-112

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Devin Booker scored 35 points and Jevon Carter added a season-high 20 points as the Phoenix Suns remained undefeated in the NBA restart, beating the Miami Heat 119-112 on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus aid talks collapse; no help expected for jobless now

WASHINGTON (AP) — A last-ditch effort by Democrats to revive Capitol Hill talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money collapsed in disappointment at week's end, making it increasingly likely that Washington gridlock will mean more hardship for millions of people who are losing enhanced jobless benefits and further damage for an economy pummeled by the still-raging coronavirus.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Biden risks alienating young Black voters after race remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Weekly Grand' game

BOISE, Idaho (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Idaho Lottery's "Weekly Grand" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Trump order allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Match 4' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Match 4" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Program allows some Alaska Native Vietnam vets to get land

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Stewy Carlo had a short life, but he lived every moment. While serving in the Army, he bought a 1951 Mercedes and motored around Europe. After his service years, he roamed South America where he developed a love of photography, and then later turned heads while driving an exotic Maserati to a construction job back home in Alaska.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Riot declared as dumpster fires burn in Portland, Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters were back on the streets of Portland, Oregon, Saturday night as violent demonstrations have continued in the city that had hoped for calm after federal agents withdrew more than a week ago and local police try to quell the unrest.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

California pastor vows to hold indoor worship despite order

VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The pastor of a California church has vowed to continue holding indoor worship in defiance of coronavirus health orders after a judge issued a temporary restraining order barring the church from doing so.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump order allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

WA Lottery

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ These Washington lotteries were drawn Saturday:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Murray returns to power Nuggets past Jazz 134-132 in 2 OTs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 23 points in his first game of the NBA restart, including the tying and go-ahead baskets, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz 134-132 in two overtimes Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Virus-quieted oceans open window for Shark Week researchers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic forced people to stay put, but it gave sharks a travel passport and scientists a rare opportunity.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

HI-Uncontested

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

SC official regrets not voicing concerns with virus response

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The doctor serving as South Carolina’s state epidemiologist said she regrets not speaking out publicly about her concerns as the state reopened close-contact businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Bikers descend on Sturgis rally with few signs of pandemic

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — The coronavirus may be changing the world, but there aren't many signs of the pandemic at the massive annual motorcycle rally being held this week at a small city along Interstate 90 in western South Dakota.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Eminent scholar of early U.S., Bernard Bailyn, dies at 97

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Bailyn, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and educator of lasting influence whose “The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution” transformed how many thought about the country’s formation, has died at 97.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Messi unstoppable as Barca beats Napoli to reach CL last 8

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Just when it looked like Lionel Messi had nowhere to go, the Argentine great bamboozled half of Napoli’s team before scoring from an exquisite solo effort that helped Barcelona reach the Champions League quarterfinals in Portugal.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Joe Arpaio loses sheriff’s race in 2nd failed comeback bid

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio on Friday was narrowly defeated in his bid to win back the sheriff’s post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years before being voted out in 2016 amid voter frustrations over his taxpayer-funded legal bills, his penchant for self-promotion and a defiant streak that led to his now-pardoned criminal conviction.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Body removed months after hotel collapsed under construction

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Crews on Saturday recovered the body of one of two construction workers that had been trapped nearly 10 months ago in the collapse of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Georgia police investigated for firing at car carrying kids

WAYCROSS, Ga. (AP) — State authorities said they're investigating after a Georgia police officer opened fire Saturday morning at a vehicle with at least two teenagers inside during an attempted traffic stop.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Officials say Oregon's weekly case count has "plateaued"

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's weekly case count has plateaued following statewide COVID-19 restrictions implemented during the last two months, health officials said Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

FAA employees who oversee airplane makers report pressure

Federal employees overseeing Boeing and other aircraft makers say they face pressure from the companies and fear retribution from their own bosses if they raise too many safety concerns, according to a survey of the workers that was delivered to Congress on Friday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Keno' game

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Washington Lottery's "Keno" game were:

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Santander, O's rough up Nats relievers, rally for 5-3 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pat Valaika, Pedro Severino and Anthony Santander homered during a five-run rally in the eighth inning as the Baltimore Orioles roughed up Washington’s relievers and beat the Nationals 5-3 Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Puncher's chance: Fighting is up during unique NHL playoffs

The Toronto Maple Leafs' season was hanging by a thread from one of Jason Spezza's gloves when he dropped them to the ice to fight Dean Kukan.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Democratic state lawmaker Beth Doglio advances in 10th U.S. House District primary

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic state lawmaker Beth Doglio advances in 10th U.S. House District primary.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Doncic scores 36, Mavs outlast Bucks 136-132 in overtime

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 36 points in his NBA-leading 17th triple-double and the Dallas Mavericks scored the last seven points of regulation to force overtime, going on to a 136-132 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Wednesday's Sports in Brief

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Malaysia's ex-finance minister charged over tunnel project

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's former finance minister was charged Friday with corruption over a $1.5 billion undersea tunnel project, a move he slammed as political persecution by the new government.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Rajapaksa sworn in as PM in Sri Lanka, cementing family rule

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister for the fourth time Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections that cemented his family's hold on power.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Swiss ink deal with Moderna for 4.5M doses of COVID vaccine

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss federal government says it has struck a deal with Moderna to supply Switzerland with 4.5 million doses of a COVID-19 vaccine if the U.S. biotech firm successfully develops one.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Belarus strongman president faces strong election challenge

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarusians are voting on whether to grant their authoritarian president a sixth term in office, following a campaign marked by unusually strong demonstrations by opposition supporters frustrated with the country’s stumbling economy, political repression and weak response to the coronavirus pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Ex-Green Berets sentenced to 20 years for Venezuela attack

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A Venezuelan court has sentenced two former U.S. special forces soldiers to 20 years in prison for their part in a blunder-filled beach attack aimed at overthrowing President Nicolás Maduro.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Browns' star receiver Landry activated from injury list

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry was activated from the physically unable to perform list, clearing the way for him to practice in training camp following offseason hip surgery.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

S&P 500 ekes out 6th straight gain following jobs report

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street’s big rally let off the accelerator on Friday, despite a better-than-expected report on the U.S.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

The NBA MVP finalists: Antetokounmpo, James and Harden

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — This season’s NBA MVP has won the award before.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Phelps, Ohno open up about suicide, depression in new doc

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Athletes Stephen Scherer, Jeret Peterson and Kelly Catlin have two things in common: They all reached their dream of becoming Olympians, and they all died by suicide.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Nevada regents approve Title IX change after heated exchange

LAS VEGAS (AP) — After a heated meeting, the Board of Regents voted to change the sexual harassment policy to comply with new federal Title IX regulations, which critics say make it harder for sexual assault victims to obtain justice.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Brazil makes grim milestone -- 100,000 deaths from COVID-19

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil surpassed a grim milestone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Saturday night, and five months after the first reported case the country has not shown signs of crushing the disease.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

WA-SuptEd-nominated

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Basketball player dies during training in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Former Florida State center Michael Ojo died on Friday after collapsing during training in Serbia, his former team Red Star Belgrade said. He was 27.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Turkish lira hits another historic low amid pandemic

LONDON (AP) — Turkey's currency tumbled further Friday, hitting another record low.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Thousands throng central Jerusalem in anti-Netanyahu protest

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators thronged the streets near the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in central Jerusalem on Saturday night, in a renewed show of strength as weeks of protests against the Israeli leader showed no signs of slowing.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Potential Kodak deal paused until 'allegations are cleared'

NEW YORK (AP) — A government agency said a potential deal to have Eastman Kodak help make generic drugs is being paused until allegations of insider trading at the once mighty photography company are cleared.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

State Rep. Beth Doglio secures second place in 10th CD race

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two women, both Democrats, have advanced to the general election in the the race for Washington’s 10th Congressional District.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Q&A: Cineworld CEO on re-opening Regal theaters in U.S.

Regal movie theaters have been closed for almost five months in the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they are gearing up to open on Aug. 21. And this time it might just stick. Exhibitors have postponed plans several times as cases spiked in various cities.

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Asia Today: Australian state records 466 cases, 12 deaths

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Australian state of Victoria recorded 466 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 deaths, including another man in his 30s. The figures were released as the city of Melbourne remained in lockdown and under an overnight curfew.

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Doctors, hospitals launch voter registration efforts

BOSTON (AP) — An emergency room doctor in Boston is assembling thousands of voter registration kits for distribution at hospitals and doctor's offices.

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Mauritius scrambles to counter oil spill from grounded ship

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Anxious residents of the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius stuffed fabric sacks with sugar cane leaves Saturday to create makeshift oil spill barriers as tons of fuel leaking from a grounded ship put endangered wildlife in further peril.

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Lloyd, Stewart lead Seattle past Phoenix 74-68

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 20 points and Breanna Stewart added 15 and Seattle used the second quarter to take control in a 74-68 win over Phoenix on Saturday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Grammy-winning producer Detail accused of sexual assault

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Grammy Award-winning music producer Detail faces more than a dozen felony charges including 11 counts of rape involving six women, authorities said Thursday.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

US sanctions leader of Hong Kong, Chinese authorities

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of roles in squashing freedom in the former British colony.

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Penn St's Parsons, Miami's Rousseau, Purdue's Moore opt out

Penn State All-American Micah Parsons and two more college stars announced Thursday they are opting out of the coming college football season, which is in doubt because of the coronavirus pandemic, and looking toward the NFL draft.

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Notre Dame opens ACC play against Duke, won't play Navy

Notre Dame opens its season as an Atlantic Coast Conference football member against visiting Duke on Sept. 12 and won’t face Navy for the first time in more than nine decades as part of the ACC’s reconfigured schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

S. Korean doctors strike over med school plan amid pandemic

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of young doctors in South Korea staged a one-day strike Friday against government medical policy, causing concerns about treatment of patients amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mets hit 3 HRs, end makeshift Marlins' 6-game win streak 8-4

NEW YORK (AP) — All those missing pitchers finally caught up to the Miami Marlins.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Trump allows some unemployment pay, defers payroll tax

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday bypassed the nation's lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and replace an expired unemployment benefit with a lower amount after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Police report 2 separate shootings in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland police responded to reports of two shootings that happened in the span of 10 minutes Friday night.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

China sentences fourth Canadian to death on drug charges

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced a fourth Canadian citizen to death on drug charges in less than two years following a sharp downturn in ties over the arrest of an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Pac-12 player group 'disappointed' after commissioner call

The Pac-12 players of the “WeAreUnited” movement said they were “disappointed and deeply concerned” after a recent meeting with the conference’s commissioner.

August 9, 2020 12:03 a.m.

Joe Arpaio defeated in what’s likely his last political race

PHOENIX (AP) — This political campaign was likely the last for Joe Arpaio, the former six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for leading immigration crackdowns and building a political career around the harsh treatment of jail inmates. The 88-year-old lawman narrowly lost a race to win back his old job, his second failed comeback bid four years after getting voted out of office.

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France's Saint-Tropez resort makes masks mandatory outdoors

SAINT-TROPEZ, France (AP) — The glamorous French Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez began requiring face masks outdoors Saturday, threatening to sober the mood in a place renowned for high-end, free-wheeling summer beach parties.

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