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  • Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. As rains began to lash Puerto Rico, Gov. Ricardo Rossello warned that Maria could hit “with a force and violence that we haven’t seen for several generations.” “We’re going to lose ...
  • Donald Trump

    Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever.” The president’s Tuesday night tweet is a little off: The show was on ...
  • Rod Rosenstein

    Mueller team questions deputy AG amid probe of Comey firing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office has questioned Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as it probes the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Tuesday. It is not clear exactly when the conversation took place, or how long it lasted, but Rosenstein is relevant to Mueller’s investigation because ...
  • Jens Stoltenberg

    AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump’s new approach

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — NATO’s secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump’s new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader’s insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results. Jens Stoltenberg said in a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly’s annual meeting of world leaders that Trump ...
  • Alex Gordon hits MLB’s record-setting 5,694th HR of season

    TORONTO (AP) — Kansas City’s Alex Gordon broke Major League Baseball’s season home run record with 12 days to spare, hitting the 5,694th long ball of 2017 on Tuesday night. Gordon’s home run off Toronto’s Ryan Tepera broke a mark set in 2000 at the height of the Steroids Era. The drive, which drove in the last run in the ...
  • 149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 149 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. Dozens of buildings tumbled into mounds of rubble or were severely damaged in densely populated parts of Mexico City and nearby ...
  • The Latest: Death toll from Mexican earthquake rises to 149

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The head of Mexico’s civil defense agency says the nationwide death toll from Tuesday’s earthquake has risen to 149. Luis Felipe Puente said 55 people died in Morelos state, just south of the capital, while 49 died in Mexico City and ...
  • The Latest: Death toll from Mexican earthquake rises to 149

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The head of Mexico’s civil defense agency says the nationwide death toll from Tuesday’s earthquake has risen to 149. Luis Felipe Puente said 55 people died in Morelos state, just south of the capital, while 49 died in Mexico City and ...
  • Latin Grammy nominations postponed over natural disasters

    MIAMI (AP) — Nominations for the Latin Grammy Awards have been postponed because of Tuesday’s earthquake in Mexico and the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Latin Recording Academy President Gabriel Abaroa Jr. said in a statement Tuesday that the delay comes “as an outgrowth of the terrible and tragic recent natural disasters.” Nomination announcements had been scheduled for Wednesday. ...
  • Kim Jong Un

    Trump’s latest nickname: Rocket Man

    WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump, a good enemy deserves a good nickname. In his debut appearance before the U.N. General Assembly Tuesday, Trump embraced his latest label — calling North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man.” An apparent reference to the Elton John song, which Trump sometimes played at campaign rallies, “Rocket Man” is the latest Trump-nickname ...
  • Neko Case’s Vermont home is damaged by fire

    BARNET, Vt. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case’s 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to the indie musician’s home at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The Caledonian Record (http://bit.ly/2ymcclb ) reports the fire could be seen from miles away. Case wasn’t at the home at the time of the ...
  • Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded. The unrest that followed Friday’s ruling closed large corporate offices, shut down restaurants and bars and even forced U2 to call off a concert that ...
  • Avril Lavigne

    The person named most dangerous online might surprise you

    NEW YORK (AP) — One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory — she’s been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose last album came out in 2013, was the most likely celebrity to land users on websites ...
  • Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded. The unrest that followed Friday’s ruling closed large corporate offices, shut down restaurants and bars and even forced U2 to call off a concert that ...
  • Donald Trump

    Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever.” The president’s Tuesday night tweet is a little off: The show was on ...
  • Nielsen’s top programs for Sept. 11-17

    Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by Nielsen for Sept. 11-17. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership. 1. NFL Football: Green Bay at Atlanta, NBC, 20.24 million. 2. “NFL Sunday Post-Game,” Fox, 13.96 million. 3. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday), NBC, 11.59 million. 4. “America’s Got Talent” (Tuesday), NBC, 11.57 million. 5. NFL Football: New Orleans at Minnesota, ESPN, 11.4 million. 6. ...
  • Bill O'Reilly

    O’Reilly says his ouster was hit job and business decision

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly said Tuesday that his firing from Fox News Channel in April was a “political hit job” and that his network’s parent company made a business decision to get rid of him. The deposed king of cable television news had a contentious interview with Matt Lauer on NBC’s “Today” show, where he said his conscience ...
  • Jedidiah Bila departs ABC’s ‘The View;’ no replacement named

    NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative commentator Jedediah Bila has announced her departure from ABC’s “The View.” Bila made the announcement on Monday’s program, saying she was leaving to work on a new book and had “a lot of opportunities” to consider. Bila served as the chat panel’s resident conservative. Co-hosts Sunny Hostin and Joy Behar both sent Bila off with ...
  • Sean Spicer

    Spicer suggests critics of Emmy appearance should lighten up

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Spicer says his surprise Emmy Awards appearance was a chance to have some fun, and suggested Tuesday that people who were upset by it were taking things too seriously. Clearly, not everyone was laughing, however. For Emmys host Stephen Colbert, there’s also a risk that a joke he engineered could wind up doing collateral damage. ...
  • Laura Ingraham

    Laura Ingraham joins Fox News evening lineup

    NEW YORK (AP) — Conservative commentator Laura Ingraham is joining Fox News Channel’s prime-time lineup with a program that pushes Sean Hannity into a direct competition with MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. Her show, “The Ingraham Angle,” will air weekdays at 10 p.m. ET starting Oct. 30. The radio talk show host is no stranger to Fox viewers since she’s been a ...
  • Bruce Miller, from left, Margaret Atwood, and Elisabeth Moss

    Nielsen says 11.4 million watch Emmy Awards

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Nielsen company estimated that 11.4 million people watched Sunday’s presentation of the Emmy Awards, roughly equivalent to last year’s show honoring the year’s best in television. Stephen Colbert hosted Sunday’s show for CBS. It competed with pro football and the beginning of Ken Burns’ lengthy documentary on the Vietnam War. Last year’s audience of 11.3 ...
  • The top 10 movies on the iTunes Store

    iTunes Movies U.S. charts for week ending September 17, 2017: iTunes Movies US Charts: 1. Baby Driver 2. Transformers: The Last Knight 3. The Mummy (2017) 4. Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie 5. Life 6. Wonder Woman (2017) 7. Stephen King’s It 8. Baywatch 9. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 10. Rough Night iTunes Movies US Charts — ...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

    NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world. From lion recovery and mangrove restoration to the defense of indigenous rights and better access to affordable solar energy, the actor announced the grants ahead of his appearance at ...
  • Film academy president welcomes new members at private party

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Jeanne Tripplehorn has been a professional actress for more than 25 years. But as a new member of the film academy, she’s almost as giddy as her first day on set. “I’m already involved in all these different committees,” she said. “I love film so much… so to be invited to become a member of ...
  • United Nations General Assembly

    De Niro: Help rebuild Barbuda paradise destroyed by Irma

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Two-time Oscar-winning actor Robert De Niro came to the United Nations on Monday to appeal to all countries and organizations to help rebuild the devastated Caribbean island of Barbuda and ensure that “paradise is not lost.” De Niro spoke at a hastily called meeting on Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane on record. The ...
  • Box office top 20: ‘It’ totals $218M in two weeks

    NEW YORK (AP) — The horror hit “It” topped the North American box office for the second straight week with $60.1 million, bringing its two-week domestic total to $218.8 million, according to final box-office figures Monday. The Warner Bros. release has quickly become the biggest box-office smash to ever land in September, a typically sleepy month before the fall movie ...
  • Angelina Jolie, Loung Ung

    Cambodia selects Angelina Jolie film as Oscar submission

    NEW YORK (AP) — Angelina Jolie’s “First They Killed My Father” has been named Cambodia’s foreign-language submission to the Academy Awards. The Cambodia Oscar Selection Committee announced the choice Monday, calling Jolie’s Cambodian genocide drama “cathartic” and hailing it for bringing back memories “often best forgotten.” Jolie directed the adaptation of Loung Ung’s memoir about her childhood during the Khmer ...
  • Kate McKinnon

    List of Emmy Award winners

    List of winners of the annual Emmy Awards, announced Sunday by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Drama Series: “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Directing, Drama: Reed Morano, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Actor, Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown, “This is Us.” Actress, Drama Series: Elisabeth Moss, “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Supporting Actor, Drama Series: John Lithgow, “The Crown.” Supporting Actress, Drama Series: Ann ...
  • Donald Trump

    Trump mocks Emmy ceremony for low ratings

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is mocking Sunday’s Emmy Awards ceremony — where he himself was frequently mocked by host Stephen Colbert, presenters and prize-winners. Trump tweets, “I was saddened to see how bad the ratings were on the Emmys last night – the worst ever.” The president’s Tuesday night tweet is a little off: The show was on ...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio foundation awards $20M in eco-grants

    NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio announced Tuesday that his eco-focused foundation has given more than $20 million this year in fresh grants to more than 100 organizations around the world. From lion recovery and mangrove restoration to the defense of indigenous rights and better access to affordable solar energy, the actor announced the grants ahead of his appearance at ...
  • Member of Kennedy family pays fine after arrest at party

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Court officials in Massachusetts have dismissed a disorderly conduct charge against a Kennedy family member who was arrested last month after complaints about a loud party. The Boston Herald reports 52-year-old Matthew “Max” Kennedy appeared in Barnstable District Court on Tuesday. He was found responsible for a noise violation and paid a $150 fine. Barnstable police ...
  • James Blake

    Ex-tennis star Blake testifies about his mistaken arrest

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former pro tennis star James Blake testified on Tuesday that a plainclothes police officer wearing a T-shirt and jeans didn’t identify himself before throwing him to the ground and handcuffing him in a mistaken arrest in 2015 outside a Manhattan hotel. “He never said ‘NYPD.’ He never said ‘officer,'” Blake said at a disciplinary trial for ...
  • Neko Case’s Vermont home is damaged by fire

    BARNET, Vt. (AP) — Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case’s 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to the indie musician’s home at about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The Caledonian Record (http://bit.ly/2ymcclb ) reports the fire could be seen from miles away. Case wasn’t at the home at the time of the ...
  • Small quake rattles nerves, causes no damage in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles was jolted by a small earthquake that rattled nerves and got people talking on social media, but didn’t cause any major damage. The magnitude 3.6 quake hit around 11:20 p.m. Monday and was felt by thousands of residents in west Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, across the San Fernando Valley and as far ...
  • Prosecutors to argue Pistorius should get more jail time

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer should get more jail time. The National Prosecuting Authority said Tuesday that the Supreme Court of Appeal will hear its case for overturning Pistorius’ six-year prison sentence ...