CHARLOTTE, N.C | McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michael McDowell was still digesting his fifth-place finish at the Daytona 500 when Joey Logano appeared at the front of his car, angrily pointing at the Ford logo. He was questioning McDowell’s loyalty to the brand. “He shows up pointing at the Ford emblem, pushing on the Ford, making his point … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | McDowell defends Daytona 500 decision not to push Logano

NEW YORK | Meghan Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby shower

NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Markle has been spotted at several swanky venues in New York City, cradling her baby bump as she visited friends for what is rumored to be a baby shower. The 37-year-old pregnant Meghan, formally known as the Duchess of Sussex, was seen Tuesday entering The Mark hotel on Manhattan’s Upper … Continue reading NEW YORK | Meghan Markle spotted in New York for rumored baby shower

PARADISE, Calif | Dog reunited with family 101 days after California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — An Akita named Kingston is back with his family 101 days after he jumped out of their truck as they fled a devastating Northern California wildfire. The 12-year-old was reunited with the Ballejos family of Paradise on Monday, Sacramento television station KXTV reported . “When I found out, (it) just about … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif | Dog reunited with family 101 days after California wildfire

PARIS | Lagerfeld’s legacy: Youthful designs, elaborate showmanship

PARIS (AP) — Karl Lagerfeld once created a Walmart-sized “Chanel Shopping Center” to show off his ready-to-wear collection. It featured aisle upon aisle of luxury foods labeled “one for the price of two.” Immediately after models had paraded through the aisles, guests raided the shelves. Rihanna posed in a shopping cart, and Keira Knightley looked … Continue reading PARIS | Lagerfeld’s legacy: Youthful designs, elaborate showmanship

WASHINGTON | Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Roger Stone to appear in court to consider whether to revoke his bail after the longtime Donald Trump confidant posted a photo on Instagram of the judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of a gun. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said Stone must show … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge orders Roger Stone to court over Instagram post

EL PASO, Texas | O’Rourke won’t rule out being vice presidential candidate

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O’Rourke says he hasn’t ruled out being a 2020 vice presidential candidate, even as he plans to decide in the next 10 days if he’ll seek the presidency himself. Answering a question in Spanish about possibly being another candidate’s running mate after an El Paso event Tuesday, the former … Continue reading EL PASO, Texas | O’Rourke won’t rule out being vice presidential candidate

DENVER | Police: Colorado man wanted another woman to kill fiancee

DENVER (AP) — A man charged with murder in the death of his missing fiancee tried to convince a woman he was having an affair with to commit the killing, investigators testified Tuesday. Patrick Frazee was in a Colorado court for a hearing to determine whether he will stand trial in Kelsey Berreth’s death. Testimony … Continue reading DENVER | Police: Colorado man wanted another woman to kill fiancee

Coaching site builds list of those banned from US Olympics

An advocacy group has published a first-of-its-kind comprehensive list of coaches banned from Olympic sports, creating a database of nearly 1,000 people no longer allowed to work in the U.S. Olympic system because of sex-abuse allegations, doping positives and other criminal activities involving minors. The staff at greatcoach.com compiled the list using information from the … Continue reading Coaching site builds list of those banned from US Olympics