AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since ’07

After a season-high seven ranked teams lost, the back half of the AP college football poll got a makeover on Sunday. Five teams entered the Top 25, including No. 17 Kentucky for the first time since 2007. At the top it was mostly status quo, with Alabama, Georgia, Clemson and Ohio State staying Nos. 1-4. … Continue reading AP Top 25: Kentucky enters rankings for 1st time since ’07

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Mike Pompeo Interview With Chuck Todd of NBC

WASHINGTON – The following transcript was released today from the U.S. Department of State outlining an interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo: QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, welcome back to Meet the Press. SECRETARY POMPEO: Chuck, it’s great to be with you.  It’s great to host you here. QUESTION: Yes, it’s very nice to be here. Let me … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Mike Pompeo Interview With Chuck Todd of NBC

The Latest: Brees sets NFL record for career completions

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 2:25 p.m. Drew Brees set the NFL record for career completions with his 17-yarder to Michael Thomas in the second quarter against Atlanta. The completion was the 6,301st of Brees’ career, surpassing the 6,300 thrown by Hall of Famer Brett Favre. … Continue reading The Latest: Brees sets NFL record for career completions

LANSING, Mich. | Many states’ governor’s races become proxy battle over Trump

LANSING, Mich. — It’s a resume that reads like an ideal springboard to higher office: investigated sexual assaults of Olympic gymnasts, charged government officials responsible for a tainted water crisis, bucked the governor on tax hikes. With that background and his party controlling all statewide offices, Republican Attorney General Bill Schuette might be on the … Continue reading LANSING, Mich. | Many states’ governor’s races become proxy battle over Trump

WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh accuser commits to hearing

WASHINGTON  — Attorneys for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, and the Senate Judiciary Committee have reached agreement for a public hearing Thursday, as talks continued Sunday to resolve potentially make-or-break details, such as potential witnesses who could corroborate her decades-old sexual assault claim. Ford committed to an “open” hearing after negotiators … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Kavanaugh accuser commits to hearing

CHICAGO | Ex-OpenTable worker charged in bogus reservations scheme

CHICAGO— A former OpenTable employee has been charged with wire fraud for allegedly making hundreds of bogus reservations at Chicago restaurants to undermine a rival booking service. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that prosecutors allege in charging documents that 30-year-old Steven Addison booked more than 300 reservations at at least 45 Chicago restaurants using Reserve, aiming … Continue reading CHICAGO | Ex-OpenTable worker charged in bogus reservations scheme