BLADENBORO, N.C |Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

BLADENBORO, N.C.  — Rivers swelling with the floodwaters of former Hurricane Florence are threatening to swamp communities near the South Carolina coast, leaving thousands ready to evacuate.More than a week after Florence crashed into the Carolinas, dumping heavy rains, all that water is nearing the coast. Authorities in Georgetown County, South Carolina, said they have … Continue reading BLADENBORO, N.C |Florence: Severe flooding feared near South Carolina coast

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz | Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.  — At the end of the 1991 movie “Thelma & Louise,” the two leading ladies — fugitives cornered by authorities in the Grand Canyon — decide against surrendering and instead drive off a cliff. One of cinema’s most iconic endings wasn’t filmed in the national park in Arizona, but not for lack of … Continue reading FLAGSTAFF, Ariz | Will Smith bungee jump is latest stunt near Grand Canyon

CLEVELAND | Allen’s RBI single in 11th leads Indians past Red Sox, 4-3

CLEVELAND — Greg Allen singled with one out and the bases loaded in the 11th inning and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Red Sox 4-3 on Sunday night to deny Boston’s bid for a club-record 106th victory for the second straight game. Allen singled through the left side on a 3-2 pitch from Robby Scott … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Allen’s RBI single in 11th leads Indians past Red Sox, 4-3

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Committee to look into second woman’s accusation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, who accuses him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Senate Judiciary Committee staff say they will look into a report that a second woman is accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Judiciary spokesman … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Committee to look into second woman’s accusation

HONG KONG  | In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

HONG KONG  — Authorities in Hong Kong on Monday took an unprecedented step against separatist voices by banning a political party that advocates independence for the southern Chinese territory on national security grounds. John Lee, the territory’s secretary for security, announced that the Hong Kong National Party will be prohibited from operation from Monday. Lee’s … Continue reading HONG KONG  | In a first, Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

FRESNO, Calif | Protests, pleas expected at hearing on Trump fuel rollback

FRESNO, Calif.— Doctors, environmental groups and California officials will weigh in on the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back car-mileage standards at what could be a raucous hearing in a region with some of the nation’s worst air pollution. The daylong session in Fresno on Monday is the first of three events by the U.S. … Continue reading FRESNO, Calif | Protests, pleas expected at hearing on Trump fuel rollback

DETROIT | Matt Patricia-led Lions beat Bill Belichick, Patriots 26-10

DETROIT — Matt Patricia beat mentor Bill Belichick, seemingly making all the right moves to help the Detroit Lions deafeated the New England Patriots 26-10 Sunday night. “I’m sure it meant a lot, his first win as a head coach,” Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford said. “Probably no sweeter than to do it against your old … Continue reading DETROIT | Matt Patricia-led Lions beat Bill Belichick, Patriots 26-10

WASHINGTON | Trump holding a campaign rally in West Virginia Saturday

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally in West Virginia on Saturday. The president will rally for a slate of Republican candidates in Wheeling, including the GOP Senate nominee Patrick Morrisey. Trump has remained very popular in West Virginia, where he has visited several times since taking office. He has intensified his … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump holding a campaign rally in West Virginia Saturday