ALEXANDRIA, Va | The Latest: Manafort prosecutors expect to rest case Monday

ALEXANDRIA, Va — The Latest on the bank fraud and tax evasion trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 6 p.m. Prosecutors in Paul Manafort’s financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case Monday. The former Trump campaign chairman’s trial was delayed for hours Friday without explanation after the … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | The Latest: Manafort prosecutors expect to rest case Monday

NEW YORK | Man linked to reality TV star Bethenny Frankel found dead

NEW YORK — Authorities are investigating the suspected overdose death at Trump Tower of a man romantically linked to reality TV personality Bethenny Frankel. A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner’s office has identified the man as Dennis Shields. The 51-year-old Shields had been known for being the on-again, off-again boyfriend of Frankel, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Man linked to reality TV star Bethenny Frankel found dead

BRIDGEWATER, N.J | The Latest: Omarosa says Trump was like ‘dog off the leash’

BRIDGEWATER, N.J— The Latest on the new book by new book by former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman claims in a new book that she saw President Donald Trump behave “like a dog off the leash” at Mar-a-Lago events without his wife, … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J | The Latest: Omarosa says Trump was like ‘dog off the leash’

ST. LOUIS | Woodland sets PGA record but leads by only a stroke at PGA

ST. LOUIS — Gary Woodland followed up a great start with a round good enough to get him in the record book Friday at the PGA Championship. Woodland had no choice but to play well to stay ahead of Kevin Kisner and everyone else. On a day of record scoring, Woodland had a 4-under 66 … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | Woodland sets PGA record but leads by only a stroke at PGA

ST. LOUIS | The Latest: Approaching storm halts play at PGA

ST. LOUIS  — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf’s final major of the year (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Play at the PGA Championship has been halted because of approaching storms. The siren calling a halt to play sounded shortly after Tiger Woods hit his second shot on the par-5 eighth hole. Woods was … Continue reading ST. LOUIS | The Latest: Approaching storm halts play at PGA

ANAHEIM, Calif | Trout goes on 10-day disabled list with inflamed right wrist

ANAHEIM, Calif — Mike Trout has landed on the disabled list with an inflamed right wrist, something the Los Angeles Angels had hoped to avoid. The move announced Friday is retroactive to Monday, when Trout received a cortisone injection in his wrist. The two-time AL MVP has missed seven consecutive games, the second-longest injury absence … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif | Trout goes on 10-day disabled list with inflamed right wrist

TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count

TOPEKA, Kan — Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach stepped aside from his duties as the state’s top elections official Friday until his hotly contested primary challenge to Gov. Jeff Colyer is resolved, but rejected Colyer’s accusations that the advice he has been giving local election officials on handling ballots violates state law. Kobach said … Continue reading TOPEKA, Kan | Kobach steps away from duties in contested Kansas vote count

WASHINGTON | Hearings for Supreme Court nominee to start Sept. 4

WASHINGTON  — The Senate will begin the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Sept. 4. Sen. Chuck Grassley, the Republican chairman of the Judiciary Committee, says the committee will launch up to four days of review that Tuesday, beginning with opening remarks from senators. Kavanaugh will face questions Wednesday, Sept. 5, followed … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Hearings for Supreme Court nominee to start Sept. 4