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NEW YORK | MLB players concerned about retooling teams, attendance drop

NEW YORK — Baseball players are concerned the Seattle Mariners have become yet another rebuilding team and may be joined by others following a season of steep attendance drops among clubs that faded early and never contended for the playoffs. Union head Tony Clark and new collective bargaining director Bruce Meyer said Wednesday their members … Continue reading NEW YORK | MLB players concerned about retooling teams, attendance drop

SHANGHAI | China grants Trump family 18 trademarks in 2 months

SHANGHAI — China has given companies linked to U.S. President Donald Trump and his daughter 18 new trademarks in the last two months, raising concerns about conflicts of interest in the White House on the eve of national elections. The trademarks cover products from perfume to voting machines and will be finalized after 90 days … Continue reading SHANGHAI | China grants Trump family 18 trademarks in 2 months

MOSCOW | The Latest: Russian dismisses US claim of treaty violations

MOSCOW  — The latest on President Donald Trump‘s decision to pull the U.S. from an arms control agreement with Russia (all times local): 4:10 a.m. Russia is calling U.S. accusations that it isn’t complying with a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty “groundless” and says its claims of U.S. violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty are … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Russian dismisses US claim of treaty violations

WASHINGTON | Ex-FBI official says his book has been delayed by FBI review

WASHINGTON — Former FBI acting Director Andrew McCabe says his book has been delayed because of an FBI review and he’s concerned he’s been singled out for what he calls “irregular unfair treatment.” McCabe’s book was scheduled for release Dec. 4. He now says in a statement that it’ll come out in February. McCabe says … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ex-FBI official says his book has been delayed by FBI review

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J | Homeless Samaritan suing couple who raised funds to help him

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J — A homeless man whose selfless act of using his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia got him worldwide attention is now suing the couple who led a $400,000 fundraising campaign to help him. Johnny Bobbitt says he’s concerned that Mark D’Amico and Katie … Continue reading MOUNT HOLLY, N.J | Homeless Samaritan suing couple who raised funds to help him

WASHINGTON | Trump rage brings sharp response from Sessions

WASHINGTON— Attorney General Jeff Sessions punched back hard at President Donald Trump’s latest criticism as their long-running rift exploded into a public smackdown. Trump, concerned by the legal downfall of two former advisers, accused Sessions of failing to take control of the Justice Department, leading Sessions to declare Thursday that he and his department “will … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump rage brings sharp response from Sessions

HONOLULU | Latest: 5 people rescued from flooded house in Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Latest on Hurricane Lane (all times local): 5 p.m. Emergency workers rescued five people from a flooded house on Hawaii’s Big Island as Hurricane Lane dumped heavy rains on the island. Hawaii County Managing Director Wil Okabe says water gushed into the Hilo home Thursday after a nearby gulch overflowed. He says … Continue reading HONOLULU | Latest: 5 people rescued from flooded house in Hawaii

HONOLULU | The Latest: Hotels bring in deck chairs as hurricane nears

HONOLULU — The Latest on Hurricane Lane (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Tourists were still swimming in the ocean and hanging on the beach as Hurricane Lane approached Thursday. Hotel staff at the Marriott Resort Waikiki Beach began removing lounge chairs from around the pool as winds picked up. Guests at the Marriott in Honolulu … Continue reading HONOLULU | The Latest: Hotels bring in deck chairs as hurricane nears