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WILMINGTON, N.C. | Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms

WILMINGTON, N.C. — With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to a city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from homes threatened by swollen rivers. The spreading disaster claimed additional lives Sunday, with at least 17 … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Latest on Tropical Depression Florence (all times local): 7:05 p.m. The death toll from Hurricane Florence and its remnants has risen to 17 as officials say a 3-month-old died in North Carolina when a tree landed on a mobile home. Gaston County manager Earl Mathers said in an email to commissioners … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: 3-month-old dies when tree falls on home

Takeaways from the 2018 primary season

The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump’s grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes tumultuous primary season that reshaped both parties going into the midterm elections. Democrats have a younger, more liberal, and more diverse slate of candidates … Continue reading Takeaways from the 2018 primary season

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump slams FBI’s Clinton email investigation

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump is again criticizing the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails and he’s suggesting that “at some point” he “may have to get involved!” Trump is asserting, without providing evidence, that the FBI failed to thoroughly review Clinton’s emails as … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump slams FBI’s Clinton email investigation

WASHINGTON | Trump’s bad week: A growing list of allies turn against him

WASHINGTON  — On one of the worst days of his presidency, Donald Trump was chatting aboard Air Force One when the conversation took a detour into gallows humor. Trump was returning from a rally in West Virginia just hours after two former members of his inner circle were found or pleaded guilty, when one passenger … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s bad week: A growing list of allies turn against him

BOSTON | Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist to Trump for use of song

BOSTON  — Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler is again demanding that President Donald Trump stop using the band’s songs at rallies. Tyler’s attorney sent a cease-and-desist letter to the president Wednesday, a day after the song “Livin’ on the Edge” was heard playing at a Trump rally in West Virginia. It’s not the first time Tyler … Continue reading BOSTON | Steven Tyler sends cease-and-desist to Trump for use of song

MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case

MONTEZUMA, Iowa— The disappearance of a well-liked college student from America’s heartland had touched many people since she vanished one month ago while out for a run. But the stunning news that a Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally has allegedly confessed to kidnapping and murdering her thrust the case into the middle of … Continue reading MONTEZUMA, Iowa | Politicians target immigration law after arrest in Iowa case

Love, Oliver, Grier lead AP Preseason All-America team

Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love of Stanford and Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver of Houston highlight The Associated Press preseason All-America team. Chosen by AP poll voters, the team announced Tuesday also features West Virginia quarterback Will Grier and his teammate, receiver David Sills V. Love, along with Clemson defensive end Clelin Ferrell, Wisconsin linebacker … Continue reading Love, Oliver, Grier lead AP Preseason All-America team