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In this photo taken Aug. 14, 2017, the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee still stands in Lee park in Charlottesville, Va. Weeks before a statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, became a flashpoint in the nation’s struggle over race and history, it already was a focus of emotional debate in the state’s Republican primary election. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 15, 2017 - 10:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The statue of Robert E. Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, was the focus of an emotional debate in the state's Republican primary election weeks before it became a flashpoint in the nation's struggle over race. Corey Stewart, an outsider candidate for governor sometimes compared to...
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Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, rides in on a horse named "Sassy" to vote a the Gallant Volunteer Fire Department, during the Alabama Senate race, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Gallant, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 15, 2017 - 10:07 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Alabama's special primary election for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions (all times local): 9 p.m. Sen. Luther Strange and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore are headed to a Republican primary runoff to fill the U.S. Senate seat...
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August 15, 2017 - 10:01 pm
At A Glance All Times EDT Northern Division W L Pct. GB Lynchburg (Indians) 33 19 .635 — Salem (Red Sox) 27 25 .519 6 Frederick (Orioles) 25 24 .510 6½ Wilmington (Royals) 23 27 .460 9 Potomac (Nationals) 23 27 .460 9 Southern Division W L Pct. GB Buies Creek (Astros) 32 19 .627 — Down East (...
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In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 and provided by IFRC, Red Cross volunteers remove bodies from the scene of heavy flooding and mudslides in Regent, just outside of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. The Red Cross estimates that 600 people are still missing as the death toll from massive mudslides in Sierra Leone's capital is certain to rise. Authorities say more than 300 were killed in and around Freetown following heavy rains. Many victims were trapped under tons of mud as they slept. An official says the local mortuary is "overwhelmed with corpses." (IFRC via AP)
August 15, 2017 - 9:49 pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. TRUMP INSISTS 'BOTH SIDES' TO BLAME FOR VIOLENCE THAT KILLED ANTI-RACISM PROTESTER He appeared to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them,...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 15, 2017 - 9:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Combative and insistent, President Donald Trump declared anew Tuesday "there is blame on both sides" for the deadly violence last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, appearing to once again equate the actions of white supremacist groups and those protesting them. He showed...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, photo, white nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. President Donald Trump on Aug. 15, defended his response to Saturday’s racially-charged protests in Charlottesville in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event. In his remarks, Trump described the rally as largely a debate over removal of a Confederate monument, although organizers billed the rally as push back against the “anti-white climate.” Trump also misstated his levels of political support in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 15, 2017 - 9:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event. In his remarks, Trump described the rally as...
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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton hits a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 15, 2017 - 9:19 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has homered in his sixth straight game, hitting his 44th of the season off San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner. Stanton connected for a solo shot to left-center field in the third inning Tuesday night, tying the score at 2. The All-Star...
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August 15, 2017 - 8:59 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say actor John Heard, whose body was found last month in a Northern California hotel, died of cardiac arrest. The Santa Clara County Coroner's Office said Tuesday an autopsy revealed the 71-year-old actor died "a sudden cardiac death due to atherosclerotic and...
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Fans wait in line outside Graceland, Elvis Presley's Memphis home, on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Memphis, Tenn. Fans from around the world are at Graceland for the 40th anniversary of his death. Presley died Aug. 16, 1977.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill)
August 15, 2017 - 8:56 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — For nearly four decades, fans of the late singer Elvis Presley have made a solemn procession past his grave at his Graceland mansion during the annual candlelight vigil commemorating his death, without paying a penny. This year, on the 40th anniversary of the rock 'n' roll...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, photo, white nationalist demonstrators clash with counter demonstrators at the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va. President Donald Trump on Aug. 15, defended his response to Saturday’s racially-charged protests in Charlottesville in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event. In his remarks, Trump described the rally as largely a debate over removal of a Confederate monument, although organizers billed the rally as push back against the “anti-white climate.” Trump also misstated his levels of political support in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 15, 2017 - 8:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his response to Saturday's racially-charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of event. In his remarks, Trump described the rally as...
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