Palmer s Place? Just about anywhere he liked
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Arnold Palmer s western Pennsylvania roots ran deep. While his hometown of Latrobe helped the golf great bring a blue-collar charisma to a gentleman s game, it hardly limited him. The man credited with bringing his sport to the masses had no problem serving as its unofficial ambassador as ...
34 dakika önce
Colombia to sign historic peace deal on ending long conflict
CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) - Colombia will take a big step toward emerging from its long nightmare of bloody violence Monday when the government and the country s largest rebel movement sign a peace accord that emerged from four hard years of negotiations. The significance of the deal can t be overstated: Colombia s ...
46 dakika önce
Arnold Palmer dies at 87, made golf popular for masses
Arnold Palmer brought a country club sport to the masses with a hard-charging style, charisma and a commoner s touch. At ease with both presidents and the golfing public, and on a first-name basis with both, The King died Sunday in Pittsburgh. He was 87. Alastair Johnston, CEO of Arnold Palmer ...
2 saat önce
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton campaigns square off over U.S. military superiority
As Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and GOP nominee Donald Trump square off for their first debate of the election season, one question the candidates will tackle is the state of the American military. The Clinton camp has touted America s military prowess as the best in the world, while the ...
4 saat önce
Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton enter debate facing dramatically different expectations
Hillary Clinton is clinging to a lead in most national polls, but Donald Trump has been making up ground as they enter the kickoff presidential debate Monday with dramatically different expectations. Mrs. Clinton, a lifelong politician s wife turned politician, is hoping to show she is the only serious candidate. Mr. ...
4 saat önce
Arnold Palmer dies at 87
Arnie s Army no longer has its general. Arnold Palmer died Sunday, decades after winning seven majors and helping popularize golf as a TV spectacle. He was 87. Rest in peace, Arnie. You are forever a legend in golf and in life, Golf Digest tweeted on its official account mdash ...
4 saat önce
Donald Trump aims to carry on presidents tradition of proud gun ownership
From George Washington s flintlock pistols to John F. Kennedy s M1 rifle, presidents have shared a long tradition of proud gun ownership. That heritage would be far more likely to continue under a President Donald Trump than it would under a President Hillary Clinton. Mr. Trump, the Republican nominee, has a ...
4 saat önce
Hillary Clinton The Machine is programmed to take down Donald Trump
ANALYSIS/OPINION: HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. | Not since Garry Kasparov faced off against Deep Blue has a contest between man and machine been so hotly anticipated. It is estimated some 100 million Americans will tune in to see real estate mogul Donald Trump step into the political ring against The Clinton Machine. ...
6 saat önce
Anne Holton, Tim Kaine s wife, campaigning for husband s ticket
Bill Clinton isn t the only spouse taking center stage for the Democratic presidential ticket. Anne Holton, the wife of Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, has kept up a whirlwind pace on the campaign trail over the past six weeks, venturing far beyond her native Virginia and into key swing states ...
6 saat önce
Concentrix: Suicidal calls made to tax credits firm
Staff working for a firm used by the government to cut fraudulent benefit payments were told to keep suicidal clients on the phone until police arrived at their homes, the BBC learns.
5 saat önce
Obama s veto of 9/11 bill faces quick override
Congressional leaders of both parties have vowed a swift override of President Obama s veto of a bill that would give families of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks the ability to sue Saudi Arabia, which would be the first such reversal of Mr. Obama s presidency. Mr. Obama said in ...
7 saat önce
Pentagon s top brass explores Islamic ideology s ties to terror behind the scenes
U.S. Special Operations Command has privately pressed the staff of the nation s highest ranking military officer to include in his upcoming National Military Strategy a discussion of the Sunni Muslim ideology underpinning the brutality of the Islamic State group and al Qaeda. Thus, behind the scenes, the Pentagon s top brass ...
8 saat önce
Ted Cruz s Donald Trump support divides conservatives
Sen. Ted Cruz s decision to support Donald Trump after months of holding out is dividing even members of his former campaign team, with some observers pointing to his 2018 re-election race and a possible 2020 presidential bid as underlying factors. The about-face mdash after Mr. Cruz told Republican delegates to ...
9 saat önce
Robby Mook: Unfair to expect Hillary Clinton to police Donald Trump at debate
Hillary Clinton s campaign is pressuring Monday night s moderator to take a more active role in the presidential debate, saying it s unfair to expect the Democratic presidential nominee to dispute the veracity of Donald Trump s claims. It s unfair to ask for Hillary both to play traffic cop with Trump, make sure ...
10 saat önce
Charlotte protesters plan to block entrances to Panthers game: Report
Protesters in Charlotte, North Carolina, are reportedly planning to disrupt Sunday rsquo s football game between the Carolina Panthers and the Minnesota Vikings. Police received word on Saturday evening that demonstrators are planning to meet at a nearby park before heading to Bank of America Stadium ...
13 saat önce
Trump campaign backtracks on Gennifer Flowers debate invitation
Several Donald Trump surrogates dismissed the notion that Gennifer Flowers will attend the first presidential debate as a guest of the campaign. After Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton suggested billionaire Mark Cuban, who has been a vocal critic of Mr. Trump, would attend the debate, Mr. Trump countered by appearing ...
14 saat önce
Pentagon chief is expert on nukes but says little about them
WASHINGTON (AP) - As defense secretary to a president who famously envisioned a world without nuclear weapons, Ash Carter has said remarkably little about them. He has been quiet on a range of nuclear issues, including the Pentagon s $8 billion effort to correct an array of morale, training, discipline and ...
14 saat önce
Attendees at North Korean air show wowed by model F-16
WONSAN, North Korea (AP) - Now here s something you don t see every day: an F-16 fighter jet buzzing through the skies of North Korea and launching - fireworks. The plane roaring over people s heads at the country s first air show Sunday was actually a remote-controlled mock-up of the fabled U.S ...
14 saat önce
Charlotte police release video of shooting but doubts remain
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Newly released police video of a black man s fatal shooting, sought by protesters for days, isn t settling questions about whether the man threatened police with a gun before he was felled by a black officer. Police said Keith Lamont Scott had a gun, though residents have ...
15 saat önce
BHS brand to be revived online in the UK
The collapsed retailer BHS is re-launching as an online shop, selling some of the most popular items previously available on its website.
18 saat önce