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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, right, accompanied by White House Deputy White press secretary Hogan Gidley, left, arrives to read a statement from President Donald Trump announcing that he is removing the security clearance from former CIA Director John Brennan during the daily press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Latest: Trump connects Russia probe, action on BrennanTrump draws a direct connection between Russia investigation and his decision to revoke Brennan's security clearance
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong (16) scores past Washington Nationals catcher Spencer Kieboom during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Ozuna homers, Cardinals beat Nationals for 8th straight winMarcell Ozuna homered and Austin Gomber tossed six shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals
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A color guard presents flags at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Dozens of relatives of Allied servicemen who were killed in January 1945 as prisoners of war held by Japan dedicated a memorial stone to their loved ones at the cemetery. (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy)
WWII POWs buried as unknowns in Hawaii get memorial markerA 96-year-old former U.S. Army veteran who was held prisoner by Japan during World War II will help dedicate a memorial stone to other prisoners of war at a national cemetery in Honolulu
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 29, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP), holds a ballot before voting at a polling station in Takhmua in Kandal province, southeast of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the polling place near his home on the day of the general election on July 29, 2018. The official results, being announced province-by-province and party-by-party Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, were certain to confirm a landslide victory by Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party, but critics called the election unfair because the only credible opposition force, the Cambodia National Rescue Party, could not contest the polls because it was dissolved by court order last year. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File)
Cambodia's ruling party swept seats, official results showFinal results show Cambodia's ruling party swept the elections last month for the National Assembly, ensuring long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen another term but reinforcing skepticism of the vote's legitimacy
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Houston Astros' Tyler White (13), Alex Bregman (2), Yuli Gurriel (10), Cionel Perez (59) and Carlos Correa, left, celebrate after a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Houston. The Astros won 12-1. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over RockiesEvan Gattis and Tyler White hit two homers each, Yuli Gurriel added a two-run shot and the Houston Astros broke out of their offensive slump in a huge way with a 12-1 win over the Colorado Rockies to snap a five-game skid
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Ajla Tomljanovic, of Australia, returns to Simona Halep, of Romania, during the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Djokovic wins in Cincinnati, Halep's match suspendedNovak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach to get a three-set victory at the Western & Southern Open
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
Layered treelines are seen through smoke-filled air, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, at Snoqualmie Pass in Washington state. Public-health officials continued to warn of unhealthy air across many parts of the Pacific Northwest as wildfires sent thick smoke across the region, and the National Weather Service issued an air quality alert for much of Central and Eastern Washington and northern Idaho through Wednesday. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Unhealthy smoky air blankets NorthwestUnhealthy smoky air has continued to blanket Seattle, Portland, Oregon and the region
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
In this June 14, 2018, photo, ducks swim underneath the solar panels built on a duck farm in Binzhou in east China's Shandong province. China says it is challenging a U.S. tariff hike on solar panels before the World Trade Organization, adding to its sprawling conflicts with President Donald Trump over trade and technology. (Chinatopix via AP)
China sending trade envoy to Washington for talksChina sending trade envoy to Washington for talks amid spiraling tariff dispute
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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 1996 file photo, David Rothenberg clowns around with country singer Kelli Lidell, as he directs her music video in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles. Rothenberg, known as Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died. He was 42. Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg says Dave died on July 15, 2018, at a Las Vegas hospital. The cause of death is under investigation. Dave was a respected Las Vegas artist and a close friend of Michael Jackson. (AP Photo/Michael Caulfield, File)
Dave Dave, whose father set him on fire in 1983, dies at 42Dave Dave, who was badly scarred at the age of 6 when his father tried to burn him to death, has died
The Associated Press4 minutes ago
Atlanta Braves third baseman Charlie Culberson (16) is framed by first baseman Freddie Freeman as he throws out Miami Marlins' Austin Dean after bare-handing a ground ball during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Swanson fills void after Acuna's exit as Braves top MarlinsSwanson's 2-run homer fills power void for Atlanta in 5-2 win over Marlins after Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch, triggering melee
The Associated Press1 hour ago
USA Gymnastics coach Mark Williams watches during a training session at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Boston. The president is new. The board of directors is new. The leadership at the Olympic level is new. And yet USA Gymnastics is still searching for its footing nearly two years after the initial fallout from the sexual abuse scandal surrounding former national team doctor Larry Nassar began, with everyone from the athletes to club owners wondering when one of the US Olympic movement's marquee programs is going to truly start moving forward. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandalReigning Olympic champion Simone Biles says it's time for new USA Gymnastics president Kerry Perry to speak up
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Taos county jail, where three people accused of child abuse at a desert compound are awaiting release, is shown Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Taos, N.M. Security was boosted at the judiciary complex amid threats against the state judge who cleared the way for the defendants to leave jail. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
Conditions of release not yet met for compound suspectsThree people accused of child abuse at a desert compound remained jailed as New Mexico authorities tried to satisfy conditions of release set by a judge
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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