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  • Bobby Brown’s sister vows family feud is just beginning

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown’s sister vowed the family feud was “far from over” between their family and the late Whitney Houston’s kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown. A…

  • Ledecky flirts with her own world record in 400 free heats

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — American freestyle standout Katie Ledecky flirted with her own world record during the 400-meter heats Sunday as the traditional pool events at the swimming world championships opened. Ledecky was nearly half…

  • Obama to mandate steeper emissions cuts from US power plants

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most…

  • Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29

    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has postponed announcing the verdict in the case of three Al-Jazeera English journalists to Aug. 29. This is the latest postponement to affect the long-running trial, criticized worldwide by…

  • Australia’s House speaker quits over travel expense scrutiny

    SYDNEY (AP) — The speaker of Australia’s House of Representatives resigned Sunday following weeks of accusations that she used taxpayer money to pay for extravagant and unnecessary travel. Bronwyn Bishop has faced fierce criticism since…

  • Chef responds to Trump’s D.C. restaurant lawsuit

    WASHINGTON — A food fight continues between Donald Trump and chef José Andrés as he abandons their restaurant deal at the Old Post Office Pavilion in the District after the Republican presidential candidate made widely…

  • The nation’s weather

    Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, August 02, 2015 A stationary front will linger over the Southeast on Sunday, while monsoonal thunderstorms can be expected across the Southwest. A stationary front will stretch across the southern…

  • US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Egyptian officials

    CAIRO (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met Sunday with Egyptian officials in Cairo as part of a Mideast trip aimed at assuaging concerns over the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.…

  • 2 soldiers dead, 24 wounded in suicide attack in Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Kurdish rebels on Sunday detonated an explosives-laden agricultural vehicle at a military police station in eastern Turkey, killing two soldiers and wounding 24 others, authorities said, amid a sharp escalation of…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 58 45 .563 — Baltimore 53 50 .515 5 Toronto 53 52 .505 6 Tampa Bay 51 54 .486 8 Boston 47 58 .448 12 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 54 48 .529 — New York 54 50 .519 1 Atlanta 46 58 .442 9 Miami 42 62 .404 13 Philadelphia 41 64 .390 14½ Central Division W…

  • Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. Memphis Police Director Toney Armstrong…

  • The Nation’s Weather

    A stationary front will stretch across the southern Mid-Atlantic, the Southeast and the Gulf Coast. This frontal boundary will continue to be the focal point for rain and thunderstorms. Flash flooding will be possible along…

  • Afghan Taliban issues statement quoting Haqqani group leader

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban issued a written statement Sunday purportedly quoting Jalaluddin Haqqani, the leader of the notoriously brutal Haqqani insurgent group, in an effort to quell rumors of his death. The…

  • As A-bomb survivors age, Japanese pass storytelling to young

    KUNITACHI, Japan (AP) — On a recent weekend, an 84-year-old survivor of the Nagasaki atomic bombing retraced his movements on a map: the inferno during his 20-kilometer (12-mile) walk home, the “black rain” of falling…