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Ex-Obama homeland security chief to face intelligence panel

FILE – In this July 14, 2016, file photo, then-Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Johnson faces questions on june 21, 2017, about Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election as the House intelligence committee...

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stock benchmark provider MSCI has made a long-awaited decision to add mainland China-listed shares to its widely followed stock indexes. MSCI said Tuesday that it’s including yuan-denominated “A-shares” of 222 large Chinese...
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Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 38 30 .559 — Boston 39 31 .557 — Tampa Bay 39 36 .520 2½ Baltimore 35 35 .500 4 Toronto 34 35 .493 4½ Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 37 32 .536 — Minnesota 34 33 .507 2 Kansas City 34...
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LPGA Tour: Thompson set to play in Marathon Classic

TOLEDO — Lexi Thompson, the world’s highest-ranked American golfer and the LPGA’s top money winner this season, has committed to play in next month’s Marathon LPGA Classic in Sylvania. The 22-year-old Thompson and many other top LPGA players will compete...

Towering gladiator statue tells Russian soccer’s history

A helicopter flies past the Spartacus statue at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. The 25-meter high monument, a metal gladiator atop a vast soccer ball, towers outside Moscow’s Spartak stadium, one of Russia’s Confederations Cup stadiums....

GOP Medicaid cuts would hit states fighting opioid epidemic

Paul Wright shows a picture of himself in the hospital after a near fatal overdose in 2015, Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the Neil Kennedy Recovery Clinic in Youngstown, Ohio. Republican efforts to roll back “Obamacare” are colliding with the opioid epidemic. Cutbacks...

Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

FILE – In this Oct. 28, 2016, file photo, then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Iowa independents who helped Trump win the presidency see last year’s tough-talking candidate as a thin-skinned chief...

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

Republican candidate for Georgia’s 6th District Congressional seat Keran Handel celebrates with her husband Steve as she declares victory during an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republicans...

Recreational sales of marijuana in Nevada in limbo

AP Photo/Scott Sonner CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Recreational sales of marijuana in Nevada may not begin next month after all. A judge added to the uncertainty Tuesday when he extended a temporary order barring the state from issuing pot distribution licenses to existing...

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

FILE – In this July 10, 2012, file photo, Uber CEO and co-founder Travis Kalanick arrives at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kalanick said in a statement to The New York Times on Tuesday that he has accepted a request from investors to step aside. Kalanick says the move...