Trump weighs pulling out of free trade deal with South Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering triggering a withdrawal from a free trade agreement with South Korea, a business lobbying group said Saturday, raising concerns about a move that could cause a fresh economic rift between allies at a moment of...

Want to help after Harvey? A guide to donations

AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez NEW YORK (AP) — The recovery from Harvey will be long and expensive. Want to help? Local and national charities are asking for donations after the Hurricane Texas and Louisiana, leaving countless residents – and pets – displaced from...

Clooney depicts American dream as nightmare in 'Suburbicon'

AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis VENICE, Italy (AP) — Affable, handsome George Clooney was all charm at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, but don’t be fooled. The actor says his latest directorial effort, “Suburbicon,” is an angry movie for an angry country...

James Harden giving $1 million for Harvey relief

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Rockets point guard James Harden says he will donate $1 million to the city of Houston to aid in Harvey recovery. Harden made the announcement Saturday with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. They spoke at a news conference at the NRG Center, which has...

Library: Fines can't be paid with Chuck E. Cheese tokens

DANVERS, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts library is reminding residents that Chuck E. Cheese tokens are not an acceptable form of payment for overdue book fines. Peabody Institute Library in Danvers, Massachusetts, posted on Facebook this week the library has had a surge of...

Madonna's headed overseas _ to a new home in Portugal

AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth NEW YORK (AP) — Madonna is heading overseas to a new home in Portugal. The Michigan native had been living in New York. She said on Instagram Saturday that she finds the energy of Portugal inspiring, and it makes her feel creative and alive. A...

In Venice, 'Foxtrot' probes family grief and Israeli trauma

AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis VENICE, Italy (AP) — Israeli director Samuel Maoz won the Venice Film Festival’s top prize eight years ago with his first feature film, “Lebanon.” Now he’s back with “Foxtrot,” a critical hit that could win him...

Vince Vaughn runs riot in 'Brawl in Cell Block 99' at Venice

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Vince Vaughn is becoming a surprising regular at the Venice Film Festival. Vaughn, best known for comedies, is at the Italian festival as star of S. Craig Zahler’s bone-crunching prison thriller “Brawl in Cell Block 99,” which screens...

West Trenton crash sends six to hospital

A West Trenton Avenue crash sent six people, including two children, to Blanchard Valley Hospital Saturday morning. At about 9:20 a.m., Vincent Riggi, 22, of Findlay, was eastbound in a 2001 Honda Civic in the 1100 block of West Trenton Avenue. Lynn Messer-Smith, 57, was...

Top political donor demands civility after Trump remarks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The billionaire CEO of the company behind Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works says he plans to demand civility from politicians he supports after President Donald Trump’s response to the deadly Charlottesville, Virginia, rally. L...
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