23 miners rescued in northeastern China after blast kills 11

BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers have pulled 23 miners in northeast China to safety after a blast at an iron mine trapped them underground and killed 11 others. The official Xinhua News Agency said two workers remained missing Wednesday after explosives that were being transported...
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Incumbent to face Tuscaloosa mayor in Alabama governor race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Gov. Kay Ivey clinched the Republican nomination in Alabama’s gubernatorial primary race Tuesday, and now she seeks to win the office outright after her appointment 14 months ago, when predecessor Robert Bentley resigned in the fallout of a...
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Forecasters say hurricane to form off Mexico’s Pacific coast

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Forecasters say a tropical depression has formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico and is expected to become the first hurricane in the eastern Pacific’s hurricane season within a few days, though it isn’t predicted to pose any threat to land....
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South Dakota lawmaker apologizes for remark about customers

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota lawmaker has apologized for saying businesses should be able to turn away customers based on race. State Rep. Michael Clark, a Republican from Hartford, made his comment in a Facebook post on Monday. It came after a U.S. Supreme Court...
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Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet at a luxury resort on Sentosa Island for nuclear talks next week in Singapore, the White House said Tuesday. The historic meeting will be held at the Capella Hotel, press secretary Sarah...
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Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Boston 42 19 .689 — New York 39 18 .684 1 Tampa Bay 28 31 .475 13 Toronto 26 34 .433 15½ Baltimore 18 41 .305 23 Central Division W L Pct GB Cleveland 31 28 .525 — Detroit 29 33 .468 3½ Minnesota 26 31...
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Youth baseball: Whitta wins B League game

Blake Hernandez singled and drove in two runs and Jalen Wagner struck out eight in three innings as Fostoria Whitta Construction registered an 11-6 win over Sycamore 2 on Tuesday in a Seneca County B League youth baseball game. Barrett Hernandez and Josh Dible each had a single...

Kobach enjoys outrage over his use of replica gun in parade

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican Kris Kobach promoted his campaign for Kansas governor during a recent parade by riding for the first time in a jeep with a replica machine gun mounted on back — and quickly drew the kind of the social media criticism that’s hovered...
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Judge rules class action against Weinstein Co. can proceed

NEW YORK (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge says six women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct can proceed with their class action lawsuit against the television and film company he co-founded. The judge’s ruling Tuesday granted a motion to lift an...
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