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Scientists exploring wreck of sunken U-boat off Rhode Island

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Why Democratic senators from red states support Iran deal

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., like many other red state Democrats, is a supporter of the Iran nuclear deal. Continue reading

Aretha Franklin blocks screening of documentary at festival

FILE – In a March 4, 2015, file photo, singer Aretha Franklin is interviewed after a taping for American Idol XIV at The Fillmore Detroit. A federal judge in Denver on Friday, Sept Continue reading

Day, Spieth rolling in opposite directions at TPC Boston

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Brendon de Jonge opened with a 6-under 65 in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday that allowed the Zimbabwean to wonder if this might be the week he breaks through with his first win. Continue reading

Eagles clear spot for Tebow, trading Barkley to Cardinals

By ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tim Tebow made Matt Barkley expendable. The Philadelphia Eagles traded Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, clearing a roster spot for Tebow after he won a preseason competition for the No. 3 quarterback job. Continue reading

Cardin’s opposition to Iran deal sets back White House hopes

By ERICA WERNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — White House hopes for stopping a congressional challenge to the Iran nuclear deal and sparing President Barack Obama from using a veto suffered a blow Friday when a key Senate Democrat announced his opposition. The setback came in the announcement from Sen Continue reading

Judge’s NFL bashing skips judgment of Brady in ‘Deflategate’

By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A judge’s ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the “Deflategate” scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January’s AFC championship game? U.S. Continue reading

Latest on US Open: No. 1 Djokovic cruises into 4th round

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Continue reading

Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr

By CLAIRE GALOFARO, Associated Press MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King. Continue reading

Clinton, Rubio court Puerto Rico voters as crisis looms

By SERGIO BUSTOS and DANICA COTO, Associated Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s financial crisis loomed over dueling Friday campaign appearances by Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Marco Rubio, two presidential contenders with sharply different positions on a key issue for Puerto Rican voters whose influence is growing in U.S. politics. In a speech delivered entirely in Spanish, the young Florida senator blamed Clinton supporters for the U.S. Continue reading