- Trump spends precious campaign time promoting his businesses
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign is defending his eyebrow-raising decision to spend precious campaign time promoting his business in the final days of the long presidential campaign as his poll numbers sink.
- Iraqi forces evacuate 1,000 civilians from Mosul front lines
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the U.N. says militants have committed a number of atrocities in recent days, officials said Wednesday.
- The Trump-Clinton Twitter war: Bludgeon vs. stiletto
NEW YORK (AP) — Back in June, when Donald Trump slammed President Barack Obama's endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Twitter, the Democrat's campaign was quick to tweet back a chilly three-word response: "Delete your account ."
- Syria airstrikes kill 17, mostly children, outside school
BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes in Syria killed 17 people, mostly children on Wednesday when warplanes struck a school complex in the northern rebel-held province of Idlib, activists said.
- Venezuela braces for anti-government protests amid crisis
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's standoff deepened after congress voted to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order and opposition leaders called for mass protests on Wednesday to drive the unpopular socialist leader from office.
- Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber and the Cleveland Indians are off to a pitch-perfect start in the World Series.
- Leonard, Spurs spoil Durant's Warriors debut with blowout
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kawhi Leonard and the San Antonio Spurs put on such a basketball show they sent the loyal Golden State fans to a rare early exit. What a strange sight at Oracle Arena for opening night and Kevin Durant's long-awaited Warriors debut.
- Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner.
- Lester falters as Cubs lose to Indians 6-0 in Series opener
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago Cubs lavished Jon Lester with a $155 million contract in the winter of 2014 precisely for moments like the one he faced Tuesday night.
- Any time is Miller time for Indians as Andrew dominates
CLEVELAND (AP) — David Ross marvels at Andrew Miller and the break on his sinister slider.