- Off his message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers
GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them "liars" whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating.Trump's blunt threat of legal action eclipsed his planned focus on serious-minded policy during a speech in Gettysburg. Though his campaign had billed the speech as a chance for Trump to lay out a to-do list for his first 100 days as president, he seemed unable to restrain himself from re-litigating grievances with Hillary Clinton, the media and especially the women who have come forward in recent days.
- AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP
BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign.The vice presidential candidate told The Associated Press on Saturday that he and Hillary Clinton have already spoken about how to heal the nation if they should win. He said tackling economic anxieties, finding common policy ground with the GOP and perhaps bringing Republicans into the administration would be elements of unity, though he added that he and Clinton did not discuss Cabinet positions.
- AT&T is reportedly in talks to buy Time Warner for $80B
NEW YORK (AP) — Grab some popcorn — AT&T wants to take you to the movies.At least that's the word on Wall Street after several reports citing unnamed sources said the giant phone company is in advanced talks to buy Time Warner, owner of the Warner Bros. movie studio as well as HBO and CNN. AT&T is said to be offering $80 billion or more, a massive deal that would shake up the media landscape.
- Iraqi leader resists US push for Turkish role in Mosul fight
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's push for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the Mosul battle encountered resistance Saturday from Iraq's prime minister, who said his country's forces will oust Islamic State the militants from the northern city."I know that the Turks want to participate, we tell them thank you, this is something the Iraqis will handle and the Iraqis will liberate Mosul and the rest of the territories," Haider al-Abadi said through a translator after meeting with the Pentagon chief in Baghdad.
- Iraq pushes into town near Mosul after IS assault on Kirkuk
BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi army pushed into a town near the Islamic State-held city of Mosul on Saturday, a day after dozens of IS militants stormed into the northern city of Kirkuk, setting off two days of clashes and killing at least 80 people, mostly security forces.U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter meanwhile met with Iraq's prime minister and commanders in Baghdad to discuss the offensive to retake Mosul, which the U.S. is supporting with airstrikes and advisers on the ground.
- Jackson has 4 TDs, No. 7 Louisville routs NC State 54-13
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Lamar Jackson broke a school single-season record with four first-half touchdowns, Louisville had three interceptions and the seventh-ranked Cardinals burst past North Carolina State 54-13 on Saturday.Jackson passed for three touchdowns and ran for a 36-yard score on the opening drive, giving him 34 TDs with five games to play. He passed Dave Ragone and Brian Brohm, who each had 33.
- NFL didn't learn its lesson after Ray Rice incident
After mishandling Ray Rice's domestic violence incident two years ago, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said "I got it wrong" and vowed "the same mistakes can never be repeated."It doesn't appear the league learned its lesson.
- Eagles await unbeaten Vikings, familiar face in Sam Bradford
When the Eagles were 3-0, the schedule called for a bye. They haven't won since.Into Philadelphia on Sunday come the Minnesota Vikings, the NFL's only unbeaten team. They are coming off a bye.
- Kershaw stands in the way of Cubs' chance to make history
CHICAGO (AP) — All that's left for the Chicago Cubs to do is make history.The Cubs came home to Wrigley Field with a 3-2 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Championship Series and a chance Saturday night to end a more than seven-decade wait to return to the World Series.
- Cubs close, but Sarge knows what can happen in a hurry
NEW YORK (AP) — Once in a while, Gary Matthews relives how close his Chicago Cubs came to reaching the World Series.Actually, a little more often.