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Trump says he went through ‘very routine physical’

Trump says he went through ‘very routine physical’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he went through a “very routine physical” when he visited Walter Reed National Military Medical Center over the weekend.
Prince Andrew faces more disgrace as business backers leave

Prince Andrew faces more disgrace as business backers leave

LONDON — Britain’s Prince Andrew faced further disgrace Tuesday as charitable partners and educational institutions began to distance themselves from him amid unfavourable fallout from an interview on his friendship with sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Police surround last holdouts at Hong Kong campus protest

Police surround last holdouts at Hong Kong campus protest

HONG KONG — A small band of anti-government protesters, their numbers diminished by surrenders and failed escape attempts, remained holed up at a Hong Kong university early Wednesday as they braced for the endgame in a police siege of the campus.
Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after 9 years

Sweden drops Assange rape investigation after 9 years

STOCKHOLM — Sweden on Tuesday dropped its investigation into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is currently in prison in Britain, because too much time has elapsed since the accusation was made over nine years ago.
Doobie Brothers unite with Michael McDonald for tour

Doobie Brothers unite with Michael McDonald for tour

NASHVILLE — Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees The Doobie Brothers are joining with singer and songwriter Michael McDonald for a 50th anniversary tour next year.

Free e-book aims to spark talk on ‘culture of health’

NEW YORK — Roxane Gay, Pam Belluck and Martha Wells are among the contributors to a free e-book story compilation supported by the public health philanthropy the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Michelle Obama signs ‘Becoming’ copies on book’s anniversary

Michelle Obama signs ‘Becoming’ copies on book’s anniversary

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama marked one year since publication of her bestselling memoir at a book signing in the nation’s capital Monday.

Bottle of lotion led to evacuation of Florida airport

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Sheriff’s investigators say a “suspicious package” flagged during the screening process at Florida’s Daytona Beach International Airport turned out to be a bottle of lotion.

Dad facing charges after toddler accidentally shoots mom

DERRY, Pa. — A woman was accidentally shot and wounded when she tried to take a loaded gun from her toddler son at the family’s Pennsylvania home.
Israeli military says 4 rockets fired from Syria intercepted

Israeli military says 4 rockets fired from Syria intercepted

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military said it intercepted four incoming rockets from Syria on Tuesday and explosions were heard shortly after that in Damascus, a week after another Israeli strike targeted a top Palestinian militant in the Syrian capital.