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Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens join Country Music Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE — Bestselling country duo of all time Brooks & Dunn, comedian and singer Ray Stevens and record executive Jerry Bradley joined the Country Music Hall of Fame in a star-filled ceremony on Sunday evening that was full of tributes to their
US defence chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at war

US defence chief in Afghanistan for firsthand look at war

KABUL — Mark Esper sought a firsthand assessment Sunday of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he made his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief.
Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

Hong Kong descends into chaos again as protesters defy ban

Hong Kong streets descended into chaotic scenes following an unauthorized pro-democracy rally Sunday, as protesters set up roadblocks and torched businesses, and police responded with tear gas and a water cannon.
Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

Report: Synagogue massacre led to string of attack plots

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — At least 12 white supremacists have been arrested on allegations of plotting, threatening or carrying out anti-Semitic attacks in the U.S.
'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

LOS ANGELES — The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.
Jennifer Lawrence marries art dealer Cooke Maroney

Jennifer Lawrence marries art dealer Cooke Maroney

NEWPORT, R.I. — Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence got married over the weekend in Rhode Island during a ceremony and reception studded with Hollywood stars.
Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

Trump scraps plan to host G-7 at his Doral golf resort

WASHINGTON — Responding to stinging criticism, President Donald Trump has abruptly reversed his plan to hold the next year's Group of Seven world leaders' meeting at his Doral golf resort in Florida.

Lincoln library receives book collection of famed biographer

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — A treasure trove of about 130 books once owned by a renowned Abraham Lincoln biographer has been donated to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield.
'Captain America' Chris Evans helps dedicate youth theatre

'Captain America' Chris Evans helps dedicate youth theatre

CONCORD, Mass. — "Captain America" actor Chris Evans returned to his native Massachusetts this weekend to help dedicate the new home of a youth theatre company where as a youngster he honed his acting skills.
Mixed message: Boris Johnson seeks Brexit delay, sort of

Mixed message: Boris Johnson seeks Brexit delay, sort of

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pressed ahead Sunday with plans to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union began considering his grudging request to extend the looming Brexit deadline.