Nationals acquire Melancon from PiratesSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? Pittsburgh general manager Neal Huntington tried to tell Mark Melancon he had been traded. And tried. And tried.
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Justice Department to review fatal Arizona police shootingPHOENIX (AP) ? The U.S. Justice Department announced this week it will investigate the fatal shooting of a Navajo woman by an Arizona police officer.
Koch donors gather for weekend retreatCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) ? Billionaire industrialist and conservative benefactor Charles Koch's expansive political network will not help Donald Trump win the presidency.
Russian swimmers challenge Rio Olympics ban
Russian swimmers Vladimir Morozov and Nikita Lobintsev on Saturday launched the first challenge against International Olympic Committee sanctions excluding them from the Rio Olympics. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hold emergency sessions in Rio this week to decide on the appeals before the Games start on Friday. The move by the two Olympic medal winners was announced as the International Olympic Committee held two days of talks on fallout from the Russia doping crisis.
Exclusive: Clinton campaign also hacked in attacks on Democrats
By Mark Hosenball, Joseph Menn and John Walcott WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton?s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The latest attack, which was disclosed to Reuters on Friday, follows two other hacks on the Democratic National Committee, or DNC, and the party?s fundraising committee for candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives. A Clinton campaign spokesman said in a statement late on Friday that an analytics data program maintained by the DNC and used by the campaign and a number of other entities "was accessed as part of the DNC hack." "Our campaign computer system has been under review by outside cyber security experts.
Fiery crash of hot-air balloon kills 16 in central TexasBy Robin Jerstad LOCKHART, Texas (Reuters) - A hot-air balloon burst into flames over central Texas on Saturday after apparently striking power lines and plunged into a field, killing all 16 people aboard in one of the deadliest such accidents on record, police and eyewitnesses said. The Federal Aviation Administration said the fiery crash occurred at about 7:40 a.m. (8.40 a.m. ET) near Lockhart, a town about 30 miles (50 km) south of Austin, the Texas capital. The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office said 16 people were believed to have been aboard the balloon and that there were no survivors.
Storms interrupt PGA Championship at Baltusrol
3 dead, 1 hurt in shooting near Seattle; suspect in custodySEATTLE (AP) ? A gunman attacked a gathering of young adults at a suburban Seattle home early Saturday, killing two people at a fire pit before firing more shots from the roof, the grandmother of one of the witnesses said.
Tunisian lawmakers pass no-confidence vote, firing PMTUNIS, Tunisia (AP) ? Tunisia's parliament passed a vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Habib Essid on Saturday, effectively disbanding the government of the U.S.-trained agricultural economist.