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 2018-10-21 11:17 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: EU wants probe into Saudi's death to continue...

ISTANBUL (AP) " The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local):9:45 a.m.The European Union says the emerging details of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's...

 2018-10-21 11:16 

Gainesville Sun

Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message...

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Catholic bishops are entering the final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to the clerical sex abuse scandal that has discredited many in the churc...

 2018-10-21 11:04 

Gainesville Sun

Congo rebels kill 13, abduct kids in Ebola outbreak region...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) " Congolese rebels killed 13 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the suspension of crucia...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

Migrant caravan re-forms in Mexico, members vow to reach US...

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) " Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan in Mexico and vowed to resume th...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20...

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) " D.J. Knox rushed for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and Purdue shook up the College Football Playoff chase with a 49-20 blowout of No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday night.The Boilermaker...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

2 men charged in Georgia officer's shooting death...

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) " Two teen-aged suspects, including one who is still being sought by police, were charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer who was killed while responding to a suspicious vehicle parked near a middl...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact...

ELKO, Nevada (AP) " President Donald Trump says he will exit a landmark arms control agreement the United States signed with the former Soviet Union. He says Russia is violating the pact and it's preventing the U.S. from developing new weapons.The...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

Trump says he needs to learn more on slain Saudi writer...

ISTANBUL (AP) " President Donald Trump says he needs to learn more about the killing of a Saudi journalist and will be working with Congress on the U.S. response.Speaking late Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada, he said he will be talking to Sa...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

Birth of a new Ukrainian church brings fears of violence...

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) " Tensions are escalating in Ukraine as it prepares to establish a full-fledged Orthodox church of its own. The planned religious rupture from the Russian Orthodox Church is a potent " possibly explosive " mix of politics, r...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) " It is a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army, Congo's health minister announced late Saturday.This appears to be the first ti...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

Chaotic Afghan parliamentary elections enter 2nd day...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan have entered a second day following violence and chaos that caused delays and interruptions on the first day of polling.Independent Elections Commission Chairman Abdul Badi Sayat says ov...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

Afghan vote enters 2nd day after attacks, technical issues...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Afghanistan's parliamentary elections entered a second day after delays caused by violence and technical issues, as a roadside bomb killed nearly a dozen civilians on Sunday, including several children.Independent Electio...

 2018-10-21 11:00 

Gainesville Sun

Local vote in Poland tests support for ruling conservatives...

WARSAW, Poland (AP) " Polish voters were casting ballots in local elections Sunday that were the first nationwide test of support for the conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union ...

 2018-10-21 03:30 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: Honduran migrant says he wants to return home...

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) " The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local):9:20 p.m.Migrant Gonzalo Martinez says he is voluntarily returning to Honduras from a bridge connecting Guatemala and...

 2018-10-21 01:23 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: Germany reassessing arms sales to Saudi Arabia...

ISTANBUL (AP) " The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who vanished after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local):10:55 p.m.Germany's foreign minister is calling...

 2018-10-21 00:01 

Gainesville Sun

Family members and hundreds of fans welcome 'Tom Petty Park'...

The renaming of Northeast Park, which Petty often visited while growing up nearby, was held on what would have been the rocker's 68th birthday. Other events celebrating the singer on Saturday included the Tom Petty Birthday Bash at Depot Park and Tom ...

 2018-10-20 23:49 

Gainesville Sun

Driver hospitalized after crash following hit-and-run...

A driver involved in a hit-and-run crash on U.S. Highway 441 at the Market of Marion midday Saturday fled and then rolled his vehicle after a brief pursuit by a Marion County Sheriff's Office sergeant was called off.According to Florida Highway Patrol...

 2018-10-20 23:38 

Gainesville Sun

Man charged with two accounts of child sexual battery Friday...

A Gainesville man accused of sexual activity with a child multiple times from 2009 to 2011 was arrested Friday.Allen Alexander Smith, 57, was charged with two counts of sexual battery of a victim under the age of 12, according to a Gainesville Police Depa...

 2018-10-20 23:36 

Gainesville Sun

Family members and hundreds of fans attend Tom Petty Park dedication on Saturday...

The renaming of Northeast Park, which Petty often visited while growing up nearby, was held on what would have been the rocker's 68th birthday. Other events celebrating the singer on Saturday included the Tom Petty Birthday Bash at Depot Park and Tom ...

 2018-10-20 23:30 

Gainesville Sun

Marvel universe a slice smaller with Luke Cage cancellation...

The Marvel universe just got a slice smaller on Netflix with the cancellation of "Marvel's Luke Cage" after two seasons.The news Friday surprised fans and came soon after Netflix axed another live-action Marvel series, "Iron Fist." Bot...

 2018-10-20 23:14 

Gainesville Sun

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) " Congo's health minister called it a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army who had been assisting health officials.It appeared ...

 2018-10-20 22:56 

Gainesville Sun

Tropical Storms Willa and Vicente swirling off Mexico...

MEXICO CITY (AP) " Two tropical storms are swirling in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast late next week.Tropical Storm Willa is the 21st named storm of the eastern Pacific...

 2018-10-20 22:52 

Gainesville Sun

Saudi Khashoggi saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East...

ISTANBUL (AP) " Friends say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, contributing to the growing community of exiled Arabs who have taken refuge there.For Khashoggi, a history l...

 2018-10-20 22:43 

Gainesville Sun

Mexico slowly processes caravan migrants at Guatemala border...

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) " Mexican authorities for a second straight day Saturday refused mass entry to a caravan of Central American migrants held up at the border with Guatemala, but began accepting small groups for asylum processing and gave out...

 2018-10-20 22:34 

Gainesville Sun

Unresponsive jail inmate dies later at hospital...

An adult male inmate found unresponsive Saturday morning in the Marion County Jail died later at a local hospital, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office.According to MCSO Public Information Officer Lauren Lettelier, a call for service was re...

 2018-10-20 22:31 

Gainesville Sun

Drive hospitalized after crash following hit-and-run...

A driver involved in a hit-and-run crash on U.S. Highway 441 at the Market of Marion midday Saturday fled and then rolled his vehicle after a brief pursuit by a Marion County Sheriff's Office sergeant was called off.According to Florida Highway Patrol...

 2018-10-20 22:25 

Gainesville Sun

Fire units called to mobile home fire Friday night...

Numerous units from Marion County Fire Rescue responded to a fire in a double-wide mobile home fire near the intersection of County Road 484 and Interstate 75 late Friday night.The mobile home, located in the 13000 block of Southwest 16th Avenue and the f...

 2018-10-20 22:23 

Gainesville Sun

10 days after hurricane, football offers a welcome escape...

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) " Castor Gay knew his life had changed the moment he watched his back fence disappear into the howling wind and water started pouring from his ceiling. Mike Maddox sensed the same thing when he packed into a tiny pantry closet w...

 2018-10-20 22:21 

Gainesville Sun

Woman dies in early Saturday car crash...

A 30-year-old Ocala woman died as the result of injuries suffered in a single-vehicle car crash on South Pine Avenue early Saturday.Shanisha Holiday succumbed to her injuries around 4:49 a.m. following the 12:45 a.m. crash, which occurred in the vicinity ...

 2018-10-20 22:20 

Gainesville Sun

Trump says US will pull out of intermediate range nuke pact...

ELKO, Nevada (AP) " President Donald Trump said Saturday he will pull the United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Russia has violated the agreement, but he provided no details on the violations.The 1987 pact, which help...

 2018-10-20 21:49 

Gainesville Sun

Alaska governor says he quit race to boost Democrat...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) " Alaska Gov. Bill Walker's surprising announcement that he was quitting his bid for re-election with less than 21 days to go was an effort to boost Democratic rival Mark Begich's chances of beating Republican Mike Dunleavy...

 2018-10-20 21:39 

Gainesville Sun

YMCA's financial picture better, leaders say...

Steven Szanca, the Y's executive director, said the nonprofit is doing well now but is not necessarily in the clear. He described it as a "vulnerable" institution that relies heavily on community support to remain open....

 2018-10-20 21:28 

Gainesville Sun

A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi...

ISTANBUL (AP) " The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.The latest announcement on S...

 2018-10-20 21:27 

Gainesville Sun

Trump says US will put out of intermediate range nuke pact...

ELKO, Nevada (AP) " President Donald Trump says he will pull United States from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia.Trump says Moscow has violated the agreement, but provided no details.The 1987 pact helps protect the security of ...

 2018-10-20 21:26 

Gainesville Sun

Violence, confusion surround Afghan parliamentary elections...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Afghanistan's first parliamentary elections in eight years suffered from violence and chaos Saturday, with a multitude of attacks killing at least 36 people, key election workers failing to show up and many polling statio...

 2018-10-20 21:16 

Gainesville Sun

Corrine Brown still celebrated at RTS facility...

More than a year has passed since former Congresswoman Corrine Brown's 18 convictions, and her name is still displayed prominently at the city's RTS facility....

 2018-10-20 21:08 

Gainesville Sun

Animal Services must react, residents say...

Linda Swinburn, who tried to stop three dogs from killing her canine Bella, told city and county officials at two meetings this week that local government and animal services must do more to enforce laws regarding aggressive dogs and irresponsible owners....

 2018-10-20 20:50 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: Trump says Obama took Biden off 'the trash heap'...

ELKO, Nev. (AP) " The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):12:35 p.m.President Donald Trump is poking fun at former Joe Biden on a day when both politicians were campaigning in Nevada for candidates on the Nov. 6 ballot.Trump was in rura...

 2018-10-20 20:43 

Gainesville Sun

AP Interview: Sanders foresees 'progressive' South Carolina...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) " Two years after a tough loss in South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary, Sen. Bernie Sanders returned Saturday to the state where he said his progressive message is resonating more strongly than before.In an intervie...

 2018-10-20 19:30 

Gainesville Sun

Lawyer: Man accused of threats to kill senators has dementia...

Ronald DeRisi was arraigned Friday after prosecutors said he left a series of voicemails threatening two senators for supporting Brett Kavanaugh's recent confirmation....

 2018-10-20 19:19 

Gainesville Sun

Biden rallies union for Democrats in tight Nevada races...

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke of working class struggles and said President Donald Trump is shredding American values as the Democrat rallied union members in Las Vegas to support Jacky Rosen and other Nevada Democrats.Rosen, ...

 2018-10-20 19:13 

Gainesville Sun

Man sentenced to life in girlfriend's 2017 death...

A Gainesville man convicted of killing his girlfriend in a fight last year was sentenced to life in prison Friday, reported Darry Lloyd, spokesman for the State Attorney's Office.Pablo Jermaris Johnson, 53, was sentenced by Circuit Judge James Colaw f...

 2018-10-20 19:09 

Gainesville Sun

The Latest: Biden says American values 'shredded' by Trump...

ELKO, Nev. (AP) " The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):11:05 a.m.Former Vice President Joe Biden says American values are "being shredded by a president who is all about himself."Biden's swipe at Republican President Dona...

 2018-10-20 18:47 

Gainesville Sun

Workers take dive into deep doo to unclog sewer pumps...

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Divers spent two days deep inside a South Carolina sewer, pulling out huge balls of oily, black used wet wipes and baby wipes that had clogged intake pumps.The Charleston Water System posted pictures of the masses of wipes on i...

 2018-10-20 18:32 

Gainesville Sun

Warren ancestry highlights how tribes decide membership...

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) " Jon Rios traces his ancestry to the Pima people of Arizona, but he has no tribal enrollment card, lives in Colorado and isn't exactly sure what percentage Native American he is.He has no interest in meeting any federally im...

 2018-10-20 17:29 

Gainesville Sun

Chaotic Afghan parliamentary polls draw to a close...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, already three years overdue, ended as chaotically as they began with even the Independent Election Commission uncertain of how many of the estimated 21,000 polling stations closed by...

 2018-10-20 17:28 

Gainesville Sun

Magnitude 4.0 earthquake shakes Texas, Oklahoma panhandles...

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) " An earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.The U.S. Geological Survey says the 4.0 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 8:04 a.m. Saturday about 9 miles (15 kilometers) north-northeast of Amarillo. The t...

 2018-10-20 17:24 

Gainesville Sun

Bernie Sanders back in South Carolina amid multistate blitz...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) " Just two weeks before Election Day, Sen. Bernie Sanders is back in South Carolina as part of a swing through early-voting states on the presidential primary calendar.Sanders plans to speak Saturday at a "Medicare for All"...

 2018-10-20 17:01 

Gainesville Sun

Immunotherapy scores a first win against some breast cancers...

For the first time, one of the new immunotherapy drugs has shown promise against breast cancer in a large study that combined it with chemotherapy to treat an aggressive form of the disease. But the benefit for most women was small, raising questions abou...

 2018-10-20 16:57 

Gainesville Sun

At dueling events, Trump and Biden keeping focus on Nevada...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) " President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential White House challenger in 2020, are making election pushes several hundred miles apart from each other in pivotal Nevada, where early voting was beginning...

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