Josh Donaldson agrees to $23M, 1-year deal with Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays agreed to a $23 million contract, the largest one-year deal for an arbitration-eligible player. The 32-year-old, a three-time All-Star, topped the $21,625,000, one-year deal covering 2018 agreed to last May by...

Trump: No trip to London since embassy site is a ‘bad deal’

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump has canceled a trip to London to open the new $1 billion U.S. Embassy in the British capital, a move that avoided protests promised by political opponents. Some U.K. lawmakers had said Trump was not welcome in Britain after he re-tweeted...

Trump goes for 1st medical checkup since becoming president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived for his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination amid suggestions in a recent book and by his detractors that he’s mentally unfit. Trump’s...

Saudi stadiums open for women in a first to watch soccer

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women were allowed into a sports stadium for the first time Friday to watch a soccer match between two local teams — though they were segregated in the stands from the male-only crowd with designated seating in the so-called “family...

Trump hands nuke deal ‘last chance,’ waives Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday delivered an ultimatum to America’s European allies to fix the “terrible flaws” in the Iran nuclear deal, or he’ll pull the U.S. out in a few months’ time. Trump made the threat as he extended...

Haiti ‘shocked and outraged’ over reported Trump remarks

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitians reacted with outrage Friday to reports that President Donald Trump questioned why the U.S. would accept more immigrants from Haiti and “shithole countries” in Africa at an Oval Office meeting held on the eve of the anniversary of...

California mudslides kill a couple of 50 years, 4 children

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The oldest victim swept away in a California mudslide was Jim Mitchell, who had celebrated his 89th birthday the day before. He died with his wife of more than 50 years, Alice. The youngest, 3-year-old Kailly Benitez, was one of four children killed. As...

Woman Dies After Train Hits Car

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio woman died after driving her rental car into the path of a train in Florida. reports that 73-year-old Linda Short died Wednesday evening after she drove the car over the Florida East Coast Railway tracks into the path of the...