Coal terminal plan pits jobs against environmental concerns

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A scheduled vote in Northern California is expected to decide whether to ban rail shipments of coal over concerns it would pose a public health or safety hazard. A yes vote Monday afternoon by the Oakland City Council could scuttle the plan to build a...

Glory days: Coastal Carolina enjoying boom time in sports

AP Photo/Ted Kirk OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — These are glorious times for Coastal Carolina. Last week former Chanticleers golfer Dustin Johnson won the U.S. Open. This week the baseball team is playing Arizona with the hope of winning the school’s first Division I national...

Spencer Gallagher apologizes for fight with John Wes Townley

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Spencer Gallagher apologized Monday for his role in a fight with John Wes Townley during NASCAR’s Truck Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park. The two were involved in a pair of on-track incidents that culminated in a scuffle during Saturday...

Italy beats Spain 2-0 to reach Euro 2016 quarterfinals

AP Photo/Francois Mori SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Spain’s era of dominance at the European Championship came to an end Monday when Italy beat the two-time defending champion 2-0 in the round of 16. Italy deserved its victory and was impressive from the start at Stade...

Turkish president apologizes for downing of Russian jet

AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev MOSCOW (AP) — Turkey’s president has apologized for the downing of a Russian military jet at the Syrian border, the Kremlin said Monday, an unexpected move that could open the way for easing a bitter strain in Russia-Turkey ties. Recep Tayyip...
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Chipotle looks to recover with temporary loyalty program

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle is introducing a temporary loyalty program intended to get customers back into its stores following a series of food scares. The Mexican food chain already has given away millions of burritos through coupons for entrees to...

From CMA Fest to Bonnaroo, Maren Morris is at home onstage

MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Over the course of a week in June, rising singer Maren Morris had crisscrossed the country performing on late night and daytime talk shows, opening up for Keith Urban’s new tour and then playing two major music festivals in Tennessee....

APNewsBreak: Suge Knight sues Chris Brown over club shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight sued Chris Brown and the owners of a popular nightclub on Monday after he was shot seven times at a 2014 party hosted by the R&B singer. The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court accuses...

Police say DUI suspect drove a mile with body lodged in car

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Oceanside police say a suspected drunk driver struck and killed a man, then drove for a mile with his body lodged in the car. Twenty-nine-year-old Esteysi Sanchez of Oceanside was arrested Monday morning for vehicular manslaughter. She’s...

The Latest: Clinton Says Abortion Ruling Victory For Women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 10:35 a.m. Hillary Clinton says the Supreme Court’s ruling to strike down Texas’ regulation of abortion clinics is “a victory for women in Texas and across America.” The...