Glen Campbell, 'Rhinestone Cowboy' singer, dies at age 81

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Glen Campbell, the affable superstar singer of "Rhinestone Cowboy" and "Wichita Lineman" whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family said. He was 81.

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  • Written by By KRISTIN M. HALL , Associated Press

Insurer: Miami is more vulnerable to hurricanes like Andrew

MIAMI (AP) — Almost 25 years have passed since a Category 5 hurricane struck south of Miami, and the city's vulnerability to catastrophic storm damage has grown exponentially, according to a new insurance underwriters' analysis.

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  • Written by By JENNIFER KAY , Associated Press

British firm billed US for cars, pay to 'significant others'

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — A British company hired to train Afghan intelligence officers billed the U.S. government for high-end cars, including Porsches and an Aston Martin, and paid the "significant others" of the firm's top executives six-figure salaries even though there's no proof they did any work, according to details of a Pentagon audit made public Wednesday.

  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Dems seek federal payments to Trump business

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump spends much of August at his New Jersey golf club, Democratic lawmakers are making a new push for information about how much money the federal government is spending at his for-profit properties.

  • Written by By JULIE BYKOWICZ , Associated Press