US vet returns dead Japanese soldier's flag

HIGASHISHIRAKAWA, Japan (AP) — Tatsuya Yasue buried his face into the flag and smelled it. Then he held the 93-year-old hands that brought this treasure home, and kissed them. 

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Prosecutors seek records related to Inauguration Day protest

WASHINGTON (AP) — An internet company is fighting what it says is a "sweeping" request for information about an anti-Trump website that prosecutors allege was behind destructive Inauguration Day protests. The company says the government is seeking information about 1.3 million visitors to the site, among other information.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues

In Gainesville, Florida, workers hired by the Daughters of the Confederacy chipped away at a Confederate soldier's statue, loaded it quietly on a truck and drove away with little fanfare.

  • Written by By JESSE J. HOLLAND , Associated Press

Fourth biz leader quits Trump council after Charlottesville

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fourth business leader resigned Tuesday from President Donald Trump's White House jobs council in the latest sign that corporate America's romance with Trump is faltering following his equivocal original response to violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

  • Written by By JOSH BOAK , AP Economics Writer