‘He guaranteed’ I would die; Minnesota man racks up charges in three SD counties during Sturgis trip

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Aug. 12—CHAMBERLAIN — A Minnesota man has charges pending in three separate South Dakota counties for various crimes he is accused of committing during a Sturgis trip, including allegedly making comments that “guaranteed” he would kill a police officer. Mitchell Merchant, 29, of Zimmerman, Minn., is charged in Lyman County with driving under the influence, … Read more

How to watch Friday’s game

How to watch Friday's game

When: 7 p.m. Where: Ford Field. TV: Channel 2 in Detroit, NFL Network. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1; other radio affiliates). BOX SCORE Game notes: It’s the exhibition opener for new head coach Dan Campbell. The starters are expected to play about a quarter, so we’ll get a brief glimpse of the new-look Lions. And for the … Read more

A Peek Into Warren Buffett’s Second-Quarter Stock Moves

A Peek Into Warren Buffett's Second-Quarter Stock Moves

Text size Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett in Sun Valley, Idaho, in July. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Warren Buffett has lately been unexcited about stocks—except for his own Berkshire Hathaway —and that’s likely to be confirmed in a quarterly filing expected Monday. Berkshire (ticker: BRK.A, BRK.B) recently released a 10-Q report for the second quarter, and … Read more

Taliban capture three more provincial capitals in Afghanistan

Taliban capture three more provincial capitals in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban have captured another three provincial capitals in southern Afghanistan, including in Helmand, the scene of some of the heaviest fighting in the past two decades, as the insurgents press a lightning offensive that is gradually encircling the capital, Kabul. The loss of Helmand’s provincial capital comes after years of … Read more

Britney Spears’ Father Jamie Spears to Step Down as Conservator of Her Estate; Paris Hilton Celebrates Singer’s Victory

Britney Spears' Father Jamie Spears to Step Down as Conservator of Her Estate; Paris Hilton Celebrates Singer's Victory

Grammy winning-singer Britney Spears’s father Jamie Spears has shared that he is willing to step down as the conservator of her daughter’s estate. According to the latest court filing (August 12), obtained by E! News, Jamie has agreed to remove himself as conservator of her estate “when the time is right,” after holding the position … Read more

Matt Gaetz’s former wingman has given investigators thousands of photos, videos, and texts

Matt Gaetz's former wingman has given investigators thousands of photos, videos, and texts

Rep. Matt Gaetz. Alex Wong/Getty Images Joel Greenberg, a former Florida tax collector and one-time wingman for Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), is regularly turning over information and potential evidence to federal investigators looking into whether Gaetz was involved in the sex trafficking of a minor, ABC News reports. In May, Greenberg pleaded guilty to sex … Read more

TV, radio, starting pitchers Friday’s opener

TV, radio, starting pitchers Friday's opener

Detroit Tigers (57-60) vs. Cleveland (55-58) When: 7:10 p.m. Friday. Where: Comerica Park. TV: Bally Sports Detroit. Radio: WXYT-FM (97.1) in Detroit (Tigers radio affiliates). Game-time forecast: Cloudy, 80 degrees. Starting pitchers: Tigers LHP Tyler Alexander (2-1, 4.35 ERA) vs. Orioles RHP Zach Plesac (6-4, 4.84 ERA). • BOX SCORE Tigers lineup: TBA. Game notes: … Read more