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Weekend golf results

on May 28, 2017, at 9:23 p.m.

Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500

By The Sports Xchange on May 28, 2017, at 6:59 p.m.

Mariners end Red Sox’s six-game winning streak

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on May 28, 2017, at 6:55 p.m.

Speedway 95, Oxford auto racing results

on May 28, 2017, at 5:49 p.m.

High school tennis state singles tourney results

on May 28, 2017, at 5:40 p.m.

HS track and field: PVC Large School Championship results

on May 28, 2017, at 5:31 p.m.

Weekend harness racing starters, results

on May 28, 2017, at 5:27 p.m.
President Donald Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops at the Naval Air Station Sigonella before returning to Washington, D.C., at Sigonella Air Force Base in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy, May 27, 2017.

Trump lashes out at media after ducking press questions on trip

By Craig Gordon and Jennifer Jacobs, Bloomberg on May 28, 2017, at 2:55 p.m.
President Donald Trump lashed out at the “fake news” media in a series of Twitter messages on Sunday after wrapping up his first foreign trip as president without once holding a news conference.
President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel pose during a family phto at the Greek Theatre during a G7 summit in Taormina, Sicily, Italy, May 26, 2017.

Following Trump’s trip, Merkel says Europe can’t rely on US anymore

By Michael Birnbaum and Rick Noack, The Washington Post on May 28, 2017, at 2:13 p.m.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Donald Trump last week, saying that Europe “really must take our fate into our own hands.”
A British Airways plane flies over the Oval Cricket ground.

London flight chaos lingers as British Airways revives computers

By Susan Warren and Jesse Riseborough, Bloomberg News on May 28, 2017, at 1:58 p.m.
British Airways said many of its computer systems are running again as the carrier pushed to recover from a massive technology failure that disrupted hundreds of flights and stranded thousands of passengers worldwide over the past two days.
American Airlines aircraft are parked at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, Aug. 8, 2016.

Laptop ban may expand to all international flights

By Ben Brody, Bloomberg News on May 28, 2017, at 1:36 p.m.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said he may ban laptop computers in the cabins of all international flights into and out of the U.S. amid continuing terrorist threats.

Sheriff’s deputy among 8 dead in Mississippi shootings, police say

By Amy B Wang, The Washington Post on May 28, 2017, at 11:37 a.m.
Eight people are dead, including a sheriff’s deputy, after shootings Saturday night in three homes in rural Mississippi.
From left, Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, U.S. President Donald Trump, Saudi King Salman Bin Abdelaziz (or Abdul Aziz) Al Saud, first lady Melania Trump, and King of Bahrain Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa visit a center to fight extremism in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017.

Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on May 28, 2017, at 10:48 a.m.
The real action is on the anti-Iranian and anti-terror fronts. Don’t let Oslo-like mirages get in the way.
Soldiers of the 2nd Maine Infantry on parade at Camp Keyes in Augusta in 1917.

These Maine men answered the call when the US entered the Great War

By Jonathan Bratten on May 28, 2017, at 9:59 a.m.
On April 6, 1917, the United States entered the Great War. Six days later, a telegram from the War Department arrived at Camp Keyes in Augusta: The 2nd Maine Regiment was ordered into active service.

Maine’s solar industry can employ the next generation

By Holly Noyes on May 28, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.
Solar’s potential is promising for Maine’s economic future, especially for a state that has lost jobs due to globalization and outsourcing.

On JFK’s 100th birthday, Trump repudiates his legacy

By Charles Lane, The Washington Post on May 28, 2017, at 9:38 a.m.
Kennedy’s arguments, both for free trade and for the U.S. leadership of which it is a part, retain validity, however. The task confronting heirs to the JFK tradition is to recognize what may be real and legitimate in the sentiments Trump tapped, to adjust accordingly — and to carry on.
U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Kentucky, a Hall of Fame pitcher, smiles as he talks about progress made by Major League Baseball in dealing with steroids in Washington, Nov. 15, 2005.

Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame baseball pitcher and former US senator, dies at 85

By Matt Schudel, The Washington Post on May 28, 2017, at 8:49 a.m.
Jim Bunning, a hard-throwing Hall of Fame pitcher who once threw a perfect game and who took his intimidating, combative style from the baseball diamond to Capitol Hill as a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives and later as a two-term U.S. senator from Kentucky, died May 26 at a hospice facility in northern Kentucky.
Gregg Allman poses during 10th annual "Classic Rock Roll of Honor" awards in Los Angeles, Nov. 4, 2014.

Gregg Allman, Southern rock trailblazer who co-founded band marked by tragedy, dies at 69

By Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times on May 28, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.
Gregg Allman died Saturday at 69. A statement posted on his official website said Allman, who had canceled concerts and entire tours in recent years as he battled a variety of health issues, “passed away peacefully at his home in Savannah, Ga.”

Oxford Hills baseball team beats Bangor to take first place in ‘A’ North standings

By Randy Whitehouse, Sun Journal on May 27, 2017, at 8:43 p.m.
British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Terminal 5 in London on May 27, 2017.

‘Catastrophic’ computer outage in London cripples international air travel

By Avi Selk, Washington Post on May 27, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
A computer outage crippled one of the world’s busiest flights hubs on Saturday, forcing British Airways to cancel all flights out of two London airports, leaving terminals in chaos and countless passengers stranded.