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MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A county clerk in Kentucky who invoked "God's authority" Tuesday for defying the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage has been summoned by a federal judge to explain why she should not be fined or jailed for contempt.
BOSTON (AP) — Two Iowa men accused of making online threats of violence against a Pokemon competition in Boston were ordered held without bail Tuesday after a judge rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado.
Automakers posted Tuesday strong US auto sales in August, with sport utility vehicles and pickups continuing to see robust demand amid low gasoline prices and an improving jobs market. General Motors, the largest US automaker, said it sold 270,480 vehicles last month, a gain of 6.0 percent from August 2014. "GM's retail sales increase far outpaced the industry in August, and we have grown our retail share for five months in a row compared to last year," said Kurt McNeil, GM's US vice president of Sales Operations, in a statement.