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SINGAPORE (AP) - THE COMMANDER OF THE U.S. PACIFIC FLEET SAYS A NUMBER OF REMAINS OF NAVY SAILORS WERE FOUND IN A COMPARTMENT OF THE USS JOHN MCCAIN, A DAY AFTER THE WARSHIP'S COLLISION WITH AN OIL TANKER IN SOUTHEAST ASIAN WATERS LEFT 10 SAILORS MISSING. ADM. SCOTT SWIFT ALSO SAID AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN SINGAPORE ON TUESDAY THAT MALAYSIAN OFFICIALS HAVE FOUND ONE BODY THAT HAS NOT YET BEEN IDENTIFIED.

WASHINGTON (AP) - VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE SAYS PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP IS SENDING A "MESSAGE OF RESOLVE AND COMMITMENT" ON AFGHANISTAN. SPEAKING ON NBC'S "TODAY" SHOW TUESDAY, PENCE SAID TRUMP IS OFFERING "A WHOLE NEW REGIONAL STRATEGY FOR SOUTH ASIA."

MILAN (AP) - ITALIAN FIREFIGHTERS SAY THEY HAVE EXTRACTED THE THIRD AND FINAL BROTHER FROM THE RUBBLE OF THEIR HOME THAT COLLAPSED IN A 4.0-MAGNITUDE QUAKE ON THE RESORT ISLAND OF ISCHIA. FIREFIGHTERS DUG WITH THEIR BARE HANDS TO FREE CIRO, THE ELDEST OF THE THREE BOYS, ABOUT TWO HOURS AFTER THEY FREED HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, MATTIAS, AND EIGHT HOURS AFTER THEY REMOVED 7-MONTH-OLD BROTHER PASQUALE. FIREFIGHTERS ANNOUNCED THE FINAL SUCCESS WITH A TWEET: "EVEN CIRO IS SAVED!" TV CAMERAS RECORDED CHEERS GOING UP.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (AP) - NORTH KOREA HAS DESCRIBED U.S. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP AS A LEADER WHO FREQUENTLY TWEETS "WEIRD ARTICLES OF HIS EGO-DRIVEN THOUGHTS" AND "SPOUTS RUBBISH" TO GIVE HIS ASSISTANTS A HARD TIME. NORTH KOREA'S OFFICIAL KOREAN CENTRAL NEWS AGENCY MADE THE COMMENTS TUESDAY IN RESPONSE TO TOUGH TALK IN WASHINGTON AND SEOUL OVER THREATS POSED BY THE NORTH'S NUCLEAR AND MISSILE PROGRAMS.

BAGHDAD (AP) - IRAQ OFFERS A MORE POSITIVE NARRATIVE FOR THE WHITE HOUSE _ FOR NOW _ THAN THE WAR IN AFGHANISTAN. THE U.S. MILITARY HAS ENABLED IRAQI FORCES TO RECLAIM THE ISLAMIC STATE'S PRIZED POSSESSION OF MOSUL. THE AMERICAN EFFORT IS SHOWING TANGIBLE PROGRESS AND THE PENTAGON CAN CREDIBLY ASSERT THAT MOMENTUM IS ON IRAQ'S SIDE. PENTAGON CHIEF JIM MATTIS IS IN BAGHDAD MEETING WITH IRAQI LEADERS AND U.S. COMMANDERS. HE SAYS THE MILITANTS ARE TRAPPED IN A MILITARY VISE ALONG THE IRAQ-SYRIA BORDER.
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FEDERAL JUDGES IN WYOMING RECENTLY SENTENCED FOUR MEN FOR FIREARMS, DRUG AND CONTEMPT CRIMES.
THE WYOMING U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE SAYS JUDGE SCOTT SKAVDAHL SENTENCED MATTHEW WAYNE MILLER OF CHEYENNE FOR BEING A FELON IN POSSESSION OF FIREARMS.

HE RECEIVED THREE YEARS FIVE MONTHS OF IMPRISONMENT.
SKAVDAHL SENTENCED SCOTT EUGENE BRONSON FOR POSSESSION OF A MACHINE GUN.

HE RECEIVED SIX YEARS EIGHT MONTHS OF IMPRISONMENT.
SKAVDAHL ALSO SENTENCED RASHAAN FREDRICK BURTON FOR CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE 50 GRAMS OR MORE OF A SUBSTANCE CONTAINING METHAMPHETAMINE.

BURTON WAS ARRESTED IN GILLETTE. HE RECEIVED 13 YEARS FOUR MONTHS OF IMPRISONMENT.

AND CHIEF U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE KELLY RANKIN SENTENCED JOHN RUDNICK OF INDIANAPOLIS FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT.

RUDNICK INTENTIONALLY PROVIDED MISLEADING AND INACCURATE ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS DURING A DEPOSITION IN A BANKRUPTCY CASE THAT OBSTRUCTED THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.

RANKIN ORDERED RUDNICK TO PAY A $5,000 FINE.
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JACKSON, WYO. (AP) - THE WYOMING GAME AND FISH DEPARTMENT HAS TRAPPED AND RELOCATED AN ADULT, MALE GRIZZLY BEAR IN NORTHWEST WYOMING. THE BEAR WAS CAPTURED AUG. 11 FOR GETTING INTO LIVESTOCK FEED WEST OF MEETEETSE IN PARK COUNTY. IT WAS MOVED TO GRIZZLY HABITAT INSIDE THE CARIBOU-TARGHEE NATIONAL FOREST.

CHEYENNE, WYO. (AP) - THE WYOMING DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HAS RELEASED THE STATE'S ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION PLAN THAT IS REQUIRED UNDER A NEW FEDERAL LAW. STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION JILLIAN BALOW THIS PAST WEEK SIGNED THE PLAN FOR THE EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT AND WILL SUBMIT IT TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION. THE STATE DEPARTMENT ALSO WILL DISTRIBUTE THE NEW PLAN TO WYOMING'S 48 SCHOOL DISTRICTS.