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‘Jaws’ screenwriter Gottlieb says classic film still has its bite

The only man probably not traumatized by “Jaws” was actor/screenwriter Carl Gottlieb. After all, he both starred in the film as the local newspaperman and co-wrote the screenplay adapted from Peter Benchley’s terrifying novel. Mr. Gottlieb discussed his book “The Jaws Log: Expanded Edition,” why we’re fascinated with great whites and why he’s not the ultimate “Jaws” expert.

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This image released by HBO shows filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi, left, and businessman Haim Saban during the filming of the documentary, "Meet the Donors," premiering Monday, Aug. 1, on HBO. (HBO via AP)

Pelosi tracks the mega-donors to political campaigns

- Associated Press

As she sat overlooking a hotel lobby in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention this week, Alexandra Pelosi said she spied three of the wealthy men featured in her HBO documentary, "Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?"

Leah Daughtry, left, CEO of the Democratic National Convention Committee, stands on stage with Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, right, Friday, July 22, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. The convention is scheduled to convene on Monday. (AP Photo/Dake Kang)

Promoting national unity, Clinton also seeks to build trust

- Associated Press

Hillary Clinton capped off a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American political life must convince voters that she rather than Republican rival Donald Trump can bring a deeply divided nation together.

Francis Gibbons, aide to top Mormon leaders, dies at 95

- Associated Press

It was 1970, and the LDS Church was looking for a "mature" male secretary for its governing First Presidency - someone who had administrative experience and could take notes in shorthand.

Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez hits a two-run home run off Chicago White Sox pitcher Anthony Ranaudo during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 27, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Cubs considering new translator for star closer Chapman

Associated Press

The Chicago Cubs are considering bringing in a new Spanish translator for Aroldis Chapman after the star closer from Cuba struggled to answer questions about a past domestic violence case in his introductory news conference.

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2015, file photo, Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider watches warmups before an NFL football game against the Carolina Panthers, in Seattle. Schneider speaks Thursday, July 28, 2016,  about his new contract extension, a similar extension for coach Pete Carroll and the state of the team headed into the start of training camp this weekend. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Seattle GM John Schneider appreciative of his opportunity

- Associated Press

Every so often, John Schneider will see what's happening with other franchises around the NFL and his personal appreciation for what's taken place during his tenure as general manager in Seattle is reinforced.

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) hands the ball off  to a teammate during the NFL football teams training camp in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Thursday, July 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley)

Brees downplays contract uncertainty, touts his longevity

- Associated Press

Drew Brees was patient and non-confrontational while fielding repeated questions about why he and the New Orleans Saints weren't able to negotiate a contract extension before Thursday's opening training camp practice.